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NEW NEW Seminar timetable for RELIG staff/student seminars

26 January 2016

Semester 2:

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.


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