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  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 99 episodes | St John's College

    An annual conference to explore 'Building Peace' from multidisciplinary perspectives held in Oxford. The 2012 conference was entitled, ‘Disciplines of Peace’. The 2012 conference themes included exploring different aspects of the field of peace studies: the relationship between academic research and the practice of peacemaking, peacebuilding and peacekeeping; the skills needed for...

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 69 episodes | Department of Education

    Public seminars from the Department of Education.
    Oxford has been making a major contribution to the field of education for over 100 years and today this Department has a world class reputation for research, for teacher education and for its Masters and doctoral programmes.

    Our aim is to provide an intellectually rich but supportive environment in which to study, to research and...

  • Updated 08 Jun 2017 | 4 episodes | Linacre College

    The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is a multiversity lecture series in the humanities, founded on July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, by the American scholar Obert Clark Tanner. In founding the lecture, he defined their purpose as follows:

    I hope these lectures will contribute to the intellectual and moral life of mankind. I see them simply as a search for a better...

  • Updated 07 Jun 2017 | 23 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Lectures on international law issues by eminent scholars, practitioners and judges of national and international courts. The lecture series is brought to you by the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and is supported by the British Branch of the International Law Association and Oxford University Press. Further details of this series...

  • Updated 05 Jun 2017 | 32 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

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

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 125 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Podcasts from the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, an independent institution affiliated with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 16 episodes | University College

    Podcasts from University College

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 7 episodes | Voltaire Foundation

    The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

  • Updated 31 May 2017 | 45 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    The 'Reformation 2017‘ series highlights some of the events connected with the activities around the 500th anniversary of the publication of Martin Luther’s 95 theses in 1517. A full documentation of ongoing projects can be found at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylor-reformation/

  • Updated 24 May 2017 | 5 episodes | Ertegun Graduate Scholarships Programme

    Podcasts from the Ertegun House which provides the Ertegun Scholarship Programme with a high-profile presence at Oxford, serving as a resource for Ertegun Scholars and for visitors from around the world who will come to Oxford to participate in a programme of events arranged by the Scholar in Residence.

  • Updated 19 May 2017 | 6 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Poet, playwright and novelist, Simon Armitage was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 2015. This series features his public engagements.

    Series image credit Paul Wolfgang Webster.

  • Updated 18 May 2017 | 6 episodes | Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

    When chemistry meets biology, optics and surface science. A 6 part lecture series presented by Professor Joanna Aizenberg.

  • Updated 18 May 2017 | 7 episodes | Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

    A new podcast series from the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford, presenting conversations with individuals interested in improving healthcare through the use of better evidence.

  • Updated 17 May 2017 | 61 episodes | Christ Church

    Tower Poetry is an organization based at Christ Church, University of Oxford, which offers opportunities and resources for young British poets.

    Tower Poetry exists to encourage and challenge everyone who reads or writes poetry. Established following a bequest to Christ Church, Oxford, by the late Christopher Tower, the aims of Tower Poetry are clear: to stimulate an enjoyment and...

  • Updated 11 May 2017 | 16 episodes | Merton College

    A series of podcasts from Merton College, a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that has been at the forefront of education and research at Oxford University since 1264. Nobel Prize winners and other cultural and scientific leaders, such as TS Eliot, JRR Tolkien, and Andrew Wiles, adorn the list of Eminent Mertonians. Merton’s tradition of excellence lives on, thanks to the talent and...

  • Updated 10 May 2017 | 4 episodes | New College

    The Visiting Professorship of Opera is funded by New College, and invites leading figures in the operatic world to Oxford each year to give instruction and practice in their areas of expertise. Professors take up residence for short periods while they are involved in a variety of sessions which will include lectures, symposia, masterclasses and performance. Events are open to student and...

  • Updated 10 May 2017 | 38 episodes | Department of Physics

    Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics host a morning of Theoretical Physics roughly three times a year on a Saturday morning. The mornings consist of three talks pitched to explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level and are open to all Oxford Alumni. Topics include Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes, Dark...

