Jon Barrett and Wolfgang de Melo of Wolfson College have been awarded a Recognition of Distinction award.
In the past the Ancient World Cluster at Wolfson College have supported the following persons with grants supporting their research or enabling research through conferences or guest speakers.
Mr Renan Baker: research grant for obtaining reproductions of manuscripts.
Dr David Blackman: analysis and Carbon-dating of samples from the ancient harbours of Rhamnous in Attica.
Dr Henriette van der Blom: grant supporting field work in Rome. 2nd grant for participation in the Classical Association Annual Conference 2012.
Dr Jacob Dahl: research grant to collate collection of tablets in the Louvre Museum.
Dr Janet Delaine: research grant for project on Roman architecture.
Ms Carmela Franco: grant supporting field work on Sicilian amphorae.
Dr Takashi Fujii: grant to support publication of monograph.
Ms Camille Geisz: grant supporting conference participation.
Dr Christopher Howgego: grant supporting conference participation.
Ms Kathryn Kelley: grant supporting field work in Lebanon (excavation).
Mr John Lowe: grant supporting conference participation at the University of Hong Kong with paper.
Mr Michael Macdonald: grant supporting publication of the Basalt Desert Rescue Survey.
Mr Jerome Mairat: grant supporting study of Gallic coins in various European collections.
Mr. Robin Meyer: grant supporting workshop on the Armenian language at Wolfson College.
Ms Jessica Piccinini: research grant to work on Religious centres and Cult places in Epirus.
Mr Philip Roberts: grant supporting conference participation at the University of Manchester.
Mrs Caroline Thurston: grant supporting field work (Greece).
Dr Geza Vermes: grant supporting conferenec participation.
Mr Greg Votruba: grant supporting fieldwork (reconstruction of ancient anchors).
Dr Susan Walker: grant to invite Professor Nick Sekunda of the University of Gdansk and Professor Vahtang Licheli of the University of Tbilisi to participate in Oxford conference and give talks at Wolfson College in connection with the Ancient World Lunch.
Dr Ilya Yakubovich: grant supporting participation in two conferences in Poland.
19 September 2018Wolfson Fellows win full professorships9 August 2018The Jessup Room inaccessible to readers from 13th August - 17th August.
The Jessup Room in the Library (main reading room on the first floor) will be inaccessible to readers from Monday 13th August until Friday...6 August 2018New Online Booking System
Wolfson College is offering a new online booking system exclusively for our members, as requested at the General Meeting. The new...
Lectures and Seminars25 - 25Sep SepThe Magnificent Seven (plus): A study of early Islamic rock crystal wine jugsTuesday 25 September - 6:00pm to 7:00pmConcert and Plays29 - 29Sep SepCarmenSaturday 29 September - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Barefoot Opera, well known for its strong production values, ensemble work, and fresh interpretation, brings its unique style to the opera everyone knows and loves: 'Carmen' by Bizet. Our brilliant young soloists include young talents from the Guildhall School of Music and the Welsh Opera Academy. At the start of their careers, they will be accompanied by Barefoot Opera’s signature ensemble of free-base accordion double-bass, clarinet, and keyboard.Art exhibition30 - 30Sep SepSteve Empson: Exhibition Private ViewSunday 30 September - 12:00pm
PRIVATE VIEW - Sunday 30 September from 12 noon to 3 pm.
Steve Empson observes two coastal communities, in Kent and Co Durham, he considers to be similar in many aspects. Both places are out on a limb, and he sees them as being quirky and attractively at the edge of society. In paintings and drawings of mixed media, he attempts to get across his feeling for these places.