Online OE Events - Summer 2021

For the rest of the year, we will be running a series of online activities for OEs. You can find out more about each type below, and use the booking form at the bottom of the page to register for as many of them as you like!

Professor Alex Tabarrok

Live from across the pond, Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and co-founder of the online Marginal Revolution University, shared a detailed insight into his role in developing the US Covid-19 response strategy.

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Date: May 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Professor Michel Paradis

Professor Michel Paradis, Senior Attorney for the US Department of Defense and Lecturer at Columbia Law School, provided a thought-provoking virtual talk on 'Justice Toward Enemies: Practice and Historical Precedents'.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: May 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Professor Jonathan Hopkin

Professor Jonathan Hopkin, Professor at the London School of Economics, provides an online talk on ‘Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich’.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: May 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Levi Roots

Musician and entrepreneur Levi Roots provides an engaging and entertaining virtual talk on his childhood in Jamaica, career as a musician and appearance on BBC’s Dragons’ Den when two dragons invested in his Reggae Reggae Sauce.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: May 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Professor Erik Goldstein - The U.S. Elections: What Just Happened and Implications for the Future

Professor Goldstein is an expert on international relations and the history of diplomacy. He is ideally situated to provide incisive analysis on the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential Elections.

Following the live event for pupils, we will be able to share a recording of Professor Goldstein's lecture with alumnae. You can register below to access the recording in due course.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: November 2020

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Professor Jacob Howland on Plato's Critique of Scientific Politics

Professor Jacob Howland is the McFarlin Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Tulsa. He is a distinguished classical scholar and political philosopher, and has published books and essays on the thought of Plato, Aristotle, Xenophon, Kierkegaard, the Talmud, the Holocaust, ideological tyranny, and other subjects. His most recent book is Glaucon's Fate: History, Myth, and Character in Plato's Republic.

Following the live event for pupils, we will be able to share a recording of Professor Jacob Howland's lecture with alumnae. You can register below to access the recording in due course.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: November 2020

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

John Kampfner - Why The Germans Do It Better

Journalist and broadcaster John Kampfner talks about his recently published bestsellerWhy The Germans Do It Better: Notes from a Grown-Up Country.’ In the book, he charts the journey which Germany has taken since 1945, focusing on political institutions, the economy, culture, society and identity.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: November 2020

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Prof. Brenner Fissell on Theories of Punishment and Criminalisation

Prof. Brenner Fissell is an expert on the fields of criminal law and military law, Professor Fissell applies insights from political theory to specific issues in criminal law. His scholarship has appeared in numerous law reviews, his work on Guantanamo Detainees Rights has been cited in the New York Times, and his work on military law has been cited by The Washington Post.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: November 2020

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Miss Margaret Davis Memorial Recital

The Miss Margaret Davis Memorial Recital is one of the most treasured events in our musical year. The recital celebrates both the legacy of Miss Davis to music in these schools, and the generosity of all who have helped in so many ways to build and support the playing you will hear.

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Date: November 2020

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this recital, please book below.

Professor Chris Ogden

Professor Chris Ogden (OE), a leading scholar and expert specialising in China, India and Asia's rise to worldwide importance, and the study of great power politics, gives a talk on the Dawning of the Asian Century.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: January 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Professor Scott Lucas on 'Fake News and US Politics'

Professor Scott Lucas, a leading scholar and expert in the fields of American Studies, Politician Science and the New Media talks about Fake News and US Politics.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: January 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

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Professor H. Kent Baker on the 'Behavioural Biases of Investors'

Professor H. Kent Baker is a leading scholar and expert in the fields of behavioural finance and risk management. Professor Baker is the author/editor of 38 books, including several textbooks. He received the 2015 USA Best Book Award in the personal finance/investments category for The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing. The Journal of Finance Literature recognized him as among the top 1% of the most prolific authors in finance during the past 50 years! He holds the position of University Professor in the Kogod School of Business at the American University.

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Date: January 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

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Dr Heather Martin on Lee Child, Jack Reacher and King Edward's

Dr Martin, author of the definitive authorised biography of Lee Child, read Languages at Cambridge, where she also did a PhD in comparative literature, and has held teaching and research positions at Cambridge, Hull, King's College London, and most recently, the graduate Center, City University New York. A long time Reacher fan, Dr Martin discusses her latest book, The Reacher Guy: The Authorised Biography of Lee Child.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: February 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

Joanna Millan Holocaust Memorial Day Speaker

An opportunity to hear the testimony of Joanna Millan, a Holocaust survivor.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: February 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

KEHS/KES Spring Concert

Welcome to our Spring Concert. A lot of the pieces were recorded at home, and compiled by staff and students in our Music Departments. Please enjoy the hard work and commitment that has gone into this concert, even during Lockdown!

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Date: April 2021

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this concert, please book below.

Professor Peter Singer Lecture

Peter Singer is a professor of bioethics, with a background in philosophy. He works mostly in practical ethics, and is best known for Animal Liberation and for his writings about global poverty.

Professor Singer talks about applied ethics, animal rights, global poverty, the ethics of giving and effective altruism.

You can find the details about the talk below.

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Date: October 2020

Location: recording to be emailed to those registered

If you are interested in watching this lecture, please book below.

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