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1 The Dead Speak: Identity, Autochthony and the Occult in Kenya’s Western Highlands In this seminar we hosted David Anderson of Warwick University as he presented on "The Dead Speak: Identity, Autochthony and the Occult in Kenya’s Western Highlands". David Anderson 12 Mar 2021
2 Writing and Resistance – The White Rose Pamphlets: A Live Reading At around 11am on Thursday 18 February 1943 two students in Munich were arrested for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. By Monday they had been interrogated, tried, and executed along with another member of the resistance circle. Alexandra Lloyd, Eve Mason, Sophie Caws, Sam Thompson 01 Mar 2021
3 History, politics, and Anecdotes with Eugene Rogan Piotr Schulkes and Eugene Rogan discuss the importance of history in contemporary Middle Eastern politics, how the West discusses the region, and a number of stories from Rogan’s time at Oxford. Piotr Schulkes, Eugene Rogan 22 Feb 2021
4 Delusional states: Love, Citizenship and Resistance in Gilgit-Baltistan This talk examines the emotional and intimate logics of occupation, citizenship, and state-making in Gilgit-Baltistan, a contested borderland between India and Pakistan that forms part of the Kashmir dispute. Nosheen Ali 10 Feb 2021
5 Creative Commons A Contrapuntal History of Hindustan Manan Amend (Columbia), gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre seminar series. Manan Amend 04 Feb 2021
6 Book at Lunchtime: Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire TORCH Book at Lunchtime webinar on Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire, written by Dr Priya Atwal. Priya Atwal, Faisal Devji, Polly O’Hanlon, Wes Williams 28 Jan 2021
7 Coronavirus and ‘Disease X’ Professor Peter Millican interviews the Oxford scientists working at the forefront of research into Disease X Peter Millican, Sarah Gilbert, Peter Horby, Jimmy Whitworth 14 Jan 2021
8 Ebola Professor Peter Millican begins the final episode of this series in 2014, at the onset of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Peter Millican, Kevin Decock, Katie Ewer, Brian Angus 14 Jan 2021
9 HIV/AIDS In the ninth episode of our History of Pandemics season, Professor Peter Millican leaves the perils of influenza behind, only to discover an entirely new virus: HIV. Peter Millican, Harold Jaffe, John Frater, Kevin Decock 14 Jan 2021
10 The 'Spanish' Flu Professor Peter Millican arrives in the twentieth century, during the last years of the Great War, to a pandemic which you may have read a lot about during the early coverage of our current COVID outbreak. Peter Millican, John Oxford, Brian Angus, Claas Kirchhelle 14 Jan 2021
11 'Russian' Flu: the pandemic that wasn't? In this episode, Professor Peter Millican discusses a controversial outbreak... Peter Millican, Julia Mannherz, Claas Kirchhelle, Brian Angus 14 Jan 2021
12 Cholera Professor Peter Millican makes it to the nineteenth century to discuss the achievements of John Snow Peter Millican, Claas Kirchhelle, Brian Angus, Blanche Oguti 14 Jan 2021
13 Reynard the Fox In this BodCast from the Friends of the Bodleian, Professor Dame Marina Warner interviews Anne Louise Avery, writer and art historian, on the subject of Avery's recent book, Reynard the Fox https://bodleianshop.co.uk/products/reynard-the-fox Dame Marina Warner, Anne Louise Avery 09 Dec 2020
14 The 2020 Besterman Lecture: Who were the French Revolutionaries? TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. William Doyle, Karen O'Brien, Gregory S Brown, Lauren Clay 07 Dec 2020
15 Liz Woolley on 'Lord Nuffield and the city of Oxford' Local historian, Liz Wooley, takes a closer look at the role Lord Nuffield played in changing the city of Oxford's physical and social landscape. Liz Wooley 30 Nov 2020
16 Creative Commons Jeko Khere So Khaye (He who tills has the right to eat); 'development' and the politics of agrarian reform in late 1940s and early 1950s in Sindh Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway) gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre seminar series. Sarah Ansari 26 Nov 2020
17 Avi Shlaim on Revisionist History and Israel Piotr Schulkes and Avi Shlaim, Fellow of the British Academy, sit down to discuss Israel’s New Historians; who they are, what they believe, and the popular reception to it. Avi Shlaim, Piotr Schulkes 20 Nov 2020
