We organise events, offer grants, and provide further opportunities for researchers to explore ancient civilisations from all around the globe.
We focus on work across a variety of disciplines in which the web is the platform, and where sharing of ideas and methodologies could bring mutual benefit.
We aim to make research on issues of contemporary interest and importance accessible to a wide audience.
OCLW is a research centre which is designed to support those who write auto/biography and those who undertake research on different forms of life narratives.
We explore the questions still debated about quantum theory and the quantum world. Our approach is unique for the range of perspectives we bring including philosophy, computing, nanotechnology, and even areas of artificial intelligence.
A centre for scholars to discuss the cultural, social, political, economic, and religious diversity and importance of South Asia.
18 October 2016From Visions of Utopia to Lipstick on the Gorilla
The Wolfson Architecture and Society Lecture Series kicks off this week with Dark Satanic Towns. The first of five lectures over this academic...4 October 2016Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2017
Wolfson College, together with the English Faculty at Oxford, are delighted to announce the second round of the Jon Stallworthy poetry prize in...28 September 2016British Academy award for Dr Sebastian Brock
On 27 September, Dr Sebastian Brock FBA was recognised by the British Academy for his extensive contribution to the study of Syriac language and...
Lectures and Seminars27 - 27Oct OctPlaywright Nick Payne: In ConversationThursday 27 October -5:30pm to 6:30pm
Hailed by The Daily Telegraph as ‘a rival to Tom Stoppard’, Nick Payne debuted with his 2009 play If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet at the Bush Theatre. The play went on to win the prestigious George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright, as well as a New York production starring Jake Gyllenhaal.Parties and Dinners27 - 27Oct OctGuest Night DinnerThursday 27 October -7:00pm to 9:30pm
Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during term time. Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm. They are open to all members of College and Common Room, and provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertain guests. Dress code is smart, and academic gowns are not worn. Book online via the Wolfson Gateway, where you can also see menus, and lists of people already signed up.Networking28 - 28Oct OctThree Ancient Languages in Forty-Five MinutesFriday 28 October -5:00pm to 6:00pm
The Early Text Cultures Project first event of term will be an evening of wine and ancient texts. In just fifteen minutes each, our three speakers will make you experts in their fields (in one text from their fields, anyway).