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The University of Oxford is home to an impressive range and depth of research activities in the Humanities. TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities is a major new initiative that seeks to build on this heritage and to stimulate and support research that transcends disciplinary and institutional boundaries. Here we feature some of the networks and programmes, as well as recordings of events, and offer insights into the research that they make possible.
 
Piloted by its Oxford-educated host Spencer Klavan, “Young Heretics” explores the concepts of truth, beauty, and everything that makes Western culture great in the face of an increasingly hostile academia, media, and culture through which liberals guard the great works of the West behind lock and key to “protect” the next generation from the supposed racism, sexism, and homophobia of those that came before. "Young Heretics," in direct contrast to this, provides an open forum for exploring, u ...
 
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The Oxford Human Rights Hub

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The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.
 
Fantasy Literature has emerged as one of the most important genres over the past few decades and now enjoys extraordinary levels of popularity. The impact of Tolkien’s Middle-earth works and the serialisation of George Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones’ books has moved these and their contemporaries into mainstream culture. As the popularity grows so does interest in the roots of fantasy, the main writers and themes, and how to approach these texts. Oxford is a natural home to fantasy literature wit ...
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Was the name signed to the world's most famous plays and poems a pseudonym? Was the man from Stratford that history attributed the work to even capable of writing them? Who was Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, and is there any chance he was the actual author of those legendary works? Who WAS the writer behind the pen name "William Shakespeare?" Join Steven Sabel of the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship as he and his fellow Oxfordians set out to answer all of those questions and many more on ...
 
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Kantar & Saïd Business School, Oxford University

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The marketing podcast from Said Business School, Oxford University, and Kantar, the marketing insights and consulting company. In each episode, we’ll have a frank discussion with an expert, to help brands and business leaders navigate the changing landscape of marketing… and hopefully dispel some myths and misconceptions along the way. Looking at big industry question through both a market research and an academic lens, we can help prepare marketers for the future (with proof). All episodes ...
 
Oxford Today is Oxide Radio's primetime interview series presented by Station Manager Theo Davies-Lewis. Every week between 19:00-20:00 on Tuesday evenings, Theo speaks to some of the most influential figures in the city and asks the difficult questions that Oxford students want the answer to. The show's producers are Kitty Hatchley and Mark Rapaport.
 
Pastor Jon Randall is the Lead Pastor of His Church in Oxford, ME. He has a heart to see lives changed through the power of Jesus Christ. Tune in and be blessed! To know more about His Church you can go to https://www.hischurchoxford.com/ If you would like to give you can go to https://www.hischurchoxford.com/give
 
The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold more than 12 million printed items, over 80,000 e-journals and outstanding special collections inclu ...
 
Welcome to the Oxford Adult ESL Conversations podcast, hosted by Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, co-author of the Oxford Picture Dictionary and series director of the new Step Forward Second Edition. In this podcast series, Jayme is joined by Adult ESL educators, thought leaders, and advocates for candid conversations about topics important to teachers in this dynamic field.
 
Join Banana Jane Garnett's adventures into the salacious and the spiritual, including talks with idiosyncratic healers — like the psychic who talks to both sides of congress, the hairdresser who discovered she could talk with dead people through sister braids, the death doula who uses 5 MEO DMT to release spirits, the former Meth addict artist who was healed by Iboga, a Tantric sex-cult leader, and a Trans sex worker with surprising insights into what people are really looking for. Throughou ...
 
Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: "where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?". Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.
 
