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               Programme for 2017/18

All talks start at 8.00 pm in the Woodstock Community Centre,

 

(except the talk on 4th June 2018 which will be held in the hall of the Catholic Church)

 

(AGM 17th October, starts at 7.30)

 

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18 September 2017

Professor Nigel Crook, Oxford Brookes University

Robots of Good Character


 

16 October 2017

7.30 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, followed by

Christina Anderson, Research Fellow, Ashmolean Museum

The Flemish Merchant of Venice: Daniel Nijs and the 1627-28 Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

Free glass of wine or soft drink between the AGM and the start of the talk


 

20 November 2017

Lady Crawford, Author & Linguist

Voices on the Great Wall


 

11 December 2017

Christmas Lecture

Crispian Strachan CBE QPM, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

Arresting Times

Followed by punch and mince pies


 


15 January 2018

Ross King, Author & Art Historian

Mad Enchantment: Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies


 

19 February 2018

Nigel Bryant, Author

The Greatest Knight There Ever Was


 

19 March 2018

Professor Tim Palmer, Royal Society Research Professor in Climate Physics, University of Oxford

Climate Change: Catastrophe, Hoax or Just Lukewarm


 

16 April 2018

Simon Heighes, Presenter, Radio 3 & Radio 4

Going to the Opera in Mozart’s Day


 

21 May 2018

Lyndsey Jenkins, Wolfson College Oxford

Sisters and Sisterhood: The Kenney Family and the Women's Social and Political Union (The Suffragettes)

Note: This is a change to the original programme

 

4 June 2018

John Bowers QC, Principal of Brasenose College Oxford

Head of House: A light hearted discourse on the problems of leadership

 

Note: This is an extra talk not shown on the 2017~18 programme.

It will be held in the hall of the Catholic Church in Hensington Road

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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