For further information about any event listed, please contact email@example.com. All members of the global Rhodes community, including partners, are warmly invited to the following events.
16-17 July: Higher Education Conference at Rhodes House, which will focus on current challenges in Asia and Africa where the Rhodes network can create innovative, sustainable, and impactful change. Registration will open soon, in the meantime please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
18-20 September: Rhodes House Alumni Weekend. This will feature a range of events and talks, including the annual Sunday Brunch and Rhodes Scholar Conversations. An e-invite will go out to all Rhodes Scholars.
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Future events can be found on the AARS website.
There is a planned visit to New Zealand in September 2015 by Sir Ivor Crewe, Master of University College, Oxford, who will be accompanied by Lady Crewe. Sir Ivor will give lectures in Auckland (14 September), Hamilton (15 September), Wellington (17 September), and Christchurch (18 September), as well as meeting New Zealand –based Rhodes Scholars and alumni of University College. Contact: Paul Tipping
29 August: Inaugural SAARS Bon Voyage Conference, a one-day event to welcome newly elected scholars from the Southern African region into the Rhodes community as well as to allow Rhodes alumni to reflect and engage with each other in substantive ways. 9am-5pm, followed by drinks.
Venue: The Wits Club. Partners welcome. Cost: R485 per person.
Keynote speaker: Judge Edwin Cameron; robust debate between Eusebius McKaiser and Waldimer Pelser; lightning talks by various scholars on science, the environment, public health (full agenda to be uploaded shortly). Please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/southern-african-association-of-rhodes-scholars-bon-voyage-conference-registration-16692819673
Further information about all Rhodes alumni associations can be found here.
Previous events in 2015
25 May: Warden Charles Conn (Massachusetts & Balliol 1983) and his partner, Ms Camilla Borg, in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Rhodes Scholars (CARS) hosted a Scholar reception in Toronto.
16 May: The Second Rhodes Scholarships in Australia National Dinner in the presence of His Excellency the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC, Governor of Victoria. The Hon RJL (Bob) Hawke AC, former Prime Minister of Australia, was the guest of honour and speaker for the evening.
20 April: Rhodes House and the Rhodes Scholars in Britain (RSiB) had a talk on "Setting the Stage for Ebola: War, Peace, and Refugee Policy" by Prof Claudena Skran (Michigan & Magdalen 1983).
10 April: The Rhodes Trust, in collaboration with John H. Morrison (New Mexico & University 1955) hosted Scholars for a "pre-reception" drinks event preceding the 76th Annual Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race Dinner.
22 January: Reception at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland