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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Matthew Snape on running COVID-19 vaccine trials Matthew Snape discusses the running COVID-19 vaccine trials with Stanley Ulijaszek matthew snape, Stanley Ulijaszek 16 Mar 2021
2 Dan Hicks discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on museums with Stanley Ulijaszek Dan Hicks, British archaeologist and anthropologist discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on museums with Stanley Ulijaszek Stanley Ulijaszek, Dan Hicks 19 Feb 2021
3 Michael Parker and the COVID-19 response St Cross College Fellow Michael Parker is Professor of Bioethics, Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and of the Ethox Centre, all at the University of Oxford. Michael Parker, Stanley Ulijaszek 01 Feb 2021
4 Rana Mitter and the implications of COVID-19 for China St Cross College Fellow Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford, in a conversation with Stanley Ulijaszek about China and the COVID-19 pandemic. Rana Mitter, Stanley Ulijaszek 01 Feb 2021
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 '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
10 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
11 Who are most vulnerable to misinformation about the pandemic Federica Cherubini speaks with Rasmus Nielsen and Richard Fletcher, two of the authors of a recent report about the coronavirus communication crisis in the UK. Frederica Cherubini, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Richard Fletcher 27 Oct 2020
12 Live Event: The World After CoVid TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Humanities and Policy Week Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Ngaire Woods, Peter Frankopan 13 Oct 2020
13 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
14 St Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 7: Dr Thierry Malleret For Episode 7, we are joined by Dr Thierry Malleret (SAM 1991-2), founder and principal author of the Monthly Barometer - www.monthlybarometer.com/. Thierry Malleret 18 Sep 2020
15 Live Event: This is Shakespeare - Prof Emma Smith in conversation with Erica Whyman OBE Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Emma Smith, Erica Whyman 15 Sep 2020
16 St Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 1: Professor Simukai Chigudu Professor Simukai Chigudu, Associate Professor of African Politics, joins us to discuss his book The Political Life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe and the lessons for today. Simukai Chigudu 26 Aug 2020
17 Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 2: Professor Thomas Hale Professor Thomas Hale, Associate Professor in Global Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government; Fellow of St Antony's College discusses his recent pioneering work on the Covid-19 response tracker. Thomas Hale 26 Aug 2020
18 St Antony's Looks at the World - Ep. 3 Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis Professor of International Relations, Faculty Fellow, St Antonys College discusses her recent reflections on the Coronavirus pandemic and what it means for our story and myth. Kalypso Nicolaidis 26 Aug 2020
19 Cinematic Translations: Visualising the Invisible Path of Contagion Marta Arnaldi (Oxford) talks with Kirsten Ostherr (Rice) in another episode of Translating Illness. Marta Arnaldi, Kirsten Ostherr 26 Aug 2020
20 Fair Access to Covid-19 Treatment in Mexico Philosopher César Palacios-González talks about how corruption and racism in Mexico created serious hurdles for developing federal guidelines for deciding who gets to access scarce medical resources. César Palacios-González, Katrien Devolder 08 Jul 2020
21 Masks, Vaccine and Cure: Translating Medical Evidence During and After the Pandemic Marta Arnaldi (Oxford) presents another Translating COVID-19 video conversation, with Eivind Engebretsen (Oslo). Marta Arnaldi, Eivind Engebretsen 02 Jul 2020
22 Global Healing: Towards a World Policy of Care The third Translating COVID-19 video conversation, with Marta Arnaldi (Oxford) and Karen Thornber (Harvard). Marta Arnaldi, Karen Thornber 17 Jun 2020
23 Reporting pandemics: Measles and Coronavirus in the Pacific Islands Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson, investigative reporter from Samoa speaks about reporting on the twin pandemics in the Pacific Islands Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson 09 Jun 2020
24 Your Digital Life During Lockdown A podcast to help students consider how best to use digital devices during the COVID-19 lockdown. A blog on digital distractions can be found on the welfare coronavirus advice page https://www.ox.ac.uk/students/welfare/counselling/coronavirus Ulrik Lyngs, Maureen Freed, Oxford University Counselling Service 28 May 2020
25 Creative Commons Welcome to Teddie Cast, the podcast of the Oxford Critical Theory Network (TORCH) In our very first episode, our host and network convenor Lillian Hingley (DPhil English, Oxford) reflects upon her thoughts in lockdown. Lillian Hingley 19 May 2020
26 Translating Illness: The Case of COVID-19 Marta Arnaldi (Principal Investigator, Translating Illness, Oxford) in conversation with author Nicola Gardini (Oxford). Marta Arnaldi, Nicola Gardini 15 May 2020
27 Creative Commons Is it Permissible for Healthcare Workers to Stop Working if They Lack PPE? Katrien Devolder interviews Udo Schüklenk. Udo Schuklenk, Katrien Devolder 23 Apr 2020
28 Creative Commons How the Coronavirus Pandemic Exacerbates Existing Inequalities An interview with Dr Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra. Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra, Katrien Devolder 21 Apr 2020
29 Creative Commons Triage in an Italian ICU During the Coronavirus Pandemic An interview with Dr Marco Vergano. Marco Vergano, Katrien Devolder 20 Apr 2020
30 Creative Commons Tackling the Cause of the Coronavirus Pandemic An interview with Professor Peter Singer. Peter Singer, Katrien Devolder 20 Apr 2020
31 How do mathematicians model infectious disease outbreaks? Models. They are dominating our Lockdown lives. But what is a mathematical model? We hear a lot about the end result, but how is it put together? What are the assumptions? And how accurate can they be? Robin Thompson 15 Apr 2020
32 Maths and Stats in Action – Real-time Analysis to Understand the Novel Coronavirus Providing a whirlwind tour of the quantitative analyses currently underway to understand the transmission and control of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCOV). Recorded on 31st January 2020. Christl Donnelly, Robin Thompson, Christophe Fraser 11 Mar 2020