The 11th Cambridge Festival of Ideas runs from 15th to 28th October with over 200 mainly free events, from debates, discussions and talks to exhibitions, theatre and world cinema.
Five Cambridge science institutions have won a bid to engage the local region with science as part of European Researchers Night, the largest public science event in Europe. LIFE LAB is one of four UK initiatives awarded funding from the European Commission. It will establish a programme of pop-up science events in shopping centres, cafes and music venues across Cambridgeshire on 28th September 2018 and again on 27th September 2019.
Dr Sujit Sivasundaram will speak at the Hay Festival about the history of the islands of the Pacific and Indian oceans and its marginalisation despite the fact the islands played a crucial role in modern political, intellectual and cultural thought.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Cambridge Series at the Hay Festival, with academics from across disciplines speaking about their research.