Scanning the night sky

07 Oct 2005

The University of Cambridge Institute of Astronomy will be open to the public every Wednesday evening through the autumn and winter.

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Arab Women: Past, Present and Future

16 Sep 2005

A major conference is being held by the Arab Women Organization at the University of Cambridge on September 19-20 2005, under the auspices of Her Highness Shaikha Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty, the King of Bahrain, President of the Arab Women Organization (2002-2005).

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Composition in Africa

27 Jul 2005

African music comes to the fore in Cambridge next week with a festival of music by composers from the continent.

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Starry starry nights

06 Dec 2004

Amateur stargazers of all ages have been flocking to the open nights each Wednesday at the University's Institute of Astronomy on Madingley Road, Cambridge.

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Open days during September

31 Aug 2004

School/college students thinking about applying for 2005 entry to Cambridge (or deferred entry in 2006) are welcome to come along to one of the many open days and information days taking place this month.

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Elevated to the Peerage

11 May 2004

Sir Alec Broers, Vice-Chancellor Emeritus has been conferred a life peer in a recent 10 Downing Street announcement, and appointed to the House of Lords.

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The mind politic of Europe

20 Feb 2004

Europe’s unity throughout history has been a unity of ideas and the arts. But the marginalisation of intellectuals and artists in the creation of the European states has stirred up controversy, including a petition by 20,000 intellectuals in France accusing the centre-right government of "waging war on intelligence" and instituting "a new state anti-intellectualism". This shift in power will be the subject of the final seminar in the ‘Future of Europe’ series, taking place at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Law.

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Europe as a World Power

05 Feb 2004

The escalating complexity and danger of the international situation and Europe’s role in it will be the subject of the fifth seminar in the ‘Future of Europe’ series, taking place at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Law until 25 February 2004.

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