Lectures

    • Thursday 19 May 2011
    • NO. 4953
    • VOL. 141

    Humanities

    Dacre Trust in association with the Faculty of History

    Dacre Lecture 2011

    Professor Robert Evans, Regius Professor of History, will deliver the Dacre Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 23 May, in the Examination Schools. This will also be a valedictory lecture as Professor Evans retires from the Chair in the autumn of 2011.

    Subject: 'The humour of history and the history of humour.'

    Philosophy

    Oxford Forum Dialogue

    Dr Pamela Sue Anderson will be in conversation with Professor Beverley Clack, Professor in the Philosophy of Religion, Westminster Institute, Oxford Brookes, at 2 p.m. on Monday, 23 May, in the Lecture Room, Philosophy Faculty, 10 Merton Street. For more information, contact: Dr Roxana Baiasu, roxana.baiasu@philosophy.ox.ac.uk or Dr Juliana Cardinale, 020 7955 7539 or j.cardinale@lse.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Ethics and psychoanalysis in debate: facing the fragility of life.'

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Inauguration of Visiting Professorship and Panel Discussion

    Professor Amartya Sen, Professor Robert Wade and Mr Martin Wolf will lead a discussion at the inauguration of the Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development, at 4 p.m. on Friday, 3 June, in the Saïd Business School, followed by a reception. To register: www.sbs.oxford.edu/events/lall.

    Subject: 'How developing countries will shape the future global economy, and the challenges they will face.'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    St Antony's

    SEESOX Conference

    South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) will host an international conference on key aspects of the current Greek crisis, its main causes, domestic significance, and regional consequences, on Friday and Saturday, 27–28 May, at the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's. Registration required at www.sant.ox.ac.uk/seesox/whosecrisis.html.

     Subject: 'Whose crisis? Greece's politics, economics and society in an era of uncertainty.'

    St Catherine's

    Annual Katritzky History Lecture

    Professor Jose Harris will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 May, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's. All welcome.

    Subject: 'To Russia with love? Anglo-Russian social, cultural and scientific relations 1941-1945.'

    University College

    H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture

    Professor John Finnis will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 16 June, in the T.S. Eliot Theatre, Merton. Please confirm attendance by emailing academic.office@univ.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Equality and differences.'