Lectures

    • Thursday 8 November 2012
    • NO. 5005
    • VOL. 143

    Humanities

    Faculty of Philosophy

    Oxford Forum Panel Discussion

    Professor David Ellis, Emeritus Professor, Kent, Professor Michael Sheringham and Dr Nicholas Bunnin will participate in a discussion at 2 pm on 16 November in the Lecture Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter. Information: Dr Roxana Baiasu (roxana.baiasu@philosophy.ox.ac.uk) or Forum Coordinator, Dr Juliana Cardinale (020 7955 7539, j.cardinale@lse.ac.uk).

    Subject: 'Biographical knowledge'

    Medical Sciences

    Newton Abraham Lecture

    Professor Dan R Littman, Newton Abraham Visiting Professor, will deliver the Newton Abraham Lecture at 5.30 pm on 20 November in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

    Subject: 'Friend and foe: view of our gut commensal flora by the host immune system'

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Sir Douglas Hague Lecture

    Lord Hennessy, former Times journalist and BBC Radio 4 presenter, will give the 2012 Sir Douglas Hague Lecture at 5.30 pm on 15 November in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Saïd Business School. To register: www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/centres/entrepreneurship/events/Pages/2012SirDouglasHagueLecture.aspx.

    Subject: 'The fascination and perils of horizon-scanning'

    Oxonia Lecture 2012

    The Rt Hon Dr John Redwood, PC, will deliver the Oxonia Lecture at 5 pm on 23 November in the Old Library, All Souls.

    Subject: 'How can government get the UK economy to grow?'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Blackfriars Hall

    St Anselm of Canterbury and his legacy

    Dr Giles Gasper, Durham, and Dr Ian Logan will speak on themes in the work of Anselm of Canterbury at 5 pm on 15 November in the Aula, Blackfriars. To be followed by a drinks reception and book launch. For further information, contact ian.logan@bfriars.ox.ac.uk.

    Giles Gasper: 'Anselm and the Bible: narratives of exile'

    Ian Logan: 'Some suggestions concerning the origin of the phrase "that than which nothing greater can be thought" '