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New York: Bodleian Event at the Morgan Library

19 February 2020 I 5:30pm 

You are cordially invited to a reception at the launch of the Bodleian Library's publication of its Sanskrit Treasury collection. 




OxCam Montreal: Public Policy and Alumni Networking Event

 25 February 2020 I 5:30pm

OxCam Montreal is among the organizers of an event being held at McGill University's Max Bell School of Public Policy. Drinks and refreshments will be provided.


New York: RAI Presents an Adam Smith Lecture

25 Febraury 2020 I 6:00pm 

Rothermere American Institute Director Adam Smith will be presenting a talk titled "What was American Conservatism? The view from the Civil War Era". 


OxCam Philadelphia: Boat Race Viewing Party Breakfast

29 March 2020 I 10:15am 

Celebrate one of the oldest and most storied rivalries in all of sports as Oxford and Cambridge compete in aguably the world's most famous rowing race.





New Year's Honours 2020 

Congratulations to all members of the University who were recognized in the New Year's Honours list for 2020! These prestigious honours bestowed by the Crown are presented to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and service to the United Kingdom. Among this year's recipients are Professor Sarah Jane Whatmore DBE, Sir Keith Thomas, Professor Aditi Lahiri CBE, Professor Karen Louise Barker OBE, Professor Bee Wee CBE, and Professor Nick Woodhouse CBE.

Read more about the University of Oxford New Year's Honours recipients here.



For almost 1,000 years, Oxford University has been recognized and celebrated across the world as a jewel in the crown of world learning. Just as our past inspires us, it also demands that we achieve greater heights in the centuries to come. Inspired philanthropy has always played an important role in this University by providing resources for great scholarship, architectural jewels such the Bodleian Library and the Radcliffe Camera, or the great engineering, medical and scientific laboratories of the 20th century. By giving to Americans for Oxford, you are continuing this tradition of excellence. Thank you.

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