2 July, 2012 - 10:22
The Leverhulme Trust has awarded a £1.6m grant to Professor Sir Richard Evans, Professor John Naughton and Dr David Runciman of Trinity Hall for a five-year study of "Conspiracy and Democracy: History, Political Theory and Internet Research".
21 June, 2012 - 13:57
Dilip D'Souza, the Indian writer and journalist who was a Wolfson Press Fellow in 2001, has been awarded the Newsweek & The Daily Beast-Open Hands Prize for Commentary in South Asia. The prize is for South Asian journalists and writers covering the region "to celebrate and nurture raw talent and find fresh voices".
16 June, 2012 - 07:10
Wolfson College is delighted to announce that Professor Richard J Evans FBA has been awarded a Knighthood in recognition of his Service to Scholarship.
13 June, 2012 - 14:52
Michael Slater's talk on Dickens and Shakespeare was recorded and is now available online, along with previous lectures. This is the fifth lecture in the series endowed by Dr Lee Seng Tee on the occasion of the College's 40th anniversary in 2005.
28 May, 2012 - 15:52
Professor Richard J Evans, FBA was delighted to hear he will be awarded the degree of Doctor of Literature honoris causa at the University of London's Foundation Day Ceremony on 28 November 2012.
24 May, 2012 - 15:35
International academic accolades are nothing new to Lee J Yao. The Joseph A.
16 May, 2012 - 12:53
Professor Geoffrey Khan FBA has been elected Regius Professor of Hebrew with effect from 1 October 2012. A Fellow of Wolfson since 1994, Geoffrey is Professor of Semitic Philology, and Chair of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
14 May, 2012 - 13:53
The new edition of Ring True is out now! Ring True is the Wolfson College Newsletter; an informal journal which aims to keep all members informed about different aspects of College life.
23 April, 2012 - 10:00
Wolfson Fellow Professor Gordon Dougan FMedSci FRS has been elected to a Fellowship of The Royal Society. Principal Research Scientist and Head of Pathogens at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Gordon Dougan is distinguished through his investigations into how bacteria interact with and stimulate the mucosal surfaces of the body during infection.
12 April, 2012 - 09:00
Michael Slater, Emeritus Professor of Victorian Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London, will give the fifth Lee Lecture on Thursday 3 May at 5.30pm in the Lee Hall. For more information about this lecture visit The Lee Lecture Series
15 March, 2012 - 09:00
Her Majesty the Queen formally opened Wolfson College in November 1977, twelve years after the institution was first founded. The college began as University College in 1965, and was renamed in 1973 following a major benefaction by the Wolfson Foundation.
12 March, 2012 - 10:00
Wolfson Visiting Fellow, Professor Samuel N.C. Lieu, is the guest speaker at this week’s Lunchtime seminar, and will speak on “Christian and Manichaean Art in Medieval China (8th-14th C AD/CE)”. Wednesday 14 March, 1-2pm, Combination Room. Please bring your lunch; tea & coffee provided. All welcome!
12 March, 2012 - 09:00
The Counterculture Research Group, co-convened by Wolfson Research Fellow, Dr James Riley, next meets on Thursday 15 March to hear a talk by James Purdon on “‘A Nation-Wide Intelligence Service’: Mass-Observation, Hermeneutic Paranoia and the Invasion of Cambridge”. 5pm, Seminar Room. All welcome!
8 March, 2012 - 10:00
8 March, 2012 - 09:00