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  • Updated 01 Jul 2019 | 148 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) is an interdisciplinary research unit based at the University of Oxford, dedicated to understanding the complex and interwoven causes of obesity in populations across the world. This seminar series is hosted by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 28 Jun 2019 | 21 episodes | Saïd Business School

    The Oxford Future of Business Podcast takes you behind the walls of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. Run by a team of MBA students, each episode aims to tackle the next generation of problems facing the world - and the business opportunities they represent.

  • Updated 27 Jun 2019 | 3 episodes | The Queen's College

    The Harmsworth Professorship was established by the 1st Viscount Rothermere in memory of his son Vyvyan, who died in the First World War.
    The Professorship makes Oxford unique among British universities by every year enabling a distinguished American historian to spend a year in Oxford teaching, researching and leading seminars.
    Inaugurated in 1922, the Professorship has been held...

  • Updated 25 Jun 2019 | 170 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold...

  • Updated 24 Jun 2019 | 3 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    In this podcast series, researchers from the ERC-funded "Diseases of Modern Life" project at the University of Oxford join experts from a range of fields to discuss some of the major questions surrounding the scientific, technological and medical developments that have defined the modern era, from the nineteenth century to the present day.

  • Updated 24 Jun 2019 | 82 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. The Oxford Martin School brings together the best minds from different fields to tackle the most pressing issues of the 21st century.

  • Updated 20 Jun 2019 | 58 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    We each live according to our own personal code of ethics but what moral principles guide our work? The 19 feature theme articles in this issue debate many of the ethical questions that confront us in programming, research, safeguarding and volunteering, and in our use of data, new technologies, messaging and images. Prepare to be enlightened, unsettled and challenged. This issue is being...

  • Updated 18 Jun 2019 | 22 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts of the lectures and in-conversation events with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and academics, on modern and historic performances inspired by ancient Greek and Roman texts - hosted by the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama. For upcoming public events please visit the APGRD website.

  • Updated 14 Jun 2019 | 8 episodes | Faculty of Oriental Studies

    Welcome to Staying Alive, a podcast series on contemporary poetry and crisis, hosted by Adriana Jacobs. Each episode of Staying Alive will feature a conversation with a contemporary poet with whom I will discuss the relation between poetry and crisis. From Denver, Colorado to Tel Aviv, Israel, our conversations address modern crises - from the political to the environmental - as well as...

  • Updated 13 Jun 2019 | 2 episodes | The Queen's College

    This podcast series is for the curious mind. Take a closer look at the Queen’s College Library's impressive collection through its eclectic exhibitions. Each episode features the recording of a talk associated with the Library's latest exhibition.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2019 | 4 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    This annual lecture series celebrates the achievements of disabled people. The University is committed to establishing an inclusive environment, and we hope that this lecture series will be inspiring and empowering for everyone, particularly for our disabled staff and students. We hope that it will also increase understanding of the experiences of people living with a disability and of the...

  • Updated 06 Jun 2019 | 40 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 05 Jun 2019 | 53 episodes | Department of History of Art

    History of Art at the University of Oxford draws on a long and deep tradition of teaching and studying the subject. The core academic staff of the History of Art Department work on subjects from medieval European architecture to modern Chinese art. Over fifty associated academic staff (e.g. in Anthropology, Classics, History, Oriental Studies, and the Ruskin School of Drawing) include...

  • Updated 31 May 2019 | 55 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Lectures on international law issues by eminent scholars, practitioners and judges of national and international courts. The lecture series is brought to you by the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and is supported by the British Branch of the International Law Association and Oxford University Press. Further details of this series...

  • Updated 29 May 2019 | 3 episodes | Somerville College

    Somerville was founded in 1879 to give women, at that time excluded from membership of the University, the chance to benefit from an Oxford education. The College, which has admitted men since 1994, enjoys a wealth of different social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds from around the world, making it an exciting, inspiring and welcoming home for undergraduates and graduates alike. The unifying...

  • Updated 29 May 2019 | 5 episodes | School of Geography and the Environment

    This podcast is designed to give you an insight into the University of Oxford's digital - visual - cultural series of events. The series is interested in exploring the impact of digital visualising technologies on contemporary life and hope to give you a taste of why you should be too! Bite-sized episodes will introduce you to a range of themes and discussions, as well as multiple voices...

