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					                                   WORKSHOPS

All workshops to be held in the Examination Schools unless otherwise indicated.
Please note that a number of short workshops will take place from 2.00 to 4.00.
Length of papers and allocation of time for discussion is at the discretion of the
organizer for each workshop.

                               TUESDAY AUGUST 9

                    South School 4.00-6.30. Former Directors. I

Rowan Williams: Henry Chadwick
Catherine Osborne: G.C.Stead
Frances Young: Maurice Wiles

             Room 6 4.00-6.30. Education, Initiation and Conversion:
                Ways to Approach Religion in Late Antiquity I

Peter Gemeinhardt: “Education and Religion: a New Research Centre at Göttingen
and its Multidisciplinary Approach”
Anders-Christian Jacobsen: “Conversion to Christian Philosophy: the Case of
Origen’s School at Caesarea”
Jörg Ulrich: “What do we Know about Justin’s School?”
Tobias Georges: “Justin, the Founder of the Great Philosophical School in Rome –
Tertullian, the Great Loner? Reflections on Early Christian ‘Schools’”

                     Room 7 4.00 - 6.30 Prosper of Aquitaine.I

Chair: Jeremy Delmulle

Raúl Villegas Marin: “Background to Augustinian Controversy: Circulation,
Reception and Copying of Augustine’s Books in Fifth-century Gaul”
Thomas Humphries:
“Prosper’s Pneumatology: the Development of an Augustinian”
Michele Cutino: “Prosper and Pagans”
Augustine Casiday “Prosper and Pelagianism in Rome”

         Room 8 4.00 – 6.30. Aspects of Question-and-answer Literature:
             Ambrosiaster, Anastasius of Sinai and ps-Athanasius.

Yannis Papadogiannakis
Caroline Mace: “Supernatural Elements and False Oracles in ps.Athanasius’
Quaestiones ad Antiochum”
Vincent Deroche
Marie-Pierre Bussières: “Magis ad laudem proficiat simplicitas eorum (QVNT 100.3).
How Sophisticated were Ambrosiaster’s Students?”


                    Room 9 4.00 - 6.30. Origenist Textualities I.
Blossom Stefaniw: “Origen is not Normal: the Enforcement of Gender-Religious
Identity and the Condemnation of Disruptive textualities”
Jeremy Schott: “Bakhtin and the Fathers: the Ethics of the (Written) Word”
Rebecca Krawiec: “Evagrius, Text, and Memory: Writing and Identity in the
Egyptian Desert”


       Room 10 4-6.30. Ecclesiastical Historiography in the Sixth Century.

Muriel Debié: “The Parting of the Ways and the Writing of History: Sixth-century
Historiography in the Light of post-Chalcedonian Church Politics”
Geoffrey Greatrex: “Théodore le Lecteur et l’histoire profane dans l’historiographie
ecclésiastique au VIe siècle”
Philippe Blaudeau: “Liberatus de Carthage et ses sources: entre travail
historiographique et conscience géo-ecclésiastique”
Peter Van Nuffelen: “Writing Ecclesiastical Historiography in the Sixth Century: the
Politics of Periodisation”

                         Room 11 2.00 – 4.00. Lactantius I

Oliver Nicholson: “The Christian Sallust: Lactantius on God, Man and History”
Blandine Colot: “Lactantius and the Philosophy of Cicero: ‘Romideologie’ and the
Legitimization of Christianity”

Room 11 4-6.30. New Perspectives on Late Antique spectacula: Between Reality
and Imagination.

Karin Schlapbach: “Ekphrasis and the Critique of spectacula: the Case of Paulinus of
Nola and his Contemporaries”
Alexander Puk: “A Story of Success: Why did Late Antique Theatre Continue?”
Andrew White: “Mime and the Secular Sphere: Notes on Choricius’ Apologia
Mimorum”

                          Room 14 2.00 – 4.00. Marcion I

Dieter Roth: “The Text of Marcion’s Gospel and Luke”
Sebastian Moll: “Marcion’s Christ”

