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Series associated with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

Art and Action: The Intersections of Literary Celebrity and Politics
Death at the Museum
Gender and Authority
Is the playwright dead?
Medieval German Studies
MOVING, TEACHING, INSPIRING: The National Trust and University of Oxford in the 21st Century
Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue
Teaching to Transgress
The Many Lives of Benjamin Disraeli
The Oxford Healthcare Values Partnership
Unconscious Memory
Unlocking Late Schumann
Women in Oxford's History
Women's Responses to the Reformation
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 The Future of Heritage Join our panel of experts as they discuss the opportunities and threats facing heritage today, and debate their own visions of a sector fit for the 21st century and beyond Helen Ghosh, Carole Souter, Sandy Nairne, Peter Mandler 27 Jul 2017
2 Gender and Authority Seminar 5: Annika Forkert (University of Bristol) Seminar held at the University of Oxford, 16 November 2016. Annika Forkert 25 Jul 2017
3 Creative Commons Supporting Our Cause This lecture focuses on how branding and fundraising are fundamental to supporting the National Trust and Oxford University. Oliver Cox, Jackie Jordan, Susan Foster 19 May 2017
4 Creative Commons Heritage as Business Two speakers give their insights into the business of conservation and heritage. Hilary McGrady, Pegram Harrsion, Oliver Cox 17 May 2017
5 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 7, University of Oxford, 22 February 2017 Gender and Authority Seminar 7: Serena Alessi (British School at Rome) and Rachel Delman (University of Oxford). Music: 'Enigmatic' by bensound.com Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 06 Apr 2017
6 Creative Commons Land, Outdoors and Nature Peter Nixon and Professor Heather Viles discuss the challenges and opportunities we face today in caring for and studying the natural environment. Peter Nixon, Heather Viles, Oliver Cox 20 Mar 2017
7 Creative Commons Our Collections and Their Audiences In this lecture Simon Murray and Dr Xa Sturgis discuss historic collections and their audiences, exploring the need – and means – of making historic collections relevant in the 21st century. Simon Murray, Xa Sturgis 20 Mar 2017
8 Creative Commons History, Vision, Ambition In this introductory lecture Dame Helen Ghosh and Professor Karen O'Brien discuss the history, current vision and future ambition of their respective organisations. Dame Helen Ghosh, Karen O’Brien 20 Mar 2017
9 Equity and commissioning - Richard Sullivan Session 4: Equity and commissioning - Richard Sullivan Mark Sheehan, Richard Sullivan 19 Jan 2017
10 Equity and commissioning - Muir Gray Session 4: Equity and commissioning - Muir Gray Muir Gray, Mark Sheehan 19 Jan 2017
11 Data sharing and participation - Jonathan Montgomery Session 3: Data sharing and participation - Jonathan Montgomery Ingrid Slade, Jonathan Montgomery 19 Jan 2017
12 Data sharing and participation - Anna Middleton Session 3: Data sharing and participation - Anna Middleton Ingrid Slade, Anna Middleton 19 Jan 2017
13 Data sharing and participation - Mark Lawler Session 3: Data sharing and participation - Mark Lawler Mark Lawler, Ingrid Slade 19 Jan 2017
14 The human person and the communication of risk - Sian Rees Session 2: The human person and the communication of risk - Sian Rees Rob Horne, Sian Rees 19 Jan 2017
15 The human person and the communication of risk - Alastair Kent Session 2: The human person and the communication of risk - Alastair Kent Rob Horne, Alastair Kent 19 Jan 2017
16 The human person and the communication of risk - Joshua Hordern Session 2: The human person and the communication of risk - Joshua Hordern Joshua Hordern, Rob Horne 19 Jan 2017
17 The promise and the hype of 'personalised medicine' - John Tooke Session 1: The promise and the hype of 'personalised medicine' - John Tooke Joshua Hordern, John Tooke 19 Jan 2017
