• Thursday 8 February 2018
    • NO. 5194
    • VOL. 148


    Classical Art Research Centre

    Screening of Saving Mes Aynak and interview with the director, Brent Huffman

    This film showing and interview will take place at 5–7pm on Thursday 8 March at the Ioannou Centre, followed by a reception. Admission free. To register: carc@classics.ox.ac.uk.

    Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Modern Greek seminar

    The following seminars will be held at 5pm on Thursdays in Ground Floor Lecture Room 1, 47 Wellington Square, unless otherwise noted.

    Irene Loulakaki, Greek Ministry of Education

    22 Feb: 'The metamorphosis of the Muses in recent Greek poetry: classical reception in the era of postmodernism'

    Gonda Van Steen, Florida

    Mon 26 Feb, First Floor Lecture Room 2: 'Rewriting tragedy on a prison island: Aris Alexandrou's Antigone (1951)'

    Eleftheria Ioannidou, Groningen

    1 Mar: 'A classical modernity: Greek theatre and fascism'

    Marilena Zaroulia, Winchester

    8 Mar: 'What makes our motherland? Performing Greece (in crisis) at the National Theatre'

    Medical Sciences

    Oxford University Medical Education Fellows

    Ledingham Lecture Series

    Professor Helen McShane will be in conversation at 6pm on 8 February at Harris Manchester. To register: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-ledingham-series-professor-helen-mcshane-tickets-42007823531.

    Subject: 'Inspiring through excellence'

    Continuing Education

    Graduate Seminar Programme in Arts and Humanities

    Dr Carly Watson will give the following seminar at 5.15pm on 22 February in the Conference Room, 11 Wellington Square. Further details: www.conted.ox.ac.uk/events/view/from-wadham-to-winchester.

    Subject: 'From Wadham to Winchester: reconstructing an 18th-century gentleman's library'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies


    ASC Medieval and Renaissance Studies Cluster

    The following seminars will be given at noon on Mondays in the Roy Griffiths Room. Convener: Dr Liesbeth Corens

    Dr Marianne Wilson, National Archives

    19 Feb: 'Archives and researchers'

    Dr Catherine Fletcher, Swansea

    5 Mar: 'History in trade publishing'

    ASC Relics Cluster Lecture

    Metropolitan Bishop Kallistos Ware, Metropolitan Diocese of Diokleia, and Jan Graffius, Stonyhurst College, will lecture at 5pm on 28 February in the Pusey Room.

    Subject: 'Relics – the theological perspective'

    St Cross

    Lorna Casselton Memorial Lecture

    Professor Fei-Fei Li, Google Chief Scientist of AI, will deliver the 2018 Lorna Casselton Memorial Lecture at 5pm on 23 April in Lecture Theatre 1, Mathematical Institute. Free but tickets required: www.stx.ox.ac.uk/lorna-casselton-memorial-lecture-booking-form.

    Subject: 'Artificial intelligence: a deeply human pursuit'