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

Trevor Evans
Associate Professor
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
Jeremy Johns
University Lecturer in Islamic Archaeology; Professor of the Art and Archaeology of the Islamic Mediterranean
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Philip Kay
Maria Lidova
Postdoc researcher on Empires of Faith project, British Museum
Michael Macdonald
Honorary Fellow at Wolfson College
Mark Merrony
Mark Merrony

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11 January 2018
Journey to Mars

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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.

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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.