Oriel’s SCR Butler Asefay Aberaha will star alongside Professor Richard Scholar in a new theatrical show called Storming Utopia, which will be performed in locations in Oxford and Venice this year, starting with a performance at the Pegasus Theatre in East Oxford on Thursday 6th April.
Dr Teresa Bejan's new book Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration, published with Harvard University Press, is making waves in the USA, where it is proving very topical in the current political climate.
This year's Torpids competition was a triumphant one for Oriel's two women's boats, as the women's First VIII claimed Head of the River and the women's Second VIII got blades as they moved up into Division III.
Oriel graduate student Sheela Mahadevan, who is studying for her MSt in in Modern Languages (German), has won first prize in the postgraduate category of a German writing competition organised by the Institute of Modern Languages Research at the University of London and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Oriel Fellow and Professor of French and Comparative Literature Richard Scholar has recently published a revised paperback edition of his book Montaigne and the Art of Free-Thinking with Peter Lang Oxford.
A group of Oriel students are involved with the society 'Giving What We Can: Oxford', an organization made up of people who pledge to donate a significant proportion of their income to cost-effective charities. The organization is planning a big February fundraising campaign in support of the Against Malaria Foundation (AMF).