Banking, ethics and sustainability
Who invented the tango? The Argentinians? Well...Uusikuu are one of the most interesting and original interpreters of the rare and rather special genre, the Finnish tango. Uusikuu revisits the haunting and melancholy Finnish rhythms and melodies from the 1930s to 1960s, but their repertoire does not include only tangos, but also fun and fast humppas, dreamy waltzes, and sleek and sophisticated foxtrot and swing numbers that will bring a smile to your face.
Four top chefs from Kobe, Japan, including Michelin starred Chef Shigematsu, will demonstrate their culinary creativity, and Japanese cookery techniques.
Sir Vince Cable, former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
Speaker: Saker Nusseibeh, Chief Executive, Hermes Investment Management
Speaker: Richard Werner, Chair in International Banking, University of Southampton.
All Linacre Members are warmly welcomed to attend:
Linacre Old Members attended the 17th Annual Italian Linacre Lecture in Rome on Saturday, 24th September. There was a full day of events, including the lecture, given this year by Professor Anna Curir, and entitled "La terza cultura: dialogo tra scienza e umanesimo", Professor Curir is an astrophysicist at Osservatorio Astronomico di Torino and was a Junior Research Fellow at Linacre in the early 1980s.
Linacre College will be holding an informal seminar and reception open to all Linacre Members and their guests on Friday evening, 16th September, in conjunction with Oxford University’s Meeting Minds Alumni Weekend in Oxford.