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  • Updated 08 Jul 2016 | 3 open episodes

    Researchers share the questions they are examining with the help of archival and book collections of the Bodleian Libraries.

  • Updated 23 Mar 2017 | 44 open episodes

    This issue of FMR looks at some of the modalities and challenges of resettlement in order to shed light on debates such as how – and how well – resettlement is managed, whether it is a good use of the funds and energy it uses, and whether it is a...

  • Updated 19 May 2017 | 111 open episodes

    The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research centre in the comparative study of news media.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 5 open episodes

    The premiere at the Théâtre des Champs Élysées in Paris on 29 May 1913 of The Rite of Spring Scenes from Pagan Russia was a quintessential ‘total work of art’. An interdisciplinary, international one-day conference was organized by Dr Claire O’...

  • Updated 21 Nov 2016 | 4 open episodes

    The multi-disciplinary research seminars are held once a term at Rewley House, and are designed to highlight current and future research initiatives in the Department for Continuing Education.

  • Updated 22 May 2017 | 5 open episodes

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 27 May 2011 | 8 open episodes

    A free one-day conference held at OUCS, University of Oxford on 26th May 2011. Our 'Beyond' conference this year celebrates the joys and challenges of community collections. It was hosted by the RunCoco project and sponsored by JISC....

  • Updated 13 Oct 2014 | 8 open episodes

    RunCoCo offers advice, training, and support to anyone seeking to build or enhance online collections through crowdsourcing and community engagement. The Oxford Community Collection Model, bringing together online collection and face-to-face...

  • Updated 27 Nov 2013 | 9 open episodes

    This is a series of podcast from the Ruskin School of Art. The Ruskin, as it is known, is the Fine Art Department of the University of Oxford. In an intimate and dynamic environment, the school gathers together cutting edge contemporary artists...

  • Updated 27 Jan 2014 | 5 open episodes

    Sacrifice is at the heart of religion. It is not surprising, then, that the 'turn to religion' we have witnessed over the past two decades has led to a renewed interest in sacrifice as well. In light of this, the Centre for Theology and...

  • Updated 24 Jul 2013 | 4 open episodes

    International conference organised by Ertegun Scholar Manuel Muhlbacher and his college advisor Nicholas Cronk. Imprisoned during his lifetime and sanctified in the twentieth century, the Marquis de Sade has attracted considerable critical...

  • Updated 18 Feb 2014 | 4 open episodes

    You wouldn't leave your house or car unlocked, so why not take just as much care with your data and identity? Are you or the kids on Facebook? Do you use DropBox to synch your work? Have you received an email from your bank that looked so...

  • Updated 13 Feb 2012 | 1 open episode

    Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 to 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and...

  • Updated 20 May 2015 | 15 open episodes

    These online audio resources consist of lectures, seminars and interviews from the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 22 Jun 2010 | 11 open episodes

    Does Religion Lead to Tolerance or Intolerance? An international three-day conference in Oxford, organised by the Science and Religious Conflict Project team. It is an interdisciplinary conference on the theme of empirically informed...

  • Updated 17 Oct 2016 | 24 open episodes

    Nick Trefethen FRS, Professor of Numerical Analysis at Oxford University, teaches a course for DPhil (PhD) students across all the science departments at the university. The course is distinctive for its exceptionally strong conceptual basis,...

  • Updated 26 Oct 2010 | 36 open episodes

    The first complete collection of Shakespeare's plays, from the First Folio of 1623, in their original spelling and orthography, presented in ePub format. The texts were originally prepared by Trevor Howard-Hill for use in his single colume...

  • Updated 02 Dec 2010 | 16 open episodes

    Few families enjoy such a remarkable reputation for their contribution to the literature and intellectual life of Britain as the Godwins and the Shelleys. The Bodleian online exhibition 'Shelley's Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a...

  • Updated 11 Nov 2016 | 4 open episodes

    The Sidney Ball Memorial Lectures were established after the First World War in memory of Sidney Ball who was a philosophy fellow at St John's College, Oxford. Sidney Ball was both a political radical and 'an energetic university...

  • Updated 12 Jun 2013 | 1 open episode

    A collection of audio and video resources of lectures, seminars and presentations from the Department's social sciences' programmes.

  • Updated 18 Feb 2013 | 1 open episode

    Somerville was founded in 1879 to give women, at that time excluded from membership of the University, the chance to benefit from an Oxford education. The College, which has admitted men since 1994, enjoys a wealth of different social, cultural,...

  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 4 open episodes

    In the 20th century, Spain went through civil war, four decades of Francoism, transition to democracy, and re-emergence onto the international stage. Each lecture in this series focuses on one question, one primary source, and one novel, and is...

  • Updated 10 Mar 2017 | 14 open episodes

    St Anne's stands out in Oxford as a college that is down to earth, modern, informal and open to the world. It also has a determined sense of its academic purpose.
    It began in 1879 offering a university education to women who otherwise...

  • Updated 28 Jun 2016 | 8 open episodes

    St Edmund Hall is a friendly, informal college with a strong sense of community; an excellent place for academic and social life. We admit about 115 undergraduates every year, evenly divided between sciences and arts, who bring a wide range of...

  • Updated 12 Nov 2015 | 1 open episode

    Podcasts from St Hugh's College at Oxford.

