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Border crossings: in the light of history

UserProf. Chris Clark (St Catharine's), Dr Joya Chatterji (Trinity) , Prof. David Reynolds (Christ's).

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

ClockSaturday 02 November 2013, 15:00-17:00

A dividing issue: the immigration debate in context

UserHabib Rahman (Chief Executive, Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants), Dr Michael Kitson (Lecturer in International Macroeconomics, Judge Business School, Cambridge), Sarah Fine (Lecturer in Moral and Political Philosophy, King's College London).

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

ClockSaturday 02 November 2013, 13:00-14:30

Is Britain's welfare system ready for the 21st century?

UserFrank Field MP, Professor Simon Szreter, Bill Davies, Jeff Miley, chaired by Gaby Hinsliff..

HouseLady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 18:00-19:30

Two Cultures? F.R. Leavis on C.P. Snow

UserProfessor Stefan Collini.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 3.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

What makes a brilliant piece of academic writing?

UserLanguage Research Team, Cambridge University Press .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 3.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

The Internet of Things and the boundaries of humanity

UserProfessors Huw Price and Murray Shanahan: Dr Jonathan Cave and Dr Herman Hauser.

HouseRobinson College, Grange Road, Cambridge CB3 9AN.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 18:00-19:30

Corporate boards, female quotas and political theory

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 3.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Soul Food

Soul Food, October 2013: "Visions of Oneness"

Part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas

UserEric Harshfield (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind King's College chapel).

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Human sexuality: lessons from online pornography

UserDr Michael Kosinski, Eleanor Brown.

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG18.

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 14:30-15:30

Human sexuality: lessons from online pornography

UserDr Michael Kosinski and Eleanor Brown.

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG18.

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 14:30-15:30

Is Europe in terminal decline?

UserProfessors Anthony Giddens, Danny Quah, Stefan Halper, Dr Julie Smith and chaired by Political Correspondent for The Guardian, Michael White.

HouseLG19, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ.

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 11:30-13:00

Becksistentialism

UserAndy Martin.

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG18.

ClockSaturday 26 October 2013, 11:30-13:00

The cycle of confidence

UserDr Victoria Bateman, Lecturer and Fellow in Economics and a senior member of the Corporate Banking Team at Barclays.

House The Howard Theatre, Downing College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 18:30-20:00

What Byron really did for Greece and why it still matters

UserRoderick Beaton, Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History .

HouseMill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 1.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 18:00-19:00

Conspiracy theories: the impact on world history

UserSir Richard John Evans (Department of History), Professor John Naughton (Senior Research Fellow, CRASSH) , Professor David Runciman (Department of Politics and International Studies).

HouseRoom 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , Cambridge, CB2 1RW.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

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