April 2018

01 - 01
Apr Apr
01 - 01
Apr Apr
Easter Weekend Welfare Potluck
Time:
12:00 to 16:00
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

If you are staying in Oxford during the Easter break, please join the Welfare team who will be having a potluck event (everyone brings and shares food & drink).

09 - 09
Apr Apr
09 - 09
Apr Apr
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.

15 - 15
Apr Apr
15 - 15
Apr Apr
Exhibiton opening: 'Observations' by John Somerscales
Time:
12:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

The Exhibition runs from 16 April to 11 May. Open daily 10 am to 7 pm subject to College commitments. Please call the Lodge on 01865 274100 before visiting.

16 - 11
Apr May
16 - 11
Apr May
'Observations' Watercolour and oil paintings by John Somerscales
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition
16 - 16
Apr Apr
16 - 16
Apr Apr
Academic Committee
Time:
13:30 to 14:30
Location:
The Committee Room
Event type:
College Committee

Academic Committee is concerned with all academic matters in which the College may have an interest, for example proposals for lectures; seminars and conferences; College Library and Archives policy; and College admissions policy.

16 - 16
Apr Apr
16 - 16
Apr Apr
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.

21 - 21
Apr Apr
21 - 21
Apr Apr
Religion and Violence: The Sikh Experience
Time:
14:00 to 18:00
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Conference

Religious violence has gained a lot of scholarly attention lately. But much of this scholarship is focused on America’s war on terror against Islamic groups. Recent Sikh history is also replete with violent episodes and is a rife topic for greater scholarly attention.

23 - 23
Apr Apr
23 - 23
Apr Apr
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.

23 - 11
Apr Jun
23 - 11
Apr Jun
Seminar Series: The Iranian World from the Sasanians to Islam
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

The transition from Sasanian to Islamic rule in the Iranian world represents a dynamic field of historical research exploring the continued legacy of these forces after the Arab conquests while looking back to Late Antiquity to better understand earlier historical patterns.

23 - 23
Apr Apr
23 - 23
Apr Apr
What counts as evidence in Indian philosophies?
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

What counts as evidence in Indian philosophies? Specialists on Hinduism, Indian Buddhism, and Tibetan Buddhism will discuss how evidence is approached in these traditions. All are very welcome.

23 - 23
Apr Apr
23 - 23
Apr Apr
Meat Free Monday
Time:
18:30 to 19:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

The Hall will be serving up meat-free dishes on Monday 23 April. If this is a success, they are hoping to make each Monday in term meat free. Please leave your reviews in the catering feedback book in the Hall. 

23 - 23
Apr Apr
23 - 23
Apr Apr
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.

24 - 24
Apr Apr
24 - 24
Apr Apr
Life-Writing Lunch: ‘A Glimpse of other worlds: the questing spirit of Maria Yud...
Time:
13:00 to 14:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Maria Yudina was one of the most remarkable pianists of her time. She associated with Igor Stravinsky and Boris Pasternak, and was a founding member of Mikhail Bakhtin’s philosophical circle.

24 - 24
Apr Apr
24 - 24
Apr Apr
Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
Time:
17:30 to 20:30
Location:
Event type:
Networking

Tri-Innovate 2018 finalists will pitch their ideas at The Foundry for £8,000 first prize and title of Innovation of the Year. Come support Wolfson finalists as they compete against finalists from Hertford, Jesus, New, and Pembroke Colleges.