Jon Barrett and Wolfgang de Melo of Wolfson College have been awarded a Recognition of Distinction award.
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.|
|John Sellars||Greek and Roman Philosophy.|
19 September 2018Wolfson Fellows win full professorships9 August 2018The Jessup Room inaccessible to readers from 13th August - 17th August.
The Jessup Room in the Library (main reading room on the first floor) will be inaccessible to readers from Monday 13th August until Friday...6 August 2018New Online Booking System
Wolfson College is offering a new online booking system exclusively for our members, as requested at the General Meeting. The new...
Lectures and Seminars25 - 25Sep SepThe Magnificent Seven (plus): A study of early Islamic rock crystal wine jugsTuesday 25 September - 6:00pm to 7:00pmConcert and Plays29 - 29Sep SepCarmenSaturday 29 September - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Barefoot Opera, well known for its strong production values, ensemble work, and fresh interpretation, brings its unique style to the opera everyone knows and loves: 'Carmen' by Bizet. Our brilliant young soloists include young talents from the Guildhall School of Music and the Welsh Opera Academy. At the start of their careers, they will be accompanied by Barefoot Opera’s signature ensemble of free-base accordion double-bass, clarinet, and keyboard.Art exhibition30 - 30Sep SepSteve Empson: Exhibition Private ViewSunday 30 September - 12:00pm
PRIVATE VIEW - Sunday 30 September from 12 noon to 3 pm.
Steve Empson observes two coastal communities, in Kent and Co Durham, he considers to be similar in many aspects. Both places are out on a limb, and he sees them as being quirky and attractively at the edge of society. In paintings and drawings of mixed media, he attempts to get across his feeling for these places.