This year's lecture will be delivered by Emeritus Professor, University of Oslo, Per Kvaerne and Tenzin Kesang of Dharamsala.
Oxford-Wolfson-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology
The Oxford-Wolfson-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology is open to new students studying a Humanities subject, specialising in Semitic Philology.
The scholarship covers Tuition fees, College fees and a stipend at the UK Research Council (RCUK) rate.
Eligible degree subjects
All Humanities subjects, with a focus on Semitic Philology.
All postgraduate taught and research degrees.
Value of award
Tuition fees, College fees and a stipend at the RCUK rate (£14,296 for 2016-17), for the relevant period 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 scholarship is part-funded by the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched 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 2017-18. Applications should be made by the January deadline for your chosen course. If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be given to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as his or her first choice college on the University application form. The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College.
History of award
The Oxford-Wolfson-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology has been generously funded by Mrs Dina Ullendorff in memory of her late husband, Professor Edward Ullendorff. Professor Ullendorff was a renowned authority on Semitic languages and held academic posts at the universities of St Andrews and Manchester and at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He held the Chair of Semitic Languages at SOAS and was appointed Emeritus Professor of Semitic Languages and Ethiopian Studies on his retirement in 1982. Professor Ullendorff was a Fellow of the British Academy and the Accademia Lincei. He was an Honorary Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and a long term member of Wolfson College.
6 November 2017Aris Lecture 201730 October 2017The Ronald Syme Lecture: Migration and the Metropolis: How ancient Rome stayed great
Professor Greg Woolf delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture this year.23 October 2017Imagining the Divine: Exhibition
Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.
Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Nov NovTravelling and Filming in GandharaThursday 23 November -5:00pm to 6:30pm
In this public lecture of the Classical Art Research Centre's Gandhara Connections project, the historian and broadcaster Michael Wood will be showing film footage and talking about his travels in the area of ancient Gandhara (roughly northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan) in the course of more than thirty years of documentary film making.Parties and Dinners23 - 23Nov NovGuest NightThursday 23 November -7:30pm to 10:00pm
Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during full term 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). Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.Clubs & Societies24 - 24Nov NovCsontváry, Painter of the Sun’s PathFriday 24 November -8:00pm to 10:00pm
An illustrated talk about Csontváry’s life and art, based on the ‘Csontváry's paintings in Transylvania’ 2016 exhibition in Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc).