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In response to Government advice, all public events at the University of Cambridge have been cancelled until further notice.

Mon 24 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Simpson's question: How does behaviour determine evolution?

A Lecture by Professor Rebecca Kilner, of the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Highlight Camerata Musica Cambridge: PAVEL HAAS QUARTET & BORIS GILTBURG, piano

The distinguished Czech string quartet joins forces with the dazzlingly brilliant Russian-Israeli pianist, Boris Giltburg, for masterworks by Shostakovich and Dvorák. Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 Dvorák, Piano Quintet in A, Op. 81

Tue 25 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250 Cancelled

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10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

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10:00AM - 5:00PM

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

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10:00AM - 5:00PM

Inspire Cancelled

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10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze Cancelled

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10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sharpening Perceptions Cancelled

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10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

12:00PM - 2:00PM

EVENT CANCELLED: Roundtable: The Relationship between Health and Stigma

This event has been cancelled

1:10PM - 2:00PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: The King's Men

A concert of jazz and close harmony from the choral scholars of the King’s College Choir

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Dr Nicholas Penny, Slade Lectures in Fine Art 2020

Avatars of Antiquity: Premise and Practice in European Painting and Sculpture 1500-2000

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Secret Soviet Maps of Cambridge and the World

A talk by John Davies (sovietmaps.com) and Alex Kent (Canterbury Christ Church University) in the 'Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography' series.

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Designs for a refugee shelter rooftop - the urgent questions surrounding the shelter of refugees in cities

In August 2019, a collaborative summer school between Cambridge University & and the Technical University Berlin created a temporary intervention on a rooftop terrace in an institutional refugee shelter in Berlin.

5:30PM - 7:00PM

On the trail of ‘the popular’ in 'the political': Searching for (and finding) That’s Life! in Churchill Archives Centre

Eve Colpus, historian of modern Britain and former Churchill Archives Centre By-Fellow, will give this lecture as part of the Churchill History Lecture Series.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Highlight Camerata Musica Cambridge: IGOR LEVIT, piano

Widely regarded as one of the most distinguished pianists performing today, Igor Levit offers a programme exploring great composers' responses to some of their predecessors' finest compositions - from Bach to Busoni.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Highlight Camerata Musica Cambridge: IGOR LEVIT, piano Cancelled

This concert has been cancelled because of the artist's illness.

Wed 26 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Inspire Cancelled

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10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sharpening Perceptions Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

4:00PM - 5:00PM

The Competitiveness of Italian Regions in the Age of Global Value Chains

A talk by Professor Bart Los from the University of Groningen, Netherlands. Part of the Land Economy Departmental Seminar Series.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Highlight HONORARY FELLOWS LECTURE - What is epigenetics? And is it important?

The Honorary Fellows Lecture will be given by Sir David Baulcombe, Royal Society Edward Penley Abraham Research Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

6:30PM - 8:30PM

Music without boundaries

Eleftheria Kotzia - guitar Wilf Murray - piano

Thu 27 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250 Cancelled

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10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

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10:00AM - 5:00PM

Inspire Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sharpening Perceptions Cancelled

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10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

12:30PM - 2:00PM

Book Launch - "Digital Witness" (Oxford University Press, 2019)

Using Open Source Information for Human Rights Investigation, Documentation and Accountability

12:30PM - 2:00PM

Book Launch of Digital Witness: Using Open Source Information for Human Rights Investigation, Documentation and Accountability

The University of Cambridge Centre of Governance and Human Rights (CGHR) is delighted to invite you to the launch of the book "Digital Witness"

5:00PM - 6:30PM

Sir Richard Stone Annual Lecture - Professor Janet Currie

Professor Janet Currie (Princeton University) will present the 11th Sir Richard Stone Annual Lecture on “Child Health as Human Capital”

6:00PM - 8:30PM

Nudity, nakedness and the female body within art

What is it that makes us feel uncomfortable when we discuss nudity? A Q&A with Frances Borzello, author of ‘The Naked Nude’, discussing vulnerability and the history of the female body in art. A life drawing workshop will follow the talk, encouraging participants to creatively respond to the ideas discussed. Food and drink will be available during an access break.

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Highlight STUDENT LATE: Love Art After Dark

The annual late night opening exclusively for all students – co-curated by the Fitzwilliam Museum Society.

6:45PM - 8:30PM

Cambridge Natural History Society talk - Alternative plastics, grass and worms

Sophia Upton will talk about her dissertation which is looking at how worm and grass health is affected by the addition of alternative plastics, such as biodegradable and compostable substitutes, in their environments. This study will help inform decisions on whether alternative plastics are worthwhile.

Fri 28 February 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wordsworth at 250 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Inspire Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sharpening Perceptions Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

1:00PM - 1:45PM

Bridging Binaries: LGBTQ+ Tours at the Whipple Museum Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

5:00PM - 6:30PM

Professor Janet Currie Additional Seminar (Part of the Sir Richard Stone Annual Lecture)

Professor Currie will be doing an additional Faculty seminar on her recent work and research on Friday 28th February in the Meade Room at 5pm.

Sat 29 February 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Lines of Site: The Parthenon Frieze Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Inspire Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sharpening Perceptions Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists

An exhibition of photographic portraits of female scientists and artists.

7:00PM - 10:30PM

Pro Wrestling EAST: Lethal Leap Year

Wrestling stars of the present and future converge on Cambridge for a dramatic night of thrills and spills!

7:30PM - 10:30PM

Laugh 4 Change Comedy & Drag Show

In support of LGTBQA+ History Month, Laugh 4 Change has organised a comedy & drag show featuring LGTBQA+ comedians and drag artist. All proceeds will go to Safe Place International, a charity that creates shelters for LGBTQ+ refugees in Greece/Turkey.

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Varsity Concert: Oxford & Cambridge University Wind Orchestras

John Powell arr. Moren How to Train Your Dragon Elliot del Borgo Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night Nigel Hess Global Variations Adam Gorb Dances from Crete Oxford University Wind Orchestra Cambridge University Wind Orchestra Chris O’Leary conductor Carlos Rodríguez Otero conductor

Sun 1 March 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Walking on Thin Ice Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

FEAST & FAST: The art of food in Europe, 1500 –1800 Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Inspire Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Sharpening Perceptions Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.