Text and the message: Russia's early 'information age'

25 Sep 2013

It may be a modern term, but information technology is as old as civilisation itself, and its impact on past societies was often just as profound. An ambitious project is tracing how such innovations created a complex graphic environment in Russia, during an earlier information age.

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7 billion people

How we live now

15 Oct 2012

This term eminent thinkers from a broad range of fields will be contributing to a series of lectures with the theme Understanding Society. Taking place on every Tuesday from tomorrow (16 October), the talks will be held in the Lady Mitchell Hall and are open to the public.

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Launch event

Cambridge Language Sciences launched

15 May 2012

The University launched its new Strategic Initiative in Language Sciences at a special one-day conference at Newnham College on 12 May, attended by over 90 delegates.

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Cambridge becomes a home for Ukrainian Studies

28 Sep 2010

A major gift from prominent Ukrainian businessman Dmitry Firtash to the University of Cambridge has permanently endowed Western Europe's premier programme in the study of the culture and language of Ukraine.

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