Previous Grants

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.

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Our upcoming events

Art exhibition
19 - 09
Feb Mar
Bury Knowle Art Group - Reflections
Monday 19 February - 10:00am to Friday 9 March - 7:00pm

Oxford Bury Knowle Art Group Winter Exhibition

A group of artists living in Headington came together to stage an exhibition in 1948 in Headington Library in Bury Knowle Park. It was a great success and a formal art group came into being adopting its present name. At present the Group has around 50 members and as well as exhibitions arranges monthly talks and demonstrations through the winter months which are open to everyone.  

Lectures and Seminars
19 - 19
Feb Feb
Unionisation in South India : the Independence decades
Monday 19 February -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

We will meet to learn about and discuss the organisation of labour in South India (the Madras Presidency) during the decades surrounding Independence. Dr Karuna is expert on the formation of India's enormous informal economy and her talk will focus on the problems of, and opposition to, the unionisation of workers in the 'non-factory' economy i.e. in workshops, homes, bazaars etc.which still constitute most of India's 'firms'. All welcome.

Courses and Workshops
19 - 19
Feb Feb
Meditation
Monday 19 February -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Traditional Buddhist meditation. Practise regularly to change the quality of your life. Please notify Clive each week if planning to attend. To be continued next term.