Alumni News

Keep up to date with the latest developments in the Wolfson alumni community. 

Alumni news

Publications

Dr Hubert

  • Irena Protassewicz,  A Polish Woman's Experience in World War II. Conflict, Deportation and Exile. Translated, edited and with commentary by Dr Hubert Zawadzki (Bloomsbury, 2019).

  • Dr Paul Collinson has co-edited both Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century: Cross Disciplinary Perspectives (Berghahn 2019); and Food in Zones of Conflict (Berghahn 2017)
     
  • Dr Antonio Buti has written A Stolen Life: The Bruce Trevorrow Story (Fremantle Press, Fremantle, 2019) Dr Mark Merrony has published and written Constantina (Gothick Press,2020)
     
  • Dr Neil Chisholm published and was the sole editor of the edited volume Judicial Reform in Taiwan: Democratization and the Diffusion of Law (Routledge, 2020)
     
  • Dr Nick Allen has written Arjuna–Odysseus: Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic (2020)
     
  • Dr Wayne Holmes led the authoring of Artificial Intelligence in Education. Promise and Implications for Teaching and Learning.(2019)
     
  • Professor Audrey Donnithorne has written her memoir 'China In Life’s Foreground' (2019)
     
  • Professor Jaynie Anderson has published a biography The Life of Giovanni Morelli in Risorgimento Italy (2019)
     
  • Dr Alon Kadish has published The British Army in Palestine and the 1948 War: Containment, Withdrawal and Evacuation (2019), it was published by Routledge.
     
  • Jacquelyn Bengfort has written her second chapbook of poems, Suitable for All Methods of Communication (2019), it was published by Ghost City Press.
     
  • Professor Audrey Donnithorne has written and published her book, China in Life's Foreground (2019) it was published by Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne.
     
  • Dr Peter Herissone-Kelly has published a monograph by Springer, called Kant on Maxims and Moral Motivation: A New Interpretation (2019). Dr Peter Herissone-Kelly hsa said 'A new interpretation it may be, but it draws on work that I started while a student at Wolfson in the mid-1990s.'
     
  • Dr Peter Coles has written and published Mulberry (2019). ‘A beguiling book full of fascinating and wide-ranging information about this globe-trotting family of trees. This well-researched and aptly illustrated book honours the mulberry tree's many roles in human history — beyond that of providing fodder for the voracious silkworm —from medicine, music to myth. A most enjoyable and informative read.’ — Susan Whitfield, historian and author of 'Silk, Slaves and Stupas' (2018)
     
  • David Brown has written The Interactions of Ancient Astral Science (2018) with contributions by: Jonathon Ben-Dov, Harry Falk, Geoffrey Lloyd, Raymond Mercier, Antonio Panaino, Joachim Quack, Alexandra von Lieven, and Michio Yano. It was published by Hempen Verlag, Bremen.
     
  • Dr Phil Hewitt has written and published Outrunning the Demons (2019). In the book, Phil tells his story of trauma after an attack in Cape Town and how he used running as a way of recovery. He also shares the stories of 34 other people who have used running as a way of recovery after trauma.
     
  • Rahoul Bhasin has written the lead chapter, “Situative Kaufanreize, Marketing and Monitoring” in the book, Marktplätze im Umbruch: Digitale Strategien für Services im Mobilen Internet (2015) published by Springer.

Marriages, Births and Careers

  • Professor Olivelle has been elected as a new member to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
     
  • Professor Matthew Weait (1988) has been appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Hertfordshire from 1 March 2020.
     
  • Jacquelyn Bengfort (2006) has been awarded a fellowship by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in Washington, DC, for the 2020 fiscal year. This marks her third consecutive year as a DC Arts individual artist fellow.
     
  • Professor Parveen Yaqoob (1990) has been appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Reading from 1 January 2020.
     
  • Dr Michael Jampel (1986) married Helena Da Cruz Lima Rodrigues Alves (now Helena Lima Jampel) on 23 June 2019 in London. Bride and groom were delighted that Prof Harvey Brown and his wife Maita were able to be there. Michael Jampel has recently moved job to work on competition policy for the Financial Reporting Council.
     
  • Dr Bouaichi Abdelghani (1992) was promoted to the title of the Director of National Center for Locust Control in Morocco on 1 July 2018, 'in charge of locust and grasshopper management on the hall country.'

If you have any news you would like to share with the rest of the alumni community e.g. marriages, births, publications etc please let us know by contacting the Wolfson Alumni Office


Fundraising news

Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize campaign
Jon Stallworthy was a much-loved tutor, scholar and poet, and twice Acting President of Wolfson. We are now aiming to endow a special poetry prize as a permanent tribute to his life and work. Learn more.

Academics at Risk campaign
Thank you so much to everyone who made a contribution and supported our Academics at Risk campaign and made it such a huge success. Together, we succeeded our target of £15,000 and raised over £25,000. We now have a CARA fellow with her family at Wolfson.


Plans and Prospects 2019

Plans and Prospects is our annual magazine for alumni and friends of the College.

We hope that you enjoy reading about of the latest developments at College, and would be delighted to receive any feedback or article suggestions for next year's issue.


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News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

Balcony view from the Harbour lawn
8 July 2020
Refurbishment of the balcony

This project has been given the go-ahead as part of the Estates Strategy to improve our College buildings and environment.

Plans and Prospects Front cover
30 June 2020
Wolfson: Plans and Prospects 2020 out now

The 2020 edition of the annual College magazine brings readers up to date with all the latest news and activities from Wolfson. 

30 June 2020
Great success for Student Hardship Auction

The auction was a great success, raising over £12,500 for students in need as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Our upcoming events

Parties and Dinners
01 - 01
Aug Aug
Degree Day
Saturday 1 August - 11:00am to 3:30pm

Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:30, the College hosts the Signing of the Graces and a celebratory reception for our graduands and their family and friends. This event is by invitation only; please see the degree days page on our website for further information. 

Parties and Dinners
07 - 07
Aug Aug
Degree Day
Friday 7 August - 11:00am to 3:30pm

Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:30, the College hosts the Signing of the Graces and a celebratory reception for our graduands and their family and friends. This event is by invitation only; please see the degree days page on our website for further information. 

Parties and Dinners
12 - 12
Sep Sep
Degree Day
Saturday 12 September - 11:00am to 3:30pm

Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:30, the College hosts the Signing of the Graces and a celebratory reception for our graduands and their family and friends. This event is by invitation only; please see the degree days page on our website for further information.