February 2019

01 - 01
Feb Feb
01 - 01
Feb Feb
RF/JRF Lunch Table
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

This is an informal lunchtime gathering for Wolfson Junior Research and Research Fellows. A table will be set aside in Hall and beer/wine will be served. Partners and children are welcome.

04 - 04
Feb Feb
04 - 04
Feb Feb
Chinese New Year Dinner
Time:
18:30 to 19:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

To help celebrate the Chinese New Year on the 4th of Feb, the menu for informal supper that night will be Chinese themed. Come and enjoy the tastes of China!

04 - 04
Feb Feb
04 - 04
Feb Feb
Pop up Pilates at Wolfson
Time:
19:00 to 21:00
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Physiotherapy Led Pilates class.

04 - 04
Feb Feb
04 - 04
Feb Feb
FLJS Films presents: Golden Kingdom, with director Brian Perkins
Time:
19:00 to 21:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

FLJS Films is pleased to present a special screening of Golden Kingdom, the acclaimed first international feature film to be produced in Myanmar since its reopening. Director Brian Perkins will discuss the film and its genesis.

05 - 05
Feb Feb
05 - 05
Feb Feb
Weinrebe Lecture 3: Composers’ lives: a view from the inside
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Nicola LeFanu reflects on what a composer’s life might tell us about her or his music. Nicola is a composer and the daughter of the composer Dame Elizabeth Maconchy.

06 - 06
Feb Feb
06 - 06
Feb Feb
The Palestinian History Tapestry, with Judith English
Time:
12:00 to 14:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Judith English will be in the exhibition rooms between 12 noon and 2 pm to explain the project and answer questions. Judith English will be known to some of you as a former Principal of St Hilda's College.

06 - 06
Feb Feb
06 - 06
Feb Feb
Yoga @ Wolfson
Time:
18:00 to 19:00
Location:
Event type:
Sports & Wellness
07 - 07
Feb Feb
07 - 07
Feb Feb
Art Table
Time:
12:30 to 14:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

All welcome for convivial, informal discussions on art, culture and interdisciplinarity over lunch, in Hall. Hosted by Wolfson's Creative Arts Fellow, Carey Young.

07 - 07
Feb Feb
07 - 07
Feb Feb
The Wolfson Haldane 2019 Lecture: The Quest for the Structure of the Ribosome: A...
Time:
18:15 to 19:15
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

The thousands of genes in our DNA are translated by ribosomes - ancient, enormous molecular machines that read the genetic code to make the thousands of proteins that carry out the functions of life.

08 - 08
Feb Feb
08 - 08
Feb Feb
Family Society Lunch
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Family Friendly

The Family Society's first lunch meeting.
All members of the Family Society are welcome with or without children. Please buy your own meal.

08 - 08
Feb Feb
08 - 08
Feb Feb
Different Routes: Cities and Overseas Migration from Habsburg Hungary - Oxford H...
Time:
20:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Join us for a lecture, titled "Different Routes: Cities and Overseas Migration from Habsburg Hungary", by Dr Markian Prokopovych, Assistant Professor at Durham University.

11 - 11
Feb Feb
11 - 11
Feb Feb
The 'invention' of nature in Ancient Greece: implications and context
Time:
17:00 to 18:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

This AWRC Special lecture will be delivered by Dr Alfred Schmid, Ancient Historian from the University of Bern, followed by w

11 - 11
Feb Feb
11 - 11
Feb Feb
Pop up Pilates at Wolfson
Time:
19:00 to 21:00
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Physiotherapy Led Pilates class.

12 - 12
Feb Feb
12 - 12
Feb Feb
Weinrebe Lecture 4: Composing Lives
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Composer and singer-songwriter Errollyn Wallen will discuss how she approaches the characterisation of historical, living and fictional people in her work.

12 - 12
Feb Feb
12 - 12
Feb Feb
Climate Change Movie Night
Time:
20:15 to 22:20
Location:
The East Common Room
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

The Wolfson Green Team will be hosting a MOVIE NIGHT on Tuesday 12 Feb at 8.15pm at the ECR, showing "Tomorrow" (2015), a documentary about inspiring initiatives to fight climate change all around the world.

