Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Raising Children in Late Antiquity, Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity, 10 March 2012

Saturday 10 March 2012
Corpus Christi College,
MBI al-Jaber Auditorium

Laurence Brockliss (University of Oxford): The Historiography of Childhood
Brigitte Pitarakis (Comité Français des Études Byzantines): “Moulding wax”: The material culture of childhood in Late Antiquity and early medieval Byzantium
RESPONSE: Arietta Papaconstantinou

15:20: Tea/coffee

James Corke-Webster (University of Manchester): An unusual childhood: Origen’s upbringing in Eusebius of Caesarea’s Ecclesiastical History
Caroline Schroeder (University of the Pacific): Monks and their children: family and childhood in early Egyptian monasticism
RESPONSE: Kate Cooper

18:30: Drinks reception

The event is free but please register with Jenny Thompson:
The colloquium is organized by Jenny Thompson with the support of Paul Pheby