18 The promise and the hype of 'personalised medicine' - Steve Sturdy Session 1: The promise and the hype of 'personalised medicine' - Steve Sturdy Steve Sturdy, Joshua Horden 19 Jan 2017
19 The promise and the hype of 'personalised medicine' - Tim Maughan Session 1: The promise and the hype of 'personalised medicine' - Tim Maughan Tim Maughan, Joshua Hordern 19 Jan 2017
20 Highlights of Personalised Medicine Highlights of Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls Alastair Kent, Anna Middleton, Marion Lynch, Muir Gray 19 Jan 2017
21 Personalised Medicine, interview with Jonathan Montgomery Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls, a short interview with Jonathan Montgomery Jonathan Montgomery 18 Jan 2017
22 Personalised Medicine, interview with Anna Middleton Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls, a short interview with Anna Middleton Anna Middleton 18 Jan 2017
23 Personalised Medicine, interview with Marion Lynch Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls, a short interview with Marion Lynch Marion Lynch 18 Jan 2017
24 Personalised Medicine, interview with Mark Lawler Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls, a short interview with Mark Lawler Mark Lawler 18 Jan 2017
25 Personalised Medicine, interview with Alastair Kent Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls, a short interview with Alastair Kent Alastair Kent 18 Jan 2017
26 Personalised Medicine, interview with Rick Kaplan Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls, a short interview with Rick Kaplan Rick Kaplan 18 Jan 2017
27 Personalised Medicine, interview with Muir Gray Personalised Medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls, a short interview with Muir Gray Muir Gray 18 Jan 2017
28 Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Roundtable The Gender and Authority TORCH Network, in collaboration with the Centre for Gender, Identity, and Subjectivity, hosted a roundtable discussion at Balliol College on 2 November 2016. Mara Keire, Maria Jaschok, Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Joana Serrado 18 Nov 2016
29 Creative Commons TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 4, University of Oxford, 19 October 2016 Gender and Authority Seminar 4: Sahba Shayani (University of Oxford) and Victoria Van Hyning (University of Oxford). Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 22 Oct 2016
30 Creative Commons TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 3, University of Oxford, 1 June 2016 Gender and Authority Seminar 3: Lynn Ellen Burkett (Western Caroline University) and Alexis Brown (University of Oxford). Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 22 Oct 2016
31 Women in Oxford's History: Rose Potter Clarributt Exploring the life of Rose Potter Clarributt: long-serving matron of the Radcliffe Infirmary Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Hannah Newson 19 Oct 2016
32 Women in Oxford's History: Elizabeth Wordsworth Exploring the life of Elizabeth Wordsworth: founding principal of Lady Margaret Hall and founder of St Hugh's College Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds 19 Oct 2016
33 Women in Oxford's History: Maria Czaplicka Exploring the life of Maria Czaplicka: Polish anthropologist of Siberian indigenous people Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Jaanika Vider 19 Oct 2016
34 Women in Oxford's History: Ida Busbridge Exploring the life of Ida Busbridge: promoter of women's education at St Hugh's College Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Bethany White 19 Oct 2016
35 Women in Oxford's History: Kofoworola Moore Exploring the life of Kofoworola Moore: first black woman to graduate from the University of Oxford Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, JC Niala 19 Oct 2016
36 Women in Oxford's History: C. Violet Butler Exploring the life of C. Violet Buter: philanthropist, social researcher, and educator Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Kathryne Crossley 19 Oct 2016
37 Unlocking Late Schumann Episode 4 Schumann and literature (opp. 132 and 133) Laura Tunbridge, Barry Murnane, Tim Horton 12 Oct 2016
