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Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by the late Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

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The Domain of the Poem

Don Paterson's first lecture on "Lyric, Sign, Meaning and Rhythm in Contemporary Ars Poetica" (video)

The Salzburg Festival

Opera director Gerard Mortier reflects on The Salzburg Festival 100 years after Hofmannstal's idea

Imogen Cooper masterclass

Piano masterclass with Imogen Cooper (Humanitas Visiting Professor in Classical Music and Music Education 2013)

Imogen Cooper in concert

Pianist Imogen Cooper gives a recital of Schubert's 4 Impromptus D899, Sonata in a minor D784, 11 Ecossaises D781, Sonata in D major D850