Medieval History Seminar Trinity Term 2024 - Week 4

13th May 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Medieval History Seminar - Week 4 - Monday 13 May 2024

Emma Hornby (Bristol): ‘Intertextuality in medieval Spain: liturgy, iconography, architecture and music at San Miguel de Escalada in the tenth century’.

 

5pm in the Wharton Room, All Souls College

 

All seminars are on Teams

 

The Teams session can be accessed by logging in to Teams with your .ox.ac.uk account and joining the group “Medieval History Research Seminar” (team code rmppucs).

 

Alternatively, you can use this link

 

If you have any difficulties please email: medhistsem@history.ox.ac.uk

Medieval History Seminar Trinity Term 2024 - Week 3

6th May 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Medieval History Seminar - Week 3 - Monday 6 May 2024

Helen Flatley (Somerville, Oxford): ‘Reading the Arabic Documents of Medieval Toledo: Local Practice and Community Formation on the Iberian Frontier’.

5pm in the Wharton Room, All Souls College

All seminars are on Teams

The Teams session can be accessed by logging in to Teams with your .ox.ac.uk account and joining the group “Medieval History Research Seminar” (team code rmppucs).

Alternatively, you can use this link

 

If you have any difficulties please email: medhistsem@history.ox.ac.uk

Medieval History Seminar Trinity Term 2024 - Week 2

29th April 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Medieval History Seminar - Week 2 - Monday 29 April 2024

Elisabeth Lorans (Tours/All Souls): ‘The transformation of the monastic enclosure at Marmoutier (Tours, France) between the 11th and the early 13th Century'

5pm in the Wharton Room, All Souls College

All seminars are on Teams

The Teams session can be accessed by logging in to Teams with your .ox.ac.uk account and joining the group “Medieval History Research Seminar” (team code rmppucs).

Alternatively, you can use this link.

 

If you have any difficulties please email: medhistsem@history.ox.ac.uk

Medieval History Seminar Trinity Term 2024 - Week 1

22nd April 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Medieval History Seminar - Week 1 - Monday 22 April 2024

Lindy Grant (Reading), 'Eleanor of Aquitaine: the power of a queen and duchess'.

5pm in the Wharton Room, All Souls College

All seminars are on Teams

The Teams session can be accessed by logging in to Teams with your .ox.ac.uk account and joining the group “Medieval History Research Seminar” (team code rmppucs).

Alternatively, you can use this link

 

If you have any difficulties please email: medhistsem@history.ox.ac.uk

Professor John Cardy receives Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Professor John Cardy FRS, Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, was awarded his Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics from Oscar winners Robert Downey Jr and Da'Vine Joy Randolph at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday 13 April. 

 

	LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 13: (L-R) Robert Downey Jr., honoree Dr. Alexander Zamolodchikov, honoree Dr. John Cardy, and Da'Vine Joy Randolph pose with awards during the 10th Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on April 13, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize)

Pictured (L-R) are Robert Downey Jr, co-winner Dr. Alexander Zamolodchikov, Professor John Cardy and Da'Vine Joy Randolph.

(Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize)

17th April 2024

Professor of Poetry Lecture | Examinations Schools

9th May 2024, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Pirates, poets, and "plagiarism": How Byron translated and was translated by Greek poetry and reality.

9 May 2024, 5.30pm, Examination Schools, Oxford

 

A. E. Stallings' next Professor of Poetry lecture will be on ‘Pirates, poets, and "plagiarism": How Byron translated and was translated by Greek poetry and reality’. The talk will take place at Examination Schools in Oxford on 9 May at 5.30pm. 

All welcome; no booking required. Seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

A.E. Stallings is an American poet who studied Classics at the University of Georgia and Oxford.

She has published four collections of poetry, Archaic SmileHapax, and Olives, and most recently, Like, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

She has published three verse translations, Lucretius's The Nature of Things (in rhyming fourteeners!), Hesiod's Works and Days, and an illustrated The Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice.

A selected poems, This Afterlife, is just out from FSG in the US and Carcanet in the UK.

Virtual Rhodes Scholar Discussion

23rd April 2024, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

All Souls College Fellow, Lucas Tse will be in conversation with Rhodes Scholar alumnus Jonathan Shapiro, who will discuss his newest book How to be Abe Lincoln: Seven Steps Toward Leading a Legendary Life.

 

Amongst other topics, Jonathan will discuss questions such as: Does Lincoln still matter? Why is laughter the first step to being Lincoln? and how would Lincoln handle our current political climate?

 

The event is virtual, free and all are welcome to attend between 5.30-6.30pm on Tuesday 23 April 2024.

 

Please follow the link below to register attendance:

https://bit.ly/HowToBeAbeLincoln

 

Professor Yuhua Wang

Lee Lecturer in Political Science and Government, Trinity Term 2024

Professor Jonardon Ganeri

The John Locke Lecturer, Trinity Term 2024

Dr Saibu Mutaru

Evans-Pritchard Lecturer, Trinity Term 2024
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