38 Unlocking Late Schumann Episode 3 Schumann's Maria Stuart songs Laura Tunbridge, Sarah Connolly, Eugene Asti, Richard Wigmore 12 Oct 2016
39 Unlocking Late Schumann Episode 1 Schumann in 1849 Laura Tunbridge, Frankie Perry, Richard Wigmore, Roger Vignoles 12 Oct 2016
40 Unlocking Late Schumann Episode 2 Schumann's Lenau lieder Laura Tunbridge, James Gilchrist, Richard Wigmore, Roger Vignoles 12 Oct 2016
41 Session 6 Sixth session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Elleke Boehmer, Roger Crisp, Ashwini Deshpande, Devaki Jain 09 Aug 2016
42 Session 5 Fifth session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Elleke Boehmer, Francesca Rhodes, Lloyd Pratt, Tarunabh Khaitan 09 Aug 2016
43 Session 4 Fourth session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Diane Elson, Elleke Boehmer, Linda McDowell, Roger Crisp 09 Aug 2016
44 Session 3 Third session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Alfred Gathorne-Hardy, Ashwini Deshpande, Devaki Jain, Diane Elson 09 Aug 2016
45 Session 2 Second session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Elleke Boehmer, Roger Crisp, Lloyd Pratt, Ashwini Deshpande 09 Aug 2016
46 Session 1 First session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Devaki Jain, Roger Crisp, Martin O'Neill, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington 09 Aug 2016
47 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 1, University of Oxford, 2 March 2016 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 1 featuring Mary Harrod and Susan Garrard. Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 06 Jul 2016
48 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 2, University of Oxford, 11 May 2016 Gender and Authority Seminar 2: Amy Donovan Blondell, ‘Gender, Self-determination and Authority: Homeless Young Women Navigate Life on the Road’. Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 06 Jul 2016
49 Creative Commons Authenticity Three speakers examine Authenticity in the 8th Unconscious Memory seminar. Andrew Parker, Hannah Drayson, Matthew Reynolds 04 Jul 2016
50 Creative Commons And all this time it dwells behind the door Annie Freud, the award-winning poet and artist, will talk about where her poems come from, her development as an artist and writer, and the relationship between her poems and paintings. Annie Freud, Sowon Park 04 Jul 2016
51 Creative Commons Political wisdom and deep devotion: The introduction of the Reformation in Southern Lower Saxony by Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Calenberg-Gottingen Ruth Gornandt gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Ruth Gornandt 28 Jun 2016
52 Creative Commons 'Print therefore good Lord, and write these examples in my memory': The Forgotten History of Writing and Printing Lady Abergavenny's Prayers Louise Horton gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Louise Horton 28 Jun 2016
53 Creative Commons Danish Noblewomen's Use of Manuscript Prayer Books c. 1550-1600 Marie Møller Christensen gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Marie Møller Christensen 28 Jun 2016
54 Creative Commons Textual Negotiation and Resistance of Female Religious Communities Facing Reformation Elizabeth Goodwin gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Elizabeth Goodwin 28 Jun 2016
55 Creative Commons Sin and Salvation: Churching as a disciplinary tool in Early Modern Denmark Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig 28 Jun 2016
56 Creative Commons Brandenburg's Calvinist Turn and the Portrayal of Dynastic Women Prof Sara Smart (Exeter) gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Sara Smart 28 Jun 2016
57 Creative Commons Recording women's responses to the Reformation: Henry Jessey as "relator" of Sarah Wight's religious prophecy in The Exceeding Riches of Grace (1647) Claire McGann gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Claire McGann 28 Jun 2016
