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Events on Wednesday 28 March 2012

George Magnus

George Magnus

The Age of Ageing: Global Timebomb or Economic Triumph?

10:00am | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Contemporary Society
John Sutherland

John Sutherland

Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives

10:00am | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Language & Literature

Jenifer Glynn Interviewed by Brenda Maddox

My Sister Rosalind Franklin: Discovering Structure of DNA

10:00am | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Science
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Happened?

11:10am | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Children and Young People
Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult

Lone Wolf

12:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Fiction
John Reynolds

John Reynolds and Edmund Newell

Ethics in Investment Banking

12:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Contemporary Society
Jonathan Fenby

Jonathan Fenby

Tiger Head Snake Tails: China Today

12:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Contemporary Society
A Guided Coffee-Tasting with The East India Company

A Guided Coffee-Tasting with The East India Company

The Story of Coffee

12:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Food and Drink
Peter Watson

Peter Watson

The Great Divide: History and Human Nature in the Old World and the New

12:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 History
Nick Barratt

Nick Barratt

Roots: Our Rural Ancestors

12:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 History

Paul Slack

The Plague: A Very Short Introduction

1:15pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Very Short Introductions
Helen Dunmore

Helen Dunmore Interviewed by Jem Poster

The Greatcoat: A Ghost Story

2:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Poetry
Nigel Warburton

Nigel Warburton

Little History of Philosophy

2:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Philosophy
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Tim Birkhead

Tim Birkhead

Bird Sense: What it’s Like to be a Bird

2:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Nature and The Environment
Barry Norman

Barry Norman and David Frith Chaired by Duncan Hamilton

Bodyline to the Modern Day: Why Test Cricket Matters

2:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Sport
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Nicolas Sagovsky

Nicolas Sagovsky

I’ve always meant to read . . . The Waste Land

2:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Language & Literature
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A Guided Chocolate-Tasting with The East India Company

A Guided Chocolate-Tasting with The East India Company

Beans of Paradise

2:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Food and Drink
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

What on Earth Evolved?

3:10pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Children and Young People
Kevin Murray

Kevin Murray and Tim Phillips

The Language of Leaders and Talk Normal

4:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Language & Literature

Patrick Cockburn and Henry Cockburn Chaired by Patrick Jephson

Henry’s Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, a Father and Son’s Story

4:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Biography & Memoir
T D Griggs

T D Griggs and Alison McQueen Chaired by David Freeman

Empire in 21st-Century Fiction

4:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Fiction
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A Guided Tea-Tasting with The East India Company

A Guided Tea-Tasting with The East India Company

The Finest Teas with the Tea Master

4:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 --
Bryan Appleyard

Bryan Appleyard

The Brain is Wider than the Sky:  Why Simple Solutions Don’t Work in a Complex World

4:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Science
Helen Berry

Helen Berry

The Castrato and his Wife

4:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 History

Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum:  Tour of the Ancient World Floor and New Galleries of Ancient Egypt and Nubia

4:30pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Walking Tours
Raymond Wacks

Raymond Wacks

Privacy: A Very Short Introduction

5:15pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Very Short Introductions
Poetry Platform

Poetry Platform

Poetry Platform Hosted by Jenny Lewis

6:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Poetry
Ben Okri

Ben Okri

Festival Choral Evensong with biblical readings by Ben Okri

6:00pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Cathedral Services
Sarah-Jane Lovett

Sarah-Jane Lovett and Liz Hoggard Chaired by David Freeman

Dangerous Women: The Guide to Modern Life

6:30pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Contemporary Society
John Crace

John Crace and John Sutherland

Brief Encounters – Charles Dickens

6:30pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Language & Literature
Laetitia Maklouf

Laetitia Maklouf

Sweet Peas for Summer: How to Create a Garden in a Year

6:30pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Gardening
Richard Mabey

Richard Mabey and Paul Farley Chaired by Simon Kövesi

Edgelands: Nature Writing in Estranged Places

6:30pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Language & Literature
Henry Volans

Henry Volans, Michael Bhaskar and Kate Wilson Chaired by Angus Phillips

Digital Futures

6:30pm | Wednesday 28 March 2012 Contemporary Society