Events at Brookes

These events are intended to be a pleasant social occasion and we expect all attendees to behave in a courteous manner and to treat other attendees fairly and respectfully. The University reserves the right to request any attendees to leave who, in its view, are impairing the enjoyment of others.

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Wednesday 10 October
18:00 - 19:00
Professor Goody will consider the feminist politics of artificial beings and explore how literature and media have presented women robots.
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Wednesday 17 October
18:00 - 19:00
Afua Hirsch will talk about why liberal attempts to be 'colour-blind' have caused more problems than they have solved.
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Wednesday 31 October
18:00 - 19:00
Surge is an award-winning multimedia project dealing with the 1981 New Cross "massacre". Inspiration for the piece came from Jay Bernard's residency at the George Padmore Institute.
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Wednesday 14 November
18:00 - 19:00
J Haynes has led a transformation of the iconic publishing brand, and he will explain how the firm has changed while remaining true to its core founding principles.
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Wednesday 21 November
18:00 - 19:00
Sir Jim Smith, Director of Science at Wellcome, will illustrate that we don't always know which lines of research will lead to practical outcomes, but that supporting research with the sole intention of improving understanding is never money wasted.
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Wednesday 28 November
18:00 - 19:00
Dr Ghada Karmi will speak about the personal and national cost the Nakba had on her family and community, and Professor Ilan Pappe will analyse the Nakba from the academic perspective of an Israeli New Historian. This is the 2018 Oxford Brookes Gaza lecture.
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Wednesday 5 December
18:00 - 19:00
Professor John Runions has used microscopes to explore myriad miniature realms. John's research is shedding light on how plants perceive pathogen threats so that we are better anle to ensure a food supply for future generations.
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Wednesday 12 December
18:00 - 19:00
Dr Ossie Stuart and Dr Alex Donnelly will explore, with the audience, how to turn rights into reality for people with disabilities. This event is part of Disability History Month 2018.
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Wednesday 6 February
18:00 - 19:00
Frances O'Grady will put the case for a radical agenda for change, from the government's economic priorities to the way companies are run. Frances will address key, unresolved questions that affect working people.
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Wednesday 13 March
18:00 - 19:00
Dr Scilla Elworthy will show us how to step out of helplessness and apply our own personal skills to do something about the challenges now facing the world. This talk forms part of the 2019 Oxford Human Rights Festival.
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Wednesday 20 March
18:00 - 19:00
Dr Christian Ehrlich will talk about his research into wellbeing in the workplace. He will discuss his model for assessing the work goals of individuals, and the link to happiness and engagement.
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Wednesday 27 March
18:00 - 19:00
Allegra McEvedy MBE will talk about her how her brilliant career as a chef and entrepreneur has at times been anything but...
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Wednesday 3 April
18:00 - 19:00
Peter Kennard will give an over view of his career and the role of art in influencing public opinion on global issues of peace, justice, human rights and environmentalism.
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Wednesday 24 April
18:00 - 19:00
Dame Katherine Grainger will explore how each of us might demonstrate enterprising creativity in our day-to-day lives. She will draw on her own experience of overcoming challenges and of finding new ways of thinking and acting.
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Wednesday 8 May
18:00 - 19:00
Professor Dave Carter will talk about how the trillions of cells in our bodies communicate with each other, and how this intercellular communication could help improve treatment of diseases and healthcare outcomes.
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Wednesday 15 May
18:00 - 19:00
Professor Nicole Pohl will reflect on utopian visions in the Anthropocene - an age of great social inequality and climate disaster.
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Event registration summary
Doctor Frankenstein and the Sex Robots:
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Brit(ish)...Where are you really from?:
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Surge - Performing and evolving a text in flux:
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Staying Iconic - How Haynes Manuals have changed:
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Knowledge for its Own Sake:
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Perspectives on the Nakba:
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Have Microscope Will Travel:
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Leadership and (dis)ability:
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Brexit Britain - A manifesto for working people:
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The Business Plan for Peace:
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Happiness is Just a Goal Away:
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A Bluffer's Guide to Being an Entrepreneur:
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Peter Kennard - Unofficial War Artist:
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Enterprising Creativity:
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Body Language:
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Utopia in the Anthropocene:
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