18 Global histories of hierarachy? Reflections from India on Caste, race and the Black Lives Matter movement Nayanika Mathur (Oxford) and Rosalind O'Hanlon (Oxford) give a talk for the Modern South Asian Studies seminars on the Black Lives Matter movement. Nayanika Mathur, Rosalind O'Hanlon 11 Nov 2020
19 Book at Lunchtime: Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe TORCH Book at Lunchtime webinar on Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe written by Professor Judith Herrin. Date: 4 November 2020. Judith Herri, Peter Frankopan, Dame Averil Cameron, Conrad Leyser 10 Nov 2020
20 Transnational Francoism Bàrbara Molas discusses Transnational Francoism: The British and The Canadian Friends of National Spain as part of the TORCH Network Conversations in Identity, Ethnicity and Nationhood. Bàrbara Molas is a PHD Candidate in History at York University Bàrbara Molas 23 Oct 2020
21 Live Event: Imagined Journeys: Pilgrimage, Diplomacy, and Colonialism in Medieval Europe TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events!. Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Marion Turner, Matthew Kneale 21 Oct 2020
22 Live Event: White Rose - Voices of the German Resistance TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Alex Lloyd, John Herring 19 Oct 2020
23 Live Event: Living with Pandemics: Finding New Narratives In conversation with Dr Erica Charters and Robin Gorna. TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Performance Week​ Erica Charters, Robin Gorna 13 Oct 2020
24 Live Event: Celebrating Tchaikovsky TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Music Week Leah Broad, Philip Bullock 06 Oct 2020
25 Live Event: In Conversation with Maaza Mengiste TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Elleke Boehmer, Maaza Mengiste, Richard Reid, Birhanu T. Gessese 06 Oct 2020
26 Episode 5 – Babylon: Natural Theology versus Scientific Naturalism When Museum opened in 1860, a new secular approach to science was on the rise. In the final episode of Temple of Science we see how ‘natural theology’ responded to the challenges of Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution and natural selection. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
27 Episode 4 – Chambers of the Ministering Priests: Building Scientific Disciplines The Museum was founded on the principle that art should be used to teach science and to inspire generations of scientists. In episode 4 of Temple of Science we see how this was put into practice in some of the building’s less familiar spaces. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
28 Episode 3 – The Sanctuary of the Temple of Science: The Central Court The central court of the Museum was described by one founder as ‘the sanctuary of the Temple of Science’. In this episode we see how every detail of this unique space was carefully planned and crafted to form a comprehensive model of natural science. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
29 Episode 2 – 'God’s Own Museum': The Façade In episode 2 of Temple of Science, we take a closer look at the decoration on the outside of the Museum building, which captures the vitality of nature, presented in Victorian Oxford as the study of God’s creation. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
30 Episode 1 – Oxford's Pre-Raphaelite Natural History Museum In the first episode of Temple of Science we find out how the Museum came to be, involving not only scientists but artists, architects and designers in one of the most original creative collaborations of the Victorian age. John Holmes 29 Sep 2020
31 Live Event: Invalids on the Move Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Sally Shuttleworth, Erica Charters, Philip Bullock 15 Sep 2020
32 St Antony's Looks at the World - Ep. 4 - Professor Archie Brown For our fourth episode of St Antony's Looks at the World, we have Emeritus Fellow Professor Archie Brown discussing his latest book - 'The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan, and Thatcher, and the End of the Cold War'. Archie Brown, Julie Newton 26 Aug 2020
33 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 5. Europe's (his)story in schools, museums, theatre and foundations What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. Steffen Sammler, Constanze Itzel, Katie Ebner-Landy, Michael Schwarz 10 Jun 2020
