Sir Tim Hitchens

Sir Tim comes to Wolfson after serving as Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Summit Unit.

Before that he was Director-General, Economic and Consular at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Sir Tim is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and has over thirty years of experience as a diplomat, which have taken him to parts of the world as diverse as Pakistan, Afghanistan, and France. He has spent three years as Foreign and Commonwealth Office director for Africa, and most recently four years as British Ambassador to Tokyo.

President of Wolfson College
Tim Hitchens
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If any College Members would like to meet with the President, please contact presidents.office@wolfson.ox.ac.uk to arrange an appointment.

The Micro-Dynamics Of Violence

This October, Violence Studies Oxford and The University of Exeter’s Centre for the Study of War, State and Society will co-host a 2-day conference at Wolfson College Oxford. The program has two primary themes: ‘Writing Violence’ and ‘Understanding Violence’. From the overwhelming response to our call for papers we have designed a program of 9 panels to interrogate these two major themes.

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