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BBC World Service Interview Dr Elisabeth Kendall about Islamic Poetry and Jihadist Narratives Dr Elisabeth Kendall, Pembroke Senior Research Fellow in Arabic, was interviewed by BBC World Service for Newshour on 22nd November. In this short, fascinating... 6th December 2016
Becky Howe (2012) wins Carwardine Prize for “Becoming Mum Bett” Recent Pembroke graduate Becky Howe, who served as Pembroke JCR President from 2013-14, has been awarded the 2015 Carwardine Prize by the History Faculty of... 18th November 2015
Becky Howe and Cat Jones Win OUSU Sabbatical Officer Elections Two members of the 2013-14 Pembroke JCR Committee have been successful in the latest elections for Oxford University Student Union (OUSU) Sabbatical Officer... 21st November 2014
Beowulf: Professor Andy Orchard on Radio 4 On 5th March Professor Orchard took part in a discussion of Beowulf on BBC Radio 4's In Our Time with presenter Melvyn Bragg and other invited guests. The... 6th March 2015
Bestselling Author Marlon James delivers the Seventh Annual J.R.R. Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature The following article is written by Pembroke graduate student and MCR president, Louis Morris (DPhil History, 2017). The Tolkien Lecture and Pembroke recently... 6th March 2019
Bestselling Author V.E. Schwab delivers the Sixth Annual J.R.R. Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature Earlier this week V.E. Schwab delivered the Sixth Annual J.R.R. Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature at Pembroke College. The following article is written by... 4th May 2018
Beth Kume-Holland Receives Kennedy Scholarship for Harvard University We are delighted to report that Pembroke alumna Beth Kume-Holland (History, 2013) has been awarded The Kennedy Scholarship, which funds postgraduate study at... 25th May 2018
Blackstone Law Lecture Overview - Keir Starmer By Charlotte Herbert: The annual Blackstone Lecture took place on the 21st November 2015, given by Sir Keir Starmer MP, KCB, QC. The lecture was entitled ‘... 11th January 2016
Book of Hours on Loan to Prague City Archives Exhibition One of Pembroke’s treasures, a Book of Hours that once belonged to the Queen of Bohemia, is currently on loan to the Prague City Archives for a special... 22nd September 2015
Brianna Stubbs (2009) named one of BBC 100 Women of 2014 Pembroke student Brianna Stubbs has been included in the BBC list of 100 Women of 2014 which brings together names from across the sciences, arts and beyond.... 19th November 2014