News & Events

27/2/2013
On 27 February, the Ertegun Programme co-hosted, with our neighbours, St. Benet's Hall, a study day of immediate interest to two of our Scholars, Sam Shearn and Tobias Tan.
13/2/2013
Following on from the visit to the British Library, the Ertegun Scholars continued to a small exhibition at the Royal Academy, Constable, Gainsborough, Turner and the Making of Landscape, tracing the emergency of a distinctive British landscape tradition.
13/2/2013
Taking advantage of Scholar Thomas Newbold's knowledge, the Scholars made a trip to London to view the impressive Mughal India exhibition at the British Library, to discover the rise, apogee and fall of Mughal power over the subcontinent.
8/2/2013
Alfred Jarry’s play Ubu Roi, first staged in 1896, and set out with the famous line, ‘Merdre!,’ is a piece evolving around the blood-lusting, yet highly ludicrous potentate Père Ubu, who falls for the temptations of power.
6/2/2013
On February 6th, the Ashmolean welcomed the scholars and patrons for a reception and after-hours tour. Guests assembled in the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Gallery: West Meets East.
5/12/2012
A group trip by the Ertegun Director and a number of Ertegun Scholars to the Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde exhibtion at Tate Britain, London.
27/11/2012
The first group trip for Ertegun Scholars involved a tour of Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication in Greenwich by the College's Director Professor Baker. This was followed by a visit to the British Music Experience at the O2.
10/11/2012
A one-day conference entitled 'Was there a Russian Enlightenment?' provided an engaging discussion of a question essential both for Russian studies and for our understanding of the European Enlightenment more generally.
10/10/2012
The official opening ceremony of Ertegun House took place on Wednesday 10 October 2012.

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