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  • OLS 17-18: How can 'experts' help?

    How can “experts” help government think?

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018 - Wednesday, 09 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Glen O’Hara will examine why governments get things so wrong, so often. He will ask how history can be used to improve public policy making.

    This event is for: Everyone

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  • Bookbinding Evening Class

    Bookbinding Evening Class

    18:15, Wednesday, 06 September 2017 to 20:30 Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Explore the basics for binding and repairing books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Bookbinding Evening Class

    Bookbinding Evening Class

    18:15, Wednesday, 06 September 2017 to 20:30 Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Explore the basics for binding and repairing books.

    This event is for: Everyone

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    Unnatural Histories

    9:00, Thursday, 05 April 2018 to 17:00 Thursday, 03 May 2018

    An exhibition of photography by Paul Kilsby (Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory, School of Arts).

    This event is for: Everyone

Future events…

  • Eat to Win

    Eat to Win

    Monday, 30 April 2018 18:30 to 20:00

    A talk by award-winning registered nutritionist, health writer, internationally published author and former athlete Anita Bean.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OXFORD FILMMAKERS

    OBU Documentary Club: 3rd OBUDOC SHORT-DOCS AWARDS CEREMONY

    Thursday, 03 May 2018 19:00 to 21:30

    Celebrate our local talent with a selection of the best short-listed Short Documentaries (20 minutes max) made by students, staff or members of the public.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: How can 'experts' help?

    How can “experts” help government think?

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Glen O’Hara will examine why governments get things so wrong, so often. He will ask how history can be used to improve public policy making.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Taste of the Mediterranean

    Friday, 11 May 2018 9:15 to 14:30

    You will be shown how to prepare and cook a feast of dishes from a variety of Mediterranean countries together with lots of tips, talking and tasting.

    This event is for: Everyone

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    Hoi Polloi: BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree Show 2018

    9:00, Saturday, 12 May 2018 to 17:00 Thursday, 17 May 2018

    An exhibition of work from final year Fine Art degree students, continued also in the Richard Hamilton Building.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    10 Week Cookery

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018 18:15 to 21:30

    This course is suitable for enthusiastic amateurs who are looking to further their skills and gain knowledge from the professionals. By the end of the 10 weeks you will have learnt a variety of skills and will have gained confidence in the kitchen.

    This event is for: Everyone

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    The Tech Show

    Friday, 18 May 2018 13:30 to 16:30

    Come and see our student's work, network with industry professionals and help celebrate the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics!

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Trees and Wellbeing

    Trees and Wellbeing: Past, Present and Future

    Friday, 18 May 2018 10:00 to 19:00

    A conference organised by Christiana Payne and Fiona Stafford. Supported by TORCH, the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and Somerville College, Oxford

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Around the World in Breads

    Friday, 18 May 2018 9:15 to 14:30

    This course is suitable for enthusiastic amateurs as well as the more experienced bread makers.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • MBA Preview Day

    MBA Preview Day

    Sunday, 20 May 2018 11:45 to 16:00

    Thinking of studying the Oxford Brookes Global MBA? Come and meet the teaching team.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught
    Prospective students - postgraduate research

  • Protest Songs: Protest and Resistance in Changing Times

    Protest Songs: Protest and Resistance in Changing Times

    Monday, 21 May 2018 17:00 to 19:00

    Live music in the Forum before the lecture and panel discussion with Peggy Seeger, Andrew Scheps, Dr Angela McShane and Professor John Street that will explore the rich tradition of protest songs and assess their meaning and impact over time

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Understanding Intersectional Oxford

    Understanding Intersectional Oxford

    Monday, 21 May 2018 14:00 to 15:30

    This one hour workshop will introduce and explore the notions of ‘intersectional’ identities with Shaista Aziz, co-founder of Intersectional Feminist Foreign Policy

    This event is for: Everyone

  • (Un)official histories - researching being human

    (Un)official histories: researching being human

    Monday, 21 May 2018 13:00 to 15:00

    Self-guided tour of the Special Collections, Oxford Brookes Library

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Dnagerous speech and images

    Dangerous Speech and Images: Criminality in the Internet Age

    Monday, 21 May 2018 11:00 to 14:00

    Interactive lectures from the School of Law's Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Research Group on the topics of 'cyberhate', 'sexting', and the 'dark web'.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Sound I'm Particular: Geoff Sample

