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"British" World War One Poetry: An I...
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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The poetry of World War One has been some of the most important and influential work of the twentieth century. It has shaped our attitudes to war, and has remained ingrained in British cultural consciousness. In this collection world-leading...
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1909: The People's Budget
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Presentations and lectures from the 1909 People's Budget Symposium, held in October, 2009 on Lloyd George's landmark budget in 1909, which gave way to significant social reforms.
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2013 Carnegie-Uehiro-Oxford Ethics Conference:...
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Many people and countries are now beginning to evaluate the success of their lives or society not purely in terms of money or gross domestic product. The currency of traditional economics - preference satisfaction - has fallen into question as an...
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2013 Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Presented by the Faculty of Philosophy and the Department for Continuing Education, this event will explore the areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value come into contact with issues about mental health.
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4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Con...
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Podcasts from the 4 Degrees and Beyond Conference - Implications of a Global Climate Change of 4 plus Degrees for People, Ecosystems and the Earth System. The conference was co-hosted by the Environmental Change Institute, the Tyndall Centre for...
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A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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In this introduction to ethics, we shall be considering the underpinnings of ethical thought. We shall consider, for example, what it is for an action to be right or wrong, whether we can have moral knowledge and whether freewill is essential to...
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A Romp Through the Philosophy of Mind
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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The mind is a fascinating entity. Where, after all, would we be without it? But what exactly is it? These days many people believe the mind simply is the brain. Descartes would have disagreed profoundly. He recommended a dualism of substance....
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Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the D...
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Blogging is becoming an increasingly important aspect of academic life - a way to increase academic output, reach new audiences and foster original debates. This event was an opportunity to learn about opportunities in the world of academic...
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Ada Lovelace Symposium - Celebrating 200 Years...
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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10 December 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s unbuilt mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. The Symposium is aimed at a broad audience of those...
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Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art lectures
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Lecture series on Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The first part of the series focuses on some of the most important writings on art and beauty in the Western philosophical tradition, covering Plato, Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant...
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Afghanistan’s displaced people (Forced Migrati...
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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2014 is widely seen as marking a watershed for Afghanistan with its legacy of 35 years of conflict and one of the world’s largest populations in protracted displacement. International military forces are being withdrawn and the country is ‘in...
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African Studies Centre
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the...
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Alan Turing: Centenary Lectures
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Alan Mathison Turing was born on 23 June, 1912 - exactly one hundred years before this weekend meeting which celebrates his life and achievements. Although most well-known for his work at Bletchley Park in the pioneering days which saw the birth...
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Alumni Voices
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Every month a former Oxford student shares career highlights, insights, and memories of student days in this 15-minute podcast. The interviews are brought to you by the Alumni Office at the University of Oxford. Music by Setuniman...
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Alumni Weekend
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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The annual Oxford University Alumni Weekend aims to showcase the Collegiate University as a whole, giving prominence to a range of current research and its application to real world situations, as well as recognising the achievements of Oxford...
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Ancient History HT2015: Digital Classics
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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A series of lectures from the Ancient History Seminar Series: Digital Classics, Hilary Term 2015
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Anthropology
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the...
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Approaching Shakespeare
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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Each lecture in this series focuses on a single play by Shakespeare, and employs a range of different approaches to try to understand a central critical question about it. Rather than providing overarching readings or interpretations, the series...
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Art Across the Black Diaspora: Visualizing Sla...
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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An International Symposium funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art and co-organized by the Rothermere American Institute and the Art History Department, University of Oxford and the Department of American and Canadian Studies, University...
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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Author: University of Oxford
Source: University of Oxford Podcasts
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The Ashmolean Museum is the world's first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678-1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities Elias Ashmole gave Oxford University in 1677. The museum reopened in 2009 after a major redevelopment...
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