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  • Updated 08 Sep 2020 | 13 episodes | St Antony's College

    What story should Europe tell in the 21st-century? What do we want the EU to do by 2030? Our team, based in Oxford University, are going out to ask a wide range of Europeans about their formative, best and worst European moments. We are talking in greater depth to a number of Europeans, hearing their reflections on Europe's stories – and their own. We have also analysed a wide range of...

  • Updated 29 Aug 2020 | 14 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    Welcome to CortexCast, the podcast that provides in-depth interviews with world leading Neuroscientists. Through conversations that are accessible to anyone with an interest in science, we explore cutting edge techniques, challenges in the field and how these researchers think not only about the brain but life in general. CortexCast is the official podcast of the Oxford University Cortex Club...

  • Updated 26 Aug 2020 | 6 episodes | The Queen's College

    What do medicine and translation have in common? In what sense, and to what extent, is translation used in contexts as different as the transfer of meaning from one language (or medium) to the other, the concept of knowledge translation, and the process of protein synthesis? How will a nuanced understanding of translation help us live a healthier, happier and longer life? In this newly-...

  • Updated 20 Jul 2020 | 4 episodes | Saïd Business School

    The Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum (OSEF) is a one-day conference, held annually by the Business School to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. The format includes: keynote sessions, panel discussions, pitching competition, and exhibition space. Entrepreneurship is a catalyst for growth and innovation and this forum has as main objectives: to engage, inform and inspire the vibrant...

  • Updated 08 Jul 2020 | 2 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Professor of Poetry Alice Oswald gives her lectures on poetry, language, literature, beauty and life every term.

    The Professor of Poetry lectures were conceived in 1708 by Berkshire landowner Henry Birkhead and began after he bequeathed some money so it could be a valuable supplement to the curriculum. He believed ‘the reading of the ancient poets gave keenness and polish to the minds...

  • Updated 07 Jul 2020 | 3 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Young Lives is an international study of childhood poverty following the lives of 12,000 children in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam over more than 15 years. Undertaking longitudinal research in low and middle income countries brings a host of challenges often not present in other forms of research. In this series, supported by the ESRC and GCRF, we reflect on our methodological learning,...

  • Updated 30 Jun 2020 | 43 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 23 Jun 2020 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A series of 8 lectures on General Philosophy, delivered to first year Oxford University undergraduates in Michaelmas term 2018. The lectures cover six main topics: Knowledge and Scepticism, Induction, Mind and Body, Personal Identity, Free Will, God and Evil. But they set these topics within a much broader context, encompassing humanity’s history of discovery about the natural world (both in...

  • Updated 05 Jun 2020 | 5 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Memory politics worldwide is often shaped by the dynamics of relations and tensions between hegemonic narratives, counter-memories and silent communities at the global, national and local levels. Transnational advocacy movements, international agents and organisations influence the application of terminologies and frameworks in which global hegemonic narratives operate. State actors influence...

  • Updated 02 Jun 2020 | 12 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    This podcast series celebrates the centenary of the de Osma Studentship, founded in 1920 by Guillermo de Osma, the first Spaniard to graduate from Oxford after the Universities Tests Act in 1871 opened the ancient universities of England to non-Anglicans. The studentship was from its creation open to both men and women, which was most unusual at the time, and continues to be under the...

  • Updated 01 Jun 2020 | 5 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    This annual lecture series celebrates the achievements of disabled people. The University is committed to establishing an inclusive environment, and we hope that this lecture series will be inspiring and empowering for everyone, particularly for our disabled staff and students. We hope that it will also increase understanding of the experiences of people living with a disability and of the...

  • Updated 29 May 2020 | 8 episodes | Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages

    Welcome to the LinguaMania podcast. Produced by researchers from Oxford University-led Creative Multilingualism, the series explores some fascinating perspectives on languages and language learning, asking: Do we really need human translators? Why do we use metaphors and what do they teach us about other languages and cultures? How much of an unfamiliar language can we understand? Would...

  • Updated 21 May 2020 | 9 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    The Global Thinkers Project, Oxford was launched in 2017 with the aim of reviving silenced voices in the discipline of International Relations (IR). It explores the internationalist thought of individuals who have made significant contributions in international affairs but have been excluded from the discipline due to biases of language, region, and gender. By encouraging IR to 'rethink...

  • Updated 21 May 2020 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A series of 8 lectures on David Hume’s philosophy, delivered to Oxford University undergraduates in Michaelmas term 2018. The lectures focus mainly on Book 1 of his 1739 Treatise of Human Nature, with reference to other works where appropriate. Main themes of the lectures are: (1) Hume’s background and chief aims; (2) Ideas, impressions, and abstraction; (3) Humean faculties and relations; (4...

