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Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

The Open City: its ethics and its design

UserProfessor Richard Sennett, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Alzheimer’s Disease: The story so far

UserKatarina Pisani (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Conservation by Algorithm

UserBill Adams, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Measuring landscape resilience: tephra, soil and spatial patterns

UserDr Richard Streeter, School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Distributed Ledger technology: beyond the block chain hype

UserKC Sivaramakrishnan (Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Translating Science in Colonial North India, c.1890-1950

UserCharu Singh, Adrian Research Fellow, Darwin College.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

What do conservationists believe about people, nature and markets?

UserChris Sandbrook, Department of Geography, University of CAmbridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Culture and Climate Change: experiments in collaboration and engagement

UserProfessor Joe Smith, Department of Geography, The Open University and Dr. Renata Tyszczuk, University of Sheffield, School of Architecture.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Multimodal driver displays, autonomous car handovers, and inclusiveness

UserDr. Ioannis Politis (Engineering Design Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Scarce land, diverse livelihoods - Tracking 35 years of change in central Mali

UserProfessor Camilla Toulmin, Lancaster University and iied.

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Molecular Origin of Capacity Fade in Sodium Ion Batteries

UserDr. Lauren Marbella (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Environmental and climatic effects of volcanic aerosol: past, present and future

UserDr Anya Schmidt, Department of Geography and Department of Chemistry, Cambridge University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

How is continuous experience transformed into discrete memories?

UserDr. Aya Ben-Akov (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:10-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Volcanic eruptions, climate and humans: How lessons from the past can help us to prepare for the future

UserMichael Sigl, Paul Scherrer Institut & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Under the Physical Geography Parasol: Climate and History

UserProfessor Christine Lane and Professor Ulf Büntgen, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 15:30-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

DNA-repairing proteins: View of a structural biologist

UserDr Domi Baretic (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Graphene for ultrafast lasers

UserGiancarlo Soavi (Cambridge Graphene Centre).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Respectable banking: the search for stability in London’s money and credit markets since 1695

UserDr Anthony Hotson, Centre for Financial History and Darwin College.

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

WikiFactMine: Scientific Knowledge for Everyone

UserDr. Peter Murray-Rust (Unilever Centre, Dept. Of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology

Cultures of Forecasting on Mt. Merapi

UserAdam Bobbette (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 14 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology

Masterclass: Crystal growth kinetics

UserMarian Holness (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 24 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Composition of Wealth: Between Kinship Entitlements and Market Access

UserMargaret Lanzinger (Vienna) and Janine Maegraith (Cambridge).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 9.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Volcanology

Plume sampling with UAVs on Guatemalan volcanoes

UserEmma Liu (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 26 April 2017, 13:00-14:00

Scott Polar Research Institute - Physical Sciences Seminar

Controls on the rapid drainage of supraglacial lakes

UserDr. Jerome A. Neufeld, Department of Earth Sciences & DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseScott Polar Research Institute, main lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2017, 16:30-17:30

Financial History Seminar

Money: the unauthorised biography

UserDr Felix Martin, Institute for New Economic Thinking and Centre for Global Studies .

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 13 March 2017, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography (CCHG) - Department of Geography

CCHG series: Political Geology Workshop

Please note the adjusted time - starting 10am

UserAndrew Barry (UCL), Nigel Clark (Lancaster).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 10:00-12:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Neutrinos in Seven Questions

UserLorena Escudero, HEP Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 09 March 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Change and necessity: forest resilience and conservation for the 21st century

UserJonathan Spencer, Head of Planning & Environment Forest Enterprise Forestry Commission.

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

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Volcanology

The 2011 Nabro eruption

UserAmy Donovan (UCL).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Societies, Markets, States - Department of Geography

Keeping while giving? Expectations of reciprocity among Arab donor states

UserInken Wiese, Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Konstanz.

