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This list includes the Darwin College Lecture Series and lunchtime seminars taking place in Darwin College. Lunchtime seminars should be added either to ‘Darwin College Humanities Group’ or ‘Darwin College Sciences Group’.

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Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

How complex can this be? Let me introduce you to the Haft Paykar, a narrative poem composed in Persian by the giant poet Nizami of Ganja (12th C. AD)

UserCristine van Ruymbeke, Soudavar Professor of Persian Literature and Culture Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Graduate Tutor and College Praelector of Darwin College.

HouseDarwin College, Richard King Room.

ClockTuesday 19 October 2021, 13:15-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Hunting for new particles with ATLAS at the Large Hadron Collider

Grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserBen Hodkinson, Experimental High Energy Physics.

HouseKing Richard Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 October 2021, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Title to be confirmed

Grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserMadeleine Emms.

HouseKing Richard Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 11 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Trauma Apps and the Making of the 'Smart' Refugee.

UserMaha Abdelrahman, Professor of Development Studies and Middle East Politics.

HouseDarwin College, Richard King Room.

ClockTuesday 23 November 2021, 13:15-14:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Past ice sheet evolution: West Antarctica during warm climate intervals

Grab some lunch from the Darwin servery and enjoy an interesting science talk and discussion over lunch. Looking forward to seeing you there.

UserLara Perez, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseKing Richard Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 25 November 2021, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

War, COVID-19 and the national debt.

UserDr Duncan Needham - Dean and Senior Tutor, Darwin College - Director, Centre for Financial History.

HouseOnline (ask organizers for link).

ClockTuesday 30 November 2021, 13:15-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food and Climate Change

UserProfessor Sarah Bridle, University of Manchester.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Should Cats and Dogs go Vegan?

UserProfessor Andrew Knight, University of Winchester.

HouseOnline.

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 17:30-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Nixon

UserDr Nigel Bowles (University of Oxford).

HouseJohn Bradfield Room, Darwin College and Zoom.

ClockMonday 31 January 2022, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food, Power and Society

UserMs Sarah Mukherjee, Journalist.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

X-Ray Inspection of Food

UserMr Richard Parmee, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Food as Expression

UserMr Alex Rushmer, Chef.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Archaeology and the History of Food

UserProfessor Martin Jones, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Political Economy of Conservation and Food Security

UserProfessor Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge.

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

ClockFriday 11 March 2022, 17:30-18:30

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