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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.

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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.

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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.

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