SCIENCE TABLE at DINNER
The Cypriot Fiddler is an attempt to trace the life stories of a dying class of traditional musicians on both sides of the Cypriot divide. The documentary, released in 2016, was entirely funded by members of the public through an online crowd-sourcing campaign.
Is there, as Lord Chancellor Liz Truss has suggested, a 'settled will of the people'? If so, how is this best expressed: through a referendum, through Parliament, or through petitions?
Alexei Voronin is a well-known Russian businessman, investor, consultant, inventor and entrepreneur who worked with Skolkovo Centre for Innovation and "Sberbank" - the biggest and the oldest bank in the Russian Federation.
Professor David Robey, whose relationship with Wolfson began in 1970, will present the topics covered in his and Peter Hainsworth’s book Dante: A Very Short Introduction (OUP).
The Wolfson Architecture and Society Lecture Series: From Visions of Utopia to Lipstick on the Gorilla by Alan Berman, Architect
A great chance for everyone to have fun and explore the unique tradition of Hungarian folk dance and music. The event will be led by Tamás Ferencz, a graduate of the Hungarian Dance Academy. Folk dance events held by Tamás have been very popular across the UK.
Life Drawing by participants of the Wolfson Life Drawing Classes for Oxfordshire Artworks. Private View Sunday 14 May 5pm – 7 pm.
Open daily 10 am to 7 pm subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the College Lodge on 01865 274100 beforehand.
Jelke Boesten is Reader in Gender and Development, in the International Development Institute of Kings College London.
The College President, Professor Dame Hermione Lee, hosts regular seminars with Wolfson researchers active at all levels and in all fields, providing an opportunity for fellows and students to discuss emerging research and to exchange ideas.
This lecture is given in memory of Professor Richard Ellmann, Fellow of Wolfson College from 1984–1987, to mark the 30th anniversary of his death and of the publication of his biography of Oscar Wilde.
We would like to invite you to the Wolfson College Lecture given by a Governing Body Fellow, Making new chloroplasts in plants – the importance of import, Paul Jarvis, Professor of Plant Cell Biology, University of Oxford.
An informal discussion over wine. This month's we are reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.. If you would like to join the Wolfson Reading Group Maillist, please contact Jan Scriven email@example.com
Two Visiting Scholars and one Research Member of Common Room will give short presentations of their current research. All members of College and their guests are very welcome. The event will begin with drinks from 5.00-5.30, followed by half-hour sessions for the three talks.
Global Lives and Local Perspectives: New Approaches to Tibetan Life Writing is a workshop aimed at examining Tibet’s rich tradition of biographical writing as documented in Tibetan narrative, poetic, legal, and religious literature.
Formal Hall takes place each term. Drinks are at 7.00 pm, with dinner at 7.30 pm. These dinners are open to all members of College and Common Room and their guests.
Please note that there is NO Informal Supper on the nights of Formal Hall.
Prof Pulzer is Gladstone Professor Emeritus of Government at All Souls College and the author of numerous works on Central European history. The talk will focus on the idea that while Empires are on the whole exploitative and wicked, what they leave behind can be beneficial and interesting.
Life Drawing by participants of the Wolfson Life Drawing Classes for Oxfordshire Artworks.
The exhibition runs from 7-24 May. Open daily subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 before visiting.
Simon Armitage and Bernard O’Donoghue will read poetry on the theme of life and death.
In this keynote lecture, leading political writer Timothy Garton Ash will present his ten guiding principles for a connected world, and offer a manifesto for global free speech in the digital age.
Berlin Wall has fallen and it's time to say goodbye to the era of Commie BOP. It's time to look ahead into the future with BOP To The Future, proudly brought to you by Entz. Join us in our Main Hall for a futuristic experience.
Professor Alastair Buchan, Oxford University's Pro Vice Chancellor with responsibilty for the University's Brexit strategy is invited to Wolfson College to talk about this strategy. All members of the College are warmly invited to this open event.
Re-configuring power: looking back at the decades around independence
Professor Heather Walton and Professor Peter Ackers discuss writing biographies of faith. Walton is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Glasgow.
A book colloquium featuring Stuart H Newberger, an international lawyer who represented victims of the terrorist plot hatched by Colonal Qaddafi that brought down French Airlines Flight 772.
The Department of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum invites you to the Thirteenth Annual Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture, Hierakonpolis: exploring Egypt’s first city, with Dr Renée Friedman, University of Oxford.
One Hundred Years of Consciousness (‘a long training in absurdity’)
Mariana Cook is a fine art photographer whose work is held in numerous private and museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, New York City; The J.
The Wolfson Choir is having a concert on Friday, May 26th at 8 PM in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, showcasing the work the choir has been doing during the Hilary and Trinity terms.
The event brings together academics, biographers and curators to explore the ways in which the life stories of well-known individuals are preserved and presented through the architecture and material culture of their homes.
Fifteen portraits by Mariana Cook will be featured in this exhibition. Mariana cook is a fine art photographer whose work is held in numerous private and museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art, New York City; The J.
Wolfson College is opening its lovely garden for charity through the National Gardens Scheme. The Gardening team will be selling plants on the day. Tea and cake will be available in the Dining Hall.