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Prize winning book co-edited by St Hugh’s Fellow Professor Peter Mitchell

Congratulations to Professor Peter Mitchell, Tutorial Fellow in Archaeology, for being co-editor of The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources, which has just been awarded the Waldo G. Leland Prize by the American Historical Association (AHA) for the best reference work published over the past five years. The book, which is part of the larger online Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History, is the first comprehensive collection of the methods a...
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Black History Month Profile
Sir Lesley McCarthy: A Pioneer of Africanisation of the Senior Civil Service in the Gold Coast by Margaret Esiri, Emeritus Fellow ...
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Congratulations to Professor Erin Saupe on being awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize 2021
We are delighted to announce that College Fellow, Professor Erin Saupe has been awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize 2021 in recognition of her excepti...
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St Hugh’s Fellows named Turing Fellows for the 2021/22 academic year
Congratulations to St Hugh's Fellows, Professor Alessandro Abate, Tutorial Fellow in Computer Science, and Professor Rafael Perera, Fellow in Medical ...
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Black History Month Profile
Samuel Edward Krune Loliwe Ngxekengxeke Mqhayi: A great twentieth century writer by Professor Peter D. McDonald, Tutorial Fellow in English
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St Hugh’s hosts exhibition featuring the photography of Nancy Sheung (1914-1979)
St Hugh's is delighted to be hosting an exhibition featuring the photography of Nancy Sheung in the College's Hamlin Gallery from Friday 15 October un...
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St Hugh’s Honorary Fellow and friend, Geneviève Adams, has died
It is with the deepest sorrow that the College has learnt of the death of our treasured former colleague and friend, Geneviève Adams, who had  been ...
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St Hugh’s announces the winners of the Julia Wood Prize, 2021
This year there was again a record number of entries: 387. The prize was awarded to Kitty Dallas, in the Lower Sixth at St Paul’s Girls’ School, f...
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St Hugh’s announces the winners of the Mary Renault Prize 2021
This year we again had an excellent selection of essays on many different aspects of classical reception, with a strong international field. The first...
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Black History Month Profile
Septimius Severus: African Roman Emperor, legislator and judge By Professor Joshua Getzler and Professor Mike Macnair, Tutors in Law
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St Hugh’s Alumni Association celebrates the life and legacy of Barbara Castle
On 18 September 2021, the St Hugh’s Alumni Association was delighted to host a virtual symposium celebrating the life and legacy of St Hugh’s alum...
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Black History Month Profile
Phillis Wheatley: A Pioneering African-American Poet by David Taylor, Fellow in English Literature   Phillis Wheatley (175...
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St Hugh’s DPhil student wins prestigious Vice Chancellor’s Social Impact Award
Congratulations to Carla V. Fuenteslópez who has been awarded the accolade for her outstanding commitment to soci...
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St Hugh’s open its doors
St Hugh's will open to the public as part of Oxford Open Doors which celebrates Oxford’s heritage and culture by giving people the chance to get beh...
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St Hugh’s Vice Principal visits statue of Emily Wilding Davison
College Vice-Principal Professor George Garnett together with his dog Lily recently visited the 2018 statue of Emily Wilding Davison, in Carlisle Park...
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Virtual Information Afternoon for state school sixth formers with Back, Asian, or Minority Ethnic heritage
As part of our commitment to supporting applicants from all backgrounds, and in conjunction with the Oxford University Virtual Open Day on Friday 17 ...
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St Hugh’s appoints Professor Robert Vilain as Senior Tutor
Professor Robert Vilain joins St Hugh’s from the University of Bristol, where he has been Professor of German and Comparative Literature since 2010 ...
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Oxford golf team retain Fox-Powell Trophy
Congratulations to the team from the University of Oxford for winning the Fox-Powell Trophy in a closely contested match against the University of Cam...
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St Hugh’s student wins 2021 Henfrey Prize for Composition
Jonty Lefroy Watt (Music, 2018) has been awarded the Henfrey Prize for Composition 2021. Jonty set to music the words of fellow St Hugh's student Anni...
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St Hugh’s appoints Gareth Prior as Bursar
Gareth Prior joins St Hugh’s from Worcester College, where he has been Finance & Estates Bursar since 2018. Gareth spent over a decade as a s...
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St Hugh’s Men’s First Boat creates history at Summer Torpids
Congratulations to St Hugh's Men's First Boat who not only won blades but also made history by reaching the highest position ever reached on the river...
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Professor Loretta J Ross delivers inspirational talk at inaugural ‘Lady Ademola Lecture’
We were delighted to welcome so many guests to our inaugural 'Lady Ademola Lecture' which is part of the College's series celebrating the life and wor...
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Congratulations to St Hugh’s alumna, Professor Rebecca Shipley, recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list
We are delighted to announce that Professor Rebecca Shipley, who matriculated in 2001 and completed both her MMath and her DPhil at St Hugh’s, has b...
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New statue of St Hugh’s alumna, Emily Wilding Davison unveiled
To mark the anniversary of the fateful day in June 1913 when alumna Emily Wilding Davison ran out in front of King George V's horse at the Epsom Derby...
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St Hugh’s Alumna, The Rt Hon Baroness Heather Hallett DBE PC chooses her Desert Island Discs
Honorary Fellow and St Hugh's alumna, The Rt Hon  Baroness Heather Hallett DBE PC (Jurisprudence, 1968), appeared on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Disc...
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STEP inTO OxMed Outreach Event
We are delighted to announce that STEP inTO OxMed is to host Clinical Skills Workshop on 2nd and 3rd June. STEP inTO OxMed, an outreach initiative ...
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In conversation with Professor Dame Jane Glover DBE FRCM HonRAM (Music, 1968)
On Tuesday 18 May 2021 we were honoured and delighted to welcome celebrated conductor and musicologist Professor Dame Jane Glover DBE FRCM HonRAM (Mus...
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The Gift of Narrative in Medieval England
Congratulations to St Hugh's Tutorial Fellow Nicholas Perkins, whose book, The Gift of Narrative Medieval England, was recently published by ...
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Wellbeing workshops enable students to relax away from the pressures of exams.
College Nurse, Sarah Dragonetti, and Head Gardener, Ed Reid, have joined forces to deliver a series of wellbeing workshops for St Hugh's students. ...
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Dr Amanda Smyth delivers inspiring lecture on Offshore renewable energy
On Thursday 6 May, Dr Amanda Smyth gave a fascinating insight into the state of offshore renewable energy, with a focus on wind, tidal and wave power....
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Alumna marks 100th birthday with donation to the College’s Student Support Fund
Avril Powell (née Johnson, Classics, 1939) and her family very generously marked her 100th birthday by making a donation to the College’s Student S...
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