Civic education in progress

Fallacies of Freedom Talk in Africa

01 Oct 2006

Talk of hard-won freedom can be a threat to the very freedoms being celebrated. Harri Englund, a University Lecturer in the Department of Social Anthropology, examines the experience of liberal democracy in Malawi over the past 15 years.

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Strategy helps eliminate blindness

11 Aug 2006

By promoting better hygiene, health education and donated antibiotics, blindness could be drastically reduced, according to an article by a University of Cambridge PhD candidate in this week’s issue of The Lancet.

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Speaking in China

17 Jul 2006

Professor Ian Leslie from the University of Cambridge has spoken as Britain's only representative at a major international conference of university delegates in China.

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“The richness of our world”

05 Jul 2006

At a garden party on Senate House Lawn following the Honorary Degrees congregation, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, gave the following speech on behalf of his fellow graduands in reply to the Chancellor's Toast.

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Queen's Birthday Honours

16 Jun 2006

The Head of Education at the Fitzwillam Museum and an eminent University astronomer have each been honoured with an OBE in the 2006 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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