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Merged list of all talks taking place at the Wolfson College. This talk series can also be used to announce individual talks that do not fit into any of the established Wolfson College seminars.

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The 2021 Annual Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture - Race, Scientific Racism and Genetics

Livestream available

UserDr Adam Rutherford (geneticist, author and broadcaster).

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College, Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9BB.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2021, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society

The Final Frontier: Everyday Life in Colonial Chile

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UserDr Beatriz Marín-Aguilera (Renfrew Fellow at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Junior Research Fellow of Churchill College).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2021, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Christian Felix Weiße (1726-1804) and the Anglophile Revolution in German Literature

Hybrid event: register for zoom details

UserDr Tom Zille (PhD candidate, Wolfson College; Faculty of English, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, .

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society

A History of the World in One Cathedral

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UserProfessor Astrid Swenson (Professor of History, Bath Spa University).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2021, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

We Are All Interconnected

Hybrid event: register for zoom details

UserGordon Klein, MD MPH (University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston).

HouseGatsby Room, Chanc.

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Ya Lalla: The Digital Sphere & the Sensory: A Platform on Judeo-Arabic Songs for Birth from the Moroccan Sahara

Hybrid event: register for zoom details

UserDr Vanessa Paloma Elbaz (Research Associate, Faculty of Music; Peterhouse College).

HouseGatsby Room.

ClockTuesday 26 October 2021, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Putin’s Use of Russian History

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UserProfessor Orlando Figes.

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Is music the most important thing we ever did? (Part II)

Livestream available

UserProfessor Ian Cross (Director of the Centre for Music and Science; Fellow of Wolfson College).

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 October 2021, 18:00-19:00

Daughters and Sons of the Post-Windrush Generation: Reflections and New Directions

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UserDr Kenny Monrose & panel.

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockTuesday 22 June 2021, 15:00-16:30

Wolfson College Science Society

Adaptations of Antarctic Marine Animals and Changing Environments

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UserProfessor Lloyd Peck (Science Leader of Biodiversity, Evolution and Adaptation Team, British Antarctic Survey & Fellow of Wolfson College).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 11 June 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Green Society

When Engineering meets conservation; passion is brewed and awards won

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UserCharlie Barty-King (Wolfson College Sustainability Hub Convener/The Green Society Founder).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Rachel Auerbach, Cultural Genocide and a New Conception of Victims’ Testimonies

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UserProfessor Leora Bilsky (Tel Aviv University).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 08 June 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Christian Social Responsibility: Theology, Charity, and Development in Nigeria

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UserChristopher Wadibia (PhD Candidate, Selwyn College / Ax:son Johnson Research Assistant in Applied History, Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 01 June 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Dynamic relationships between social connections and information transmission

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UserDr Ipek Kulahci (University of Notre Dame).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

A Global Maghreb: Crossroads, Borderlands, and Frontiers

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UserProfessor Paul A. Silverstein (Reed College).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 25 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Ageing in Harmony: Music’s Impact on Health & Well-being in Older Adults

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UserBill Ahessy (Heath Service Executive, Ireland).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Listening Sessions: Musical Encounters with Peni Rokotuiba Masirewa

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UserPeni Rokotuiba Masirewa.

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockThursday 20 May 2021, 18:00-18:45

Wolfson College Science Society

The keys to the past: a mixed-methods approach to reconstructing the 1812 eruption of La Soufrière St. Vincent

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UserDr Jazmin Scarlett (Independent Researcher).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Green Society

How to use the power of social media for good?

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UserAdeel Khan (Sail4Kashmir).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

"Objects, Bodies, and Emotions: How the Gas Mask Can Help Us Tell the History of Total War"

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UserProfessor Susan Grayzel (Department of History, Utah State University).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Diseases without Borders: what can we do to combat the next pandemic

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UserProfessor James Wood (Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Wolfson College).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

‘Quelle émotion, quelle sensation!’: Listening for the Past in Eastern Paris, 1931

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UserDr Stephen Wilford (Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge & Wolfson College Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

The Rules of Racial Standing: Race and Racism in the Era of the Public Lynching of George Floyd

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UserDr Nicola Rollock (Senior advisor to the Vice-chancellor).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 05 May 2021, 18:00-19:45

Wolfson College Humanities Society

The World of the Village Watchman in Colonial Eastern India

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UserDr. Partha Pratim Shil (Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 04 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Stories from Tree Rings

UserDr Claudia Hartl (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 30 April 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Green Society

Engaging with architectural heritage in a changing climate: Views from academia and practice

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UserProf Henrik Schoenefeldt (University of Kent School of Architecture and Planning).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Empire in Mesopotamia… Felled by Dust?

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UserDr Stacy Carolin (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 March 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson Arts - Representation as a Matter of Fact (Professor Phillip Lindley in conversation with Amikam Toren)

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UserAmikam Toren.

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 17:00-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Challenges in Building a Career in Discoveries and Their Translation; Journey to the Unknown

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UserProfessor Hala Zreiqat (University of Syndey).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Green Society

Community Scale Engagement: Collective Action on Carbon

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UserProfessor Douglas Crawford-Brown (Professor Emeritus at the University of Cambridge and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Director of Cambridge Science and Policy Consulting; Director of the Community Carbon Reduction Project).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 18:00-19:00

From Mississippi to Cambridge: Marie Battle Singer,  Britain's first Black psychoanalyst

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UserProfessor Jane Rhodes (Department of Black Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago); Professor Lynn Hudson (Department of History, University of Illinois-Chicago).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 10 March 2021, 18:00-19:00

The Fascist Welfare State: Cleavages, Rupture, and Mediation

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User Ilaria Pavan (Associate Professor of Modern History, Scuola Normale Superiore).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Religion and the Politics of Race in 1960s London: Transnational Liberation Networks and Theologies of Resistance

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UserDr Hannah Elias (Lecturer in Black British History, Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockTuesday 02 March 2021, 14:00-15:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Back to the Future: Ice Cores and Climate Science

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UserDr Helene Hoffmann (Wolfson College, Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Green Society

The Ice is Melting: The Impact of Global Warming on the Arctic and Beyond

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UserMs Marie-Anne Coninsx Former EU Ambassador at Large for the Arctic (2017-2019).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

“A Mild Despotism, Tempered by Sugar”: the Rise of the Overseer State in Britain’s Post-Slavery Empire

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UserDr. Sascha Auerbach (Lecturer in Modern British and Colonial History, Department of History, University of Nottingham).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Designing Emotionally Intelligent Social Robots for Applications Involving Children

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UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseWolfson College Zoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

Dreams of Paradise

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UserDr Jane McLarty (Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge & Wolfson College).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

A Very British History: British-Bangladeshis

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UserDr. Aminul Hoque MBE (Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Religion and the Politics of Race in 1960s London: Transnational Liberation Networks and Theologies of Resistance

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UserDr Hannah Elias (Lecturer in Black British History, Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 14:00-15:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society

Toward a Black Ecomusicology, 1853? Listening to Enslavement with Solomon Northup

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UserDr Peter McMurray (University of Cambridge & Queens' College Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Green Society

Can Fashion be Sustainable?

