Informal Lunchtime Seminar Series

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Created: 2013-02-27 10:45
Institution: Wolfson College
Description: A collection of lectures in the Wolfson College Cambridge Informal Lunchtime Seminar Series.
 

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A Fossil Feast: 31 December 1853, Sydenham Park, London

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Dr Becky Lewis, Assistant Professor Emerita University of South Carolina; Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College

Collection: Informal Lunchtime Seminar Series

Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Fri 5 Feb 2016


An evening with artist Anthony Green RA

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Anthony Green RA in conversation with Dr Frank Whitford about his art and the convictions and experiences that have shaped it, on 1 May 2013 at Wolfson College, Cambridge.

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 2 May 2013


Andrew Goldman: Scientific Approaches to Musical Improvisation

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Musical improvisation is often considered in terms of indeterminacy and freedom. It would thus seem to resist the systemization of a scientific approach. However, as cognitive...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Wed 5 Jun 2013


Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon: To Be or Not to Be: British Approaches towards Europe in the Postwar World

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The post-war period in British history has proven to be one of remarkable change for the United Kingdom, from the rapid dismantling of the Empire through adjusting to a...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Mon 9 Dec 2013


Charles Jones : Radical Sisters: Four Victorian Women

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Together, the adult lives of Eliza (c.1820-1850), Caroline (1816-1889), Matilda (1816/17-1866) and Emilie Ashurst (1826?-1893) spanned the greater part of Queen Victoria’s reign....

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 23 Jan 2014


Cultural Narratives of Dementia and Care in Post-War Japan

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As population ageing progresses globally, incidents of dementia, a condition closely associated with ageing, are also on the rise. As a result, there has been an increasing...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 25 Feb 2016


Delphine Driaux - Living Conditions in Ancient Egyptian Settlements and the Place occupied by the Non-Elite Population

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In the 1960’s, it was generally admitted that ancient Egypt was a civilization which did not possess cities. To define an ancient Egyptian city turns out to be a difficult task...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Tue 9 Jun 2015


Dr Alfred Moore - Useful Idiots: On the Democratic Virtues of Conspiracy Theories

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Conspiracy theories are often regarded as individual cognitive failings and collective pathologies of public reason. In this paper I will argue for the democratic benefits of...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 6 Nov 2014


Dr Andrew McKenzie-McHarg: 'Making Sense of Assassinations'

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The talk looks at historical examples in which multiple assassinations have generated the spectre of conspiracy.

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Fri 4 Dec 2015


Dr Anna Bagnoli - Picturing Identities: A Participatory Visual Project with Young Italian migrants to the UK

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Since the start of the economic crisis, a growing number of Italian young people have been leaving Italy for more prosperous areas of the Union, often with the UK as their...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 12 Feb 2015


Dr Anne-Christin Sass: Stopped transit. Eastern European Jews in Weimar Berlin

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As a hub connecting East and West, Berlin was an important place of refuge for tens of thousands of Jews from Eastern Europe after the First World War. Most of them were refugees...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Fri 30 May 2014


Dr Charles Muntz - Ancient Historians in Context: The Curious Case of Diodorus

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Scholars of the ancient world must deal with a wide range of sources, including not only classic historians like Herodotus or Thucydides but also numerous minor historians who may...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Mon 2 Mar 2015


Dr Christof Dejung - The colonial roots of German folklore studies, 1850s-1930s

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The first society for folklore studies in Germany was established in 1890. The aim of the scholars who founded this society was to study the traditions and material culture of...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Mon 20 Oct 2014


Dr David Hickman: Triumph of the Real: From The Communist Manifesto to Jason Bourne

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In the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, cinematic realism was the most significant revolution in visual culture since the late Renaissance. Not only did it carry along...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 18 Dec 2014


Dr Georg Schedereit: BerlusconItaly's Immor(t)ality

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What is the secret of the persisting popularity of two charismatic “clowns” (courtesy The Economist et.al.) like Silvio Berlusconi, Europe’s most powerful media tycoon, and Beppe...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Wed 8 May 2013


Dr Gordon Johnson: In the beginning (almost) was University College: Cambridge's new graduate colleges in the 1960s

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Dr Gordon Johnson, former President of Wolfson College, sketches the background to the establishment in the 1960s of new Cambridge colleges, with a focus on Wolfson.

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Wed 27 Feb 2013


Dr James Westbrook - General Thompson’s Enharmonic Guitar

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“Nothing so utterly breaks me down, as lots of concerts. Even one is for the most part a burthen. The truth is, I have little or no music in me…”
How can someone with ‘little or...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 18 Dec 2014


Dr Jordi Sanchez Marti : "English medieval romance in the age of print"

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The literary culture of late medieval England underwent a significant change with the advent of the printing press in the 1470s. While the most popular genre of secular literature...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Mon 16 Nov 2015


Dr Marga Jann - Aesthetics as Intrinsic to Sustainable Design: Architectural Education Projects from Around the World

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Join Marga Jann RIBA , AIA as she recounts some of her travels, research and architectural projects around the world towards sustainable, equitable futures. While sustainability...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 12 Feb 2015


Dr Mary Newbould - Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy: imitations, illustrations, adaptations

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Laurence Sterne – one of the world’s greatest comic writers – quipped that he wrote ‘not to be fed, but to be famous’. His enormously successful book, The Life and Opinions of...

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Institution: Wolfson College

Created: Thu 6 Nov 2014


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