Selected Papers from the XV Oxford University Byzantine Society International Graduate Conference
Notes on Contributors
DR PETER FRANKOPAN is Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research and has been Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford since 2000. His most recent book, The First Crusade: The Call from the East was shortlisted for the Criticos Prize and the Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize and was described as ‘the most significant contribution to re-thinking the origins and causes of the First Crusade for a generation’.
ADRASTOS OMISSI completed his doctorate, Usurpation and the Construction of Legitimacy in Imperial Panegyric, 289–389, at the University of Oxford in January 2013. His project considers the way that public oratory and ceremonial were used as political weapons during the late third and fourth centuries and is currently under consideration for publication. He teaches for the History Faculty of Oxford and is working on a future project examining the processes and effects of memory sanctions in the late Roman period.
MARIANA BODNARUK is a doctoral candidate studying Late Antiquity at the Medieval Studies Department, Central European University (Budapest). She is currently working on a doctoral project titled ‘Production of Distinction: Aristocratic Self-representation in the Later Roman Empire, 306–395’. She is also a research assistant at the Visual Culture Research Center in Kyiv (Ukraine). Her research interests include the socio-political role and representations of senatorial élites in the Later Roman Empire, late-antique epigraphy, cultural history, cultural and visual studies.
MORGAN DI RODI is reading for a DPhil in History at St...
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