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This album contains the podcasts recorded at the second Protecting the Past conference, co-organised by the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA) project of the University of Oxford with the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani and the University of Sulaimani. It...
Podcast series with Rosemary Foot, Professor of International Relations and Swire Senior Research Fellow at St Antony's College. Professor Foot talks about the relationship between America and China, the two most powerful nations in the world. The series looks at issues of the financial crisis,...
A collection of audio and video resources of lectures, seminars and presentations from the Department's humanities' programmes.
Podcasts from the Institute of Strategic Dialogue
NDM celebrates the International Year of Crystallography. Our documentary series Revolutionary Biology explains how the field of structural biology has developed over the past 100 years, Oxford’s involvement in that development, and where we go from here!
This conference brings together an outstanding panel of scholars and experts in Mesoamerican studies. They will be sharing their knowledge and recent findings on the making and historical significance of the Bodleian's and other early, pictorial Mesoamerican manuscripts, situating them in the...
Literatures of multilingual Europe was a series of lectures given at the Taylor Institution Library in Autumn 2018 and Summer 2019 designed to accompany the Bodleian Exhibition 'Babel: adventures in translation' (15th February - 2nd June 2019). Each lecture was intended to provide an...
The study of populations and demographics is explained in detail in this introductory series by Professor David Coleman, Professor of Demography. Using statistics gathered from censuses, parish records and other sources, Professor Coleman looks at the ways in which populations rise and fall...
Sacrifice is at the heart of religion. It is not surprising, then, that the 'turn to religion' we have witnessed over the past two decades has led to a renewed interest in sacrifice as well. In light of this, the Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought at the University of Oxford presents...
2014 is widely seen as marking a watershed for Afghanistan with its legacy of 35 years of conflict and one of the world's largest populations in protracted displacement. International military forces are being withdrawn and the country is 'in transition', and there is still considerable...
Podcasts from the department of Earth Sciences.
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)
2014 was a year of commemoration for the wars and unrest of the twentieth century: the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War; the anniversaries of 1944, final year of the Second World War and the opening battles of the Vietnam War in 1954; the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994....
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.
A selection of recordings related to the Oxford Campaign
Podcasts from the History Faculty. Today the University is one of the world's most encompassing centres for the study of history. The faculty has about a hundred permanent teaching staff, nearly twelve hundred undergraduates, and almost five hundred graduate students attracted from many...
Podcasts of events and lectures taking place at HeLEX, investigating law, ethics, and practice in the area of emerging technologies in health.
Europe is experiencing the mass movements of displaced people in a way that it has largely been immune from for decades. The manifestations of the 'migration crisis' are as disparate as the building of fences to stop people crossing normally peaceful borders, the deaths of people transported by...
When people are forced to leave their homes, they usually also leave behind their means of economic activity. In their new location, they may not be able, or permitted, to work. This has wide-ranging implications. This issue includes 22 articles on the main feature theme of Economies: rights and...
In the heart of Oxford since 1314, opposite the Bodleian Library, Exeter College is strongly committed to excellence in teaching and research, offers generous hardship and research support, graduate scholarships, a library open round the clock and an in-house careers and internship programme.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research centre in the comparative study of news media.
Seminars on topics raising issues of political and legal importance
Lectures and seminars from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford. The OII is a leading world centre for multidisciplinary research and teaching on the social factors that are shaping the Internet, and their implications for society. Areas covered by our podcasts include:...
Under “David Hume”, the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy begins with, “The most important philosopher ever to write in English”. His most formidable contemporary critic was the fellow Scot, Thomas Reid, the major architect of so-called Scottish Common Sense Philosophy. The most significant...
People from all walks of life and all parts of the world have been visiting us for nine centuries and we are delighted that via this site you are joining that long tradition. Oxford was the first University in the English-speaking world. Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres for...
Anglican church services including sermons and choral music, produced by Oriel College, University of Oxford.
Our Ford Foundation-funded Inequality Seminar, Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, hosted by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), took place over two days at St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, in June 2016. Participants were asked to circulate a...
