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No 6438

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Vol cxlvii No 4

pp. 21–36

Events, courses, etc.

Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

The University offers a large number of lectures, seminars, and other events, many of which are free of charge, to members of the University and others who are interested. Details can be found on individual Faculty, Department, and institution websites, on the What’s On website (, and on (

Brief details of upcoming events are given below.

University of Cambridge

Festival of Ideas, 2016. Theme: Movement

17–30 October 2016, various locations

Hundreds of free events over two weeks on the theme of movement, including debates, workshops, talks, exhibitions, and performances celebrating the arts, humanities, and social sciences

Festival programme and bookings:


The Corbett Lecture 2016: Of prickly heroes, powerful gods, and puzzled sailors – or how much Indo-European did Homer know?, by Andreas Willi, Diebold Professor of Comparative Philology, University of Oxford, on Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 5 p.m., in Room G.19, Faculty of Classics

Endellion String Quartet

Mozart, Tippett, and Beethoven, at West Road Concert Hall, at 7.30 p.m., on 19 October 2016; or Haydn, Bartok, and Beethoven, at West Road Concert Hall, at 7.30 p.m. on 16 November 2016; or

History of Art

Slade Lectures in Fine Art 2016–17: Art, history, and neuroscience: the work of art in the age of digital reproducibility, by Professor David Freedberg, on Tuesdays at 5 p.m., starting Tuesday, 11 October 2016, in Mill Lane Lecture Room 3, 1 Mill Lane

First lecture: The painter without hands: phantom limbs and the history of art

Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit

Research seminars, on every other Tuesday at 4.30 p.m. in the Mond Building, Free School Lane

First lecture: Findings from the excavation of the Saridag monastery of the Jabzundamba Hutagt: archaeology and legend, by Sampildondov Chuluun, on 18 October 2016