Department: Faculty of Theology and Religion
Talks:

Tuesday 28 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

'Halakhah in Greek: The Value of Motive in the Septuagint's Laws on Sacrifice and Theft' [LXX Forum]
Date: 28 January 2020, 14:15 - 15:45 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Jelle Verburg (Tübingen)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Walton Street
Organiser: Professor Martin Goodman
Hosts: TBA

The Prophets amidst the Torah, the Writings and the Gospels: the Biblical concept of prophethood in conversation with the Qur’an
Date: 28 January 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Ida Glaser (Director of the CMCS Project, ‘Reading the Bible in the Context of Islam’)
Venue: Song School,
Venue Details: 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

'Music, Exile, and the Idea of Redemption in Early Modern Jewish Culture'
Date: 28 January 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Yael Sela (Open University, Israel)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 207
Organisers: Dr Deborah Rooke, Dr Diana Matut
Hosts: TBA

Nuns and Friars in Shakespeare / Shakespeare Religion and Toleration
Date: 28 January 2020, 17:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Dr Yvette Khoury (Blackfriars), Clare Asquith (Literary Historian and Critic)
Organiser: Las Casas Institute
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 29 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Qohelet's Language in Its Cultural Context
Date: 29 January 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Nili Samet (Bar-Ilan)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

Jesus and the prophets: Reading the Transfiguration ‘in conversation with’ Islam
Date: 29 January 2020, 16:00 - 17:00 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Ida Glaser (International Academic Coordinator, The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies)
Venue: Pusey House,
Venue Details: Ursell Room
Organiser: The Revd Dr George Westhaver
Hosts: TBA

Conceptualising ‘religion’ in a globalising world: Muhammad ‘Abduh and his interlocutors
Date: 29 January 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Ammeke Kateman (Amsterdam)
Venue: Mansfield College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TF
Venue Details: Seminar Room West
Organisers: Lauren Morry, Dr Alex Henley (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 30 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Introduction to Special Collections
Date: 30 January 2020, 11:00 - 12:30 (Thursday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Weston Library,
Venue Details: Horton Room
Organisers: Rob Wainwright, Elaine Flowers
Hosts: TBA

“The Goal-Directedness of Evolution: Thomistic Perspectives on a Controversial Question”
Date: 30 January 2020, 16:30 - 18:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Simon Kopf (Kings College London)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 31 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

The Ideology of Christian Education in Imperial India and Sri Lanka
Date: 31 January 2020, 14:00 - 15:30 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : CANON PROFESSOR MARK CHAPMAN
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH
Venue Details: Sutro Room
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Reading and Unveiling: Between 2 Corinthians 3 and the Rabbis
Date: 31 January 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Yael Fisch (Oriel College)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Monday 3 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Conversation Analysis of Biblical Hebrew and Its Significance for Exegesis
Date: 3 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Adina Moshavi (Bar Ilan)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 4 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

'Rome and the Jews: Genocidal Perspectives'
Date: 4 February 2020, 14:15 - 15:45 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Gil Gambash (Haifa)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Walton Street
Organiser: Professor Martin Goodman
Hosts: TBA

'Seeing the Sounds: Music and Musicians in Jewish Book Art, c1500-1700'
Date: 4 February 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Suzanne Wijsman (University of Western Australia)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 207
Organisers: Dr Deborah Rooke, Dr Diana Matut
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 5 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Jewish tradition in a European straitjacket: some thoughts on the ‘nationalisation’ of Jewish identity
Date: 5 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Yaacov Yadgar (St Anne’s, Oxford)
Venue: Mansfield College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TF
Venue Details: Seminar Room West
Organisers: Lauren Morry, Dr Alex Henley (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 6 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Ann Pellegrini: "Whiteface Performances: 'Race,' Gender, and Jewish Bodies” (1997)
Date: 6 February 2020, 12:00 - 13:30 (Thursday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 206
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

“The Theology of Original Sin and Human Origins”
Date: 6 February 2020, 16:30 - 18:00 (Thursday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Richard Conrad (OP Blackfriars)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Organiser: Aquinas Institute
Hosts: TBA

How urgent is the immediate on-site treatment of psychological casualties (or shock victims) in traumatic events? Testimony from the field
Date: 6 February 2020, 17:15 - 18:45 (Thursday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Zohar Rubinstein (Tel-Aviv University)
Venue: Worcester College, Walton Street OX1 2HB
Venue Details: Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre
Organiser: Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Hosts: TBA

