Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 7:00pm

Venue: Dining Room, Clare Hall

Time: 7.00 for 7.30 pm

The Fellow-Student dinners are small events which give students the chance to talk with senior academic members of Clare Hall.

Enquiries: Dr Trudi Tate

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 7:30pm

For Whom the Bells Toll: The Elizabethan Settlement in Oxford University  

Professor David Sacks - History (Emeritus), Reed College, Portland Oregon            

This paper, focused on religious and intellectual conflict in Oxford as it adapted to the Elizabethan Settlement, draws on research conducted in writing a book about the parallel lives of Richard Hakluyt (1552-1616) and Thomas Harriot (1560-1621) to be entitled, using a phrase of Hakluyt’s, The Certain and Full Discovery of the World.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 7:00pm

Please book via Upay as usual for Formal Hall.

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - 1:00pm

Good intentions, bad result: Case study of the renewable energy support in Czechia.

What constitutes a good policy? And what defines a bad policy? This talk will look into the development of renewable energy support in Czechia and show why and in what ways it discredited the perception of renewable energy in the country for at least a decade.

Dr Michaela Valentová
Researcher at the Czech Technical University, affiliated researcher to the Bennett Institute for Public Policy.

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 7:00pm

For graduands, their guests and other invitees only.

Saturday, 24 November 2018 (All day)
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 7:30pm

The dinoflagellates, and their weird DNA organisation

Ian Hu - PhD Student     

The dinoflagellates include some eerily pretty members, seafood parasites, and the causal agent of the state of emergency of Florida. They also pack their DNA differently from everything/everyone else.


Friday, 30 November 2018 - 7:00pm
Monday, 3 December 2018 - 8:00pm

The Summer Book, a 1972 novel in Swedish by the Finnish writer Tove Jansson