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Remembering Dr Joan Oates FBA (1928 – 2023)

Akrotiri, Santorini, Greece: Ancient Urns at the Site of Minoan Bronze Age Settlement

Dr Joan Oates (1928–2023) is remembered at Girton as an inspiring teacher and colleague. To mark Dr Oates' life, we reflect on her work and its impact on the wider world.

If you would like to join us for this hybrid event, please book your place via the link.

Please note, bookings have closed for the in-person event. However, please do join us on the live stream on the Girton College YouTube Channel, which will still be available.

Refreshments in Old Hall and doors will be open from 2.30pm
The event starts promptly at 3pm and will close at 5pm. 
Followed by a drinks reception in Old Hall, 5-5.45pm.

Programme (BST):

3.00–3.05pm Dr Elisabeth Kendall (The Mistress of Girton College, University of Cambridge)

3.05–3.15pm Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado (Honorary Fellow, Girton College, University of Cambridge) 

3.15–3.30pm Dr Jane Grenville OBE (OG 1977, University of York) 

3.30–3.50pm Professor Marcella Frangipane (La Sapienza University of Rome) 

3.50– 4.10pm Professor Augusta McMahon (Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures, Chicago) 

4.10–4.25pm Dr Salam al Kuntar (Archaeology, Rutgers University, New Jersey) 

4.25–4.40pm Dr Steve Rennette (Archaeology, University of Cambridge) 

4.40–4.55pm Professor Cyprian Broodbank (Disney Professor of Archaeology and Director of the McDonald Institute, Cambridge)