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Oxford Russian and other Slavonic Languages Open Day

Open day for prospective students in Year 12 interested in studying Russian or other Slavonic Languages at Oxford. Programme below:

10.30–11.00 am         Arrival & coffee: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College, Parks Road, Oxford (ask at college lodge for directions)

11.00-11.30 am          Students, Teachers and Companions: Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room, Wadham College

Introduction and overview of course (Prof. Philip Bullock)    


11.30 am       Students: Group discussions with members of the Sub-Faculty and undergraduates of various colleges.

11.30 am       Companions/teachers: Parallel discussion of issues of interest with Dr Jennifer Baines (Knowles Room, Wadham College)

12.15 pm       Students, Teachers and Companions: Taster session designed to introduce prospective applicants to the study of language and literature at Oxford, including beginners’ Russian (Lee Shau Kee Seminar Room)

  Mini-lecture: Prof. Catriona Kelly, ‘Russian Literature: Where are all the Women?’

  Mini-lecture: Prof. Rajendra Chitnis, ‘Picking a Side in the Cold War: The Case of Two Czech Pop Stars'

1.00 pm        End of formal programme. Visitors will be free to explore the city and the colleges independently.

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