Neville Stack, who died suddenly on 27 October 2012 at his son’s home in Donegal, was a Press Fellow at Wolfson for a whole year: 1987–88.
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Dr Michael Hrebeniak, Wolfson's Director of Studies in English, is co-organising 'The Rhythm of Objects,' the second PERFORMANCE: ART-CRITIQUE-EXPERIMENT (P:ACE) Convivium that straddles the thrilling new Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design in King's Cross and Robinson College Cambridge on the weekend of 27-28 October.
P:ACE is a new research initiative that brings together theorists and practitioners in the field of Performance across disciplines as a means of exploring its contribution to cultural knowledge.
Dr Neville Silverston OBE has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award, sponsored by Cambridge Building Society, at the Cambridge News Community Awards 2012 ceremony.
It’s not a nice cup of tea, an insistence on orderly queuing, or even losing bravely. Cambridge archaeologist and Fellow of Wolfson College Dr Susan Oosthuizen will argue at a conference today, 12 July, that the essence of Britishness is embedded in the sharing of common land between early communities.
The Revd Eileen Harrop has become the first woman from South East Asia to become a Church of England ordained minister.
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".
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".
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.