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St Cross College

St Cross is one of the 38 colleges of the University of Oxford, noted within the collegiate community for its diversity and academic excellence. The College offers a unique inter-disciplinary environment, spanning and integrating the arts and sciences, to scholars from all nations. It is a caring and progressive community, committed to its tradition of egalitarianism and to supporting all students in their intellectual and personal growth.

Series associated with St Cross College

Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Modern Perspectives
St Cross College Lectures
St Cross Colloquia
St. Cross College
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum Colloquia Week 4 HT11: Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Alice Stevenson 09 Feb 2011
2 Tactical Voting Colloquia Week 4 HT11: Tactical Voting. David Hume 09 Feb 2011
3 Reparative Reasoning: An Abductive Approach to Religious Conflict Colloquia Week 5 MT10: Reparative Reasoning: An Abductive Approach to Religious Conflict. Gary Slater 17 Nov 2010
4 Moving goods and moving people: transport, infrastructure and economic transformation in Tanzania Colloquia Week 4 MT10: Moving goods and moving people: transport, infrastructure and economic transformation in Tanzania. Chris Adam 17 Nov 2010
5 Acknowledgements Acknowledgements and credits for the podcast series Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Contemporary Perspectives. Daniel Nicolae 12 Oct 2010
6 Hospitals and Madness (Respondents) Respondents to Peregrine Horden's lecture: Hospitals and Madness. Matthew Broome, Afzal Javed 12 Oct 2010
7 Hospitals and Madness (Key Lecture) Last of four key lectures, delivered by Peregrine Horden, Professor of Medieval History, Royal Holloway, University of London. Peregrine Horden 12 Oct 2010
8 Foul Whisperings: Madness and Poetry in Arabic Literary History (Respondents) Respondents to Geert Jan der Gelder's lecture:, Foul Whisperings: Madness and Poetry in Arabic Literary History. Neel Burton, Katherine Angel 12 Oct 2010
9 Foul Whisperings: Madness and Poetry in Arabic Literary History (Key Lecture) Third of four key lectures delivered by Geert Jan van Gelder, Laudian Professor of Arabic, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford. Geert Jan van Gelder 12 Oct 2010
10 Love-sickness between Medicine, Philosophy and Theology, and Islam (Respondents) Respondents to Hinrich Biesterfeldt's lecture: Love-sickness between Medicine, Philosophy and Theology, and Islam. Athar Yawar, M Quasim 12 Oct 2010
11 Love-sickness between Medicine, Philosophy and Theology, and Islam (Key Lecture) Second of four key lectures, delivered by Hinrich Biesterfeldt, Professor of Islam Studies Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Hinrich Biesterfeldt 12 Oct 2010
12 The Historical Background: Saladin's Court (Key Lecture) First of four key lectures, delivered by Carole Hillenbrand, Professor of Islamic History at the University of Edinburgh, and author of "The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives". Carole Hillenbrand 12 Oct 2010
13 Preliminary Perspective: Medicine and Madness at the Court of Saladin Sets the background of the workshop, and explains how the four historical key lectures relate to Daniel Nicolae's research. Daniel Nicolae 12 Oct 2010
14 Introduction - The Philosophy of Psychiatry Delivered by Bill Fulford, a psychiatrist and member of the Philosophy Faculty at Oxford University. Bill Fulford 11 Oct 2010
15 Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Modern Perspectives - Preface Preface to the Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Modern Perspectives conference, delivered by conference organiser Daniel Nicolae. Daniel Nicolae 11 Oct 2010
16 Outsourcing Governance - limitations to new models of ethical governance in global supply chains Colloquia Week 2 TT10 - Outsourcing Governance - limitations to new models of ethical governance in global supply chains. Mick Blowfield 06 May 2010
17 A hidden secret or placebo effect? How Saladin's physicians took care of souls and bodies Colloquia Week 7 HT10 - Daniel Nicolae; "A hidden secret or placebo effect? How Saladin's physicians took care of souls and bodies". Daniel Nicolae 03 Mar 2010
18 'The Sound of Africa' - Hugh Tracey tried to record the entire African continent but was anybody listening? Colloquia Week 4 HT10 - Noel Lobley; The Sound of Africa - Hugh Tracey tried to record the entire African continent but was anybody listening? Noel Lobley 10 Feb 2010
19 Lyophilization of Protein Pharmaceuticals Colloquia Week 3 HT10 - Dr Heiko Schiffter; "Lyophilization of Protein Pharmaceuticals". Heiko Schiffter 03 Feb 2010
20 The Science Museum, London - an educational institution? Colloquium week 7 MT09 (Junior member speaker). Thad Parsons III 26 Nov 2009
21 'Fly Genetics': What can fruit flies tell us about our immune system? Colloquium - Week 5 MT09 (Senior Speaker). Petros Ligoxygakis 11 Nov 2009
22 A History of Christianity - Introduction to the series An introductory talk given by Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch prior to the gala screening of the first episode of the BBC TV series "A History of Christianity" at St Cross 5/11/2009. Diarmaid MacCulloch 06 Nov 2009
23 Sino-Japanese Relations beyond ODA 'Sino-Japanese Relations beyond ODA' Colloquium - week 2 MT09. Matt Bilski 06 Nov 2009
24 Week 6 - "The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Failed States" "The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Failed States: Somalia, State Collapse and the Global War on Terror" A paper presented during the weekly Colloquium. Harry Verhoeven 16 Jun 2009
25 Colloquium Week 7: "What are the social work types and why should we care?" A paper presented on Tuesday 9th June 2009 at the St Cross College Colloquium. Tracy Wharton 10 Jun 2009
26 Colloquium Week 5: "Funding Conservation and Development in the Dominican Republic" A Paper detailing fieldwork analysing funding for conservation and development in the Dominican Republic. Laura Sauls 10 Jun 2009
27 Colloquium Week 2: Myths about the Medieval World There are some standard modern myths (e.g. "medieval people thought the earth was flat"; "they were considered old at the age of 30", etc.) which historians are always encountering in their audiences, and I will try to de-bunk some of these. Emilie Savage-Smith 05 Jun 2009
28 Physics of the Impossible Professor Michio Kaku poses the question: "where does the realm of science fiction end?" He explores the actual possibilities of ideas such as time travel, force fields, teleportation, star ships and invisibility. Michio Kaku 05 Jun 2009
29 Students of St Cross Students of St Cross college discuss living and studying at the college. Laela Adamson, Shannon Keiley, Thad Parsons, Amy Yang 04 Dec 2008