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The collegiate system is at the heart of the University’s success, giving students and academics the benefits of belonging to both a large, internationally renowned institution and to a smaller, interdisciplinary, academic college community. It enables leading academics and students across subjects and year groups, and from different cultures and countries to come together to share ideas.
All Colleges invest heavily in facilities for extensive library and IT provision, accommodation and welfare support, and sports and social events. The relatively small number of students at each college allows for close and supportive personal attention to be given to the induction, academic development and welfare of individuals.
Each college has its own Governing Body, comprising the Head of House and a number of Fellows, most of whom also hold University posts. There are also six Permanent Private Halls, which were founded by various Christian denominations and still retain their religious character.

Series associated with Colleges

A Corpus, Not a Canon
Almanac – The Oxford Middle East Podcast
Ancient Egyptian Poetry
Asian Studies Centre
Balliol Chapel
Brasenose College
Building Peace 2010 to 2019
Building Peace 2020
Bynum Tudor Annual Lectures at Kellogg College
Centenary celebration of the first modern Spanish endowment at Oxford
Centre for Personalised Medicine
Changing Character of War
Christ Church
Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference
Contemporary Islamic Studies
Cosmopolis and Beyond: Literary Cosmopolitanism after the Republic of Letters
David Nicholls Memorial Trust
Emden History Lectures
English Tutorials at Mansfield College
Environmental Governance and Resilience
Europe's Stories Project
European Studies Centre
Exeter College
Free Speech Debate
Global Economic Governance Programme
Global Economic Governance: Globalisation and the Financial Crisis
Green Templeton College
Green Templeton Lectures 2013 : Feeding a Better Future
Green Templeton Lectures 2014: The Tyranny of the Normal
Harmsworth Lecture series
Harris Manchester College
IDEAL Collaboration Conference 2016
In Our Spare Times
Isaiah Berlin
Israel Studies Seminar
Jesus College
Keble College
Kellogg College
Lady Margaret Hall
Latin American Centre
Law and Politics from St Antony's College
LIBcast - from The Queen's College
Lincoln College
Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Modern Perspectives
Mansfield College
Mansfield Public Talks
Manuscript and Text Cultures
McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics & Public Life
Merton College
Micrographia 350
Middle East Centre
Middle East Centre Booktalk
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
Oh What a Lovely War? First World War Anniversary Lectures
Opera Studies
Oriel College
Oriel College Chapel Services
Oxford Centre for the Study of Corruption and Transparency
Oxford Chinese Economy Programme
Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT)
Oxford Political Thought
Oxford UIDP Summit
Pharmaceutical Industry: Past, Present and Future
Philanthropy
Pivot Points: Moments That Shape Us
Prime Ministers and Europe since Thatcher - The Hertford lectures
Russian Literature and Culture
Shakespeare and the Brain
Social Mobility
Societies in Transition
Somerville College
St Anne's College
St Antony's looks at the World
St Catherine's College
St Cross College Lectures
St Cross College Shorts
St Cross Colloquia
St Edmund Hall
St Edmund Hall Research Expo 2015: Teddy Talks
St Edmund Hall Research Expo 2017: Teddy Talks
St Hilda's College Podcasts
St Hugh's College
St John's College
St Peter's College
St. Cross College
Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS) 2019
Teddy Talks
The Body and Being Network
The Cameron Mackintosh Inaugural Lecture Series
The Facts Facing the UK's Future: A Colloquium at The Queen's College
The Geddes Memorial Lectures
The Hertford Bookshelf
The Isaiah Berlin Lecture
The Leonard Woolf Symposium
The Ockham Lecture - The Merton College Physics Lecture
The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing
The Provcast
The Queen's Access Podcast
The Quill Project Conventions Podcast
The Tanner Lectures
The Tunisian Revolution: Origins, Course and Aftermath
