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February 2017

06 - 06
Feb Mar
06 - 06
Feb Mar
Adaptation Practice Ap & Zen
Time:
19:00 to 20:30
Location:
Seminar Room 3 - The Academic Wing
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

Develop the inner strength and insight necessary to cope with stress, anxiety, anger and depression and to live a better life.

19 - 23
Feb Mar
19 - 23
Feb Mar
Exhibition: Anna Freeman Bentley 'Chapters'
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

An exhibition of paintings and works on paper depicting disconnected or overlooked interiors as well as reflective and mirrored spaces.

23 - 23
Feb Feb
23 - 23
Feb Feb
Creative Writing Class: Session 3
Time:
16:00 to 18:00
Location:
The Committee Room
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

This is the third of a three-part creative writing class, held by Creative Arts Fellow Nicholas Pierpan. Previous registration is essential as spaces are limited.

23 - 23
Feb Feb
23 - 23
Feb Feb
Concrete to the Rescue
Time:
18:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars
23 - 23
Feb Feb
23 - 23
Feb Feb
Guest Dinner
Time:
19:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during term time. Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.

24 - 24
Feb Feb
24 - 24
Feb Feb
Does corruption matter in elections?
Time:
20:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Last year’s president of the Oxford Hungarian Society discusses his thesis: can we distinguish between corruption at the local and the national level? What makes voters sceptical about anti-corruption campaigns? He will also tell us why Budapest should not host the Olympic Games in 2024.

25 - 25
Feb Feb
25 - 25
Feb Feb
Self/knowledge: Autobiography and Research
Time:
14:00 to 18:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

How can you research yourself; and how does the self affect research? Drawing on multiple perspectives from across the humanities and social sciences, from medieval romance to stand-up comedy, speakers will explore the relationship between autobiography and academic research. 

26 - 26
Feb Feb
26 - 26
Feb Feb
Piano Recital: Young Talent
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

A special concert featuring four young pianists from the Purcell School and the Junior Royal Academy of Music: Firoze Madon, Magdalene Ho, Sawa Ward, and Jeneba Kanneh Mason.

They will play a selection of work by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Chopin, Ravel, and Beethoven.

27 - 27
Feb Feb
27 - 27
Feb Feb
Representations of Violence in Military Memoir: A Critical Cognitive Linguistic...
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Voice's research explores the language of violence as performed by the authors of military memoirs of the 20th and 21st centuries. In particular, he is interested in reevaluating the way in which agency is construed in critical readings of these texts.

27 - 27
Feb Feb
27 - 27
Feb Feb
Three short talks by Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room on th...
Time:
17:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Three of Wolfson's Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room will give a short talk on their research. This event is open to all members of College and their guests.

28 - 28
Feb Feb
28 - 28
Feb Feb
Supercomputers: what are they and what can they do for research?
Time:
17:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Modern advances in the computing power of desktops and clusters may leave users wondering whether supercomputers still serve a purpose for research.