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Events

From seminars to salsa, we have a full diary of events

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Boat Club Fundraising Ergathon

25/01/2020 at 13.00

The Wolfson College Boat Club annual 24-hour fundraising ergathon is coming! We will line up two ergs next to each other and try to cover a total distance of over 600km.

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University Sermon with Wolfson College Choir

26/01/2020 at 11.15

A University of Cambridge tradition since 1300, these sermons challenge us to consider faith more thoughtfully. University Sermons have inspired the Reformation, the Abolitionist movement, and more.  Each year prominent women and men from many different traditions deliver Sermons on topics of particular interest to students.  The services are very simple, last about an hour, and are open to all (from gsm.cam.ac.uk).

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Wolfson Medics' Talks and Lunch

26/01/2020 at 11.30

Wolfson will be delighted to host its inaugural Medics’ Talks and Lunch on Sunday 26 January 2020. 

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Shut Up and Write sessions

27/01/2020 at 09.45

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Humanities Society - Can museums really contribute to research in social sciences?

28/01/2020 at 17.45

The Humanities Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Humanities. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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WolfWorks Plus: Skills for job interviews

29/01/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks Plus is a programme designed to develop your academic, personal and career skills. It is aimed at advanced Undergraduates (second, third and fourth year), MPhils and PhD students.

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WolfWorks for New Undergraduates - Memory Skills for Revision

30/01/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks for New Undergraduates is a programme designed to develop the academic, personal and career skills of first year undergraduates.

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Postgraduate Mentoring Reception

30/01/2020 at 19.00

Join us for a social reception to find out more about the postgraduate mentoring scheme, as well as other kinds of academic support for postgraduates, and meet with mentors and fellow students.

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Shut Up and Write sessions

31/01/2020 at 13.15

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

Abigail Lane 'For His Own Good' (1995)

The Frangenberg Collection - Exhibition opening event

31/01/2020 at 17.15

THE FRANGENBERG COLLECTION

Exhibition opening event

Professor Phillip Lindley in conversation with Andreas Frangenberg, Flannan Browne, Amikam Toren and Patricia Bickers

 

Science Society

Science Society - Of bounces and bangs: how much do we know about how our Universe's beginning

31/01/2020 at 17.45

The Science Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Sciences. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Shut Up and Write sessions

03/02/2020 at 09.45

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Humanities Society - Historical fiction as anthropological technique: in the mind of an enslaved Melanesian

04/02/2020 at 17.45

The Humanities Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Humanities. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Border crossing in antiquity: on the acculturation, assimilation, and transmutation of symbols

05/02/2020 at 13.00

Wolfson hosts a series of Lunchtime Seminars on most Wednesdays during full term. Feel free to bring your lunch tray from Hall and learn while you eat. Complimentary coffee and biscuits are provided.

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WolfWorks Plus: Stress-free Productivity

05/02/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks Plus is a programme designed to develop your academic, personal and career skills. It is aimed at advanced Undergraduates (second, third and fourth year), MPhils and PhD students.

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Green Society launch

06/02/2020 at 15.30

The first ever Green Society of Wolfson College meeting will be held in the Club Room, open to all Wolfson College members 🐺

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WolfWorks for New Undergraduates - Managing Stress

06/02/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks for New Undergraduates is a programme designed to develop the academic, personal and career skills of first year undergraduates.

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Shut Up and Write sessions

07/02/2020 at 13.15

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Science Society - Stepping up climate change mitigation

07/02/2020 at 17.45

The Science Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Sciences. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

Fiona

Free Bicycle Maintenance with Dr Bike

08/02/2020 at 09.00

Louise the Porter encourages safer cycling at College. She got Dr Bike on board to provide free bike advice and minor repairs. We love you Louise!

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Lunchtime Concert - Hannah Littleton (soprano)

08/02/2020 at 13.30

Recital by soprano Hannah Littleton, accompanied by pianist Murray Chapman, performs a range of beautiful songs and arias by Purcell, Haydn, Puccini, Schumann, Mozart, Handel, Granados, Ponce, and Gerschwin. Hannah recently graduated with an MMus from Cambridge, having sung in Christ's College Chapel Choir and Genesis Sixteen. 

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Shut Up and Write sessions

10/02/2020 at 09.45

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Wolfson College Lent Term Service

11/02/2020 at 18.15

A 45-minute ecumenical service led by the College Chaplains with music from the Wolfson College Choir, conducted by Lynette Alcántara.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Abolishing external school examinations for 16-year-olds was a UK government policy in 1946. Why didn’t it happen?

12/02/2020 at 13.00

Wolfson hosts a series of Lunchtime Seminars on most Wednesdays during full term. Feel free to bring your lunch tray from Hall and learn while you eat. Complimentary coffee and biscuits are provided.

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WolfWorks for New Undergraduates - Enrichment grant applications

13/02/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks for New Undergraduates is a programme designed to develop the academic, personal and career skills of first year undergraduates.

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Science Society - Why are so many hearing aids sitting in a drawer?

14/02/2020 at 17.45

The Science Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Sciences. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Churen Li - Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2

15/02/2020 at 20.00

Our very own pianist Churen Li, winner of the prestigious 2019 Cambridge University Music Society Concerto Competition, plays Rachmaninov's Concerto No. 2 in this prizewinners concert at West Rd Concert Hall with the Cambridge University Orchestra.

