Category Archives: Personalities

From the Library of G.D.H. Cole: Daniel Defoe, William Cobbett & William Morris (National Libraries Day 2016)

You may wonder what the author of Robinson Crusoe and a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood have to do with the social sciences… The foundation of Nuffield College Library was the personal library of G.D.H. Cole, which the College purchased in … Continue reading

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Nuffield College Library at Oxford Open Doors 2015

On Saturday the 12th of September, Nuffield College Library was open to the public as part of the Oxford Open Doors weekend. Visitors were free to explore the library and learn about our work. There was an exhibition by Library … Continue reading

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Duncan Gallie

Today Nuffield College hosts a workshop in honour of Duncan Gallie and his contribution to comparative economic sociology. Professor Gallie joined Nuffield College as a Research Fellow in 1971, leaving in 1973. He returned as an Official Fellow in 1985 … Continue reading

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A.H. (Chelly) Halsey

On the eve of his memorial service on Saturday 16th May we have been looking back at Chelly Halsey’s incredibly varied life and career, picking out key moments and publications as they relate to his academic and personal experiences. “No Discouragement … Continue reading

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