   Room 14 4.00-6.30. The Holy Spirit and (Divine) Inspiration in Augustine I

Michael Cameron, "The Holy Spirit and Scripture's Diversity in the Ex-Manichee
Augustine"
Geert Van Reyn, "Comparing Divine Inspiration in Augustine’s Confessiones and
Virgil’s Aeneid “
Jonathan Yates, “Augustine on Scripture’s Self-Referential Claims to Inspiration by
the Holy Spirit"
Anne-Isabelle Bouton-Touboulic, “Consonance et dissonance : L’action unificatrice
de l’Esprit Saint”
Allan Fitzgerald, "The Holy Spirit within Salvation History"
     Room 15 4.00 – 6.30. The Genres of Late Antique Christian Literature:
                       Interaction and Transformation I
.
Chair: Bernard Pouderon
Yuri Schichalin: “The Traditional View of Late Platonism as a Self-contained
System”
John Dillon: “The Genre of the Philosophic Letter in the Neoplatonic and Patristic
Traditions”
Petr Mikhaylov: “The Principles of Argumentation in Theological Polemics by the
Great Cappadocians”

                   Ioannou Centre, Lecture Room 4.00 – 6.30.
               Early Christian Monasticism and Classical Paideia I

Henrik Rydell Johnson: “Renunciation, Guidance and Confession in Early
Monasticism and Ancient Philosophy”
David Westberg: “Rhetorical Exegesis in Procopius of Gaza”
Lilian Larsen: “The Sayings of the Desert Fathers and the Monostichs of Menander”


     Ioannou Centre, Room 43. 4-6.30. Early Monasticism in the Holy Land:
           the Role of Peter the Iberian and other Georgian Monks.

Tamila Mgaloblishvili
Yoram Tsafrir

”

                           WEDNESDAY AUGUST 10

                  South School 4.00 – 6.30. Former Directors II

Eric Rebillard: W.H.C.Frend
William Klingshirn: Robert Markus.
Concluding discussion

         East School 4.00 – 6.30. The Bishop of Rome in Late Antiquity:
                       Strategies of Crisis Management I

Bronwen Neil: “Letters of Gelasius (492-496): a New Model of Crisis Management?”
Kevin Uhalde : “Pontifical Repentance: Tales of Failure, Redemption, Controversy”.
Geoffrey Dunn: “Innocent I and the Synod of Toledo”
Marianne Saghy:
Glen Thompson: “The Pax Constantiniana and the Episcopate in Rome”

                              Room 1 4.00 – 6.30.
                  New Research on the Martyrdom of Polycarp:
               in Memory of Professor Boudewijn Dehandschutter.
Johann Leemans will speak on the work of Professor Dehandschutter.
Candida Moss: “Intertextual Impossibilities and the Dating of the Martyrdom of
Polycarp”
Paul Hartog: “Polycarp as ‘Prophetic’ and ‘Apostolic’ in his Philippians and in the
Martyrdom”
Taras Khomych: “An Early Slavonic Translation of the Martyrdom of Polycarp:
Assessing the Textual evidence”

           Room 6 4.00 – 6.30. Education, Initiation and Conversion II

Ilka Issermann: “Christian Ethics as a Factor of Conversion?”
Jakob Engberg: “The Education and (Self-)affirmation of (Recent or Potential)
Converts: the Case of Cyprian”
Andrea Villani: “Tertullian’s Arguing Strategies in his ‘Pagan’-Addressed Writings”
Rubina Raja: “Constructing for the Learned or for the Mass? The Basilica as a Marker
of Identity”

                    Room 7 4.00 – 6.30. Prosper of Aquitaine II

Michele Salzman: “Prosper of Aquitaine and Leo the Great: Reconsidering a
Relationship”
Alexander Hwang: “Prosper of Aquitaine and the Fall of Rome”
Brian Matz: “Prosper’s Legacy in the Ninth-Century Predestination Controversy”
Agatha Hahn: “Scandinavian Reception of Prosper”
Albertus Horsting: “Reading Augustine with Pleasure: Prosper of Aquitaine’s
Epigrammata”



                     Room 8 4.00 – 6.30. Mary’s Intercessions.

Leena Mari Peltomaa: “The Intercessory Function of Mary in Byzantine
Understanding”
Antonia Atanassova: “A Ladder to Heaven: Ephesus I and the Theology of Marian
Mediation”
Theodore de Bruyn: “Chronological Aspects of Liturgical and Paraliturgical Evidence
for the Intercessory Function of Mary in Egypt”
Mary Cunningham: “The theme of intercession in Middle Byzantine texts on the
Virgin Mary”


                   Room 9 4.00 – 6.30. Origenist Textualities II

Andrew Jacobs: “Epiphanius of Salamis and the Antiquarian’s Bible”
Catherine Chin: “Short Words on Earth: Theological Geography in Rufinus’
Commentary on the Apostles’ Creed “.