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Shut Up and Write sessions

17/02/2020 at 09.45

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

Fiona

Free Bicycle Maintenance with Dr Bike

18/02/2020 at 09.00

Louise the Porter encourages safer cycling at College. She got Dr Bike on board to provide free bike advice and minor repairs. We love you Louise!

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Humanities Society - Smell in Eighteenth-Century England: putridity to perfume

18/02/2020 at 17.45

The Humanities Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Humanities. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Inside the Migrant Detention Centre: Policy, Privatization and Profit

19/02/2020 at 13.00

Wolfson hosts a series of Lunchtime Seminars on most Wednesdays during full term. Feel free to bring your lunch tray from Hall and learn while you eat. Complimentary coffee and biscuits are provided.

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WolfWorks Plus: Public Speaking

19/02/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks Plus is a programme designed to develop your academic, personal and career skills. It is aimed at advanced Undergraduates (second, third and fourth year), MPhils and PhD students.

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WolfWorks for New UGs - Preparing for exams (arts and humanities)

20/02/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks for New Undergraduates is a programme designed to develop the academic, personal and career skills of first year undergraduates.

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Science Society - Discovering Cosmic Reionisation

21/02/2020 at 17.45

The Science Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Sciences. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Music and Madeira - The Austen Trio

21/02/2020 at 21.00

Delivering a fascinating insight into the musical world of Jane Austen, The Austen Trio perform a selection of music loved and played by Jane and her family. A detailed exploration of the Austen Family Music Books was undertaken by pianist Samantha Carrasco as part of her PhD research at the University of Southampton, leading to the development of the trio. Featuring solo items, duets, and songs; utilising family letters, historical documents and Jane’s own writing; the trio transports the listener to the heart of the Austen family drawing room. They perform works by Handel, Haydn, Dussek, Cramer and some lesser known composers of the time who were popular in England.

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Shut Up and Write sessions

24/02/2020 at 09.45

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

Humanities Society - Henna and Protests

Humanities Society - Gendering the City: Partition and post-colonial negotiations in South Asia

25/02/2020 at 17.45

The Humanities Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Humanities. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Containers and other Innovations: Breaching Borders in Maritime Transportation

26/02/2020 at 13.00

Wolfson hosts a series of Lunchtime Seminars on most Wednesdays during full term. Feel free to bring your lunch tray from Hall and learn while you eat. Complimentary coffee and biscuits are provided.

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WolfWorks Plus: Managing Stress

26/02/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks Plus is a programme designed to develop your academic, personal and career skills. It is aimed at advanced Undergraduates (second, third and fourth year), MPhils and PhD students.

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WolfWorks for New UGs - Preparing for exams (social sciences)

27/02/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks for New Undergraduates is a programme designed to develop the academic, personal and career skills of first year undergraduates.

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Science Society - Electronics on the Brain

28/02/2020 at 17.45

The Science Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Sciences. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Lunchtime Concert - CU Brass Ensemble

29/02/2020 at 13.30

We host the Cambridge University Brass Ensemble, founded by our former Bursar Chris Lawrence, a passionate tuba player. 

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Shut Up and Write sessions

02/03/2020 at 09.45

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Humanities Society - The Beginnings of Global Opera

03/03/2020 at 17.45

The Humanities Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Humanities. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Lunchtime Seminar - Breaking Borders with Bass-lines: The import of Afro-descendant music in an English seaside town

04/03/2020 at 13.00

Wolfson hosts a series of Lunchtime Seminars on most Wednesdays during full term. Feel free to bring your lunch tray from Hall and learn while you eat. Complimentary coffee and biscuits are provided.

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WolfWorks Plus: How to Get Your Work Published

04/03/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks Plus is a programme designed to develop your academic, personal and career skills. It is aimed at advanced Undergraduates (second, third and fourth year), MPhils and PhD students.

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WolfWorks Sharing experiences for ALL undergraduates

05/03/2020 at 19.00

WolfWorks is a programme designed to develop the academic, personal and career skills of Wolfson students.

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Shut Up and Write sessions

06/03/2020 at 13.15

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Wolfson Law Alumni Event

07/03/2020 at 11.30

Wolfson College welcomes back alumni to meet with current students for a day of panels concluding with a formal meal. 

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Shut Up and Write sessions

09/03/2020 at 09.45

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Humanities Society - Bridging the Gap: writing commentaries on the Dead Sea scrolls in the 21st century

10/03/2020 at 17.45

The Humanities Society arranges weekly talks (during term time) from various disciplines across the Humanities. The talks are open to anyone and free to attend.

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Shut Up and Write sessions

13/03/2020 at 13.15

Book end your week with some serious writing time. Work silently in a supportive group, with short breaks for hot drinks and biscuits.

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Lent Term Concert - Music without Borders

15/03/2020 at 19.30

The Wolfson Choir, Chamber Singers, and soloists from the Music Society perform their termly concert, conducted by our music director Lynette Alcántara. In line with the 2020 College Theme, they explore Music without Borders.

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Boat Club Reunion

11/06/2020 at 17.00

This is a chance for members of the '84 and '85 Boat Club to meet up with old friends and support the current Boat Club at the 2020 May Bumps!