34 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 4. Writing a history of Europe What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. Ian Kershaw, Andreas Wirsching, Margaret MacMillan, Paul Betts 10 Jun 2020
35 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 3. The power and perils of narrative What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. With Andrew Hurrell (Oxford), Kalypso Nicolaidis (Oxford), Carolin Duttlinger (Oxford) Chair: Rasmus Nielsen (Oxford). Andrew Hurrell, Kalypso Nicolaidis, Carolin Duttlinger, Rasmus Nielsen 10 Jun 2020
36 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 2.Contested narratives of today's Europe What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. Andras Lanczi, Slawomir Sierakowski, Damian Boeselager, Gisela Stuart 10 Jun 2020
37 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 1.What do Europeans know? What do they care? What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. With Isabell Hoffmann (eupinions, Bertelsmann Foundation), Katrin Bennhold (New York Times), Christian Rauh (WZB), Daniel Judt (Oxford). Isabell Hoffmann, Katrin Bennhold, Christian Rauh, Daniel Judt 10 Jun 2020
38 Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries Join Rebecca Abrams in conversation with Samuel Fanous to discuss her riveting and beautiful new book, edited with César Merchan-Hamann, Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries. You can purchase the book https://bodleianshop.co.uk/products/jewish-treasures Rebecca Abrams, Samuel Fanous 08 Jun 2020
39 Creative Commons Trinity: A Real Life Spy Story Frank Close tells the story of Klaus Fuchs and the Bodleian Library. Trinity was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. Frank Close 29 Apr 2020
40 Dr Merze Tate on International Relations: Prof Cecelia Lynch Prof Cecelia Lynch, of the University of California, Irvine, discusses the academic career of US foreign policy and disarmament expert Dr Merze Tate. Cecelia Lynch, Louise Richardson 21 Apr 2020
41 Life and thought of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit: Prof Manu Bhagavan Professor Manu Bhagavan, of Hunter College and CUNY, speaks on the life and work of Indian diplomat and politician Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. Manu Bhagavan 21 Apr 2020
42 Gilberto Freyre - International Intellectual, Ancestor of Southern Theory: Professor Peter Burke and Dr Maria Lúcia Garcia Pallares-Burke Prof Peter Burke and Dr Maria Lúcia Garcia Pallares-Burke of the University of Cambridge speak on Gilberto Freyre. Peter Burke, Maria Lúcia Garcia Pallares-Burke 21 Apr 2020
43 International Thought of Joaquim Nabuco: Prof Leslie Bethell Professor Leslie Bethell of the University of Oxford traces the life and internationalist thought of Joaquim Nabuco. Leslie Bethell 21 Apr 2020
44 Jawaharlal Nehru on International Relations: Prof Judith Brown Professor Judith Brown discusses the international thought of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Judith Brown 21 Apr 2020
45 The International Thought of Muhammad Ali Jinnah: Dr Faisal Devji Dr Faisal Devji from the University of Oxford speaks on the international thought of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Faisal Devji 21 Apr 2020
46 2020 Colin Ford Lecture Professor Larry Schaaf delivers the 2020 Colin Ford Lecture, providing a fascinating insight into his work on The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonne. Larry Schaaf 14 Feb 2020
47 Book Launch - Utopia and Civilisation in the Arab Nahda Peter Hill (Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne), gives a talk on his new book, Utopia and Civilisation in the Arab Nahda. Chaired by Professor Eugene Rogan (St. Antony's College, Oxford). Peter Hill 12 Feb 2020
48 Creative Commons Why is contemporary Africa poor: insights from archaeology and deep history Professor Shadreck Chirikure, University of Cape Town, gives a talk for on using archaeology to learn about present day Africa. Shadreck Chirikure 11 Feb 2020
49 Beyond the Binary: Gender, Sexuality, Power - Introduction Introduction to Beyond the Binary: Gender, Sexuality, Power podcast series. Jozie Kettle 06 Jan 2020
50 Beyond the Binary: Gender, Sexuality, Power Episode 1: Museums, beadwork and Indigenous agency Jozie Kettle (Pitt Rivers Museum), talks to Dan Laurin about his involvement in the 2020 exhibition Beyond the Binary: Gender, Sexuality, Power. Dan Laurin, Jozie Kettle 06 Jan 2020
