April 2017: 163rd Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world. The 163rd race will be held this year on Sunday April 2nd with both the Women’s Boat Race and the Men’s Boat Race being rowed on the Thames. The scores since the races first began in 1829 (men) and 1927 (women) now stand at:

Men: Oxford 79 : Cambridge 82

Women: Oxford 30 : Cambridge 41

This year our traditional boat race dinner will be held at the Royal Boat Club in Heemstede.

Date: Sunday, April 2nd, arrival from 4 pm, AGM meeting starting at 4.30 pm
Place: KR&ZV Het Spaarne, Marisplein 5, 2102 AC Heemstede
Price: €35 (members and first guest), €40 (all other guests)

More information [here].

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February 2017: Candlemas Evening

Candlemas is an evening of music, poetry, readings and other contributions from our own members. Guests will be welcomed with coffee or glühwein and you will be free to wander amongst the pianos until the programme starts! During the interval we will serve a buffet supper and drinks.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 4th, starting at 7 pm
Place: “Emilie van Leenen Piano’s”, Lammermark 59, 2312 CM, Leiden
Price: €15

More information [here]

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November 2016: Round table with Prof. Josephine van Zeben

Dear alumni, We are proud to announce a new event, a round table at which you get the chance to listen to an eminent speaker in a small and intimate setting and ask questions. As we all agree to keep what was said inside the room to ourselves (Chatham House rules), everyone is free to express themselves.

The speaker is Prof. Josephine van Zeben, a lawyer who worked on the Urgenda case and would like to talk about the Miller case (Art 50 Brexit), a very current topic!

Please register by replying to Alison Fisher (secretary.OCNL {at} gmail.com)

Date: Saturday, November 26th, 2016, 7:30 pm
Place: Amsterdam, location tba
Price: €10 for drinks and nibbles

 

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December 2016: Xmas Dinner with the Harvard Club

We are delighted to invite you to the joint Xmas Dinner with the Harvard Club and the Oxford & Cambridge Society of the Netherlands!

Date: Saturday, December 17th, 2016, doors open at 6 pm for 7 pm
Place: De Waag, Amsterdam, http://www.indewaag.nl/
Price: €52 for a three-course meal, plus two drinks and coffee/tea

More information and registration form [here].

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November 2016: Annual Dinner

Dear alumni, We are proud to announce our next event, the Annual Dinner with guest speaker Prof. Barend ter Haar.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 5th, starting at 6:00 pm for 6:30 pm
Place: Huize Molenaar, Utrecht
Price: €70 for members + one guest, €75 for non-members.

More information and registration form [here].

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October 2016: An afternoon at the auction house

THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE SOCIETY OF THE NETHERLANDS has great pleasure in inviting you to a fantastic afternoon at the auction house Van Zadelhoff (Hilversum, http://www.vanzadelhoff.nl). One of our members put together an exciting program covering a lecture, “behind the scenes”, High Tea and an appraisal of your possibly valuable possessions. So do not hesitate, have a look at the detailed program and sign up using the same document [Invitation and registration form].

When: 1.30 pm – 5 pm, Sunday, October 16th, 2016
Where: Van Zadelhoff, Nieuwe Havenweg 53a, 1216 BL Hilversum, For directions use: https://goo.gl/maps/hnjqMuLUw3U2
Costs: 20 Euros per person, including reception and High Tea

UPDATE: We will have to close the registration by Friday, 7th. So if you would like to attend, don’t forget to sign up in time.

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Elsewhere: Oxford Law Alumni weekend in Berlin

From the Law Alumni office in Oxford:

“Dear alumna, We would like to invite you to join us for our first Oxford Law European Alumni weekend in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the MJur.

The University of Oxford’s Law Faculty invites Oxford alumni and friends to a weekend of events in Berlin to help mark the 25th Anniversary of the Majister Juris (MJur). The event will bring together alumni living and working in Europe and provide a great opportunity to catch up with old friends whilst developing social and career networks. Our Linklaters Professor of Comparative Law, Professor Birke Haecker, will be attending along with the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Anne Davies and other Oxford Law academics. ”

For more information, please follow the [link].

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