Life-Writing Lunch

The Life-Writing Lunch is a termly lunchtime seminar series, in which practising auto/biographers discuss their work-in-progress in an informal, friendly setting.

Over a buffet sandwich lunch, speakers talk for around twenty minutes about methodological or research issues they are currently facing in their work. This is followed by enthusiastic discussion with and between audience members, generating ideas that may prove helpful to all concerned.

The lunches take place each term in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College, on the Tuesday of 8th week, between 1pm and 2pm. A buffet sandwich lunch is provided, and all are welcome.

There is no charge, but you must book online, via our page on the Online Stores, in order to attend.


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Our upcoming events

24 - 24
Apr Apr
Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
Tuesday 24 April -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Tri-Innovate 2018 finalists will pitch their ideas at The Foundry for £8,000 first prize and title of Innovation of the Year. Come support Wolfson finalists as they compete against finalists from Hertford, Jesus, New, and Pembroke Colleges.

Courses and Workshops
28 - 28
Apr Apr
Indo-Iranian Philology Study Day
Saturday 28 April -
9:00am to 5:00pm

A study day in Indo-Iranian philology, with opportunities to take lessons in subjects such as Avestan, Vedic Sanskrit, reading Old Persian cuneiform, and Indo-Iranian and Indo-European comparative philology. There will be taster sessions for beginners and brush-up sessions for those who once studied the subject. For further information or to book a place, please email Philomen Probert (

Concert and Plays
01 - 01
May May
Inauguration of Tim Hitchens
Tuesday 1 May -
8:00am to 11:00am

All members and friends of Wolfson College are invited to a May morning welcome event for Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson.


8.00–8.40 am Musical entertainment by members of the College 
All are welcome to drop in

8.40–9.00 am Break
Morning pastries will be available

9.00–9.30 am Formal inauguration of the new President
Please take your places by 9 am