2020 Evening events

On most evenings of the Summer School there are social events. Please let us know when you register which evening events you would like to attend.

Monday 13th July 2020
Welcome Drinks Reception and Poster Session

  • Venue: Natural History Museum, Oxford

  • Time: 7.00 to 8.30pm

  • Charge: Free to attend, but booking required.


The Monday evening will feature a welcome drinks reception including a peer-reviewed poster session.

This event is free for DHOxSS participants and speakers to attend but should be booked when registering. This reception includes drinks and nibbles, but not a full evening meal.

Tuesday 14th July
Walking Tour of Oxford
  • Venue: Central Oxford

  • Meeting point: Martyrs' Memorial at intersection of St Giles', Magdalen Street and Beaumont Street

  • Time: 6.30pm (for approx. 1 hour)

  • Charge: £5, booking required on registration

The guide will take you through the heart of the historic city centre illustrating the history of Oxford and its University and describing the architecture and traditions of its most famous buildings and institutions.

Tuesday 14th July
Bodleian Tour
  • Venue: Bodleian Library

  • Meeting point: Meet at the Divinity School doors in the Quadrangle around 10 to 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour

  • Time

    • 1st session at 18:00 (max 26 people)

    • 2nd Session at 19:00 (max 26 people)

  • Charge: £9, booking required on registration

Visit the Divinity School, Duke Humfrey's Library, Convocation House and Chancellor's Court. Get behind the scenes access to one of the oldest working libraries in the world. See the awe-inspiring architecture and hear the stories from the historic heart of the University.

Thursday 16th July (tbc)
TORCH Public Lecture
Co-presented with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

  • Venue: Keble College O'Reilly Theatre

  • Time: 6pm-7.30pm

  • Charge: Free to attend, but registration required

  • Please note this event is also open to the public


Friday 17th July 2020
Informal Pub Trip

  • Venue: The Royal Oak

  • Times: After the final Keynote talk

  • Charge: You need to pay for any food or drink you consume

Just after DHOxSS 2019 has finished, participants are invited to join many of those involved in the teaching and organisation to celebrate another successful DHOxSS at a local pub. 


This is not an official DHOxSS event and you need to pay for any food or alcohol you consume.

"The keynotes were all excellent, the TORCH lecture was a moment of pure bliss. Thanks for that!"

DHOxSS 2019 participant



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