From February 2016
Thursday 25th of February 5:00 0.06 John Percival: Dr. Louise Child (Cardiff University), ‘Is Buffy a Gothic Fairytale? An Anthropological and Jungian Enquiry into the Death of Kendra the Vampire Slayer.’
Thursday 10th of March at 5:00 0.06 John Percival: Dr. Yury Arzhanov (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), “Syriac Progymnasmata: Some observations on Syriac collections of moral sentences and their use in rhetorical education”
Thursday 17th of March at 5:00 0.06 John Percival: Dr. Victoria Leonard (Bristol University) ‘Imperial Women and the Meaning of Marriage in the Late Ancient Western Mediterranean‘.
Thursday 7th of April 5:00 Main Council Chamber, Main Building: Professor Katharina Greschat (Ruhr-Universität Bochum) ‘Private Religion in Late Antiquity: The Lararium of Pope Gregory the Great’ (sponsored by Brill Academic Publishers)
Thursday 14th of April 5:00 0.06 John Percival: Dr. Mansur Ali (Cardiff University), title tba.
Thursday 28th of April 5:00 0.01 John Percival: Dr. Tom Hunt (Newman University), The Algerian War (1954-1962) and the francophone study of Late Antique religions: Patristics, resistance, and decolonisation.
Thursday 5th of May 5:00 0.01 John Percival: Dr. Stephen Barton (University of Durham), ‘“Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep” (Romans 12.15): Early Christianity as an Emotional Regime’
Thursday 12th of May 5:00 0.01 John Percival: Dr. Nic Baker-Brian (Cardiff University), ‘Health and Illness in Coptic Manichaean Literature from Medinet Madi.’
Thursday 19th of May 5.00, room tba: Dr. Hugh Houghton (University of Birmingham), ‘The rediscovered fourth-century Commentary on the Gospels by Fortunatianus of Aquileia.