HouseGeoraphy Department Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 16:15-17:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Ageing

UserProfessor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Saskia Sassen: Geographies of Expulsion

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserSaskia Sassen, Colombia University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 18:00-19:15

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Understanding consumer demand in the wildlife trade

UserAmy Hinsley, Oxford Martin School University of Oxford.

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

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Workshops

How to… balance study/career and children

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRichard King room, Darwin College.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 12:30-13:30

Financial History Seminar

Why did Britain have broad money supply targets?

http://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/directory/djn33@cam.ac.uk

UserDr Duncan Needham, Centre for Financial History.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Politics

UserProfessor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation and invasive species in freshwater ecosystems

UserDavid Aldridge, Department of Zoology University of Cambridge.

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

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Volcanology

Masterclass: Non-traditional stable isotopes

UserHelen Williams (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Jason Dittmer: Geopolitics of the UK & the World

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserJason Dittmer, Professor of Political Geography, University College London.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extremes of the Universe

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Can anti-cancer immunotherapeutics be repurposed to kill parasites?

UserPaula MacGregor, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 16 February 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Sex, eggs and videotape: techniques in threatened bird conservation

UserDebbie Pain Director of Conservation, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT).

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

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Critique of Punitive Reason

UserDidier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 17:00-18:45

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

The Public Presence of the Social Sciences

Distinguished Visitor lecture

UserDidier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2017, 16:15-18:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Rowing

UserRoz Savage MBE, Ocean Rower, Yale University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Nicholas Crane: Humans Shaping Britain

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserNicholas Crane, President, Royal Geographical Society.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modelling the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle: How sensitive are past climates?

UserPaul Valdes, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Pathological Lives: on the cosmopolitics of losing self-assurance

UserProfessor Steve Hinchliffe, Geography and College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 16:15-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

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

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

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

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography (CCHG) - Department of Geography

Austerity Nostalgia

CCHG public lecture

UserOwen Hatherley, guest speaker.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge Volcanology

Masterclass: Calculating P-T-t paths in basalts

UserJohn Maclennan (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Dealing with Extremism

UserProfessor David Runciman, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) talks

Joe Smith: Climate Change in the Media

All Welcome - Free for CUGS members (with membership card), £2 for non-members

UserJoe Smith, Professor of Environment and Society, Open University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 18:00-19:15

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Divergences or varieties in European economic development?

UserChristof Jeggle (University of Würzburg).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Events and How to Live with Them

UserProfessor Nassim Nicholas Taleb, New York.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphies from East African lakes

UserChristine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Mapping a viral interactome

UserLuis Nobre, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

UNESCO biosphere reserves: concept, challenges and opportunities

UserProfessor Martin Price, Perth College Chair of the UK MAB Committee Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development Director, Centre for Mountain Studies.

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

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Volcanology

The 1257 Samalas eruption

UserCeline Vidal (University of Cambridge).

HouseHarker 2, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Extreme Weather

UserDr Emily Shuckburgh, BAS.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Turing Test for Smart Materials

UserDr Stoyan Smoukov, Energy Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Volcanology

TBA

UserFreysteinn Sigmundsson (Nordic Volcanological Centre, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Bullard .

ClockWednesday 18 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Volcanology

TBA

UserFreysteinn Sigmundsson (Nordic Volcanological Centre, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Earth Sciences Department.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2017, 12:00-13:00

Department of Geography - Seminars in Cultural and Historical Geography

tbc

UserDr Tim Brown, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseRoom 101, Hardy Building, Department of Geography.

ClockMonday 16 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Global Sustainability Institute Seminars & Events

The great devolution debate

Please let us know if you plan to attend this event at gsi-info@anglia.ac.uk

UserPanel of experts from academia and local government.

HouseCoslett Building (COS 107), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 13:00-15:00

Darwin College Workshops

How to commercialise your idea/research

UserTanya Hutter (University of Cambridge).

