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The Madingley Lectures are a series of free public lectures given by leading authorities in their fields. They take place at Madingley Hall, home of the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), and are an important part of ICE ’s commitment to public engagement.

Previous speakers have included Lord Rees, the Astronomer Royal and Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage. Videos of previous lectures are now available to watch online.

Booking is essential as places are limited – book online via the ICE website.

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Madingley Lecture: Brexit, animal health, welfare, superbugs and superfarms

UserJohn Fishwick, President of the British Veterinary Association.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockThursday 08 March 2018, 19:00-20:00

Broadcasting past and future

UserRoger Mosey, Master of Selwyn College.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 19:00-20:00

Darwin in public and private

UserDr Alison Pearn, Associate Director of the Darwin Correspondence Project, Cambridge University Library.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockThursday 02 July 2015, 19:00-20:00

Superconductors are not just for MRI

UserProfessor David Cardwell, Head of Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 19:00-20:00

Stripping down science

UserDr Chris Smith, Public Understanding of Science Fellow, University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 23 March 2015, 19:00-20:00

Why is modern poetry difficult?

UserProfessor Geoff Ward, Principal of Homerton College, University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 19:00-20:00

Pompeii and Herculaneum: does the past have a future?

UserProfessor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Director of Research in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 19:00-20:00

The glass closet: why coming out is good business

UserLord Browne of Madingley, Member of the House of Lords and former Chief Executive of BP.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockWednesday 08 October 2014, 19:00-20:00

What do we mean by 'music'? (and how can we make sense of it?)

UserProfessor Ian Cross, Director of the Centre for Music and Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 19:30-20:30

If Donald Rumsfeld were a scientist

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Head of Computational Science at Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockWednesday 02 April 2014, 19:00-20:00

Imagination: the door to identity

UserProfessor Nicola Clayton and Clive Wilkins, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 19:00-20:00

What's wrong with wrongdoing?

UserProfessor Alison Sinclair, Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 19:00-20:00

A slice of Raspberry Pi

UserDr Eben Upton, Founder, Raspberry Pi Foundation.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2013, 19:00-20:00

Historian as detective: the search for Darwin's predecessors

UserProfessor Rebecca Stott, Professor of English Literature and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 19:00-20:00

The science of philosophy

UserProfessor Colin McGinn, Professor of Philosophy, University of Miami.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 19:00-20:00

Nature's glass: half-full or half-empty?

UserProfessor Andrew Balmford, Professor of Conservation Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 19:00-20:00

How might we protect the wages of the weak?

UserProfessor William Brown, Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations, University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2012, 19:00-20:00

The justice and imperative on girls' education in Africa

UserAnn Cotton OBE, Founder and Executive Director of Camfed International.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 19:00-20:00

Victorian desire and the classical body

UserProfessor Simon Goldhill, Director of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 30 January 2012, 19:00-20:00

Challenges of global health

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 19:00-20:00

Playing God: who should regulate reproductive medicine?

UserBaroness Deech, Chair of the Bar Standards Board.

HouseInstitute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.

ClockMonday 03 October 2011, 19:00-20:00

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