A Love Letter to Regent’s written by a final year student on returning home due to Covid 19
The Humans of Oxford and Humans of Regent’s access and outreach initiatives
History of the Regent’s Park College Boat Club on its 50th anniversary
…and finally, a film that captures what’s been going on in the empty Quad while we’re all working from home
From Tutors and Staff
Guardian article on Dr Kate Kirkpatrick’s new book, Becoming Beauvoir
Seeing Shakespeare guide to the RSC’s plays online by Dr Lynn Robson
On 26 November 2020, the Dialogue Society hosted the Academic Workshop entitled ‘Rethinking Dialogue in the Age of New Challenges and Opportunities’, with the attendance of academics and dialogue practitioners from across the globe. Research Fellow Prof Paul Weller was the keynote speaker in the fourth session – Dialogue in the Age of Populism – of the academic workshop entitled ‘Rethinking Dialogue in the Age of New Challenges and Opportunities’. His recorded talk, entitled ‘Global and Personal Disruptions, Populisms and Apocalyptic Perspectives as Contexts for Dialogue’, is now available to view on YouTube.
From the Research Centres
Living and loving Black theology: an interview with Professor Anthony Reddie, Director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture and leading scholar in the practice of Black theology in grassroots communities of faithful practice. Dr Reddie’s research is cited in this highly recommended lecture on ‘Building Equity and Equality’. Plus, you can listen again to his interview by Nicky Campbell on BBC Radio 5 Live about unrest in the US, 67 minutes into the programme here.
The Centre for Baptist Studies and Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture are partners in The Sam Sharpe project. The project explores and promotes the story and the legacy of Sam Sharpe: an enslaved man, a Baptist deacon, a freedom fighter and the main instigator of the 1831 Slave Rebellion in Jamaica which was instrumental in bringing about the abolition of slavery.
In Hilary Term 2021 a special series of virtual events will mark the relaunch of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture: the full programme can be found here.
From the Angus Library & Archives
The Angus Library and Archive, a hidden treasure trove by Angus Librarian Emily Burgoyne
Join the Regent's Park Community for Chapel during Term Time