Book at Lunchtime

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

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 27th April 2022, 1pm - 2pm (BST), Spying Through a Glass Darkly: The Ethics of Espionage and Counter-Intelligence by Professor Cécile Fabre

Wednesday 8th June 2022, 1pm - 2pm (BST),  Unseen City: The Psychic Lives of the Urban Poor by Professor Ankhi Mukherjee

Further dates coming soon.

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

Past Events