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UserMs. Svetlana Dourassoff (Head of Advanced Concepts at PANGAIA).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 18:00-19:00

Commemorating war dead in ancient Athens from Homer to Thucydides

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UserDr Cezary Kucewicz (Faculty of History, University of Gdańsk & Wolfson College).

HouseWolfson College Zoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2021, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Causes and Consequences of Gut Microbiome Variation in Wild Birds

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UserDr Gabrielle Davidson (Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge; Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Developing New Genomics Technologies to Map DNA Epigenetic Modifications in Human, Parasites and Cancer

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UserDr Sergio Martinez Cuesta (Research Associate, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Atoms for peace (and war): the Italian nuclear programme during the Cold War

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UserProfessor Elisabetta Bini (Professor of Contemporary History, University of Naples Federico II).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

From bed to bench side: bringing machine learning to day-to-day clinical practice

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UserDr Zohreh Shams (JRF, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 20 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Martian Deserts on Earth

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UserAnika Mehlis (Universität Bielefeld).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No.... it's a Wildlife Trust drone.

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UserJosh Hellon (Monitoring and Research Manager, The Wildlife Trust BCN).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Antisemitism in the anonymous Renaissance dialogue Viaje de Turquía

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UserDr Şizen Yiacoup (University of Liverpool).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

The Science of Compassion in Healthcare

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UserDr Sophie Ames (Clinical Psychologist).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

The Second World War and the Prospect of Quit India in Bengal: Perceptions, Rumours and Revolutionary Parties

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UserDr Anwesha Roy (SOAS, University of London).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Seeing What Everybody Sees but Thinking What No One has Thought

UserProfessor Rana Dajani (Hashemite University).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 18:00-19:00

Does the Rule of Law Matter in China? History, System and Context of Chinese Legal System

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UserProfessor Ge Chen (Assistant Professor of Chinese Law at Durham Law School).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2020, 18:00-19:00

Natural Beekeeping (Bees for Bees Sake)

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UserMr Kevin Hancock (Gardeners Beehive).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson (Ancient) Warfare Wednesdays — Greek Warfare and Mythology

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UserDr Cezary Kucewicz (NCN Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Gdańsk; Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 08 July 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson (Ancient) Warfare Wednesdays — Greek Warfare and Historiography

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UserDr Roel Konijnendijk (MSCA Postdoctoral Fellow, Leiden University).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 01 July 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson (Ancient) Warfare Wednesdays — Greek Warfare and Economics

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UserDr Manu Dal Borgo (BA Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 24 June 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson (Ancient) Warfare Wednesdays — Greek Warfare and Video Games

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UserDr Joshua R. Hall (Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, OR).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 17 June 2020, 18:00-19:00

Sustainability, welfare and political change

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UserProfessor Donald M.Broom (Emeritus Professor of Animal Welfare, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockFriday 12 June 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson (Ancient) Warfare Wednesdays — Greek Warfare and Psychology

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UserDr Owen Rees (Associate Lecturer in Ancient History, Manchester Metropolitan University).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockWednesday 10 June 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Why can't I get rid of this belief?

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UserDr Anabela Pinto.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 05 June 2020, 18:00-19:00

Rethinking the Emergence of the English

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UserProfessor Susan Oosthuizen (Emeritus Professor of Medieval Archaeology, University of Cambridge & Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 02 June 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Working in research through the COVID-19 crisis

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UserProfessor Gordon Dougan (Department of Medicine, Univeristy of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 18:00-19:00

How COVID-19 changes the way protected areas impact local communities

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UserDr Nikoleta Jones (Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 17:00-18:00

‘The Invisible Enemy’: Fighting Plague in Renaissance Italy

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UserProfessor John Henderson (Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London; Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2020, 18:00-19:00

How to Breed Better Politicians

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UserDr Joel Peck (Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockFriday 15 May 2020, 18:00-19:00

Crossing Borders: W. H. Hudson and the Pioneers of Conservation

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UserConor Jameson (Birdlife International).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockThursday 14 May 2020, 17:00-18:00

Whose Bled? Music, Sound and Public Spaces in (Post-)Colonial Algeria

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UserDr Stephen Wilford (Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson/Research Associate, Faculty of Music).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2020, 18:00-19:00

The Changing Arctic, its Challenges and Global Impact

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UserMs Marie Anne Coninsx (former Ambassador at Large for the Arctic of the European Union).

HouseZoom webinar.

ClockThursday 30 April 2020, 17:00-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Talk will be postponed

UserDr Anabela Pinto.

HouseWolfson College, Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 24 April 2020, 17:45-19:00

CANCELLED - Diseases without Borders – Emerging infectious diseases in Africa

UserProfessor James Wood Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge & Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge.

HouseThe Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 20 March 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

CANCELLED - Diseases without Borders – Infectious diseases in Africa

This event is part of the Cambridge Science Festival and of Wolfson Explores *BORDERS 2020. Please book your free ticket on Eventbrite.

UserProfessor James Wood (Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge & Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College, Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 20 March 2020, 17:45-19:00

CANCELLED - Ambition without limits: Women in STEM

UserProfessor Jane Clarke, FRS, President of Wolfson College.

HouseThe Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 18 March 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

CANCELLED - Ambition without limits: Women in STEM

This event is part of the Cambridge Science Festival and Wolfson Explores ✱BORDERS 2020. Please book your free ticket on Eventbrite.

UserProfessor Jane Clarke (FRS, President of Wolfson College).

HouseWolfson College, Lee Hall.

ClockWednesday 18 March 2020, 17:45-19:00

Frontiers of Life in Antarctica

UserProfessor Lloyd Peck Science Leader of Biodiversity, Evolution and Adaptation team, British Antarctic Survey, & Fellow of Wolfson College.

HouseThe Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 13 March 2020, 18:00-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

CANCELLED - Frontiers for Life in Antarctica

This event is part of the Cambridge Science Festivaand and of Wolfson Explores *BORDERS 2020. Please book your free ticket on Eventbrite.

UserProfessor Lloyd Peck.

HouseWolfson College, Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 13 March 2020, 17:45-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

The only ways is upstream — The NCD emergency, intergenerational inequality and the urge need for systems change

all are welcome! This event is jointly organised by the Wolfson College Science Society and the Wolfson College Society of Emeritus Fellows.

UserProf Martin White, MD FFPH.

HouseWolfson College, Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 17:45-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Beginnings of Global Opera

UserDr Benjamin Walton, Faculty of Music, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2020, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Electronics on the Brain

UserGeorge Malliaras, Prince Philip Professor of Technology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 17:45-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Gendering the City: Partition and post-colonial negotiations in South Asia

UserDr Anjali B. Datta, Lecturer in Modern South Asian History, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2020, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Smell in Eighteenth-Century England: putridity to perfume

UserDr William Tullett, Lecturer in History, Anglia Ruskin University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2020, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

"Why are so many hearing aids sitting in a drawer?"

UserProf Brian Moore, PFBSA, FMedSci, FRS, Dr. h.c..

