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October 2020

ZOOM TALK: The Pre-Raphaelites in Oxfordshire – Artists in Wonderland

12 October @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Mark Davies Mark’s talk on the links of members of the Pre-Raphaelite group of Victorian artists with Oxford is illustrated with examples of their work. Mark has spoken to us before and is an Oxford local historian, author, and guide specialising in the history of non-University Oxford, with a particular focus on the city’s waterways. Non-members are welcome to join this online Zoom meeting as a guest for a fee of £2.50 per person per meeting. Pay the guest fee to join this Zoom meeting

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November 2020

ZOOM TALK: Oxfordshire in the Second World War

9 November @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Stephen Barker Stephen looks at the ‘home front’ in the county and significant events in which its people were involved overseas. Stephen is a historian and heritage adviser, and another return speaker. His talk was first written to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry attack on Pegasus Bridge during D-Day in 1944,  

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December 2020

ZOOM TALK: Einstein and the refugee scholars of Oxford

14 December @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Victoria Bentata Victoria tells us about Albert Einstein and other academics who sought refuge in Oxford from Nazi tyranny. Victoria is an Oxford Green Badge Tour guide and member of the Oxford Guild of Tour Guides. She last spoke to us on Oxford and Medicine.  

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