THE ROOTS OF RADICALISM WE DON’T DISCUSS
Time magazine (USA), 14/01/2015, Morwari Zafar
Comment: Morwari Zafar, a PhD candidate in anthropology at the University of Oxford, writes about social pressures that can lead American, French, or British youth from standard middle class families turn to religious fundamentalism.
TV: BREAKFAST, BBC ONE
12/1/2014 and 13/1/2015
Professor Sarah Harper and Dr George Leeson from the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing at Oxford University were interviewed in the studio for a special series called ‘Living Longer’.
IN ARTIFACTS, LESSONS FOR A CONTINENT
International New York Times, 14/01/2015, p.2, Katrin Bennhold
An article on a new exhibition at the British Museum called “Germany: Memories of a Nation” includes a quote from Timothy Garton Ash, professor of European studies at the University of Oxford.
ASHMOLEAN PUTS SOME COLOUR INTO ANCIENT RELIGIONS
Oxford Mail, p.13, 14/1/2015
Children learnt how ancient Greek and Roman religion was a multi-coloured affair at the Ashmolean Museum on Saturday. In the hour-long session, museum staff showed how Roman statues and temples were once painted in bright colours rather than the white marble visitors are used too.