Cambridge Conversations events in 2021

Cambridge Conversations events in 2021

Cambridge Conversations events in 2021
Friday 1 January 2021 to Friday 31 December 2021
Friday 1 January 2021 to Friday 31 December 2021
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Cambridge Conversations webinars allow you to listen, connect and engage with current Cambridge thinking, wherever you are.
Open to: 
Alumni and guests

This series of webinars enables digital access to leading academics on a myriad of topics with the chance to participate in real-time Q&A sessions.

You will find up-to-date information below about upcoming webinars, as well as recordings of those you might have missed or wish to see again.

Future events:

Save the date for Thursday 6 May 2021 when Professor David Runciman, from the Department of Politics and International Studies, will lead a discussion on the impact of the pandemic on people's faith in democracy. More information will be available here soon. 

Past events: 

Watch world-leading Cambridge academics discuss key issues in the Cambridge Conversations series. From how Cambridge is handling the medical challenges of COVID-19, to privacy in the modern age, to Cambridge’s work with the Large Hadron Collider, you can watch any of the events from 2020 on the Dear World, Yours Cambridge YouTube channel, under the Cambridge Conversations Playlist.

Contact

Email: 
events@alumni.cam.ac.uk

Confirmed events

Online
Thursday 29 April 2021, 5.30pm to 6.20pm BST

The Vice-Chancellor will be joined by Professor David Rowitch, Professor and Head of the Department of Paediatrics, and Professor Tamsin Ford CBE, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, as they discuss genomic medicine and the importance of integrating mental and physical healthcare.

Online
Wednesday 26 May 2021, 5.30pm to 6.20pm BST

The Vice-Chancellor and Professor Giles Oldroyd, Director, Crop Science Centre at the Department of Plant Sciences, along with an expert panel, will discuss the interface between biotechnology and conservation; how we can support biodiversity and feed the world simultaneously and sustainably.