Events

Seminars and Events

The Faculty organises a vibrant schedule of events. Here you will information on upcoming events and links to OxTalks where you can find details of the Faculty seminar series'. OxTalks allows you to save series' and specific talks to your personal calendar. Weekly summaries of upcoming events are also sent to Faculty members and graduates in a weekly bulletin.

For further details of postgraduate seminars and undergraduate teaching, please refer to the lecture list.

EVENTS

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Monday 9 October 2017

Beginners Greek, Graduate 
Date: 9 October 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Ryan 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 1 
 
Graduate Advanced Hebrew Class: Grammar and Composition 
Date: 9 October 2017, 13:00 - 14:00 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Damsma 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 
 

Induction, Old Testament Hebrew Bible Seminar
Date: 9 October 2017, 13:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW 
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room 
Organiser: Prof Hindy Najman 

Graduate Taught Seminar in Modern Theology 
Date: 9 October 2017, 14:00 - 15:30 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Michael Oliver (University of Oxford) 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 
 
 "The Use and Abuse of Patristics", Patristics and Modern Theology Seminar 
Date: 9 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof Mark Edwards 
Venue: Christ Church, St Aldates OX1 1DP 
Venue Details: Professor Harrison's House 

Tuesday 10 October 2017 
 

MSt/MPhil Class: Set texts 

Date: 10 October 2017, 11:30 - 12:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Bakker 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 
 
Text Criticism 
Date: 10 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG 

Organiser: Professor Jan Joosten
 
Wednesday 11 October 2017 

Core MSt Class I: Theory and Method in the Study of Religions 
Date: 11 October 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 (Wednesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. Hausner 
Venue: St Peter's College, New Inn Hall Street OX1 2DL 
Venue Details: Latner Room 
 
William H. Morris, "Can the Church ever love for-profit work (and workers)?", Christian Ethics Graduate Research Seminar 
Date: 11 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:30 (Wednesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker : William Morris 
Venue: Christ Church, St Aldates OX1 1DP 
Venue Details: South West Lodgings 
Organiser: Professor Nigel Biggar 
 
Graduate Class: Sanskrit-Tibetan Reading Class 
Date: 11 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 (Wednesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker : Prof. Westerhoff 
Venue: Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens OX2 6QA 
Venue Details: Talbot Seminar Room 1 
  

Thursday 12 October 2017

The Nature and Practice of Ecclesiastical History (Graduate Class)

Date: Date: 12 October 2017, 11:00 - 12:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 

Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 1 

 

Post Graduate Greek Reading 
Date: 12 October 2017, 14:00 - 16:00 (Thursday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 1 
  

Friday 13 October 2017 

MSt in Science and Religion Class 
Date: 13 October 2017, 11:00 - 13:00 (Friday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. McGrath 
Venue: Harris Manchester College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TD 
 
Graduate Advanced Hebrew Class: Reading 
Date: 13 October 2017, 12:00 - 13:00 (Friday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Damsma 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 
 

"Introducing NT Research at Oxford: Bad Exegesis and the Head of John the Baptist", New Testament Seminar 
Date: 13 October 2017, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. Jennifer Strawbridge 
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG 
Venue Details: Pusey Room 

 

Monday 16 October 2017 

Beginners Greek, Graduate 
Date: 16 October 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Ryan 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 1 

Graduate Advanced Hebrew Class: Grammar and Composition 
Date: 16 October 2017, 13:00 - 14:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Damsma 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 

"Conceptual Translation and Transfer of Culture", Old Testament Hebrew Bible Seminar 
Date: 16 October 2017, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker s: Prof Hindy Najman, Dr Bakker (University of Oxford) 
Venue Details: Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity 

Graduate Taught Seminar in Modern Theology 
Date: 16 October 2017, 14:30 - 15:30 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 

Hindy Najman (Oriel) and Arjen Bakker (Oriel), Conceptual Translation and Transfer of Culture, OLD TESTAMENT/HEBREW BIBLE SEMINAR 
Date: 16 October 2017, 14:30 - 16:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker s: Hindy Najman (Oriel College ), Arjen Bakker 
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW 
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room 

"On Reading Slowly: Philology, Curation and the Study of the Christian Tradition", Patristics and Modern Theology Seminar 
Date: 16 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:30 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Lewis Ayres 
Venue: Christ Church, St Aldates OX1 1DP 
Venue Details: Professor Harrison's House 