51 Creative Commons Christian Sahner Islamic Historian Christian Sahner in conversation with Stanley Ulijaszek christian sahner, Stanley Ulijaszek 16 Dec 2019
52 Creative Commons Artistic Movements: Music, Popular Painting and Cultural Exchanges on the central African Copperbelt Enid Guene delivers paper at 'Cultural Production in Africa's Extractive Communities' workshop. Enid Guene 14 Dec 2019
53 Creative Commons Sensing the Sacred: The Materiality and Aurality of Religious Texts Laetitia Pilgrim, a final year history student at Queen's, gives a talk to accompany her exhibition at The Queen's college. Laetitia Pilgrim 20 Nov 2019
54 Book at Lunchtime: Chaucer: A European Life TORCH Book at Lunchtime event on Chaucer: A European Life by Professor Marion Turner. Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discussions held fortnightly during term-time, with commentators from a range of disciplines. Marion Turner, Bart van Es, Helen Swift, John Watts 15 Nov 2019
55 The Spaces In Between: What is Global about the History of Capitalism? Andrew Edwards (Career Development Fellow for the Global History of Capitalism project, Oxford) gives a lecture on ‘The Spaces in Between: What is Global about the History of Capitalism?’ Andrew Edwards 28 Sep 2019
56 Creative Commons Helena Hamerow Professor of Early Medieval Archaeology Helena Hamerow speaks with Stanley Ulijaszek Helena Hamerow, Staney Ulijaszek 02 Sep 2019
57 People's Landscapes: Living in Landscapes A roundtable discussion explore landscape as a space for living, considering the pressures on land from population growth and discussing questions of preservation vs. development. Alice Purkiss, Lucy Footer, Ingrid Samuel, Crispin Truman 23 Jul 2019
58 People's Landscapes: Future Landscapes A roundtable discussion consider future landscapes in the context of food, farming and conservation. Alice Purkiss, Helen Antrobus, Anita Weatherby, Sue Cornwell 23 Jul 2019
59 Knowledge Exchange Showcase - Jewish Country Houses Abigail Green (Faculty of History), Nino Strachey (National Trust), and Silvia Davoli, (Strawberry Hill House) give a presentation on their Knowledge Exchange research project on Jewish Country Houses Abigail Green, Nino Strachey, Silvia Davoli 15 Jul 2019
60 Defying Hitler: The White Rose Resistance Group Dr Alexandra Lloyd, Lecturer in German, Magdalen College and St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, gives a talk on the White Rose Resistance Group. Alexandra Lloyd 25 Jun 2019
61 The 2019 Sir John Elliott Lecture in Atlantic History Health and disease history of the Caribbean, 1491-1850: two syndemics John R. McNeill 06 Jun 2019
62 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (4) The Stones of Civil War Dr John Blakinger speaks about iconoclasm in American history and the vandalism of Confederate monuments. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
63 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (3) Dismantling the Gallows Dr John Blakinger discusses 'Scaffold', Sam Durant's contentious sculpture. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
64 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (2) The Body of Emmett Till Dr John Blakinger speaks about the controversy surrounding Dana Shutz's painting of the body of Emmett Till exhibited at the 2017 Whitney Biennnial. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
65 Creative Commons Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2019 - A Contest of Images: American Art as Culture War (1) Warhol in Safariland Dr John Blakinger talks about demonstrations against the Whitney Museum of American Art related to its connections with the tear gas manufacturer Safariland. John Blakinger 05 Jun 2019
66 Decay and closure of libraries - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (6) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the sixth and final lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 16 May 2019
67 People's Landscapes: Creative Landscapes A roundtable discussion exploring the ways in which writers, artists and musicians have both responded to and created conceptions of 'place' throughout history. Thursday 16th May 2019. Alice Purkiss, Helen Antrobus, Grace Davies, Kate Stoddart 16 May 2019
68 Growth, competition, stability, loss, renewal - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (5) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the fifth lecture inthe 2019 Lyell series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 14 May 2019