                        Room 11 2.00 – 4.00. Lactantius II
Stefan Freund: “When Romans become Christians: the ‘Romanisation’ of Christian
Doctrine in Lactantius”
Gábor Kendeffy: “Wisdom, Virtue, Providence: Remarks on Lactantius’ Theological
System”

 Room 10 4.00 – 6.30. The Holy Spirit and (Divine) Inspiration in Augustine II

Matthew Gaumer, “Against the Holy Spirit: Augustine of Hippo’s Polemical Use of
the Holy Spirit against the Donatists”
Matthias Lamberigts, “’Littera occidit, spiritus autem vivificat’ (2 Cor. 3: 6):
Augustine’s View on the Spirit in De spiritu et littera”
Anthony Dupont, "The Presence and Treatment of Gratia in Augustine's Sermones ad
Populum on the Liturgical Feast of Pentecost: Do Anti-Donatist and Anti-Pelagian
Polemics Influence Augustine's Preaching?”
Diana Stanciu, “Spirit and Inspiration in Augustine’s Treatises on the Soul”


              Room 11 4.00 – 6.30. The Proteanism of Authority:
       Patterns and Perspectives of the Reception of Augustine of Hippo.

Chair: Willemien Otten
Thought”
Karla Pollmann: introduction and overview

                         Room 14 2.00 – 4.00. Marcion II

Matthias Klinghardt: “Reconstructing Marcion’s Gospel: Methodological Issues and
Insights”
Markus Vinzent: “The Re-Working of Marcion’s Gospel in Luke (esp. Luke 10.22)”.

                Room 14 4.00 – 6.30. A Saint for East and West:
              the Theology of Maximus Confessor in the Ongoing
          Dialogue between Eastern and Western Christian Theology I

Bronwen Neil (chair), Kallistos Ware (chair); Daniel Haynes (convener)

John Milbank: “Maximus and the Paradox of Participation”
Adam Cooper: “Freedom and Heteronomy: Maximus and the Question of Moral
Creativity”
Luis Granados: “The Role of the Holy Spirit in Christ, according to Saint Maximus
the Confessor”
Adrian Guiu: “Eriugena’s Reception of Maximus Confessor’s Anthropology”

         Room 15 4.00 – 6.30 The Genres of Late Antique Literature II

Alexey Fokin: “The Intelligible Triad in Neoplatonism and Patristics”
Svetlana Mesyats: “The Concept of hypostasis in Platonic Philosophy and Christian
Theology of the Fourth to Sixth centuries”
Ann Usacheva: “The Term panēgyris in the Old and New Testaments and Christian
Literature of the Fourth Century”
Olga Alieva: “Traits of the Philosophic Protreptic in St. Basil's Address to Young Men
on Greek Literature”


                   Ioannou Centre Lecture Room 4.00 – 6.30
              Early Christian Monasticism and Classical Paideia II

Bo Holmberg: “The Syriac Collection of Apophthegmata Patrum”
Brit Dahlman: “The Collectio Scorialensis Parva: an Alphabetical Collection of Old
Apophthegmatic and Hagiographic Material”

     Ioannou Centre Room 43 2.00 – 4.00. The Christian Library at Turfan

Erica Hunter: “Syriac Manuscripts from Turfan”
Nicholas Sims-Williams: “Christian Sogdian Manuscripts from Turfan”
Peter Zieme: “Christian Uighur Manuscripts from Turfan”
Mark Dickens: “Psalter Material from Turfan”


Oriental Institute 4.00 – 6.30. Reconsidering the Family in Ancient Monasticism

Roberto Alciati: “Reshaped Families: the Case of Lérinian Monasticism”
Caroline Schroeder: “The Ties that Bind: Monks, Children, and Emotions”
Ville Vuolanto: “Family Dynamics, Children and Asceticism in Late Antiquity. The
Case of Theodoret of Cyrrhus”
Mariachiara Giorda: “Divine and Human Economy: the Evolution of a Concept in
Egyptian Monasticism”. [possibly in French]


                             THURSDAY AUGUST 11


                            South School 4.00 – 6.30.
    International Panel discussion of Elizabeth Clark, Founding the Fathers.

David Hunter (convenor)
Pier Franco Beatrice
Averil Cameron
Wolfram Kinzig
Mark Vessey
Response: Elizabeth Clark


East School 4.00 – 6.30. The Bishop of Rome in Late Antiquity: Strategies of
Crisis Management II

George Demacopoulos:
Kristina Sessa: “Domestic Emergencies: Pelagius (556-561) and the Challenges of
Managing the domus Dei in post-Gothic War Italy”
Christian Hornung: “Sirice and the Rise of Papacy”.
             Room 1 4.00 – 6.30. Rhetoric and Theology in Tertullian.

