It is with great sadness that the College has been informed of the death of Dr Nicholas (Nick) Allen, who died on 21 March 2020. Nick was a...
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Law, Justice and Society at Wolfson is a collaboration between the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society (FLJS) and Wolfson College, which works to promote an understanding of the role of law in society.
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Annual Lecture21 - 21May MayAnnual Berlin Lecture 2020Thursday 21 May - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISER*
Further details including title and abstract to follow. Launched in 1990 to celebrate the 80th birthday of the College's Founding President, Sir Isaiah Berlin, the Berlin Lecture is in his own field of study, the history of ideas. Each Trinity Term, we welcome speakers of the stature of Professor Amartya Sen, Professor Roy Foster, Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Michael Ignatieff and Baroness Helena Kennedy.