Calendar for the Term

Trinity Term 2019

Term starts on Sunday 28 April and finishes on Saturday 22 June.

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.

KS3 Learning Days for Year 7 and Year 8 students
Location: see event details below

These days are for able students from state schools in Years 7 and 8, run in conjunction with St Peter’s College. They are designed to introduce younger learners to the Oxplore website.

2 May 2019, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

5 May 2019, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Members’ Concert

6 May 2019, 11.00am-4.00pm and other dates 'Balliol in Europe, Europe in Balliol'
Balliol Historic Collections Centre, St Cross Church, Manor Road OX1 3UH

Balliol Library and Archives’ new exhibition explores the relationship between Balliol and Europe.

8 May 2019, 6.00pm Research Consilium
Old Common Room

Richard Ovenden, ‘A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge’

Members of the Senior Common Room only

9 May 2019, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

13 May 2019, 5.30pm David Kogan (Balliol 1976): Protest and Power: the Battle for the Labour Party
Old Common Room

David Kogan (Balliol 1976) discusses his new book. All welcome.

16 May 2019, 10.15am-3.45pm History Taster Day
Balliol College

A Taster Day for Year 12 students interested in studying History at Oxford University.

16 May 2019, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

19 May 2019, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Sara Trickey (violin) and Dan Tong (piano)

21 May 2019, 5.00-6.30pm Astor Public Lecture
Balliol College, OX1 3BJ

Professor Nicholas Mirzoeff (Balliol 1980), ‘Whiteness and the Crisis’: book here.

23 May 2019, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

28 May 2019, 5.00p, Lady Dervorguilla Seminar
Middle Common Room, Holywell Manor (no disabled access)

Dr Kate Greasley, Law Fellow at Hertford College, will be discussing ‘Sex Selective Abortion: A Hard Case for Abortion Rights Defenders?’

30 May 2019, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

2 June 2019, 8.30pm Balliol Musical Society concert
Balliol Hall

Mishka Momen (piano)

6 June 2019, 1.00pm Bruce's Brunch
XXI.8

Speaker to be confirmed

7 June 2019, 10.30am-3.45pm English Taster Day
Balliol College, OX1 3BJ

An event for students in Year 12 who are giving serious consideration to applying to Oxford to read English.  

17 June 2019, 5.00pm Oliver Smithies Lecture
Master's Dining Room, Balliol College

Professor Tehila Sasson (Oliver Smithies Visiting Lecturer): ‘The Myth of the Market: Ethical Capitalism and the End of Empire’ 

To be followed by a drinks reception 

19 June 2019, 1.00pm Unveiling of portrait of Professor Frances Kirwan in Hall
Balliol Hall

Unveiling of a portrait of Professor Frances C. Kirwan DBE FRS

19 June 2019, 6.00pm Research Consilium
Old Common Room

David Lucas, on quantum computing [title to be confirmed]

Members of the Senior Common Room only. Those who are able are invited to go on a tour of David’s lab, meeting outside the new Physics building (opposite Keble) in Parks Road at 5.00pm.