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The ITS is a Pembroke College society for the discussion of everything.

From global warming to fairy tales and gender politics to genetics, the ITS provides an informal forum for the discussion of ideas from all disciplines.

Meetings are held on Monday evenings of Full Term at Pembroke College, in the Nihon Room at 7.45pm for 8pm. All members of Pembroke College are welcome, as are guests, space permitting. If you would like any more information or would like to speak at the ITS , contact Clare Buckley (ceb85).

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Miss Clare Buckley. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

0 upcoming talks and 19 talks in the archive.

“Human Obesity: Science vs Stigma”,

UserProf. Stephen O’Rahilly, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine, Institute of Metabolic Science and Pembroke College.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 02 June 2008, 19:45-21:00

Royal Relics, Blood and Faith: The Painting of 'Doubting Thomas' in Westminster Abbey

UserEmily Guerry, Pembroke College, Cambridge.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 26 May 2008, 19:45-21:00

Should the future be discounted? Lessons from Hanford and the atom bomb creation

UserKelsey Edwardsen, Pembroke College, Cambridge.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 19 May 2008, 19:45-21:00

Nietzsche: Divine Madness

UserSam Cane, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 12 May 2008, 19:45-21:00

Cousin Marriage in the House of Submission and the Prospects for Democracy in the Middle East

UserDavid Verbeeten, Pembroke College, Cambridge.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 05 May 2008, 19:45-21:00

Is it really a model for Western Europe? Understanding the political and religious realities of ancient Greece

UserDr. Michael Scott, Mary and Moses Finley Research Fellow in Ancient History, Darwin College.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 28 April 2008, 19:45-21:00

Evolution of disease susceptibility - how ancient mosquitoes can ruin your life

UserProf. Ken Smith, Genzyme Professor of Experimental Medicine, Cambridge.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 10 March 2008, 19:45-21:00

Pembroke College Chapel: who built it, and why?

UserDr. Bill Grimstone, Pembroke College.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 25 February 2008, 19:45-21:00

The Physics of Musical Instruments

UserMatthew Smith, Harvard Scholar, Pembroke College.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2008, 19:45-21:00

Emissions constraint: global leadership in social disruption?

UserJohn Buckley, International Renewable Energy Trade Promoter.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 11 February 2008, 19:45-21:00

Google MP? How the Internet is Challenging our Notions of Political Power

UserHamish Forsyth, Pembroke College.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 28 January 2008, 19:45-21:00

Is there really a link between Genius and Madness?

UserEdward Pain.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 21 January 2008, 19:45-21:00

"The terrorist threat: keeping a sense of proportion"

UserSir Richard Dearlove, Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

HouseOld Library, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 19 November 2007, 19:30-21:00

Free Software and Communism

UserMr. Edward Brambley, Research Fellow in Applied Mathemathics.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 12 November 2007, 19:30-21:00

The Healing Power of Nature

UserMiss Tiffany Greene, Pembroke College, Cambridge.

HouseVenue TBC, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 05 November 2007, 19:30-21:00

Blogs – the new wisdom of crowds?

UserMr. Bob Shingleton, who blogs at www.theovergrownpath.blogspot.com.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 29 October 2007, 21:00-22:00

Is the world becoming more religious?

UserRevd. Christopher Lewis, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 22 October 2007, 21:00-22:00

St. Cinderella, a Virgin Martyr

UserDr. Juliana Dresvina, Magdalene College, Cambridge.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockMonday 15 October 2007, 19:30-21:00

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