Oxford Literary Festival - FT Weekend at the Bodleian

1 April 2017 9.00am 6.00pm


Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)


FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival organisers | oxfordliteraryfestival.org


Richard Ovenden, Bodley's Librarian, welcomes you to a unique day of lectures, masterclasses and panel discussions with the Financial Times Weekend. Hear from a stellar line-up of speakers, including the former editor of The Times, Sir Peter Stothart, entrepreneur and Financial Times columnist Sir David Tang, and former Financial Times columnist now secondary school teacher Lucy Kellaway, and more, as they share their experiences, insights and anecdotes on international relations, current affairs and corporate life.

Book tickets online in advance. Events will also be live streamed onto the videowall in Blackwell Hall where you can also vote on topics for the final lecture.



Tickets to the talks cost £12.50 and can be purchased via the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival website.

Tim Hardford
Messy: how to be creative and resilient in a tidy-minded world

Peter Stothard talks to Alec Russell
The Senecans: four men and Margaret Thatcher and Seneca's lessons for the Trumpian age
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David Tang talks to Jane Owen
How I conquered the world with good manners
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Richard Ovenden and David Tang
John Thomson's Illustrations of China and its people - a masterclass
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Nilanjana Roy and Lorien Kite
On Building Imaginary Worlds
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Lucy Kellaway talks to Mike Skapinker
NowTeach: why I am leaving a top job at the FT for teaching
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Bill Emmott talks to Sarah Gordon
The fate of the west: the decline and revival of the world's most valuable political idea

Rob Armstrong, Philip Stephens, Jonathan Derbyshire and Sarah Gordon
FT Live Leader Debate
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This event is listed under: Lectures and talks; Special events
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