Law, Justice and Society at Wolfson

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.

Bringing together the world's top thinkers and practitioners, our aim is to make research on issues of contemporary interest and importance accessible to a wide audience, and to involve the professional, business, and political sectors in our work. Find out more

Our work 

We distil academic expertise and analysis in order to inform practitioners and the public with knowledge of immediate relevance to their work. Through our research programmes, we explore the interconnections between law, economics, politics, and society.

Our publications

We are committed to disseminating our work to a wide audience in academia and beyond. Our reports, working papers, and policy briefs provide digestible yet authoritative perspectives on issues confronting today's professionals. Over one hundred publications are freely available to download from our website. Browse Publications

Our Events

Our programme of lectures, workshops, book colloquia and film screenings is open to the public and free to attend. News and Events.

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Events

The Putney Debates 2018 Powers to the Peoples: Electoral Reform and a Federal UK?
Friday, 2 February 2018 -
2:00pm to 7:30pm

Since the EU Referendum, citizens and politicians from across the Union have sought in vain to reach a democratic consensus on the future direction of the United Kingdom.

FLJS Film Screening: Letters from Baghdad
Monday, 5 February 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Letters from Baghdad tells the extraordinary story of Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire of the 20th Century, who shaped the modern Middle East in ways that still reverber

A Twenty-First Century Constitution for the UK
Tuesday, 6 March 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

In this lecture, Frank Vibert (Senior Visiting Fellow at LSE Department of Government) will set out the case of his forthcoming book, Making a 21st Century Constitution: that constitutions no longe

News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

11 January 2018
Journey to Mars

Wolfson Graduate Student Akash R. Trivedi returns from his mission to the Mars Desert Research Station – in the Utah desert. 

6 December 2017
Tri-innovate Launch 2018

Got a bright idea? Want to know how to be an innovator and become an entrepreneur? Come to the launch of Tri-Innovate 2018 on Tuesday 23 January...

Microphone by nikkytok
29 November 2017
College Auditions

College members who would like to sing, dance, play music, or otherwise perform at Tim Hitchens’ first day as President of Wolfson College are...

Our upcoming events

Concert and Plays
18 - 18
Jan Jan
Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize
Thursday 18 January -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

The third Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize for Oxford postgraduate students, organised by Wolfson College in conjunction with the English Faculty will be awarded at an event in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium at 5.30pm on 18 January. The theme set for this year's poems is 'Stealing', and the winner will receive £1,000. The judges are Oxford's Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage and the poet Professor Bernard O'Donoghue.

Parties and Dinners
18 - 18
Jan Jan
Guest Night
Thursday 18 January -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during term time and are open to all members of College and Common Room. They provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertaining guests. Dress code is smart, no gowns. Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.

Guest Night Price List

Clubs & Societies
18 - 18
Jan Jan
LGBTQ Movie Night - The Handmaiden (2016)
Thursday 18 January -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

There will be a film screening at 7:30pm in the Auditorium, and then a reception with refreshments and snacks in the Florey room afterwards to discuss the film.