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 17:45-19:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Stepping up climate change mitigation

UserDr Andre Cabrera Serrenho, Department of Engineering.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Historical fiction as anthropological technique: in the mind of an enslaved Melanesian

UserDr Anthony Pickles, Department of Social Anthropology, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2020, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

A Journey into Rap Studies: from London’s hip-hop scenes to grimey Englishness

UserDr Richard Bramwell, Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies, Loughborough University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2020, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Lunchtime Seminar - Hearing and Seeing Music in Early Twentieth Century Algeria

UserDr Stephen Wilford, Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson/Research Associate, Faculty of Music.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Content of Style - What makes Classical Greek Art 'Classical'?

UserProfessor Robin Osborne, University of Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Prevention of mental illness in the adolescent years

UserProfessor Ian Goodyer, OBE,MD, FRCPsych, FMedSci, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College - The Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 18:00-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Lunchtime Seminar - Keeping our infrastructure safe: cracks, hydrogen embrittlement and other material degradation challenges.

UserDr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda, 1851 Research Fellow. Cambridge University, Engineering Department. Wolfson JRF.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Aging, Intelligence, and Slowing of Thought

UserProfessor Patrick Rabbitt.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 08 November 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Lunchtime Seminar - Learning to Gamble in the Pacific Islands

UserDr Anthony Pickles, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social Anthropology and JRF, Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Lunchtime Seminar - The Wandering Brother: Possession and dispossession in the homeland

UserAnnie Zaidi, Nine Dots Prize Fellow CRASSH and Visiting Fellow Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

How do democracies change?

UserDr.David Runciman (Professor of Politics, POLIS).

HouseThe Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2019, 17:30-19:30

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

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

UserDr Benjamin Chemouni, JRF Wolfson College, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Department of Politics and International Studies.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society

James Watt (1736-1819): The Power to Change the World

UserDr Malcolm Dick, University of Birmingham.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Lunchtime Seminar - The Odyssey of eighteenth-century scholarship and the entangled emergence of the Enlightenment

UserDr Jeffrey D Burson, Associate Professor French History at Georgia Southern University.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society

The early origins of the Mortality Revolution: a perspective from evolutionary biology

UserDr Romola Davenport, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

An evolutionary perspective on why health inequalities exist.

UserProf Rebecca Sear ( London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Amorphous Carbon and Graphene for Advanced Memory Applications

UserDr Anna Ott, Cambridge Graphene Centre, Electrical Engineering Division, University of Cambridge; JRF at Wolfson.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 05 June 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Education Society

The Regionalisation of Higher Education in Latin America

UserAliandra Barlete, PhD graduate, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge & Wolfson College.

HouseSyndicate Room 2, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK, CB3 9BB.

ClockThursday 30 May 2019, 17:45-19:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Two Trials: Law and Memory after Argentina’s Dictatorship

UserRam Natarajan, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College; Assistant Professor, Anthropology, University of Arkansas.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

*CANCELLED* Economic Transformation and the Proliferation of Gambling in the Western Pacific

UserDr Anthony Pickles, Bye-Fellow, Wolfson College, and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social Anthropology, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Something ate my fossil: from anecdote to testing hypotheses

UserDr Elizabeth Harper, Department of Earth Sciences.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Empathy and Justice in the Era of the Financial Crisis

UserTammy Amiel Houser, Senior Lecturer, The Open University of Israel and currently Visiting Scholar in the English Faculty at Cambridge University and VCRA Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Habitual Sophia? Retaining one’s ability to learn from within aach lay-professional encounter

UserProfessor Sylvie Delacroix, University of Birmingham and Alan Turing Institute.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Education Society

Caught Between the Social Media machine and the Impact machine?

UserMark Carrigan, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseSyndicate Room 2, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK, CB3 9BB.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 17:45-19:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Human-like Computing: The importance of explanation in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

UserDr Zohreh Shams, Research Associate in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Mindfulness meditation training for mental health promotion: the good, the bad and the ugly

UserDr Julieta Galante, Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Psychiatry, JRF at Wolfson.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Philosophers against Idleness

UserProfessor Brian O’Connor, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, and University College Dublin.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

There be monsters: adaptations in Antarctic marine animals

UserProfessor Lloyd Peck, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

'Ordering Disorder': War, Migration and Urban Space in Delhi, 1939-1955

UserDr Anjali B Datta, Leverhulme Early career Fellow, Centre of South Asian Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

India: An idiosycratic democracy

UserDr David Washbrook, Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson Press Fellowship

Making Robots Public: News Coverage of Artificial Intelligence in the United Kingdom

UserDr Scott Brennen, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 17:30-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Transformation of life: How behaviour shapes evolution.

UserProfessor Rebecca Kilner, Department of Zoology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 22 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Transforming cancer care

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Cancer Research UK.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2019, 18:45-20:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Transformation and mind: Using science to fight mental illness.

UserProfessor Peter Jones (Department of Psychiatry).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 15 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Politics Gone Missing

UserDr Graham Denyer-Willis (POLIS and Queens' College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Science of Musical Meaning

UserProfessor Elizabeth Tolbert (Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Cool liquid crystals

UserGuillaume Nataf, 1851 Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Conservation, Evolution and Biodiversity in Colombia

UserProfessor Chris Jiggins, Department of Zoology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Education Society

Negotiating Education: The First School for Aboriginal Children and the Diplomatic World of Colonial New South Wales, 1814-1822

UserAnnemarie McLaren, Endeavour Postdoctoral Fellow at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge.

HouseSyndicate Room 2, Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK, CB3 9BB.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 17:30-18:30

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Towards a socially conscious evolutionary science of culture

UserAzita Chellappoo PhD candidate, Department of History & Philosophy of Science, Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The restitution of Nazi-looted art in post-fascist Austria, Italy and West Germany

UserDr Bianca Gaudenzi, Wolfson College, Cambridge and German Historical Institute, Rome.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

From Cambridge Classicists to Japanese Code Breakers: How the British trained wartime Japanese linguists

UserKayoko Takeda Professor, College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

An impossible method? Agreeing to disagree about comparison in anthropology

UserDr Matei Candea (Department of Social Anthropology and King's College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Mapping imperial edges: the French & the British in Southeast Asia, 1885-1914

UserMarie de Rugy JRF Wolfson College / British Academy Newton International Fellow.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Science Society

The power of superconductivity

UserCarla Palomares Garcia, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

From Redemption to Revolution: junk art and black power in 1960s California

UserDanny Widener, Visiting Fellow, CRASSH / University of California, San Diego,.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

How Churchill Waged War

UserMr Allen Packwood, OBE, FRHistS (Churchill College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

CRISPR, the next generation of medicines

UserAlasdair Russell, Head, Pre-Clinical Genome Editing, CRUK Cambridge Centre.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Shakespeare, King James, and the Northern Yorkists

UserDr Richard Stacey (University of Glasgow).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Bullying & Cyberbullying: protective factors and effective interventions

UserIzabela Zych, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Cordoba (Spain).

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

When did Marx think that capitalism would fall?

UserProfessor Gareth Stedman Jones (QMUL).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2019, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Learning from Luther: 95 theses about technology

UserProfessor John Naughton, CRASSH, Cambridge..

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 07 December 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

From blood to genomic variants: deciphering the genome of patients with rare disorders

UserDr Karyn Megy Department of Haematology, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 30 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Anglosphere Tradition in British Politics

UserProfessor Michael Kenny (Professor of Public Policy, POLIS, and inaugural director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge).

HouseDining Hall and Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Dr Pamela Jane Smith: Dorothy Garrod's experience

UserDr Pamela Jane Smith Fellow McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research Cambridge.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Profitable Labour? Learning Disability and Labour Markets in Modern Britain

UserDr Lucy Delap (Murray Edwards College & Faculty of History, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Future developments in healthcare – does cancer lead the way?

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Cancer Research UK.

HouseWolfson College - The Lee Hall.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Professor Bjorn Basberg: Two Strategies - C.A.Larsen and Chr. Christensen: a comparative analysis of two Antarctic Entrepreneurs

UserProfessor Bjorn Basberg, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Professor in Economic History, NHH Norwegian School of Economics .

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Re-membering Philologia: the past, present and future of an academic practice

UserProfessor Sylvia Adamson (Emeritus Professor of Linguistics & Literary History, University of Sheffield).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Unraveling the hidden microbial world of the river Cam.

UserLara Urban, European Bioinformatics Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Dr Carolina Armenteros: Looking for the Vedas -The Jesuits' India Missions and the Invention of Anthropology

UserDr Carolina Armenteros, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Santo Domingo.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Academic Citizenship and the Future University

UserDr Alison Wood (Homerton College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

In-Network Computing: Your network just got a lot smarter

UserDr Noa Zilberman, Department of Computer Science and Technology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Dr Olga Petri: Canaries in Imperial St Petersburg

UserDr Olga Petri, Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College and Leverhulme/Newton Trust Early Career Research Fellow, Department of Geography Cambridge.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Dr Ursula Bsees: Scholars at the periphery: Text production and the transmission of knowledge in Early Islamic Egypt (7th-10th centuries)

UserDr Ursula Bsees , Visiting College Research Associate Wolfson College and Erwin Schroedinger Postdoctoral Scholar Austrian Science Fund.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Role of Water in Venetian Architecture

UserProfessor Deborah Howard (Professor Emerita of Architectural History, University of Cambridge, Fellow of St John’s College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Anti-cancer drugs for transmissible cancers in Tasmanian devils

UserMaximilian Stammnitz, Transmissible Cancer Group, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Dr Yara E Sanchez Corrales: How do cells form tubular organs?

UserDr Yara E Sanchez Corrales, College Research Associate, Wolfson College and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Synaesthesia & Art - Dance of Light

UserRhea Quien (Artist and Art Educator, Cambridge) and Professor Jamie Ward (Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Sussex).

HouseDining Hall and Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 16 October 2018, 17:15-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Dr Tom Schirris: How drugs affect and enter our cellular power plant.

UserDr Schirris is a Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College and EMBO Post- doctoral Fellow, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

CANCELLED ‘At the still point of the turning world’: Time and Place in the Medieval Dream

UserDr Lotte Reinbold (Bye-Fellow and Director of Studies in English, Selwyn College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Finding the past: Medieval coin finds at the Fitzwilliam Museum

UserDr Martin Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum and Wolfson College).

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

A cocoon of meaning. Person-Time-Place-Occasion Symbolism in Kimono

User Dr Corinne Duhig, College Research Associate, Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 13 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Reforming the police from the 'Inside out'

UserSir Denis O'Connor, College Research Associte, Wolfson College, and Affiliated Lecturer, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Who is my neighbour?': Stories of alms-seeking in early modern England

UserDr Rebecca Tomlin (CRASSH/Faculty of English, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 June 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Relativity, Quantum Theory and Cryptography

UserProfessor Adrian Kent, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Using basic science to develop psychological treatments for depression

UserDr Caitlin Hitchcock, Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, and Clinical Psychologist and Senior Scientist, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Death by Celibacy, or the Medieval Priest's Dilemma

UserDr Katherine Harvey (Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Race and gender in the scientific institution: Basic history and analysis.

UserCarmen Palacios, Quantum Information and Nanoscale Metrology Group.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Reconciling conservation and development at the forest agricultural nexus: insights from the forested tropics

*Please note the change of venue for this event

UserRachel Carmenta, Frank Jackson Research Fellow, Wolfson College and University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 23 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Labour and the Left in the 1980s: A reassessment

UserDr Jonathan Davis (Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences and Co-Director of the Labour History Research Unit, Anglia Ruskin University).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Umbrella Man: Appeasement and Neville Chamberlain eighty years after Munich

UserProfessor Tony Lentin, Senior Member, Wolfson College, and author.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 16 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Professor Dame Carol Robinson - Changes of State and Mind

UserProfessor Dame Carol Robinson, FRS FMedSci, Dr Lee's Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Oxford.

HouseThe Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 10 May 2018, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Unveiling the hidden lives of stars

User Dr Ghina Halabi Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, and Postdoctoral Research Associate Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Adano: Sicily, occupation literature and the American century

UserProfessor Robert Gordon (MML & Gonville and Caius, University of Cambridge) .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Debate over Feature Film History

UserProfessor Vivian Bickford Smith (University of Stellenbosch and University of Cape Town).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The genetics of depression

UserDr Na Cai, The European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 27 April 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Systems for Big Data Applications: Revolutionising personal computing

UserDr Noa Zilberman, Wolfson College and Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science and Technology .

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

What is the History of the Book?

UserProfessor James Raven (Professor of Modern History and Director of the Centre for Bibliographical History, University of Essex; Fellow of Magdalene College and Director of the Cambridge Project for the Book Trust, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Finding the past: Medieval Coin Finds at the Fitzwilliam Museum

UserDr Martin Allen, Wolfson College and Senior Assistant Keeper, the Fitzwilliam Museum.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 28 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Strong Bonds, Affective Labour: Sexually Transmitted Infections and the Work of History

UserDr Richard A. McKay (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Alas, poor Yorick!': Laurence Sterne's "A Sentimental Journey" after 250 years'

UserDr Mary Newbould (Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 February 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Parkinson’s Rehabilitation using Interactive Dance Technology

UserDr Matthew Woolhouse, Wolfson College and Associate Professor McMaster University.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 14 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Roland the Hero

UserJohn DuVal, James E. and Ellen Wadley Roper Professor of Creative Writing and Translation at the University of Arkansas..

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 07 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Quotation and the Law

UserProfessor Lionel Bently (Faculty of Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 February 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Studying life one cell at a time: single-cell RNA sequencing technology and its applications

UserElo Madissoon, European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

The first geological chronology of ancient Egypt and the antiquity of man, 1847-63

UserMeira Gold, Wolfson College and Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 31 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Donald Trump: The Making of a World View

UserProfessor Brendan Simms (Fellow of Peterhouse and Professor in the History of International Relations at POLIS).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 January 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series

Are our genes to blame when our jeans don’t fit?

