Rhodes Scholar Video Wall
View our videos from current Scholars, Alumni and groups.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2018
This year, we welcomed Mr Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan to speak at our Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2018. His lecture was titled ‘Principled Activism for Social Justice in a Troubled World’.
Coming Up Dinner 2017: Dame Helen Ghosh Speech
Dame Helen Ghosh DCB, gave a speech to the new Class of 2017 Rhodes Scholars at the Coming Up Dinner 2017.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2017 by Mr Sipho M. Pityana
The 2017 Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture was delivered by Mr Sipho M. Pityana. The Lecture was titled 'Can South Africa's Constitutional Democracy be Sustained?' Mr Pityana is a businessman and Civil Society Activist.
Rhodes Thank You 2017/2018
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Bram Fischer Memorial 2016 by Justice Catherine O’Regan
The 2016 Bram Fischer lecture started with a conversation with Ms Ruth Rice & Ms Ilse Fischer Wilson, daughters of Bram Fischer. The speaker, Justice Catherine O’Regan was appointed as judge to the newly formed South African Constitutional Court in 1994. She spoke about Fidelity to Law: How Bram Fischer Illuminates a Perennial Debate.
Rhodes Portrait Unveiling of Lucy Banda-Sichone
Lucy Banda Sichone (Zambia & Somerville 1978) was a human rights activist and educator. In 1978, she was selected as Zambia’s first female Rhodes Scholar. Her portrait was the first portrait of a woman to be displayed in Milner Hall, Rhodes House.
Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture 2015 by Justice Edwin Cameron
Justice Cameron's lecture considered the compromises and complexities of Bram Fischer's life, and his struggle for justice in conditions of imperfection. One of the key themes was the importance of dissent and Bram Fischer's commitment to seek justice in law.
Sarah Smierciak (Illinois & St Antony's 2012)
Whilst in Oxford, Sarah's research focused on understanding the economic exclusion of Small and medium Sized enterprises in Egypt. She was also a member of the Oxford Triathlon Team and appreciates the relations built from such interactions.
Matthews Mmopi (Botswana & Jesus 2012)
During his time in Oxford, Senior Scholar Matthews Mmopi's research focused on conditions that make good governance to be implemented in various state settings. He was also involved in various extracurricular activities in the University as well as Rhodes Scholar groups.