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David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Lectures on international law issues by eminent scholars, practitioners and judges of national and international courts. The lecture series is brought to you by the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and is supported by the British Branch of the International Law Association and Oxford University Press. Further details of this series can be found on the Public International Law -https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/grad ...
 
Piloted by its Oxford-educated host Spencer Klavan, “Young Heretics” explores the concepts of truth, beauty, and everything that makes Western culture great in the face of an increasingly hostile academia, media, and culture through which liberals guard the great works of the West behind lock and key to “protect” the next generation from the supposed racism, sexism, and homophobia of those that came before. "Young Heretics," in direct contrast to this, provides an open forum for exploring, u ...
 
At the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC) our mission is to reduce suffering, promote resilience and realise human potential across the lifespan through mindfulness. Whilst some of our podcasts are designed for those with an established mindfulness practice, there are others that are suitable for the general public, meaning you do not need prior experience to listen. New podcasts are available weekly.
 
Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: "where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?". Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
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The Oxford Human Rights Hub

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The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.
 
Relationships are for heroes. Join bestselling author—and host of the #1 YouTube channel for women’s relationship advice—Matthew Hussey and his brother Stephen Hussey, as they offer tips and insights on how to make sense of the beautiful mess that is finding and maintaining love, while nurturing the relationship you have with yourself. In weekly episodes, they share practical advice, hard-won wisdom, and the occasional musing on relationships and the increasingly confusing world of modern da ...
 
Every object in the Ashmolean has passed from hand to hand to reach the Museum. In a new podcast, we uncover the invisible fingerprints left behind by makers, looters, archaeologists, soldiers, rulers, curators, and many more. These stories of touch reveal the ways in which the forces of conflict and colonialism have shaped Britain’s oldest Museum. Join the Ashmolean’s curators alongside artists, experts, and community members. Fingerprints will be released on the Ashmolean’s website, on Spo ...
 
The University of Oxford is home to an impressive range and depth of research activities in the Humanities. TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities is a major new initiative that seeks to build on this heritage and to stimulate and support research that transcends disciplinary and institutional boundaries. Here we feature some of the networks and programmes, as well as recordings of events, and offer insights into the research that they make possible.
 
Was the name signed to the world's most famous plays and poems a pseudonym? Was the man from Stratford that history attributed the work to even capable of writing them? Who was Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, and is there any chance he was the actual author of those legendary works? Who WAS the writer behind the pen name "William Shakespeare?" Join Steven Sabel as he and his fellow Oxfordians set out to answer all of those questions and many more on Don't Quill the Messenger!
 
The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre podcast focusses upon the work of one poet or features discussion about poetry with poets and academics. The theme music for the podcast, entitled ‘Leaving for the North’, was composed by Aneurin Rees, and played by Aneurin Rees (guitar) and Rosalie Tribe (violin). For more information about the Poetry Centre, look up our website or find us on social media @brookespoetry
 
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Josh Cowls and Nayana Prakash

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Oxford Internet Institute PhD students Josh Cowls and Nayana Prakash discuss the latest news in the world of tech, turning a skeptical eye to Silicon Valley and the use and misuse of technology around the world.
 
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This study is for the athletes! Matt and Allie go over this month's clinical corner article that covers the research conducted using youth basketball teams in Canada. Hear how adding a couple easy agility warm ups can engage their neuro muscular activity and save your child from injury! Not only for kids- this concept is useful for all ages! Are yo…
 
In this OIES podcast James Henderson talks to Professor Jonathan Stern about his latest paper, entitled “Measuring, Reporting and Verification of Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and LNG Trade.” Following the signing of the Global Methane Pledge at COP26 and the publication of the EU Methane Strategy the topic of methane emissions has become a pr…
 
Probably the most well-known Chinese philosopher around the world is Kongzi, typically called by his Latinized name, “Confucius.” And yet he did not write a single book. Rather, his students collected Kongzi’s life and teachings into the Analects, a text which has become immensely influential from ancient Confucian traditions up to the current day.…
 
Kathrine Mortimore In this episode of our series Word Up with Helen Prince, Helen chats to Kathrine Mortimore about ways to employ disciplinary literacy techniques in your classroom. The EEF have placed disciplinary literacy as their number one strategy for improving literacy in secondary schools. Kathrine and Helen discuss the importance of: showi…
 
