Professor Jonardon Ganeri

The John Locke Lecturer, Trinity Term 2024

Dr Saibu Mutaru

Evans-Pritchard Lecturer, Trinity Term 2024

Elections to Senior Research Fellowships

The College has today elected to Senior Research Fellowships:

Michael Braddick (Sheffield; History)

Craig MacLean (Oxford; Life Sciences)

9th March 2024

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2024

Dr Saibu Mutaru (Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana). 

Evans-Pritchard 2024 Lectures

All are welcome to attend in person or via Microsoft Teams (links to be found on individual lecture pages). 

 

 

Events in this series

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2024: Lecture 1 - Witchcraft, "Witch Camps", and Social Life in Northern Ghana

30th April 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Dr Saibu Mutaru (Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana) is delivering a series of lectures at 5pm in the Old Library at All Souls College entitled:

Naming the Witch, Housing the Witch, and Living with Witchcraft: An Ethnography of Ordinary Lives in Northern Ghana’s “Witch Camps”

This week's lecture will be held on Tuesday, 30 April 2024 on Witchcraft, “Witch Camps”, and Social Life in Northern Ghana

All are welcome to attend in person or on Microsoft Teams via the ID and password below:

Meeting ID: 318 331 790 674
Passcode: LEecHc

 

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2024: Lecture 2 - Witchcraft, Shrines, and Tindaanship

7th May 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Dr Saibu Mutaru (Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana) is delivering a series of lectures at 5pm in the Old Library at All Souls College entitled:

Naming the Witch, Housing the Witch, and Living with Witchcraft: An Ethnography of Ordinary Lives in Northern Ghana’s “Witch Camps”

This week's lecture will be held on Tuesday, 7 May 2024 on Witchcraft, Shrines, and Tindaanship

All are welcome to attend in person or on Microsoft Teams via the ID and password below:

Meeting ID: 318 331 790 674
Passcode: LEecHc

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2024: Lecture 3 - “Witches” and the Humanitarian World: NGOs, Churches, and the State

14th May 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Dr Saibu Mutaru (Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana) is delivering a series of lectures at 5pm in the Old Library at All Souls College entitled:

Naming the Witch, Housing the Witch, and Living with Witchcraft: An Ethnography of Ordinary Lives in Northern Ghana’s “Witch Camps”

This week's lecture will be held on Tuesday, 14 May 2024 on “Witches” and the Humanitarian World: NGOs, Churches, and the State

All are welcome to attend in person or on Microsoft Teams via the ID and password below:

Meeting ID: 318 331 790 674
Passcode: LEecHc

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2024: Lecture 4 - Living in “Witch Camps”: Experiences of Accused Witches and the Moral Economy of Songsim

21st May 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Dr Saibu Mutaru (Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Cape Coast, Ghana) is delivering a series of lectures at 5pm in the Old Library at All Souls College entitled:

Naming the Witch, Housing the Witch, and Living with Witchcraft: An Ethnography of Ordinary Lives in Northern Ghana’s “Witch Camps”

This week's lecture will be held on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 on Living in “Witch Camps”: Experiences of Accused Witches and the Moral Economy of Songsim

All are welcome to attend in person or on Microsoft Teams via the ID and password below:

Meeting ID: 318 331 790 674
Passcode: LEecHc

Sir Jeremy Lever Lecture 2024

26th April 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The annual Sir Jeremy Lever Lecture will be held at the Gulbenkian Theatre in the St Cross Building (Law Faculty) at 5pm on 26 April 2024

The Rt Hon Lady Rose, Justice of the Supreme Court, will be speaking on Competition Law in the Supreme Court: The First 15 Years

Chair: Sir Julian Flaux, Chancellor of the High Court

This will be followed by a drinks reception. 

Women & War

22nd March 2024, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Joined Conference from King’s College London and Oxford University

This conference brings together two dynamic research fields that have recently discovered more common ground: the History of War and Gender History. The conference discusses new understandings and perspectives about women at and in war, and explores the multiple, complex, and sometimes conflicting roles women played in armed conflict: as soldiers, war leaders, humanitarian workers, civilians, perpetrators, victims, and survivors.

 

Programme:

09:00 Registration and Welcome

9:15 Session Mobilisation of Women During the World Wars

Chloe Pieters, Oxford, The limits of protection: mobilising the family for war in Belgium and Britain during the First World War

Aimée Fox, KCL, Petticoat Government: Officers’ Wives and the Social Politics of the British Military, 1914–1918

Jonathan Fennell, KCL, The Social Practice of People’s War: Women, Morale and Mobilisation in the Second World War.

11:00 Session Indian Women and WWII

Diya Gupta, City UL, Forging intimate connections between battlefront and home-front: Indian women in the Second World War

Alex Wilson, KCL, “Your father did not slipper you sufficiently, but I will make up for it, never you fear!” Indian Women, Soldiers’ Networks, and the North African Campaign, 1940-43

Urvi Khaitan, Oxford, ‘My Body Costs Five Hundred Rupees’: Women’s Work in War and Famine  

13:30 Session Theories of Gender and Historiography of War

Sarah von Hagen, Göttingen, When Men-of-War become female

Kristine Dyrmann, Oxford, Elite women’s social, political, and diplomatic networks during the Napoleonic wars

Anna Brinkman, KCL, Bluestocking Strategists: Women as strategic thinkers in the 18th and 19th centuries

15:30 Session Experiences of Women in War

Jane Ohlmeyer, Dublin/Oxford, Women, warfare and sexual violence in early modern Ireland

Meryem Kalayci, Oxford, Women’s stories of sexual violence and caregiving in the Armenian Genocide and after

Lucy Noakes, Essex, Making Grief Work: Gendering Emotions in Second World War Britain

17:00 Roundtable on History of War meets Gender History

Christina Goulter (KCL), Karen Hagemann (UNC), Juliette Pattinson (Kent), Cathleen Sarti (Oxford), Peter Wilson (Oxford)

 

Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/e/Lp40bpvbVQ

 

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