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

Cover of "Red Rag" magazine featuring a stylized red and black illustration of a woman with flowing hair, alongside text and a headline about women’s liberation.

Varieties of Togetherness: Some Approaches to Feminist Art History

21/05/2024 at 17.30

How might methods of feminist political organising offer transformative methods for art history? 

Two sets of hands making a pot on a pottery wheel

Show me your bowl and I’ll tell you who you are

28/05/2024 at 17.30

How can material culture be used to reconstruct ancient human stories?

Abstract marble sculpture with interconnected shapes and voids, displayed on a black pedestal against a draped white background.

Sculpture unveiling: Essay on Reticulations

28/05/2024 at 18.30

Join us for the unveiling of Essay on Reticulations, a new sculptural work at Wolfson College.

Wolfson Head Gardener in a white hat explaining features of green plants to visitors in an outdoor setting.

Wolfson Garden Tour: A World Environment Day Celebration

05/06/2024 at 16.45

What solutions is the Wolfson Garden employing to grow trees, revive water sources and rejuvinate soil?

 A man plays a french horn in an orchestra, surrounded by other musicians with sheet music stands visible.

Lunchtime Concert: Wolfson Chamber Group

08/06/2024 at 13.30

Hear the Wolfson Chamber Group perform at this Saturday lunchtime concert.