The View from Above: Structure, Emergence, and Causation
Tower Poetry
Translating Illness
Trinity College Podcasts
Uncertainty as part of decision-relevant information
University College
Unlocking Late Schumann
Wadcast
Wadham College
Weidenfeld Debates
Wolfson College Podcasts
Worcester College
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2065 The Loneliest Revolution: A Memoir of Solidarity and Struggle in Iran Ali Mirsepassi in conversation with Stephanie Cronin about his new book Ali Mirsepassi, Stephanie Cronin 06 Jun 2024
2064 The Damascus Events Book Launch, Oxford Book Launch for "The Damascus Events: the 1860 Massacre and the Destruction of the Old Ottoman World" By Eugene Rogan, Published in hardback by Allen Lane, 2 May 2024. Eugene Rogan 17 May 2024
2063 Reflections on Tunisian Women's Continued Fight for Respect, Dignity and Rights: Focus on Women in the Labour Movement MEC Women's Rights Research Seminar delivered by Dr Heba El-Shazli (George Mason University) Chaired by Dr Maryam Alemzadeh (St Antony's College) Heba El-Shazli, Maryam Alemzadeh 14 May 2024
2062 Creative Commons The United Nations and the Question of Palestine Professor Ardi Imseis new book explores the UN’s management of the longest-running problem on its agenda, critically assessing tensions between the Organisation’s position and international law. Ardi Imseis, Eugene Rogan 07 May 2024
2061 Webs of oppression’ in everyday organizing in Palestine: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis This talk delves into the multifaceted challenges Palestinian women activists face, revealing how intersecting oppressions within a settler-colonized society shape their organizing efforts and experiences, challenging singular analyses of patriarchy. Amal W Nazzal, Maryam Alemzadeh 07 Mar 2024
2060 The Gender Effect in Intra-Party Meritocracy (with Rabia Kutlu) This lecture explores how parliamentary activity affects the candidacy list placements of MPs in closed-list PR systems, particularly focusing on the interaction between gender and candidacy list decisions. Rabia Kutlu, Tugba Bozcaga, Maryam Alemzadeh 07 Mar 2024
2059 Is a Binational State Possible After 7 October? In this podcast, Oxford Emeritus Professor Avi Shlaim compares notes with Exeter University Professor Ilan Pappé on the prospects for a binational state in the aftermath of the events of 7 October and the Gaza War. Ilan Pappe, Avi Shlaim 28 Feb 2024
2058 Panel Discussion: Recognizing Palestinian Statehood: European views A discussion of European initiatives to recognize the State of Palestine to advance the prospects for a two-state solution. Alon Liel, Haizam Amirah-Fernández, Chris Doyle 19 Feb 2024
2057 Creative Commons Genocide and Accountability in Gaza: The Limits and Potential of International Law Prof Noura Erakat explores the significance of South Africa's application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip before the International Court of Justice, and the Court's decision to hear the case. Noura Erakat 14 Feb 2024
2056 Creative Commons The Settler Movement, Political Impasses, and Beyond Dr Hagar Kotef from SOAS examines the current situation of Israeli settlers both in the West Bank and in the Cabinet to assess the impact of the settler movement in political options following the Gaza War. Hagar Kotef, Raihan Ismail 12 Feb 2024
2055 Considering the Political Options in Gaza After Three Months of War In the opening meeting of the Middle East Centre’s Hilary Term seminar series, the Fellows of the Centre led a panel discussion to set out the agenda for the series examining the political options following the Gaza War. Eugene Rogan, Walter Armbrust, Maryam Alemzadeh, Raihan Ismail 05 Feb 2024
2054 Israeli Public Opinion and Political Options after 7 October Professor Yuli Tamir considers Israeli public opinion following the 7 October 2023 attack and the constraints that public opinion imposes on the political options moving forward. Yuli Tamir, Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab 30 Jan 2024
2053 Modern Arab Kingship - Remaking the Ottoman Political Order in the Interwar Middle East Adam Mestyan argues that post-Ottoman Arab political orders were not, as many historians believe, products of European colonialism but of the process of "recycling empire." Adam Mestyan, Eugene Rogan 25 Jan 2024
