Wolfson College is privileged to have Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer deliver the Annual London Lecture.
Wolfson Jeremy Black Clarendon Scholarship in Assyriology
This scholarship is for applicants to any full-time or part-time postgraduate course in the Faculty of Oriental Studies and who specialise in Sumerian and Akkadian studies.
Eligible degree subjects
Oriental Studies, with a focus on Sumerian and Akkadian studies.
DPhil or Masters
Value of award
Course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,777 (students on part-time couress will recieve a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability. Previous Oxford students are advised to check their fee liability on the University's Fees and Funding pages).
Applicants from all countries are eligible.
This award is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund.
How to apply
There is no separate application process. Applicants, whether internal or external, should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2018-19. For automatic consideration applications should be made by the January deadline for an eligible course.
History of award
The Jeremy Allen Black Trust Fund was established in memory of Dr Jeremy Allen Black, a former Fellow of Wolfson College and University Lecturer in Akkadian.
21 January 2019Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer to deliver Annual London Lecture at Lincoln's Inn18 January 2019Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2019 Winner Announced
Wolfson College is honoured to announce that the winner of this year's competition was Andrew Wynn Owen for Lines of Decline.17 January 2019The Academics at Risk campaign
Last term the College raised almost £25,000 to place an academic at risk and their family at Wolfson.
Lectures and Seminars22 - 22Jan JanWeinrebe Lecture 1, Notes from the Silence: writing the lives of women composersTuesday 22 January - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Due to the tireless work of musicologists such as Anna Beer, a rich legacy of music by women has been, and continues to be, unearthed. The tide is, however, beginning to turn and we are hearing more female composers. But how can we, indeed how should we, write these composers' lives? In the first Weinrebe Lecture of 2019, Anna will share her insights into gender, creativity and life-writing.Networking23 - 23Jan JanDigital Research Cluster LunchWednesday 23 January - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Do you use, or are you interested in using, digital technologies for research in any discipline? The lunch is an opportunity to meet and discuss your work with technology specialists and other academics, and to explore further opportunities in the College and Oxford. Contact David Robey (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Jan JanAWRC Lunch Table and Talk - Dr Elise MoreroWednesday 23 January - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
Lunch Table in Hall from 12:30, followed by a talk in the Florey Room at 13:15 delivered by Dr Elise Morero (Postdoc researcher at the Khalili Research Centre) on The contribution of ancient technology analysis to the history and history of art: the study of relief-carving on medieval Islamic rock crystal vessels (9-12th c.). Coffee and cakes will be served.
Lunch Table open to Cluster members.
Talk open to ALL.