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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.

Thursday 19th October 2017
Tanner Room

The first of a series of Philosophy Seminars, which have been organised by Michael Krausz, Adjunct Fellow at Linacre, will take place on Thursday 19th October.

Paul Snowden, “Philosophy and Transhumanism”

ILL 2013 in Rome
Saturday 23rd September 2017

The 2017 Italian Linacre Lecture was held in Rome on Saturday, 23 September 2017. The speaker was Professor Pietro Corsi, Linacre Emeritus Fellow.


Linacre Old Members at College
Saturday 16th September 2017
Linacre College

The 2017 Oxford Alumni Weekend will be held September 15 - 17, 2017. A link to further details will be provided here once they are available.

In conjunction with this University-wide event, Linacre College invites all Linacre Members to a 'Meet the Principal' event on Saturday, September 16, at 11.00 am over coffee/tea and pastries in College. Dr Nick Brown, Principal of Linacre College, will talk about his experience of being an Oxford Head of House.

Linacre Gaudy group shot
Saturday 1st July 2017
Linacre College

The next Linacre Summer Gaudy--July 1 & 2, 2017—is for Old Members who matriculated from 1972 through 1981. Highlights of the weekend will include a black tie Gala dinner on Saturday night, July 1st, and a garden party on Sunday, July 2nd.

Details of the weekend programme and booking information were sent to all Old Members of the cohort for whom we have an e-mail address, and the schedule may also be downloaded from this page. Booking is essential for the dinner and garden party. Questions or last-minute enquiries should be sent to the Alumni Relations Officer, Marsaleete Anderson .

2014 Domus Prize Finalists
Saturday 1st July 2017
Tanner Room, Linacre College

All Linacre Old Members, friends, Fellows, students, and staff are invited to the annual Domus Prize competition on Saturday, 1st July, starting at 4:00 pm in the Tanner Room. A short-list of six students, selected by the College Academic Committee from the long list of applicants, will compete for three Domus Prizes worth £500 each; runners up will each receive a £50 prize. The presentations, which will be pitched for a non-specialist audience, will take no more than 15 minutes each, including an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. The event will begin promptly at 4pm in the Tanner Room, and will conclude by 6 pm with the announcement of the winners. All members of the audience will be able to cast a vote for the Prize winners.