All members of the global Rhodes community including current Scholars in residence, alumni, and partners are welcome to attend events at Rhodes House. Unless otherwise specified, booking is required. Some events at Rhodes House are open to the general public. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. If you are interested in learning more about a specific event at Rhodes House, please contact conferences@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk.


For further information about any event listed, please contact rsvp@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

May 2, 2017

Public Intellectual 2.0: Using the Media Revolution to Shape the Public Debate

Speaker: Robert Steiner, Director, The Fellowships in Global Journalism, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
When: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 2, 2017

To find meaningful work, don't follow your passion...

Speaker: William MacAskill, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Oxford
When: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 3, 2017

From Gene to Therapy: The challenges of translation research

Speaker: Professor Dame Kay E Davies, Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy
When: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 8, 2017

Crafting an AI Utopia - or Surviving the Dystopia

Speaker: John Lazar CBE FREng (South Africa at Large and Balliol 1983)
When: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 9, 2017

A Conversation with Michael Fertik

Speaker: Michael Fertik, Founder & Managing Partner, Heroic Ventures
When: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 10, 2017

How to take career risks when the safe bets are so attractive: A Silicon Valley perspective

Speaker: Roy Bahat (New York & Lincoln, 1998)
When: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 11, 2017

Lunchtime Discussion with Chris Stone, President, Open Society Foundations

Speaker: Chris Stone, President, Open Society Foundations
When: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 15, 2017

Christianity: What's it all about, and where is it going?

Speaker: Professor Alister McGrath, Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion, University of Oxford
When: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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May 23, 2017

Black women activist-intellectuals, travel, and internationalism 1920 - 1960

Speaker: Dr Imoabong Umoren
When: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Where: Rhodes House

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