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

Visiting Professorships


Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professorship of American History, 2019–20

Peter C Mancall, PhD Harvard, Andrew W Mellon Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History and Anthropology, Southern California, has been appointed to the visiting professorship for the academic year 2019–20. Professor Mancall will be a fellow of Queen's.

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Reconferments of Title

Roger Gunn, PhD, MRC Cyclotron Unit London, currently Professor of Molecular Neuroimaging Imperial College, for a further 3 years until 31 December 2017.

Musical and other Events

St Stephen's House

SJE Arts

The following events will be held at SJE Arts, St John the Evangelist church, 109A Iffley Road. More information and tickets: or 01865 613507.

11 Feb: Jean-Sélim Abdelmoula, piano: Mozart, Brahms, Schubert. SJE Arts Next Generation Series

16 Feb: Anne Lovett, piano, and David Bamber, narrator: Memoirs of a Pear-shaped Life: A Portrait of Erik Satie. A Music at Oxford concert

24 Feb: Corona Baroque and Corona Strings with David Le Page, soloist: Vivaldi/Piazzolla: Four Seasons

University Church


St Hilda's College Choir and Orchestra will perform works including Zadok the Priest and new composition St Hilda of Whitby: A Cantata by Nicola LeFanu and Wendy Cope at 5.30pm on 18 February. Tickets £5–20. To book: