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Rome skyline
Friday 16th March 2018

The University will hold events over the weekend of March 16-18, 2018, including a Gala Dinner on Saturday, 17th March.  Full details and online booking are now available here

Linacre will also hold a dinner, attended by the Principal, for Linacre Old Members on Friday, 16th March, at 8.30 pm at Hostaria da Vincenzo. You can make a secure online booking for the Linacre dinner on March 16th here Please note that the University Reunion events, and the Linacre dinner, are booked separately.

Swiss Club, Singapore
Friday 16th March 2018
Swiss Club, Singapore

Linacre is grateful to Dr John Cole (2006) and Mr Mehdi Chennoufi (2000) for arranging an Old Member event in Singapore at the Swiss Club. You are invited to hear a talk by Dr Joel Scriven (2007) on sustainable land use and carbon sequestration. This will be followed by dinner. The cost of the dinner is generously being sponsored by a Linacre Old Member in Singapore. Partners are included in this wonderful invitation.

Linacre Lawyers
Tuesday 27th February 2018
Simmons & Simmons, City of London

An event organised by our Lawyers’ Network will take place on the evening of Tuesday 27th February, at the offices of Simmons & Simmons, in the City of London, thanks to Old Member, Dr Mark Watterson (1997). All Old Members are welcome, whether lawyers or not. Professor David Collins (2002) of City University will speak on “International Trade Opportunities after Brexit”; his talk will be aimed at a lay audience. The event will start at 6.30 pm, followed by a drinks reception. A secure online booking through the Oxford University Online Store can be made here .

Linacre African Network
Thursday 22nd February 2018
Tanner Room, Linacre College

Linacre Old Members are warmly invited to attend a special talk being co-organised by the Linacre African Network (LAN) and the Linacre Development Office this coming Thursday, February 22, 5.30 – 6.45 pm in the Tanner Room at Linacre. Mr Adedapo Olagunju (2005), Linacre Old Member, will be speaking on ‘‘AFRICA RISING: FICTION OR REALITY?” 

Imagining the Divine
Thursday 8th February 2018
Tanner Room, Linacre College

Discussion on Imagining the Divine : Art and the Rise of World Religions

Exhibition at the Asmolean Museum: 19 October 2017 – 18 February 2018

Professor Pauline Dube
Thursday 25th January 2018
Tanner Room

Resilience building in the Anthropocene: the case of least developed countries, a lecture by Professor Pauline Dube, ACU Visiting Fellow.

Queanbeyan River
Saturday 11th November 2017
Queanbeyan (near Canberra)

Dr Rosemary Laing (1979) has kindly invited other Linacre Old Members to an informal Garden Party at her home on the Queanbeyan River near Canberra on Saturday 11 November 2017 from 4 until 6.30 pm.

Linacrites either living in or visiting the Canberra area are invited to sit and relax, and reminisce about Linacre days, accompanied by afternoon tea, drinks and nibbles, and the river corridor wildlife. Family members/significant others etc are also very welcome.

Thursday 2nd November 2017
Tanner Room

The third of a series of Philosophy Seminars, which have been organised by Michael Krausz, Adjunct Fellow at Linacre, will take place on Thursday 2nd November.

Bernard Harrison, “Knowing What It Means”.

Thursday 26th October 2017
Tanner Room

The second of a series of Philosophy Seminars, which have been organised by Michael Krausz, Adjunct Fellow at Linacre, will take place on Thursday 26th October.

Peter Hacker, “Human Nature”

Thomas Linacre portrait
Friday 20th October 2017
Linacre College (and worldwide)

20th October 2017 marks the 493rd anniversary of the death of Thomas Linacre, after whom the College is named.

He was a true Renaissance man, being a classicist, medical doctor, and priest; Linacre members today continue this tradition of representing a variety of academic areas.  

The Common Room are arranging an in-College event on October 20th and we encourage you to join in and hold an informal event, around the world. You can read more about Thomas Linacre, and how to take part, by clicking on the event title.