  • Updated 17 May 2019 | 12 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Poet, playwright and novelist, Simon Armitage was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 2015. This series features his public engagements.

    Series image credit Paul Wolfgang Webster.

  • Updated 17 May 2019 | 20 episodes | University College

    Podcasts from University College

  • Updated 16 May 2019 | 6 episodes | Faculty of Oriental Studies

    A series based on the study and research of Ancient Egyptian poetry by Oxford's Professor of Egyptology, Richard Bruce Parkinson

  • Updated 07 May 2019 | 3 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Welcome to Alliance: a podcast about the humanities and existential risk. Existential risks are risks that threaten to wipe out humanity or destroy human civilisation, like nuclear warfare, climate change and artificial intelligence. Join us as we discover what the humanities - history, philosophy, literature and the arts - have to say about them.

    This series is run by Alice Evatt (...

  • Updated 02 May 2019 | 6 episodes | Linacre College

    The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is a multiversity lecture series in the humanities, founded on July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, by the American scholar Obert Clark Tanner. In founding the lecture, he defined their purpose as follows:

    I hope these lectures will contribute to the intellectual and moral life of mankind. I see them simply as a search for a better...

  • Updated 01 May 2019 | 79 episodes | Pembroke College

    The Oxford CCW Programme is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of war and armed conflict. Based at Pembroke College, the department conducts research on a wide range of issues pertaining to the history of war in the modern period, and seeks to be 'policy-relevant' to more recent conflicts through elucidation, explication and education.

  • Updated 01 May 2019 | 52 episodes | Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

    The Surgical Grand Rounds, hosted by the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational discussion. These podcasts are brought to you by the Oxford University Medical Education Fellows.

  • Updated 30 Apr 2019 | 4 episodes | Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

    A series of 4 lectures delivered by Professor Jun Ye (JILA / NIST & University of Colorado) in the annual Hinshelwood lecture series

  • Updated 30 Apr 2019 | 52 episodes | St Antony's College

    The European Studies Centre at St Antony's College is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of Europe. It has particular strengths in politics, history and international relations, but also brings together economists, sociologists, social anthropologists and students of culture. We see ourselves as a meeting place and intellectual laboratory for the whole community of those interested...

  • Updated 17 Apr 2019 | 5 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Talks from a dedicated day for those affected by hereditary forms of motor neuron disease

  • Updated 12 Apr 2019 | 18 episodes | Saïd Business School

    OSEF is Said Business School's flagship entrepreneurial event - it's an intensive and immersive experience for anyone interested in all things entrepreneurial, from pursuing startup ideas to taking a transformational approach to business and career paths.

  • Updated 09 Apr 2019 | 12 episodes | Lincoln College

    Podcasts from Lincoln College, Oxford

  • Updated 05 Apr 2019 | 57 episodes | Department of Physics

    Find out more about our night sky, from new planets to far-off galaxies and the vastness of the Universe. A series of short talks and presentations for the general public from leading astronomy researchers at the Oxford University Physics department - http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/

  • Updated 03 Apr 2019 | 38 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Classics.

  • Updated 29 Mar 2019 | 12 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    This series is host to episodes created by the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country.

    The series reflects this department's world-class research and teaching by providing talks that encompass topics such as computational biology, quantum computing, computational linguistics, information...

  • Updated 27 Mar 2019 | 44 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Medieval German Studies in Oxford cover the full range of the literary, cultural and linguistic heritage of the German speaking lands from 800 to 1600. Special areas of interests are the transmission of text in manuscript and early print, mysticism and devotional writing and courtly literature. We work in close collaboration with the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford Medieval Studies and the wider...

  • Updated 18 Mar 2019 | 7 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    The University's Equality Policy provides for an inclusive environment which 'promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential'. It also provides that no student or member of staff will be treated less favorable...

  • Updated 14 Mar 2019 | 12 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    This series brings together lectures given by members of Oxford’s Faculty of English as Open Day taster lectures or as introductory lectures for undergraduates. The series covers a diverse range of topics, drawing on the Faculty’s wide-ranging research into English Language and Literature.