    Sound I'm Particular: Geoff Sample

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 19:00 to 21:00

    In the Voice of a Bird, Elements of Augury from Tiresias to Attenborough

    This event is for: Everyone

  • (Un)official histories - researching being human

    (Un)official histories: researching being human

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 13:00 to 15:00

    Self-guided tour of the Special Collections, Oxford Brookes Library

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Re-imagining John Wesley

    Re-imagining John Wesley

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 17:00 to 18:00

    This lecture will explore how while Methodism distanced itself from its founder in many ways in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it took closer ownership of visual representations of Wesley, becoming a metaphor of allusion for tensions between allegiance to the past with the place of religion in a changing world.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human Event

    Tea and a 3 Minute PhD

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 17:00 to 17:45

    Showcase of our students and their research

    This event is for: Invite only

  • Think Human Event

    Virtual Human Evolution

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 14:30 to 15:30

    Virtual Reality demonstration with Dr Simon Underdown

    This event is for: Everyone

  • The Brexit Generation A debate on the UK’s future outside of the EU

    The Brexit Generation: A debate on the UK’s future outside of the EU

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 13:00 to 15:00

    Join Dr Stephen Hurt as he chairs a debate about Brexit and the UK's future outside of the EU, in the style of the BBC's "Question Time"

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre presents Kei Miller

    Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre presents Kei Miller

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 12:00 to 13:00

    Lunch time poetry reading with poet, novelist, essayist, short story writer, broadcaster and blogger, Kei Miller.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: There's been a murder!

    There’s been a murder! But why do we care?

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Join Dame Katherine Grainger and Professor Anne-Marie Kilday in a lively conversation, as we discuss why people are so fascinated by murder and murderers in the modern era.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Fragmented and Convoluted

    Fragmented and Convoluted: Working-Class Experiences of Navigating Higher Education

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 12:00 to 13:00

    Talk with Laura Jayne Bentley, hosted by Simon Kövesi

    This event is for: Everyone

  • (Un)official histories - researching being human

    (Un)official histories: researching being human

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 13:00 to 15:00

    Self-guided tour of the Special Collections, Oxford Brookes Library

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre presents Sinéad Morrissey

    Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre presents Sinéad Morrissey

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 19:30 to 21:00

    Poetry reading with Sinéad Morrissey, author of six poetry collections

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human Event

    Writing Working-Class Fiction

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Panel discussion and Q&A. Kerry Hudson, Kit de Waal and Alex Wheatle are celebrated contemporary British novelists who have all written working-class experience into their fiction, hosted by writer and critic Boyd Tonkin

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Stimulate your senses

    Stimulate your Senses: Five Senses Tour

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 14:00 to 16:00

    Think art is just about looking? Think again! Join this session to find out how hearing, taste, smell and touch are activated in our encounters with painting and sculpture

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Thinking Evil in Dark Times: Bonhoeffer Eichmann

    Thinking Evil in Dark Times: Bonhoeffer/Eichmann

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 11:00 to 12:00

    You are a German citizen living under the Nazi regime led by Adolf Hitler—do you resist or comply? Featuring dramatic monologues and explanatory interludes this event introduces the audience to two real-life historical characters: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Christian theologian, and Adolf Eichmann, a member of the Nazi bureaucracy.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Journeys to journeys from - pathways through time

    Journeys to, journeys from: pathways through time

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 10:00 to 13:00

    Experience an installation exploring journeys from childhood to adulthood and the hopes, fears and aspirations of young adults

    This event is for: Everyone

  • (Un)official histories - researching being human

    (Un)official histories: researching being human

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 13:00 to 15:00

    Self-guided tour of the Special Collections, Oxford Brookes Library

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre presents Clare Pollard

    Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre presents Clare Pollard

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 19:30 to 21:00

    The celebrated poet, editor and translator Clare Pollard will join us to read from her work and talk about the 'thrill of entering a new way of thinking' when we read and translate poetry from another language

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Educating for Mental Health Resilience

    Educating for Mental Resilience

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Panel discussion and Q&A. Our panel including Professor Barry Carpenter OBE, The Baroness Hollins, Tony Woolstone, Director, The Oxford Samaritans and Simon Knight, Director, Whole School SEND will discuss how educational settings can best support the mental health of children and young people

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Human Story Theatre Scenes From___

    Human Story Theatre Scenes From...