69 Turnover in libraries - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (4) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the fourth lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy Richard Sharpe 09 May 2019
70 Library books and personal books - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (3) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019, gives the third lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 07 May 2019
71 English medieval library catalogues - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (2) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the second lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 02 May 2019
72 People's Landscapes: Contested Landscapes A roundtable discussion of the history of land access and ownership, exploring how this has both physically and politically shaped our land and our access to it. Alice Purkiss, Helen Antrobus, Briony McDonagh, Helen Wright 02 May 2019
73 Inaugural George Rousseau Lecture - Liberty as equality: Rousseau and Roman constitutionalism Dan Edelstein from Stanford University gives the Inaugural George Rousseau Lecture, the convenor is Avi Lifschitz, Magdalen College. Dan Edelstein, Avi Lifschitz 01 May 2019
74 Medieval libraries of Great Britain - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (1) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019, gives the first of the 2019 Lyell lecture series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 30 Apr 2019
75 How and why did a large majority of Jews survive the Holocaust in France? Professor Jacques Semelin (Sciences Po, Paris) presents a multifactorial analysis which can explain the survival of Jews in occupied France, without forgetting the dead. Professor Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony's College, Oxford) chairs. Jacques Semelin, Kalypso Nicolaidis, Robert Gildea, Ruth Harris 30 Apr 2019
76 Medingen Manuscripts For the launch of the Polonsky Foundation funded digitisation project of Manuscripts from the German Speaking Lands, Henrike Lähnemann (Oxford) talks about manuscripts from the Cistercian Abbey of Medingen (Lower Saxony). Henrike Lähnemann 27 Mar 2019
77 Second part of the masterclass: The Medingen Manuscripts in the Bodleian Masterclass for the Leverhulme Doctoral Students with Henrike Lähnemann, filmed by Natascha Domeisen. Henrike Lähnemann 27 Mar 2019
78 Trailer: Medieval Manuscripts in the Bodleian A film of a class for 'Publication Beyond Print', the Leverhulme Doctoral Training Centre. Filmed at the Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, by Natascha Domeisen. Daniel Wakelin, Henrike Lähnemann 27 Mar 2019
79 Creative Commons The 2019 Leszek Kołakowski Lecture - Central European philosophy and the search for truth in dark times The 2019 Leszek Kołakowski Lecture was given by Marci Shore, associate professor of history at Yale University. Marci Shore, Timothy Garton Ash 18 Mar 2019
80 15cHEBRAICA: Capturing the former owners of Hebrew incunabula and their annotations in the Material Evidence in Incunabula (MEI) database Marco Bertagna gives a talk for the History of the Book seminar series on 1st March 2019. Marco Bertagna 08 Mar 2019
81 Women Making History: The Leaders of Today – roundtable discussion chaired by Victoria Tandy, Co-Founder of the Women Leaders in Museums Network ‘Women Making History: The Leaders of Today’ is a roundtable session exploring the presence of women in senior roles in heritage organisations, at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Hilary Carty, Kate Clark, Sara Wajid, Virginia Tandy 07 Mar 2019
82 Women and Power: The Women who Shaped the National Trust – keynote by Hilary McGrady, Director-General, National Trust ‘Women and Power: The Women who Shaped the National Trust’ is the keynote by McGrady, Director-General, National Trust at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Hilary McGrady 07 Mar 2019
83 Women and Power: Changing the Stories We Tell Ourselves – keynote by Melissa Benn, Writer and Campaigner 'Women and Power: Changing the Stories We Tell Ourselves’ is the keynote by the writer and campaigner Melissa Benn at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Melissa Benn, Senia Paseta 06 Mar 2019
