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Archived events

May
09
"A global expression of human creativity in the face of change: The evidence from contact archaeology, material culture and historical rock art" Creativity Cluster lecture by Prof. Alistair Paterson
Alistair Paterson will talk about human creativity in the face of change, and discuss aspects of contact Archaeology in Australia and influences on rock art and material culture.
May
01
"A novel approach to the study of complex biological systems that exhibit swarming behaviours"
A lecture by Paul Saulnier, Professor of Physics at Gustavus Adolphus College, MN, USA and Keble College Senior Research Visitor. All welcome.
Feb
05
"Bio-inspired approaches towards complexity in light-responsive soft materials”
A Complexity Cluster Lecture by Prof. Nathalie Katsonis (University of Twente). All are welcome.
Nov
11
"Dating Saints: Study of the relics of Belgian 'local' saints" - Professor Mark Van Strydonck
Please come and join us for this Relics Cluster talk by Professor Mark Van Strydonck from the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, Brussels. All welcome.
Oct
21
"Making Relics: The politics of performance" by Professor Bronwyn Parry
Professor Bronwyn Parry (King's College London) will deliver a talk on some of the social, cultural and ethical issues raised by using relics as research resources, as well as how this might be negotiated. The lecture will be followed by a discussion session and drinks reception. All welcome.
Jan
05
"Opportunistic Scheduling of Complex Problems"
A Complexity Cluster Lecture by Dr Barry Fox, Senior Scientist at Boeing Research and Technology where he develops advanced planning and scheduling technologies. He holds a number of patents in these technology areas.
Apr
28
"Oxford Anagama Kiln Project" by Dr Robin Wilson (University of Oxford)
Creativity Cluster lecture by Creativity Cluster seminar . All welcome
Nov
30
"The Traditional Assessment of Danger"
A lecture by Professor Jared Diamond (UCLA), in association with Humanitas and the Department of History
Jun
19
​“Active Imaginations and the Roots of Creativity”
A Creativity Lecture by Dan D. Hutto, Professor of Philosophical Psychology, University of Wollongong. All welcome.