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Encyclopedia > St Antony's College, Oxford
St Antony's College, Oxford
                                         
College name St Antony's College
Named after
Established 1950
Warden Professor Roger Goodman (acting)
Graduates 300
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St Antony's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The University of Oxford (usually abbreviated as Oxon. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ...


St Antony's is the most international of the seven graduate colleges of the University of Oxford, specialising in international relations, economics, politics, and history of particular parts of the world — Europe, Russia and the former Soviet states, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, China, South and South East Asia, and Latin America. International relations (IR), a branch of political science, is the study of foreign affairs of and relations among states within the international system, including the roles of states, inter-governmental organizations (IGOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and multinational corporations (MNCs). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Politics is the process by which groups make decisions. ... History studies the past in human terms. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ... Soviet redirects here. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... This article is about the geopolitical region in Asia. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ...


The College is located in North Oxford with Woodstock Road to the west, Bevington Road to the south and Winchester Road to the east. North Oxford, especially central North Oxford between the city centre and Summertown, is considered by many to be the most desirable and famous suburb of Oxford, England. ... The entrance to the Oratory Church of St Aloysius Gonzaga at the southern end of Woodstock Road. ... Houses on the south side of Bevington Road, at the west (Woodstock Road) end. ... The spire of St Philip and St James Church from the north end of Winchester Road. ...


History

St Antony's was founded in 1950 as the result of the gift of Antonin Besse of Aden, a merchant of French descent. Its role was "to be a centre of advanced study and research in the fields of modern international history, philosophy, economics and politics and to provide an international centre within the University where graduate students from all over the world can live and work together in close contact with senior members of the University who are specialists in their fields". Port of Aden (around 1910). ...


The College opened its doors to its first students in Michaelmas term 1950 and received its Royal Charter in 1953. A Supplementary Charter in 1962 was granted to allow the College to admit women as well as men and in 1963 the College was made a full member of the University. Michaelmas term is the first term of Oxford University, Cambridge University, LSE, University of Wales, Lampeter, Durham University, and formerly University of Newcastle upon Tynes academic year, and is the only term name shared by Oxford and Cambridge, Oxford and Lampeter and Oxford and Durham. ... A Royal Charter is a charter given by a monarch to legitimize an incorporated body, such as a city, company, university or such. ...


The first Warden of the College was Sir William Deakin (1950–1968), a young Oxford academic who in the Second World War became an adventurous soldier and aide to Winston Churchill. He won Antonin Besse's confidence and played the key role in turning his vision into the centre of excellence that St Antony's has become. Sir Raymond Carr (1968–1987), a distinguished historian of Spain, expanded the College and its regional coverage and opened its doors to visiting scholars from all over the world. ... Sir William Deakin (1913-2005) was a historian, World War II veteran, and literary assistant to Winston Churchill. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC (Can) (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was an English statesman, soldier, and author, best known as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. ...


Sir Ralf Dahrendorf (later Lord) (1987–1997) came to St Antony's after a distinguished career as a social theorist and politician in Germany, a European Commissioner and Director of the London School of Economics. He further enlarged the College and developed its role as a source of policy advice. The previous Warden, Sir Marrack Goulding (1997–2006), served in the British Diplomatic Service for 26 years before becoming an Under Secretary-General at the United Nations. His appointment underlined the international nature of the College and its links with government and business. The acting Warden, Professor Roger Goodman, takes on the role whilst awaiting the arrival of the fifth Warden of the College, Professor Margaret MacMillan (historian). Ralf Dahrendorf Ralf Gustav Dahrendorf, Baron Dahrendorf, KBE, (born May 1, 1929) is a German-British sociologist, philosopher, political scientist and politician. ... The European Commission (formally the Commission of the European Communities) is the executive of the European Union. ... A brothel, also known as a bordello or whorehouse, is an establishment specifically dedicated to prostitution. ... A diplomatic service is the body of diplomats and foreign policy officers maintained by the government of a country to communicate with the governments of other countries. ... An Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations (USG) is a senior official within the United Nations System, normally appointed by the UN General Assembly on the recommendation of the UN Secretary-General for a repeatable term of four years. ... The foundation of the U.N. The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... Margaret Olwen MacMillan OC (born 1943 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a historian and professor at the University of Toronto and is also Provost of Trinity College. ...


Currently, the College is home to several renowned Fellows, including:

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Notable former students

See also Former students of St Antony's College.

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External links

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St Antony's College, Oxford at AllExperts (407 words)
St Antony's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
St Antony's is the most international of the seven graduate colleges of the University of Oxford, specialising in international relations, economics, politics and history of particular parts of the world - Europe, Russia and the former Soviet states, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, China, South and South East Asia and Latin America.
St Antony's was founded in 1950 as the result of the gift of Antonin Besse of Aden, a merchant of French descent.
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