Friday 7 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

‘Seeing’ in John
Date: 7 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Catrin Williams (University of Wales Trinity St David)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

"A Grammar for Political Mystagogy: Re-reading Augustine's City of God with Hannah Arendt's Concept of Time"
Date: 7 February 2020, 15:00 - 16:30 (Friday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Mark Aloysius, SJ
Venue: Campion Hall, Brewer Street OX1 1QS
Venue Details: Lecture Room
Organiser: Rev'd Joseph E. Simmons, SJ
Hosts: TBA

Saturday 8 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Why Fast? Discipline and Creativity
Date: 8 February 2020, 10:30 - 16:30 (Saturday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, Dr Sebastian Brock, Rev Dr Anne Holmes
Venue Details: 2 Canterbury Road
Organisers: Revd Dr Liz Carmichael (St John’s College), Rob Boyle
Hosts: TBA

Monday 10 February 2020 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Professionalization Session for Postgraduate students - Preparing and submitting your abstract for Conferences
Date: 10 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Arjen Bakker (Oriel College), Yael Fisch (Oriel College)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

Enchanted black books: Gothicising the Bible in Walter (10 Feb) Scott and James Hogg’s Reformation fiction
Date: 10 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Revd Canon Professor Alison Milbank (Nottingham)
Organiser: Centre for the Reception History of the Bible
Hosts: TBA

Enchanted black books: Gothicising the Bible in Walter Scott and James Hogg's Reformation fiction
Date: 10 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Revd Canon Professor Alison Milbank (Nottingham)
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 11 February 2020 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

'Divine Epithets in Jewish-Hellenistic Literature' [LXX Forum]
Date: 11 February 2020, 14:15 - 15:45 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Antonella Bellantuono (Strasbourg)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Walton Street
Organiser: Professor Martin Goodman
Hosts: TBA

Translating the Bible into Arabic with the Qur’an in Mind
Date: 11 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Vevian Zaki (Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of History, University of Oxford)
Venue: Song School,
Venue Details: 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

'A Spark of King David: The Musical Poetry of Rabbi Israel Najara in Europe'
Date: 11 February 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Edwin Seroussi (Hebrew University)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 207
Organisers: Dr Deborah Rooke, Dr Diana Matut
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 12 February 2020 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Digito Dei: Sacraments and Semiotics through the theology of Hugh of Saint Victor
Date: 12 February 2020, 16:00 - 17:00 (Wednesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : The Rev’d Dr Ruben Angelici (Vicar of South & New Hinksey, Oxford)
Venue: Pusey House,
Venue Details: Ursell Room
Organiser: The Revd Dr George Westhaver
Hosts: TBA

Coloniality of ‘religion’ and ‘(secular) politics’: A Japanese case
Date: 12 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Mitsutoshii Horii (Shumei)
Venue: Mansfield College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TF
Venue Details: Seminar Room West
Organisers: Lauren Morry, Dr Alex Henley (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 13 February 2020 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Digital Resources Workshop Theology and History Faculty Librarians
Date: 13 February 2020, 11:00 - 12:30 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Colin Matthew Room
Organisers: Elaine Flowers (University of Oxford), Revd Dr Rob Wainwright (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Self-sacrificing love and love of the self: an enduring conundrum
Date: 13 February 2020, 11:00 - 16:30 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue Details: Regent's Park College
Organiser: Professor Paul Fiddes (Regent's Park College)
Hosts: TBA

“Hylomorphism and Evolution in Four Dimensions"
Date: 13 February 2020, 16:30 - 18:00 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Daniel De Haan (Ian Ramsey Centre)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Organiser: Aquinas Institute
Hosts: TBA

Friday 14 February 2020 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

The Place of Madrasa Education: Moral landscapes and the Impossibility of ‘Disembodied’ Intellectual History
Date: 14 February 2020, 14:00 - 15:30 (Friday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH
Venue Details: Sutro Room
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Asceticism and the New Testament
Date: 14 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Arjen Bakker (Oriel College)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Special preview of Complete Surrender
Date: 14 February 2020, 16:15 - 17:00 (Friday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: St Benet's Hall, 38 St Giles' OX1 3LN
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 17 February 2020 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Hithallek and Its Congeners
Date: 17 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Randall Garr (Santa Barbara)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 18 February 2020 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

