Calendar for the Term

Hilary Term 2018

Term starts on Sunday 14 January and finishes on Saturday 10 March.

Notes

  • All Chapel services are open to all members of College and to all members of the public. They start at 5.30pm in the Chapel unless otherwise shown.
  • Bruce’s Brunches are held on Thursdays, 1.00-2.00pm, in Staircase XXI, Room 8 (no disabled access). They are open to all members of College.
  • All concerts are free and open to the public. They start at 8.30pm in Hall. The doors will open at 8.15pm.
  • We regret that some locations currently have no disabled access, in which case this is noted on this page by the event.

Please visit the alumni section to see upcoming alumni events, and to book and pay online for an event.

14 January 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Chaplain

Chapel Supper follows in the Old Common Room

18 January 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Dr Graham Riach will speak on the evolution of comedy in South African literature.

21 January 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

Father Matthew Power SJ, Senior Chaplain, OU Catholic Chaplaincy

21 January 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Antonio Galera Lopez (piano)

25 January 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Dr Mark Baker (Career Development Fellow in Modern History): ‘Order and Anarchy, State and Society: Arguments within Chinese Communism’

28 January 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Revd Professor Judith Brown

29 January 2018, 5.00pm Oliver Smithies Lecture
Lecture Room XXIII

Professor William S. Zwicker (Oliver Smithies Lecturer and Visiting Fellow), ‘Voting with Rubber Bands, Weights, and Strings’

1 February 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Professor Yaacov Yadgar on Beyond ‘religion and politics’: some notes on Israel

4 February 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

Canon Alan Hargrave, writer and recently retired Canon of Ely Cathedral

4 February 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Anna Dennis (soprano) and Emma Abbate (pianist)

8 February 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Dr William Zwicker, Oliver Smithies Lecturer and Visiting Fellow: an interactive demonstration and exploration of his software which models voting theory and social choice.

9 February 2018, 8.00pm Mariana Voices Presents: Chiaroscuro
Balliol Chapel

Inspired by the works of da Vinci and Caravaggio, the concert will explore the ways in which composers have represented the unique interaction between darkness and light through music.

Open to all.

9 February 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Lecture Room XXIII

Endellion Lecture Recital (note day and location; time to be confirmed)

11 February 2018, 5.30pm Evensong: the University Sermon
Balliol Chapel

Professor Judith Champ, Director of Studies, St Mary’s College, Oscott

15 February 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Dr Brenda Kelly: ‘FGM: Right to Care’

15 February 2018, 5.00pm Oliver Smithies Lecture
Old Archives Room, Balliol

Dr Sara Miglietti, ‘Are We Products of Our Environment? Early modern “climate theories” and the problem of human agency’

18 February 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Revd Tom Albinson, Associate Priest, St Giles’ and St Margaret’s Churches, Oxford

18 February 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Featuring a variety of works by Balliol members and friends

22 February 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Dr Rudina Jasini, on victim participation in international criminal justice, with a particular focus on the victims of the Khmer Rouge

23 February 2018, 8.00pm Lady Dervorguilla Seminar
Middle Common Room, Holywell Manor (no disabled access)

Dr Annette Idler (Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations), ’The Convergence of Conflict and Organised Crime’

25 February 2018, 5.30pm Inter-Collegiate Evensong at the University Church
University Church

No service in Balliol Chapel

26 February 2018, 5.00pm Oliver Smithies Lecture
Old Common Room

Professor William S. Zwicker (Oliver Smithies Lecturer and Visiting Fellow) will give an Oliver Smithies Lecture entitled ‘Orthogonal Decomposition and Collective Decision-making’.

27 February 2018, 5.00pm Omar Azfar Lecture
Lecture Room XXIII

Kate Raworth (Balliol 1990) will give a lecture entitled: ’Humanity’s Compass in the 21st Century: Why Doughnuts Might Actually Turn Out To Be Good For Us’.

1 March 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Speaker to be confirmed

4 March 2018, 5.30pm Evensong
Balliol Chapel

The Chaplain

4 March 2018, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Sean Shibe (guitarist)

8 March 2018, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXII.8

Doireann Lalor, title TBC

10 March 2018, 1.00pm St Anselm College Choir concert
Balliol Chapel

Open to all.