Symposium on sexual violence in higher education | 9:30am-4:30pm | Public health permitting, the symposium will have a hybrid format physically hosted in Oxford
A group of Oxford students is organising “Silence Will Not Protect Us”, a symposium (online and in-person) about sexual violence in higher education on February 25, 2022.
The symposium will focus on the history of sexual misconduct in the university; the activist movements who resisted it; how university policies and processes re-traumatise those who come forward; and the ways we can advocate for changes that makes us all safer. The symposium challenges the silence that universities seek to impose around sexual misconduct. It foregrounds collective resistance and solidarity, because none of us will be safe until all of us are.
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Weekly reading group on the occasion of the centenary of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus | 6:30-7:30pm | Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities
We are delighted to announce that this term we will be hosting a reading group, open to all members of the University and the public, to mark the centenary of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.
One of the defining texts of the 20th century, Wittgenstein’s first work is notoriously difficult for first-time readers. By working through it together, the problems that baffle us alone or leave us stranded can be solved through discussion, drawing on our individual readings and backgrounds. This is the perfect opportunity to cover a text often sidelined, or marginalised as an eccentricity in the history of ideas.
The TLP is composed of 7 core propositions. We will endeavour to finish the text by the end of Michaelmas Term (first week of December). We will play it by ear together and see how far we get each session, though we will try to finish one proposition a week where realistic, with a few exceptions where more time is required.
Every Friday from January 21st, 18:30, at Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road.
Please message us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you’re coming, and to receive a copy of the text. We will be using the newly published (Anthem Press) centenary edition, by Luciano Bazzocchi and PMS Hacker (more on this choice in the first session!)
We will offer suggested further reading at the end of sessions. All welcome, students, staff and public.