Research Events Archive

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May May
2017 2017
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building 17:00 - 19:00

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

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May May
2017 2017
Senior Common Room 18:30 - 19:00

The MCR Poster Event preceded the Graduate Supervisors' Dinner. Four members of the MCR presented their work followed by an opportunity for informal discussion and viewing of the posters. 

The speakers were:

18.30-18.35:      Opening Words

18.35-18.40:      Sabrina Bennstein...

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Apr Apr
2017 2017
Senior Common Room 16:45 - 19:15

St Hilda's Feminist Salon was hosted by Dr Lisa Monchalin, the first indigenous Canadian woman to attain a PhD in criminology, and author of The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada. The Salon was held in St Hilda's College Senior Common Room and was...

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Apr Apr
2017 2017
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...

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Mar Mar
2017 2017
Lady Brodie Room 18:00 - 20:00

For Hilary Term 2017's MCR Symposium, we decided to set a challenging and topical theme, which speakers responded to in their papers: post-truth.

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Mar Mar
2017 2017
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...

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Feb Feb
2017 2017
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...

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Feb Feb
2017 2017
Lady Brodie Room 17:30 - 19:00

St Hilda's hosted a talk by our alumna Catherine Woollard as part of our PPE Seminar Series. Catherine is Secretary General of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles. She discussed the current refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. The event was...

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Feb Feb
2017 2017
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building 17:30 - 20:30

DANSOX hosted choreographer and dance scholar Susie Crow, choreographer and director Yolande Yorke-Edgell, and dancers of the Yorke Dance Company for a showing of the reconstruction of Sea of Troubles. This consisted of a rehearsal/demonstration on the process of reviving Kenneth MacMillan's...

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Feb Feb
2017 2017
Senior Common Room 17:15 - 19:15

The St Hilda's College Philosophy Symposium speaker for Hilary Term was Alexander Kaiserman, Associate Professor at Balliol College and Oxford's Faculty of Philosophy. Professor Kaiserman works on the metaphysics of causation, and causation in science, ethics and the law. He gave a talk related...

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