13 - 13
Feb Feb
13 - 13
Feb Feb
Seminar on Diversity and Truth
Time:
17:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars
13 - 13
Feb Feb
13 - 13
Feb Feb
Yoga @ Wolfson
Time:
18:00 to 19:00
Location:
Event type:
Sports & Wellness
14 - 14
Feb Feb
14 - 14
Feb Feb
Old Wolves: Lunch
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

All Old Wolves are welcome to join us for this lunch.
Open to all with memories of the College in former times, including Fellows, staff, students, partners, widow/er/s - anyone who enjoys reminiscing, and meeting others who do, too.

14 - 14
Feb Feb
14 - 14
Feb Feb
Letters from America, 1865: a talk
Time:
13:30 to 14:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Networking

Letters from America, 1865: An English Quaker and the ‘emancipated negroes’
a talk by Ben Simpson
“Was there ever a grander field for our sympathy, and our active, personal, immediate help?”

15 - 15
Feb Feb
15 - 15
Feb Feb
‘Can we still bear to talk about Brexit?’
Time:
12:00 to 12:45
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Professor Anne Deighton is an Emeritus Fellow at Wolfson and a Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Faculty of History.

Over the last couple of years she has given several talks on the topic of Brexit.

15 - 15
Feb Feb
15 - 15
Feb Feb
RF/JRF Lunch Table
Time:
12:30 to 13:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

This is an informal lunchtime gathering for Wolfson Junior Research and Research Fellows. A table will be set aside in Hall and beer/wine will be served. Partners and children are welcome.

15 - 15
Feb Feb
15 - 15
Feb Feb
Yoruba Sonnets
Time:
18:00 to 20:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

Join us for Yoruba Sonnets at Wolfson College with Grammy Award-winning Lekan Babalola. The Yoruba Sonnets pair spoken word poetry and mime from Dr Olu Taiwo with live music from Lekan Babalola's Sacred Funk Quartet.

16 - 16
Feb Feb
16 - 16
Feb Feb
Tibetan Losar (New Year's) Celebration
Time:
18:00 to 23:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

The Tibetan and Himalayan Studies Cluster is happy to announce that it will, as usual, host a Tibetan Losar (New Year) Celebration at Wolfson. There will be Tibetan food (including momos), drinks, live music, and circle-dancing, and attendance is free!.

17 - 17
Feb Feb
17 - 17
Feb Feb
Private View: Reflecting the Landscape: Photographs by Jenny Blyth
Time:
12:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Private View from 12 noon to 4 pm.

Exhibition continues until 28 March. Open daily subject to College committments. Visitors are advised to call the Lodge on 01865 274100 beforehand.

18 - 28
Feb Mar
18 - 28
Feb Mar
Reflecting the Landscape: Photographs by Jenny Blyth
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

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

18 - 18
Feb Feb
18 - 18
Feb Feb
Pop up Pilates at Wolfson
Time:
19:00 to 21:00
Location:
The Games Room
Event type:
Sports & Wellness

Physiotherapy Led Pilates class

20 - 20
Feb Feb
20 - 20
Feb Feb
Subject to Contract: An Artist’s Explorations of Business, Politics and Law
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

You are warmly invited to an introductory talk by Wolfson's new Creative Arts Fellow, visual artist Carey Young.

20 - 20
Feb Feb
20 - 20
Feb Feb
Yoga @ Wolfson
Time:
18:00 to 19:00
Location:
Event type:
Sports & Wellness
21 - 21
Feb Feb
21 - 21
Feb Feb
AWRC Lunch Table and Talk - Prof John Brockington and Mrs Mary Brockington
Time:
12:30 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 13:15 delivered by Prof John Brockington and Mrs Mary Brockington entitled “Verbal and visual in the transmission of the Sanskrit Rāmāyaṇa narrative”. Coffee and cakes will be served.

21 - 21
Feb Feb
21 - 21
Feb Feb
The British
Time:
18:15
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

As Brexit approaches, we look at the question of who are The British, and why do they behave as they do?