CITY, OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE ARCHIVISTS GROUPS
St. John’s College, Oxford, 4th July 2017
Members of the City, Oxford and Cambridge Archivists Groups are warmly invited to a meeting at St. John’s College, Oxford on Tuesday 4th July at 10.30am, hosted by Michael Riordan, Archivist at St. John’s College. The theme of the meeting is ‘Five Centuries of Oxford College Architecture’.
The programme is as follows:
10.30am Arrive; coffee
11.00am Session 1
Julian Reid (Corpus/Merton), ‘The best-laid plans: designing a Tudor college’
Robin Darwall-Smith (All Souls/Jesus/Univ.), ‘Benefactions, fund-raising, Civil War and Commonwealth: University College tries to build a quadrangle’
12.00pm Tour of St. John’s College
1.00pm Sandwich lunch
2.00pm Session 2
Judith Curthoys (Christ Church), ‘The great rebuilding: Christ Church ups its game’
Oliver Mahony (LMH/St Hilda’s) and Anne Manuel (Somerville), ‘The “Wrennaissance” – colleges for women at Oxford’
3.30pm Session 3
Richard Allen (St. Peter’s), ‘St Peter’s Unbuilt’
Michael Riordan (Queen’s/St. John’s), ‘The Beehive: conservatism and radicalism in post-war St. John’s’
4.30pm Closing remarks
5.00pm Formal finish
We will aim to wind up the meeting by 5pm where we will adjourn for an informal gathering at the Lamb & Flag.
We will meet at St. John’s College, Oxford at 10.30am. When you arrive, please report to the porters lodge and ask for directions. If you would like to attend, please contact Michael Riordan directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.