Every week during term-time there are at least eight anthropology seminars. For a full list of seminars and events, see here. In addition, the student-run Oxford University Anthropological Society (OUAS) also hosts occasional speakers
The Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture (3 November 2017)
The inaugural Geoffrey Harrison Prize Lecture was delivered in Oxford on 3 November 2017 by Melissa Parker, Professor of Medical Anthropology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: 'Ebola: A Biosocial Journey'.
Astor Visiting Lecture (19 October 2017)
Michael Jackson, Distinguished Visiting Professor of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School, delivered the Astor Visiting Lecture at Oxford on 19 October 2017 (introduced by Ramon Sarró, Oxford): 'Words and Deeds'.
Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture (24 May 2017)
Professor Pat Caplan (Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Goldsmiths University of London): 'Gifts, entitlements, benefits and surplus: interrogating food poverty and food aid in the UK'.
Keynote speech, Cultural Evolution Workshop (28 February 2017)
Tim Lewens, Professor of Philosophy of Science, Cambridge, delivered the Keynote speech at the Cultural Evolution Workshop held at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, on 28 February 2017: 'The Concept of Culture in Cultural Evolution'.
Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture (3 June 2015)
Professor Jeffrey C. Alexander (Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology, Yale University): 'The societalization of social problems: recent social crises and the civil sphere'.
Dr Fraser Sugden (Researcher - Social Sciences, International Water management Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal), 19 May 2016: 'Agrarian change, climate stress and shifting class relations in the Nepal-Bihar borderlands'.
These seminars run every week in term-time with invited guest speakers, and cover the full breadth of the discipline. You can listen to the podcasts here.
Ethnicity and Identity Seminar Series
Professor Joy Hendry (Oxford Brookes University), Learning that emerges in 'Times of Trouble': a few cases from Japan (2 March 2012)
Eric Edwards (Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford), The self-management of misfortune by use of amulets and charms (3 February 2012)
Dr Gillian Tett (Assistant Editor, Financial Times), 'People losing credit: models and innovation in finance' (5 February 2010)
International Gender Studies Centre Seminars
Elinor Bastin (The Knowledge Centre, Bodleian Health Care Libraries, Oxford), Altruism in Cyberspace? An exploration of an on-line community for women and men with bipolar disorder (10 November 2011)
Lecture on Health, Environment and Development
Peter Scarborough (UL in Public Health, Oxford), 'Meat and Health' - the impact of achieving environmentally sustainable diets on deaths from cardiovascular disease and cancer in the UK (18 October 2011)
The British Centre for Durkheim Studies
Professor Philip Mellor (University of Leeds), Collective Effervescence of Embodied Intoxication (25 February 2012)
Professor David Zeitlyn (ISCA, University of Oxford), Provocations for digital anthropology (30 May 2013)
David Zeitlyn discusses parallels between visual and digital anthropology and the dangers of historical myopia. It is too easy to disregard earlier parallels because of the mistaken claim that everything is new and different.
Professor David Zeitlyn (ISCA, University of Oxford), Looking forward looking back (18 May 2013)
David Zeitlyn argues for a pluralisation of past, present and future. There are many unconnected or only partially connected literatures on time related issues.