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Oliver Rackham Society Annual Lecture and Dinner


Booking for this event is now open. 

The Oliver Rackham Society is very excited to announce the return of its annual lecture and dinner on Saturday 20 April. 


17:30 – The Oliver Rackham Society Annual Lecture will be delivered by Corpus alumna Professor Amanda Vincent, a former PhD student at Corpus. Amanda's career has been focussed on ocean conservation, with a particular interest in seahorses, being the first to document the extensive trade in these fishes and the first to initiate a seahorse conservation project being a co-founder of Project Seahorse, a leader in marine conservation. In 2023, Amanda was awarded the Dawkins Prize for Conservation and Animal Welfare from Balliol College, University of Oxford in recognition of her achievements. 

18:45 – Drinks reception in the OCR

19:30 – Dinner in Hall

The dress code is black tie/evening attire; no gowns to be worn. 

Bookings will close on Friday 5 April 2023, at noon. 

Attendance at this event is by invitation only, although invited Corpuscles may bring a guest. Should you know of any Corpus contemporary who, owing to a recent change of address or any other reason, may not have received their invitation, please let the Development and Alumni Relations office know by emailing so that an invitation may be sent. 

Please note that the email address and home address you have registered with will be updated on our system. Please use your most current addresses when booking. If you have any questions please get in touch by emailing

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