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Chris Wickham

Series featuring Chris Wickham

  • TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
  • Overcoming a Sense of Academic Failure
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons What to do About Failure: Personal Attitudes. How to change your own attitudes to failure and success, and how failure relates to regret. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
2 Creative Commons Failure and the Farewell to Academia. Why does the idea of leaving academia so often feel like professional failure? Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Rachel Bray, Chiara Cappellaro 22 May 2018
3 Creative Commons Failure and Other People Other people (or our idea of them) can induce feelings of failure and alleviate or transform them. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
4 Creative Commons The Feeling of Failure What does failure feel like, and what happens when you sit with it? Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
5 Crossing Boundaries: Medievalists in Cross-Disciplinary Conversation Launch event for the TORCH programme Oxford Medieval Studies Emma Dillon, Henrike Lähnemann, David Wallace, Chris Wickham 13 Jan 2016
6 Humanities and Science: Randomness and Order An interdisciplinary discussion exploring the role of randomness and order in physics, probability, history and music. Ian Walmsley, Jonathan Cross, Alison Etheridge, Chris Wickham 18 Feb 2015