Oxford University Society Bristol & Bath
- Book Club
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Date: Thursday, 19 October 2017
Time: 6PM for 6-30PM start
Venue: Francis Hotel, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HH (map)
Dress Code: Smart Casual
The 2017 AGM of OUSoc Bristol and Bath took place at 6:30pm at the Francis Hotel in Bath.
The topic of the annual dinner speech was:
"The truth, the post-truth and the death of truth: Some reflections on the crisis in public life."
The speech was delivered by Professor Robert Vilain, who is Lecturer in German at Christ Church as well as Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Bristol and Warden of Wills Hall.
The following officers and general comittee members were elected, all of them unanimously:
Richard Barnfield, Chair
Christophe Fricker, Secretary
Derek Hawkins, Treasurer
Oleksandr Zhurakovskyi, Web Officer
Date and time: Sun, 7 April 2019 from 1 p.m.
Venue: The Bath Brew House, 14 James Street West, Bath BA1 2BX
Free (food and drink available for purchase)
Alumni, current students at Oxford, their families and friends are invited to watch the 165th Men's and the 74th Women's Boat Races.
Date and time: Tuesday 5 March, 7-9 pm
We had great fun tantalising our taste buds with delicious chocolate at our recent tasting event in Bath. Members commented that it was a real eye-opener y to focus on a product and also to sense how quality makes itself felt on your taste buds!
Date and time: 20 February 2019, 5.30-7.30 pm
Venue: VWV, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
How do you start translating a text from one language to another? What are the main tools at a translator’s disposal? Is the source text more important than the reader of your translation? Christophe Fricker offered a hands-on workshop on these questions for both beginners and language connoisseurs.
Date and time: Thursday, 14 March 2019
Venue: Central Bristol
Book: The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy, Anthony Gottlieb