Chair: Karla Pollmann
David Wilhite: “What Tertullian Learned from Paul”
Frédéric Chapot: “Rhétorique et théologie chez Tertullien: citations bibliques et
exégèse dans l’adversus Praxean”.
Willemien Otten: “Tertullian’s Rhetoric of Redemption: de carne Christi and de
resurrectione mortuorum”
Respondent: Geoffrey Dunn

             Room 6 4.00 – 6.30. Confronting Greco-Roman Culture:
                the Discursive Practices of Early Christian texts

Jonathan Cahana: “Androgyne or Undrogyne? Queering the Gnostic Myth”
Erin Evans: “From Saving Grace to Chains of Bondage: astrology in the Pistis
Sophia”
Crystal Lubinsky: “Re-reading Masculinity in Christian Greco-Roman culture through
Ambrose and the Female Transvestite monk, Matrona of Perge”
Michael Mach: “Apocalyptic Confrontation with Roman authority”

             Room 7 2.00 – 4.00. Die Synoden im trinitarischen Streit.

Hans-Christoph Brennecke
Thomas Graumann

                        Room 7 4.00 – 6.30. Creeds in Kinds

Liuwe Westra: “What is a Creed?
Christoph Markschies:
Markus Vinzent: respondent.



         Room 8 4.00 – 6.30. Los estudios patristicos en latinoamerica I

Abstract submitted by Edinei Da Rosa Cándido:
Oscar Velasquez: “La historia de la patrística en Chile: un largo proceso de
maduración”
María Isabel Larrauri, Pedro Fernández, Ángel Hernández: “A diez años de la
Iniciación de los Estudios Patrísticos en la Universidad Católica de Cuyo. San Juan-
Argentina”
Edinei Da Rosa Cándido: “Proposta para publicações patrísticas no Brasil e América
Latina: os 6 anos dos Cadernos Patrísticos”.
Ricardo Diez, Raquel Fischer: “Puesta al día de los estudios agustinianos en
Argentina y Latinoamérica”
      Room 9 4.00 – 6.30. The Church Fathers vis-à-vis the Neo-Platonists I

Cyril Hovorun: “The Influence of Neoplatonism on the Formation of Theological
Categories in the Fourth to Seventh centuries”
Andrew Louth: “Symbolism and the Angels”
Istvan Perczel: “The pseudo-Didymian De Trinitate, Proclus, and Pseudo-
Dionysiusthe Areopagite”

           Room 10 4.00 – 6.30. Evagrius Ponticus on Contemplation I

Monica Tobon: “Enlarging the heart and Lifting it up: Contemplation as
Transformation in Evagrius Ponticus”
David Brakke: “Mystery, Secrecy, and the Ladder to Contemplation of the Trinity”
Kevin Corrigan: “Suffocation or Germination: Infinity, Formation and Calibration of
the mind in Evagrius’ Notion of Contemplation”


      Room 11 4.00 – 6.30. Origen, the Soul, and the Origenian Tradition I

Panayiotis Tzamalikos:
Christopher Beeley “‘Let this Cup Pass from me’: the Soul of Christ in Origen and
Maximus Confessor

                Room 14 4.00 – 6.30. A Saint for East and West II

Edward Siecienski: “Maximus, the Filioque, and the Papacy: from Prooftext to
Mediator”
Despina Prassas: “St Maximus the Confessor’s quaestiones et dubia: Possible
Rabbinic Sources”
David Bradshaw: “St Maximus on the Will”

                               Room 15 4.00 – 6.30.
            Via est qua imus: Perspectives on Augustine’s Christology

Miriam Kudella: “Augustine’s Polemics against Manichaean Christology: a question
of demarcation”
Ron Haflidson: “Christ’s Mediation in Confessions XII”
Han-luen Kanzer Komline: “Augustine on the Two Wills of Christ”
Sarah Stewart-Kroeker: “A Journey for the Feet: Augustine’s Incarnational
Appropriation of Plotinus”


                   Ioannou Centre Lecture Theatre 4.00 – 6.30.
                     The Image of God in ‘Nicene’ Theology.

