University Gazette, 17 June 2010: Lectures
English Language and Literature
Historians and the sacred: late medieval to early Enlightenment
This conference, sponsored by the Oxford Centre for Early Modern Studies and the Centre for Early Modern British and Irish History, will be held on Saturday, 19 June, 9.30 a.m.–6.30 p.m., in Jesus College. Further details may be found at www.cems.ox.ac.uk/conferences.shtml#sacred.
John Selden, 1584–1654: scholarship in context
This conference will be held in Magdalen College from Thursday, 24 June (8 a.m) until Saturday, 26 June. Further details may be found at www.cems.ox.ac.uk/selden/.
Free to believe? Religious freedom in a liberal society
PROFESSOR ROGER TRIGG, PROFESSOR GAVIN FLOOD, and others will speak at this seminar, arranged by the Kellogg College Centre for the Study of Religion in Public Life, to be held from 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 22 June, in the Stopforth Metcalfe Room, Kellogg College (62 Banbury Road). Enquiries may be directed to Ana Pastega (e-mail: email@example.com).
St Edmund Hall
A.B. Emden Lecture
PROFESSOR ARNE WESTAD, London School of Economics, will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 25 June, in the Doctorow Hall, St Edmund Hall. Free and open to all University members.
Subject: 'The globalisation of Cold War history.'
St John's College
Robert Penson Lecture in Garden History
DR KATHRYN GLEASON, Cornell, will deliver the Robert Penson Lecture in Garden History at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 22 June, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.
Subject: 'Of the garden and the ancients: fortunes of the cruciform garden.'
Oxford Historic Churches Trust/Wolfson College Midsummer Lecture
PROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH will lecture at 3 p.m. on Friday, 2 July, in Wolfson College. Admission by ticket. Details at: www.ohct.org.uk/MacCullochLecture.html.
Subject: 'Christian history on a lunatic scale: book and television.'