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Talks

The Betty Behrens Seminar on Classics of Historiography

Paul Seaward on "The History of the Rebellion" by Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon

Mon 19 February 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Saunders Genetics Lecture 2024

The Saunders Genetics Lectures celebrates the best contemporary research in Genetics today, with invited speakers being selected for their contribution to research which resonates with the activities of the Department of Genetics and across the School of Biological Sciences.

Tue 20 February 5:30PM - 7:00PM

The Place of Antisemitism within Debates on Racism

Join us for the first event in our new series ‘Hierarchies of Racism?’ which will will feature an amazing line-up of scholars who will explore the theme of racism from different lenses.

6:30PM - 7:45PM

Controlling Copying before Copyright: A Tale of Three Britannias

A talk by Isabella Alexander (UTS Sydney) in the 'Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography' series.

Wed 21 February 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight 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.

4:15PM - 5:30PM

Building Africa: How Architecture Makes States

Seminar with Professor Julia Gallagher of King’s College London. Julia will explore how states are made by looking at state buildings, from parliaments to hospitals; from supreme courts to police stations, exploring their aesthetics, their role in public life, how they came to be built, who uses them and – most importantly – what citizens think about them.

Thu 22 February 5:30PM - 6:45PM

Law and the making of life: Regulating stem cell-based embryo models

Scientists can now use stem cells to make self-organising 3D models of a variety of organs and tissues. Is a new regulatory regime required?