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Wed 24 November 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).

8:00AM - 10:00AM

UTokyo-Cambridge Voices: The Sixth Cambridge–UTokyo Joint Symposium Series

Welcome to join us for a series of online symposia and dialogues between The University of Cambridge and The University of Tokyo. Experts of the two universities are going to share their research and views on a wide range of topics, from Covid-19 research and sustainable cities, to the development of international partnerships and the applications of digital technologies.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Magic & Mayhem!

Enjoy exploring the Garden this Christmas but be warned – the mischievous elves are back! 26 November - 23 December 2021

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Mycenae: From Myth to History

An exhibition of photographs by Robert McCabe of excavations of Mycenae in 1955.

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.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight LUCY VAN PELT: DIRECTOR OF EVERYTHING

The Heong Gallery at Downing College presents original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Wealth Economy Foundation Workshop – Growing prosperity: sustainable stewardship

This ‘Wealth Economy’ Foundation Workshop will enable leaders to manage their inclusive portfolio of natural, social, human and physical capital, to achieve more prosperous, resilient and sustainable growth today and into the future.

5:30PM - 6:45PM

Online Event: Professor Davidson Nicol CMG (1924-1994): A man of many careers

Professor Davidson Nicol CMG (1924-1994) was a truly remarkable figure- a polymath and pioneer who was the first Black African to graduate with first class honours and to hold a fellowship at the University of Cambridge. His life and achievements were astonishing. Join us to hear from his family and friends speak about his amazing life and legacy.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:00PM - 7:15PM

The 2021 Annual Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture - Race, Scientific Racism and Genetics

We end our Wolfson Explores ?BORDERS programme with Dr Adam Rutherford, who will speak at this year's Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Hinxton Hall: DNA and Discovery

Talk 3 of the Hinxton Hall Estate: Georgians, Jet Engines and Genes programme series.