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Mon 19 March 2012 8:00AM - 5:00PM

The forgiveness project- A world to believe in

The forgiveness project; An organisation working in the field of conflict resolution, reconcilliation and victim support

9:00AM - 4:00PM

New Hall art collection auction 2012

Australian artist Michelle Hungerford has kindly donated a series of paintings to be auctioned which were exhibited at Murray Edwards in autumn 2009. Entitled "A Distant View", the series encapsulates the artist’s interest in landscape, space and light.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Shelf Lives: Four Centuries of Collectors and their Books

Ten great book collectors whose volumes have enriched the University Library's holdings from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries.

9:00AM - 8:00PM

Highlight Swimmers by Quentin Blake

Works created for the new Maternity Wing of the University Hospital at Angers, France

9:00AM - 10:00PM

Cambridge Science Festival

Join us for the UK's largest free science festival, exploring science through explosive demonstrations, hands on experiments and expert talks from leading scientists at the 2012 Cambridge Science Festival.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Invasion! Exploring the clash of cultures

A new short course at Madingley Hall exploring the divergent experiences of invasion, occupation and migration through a series of five case studies from the last 2,000 years.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

People’s portraits exhibition

The People’s Portraits exhibition captures on canvas ordinary people from different walks of lives in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 21st Century, and is rich in its diversity of subjects and styles.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Saints or sinners: the representation of women in Victorian art and fiction

A new short course at Madingley Hall which considers how Victorian fiction and art reflected social concerns, and how their idealized images contrast with more realistic and challenging depictions.