Latest news from Balliol

Tuesday 6 December

Balliol’s appearance in round two of University Challenge 2016 will be broadcast on 12 December at 8.00pm.

Monday 5 December

Members of the Balliol choir sang carols outside the College on 2 December 2016 to raise money for the Gatehouse, a local charity providing food, shelter and company to Oxford’s homeless and poorly housed population.

Thursday 1 December

Achim Steiner (Director of the Oxford Martin School and Professorial Fellow) gave a talk entitled ‘Towards a Green Economy: Pathways through Politics, Culture, and Economics’, which can be watched on video.

Wednesday 30 November

The publication of Bodleian Student Editions in November 2016 is the first in the ‘Digitising Correspondence’ Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute project.

Wednesday 30 November

Professor Simon Lee (Balliol 1976) has written on the arguments of one of Balliol’s most famous lawyers, A.V. Dicey (Balliol 1854 and Fellow 1860-1882), in relation to the debate on the Miller Brexit judgement.

Monday 28 November

Members of College together with friends and family attended the annual Carol Service in Balliol Chapel on 27 November 2016.

Monday 28 November

On 24 November 2016, Emeritus Professor Linda Scott gave a talk entitled ‘This Will Change Everything: The Sweeping Impact of Women’s Economic Empowerment’ at the first Lady Dervorguilla seminar of the academic year.

Monday 21 November

In a short video, Vicky Neale (Whitehead Lecturer in Mathematics and Supernumerary Fellow) looks at some objects in the Ashmolean Museum through a mathematician’s eyes.

Tuesday 15 November

Five Norwegian students have come to Balliol this Michaelmas Term (2016), all recipients of an Aker Scholarship.

Monday 14 November

The film A United Kingdom, to be released on 25 November 2016, features the life of Sir Seretse Khama (Balliol 1945), the first President of Botswana.