'The King's Man? Nicolaus of Damascus on Herod the Great'
Date: 18 February 2020, 14:15 - 15:45 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Dr Kim Czajkowski (Edinburgh), Dr Benedikt Eckhardt (Edinburgh)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Walton Street
Organiser: Professor Martin Goodman
Hosts: TBA

The Incarnation: a mystery or a category error?
Date: 18 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Shabbir Akhtar (Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford Research Associate, CMCS Oxford)
Venue: Song School,
Venue Details: 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

'The Music Traditions of the Jews in Early Modern Venice'
Date: 18 February 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Piergabriele Mancuso (Medici Archive Project, Florence)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 207
Organisers: Dr Deborah Rooke, Dr Diana Matut
Hosts: TBA

Hamlet / Measure for Measure, #Me Too and Performing Christianity Today
Date: 18 February 2020, 17:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Professor Paulina Kewes (Jesus College, Oxford), Professor Elizabeth Schafer (Royal Holloway University)
Venue: Campion Hall, Brewer Street OX1 1QS
Organiser: Las Casas Institute
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 19 February 2020 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Managing ‘faith’ in a modern (devolved) State: ‘Time for Reflection’ in the Scottish parliament
Date: 19 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Steven Sutcliffe (Edinburgh)
Venue: Mansfield College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TF
Venue Details: Seminar Room West
Organisers: Lauren Morry, Dr Alex Henley (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 20 February 2020 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Shmuel Feiner, The Origins of Jewish Secularization in 18th Century Europe (2010)
Date: 20 February 2020, 12:00 - 13:30 (Thursday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 206
Organiser: Rose Stair (Wolfson College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

“Dogmatic Theology and Human Origins”
Date: 20 February 2020, 16:30 - 18:00 (Thursday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Simon Gaine (OP Blackfriars)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Organiser: Aquinas Institute
Hosts: TBA

Friday 21 February 2020 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

‘You Have Heard that It Was Said to Those of Ancient Times’: On the Form and Function of Matthew’s Antitheses
Date: 21 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Lutz Doering (University of Münster)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

‘You Have Heard that It Was Said to Those of Ancient Times’: On the Form and Function of Matthew’s Antitheses
Date: 21 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Lutz Doering (University of Münster)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

"The Fall and the Inversion of History: Hegel's Use and Abuse of the Mystical States"
Date: 21 February 2020, 15:00 - 16:30 (Friday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dritëro Demjaha
Venue: Campion Hall, Brewer Street OX1 1QS
Venue Details: Lecture Room
Organiser: Rev'd Joseph E. Simmons, SJ
Hosts: TBA

Monday 24 February 2020 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Tracking the Meanings Assigned to Rare Biblical Words: On the Importance of Reading and Translation Traditions for the Biblical Lexicon
Date: 24 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Christian Stadel (Be’er Sheva)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

Pick & mix: The non-linear Bible as modern artists visualise it
Date: 24 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Sheona Beaumont (King's College, London)
Organiser: Centre for the Reception History of the Bible
Hosts: TBA

Pick & Mix: The non-linear Bible as modern artists visualise it
Date: 24 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 25 February 2020 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

'Josephus on Moses' Constitution in Light of Plutarch's Lycurgus'
Date: 25 February 2020, 14:15 - 15:45 (Tuesday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Ursula Westwood (Wolfson)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Walton Street
Organiser: Professor Martin Goodman
Hosts: TBA

'Ashkenazi Cantors – A Transformation of Identity'
Date: 25 February 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Matthew Austerklein (Congregation Beth El, Ohio)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: room 207
Organisers: Dr Deborah Rooke, Dr Diana Matut
Hosts: TBA

“From the Wells” A Jewish-Arab Educational Initiative Toward A Shared Society
Date: 25 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Professors Ayman Agbaria (Haifa University), Daniel Statman (Haifa University)
Venue: Worcester College, Walton Street OX1 2HB
Venue Details: Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre
Organiser: Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 27 February 2020 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

‘Working on Thomas Muentzer c. 1489-1525’
Date: 27 February 2020, 11:00 - 12:30 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Professor Lyndal Roper (Oriel College)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Owen Walker Room
Organisers: Elaine Flowers (University of Oxford), Revd Dr Rob Wainwright (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Writing a Commentary on Genesis 1-11 (Special Session)
Date: 27 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: David Carr (Union Theological Seminary), John Day (Oxford)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

