The Research Clusters epitomize the interdisciplinary, egalitarian community that can be found at Wolfson. The Clusters, the first of which was founded in 2010, offer spaces for members working in related areas of research in different disciplines to collaborate, debate issues, and discuss mutual interests.
Cluster members organize events from small discussion groups up to international conferences, and all members at whatever stage in their careers are encouraged to be involved. Some Clusters offer grants, others support workshop proposals, and a number of studentships are also sponsored. Follow the links below to find out more.
We organise events, offer grants, and provide further opportunities for researchers to explore ancient civilisations from all around the globe.
We focus on work across a variety of disciplines in which the web is the platform, and where sharing of ideas and methodologies could bring mutual benefit.
We aim to make research on issues of contemporary interest and importance accessible to a wide audience.
OCLW is a research centre which is designed to support those who write auto/biography and those who undertake research on different forms of life narratives.
A centre for scholars to discuss the cultural, social, political, economic, and religious diversity and importance of South Asia.
Tibetan and Himalayan Studies engages with the culture, languages, and literature of the Tibetan speaking areas of Asia, spanning more than 2500km from west to east.
The quest for understanding the quantum world remains one of the greatest challenges on the scientific agenda.
19 September 2018Wolfson Fellows win full professorships
Jon Barrett and Wolfgang de Melo of Wolfson College have been awarded a Recognition of Distinction award.9 August 2018The Jessup Room inaccessible to readers from 13th August - 17th August.
The Jessup Room in the Library (main reading room on the first floor) will be inaccessible to readers from Monday 13th August until Friday...6 August 2018New Online Booking System
Wolfson College is offering a new online booking system exclusively for our members, as requested at the General Meeting. The new...
Lectures and Seminars25 - 25Sep SepThe Magnificent Seven (plus): A study of early Islamic rock crystal wine jugsTuesday 25 September - 6:00pm to 7:00pmConcert and Plays29 - 29Sep SepCarmenSaturday 29 September - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Barefoot Opera, well known for its strong production values, ensemble work, and fresh interpretation, brings its unique style to the opera everyone knows and loves: 'Carmen' by Bizet. Our brilliant young soloists include young talents from the Guildhall School of Music and the Welsh Opera Academy. At the start of their careers, they will be accompanied by Barefoot Opera’s signature ensemble of free-base accordion double-bass, clarinet, and keyboard.Art exhibition30 - 30Sep SepSteve Empson: Exhibition Private ViewSunday 30 September - 12:00pm
PRIVATE VIEW - Sunday 30 September from 12 noon to 3 pm.
Steve Empson observes two coastal communities, in Kent and Co Durham, he considers to be similar in many aspects. Both places are out on a limb, and he sees them as being quirky and attractively at the edge of society. In paintings and drawings of mixed media, he attempts to get across his feeling for these places.