Common Room Members associated with Ancient World Cluster

Heather D. Baker Assyriology; Ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology; Assyria and Babylonia in the first millennium BC; urbanism, house and household; the royal household and palace.
Peter N. Bell Late Antique and Byzantine history and historiography, historical theory, and translation.
David Blackman Ancient naval history and maritime archaeology. Greek epigraphy.
Averil Cameron History and literature of late antiquity and Byzantium; literary theory and history; religion and religious culture.
Lance Cousins Buddhism and Jainism in Ancient India; Middle Indian languages.
Stephanie Dalley Akkadian language, history and literature
Eleanor Dickey  Greek and Latin languages and literatures, ancient language teaching, ancient scholarship, language contact, sociolinguistics.
Jas Elsner Roman, Late Antique and Early Christian art, and their receptions in both antiquity and later culture, including descriptions, travel writing, collecting and pilgrimage
Dag Haug Greek and Latin linguistics, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, general linguistics.
Martin Henig I work on Roman Art, especially the Art of Roman Britain ( Roman Sculpture, Mosaics etc). And on Roman Gems. Interest in Late Antiquity.
Linda Hulin Archaeology of the Levant, Egypt, Cyprus and Libya; imperial/colonial relations; nomadic/settled interaction
Kathryn Kelley   Assyriology; Early Mesopotamian and Iranian interaction; Scribal culture perspectives on gender, age, and class.
John Kroll Greek and Roman numismatics, archaeology, history.  Metrology and early monetary practices of the Near East and Greece.
Norbert Kunisch Classical Archaeology: Roman Portraiture and Greek Vases.
John Lowe  Comp Philology & General Linguistics; Indo-European Philology; Sanskrit; Greek; Latin.
Martin Ovens Philosophical and religious thought of ancient India and China.
Michael Roaf Near Eastern archaeology.
Alan Ross Greek and Roman Historiography; Later Roman History; Late Antiquity; Narratology & Intertextuality.
Enid Rubenstein  
John Sellars Greek and Roman Philosophy.

Cluster Members

Cluster Members

Marco Ferrante
Berggruen Research Fellow in Comparative Philosophy
Alain Fouad George
I.M. Pei Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture
Alexander Geurds
Associate Professor
Martin Goodman
Reader in Jewish Studies; Professor of Jewish Studies
Christopher Howgego
Keeper of the Heberden Coin Room; Professor of Greek and Roman Numismatics
Naoya Iwata
British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Jeremy Johns
University Lecturer in Islamic Archaeology; Professor of the Art and Archaeology of the Islamic Mediterranean
Angela Moore
Philip Kay
James Lewis
Jay Lewis
Associate Professor of Korean History
Maria Lidova
Postdoc researcher on Empires of Faith project, British Museum

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16 October 2018
College Nurse

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The Academics At-Risk Fellowship Campaign

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11 October 2018
Diplomacy for the 21st Century: An Asian Perspective

Wolfson College is honoured to have Ambassador Tsuruoka, Ambassador of Japan, present this year's Wolfson Lecture Series in Diplomacy for the 21st...

Our upcoming events

Parties and Dinners
19 - 19
Oct Oct
Formal Hall
Friday 19 October - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Formal Hall is a served three-course meal. Dress code is smart, no gowns. Drinks are at 7.00 pm, with dinner at 7.30 pm. Open to all members of College and Common Room and their guests. There is no informal dinner served on Formal Hall nights.

Lectures and Seminars
22 - 22
Oct Oct
President's Seminar: 'Gravity and Levity'
Monday 22 October - 5:30pm

The President’s Seminar series provides a platform for the presentation and discussion of some of the fascinating and ground-breaking research that is carried out by Wolfsonians at all career stages.

In this term's seminar Prof Wolfgang de Melo will talk about gravity and levity in Varro, the Roman Grammarian; Dr Felix Tennie will speak on gravity and what we believe to know about it; Mr Alexander Hardie-Forsyth will focus on Laurence Sterne's line of gravitation.

Clubs & Societies
22 - 22
Oct Oct
Italian language course by OUIS
Monday 22 October - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

The Oxford University Italian Society (OUIS) organises weekly classes open to all those interested in learning Italian. The beginners course is in Wolfson (seminar room 3, but check at the lodge) on Mondays at 19:30. Italian classes at other levels are also organised in different locations.