“God, Evolution, and the Body of Adam”
Date: 27 February 2020, 16:30 - 18:00 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Kenneth Kemp (University of St Thomas, Minnesota)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Organiser: Aquinas Institute
Hosts: TBA

'Anglicans, Empire and the Armed Forces'
Date: 27 February 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street OX1 4BG
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 28 February 2020 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Models of the Human in tantric Hinduism. On Yogic Anthropologies in the Netratantra and the Haṭhapradīpikā
Date: 28 February 2020, 14:00 - 15:30 (Friday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : BJARNE WERNICKE-OLESEN
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH
Venue Details: Sutro Room
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Pauline Dogmatics
Date: 28 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Pauline Dogmatics
Date: 28 February 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Saturday 29 February 2020 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity: Authority and Heterodoxy
Date: 29 February 2020, 10:30 - 16:00 (Saturday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Dr Wolde Tadesse, Rev Dr John Binns, Dr Diego Malara, Marta Camilla Wright, Kieran Dodds, Cressida Marcus
Venue Details: 2 Canterbury Road
Organisers: Revd Dr Liz Carmichael (St John’s College), Rob Boyle
Hosts: TBA

Monday 2 March 2020 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

“Did you not pour me out like milk and curdle me like cheese?” (Job 10:10). Recent Developments in Metaphor Theory and Their Importance for Biblical Exegesis
Date: 2 March 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Pierre Van Hecke (Leuven)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 3 March 2020 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Questioning the Promotion of Friendship in Interfaith Dialogue: interfaith friendship in light of the emphasis on particularity in scriptural reasoning
Date: 3 March 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Jennifer Fields (Ph.D. Candidate, University of Cambridge)
Venue: Song School,
Venue Details: 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

'Ottoman Musical Sources as Antecedents for the Ottoman Stock within the Klezmer Music Fusion'
Date: 3 March 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Walter Zev Feldman (NYU Abu Dabi)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 207
Organisers: Dr Deborah Rooke, Dr Diana Matut
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 4 March 2020 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

‘Religions’ and their boundaries: How to study them?
Date: 4 March 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Teemu Taira (Helsinki)
Venue: Mansfield College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TF
Venue Details: Seminar Room West
Organisers: Lauren Morry, Dr Alex Henley (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

'Anglicans in Arms: The First World War'
Date: 4 March 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street OX1 4BG
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 5 March 2020 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Sunny Yudkoff: Tubercular Capital: Illness and the Conditions of Modern Jewish Writing (2018)
Date: 5 March 2020, 12:00 - 13:30 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 206
Organiser: Rose Stair (Wolfson College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

“Aristotle and Aquinas on the Proportionate Causes of Species”
Date: 5 March 2020, 16:30 - 18:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Brian Carl (University of St Thomas, Houston)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

'Anglicans in Arms: The Second World War'
Date: 5 March 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street OX1 4BG
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 6 March 2020 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Is the Bible Translatable?
Date: 6 March 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Jan Joosten (Christ Church)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

"Theology and Development Studies: Combining the Catholic Social Tradition and Amartya Sen's Capability Approach to Promote Integral Human Development"
Date: 6 March 2020, 15:00 - 16:30 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Severine Deneulin (Laudato Si' Research Institute)
Venue: Campion Hall, Brewer Street OX1 1QS
Venue Details: Lecture Room
Organiser: Rev'd Joseph E. Simmons, SJ
Hosts: TBA

Monday 9 March 2020 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Tense, Aspect and Sprechhaltung in Biblical Hebrew Prose
Date: 9 March 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Jan Joosten (Christ Church)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room
Organisers: Professor Jan Joosten, Prof Hindy Najman
Hosts: TBA

Rembrandt and the Bible (Biblical Art in Oxford series)
Date: 9 March 2020, 15:45 - 17:45 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : An Van Camp (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street OX1 2PH
Organiser: Dr Christine Joynes
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 10 March 2020 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Muslim Fascination with the Psalms
Date: 10 March 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Danny Crowther (Research Associate, CMCS Oxford)
Venue: Song School,
Venue Details: 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

