Driven partly by the need for commercial sustainability for the University’s Botanic Garden, Director Simon Hiscock has awarded a trailblazing new Oxford distillery, TOAD, a 25-year license to produce spirits in partnership with the Garden, starting with an ‘Oxford PhySicke’ gin…
Every Holocaust history is disturbing to read, but by focusing on victims’ voices which have traditionally been silenced – those of women – Dr Zoë Waxman’s new account is one of the darkest, and most shocking…
‘There’s huge potential here,’ says Simon Hiscock as he plans to transform Britain’s oldest garden of its kind.
The University’s museums unite to highlight lesbian, gay, bisexual and related heritage in their collections.
China expert Tom Miller likes to use a thought experiment to explain what China is doing. Decades from now, once-mighty Europe is sinking into decrepitude. Tens of millions of Europeans have been killed in uprisings, wars and an occupation by former ally the United States. Europe has become a minor player on a hostile global […]
Why are Star Wars stormtroopers on patrol where generations of undergraduates have passed through the final ordeal of their student lives?
There’s good news and bad news in parallels from the 1930s, warns Professor Margaret MacMillan, outgoing Warden at St Antony’s College
Women victims of the Final Solution have been silenced first by the Nazis, then by history, argues a compelling new book reviewed by Olivia Gordon (p49)
Olivia Gordon visits Lady Margaret Hall to learn about a new scheme making the college more accessible to disadvantaged students (feature starts p31)
Research has uncovered thousands of previously unpublished images in the University’s photo archives — subject of an international conference this week.
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy