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Inuit Visions of the Polar World with Dr Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Research Institute)

The Inuit of the High Arctic are famed for their navigation skills in a vast landscape, but just how far can they travel? Come to the Heong Gallery to discover the full extent of Inuit visions of their landscape across land, sea, and ice, with routes spanning the full width of North America all the way from Alaska to Greenland.

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Mon 19 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.

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchid 2018

Orchids 2018: an exhibition - how to build an orchid.

Tue 20 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.

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchid 2018

Orchids 2018: an exhibition - how to build an orchid.

12:00PM - 2:00PM

Towns, Cities and the Tilting of Britain's Political Axis

A new cleavage is emerging that is fundamentally changing politics in the early decades of the twenty-first century. The divide is between citizens residing in locations strongly connected to global growth and those who are not.

5:30PM - 6:30PM

The Role of Women in the History of Geology

This talk explores the various roles that women have undertaken in furthering the science of geology. Part of the Landscapes Below Speaker Series at Cambridge University Library.

Wed 21 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.

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchid 2018

Orchids 2018: an exhibition - how to build an orchid.

Thu 22 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.

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchid 2018

Orchids 2018: an exhibition - how to build an orchid.

5:45PM - 7:00PM

THwomen40 Lecture: Women in Business

'Exploring the interface between research and practice in the business world'

6:30PM - 8:00PM

George Monbiot - A new Politics of Belonging, for a fairer 2027

George Monbiot presents his personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how to build a new politics for a fairer 2027, a “politics of belonging.” We can radically reorganise democracy and economic life to build a better society.

6:45PM - 8:30PM

"This object has been removed"

Leah Fitzpatrick will give a brief history of the Central Hall in the Natural History Museum and its star specimens.

Fri 23 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.

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchid 2018

Orchids 2018: an exhibition - how to build an orchid.

Sat 24 February 10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchid 2018

Orchids 2018: an exhibition - how to build an orchid.

Sun 25 February 10:00AM - 4:30PM

Orchid 2018

Orchids 2018: an exhibition - how to build an orchid.