From London to Leiden to Little Gidding

Wolfson members present their academic work, research and performance at home and abroad.

events summer 2019

Wolfson alumni, Fellows and College Research Associates are having a busy month both in and outside of Cambridge. 

Opening this evening is the Cambridge University Architecture Society (ARCSOC) show in Bermondsey, London. Recent graduates Max Mulvany and Simon Wallington both have work in the exhibition.

The Friends of Little Gidding present TS Eliot at Little Gidding on Sunday 7 July, and Admissions Tutor Dr Michael Hrebeniak will be speaking on The Epoch of Space: The Waste Land as Collage.

At the Landbeach Tithe Barn on Saturday 5 July, the Course Director for MSt Building History, Dr Adam Menuge, will give an account of the Landbeach Tithe Barn and its development, in the wider context of vernacular farm buildings.

Next Monday 8 July at 19.30 in King's College Chapel, the King's Junior Voices will perform their Summer Concert conducted by Director of Music Lyn Alcántara, featuring special guests Junior Prime Brass — directed by the former Bursar, Christopher Lawrence. On Sunday 14 July, Junior Prime Brass will also be giving a lunchtime concert at the Cambridge Summer Music Festival at 13.10 in Robinson College Chapel.

On Monday 15 July, Wolfson CRAs Dr Akeen Sule and Dr Becky Inkster of HipHop Pysch will be presenting their research at a public lecture at the University of Manchester. The public lecture is free but you must register to attend.

If you are lucky enough to be in sunny Spain, Junior Research Fellow Dr Stephen Wilford will present Visualising Music in Franco-Algerian Colonial Encounters at the AVAMUS (Valèntian Musicological Society) Annual Conference (theme: 'The Mediterranean: Migrating Sounds') at the University of Valencia, 23-25 July.

Emeritus Fellow Dr Stephen Hoath is an invited speaker at the Lorentz Center's Fundamental Fluid Dynamics Challenges in Inkjet Printing in Leiden on 22-26 July.

Giving a talk, presenting a paper or performing somewhere? Let the Communications Manager know about it.

What's on

Castor bean plants

Garden Tour with Head Gardener Phil Stigwood

25/07/2019 at 10.30

Phil Stigwood will be leading a tour of the gardens for all staff and students — but aimed particularly for new staff.  

Barton House Garden by Fiona Gilsenan

National Garden Scheme Open Garden

31/08/2019 at 13.00

Head Gardener Phil invites visitors to enjoy the garden as part of the National Garden Scheme Open Days.

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.