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Welcome to the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, an annual exploration of the arts, humanities and social sciences that features over 250 events. We invite you to experience the Festival’s theme of Identities through an exciting two weeks of debates, workshops, exhibitions, performances and talks for everyone.

This year’s Festival also features Curating Cambridge: our cities, our stories, our stuff, a five week programme of events led by the University of Cambridge Museums working with many other partners across the city.

The 2014 Festival sees the launch of a collaborative project with Southbank Centre, London to present WOW –Women of the World Cambridge – a packed day of events that celebrate the achievements of women and girls.

For more information, please visit: www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk

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India-Pakistan: the common ground

UserProfessor Joya Chatterji, Dr Ornit Shani, Dr Bhaskar Vira, Dr Kamal Munir.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA.

ClockSaturday 01 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Big Brother 2.0: our future in an age of surveillance

UserProfessor Jon Crowcroft, Professor John Rust, Dr. Nayanika Mathur,Professor John Naughton .

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA.

ClockSaturday 01 November 2014, 11:00-12:30

Cambridge stars: big ideas 3

UserRoel Sterckx, John Kerrigan, Eilís Ferran.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 3, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 18:30-20:00

The cost of non-Europe

UserMarco Hafner, Dr Julie Smith.

HouseSt Catherine's College, Trumpinton Street, CB2 1RL.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 18:30-20:00

Spoken English in today’s Britain

UserCambridge University Press.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 9, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge stars: big ideas 2

UserHans van de Ven, Christopher Page, Usha Goswami .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 3, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 18:30-20:00

Nationalism 101: should we be afraid?

UserProfessor Montserrat Guibernau, Professor Mike Kenney, Professor Margot Light, Dr Glen Rangwala.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 3, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 19:00-20:30

Economics: a user's guide

UserHa Joon Chang.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 3, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 17:30-18:30

Borderlands and boundaries: forms of identity at the frontier

UserDr Sunil Purushottam, Dr Bérénice Guyot-Réchard, Dr Jagjeet Lally.

HouseAlison Richard Building, S1, Sidgwick Site 7 West Road, CB3 9DT.

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 17:00-18:30

Let’s talk about revolution

UserBenjamin Abrams.

HouseLaw, Faculty of, LG17, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ .

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 16:30-17:30

Challenges to sexual identities: global perspectives

UserPeter Tatchell, Anthony Obidike, Dr Katherine Browne, Professor Susan Golombok.

HouseLaw, Faculty of, LG18, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ .

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

How language shapes our identity

UserDr Esther-Miriam Wagner.

HouseLaw, Faculty of, LG17, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ .

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 14:30-15:30

New directions for area studies: a panel discussion

UserProfessor Ash Amin, Dr Susan Bayly, Dr Shailaja Fennell.

HouseAlison Richard Building, S1, Sidgwick Site 7 West Road, CB3 9DT.

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 14:00-15:30

Ben Okri in conversation

UserBen Okri.

HouseLaw, Faculty of, LG19, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ .

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 13:30-14:30

Ben Okri in conversation

UserBen Okri.

HouseLaw, Faculty of, LG19, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ .

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 13:30-14:30

Hustle, misfits and jugaad: alternative economic models from around the world

UserJaideep Prabhu, Tatiana Thieme, Alexa Clay, Kyra Maya Phillips .

HouseLaw, Faculty of, LG19, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ .

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 11:00-12:30

Mixed race: the future of identity politics in Britain

UserSarfraz Manzoor, Dinah Morley, Gabriella Beckles-Raymond, Chamion Caballero.

HouseFaculty of Law, LG18, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ .

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 11:00-13:00

A climate of conspiracy: a heated debate

UserProfessor Davd Runciman, Dr Alfred Moore.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 3, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge stars: big ideas 1

UserRichard Hunter, Gareth Stedman Jones, Hamid Sabourian.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 3, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 18:30-20:00

A mind full of memories

UserMark Lyndhurst, Amy Milton, Dr Hannah Critchlow .

HouseDowning College, The Howard Theatre, Regent Street, CB2 1DQ .

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 19:00-20:30

From Time Team to Archaeology for All

UserDr Carenza Lewis, Dr Jody Joy.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 3, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 18:30-19:45

How sexual desire works

UserFrederick Toates.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms , Room 9, 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

METIS present World Factory: a café conversation

UserSpeaker to be confirmed ().

HouseFaculty of English, 9 West Road, CB3 9DP .

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 18:30-19:30

Learning to remember: how should we teach history?

UserChris Mann, Richard Evans, David Cesarani, Katherine Edwards, Damian Collins.

HouseChurchill College, Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Storeys Way, CB3 0DS .

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 19:00-20:30

Cambridge Shorts: premiere event

UserStephen Harrison, Josephine Banks, Sara Merino, Steven Martin, Paola Ricciardi.

HouseArts Picturehouse, 38-39 St. Andrews Street, CB2 3AR .

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Mill road history

UserTony Kirby.

HouseRoss Street Community Centre, Ross Street, CB1 3UZ.

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 19:30-20:30

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