58 Creative Commons The women behind the prophecies: A discussion of Ursula Jost and her printer Margarethe Prüss Nicola Deboys gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Nicola Deboys 28 Jun 2016
59 Creative Commons Of Martyrs and Makhanas: Jesuits and Gender in the Seventeenth-Century Marianas Mission Prof Ulrike Strasser (UC San Diego) gives a talk for the Women's Responses to the Reformation conference. Ulrike Strasser 27 Jun 2016
60 Markets and Healthcare - Andrew Papanikitas Dr Andrew Papanikitas discusses markets and healthcare Andrew Papanikitas 06 Apr 2016
61 Markets and Healthcare - Mahima Mitra Dr Mahima Mitra discusses markets and healthcare Mahima Mitra 06 Apr 2016
62 Markets and Healthcare - Anant Jani Dr Anant Jani discusses markets and healthcare Anant Jani 06 Apr 2016
63 Empathy - Jeremy Howick Dr Jeremy Howick discusses empathy in healthcare Jeremy Howick 06 Apr 2016
64 Markets and Healthcare - Therese Feiler Dr Therese Feiler discusses markets and healthcare Therese Feiler 06 Apr 2016
65 Personalised Medicine - Joshua Hordern Dr Joshua Hordern discusses personalised medicine Joshua Hordern 06 Apr 2016
66 Texts, Talks and Tailoring: Adichie and her Fashion Politics Matthew Lecznar assesses the fashion politics of Adichie's fiction and public discourse Matthew Lecznar 03 Apr 2016
67 Hemingway vs Gellhorn: A Famous D-Day Rivalry Kate McLoughlin offers an intriguing case study of the gendering of writerly fame. Kate McLoughlin 03 Apr 2016
68 Between Morality and the Marketplace: Literary Celebrity and the Transatlantic Anti-Slavery Movement Simon Morgan discusses the tensions within the transatlantic anti-slavery movement between literary celebrity and moral responsibility. Simon Morgan 03 Apr 2016
69 The Rhetoric of Fame: Persuading the People in Early Modern England Kate De Rycker demonstrates that the social role of 16th-century English writers was becoming increasingly affected by the developing concept of celebrity. Kate De Rycker 03 Apr 2016
70 Disraeli's 'Spectre of Unsatisfied Ambition': Literary Celebrity in/and Political Office Sandra Mayer explores Disraeli's dual commitment to art and action against the background of Victorian celebrity culture. Sandra Mayer 02 Apr 2016
71 Authorship, Politics, Celebrity: Theoretical and Methodological Perspectives In this roundtable discussion, Caroline Davis, Olivier Driessens, and Peter D McDonald reflect on literature as a mode of public intervention. Elleke Boehmer, Caroline Davis, Olivier Driessens, Peter D McDonald 02 Apr 2016
72 Significant Form Semir Zeki gives a presentation entitled; The Neurobiology of Beauty, and Gerhard Lauer gives a talk entitled, Is there an Aesthetic Experience in this Experiment? The Chair is Professor Andrew Parker. Semir Zeki, Gerhard Lauer, Andrew Parker 18 Mar 2016
73 Creative Commons Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Abbess Bärbel Görcke (Mariensee): The Prayer-Book of Abbess Odilia Multiple presentations from the German Studies Staff Henrike Lähnemann, Abbess Bärbel Görcke 22 Feb 2016
74 Creative Commons Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Ulrike Hascher-Burger (Utrecht): Musical Notation Presentations about the Medingen Manuscripts Henrike Lähnemann, Ulrike Hascher-Burger 22 Feb 2016
75 Creative Commons Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Alan Coates (Oxford): The Incunable Traces Presentations about the Medingen Manuscripts Henrike Lähnemann, Alan Coates 22 Feb 2016
76 Creative Commons Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Nigel F. Palmer (Oxford): Cistercian Punctuation Presentations about the Medingen Manuscripts Henrike Lähnemann, Nigel Palmer 22 Feb 2016
77 Creative Commons Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Andrew Honey (Oxford): The Plaque in the Psalter and the Bindings Presentations about the Medingen Manuscripts Henrike Lähnemann, Andrew Honey 22 Feb 2016
78 Creative Commons Masterclass Medingen Manuscripts: Henrike Lähnemann (Oxford): Introduction Presentations about the Medingen Manuscripts Henrike Lähnemann 22 Feb 2016
