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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
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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
 
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.
 
This podcast series is brought to you by Uncomfortable Oxford, a student initiative run by doctoral students at the University of Oxford. With the goal of providing "A Very Brief Introduction to the British Empire," talks are given by doctoral students in history. They are meant for a non specialist audience, but we provide suggested readings if you want to learn more! An audioscript for each episode is also available on our website at: https://www.uncomfortableoxford.co.uk/podcasts The perf ...
 
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.
 
Oxford is a wonderful city in which to live, and If you have the good fortune to call yourself a resident you are probably here because you value its incredible mix of people and cultures. However, whether local or visitor, your own personal network of friends and colleagues can only touch a small proportion of the fascinating people who call this place home. We set up this podcast to seek out some of the individuals that we find interesting and explore their lives and stories. They are not ...
 
RightsUp explores the big human rights issues of the day through interviews with experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling the world's most difficult human rights questions. RightsUp is brought to you by the Oxford Human Rights Hub, based in the Law Faculty at the University of Oxford. Music for this podcast is by Rosemary Allmann. (This podcast is distributed under a CC by NC-SA 4.0 license.)
 
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.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
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.
 
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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In this podcast David Ledesma discusses with Ieda Gomes and Roberto Carnicer key themes emerging from their latest paper “Will Argentina become a relevant gas exporter?”. The paper assess the impact of price regulation and subsidies on supply/demand dynamics, starting from the privatization and liberalization policies in the mid 90’s followed by su…
 
Do you remember when the price of fizzy drinks in the UK went up slightly a few years ago? Soda fans, perhaps you remember all too clearly...! Well, this was because the UK government introduced a sugar tax (or the Soft Drinks Industrial Levy, to be precise), requiring manufacturers to pay a tax on sugary drinks - a cost which was then passed on to…
 
In this episode, Anna is joined by Tom, from the Treehouse Festival of Music & Arts, who talks about his story of building a 2-story treehouse in Uffington as a teenager and a dream to run a festival from it, which he made a reality. Treehouse Festival of Music & Arts is a boutique festival nestled beneath the ancient White Horse of Uffington. Cent…
 
In this episode of our series Word Up with Helen Prince, Helen chats to Sophie Bartlett about her experiences of being a primary Year 5/6 teacher. Sophie shares some great tips on how to use vocabulary in mixed year groups and explains how she successfully teaches whole class reading. Sophie also talks about how she uses Twitter as a positive way t…
 
In January, Oxford University Press announced its support for SHAPE, a new collective name for the humanities, arts, and social sciences and an equivalent term to STEM. SHAPE stands for Social Sciences, Humanities, and the Arts for People and the Economy and aims to underline the value that these disciplines bring to society. Over the last year or …
 
Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Named after the original title of Richard Rathbone's book on Nana Ofori Atta I, the King of Akyem Abuakwa in Ghana, this talk will be the first that celebrates the paperback edition of Nana Oforiatta Ayim's celebrate…
 
Dr Yoge Patel (Blue Bear Systems | CEO)Here we have the good fortune to talk to tech entrepreneur Dr Yoge Patel, CEO of Blue Bear Systems a UK leader in unmanned flight technology about how she began to grow her company.She reflects on the developmental benefits of being in the middle of a family of 7 children and how that gave her with the opportu…
 
Today is the first of our two Vision Sundays per year when our worship, prayer and teaching focusses on different aspects of Regent Hall's theology of welcome: "We will be a visible, vibrant church bringing God’s transforming welcome to life in the world, in the heart of London and in to people’s lives"Because today, sadly, is the last Regent Hall …
 
Trinity Sunday is the annual Christian festival celebrating the doctrine of the Trinity or ‘God who is three-in-one and one-in-three’. Introduced in the ninth century, at a time when faith and belief was under threat, Trinity Sunday reminds us to be good guardians of the non-negotiables of Christian faith.Today our Bible message is given by the Reg…
 
In this episode, Walter A. Friedman introduces American business history and its evolution since the early 20th century when the United States was first described as a ‘business civilization’. Learn more about “American Business History: A Very Short Introduction” here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/american-business-history-a-very-short-…
 
All the way from the Turks and Caicos Islands, Steven talks with international listener, Clare Jaget (aka Quiller Clare), about how she became an Oxfordian, discovered our show, and what it was like to arrange a gathering of friends to hear a presentation on the Shakespeare Authorship Question. It was indeed a dinner party to remember. Support the …
 
On this week’s podcast, Ben Marwood talks friendship, Eurovision and the end of the pandemic as he plays his favourite tracks both new and used. Artist “Track” [Album] Aesop Rock “Dog At The Door” [Spirit Animal Field Guide] Daði Freyr “10 Years” [-] Field Music “Not When You’re In Love” [Flat White Moon] Jeff Rosenstock “Old Crap” [NO DREAM] Modes…
 
What if all this Western culture stuff is just a mistake? That's the provocative question Spencer Klavan explores in this episode, with the help of that infamous German polemicist Friedrich Nietzsche. Spencer begins with Nietzsche's first book, "The Birth of Tragedy," taking a hard look at the weakness Nietzsche saw in Socrates, and so in the Weste…
 
Ole Miss is super regional bound for the second consecutive season. Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister react to the game, Ole Miss' being carried by its super stars, the resiliency of this team and how this shapes Mike Bianco's tenure in Oxford. We also answered listener questions and took a brief peek at the Arizona Wildcats…
 
This week on the BBC Introducing in Oxfordshire podcast, Dave finds out what inspires feeo as she releases her new EP 'feels like we're getting older doesn't it'. Plus we catch up with Nightshift Magazine Editor Ronan Munro - who recommends chiika. Here's this week's playlist:•Orchid - Doe EyesBjerglund - Safe Place (feat Drew Tyler)Erin Snape - Ha…
 
In this episode David talks with Guy Lubitsh, co-author of the new book Connect: How to resolve conflict, improve communication, strengthen relationships about how people can improve their communication and relationships. For full notes, links, a transcript and more go to: https://www.oxford-review.com/better-relationships-connect-interview/…
 
Richard Cross joins the show to discuss a wide range of topics including doing a radio show during the pandemic, the oddities of the 2020 football season, college baseball, what's next in his broadcast career and more. LB's Greg joins the show at the end for a Grill Corner and a Belmont Stakes preview…
 
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