June 2018

01 - 01
Jun Jun
01 - 01
Jun Jun
History Lunch
Time:
12:30 to 14:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Are you a historian at Wolfson? Come join other ancient creatures and have lunch in Hall.

Collect your lunch as usual but come sit at the History table in Hall.

01 - 01
Jun Jun
01 - 01
Jun Jun
14th Annual Roger Moorey Lecture
Time:
17:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Annual Lecture

AFTER THE ROYAL TOMBS, BEFORE THE GREAT KINGS: ANATOLIA'S MIDDLE BRONZE AGE, 2000-1600 BC 

01 - 01
Jun Jun
01 - 01
Jun Jun
Science in Exile: Jácint Rónay in London
Time:
20:00 to 21:30
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

Jácint Rónay (1814-89), a Benedictine monk and scholar, lived in exile for more than fifteen years after the revolution of 1848-9. This talk examines his encounters with natural history in Britain and his role in promoting Darwin’s work in Hungary.

01 - 01
Jun Jun
01 - 01
Jun Jun
Cheese and Wine Exchange with Exeter
Time:
20:00 to 23:00
Location:
Event type:
Clubs & Societies
02 - 02
Jun Jun
02 - 02
Jun Jun
Remembrance, at The Sheldonian
Time:
19:30 to 20:00
Location:
Event type:
Concert and Plays

Music’s capacity to find connections across cultural and political divides is celebrated in the Parliament Choir, comprising members of both Houses of Parliament and staff of all parties.

03 - 03
Jun Jun
03 - 03
Jun Jun
Puppy Therapy
Time:
16:00 to 18:00
Location:
The Bishop's Garden
Event type:
Family Friendly
Your Welfare team is excited to say that there will be a dog visiting Wolfson!  🐶 For those that are feeling particularly ruff from exams, dissertations, and general lab angst, she's here to take your worries away. The event will be this Sunday, 3rd June from 4-6 PM.
03 - 03
Jun Jun
03 - 03
Jun Jun
Lied Recital: Hues of Love
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

Featuring Slovenian, Spanish, English, French and German songs from the 19th and 20th century.

Supported by the Embassy of Slovenia in London.

03 - 03
Jun Jun
03 - 03
Jun Jun
Early Music Concert
Time:
17:00 to 18:30
Location:
Event type:
Concert and Plays

WE REGRET THAT THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

A LIED RECITAL WILL TAKE PLACE INSTEAD.

04 - 04
Jun Jun
04 - 04
Jun Jun
AWRC: Professor Sir Richard Sorabji: 'In conversation...'
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

This lecture has been postponed. Details of the revised date will be published in due course.

See AWRC website for programme of events to be held during that day.

04 - 04
Jun Jun
04 - 04
Jun Jun
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.

05 - 05
Jun Jun
05 - 05
Jun Jun
Science Table
Time:
18:30 to 19:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Networking

Put away your lab coat and safety specs and come to Wolfson for dinner on Tuesday June 5th to meet other Wolfson scientists. We have arranged that a table will be set aside in Hall at dinner from 6:30pm onwards for anyone who would like to come.

06 - 06
Jun Jun
06 - 06
Jun Jun
Research presentations by JRF/RFs
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Short talks by three JRF/RFs followed by informal dinner in Hall. The talks will be aimed at a general audience.

Speakers are:

Charlotte Kirchhelle - 'The importance of being edgy: how plants make organs'

06 - 06
Jun Jun
06 - 06
Jun Jun
General Meeting
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Upper Common Room
Event type:
General Meetings

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.

07 - 07
Jun Jun
07 - 07
Jun Jun
Biography and Eliot
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Robert Crawford is a poet, biographer, critic and literary historian. He has published seven collections of poetry in English, the most recent of which is Testament (Cape, 2014).

07 - 07
Jun Jun
07 - 07
Jun Jun
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.

08 - 08
Jun Jun
08 - 08
Jun Jun
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.

08 - 08
Jun Jun
08 - 08
Jun Jun
The Fateful Voyage
Time:
16:30 to 18:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Concert and Plays

The Fateful Voyage (telling the story of Rupert Brooke and composers Denis Browne and FS Kelly’s journey to Gallipoli during the First World War) is an Arts Council-funded project to experiment with ways in which biographical research can be presented as an operatic play.

08 - 08
Jun Jun
08 - 08
Jun Jun
Formal Hall
Time:
19:00 to 22:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Formal Hall is a served three-course meal. Dress code is smart, no gowns. Drinks are at 7.00 pm, with dinner at 7.30 pm. Open to all members of College and Common Room and their guests. There is no informal dinner served on Formal Hall nights.

