Academic Visitors in Easter Term 2018


Wolfson welcomes the following Visiting Fellows, Press Fellows and Visiting College Research Associates* this term: (Fellowship/Programme in brackets)


New Visitors

Professor David Berry (CRASSH)

Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Sussex

Digital Humanities & History of the University

Dr Vasiliki Christou* 

Teaching Associate, Political Science Department, Athens University

Constitutional Law and Theory of European Institutions

Dr Ahmed Fayed (CRASSH)

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar

Social Sciences (Public Policy /Political Economy)

Professor Narve Fulsås (CRASSH)

Professor, Dept of Archaeology, History, Religious Studies & Theology, University of Tromsø, Norway

18th & 19th Century History of Norway, including Henrik Ibsen

Dr Dr Alexander Görlach (CRASSH)

Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, Senior Advisor to the Berggruen Institute & Affiliate, Government Dept, Harvard University

Concepts of the ‘Occident’ (Western Europe)

Dr Stephen Howe

Associate Professor, Department of English, Fukuoka University, Japan

Linguistics (Universals of Human Language, Language Variation, Eastern English)

Dr Mamoru Ikeguchi

Associate Professor, Faculty of Literature, Kurume University, Japan

Classics (Roman Social and Economic History)

Dr Antonio Palumbo

Associate Professor in Political Philosophy, University of Palermo, Italy

Political Philosophy

Dr Reiko Tsuchiya

Professor, Faculty of Political Science & Economics, Waseda University, Japan

History of Asian Media


Press Fellows

Ms Miriyana Alexander - Weekends Editor, New Zealand Herald

Christina Swee Gaik Chin - Chief Reporter, The Star (Education Desk), Malaysia

Mr Evan Fowler - Self-employed writer & consultant, Hong Kong

Miss Pooi Ling Yeow - Vice-President, Managing Director’s Office, Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia

Mr Mohd Dzulfrizal Zulkapli - Assistant Vice-President, Anchor and Producer, Rizal’s ASEAN, Malaysia


Returning Visitors

Professor Dr Kadriye Bakirci

Professor of Employment/Labour & Social Security Law, and Head of Private Law Department, Faculty of Law, Hacettepe University Turkey

International Law

Professor Bill Lubenow

Professor of History, Stockton University, New Jersey

Lives of Learning in Twentieth-Century Britain

Dr Helen Siedel*

Independent Researcher and Consultant

Mathematics Education

Professor James Tattersall

Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Providence College, Rhode Island
History of Mathematics

Professor Elizabeth Tolbert

Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University

Ethnomusicology and Music Cognition

Fellow and Associate Professor, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi
'Artifice of Eternity': Sanskrit Through the Ages


Continuing Visitors

Dr Carolina Armenteros
Researcher, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Dominican Republic and Professor & Member of the Scientific Committee, IGLOBAL, Dominican Republic

History of European and Latin American ideas

Dr Ahmed Balboula*

Assistant Professor of Theriogenology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt & Marie Curie Fellow, CU Dept of Genetics


Dr Joseph 'Kofi' Bonney*(CAPREx)

Research Fellow, Virology Department, University of Ghana
Biomedical Research in Viral Infectious Diseases

Dr Fernando Bravo*
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Technische Universität Dresden, Institut für Kunst- und Musikwissenschaft
Music and Neuroscience

Dr Ursula Bsees*

Lecturer for Classical Arabic, Center for Islamic Theology, University of Tübingen

Arabic Papyrology, Manuscript and Text Studies

Professor Jack Lyons (ARKANSAS)
Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Arkansas

Professor Photini ‘Fay’ Pazartzis

Professor of International Law, Faculty of Law, Athens University
Public International Law

Dr Halleli Pinson*

Senior Lecturer, Department of Education, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel & Visiting Scholar, CU Institute of Criminology

Integration of Refugee and Asylum-Seeking Children 

Dr Vitor Ramon-Fernandes*
Assistant Professor of International Relations, Lusíada University, Lisbon
International Relations

Dr Anat Rosenburg*

Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary Center Herlziya, Israel and Researcher, Tel Aviv University

Legal History of Consumer Capitalism in England, 1860-1914

Dr Drene ‘Terana’ Sariffodeen*
Programme Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Asian History

Dr Jian Sun*

Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of World History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing

Medieval Ecclesiastical History

Dr Matthew Woolhouse
Associate Professor of Music, School of Arts, McMaster University

Music Cognition