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Booking closed Online
Thursday 19 May 2022, 6.00pm6.50pm BST

Join us for a virtual panel discussion featuring some of the University’s foremost scientists and clinicians specialising in genetic medicine, followed by Q&A.

 

Online
Tuesday 29 March 2022, 7.00pm8.00pm BST

Take a journey through 'the big islands' history with Professor John Bennet.

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Tuesday 25 January 2022, 5.00pm6.00pm GMT

Join Dr Koller (Magdalene 1993) as he demonstrates how the Transcaucasus region’s great monuments and spectacular settings have become an expression of both the national consciousness and spirit of the peoples of Georgia and Armenia.

Booking closed Online
Tuesday 14 December 2021, 7.00pm8.00pm GMT

This talk will cover three most iconic examples of Moorish architecture – the Great Mosque of Cordoba, the Alcazar of Seville and the Alhambra of Granada.

Online
Thursday 25 November 2021, 7.00pm8.00pm GMT

In this highly illustrated talk Dr Carolin Crawford (Newnham 1982) will discuss the how, where and why of the aurora, and the variety of shapes and structures they can form.

Online
Tuesday 19 October 2021, 4.00pm5.00pm BST

Himalayan Cultural historian Zara Fleming will explore the the art and culture of the Buddhist areas that lie along the Himalayas.

Friday 24 September 2021Tuesday 28 September 2021

Bookings are now live for this year’s Alumni Festival programme, with an array of fascinating online talks, tours and discussions for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

Online
Tuesday 21 September 2021, 4.00pm5.00pm BST

Join Professor Paul Barrett (Trinity 1990) as he discusses the latest evidence for the origins of the dinosaurs, in what is now South America.

Online
Wednesday 21 July 2021, 4.00pm5.00pm BST

Professor Leporc will explore Russian architecture against a social, artistic, economic and political panorama.

Booking closed Online
Tuesday 29 June 2021, 7.00pm8.00pm BST

Join Professor Richard Hunter (Pembroke 1975) from the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge, as he takes us on a journey through the Carian and Lycian kingdoms of western Turkey.

Booking closed Online
Wednesday 12 May 2021, 7.00pm8.00pm BST

Join Dr Sarah Shaw from the University of Oxford as she explains how Rudyard Kiplings childhood inspired him to write the Jungle Book and the Just So Stories.

Low availability Online
Monday 26 April 2021, 7.00pm8.00pm BST

Join Dr Owen Weller and Professor Marc St-Onge as they introduce the Canadian and Greenlandic High Arctic

Booking closed Online
Thursday 25 March 2021, 7.00pm8.00pm GMT

Join Professors Mike Searle and David Gellner from the University of Oxford as they take us on a journey through Nepal.

Booking closed Online
Thursday 18 February 2021, 4.00pm5.00pm GMT

Join Nirvana Romell, a native of Dalmatia, as she unravels the complex but absolutely fascinating history and cultures of the Central Balkans.

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Tuesday 26 January 2021, 7.00pm8.00pm GMT

Join Cambridge’s Professor Robert (Bob) White as he explains how the geologically youthful Iceland has grown above the plate tectonic rift between North America and Europe.

Booking closed Online
Monday 14 December 2020, 3.45pm4.45pm GMT

Join Oxford University's Professor Roger Davies (Christ's 1975) as he explains the link between Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and solar eclipses.

Booking closed Online
Tuesday 10 November 2020, 4.00pm5.00pm GMT

Join Professor Nick Davies as he explores the curiosity of Darwin, Wallace and Bates in the biodiversity hotspots of South and Central America.

Online
Thursday 17 September 2020Saturday 26 September 2020

Across the 10 days of the Festival we hosted over 100 sessions with over 30,000 session registrations. More than 7,500 alumni and guests tuned in from 127 different countries.

Booking closed Online
Wednesday 29 July 2020, 6.00pm6.50pm BST

The fifth Cambridge Conversations webinar will feature the Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen J Toope, Dr Mohamed A El-Erian and Professor Diane Coyle as they discuss the current economic crisis and its long-term ramifications. 

Online
Tuesday 14 July 2020, 5.00pm5.50pm BST

Hear from Cambridge academics and alumni as they discussed the new Whittle Laboratory’s leading role in the transformation to zero-carbon emission in both flight and land-based power generation.

Booking closed Online
Thursday 18 June 2020, 3.00pm3.50pm BST

The fourth Cambridge Conversations webinar will feature Professor Ed Bullmore, Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Dr Chris Smith as they analyse the effects of COVID-19 on our mental health. 

Online
Thursday 11 June 2020, 4.00pm4.50pm BST

The third Cambridge Conversations webinar will feature Dr Ems Lord and Dr James Biddulph, as they discuss the dilemmas posed by home schooling.

Booking closed Online
Thursday 21 May 2020, 12.30pm1.20pm BST

Human beings have shaped our own environment for millennia, but now we have greater power to do so than ever before. With the advent and increasing use of artificial intelligence, how can we maximise the potential of this powerful technology while safeguarding our future?

Booking closed Online
Thursday 14 May 2020, 3.00pm3.50pm BST

The second Cambridge Conversations webinar will feature Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, Professor Mike Hulme and Dr Alexandra Freeman, discussing 'COVID-19 behind the numbers – statistics, models and decision-making'.