  • Updated 12 May 2020 | 25 episodes | Saïd Business School

    The Oxford Future of Business Podcast takes you behind the walls of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. Run by a team of MBA students, each episode aims to tackle the next generation of problems facing the world - and the business opportunities they represent.

  • Updated 07 May 2020 | 9 episodes | IT Services

    In this series we seek to rediscover film footage of Oxford’s past and make it available for public viewing. How has Oxford changed? How has it remained the same? What important events have happened at Oxford University? Each episode in the series makes use of archive films to explore when, where and how the films were taken, and what they can tell us about the history of the University, the...

  • Updated 25 Apr 2020 | 67 episodes | Kellogg College

    Podcasts from Kellogg College, one of Oxford University's largest and most international graduate colleges.

  • Updated 16 Apr 2020 | 83 episodes | Pembroke College

    The Changing Character of War Centre (CCW) is an Interdisciplinary research centre for the study of current armed conflict. We are part of the University of Oxford, based at Pembroke College and the Department of Politics and International Relations. We bring together scholars from several disciplines and build connections with many institutions around the world. In addition to a number of...

  • Updated 02 Apr 2020 | 15 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    This series is host to episodes created by the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country.

    The series reflects this department's world-class research and teaching by providing talks that encompass topics such as computational biology, quantum computing, computational linguistics, information...

  • Updated 19 Mar 2020 | 10 episodes | Keble College

    Sessions from the Oxford UIDP Summit - a transatlantic conference for senior-level university and industry professionals, and government policymakers.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2020 | 65 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Podcasts from Green Templeton College, the University of Oxford's newest college.

  • Updated 11 Mar 2020 | 9 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    A WRITER'S WAR looks at how those who fought and those at home in Britain, France, Germany and former colonies of the British and French Empires responded to the First World War, the horrors of the trenches and the advent of mechanised violence.

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 115 episodes | Department of Education

    Public seminars from the Department of Education.
    Oxford has been making a major contribution to the field of education for over 100 years and today this Department has a world class reputation for research, for teacher education and for its Masters and doctoral programmes.

    Our aim is to provide an intellectually rich but supportive environment in which to study, to research and...

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 3 episodes | Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)

    A series of talks by inspirational women in science & engineering

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 7 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    The University's Equality Policy provides for an inclusive environment which 'promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential'. It also provides that no student or member of staff will be treated less favorable...

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 43 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Lectures and seminars organised by the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 2 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    This podcast series consists of occasional lectures and seminars on the mathematics of program construction - the use of clear, precise mathematical techniques in the development of programs and in proving them correct. In particular, there is a focus on equational reasoning directly with the program text, as opposed to indirect arguments involving a separate formalism such as predicate...

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 18 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) is a cross-university platform for all things Africa in Oxford. The overarching vision of AfOx is to make Africa a strategic priority for the University of Oxford, while also building equitable research collaborations between researchers and academics from African institutions and the University of Oxford.

    Throughout the year AfOx hosts several...

  • Updated 11 Feb 2020 | 61 episodes | Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

    The Surgical Grand Rounds, hosted by the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational discussion. These podcasts are brought to you by the Oxford University Medical Education Fellows.

  • Updated 10 Feb 2020 | 47 episodes | Faculty of Law

    This series is host to episodes created by the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford which is part of the Faculty of Law, within the Social Sciences Division. The series reflects this department's world-leading research and teaching by providing talks that encompass topics such as rights and justice, politics, penal culture, crime and mental health and immigration.

  • Updated 07 Feb 2020 | 9 episodes |

    Conference held on Thursday, 13 June 2019 to Friday, 14 June 2019 in St Cross College, Oxford.

    It is often assumed that human moral status is an all-or-nothing affair. Philosophical debate about the moral status of foetuses and the severely cognitively impaired is typically between those who argue that full moral status is possessed and those who argue that moral status is altogether...

  • Updated 06 Feb 2020 | 4 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    This series of podcasts explore the question of adolescence in African contexts. They are part of the ongoing work of the 5-year, UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund Hub, Accelerating Achievement for Africa's Adolescents, hosted by the University of Oxford and the University of Cape Town. The podcasts were recorded during a three-day workshop on the theme of...

  • Updated 22 Jan 2020 | 166 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) is an interdisciplinary research unit based at the University of Oxford, dedicated to understanding the complex and interwoven causes of obesity in populations across the world. This seminar series is hosted by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 20 Jan 2020 | 14 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    These oral history interviews, conducted by Georgina Ferry, capture the stories of pioneering women at the forefront of research, teaching and service provision for computing in Oxford, 1950s-1990s. Themes throughout the interviews include career opportunities, gender splits in computing, the origins and development of computing teaching and research in Oxford, as well as development of the...

