Sinopse

Mansfield College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Our membership comprises approximately 50 academic staff, 220 undergraduates, 50 graduates and 35 visiting students. This small size engenders friendly and close relationships not only amongst undergraduates, but also between Junior (undergraduate), Middle (graduate) and Senior (tutors) Common Rooms.

Episódios

  • Dame Maggie Smith in Conversation

    Dame Maggie Smith in Conversation

    27/10/2017 Duração: 45min

    Dame Maggie Smith and Baroness Helena Kennedy QC in conversation

  • Representing the Muslim in America

    Representing the Muslim in America

    14/07/2017 Duração: 39min

    Linda Moreno gives a talk for the Mansfield College seminar series.

  • Trumps America: a Political and an Economics Journalist Take Stock

    Trump's America: a Political and an Economics Journalist Take Stock

    14/07/2017 Duração: 01h01min

    Joe Klein and Paul Solman give a talk for the Mansfield College seminar series.

  • Images and Influence: The Fetus in Art

    Images and Influence: The Fetus in Art

    14/07/2017 Duração: 58min

    Professor Carol Sanger, Hon. Fellow, Mansfield College, gives a talk for the Mansfield college lecture series.

  • The Big Challenges in Politics - The State of the Nation

    The Big Challenges in Politics - The State of the Nation

    28/03/2017 Duração: 40min

    Wes Streeting, MP for Ilford North gives a talk for the Mansfield college seminar series. Labour Member of Parliament for Ilford North and member of the Treasury Select Committee. Wes has previously been Head of Education at Stonewall, Chief Executive of the Helena Kennedy Foundation, Deputy Leader of the London Borough of Redbridge and President of the National Union of Students.

  • Freedom of Religion and Belief: John Milton Lecture

    Freedom of Religion and Belief: John Milton Lecture

    28/03/2017 Duração: 41min

    Professor Lord (David) Alton of Liverpool gives the 2017 John Milton Lecture. Member of the House of Commons from 1979-97 and Independent Crossbench Peer since 1997; Chair and a founder of the All Party Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief who has authored reports on North Korea, Sudan, Tibet and Pakistan; a founder of the Jubilee Campaign; author of twelve books including Building Bridges: Is there Hope for North Korea? with Rob Chidley (2013).

  • Russia - A New Cold War?

    Russia - A New Cold War?

    28/03/2017 Duração: 20min

    Author and expert on Russia; producer several of feature films and books including the prize-winning Epics of Everyday Life (1990) and Lost and Found in Russia (2009); nonexecutive director and founder of openDemocracy and editor of openDemocracy Russia.

  • Turner and Catastrophe

    Turner and Catastrophe

    22/03/2017 Duração: 56min

    Franny Moyle gives a talk for Mansfield College. Freelance executive producer and writer; former BBC Commissioner for Arts and Culture; author of Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs Oscar Wilde (2011), Desperate Romantics: The Private Lives of the Pre-Raphaelites (2009) and The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner (2016).

  • Free Will, Free Markets and the Future of Freedom

    Free Will, Free Markets and the Future of Freedom

    22/03/2017 Duração: 38min

    Raoul Martinez gives a talk for Mansfield College. Writer, artist and award-winning documentarian whose paintings have been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery; author of Creating Freedom: Power, Control and the Fight For Our Future (2016), which explores freedom through the lens of economics, philosophy, political theory and neuroscience and is a call for a better politics. Bruce Waller, a leading voice in the area of freedom and responsibility described Martinez' book, Creating Freedom (2016) as: 'A superb book; it is not only beautifully written, vigorously argued and remarkably researched, it is a unique contribution to a subject - discussed for more than two millennia - where unique contributions are rare indeed. There is nothing in the literature that places the issues of freedom and responsibility in such a broad and enlightening context, enriching familiar debates surrounding punishment and the justice system but also going far beyond. Indeed, the discussion of markets, the media, political an

  • Equality v Liberation - Why Equal Rights Are Not Enough

    Equality v Liberation - Why Equal Rights Are Not Enough

    22/03/2017 Duração: 34min

    LGBT rights campaigner Peter Tatchell gives a lecture for Mansfield College. Leading campaigner for human rights and LGBT freedom since 1967; member of OutRage! Through the Peter Tatchell Foundation he campaigns for human rights in Britain and internationally; author of six books, including The Battle for Bermondsey (1983) and We Don't Want to March Straight - Masculinity, Queers and The Military (1995).

