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February 2019

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Organised Chaos Jazz Quartet

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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We are delighted to be welcoming back Martin Kemp’s 'Organised Chaos' Jazz Quartet. Expect an attractive and highly varied repertoire of jazz standards, including Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Jobim et al. Be prepared for surprises! Interesting 'out of the way' material which looks promising such as the Threepenny Opera, the Agincourt Carol, Piazzolla Tangos, John Dowland, Elvis Costello and Wayne Shorter often finds its way into the repertoire. The musicians are: Martin Kemp - tenor sax clarinet and bass clarinet…

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Schools Led Improvement Partnerships: A New Alternative

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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In the past ten years the state education schools landscape in England has transformed into a diverse mix of Academies, Community Schools, Free Schools and Faith Schools. With as many different improvement models. Pete Dudley (City Fellow for Education) will tell the story of the evolution of Camden Learning a not for profit schools owned improvement partnership consisting of the full diversity of state schools and asks the question, 'Does this pose a new alternative for the future?' All those…

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Translation Squared – Exploring Translation Across Contexts

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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How do researchers translate academic work into practice-facing work? What are the key aspects of language and cultural translation in an academic context? How do researchers and translators work together to produce material for global contexts? Come and find out more about the interdisciplinary elements of translation, where work is translated between languages and cultures but also from the academic- to practice-facing. This enlightening evening is led by Laura Kerslake and Sarah Rimmington who will discuss these elements of translation…

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Hughes Hall Three Minute Thesis Competition 2019

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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"... do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few" (Pythagoras of Samos, 582 BC – c. 496 BC). It usually takes years of hard work to research and develop a thesis, but would you be able to explain yours in just three minutes? Hughes Hall students will be taking on the challenge at our fourth Three Minute Thesis Competition at Hughes Hall. The ability to present a concise argument justifying the significance and…

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March 2019

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Student Trio Showcase

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Hughesians Thomas McFarlane (CGCM) and Naoki Toyomura (MPhil, Music) - recipients of the prestigious Cambridge Intercollegiate Instrumental Award - showcase their respective Trios at an early evening concert as part of the Hughes Hall Music Programme.  All welcome, to reserve a FREE place click here, or use the Eventbrite link below.

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Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Bartholomew LaFolette

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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College members are invited to the next concert in the Stradivari Concert Series.  Bartholomew LaFollette, the renowned cellist, will be performing an hour long concert (programme to be confirmed) with pianist Malgorzata Garstka. Bartholomew is a British/American cellist who has developed his career as an international soloist as well as holding a Cello Professorship at the distinguished Yehudi Menuhin School. A sought-after chamber musician,  his recent musical collaborators have included Anthony Marwood, Christian Tetzlaff, Alina Ibragimova and András Keller. He…

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History, Culture and Global Health Sustainability Seminar

March 14 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Two eminent speakers explore how history and culture can make a contribution to global health sustainability.  Dr Nils Fietje will examine how the WHO Cultural Contexts of Health and WHO Global Health Histories projects have helped the World Health Organization in its global mission. Drawing on research processes and agendas in history of medicine devised with colleagues in Nigeria, Cameroon, and The Gambia during the past two decades, Dr John Manton will explore how historical processes and cultural responses can both…

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Challenges and ethical considerations of translating health discovery to rural Africa

March 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Join Dr Dora Pereira, Department of Pathology and HH senior member, to discover the journey of translation of an innovative iron supplement from the laboratories in Cambridge to clinical trials in rural Gambia. Dr Pereira will explore the current challenges of conducting clinical research to international standards in rural Africa. The talk will be followed by an ‘ask the researcher’ session where you can also explore Miss Stelle’s experiences photographing the locals and gain an exclusive preview of their unique…

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