Professor Louise Richardson, Oxford's 272nd Vice-Chancellor and first woman in the post, made her inaugural speech at the Sheldonian.
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Although Napoleon's rule in France and Europe was short-lived, Oxonian mandarins of Empire Carnarvon, Curzon and Rosebery fell under his spell.
Professor Louise Richardson discusses her first impressions of Oxford, competing with Harvard’s $37 billion endowment, and that statue.
Paddy Hayes's biography of Daphne Park (Somerville, 1939) tells the story of her journey from a tin hut in rural Africa to becoming the 'Queen of Spies'.
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Professor Paul Cartledge, expert in Ancient Greece, explains how his experience of undergraduate protests shaped his Democracy: A Life
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