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Events

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

Sir Cam

Science Society Lecture: Something ate my fossil: from anecdote to testing hypotheses

24/05/2019 at 17.45

This talk will explore the history of predation and explore ways in which we can build up robust data sets.

Antony and Richard Joseph

The Story of Joseph Joseph, by Richard Joseph

28/05/2019 at 17.30

Richard Joseph is, of all the Wolfson alumni who have gone on the create companies, one of the best known and most successful. At Wolfson this Easter Term we shall be enjoying an exhibition of the stunning design innovations of Joseph Joseph, the company Richard and his brother Antony created in 2003. It is not overstating it to say that Joseph Joseph has transformed the design of homeware, and has enjoyed great global success as a result. Come and hear Richard's story.

Argentinian graffiti

Lunchtime Seminar - Two Trials: Law and Memory after Argentina’s Dictatorship

29/05/2019 at 13.00

Argentina’s justice efforts vary fundamentally from the truth and reconciliation model of other societies.

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Skills for Academic Success - Preparing your first research grant application: hints and tips

30/05/2019 at 18.00

The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

Science @ Wolfson

Science Society Lecture - Personality targeting and message framing of arguments for Brexit. Can a little psychology make a political campaign more persuasive?

31/05/2019 at 17.45

This talk will start by outlining a new analysis of the British Election Study data in which ten 'types' of voter in the Brexit referendum were identified.

Cesilie Welle

Saturday Lunchtime Concert Cesilie Welle (Soprano) with Jason Richards (piano)

01/06/2019 at 13.30

Cesilie Welle soprano with Jason Richards piano
A recital of songs by L Boulanger, Walton, Stenhammar, and Grieg

Free admission with a retiring collection

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Lunchtime Seminar - Amorphous Carbon and Graphene for Advanced Memory Applications

05/06/2019 at 13.00

Dr Ott will show that novel data storage concepts based on carbon materials can be used to tackle limitations in data storage technology.

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The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology

05/06/2019 at 18.00

Like previous ones, the Digital Revolution has been shifting the distribution of power within and across economic and political and social domains.

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Education Society - The impact of technology on teaching and learning situations: When is change transformative?

06/06/2019 at 17.45

We hope people with various perspectives on the education enterprise will join us to engage with topics such as “How, and how well, does technology serve today’s goals for education?” and “Does technology create a need to change those goals?”

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Skills for Academic Success - Research Data Management for beginners

06/06/2019 at 18.00

The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

DavidCotter and Jessica Hopkins

Lunchtime Concert - David Cotter (guitar) & Jessica Hopkins (soprano)

08/06/2019 at 13.30

David Cotter - guitar and Jessica Hopkins - soprano
A programme of classical guitar solos and music theatre songs for voice and guitar.

Admission Free with a retiring collection

Cricket Match 2018

Wolfson President's XI Cricket Match

09/06/2019 at 14.00

Come and join us at the 2019 Annual President’s XI Cricket Match at the Downing Sports Ground on Sunday 9th June from 2pm. 

Grimes Graves

Emeritus Fellows Trip - Grimes Graves & Felbrigg Hall

12/06/2019 at 08.30

The Society of Emeritus Fellows and Wolfson Senior Members invite all members of Wolfson on an outing to visit the Prehistoric Flint Mine Grime’s Graves in Thetford Forest Park and Felbrigg Hall near Cromer.
 

Michael Arlen

Lunchtime Seminar - How (Not) To Write Literary Biography: The Case of Michael Arlen

12/06/2019 at 13.00

This talk presents Michael Arlen as a case study in the challenges and pitfalls of writing literary biography.

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Skills for Academic Success - Tips and tricks for creating and formatting your dissertation or thesis

13/06/2019 at 18.00

The Skills for Academic Success programme is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop skills that will support your academic endeavours.

May Bumps 2018

The May Bumps

14/06/2019 at 14.00

Support team Wolfson as they compete in the 2019 May Bumps! 

Transhfuture podcast

Live Trashfuture podcast

15/06/2019 at 20.30

Trashfuture, the podcast about how the future is trash, is once again doing a live show and this time it’s in Cambridge.

Cpouople at Garden Party

College Garden Party

16/06/2019 at 15.00

Join us at Wolfson for an afternoon of music and light refreshments in the College grounds.

Alumni reunion 2018

2019 Alumni Reunion & Dinner

21/09/2019 at 11.00

A great weekend to visit Wolfson and reconnect with your fellow Alumni! This year, we will be celebrating the following matriculation years: 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014.

Saumarez Smith

The Transformation of the Museum

16/10/2019 at 18.00

This lecture will examine the long-term changes in the ways that museums have been designed, managed and built in the post-war period, with special reference to the speaker's experience of working in three national museums.

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How do democracies change?

23/10/2019 at 18.00

As psychotherapists say: How can we change without changing?