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Saturday, May 19, 2018 -
9:30am to 2:00pm
Harris Manchester College, 1 Mansfield Rd, Oxford, OX1 3TD


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.

- The Rt Revd. Nigel McCulloch KCVO (Senior Advisor on Remembrance to the Royal British Legion; and its former National Chaplain)

- Dr Adrian Gregory (Associate Professor of History, University of Oxford)

- Professor Mahinda Deegalle (Professor of the Study 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)

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

This event is invitation only.

Contact name: 
Catherine Gilbert