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"Haunted by the pain of flight". A featured article on refugees by Professor Werner G Jeanrond in 'The Tablet'.

September 11, 2015 @ 09:26
A featured article on refugees by Professor Werner G Jeanrond, Master of St Benet's Hall, has been published in this week's edition of the 'The Tablet' (edition 12 September 2015). Please see ar ticle below: _________________________ Haunted by the pain of flight Germany’s recent history helps to explain the empathy its citizens feel for today’s refugees, whom they call die Flüchtlinge – the fleeing The mass migration that has affected...

Reimagining Europe blog. Contribution by Professor Werner G Jeanrond.

September 1, 2015 @ 13:58
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland launched the Reimagining Europe blog today (Tuesday 1st September 2015) with contributions stressing the need to find new ways of disagreeing well on Europe. Alongside these two, other contributors include the Master of St Benet's Hall, Professor Werner G Jeanrond. To read the blog, go to: You can also follow the conversation on twitter at @ReimaginingE ...

Alumni Drinks Reception, 19 September 2015

July 17, 2015 @ 12:16
Saturday 19 September 2015 at 5pm-7pm in the Hall Garden Every September, Oxford hosts the biggest of its collegiate University events. This inspiring programme of discussion and debate is led by some of Oxford’s brightest minds.  This year, the Meeting Minds: Alumni Weekend in Oxford will be held from Friday 18 – Sunday 20 September 2015.   As part of these events, St Benet’s Hall will be  hosting a Drinks...

First UK Conference

July 15, 2015 @ 09:20
The Hall welcomed the first of our summer conference guests, delegates of the First UK conference programme. The students, all from China, enjoyed a week’s taster of life in Oxford, with a packed schedule of classes and sight-seeing visits. On the last night, they celebrated in style, experiencing the distinctive atmosphere of formal dinner in the St Benet’s Refectory (pictured). ...