It is a great honour to have been elected President of Wolfson. The college is one of the most distinctive in Oxford: a graduate college,...
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.
8 May 2018Message from the President30 April 2018Inauguration of Tim Hitchens
All members and friends of Wolfson College are invited to a May morning welcome event for Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson....
Lectures and Seminars21 - 21May MayThe Zoroastrian goddess Dēn in Islamic robe: her figure in Zoroastrianism and it...Monday 21 May - 5:00pmCourses and Workshops21 - 21May MayZen MeditationMonday 21 May - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn and practise traditional Zen Buddhist meditation and learn the fundamental tenets of Buddhism.Lectures and Seminars22 - 22May MayAWRC: Graduate Students' Forum: presentations of their work in progressTuesday 22 May - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
3 graduate student members of the AWRC will present a topic for friendly discussion with Cluster members and others with an interest: Nina de Kreij: "Μᾶλλον and μάλιστα in comparative and superlative expressions in Homer" Valters Negribs: "Can Kings be Yogīs?" Eva Anita Haghighi: "Etruscans in Latin poetry: political,cultural and personal implications in the age of Augustus". All are welcome!