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Alumni Weekend

Oxford University

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Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend

Oxford University

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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 men and women.This series also includes podcasts from other alumni events including study days and the Oxford European Reunion.Past themes include "A Global Oxford" (2008), "Equal Citizenship" (2009) and "Shared Treasures" (2010).

Latest Episodes

Sacred Landscapes, Buddhist Temples: A case study from Central Tibet

This talk illustrates how Tibetan Buddhism relates to the landscapes of the Tibetan plateau, to form a unique, truly Himalayan blend.

54 MIN2014 NOV 12
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Sacred Landscapes, Buddhist Temples: A case study from Central Tibet

Choice or Accident? The outbreak of the First World War

The causes of the First World War have long been controversial and remain so. The Warden of St Antony's College, Oxford, and author of The War that Ended Peace (2013) brings us up to date on the debate.

39 MIN2014 NOV 4
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Choice or Accident? The outbreak of the First World War

The Commercial Evolution of Microfinance: From donor dependence to sustainable social investment institutions

Ira Lieberman provides an expert analysis on the evolution of micro-finance institutions. Followed by Juan Guerra, founder of StudentFunder – a case study.

41 MIN2014 OCT 23
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The Commercial Evolution of Microfinance: From donor dependence to sustainable social investment institutions

Oxford’s Global Leadership in Social Enterprise: A panel discussion

Social finance and social investment is creating a global buzz, with estimates that the sector will grow over the next decade – an emerging trend that may lead to both vibrant social change and financial returns on investment.

38 MIN2014 OCT 23
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Oxford’s Global Leadership in Social Enterprise: A panel discussion

Innovation in Financing Human Well-being

Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine and Will Hutton, Principal of Hertford, in conversation.

24 MIN2014 OCT 23
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Innovation in Financing Human Well-being

Why is Oxford Determined to Change the Way We Discover New Medicines?

Chas Bountra, a popular speaker at the recent Meeting Minds: Alumni Weekend in Asia, will explain how Oxford is creating a new ecosystem for drug discovery.

43 MIN2014 OCT 8
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Why is Oxford Determined to Change the Way We Discover New Medicines?

Richard Nixon’s Reputation: 40 years after Watergate

Nigel Bowles explores Nixon’s politics that achieved a synthesis of strategy, imagination, ideologies, and calculation rare among Presidents.

55 MIN2014 OCT 8
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Richard Nixon’s Reputation: 40 years after Watergate

Richard Ovenden and Diarmaid MacCulloch in Conversation

Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian and Fellow of Balliol, and Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church and Fellow of St Cross.

59 MIN2014 OCT 6
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Richard Ovenden and Diarmaid MacCulloch in Conversation

What Maths Really Does: From modelling the brain to modelling the climate

How has mathematics emerged over recent decades as the engine behind 21st century science? Alain Goriely looks at this question and more.

58 MIN2014 OCT 6
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What Maths Really Does: From modelling the brain to modelling the climate

Understanding Fracking for Shale Gas

Joe Cartwright provides a geological perspective into the exploration of shale gas reserves. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

48 MIN2014 OCT 6
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Understanding Fracking for Shale Gas

Latest Episodes

Sacred Landscapes, Buddhist Temples: A case study from Central Tibet

This talk illustrates how Tibetan Buddhism relates to the landscapes of the Tibetan plateau, to form a unique, truly Himalayan blend.

54 MIN2014 NOV 12
Comments
Sacred Landscapes, Buddhist Temples: A case study from Central Tibet

Choice or Accident? The outbreak of the First World War

The causes of the First World War have long been controversial and remain so. The Warden of St Antony's College, Oxford, and author of The War that Ended Peace (2013) brings us up to date on the debate.

39 MIN2014 NOV 4
Comments
Choice or Accident? The outbreak of the First World War

The Commercial Evolution of Microfinance: From donor dependence to sustainable social investment institutions

Ira Lieberman provides an expert analysis on the evolution of micro-finance institutions. Followed by Juan Guerra, founder of StudentFunder – a case study.

41 MIN2014 OCT 23
Comments
The Commercial Evolution of Microfinance: From donor dependence to sustainable social investment institutions

Oxford’s Global Leadership in Social Enterprise: A panel discussion

Social finance and social investment is creating a global buzz, with estimates that the sector will grow over the next decade – an emerging trend that may lead to both vibrant social change and financial returns on investment.

38 MIN2014 OCT 23
Comments
Oxford’s Global Leadership in Social Enterprise: A panel discussion

Innovation in Financing Human Well-being

Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine and Will Hutton, Principal of Hertford, in conversation.

24 MIN2014 OCT 23
Comments
Innovation in Financing Human Well-being

Why is Oxford Determined to Change the Way We Discover New Medicines?

Chas Bountra, a popular speaker at the recent Meeting Minds: Alumni Weekend in Asia, will explain how Oxford is creating a new ecosystem for drug discovery.

43 MIN2014 OCT 8
Comments
Why is Oxford Determined to Change the Way We Discover New Medicines?

Richard Nixon’s Reputation: 40 years after Watergate

Nigel Bowles explores Nixon’s politics that achieved a synthesis of strategy, imagination, ideologies, and calculation rare among Presidents.

55 MIN2014 OCT 8
Comments
Richard Nixon’s Reputation: 40 years after Watergate

Richard Ovenden and Diarmaid MacCulloch in Conversation

Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian and Fellow of Balliol, and Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church and Fellow of St Cross.

59 MIN2014 OCT 6
Comments
Richard Ovenden and Diarmaid MacCulloch in Conversation

What Maths Really Does: From modelling the brain to modelling the climate

How has mathematics emerged over recent decades as the engine behind 21st century science? Alain Goriely looks at this question and more.

58 MIN2014 OCT 6
Comments
What Maths Really Does: From modelling the brain to modelling the climate

Understanding Fracking for Shale Gas

Joe Cartwright provides a geological perspective into the exploration of shale gas reserves. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

48 MIN2014 OCT 6
Comments
Understanding Fracking for Shale Gas
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