  • Updated 14 Jun 2016 | 5 open episodes

    Today, St John's is home to approximately 390 undergraduates, 200 graduate students, 100 fellows and 25 College lecturers. Nearly every subject studied at the University is represented in St John's. A vibrant international community, it...

  • Updated 22 Oct 2012 | 1 open episode

    Podcasts from St Peter's college. St Peter's is one of Oxford's younger colleges, noted for its friendliness, flexibility and informality, with modern facilities for teaching and research.

  • Updated 07 Jun 2013 | 13 open episodes

    Staging Shakespeare is series of video commentaries on performing and directing Shakespeare including extracts of two plays- 'The Tempest' and 'Two Gentlemen of Verona'. An English teacher also explains how she uses IT...

  • Updated 28 Mar 2017 | 9 open episodes

    Find out more about our night sky, from new planets to far-off galaxies and the vastness of the Universe. A series of short talks and presentations for the general public from leading astronomy researchers at the Oxford University Physics...

  • Updated 09 Aug 2013 | 33 open episodes

    Many states fail in their responsibilities to their citizens but those states which are fragile, failed or weak are particularly liable to render their citizens vulnerable. This latest issue of FMR includes 24 articles on fragile states and...

  • Updated 30 Jun 2016 | 4 open episodes

    Find out more about the range of programmes we run within the Department for Continuing Education. From creative writing to archaeology to political theory, there is something for everyone at Continuing Education.

  • Updated 24 May 2017 | 15 open episodes

    The Surgical Grand Rounds, hosted by the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational...

  • Updated 20 Oct 2015 | 2 open episodes

    Podcasts relating to sustainable travel presented by guest speakers and lecturers at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 05 Mar 2014 | 5 open episodes

    The Technology and Management for Development Centre (TMCD) aims to promote interdisciplinary research into the development of technology and management in the developing world as well as address some of the most important issues related to...

  • Updated 11 Mar 2010 | 3 open episodes

    The art of ancient Greece and Rome, and its collection and reception since antiquity, the Beazley archive (established in 1956 by Sir John Beazley) studies the antiquities of ancient Greece and Rome, within the Faculty of Classics at the...

  • Updated 21 Mar 2017 | 43 open episodes

    The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well...

  • Updated 22 Nov 2016 | 1 open episode

    The Chair of Contemporary Theatre, founded through a grant from the Mackintosh Foundation at St Catherine's College, aims to promote interest in, and the study and practice of, contemporary theatre. The Visiting Professorship has previously...

  • Updated 15 Mar 2010 | 8 open episodes

    A podcast series about the credit crunch and global recession featuring Oxford academics. This series will examine how the current crisis developed, analyse market and government responses to it, and look at what might happen next.

  • Updated 16 Apr 2010 | 4 open episodes

    Dr Xiaoxin Wu from the University of San Francisco, delivers the 2010 Martin D'Arcy Memorial lectures to mark the 400th anniversary of Father Matteo Ricci's death, the missionary responsible for introducing Christianity into China. The...

  • Updated 25 May 2012 | 19 open episodes

    An international conference marking the first anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution through an interdisciplinary gathering, held at the Department of Politics and International Relations. Conference panels ranged over the causes, characteristics...

  • Updated 24 Mar 2011 | 9 open episodes

    Stephen Farthing R.A. presents eight practical drawing classes using John Ruskin’s teaching collections to explain the basic principles of drawing. This series accompanies 'The Elements of Drawing', a searchable and browsable online...

  • Updated 07 Jan 2015 | 4 open episodes

    The Many-Worlds Interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics holds that quantum theory - our best current theory of physics - is correctly understood as claiming that there are many worlds that exist in parallel to our own and which branch...

  • Updated 04 Apr 2014 | 5 open episodes

    The theory of politics is sometimes seen as abstract, ivory-tower thinking, detached from reality. But the challenges that face Britain today—constitutional reform, possible secession by Scotland, our relation to the authorities in Brussels and...

  • Updated 12 Oct 2016 | 6 open episodes

    In this history lecture series Professor Stephen Gunn look at the effects of war on the people of England in the 1500s. This lecture series was recorded in Hilary Term 2015 and is part of the annual James Ford Lectures in British History series...

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 2 open episodes

    The Lecture commemorates Philip Geddes, who studied at St Edmund Hall and was a journalist of considerable promise. After graduating he joined the staff of the London Evening Standard, then moved to the staff of the Daily Express. In December...

  • Updated 20 May 2010 | 5 open episodes

    Richard Dawkins' book The God Delusion has been a run away best seller. It has stimulated global debate, not always very charitable, about whether Dawkins is right to say that it is probably the case that God does not exist. During this...

  • Updated 16 Jun 2016 | 3 open episodes

    The Isaiah Berlin Lecture (Annual lecture in the History of Ideas) is held at Wolfson College, Oxford.

  • Updated 25 Jul 2011 | 4 open episodes

    Manifold greatness: Oxford Celebrations of the King James Bible 1611-2011. Lecture series held in Corpus Christi College to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the first publication of the King James Bible.

  • Updated 09 Apr 2013 | 1 open episode
  • Updated 08 Jul 2015 | 6 open episodes

    The extraordinary career of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) forged intersections between political action, visionary leadership, creative achievement, and romantic self-invention. As a best-selling novelist, flamboyant dandy, notable wit, ethnic...

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