450th Anniversary/
450th Events – Watch Again

An Author in Oxford

William Boyd in conversation with Francine Stock


Jesus alumnus, author and screenplay writer William Boyd discusses his life and career, and how his time at College has influenced his writing. In conversation with Jesus alumna, writer and broadcaster Francine Stock.

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Jesus College - the First 450 years

The making of a history


Ever wondered how a College history gets put together?  Zeitlyn Fellow and Tutor in History, Professor Patricia Clavin FBA, talks to the editor of the new College history, Emeritus Fellow Dr Felicity Heal, alongside three of its major contributors – Emeritus Fellow Professor Richard Bosworth, College Archivist Dr Robin Darwall-Smith, and alumnus Dr Colin Haydon (1975, History). The contributors will explore what makes this version different from previous College histories, as well as some of the source material used to assemble this comprehensive examination of Jesus College life over the last four and a half centuries.

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Celebrating the Elizabethan College

Music in the Elizabethan Universities


Elizabeth Kenny, Director of the Theatre of the Ayre, Dean of Students at the Royal Academy of Music and former Director of Performance Studies at the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Music, talks with Jesus College Fellow and Associate Professor of Music, Professor Suzanne Aspden, about the music that would have been performed and heard in the Elizabethan Colleges of Oxford.

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