  • Updated 08 Mar 2019 | 15 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    An international and interdisciplinary series which explores the interaction between the history of the book and other areas of research. Oxford, Weston Library, Visiting Scholars' Centre (VSC) - Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15. Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)

  • Updated 08 Mar 2019 | 54 episodes | Mansfield College

    Mansfield College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Our membership comprises approximately 50 academic staff, 220 undergraduates, 50 graduates and 35 visiting students. This small size engenders friendly and close relationships not only amongst undergraduates, but also between Junior (undergraduate), Middle (graduate) and Senior (tutors) Common Rooms.

  • Updated 07 Mar 2019 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    The 2019 Henley Henson Lecture series with Professor Morwenna Ludlow (University of Exeter).The Hensley Henson lectures are a series of lectures given annually at the University of Oxford by a visiting lecturer, who is required, by the terms of the bequest, to speak about 'the appeal to history as an integral part of Christian apologetics'.

  • Updated 01 Mar 2019 | 181 episodes | St Antony's College

    The Asian Studies Centre was founded in 1982 at St Antony's College and is primarily a co-ordinating organisation which exists to bring together specialists from a wide variety of different disciplines. Geographically, the Centre predominantly covers South, Southeast and East Asia. The Asian Studies Centre works closely with scholars in the Oriental Institute, the Oxford China Centre,...

  • Updated 26 Feb 2019 | 5 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield introduce the themes of traditional British tales about fairies with some readings and songs, the inspiration for their new creative project 'Modern Fairies and Loathly Ladies'. Tales about the Other World, fairy lovers, fairies and children and helpful fairies, along with the monstrous females who must be disenchanted by the hero are the themes of...

  • Updated 22 Feb 2019 | 1 episode | Faculty of History

    Exchange on Brexit between scholars from the United Kingdom and Germany.

  • Updated 20 Feb 2019 | 64 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    Education is one of the most important aspects of our lives – vital to our development, our understanding and our personal and professional fulfilment throughout life. In times of crisis, however, millions of displaced young people miss out on months or years of education, and this is damaging to them and their families, as well as to their societies, both in the short and long term. This...

  • Updated 20 Feb 2019 | 1 episode | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    The Taylor Lecture, is a prestigious annual lecture on Modern European Literature, delivered at the Taylor Institution in the University of Oxford since 1889.

  • Updated 05 Feb 2019 | 6 episodes | Department of Psychiatry

    Made for people working with refugee children and interested in their mental health needs, this series of podcasts outlines a number of topics: approaches to psychological assessments for refugee children, PTSD, Narrative Exposure Therapy, Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and how a child's family, home, community and school environments can impact their mental health once...

  • Updated 31 Jan 2019 | 5 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Romanes Lecture is an annual public lecture at Oxford University. The first was given in 1892 by William Gladstone. Subsequent speakers have included Theodore Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Iris Murdoch, Edward Heath, AJP Taylor, Tony Blair and Sir Paul Nurse.

  • Updated 16 Jan 2019 | 2 episodes | Alumni Office

    QUADcast is a podcast aimed at alumni of Oxford University but it's for everyone, bringing you a monthly digest of news, views and interviews from across the institution. It's hosted by Richard Lofthouse (Lady Margaret Hall, 1990 and Editor of QUAD magazine) and Tabitha Whiting (Corpus Christi, 2012 and Alumni Social Media Manager).

  • Updated 16 Jan 2019 | 20 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    The department hosts a range of conferences, lectures, workshops and other events, some of which are featured on this page, including our graduate research students’ conference which provides students with an opportunity to present their research findings, and an HIV/AIDS day. 

  • Updated 15 Jan 2019 | 2 episodes | Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

    Lectures and talks from researchers and invited speakers at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. We deliver world-class research, engagement and training that advances primary care, influences health policy and develops professional skills for the delivery of better health care in the community.

  • Updated 17 Dec 2018 | 64 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Podcasts from Green Templeton College, the University of Oxford's newest college.

  • Updated 14 Dec 2018 | 47 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation is a Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series running in 2017-18 at the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University. It brings together academics from many different fields, politicians and leading figures from cultural policy and the charitable sector. They are joined by novelists, poets, artists and musicians whose work has marked war in...

  • Updated 30 Nov 2018 | 10 episodes | Wolfson College

    The Isaiah Berlin Lecture (Annual lecture in the History of Ideas) is held at Wolfson College, Oxford.

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