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The Betty Behrens Seminar on Classics of Historiography

Karen O’Brien (Durham University) will speak about "The History of England from the Accession of James I to that of the Brunswick Line" by Catherine Macaulay and engage in discussion with the attendees.

Mon 27 November 2023 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Highlight St Catharine's Political Economy Seminar - ‘Careworn: Towards an economic history of caring work’ - Professor Jane Humphries

Date: Monday, 27 November 2023 Time: 18:00 -19:30 Speaker: Professor Jane Humphries Talk Title: ‘Careworn: Towards an economic history of caring work’ Location: Ramsden Room, St Catharine's College

Tue 28 November 2023 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Feminist Art History in 1944? Re-introducing Helen Rosenau’s brilliant war-time study

Feminist Art History in 1944? Re-introducing Helen Rosenau’s brilliant war-time study: Woman in Art: From Type to Personality

6:45PM - 7:45PM

Re-energising the climate conversation: UN Climate Champion Nigel Topping at King's College Chapel

UN Climate Champion,Nigel Topping, share his outlook for renewable energy, climate change, COP28 and the ‘greening’ of our buildings new and old

Wed 29 November 2023 1:00PM - 4:30PM

THIS Space 2023

THIS Space 2023 will bring together people interested in improving the quality and safety of healthcare. Organised by The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute, THIS Space aims to share learning on what works in healthcare improvement, what doesn’t, and why. Over 30 speakers will cover topics from improving environmental sustainability to communicating diagnosis uncertainty.

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Winter Wildlife Livestream from the Museum

Join us as we broadcast LIVE from the Museum on everything winter wildlife related!

Thu 30 November 2023 9:00AM - 1:00PM

THIS Space 2023

THIS Space 2023 will bring together people interested in improving the quality and safety of healthcare. Organised by The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute, THIS Space aims to share learning on what works in healthcare improvement, what doesn’t, and why. Over 30 speakers will cover topics from improving environmental sustainability to communicating diagnosis uncertainty.

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Garrod Research Seminar - Thinking evolutionary laws: technological trajectories and anthropological regularities

The Garrod Research Seminar Series is the Department of Archaeology’s principal seminar series of invited scholarly lectures. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. This term, the series will focus on the interplay of cultural evolution and archaeology.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Highlight Is 'artificial' intelligent? Understanding human intelligence in the AI age

Join BAFTA winning documentary maker Sheila Hayman to explore how we can understand human intelligence in the AI age.

7:30PM - 8:45PM

Ros Atkins on... The art of explanation

Join longtime BBC presenter and journalist Ros Atkins as he shares his approach to communicating effectively.

Fri 1 December 2023 1:15PM - 2:00PM

Pitt-Rivers Archaeological Science Seminar - On the wing: Morphological variation in the osteology of Anatidae (excluding Anserinae) of the Levant

The Pitt-Rivers Archaeological Science Seminars are a relatively informal and highly dynamic venue for archaeological scientists of all kinds who share their research as it happens – often, before it has made it to publications. Our speakers include researchers based in or around Cambridge as well as visitors from around the world.