  • Updated 17 Jan 2020 | 9 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art Symposium, 24th October 2019 at the Ashmolean Museum
    Celebrating the opening of the Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum a symposium with experts from the Ashmolean, the University of Oxford, eminent art historians, as well as the artist himself was held on the 24th of October 2019.
    Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China) is,...

  • Updated 06 Jan 2020 | 44 episodes | Keble College

    One of the largest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford with 410 undergraduate and 235 graduate students. It was the wish of our founders in 1870 to extend access to the University more widely, and the College has a continuing commitment to inclusiveness. The College prides itself on the academic achievements of its students, and aims to offer a supportive environment in...

  • Updated 20 Dec 2019 | 14 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Lectures, seminars and conferences held at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 20 Dec 2019 | 104 episodes | Department of Physics

    The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.

    Features episodes previously published as:
    (1) 'Oxford Physics Alumni': "Informal interviews with physics alumni at...

  • Updated 19 Dec 2019 | 7 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The annual Simonyi Lecture is the highlight of Oxford University's programme to bring the excitement of science to the public. Held each year at the Oxford Playhouse, the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, Marcus du Sautoy, invites an eminent scientist to talk about cutting edge science and it’s impact on society. More details about the lectures can be found at:...

  • Updated 16 Dec 2019 | 22 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Presentations from the 2016, 2017, and 2019 Teaching the Codex colloquia at Merton College, Oxford.
    Organisers: Mary Boyle and Tristan Franklinos. Committee: Alexander Peplow and Jessica Rahardjo.

    Sponsors: Merton College History of the Book Group (2016, 2017, 2019); Oxford Medieval Studies, sponsored by the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) (2016, 2017); the...

  • Updated 12 Dec 2019 | 4 episodes | The Queen's College

    The Harmsworth Professorship was established by the 1st Viscount Rothermere in memory of his son Vyvyan, who died in the First World War.
    The Professorship makes Oxford unique among British universities by every year enabling a distinguished American historian to spend a year in Oxford teaching, researching and leading seminars.
    Inaugurated in 1922, the Professorship has been held...

  • Updated 11 Dec 2019 | 3 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The one-day workshop Post-Conflict Landscapes was co-convened by Professor Fiona Stafford (Professor of English, Oxford) in collaboration with the National Trust in support of the National Trust’s 2019 ‘People’s Landscapes’ National Public Programme.

    The impact of major conflicts on a landscape are immediate and obvious – in the devastation of cities, the sites of pitched battles, the...

  • Updated 06 Dec 2019 | 4 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    'Food futures: how can we safeguard the planet’s health, and our own?' is the Michaelmas Term 2019 Lecture Series from the Oxford Martin School.

    Food is an essential part of life, but what we eat, how we grow, manufacture our food, how we distribute food, and how we access food can govern many factors of ours and the planet’s life. From the governance and economies of food...

  • Updated 02 Dec 2019 | 5 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Annual French lecture

  • Updated 02 Dec 2019 | 4 episodes | Bodleian Library

    In the past year the Sheldon Tapestry Maps of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, and Worcestershire dating from the late Tudor period have all been displayed in the Bodleian’s Weston Library; the final member of this set, Warwickshire, is on display just over 40 miles away in Warwick.

    The Weston Library is hosting a one-day symposium to celebrate these stunning cartographic masterpieces,...

  • Updated 27 Nov 2019 | 17 episodes | Department of Education

    Research in the department is organised under themes which demonstrate our focus on learning across the life-course.

    Research Groups and Centres are nested within the themes and provide opportunities for research staff and higher degree students to obtain critical commentary on ongoing research, develop their research thinking and plan new research projects.

    As part of this...

  • Updated 27 Nov 2019 | 2 episodes | Balliol College

    Lectures, seminars, and conferences held in the chapel of Balliol College, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 26 Nov 2019 | 2 episodes | Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)

    DPAG is a major basic-science department within the Division of Medical Sciences at the University of Oxford, home to a large number of internationally-renowned teams of scientists addressing the most important questions in biomedicine.

  • Updated 22 Nov 2019 | 6 episodes | Department of Education

    The Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) is an international research centre focused on higher education and its future development, based at Oxford University. This series collects the weekly seminars that CGHE hosts with its researchers and guest speakers.

  • Updated 21 Nov 2019 | 12 episodes | Voltaire Foundation

    The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

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