Frances Young (chair and respondent); Andrew Teal (convener)
John Behr
Paul Delcogliano
Morwenna Ludlow: “Cappadocian Responses”
Johannes Zachhuber: “The ‘Image of God’ and the Created-Uncreated Distinction in
Gregory of Nyssa”


                          Oriental Institute 2.00 – 4.00.
                The Role of Women in the Spread of Manichaeism I
                                         .
Majella Franzmann: “Mariam, the Net-caster: the Development of a Manichaean
tradition about Mary Magdalene”
Madeleine Scopello
Nick Baker-Brian: “Not Sacrament, but Sacrilege: Manichaean Women in Christian
Heresiology”


           Oriental Institute 4.00 – 6.30. Early Eucharistic Traditions

Andrew McGowan: “Eucharist and Sacrifice in Second Century Christianity” .
Paul Bradshaw
Gerard Rouwhorst: “Eucharistic Meals East of Antioch”
Matthias Klinghardt respondent

                      Ioannou Centre Room 43 4.00 – 6.30.
        The Significance of Michel Foucault for Approaches to Patristics.

Chair: David Newheiser
Rick Elgendy: “Practices of the Self, Reading across Divides: what Michel Foucult
could have said about Gregory of Nyssa”
Devin Singh: “Disciplining Eusebius: Discursive Power and Representation of the
Court Theologian”
Response: Marika Rose



                              FRIDAY AUGUST 12

 South School 4.00 – 6.30. Reading the Saeculum: a Roundtable Remembering
                               Robert Markus


Chair: Neil McLynn
Saeculum: history and theology in the thought of Saint Augustine (1970)
Discussant: Conrad Leyser
The End of Ancient Christianity (1990)
Discussant: Kate Cooper
Gregory the Great and his world (1997)
Discussant: Claire Sotinel
Signs and Meanings: world and text in ancient Christianity (1996)
Discussant: Mark Vessey
Respondent: Henry Mayr-Harting
         East School 4.00 – 6.30. Late Antique Rome as a Cultural Icon

Chiara Tommasi: “Rome between Eternity and Decay”
Majastina Kahlos. “Divine Wrath and Divine Favour: Transformations of Roman
Thought Patterns in Late Antiquity”
Mar Marcos: “Rome’s Senility: a Topic in the Polemic between Pagans and Christians
at the End of Antiquity”
Rita Lizzi: “The Politics of Apostolic Primacy in Ostrogothic Rome”
Rocco Borgononi: “Capitals at War: Images of Rome and Constantinople from the
Age of Justinian”

             Room 1 4.00 – 6.30. Silence and apophasis in Augustine

P. Van Geest: “The Incomprehensibility of God as cause of concern: Augustine as a
negative theologian and the Merging of orthodoxy”
John Kenney: “Apophasis and Interiority in Augustine’s early writings”
Paul Rigby: “Augustine’s use of Silence in his Teachings on Original Sin and
Predestination”
Sara Byers: “Can Plotinus’ Statements about Apophaticism and Negative Theology
Save him from a Contradiction?”

             Room 6 4.00 – 6.30. Biblical Quotations in Patristic texts

Laurence Mellerin. “Biblindex, Online Index of Biblical quotations in Early Christian
literature
Hugh Houghton: “Patristic Evidence in the New Edition of the Vetus Latina
Iohannes”
Bas ter Haar Romeny: “Biblical Quotations in Syriac commentaries”
Claudia Wick: “The Language of the Bible in the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae”

           Room 7 2.00 – 4.00. Die Synoden im trinitarischen Streit II

Uta Heil (0695): “Das Rätsel des Bekenntnisses von Rimini (359 n.Chr.)”
Annette von Stockhausen
Christian Müeller

               Room 7 4.00 – 6.30. The impact of Basil of Caesarea
                     on the Theology of Gregory of Nyssa.

Chair: Johannes Zachhuber
Volker Drecoll: “Basil and Gregory on Psalms”
Matthieu Cassin: “Basil in Gregory’s Refutation of Eunomius”
Andrew Radde-Gallwitz: “The Spirit in the Faith of Basil of Caesarea and Gregory of
Nyssa: Summaries of Faith in their Letters”
Alessandro Capone: “Apollinaris, Basil, and Gregory of Nyssa”
David DeMarco: “The relationship of Gregory of Nyssa to Basil of Caesarea as seen
in their treatments of Genesis I”
Anna Silvas: “The ascetic works of Basil and Gregory”
         Room 8 4.00 – 6.30. Los estudios patristicos en latinoamerica II

