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Easter Term 2019


The Seminar is usually held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Room SG2 in the Alison Richard Building. The seminar is hosted by CRASSH as an interdisciplinary Research Network:

All are welcome.

**PLEASE NOTE alternative venue on 15 May**


8 May

The Last Orders of Antiquity: Constantinopolitan Trends and Provincial Countercultures
Allison Kidd, University of Edinburgh

15 May**

Aristotle in Late Antiques Dialogues and Beyond Dawn LaValle Norman, Australian Catholic University **This seminar will be held at Trinity College, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ**

22 May The “Imperiality” of Sicily as Seen by Arab Writers Annliese Nef, University of Paris 1

5 June Byzantine Ceramics from Sagalassos: A Window on the Late Antique Economy Sophie Moore, University of Cardiff


In addition:

The Byzantine Greek reading group will be held from 1–2 pm on Wednesdays 1 May and 29 May in SG2, Alison Richard Building, and in Room SG1 on Wednesday 12 June. For more information please contact Nick Evans (

The Medieval Arabic reading group will be held at Christ’s College on Wednesdays from 1.15-2.45pm on 24 April and 22 May, and from 34.30pm on Wednesday 1 May and 5 June. For more information please contact Edward Zychowicz-Coghill (


Easter Term 2019 programme - print version

Please contact Nick Evans <> (History), Edward Zychowicz-Coghill <> (Classics), Rosie Finlinson <> (MML) or further information.



The convenors gratefully acknowledge the support of CRASSH.

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