  • Updated 09 May 2017 | 14 episodes | Department of the History of Art

    This major international conference was convened by Geraldine Johnson (University of Oxford), Deborah Schultz (Regent's University London), and Costanza Caraffa (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz—Max-Planck-Institut). It is the sixth in the Photo Archives conference series.

    This conference took place on April 20–21, 2017.

    The conference investigated photographs and...

  • Updated 08 May 2017 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    This series explores different religious and secular approaches to healing. In each episode, DPhil candidate Naomi Richman interviews a representative from a religious or secular movement to find out how their perspectives on spirituality influence their attitudes to health and modern medicine. Through these conversations, Naomi discovers ancient truths that can assist us in our contemporary...

  • Updated 03 May 2017 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts of the lectures and in-conversation events with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and academics, on modern and historic performances inspired by ancient Greek and Roman texts - hosted by the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama. For upcoming public events please visit the APGRD website.

  • Updated 28 Apr 2017 | 1 episode | Medical Sciences Division

    Featuring researchers from the Malaria Atlas Project at the University of Oxford, this series of podcasts looks at some of the statistical methods that can be used to model malaria and other infectious diseases globally, as well as statistical modelling more generally.

    The Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) brings together researchers based around the world with expertise in a wide range of...

  • Updated 27 Apr 2017 | 11 episodes | Department of Earth Sciences

    Podcasts from the department of Earth Sciences.

  • Updated 26 Apr 2017 | 3 episodes | St Antony's College

    Seminars on topics raising issues of political and legal importance

  • Updated 25 Apr 2017 | 6 episodes | Social Sciences Division

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the European Research Council (ERC), set up by the European Commission in 2007. The ERC funds exceptional individual scientists to carry out high-risk, high-gain research at the frontiers of knowledge. Over the last decade, Oxford Social Sciences have shown an outstanding track record of attracting significant ERC funding. This event celebrated the world...

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 154 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Research in Medicine needs to ultimately translate into better treatment of patients. Researchers at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, collaborate to develop better care and improved preventive measures. Findings in the laboratory are translated into changes in clinical practice, from Bench to Bedside.

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 36 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Translational research in NDM has a truly worldwide impact, with scientists and clinicians investigating epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of disease on a global scale. Our podcasts on Global Health illuminate this work, and discuss research conducted in Oxford and around the world to better understand and manage emerging and endemic diseases.

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 20 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Border Criminologies brings together academics, practitioners and those who have experienced border control from around the world. Showcasing original research from a range of perspectives, we hope to better understand the effect of border control and to explore alternatives. Through an emphasis on visual resources and first hand accounts we hope to flesh out our understanding of the lived...

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 24 episodes | Faculty of Law
  • Updated 11 Apr 2017 | 10 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    This series explores the lives of Romans through the Latin inscriptions collection at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, as part of an AHRC funded project between the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick.

  • Updated 07 Apr 2017 | 6 episodes | Faculty of History

    Looking at the history and politics of diplomacy at the Ottoman Court in Istanbul (Constantinople) during the 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries.

  • Updated 07 Apr 2017 | 15 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    The Research Expo is a biennial event at St Edmund Hall, designed to showcase the breadth of research carried out at the College, by both academics and students. This series includes an overview video introducing the event, and then a set of short ‘Teddy Talks’ on a wide range of topics from gravitational waves to medieval history, all aimed at a non-specialist audience. The speakers are...

  • Updated 04 Apr 2017 | 56 episodes | Department of Physics

    How fragile is our world? What physics led to the existence of life, and how likely --or unlikely-- were these conditions to come about? In this video series we assemble top researchers and approach this question for all angles, with a strong focus on the physics involved. Our talks accessibly discuss how the laws of physics, the initial conditions of the universe, and features of our local...

