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Mon 12 February 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Highlight Magnetic microscopy of meteorites: probing the magnetic state of the early solar system

Lecture by Professor Richard Harrison, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Cambridge Realist Workshop - Lukasz Hardt - Classical economists as advocates of economics without laws

Cambridge Realist Workshop - Lukasz Hardt - Classical economists as advocates of economics without laws. Drinks available from 7:30 pm for 8pm start

Wed 14 February 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Café Sci Cambridge: What does your DNA actually say about you?

Can your DNA say if you love or hate Marmite, or prefer a Malbec over Merlot? Genetic testing is hitting the mainstream, but what can your DNA actually reveal about you? Join us for the first event of a lively new series of Café Sci to find out more about the real science truths, and discuss how you think genetic data should be used.

Thu 15 February 9:00AM - 6:30PM

Visions of Plague: Photographs of the third plague pandemic

The exhibition showcases the founding moment in epidemic photography, presenting photographs collected and digitized from across the world by the ERC-funded project Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic. The exhibition extends over all four floors of the building.

6:45PM - 8:30PM

Smuts, bunts and ergots

Sandra Chapman will talk about the pathogens on grasses and cereals whose life cycles are completely tied to the seed of their hosts.

Fri 16 February 9:00AM - 6:30PM

Visions of Plague: Photographs of the third plague pandemic

The exhibition showcases the founding moment in epidemic photography, presenting photographs collected and digitized from across the world by the ERC-funded project Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic. The exhibition extends over all four floors of the building.

5:45PM - 7:00PM

Highlight Girton College 57th Founders' Memorial Lecture - Hisham Matar: Life and Word

Former Visiting Fellow, Hisham Matar, will be speaking at Girton College for the 57th Founders' Memorial Lecture. Entrance is free, places are limited, reservations required. RSVP via email: ms2276@cam.ac.uk or tel. 01223 (3)38951. Doors open at 5:45pm for 6pm

Sat 17 February 10:30AM - 4:30PM

Religion in the Ancient World (Glanville Study Day)

A series of 40-minute talks on "Religion in the Ancient World", in connection with the Glanville Lecture 2018 by scholars from Cambridge and beyond

5:00PM - 6:00PM

The Book of Exodus and the Invention of Religion (Glanville Lecture 2018)

The Glanville Lecture for 2018, entitled The Book of Exodus and the Invention of Religion, will be given by Professor Dr Jan Assmann (Honorary Professor, University of Konstanz; Visiting Professor, University of Luzern; Emeritus Professor, University of Heidelberg)