10 - 29
Jun Jun
10 - 29
Jun Jun
Paintings: Anna Akhmatova and Isaiah Berlin in Leningrad in 1945
Time:
10:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

Paintings by Janet Q Treloar, RWS. Exhibition open daily subject to College commitments. Visitors are advised to ring the Lodge on 01865 274100 before visiting. Preview: Sunday 10 June from 12 noon to 3 pm.

10 - 10
Jun Jun
10 - 10
Jun Jun
Preview: Anna Akhmatova and Isaiah Berlin in Leningrad in 1945
Time:
12:30
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Art exhibition

The exhibition of paintings by Janet Q Treloar will be opened by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon Principal of Somerville College.

11 - 11
Jun Jun
11 - 11
Jun Jun
Drinks and lunch with Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room
Time:
12:30 to 13:00
Location:
The Private Dining Room
Event type:
Networking

This is a get-together for Visiting Scholars and Research Members of Common Room, and anyone in Wolfson who would like to join us!

11 - 11
Jun Jun
11 - 11
Jun Jun
Book Launch- Politics of the poor: Negotiating democracy in contemporary India
Time:
17:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Buttery
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Book Launch The South Asia Research Cluster is pleased to invite you to hear Dr Indrajit Roy talk about his new book 'Politics of the poor: Negotiating democracy in contemporary India' in conversation with Dr Ali Jan. Chair: Professor Nayanika Mathur Drinks and refreshments will be provided.

11 - 11
Jun Jun
11 - 11
Jun Jun
AWRC: 'Rule over them as you do the People of the Book: Zoroastrians and Zo...
Time:
17:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars
11 - 11
Jun Jun
11 - 11
Jun Jun
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.

12 - 12
Jun Jun
12 - 12
Jun Jun
The Changing Model of Economic Regulation in the United Kingdom
Time:
09:30 to 13:00
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Courses and Workshops

This workshop will discuss the increasing importance of ‘fairness’ as a criterion for more active intervention in UK markets, especially energy and telecommunications markets, by economic regulators such as OFGEM and OFCOM.

13 - 13
Jun Jun
13 - 13
Jun Jun
Reinterpreting Confucius’ Ideas on Law, Justice and Society
Time:
17:30 to 18:30
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

It is generally thought that China and the West have developed historically along different lines, each with its own understanding of society and the ideas and concepts on which society is founded.

13 - 13
Jun Jun
13 - 13
Jun Jun
Lectures by Fellows:'Seeing through the Eyes of an Eighth-Century Damascene...
Time:
18:00 to 18:30
Location:
The Haldane Room
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars
13 - 13
Jun Jun
13 - 13
Jun Jun
Off-Site Wolfies Welfare Table
Time:
18:30
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners

Don't live on-site in the Wolfson accommodation? Feeling a little left out from the college's social scene? The Wolfson College Welfare Team is organising a get-together for all Wolfson students who live off-site!

13 - 13
Jun Jun
13 - 13
Jun Jun
Wolfson Reading Group
Time:
19:30 to 21:30
Location:
The Florey Room
Event type:
Clubs & Societies

We will be discussing 'Home Fire' by Kamila Shamsie. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/10/home-fire-kamila-shamsie-r... New members always welcome.

14 - 14
Jun Jun
14 - 14
Jun Jun
Book Colloquium: Bourgeois Equality
Time:
17:30 to 19:00
Location:
Seminar Room 3 - The Academic Wing
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

There’s little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. The poorest of humanity, McCloskey shows, will soon be joining the comparative riches of Japan and Sweden and Botswana. Why?

14 - 14
Jun Jun
14 - 14
Jun Jun
Violin and Piano Recital
Time:
18:00 to 19:00
Location:
The Leonard Wolfson Auditorium
Event type:
Concert and Plays

Fournier Duo - Sulki Yu (violin) and Chiao-Ying Chang (piano) Pre-guest night concert.

Beethoven Sonata in C minor opus 30 no 2

Schubert Fantasy in C major D934

14 - 14
Jun Jun
14 - 14
Jun Jun
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.

15 - 15
Jun Jun
15 - 15
Jun Jun
Book Discussion of 'Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India'
Time:
16:00 to 17:30
Location:
Seminar Room 2 - The Academic Wing
Event type:
Lectures and Seminars

Book discussion of Madhavi Menon's 'Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India' published by Speaking Tiger in 2018. Professor Menon will be in conversation with Dr Sneha Krishnan (Oxford). Madhavi Menon is Professor of English at Ashoka University in India.

15 - 15
Jun Jun
15 - 15
Jun Jun
Foundation Dinner (By invitation only)
Time:
19:00
Location:
The Hall
Event type:
Parties and Dinners