UserDr Giles Yeo, Wolfson College and Principal Research Associate, Metabolic Research Laboratories and MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, University of Cambridge .

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 24 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Redrawing the Boundaries of Citizenship in the First World War

UserProfessor Daniela L. Caglioti (University of Naples ‘Federico II’).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 January 2018, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Boy and The Brothers: The story of a young Londoner in the service of higher powers

UserMr Shezad Dawood (Artist and Research Fellow in Experimental Media, University of Westminster).

HouseRoger Needham Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Piranesi in the Valley of the Uncanny

UserProfessor Caroline van Eck (Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Diamond for quantum technologies

UserBenjamin Pingault.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'An idea whose time has come?' Tracing the history of Universal Basic Income in British politics, 1918-201

User Dr Peter Sloman (Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) and Churchill College, Cambridge) .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Boxes with false bottoms? The challenge presented by abstract key words in English

UserProfessor Alan Durant (School of Law, Middlesex University London).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 31 October 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Exoplanets, on the hunt of Universal life

UserProfessor Didier Queloz ( Astrophysics Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Italian, Male and Fascist. Rethinking Italian citizenship during the Fascist regime

UserProfessor Giulia Albanese (Department of History, University of Padua, Italy).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 17:45-19:15

European Legal Dialogues

UserThe Rt Hon. Lord Justice Laws, a former Lord Justice of Appeal. He served from 1999 to 2016. He is the current Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge, and an Honorary Fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge.

HouseRoger Needham Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 June 2017, 15:00-18:00

Wolfson College Science Society

Are Animals Musical?

UserJohns Hopkins Peabody Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Art and Architecture in Nazi Germany

UserProfessor Sir Richard Evans, FBA (President of Wolfson College and Provost of Gresham College, London).

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 June 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Music, Rhythm and Developmental Dyslexia.

UserDr Sheila Flanagan, Centre for Neuroscience in Education.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Adhesion Strength Diversity in Brain Tumours

UserDr Rasha Rezk, Engineering, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Gender, Obedience, and Religious Experience: The Virgin Mary in a world after Kant

UserRuth Jackson (Research Fellow, CRASSH and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Do we need to be concerned about the rise of e-cigarettes?

UserDr. Milica Vasiljevic, Primary Care Unit.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 26 May 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Gender, sexuality and illness in early modern exorcism

UserBoyd Brogan (Wolfson College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The metalsmith of the future

UserDr. Evripides Loukaides, Lecturer, University of Bath.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Captured and Alive: War satire, time and space

UserJane Chapman (Lincoln University; College Research Associate, Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 16 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Privacy and Tabloid Journalism in the UK: A shifting landscape

UserTanya Aplin (The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Pardoner's Passing and How it Matters: Gender, Relics and Speech Acts

UserDr Alex da Costa (University Lecturer at the Faculty of English; Fellow of Newnham College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 March 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Foreign Office, Margaret Thatcher and South Africa, 1979-90

UserProfessor Patrick Salmon (Chief Historian, Foreign and Commonwealth Office).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Music, Rhythm and Developmental Dyslexia. (POSTPONED)

UserDr Sheila Flanagan, Centre for Neuroscience in Education.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Bacterial control of their viral parasites through altruistic suicide

UserProf George Salmond, Biochemistry, Wolfson College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Can mobile phones help people quit smoking?

UserDr. Felix Naughton, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, University of East Anglia.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Scholarly publication in the seventeenth century: Oxford, Cambridge and the 'learned press'

UserDr Gordon Johnson (Honorary Fellow and Former President, Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Optofluidic Tools to Study Antibiotic Resistance

UserDr. Jehangir Cama, Physics Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Ideal Self: Flattery in Julius Caesar

UserDr Maria Sequeira Mendes (Beaufort Visiting Fellow, St John's College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2017, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Trade unions and the British tradition of pluralism

UserDr Alastair Reid (Fellow, Girton College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 17:45-19:15

Painting the Valleys

UserThe Rt Hon Kim Howells.

HouseThe Lee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 18:00-19:30

Wolfson College Science Society

The origin of altruism: Philosophical, theoretical, and empirical perspectives

UserDr Dieter Lukas, Dr Antonio Rodrigues, Dr Peter Woodford.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 09 December 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

The art of computing with parallel universes: Quantum computing explained

UserDr Fernando Gonzalez-Zarba -Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory..

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Computational Interfacial Chemistry: What do we do ?

UserDr Chao Zhang -Department of Chemistry.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Sustainability of Energy and Material Demand: Reducing the Demand for Steel

Meetings begin at 5.45pm with drinks; the talk follows at 6.00pm

UserDr. Andre Cabrera Serrenho, The Use Less Group, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson College, Roger Needham Room.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Researching Children's Histories under the Third Reich: Some Challenges Explored'

UserDr Helen Roche (Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Skipping between Portals: neutron analysis of membrane protein biogenesis

UserDr Nathan R. Zaccai -Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 04 November 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson Press Fellowship

Post-truth politics and the US Presidential Election: implications for journalism and society

A special event organised by the Wolfson Press Fellowship Programme

UserSteve McGookin, John Naughton, David Runciman, Gary Gerstle.

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 17:30-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The Humanities and the Machine'

UserProfessor Steven Connor (Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Commemorating the First World War a 100 Years on in Popular and Public History'

UserDr Deborah Thom (Robinson College, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Musilanguage in the Cradle

UserDr Fabia Franco, Middlesex University London.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 10 June 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The Power of Families in Preventing Radicalization -- a bottom up Security Strategy'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Edit Schlaffer, Founder of Women without Borders.

HouseRoger Needham Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 June 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Corporate Psychopaths at Work and in Society

UserProfessor Clive Boddy, Middlesex University London.

HouseWolfson College, Roger Needham Room (Chancellor Center).

ClockFriday 03 June 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Organismal design and causation in social evolution

UserDr António Rodrigues, Department of Zoology.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 27 May 2016, 18:30-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

How Prediction Errors and Schemas Shape our Memories.

UserDr Andrea Greve, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

HouseWolfson College, Roger Needham Room (Chancellor Center).

ClockFriday 27 May 2016, 17:45-18:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Age of Assassination: Monarchy and Nation in Nineteenth-Century Europe

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Rachel G. Hoffman, Fellow in History of King’s College, Research Fellow on Conspiracy and Democracy, CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Psychophysiology of the Vasovagal (Fainting) Response: Mechanisms and Interventions

UserDr Philippe T. Gilchrist, Wolfson College, Department of Psychology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 17:45-18:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Revisiting Edward Carson'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Eugenio F. Biagini, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, Cambridge and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 May 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Invention of Consciousness

UserProfessor Nicholas Humphrey, LSE, New College of the Humanities, Darwin College.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 13 May 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Complex Analysis — Simplified!

