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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Sleep softly: Ethics, Schubert and the value of dying well An inter-disciplinary collaboration on music, mortality and ethics. Dominic Wilkinson 08 Jun 2018
2 2015 Welcome & Loebel Lecture in Neuroethics: Death and the self This lecture investigates changing attitudes and beliefs about the persistence of the self. Shaun Nichols 23 Aug 2017
3 Creative Commons Whither Death? Helen Swift and Jessica Goodman discuss the one day conference 'Whither Death?' Helen Swift, jessica Goodman 28 Mar 2017
4 Mummified Child On growing up and dying in ancient and modern populations. Sarah Harper 23 Jan 2017
5 FRIGHT Friday - Stretched to Breaking Point Dan Holloway gives a talk for the FRIGHT Friday series of talks, held in the Ashmolean Museum on 25th November 2016. Dan Holloway 12 Dec 2016
6 FRIGHT Friday - Fear and Flesh: Gothic Medicine Dr Barry Murname gives a talk for the FRIGHT Friday series of talks, held in the Ashmolean Museum on 25th November 2016. Barry Murname 12 Dec 2016
7 FRIGHT Friday - Parenting, Fear, Hope and Salvation Dr Joshua Hordern gives a talk for the FRIGHT Friday series of talks, held in the Ashmolean Museum on 25th November 2016. Joshua Hordern 12 Dec 2016
8 FRIGHT Friday - Embodying Life and Death Professor Cathy Morgan gives a talk for the FRIGHT Friday series of talks, held in the Ashmolean Museum on 25th November 2016. Cathy Morgan 12 Dec 2016
9 Governing migration through death in Europe and the US: Identification, burial and the crisis of modern humanism Vicki Squire examines similarities and differences in practices of ‘governing migration through death’ across the US–Mexico (Sonoran) and in the EU–North African (Mediterranean) contexts Vicki Squire 24 Nov 2016
10 Creative Commons The Death Masks of Macbeth Professor Simon Palfrey discusses the deaths and afterlives of Oliver Cromwell and Macbeth Simon Palfrey 07 Jun 2016
11 Memorialising Shakespeare: The First Folio and other elegies Emma Smith (Professor of English Literature, Oxford), gives a talk on Shakespeare memorials. Emma Smith 02 Jun 2016
12 Donne to Death Peter McCullough, Professor of English, University of Oxford, gives a talk on John Donne. Peter McCullough 13 May 2016
13 Everyday death in Shakespeare's England This podcast talks about accidental deaths and the hazards of everyday life in Shakespeare's day Steven Gunn 05 May 2016
14 Creative Commons Death at the Museum Highlights of the Ashmolean Museum's Halloween DEADFriday event. University of Oxford 16 Dec 2015
15 Lost objects, imaginary assemblages and the mass graves of the Spanish Civil War Layla Renshaw (Kingston University London) discusses objects recovered during the exhumation of Civil War victims and considers their imaginative power and life cycle (6 February 2015) Layla Renshaw 07 May 2015
16 Creative Commons Death and Other Dire Outcomes of Delinquent Youth: New Findings from the Northwestern Juvenile Project Professor Linda Teplin, , Dept. Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University - 15 May 2014 Linda Teplin 30 Jun 2014
17 Future The presentations focus on the impact of the concept of future in changing debate, and how, in specific instances, concerns about the future affect behaviours in the present. David Howard, Jill Hind 07 Apr 2014
18 Gift, sacrifice, and deadly rumours (3 May 2013) In this seminar, Dr Julien Bonhomme (École normale supérieure, Paris) discusses the cultural significance of rumours of deadly alms and gift giving that first appeared in Senegal in 2010. Julien Bonhomme 13 Nov 2013
19 Creative Commons Science and the future: Death - nothing more certain? - Oxford Literary Festival From Neolithic burials to Mozart's Requiem and the novels of Martin Amis, humans have fashioned cultural responses to the inevitability of each individual's demise. Donna Dickenson, Adam Rutherford, Anders Sandberg, Georgina Ferry 18 Jun 2013
20 Creative Commons Science and the future: Death - nothing more certain? - Oxford Literary Festival From Neolithic burials to Mozart's Requiem and the novels of Martin Amis, humans have fashioned cultural responses to the inevitability of each individual's demise. Donna Dickenson, Adam Rutherford, Anders Sandberg, Georgina Ferry 18 Jun 2013
21 Creative Commons The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement Debate 2: Euthanasia The Possibility of Religious-Secular Ethical Engagement: Euthanasia. Charles Camosy, Julian Savulescu 23 Oct 2012
22 Creative Commons Life and Death If a patient decides she doesn't want to live any longer, should she be allowed to die? Should she be allowed to kill herself? Peter Singer 04 Jul 2011
23 Money, Bodies, Materialism and Virtuality In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Dr David Graeber of Goldsmiths, London, examines the history of death and money and how the two can combine. David Graeber 23 Nov 2010
24 How Much Does Family Matter? A Cross-Cultural Study of the Impact of Kin on Birth and Death Rates Lecture delivered by Dr Rebecca Sear, Lecturer in Population Studies, London School of Economics. Rebecca Sear 20 Aug 2010
25 The ageing society and its implications This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to the topic of Ageing. Three distinguished academics from Oxford University discuss the social, biological and ethical implications for an ageing society. Sarah Harper, Lynne Cox, Julian Savulescu 10 Feb 2010