Digest Week 2 Trinity Term 2018

Events for TT18 Week 2 (30 April - 6 May)

(If you have anything to go in this weekly Digest, please send the information to admin@philosophy.ox.ac.uk by midday on the Wednesday before the event.)

If no location is given, the event will take place in Radcliffe Humanities on Woodstock Rd, OX2 6GG

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Notices - Events taking place elsewhere in the university and beyond

Oxford Martin School Public Lecture | 5.00-6.15pm, Oxford Martin School: Lecture Theatre
David F. Hendry (Oxford Martin School): 'Climate Change: Past, Present and Future'
All are welcome; refreshments will be provided.
Oxford Martin School Public Lecture | 12.15-1.15pm, Oxford Martin School: Lecture Theatre
Seth Marder (Georgia Tech): 'Organic Chemistry's role in the future of screens and energy conversion'
All are welcome; refreshments will be provided. Please register here

Blavatnik Public Lecture | 2.00-3.30pm, Blavatnik School of Government: Group Working Room 9
Felix Pinkert (Warwick): 'Implicit bias and obligatory anonymous shortlisting'
This event is free to attend; to register, please go here.

Seminar Series on Reproducibility and Open Research | 4.30-6.00pm, All Souls College: Wharton Room
Martin Poulter (Wikimedia UK): ‘The Convergence of Open: Open Access, Education, Data and Culture’
All are welcome; refreshments will be provided.

(2/4) 2018 Hensley Henson Lectures | 5.00-6.00pm, Examination Schools
Diarmaid MacCulloch (St Cross College): Lecture Series – ‘Thomas Cromwell: Enterprising Reformation’
‘Cromwell and the Monasteries (Part 1)’

Oxford PPE Society Lecture | 5.00pm, Lecture Room
Julian Savulescu (Oxford Uehiro Centre & St Cross College): 'Procreative Beneficence: The Moral Obligation to Select the Best Child'
Please see the Facebook event listing here

The Joseph Butler Society | 8.15pm-, Oriel College: Smaller SCR

Thomas Flint (Notre Dame): 'What God Would Do: the Status of Counterfactuals of Divine Freedom'

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies | 5.00pm-, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (Marston Rd)
James Frankel (Chinese University of Hong Kong): ‘Recognising the True Lord: A Confucian Approach to Islamic Theology in the Writings of the Chinese Muslim Scholar Liu Zhi’


Oxford Martin School Public Lecture | 5.00pm-, Oxford Martin School: Lecture Theatre
Yadvinder Malhi (Oxford Martin TNC Climate Partnership) and Kate Raworth (author of Doughnut Economics): 'Planetary health: does our planet have boundaries?'
All are welcome; followed by a drinks reception. To register, please go here

Weidenfeld Visiting Professor in Comparative European Literature | 5.30pm-, St Anne's College: TBC
Elif Shafak: Lecture Series - 'Storytelling in a Divided World
'Strong Words in a Liquid World’


Enlightenment Workshop 2018 | 5.00pm, Voltaire Foundation (Banbury Rd)
Darrin McMahon (Dartmouth): ‘Lighting the Enlightenment: public illumination and the Siècle des Lumières