The Oxford Centre for the Study of Philanthropy is the focal point for research, engagement and thinking about philanthropy at Oxford University.
The Cantemir Institute (CI) is a recently established centre of research at the Faculty of History, University of Oxford, which focuses on the interdisciplinary study of Central and Eastern Europe in its wider European, Eurasian, Mediterranean, and global contexts. The creation of the institute...
Written and presented by Matthew Bevis and Jasmine Jagger. This series of 4 short programmes considers the life and achievements of Edward Lear and studies how the poet's feelings are explored in his work. The series showcases the astonishing range of Lear's abilities by looking at his nonsense...
Faculty at the Nuffield Department of Medicine have been carrying out ground-breaking research overseas for nearly thirty years. We are now working on new and established projects in China, South-East Asia and East Africa with several collaborative partners.
A series of talks on robust research practices in psychology and the biomedical sciences, held in Oxford in 2017. Organized by Dorothy Bishop, Ana Todorovic, Caroline Nettekoven and Verena Heise.
Short talks on Alzheimer's, Dementia, current treatments and latest research, recorded at the Academic Centre, JR Hospital, Oxford
The Technology and Management for Development Centre (TMCD) aims to promote interdisciplinary research into the development of technology and management in the developing world as well as address some of the most important issues related to technology and management facing public and private...
Weird new possibilities emerge as we explore the nanoworld, the universe at the length scale of a billionth of a metre. Here the theory of quantum mechanics bewilders our everyday common sense, as Erwin Schrödinger famously expressed when he imagined a cat that was both dead and alive at the same...
The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to...
The Democratic Republic of Congo is unfortunately synonymous with its dreadful past and its terrible present, despite its beauty, complex history and unachieved potential. Locked not only into its own internal troubles but also into those of the Great Lakes region, it has provided more than...
A one-day colloquium that forms part of the AHRC-funded 'The Cultural Politics of the Greek Crisis' network project (www.culpolgreekcrisis.com).
The discipline of Comparative Literature is changing. Its Eurocentric heritage has been challenged by various formulations of ‘world literature’, while new media and new forms of artistic production are bringing urgency to comparative thinking across literature, film, the visual arts and music....
Every scientist has a story to tell about their passion for research, and everyone needs to balance their career with the other aspects of life. In this podcast series, leading women in the Department interview each other about their inspiration for pursuing research, as well as how they balance...
A series of interviews with academic experts on a number of great writers. Part of the Great Writers Inspire project.
In the academic year 2013-14, the department celebrated the centenary of its establishment as Barnett House in 1914. Initially independent from the University, Barnett House moved into a closer relationship with the University and eventually became a department. We celebrated – and continue to...
An introductory series by Marianne Talbot exploring bioethical theories and their philosophical foundations. These podcasts will explain key moral theories, common moral arguments, and some background logic. This series accompanies Bioethics: An Introduction (CUP, 2012) http://amzn.to/HZQwbS
Many of us have phases where we have no idea what we’re doing, or everything feels like it’s going wrong: that we are failing, or even that we are failures. Sometimes such phases feel less like phases than a permanent default. And often we assume – wrongly – that no one else ever feels the same....
The Faculty of English Language and Literature is by far the largest English Department in the UK, with over 75 permanent postholders, a further 70 Faculty members, 900 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates. The Faculty has a very distinguished research and teaching record, covering all periods of...
All displaced people need some form of shelter. Whatever the type of shelter which is found, provided or built, it needs to answer multiple needs: protection from the elements, physical security, safety, comfort, emotional security, some mitigation of risk and unease, and even, as time passes,...
In this series of podcasts Marianne Talbot uses some famous arguments in the history of philosophy to examine philosophy as a discipline. By harnessing participants’ intuitions on both sides of the various arguments she encourages her audience actually to do philosophy. In listening to these...
Podcasts from the Oxford Campaign video, presented by Michael Palin.
Interviews and Commentaries from the Oxford Martin School, including Institute overviews and director interviews.
A student-led workshop organised under the auspices of the Society for Modern Greek Studies and the Sub-Faculty of Modern Greek, University of Oxford, with the support of the Onassis Foundation.