2052 Stories to Connect: The Reza Hosseini Memorial Lecture Series on the past and present of the Middle East Join Professor Ghassan Salamé for his Lecture on 'Lessons from 2003 Iraq: Twenty Years Later.' Ghassan Salamé, Eugene Rogan 23 Jan 2024
2051 Reconsidering the 60s generation in the Arab world and beyond Professor Yoav di Capua offers a comprehensive empirical, theoretical, and methodological reassessment of the Arab 60s as a global pursuit with lessons that transcend the geography of the Middle East - the fruit of a decade of research on Arab thought. Yoav di Capua, Eugene Rogan 23 Jan 2024
2050 Creative Commons What have the Arab Uprisings done to "Contemporary Arab Thought"? Professor Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab offers some reflections on the challenges that a post-2011 Arab critique might be facing. Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab, Eugene Rogan 23 Jan 2024
2049 Race, Rubber, Revolution: Haiti’s 1940s Revisited Professor Matthew Smith, University College London, provides a fascinating insight into the history of Haiti during the 1940s, reassessing the role of the Société Haïtiano-Américane de Développement Agricole (SHADA) in developing rubber plantations. Matthew J. Smith 14 Dec 2023
2048 Pakistan & India: Common Origins, Divergent Trajectories Pervez Hoodbhoy seminar given as part of the Modern South Asian Seminar series in October 2023 Pervez Hoodhboy 26 Oct 2023
2047 Valeria Colunga Lozano Meet a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust scholar. David Isaac, Valeria Colunga Lozano 16 Oct 2023
2046 Creative Commons Zionism and the Jews of Iraq: A Personal Perspective Professor Avi Shlaim gives the George Antonius Memorial Lecture 2023, examining the Jewish exodus from Iraq in the aftermath of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, and arguing the Zionist movement played an active part in the uprooting of Iraqi Jews. Avi Shlaim, Eugene Rogan 19 Sep 2023
2045 Book Launch - Russia and the GCC 'The Case of Tatarstan's Paradiplomacy' Dr. Diana Galeeva introduces her book which examines the relations between the Gulf States and Russia from the Soviet era to the present day. Diana Galeeva, Roy Allison, Eugene Rogan 07 Sep 2023
2044 12 - Young Chan Kim As a Sir Henry Wellcome Fellow, Wolfson JRF, Lecturer and NHS doctor at the John Radcliffe, a father and a husband to a DPhil student, Young Chan Kim talks about keeping busy helps him balance it all. Young Chan Kim, Femke Gow 25 Aug 2023
2043 11 - Estelle Paulus DPhil Candidate and Vice Chair of General Meeting at Wolfson, Estelle studying sustainable food systems and is on a journey to make a real impact on the world. Estelle Paulus, Femke Gow 25 Aug 2023
2042 Memorial in honour of Derek Hopwood OBE and Celia Kerslake The Director and Fellows of the Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College convened a memorial in honour of Derek Hopwood OBE, Emeritus Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies (1933-2020) and Celia Kerslake, Emeritus Fellow in Turkish (1946-2023). Eugene Rogan, Roger Goodman, Gina Rowland, Rosie MacGregor 22 Aug 2023
2041 Creative Commons Women’s Movements and Citizenship in the Middle East Women's Rights Research Seminar where guest speaker, Dr Roel Meijer (Guest Lecturer in Islam Studies, Radboud Universiteit) presents on Women’s movements and citizenship in the Middle East. Roel Meijer, Maryam Alemzadeh, Marilyn Booth 09 Aug 2023
2040 Creative Commons The Conflict in Syria, A Personal Story Dr Haytham Alhamwi draws on his personal experiences to explain the story of the conflict in Syria. Haytham Alhamwi 09 Aug 2023
2039 Creative Commons Israel's Covert Diplomacy in the Middle East This lecture explores Israel’s secret relations with its neighbors during the years 1948-2022. Elie Podeh, Eugene Rogan 03 Aug 2023
2038 Creative Commons 'The Transformation of Iraq since the 2003 Invasion: From "The Dodgy Dossier", to Human Security, Gender, and the Nation's Future in the Face of Climate Change' This lecture examines the resilience of the Iraqi state and nation before and after the 2003 invasion. Ibrahim al-Marashi, Walter Armbrust 02 Aug 2023
