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Leviathan and the Air Pump: Highlights 4:04 Read by Ritchie Robertson, David Wootton and Michael Hunter
Rubble Flora: Volker Braun Poetry Reading 56:12 Read by Volker Braun, David Constantine and Karen Leeder
Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett 37:58 Read by Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Michael Billington, Morten Kringlebach and Laura Marcus
Aristotle on Perceiving Objects 44:08 Read by Anna Marmodoro, Ophelia Deroy, Richard Sorabji and Rowland Stout
Light in Germany: Scenes from an Unknown Enlightenment 37:56 Read by Jim Reed, Joachim Whaley, Kevin Hilliard and Ritchie Robertson
Leviathan and the Air Pump: Thirty Years On 55:45 Read by Ritchie Robertson, David Wootton and Michael Hunter
Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature 50:40 Read by Jamie Lorimer, William Beinart, Daniel Grimley and Nikolaj Lübecker
That Other Place: Art and Alzheimer's 4:10 Read by Helen Statham, Victoria McGuinness and Nicola Onions
Humanities and Science: Representing Science 50:02 Read by Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Heidi Johansen-Berg, Jason Gaiger, Annie Cattrell and Dan O'Connor
The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity 38:32 Read by Pedro Ferreira, Harvey Brown, Alex Butterworth, Javier Lezaun and Xenia de la Ossa.
Humanities and Science: Culture and Technology 50:59 Read by Maria Blanco, Fritz Vollrath, Andrew Wilson, Lionel Tarassenko and Gregory Radick
Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century 41:45 Read by Omar Nasim, Stephen Johnston, Martin Kemp and Chris Lintott
Oxford University International Women's Day 2015 35:12 Read by Selina Todd, Senia Paseta, Melissa Benn, Trudy Coe, Caroline Criado-Perez and Imaobong Umoren
Wayne McGregor: Neuroscience and Dance 44:57 Read by Wayne McGregor, Phil Barnard and Eckhard Thiemann
Faith and Wisdom in Science 35:11 Read by Tom McLeish, Sally Shuttleworth, John Christie and Ard Louis
Humanities and Science: Randomness and Order 44:15 Read by Ian Walmsley, Jonathan Cross, Alison Etheridge and Chris Wickham
The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, and Mental Health 38:48 Read by Daniel Freeman, Elaine Fox, Avner Offer and Janet Radcliffe Richards
Humanities and Science: Mental Health 53:42 Read by Edward Harcourt, John Geddes, Matthew Broome, Emily Troscianko and Joshua Hordern
Unconscious Memory and Mental Space 52:36 Read by Michael Burke, Sebastian Groes and Ben Morgan
Exploring the Two Cultures 1:15:16 Read by Larry Squire and Simon Kemp
Narrative & Proof: Two Sides of the Same Equation 1:35:38 Read by Marcus du Sautoy, Roger Penrose, Laura Marcus, Ben Okri and Elleke Boehmer
Common People: The History of an English Family 29:26 Read by Alison Light, Lyndal Roper, Laura Marcus and Selina Todd
Alison Light on "Common People" 2:12 Read by Alison Light
Irish Nationalist Women, 1900-1918 37:10 Read by Senia Paseta, Tara Stubbs, Desmond King and Roy Foster
Senia Paseta on Irish Nationalist Women 3:11 Read by Senia Paseta
The Cult of Saints 4:31 Read by Bryan Ward-Perkins
The Jagiellonians 4:27 Read by Natalia Nowakowska
Museums in the digital age: development or conflict? 5:03 Read by Martin Roth
Medieval Storytelling 2:51 Read by Hannah Ryley, Gareth Evans, Jenny Moon and Daniel Morden
Dance Circles 42:13 Read by Helene Neveu Kringlebach
Interview with Hélène Neveu Kringelbach 4:20 Read by Helene Neveu Kringlebach
Interview with Emily Troscianko 3:39 Read by Emily Troscianko
Kafka's Cognitive Realism 40:43 Read by Emily Troscianko, Sue Blackmore, Ritchie Robertson and James Carney
Activist Humanities in a Global Context 52:57 Read by Ahdaf Soueif, Paul Smith and Robin Kelley
What Have the Humanities to Teach the Modern University? 48:32 Read by Teresa Morgan, Stephen Whitefield, David Ford and Jonathan Phillips
Science and the Humanities 1:16:25 Read by Howard Hotson, Ian Walmsley, Mark Pagel and Sally Shuttleworth
Where's the Virtue in the Humanities? 46:27 Read by Nigel Biggar, Donald Drakeman, Steven Biel and Jonathan Bate
African Knowledge and Livestock Health 3:33 Read by Karen Brown and William Beinart
In Everyone's Interests - the highlights 2:18 Read by Andrew Hamilton, Earl Lewis, Hermione Lee, Charlotte Higgins, Marcus du Sautoy, Nick Hillman and Shearer West
In Everyone's Interests 1:27:33 Read by Andrew Hamilton, Earl Lewis, Hermione Lee, Charlotte Higgins, Marcus du Sautoy, Nick Hillman and Shearer West
Are the humanities worth investing in? 2:14 Read by Oliver Cox
TORCH Book Series: ‘Thomas Wyatt - The Heart’s Forest’ by Susan Brigden 1:04:03 Read by David Starkey, Chris Stamatakis, Diarmaid MacCulloch and Susan Brigden
The Trans-Atlantic, the Diaspora, and Africa 1:08:45 Read by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
Humanities Graduates and the British Economy 4:21 Read by Shearer West, Sir Adam Roberts, Philip Kreager, Stephen Tuck and Andrew Hamilton
TORCH Launch 7:05 Read by Jonathan Bate, Clare Copeland, Andrew Hamilton, Marcus du Sautoy, Imaobong Umoren, Shearer West and Abigail Williams
The Selden Map 5:39 Read by Kate Bennett, David Helliwell, Ros Ballaster, Rana Mitter and Ros Holmes
Early Modern Catholicism Network 5:55 Read by Jan Machielsen and Clare Copeland
HiCor: a Cross-Disciplinary Network for History and Corpus Linguistics 4:13 Read by Gabor Mihaly Toth
Race and Resistance Across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century 6:52 Read by Elleke Boehmer and Imaobong Umoren
Ancient Dance in Modern Dancers 13:14 Read by Sophie Bocksberger