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In full: The Oxford Union’s term card for Michaelmas 2017


first_imgJimmy Page, Tom Daley and Amanda Holden are among the speakers of an Oxford Union Michaelmas term card which features a host of heads of states, sportspeople and celebrities.Today, Cherwell is exclusively releasing in full the details of the Union’s speaker events for the upcoming term. It follows a release of debates speakers – including Sir Vince Cable and Ken Livingstone – published earlier this week.Perhaps the most significant announcement will be the Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page who will speak on Monday 23 October at 8pm. It will be the first time the rock star has appeared at the famous debating society.Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg and 30-time Tour de France stage winner Mark Cavendish will join fashion designer Marc Jacobs and Trump’s former director of communications Anthony Scaramucci in the list of confirmed speakers.Sir Ian McKellen, Emeli Sandé and Liv Tyler were confirmed as speakers earlier this week.McFly drummer Harry Judd, who will speak in 5th week.Actor Toby Jones, rock band Foals and McFly drummer Harry Judd are also set to speak at the debating society.Other highlights include:Five-time Olympic gold medalist Sir Ben AinslieAmerican economist Jeffrey SachsComedian and Have I Got News For You panelist Paul MertonPhilosopher Sir Roger ScrutonITV journalist Robert Peston Anthony Scaramucci.2nd WeekAnthony Scaramucci, former White House director of communications, Monday 16 October, 8pmMurray Gold, Doctor Who composer, Tuesday 17 October, 8pmJJ Abrams, Star Trek director, Wednesday 18 October, 8pmJohn Nixon, ex-CIA agent, Thursday 19 October, 5pmFoals, indie rock band, Friday 20 October, 8pm3rd WeekAlex Pettyfer, actor and model, Monday 23 October, 5pmJimmy Page, Led Zeppelin guitarist, Monday 24 October, 8pmPresident Heinz Fischer, former Austrian state president, Thursday 26 October, 1pmCath Kidston, fashion designer and entrepreneur, Thursday 26 October, 5pmMichael Mansfield and Yvette Greenway, barrister and activist, Thursday 26 October, 8pm 4th WeekPresident of the Republic of Macedonia, H.E. Dr Gjorge Ivanov, Monday 30 October, 5pmMark Cavendish, 20-time Tour de France stage winner, Monday 30 October, 8pmMarc Kasowitz, American trial lawyer, Tuesday 31 October, 5pmChris Patten, Chancellor of Oxford University and former Conservative Party Chairman, Wednesday 1 November, 5pm5th WeekJon Ossoff, documentary maker and ex-Democratic nominee, Monday 6 November, 5pmHarry Judd, McFly drummer and Strictly Come Dancing winner, Monday 6 November, 8pmPaul Merton, comedian and Have I Got News For You panelist, Tuesday 7 November, 5pmKathryn Ruemmler, White House Counsel to Barack Obama, Tuesday 7 November, 8pmJeff Zucker, current President of CNN, Wednesday 8 November, 5pmSir Ian McKellen, British actor and campaigner, Wednesday 8 November, 8pmGovernor Terry McAuliffe, American politician,Thursday 9 November, 5pmCalvin Klein6th WeekEmeli Sandé, Scottish singer, Monday 13 November, 8pmBaz Luhrmann, Romeo and Juliet director, Tuesday 14 November, 5pmAnna Faris, Scary Movie actor, Tuesday 14 November, 8pmDavid Einhorn, hedge fund manager, Wednesday 15 November, 5pmCalvin Klein, fashion designer, Wednesday 15 November, 8pmMonica Lewinsky, American TV personality and former White House intern, Thursday 16 November, 3pmRobert Peston, ITV journalist, Thursday 16 November, 5pmSenator Orrin Hatch, US Republican politician, Friday 17 November, 5pmDavid Rubenstein, American financier, Friday 17 November, 8pm Attendance to events is members-only, but students can attend events for free during the Union’s open period which runs up to 19 October.A full list of speakers and dates can be found below.0th WeekZach Quinto, Star Trek actor, Thursday 5 October, 7pmJeffrey Sachs, American economist, Friday 6 October, 2pmMarc Jacobs and Edward Enninful, fashion designer and editor of Vogue, Friday 6 October, 8pmNico Rosberg.1st WeekJohn Simpson, BBC World Affairs Editor, Monday 9 October, 5pmPaul Manafort, Trump adviser and lobbyist, Tuesday 10 October, 5pmSenator Mike Lee, libertarian US politician, Tuesday 10 October, 8pmNico Rosberg, Formula One World Champion, Wednesday 11 October, 5pmKevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia, Wednesday 11 October, 8pmHoward Shore, Lord of the Rings film score composer, Thursday 12 October, 5pmFatou Bensouda, international criminal law prosecutor, Friday 13 October, 5pmPresident Tarja Halonen, former President of Finland, Friday 13 October, 8pmcenter_img Mark Cavendish. Sir Roger Scruton.7th WeekBen Ainslie, Olympic gold-medalist sailor, Monday 20 November, 5pmLouise Arbour, Canadian lawyer, Tuesday 21 November, 5pmTom Daley, Olympic bronze-medalist diver, Tuesday 21 November, 8pmSir Roger Scruton, British philosopher and author, Wednesday 22 November, 5pmPresident of Iceland, Wednesday 22 November, 8pmTerrence Howard, Thursday 23 November, 5pmToby Jones, Dad’s Army actor, Friday 24 November, 5pmAmanda Holden.8th WeekEric Holder, former US attorney general under Barack Obama, Monday 27 November, 8pmTedros Adhanom, Director-General of World Health Organisation, Tuesday 28 November, 8pmLiv Tyler, Lord of the Rings actor, Wednesday 29 November, 5pmPrincess Mabel, Dutch human rights activist, Wednesday 29 November, 8pmEliud Kipchoge, Kenyan long distance runner, Thursday 30 November, 5pmThorbjørn Jagland, secretary general of Council of Europe, Friday 1 December, 5pmAmanda Holden, TV personality and Britain’s Got Talent judge, Friday 1 December, 8pmlast_img read more


