94 episodes

Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by the Humanities Division in Oxford and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) in Cambridge.

Humanitas will welcome some twenty Visiting Professors, who will be appointed for a given academic year and invited to deliver a series of lectures, followed by a related symposium, workshop or masterclass for graduate students.

Humanitas - Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Oxford University

    • Education
    • 4.0 • 15 Ratings

Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by the Humanities Division in Oxford and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) in Cambridge.

Humanitas will welcome some twenty Visiting Professors, who will be appointed for a given academic year and invited to deliver a series of lectures, followed by a related symposium, workshop or masterclass for graduate students.

    • video
    Interview with Tom Stoppard

    Interview with Tom Stoppard

    Award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard talks about the role of diversity in theatre Award-winning playwright and Humanitas Visiting Professor in Drama 2015-2016 Tom Stoppard discusses the role of diversity in theatre and the power of art to change people's attitudes.

    • 2 min
    • video
    Tom Stoppard Q&A

    Tom Stoppard Q&A

    Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard Q&A with Professor Dame Hermione Lee. Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard Q&A with Professor Dame Hermione Lee (President of Wolfson College). Professor Dame Hermione Lee asks Tom Stoppard about his past and they explore memories of his working life as part of his Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Drama 2015-2016.

    • 51 min
    • video
    Tom Stoppard Lecture

    Tom Stoppard Lecture

    Award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard delivers a public lecture Award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard delivers a lecture on theatre. He explores the differences between attitudes in German and English theatre and playwrights, discusses Oscar Wilde's work, and talks about the satisfaction that is gained through collaboration. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr
    • video
    Simon Schama on Public History

    Simon Schama on Public History

    What does hip hop have in common with Herodotus? In this lecture celebrated historian Simon Schama explores the tradition of public history drawing on Walter Scott, Thomas Carlyle, Winston Churchill and Lin-Manuel Miranda. http://media.podcasts.ox.ac.uk/humdiv/humanitas/2016-05-01-humdiv-torch-schama-past-publics-2.mp4

    http://media.podcasts.ox.ac.uk/humdiv/humanitas/2016-05-02-humdiv-torch-schama-public-history-2.mp4

    • 1 hr 31 min
    • video
    The Past and its Publics

    The Past and its Publics

    Simon Schama, Craig Clunas and Margaret MacMillan tackle the thorny question of how the past should interact with the public, or publics, who consume it. Simon Schama (Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University), Craig Clunas (Professor of the History of Art, University of Oxford) and Margaret MacMillan (Professor of International History, University of Oxford)

    • 1 hr 20 min
    • video
    Kapellmeister or Conductor

    Kapellmeister or Conductor

    Part of the Christian Thielemann Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Opera Studies 2015-2016 Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Opera Studies 2015-2016 Christian Thielemann in conversation with Roger Allen.

    • 1 hr 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Education

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by Oxford University