News

No place like home? New perspectives on displacement and the modern refugee regime

Sigrid Lupieri (Centre of Development Studies) and Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes (Fellow and Tutor at Clare Hall, Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement) are co-organising No place like home? New perspectives on displacement and the modern refugee regime. This interdisciplinary workshop brings together scholars, policy-makers, and representatives from the UN and NGOs to examine the limits of the current refugee regime and explore alternative solutions.

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20 May 2019

Graduation News

A large group of graduands, family and friends joined the President and Fellows for a wonderful graduation dinner on Friday 17 May. On Saturday 18 May, the Praelector presented the following for their degrees: 9 Doctors of Philosophy, 1 Doctor of Education, 2 Masters of Philosophy, and 7 Masters of Business Administration. Congratulations to all.

 

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20 May 2019

Fellow-Student Dinner

The last Fellow-Student dinner for this academic year was held on Friday 3 May. An enthusiastic group of graduate students, Fellows and Visiting Fellows enjoyed a marvellous meal and the chance to talk in detail about their work and interests. Our sincere thanks to the catering staff and to Assistant Senior Tutor Trudi Tate for organising the dinners this year.

 

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07 May 2019

Clare Hall Cricket Club

Clare Hall Cricket Club is starting outdoor practices this week and is calling out for new members. It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced cricketer or just wanting to try out a new sport, come along and join us every Tuesday, starting tonight (7th), 6-7 pm at Kings and Selwyn sports ground. All the equipment is provided just come along in sports clothes and with a bag full of enthusiasm!

This is a chance to join a social sporting club with members from across the College community that has been continually growing over the past few years. As well as the weekly...

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07 May 2019

Student Research Profile: Charlotte Salley

Charlotte Salley is writing her MPhil dissertation in the Faculty of English, researching the later novels of Willa Cather (1873-1947). 

After the grand adventures in Willa Cather’s Midwestern prairie trilogy, two of her later novels – The Professor’s House (1925) and Shadows on the Rock (1931) – turn quietly inward, toward more muted and moody discoveries. It’s from an attic atelier, an ancient cliff dwelling, and snowed-in Quebec City that each character can, should they wish, look out at the world. But Cather...

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02 May 2019

Clare Hall Reflects - Graduate Student Conference

On Saturday 27 April, Clare Hall students, Fellows, and Life Members gathered for Clare Hall Reflects, this year's graduate student conference. 

A packed day of presentations, discussions, and networking encouraged students to reflect both on their time at the College and to look to the future. 

Seven students reflected on their year at the College with presentations on their research. Panel discussions on welfare and careers saw attendees reflecting on how to maintain well-being both during and after student life and consider their next...

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30 April 2019

Graduation news

Six Clare Hall students graduated on Saturday 27 April 2019. Yan Huang, Vasiliki Mavroeidi, and Stephen Sammut were awarded PhDs, while Alonso Lecanda, Anna Nadalutti, and Jeremy Peters were awarded MBAs.

The graduands and their guests enjoyed a marvellous celebration dinner the previous evening, with speeches by Clare Hall Vice-President Alan Short and Praelector Trudi Tate. Congratulations to all.

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29 April 2019

Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes: New book on amateur media and participatory cultures

Amateur Media and Participatory Cultures. Film, Video, and Digital Media by Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Susan Aasman aims to delineate the boundary line between today’s amateur media practice and the canons of professional media and film practice. Identifying various feasible interpretative frameworks, from historical to anthropological perspectives, the volume proposes a critical language able to cope with amateur and new media’s rapid technological and interpretative developments. Building on key research questions and content analysis in media and communication studies, the...

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23 April 2019

Professor David Thouless

The College is saddened to announce the death of Professor David Thouless, Nobel Laureate and Honorary Fellow of Clare Hall.

08 April 2019

Professor John Barrow

Clare Hall Professorial Fellow John Barrow was guest speaker at the recent Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture at the University of Central Lancashire. His talk Our Place in the Universe explained the concept of the expanding universe and the modern evidence for it. For more information click here.

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02 April 2019