UserProfessor Andy Raich, University of Arkansas.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'"A Plague on Both Your Houses": coping with epidemic disease in early modern Tuscany'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor John Henderson, Fellow, Wolfson College; Professor of Italian Renaissance History, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Checking out NHS Health Checks

UserProfessor Simon Griffin, Department of Public Health and Primary Care.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 17:45-19:10

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The propaganda of death: Italy's Fascist ossuaries of the First World War

UserHannah Malone, Lumley Junior Research Fellow, Magdalene College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 17:45-19:15

Technology and Democracy Events

"Social media and political turbulence"

UserProfessor Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 14:00-16:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Advertising the Future in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserBianca Gaudenzi, CRA Wolfson College and Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Konstanz.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Antislavery and Empire: Paradoxes of Liberation in the Western Indian Ocean'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserAssociate Professor Matthew S. Hopper, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Smuts Visiting Research Fellow in Commonwealth Studies, Wolfson College and Centre of African Studies.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Beyond the Nuclear Family: An Evolutionary Perspective on Family and Fertility

UserDr Rebecca Sear, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 16:00-17:10

Wolfson College Science Society

Cellulose Photonics: from nature to applications

UserDr Silvia Vignolini, Department of Chemistry.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

London in the Fog: The Artistic Response to Air Pollution

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Christine L Corton, Wolfson College Senior Member .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Male memory, female subject: writing Jane Austen and Mary Wollstonecraft '

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserJanet Todd, Professor emerita, University of Aberdeen and Hon Fellow of Newnham College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The beauty and science of nebulae

UserProfessor Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Professor and the Ambassador - the Peel Commission on Palestine, 1937 and its aftermath

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserMr. George W. Liebmann, Senior Academic Visitor Wolfson College and Sir Henry Rumbold,Bt, grandson of Sir Horace Rumbold,Bt .......due.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Meaningful Music, Unmediated Sound: An Evolutionary History

UserProfessor Elizabeth Tolbert, Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Evolved and Evolving 'Mind' of the American South ?

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserKevin Lewis, Professor of Religious Studies, University of South Carolina and visiting fellow Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Optimizing endurance performance is an intellectual exercise

UserDr Christof Schwiening, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The cultural self-fashioning of Frederick the Great'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Tim Blanning FBA, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The Social and Cultural Translation of the Hebrew Bible in Early Modern England'

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Naomi Tadmor, Lancaster University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Tales from the crypt: How science harvests death for humanity's benefit

UserProfessor Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Texas A&M University.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Stirbitch: Performing the Vanished Polis

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr.Michael Hrebeniak, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Human embryos: a visual history

UserDr Nick Hopwood, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseWolfson College, Old Combination Room.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

In the steps of the crusaders: heritage, poltiics, experience

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Astrid Swenson, Brunel University London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Telling What Happened;. Shackleton's Endurance Expedition:Narratives and Narrators

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Meredith Hooper, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Polar Institute.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Thoughts on the current crisis in the NHS and how to resolve it: getting from lose/lose to win/win.

UserJan Filochowski, Clinical and Professional Adviser at CQC; NIHR; Commonwealth Fund and IHI.

HouseWolfson College, Roger Needham Room (Chancellor Center).

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

John Aubrey, My Own Life, an experiment in biography

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Ruth Scurr ( Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Director of Studies in Human, Social).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:45-19:15

jjn1's list

Postcapitalism

UserPaul Mason, Economics Editor, Channel 4 News.

HouseRoom GR06/07 Faculty of English, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 13:00-14:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Three Standing Figures - from stone, to studio, to the open air

this talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Jenny Powell, Senior Curator Kettle's Yard.

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Unravelling the Innovation Mystery

UserAnirban Lahiri, Xaar Ltd.

HouseWolfson College, room TBC.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Moving pictures, moving stories: what archive films reveal

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Kevin Greenbank, Archivist and Administrator, CU Centre of South Asian Studies; Tutor, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

When to care for and when to kill another female's offspring

UserDr Dieter Lukas, Department of Zoology.

HouseWolfson College, Gatsby Room.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 18:00-19:15

jjn1's list

The End of Safe Harbour: Implications of the Schrems Judgement

UserJohn Naughton, Technology and Democracy Project, CRASSH.

HouseRoom B16, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 12:30-14:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

‘Th’emprenting of hir consolacioun’: persuasive speech and resistant listeners in ‘The Franklin’s Tale’

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Alastair Bennett, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Hiroshima: under the bomb 70 years on

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Alan Marcus, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College & Chair in Film and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen.

HouseGatsby Room, W block, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 09 June 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Metaphor

NOTE: this talk is not on the usual day/time of Humanities Society talks but on Thursday 4th June from 16.30.

UserIrving Massey, Professor (Emeritus) of English and Comparative Literature and Adjunct Professor (Emeritus) of French, University at Buffalo; former Visiting Fellow Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 16:30-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Transgendered Copper Mining in the Levant

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Laura Zucconi, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Associate Professor ,Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 June 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

George Eliot and the Religion of Favourable Chance

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Robert Koepp, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College & Illinois College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Maynard Keynes and his Whaling Adventure.

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserBjørn L. Basberg, Professor in Economic History, Norwegian School of Economics; Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Visiting Scholar, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 May 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

‘Trade (mark) wars, 1860-1920: sweatshops, the retail trade and the meaning of trade marks.’

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Jennifer Davis, Fellow, Wolfson College; Member, Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Churchill and the Islamic World

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Warren Dockter, Research Fellow Clare Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 April 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Muslims under Nazi rule, 1941-1945

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr David Motadel, Research Fellow in History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

London Bridge in the late fifteenth century: ‘comparable in itself to a little city’?

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Justin Colson, Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Mysticism and politics; some thoughts about St Teresa of Avila

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College.

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Life after death: social evolution in a grave

UserProf Rebecca Kilner, Department of Zoology.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Ibsen's women - on and off the stage

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Robert Amundsen, Visiting Fellow Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Hinduism': the challenges of a polycentric approach to shaping our world

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Julius Lipner, Emeritus Professor of Hinduism and the Comparative Study of Religion, Fellow of Clare Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Israel and Antisemitism

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. David Feldman, Birkbeck London, Director of the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Opening of 'The Royal Academy at Wolfson'

This talk is open to the public

UserAnthony Green R.A..

HouseLee Hall, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2015, 18:30-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The oldest illustrated book in Cambridge - a reconsideration of the St Augustine Gospels

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Nigel Morgan, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

C.R.Fay: The Differences between Making History and Writing It

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserHugh Gault, biographer and independent researcher.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

How bees find the right flowers

UserDr Gregory Sutton.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Religion and Humour: The Islamic Feast of Sacrifice in Egyptian Cartoons

This talk is open to the public

UserProfessor Gabriel M. Rosenbaum - Dept. of Arabic Language and Literature,The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Director, The Israeli Academic Center in Cairo and Visiting Fellow Wolfson College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Does Westminster Still Represent the Westminster Model ?