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Join Neal McCready and Chase Parham for Hand-Raise Guys, presented by Comer Heating and Air and Southern Air Conditioning and Heating. We'll look ahead to week 4 in college football, watch along as Marshall battles Appalachian State and the Panthers entertain the Texans. We'll also take your calls on the Rafters Music and Food Hotline.…
 
In this podcast, Bassam Fattouh discusses with David Ledesma oil and gas producers’ strategies in a world transitioning to net-zero, the role of Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) can play in increasing the competitiveness of their energy sector and the importance of developing burden sharing mechanisms that allow the cost of CCUS to be …
 
Louise Pennington In this episode of Oxford Ed Chat, we welcome Louise Pennington and Adam Gaskell to chat about supporting secondary transition in maths. Louise and Adam discuss removing barriers to maths learning, the benefits of using manipulatives and the meaning of mastery. Louise Pennington is Professional Development lead for Oxford Universi…
 
Keynote lecture in the Diversity and the British String Quartet Symposium, day 3, held on 16th June 2021. Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Chair: Dr Nina WhitemanSpeaker: Dr Des Oliver On our final day, we begin with a keynote lecture from composer …
 
This week on OHC: It's the OHC Summer Rewind where we take you back over some of the classic episodes from the past 160'ish. Episode 51 - Special Guest: Justin Connors This week on OHC: Lucas and Brad (Bald Eagle & Beardman) are joined my Joy FM Production Assistant, Justin Connors. We chat about what it's like working at a Christian radio station,…
 
We’re all familiar with the phrase “words have power”—but in a political and cultural climate where we become more aware of the power that money, influence, and privilege have every day—how do people wield the power of words? On this episode of The Oxford Comment, we spoke with philosopher Myisha Cherry and poet Carmen Bugan to talk about how they …
 
The reputation of poor English wines no longer exists with vineyards such as Biddenden in Kent growing varieties that suit the soil and maritime culture here in the UK. But with climate change a hot topic, how does viticulture adapt to meet the demands of the future, and what do growers need to do to be more resilient. In our latest podcast, we tal…
 
In this episode, Jane is joined by Australia’s leading men’s sex coach Cam Fraser. A truly insightful conversation around the stigmas associated with men’s sexual performance. Cam shares some of the most commonly asked questions from his clients, the main one being “how do I make my penis bigger?”, and they discuss some of the keys to having great …
 
Join Neal McCready and Chase Parham for Tuesday's Oxford Exxon Podcast. They'll discuss the prospect/importance of ESPN's College Gameday being in Tuscaloosa next Saturday for No. 13 Ole Miss at No. 1 Alabama. They'll also recap the weekend that was in the NFL, hear from Ole Miss linebacker Chance Campbell and more. Campbell's appearance is brought…
 
With Thrasymachus the sophist thoroughly spanked and sent home crying, the real philosophers in the room get to work. That's the premise of Republic Book II, in which Socrates embarks with Glaucon and Adeimantus on a monumental project of imaginary civilization-building. In this episode of Young Heretics, Spencer Klavan explores the question, can t…
 
In this episode, Jane is joined by author and cannabis entrepreneur Jazmin Hupp. Jazmin is the founder of Women Grow an organization focused on female leadership in the cannabis industry. Their discussion covers the following subjects... Inequality of Women in tech Racism in the war on drugs Marijuana and feminine cultivation Learning curve Psyched…
 
Canada is considered a world leader in the deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies, with 17 per cent of total installed capacity globally. Strategically, the federal government has positioned carbon capture as an imperative for the continued extraction, processing and utilization of the country’s vast oilsands and …
 
Steven welcomes Kevin Gilvary, president of the De Vere Society in the UK, and editor of the masterful book, "Dating Shakespeare's Plays," to discuss the contents of the book, the processes used in compiling accurate date ranges for the works of Shakespeare, and discrepancies in orthodox dating. Support the show by picking up official Don't Quill t…
 
Romeo and Juliet are two truly iconic characters—Shakespeare's tragedy has made them so powerfully real that it's almost as if they're still alive. But who are they, really, and why did this one play stick so firmly in the mind of the West? In this episode of Young Heretics, Spencer Klavan talks through the high drama, the classical sources, and th…
 
In this episode, Gauri Pillai, Managing Editor of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, speaks to Professor Adrienne Stone, Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies at Melbourne Law School and Professor Eric Heinze, Professor of Law and Humanities, Queen Mary University of London on the human rights implications of the alleged free spee…
 
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