Lectures

    • Thursday 19 May 2016
    • NO. 5133
    • VOL. 146

    Humanities

    European Humanities Research Centre

    Work-in-progress seminar

    Professor Andrew Kahn will lead a seminar at 5.15pm on 24 May in Room 2, Taylor Institution. Discussant: Caroline Duttlinger. Followed by a round-table on current research trends in modern languages. For copies of the papers: phillip.rothwell@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk or alejandra.crosta@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Where does poetry come from? Osip Mandelstam and literary politics in the 1930s'

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Business and Poverty conference

    A conference will be held 4–5 July at the Saïd Business School. Panel speakers: Colin Mayer; Ted Malloch; Jonathan Michie; Ludovic Phalippou; Marc Ventresca; Oren Sussman; Rafael Ramirez; Richard Barker; Rupert Younger; Stefan Dercon, DFID; Steve New; Terry O'Shaughnessy; John Williams, Santander; Adam O'Boyle; Zelga Anderson; Scott Huish, High Street Advisors; Ruth Yeoman; Geetha Tharmamaratnam, Abraaj Group; Bill Conner; John Hoffmire. Free but places limited. To register: http://oxfordbusinesspovertyconference.com/register. Contact: john.hoffmire@sbs.ox.ac.uk.

    Seminars

    The following seminars will take place at 12.15pm at the Saïd Business School.

    Responsible Leadership Seminar
    Andrea Jung, President and CEO, Grameen America. To register: https://rls-andrea-jung.eventbrite.com

    20 May: 'In conversation with Andrea Jung'

    Distinguished Speaker Seminar
    Christiane Amanpour, CNN's chief international correspondent and anchor. To register: https://dss-christiane-amanpour.eventbrite.com

    23 May: 'A foreign correspondents value added'

    Faculty of Law

    Inaugural Lectures

    Professor Horst Eidenmüller and Professor Luca Enriques will deliver their inaugural lectures in a joint session at 5pm on 9 June in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building. Followed by a drinks reception.

    Subjects: 'The rise of robots and the law of humans' (Professor Eidenmüller); 'Ill-timed reflections on EU company law harmonisation' (Professor Enriques)

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Wolfson

    Workshop

    A workshop will take place on 24 May in the Haldane Room. Keynote lecture by Professor David Washbrook. Speakers include: Maung Zarni, Sleuk Rith Institute; Nemat Bizhan; William Maley, ANU; Amogh Dhar Sharma; Kate Sullivan; Rosalind O'Hanlon; Maya Tudor; Lipika Kamra; Feyzi Ismail, SOAS; and Indrajit Roy. To register: oxfordsouthasia2016@gmail.com.

    Subject: 'What is South Asia?'