Research Events Archive

19 20
May May
Vernon Harcourt Room 09:00 - 18:30

This conference will bring together established and emerging philosophical researchers from the US and the UK to discuss philosophical problems about psychological self-knowledge and agency. Each talk will be followed by comments from a local philosopher.

Speakers: Matthew Boyle (Chicago...

19 19
May May
Lady Brodie Room 09:00 - 09:00

Sarah Green, Associate Professor in Law, has been awarded funding from the John Fell Fund to finance a workshop on 'Illegality after Patel v Mirza'. This case addresses the thorny question of when those who have acted illegally can sue for infringement of their own rights. The workshop will...

17 17
May May
Lady Brodie Room 18:00 - 19:00

In the Philippines, six out of every ten patients die without seeing a doctor. Geographic isolation, prohibitive health care costs and lack of tools and skilled providers, prevent poor and marginalized communities from accessing quality health care. This seminar will discuss how the Philippines...

4 4
May May
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building 17:00 - 19:00

An interdisciplinary workshop will look at the problem of addiction from the perspectives of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy. There will be talks by psychologist Dr Paolo DeLuca of Kings College London, neuroscientist Professor Jeff Dalley of Cambridge University, and philosopher...

3 3
May May
Senior Common Room 18:30 - 19:00

The MCR Poster Event will precede the Graduate Supervisors' Dinner. Four members of the MCR will briefly present their work before the opportunity for informal discussion and viewing of the posters. 

The speakers are:

18.30-18.35:      Opening Words

18.35-18.40:      Sabrina...

19 19
Apr Apr
Senior Common Room 16:45 - 19:15

St Hilda's Feminist Salon will be hosted by Dr Lisa Monchalin (author of The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada). The Salon will begin at 4.45pm and end at 7.15pm. All are welcome. For more information please contact...

9 11
Apr Apr
00:00 - 00:00

Poetry as a means of self-expression has fascinated writers throughout the ages and cultures. Early cases in point are ancient authors such as Catullus and Ovid, whose Latin poems Carmina and Tristia treat questions of lives faced with controversy and exile. In the Middle Ages, French and German...

7 7
Mar Mar
Lady Brodie Room 18:00 - 20:00

For this term's MCR Symposium, we have decided to set a challenging and topical theme to respond to with our own research: Post-truth.

3 3
Mar Mar
Senior Common Room 17:00 - 19:00

The second St Hilda's Feminist Salon of Hilary Term was co-hosted by Mara Clake from the Abortion Support Network (ASN) and Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A., a  feminist performance art group raising awareness of the illegality of abortion in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland. About 30...

23 23
Feb Feb
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building 17:30 - 20:30

The speaker was Dr Julia Burhle (University of Oxford). Julia gave a stimulating illustrated overview of John Cranko (1927-1973) - his life and work, focussing on his great innovations in narrative choreography and expression of interiority in ballet forms. Cranko was a South African born ballet...