Book at Lunchtime

About
Book at Lunchtime title and TORCH logo against a backdrop of books

Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discussions held fortnightly during term-time, with commentators from a range of disciplines. The events are free to attend and open to members of the University and the public alike. All events are filmed and added to the University Podcasts website.

For questions relating to our Book at Lunchtime series, contact the TORCH Communications & Events Officer at torch@humanities.ox.ac.uk.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday 28 April 2021, 1pm - 2pm: China's Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism by Professor Rana Mitter.

Wednesday 12 April 2021, 1pm -2pm: Porcelain: Poem on the Downfall of my City by Durs Grünbein translated by Professor Karen Leeder.

Wednesday 26 May 2021, 1pm - 2pm: Born to Write: Literary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France by Professor Neil Kenny.

Wednesday 9 June 2021, 1pm - 2pm: Jews, Liberalism, Antisemitism: A Global History, ed. Professor Abigail Green and Professor Simon Levis Sullam.

Wednesday 23 June 2021, 1pm - 2pm: Real Oxford by Professor Patrick McGuinness


You can view previous Book at Lunchtime events under the 'Resources' tab.

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Resources