Saturday, July 9, 2016


Some of the discussion at the Leeds Medieval Congress, which
just concluded, related to perceived problems in publishing studies
that challenge existing orthodoxies. This missive thus can serve
as a reminder that Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity (OSLA)
continues to welcome book proposals relating to the world of Late
Antiquity writ large, with coverage extending from the late Roman
world to the Sassanid, Byzantine, and early Islamic and Carolingian
worlds, with methodological approaches including, but not limited to,
history, society, culture, religion, literature, archaeology,
art history, papyrology, epigraphy, numismatics, palaeography,
demography, prosopography, linguistics, gender studies, family
history, and rhetorical and literary theory. Queries and
proposals can be addressed to the Series Editor, Ralph Mathisen,
Professor of History, Classics, and Medieval Studies at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, at

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