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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.

Philadelphia skyline
Wednesday 21st June 2017
The Racquet Club, 215 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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.

US Capitol and landmarks at dusk
Tuesday 20th June 2017
The City Club of Washington, 555 13th St. NW, Washington, DC

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.

Tuesday 20th June 2017
Tanner Room

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".

Thursday 15th June 2017
Tanner Room

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.

George Ellis
Thursday 8th June 2017
Bodleian Weston Library Lecture Theatre

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”.