Activities 2008 - archive

Our past activities during the year 2008.

Date

Activity

Place

Local organiser

Monday
21 January
2008

Dr Rebecca Haynes, ‘Bram Stoker's Transylvania: Constructing Myth in Central Europe’. Guest Lecture in association with CEELBAS, The Centre for East European Language-Based Area Studies, www.ceelbas.ac.uk

Rees Davis Room, History Faculty, George Street

Dr Marius Turda Dr Robert Pyrah [2]

Friday
8 February
2008

Dr. Christian Romocea (Visiting Lecturer, the Evangelical Theological  Seminary, Osijek); Marija Petrovic (PhD Candidate, St. Antony's College, Oxford), ‘Religion, State and Nation in Serbia and Romania’

Rees Davis Room, History Faculty, George Street

Professor Roger Griffin (Oxford Brookes University) [2]

Saturday
23 February
2008

Seară la cârciumă (Romanian pub night)

Lamb and Flag Pub, St Giles, OX1 3JS

Dan Nicolau

Sunday
24 February
2008

An afternoon of Romanian film

OIES,
57 Woodstock Road, OX2 6FA

Oana Dominte

Sunday
2 March
2008

Annual General Meeting and election of Officers for the Oxford Romanian Cultural Society.

Common Room,
St Cross College, OX1 3LZ

Current Society Officers

Saturday
8 March
2008

Social meeting: preparation of 'mucenici' and other Romanian traditional dishes; folk music and other entertainment.

Several locations

Luminita Condurache
Dana Danaila
Maria Radu

Sunday
9 March
2008

Mucenici and traditional folk practices marking the beginning of Lent. A fundraising event for the benefit of the Joint Orthodox Parishes in Oxford and the Oxford Romanian Cultural Society (4th edition).

St Gregory House,
1 Canterbury Road, OX2 6LU

RomAsoc

Wednesday
19 March
2008

Visit to EFDA-JET and UKAEA Fusion Program at Culham

Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Alexandru Boboc

Sunday
13 April
2008

'A tribute to Our Language - Limba Noastră cea română'. An afternoon and evening of poetry, music and theatre dedicated to Romanians all over the world (3rd edition). Special guests: soprano Gabriela Iştoc and pianist Silvan Negruţiu, currently studying at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin. Also with the participation of our friends from Diaspora Moldovei. Organised with the kind support of RC Team Consulting, Bristol, and the Romanian Cultural Institute in London,
www.icr-london.co.uk.

Common Room and Hall,
St Cross College, OX1 3LZ

Dana Danaila
Razvan Novacovschi

Sunday
4 May
2008

Romanian Easter Party

Garden of St Cross College,
OX1 3LZ

Dan Olteanu
Razvan Novacovschi

Saturday
10 May
2008

An evening of Romanian film: ‘Actorul si salbaticii’ (Manole Marcus, 1974)

OIES,
57 Woodstock Road,
OX2 6FA

Razvan Novacovschi

Saturday
31 May
2008

An evening of Romanian film: 'Ciuleandra'
(Sergiu Nicolaescu, 1985)

OIES,
57 Woodstock Road,
OX2 6FA

Lucian Danaila

Friday
6 June
2008

A presentation of the Charity trip to Morocco, 2007, and the forthcoming 4-wheel-drive adventure trip London-Singapore

OIES,
57 Woodstock Road,
OX2 6FA

Dan Nicolau

Saturday
7 June
2008

The Oxford Romanian Cultural Society helps to organise and takes part with a team in the 'Oxford Football World Cup' (second edition)

Angel and Greyhound Meadow, St. Clements

Dan Nicolau

Friday
27 June
2008

'The pavillion system of hospital building and its influence on the medical architecture in France, England and Romania'. A presentation by Dr Valentin-Veron Toma, researcher in the history of medicine and fellow of the Institute of Anthropology "Fr. I. Rainer" in Bucharest.

OIES,
57 Woodstock Road,
OX2 6FA

Valentin-Veron Toma

Saturday
5 July
2008

An evening of Romanian film: 'Asfalt Tango'
(Nae Caranfil, 1995)

St Cross College,
OX1 3LZ

Dana Danaila

Sunday
7 September
2008

Fundraising BBQ, on behalf of the Romanian Sunday School in Northampton. The Society's major annual fundraising event.

St Gregory and St Macrina House,
1 Canterbury Road,
OX2 6LU

RomAsoc

Wed 8- Fri 10 October
2008

Oxford Romanian Cultural Society stand at Freshers' Fair 2008.

Examination Schools

Oana Dominte
Ana-Maria Niculcea
Razvan Novacovschi

Saturday
25 October
2008

Newcomers' Welcome Party

Common Room, St Cross College, Oxford

Dan Olteanu
Razvan Novacovschi

Tuesday
4 November
2008

An evening of Romanian film: BD la munte si la mare (Mircea Dragan, 1971)

OIES,
57 Woodstock Road,
OX2 6FA

Ana-Maria Niculcea

Friday
5 December,
7 PM

Guitar Jam evening

Common Room, St Cross College, Oxford

Dana Danaila

Wednesday
31 December
2008

Romanian New Year's Party

Common Room, St Cross College, Oxford

Dana Danaila
Razvan Novacovschi

[2] Organised under the aegis of the 'Central European Seminar at the University of Oxford', convened by Dr Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes) and Dr Robert Pyrah (Wolfson
College, Oxford)