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Saturday, May 19, 2018 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 0BP
JHB 201, John Henry Brookes Building


This workshop will focus on the role of silence in commemoration. The panellists are uniquely well-placed to discuss the practice, meaning and impact of silence, and the discussion will be chaired by a practitioner of acoustic, site-specific composition.

  • Dr Adrian Gregory (Associate Professor of History, University of Oxford)
  • Professor Mahinda Deegalle (Professor of Religions, Philosophies and Ethics, Bath Spa University)
  • Dr Lydia Wilson (CRIC Research Fellow; Visiting Fellow at the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the Graduate Center, City University New York)
  • John Dunston (Tutor, Farmington Institute, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford)

Chair: Professor Paul Whitty (Professor in Composition, Oxford Brookes University)

This event is invitation only.

Contact name: 
Catherine Gilbert