Former College Presidents

This is the list of all former College Presidents at Wolfson College.

The Late Sir Isaiah Berlin, OM, CBE, MA, FBA Founder President 1966 - 1975
The Late Hon Sir Henry Fisher, MA President 1975 - 1985
The Late Sir Raymond Hoffenberg KBE, MA, MD, PhD, FRCP President 1985 - 1993
Sir David Smith, MA, DPhil, FRS, FRSE President 1994 - 2000
The Late Sir Gareth Roberts, MA, PhD, Dsc, FRS, FREng President 2001 - 2007
Dame Hermione Lee, DBE, FBA, FRSL President 2008 - 2017
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Nicholas Allen. Photo: Wolfson College
24 March 2020
Dr Nicholas Allen (1939-2020)

It is with great sadness that the College has been informed of the death of Dr Nicholas (Nick) Allen, who died on 21 March 2020. Nick was a...

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Wolfson alumnus Chris Whitty takes the lead in UK's coronavirus response

Chris Whitty is England's chief medical officer and the UK department of health's top scientific adviser.

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Annual Lecture
21 - 21
May May
Annual Berlin Lecture 2020
Thursday 21 May - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISER*

Further details including title and abstract to follow. Launched in 1990 to celebrate the 80th birthday of the College's Founding President, Sir Isaiah Berlin, the Berlin Lecture is in his own field of study, the history of ideas. Each Trinity Term, we welcome speakers of the stature of Professor Amartya Sen, Professor Roy Foster, Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Michael Ignatieff and Baroness Helena Kennedy.