Wolfson College welcomed Wolfsonians and friends to the Annual Holiday Drinks Party last Monday.
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.|
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Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Jan JanAWRC Lunch Table and TalkWednesday 23 January - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
Lunch Table in Hall from 12:30, followed by a talk in the Florey Room at 13:15 delivered by Dr Elise Morero (Postdoc researcher at the Khalili Research Centre). Title to be confirmed. Coffee and cakes will be served.
Lunch Table open to Cluster members.
Talk open to ALL.General Meetings23 - 23Jan JanGeneral MeetingWednesday 23 January - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
General Meeting occurs at least twice in each term and is an opportunity for all College and Common Room members to discuss any College business.Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Jan JanGood vibrations: Of earthquakes, elephants, and extraterrestrial lifeWednesday 23 January - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Seismology has come a long way from constraining seismicity and Earth's interior. Owing to recent developments in instrumentation on land, sea, and above, big datasets, numerical techniques, supercomputing and machine learning, we now quantify and understand information from those complex vibrations that continuously excite our planet and its surface at scales from nanometer-scale cracks to global oscillations, and thereby illuminate their underlying processes.