To ensure accessibility, Uncomfortable Oxford endeavours to organise regular free public events on uncomfortable topics.


Despite the Covid-19 crisis, we are committed to the continued discussions about uncomfortable history.


The following events are open and free for all!

Join us for a series of online discussions about different 'uncomfortable' short stories that have been translated into English. 

Event will take place on Zoom. Format will be open and casual.

Session 1 - June 10th - 5:30PM (BST)

  • Story: ‘Beyond the Fog, by Qurratulain Hyder

    • Translated by Muhammad Umar Memon

  • Convener: Waqas Mirza

  • Themes: Class, Indian Independence, Colonisation, British Empire, Family

Session 2 - June 24th- 5:30PM (BST)

  • Story:  A Clean Marriage’, by Sayaka Murata

    • translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori

  • Convener: Paula Larsson

  • Themes: Sex, Gender Norms, Feminity, Japan, Marriage, Reproduction

Session 3 - July 08th - 5:30PM (BST)

[Uncomfortable] Stories in Translation Series

An engaging online pub quiz to engage with some of the themes and questions that are at the heart of Uncomfortable Oxford's mission!

Next quiz date:

coming soon!


Join us for an [online] evening of pub quiz, bringing up questions of history, memory, culture and representations!


We hope the quiz will spark more conversations, but we also will make sure this is a fun experience for everyone!


Sign yourself up and invite some teammates!

Max 5 per team.


All the relevant details will be sent to you on the preceding afternoon.

Looking forward to seeing and meeting many of you!

Donations raised through this event enable us to continue our activities.

Online Pub Quiz

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