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Julia Bray

Series featuring Julia Bray

  • St John's College
  • A Corpus, Not a Canon
  • TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
  • Thinking with Things: The Oxford Collection
  • Centre for the Study of the Book
  • History of the Book 2017
  • Overcoming a Sense of Academic Failure
  • Middle East Centre
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Book Launch: Christian Martyrs under Islam Dr Christian C Sahner (Associate Professor of Islamic History, Faculty of Oriental Studies), talks about his new book, the discussants are Phil Booth (Faculty of Theology) and Professor Julia Bray (Oriental Institute). Christian C Sahner, Phil Booth, Julia Bray 26 Nov 2018
2 Creative Commons What to do About Failure: Personal Actions. How to take action to change the role failure plays in your life. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Rachel Bray, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 Arabic - Scrolls into codices: Jilyani's picture-poems for Saladin Professor Julia Bray (Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the new series for the Centre for the Study of the Book. Julia Bray 23 Feb 2018
8 Arabic - Scrolls into codices: Jilyani's picture-poems for Saladin Professor Julia Bray (Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the new series for the Centre for the Study of the Book. Julia Bray 29 Jan 2018
9 Tombstone of a Muslim girl On what were people’s feelings about death and the dead in North Africa a thousand years ago? What does this tombstone tell us? With Professor Julia Bray, Arabic, University of Oxford. Julia Bray 23 Jan 2017
10 The Role of Religion in Identity Julia Bray (University of Oxford) delivers a keynote lecture on the role of religion in identity Julia Bray 07 Jul 2016
11 Reading the Corpus LAL’s contribution to cultural diplomacy, diffusion, literary exchanges, and education. Wen-chin Ouyang and Chip Rossetti lead discussion with Philip Kennedy, Sean Anthony, Julia Bray, Robert Irwin and Mohamed-Salah Omri. Wen-Chin Ouyang, Chip Rossetti, Philip Kennedy, Julia Bray 29 May 2015
12 Editing the Corpus Methods and approaches to establishing the texts, linguistic difficulty, history of transmission, literary character, audience. Michael Cooperson leads discussion with Julia Bray, Joseph Lowry, and Devin Stewart. Michael Cooperson, Julia Bray, Joseph Lowry, Devin Stewart 29 May 2015
13 Remembering the Corpus [Part 2] Different genres embraced by LAL and modes of writing. Julia Bray and James Montgomery lead discussion with Beatrice Gruendler and Shawkat Toorawa. Julia Bray, James Montgomery, Beatrice Gruendier, Shawkat Toorawa 29 May 2015
14 Human Chain Is the study of Arabic literature in the western academy going round in circles or moving forward? What has been the most important recent development in the field? Julia Bray 12 Jun 2014