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 19:30-21:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Inequality and social mobility in medieval England

UserProfessor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Labouring in early modern London

UserDr Judy Stephenson, University of Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Digging deeper: What living athletes can tell us about behaviour in prehistory

UserDr Alison Macintosh, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Surviving the 21st Century

UserMartin Rees, Partha Dasgupta, Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh and Bonnie Wintle, The Centre for Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge.

HouseBabbage Lecture Room - David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site. Pembroke Street. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3QZ GB.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

Ivo Andric and the Dynamic Aspects of the Balkan Cultural Identity

UserProf Dr Kornelije Kvas, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Philology.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

HIV-1 vectors: How can you convert a pathogen to a therapeutic vehicle?

UserEirini Vamva, PhD Candidate in the Department of Medicine .

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 13:10-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Common Law and the origins of shareholder protection

UserProfessor John Turner, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

'Pressure from without': Karl Marx and the politics and economics of 1867

UserProfessor Gareth Stedman Jones, University of Cambridge and Queen Mary, London.

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 06 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Winton Discussions

Energy Catalyst

UserMichael Priestnall, Lead Technologist in Energy for Innovate UK.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Large CO2 emissions from pre-industrial land use change – Does the carbon budget add up?

UserBenjamin Stocker. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Slaves and slave ownership in Ottoman Bursa, 1460-1880

UserHülya Canbakal (Sabanci University, Istanbul) (with Alpay Filiztekin, Sabanci).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Group

An 18,000-year old Crime Scene Investigation

UserDr Ana Marin-Arroyo, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

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

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A formal subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch

UserMike Walker, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Emerging solar cell technologies: a microscopist's view

UserGiorgio Divitini, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy.

HouseThe Richard King Room, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 13:10-14:00

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

Quantitative History Seminar

Anglo-American productivity differentials once again

UserMark Thomas (University of Virginia).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 25 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

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

Quantitative History Seminar

Knowledge, human capital and economic development: evidence from the British industrial revolution, 1750-1930

UserProfessor B. Zorina Khan (Bowdoin College, USA, and National Bureau of Economic Research).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 07 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

Financial History Seminar

The end of the Swiss economic model

UserProfessor Jonathan Steinberg, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Modern European History at the University of Pennsylvania.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

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

Department of Geography - other talks

Mangrove loss & Ecosystem Services

UserDan Friess, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore.

HouseHardy Building 101, Department of Geography.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

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

Quantitative History Seminar

Revisiting Meiji Japan's economic miracle: the structural and regional dimensions of productivity growth (1874-1909)

UserDr Jean-Pascal Bassino (ENS Lyon), Dr Kyoji Fukao (IER, Hitotsubashi University) and Dr Tokihiko Settsu (Musashi University).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

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

Histories, cultures, environments and politics research seminars - 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

Economic and Social History Seminars

Global Economic Development and the Anthropocene

UserGareth Austin (Geneva/Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:00-18:30

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

Economic and Social History Seminars

British Demography, c.1850-c.2000. How and Why was Scotland Different?

Note this seminar will start at 5.30pm

UserMichael Anderson (Edinburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

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

Economic and Social History Seminars

Medieval English Peasants and Culture

UserPhillipp Schofield (Aberystwyth).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

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

Financial History Seminar

Doctrinal determinants of Federal Reserve policy, 1914-1934

UserProfessor Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 17:00-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Railways and population: spatial interactions

Note: this seminar will start at 12.30pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.15pm.

UserEduard Alvarez (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain) and Professor Jordi Marti Henneberg (University of Lleida, Spain).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 12:30-14:00

Financial History Seminar

The Coalition Effect, 2010-2015

UserDr Mike Finn, Director of the Centre for Education Policy Analysis and David Howarth, Member of Parliament for Cambridge from 2005–10..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 19:00-20:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Land Access Inequality and Education in Pre-industrial Spain

UserDr Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia (with Julio Martínez-Galarraga) (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

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

Financial History Seminar

Mr Osborne’s Economic Experiment

UserWilliam Keegan, Senior Economics Commentator, The Observer.

HouseDarwin College (Old Library).

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 18:00-19:30

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