2037 Creative Commons Iraq 2018-2019: The Rule of Law: a perspective The Rt Hon Sir Peter Gross (Formerly, Lead Judge for International Relations) shares his insight into the Judicial and Rule of Law developments in Iraq. Peter Gross, Michael Willis 27 Jul 2023
2036 Creative Commons Cheaters Dilemma: Iraq, WMD and the path to the 2003 war Why did Iraq fail to prove its WMD absence before the 2003 invasion? This seminar examines new evidence from Iraq and United Nations sources to shed light on the internal debates leading up to the 2003 war. Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer, Neil Ketchley 11 Jul 2023
2035 The Popular Mobilisation Units and their Pursuit of Power and Legitimacy within the Iraqi State This talk examines the Shi‘ite political parties linked to Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Units (PMU) and their influence over the state, exploring their strategies for legitimacy in politics, religion, and society. Inna Rudolf, Maryam Alemzadeh 11 Jul 2023
2034 10 - Nerves Workshop with Tom Brennan For Femke Gow's last episode as Head of Communications at Wolfson, she invited back Creative Arts Fellow Tom Brennan back to talk through his workshop and share his top tricks in overcoming nerves when presenting. Tom Brennan, Femke Gow 29 Jun 2023
2033 Harmohinder Bahl Meet Worcester's Home Bursar. Harmohinder Bahl, David Isaac 27 Jun 2023
2032 Creative Commons Along The Path To Gandhi's Neighbor Ajay Skaria - University of Minnesota, speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 1 May 2023. Ajay Skaria 16 Jun 2023
2031 Series 2 Episode 8 - Navigating a genetic diagnosis What might it be like to navigate a genetic diagnosis and share it with family members? We talk to Julie Young from the CanGene CanVar patient reference panel about her experience. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Julie Young 12 Jun 2023
2030 Foreign Policy and Human Values Sir Laurie Bristow KCMG, President of Hughes Hall Cambridge and three times Ambassador for the United Kingdom, delivers the 2023 Tanner lecture Laurie Bristow 01 Jun 2023
2029 Creative Commons Pakistan: Political Economy of an Elite Captured State Miftah Ismail Pakistan’s former Minister of Finance gives a lecture Miftah Ismail 19 May 2023
2028 Helen Parish Meet Worcester's Senior Tutor. Helen Parish, David Isaac 15 May 2023
2027 Creative Commons Series 2 Episode 7 - Why research regulation falls short in genomic medicine As a society, we tend to focus a lot on risk and try to control it through regulation - but how well does that work for ensuring ethical practice in genomics? We talk to Dr Kate Lyle about her research on this topic. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Kate Lyle 02 May 2023
2026 9 - Theodor Borrmann Our new chair of General Meeting talks about the openness of Wolfson, as well his journey changing academic disciplines for his DPhil Theodor Borrmann 27 Apr 2023
2025 Creative Commons Book Launch: Locked Out of Development: Insiders and Outsiders in Arab Capitalism Dr Hertog presents the key arguments of his new short monograph “Locked Out of Development: Insiders and Outsiders in Arab Capitalism” published by Cambridge University Press. Steffen Hertog, Neil Ketchley 23 Mar 2023
2024 Creative Commons Nations Ascendant: Towards a Global Intellectual History of Self Determination Zaib un Nisa Aziz (University of South Florida, Tampa) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 13 March 2023. For queries, please contact seminar convenor at saih@history.ox.ac.uk Zaib un Nisa Aziz 23 Mar 2023
2023 Anat Scolnicov: The Israel Supreme Court Religion and the Relationship of State and Religion in Israel On judicial independence in Israel Anat Scolnicov 23 Mar 2023
2022 Amos Morris-Rich: The Fusion of Zionism and Science: The First Two Decades—And the Present Day? On Zionism's relation to Science Amos Morris-Reich 23 Mar 2023
2021 #8 Social Justice & Desire | with Cara Addleman PPE Student, Cara Addleman, discusses her prize-winning essay. Martin Dunkley Smith, Cara Addleman 22 Mar 2023
2020 Zoe Campbell Meet Worcester's Outreach & Access Officer. Zoe Campbell, David Isaac 22 Mar 2023
