Clare Hall Colloquium

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Created: 2012-10-30 00:46
Institution: Clare Hall
Description: The Clare Hall Colloquium offers an opportunity to test out ideas and arguments before an audience which is smart and interested, but has no specialist knowledge of the topic.
 

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Ahmed Alwishah - Divine Knowledge and Human self-Awareness

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The nature of Divine knowledge is a problem that has preoccupied philosophers in the monotheistic traditions; the speaker challenges the view that certain knowledge, such as...

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Created: Fri 9 May 2014


Andreas Kapardis - The whole is more than the sum of the parts: narrowing the gap between Psychology and Law

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What is the evidence for, and why do some people confess to, crimes they have not committed? How reliable is the testimony provided by eyewitnesses, especially by children? Can...

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Created: Wed 16 Jan 2013


Boudewijn de Bruin - Ethics and the global financial crisis: Why incompetence is worse than greed

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While unrestricted egoism is certainly a vice, I argue that the more serious moral defects in finance lie somewhere else.

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Created: Wed 5 Nov 2014


Bruno Ricco - From Silicon to Graphene and Beyond; The hidden engine of change

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Silicon development cannot last forever so two complementary strategies are being pursued at research level: one seeks to extend the life of silicon technology, and the other...

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Created: Mon 16 Feb 2015


Catalina Taltavull - To fly or not to fly through a volcanic ash cloud

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 In this talk, Dr Taltavull will explore the importance of understanding the likelihood of a certain volcanic ash adhering into a substrate by taking into consideration both ash...

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Created: Thu 9 Jun 2016


Clive Sherlock - What is emotion and how does it affect the body and mind? 
Western Psychology meets Buddhist insight

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How our reactions to emotion cause depression, anxiety, anger, stress, rage and other psychological problems and what can be done about it.

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Created: Mon 11 Nov 2013


Covadonga Aldamiz-echevarria - Gender Equality and Diversity: a must for managing Human Resources

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I present the findings of my research on the recruitment and promotion of women by ‘excellent’ British organizations (as defined by the European Foundation for Quality Management...

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Created: Wed 15 May 2013


Crosbie Smith - Unlocking the Secrets of Victorian Steamships

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This talk will consider the ways in which insights from the recent history of science and technology can help to unlock the secrets of Victorian steamships in the context of an...

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Created: Thu 20 Feb 2014


David Gosling - Spying for the Russians (with a little help from MI6)

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As part of a visiting fellowship at Delhi University in the mid 1990’s the speaker set up seminars relating to nuclear power, one of which was attended by a Russian diplomat who...

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Created: Thu 16 Feb 2017


David Ibbetson – Does Hittite Law Matter?

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This talk will point to ways in which the Near East legal systems perhaps mark an important step forward in the development of law in the world before the rise of Greece and Rome.

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Created: Thu 23 Jan 2014


David Mayers - The Diplomacy of Crisis: FDR’s Ambassadors in Berlin and Policy Toward Nazi Germany, 1933-1941

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American policy toward Germany in the years before Pearl Harbor can be approached from any number of angles. I shall in this talk explore an interpretative line that has been less...

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Created: Wed 12 Jun 2013


Elizabeth Garnsey - Could Cambridge become an Eco-City?

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This talk reviews the emergence and spread of innovative technology-based firms in the Cambridge area, and then turns to the challenge of environmental innovation and some of the...

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Created: Sun 2 Dec 2012


Elizabeth Garnsey - Science and Spin-Outs in Cambridge: Incentives and Impact

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This talk offers an introduction to technology enterprise in and around Cambridge for those unfamiliar with the Cambridge tech scene. It will examine ways in which scientific...

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Created: Sun 18 Oct 2015


Elizabeth Hale - Female Quixotism and Colonial Girlhood: 1895-1912

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Turn of the century formulations of talented girlhood in literature from Australia, the United States and Canada

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Created: Sun 2 Dec 2012


Emilia Wilton-Godberfforde - The Liar in Seventeenth-Century French Comedy; Liar, liar, pants on fire!

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In this colloquium I explore the phenomenon lying and its comic potential. This talk should appeal not only to those working in French literature, cultural studies and...

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Created: Mon 16 Feb 2015


Foss Lene - Developing Entrepreneurial Universities

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Global recessions and structural economic shifts are motivating government and business leaders worldwide to increasingly look to “their” universities to stimulate regional...

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Created: Wed 17 Jun 2015


George van Kooten - Pagans and Christians in Debate: Mythology, Philosophy and Religion in the first two centuries AD

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The speaker argues that from the time of Jesus the Christian movement consciously engaged with the broader Graeco-Roman world in many different ways.

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Created: Wed 21 May 2014


Gillian Brown - 500 years of changing patterns in English English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation

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I shall focus most of the discussion on the standard English used in the south east of England to describe very briefly some changes in the structures and use of English over the...

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Created: Wed 25 Feb 2015


Gohei Hata - Translating the Greek Bible into Japanese: a personal history

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Many people have asked me why I became interested in the Greek Bible, not the Hebrew Bible.  When I published my translation into Japanese of the first five books of the Greek...

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Created: Thu 21 Mar 2013


Graeme Garrard - Rousseau, Happiness and Human Nature

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There is now substantial evidence supporting Rousseau’s view that status matters much more to individuals than do absolute levels of wealth. But there is also mounting evidence...

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Created: Wed 31 Oct 2012


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