Explore Oxford Talks

An introduction to Oxford Talks

View upcoming talks

The Home Page will show you all talks for the next 30 days - you can use the tabs to see tomorrow’s or next week’s talks. If you’re looking for talks in a particular time-frame, use the date filters on the filter panel to adjust this.

  1. Click the calendar icon on the Start Date or End Date filters to set the date
  2. If you want to see all the upcoming talks, use the clear button on the End Date filter
  3. Click Submit at the bottom of the filter panel
View upcoming talks

Find a seminar series

If you are interested in a particular seminar series, or meetings of a society:

  • Use the Series box in the filter panel if you know the name of the series you are interested in
  • Alternatively, browse the full list of Lecture/Seminar Series using the link from the left hand panel
Find a seminar series

See my department’s talks

To see all upcoming talks happening in your department:

  1. Start typing into the Department box on the filter panel. You don’t need to type the full name (for instance, ‘HI’ will find the Faculty of History, acronyms like ‘DPAG’ will also work)
  2. Remember to click Submit
See my department's talks

Alternatively use the Departments link on the Home Page, this will take you to a listing of the main University departments, listed by Division.

Discover talks on an interesting topic

It’s also possible to find talks on a on a particular topic - you don’t need to know the series talk belongs to or the organising department - there are two ways to do this:

Public Collections

  • Click Talk Collections in the left hand panel to see collections of talks made by other people


Talks Editors are also beginning to tag talks with a huge range of topics (based on the Library of Congress subject headings).

  • Click Topics in the left hand panel to see the topics currently in use (this page can take a little time to load)
Discover talks on an interesting topic
  • All the topics assigned to a talk or series are clickable, so you can also explore a topic further from an individual talk