84 Women and Power: Redressing the Balance – keynote by Annie Reilly, Head of Public Programmes, National Trust 'Women and Power: Redressing the Balance' is the opening keynote by Anne Reilly, Head of Public Programmes, National Trust at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Annie Reilly, Alice Purkiss 06 Mar 2019
85 Oscar Wilde in Vienna: Pleasing and Teasing the Audience Sandra Mayer, author of Oscar Wilde in Vienna, argues it was his willingness to both please and tease his audience. His plays skilfully manoeuvre between conformism and subversion, conventionality and innovation. Sandra Mayer, Dominic Janes, Stefano Evangelista, Mary Luckhurst 20 Feb 2019
86 Singing in the Age of Anxiety Laura will be joined an expert panel to discuss the book and its themes; Dr Benjamin Walton (Jesus, Cambridge), Professor Kate McLoughlin (Harris Manchester, Oxford). Chaired by Professor Philip R. Bullock (Wadham, Oxford). Laura Tunbridge, Kate McLoughlin, Philip Bullock, Benjamin Walton 19 Feb 2019
87 Creative Commons North Korea and The Bomb: A National Mission Why did North Korea nuclearize? Are we on the cusp of nuclear war with North Korea? Join us in the first episode of Alliance as we talk to Historian Cheehyung Harrison Kim about North Korea, nuclear weapons and existential risk. Cheehyung Harrison Kim, Alice Evatt, Henry Tann 15 Feb 2019
88 Scottish and British Authors Published Abroad 1470-1700 Jane Stevenson, Senior research Fellow, Campion Hall, Oxford, gives a talk fo the History of the Book seminar series on 1st February 2019. Jane Stevenson 06 Feb 2019
89 Bumble-Bee Witches and the Reading of Dreams: Spectacular and Speculative Marginalia in a Renaissance Reader’s Montaigne Earle Havens (Johns Hopkins), gives the first talk in the new term for the Centre for the Study of the Book on Friday 18th January 2019. Earle Havens 30 Jan 2019
90 Mythopoeia: myth-creation and Middle-earth A celebration of Tolkien and his creations, with special guests Dame Marina Warner, Prof Verlyn Flieger and Dr Dimitra Fimi. Marina Warner, Verlyn Flieger, Dimitra Fimi 25 Jan 2019
91 Lincoln Leads in History 2018 Lincoln Leads seminar in History. Lucy Wooding, Lynn Shepherd, Heather Mann, Emily Glassford 15 Jan 2019
92 Making Oscar Wilde A Book at Lunchtime seminar with Michele Mendelssohn, literary critic and cultural historian. Dr Sos Eltis (Brasenose, Oxford), Dr Charles Foster (Green Templeton, Oxford), Chaired by Professor Dame Hermione Lee (Wolfson, Oxford). Michèle Mendelssohn, Sos Eltis, Charles Foster, Dame Hermione Lee 14 Dec 2018
93 History of the University (or, 'if I were you I wouldn't start from here') Christopher Day talks about the history of the University of Oxford Christopher Day 13 Dec 2018
94 Royal Bank of Canada Foundation Lecture: Reading French in 15th-century England Julia Mattison (RBC Foundation-Bodleian Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries until 19 December 2018) gives a lecture on reading french in 15th century english. Julia Mattison 03 Dec 2018
95 Creative Commons Book Launch: Christian Martyrs under Islam Dr Christian C Sahner (Associate Professor of Islamic History, Faculty of Oriental Studies), talks about his new book, the discussants are Phil Booth (Faculty of Theology) and Professor Julia Bray (Oriental Institute). Christian C Sahner, Phil Booth, Julia Bray 26 Nov 2018
96 From Ada Lovelace to Alan Turing, the birth of AI? Many developments in science are achieved through people being able to ‘stand on the shoulders of giants’ and in the history of AI two giants in particular stand out. Peter Millican, Ursula Martin, Andrew Hodges, Jacob Ward 19 Nov 2018
97 Medicine and Art Professor David Cranston takes us on a little trip through art and medicine using illustrations of works that portray the changing role of medicine in society. David Cranston 28 Aug 2018
98 Workshop: Memory, Memoirs, and History part 2 Ella Shohat (New York University) and Avi Shlaim (St Antony's College) give the second of two workshops for the middle east centre. Ella Shohat, Avi Shlaim 28 Aug 2018
99 Workshop: Memory, Memoirs, and History Part 1 Ella Shohat (New York University) and Avi Shlaim (St Antony's College) give the first of two workshops for the middle east centre. Ella Shohat, Avi Shlaim 28 Aug 2018
100 Creative Commons The Aftermath of Independence: Gendering Pakistani History through the Lens of Fatima Aalene Mahum Aneeq speaks at the "New Directions in Studies of Pakistan: Politics, Culture, & History" workshop on 20 April 2018. Aalene Mahum Aneeq 03 Jul 2018