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 14:30 to 16:30

    Three new plays about young people's mental health

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Affirming the Arts and Humanities in the Curriculum

    Affirming the Arts and Humanities in the Curriculum

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 14:00 to 17:00

    Workshop exploring examples of young learners ‘thinking human’ through music, art, English and drama

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Teddy Bear's Picnic

    Teddy Bear's Picnic

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:00 to 12:00

    An invited group of local schoolchildren will join Nick Swarbrick from the School of Education for an outdoor storytelling

    This event is for: Invite only

  • Think Human Event

    Invisible Theatre

    Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:00 to 17:00

    Three performances on the Brookes Bus U1 service throughout the day

    This event is for: Everyone

  • (Un)official histories - researching being human

    (Un)official histories: researching being human

    Friday, 25 May 2018 13:00 to 15:00

    Self-guided tour of the Special Collections, Oxford Brookes Library

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Stanza and Stand Up the Comedy vs_ Poetry Slam

    Stanza and Stand Up: the Comedy vs. Poetry Slam

    Friday, 25 May 2018 19:30 to 22:30

    This poetry vs comedy event is hosted by Alex Farrow, stand-up comedian, philosophy teacher and resident MC at Jericho Comedy Oxford and by Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre. Come, laugh, be inspired, and remember - you decide who wins!

    This event is for:

  • Murder Among The Mateys

    Murder Among The Mateys

    Friday, 25 May 2018 17:30 to 19:00

    Pirate themed historical murder mystery in which one guest meets a tragic demise and ends up in Davy Jones' Locker leaving the rest of the party goers to bring the guilty to the gallows

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Film, identity and power

    Film, identity and power

    Friday, 25 May 2018 14:00 to 17:00

    A special screening of prize-winning director Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s 2014 blackly comic low-budget drama The Owners including a Q&A afterwards with the director

    This event is for: Everyone

  • The Magical Tradition of the Household Dragon

    The Magical Tradition of the Household Dragon

    Friday, 25 May 2018 13:30 to 14:30

    Join Professor Johannes Dillinger to learn more about this fascinating aspect of the history of magic

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Rivionia Trial

    The Rivonia Trial: A Model UN Committee

    Friday, 25 May 2018 12:00 to 13:00

    Details to be confirmed

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Craft Activism

    Craft Activism: Collaborative crafting as activism, the search for justice and the creation of emotional objects

    Friday, 25 May 2018 10:00 to 16:00

    Exhibition and short talks exploring collaborative crafting as activism, the search for justice and the creation of emotional objects

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Food writing - enhancing the human condition

    Food writing: Enhancing the human condition

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Panel discussion and Q&A. In this session acclaimed writers Claudia Roden, Bee Wilson and Jeremy Lee will explore the power of food literature to enhance our lives. Whether through cookery writing that reveals the nature of cultural heritage, works of food history that highlight changing social conditions, or campaigning journalism that tackles corruption in the food industry.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Think Human Event

    Routes into Research: the humanities and social sciences

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 14:30 to 16:00

    Leading academics, at the forefront of their disciplines, will talk about what inspired them to become researchers in the humanities and social sciences

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Mum's the Word

    Mum's the Word

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 14:00 to 17:00

    An award-winning production by playwrite Sue Bevan inspired by Professor Tina Miller’s book 'Making Sense of Motherhood'

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Stimulate your senses

    Stimulate your Senses: Five Senses Tour

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 10:00 to 14:00

    Think art is just about looking? Think again! Join this session to find out how hearing, taste, smell and touch are activated in our encounters with painting and sculpture

    This event is for: Everyone

  • InDesign for Beginners - Oct '17

    InDesign for Beginners

    Saturday, 26 May 2018 10:00 to 16:00

    Adobe lnDesign is an industry-standard graphics and desktop publishing application that enables users to design and produce a variety of print materials from flyers to books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • School of Architecture EVENT

    School of Architecture End of Year Show 2018

    9:00, Saturday, 26 May 2018 to 17:00 Wednesday, 06 June 2018

    A showcase of undergraduate and postgraduate architecture students' work from the year.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Urban Design End of Year Show

    Urban Design End of Year Show

    10:00, Monday, 28 May 2018 to 16:00 Friday, 29 June 2018

    Students from the School of the Built Environment doing the MA in Urban Design, the MArchD in Architecture Specialising in Urban Design and the BA in Urban Design, Planning and Development will be showcasing their work at the Urban Design End of the Year Show 2018. We would like to warmly invite you to view their exhibition.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Junior Cookery School

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018 9:15 to 14:30

    The Junior Cookery School courses are suitable for ages 8 to 11. A great way to get juniors interested in the kitchen, learning new skills and making new friends.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: 'In my day'

    “In my day”: the power of the past in education

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Mary Wild will bring a welcome dose of evidence-based argument to the debate on the future of education.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Brookes Restaurant Events '17-18

    Junior Cookery School

    Friday, 01 June 2018 9:15 to 14:30

    The Junior Cookery School courses are suitable for ages 12 to 14. A great way to get juniors interested in the kitchen, learning new skills and making new friends.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 17-18: Robots of good character

