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A podcast from Wadham College, University of Oxford. Bringing you interviews, seminars, and stories from our community.

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A podcast from Wadham College, University of Oxford. Bringing you interviews, seminars, and stories from our community.

    #13 Queer Ways of Knowing | with Felicity Long

    #13 Queer Ways of Knowing | with Felicity Long

    What does it mean to be known and seen as queer, by others and ourselves? Felicity Long shares some insights, from rural Lancashire to the Dreaming Spires. Felicity works in the University’s Graduate Admissions and Recruitment team on access programmes to support graduate students from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups to apply to Oxford, and to thrive once here. Felicity spoke at Evensong in Wadham's Chapel at the end of Queerweek.You can provide feedback on Wadcast at https://w...

    • 12 min
    #12 The Future of Music at Wadham | with Tom Hammond-Davies

    #12 The Future of Music at Wadham | with Tom Hammond-Davies

    In this episode, we talk to our new Director of Music, Tom Hammond-Davies. The Director of Music role has been newly envisioned, and Tom shares what this might mean for the future of music at Wadham. He also opens up about his own musical journey, confesses his latest listening habits, and shares how you can get involved with music in College.To learn more about the new Wadham College Music Society, head to: https://wadhamcollegemusic.wixsite.com/wcmsMusic Referenced in the episode:Organ Musi...

    • 19 min
    #11 A Place of Passage | with Rowan Williams

    #11 A Place of Passage | with Rowan Williams

    This year marks the 410th anniversary since Wadham’s chapel opened. Our chaplain, Jane Baun, has been very busy this past term, marking the occasion with exhibitions, festivities, and talks. We were privileged to have former archbishop, and more importantly, Wadham alumnus, Rowan Williams give a short address at a special evensong. It was recorded and, well, here it is! Many thanks to Bishop Rowan for his time and we hope you enjoy it. You can provide feedback on Wadcast at https://www.w...

    • 13 min
    #10 Two SU Presidents Talk | with Simon Milner & Eemil Moisio

    #10 Two SU Presidents Talk | with Simon Milner & Eemil Moisio

    Wadham alumnus, Simon Milner (History & Politics, 1985; SU President, 1987) is the APAC VP of Public Policy with Meta (Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc) and joins us for our first 'Notable alumni in conversation with Wadham students' exchange of 2023. We are very honoured that he gave us his time for this insightful exchange, conducted by another former Wadham SU President, Eemil Moisio (PPE, 2020).You can provide feedback on Wadcast at https://www.wadham.ox.ac.uk/wadcastYou can listen ...

    • 57 min
    BONUS: Is British Politics Ready for the Economic Challenges we face? | with Peter Mandelson

    BONUS: Is British Politics Ready for the Economic Challenges we face? | with Peter Mandelson

    Peter Mandelson is former European Trade Commissioner and Secretary of State. Prior to this, he held a number of Cabinet posts under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown and was one of the architects of New Labour. Peter spoke to Wadham College on Tuesday 28 February on the topic 'Is British Politics Ready for the Economic Challenges we Face?' This talk was hosted by Robert Hannigan, Warden of Wadham College and is now released in podcast format.You can provide feedback on Wadcast at https://www.wadha...

    • 26 min
    #9 Mental Health Interfacing with Arts and Ethnicity | with Kam Bhui

    #9 Mental Health Interfacing with Arts and Ethnicity | with Kam Bhui

    This episode introduces Professor of Psychiatry and new Wadham Senior Research Fellow, Kam Bhui! Kam has been a practising psychiatrist, he's advised the government on mental health policy, and he's active in research. We discuss taking psychiatry beyond merely medical approaches to mental health, challenges ethnic minorities face in accessing mental health care, Kam's life and career, and more!If you'd like to get in touch with Kam, you can reach him over email at kam.bhui@psych.ox.ac.ukKam'...

    • 28 min

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