Lectures

    • Thursday 1 February 2018
    • NO. 5193
    • VOL. 148

    Humanities

    Faculty of Philosophy

    Oxford Forum Event

    Professor Jaś Elsner, Dr Anna Marmodoro, Dr Tim Mawson and Professor Graham Ward will present a panel discussion at 12.30pm on 9 February in the Lecture Room, Ashmolean Museum. More information: roxana.baiasu@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

    Subject: 'Imagining the divine: thinking about questions of religion’

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    St Edmund Hall

    Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture

    Laura Kuenssberg, Political Editor, BBC News, will deliver the 2018 Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5.30pm on 6 March in the Examination Schools. All welcome.

    Subject: 'The state we are in'

    St Hilda's

    Sue Lloyd-Roberts Memorial Lecture

    Jonathon Porritt will deliver the Sue Lloyd-Roberts Memorial Lecture at 5.30pm on 21 February in the JdP Music Building.

    Subject: 'Sustainability – does anyone out there care? The role of the investigative journalist'

    Blackfriars Hall

    The following events will take place in the Lecture Room. More information: www.bfriars.ox.ac.uk/hall/aquinas-ins/aquinasinstituteforthcoming.

    Aquinas Seminars

    The following seminars will take place at 4.30pm unless otherwise noted.

    Daniel De Haan

    2 Feb: 'Freeing the will from neurophilosophy: voluntary acts in Aquinas and Libet-style experiments'

    Simon Kopf

    15 Feb: 'God’s involvement in creaturely action: physical premotion, Aristotelian premotion or a dimension of creation-conservation?'

    Peter Hunter

    22 Feb: 'Is there an unmoved first mover in us? – Aquinas' "No" '

    John Love

    1 Mar: 'Hand in hand: divine and human collaboration in prudential decision-making according to Thomistic texts'

    Thomas Joseph White

    2.30pm, 8 Mar: 'Aquinas and predestination: the omnipotence and innocence of divine love'

    Aquinas Lecture

    Andrew Meszaros will give the Aquinas Lecture at 5pm on 6 February.

    Subject: 'Veil of tears or kingdom of God? Augustine and Aquinas on a theology of history'

    Aquinas Colloquium

    A one-day colloquium will be held from 9.15am to 5.15pm on 3 March.

    Subject: 'Thomas Aquinas and modern biology'