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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16 - 16
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Amref Termy Meeting
Tuesday 16 January -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

The Wolfson AMREF Group is informal and friendly, and does not require a great commitment. If you are interested, then please come along to one of their meetings. Meetings are held at 1.30pm on Tuesday of Week 1 each term.

Lectures and Seminars
16 - 16
Jan Jan
What counts as evidence in the Social Sciences?
Tuesday 16 January -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Professor Mark Casson (University of Reading) and Professor Marc Ventresca (Wolfson College, Oxford) Social scientists study phenomena in which people play a fundamental role: the economy, law, the internet, Brexit, and so on. People can generally do whatever they like, and so their behaviour is not governed by rules in the same way as the phenomena studied by physicists and chemists. Given this, what kinds of questions can social scientists answer, and how do they do it?

Networking
16 - 16
Jan Jan
Science Table Dinner
Tuesday 16 January -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Put away your lab coat and safety specs and come to Wolfson for dinner to meet other Wolfson scientists.