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  • Jerusalem

    Israel and the problem of Jewish identity: State and identity politics in the Middle East

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019 18:00 to 19:00

    Professor Yaacov Yadgar will address the question: What is the meaning of Jewish sovereignty in Israel?

    This event is for: Everyone

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    From Oxford to India: a journey to inner peace

    Thursday, 28 November 2019 17:30 to 19:00

    Talk by Michele Jacobs, adventurer, traveller, and yoga teacher

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Pleasure of the plate

    The pleasure of the plate: how to write about food

    Wednesday, 04 December 2019 18:00 to 19:00

    Join five of today’s best food writers to discuss the particular qualities of their craft.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Francesca Martinez

    The beauty of diversity: an evening with Francesca Martinez

    Wednesday, 11 December 2019 18:00 to 19:00

    Francesca is a wobbly comedian, writer, and speaker who has toured internationally and appeared on numerous TV shows.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Super-Glue: hero or villain?

    Super-Glue: hero or villain?

    Wednesday, 12 February 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Super-Glue is invisible to the naked eye, has exceptional strength and displays incredibly fast 'reactions'. Join Professor James Broughton in the Adventures of Super-Glue.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - From Beirut to the world: pride, love & prejudice

    From Beirut to the world: pride, love & prejudice

    Wednesday, 26 February 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Hadi Damien was arrested in the middle of Beirut Pride 2018. He will share candidly his reflections on LGBTIQ+ matters nad the meaning of Prides, as well as discussing ways to advance so-called LGBTIQ+ rights in Lebanon.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - How do we fit family life and paid work together?

    How do we fit family life and paid work together?

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    How can work and caring be combined in contemporary UK society? Professor Tina Miller will explore the gender challenges and opportunities.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Celebrating a rich culture: enhancing resilience among Syrian refugees

    Celebrating a rich culture: enhancing resilience among Syrian refugees

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    In this lecture Dr Mustafa Alachkar will explore the role of culture and cultural identity in enhancing the resilience of Syrian refugees.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • When a bit of England fell in love with North Korea

    When a bit of England fell in love with North Korea

    Wednesday, 25 March 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    This talk by historian Tosh Warwick tells the story of the unlikely international bond between Middlesbrough and North Korea that emerged during the 1966 World Cup and continues into the 21st century.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Violence against women and girls: an interfaith perspective

    Violence against women and girls: an interfaith perspective

    Wednesday, 22 April 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    The CEO of Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre, Lisa Ward joins Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler and Rev Kate Harford for an interfaith discussion about the role of faith in protecting women and girls from violence, and in perpetuating violence.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Oxford Brookes University Chancellor's Lecture 2020

    Oxford Brookes University Chancellor's Lecture 2020

    Wednesday, 29 April 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Oxford Brookes' Chancellor, Dame Katherine Grainger will deliver her annual Chancellor's Lecture.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • OLS 19-20 - Anatomy and forensic anthropology: hand in glove

    Anatomy and forensic anthropology: hand in glove

    Wednesday, 06 May 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    It's not just faces and fingerprints that are unique. So are hands - and this is making it possible to catch child abusers on camera. In this lecture, she will look at how research in the field of identification from the hand has assisted in the investigation and prosecution of crimes relating to child sexual abuse.

    This event is for: Everyone

  • Alan Rusbridger

    Breaking news: why journalism needs remaking

    Wednesday, 13 May 2020 18:00 to 19:00

    Join the former Guardian Editor-in-Chief Alan Rusbridger for his insights into how journalism is changing and needs to change.

    This event is for: Everyone