The dangers of computers that predict our personalities or make decisions for us, issues of security and privacy, and forms of resistance grounded in new technology inspire some of the discussions on technology at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas, which runs from 19 October – 1 November.
Debates on pornography, reproduction and transgender identities at heart of Festival.
When is the right time to have a baby, can women achieve equality in the workplace, where do we draw the line on pornography and what are implications of trans identities for religious faith?
Immigration, Europe and extremism feature prominently at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas.
The full programme has been launched for the Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2015 (19 October – 1 November).
Historic England’s Planning and Conservation Director, Greg Luton, told us more about the work he does and why our heritage is so important. Historic England will be hosting an event, Historic England: listed buildings, ancient monuments and places, on Saturday 12 September during Open Cambridge 2015.
To commemorate the Cambridgeshire soldiers who died in the failed defence of Singapore and as Japanese prisoners of war, during World War II, and those who were freed in September 1945 – exactly 70 years ago – Open Cambridge is hosting a special talk on Friday 11 September.
Musical innovators Asian Dub Foundation will perform their latest live soundtrack to George Lucas’ 1971 visionary cult sci-fi classic THX 1138 at 10 venues nationwide in October 2015, including: Friday 23 Oct 2015, 8pm at the Cambridge Corn Exchange.
To mark the 50th anniversary since Sir Winston Churchill’s death and 70 years since the end of World War II, the University of Cambridge is hosting a special dinner event at Churchill College, the National and Commonwealth Memorial to Winston Churchill, on Friday 11 September as part of the Open Cambridge weekend.