'The Development and Disappearance of the Old Practice of East-Ashkenazic Prayer Chant'
Date: 10 March 2020, 16:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Judit Frigyesi (Bar Ilan University)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Room 207
Organisers: Dr Deborah Rooke, Dr Diana Matut
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 11 March 2020 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

'Soldiering On? Anglicans, Communism and the Cold War'
Date: 11 March 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street OX1 4BG
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

There’s no original in this business
Date: 11 March 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Prof Russell McCutcheon (Alabama)
Venue: Mansfield College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TF
Venue Details: Seminar Room West
Organisers: Lauren Morry, Dr Alex Henley (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 12 March 2020 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Palaeography Session
Date: 12 March 2020, 11:00 - 12:30 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Mike Webb (Bodleian Libraries)
Venue: Weston Library,
Venue Details: Horton Room
Organisers: Elaine Flowers (University of Oxford), Revd Dr Rob Wainwright (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

“Evolution and Violence: Is Humanity Wired for War or Peace?”
Date: 12 March 2020, 16:30 - 18:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Celia Deane-Drummond (Campion Hall)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Organiser: Aquinas Institute
Hosts: TBA

'Anglicans, Remembrance and the Memorialisation of Military Service'
Date: 12 March 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street OX1 4BG
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 13 March 2020 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Classification Matters or, Why You Should Care About Scholarship on the Category Religion
Date: 13 March 2020, 14:00 - 15:30 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH
Venue Details: Sutro Room
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Writing a Commentary on 1 Peter: How, Why, and for Whom?
Date: 13 March 2020, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : David Horrell (University of Exeter)
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG
Venue Details: Pusey Room
Organiser: Professor Markus Bockmuehl (Keble College, Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Roundtable discussion with speakers from the series followed by a lecture
Date: 13 March 2020, 17:00 - 19:00 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Right Revd & Right Hon Dr Rowan Williams (Magdalene College, Cambridge)
Organiser: Las Casas Institute
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 29 April 2020 (15th Week, Hilary Term)

The “Parting of the Ways:” Why it matters, and to whom
Date: 29 April 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 15th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Adele Reinhartz (University of Ottawa)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Hindy Najman (Oriel College )
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 30 April 2020 (15th Week, Hilary Term)

Was Augustine Black?
Date: 30 April 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Thursday, 15th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Catherine Conybeare (Bryn Mawr)
Venue: Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street OX1 4BG
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 5 May 2020 (16th Week, Hilary Term)

"He was my brother": A Family Drama
Date: 5 May 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 16th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Adele Reinhartz (University of Ottawa)
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG
Venue Details: Lecture Room
Organiser: Hindy Najman (Oriel College )
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 12 May 2020 (17th Week, Hilary Term)

"Bye Bye Love": A Divorce Tragicomedy
Date: 12 May 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 17th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Adele Reinhartz (University of Ottawa)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Hindy Najman (Oriel College )
Hosts: TBA

Saturday 16 May 2020 (17th Week, Hilary Term)

WARWICKSHIRE'S CHANGING PAST
Date: 16 May 2020, 9:45 - 18:00 (Saturday, 17th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue Details: Tea & coffee will be provided, delegates should make their own arrangements for lunch.
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 19 May 2020 (18th Week, Hilary Term)

"Slip Slidin’ Away": A Postmodern Anti-Narrative
Date: 19 May 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 18th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Adele Reinhartz (University of Ottawa)
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW
Venue Details: Harris Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Hindy Najman (Oriel College )
Hosts: TBA

Monday 6 July 2020 (25th Week, Hilary Term)

Descent of the Dove - Knowing and Loving in Spirit and Truth
Date: 6 July 2020, 9:00 - 16:00 (Monday, 25th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker s: Lewis Ayres, Markus Bockmuehl, Richard Conrad, Jonathan Goodall, Malcolm Guite, Carol Harrison, Karen Kilby, Matthew Levering, Jack Levison, John McGuckin, Oliver O'Donovan, Marcus Plested, Ephraim Radner, Gary Thorne, Graham Tomlin, Robin Ward, Kallistos Ware, Rowan Williams, Judith Wolfe, N. T. Wright
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Descent of the Dove : Knowing and Loving in Spirit and Truth
Date: 6 July 2020, 9:30 - 16:30 (Monday, 25th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue: Pusey House,
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA