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Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The technocratic empiricism of the Obama administration

UserJack Wright, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 13:10-14:00

Winton Discussions

Fuel cells and hydrogen – moving towards a low carbon economy

UserGareth Hinds, National Physical Laboratory (NPL).

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 21 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Commons and commodities: Struggles for hegemony in environmental governance

UserProfessor Erik Gomez-Baggethun (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU).

HouseRoom 206, Sir William Hardy Building.

ClockThursday 10 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Nigeria: energy past to climate future

UserJohn Ward, Vivid Economics & Norbert Edomah, Global Sustainability Institute.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB 107), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Gene editing for conservation: a desirable future?

UserJasper Montana (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game Theory of Conflict

UserDr Thomas C Schelling, University of Maryland.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

How languages signal highlights using mismatches as methodology

UserDr Jenneke van der Wal, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 01 March 2016, 13:10-14:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

M. Phil Presentations II. Financial and Business History

UserLeslie Chang, Jacapo Satori, Ryan Ripamonti, Emiliano Travieso, and Aditya Basrur (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games Animals Play

UserProfessor Nick Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Plantations, Violence, and the Monopoly Form

UserProfessor Tania Murray Li, Professor of Anthropology, University of Toronto.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

An Illusion of Complicity: terrorism and the illegal ivory trade in East Africa

UserDr Thomas Maguire, Department of Politics and International Studies.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

M.Phil Presentations I. Economics, Politics and Policy

UserDaniel Allemann, Stephanie Ternullo, Rosa Hodgkin, Connor Lempriere, and Callum Easton (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games for the Brain

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserJessica Hope.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

"Losing the New Great Game"

UserDr Frank Ledwidge, Barrister, Writer and Lecturer.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Smelling molecules with optical nano-noses

UserDr Tanya Hutter, Department of Chemistry .

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Cold War origins of the Euro

UserDr Duncan Needham, Faculty of History.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserAlbert Arhin (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Games in Sports

UserSir Dave Brailsford, Team Sky.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

“Do I look fat in these genes?”

UserDr Ines Barroso, Sanger Institute.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Managing tropical agriculture to minimise biodiversity loss

UserDavid Edwards, Dept. of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Workshops

How to stay confident in Cambridge

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

What’s in a flame? — the modern theory of combustion

UserGirish Nivarti (Department of Engineering).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 January 2016, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Science Policy and Expertise

UserRob Doubleday, Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Game of Crime and Punishment

UserMrs Nicky Padfield, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Winton Discussions

Living Laboratory for Sustainability

UserEmily Dunning - Coordinator of the Living Laboratory for Sustainability.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Designing metal forming machines

UserDr Evros Loukaides (Department of Engineering).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Workshops

How to Talk to the Media

UserNick Saffel & Dr John Nilsson-Wright.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 19:30-21:00

Polar Humanities Research Group - Scott Polar Research Institute

Double-bill: Polar Representation

UserClaire Warrior, National Maritime Museum and Charlotte Connolly, Scott Polar Research Institute.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 14:30-16:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Personal Principles and the Political Game

UserBaroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Climate and Society: Examples of the climate impact on civilizations

UserSebastian Breitenbacher (Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:30-18:30

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The Pope and the planet: religion in climate change

UserIan Christie (Sustainable Lifestyles Research Group, University of Surrey).

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 207 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Conservation of orang-utans and tigers in Malaysia – interventions and progress of work from the field.

UserDr Melvin Gumal, Director of the Malaysian Wildlife Conservation Society, and Darwin alumnus..

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

To Be Confirmed

UserSunita Chaudhary.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2015, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Relating mind and brain: can brain activity predict perceptual experience?

UserDr Marieke Mur (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Wildlife in the Anthropocene: conservation after nature

UserJamie Lorimer, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Role Models: research models to answer policy questions

UserMr. Davide Natalini (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, uk) James Woodcock, Centre for Diet and Activity Research.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 207 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Using the Land-Ocean Transition to understand coastal landscapes

UserMark Bateman (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias: lessons from plants that don’t stay put

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité, Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Political Ecology of Invasive Species

UserChristian Kull (Extra Session!).

HouseSCR, St. Catherine's College .

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Measured with Ceremonies

UserTim Milner, Darwin Deputy Praelector and University Ceremonial Officer..

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Ph.D. Presentation (1st Year Grad Forum)

UserKaren Wong (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 17 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Unusual questions/ extraordinary answers

UserHands-on exhibition bringing new perspectives to sustainability.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB 006), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 16:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Commonness and conservation: should we bother about the rare stuff?

UserSandy Knapp, Life Science Plants Division, Natural History Museum.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Landscape Retreat and 'Jumping': Late Prehistoric Fenland Environmental Adaption/Response

UserChristopher Evans (Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Public lecture: The fugitives - blackness as urban method

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Department Seminar: Urbanisation at the interface of the habitable and uninhabitable: on redescription and detachment

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Clim'art' therapy: where do climate change, the arts and psychotherapy meet?

UserPanel Discussion with artists Ackroyd & Harvey, Marina Velez and Zoe Svendsen led by Dr Renee Lertzman (Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC).

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB 002), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 18:30-20:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Limits to growth - a new generation

UserIrma Allen and Roberto Pasqualino (Global Sustainability Institute).

HouseRoom 302, Helmore Building (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Emotion and emotion regulation; application in mental health disorders

UserDr Laura Vuillier (Department of Psychology).

HouseRichard King room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Invasive alien species on islands: problems and solutions

UserAnthony Martin, South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project, South Georgia Heritage Trust and University of Dundee.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Magic Circle seminar group

Magic Circle Seminar 2014-2015

Userthe Magic Circle is taking a rest 2014-2015.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 11:00-13:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The last 1000 years in East Antarctica: insights from a new temperature proxy.

UserAnais Orsi, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette (France).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 4, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Vision-Based Over-Height Vehicle Detection

UserBella Nguyen (Department of Engineering).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conflicts in conservation: hunting for solutions

UserSteve Redpath, Institute of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Aberdeen University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Regional Man-land Relationship in the Northern Chinese Frontier in History

Please note earlier start time of 12.10pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available at the start.

UserProfessor Deng Hui, Peking University .

HouseSeminar Room, Main Geography Department Building, Downing Place.

ClockMonday 13 July 2015, 12:10-13:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Bodies of Violence: Theorizing Embodied Subjects in International Relations

All welcome - drinks reception to follow

UserDr Lauren Wilcox, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRoom SG1 (Ground floor), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Virtue and Virility: Images of Male Sexuality in Early Nineteenth-Century France

All welcome

UserDr Andrew Counter, Lecturer in 19th Century French Studies, King's College, London.

HouseRoom S1 (1st floor), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Piezoelectric nanogenerators: Power solutions for autonomous devices

UserDr Sohini Kar-Narayan, Lecturer Department of Materials Science.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Darwin's children

UserCharissa Varma, Darwin Correspondence Project.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 19 May 2015, 13:10-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: a critical evaluation

UserDr. Sambuddha Misra (Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 3, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Metabolic cooperation in a synthetic yeast community

UserKate Campbell (University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 13:10-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Remaking our future: a radically different approach

Lunch Provided

UserRob Shaw, Director of Sustainability & Climate Change, LDA Design.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 005 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Patents in theory and in practice

UserDr Anwar Gilani - Venner Shipley.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 16 April 2015, 16:00-17:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Marine terminating glaciers within Elmer/Ice: model and applications

NOTE: THIS TALK IS ON A THURSDAY

UserOlivier Gagliardini (Laboratoire de glaciologie et géophysique de l’environnement).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockThursday 19 March 2015, 16:30-17:30

Winton Discussions

A remarkable set of contemplations

UserCraig Bennett - Friends of the Earth.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Sustainability success: Leadership influence or serendipity?

UserProf Janet Haddock-Fraser, Dean of the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences & Dr Peter Rands, Director of Sustainability Development Canterbury Christ Church University.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 109 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminist Tales of the Italian Resistance

All welcome

UserMs Beatrice Balfour, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge .

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 12:30-13:30

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserAlexandra Digby/Neil Gandhi (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Technology Development

UserDr Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital Partners.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet; landforms, sediments, dates and the BRITICE-CHRONO project

UserProf Chris D. Clark, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Neoliberalism and the environment revisited: The North American Free Trade Agreement and the US-Mexico border 20 years on

UserProfessor Diana Liverman Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge Regents Professor of Geography and Development and Co-Director of the Institute of the Environment University of Arizona.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 16:15-18:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserEllen Nye/Tim Rudnicki/Cheng Yang (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Economic Development

UserDr Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Towards bi-treated glass

UserMarco Zaccaria.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Marketing the Women Writer in Sixteenth-Century Italy

All welcome

UserDr Abigail Brundin, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Biomimicry - Development of Sustainable Design

UserMichael Pawlyn, Exploration Architecture.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New DNA approaches to understanding Late-Quaternary and recent biodiversity changes – potential and problems

UserProf Mary E. Edwards, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Volcanology Group (CVG)

Gas Monitoring at Holhraun

UserNahum Clements, Dept of Earth Sciences.

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 14:15-15:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Making Smarter Artificial Muscles

UserStoyan Smoukov (University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminism, Motherhood and Eugenics in pre-WWI Berlin; or: How to promote reform through literary writing?

All welcome

UserDr Godela Weiss-Sussex, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of Climate Science

UserProfessor Dame Julia Slingo, Met Office.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Assessing the energy, water and land nexus in China

UserYing Qin, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

'A New Kind of Wildness' - the Rite of Spring and Other Queer Journeys into the Wild

All welcome

UserProfessor Jack Halberstam, The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies .

HouseThe Main Lecture Theatre, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1 TP.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Penny-Pinching Pedagogy: desperately seeking the ‘authentic thrifter’

All welcome

UserDr Tracey Jensen, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Developing a Sense of Self

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Bristol.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Why do black holes shine?

UserProf. Christopher Reynolds, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, USA.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Another take on frac(king): the triumph of the frock coat and the lounge suit

UserTim Milner, Darwin Deputy Praelector and University Ceremonial Officer.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 13:10-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sharing Responsibility for Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

All welcome

UserMs Alasia Nuti, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Development of Galaxies

UserProfessor Richard Ellis, Caltech.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Sex, Gender and Generation in Early Modern Medical Records

All welcome

UserDr Lauren Kassell, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Development of an Athlete

UserDr Katherine Grainger, Olympic Gold Medallist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Winton Discussions

An ideal limit for the performance of large wind farms

UserDr Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Rites of Passage: sexual knowledge in Cate Shortland’s “Lore”, 2012

All welcome

UserProfessor Andrew Webber, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Reprogramming Animal Development

UserProfessor Sir John Gurdon, Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Women in Dark Times

Drinks Reception at 1830 - all welcome

UserProfessor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor.

HouseThe Palmerston Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Investigative Interviewing of Children

UserDr Beth Ahern, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Tracking marine turtles for conservation

UserProfessor Brendan Godley, University of Exeter.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Family Politics: Domestic Life, Devastation and Survival 1900-1950

All Welcome

UserProfessor Paul Ginsborg, Professor of Contemporary European History, University of Florence.

HouseThe Bateman Auditorium, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Rescuing homeless tsunami victims by law

UserJulius Weitzdörfer (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The Politics of Conservation

UserBill Adams and Chris Sandbrook.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

What can we understand from the structure of a protein?

UserDr Paul Elliott, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Medical Research Centre.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Landscape scale conservation - a bird's eye view

UserDr Juliet Vickery, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The age of climate resilience

UserDr David Viner, Principal Advisor for Climate Resilience, Mott MacDonald.

HouseLord Ashcroft Building (LAB) 220 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 16:30-18:15

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The Book as Instrument, 1570–1720

UserDr Boris Jardine (Munby Fellow at the University Library).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The North American deglaciation: linking rapid climate change, ice sheet retreat and sea level rises

UserDr Lauren Gregoire (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The age of climate resilience”

UserDr David Viner, Principal Advisor for Climate Resilience, Mott MacDonald.

HouseCoslett Building 124 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 16:30-18:15

Darwin College Sciences Group

Genetic code expansion in vivo: making proteins with novel properties

UserDr Ambra Bianco, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The politics of belonging in Europe

UserDr Jeff Miley (Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Title to be confirmed

UserJudith Schleicher.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 11 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Men and Masculinities in International Relations Research

All welcome

UserProfessor Terrell Carver, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies, University of Bristol.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 12:30-13:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Changes in the Global Carbon Cycle over the last 800,000 years - an ice core perspective

UserProf Dr Hubertus Fischer (Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Energy storage: Understanding supercapacitors for improving them

UserDr Céline Merlet, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 13:10-14:00

Magic Circle seminar group

xxx

Userxxx.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute.

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 10:00-12:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Feminism and the Abomination of Violence

All welcome

UserProfessor Jacqueline Rose, the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

From the Pill to the Pen: an autobiography by Professor Carl Djerassi

All welcome

UserProfessor Carl Djerassi, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, Inventor of the Contraceptive Pill, Playwright.

HouseWilliam Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 13:00-14:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Scientific instruments before science

UserDr Alexi Baker, CRASSH & History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Planetary Boundaries 2.0: the latest advancements on defining a safe operating space for humanity on Earth

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

The social impacts of using drones for wildlife conservation

UserDr Chris Sandbrook (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Michaelmas Term Lecture

UserSusanna Ferrar: "Stuff: what good is an Antarctic Heritage?".

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 25 October 2014, 19:30-21:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Top-down and bottom-up evidence for the early anthropogenic hypothesis

UserProf Bill Ruddiman (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, US).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion on Resilience

UserDr. Chris Sandbrook (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Living Long and Living Well: Changing Prospects for Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease and Late Life Dementias, 2014

UserProf. Eric Larson, Group Health Research Institute, Medicine and Health Services, University of Washington.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Literary Criticism and the New Left (1956-62)

UserAlexander Hutton (Faculty of History, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

'From individuals to populations to communities: Climate change impacts on birds'

UserDr James Pearce-Higgins, Director of Science, British Trust for Ornithology.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

Carrying Trade

Note change of start time: 12.30pm

UserCarolyn Dougherty (York).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

You can’t stop progress

Sustainable Lunch Provided. Free to attend.

UserRupert Read, Reader in Philosophy, University of East Anglia.

HouseCoslett Building 124 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockMonday 06 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Fracking the fjords: Earthquakes and glacial erosion, with some additional thoughts about stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

People should be aware that 7th July is Tour de France day, but we hope things will have become accessible by 5.00 pm.

UserProfessor Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geoscience, Penn State University, USA.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 July 2014, 17:00-18:30

Winton Discussions

Energy vs materials availability. Equivalent or different?

UserProfessor David Cahen, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 23 June 2014, 16:00-17:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

Feasibility of Wind & Solar Energy Systems for Large Geographic Domains

UserDr Christopher Clack, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

HouseCoslett Building 124 (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus).

ClockMonday 23 June 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Mapping Methane in the Arctic

UserMichelle Cain, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bio-geo-graphy: landscape, dwelling and the political ecology of human-animal relations

UserDr. Maan Barua, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford .

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

Between comparison and singularity: architecture, Auroville and the aesthetic politics of urban Utopianism

Please note the time and venue: Seminar Room at 5pm.

UserDr Tariq Jazeel, Department of Geography, University College London.

HouseSeminar Room (Department of Geography, Downing Site).

ClockThursday 22 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

The Science of Dishwashing

UserAkin Ali, Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, University of Chembridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Conservation in a crowded place: people and forest on Mount Elgon, Uganda

Please note that this session will take place in a different room.

UserDr. Marieke Sassen, UNEP-WCMC.

HouseHB101.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Current Issues in Energy Policy

UserDr Chi-Kong Chyong (Energy Policy Research Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 12 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

CANCELLED: Fluvio-centric Currents of River History: From the Mersey to the Po

We regret this seminar has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

UserProfessor Peter Coates, University of Bristol.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Transport into the cell: How many ways to get in?

UserVassilis Bitsikas, MCR Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Neuroprediction and the law

UserRaj Patel (Department of History and Philosophy of Science).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 13:10-14:00

Polar Humanities Research Group - Scott Polar Research Institute

Arctic Maritime International Law

UserDr Kamrul Hossain, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

The political ecology of a customary conservation practice: understanding processes of translation and hybridisation

UserRiamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

The future of Artificial Photosynthesis - academic curiosity or real-world application?

UserDr. Erwin Reisner (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 31 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Lent Term Lecture 2

This is a normal lecture in the lecture series - and not a special ticketed event as advertised in Polar Bytes 69.

User‘The Life and Work of MacDonald Gill: mapmaker and artist ’ by Caroline Walker, Andrew Johnston and Angela Johnston.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 22 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Climate Confusion: Lessons and Pitfalls in the Study of Climates Past

UserProfessor John Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Quaternary Science of the University of London, Gordon Manley Professor of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The future of biodiversity in tropical landscapes

Come along for this very special lunchtime talk to find out about the future of biodiversity! Feel free to bring your own lunch, but light refreshments will be also provided.

UserEd Turner, Department of Zoology.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Wildlife and Environment

"You can't clear scrub and get chalk grassland unless ...." Forty years experience on the Devil's Ditch

All welcome Members free Non-members £3

UserPeter Grubb, Emeritus Professor of Investigative Plant Ecology at the University of Cambridge.

HouseSix Bells Public House, Fulbourn High Street, CB21 5DH.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 19:30-22:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Tibial rigidity through prolonged culture change: Adaptation across ~6150 years of agriculture in Central Europe

UserAlison Macintosh, Division of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

System of Rice Intensification and the Shifting Dynamics of Gender and Labour

UserRegina Hansda, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Economic Collapse

UserProfessor Ian Morris, Stanford University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Trapping CO2 using sponge-like materials

Slight refreshment will be provided.

UserPu Zhao, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Hybrid corn and endangered maize: historical perspectives on the conservation of plant genetic resources

UserDr Helen Curry; Department of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Urban political ecology of small towns in Africa and India

UserDr Tatiana Thieme, Dr Bhaskar Vira, Dr Emma Mawdsley and Dr Ivan Scales, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Cultures of Childlessness: current debates and past experiences, Germany 1900-2010

UserDr Christina Benninghaus, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Lent Term Lecture 1

UserSubmarines in the Arctic: four decades of pack ice and the Royal Navy by Dr Charles Swithinbank, Prof Peter Wadhams and Dr Nick Hughes.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 22 February 2014, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Human Plague

UserProfessor Stephen Emmott, Microsoft Research.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Spiking irregularity in cortical inhibitory interneurons

UserPhilipe Mendonca, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mapping Methane in the Arctic

UserDr Michelle Cain, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The Politics of Thinking Big in Conservation

UserProfessor Bill Adams; Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bhaskar Vira presents (title to be confirmed)

UserDr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Mapping the Post-Oedipal Landscape in Feminist and Gender Studies

UserDr Victoria Browne, Department of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues, Populations & Survival

UserProfessor Stephen J O'Brien, St Petersburg State University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

No Going Back: The Scientific and Political Ethics of Ecological Novelty

Paul Robbins is an International Visiting Fellow in Geography.

UserProfessor Paul Robbins, International Fellow, from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Producing Eden: Can wildlife thrive beyond national parks in India?

Joint seminar, hosted with the Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS)

UserDr Paul Robbins; Department of Geography International Fellow & University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Paul Robbins leads an Early Career Researcher Seminar

UserProfessor Paul Robbins, International Fellow from University of Wisconsin-Madison..

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

The Nature of Plagues

UserProfessor Angela McLean, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Behind Marx’s “hidden abode”: toward a gender-sensitive conception of capitalism

Free entrance. Drinks Reception will follow Lecture

UserProfessor Nancy Fraser, Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science at The New School for Social Research, New York.

HouseKeynes Hall, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology Group (CVG)

Periodicity in gas emissions from Erebus lava lake

UserTehnuka Ilanko, Geography Department.

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Riamsara Kuyakanon Knapp will lead a discussion on Traditional Ecological Knowledge

UserRiamsara Kuyakanon Knapp, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Lilacs Out of the Dead Land: Alina Marazzi's home movies

All welcome

UserProfessor Emma Wilson, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Silicon Plagues

UserMikko H Hypponen, CRO F-Secure & columnist.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Is Carbon Storage safe? Insights from the >400,000 year old Green River natural analogue , Utah

UserAlexandra Maskell, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseEntertaining Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The relevance of botanic garden greenhouses in the modern era

UserAlexander Summers, Botanic Garden.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Friend or foe? Making sense of social research and biodiversity conservation

UserDr Chris Sandbrook; UNEP-WCMC & Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 17:00-18:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Dark Snow in Greenland

UserJason Box (Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland).

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

Biofuels and Marginal Lands: Interrogating the Land Use Change Impacts of Jatropha Promotion in South India

UserDr. Jenn Baka, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Good and Evil in Sexual Objectification: putting Kant to feminist work

All welcome

UserProfessor Rae Langton, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & History

UserProfessor Chris Dobson, Dr Mary Dobson, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

At Home in a Diaspora City: Urban Domesticities and Domestic Urbanism

Co-hosted with the University's ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

UserProfessor Alison Blunt, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Graphene: When a Crystal Goes Flexible

UserDr Felice Torrisi, Cambridge Graphene Centre, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Michael Bravo leads a discussion on three articles by Paul Robbins

UserDr. Michael Bravo, Scott Polar Research Institute, Geography Department, University of Cambridge .

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Medicine

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

The Strength of Broken Glass

UserCaroline Butchart, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The (moral) dilemmas of (conservation) research(ers?)

UserDr Bhaskar Vira; Director, Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI) and Department of Geography.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion on 'Environmental Humanities'

UserDr. Bhaskar Vira, Geography Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Jugaad Innovation: A Frugal, Flexible and Inclusive Way to Grow

UserProf Jaideep Prabhu, Judge Business School.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Unravelling Long-term Ecosystem Dynamics in Central Asia Using Palaeoecology

UserProfessor Anson W. Mackay, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 16:15-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Is it possible track and predict the Huntington's disease progression?

UserYe Yuan, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Benthic foraminiferal assemblages as proxies of paleoceanographic changes across Pleistocene glacial terminations in the NE Atlantic

CHANGE OF DATE: now on Wednesday Nov. 27th

UserDr. Patrick Grunert (U. of Graz, Austria).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mysterious goings-on around Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserAlek Petty, Earth Sciences Department, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, UCL.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Topic to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Feminism in Israel: Spotlight on the Israeli multicultural rifts

All welcome

UserProfessor Henriette Dahan Kalev, Gender Studies, Ben Gurion University, Israel and Senior Academic Visitor, St Antony's College, University of Oxford.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 12:30-13:30

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Michaelmas Term Lecture 4

UserBritish Antarctic Survey Aviation by Rod Arnold.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 23 November 2013, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Studying the intracellular localisation of Y RNAs

UserEyemen Kheir, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation of UK seabirds: a big issue or a done deal?

UserProf. Sarah Wanless, Seabird Ecologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, NERC.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Using underwater robots to observe the rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserLouise Biddle, University of East Anglia.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Sex, Gender and Heteronormativity: Seeing 'Some Like it Hot' as a Heterosexual Dystopia

All welcome

UserProfessor Terrell Carver, Professor of Political Theory, University of Bristol.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College, CB5 8BL.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:30-18:30

Magic Circle seminar group

Translating Lord Krishna and the Prince of Wales into Arabic

UserAdeel Khan (Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue).

HousePiers Vitebsky's office, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 11:00-13:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cutting as Untying (Topo2: Resolving the Gordian Knot of the Cell since 3.8 billion B.C.)

UserMelissa Antoniou-Kourounioti, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion session: Urban political ecology of waste

UserDr. Tatiana Thieme, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Interglacials of the last 800,000 years

UserProf. Eric Wolff (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Functional Integrated Plastic Systems

UserAntony Sou, Optoelectronics Group, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mainstreaming Natural Capital into Decision-Making: Frontiers in Research and Policy

** Note:one-off THURSDAY seminar - no Wednesday session this week ** Joint seminar with CRASSH - Humanitas.

UserProf. Gretchen Daily, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Abrasive Wear of Nano-structured Steel: Does Hardness Matter?

UserSubhankar Das bakshi, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge..

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Topic and venue to be confirmed

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

The 'ethereal female' motif in Arctic fiction of the 19th Century

All Welcome

UserDr Shane McCorristine, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseCastlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 12:30-13:30

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Michaelmas Term Lecture 2

UserOperation Tabarin by John Dudeney.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

A Postgenomic Perspective on Sex and Gender

This talk will be followed by a drinks reception. All welcome - Free entrance.

UserProfessor John Dupré, Professor of Philosophy of Science and Director, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis) at the University of Exeter.

HouseKeynes Hall, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 17:30-18:30

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