All Linacre Members are invited to attend a dinner in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 21, at The Racquet Club, 215 South 16th Street, Philadelphia. The evening will start with drinks at 6.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.00 pm in the Sailing Room. Guests may order and pay individually on the night. A menu may be found below.
There will be a Linacre Drinks Reception in the Front Lounge of The City Club of Washington, 555 13th St. NW, at 6.00 to 8.30 pm, on Tuesday June 20th, thanks to the kind introduction by Bruce Reynolds (1973), who chairs the Linacre Society in the US. Drinks and canapés will be served.
The 2017 Linacre Lecture will be given by Professor John Knox, on Tuesday 20th June 2017 at 17:30 in the Tanner Room. Professor Knox’s lecture is entitled “Global Threats to Environmental Human Rights Defenders".
All Linacre members are invited to attend the unveiling of the Dancing Phoenix by Hugo Powell on Thursday 15th June 2017.
The Sculpture has been gifted to the College by Hugo Powell’s family and they will be attending the unveiling. A film about the Sculptor will be shown in the Tanner Room at 6.30pm, along with a glass of bubbly to toast the occasion and then we will go out to the Jaki Leverson Quad at 7pm for the unveiling. The Principal will then host the family to Guest Night Dinner.
The 2017 Tanner Lecture will be hosted by Linacre College on 8th June and the speaker will be Professor George Ellis, FRS. The title is “On the origin and nature of values”.
Dame Carol Black, Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge on Thursday 1st June 2017, at 17:30 in the Tanner Room, Linacre College.
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