2019 Creative Commons Uncivil Liberalism and the Globalisation of Dadabhai Naoroji’s Ideas of Sociality Vikram Visana (University of Leicester) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 7 March 2023. Vikram Visana 20 Mar 2023
2018 Creative Commons 8 - Katya Kovalchuk CARA Fellow Katya Kovalchuk - an energetic scholar studying Byzantine legends. Katya talks us through moving countries countless times, having most recently joining us here in Oxford from Ukraine as an at-risk scholar. Katya Kovalchuk 16 Mar 2023
2017 Series 2 Episode 6 - Diversifying genomics What are the ethical challenges with diversifying genomic data? We talk to Faranak Hardcastle about her work exploring this. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Faranak Hardcastle 07 Mar 2023
2016 Creative Commons Clerics in the time of Tishreen The evolution of religion-civil society relations in post-2003 Iraq. Marsin Alshamary, Maryam Alemzadeh 03 Mar 2023
2015 Christopher Reed Meet the Terra Foundation Visiting Professor of American Art. Christopher Reed, David Isaac 27 Feb 2023
2014 Allison Leslie Meet a Worcester College gardener. Allison Leslie, David Isaac 22 Feb 2023
2013 Junior Deans Meet Worcester College's Junior Deans. Tika Ratna Malla, Ed Jones, David Isaac 22 Feb 2023
2012 Creative Commons The International Thought of Turkish Islamists: History, Civilization and Nation Katerina Dalacoura will presents her research project entitled ‘The International Thought of Turkish Islamists’, funded by a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship. Katerina Dalacoura, Michael Willis 22 Feb 2023
2011 Creative Commons The struggle for Salafism in Egypt’s post-revolutionary period A Middle East Centre Seminar on Salafism. Stéphane Lacroix, Thomas Hegghammer 21 Feb 2023
2010 Creative Commons Resurrecting the Caliphate: The Creed of Abraham and ISIS’s Hermeneutics of Power A talk with a focus on the contemporary militant group referred to by the acronym ISIS (or ISIL) and its views on the “caliphate.” Asma Afsaruddin, Eugene Rogan 21 Feb 2023
2009 Creative Commons 7 - Pedr Charlesworth OxBikes founder Pedr Charlesworth on cycling, adventure and, well... more cycling! Pedr Charlesworth 17 Feb 2023
2008 Creative Commons Algeria: Politics and Society from the Dark Decade to the Hirak Dr Michael Willis' new book offers an explanation of this unexpected development known as the Hirak Movement, examining the political and social changes that have occurred in Algeria since the ‘dark decade’ of the 1990s Michael Willis, Eugene Rogan 10 Feb 2023
2007 Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism Professor Mohammad Khalil scrutinises the claim by New Atheists like Richard Dawkins that Islam is a fundamentally violent religion Mohammad Khalil, Eugene Rogan 07 Feb 2023
2006 Series 2 Episode 5 - Who's 'the patient' in genomic medicine? We live our lives alongside others, and our decisions have consequences for those close to us - what does this mean for how we define 'the patient' in genomic medicine? Susie Weller talks to us about this issue. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Susie Weller 25 Jan 2023
2005 6 - Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer Geophysics Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer talks about balancing (or not) a busy academic career and family life when you're deeply passionate about both. Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer 24 Jan 2023
2004 Friendship Associate Professor Nuha al-Sha’ar speaking on ‘Friendship in Islamic Ethical Political Thought: Foundations and Modern Implications’ // Associate Professor SherAli Tareen speaking on ‘Debating Hindu-Muslim Friendship After Empire’ Faisal Devji, Nuha al-Sha’ar, SherAli Tareen 20 Jan 2023
2003 Creative Commons Michael Willis on Recent Developments in the Maghreb Michael Willis joins Almanac to discuss his new book, Algeria: Politics and Society from the Dark Decade to the Hirak, recent developments in Tunisia and Morocco, and why studying the area “West of Cairo” is of critical importance to Middle East Studies. Matthew Smith, Michael Willis 17 Jan 2023
2002 Creative Commons The Left Fadi Bardawil speaking on ‘Nation, Class, Community: Milestones on the path of the 1960s Lebanese New Left’. Nadia Bou Ali  speaking on ‘Is the Heart for the East and Reason for the West? Mehdi Amel’s Critique of Edward Said’. Fadi Bardawil, Nadia Bou Ali, Faisal Devji 16 Jan 2023
