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Rhodes Trust Events

All members of the global community including current Scholars in residence, alumni, and partners are welcome to attend events at Rhodes House.

Unless otherwise specified, BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. If you are interested in learning more about a specific event at Rhodes House, please contact conferences@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

4th Rhodes Healthcare Forum
09 February 2019 - 10 February 2019

4th Rhodes Healthcare Forum

The world has seen remarkable gains over the last two decades. Polio has been eradicated, child mortality has halved and HIV is becoming a chronic disease. While there is still more to be done, global priorities are now shifting from solely preventing mortality to improving health for all. Acknowledging the complexity of health systems, this year’s conference will bring together clinicians, researchers, and advocacy workers to explore how we can maximise the gains we have made in mortality and optimise health for all.

The Naked Surgeon with Samer Nashef
25 January 2018

The Naked Surgeon with Samer Nashef

Samer Nashef is an adult cardiac surgeon at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, United Kingdom and author of 'The Naked Surgeon'. His specialist clinical areas include minimally invasive coronary bypass and hybrid coronary revascularisation, mitral repair, surgery for atrial fibrillation and aortic root surgery with valve preservation. A major research interest includes the measurement and monitoring of the quality of surgical treatment. In that field, he has led national and international projects, including the EuroSCORE Project. In his discussion, Samer Nashef will address safety and transparency in medicine and how we can design safer health systems in the future.

10 Theses on the World in 2018 with Irvin Studin
24 January 2018

10 Theses on the World in 2018 with Irvin Studin

Irvin Studin is the President of the Institute for 21st Century Questions, and Editor-in-Chief & Publisher of Global Brief Magazine. He has been called one of the leading international policy thinkers of his generation. Studin is currently Visiting Professor at the Université du Québec à Montreal (with the Chaire Raoul-Dandurand), and has been a professor in leading universities in North America, Asia and Europe. Studin is the co-founder of Ukraine's Higher School of Public Administration (Kiev). His latest book is "Russia : Strategy, Policy and Administration" (Palgrave-MacMillan).

Impact Investing: Building a Career that Reflects Your Values with Matt Bannick
17 January 2018

Impact Investing: Building a Career that Reflects Your Values with Matt Bannick

Matt Bannick is managing partner of Omidyar Network, where, since 2007, he’s led the expansion of the firm from its Silicon Valley roots. Omidyar Network now operates on five continents, across six initiatives, and has invested more than $1 billion in early stage for profit and not-for-profit ventures. Bannick brings a wide range of executive, international, and multi-sector experience to his role.