UserProfessor Gerd Strohmeier Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Technische Universität Chemnitz.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Technology, Tools, and Toys of Early Modern Science

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserDr Alexi Baker - CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Communication in a globalised world: English is necessary but not sufficient

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserDr Nick Saville - Director of the Research and Validation Group, Cambridge English Language Assessment.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Pickwick in the Trenches: Dickens and Dickensians in the Great War

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserProfessor Jerry White - Birkbeck College, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The nightingales won’t let you sleep in Platres'. Re-visiting the Greek Past

This talk is open to the public as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, and may be podcast

UserProf. Robin Cormack, Prof. Emeritus in the History of Art, London University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Erasmus Darwin: Poet of Progress

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserDr Patricia Fara - Clare College & Department of History and Philosophy of Science .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

I spy with my MRI....

UserDr Mick Mantle, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Wax, wood and narrative: the miraculous culture of Renaissance Italy

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Mary Laven, Jesus College Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 June 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson Press Fellowship

Press Seminar: In the Name of the People

UserLara Pawson, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 17:30-19:00

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Un-Righteous Neutrality: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War, 1914-1917

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. J.Lee Thompson, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Climate Change and Conspiracy Theory

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserProf. David Runciman, POLIS & Trinity Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Further Thoughts on the Undivided Past

This talk is public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton and School of Advanced Studies, University of London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Intellectual Societies: Intimacy and Knowledge in the 19th Century

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Bill Lubenow Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College & The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

TBC - personal genomics

UserPaul Flicek, EMBL - EBI.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Fidgets, Scoundrels and Mummy's Boys: Performing Masculinity in the Victorian House of Commons

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Ben Griffin, Girton College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

May the force (of gravity) be with you: general relativity, black holes and beyond

UserPau Figueras, Dpt of Applied Mathematics and Theorical Physics.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Rogue Judges - Rebels or Reformers? The Case of Sir Henry McCardie

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Tony Lentin, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Neoliberalism, Socialism, and the Politics of Knowledge

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Suvi Salmenniemi, University of Turku and CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The First Bohemians: the Artists of Eighteenth-Century Covent Garden

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Vic Gatrell, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Modern British History, University of Essex .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

In search of personal meaning in a file of 3.3 billion DNA letters

UserDr. Manuel Corpas, The Genome Aanalysis Center, Norwich.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'The True Function of Education'

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserPhilip Allott, Emeritus Professor of International Public Law, Fellow of Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Reform, Revolution, Reaction. Land and the indigenous question in Allende's Chile.

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Dan Carter, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Nanotechnology in healthcare: turning science fiction into science fact

UserDr Luis Garcia-Gancedo (Electrical Engineering Division, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Looking Inside the Box, Thinking Outside the Box: Exhibiting Fiji in Cambridge

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Lucie Carreau, Cambridge Museum of Archeology and Anthropology .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Title to be confirmed

UserJulian Conrad, MRC-LMB, Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Spectators at the Print Shop Window: Caricature and the Rhetoric of the Gaze

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr David Taylor, Toronto University & Visiting Fellow CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

How does cancer become an infectious disease?

UserDr Hannah Siddle (Dpt of Pathology, Cambridge University).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Planning for Survival in the Cold War

This talk is open to the public

UserDr Donald Wilson, Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Mermaids, Cables and the Deep Sea: the telegraphic imagery in the 19th century

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserClare Pettitt, Professor of Victorian Literature and Culture, Kings College London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Information storage in DNA

UserDr. Nick Goldman (EMBL - European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Visions of Power

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserProf. Chris Clark, Faculty of History and St. Catherine's College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Calories and Corsets: 2000 years of diets and dieting

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserLouise Foxcroft.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Dark Matter Mystery and the Large Hadron Collider

UserProf. Ben Allanach (Theoretical Physics, Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Feudalism in the Medieval West: ‘The Tyranny of a Construct’

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Magnus Ryan (Peterhouse College and History Faculty).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 November 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Ideological Ends of British Imperialism: Decolonisation and the ‘Federal Moment’

This talk is open to the public as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. It may be podcast.

UserDr Michael Collins, Lecturer in History, UCL.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Origin and Evolution of the Universe

UserProf. John Barrow (Dpt of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 18:15-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Energy and the industrial revolution: opening Pandora's box

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Sir Tony Wrigley, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Arts and Humanities Today: Re-framing the ‘value’ debate

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast.

UserDr Anna Upchurch, Leeds University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Sappho, Lincoln, & the American Senate: Picturing Female Desire in the 19th Century

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast. This is the last talk of the term.

UserProf. Simon Goldhill Kings College and Director of CRASSH.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Zimbabwe since Independence

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. David Maxwell (Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Faculty of History and Emmanuel College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Culture, Politics, identity: how we know who we think we are

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProfessor Bruce Berman, Smuts Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Some English Scholars in Aleppo,1620-1760

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr.Simon Mills (Wolfson College and CRASSH).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Coin Finds and History in Cambridge

This talk is open to the public

UserDr Martin Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum and Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Architecture & Design in Medieval Morocco: the building strategies of the Marinid sultans

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr. Amira Bennison (Magdalene College & faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Art, Empire, and Revolution: the Lives of Constance and Casimir Markievicz

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserDr Lauren Arrington CRASSH and Liverpool University.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Can yeast and a Robot Scientist help us design therapies for diseases like cancers and malaria?

UserProf Steve Oliver, Department of Biochemistry and Cambridge Systems Biology Centre.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Friedrich Reck-Malleczewen and his "Diary of a Man in Despair": a conservative rebel in Hitler's Germany

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserProf. Sir Richard Evans ( President Wolfson College & Regius Professor of History, Faculty of History).

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College (note change of venue).

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Islanded: the British Empire and Sri Lanka

This talk is open to the public

UserSujit Sivasundaram (Gonville and Caius College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Nature v. nurture: dissecting the tumour ecosystem

UserProf Gillian Murphy, Department of Oncology.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Aftermath of War: Iraq Ten Years On

This talk is open to the public

UserDr. Glen Rangwala (Trinity College and POLIS).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Best Seat in the House: viewing Greek history through its theatre

This talk is open to the public

UserDr Michael C. Scott ( Darwin College, Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Brains, Science, and Human Nature

Joint seminar with the Wolfson College Humanities Society

UserProf Simon Blackburn, Trinity College and UNC Chapel Hill.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Brains, Science, and Human Nature

This talk is open to the public

UserProfessor Simon Blackburn (Fellow of Trinity College and research professor UNC Chapel Hill).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Historicising Islamic Extremism in the Punjab

This talk is open to the public

UserDr. Tahir Kamran (Visiting Fellow Wolfson College and Centre of South Asian Studies).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Publishing in Nature journals

UserDr Elisa de Rainieri, Nature Communications.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

What is Legal Philosophy?

This talk is open to the public

UserProfessor Matthew Kramer (Faculty of Law, Churchill College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Great Ink Crisis

UserProfessor Rick Mitchell, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Digital Affordances: some implications for the Humanities

This talk, and all of Wolfson Humanities Society talks are open to the public

UserProfessor John Naughton (Vice-President and Director of the Press Fellowship, Wolfson College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Merchants of Culture: the Making of Bestsellers

This talk, and all of Wolfson Humanities Society talks are open to the public

UserProfessor John B Thompson (Department of Sociology, Fellow of Jesus College).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Issues in fuel supply and utilisation

UserDr John C. Jones, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Markets and Merchants in early China

UserProfessor Roel Sterckx, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Clare College .

