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Mansfield College, Oxford

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Mansfield Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3TF United Kingdom

Mansfield College occupies one of the most attractive sites in Oxford. The 1886 buildings, which house all the College’s public rooms, are regarded as amongst the finest work of the important Victorian architect, Basil Champneys. Mansfield’s spacious site is close to all the libraries and shops, yet in a quiet position near to the University parks and River Cherwell.

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July 2016

Love Letters – 3rd Global Meeting

July 2 - July 4

Love Letters Call for Participation 2016 A Letters and Letter Writing Project 3rd Global Project Saturday 2nd July – Monday 4th July 2016 Mansfield College, Oxford This is not a love letter “I read over your letters again and again, and am continually taking them up as if I had just received them; but alas! They only serve to make me more strongly regret your absence: for how amiable must her conversation be, whose letters have so many charms?” Pliny…

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Torture – 1st Global Meeting

July 14 @ 8:00 am - July 16 @ 5:00 pm

Torture Call for Participation 2016 Thursday 14th July – Saturday 16th July 2016 Mansfield College, Oxford From early accounts of witch-burning to more recent media coverage of punishments carried out by ISIS, we are confronted by constant reminders of the tendency of human beings to be cruel to one another. While it is easy to condemn beheadings, systematic rape of prisoners and other acts of torture as barbaric, the existence of tacit or explicit support among some members of the…

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September 2016

Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues – 8th Global Meeting

September 5 @ 8:00 am - September 7 @ 5:00 pm

Coco Chanel observed that fashion is ‘not something that exists in dresses only,’ and ‘has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.’ Scholars, designers, artists, bloggers, and ordinary individuals who are putting a ‘look’ together, agree.  For them, fashion is an evolving creative historical, political, economic, and social process that reflects contemporary preoccupations. Fashion is a statement, a stylised form of expression, which displays and is part of what defines a person, a place, a class,…

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