79 Creative Commons The Future of German Studies Round Table on the occasion of the Inaugural Lecture of Henrike Lähnemann Hans-Jochen Schiewer, Wilhelm Krull, Dorothea Rüland, Katrin Kohl 19 Feb 2016
80 Creative Commons The Materiality of Medieval Manuscripts Henrike Lähnemann’s Inaugural Lecture for the Chair in German Medieval Literature and Linguistics. Henrike Lähnemann, Richard Ovenden, Sally Mapstone, kristin püttmann 15 Feb 2016
81 Creative Commons Death at the Museum Highlights of the Ashmolean Museum's Halloween DEADFriday event. University of Oxford 16 Dec 2015
82 'Accidental Death in Tudor England' Professor Steven Gunn and Dr Tomasz Gromelski gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Dr Steven Gunn and Dr Tomasz Gromelski 24 Nov 2015
83 Oscar Wilde's Love Beyond the Grave Michèle Mendelssohn gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Michèle Mendelssohn 24 Nov 2015
84 'Death Masks: Facing the Dead' Emily Knight gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Emily Knight 24 Nov 2015
85 ‘Ophelia, Death and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood’ Hannah Lyons gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Hannah Lyons 24 Nov 2015
86 'Crowley's Tarot and Egyptian Art' John Dunning gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event John Dunning 24 Nov 2015
87 ‘Who owns your face when you are DEAD?’ Jane Caplan gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Jane Caplan 24 Nov 2015
88 'The Roman Art of Dying' Paul Roberts gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Paul Roberts 24 Nov 2015
89 'Victorian Children's Literature and Death' Franziska Kohlt gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Franziska Kohlt 24 Nov 2015
90 'A View from My Corpse' Raymond Tallis gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Raymond Tallis 24 Nov 2015
91 The Unconscious: a Concept or a Metaphor? Andrew Mayes, and Angus Nicholls, give a talk for the Unconscious Memory seminar series. Andrew Mayes, Angus Nicholls 02 Nov 2015
92 Creative Commons Disraeli's 'Venetia': Death of a Poet? Michael Flavin demonstrates the way in which a critically unexplored novel, 'Venetia', sheds light on Disraeli's political formation. Michael Flavin 08 Jul 2015
93 Creative Commons Working with Hughenden Manor: Solving the Statesman’s Rooms Oliver Cox (D.Phil, Oxford) and Rob Bandy (manager, Hughenden Manor) discuss the exciting partnership between Oxford University researchers and National Trust properties throughout the country. Oliver Cox, Rob Bandy 08 Jul 2015
94 Creative Commons Rediscovering Disraeli – One Letter at a Time Michel Pharand, director of The Disraeli Project in Ontario, talks about piecing together Disraeli's story, one letter at a time. Michel Pharand 08 Jul 2015
95 Creative Commons Pegasus and Carthorse: The Many Shades of Disraeli’s Celebrity Sandra Mayer assesses the intersections of literary and political fame in Disraeli’s public image. Sandra Mayer 08 Jul 2015
96 Creative Commons Scenes from Disraeli’s Extraordinary Life: Curating the Bodleian 2004 Exhibition and Widening Its Reach An inside look at the 2002 Bodleian Library exhibition about Disraeli's extraordinary life. Helen Langley 08 Jul 2015
97 Creative Commons 'A Jew in his heart': The Reception of Disraeli's Judaism A dynamic exploration of shifts in historical writing about Disraeli's Judaism between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Megan Kearney 08 Jul 2015
98 The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off Professor Laura Doan talks on the future of Women's Studies in 'The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off. Laura Doan 22 Jun 2015
99 Still Brave? U.S Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project Professor Patricia Hill Collins talks on black feminism today in 'Still Brave? U.S Black Feminism as a Social Justice Project Patricia Hill Collins 22 Jun 2015
100 Sisters comin’ together’: Female Rappers and Collaboration Charis Dishman presents her Master's thesis entitled ‘Sisters comin’ together’: Female Rappers and Collaboration'. Charis Dishman 22 Jun 2015