Digest Week 6 Trinity Term 2018

TT18, Week 6 (28 May - 3 June) 

If you have entries for the weekly Digest, they must be received by Wednesday midday of the week before the event. Please send information to admin@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

Note that if no location is given, the event will take place in the Radcliffe Humanities Building on Woodstock Rd, OX2 6GG.

Notices - Events taking place elsewhere in the university and beyond


2018 Besterman Lecture | 5.15pm-, Queen’s College: Shulman Auditorium
Martin van Gelderen (Göttingen): ‘Methuselah and the unity of mankind: late Renaissance and early Enlightenment conceptions of time’
All welcome. Drinks will be served after the lecture.
Organised by the Voltaire Foundation and TORCH.


Seminar Series on Reproducibility and Open Research | 4.30-6.00pm, All Souls College: Wharton Room
Philip Stark (UC Berkeley): ‘Preproducibility, Reproducibility, and Replicability: First things First’
All are welcome; refreshments will be provided.

Oxford Martin School | 5.00pm-, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (Marston Rd)
Samuel Bowles (Santa Fe Institute): 'The Moral Economy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens'
All are welcome; please go here to book. 

True Colours: Oxford Pride | 6.00pm-, English Faculty: Lecture Theatre
Join us for an evening of micro-talks to celebrate Oxford Pride. Each talk is on a colour of the original pride flag and the theme it represents. 

All welcome; free event. Please book here

Ethox Seminar | 11.00am-12.30pm, Big Data Institute: Seminar Room 0
Rachel Douglas-Jones (Ethox Centre): 'The Digital Clinical Trial: Global Imaginaries and Infrastructural Optimism'
Please email Jane Beinart if you wish to attend. 

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies | 5.00pm-, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (Marston Rd)
Joo-Yup Lee (Toronto): ‘The Formation of a Turco-Islamic World Region In and Around the Qipchaq Steppe in the Early Modern Age’

The Oxford Italian Association Lecture | 7.30pm-, St Hugh's College: Mordan Hall
Erica Benner (Yale): 'Have We Got Machiavelli All Wrong?'
There is an admission charge. Please see here for details. 
Science and Populism: From Evidence to Narrative | 5.00-6.00pm, Oxford Martin School: Lecture Theatre
Nicky Hawkins (FrameWorks Institute): 'Stats and studies are not enough: how to gain people's trust in scientific authority' 
To register, please go here

Structural Injustice (Public Lecture) | 5.00-6.30pm, University of Birmingham: Arts Building
Jonathan Wolff (Wolfson College)
For further details and to register, please go here

MEC & Faculty of Oriental Studies Seminar | 5.00pm-, Oriental Institute: Lecture Room 1
Katrin A. Jomaa (Rhode Island): 'Islamic Umma and Nationalism in a Postmodern World' 
All welcome.
Human Rights and Non-State Actors | 10.00am-7.30pm, King's College London: Strand Campus
Presented by the YTL Centre Law & Justice Forum
Main speakers: Anna Nesitat (Amnesty International); Gerald Heuman (Harvard Law); John G. Ruggie (Harvard Law)

For more information and to register, please go here