Dr China Halabi lunchtime lecture

Lunchtime Seminars

An informal lunchtime seminar series is held most Wednesdays of Full Term in the Combination Room, with complimentary coffee and biscuits.

Dr China Halabi lunchtime lecture

The series is designed to enable and encourage students and other members of Wolfson to speak in an informal setting about their research.  Participants can bring in their trays and have lunch during the talks, and we encourage friendly debate over coffee.

Seminar topics are invited across all academic disciplines. College members who are interested in presenting and or in helping the lunchtime team with the organisation, planning and chairing of sessions can email the current organisers.

There is always something for everyone at the LTS. To ensure a variety of topics we welcome speakers from within Wolfson including Fellows, Junior Research Fellows, Senior Members and CRAs.  Also don't be shy if  you are a PhD Candidate who would like to share your own dissertation 
subject - it is good practice for a PhD viva!

What's on

Image taken from the Narrative of Edward Coxere, 1647-1684  Copyright: Library of Congress Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C.

Humanities Society and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas - "Rethinking Early Anti-Slavery: North Africa and Beginnings of Atlantic Abolitionism"

22/10/2019 at 18.00

This event is organised by the Wolfson College Humanities Society as part of their Michaelmas term lecture series.

Solar panels in Rwanda

Lunchtime Seminar - The contradictions of the authoritarian developmental state: energy boom and bureaucratic autonomy in Rwanda

23/10/2019 at 13.00

This lecture demonstrates the significance of internal regime dynamics between politicians and bureaucrats as a factor explaining states’ ability to create functioning economic development.

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How do democracies change?

23/10/2019 at 18.00

We will be live-streaming this event and details/link will be available on the day of the lecture. If you would like to join us at Wolfson to watch the event on a large screen, please book here. The bar in the Club Room will open at 17.30 on the day.

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Livestream at Wolfson - David Runciman: How do democracies change?

23/10/2019 at 18.00

The Lee Hall is fully booked for this event but we invite you to Wolfson College to enjoy a livestream of the event to be shown on a large screen in the Seminar Room, Jack King Building, for which a limited number of tickets is available.

Puntseq on a punt collecting samples

Science Society Lecture -Results of the PuntSeq study: Chasing the bacteria in the river Cam

25/10/2019 at 17.45

Wolfson College PhD graduate Dr Lara Urban tells us of her research, including the famous results of the @PuntSeq study on bacteria in the River Cam.