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April 2019

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A Business Consultant as a Global Health Worker

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Join Tania Zulu Holt, a Partner at McKinsey for an insight into healthcare work across Africa. Hear how it is possible to work for the private sector while making an impact in solving the pressing issues in global health. In a 45 minute talk, followed by a Q&A session, Tania will explore and discuss the following: What kind of work can be undertaken in the global health arena What working in low resource areas is like What a business consultant…

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From Atoms to the Cosmos: the Irish Tradition of the Divisions of Time in the Early Middle Ages

April 29 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Hughes Hall in conjunction with the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic invites you to the nineteenth Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture, ‘From Atoms to the Cosmos: the Irish Tradition of the Divisions of Time in the Early Middle Ages’ given by Dr Jacopo Bisagni, Discipline of Classics, National University of Ireland, Galway. In 2000, as a result of an anonymous benefaction, Hughes Hall instituted an annual lecture to be given in the Easter Term in memory of Dr Kathleen Hughes,…

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Global Health for All

April 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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All are welcome to participate in this seminar, aimed at developing the Global Health theme and series of seminars at Hughes Hall, and explore different aspects of Global Health and its translation into practice. Eminent speakers discuss: 1. What is meant by Global Health? – Dr Arthur Hibble, Associate, Hughes Hall 2. Poor educational access and learning: a cause and consequence of health inequalities - Dr Nidhi Singal and Dr Ricardo Sabates, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge 3. Climate change…

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May 2019

Free

OFSTED: Understanding school inspections

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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What is it like when OFSTED come into school? How do OFSTED carry out their inspections? What sort of practice does OFSTED value? OFSTED is the organisation for school inspections in the UK, and all teachers will have experience of an inspection visit during their careers. This talk provides an overview of OFSTED inspections from different perspectives, giving those within the field of education key insights into school inspections. Speakers include: Michael Brockett, a former Schools Inspector and HH alumnus…

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Revision and Exam Skills Workshop

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peter Richards Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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The last in our series of workshops supporting students’ academic development will focus on revision and exam skills. This workshop will look at ways to prepare efficiently and effectively in the run-up to exams, working on various aspects of the revision process all the way through to the exams themselves. Topics to be looked at will include: Organising a revision plan. Identifying areas to concentrate on. ‘Reading’ an exam paper. Time management both inside and outside the exam hall. Participants should…

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‘Owls and Ice Cream Cones’ Family Party

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Join us for a very special event, which will start with a visit from The Raptor Foundation, who will be bringing to Hughes a selection of birds of prey (hopefully including an owl). The visit will offer a chance to get up close to the raptors, handle them and ask questions. The visit will also include a flying display, and volunteers will be needed to help fly the birds. Brunch will follow in the Dining Hall, with an added addition…

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Twilight of the Gods – a recital of fin de siècle lyric song

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Come and enjoy an early evening concert of music for voice and piano with distinguished soprano Alison Pearce and Hughes’ Director of Music Nigel Yandell. The concert programme will include works  by Debussy, Chausson and Satie, as well as a performance of the Fünf Gesänge op.13 by Szymanowski. Alison Pearce has a international career as a soprano soloist in opera, oratorio and recital.  She appears with the world's leading conductors and orchestras at major venues and festivals as well as…

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July 2019

£75 – £90

The Age of Oracy: A Conference on Talk and Learning in School

July 3 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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The importance of oracy education is becoming widely recognised. For it to succeed, educational policy and practice need to be based on research evidence and effective teaching methods. Practitioners and anyone else with an interest in the subject are welcome to join members of Oracy Cambridge who will share the results of their latest work on developing children’s talk skills and improving classroom dialogue, and lead discussion about the practical implications. For further details, including registration, click here or use the…

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September 2019

Cambridge Early Music Weekend Workshop

September 13 - September 15
Hughes Hall, Wollaston Road
Cambridge, CB1 2EW United Kingdom
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Sisters of Ferrara & other 16th century Italian choral polyphony. A Weekend for women singers to immerse themselves in the polyphonic choral music of convents in Italy in the 16th century, from the little-known music of Suor Leonora d’Este, Princess of Ferrara, to Josquin des Prez, Cipriano de Rore and GP Palestrina amongst others. Come and learn with the co-directors of Musica Secreta, Deborah Roberts and Professor Laurie Stras, about the importance of convent music in Renaissance culture, and experience…

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