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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”.

Dame Carol Black
Thursday 1st June 2017
Tanner Room

Dame Carol Black, Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge on Thursday 1st June 2017, at 17:30 in the Tanner Room, Linacre College. 

TITLE: Creating Health and Wellbeing in Universities

Emma Hamilton: Seduction & Celebrity
Tuesday 30th May 2017
Oxford & Cambridge Club, London

The annual Linacre Summer Reception in London will be held on Tuesday, 30th May, at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, Pall Mall, in the elegant Princess Marie Louise Room. Drinks and light canapés will be served. We are especially delighted that Dr Quintin Colville, Curator of Naval History at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, and a former Linacre Junior Research Fellow, will be giving an illustrated talk on the life of Lady Emma Hamilton--the subject of a recent major special exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.

Linacre Gloucestershire Meeting 17 Oct 2015
Saturday 6th May 2017
Royal Oak Inn, Leighterton

All Linacre Old Members (and their partners and children or Linacre-linked chums) are invited to attend a friendly and informal lunchtime gathering in Gloucestershire which is being organised by Linacre Old Member Dr Annis May Timpson (1977), on Saturday, 6 May, at 1.00 pm at the Royal Oak Inn, Leighterton, . This has been recommended as a child-friendly pub with good food.

Dr Shadreck Chirikure
Thursday 4th May 2017
Tanner Room

Dr Shadreck Chirikure, ACU Visiting Fellow 2017 at Linacre College, will give the ACU Lecture on Thursday 4th May in the Tanner Room, Linacre College, at 5.30 pm. The title of Dr Chirikure’s lecture is “Was the population of Great Zimbabwe (CE1000-1700) similar to that of modern day Hong Kong?” The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception. All welcome. 

Linacre Lawyers at Lincoln's Inn
Thursday 27th April 2017
Taylor Wessing, 5 New Street Square, London EC4A 3TW

On Thursday, 27th April 2017, Linacre Lawyers and other Old Members will be treated to a Q & A evening with Richard Macrory Hon. QC. (See bio below.) The Chairman of the Linacre Lawyers' Network, Dr Paul England (1993) has kindly arranged for this event to take place in the offices of Taylor Wessing at New Street Square EC4. Drinks and canapés will be available, and further details including cost, timing, and booking details, will be available in due course. Linacre's Principal, Dr Nick Brown, will be present.