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May 2017

07 - 24
May May
07 - 24
May May
Exhibition of Life Drawing for Oxfordshire Artweeks
Time:
09:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Life Drawing by participants of the Wolfson Life Drawing Classes for Oxfordshire Artworks. Private View Sunday 14 May 5pm – 7 pm.

Open daily 10 am to 7 pm subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the College Lodge on 01865 274100 beforehand.

23 - 23
May May
23 - 23
May May
South Asia Day
Time:
10:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Re-configuring power: looking back at the decades around independence

23 - 23
May May
23 - 23
May May
Life Writing Lunch: Faith Biographies
Time:
13:00 to 14:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Professor Heather Walton and Professor Peter Ackers discuss writing biographies of faith. Walton is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Glasgow.

24 - 24
May May
24 - 24
May May
The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

A book colloquium featuring Stuart H Newberger, an international lawyer who represented victims of the terrorist plot hatched by Colonal Qaddafi that brought down French Airlines Flight 772.

24 - 24
May May
24 - 24
May May
Thirteenth Annual Roger Moorey Memorial lecture
Time:
17:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

The Department of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum invites you to the Thirteenth Annual Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture, Hierakonpolis: exploring Egypt’s first city, with Dr Renée Friedman, University of Oxford.

25 - 25
May May
25 - 25
May May
The Isaiah Berlin Lecture
Time:
18:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

One Hundred Years of Consciousness (‘a long training in absurdity’)

26 - 26
May May
26 - 26
May May
Private Viewing of Wolfson College Portraits: Photographs by Mariana Cook
Time:
18:00 to 21:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Mariana Cook is a fine art photographer whose work is held in numerous private and museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, New York City; The J.

26 - 26
May May
26 - 26
May May
Wolfson Choir Concert
Time:
20:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

The Wolfson Choir is having a concert on Friday, May 26th at 8 PM in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, showcasing the work the choir has been doing during the Hilary and Trinity terms.

27 - 27
May May
27 - 27
May May
The Lives of Houses
Time:
09:30 to 17:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Conference

The event brings together academics, biographers and curators to explore the ways in which the life stories of well-known individuals are preserved and presented through the architecture and material culture of their homes.

28 - 31
May Dec
28 - 31
May Dec
Wolfson College Portraits: Photographs by Mariana Cook
Time:
09:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Fifteen portraits by Mariana Cook will be featured in this exhibition. Mariana cook is a fine art photographer whose work is held in numerous private and museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, New York City; The J.

28 - 28
May May
28 - 28
May May
The National Gardens Scheme
Time:
14:00 to 18:00
Location:
Event type:
Family Friendly

Wolfson College is opening its lovely garden for charity through the National Gardens Scheme. The Gardening team will be selling plants on the day. Tea and cake will be available in the Dining Hall.

30 - 30
May May
30 - 30
May May
Clio Barnard: The Selfish Giant
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

The Selfish Giant is a 2013 British drama film inspired by the Oscar Wilde story. It won the Europa Cinemas award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and Best Film at the 24th Stockholm International Film Festival. It was nominated for the 2014 Bafta.

31 - 31
May May
31 - 31
May May
Escalation in the British Army's War on the IRA, 1971-72
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Dr Huw Bennett is Reader in International Relations at the University of Cardiff. Huw specialises in strategic studies, the history of war, and intelligence studies, and works on both historical and contemporary issues concerning the use of military power.

31 - 31
May May
31 - 31
May May
Max Watson Annual Lecture: Ethical Business Practice and Regulation
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Christopher Hodges, Professor of Justice Systems, will deliver the 2017 Max Watson Annual Lecture to present his proposals to support an ethical basis for business practice and regulation.