Events

Date: 22/09/17
Venue: Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13PW

Fascinating insights from 20 years at the front line of orangutan protection. 

Date: 23/09/17
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH

Over 40 years, Bodil Manz has perfected her wafer-thin, transparent cylinders. So translucent is the porcelain that the outer and inner decoration merge to form a single composition. She has also worked with pictures of plaster, sand-cast porcelain and hand-made paper.

Date: 24/09/17
Venue: Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ

The Museum of the History of Science is helping to develop new board games about medieval Islamic medicine. Help test our board games and give us your feedback. Drop-in, ages 7+ This event is running regularly on the last Sunday of every month.

Date: 27/09/17
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH

The reputation of Velasquez has long outshone other masters who worked for the Hapsburgs. He was fortunate that Philip IV tolerated his experimental ideas Goya too was a court painter, for the Bourbons, but his subject matter extended beyond portraits of his royal patrons.

Date: 02/10/17
Venue: Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3BG

Helen Clark was the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from April 2009 until April 2017 and was the first woman to lead the organization. She was also the Chair of the United Nations Development Group, a committee consisting of the heads of all UN funds, programmes and departments working on development issues.Prior to her appointment with UNDP, Helen Clark served for nine years as Prime Minister of New Zealand, serving three successive terms from 1999 - 2008. Throughout her tenure as Prime Minister, Helen Clark engaged widely in policy development and advocacy across the international, economic, social and cultural spheres. She was a member of the Council of Women World Leaders, an international network of current and former women presidents and prime ministers whose mission is to mobilize the highest-level women leaders globally for collective action on issues of critical importance to women and equitable development.In association with the Bodleian Libraries.

Date: 05/10/17
Venue: Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13PW

James Parkinson’s work extended well beyond neurology and medicine. This lecture by Dr Cherry Lewis celebrates his important contributions to geology and politics.

Date: 07/10/17
Venue: Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3PP

From coconut to animal skin, come along and find out what people use to protect themselves. Make your own amazing armour to take home.

Date: 09/10/17
Venue: Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13PW

An active, hands-on exploration of animals from Alice in Wonderland. Under 5s.

Date: 09/10/17
Venue: Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13PW

An active, hands-on exploration of animals from Alice in Wonderland. Under 5s.

Date: 09/10/17
Venue: Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13PW

Professor Tim Coulson discusses his research into the ecological impacts of the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone Park. With Oxfordshire Mammal Group. 

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