  • Updated 30 Mar 2017 | 4 episodes | Merton College

    The Merton College Physics Lecture (the Ockham, or Occam, Lecture, so named in honour of one of the greatest alumni of the College and of his philosophical principle of intellectual discipline) started in 2009 and is held once a term. It is organised by the physics tutors of the College to promote both intellectual curiosity and social cohesion of the Merton Physics community.

  • Updated 28 Mar 2017 | 46 episodes | Department of Physics

    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 department - http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/

  • Updated 23 Mar 2017 | 1 episode | Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

    Lectures and talks from researchers and invited speakers at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. We deliver world-class research, engagement and training that advances primary care, influences health policy and develops professional skills for the delivery of better health care in the community.

  • Updated 23 Mar 2017 | 88 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    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 good solution for refugees. It contains 33 articles on Resettlement, plus a mini-feature on Post-deportation risks and monitoring and four articles...

  • Updated 21 Mar 2017 | 36 episodes | Department of Psychiatry

    Psychiatry is a medical discipline seeking to understand and treat mental illness. These podcasts provide an introduction to core topics in psychiatry, and to research undertaken in the Oxford University Department of Psychiatry. This series is relevant to health-care professionals and members of the public. The topic podcasts are particularly relevant to medical students studying psychiatry...

  • Updated 16 Mar 2017 | 153 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    Podcasts from the Department of Politics and International relations and its centres.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 32 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    Adam Smyth hosts a series of discussions by Oxford and visiting researchers presenting current research on the material history of the book.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 4 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    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 1983 he was in Harrods, the Knightsbridge store, when orders were issued for the building to be evacuated. Realising there was a story to be had, he went...

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 6 episodes | Bodleian Library

    The History of the Book and Cultural History, History of Art, Classics, Economics, Manuscript studies, Theology, and Law. Oxford, Weston Library, Visiting Scholars’ Centre (VSC) – Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15. Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)

  • Updated 10 Mar 2017 | 27 episodes | St Anne's College

    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 would have found it unaffordable. It became a full College of the University in 1952. It has taken both men and women since 1979, and is now one of...

  • Updated 07 Mar 2017 | 1 episode |

    Podcasts from the University of Oxford Department of Computer Science, one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country. Formerly known as the Oxford University Computing Laboratory, it is home to a community of world-class research and teaching. Research activities encompass core Computer Science, as well as computational biology, quantum computing, computational...

  • Updated 07 Mar 2017 | 20 episodes | Department of Physics

    Informal interviews with physics alumni at events, lectures and other alumni related activities.

  • Updated 28 Feb 2017 | 54 episodes | Wolfson College

    Wolfson is the largest graduate college in Oxford. Our diverse student body has a wide spread of disciplines and nationalities. The College is both traditional and unconventional, forward thinking and friendly.

  • Updated 27 Feb 2017 | 69 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. Humanity at the crossroads: Bringing together the best minds to tackle the toughest challenges of the 21st century.

  • Updated 24 Feb 2017 | 39 episodes | St Anne's College

    The discipline of Comparative Literature is changing. Its Eurocentric heritage has been challenged by various formulations of ‘world literature’, while new media and new forms of artistic production are bringing urgency to comparative thinking across literature, film, the visual arts and music. The resulting questions of method are both intellectually compelling and central to the future of...

  • Updated 24 Feb 2017 | 5 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    The University's Equality Policy provides for an inclusive environment which 'promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential'. It also provides that no student or member of staff will be treated less favorable...

  • Updated 20 Feb 2017 | 48 episodes | St Antony's College

    The European Studies Centre at St Antony's College is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of Europe. It has particular strengths in politics, history and international relations, but also brings together economists, sociologists, social anthropologists and students of culture. We see ourselves as a meeting place and intellectual laboratory for the whole community of those interested...

  • Updated 15 Feb 2017 | 14 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A performance of the Euthydemus in an English adaptation. The Euthydemus did more than most of Plato’s works to give a bad name to the 'sophists', itinerant teachers whom he will have encountered in his youth when some of them clashed with his hero Socrates. Here his dialogue about two sophists is transferred to a twentieth-century setting, Princeton University, where the...

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