Aquinas Seminar Series | 16:30 - 18:00 | Online via Zoom; free registration required
Tittle: The Spontaneity of the Mind and the Desire to Learn
Speaker: Dr Zena Hitz (St John’s College, Annapolis)
Online Series: Building back better - lessons and opportunities from the COVID-19 pandemic | 17:00 - 18:00
Title: Greed is dead; politics after individualism
Speakers: Sir Paul Collier, John Kay & Sir Charles Godfray in conversation
To register and watch live: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/greed-is-dead
To watch at a later date: https://youtu.be/6PwuVryfW4k
Reading Group on Anscombe’s Intention | 17:00 – 18:30 | Online via Zoom
This week we will be working through Intention sections 17-22 (alongside Brian O’Shaughnessy’s “Observation and the Will”) and continuing our discussion of how Anscombe’s philosophy of action relates to her worries about murder and war and her metaphilosophy. Anyone who wants to join is very welcome and can email Matt Rosen for the Zoom link.
Decolonising the city and civic landscape, and reparations, with Cleo Lake | 19:00 - 20:00 | Online
Tributes to colonialism still litter Oxford's streets, from Oriel College's statue of the racist Cecil Rhodes to All Souls' Library – built with the profits extracted from enslaved Africans trafficked to a Barbados plantation. How do these tributes contribute to oppression today? What should we do with them? How can we decolonise Oxford's city and civic landscape?
Join us online on Thursday the 4th of February to hear answers to these questions and more, as well as about why reparatory justice for enslaved Africans is so important. We'll be joined by Cleo Lake, former Lord Mayor of Bristol, Green MEP candidate, candidate for Green Party deputy leader, and social justice activist.
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