    Robots of good character: equipping robots with moral competency

    Wednesday, 06 June 2018 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Nigel Crook will explore whether we can build robots that have good moral character – and whether or not we should.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • PG open evening 2018, Wednesday 28 February 2018, 4.00 - 7.30pm

    Postgraduate open evening

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:00 to 19:30

    Graduate Your Career - A postgraduate qualification can help you to develop your career, deepen your learning, pursue a passion, or build the knowledge and skills to get you back into the workplace. Find out more about the postgraduate and professional development opportunities we offer at our open evening.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught
    Prospective students - postgraduate research

  • The Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference 2018

    Transformation of... ? The Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference 2018

    Thursday, 14 June 2018 9:00 to 16:30

    The Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference has a reputation for inspirational sessions. We want you to be a part of this by participating and we encourage you to be creative in getting an audience to engage with your ideas.

    This event is for: Staff - teaching
    Staff - research
    Staff - support
    Academic community

  • Get some chalk 2018

    Get some chalk on your boots! The Sounding Cultures of Football

    9:00, Friday, 15 June 2018 to 17:00 Sunday, 15 July 2018

    An exhibition presented by Professor Paul Whitty and the Sonic Art Research Unit (SARU).

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Open days in Swindon

    Swindon Open Day

    Saturday, 23 June 2018 9:30 to 14:00

    Open day for prospective students interested in studying Adult Nursing MSc and BSc, and Operating Department Practice BSc.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • InDesign for Beginners

    InDesign for Beginners

    Saturday, 30 June 2018 10:00 to 16:00

    This course aims to introduce learners to the basic skills needed for creating a variety of print materials from flyers to books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Headington Hill Hall 2018

    Graduate Diploma in Law open morning

    Saturday, 30 June 2018 11:00 to 13:00

    Interested in a career in Law? This is a fantastic opportunity to visit our campus and find out more about our postgraduate Law conversion course.

    This event is for: Prospective students - postgraduate taught
    Current students - undergraduate

  • Experimental Drawing Spring Evening Class

    Experimental Drawing Summer Course

    10:00, Tuesday, 03 July 2018 to 16:00 Friday, 06 July 2018

    Extend your drawing skills and get creative with this in-depth course on experimental drawing.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Business School Postgraduate Open Day - 14 Jul '18

    Business School Postgraduate Open Day

    Saturday, 14 July 2018 9:30 to 12:00

    This is a fantastic opportunity for you to visit the Business School and find out more about Part time and Full time courses, including the Oxford Brookes Global MBA.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • The Art Experience '18

    The Art Experience

    10:00, Monday, 23 July 2018 to 16:00 Friday, 27 July 2018

    This hands-on practical course introduces you to a range of drawing approaches and practical applied art techniques to broaden your knowledge of art.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Soul of the Black Earth Image

    The Soul of the Black Earth

    9:00, Monday, 23 July 2018 to 17:00 Friday, 31 August 2018

    An exhibition to showcase 60 years of contemporary Chinese woodblock printmaking from the Heilongjiang Provincial Museum of Art in China.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Portfolio Preparation for Art and Design Summer Course '18

    Portfolio Preparation for Art and Design Summer Course

    10:00, Monday, 30 July 2018 to 16:00 Friday, 03 August 2018

    Explore the elements of an Art and Design Foundation course across a variety of disciplines.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Field Recording - Summer Course '18

    Field Recording

    10:00, Monday, 13 August 2018 to 16:00 Friday, 17 August 2018

    Introduce yourself to the practice of Field Recording and its techniques.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Exploring 3D Design - Aug '18

    Exploring 3D Design

    10:00, Monday, 20 August 2018 to 16:00 Friday, 24 August 2018

    Extend your design abilities into three dimensions by exploring a range of 3D specialisms.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • InDesign for Beginners

    InDesign for Beginners

    Saturday, 29 September 2018 10:00 to 16:00

    This course aims to introduce learners to the basic skills needed for creating a variety of print materials from flyers to books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Open days in Swindon

    Swindon Open Day

    Saturday, 13 October 2018 9:30 to 14:00

    Open day for prospective students interested in studying Adult Nursing MSc and BSc, and Operating Department Practice BSc.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught

  • InDesign for Beginners

    InDesign for Beginners

    Saturday, 03 November 2018 10:00 to 16:00

    This course aims to introduce learners to the basic skills needed for creating a variety of print materials from flyers to books.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Open days in Swindon

    Swindon Open Day

    Saturday, 10 November 2018 9:30 to 14:00

    Open day for prospective students interested in studying Adult Nursing MSc and BSc, and Operating Department Practice BSc.

    This event is for: Prospective students - undergraduate
    Prospective students - postgraduate taught