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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 lunchtime seminars

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 lunchtime seminars

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 lunchtime seminars

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

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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 lunchtime seminars

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 lunchtime seminars

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

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

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The paleoceanography frontier: proxies, new technologies and novel questions

Note unusual time

UserProf. Howard J. Spero (University of California).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 16:00-18:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

How Biomolecular Simulations of Molecules Can Help Us Understand What Matters

UserFlorian Roessler, Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Predicting wildlife dynamics in a changing environment

UserDr Ben Collen, Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research, UCL.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Assessing participatory forest management: a practice based approach

UserProfessor Bas Arts, Wageningen University.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 22 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Taking a closer look at the last glacial sediments

Canceled

UserDr. Maryline Vautravers (Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

The World’s First Bulk-Type Fully High-Temperature Superconducting Machine

UserZhen Huang, Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Lessons from the Dodo: restoring species and ecosystems on Mauritius

UserProf. Carl Jones, Scientific Director of the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, and International Conservation Fellow at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Margaret Mead as a mid-20th century public intellectual

All welcome

UserProfessor Peter Mandler, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 12:30-13:30

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Michaelmas Term Lecture 1

UserExotic terrestrial mammals in Antarctic regions by Bob Headland.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 12 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Cool Conductors

This talk will include a great and memorable experimental demonstration of the discussed effect!

UserSven Friedemann, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Political Ecology Group meetings

The Norwegian Nature Index: Challenges and Successes

UserPer Arild & Iulie Aslaksen, Statistics Norway.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 08 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Winton 2nd Annual Symposium on Materials Discovery

UserFor full list of speakers visit http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/materialsdiscovery.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 30 September 2013, 09:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Political ecologies of the Anthropocene

Please note this session is on Wednesday 19th June

UserProfessor Bill Adams, Dept of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockWednesday 19 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Safeguards and ‘Dangerguards’: Towards a framework for unpacking social safeguards for REDD+

UserAlbert Arhin, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 18 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Winton Discussions

Creating Impact from Research

UserDr Andrea Cantone and Dr Gillian Davis, Cambridge Enterprise.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 17 June 2013, 16:00-17:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Polymers for nanotechnology

UserPaul Zavala-Rivera.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Political Ecology Group meetings

The King Returns: Politics, culture and conservation in the Mountains of the Moon, Uganda

UserDr. Mark Infield, Director, Cultural Values and Conservation, Fauna & Flora International.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Does Ice have Politics? The Materiality and Mobility of Frozen States

UserDr. Michael Bravo, Dept. of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

Canceled

UserEyemen Kheir .

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 23 May 2013, 13:10-14:00

Winton Discussions

Biological photovoltaic systems

UserProf Chris Howe, Department of Biochemistry.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 16:00-17:00

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

Sample-selection bias in the historical heights literature

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProfessor Tim Guinnane, Department of Economics, Yale University.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

open discussion / roundtable

UserDiscussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2013, 13:00-14:00

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

State Constitutional Commitment to Health and Health Care and Population Health Outcomes: Evidence from Historical U.S. Data

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Hiroaki Muppy Matsuura, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

Darwin College Sciences Group

The Work Meets Life project: How does Work get done?

talk 1-2pm special workshop 2-3pm

UserProf Robert A. Levin.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 02 May 2013, 13:10-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

What do conservationists think about markets?

UserDr. Chris Sandbrook, UNEP-WCMC, Affiliated Lecturer.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Pollinator diversity and land sharing/sparing

UserDiscussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 23 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Lent Term Lecture 4

User'DROMLAN: a travelogue, A personal experience of the Dronning Maud Land Air Network (DROMLAN) in the austral spring of 2004' by Peter Clarkson..

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 23 March 2013, 19:30-00:00

Winton Discussions

Can you build a computer without using roads? Where we are going we don't need roads!

UserDr Chris Forman, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 18 March 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Re-wilding: putting natural processes back on track

**Last talk in Series!**

UserFrans Vera, Director, The Foundation of Natural Processes, The Netherlands.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Tax justice for snow leopards? Tax dodging and the environment

UserJonathan Hanson, PhD candidate, Dept. Geography.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre.

