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History of art slade lecture series 2014-15 - Prof Mary Miller

A Thing Of Wonder: The Hand-held Object Of The Ancient Maya

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Today 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Exhibition of the history and evolution of St Michael's Church

The History and evolution of St Michael's church.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Concrete poetry exhibition - a token of concrete affection

Works from the personal collection of art historian Stephen Bann relating to close exchanges between Cambridge and Brazilian poets in the 1960s.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Private lives of print: The use and abuse of books 1450-1550

An exhibition of over 50 of Cambridge University Library's wonderful early printed books, selected for the stories they tell about the use of books in the first hundred years after the invention of printing.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Ediacaran Enigmas: resolving the fossil record of early animals

This new display is a snapshot of the research taking place in the department of Earth Sciences at Cambridge on fossils from the 540-580 million year old Ediacaran Period, known as the 'Ediacaran Biota'.

11:30AM - 5:00PM

Beauty and Revolution

The Poetry and Art of Ian Hamilton Finlay

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Sex, gender and generation in early modern medical records

Dr Lauren Kassell, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge gives a multi-disciplinary Gender Research Seminar on 'Sex, Gender and Generation in Early Modern Medical Records'. Sex, Gender and Generation in Early Modern Medical Records

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Pick of the month History of art slade lecture series 2014-15 - Prof Mary Miller

A Thing Of Wonder: The Hand-held Object Of The Ancient Maya

5:00PM - 6:20PM

'W.B. Yeats and the Afterlife: Plant me in Sligo', by Paul Muldoon

This is the second of Paul Muldoon's Clark Lectures on 'Yeats and the Afterlife'. Paul Muldoon is a poet, critic, and professor in the humanities at Princeton University.

5:00PM - 6:30PM

Contesting compliance; tales of ‘women's empowerment’ from nineteenth-century SW Nigeria

Seminar by Professor Andrea Cornwall, University of Sussex This Talk is part of the Centre of African Studies Lent term Seminar Series 'Gender in Africa'

5:30PM

Baron ver Heyden de Lancey medico-legal lecture 2015

Voluntary euthanasia and assisted dying - the position in The Netherlands

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Highlight G I Taylor lecture - Understanding the physics of molecular motors

The G I Taylor Lecture - Understanding the physics of molecular motors by Professor Eugene Terentjev, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge