Skeptics in the Pub, Oxford

Thinking and drinking. That is the unlikely goal of our meeting. Each month we invite a speaker to give a talk and invite critical debate. We encourage sceptical thought and we enjoy challenging discussions. We also welcome humour and we intend to have a good time.

The meetings are open to all, no matter what your prior beliefs. We ask that you come along with a willingness to be challenged in your beliefs and we provide an opportuity for you to challenge others - and to enjoy a drink or two.

Unless stated otherwise, our talks take place on the first Wednesday of every month at St Aldates Tavern and kick off at 7.30PM - please arrive in plenty of time if you want a seat, as we tend to get busy, and let us know in advance if you have difficulty standing so that we can reserve a place for you.

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Our next topic is...

Dr Mai MusiƩ

When?
Wednesday, October 2 2019 at 7:30PM

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Where?

108 St Aldate's
City Centre
Oxford
OX1 1BU

Who?
Dr Mai Musié

What's the talk about?

Have you ever wondered where the image of the blood-sucking vampire came from? Or who might have been the first witch to brew up a spell? How do you really get rid of a ghost haunting you? All will be revealed in this talk that is scarily suitable for the occult holiday!

Dr Mai Musié is a Knowledge Exchange Officer in Research Services and an academic in Classics. Her research areas include: race and ethnicity in the ancient world, Classics education, and ancient Ge’ez manuscripts. Dr Musié is also the co-editor of ‘Forward with Classics: Classical Languages in Schools and Communities’ (2018), published by Bloomsbury.