One way to delve deep into the ancient history of the Earth - or other planetary bodies for that matter - is to examine the magnetism recorded by rocks. Kind of like a fossilised magnetic fingerprint. But trying to do this in an environment where another magnetic field exists (i.e. everywhere on Earth!) is pretty challenging. Enter the 'magneticall…
 
In this episode, Rosie is joined by Bea, from Headington Fairtrade. Headington Fairtrade is run as a community co-operative gift shop specialising in fairly traded products from all over the world, as well as Ecover and Faith in Nature refills and other eco products. The team are passionate about the importance of fairly traded products and ethical…
 
In Oxford during the Second World War four women philosophers came to prominence. Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, Iris Murdoch, and Mary Midgley were friends and met to discuss their ideas, particulary about ethics. Benjamin Lipscomb, author of a recent book about them, The Women Are Up To Something, speaks to David Edmonds in this episode of th…
 
Fingerprints Episode 1 Join the Ashmolean Museum’s director, Xa Sturgis, as he questions what a museum is for. He introduces us to Powhatan’s Mantle, one of the museum’s founding objects, and one inextricably linked with British colonial history. From there, he traces the Ashmolean’s story to the present day, as special guests explore how we can tr…
 
Join Neal McCready and Chase Parham for the Oxford Exxon Podcast. Coleman Hutzler left Lane Kiffin's staff for Nick Saban and Alabama Wednesday. We'll discuss ramifications and what might be next. Also, the transfer portal waiting game continues, as all eyes remain on Jaxson Dart and Michael Trigg Jr. We'll discuss those topics and more.…
 
Welcome to another episode of Home Visit with Tyler Siskey and The Associates. This week we have a very exciting guest, former head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders and Utah State University, and two-time Mountain West Coach of the Year Coach Matt Wells joined Tyler Siskey for a home visit. Siskey and Coach Wells get into Coach's experience as a…
 
Welcome to another episode of Home Visit with Tyler Siskey and The Associates. This week we have a very exciting guest, former head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders and Utah State University, and two-time Mountain West Coach of the Year Coach Matt Wells joined Tyler Siskey for a home visit. Siskey and Coach Wells get into Coach's experience as a…
 
On December 31, 2017, 4 members of the Kologi family were shot and killed by a 16-year-old loved one; on November 2, 2021 66-year-old Nohema Graber was ambushed and killed, with 2 of her Franklin High School Spanish students, Chaiden Miller and Jeremy Goodale, both 16, arrested for the crime; and on December 26, 2021, 3 teens were killed and 1 was …
 
Steven welcomes back Actor/Filmmaker and Don’t Quill The Messenger producer Jake Lloyd Bacon for the Three Year Anniversary of the Podcast. The duo chat about the past year of the show, read some Apple Podcast reviews, and read the finalists for the DQM Sonnet contest before selecting a winner! Support the show by picking up official Don't Quill th…
 
Political scientists have argued that Donald Trump exacerbated long-simmering changes in polarization, populism, and other aspects of politics. In their book News After Trump: Journalism's Crisis of Relevance in a Changed Media Culture (Oxford University Press, 2021), Matt Carlson, Seth C. Lewis, and Sue Robinson, argue that Trump's candidacy and p…
 
It's the year of our Lord 2022 and Spencer Klavan is here to spoil your fun. Not really, but since the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become such an enormous cultural touchstone, it makes sense to ask: where do its ideas come from? In this episode of Young Heretics, Spencer Klavan takes a deep dive into the multiverse, an ancient concept that is now…
 
Does "The One" exist? Maybe there's someone you can't imagine your life without. Or maybe you have someone who seems SO amazing but you have a couple of doubts. There may not be one quick formula for knowing if someone is right for a long-lasting relationship, but here are four questions that you should definitely ask yourself before you dive in de…
 
We may be in the dead of winter, but Axe of the Blood God is hotter than ever. So sayeth the show's fans, anyway. It's true! No word of a lie! Ahem. This week, Kat, Nadia, and Eric talk about a hodgepodge of lively topics, including: Some interesting new nominees for our new Best 25 RPGs of All Time list. Emphasis on "new" Final Fantasy XIV's produ…
 
In this episode of Future of Journalism, we speak to the author of our recent annual Trends and Predictions report to see what is driving the news industry forward in the near term and what opportunities exist on the horizon. Host: Federica Cherubini, Head of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute.https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk…
 
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