Department for Continuing Education Open Day 2012
By Oxford University
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The Department welcomed members of the public by the hundreds to this year's Open Day, 14 November. Guests attended 33 events - short lectures, workshops, informational sessions and walking tours - all free of charge. Here is a small selection of the events that happened on the day.
|1||CleanVideoThe Num8er My5teries||Professor Marcus du Sautoy - mathematician, footballer and amateur musician - shows how mathematicians have contributed to our understanding of the world around us for millennia.||19 12 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoPhilosophy in 45 minutes!||Marianne Talbot takes participants on a romp through the nature of philosophy for complete beginners discussing some of the BIG questions of life: does God exist? How should we live? What is truth? Does space come to an end or is it infinite?||19 12 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoFrom global credit-crunch to Eurocrisis and double-dip recession: whatever next?||The 25 years up to the 2007-8 global credit crunch were ones of privatisation, deregulation, financialisation and, in the UK, demutualisation. Professor Jonathan Michie will discuss the causes and consequences of the global credit crunch.||19 12 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoShedding light on the dark ages||The Dark Ages are traditionally seen as nasty, brutish and short - a cultural and intellectual waste land, with virtually nothing worthy of art historical consideration. But Janina argues this is far from the truth.||5 12 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
- Category: Higher Education
- Language: English
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