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Fri 17 September 12:00AM - 11:59PM

Online Exhibition: Global Conversations

An online art exhibition created for the 20th anniversary of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH).

12:01AM - 11:59PM

The Travels of the Arctic

The 'Travels of the Artic' online exhibition has been curated by Dr Anna Gielas (University of Cambridge) for the Centre of Global Knowledge Studies (gloknos).

9:00AM

Pick of the month Open Cambridge 2021

Cambridge’s much-loved festival of history and culture, Open Cambridge, returns this September with an extended programme of free live and digital events for everyone to enjoy.

10:00AM - 1:00PM

ONLINE COURSE Consider the lily: lilies in history, art and culture

Spend a morning exploring the lily in paintings, proverbs and poetry, in literature and gardens

10:00AM - 5:00PM

The Regions, Economy and Society in the Post-Covid World

The eighth conference hosted by the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society will take place on 17 September 2021, on the theme “Regions Economy and Society in the Post Covid World”. This will be a free one day online conference.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Maud Sulter: The Centre of the Frame

The exhibition brings together Maud Sulter’s iconic photographic series Zabat (1989), which features portraits of contemporary Black female figures dressed as the Greek Muses.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

UNTITLED: Art on the conditions of our time

Kettle’s Yard is pleased to present Untitled: art on the conditions of our time. This exhibition brings together work by 10 British African diaspora artists with a focus on how their innovative practices ask important questions about some of the most important cultural and political issues of our turbulent times.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight OF THE EARTH: Contemporary Ceramics and Glass from The Fitzwilliam Museum

Since the early twentieth century, studio ceramics and glass have enjoyed great popularity in Britain. This exhibition showcases some of the most interesting work being produced in Britain today.

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Lies, Spies and Double-Dealing: A Cambridge Spy Tour

A walking tour which unmasks the long tradition of Cambridge spying, from the earliest days of the university to recent times; from Christopher Marlowe to James Blunt, via James Bond. The tour will be led by Green Badge Guides.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour 2021

A spooky evening walk with The Institute of Tourist Guiding ghost guides.