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Forthcoming Events


We very much look forward to welcoming you back in person to a series of talks over October and November 2022. With the notable exception of the Rowe Memorial lecture, all talks will be held in Maplethorpe Hall, St Hugh’s College, St Margaret’s Road, with a drinks reception at 7.30 pm and the talks beginning at 8.00pm. All welcome: £2 entrance fee for members, £5 entrance fee for non-members.

The Rowe Memorial lecture will take place in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College at 5.00 pm on the 18/10/22.

The TOIA AGM will be held in December with the date to be confirmed.

Tuesday, 18/10/22 5pm
Catherine Whistler, Raphael, Drawing, and Discovery (Rowe Memorial Lecture, Magdalen College)

Wednesday, 26/10/22 7.30 pm
Richard Owen, Chaucer’s Italy, St Hugh’s College

Thursday, 10/11 7.30 pm
Nando Sigona, exact title tbc but assume it is on immigration/displaced peoples and Italy, St Hugh’s College, Negotiating Brexit at home: belonging, citizenship and the future for Italian families in the UK


In the event of unusually bad winter weather, meetings may have to be cancelled or postponed. In this instance, we would send an email to the TOIA mailing list or you could contact for confirmation.