Annual Lecture 2016

Wolfson Calendar of Events

Find out what is happening at the College.

January 2018

08 - 26
Jan Jan
08 - 26
Jan Jan
An exhibition by Wolfson children inspired by the college’s grounds and gardens.
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

'Over the river and into the meadow' an exhibition by Wolfson children.

Open daily 10 am to 7 pm subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 beforehand.

18 - 18
Jan Jan
18 - 18
Jan Jan
Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

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.

18 - 18
Jan Jan
18 - 18
Jan Jan
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.

18 - 18
Jan Jan
18 - 18
Jan Jan
LGBTQ Movie Night - The Handmaiden (2016)
Time:
19:30 to 22:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

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.

19 - 19
Jan Jan
19 - 19
Jan Jan
Formal Hall
Time:
19:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Formal Hall is a served three-course meal, at a lower price than our guest nights and they take place each term. Dress code is smart, no gowns. Drinks are at 7.00 pm, with dinner at 7.30 pm. They are open to all members of College and Common Room and their guests.

22 - 22
Jan Jan
22 - 22
Jan Jan
Auditions for the welcome event for the new President
Time:
11:00 to 14:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

Tim Hitchens’ first day as President of Wolfson will be 1 May 2018. College members who would like to sing, dance, play music, or otherwise perform at a welcome event in college that morning, individually or in groups, are invited to audition on 22 January.

22 - 22
Jan Jan
22 - 22
Jan Jan
Grounds Sub-committee
Time:
13:30 to 14:30
Location:
Event type:
College Committee

This is for elected members only.

Graduate students may nominate themselves for this committee.

23 - 23
Jan Jan
23 - 23
Jan Jan
Tri-innovate 2018 Launch
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
Event type:
Networking

Got a bright idea?  Want to know how to be an innovator and become an entrepreneur?Come to the launch of Tri-Innovate 2018 on Tuesday 23rd January.  Over drinks and food, hear from previous undergraduate and graduate winners of an Innovate competition who are now commercialising their

24 - 24
Jan Jan
24 - 24
Jan Jan
AWRC Lunch Table and Talk
Time:
12:15 to 14:00
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Lunch Table in Hall from 12:30, followed by a talk in the Florey Room at 1.15 delivered by Professor Chris Howgego (Keeper of the Heberden Coin Room at the Ashmolean Museum and GB Fellow at Wolfson) on "Alexandria, Queen of the Mediterranean, and the Coinage of Roman Egypt".

24 - 24
Jan Jan
24 - 24
Jan Jan
General Meeting
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Upper Common Room
Event type:
College Committee

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.

24 - 24
Jan Jan
24 - 24
Jan Jan
Weinrebe Lecture 'Writing Women: the fourth generation'
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Novelist Kamila Shamsie considers what it means to be part of the fourth generation of women writers in a family, and how family history might work its way into fictional representations of women across continents and centuries, despite the paucity of autobiographical content in her novels.

25 - 25
Jan Jan
25 - 25
Jan Jan
Social Science Table
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

The Wolfson Social Science Tables are for any Wolfsonians and guests who want to get together every now and again to talk social science.

25 - 25
Jan Jan
25 - 25
Jan Jan
Burns Night and Ceilidh
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.

26 - 26
Jan Jan
26 - 26
Jan Jan
Wine Sub-committee
Time:
17:45 to 18:45
Location:
The Committee Room
Event type:
College Committee

This is for elected members only.

Graduate students may nominate themselves for this committee.

26 - 26
Jan Jan
26 - 26
Jan Jan
Formal Hall
Time:
19:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Formal Hall is a served three-course meal, at a lower price than our guest nights and they take place each term. Dress code is smart, no gowns. Drinks are at 7.00 pm, with dinner at 7.30 pm. They are open to all members of College and Common Room and their guests.

28 - 28
Jan Jan
28 - 28
Jan Jan
Opening: Photographs: Elsewhere 'instants of absence'
Time:
14:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Private View 2 to 5 pm.

The exhibition continues until 16 February.

Open daily from 10 am to 7 pm subject to college commitments. Please ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 before visiting.

29 - 16
Jan Feb
29 - 16
Jan Feb
Photographs Elsewhere 'instants of absence'
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The President's Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Open daily 10:00 to 19:00 subject to College commitment.

Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 beforehand.

Private View: Sunday 28 January - 2 to 5 pm.

29 - 29
Jan Jan
29 - 29
Jan Jan
President's Seminar: Assumptions
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

What assumptions do we make in our research, and where do they come from? Should assumptions always be stated? At first glance 'yes' might seem like the right answer to this last question - but surely we'd go mad if we really stated every assumption.

30 - 30
Jan Jan
30 - 30
Jan Jan
Brexit: What is really going on?
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Brexit: What is really going on?

Come hear Prof Anne Deighton, Emeritus Fellow at Wolfson and Professor of European International Politics, present an update on Brexit.

31 - 31
Jan Jan
31 - 31
Jan Jan
Health and Safety Committee
Time:
11:00 to 12:00
Location:
Event type:
College Committee

This is for elected members only.

Graduate students may nominate themselves for this committee.

31 - 31
Jan Jan
31 - 31
Jan Jan
Governing Body Meeting
Time:
16:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Upper Common Room
Event type:
College Committee

This committee is for elected members only.

31 - 31
Jan Jan
31 - 31
Jan Jan
Weinrebe Lecture 'Not things seen, always things imagined'
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Rachel Holmes speaks about Sylvia Pankhurst’s visionary approach to art, politics and life-writing. Rachel is the author of Eleanor Marx: A Life, serialised on BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week, shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize.

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