  • Varieties of Resistance, Professor Margaret MacMillan: Adam von Trott Memorial Lecture 2015

    Varieties of Resistance, Professor Margaret MacMillan: Adam von Trott Memorial Lecture 2015

    25/11/2016 Duração: 49min

    Professor Margaret MacMillan's Lecture, Varieties of Resistance was held at Mansfield College, Oxford on the 19th of November 2015 and was introduced by the Principal of Mansfield College, Baroness Helena Kennedy. Professor MacMillan is a distinguished Historian having published works such as Women of the Raj and Peacemakers: the Paris Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to Make Peace. She is the Warden of St Anthony's College, taking on the post in 2007. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and sits on several not-for-profit boards and the editorial boards of International History and First World War Studies.

  • Social Capital and the Connected Age

    Social Capital and the Connected Age

    07/08/2015 Duração: 52min

    The seventh in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2015, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Julia Hobsbawm -- Entrepreneur, lecturer, writer and broadcaster. Founder of the 'knowledge networking' business Editorial Intelligence.

  • Say Yes to Living! Exploration in Extreme Cold and Heat

    Say Yes to Living! Exploration in Extreme Cold and Heat

    07/08/2015 Duração: 33min

    The sixth in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2015, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Mikael Strandberg -- Explorer, lecturer, writer and filmmaker.

  • Eleanor Marx: A Life

    Eleanor Marx: A Life

    07/08/2015 Duração: 46min

    The fifth in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2015, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Rachel Holmes - Writer and historian.

  • John Milton Fellowship Annual Lecture - Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

    John Milton Fellowship Annual Lecture - Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

    07/08/2015 Duração: 52min

    The fourth in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2015, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Karen Armstrong -- Author and commentator.

  • Being a Composer

    Being a Composer

    07/08/2015 Duração: 01h01min

    The second in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2015, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Errollyn Wallen, MBE -- Singer, composer, and musician.

  • A Conversation with Lisa Appignanesi OBE

    A Conversation with Lisa Appignanesi OBE

    03/02/2015 Duração: 01h23min

    The fourth in our lecture series for Michaelmas Term 2014, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Lisa Appignanesi OBE-- Prize-winning writer, novelist, cultural commentator; co-editor of Fifty Shades of Feminism. Lisa Appignanesi OBE is also Visiting Professor, King's College London.

  • Food: Our Greatest Market Failure

    Food: Our Greatest Market Failure

    03/02/2015 Duração: 36min

    The third in our lecture series for Michaelmas Term 2014, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Rosie Boycott - The Mayor of London's Food Advisor; former editor of The Independent on Sunday, The Independent, and the Daily Express.

  • Mammons Kingdom. An Essay on Britain, Now

    Mammon's Kingdom. An Essay on Britain, Now

    03/02/2015 Duração: 48min

    The second in our lecture series for Michaelmas Term 2014, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Professor David Marquand FBA - former Labour MP and Chief Advisor in the Secretariat General, European Commission; Principal, Mansfield College 1996-2002.

  • Nature, Nurture or Neither: The View from the Genes

    Nature, Nurture or Neither: The View from the Genes

    03/02/2015 Duração: 53min

    The first in our lecture series for Michaelmas Term 2014, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Professor Stephen Jones -- Emeritus Professor of Genetics, University College London; author of various books on genetics and evolution.

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