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George Nares

A Victorian polar explorer remembered: Vice-Admiral Sir George Nares

The commander of the the first steam vessel to cross the Antarctic Circle in 1874, Vice-Admiral Sir George Nares played a pivotal role in Victorian Arctic exploration. On the centenary of his death, descendent Jerrard Nares will discuss this extrordinary Victoprian polar pioneer.

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Pope Benedict XVI with Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and Cardinal Kurt Koch

Open lecture with Cardinal Koch and Lord Sacks

Tue 26 February 2013

St Edmund's College

Lord Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth and Cardinal Kurt Koch, head of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, will offer an open lecture for the Woolf Institute at St Edmund's College. This follows on from the Chief Rabbi's private audience with His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, facilitated by the Woolf Institute's director Dr Edward Kessler.

Cost: free

Enquiries and booking

No need to book.

Please arrive early to ensure a seat, we expect this event to be well attended.


All times

Tue 26 February 2013 5:00PM - 6:00PM


Address: St Edmund's College
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Email: college.office@st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: 01223 336250