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

90 days of night: A year in Antarctica at the French/Italian base Concordia Station

UserDr Eoin Macdonald-Nethercott, European Space Agency and Alumnus.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Could the ageing be infectious?

UserDr Damian Crowther, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Semantics of Peace in Early Modern England

UserDr Phil Withington, Christ's College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Hearing loss and hearing aids

UserProfessor Brian Moore, Department of Experimental Psychology.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 08 June 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

"Filled with Dissenters?" Cambridgeshire religion in 1851

UserProf David Thompson, Emeritus Professor of Modern Church History.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 June 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Extracting meaning from text

UserProfessor Ann Copestake, Computer Laboratory.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Politics of Austerity

UserProf Andrew Gamble, POLIS.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Jet Engine: What Happens If....?

UserDr Ivor Day, Department of Engineering.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The History of Racism

UserProfessor Francisco Bethencourt, King's College, London.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Unexpected Side of Entropy

User Professor Daan Frenkel ForMemRS, Department of Chemistry.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The placenta: a remarkable but often neglected organ

User Professor Graham Burton, Department of Physiology.

HouseRoger Needham Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Foreign policy, fear, and civil society

UserProf Christopher Hill, POLIS.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2012, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Consciousness at stake: Perspectives from an anaesthetist

UserDr Ram Adapa, Division of Anaesthesia, School of Clinical Medicine.

HouseRoger Needham Room, Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

How nature might influence nurture

UserProfessor Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Russia's Cold War

UserProf Jonathan Haslam, Corpus Christi College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Mozart and three Emperors

UserProf Derek Beales, Sidney Sussex College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Communication with a single button

UserDr Patrick Welche, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 28 October 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

History and the Financial Crisis

UserProf Martin Daunton, Trinity Hall.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Rubik's Planet; Global Consequences of Nanoscale Phenomena

UserDr Dr Christopher Forman, Institute for Manufacturing.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Wallace Stevens: Melodics of *Harmonium*

UserProfessor Simon Jarvis, Faculty of English.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 07 June 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

The Nature of Empathy: Perspectives from Psychiatry

UserProf. Simon Baron-Cohen, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 03 June 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Bananas, bandits and biology on the high seas

UserDr Anna Snowdon, Senior Member, Wolfson College.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Nanotechnology: Science or Fiction?

UserDr Agnieszka Iwasiewicz-Wabnig, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 20 May 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

South Asian histories of citizenship

UserDr Joya Chatterjii, Trinity College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

Have I got path for you...?

UserProf. Alun Williams, Department of Veterinary Medicine.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 11 March 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Who were the French revolutionaries?

UserProfessor William Doyle, Bristol.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Death in Florence: the impact of plague in early modern Italy

UserProf John Henderson, Birkbeck College and Wolfson College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 08 February 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

How to write the history of the Persian Empire

UserProf Thomas Harrison, University of Liverpool.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2011, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

"Is nuclear reprogramming a route to cell replacement therapy?"

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon FRS, Department of Zoology/Wellcome Gurdon Institute.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

"Are my genes to blame when my jeans don’t fit?"

UserDr Giles Yeo, University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories, Institute of Metabolic Science.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Fiction as History

UserProf John Hatcher, Corpus Christi.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Reactions to Neo-Nazi violence in Russia

UserProfessor Caroline Humphrey, King's College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Why is the Enlightenment so difficult to define?

UserProf. John Robertson, Clare College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 02 November 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

"Causes and prevention of type 2 diabetes"

UserProfessor Nick Wareham, MRC Epidemiology Unit.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Views of War, 1914 and 1939

UserDr Zara Steiner, Murray Edwards College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Science Society

"The Master Puppeteer: How the Brain Controls the Body"

UserProf Daniel Wolpert, Department of Engineering.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Wolfson College.

ClockFriday 15 October 2010, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Louisa Catherine Adams: Travel, Narrative, and Gender

UserProfessor Michael O'Brien, Jesus College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 01 June 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Social Mobility in Modern Britain: Myths and Realities

UserProfessor Peter Mandler, Gonville and Caius College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Cultural politics of electioneering

UserDr Jon Lawrence, Emmanuel College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 May 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Uses of Memory in the Early Middle Ages

UserProf Rosamond McKitterick, Sidney Sussex College.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

UserProf Alexandra Walsham, Exeter (newly appointed Professor of Modern European History, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge).

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 January 2010, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Triumph of Music

UserProfessor Tim Blanning, Sidney Sussex, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Reflections on "Reflections on Cambridge"

UserProf Alan Macfarlane, King's College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Serbia and the Outbreak of War in 1914

UserProf Chris Clark, St Catherine's College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 06 October 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The naturalisation of reason in the seventeenth century: origins and consequences

Chair: Dr David Adams

UserDr. Richard Serjeantson, Trinity College, Cambridge.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Crown and Nobility in Late Medieval England

Chair: Dr Max Lieberman

UserProf Christine Carpenter.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 05 May 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

TBC

Chair: Dr David Gange

UserProfessor Simon Goldhill.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 28 April 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

"How to Write the History of the Mediterranean"

Chair: Dr Max Lieberman

UserProfessor David Abulafia.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

'Missing Links: the Church of England and the Rhineland Palatinate 1565-1642'

Chair: Dr David Adams

UserProfessor Anthony Milton, University of Sheffield.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

"La Semaine Sanglante, 1871: a revision"

Chair: Dr Isabel DiVanna

UserProfessor Robert Tombs.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Rousseau's JULIE: The Unread Best-Seller of the Eighteenth Century

Chair: Dr Carolina Armenteros

UserProfessor Timothy O'Hagan.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2009, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Rousseau's Second Discourse: Between Stoicism and Epicureanism

Chair: Dr Carolina Armenteros

UserDr Christopher Brooke.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2008, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Milton's angels

Chair: Dr David Adams

UserProfessor Joad Raymond.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2008, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Elizabethan England: a monarchical republic

Chair: Dr Felicia Yap

UserProfessor Patrick Collinson.

HouseGatsby Room, Chancellor's Centre, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2008, 18:00-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

China and the world, 1750-2000

Chair: Dr Felicia Yap

UserProfessor Odd Arne Westad.

HouseGatsby Room, Chancellor's Centre, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 10 June 2008, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

The Ten Perfections in Theravada Buddhism

Chair: Professor Enrique Bocardo-Crespo

UserMr William Pruitt.

HouseSeminar Room, Wolfson College.

ClockThursday 05 June 2008, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Tracing the cunning of unreason

Chair: Dr Carolina Armenteros

UserProfessor John Dunn.

HouseGatsby Room, Chancellor's Centre, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 03 June 2008, 17:45-19:15

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Mandeville and the problem of political hypocrisy

Chair: Professor Enrique Bocardo-Crespo

UserDr David Runciman.

HouseGatsby Room, Chancellor's Centre, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2008, 17:45-19:15

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