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"Halfway Hall" dinner for Benet's students

February 23, 2014 @ 00:00
The Hall hosted its annual ‘Halfway Hall’ dinner in fifth week to mark the half-way point in the careers of our undergraduate members. The dinner was attended by second year undergraduates, the Master and Mrs Jeanrond, Directors of Studies and staff members.  ...

St Benet's Hall celebrates Burns Night

February 22, 2014 @ 00:00
The Hall celebrated a belated Burns Night in style on 6 February with haggis, bagpipes and whisky! The Master began the proceedings with a Scottish grace and was followed by the parade of the haggis, led by our resident piper, Rory Farquharson. Cormac Connelly-Smith rounded off the ceremony with a lively rendition of Burns'  Address to a Haggis .   ...

Jason Lepojärvi, Keynote Speaker at C.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien Congress

February 19, 2014 @ 00:00
Jason Lepojärvi , Junior Research Fellow in Theology at St Benet's Hall, will be the Keynote Speaker at the C.S. Lewis & J.R.R. Tolkien congress in Madrid, 24-25 February 2014.  His lecture will be on: 'The Virgin Mary: C. S. Lewis's Theological Blind Spot?'   CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL C.S. LEWIS Y J. R. R. TOLKIEN Literatura fantástica: recreación y realismo,  24-25 de febrero de 2014  For further details of this congress, please click...

Dr Frances Reynolds speaking at Food & Ritual Conference

February 14, 2014 @ 00:00
Dr Frances Reynolds, Senior Research Fellow in Oriental Studies at St Benet’s Hall, is an invited speaker at the conference ‘Food and Ritual: Ancient Practices, Modern Perspectives’ at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 19-21 March 2014. This international, interdisciplinary conference is on the religious uses of food in ancient Greece and Rome, Mesopotamia, the Hebrew Bible, and South and South-east Asia. Her lecture will be on ‘The Edible Body: Conceptions of...