Events

2016-2017

Week 1, 27th January, 4:05 pm:

Christianization and the Dynamics of Patronage in Late Antiquity – From Conflicts to Everyday Nuisances?

Maijastina Kahlos (Helsinki)

School I, St. Salvator’s Quad

 

Week 2, 30th January, 5:15pm:

Infamy and Exclusion in Late Antiquity (Roman and Early Canon Law)

Lorena Atzeri (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Old Class Library, St Johns House, South Street

(Organized by the Institute of Medieval Studies and the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research)

 

Week 4, 13 February, 5:15pm:

Xenodochia and Public Health in Merovingian Francia

Prof. Peregrine Hordern (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Old Class Library, St Johns House, South Street

 

Week 10, 14th April, 4:05pm:

Elite Contestations and the Crisis of 455

Professor Michele Salzman (University of California, Riverside)

School I, ST. Salvator’s Quad

Annual Lecture of the Centre for Late Antique Studies

 

Week 11, 21st April, 4:05pm:

Landscapes of the Roman Poor

Kim Bowes (University of Pennsylvania/American Academy in Rome)

School I, St. Salvator’s Quad

Past events:

2016-2017

Week 6, 17th October, 5:15pm:
Middle Persian court records from Tabarestãn: Recent Evidence on Legal Proceedings in Eighth-Century Iran. 
Professor Maria Macuch (Freie Universität, Berlin)
Old class library, St John’s House, South Street.
Organised jointly by Institute for Medieval Studies and Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research.

Week 6, 18th October, 2pm:
Legal Constructions of Consanguinity: Succession in Sasanian Iran
Professor Maria Macuch (Freie Universität, Berlin)
New Seminar Room, St John’s House, South Street.

Week 7, 28th October, 4pm:
The Byzantium that could have been? Learning and the Transmission of Classical Texts in the Ninth Century. 
Professor Niels Gaul (Edinburgh)
School II, St Salvator’s Quad

Week 9, 11 November, 4pm:
The lives of the Justinian Code from Constantinople to Cambridge
Dr Simon Corcoran (Newcastle)
School II, St Salvator’s Quad

Week 10, 18 November, 4pm:
Landscape approaches and settlement archaeology in post-Roman central Greece
Dr Athanasios Vionis (Cyprus)
School II, St Salvator’s Quad
Annual Lecture for the Centre for Landscape Studies

2015-2016

Seminars and lectures

Conferences and calls for papers

Late Antique Reading Group

All are welcome at a new reading group for primary and secondary sources on Late Antiquity, hosted by the School of Divinity, meeting at 4pm on Tuesdays at the Byre, beginning on the 13th of October with discussion of S. Elm’s ‘Sons of Hellenism’, available as an e-book through the Library.

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