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Shakespeare's Dead

22 April-4 Sept. The Bodleian Libraries celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare with an exhibition of documents examining the theme of death in Shakespeare's works. The show ex...
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Alice in Wonderland

1 Jan-17 April. The British Library celebrates the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Lewis Carroll children's classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with an exhibition featuring the author...
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Around the world in 80 letters

Like Jules Verne's novel, this exhibition takes a journey around the globe with 80 travel-themed letters by famous figures from the world of the arts and science. It includes Eugène Delacroi...
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Magical Books: From the Middle Ages to Middle-earth

For its summer exhibition the Bodleian celebrates children's fantasy literature with a display of original documents relating to some of the genre's foremost modern exponents, such as C.S. Lewis, J.R....
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Spectres of Artaud: Language and the Arts in the 1950s

19 September - 17 December. This exhibition examines the influence that French poet and playwright Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) had on the lives of international artists linked to the avant-garde moveme...
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Dickens and his World

2 June - 28 October. The Bodleian Library celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens with an exhibition that recalls the world in which he lived. Prompted by quotations from his w...
Jersey What's on

Jersey Archive Saturday opening

The Jersey Archive is running a new series of talks called
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The Oxford Book lecture series.

10 Feb-10 March 2009. Since Oxford University printed its first book in 1478, the city of Oxford has built a reputation of excellence in printing and publishing. The Oxford Museum presents a brief lec...
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Shirin Ebadi talks on human rights.

17 Feb 2009. The Casa Encendida hosts 2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi for a lecture on
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?Impurity: Observations on the Human Condition

19 Jan-20 April 2009. European writers and intellectuals speak on the concept of impurity and imperfection as a natural element of the human condition in this cycle of lectures held at the Centro de C...
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?The Old Brand New

21 Jan-15 Sept 2009. The Stadsschouwburg hosts a series of monthly lectures aimed at reviving the over-used concept of
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John Julius Norwich.

22 Nov 2008. A Christmas Cracker. Historian, travel writer and broadcasting personality will be in Jersey to share an evening of anecdotes, prose and poetry. 20.00.
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Climate change lecture at the Playhouse.

1 Feb 2008. Climate change expert and director of the Benfield UCL Hazard Research Centre, Bill McGuire, presents a talk on saving planet earth at the Oxford Playhouse. With new research pointing to i...
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Nawal El Saadawi in conversation.

30 Nov 2007. Renowned Egyptian novelist and feminist activist Nawal El Saadawi is guest speaker for the
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Oxford Amnesty Lectures 07.

16 Feb-19 March 2007. This year
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Stories with Roger McGough.

10 Nov 2006. One of Britains favourite contemporary poets, Roger McGough, comes to the Oxford Playhouse for an evening of informal storytelling with a musical backdrop provided by his long-time friend...
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The War on Terror.

8 Feb-2 March 2006. This year the annual series of lectures presented by the independent charity, Oxford Amnesty Lectures (OAL), focuses on the war on terror and its implications for human rights. Spe...
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Lunchtime gallery talks at the Ashmolean.

4-28 Oct 2005. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays this month the Ashmolean Museum is holding lunchtime talks covering a wide variety of subjects. Starting on Tues 4 with Tea, Coffee, Chocolate the pr...
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Genes Talking.

4-18 July 2005. Here is an arts experience with a difference. Genes Talking is a human genome research project open to the public at the ICA in London. Over the course of a two-week period visitors ar...