Seminar: The Bible in Art, Music and Literature 
Date: 16 October 2017, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Joynes 
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH 
Venue Details: The Danson Room 
Dr Ann Jeffers, Tools of Persuasion: The Illustrations of Luther’s Bible of 1534 as Propaganda, The Bible in Art, Music and Literature Seminar 
Date: 16 October 2017, 17:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker 
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH 
Venue Details: The Danson Room 
Organiser: Dr Christine Joynes (Trinity College) 

Professor Miri Rubin, 'Jews and Others in fifteenth-century Europe', The David Patterson Lectures 
Date: 16 October 2017, 18:00 - 19:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker 
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG 
Venue Details: Catherine Lewis Lecture Room 

 

Tuesday 17 October 2017 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

MSt/MPhil Class: Set Texts 
Date: 17 October 2017, 11:30 - 12:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Bakker 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 

Text Criticism 
Date: 17 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker 
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG 

 

Wednesday 18 October 2017 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Graduate Colloquium in Biblical and Early Christian Studies 
Date: 18 October 2017, 8:15 - 09:45 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. Bockmuehl 
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG 
Venue Details: Keble Hall 

Core MSt Class I: Theory and Method in the Study of Religions 
Date: 18 October 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. Hausner 
Venue: St Peter's College, New Inn Hall Street OX1 2DL 
Venue Details: Latner Room 

Graduate Class: Sanskrit-Tibetan Reading Class 
Date: 18 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:00 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. Westerhoff 
Venue: Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens OX2 6QA 
Venue Details: Talbot Seminar Room 1 
 

Fiona Ellis, “God, Value, and Nature”, Christian Ethics Graduate Research Seminar 
Date: 18 October 2017, 16:00 - 17:30 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Fiona Ellis 
Venue: Christ Church, St Aldates OX1 1DP 
Venue Details: South West Lodgings 
Organiser: Professor Nigel Biggar 

 

Thursday 19 October 2017 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

John Screnock (Oxford) – "Two Scribal Readings of Psalm 104", Early Biblical Interpretations Seminar 
Date: 19 October 2017, 9:00 - 10:30 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: John Screnock 
Venue: Oriel College, Oriel Square OX1 4EW 
Venue Details: Harris Seminar Room 
Organiser: Prof Hindy Najman 

Ecclesiastical History Workshop (Graduate Class) 
Date: 19 October 2017, 11:00 - 12:30 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 1 

Professor Hindy Najman, Jeremiah 36, Hebrew Bible Reading Group 
Date: 19 October 2017, 13:00 - 14:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof Hindy Najman 
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG 

Post Graduate Greek Reading 
Date: 19 October 2017, 14:00 - 16:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 1 

Robert Saxton, The Wandering Jew 
Date: 19 October 2017, 19:30 - 21:30 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Robert Saxton 
Venue: Faculty of Music, St Aldate's OX1 1DB 
Venue Details: Lecture Room A (St Aldate's, OX1 1DB) 

 

Friday 20 October 2017 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Graduate Class: Psalms and Related Texts (Oriental Studies) 
Date: 20 October 2017, 10:00 - 11:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker 
Venue: Clarendon Institute, Walton Street OX1 2HG 

MSt in Science and Religion Class 
Date: 20 October 2017, 11:00 - 13:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. McGrath 
Venue: Harris Manchester College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TD 

Graduate Advanced Hebrew Class: Reading 
Date: 20 October 2017, 12:00 - 13:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Dr Damsma 
Venue: Gibson Building, Woodstock Road OX2 6HE 
Venue Details: Gibson Seminar Room 2 

"Perspectivalism: paradoxes at the heart of Madhyamaka free will reconstruction" & "Monastic Beginnings: Śramaṇa ascetics in Ancient India" 
Date: 20 October 2017, 13:45 - 15:15 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker s: Katie Javanaud, Matthew Carlos 
Venue: Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens OX2 6QA 
Venue Details: Talbot Hall 

"Becoming John: The Making of a Passion Gospel", New Testament Seminar 
Date: 20 October 2017, 14:30 - 16:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2017) 
Speaker: Prof. Kari Syreeni 
Venue: Keble College, Parks Road OX1 3PG 
Venue Details: Pusey Room 

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