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Travel and accommodation
Venue and Program
The workshop will be held in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre,
Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford
- Sunday 12, 5pm :
Welcome Reception at the Divinity School of the Bodleian Library
doors open at 5pm - drinks and refreshments from 6pm to 8pm
The Divinity School is claimed to be the earliest surviving purpose-built
building for university use, specifically for lectures and discussions on
theology. It was built between 1427 and 1483 in the perpendicular style and
is a spectacular example of this type of architecture
and especially http://www.chem.ox.ac.uk/oxfordtour/bodleian/divinityschool.html).
It also featured as the set for Hogwarts Infirmary in the first two
Harry Potter films! It is located just off Broad Street in the centre
of Oxford, behind Sir Christopher Wren's Sheldonian Theatre and next door
to the main Bodleian Library.
Tours will also be available during the evening to visit Duke Humphrey's
Library - an original medieval library and reading room that is still in
use today (and was also the set for Hogwarts Library in Harry Potter!).
- Tuesday 14, 5:30pm :
Poster session, on site at the Martin Wood Conference Facility, with
refreshments and appetizers.
- Wednesday 15, 6:30pm :
Conference banquet, reception and viewing at the Ashmolean Museum (Beaumont Street)
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology is a world famous institution
that houses an internationally important collection of art and artifacts
from both the ancient and modern world (see http://www.ashmolean.org
It was the world's first university museum, established in 1678, but is now housed
in beautifully refurbished premises.
The banquet will be hosted in the
Atrium galleries of the museum, accessed from the main entrance in Beaumont
Street, and includes a drinks reception and food stalls. Guests will be able
to eat and drink while exploring several nearby galleries, including the
original 17th century collection of curiosities of Elias Ashmole and John
Tradescant, and an exhibition of modern American art by Malcolm Morley.