2001 Creative Commons ‘Power to the People?’: Citizens and the Everyday State in Early Postcolonial South Asia Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway, University of London) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 31 Oct 2022 Sarah Ansari 12 Jan 2023
2000 Creative Commons Who are the Muslims? Savarkar on Indian Muslim Origin Luna Sabastian (Northeastern University- London) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 7 Nov 2022. Luna Sabastian 12 Jan 2023
1999 #7 Two Mortals Confront One True Logic | with Alex Paseau & Owen Griffiths Two brave philosophers, Alex Paseau & Owen Griffiths, scale the nature of logic. Their weapon? Reason. Martin Dunkley Smith, Alexander Paseau, Owen Griffiths 11 Jan 2023
1998 Creative Commons Book Launch: Pacted Democracy in the Middle East: Tunisia and Egypt in Comparative Perspective A new theoretical framework for how democracy can emerge in the Middle East and wider Muslim world, where political conflicts over religion often predominate. Hicham Alaoui, Michael Willis 23 Dec 2022
1997 Creative Commons Centres, Peripheries and New Histories of the Left in Iran How historians can gain new insights from global history, and how historians and histories of Iran can contribute Rasmus Elling, Stephanie Cronin 23 Dec 2022
1996 Creative Commons Dissent Valerie Hoffman speaking on Charges of Radicalism: Ibāḍī–Wahhābī Polemics and Articulations of Identity. Valerie Hoffman, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 23 Dec 2022
1995 Seeking Supremacy: The Pursuit of Judicial Power in Pakistan Book Launch with Yasser Kureshi Yasser Kureshi 20 Dec 2022
1994 Creative Commons Inside Qatar: Hidden Stories from One of the Richest Nations on Earth A talk based on John McManus’s book, Inside Qatar: hidden stories from one of the richest nations on earth. John McManus, Eugene Rogan 06 Dec 2022
1993 Creative Commons In the Shade of the Sunna: Salafi Piety in the 20th-Century Middle East Aaron Rock-Singer presents their latest book "In the Shade of the Sunna: Salafi Piety in the 20th-Century Middle East". Aaron Rock-Singer, Usaama al-Azami 06 Dec 2022
1992 Creative Commons Neta Schramm - Zionist Neutral? The Sardonic Zionism of Yeshayahu Leibowitz and Ovadia Yosef Neta Schramm discusses the (non-ideological) "think Zionism" stances of two leading Israeli figures. Neta Schramm 05 Dec 2022
1991 Creative Commons Maya Mark: Menachem Begin’s stand on the imposition of the Military Government, 1948- 1966 Maya Mark discusses Menachem Begin's commitment to Liberalism Maya Mark 30 Nov 2022
1990 Creative Commons All Necessary Measures? The United Nations and International Intervention in Libya Ian Martin presents his latest book on Libya: All Necessary Measures? The United Nations and International Intervention in Libya. Ian Martin 29 Nov 2022
1989 Creative Commons The Making of the Modern Middle East A vivid and authoritative account of the making of the modern Middle East, from the BBC’s long-serving correspondent in the region. Jeremy Bowen, Eugene Rogan 23 Nov 2022
1988 5 - Shaharzad Akbar Human rights in Afghanistan - a feminist journey Shaharzad Akbar 22 Nov 2022
1987 Creative Commons Hillel Cohen: Haters, Love Story: on the relations between Mizrahi Jews and Palestinian Arab’ Hillel Cohen discusses his new book on Mizrahim, Arabs, and Asheknazim in Israel Hillel Cohen 21 Nov 2022
1986 Creative Commons Nemir Kirdar Memorial Event Memorial event for the late Mr Nemir Amin Kirdar (1936-2020). Roger Goodman, Margaret MacMillan, Eugene Rogan, Serra Kirdar 15 Nov 2022
1985 Creative Commons Suzanne Schneider - The Divine People? Mapping the political-theological coordinates of post-liberalism On the political theology of "illiberal democracy" Suzanne Schneider 10 Nov 2022
1984 #6 From Rightmove to Writing | with Jane Griffiths One day, while browsing Rightmove, Jane discovered a clue that her childhood home was at risk of demolition… Martin Dunkley Smith, Jane Griffiths 08 Nov 2022
1983 'Regression and Resistance: The Struggle for Women's Rights in Afghanistan' Shaharzad Akbar in conversation with Shazia Choudhry; convened by Mansfield College Principal, Helen Mountfield KC. Shaharzad Akbar, Shazia Choudhry, Helen Mountfield 08 Nov 2022
