Latest news from Balliol

Wednesday 2 August

Professor Sir Christopher Ricks (Balliol 1953, Honorary Fellow) has been shortlisted for a Modernist Studies Association prize for The Poems of T.S. Eliot (ed. with Jim McCue) (Faber & Faber, 2015).

Tuesday 25 July

On Saturday 15 July 2017, Holywell Manor and the Ditchley Foundation co-hosted a Festival of Ideas: an innovative event that brought together over 150 graduate students from across Oxford and beyond in the spectacular setting of the 18th-century mansion at Ditchley Park in west Oxfordshire.

Monday 24 July

Congratulations to Laurence Warner (Balliol 2013) on being awarded Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship.

Monday 24 July

We congratulate Foundation Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley on being awarded an Honorary Degree by Cambridge University. 

Friday 21 July

The summer vacation has been marked by the arrival of 16 new desks in the Library.

Tuesday 18 July

With the development of the Master’s Field Project, new accommodation is to be built for the Eastman Professor. 

Tuesday 18 July

Balliol College is very pleased to announce that it has offered the Mastership of the College to Dame Helen Ghosh DCB and she has accepted. She will take up her post in April 2018.

Tuesday 18 July

On 18 July 2017 the Balliol flag was flown in celebration of the 100th birthday of Professor Paul Streeten (Balliol 1944, Tutorial Fellow in Economics 1948–1966, Professorial Fellow 1968–1978, Honorary Fellow from 1986).

Wednesday 12 July

The papers of Labour politician Denis Healey (Balliol 1936 and Honorary Fellow 1979-2015) have been acquired by the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford.

Tuesday 11 July

Professor Martin Conway (Professor of Contemporary European History, Chair of History Faculty, MacLellan-Warburg Fellow and Tutor in History) has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship at Aberystwyth University.