14Feb 2019


Scholars' Debate

28Feb 2019


Moral Philosophy follow up seminar 2

02May 2019


Moral Philosophy Seminar follow up 3

26Jun 2019


Annual Leadership Forum

03Dec 2018


Practical Skills Training

14Nov 2018


Battle of Ideas: Satellite event

01Nov 2018


Moral Philosophy Seminar: Global justice

13Oct 2018


Battle of Ideas

10Oct 2018


WHT Chairman Welcome Dinner

04Oct 2018


Louis Dreyfus Induction Afternoon

21Sep 2018


Scholars Induction and Robin Hambro Moral Philosophy Seminar

The new cohort of Scholars, along with any continuing Scholars come together in Oxford for an intensive four day programme of discussions on political and moral philosophy.

21Jun 2018


Annual Leadership Forum at Said Business School

2018 Annual Leadership Forum at Said Business School.

Park End St , Oxford, England OX1 1HP

09May 2018


Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Film and Television: Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes in Conversation with Professor Laura Marcus.

08May 2018


Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Film and Television: Sam Mendes

A Screening of ‘Road to Perdition’ followed by a Q&A with Sam Mendes at the Phoenix Picturehouse, 57 Walton Street, Oxford.

Please make sure to purchase your ticket in advance at the Phoenix Picturehouse directly.


Sam Mendes’s work directing theatre and film spans 25 years!

In 1998 he directed his first film American Beauty, winning the Academy Award for Best Director and Best Picture, as well as the Golden Globe and Directors’ Guild Awards. He has since directed the Academy Award-winning Road to Perdition, Jarhead, Revolutionary Road, Away We Go, the BAFTA and Academy Award-winning Skyfall and most recently the latest Bond movie, Spectre.

In 2003 he founded Neal Street Productions with Pippa Harris and Caro Newling. Neal Street has produced the BAFTA award-winning television series Call the Midwife, The Hollow Crown and Penny Dreadful, Britannia and Informer; several movies including Things We Lost in the Fire, Stuart A Life Backwards and Starter for 10; and in the theatre the long-running Shrek The Musical and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Sam’s theatre career began in his early twenties. At 24 years old he became the first Artistic Director of the Minerva Theatre in Chichester. At 27 he founded the Donmar Warehouse in London, which he ran for ten years. It has become one of the world’s leading playhouses.

In 2009 he founded the Bridge Project, a transatlantic classical theatre company, for which he directed The Winter’s Tale, The Cherry Orchard, The Tempest, As You Like It and Richard III. His many theatre awards include: four Olivier Awards, two Tony Awards, five Evening Standard Awards, several Critics’ Choice Awards and the Hamburg Shakespeare Prize.

Other theatre includes:  For the Royal Shakespeare Company: Troilus and Cressida, Richard III, The Tempest and The Alchemist. For the National Theatre: The Sea, The Birthday Party, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Othello and King Lear. For the Royal Court The Ferryman. In the West End: The Cherry Orchard, London Assurance, Kean, Oliver! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Broadway: Cabaret, The Blue Room, Gypsy and The Vertical Hour.

His next project is The Lehman Trilogy at the National Theatre in July 2018.

He was awarded a CBE in 2000 and a Directors’ Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.

03May 2018


International Food Evening

Time and location TBD

26Apr 2018


Third Moral Philosophy Follow-up Seminar at Nuffield College

Third Moral Philosophy Follow-up Seminar at Nuffield College.

1 New Road , Oxford, OX1 1NF United Kingdom