The Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminars (Oxford, 18 Jan-8 Mar 18)

byzantineOxford, January 18 – March 8, 2018
Deadline: Mar 8, 2018

The Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar

Hilary Term 2018, weeks 1–8
Thursdays 11–12:30

Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles’, Oxford
First Floor Seminar Room

wk. 1, 18 Jan.
Vera Tchentsova (Oxford) – Greek painters in Kyiv at the time of the orthodox renewal

wk. 2, 25 Jan.
Suna Çağaptay (Cambridge/Istanbul) – Water nymphs and the Kolymbos: The Laskarid Palace at Nymphaion revisited

wk. 3, 1 Feb.
Adam Bollok (Oxford) – Mortuary display and the burial of the rich in the late antique Eastern Mediterranean

wk. 4, 8 Feb.
Panagiotis Doukelis (Athens) – Between ideology and utopia: urban space and landscape in Libanios’ Antiochikos

wk. 5, 15 Feb.
Łukasz Sokołowski (Warsaw) – Canon or dynamics? Some reflections on the origin and development of funerary portrait reliefs from Palmyra

wk. 6, 22 Feb.
Rachele Ricceri (Ghent) – See the beauty of these writings: visual elements of Byzantine book epigrams

wk. 7, 1 Mar.
Brigitte Pitarakis (Paris) – Religious and domestic rituals with water and copper alloy vessels

wk. 8, 8 Mar.
Nektarios Zarras (Münster) – Middle Byzantine dedicatory inscriptions from Macedonia. New insights into patronage: authority, identity and space

Conveners:  Foteini Spingou and Ine Jacobs

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About thegrailquest

Anastasija Ropa holds a doctoral degree from Bangor University (North Wales), for a study in medieval and modern Arthurian literature. She has published a number of articles on medieval and modern Arthurian literature, focusing on its historical and artistic aspects. She is currently employed as guest lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. Anastasija’s most recent research explores medieval equestrianism in English and French literary art and literature, and she is also engaged as part-time volunteer horse-trainer. In a nutshell: Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education Graduate of the School of English, University of Wales, Bangor. Graduate of the University of Latvia Passionate about history, particularly the Middle Ages A horse-lover and horse-owner

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