March 2017

01 - 01
Mar Mar
01 - 01
Mar Mar
Panel Discussion: On the Margins of Justice: Gender, Power and Non-State Justice...
Time:
15:00 to 17:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Dr Shah, drawing on her research in Upper Sindh, Pakistan, discusses the connections between Pakistani state law and customary practices of honour based violence. She examines how local, historical and modern power dynamics are implicated in reshaping such practices.

01 - 01
Mar Mar
01 - 01
Mar Mar
East West Street: On the Origins of 'Genocide' and 'Crimes again...
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

In this book colloquium, Philippe Sands QC will discuss East West Street, his moving personal memoir that recounts how he unearthed long-buried family secrets whilst researching the fathers of the modern human rights movement in Lviv, home to his maternal grandfather.

02 - 02
Mar Mar
02 - 02
Mar Mar
Theatre Directing Workshop with Phil Ormrod
Time:
17:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

London director Phil Ormrod will give a hands-on workshop on directing for the theater.

Wolfson members, of all levels of experience, are encouraged to participate.

02 - 02
Mar Mar
02 - 02
Mar Mar
Transcendence of the Senses? Examples from Chinese Tantric Ritual Manuals from K...
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Abstract: By means of a strong patronage system the Tangut court in Eastern Central Asia enabled in the twelfth century the very first transmission of Tibetan Tantric materials into Chinese, nowadays still visible in the Kharakhoto manuscript collection.

02 - 02
Mar Mar
02 - 02
Mar Mar
Guest Dinner
Time:
19:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during term time. Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.

03 - 03
Mar Mar
03 - 03
Mar Mar
Wolfson Losar-Tibetan New Year Celebrations, Female-Fire Bird Year of 2144
Time:
19:00 to 23:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Come celebrate Losar - the Tibetan New Year with the Tibetan Himalayan Study Center. There will be free Tibetan food to eat and drink plus Tibetan performances to watch and participate in i.e. Tibetan circle dancing.

03 - 03
Mar Mar
03 - 03
Mar Mar
Curating National Art Histories in the Museums of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy:...
Time:
20:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Nóra Veszprémi is a former curator at the Hungarian National Gallery and her talk will examine and compare how art museums in three different cities of the Monarchy conceptualised the histories of Hungarian, Austrian, and Polish art, respectively.

06 - 06
Mar Mar
06 - 06
Mar Mar
Machine Learning Meeting
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Entrepreneurship and IP in Machine Learning. Dr Stuart Wilkinson, Head of the Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team at the University of Oxford will address the topic followed by the Q&A session.

06 - 06
Mar Mar
06 - 06
Mar Mar
Documentary Screening: Waseb (Nation), 2015
Time:
17:00 to 18:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

In 2010 catastrophic monsoon floods led to the worst natural disaster in Pakistan’s history, displacing 20 million people and killing thousands. Waseb documents the response of one heavily affected community to these events.

08 - 08
Mar Mar
08 - 08
Mar Mar
FEAST: Dining with the Romans from the Table to the Grave
Time:
18:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Professor Paul Roberts, Sackler Keeper of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum will give a lecture entitled FEAST: Dining with the Romans from the Table to the Grave.

09 - 09
Mar Mar
09 - 09
Mar Mar
ODNB Discussion panel: Beyond the Book
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

A collaboration with the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, this discussion panel investigates the different ways in which biographical research can be presented, moving away from the traditional book form.

09 - 09
Mar Mar
09 - 09
Mar Mar
Guest Dinner
Time:
19:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during term time. Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.

10 - 10
Mar Mar
10 - 10
Mar Mar
'Land advocacy in Africa: past present and future'
Time:
14:30 to 17:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

We are pleased to invite you to our next seminar in Oxford 'Land advocacy in Africa: past present and future'.

10 - 10
Mar Mar
10 - 10
Mar Mar
"Land Grabbing": a Mokoro-hosted film screening
Time:
18:00 to 20:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Mokoro are pleased to invite you to a screening of 'Land Grabbing', directed by author and Romy awarded journalist Kurt Langbein. We are delighted to have Kurt joining us for the event to take questions following the film.

10 - 10
Mar Mar
10 - 10
Mar Mar
Formal Hall
Time:
19:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Formal Hall takes place twice a 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.

15 - 15
Mar Mar
15 - 15
Mar Mar
Housetalk and Everyday Conversions: South Asian Domestic Workers' Newfound...
Time:
14:00 to 15:30
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Dr Attiya Ahmad, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at George Washington University, will give a talk on how over the past twenty years tens of thousand of South Asian migrant domestic workers in the Persian Gulf region have taken shehadeh, the Islamic testament of fait

18 - 19
Mar Mar
18 - 19
Mar Mar
Darwin Day
Time:
09:00 to 03:00
Location:
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

Wolfson/Darwin Day, a set of competitions with our sister college in Cambridge, will take place on March 18th 2017 at Darwin College.

20 - 20
Mar Mar
20 - 20
Mar Mar
Wolfson College London Lecture 2017
Time:
18:00 to 21:00
Location:
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Earth's Thermostat: Can we turn down the temperature?Our burning of fossil fuels during the industrialised era is an experiment of unprecedented scale and rate of change for the Earth.