Russian and other Slavonic Languages Open Day

Event date
Event time
10:30 - 13:00
Parks Road
Event cost
Target audience
Parents, Students, Teachers
Age range
Age 15-16 (year 11), Age 16-17 (year 12)
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Open day for prospective students interested in studying Russian and/or other Slavonic Languages at Oxford. Programme below (also available here:

10.30–11.00 am Arrival & coffee: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College, Parks Road, Oxford (ask at college lodge for directions)

11.00-11.30 am Students, Teachers and Companions: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College
Introduction and overview of course (Prof. Philip Bullock)

11.30 am Students: Group discussions with members of the Sub-Faculty and undergraduates of various colleges.

11.30 am Companions/teachers: Parallel discussion of issues of interest with Dr Jennifer Baines (Knowles Room, Wadham College)

12.15 pm Students, Teachers and Companions: Taster session designed to introduce prospective applicants to the study of language and literature at Oxford, including beginners’ Russian (Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room)
Mini-lecture: Prof. Catriona Kelly, ‘Russian Literature: Where are all the Women?’
Mini-lecture: Prof. Rajendra Chitnis, ‘Picking a Side in the Cold War: The Case of Two Czech Pop Stars'

1.00 pm End of formal programme. Visitors will be free to explore the city and the colleges independently.