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

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

Clerical policy and local population studies: christening fees in Georgian Westminster

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProf. Jeremy Boulton, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Newcastle.

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 12:45-14:00

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Lent Term Lecture 3

User'Discovering Bellingshausen' by Rip Bulkeley.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 09 March 2013, 19:30-00:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Ancient Mesopotamia

UserProfessor Francesca Rochberg, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

John Lanchberry on the politics of the UNFCCC

UserJohn Lanchbery, RSPB.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Disappear here: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa as a Web-Situated Subculture

Free entrance - all welcome

UserMs Charlotte Wu, Alumnus, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Self-Control

UserProfessor Terrie Moffitt, Duke University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Making Poverty History – what role for biodiversity conservation?

UserDr Dilys Roe, International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2013, 17:00-18:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Discussion of MacDonald and Corson (2012) 'TEEB Begins Now'

UserReading and Discussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

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

Winton Discussions

Sustainability and Architecture

UserProf Koen Steemers, Head of the Department of Architecture.

HouseTCM Seminar room, 530 Mott.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Weak But Clever: The (Not So) Hidden Strengths of Women in Medieval French and Spanish Comico-Didactic Tales

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Andreea Weisl-Shaw, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

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

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Lent Term Lecture 2

User'The Sirius Dog Sledge Patrol' by Lieutenant Commander John S Ash.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 23 February 2013, 19:30-00:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foreseeing Space Weather

UserDr Jim Wild, Lancaster University.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Testing the Bytham river hypothesis

UserProf. Philip Gibbard (Dept. of Geography, U. of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 17:00-18:30

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Writing in the Mother Tongue: the yin-centred feminism of Ursula Le Guin's 'The Left Hand of Darkness'

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Liesl King, Department of English Literature, Faculty of Arts, York St John University.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Music

UserProfessor Nicholas Cook, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge University Geographical Society

Martha Crockatt - Earthwatch

UserMartha Crockatt - Research Assistant to Head of Climate Change Research at Earthwatch.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Geography Department, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Political Ecology Group meetings

Bernardo Strassburg - presentation

UserBernardo Strassburg, International Institute for Sustainability (IIS), Rio de Janeiro.

HouseSir William Hardy Building, room 206.

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

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

The Practices of Executive Selection: A Gender Analysis

Free entrance - all welcome

UserMs Monica Wirz, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute lecture series

Lent Term Lecture 1

User'Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins' by Gavin Francis.

HouseSPRI Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road.

ClockSaturday 09 February 2013, 19:30-00:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Scientific Method

UserProfessor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Darwin College Sciences Group

Malaria - algae that kill

UserEllen Nisbet.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

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

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Thinker-doers: Adding value in a climate crisis

UserGracen Johnson, MPhil Student, Land Economy Faculty.

HouseDirac Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Gender Equality Law and Policy for 15 or for 27? Lessons from the Post-Communist Czech Republic

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Barbara Havelková, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 04 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight and Fiction

UserRobert J Sawyer, Author.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 17:30-18:30

Centre for Gender Studies-Public Events

Willful Women: Feminism and the History of Will

Drinks reception to follow

UserProfessor Sara Ahmed, Goldsmiths College, University of London.

HouseUpper Hall, Jesus College.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Ecology Group meetings

open discussion / roundtable

UserDiscussion session.

HouseSeminar Room.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

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

Populating 19th century Siam: war/capture/resettlement versus the recruitment of free labour in a southeast Asian demographic system

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Amornrat Bunnag, Academic Officer, Centre of Doctrine and Strategic Development, Army Training Command, Bangkok..

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 12:45-14:00

Multidisciplinary Gender Research Seminars

From Old Jew to New Jew and Back Again: The Metamorphosis of Israeli Masculinity in the Twentieth Century

Free entrance - all welcome

UserDr Yaron Peleg, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge and Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies.

HouseRamsden Room, St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

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

Darwin College Lecture Series

Foresight in Journalism

UserMs Bridget Kendall, BBC.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modern human adaptations to Pleistocene rainforest: the archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak, Borneo

UserProf. Graeme Barker (McDonald Institute of Archaeological Research, U. of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Molecular biology and sustainable agriculture

**First for Lent Term**

UserProfessor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

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