Baldwin Crash Leaves Driver Dead


first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 42-year-old man died after he crashed his car, causing it vehicle to burst into flames in his hometown of Baldwin over the weekend.Nassau County police said Gregory Balmir was driving a Toyota Camry southbound on Grand Avenue when he crossed over two lanes of traffic at the corner of Woodside Avenue, where he crashed into a utility pole and a building shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.First Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information regarding this crash to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.last_img


Ireland prop Marty Moore could miss RBS 6 Nations with hamstring injury


first_imgIreland prop Marty Moore could miss the entire RBS 6 Nations with a torn hamstring. Moore, who confirmed on Monday that he will be joining Aviva Premiership club Wasps ahead of the 2016-17 season, will be absent until at least the start of March after being injured in Leinster’s heavy European Champions Cup defeat last weekend. Fly-half Jonathan Sexton, who was injured in the same Wasps-Leinster game, has to go through the return to play protocols after coming off with a head injury during the early stages at the Ricoh Arena. The 30-year-old missed Ireland’s Six Nations opener against Italy last year after being stood down from all rugby for 12 weeks after a series of concussions in a short space of time. But a medical update on the official Irish Rugby Football Union website on Monday said Sexton “has passed both head injury assessment (HIA) 1 and 2 and will complete HIA 3 tomorrow.” The IRFU also said centre Robbie Henshaw suffered no ill-effects after making a try-scoring return for Connacht in their 47-5 European Challenge Cup victory over Enisei-STM on Saturday. Henshaw had not featured since suffering a broken hand in November, but is now expected to be available for Ireland’s RBS 6 Nations opener. Ireland start the defence of their Six Nations crown against Wales in Dublin on February 7 and play France, England and Italy before finishing at home to Scotland on March 19. Press Associationcenter_img Leinster tighthead Moore, who has won 10 caps since making his international debut in 2014, faces six to eight weeks on the sidelines and has been replaced in Joe Schmidt’s squad by the u ncapped Connacht prop Finlay Bealham. Australia-born Bealham, 24, qualifies through his grandmother who is from Enniskillen, and he has played for Ireland Under-20s and Emerging Ireland. last_img read more




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