Annual Lecture 2016

Wolfson Calendar of Events

Find out what is happening at the College.

May 2018

14 - 01
May Jun
14 - 01
May Jun
Kolam: An Ephemeral Women´s Art of South India
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Photography Exhibition. Open daily subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 beforehand.

21 - 21
May May
21 - 21
May May
The Zoroastrian goddess Dēn in Islamic robe: her figure in Zoroastrianism and it...
Time:
17:00
Location:
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars
21 - 21
May May
21 - 21
May May
Zen Meditation
Time:
19:00 to 20:00
Location:
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

Learn and practise traditional Zen Buddhist meditation and learn the fundamental tenets of Buddhism.

22 - 22
May May
22 - 22
May May
AWRC: Graduate Students' Forum: presentations of their work in progress
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

3 graduate student members of the AWRC will present a topic for friendly discussion with Cluster members and others with an interest: Nina de Kreij: "Μᾶλλον and μάλιστα in comparative and superlative expressions in Homer" Valters Negribs: "Can Kings be Yogīs?" Eva Anita Haghighi: "Etruscans in La

23 - 26
May May
23 - 26
May May
Eights week
Time:
00:00
Location:
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

 "The premiere event on Oxford's collegiate rowing calendar, Summer Eights, takes place each May or June.

23 - 23
May May
23 - 23
May May
Science Table
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

Put away your lab coat and safety specs and come to Wolfson for lunch on Monday May 23rd to meet other Wolfson scientists. We have arranged that a table will be set aside in Hall at lunch from 12:30pm onwards for anyone who would like to come.

23 - 23
May May
23 - 23
May May
Propaganda, Misinformation, "Fake News", and what to do about it
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Abstract

23 - 23
May May
23 - 23
May May
FLJS Film Screening: Hunger
Time:
19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Twenty years on from the Good Friday Agreement, we look back at the Troubles in Northern Ireland with this screening of Steve McQueen's acclaimed debut feature film Hunger, featuring a bravura performance from Michael Fassbender as IRA volunteer and Maze Prison hunger striker Bobby Sands.

24 - 24
May May
24 - 24
May May
Climate change can still be arrested
Time:
14:30 to 16:00
Location:
The Committee Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

What is to be done about climate change? Feasible technological alternatives to fossil fuels and political obstacles to their generalisation will be opened up in a lecture and discussion by one of india's seniormost economic journalists and most prolific and innovative writers.

24 - 24
May May
24 - 24
May May
Guest Night
Time:
19:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

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.

25 - 25
May May
25 - 25
May May
RF/JRF Lunch Table
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

This is an opportunity for JRF/RFs to meet and network at informal lunch in Hall. Beer and wine are served. Partners and children are welcome. There is no need to book in advance.

25 - 25
May May
25 - 25
May May
Literary evening: Discussing A Journey Round My Skull (Utazás a koponyám körül)...
Time:
20:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

A medical testimony, this 1936 book is also a powerful work of literature by the much-loved author, who among other things translated Winnie the Pooh into Hungarian. Vernon Duckworth Barker’s contemporary translation has recently been republished in paperback by the New York Review of Books.

27 - 27
May May
27 - 27
May May
Young pianists
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

Firoze Madon, Magdalene Ho, and Sawa Ward from the Purcell School and the Junior Royal Academy will perform works by Scarlatti, Bach, Liszt, Debussy, Schubert, Chopin and others.

28 - 28
May May
28 - 28
May May
“Settlers. Genetics, geography and the peoples of Britain”: introducing the curr...
Time:
13:15 to 14:00
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Professor Mark Robinson will speak on a topic related to the current exhibition “Settlers.

28 - 28
May May
28 - 28
May May
AWRC: 'What was the Middle Persian Book of Kings (Khwadaynamag)?'
Time:
17:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars
28 - 28
May May
28 - 28
May May
Zen Meditation
Time:
19:00 to 20:00
Location:
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

Learn and practise traditional Zen Buddhist meditation and learn the fundamental tenets of Buddhism.

29 - 29
May May
29 - 29
May May
SCC Dinner (by invitation only)
Time:
19:30
Location:
Event type:
Parties and Dinners
30 - 30
May May
30 - 30
May May
Research presentations by Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room
Time:
16:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Four of the College’s current or former Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room will give presentations of their research in the Haldane Room on Wednesday 30 May 2018, 4.30-7.00, in 30 minute sessions to include 5-10 minutes for discussion.

31 - 31
May May
31 - 31
May May
Guest Night
Time:
19:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

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.

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