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Mon 22 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).

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 - 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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight The biology of eating

A lecture by Professor Sadaf Farooqi, Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge

Tue 23 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).

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 10:40AM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

10:00AM - 1:00PM

ONLINE COURSE Chequers, oxlips, elms and earthworks: the wildflower riches and history of the boulder-clay woods

Explore the history and ecology of the boulder-clay woods of Cambridgeshire and its region

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 - 12:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Thinking Machines? A Christian Perspective

Faraday Institute Seminar Series

2:00PM - 2:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

4:00PM - 4:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Travelling Companions exhibition: artist talks

A Q&A with the curator and artists of the 'Travelling Companions' exhibition at the Alison Richard Building. An online exhibition catalogue is available via the event website.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

7:15PM - 8:15PM

University social club swimming Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Lane swimming available every Tuesday for University and non-University individuals

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.

Thu 25 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).

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 10:40AM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

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 - 12:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

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 - 2:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

4:00PM - 4:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning

Join Professor Sarah Dillon and Dr Claire Craig for the launch of their new book Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Sex and the City: Cambridge Women, Town and Gown

A guided tour through the lovely centre of Cambridge which explores the inspiring, shocking and delightful stories of its women. From poets to bedders, from scientists to social reformers - get to know some of these amazing hidden figures.

6:30PM - 8:30PM

ONLINE COURSE Hand sewing techniques: Christmas tree sampler card

Try something new with this perfect sized beginners' project

Fri 26 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).

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.

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Pepys Library Tours

A tour of the Pepys Library with Dr Jane Hughes, Pepys Librarian and Fellow of Magdalene College.

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.

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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour 2021

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

7:00PM - 8:00PM

The Life and Nearly Death Of Riley

To commemorate the centenary of the passing of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, the Cambridge University Bahá'í Society has arranged online talks by eight international speakers. Each speaker will focus on one theme based on the teachings and life of this unique individual and its relevance to our world today. This is the fifth talk in the series.

Sat 27 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).

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 - 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

Mycenae: From Myth to History

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

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour 2021

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

Sun 28 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).

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 - 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.

11:30AM - 1:00PM

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.

11:30AM - 1:00PM

Highlight Science walking tours 2021

Enjoy a 90 minute physical (not virtual) walking tour of Cambridge with a Green Badge Guide. Hear stories of Issac Newton's cat, a docor who put his patient inside a horse, a scientist who died studying his chickens, and much more.

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.

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Sex and the City: Cambridge Women, Town and Gown

A guided tour through the lovely centre of Cambridge which explores the inspiring, shocking and delightful stories of its women. From poets to bedders, from scientists to social reformers - get to know some of these amazing hidden figures.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.