Rubén Peretó Rivas): “La acedia en Evagrio Póntico. Entre ángeles y demonios”
Viviana Félix: “La influencia de platonismo medio en Justino a la luz de los estudios
recientes sobre el Didaskalikos”
Francisco Basttita Harriet: “Dios ‘consecuente’ a la decisión humana? Una
interpretación de un pasaje del De vita Moysis de Gregorio de Nisa
Graciela Ritacco: “El Bien, el Sol, y el Rayo de Luz según Dionisio del Areópago”
Hernán Giudice: “Prisciliano de Avila y el apóstol Pablo”
”


      Room 9 4.00 – 6.30. The Church Fathers vis-à-vis the Neoplatonists II

Jean-Michel Counet (0538): “The Idea of Creative Speech in the Neo-Platonist
School and Early Fathers”
Gabor Buzasi: “Julian’s Solar Theology and its Relation to the Christianity of his
Age”
Victor Yudin (convener; 0142): “(Neo-)Platonism in Augustine’s Resurrection
Theory”
Levan Gigineishvili (0348): “Eros in the Theology of I. Petritsi and Sh. Rustaveli”

           Room 10 4.00 – 6.30. Evagrius Ponticus on Contemplation II

Robin Darling Young: “Transmission and Translation in the Letters of Evagrius of
Pontus – some Issues Relating to Contemplation”
Luke Dysinger (0335): “An Exegetical Way of Seeing: Contemplation and Spiritual
Guidance in Evagrius Ponticus”
Julia Konstantinovsky (0634): “Evagrius Ponticus: Contemplation as Infinite
Creation”

      Room 11 4.00 – 6.30. Origen, the Soul and the Origenian Tradition II

Mark Edwards (0042): “Origen and the Platonists: Two Recent Studies”
Ilaria Ramelli (0242) “The archē and telos of Rational Creatures in some Origenian
Authors: ‘Pre-existence of Souls’?”

                Room 14 4.00 – 6.30. A Saint for East and West III

Torstein Tollefsen (0582): “The Metaphysics of Maximus: Becoming One with God”
Joshua Lollar.(0592): “The Contemplation of Nature in Maximus the Confessor’s
Ambigua to John”
Rowan Williams

   Room 15 4.00 – 6.30. Whose Authority? Which Scriptures? The Extent and
    Function of Canonical and Interpretative Authority in Early Christianity

Jeffrey Bingham: “Irenaeus and the Other Books: Non-canonical Christian Texts in
his Polemic”
Scott Moringiello: “The pneumatikos as Scriptural Interpreter: Irenaeus’ Reading of 1
Cor. 2: 15”
Dan Batovici:: “Hermas in Clement of Alexandria”
Mark Elliott: “Wisdom of Solomon, Canon and Authority”


                         Oriental Institute 2.00 – 4.00.
              The Role of Women in the Spread of Manichaeism II

Jörgen Magnussen:
Gonnie van den Berg-Onstwedder (0234): “Missionary Activity of Women in
Egyptian Manichaeism: did it exist and can we recognise it?”.


            Oriental Institute 4.00 – 6.30. Pelagian Debate in the East.

Walter Dunphy: “The Pelagians and Antioch”
Peter Van Egmond: “Pelagius and the Origenist Controversy in Palestine”
Hans Van Loon: “The Pelagian Debate and Cyril of Alexandria’s Theology”.

  Oriental Institute 2.00 – 4.00. Romanos the Melode and the Syriac Tradition.

Sebastian Brock: “The Kontakion on Abraham and Isaac: some Jewish and Syriac
Features”
Manolis Papoutsakis: “Romanos and the Syriac Tradition: (a) the State of Research,
(b) New Evidence and its Implications”

        Oriental Institute 4.00 – 6.30. New Directions in Macarian Studies

Reinhart Staats: “Macarius-Symeon in the Iconoclastic Struggle? Some Observations”
Vincent Desprez [paper to be read]: “Recent Developments in the Study of the
Macarian Manuscript Tradition”
Chiara Faraggiana di Sarzana: “Discoveries of Macarius-Symeon Inedita: a
Provisional Appraisal of Recent Finds”
Marcus Plested: “The Place of Macarius-Symeon in the Hesychast Controversy”


  Ioannou Centre Lecture Room 4.00 – 6.30. Early ‘Christian’ Epigraphy and
                              Iconography.

Allen Brent
Carlo Carletti
Emmanuele Castelli
Ulrich Volp: “The Iconography Project”

				
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