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Exploring Human Evolution

Hear from some of the world’s leading experts on human evolution and explore how genomics is transforming our knowledge of our species.

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Mon 27 November 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Artificial Things - Photography Exhibition

Photography exhibition curated in collaboration with Shutter Hub.

7:00PM

Highlight The T S Eliot Society (UK) presents The Ninth Annual T S Eliot Lecture 2017

‘The man and woman who suffer in The Wasteland’ by Professor Ronald Schuchard

Tue 28 November 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Artificial Things - Photography Exhibition

Photography exhibition curated in collaboration with Shutter Hub.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Slade Lectures in Fine Art 2017-18: “Scenes and Traces of the English Civil War” by Professor Stephen Bann

The 2017-18 Slade Lectures will be given by Professor Stephen Bann, who is Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Senior Research Fellow at Bristol University. Lectures will be given every Tuesday from 5pm-6pm in Mill Lane Lecture Room 3, Cambridge, starting Tuesday 10 October and ending on Tuesday 28 November 2016. There are eight lectures in the series.

Wed 29 November 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Artificial Things - Photography Exhibition

Photography exhibition curated in collaboration with Shutter Hub.

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Institutional and Private Capital Flows into International Farmland

This talk is part of the Land Economy Departmental Seminar Series. It will be presented by Carl Atkin, Terravost Limited.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Highlight The Denman Lecture 2017: Urbanisation in Africa – the challenge of building cities that work

Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid population growth. Yet their economic growth has not kept pace. Tony Venables, BP Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford, will explore reasons why, consolidating his life-long work on trade theory, economic geography, competition, and the theory of the firm.

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Susan Steinberg Film Screening and Director’s Talk

Friend's of Clare Hall Art Society present Susan Steinberg’s documentary film ‘Mirrors to Windows: The Artist as Woman’ – featuring ten extraordinary women artists, followed by a talk and Q&A with the director herself.

6:15PM - 8:00PM

Building the largest telescope in the world, talk by Dr Rosie Bolton

This talk is at the Oxford & Cambridge Club, Pall Mall, London. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project is an international effort to build the world's largest radio telescope.

Thu 30 November 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Artificial Things - Photography Exhibition

Photography exhibition curated in collaboration with Shutter Hub.

5:15PM - 7:00PM

Highlight Careering through Astronomy: A Lecture by Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Celebrating 50 years since the discovery of pulsars

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Ava Vidal - Intersectional Feminism for a fairer 2027

Comedian and commentator Ava Vidal presents her personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how we can move our society away from multiple, intersecting, compounding discriminatory attitudes and practices, to build a fairer society for all in the year 2027.

Fri 1 December 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Artificial Things - Photography Exhibition

Photography exhibition curated in collaboration with Shutter Hub.