Current Term - hilary 2017


First Week, 17th January

Atlantis and Mars: New Light on Tolkien, Lewis,

and their Science-Fiction Pact

John Garth

Award-winning author of Tolkien and the Great War


Second Week, 24th January

Between the Study and the Smoke-filled Room:

C.S. Lewis as Political Thinker

Dr Micah J. Watson

Associate Professor, Calvin College, and author of C.S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law


Third Week, 31st January

Walking with Frodo

Benigno Blanco

Former Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Spain

UPDATE: This event will begin at the earlier time of 7.30pm and will take place in Pusey House Chapel. It will be followed by a reception, with wine and canapés.


Fourth Week, 7th February

C.S. Lewis and the Doctrine of the Fall

The Most Reverend Kallistos Ware

Greek Orthodox Metropolitan, and Professor Emeritus of Eastern Orthodox Studies, University of Oxford

This event will take place in Pusey House Chapel.


Fifth Week, 14th February

A recording of C.S.Lewis reading from the chapter on Eros in his book "The Four Loves", followed by an extended Q&A with Michael Ward

(to replace original speaker Dr Jonathan Kirkpatrick)


Sixth Week, 21st February

‘The Last Trace of Something’: That Hideous Strength

and C.S. Lewis’s Intellectual Biography

Jonathan Pike, MSt, University of Oxford


Seventh Week, 28th February

Dorothy L. Sayers’ The Man Born to be King

Katy Wehr

PhD Candidate, University of St Andrews


Eighth Week, 7th March

CS Lewis and Music

Professor Dimitri Conomos

Professor of Byzantine Musicology, St Cross College,   University of Oxford

(UPDATE: Dr. Conomos has kindly stepped in to replace original speaker, Dr. Trent Doughery, who is unable to make it)


*Titles to be confirmed



Unless otherwise noted, meetings take place

on Tuesdays, 8 p.m. for 8.15 p.m.

at Pusey House, St. Giles, Oxford