– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

event: Adam von Trott seminar

The Adam von Trott Memorial Appeal at Mansfield College

Britain and Germany in Europe:  What Prospects?

Seminar at Rhodes House, South Parks Rd, Oxford

Thursday 7 November 11.00am to 5.00pm (including lunch)

What are the political and economic questions facing the EU today? How can we promote peace and prosperity in Europe and in the world? Germany’s role in the EU is becoming more important, while Britain appears increasingly detached from the European project. What roles for Britain and Germany? What prospects for European integration?


  • Lord Hannay (former British Ambassador to EU)
  • Dr Rudolf Adam (German Embassy)
  • Thomas Kielinger (Correspondent for Die Welt)
  • Professor Paul Betts (St Antony’s College)
  • Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis (St Antony’s College)
  • Dr Hartmut Mayer (St Peter’s College)
  • Professor David Marquand (former Principal of Mansfield College)
  • Christine Dalby (European Commission)
  • Keith Jenkins (Conference of European Churches)

Events following the Seminar
5pm: Pilgrimage to see Adam von Trott’s papers in the historical archives at St. Cross, and the memorials to him at Mansfield and Balliol Colleges
6.45pm: Commemoration Service for Adam von Trott at Balliol College Chapel, all welcome

 To register for the seminar or the pilgrimage, contact Bob Trafford on alumni.officer@mansfield.ox.ac.uk by November 1st

 More information available online
at www.bit.ly/avtseminar2013

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