1982 Gabriel Schwake - Dwelling on the Green Line: Privatize and Rule in Israel/Palestine Gabriel Schwake discusses his new book dealing with urban planning along the green line. Gabriel Schwake 03 Nov 2022
1981 4 - Dr Natasha Robinson Post-doc researcher and education consultant Natasha Robinson talks about cultural identity, feminist turmoil in relationships and the constant fluctuation between drive and angst in academic work. Dr Natasha Robinson 26 Oct 2022
1980 The Jocelyn Bell Burnell Lecture: The Real World of Forensic Anthropology Professor Dame Sue Black in conversation with Professor Stephen Blundell. Introduction by Helen Mountfield KC. Sue Black, Stephen Blundell, Helen Mountfield 24 Oct 2022
1979 Series 2 Episode 4 - Newborn genome screening What sort of findings might we get from newborn genome screening? What might this mean for the NHS? Rachel Horton talks to Gabby Samuel and Lisa Ballard. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Lisa Ballard 20 Oct 2022
1978 Tilde Rosmer - The Islamic Movement in Israel Tilde Rosmer (Zayed University) discusses the history and politics of the Islamic Movement in Israel. Tilde Rosmer 19 Oct 2022
1977 Creative Commons Albert Hourani’s Impact 2022 is the 60th anniversary of the publication of Albert Hourani’s magnum opus Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age, 1798-1939. Matthew Smith, Charles Ough, Paul Dresch, Eugene Rogan 17 Oct 2022
1976 #1 Rachmaninoff Reappraised | with Philip Bullock The guest for our debut episode is Wadham's Fellow & Tutor in Russian, Philip Bullock. Phillip Bullock 12 Oct 2022
1975 3 - Mary Adeyemo Winner of a Vice-Chancellor's Diversity Award talks faith, loss, and culture shock Mary Adeyemo 09 Oct 2022
1974 Creative Commons Freedom Between Order and Chaos: Reading a Political Satire From India Freedom Between Order and Chaos: Reading a Political Satire From India Jyotirmaya Sharma (University of Hyderabad) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 16 May 2022. For queries, please contact seminar convenors at saih@history Jyotirmaya Sharma 23 Sep 2022
1973 Creative Commons Queer Azaadi and the origins of Indian homonationalism in Kashmir In 2019, the Indian government unilaterally revoked the autonomy of the disputed region of Kashmir amidst one of the harshest and longest military blockades and communications blackouts in history of the region Anish Gawande 23 Sep 2022
1972 Creative Commons Pan-Nationalist Notions of Rights, Indian Khilafat Movement and the Treaty of Lausanne (1923) Talk by Cemil Aydin from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cemil Aydin 22 Sep 2022
1971 Creative Commons 2 - Tom Brennan Playwright and producer lands at Wolfson as Creative Arts Fellow for his first foray into the world of Oxford Tom Brennan 21 Sep 2022
1970 1 - Dame Hermione Lee Our first and so far only female president - heroes, milestones and 17 year old blunders Hermione Lee 21 Sep 2022
1969 Series 2 Episode 3 - Sharing genetic results within families Who does a genetic result belong to? What might help people to share genetic information with their relatives? We talk to Lisa Ballard and Anneke Lucassen. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Lisa Ballard, Anneke Lucassen 16 Aug 2022
1968 Creative Commons Series 2 Episode 2 - Why context matters in genetic testing How can the same genetic finding can mean different things in different people? What does this mean for 'personalising' genetic results? Anneke Lucassen talks to us about this issue. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Anneke Lucassen 18 Jul 2022
1967 Creative Commons Religion II Professor Elizabeth Shakman Hurd (Northwestern University) speaking on 'Decolonizing the category of religion' and Dr Rushain Abbasi (Stanford University) speaking on 'Regulating Religion in Premodern Islamic Governance'. Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 15 Jul 2022
1966 Human Rights Violations in Tajikistan Steve Swerdlow, Neil Clarke, Syinat Sultanalieva discuss human rights violations in Tajikistan, chaired by Faisal Devji Steve Swerdlow, Neil Clarke, Syinat Sultanalieva 08 Jul 2022