q College Events week commencing 25th Feb – Hughes Hall MCR

College Events week commencing 25th Feb

Dear all

College events over the next two weeks.
See www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/hhevents/list/ for further details of the following:

Translation Squared – Exploring Translation Across Contexts

February 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (TODAY)

Peter Richards Room


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


“… 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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Student Trio Showcase
March 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Pavilion Room


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

Bartholomew LaFollette, the renowned cellist, will be performing an hour long concert with pianist Malgorzata Garstka. The programme will include Bach: Cello Suite No. 6 in D major and Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C major. 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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Writing your dissertation – ADTIS Workshop
March 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Peter Richards Room


The next in our series of workshops supporting students’ academic development will be led by Dr Kate Daniels, Senior Teaching Officer, ADTIS and will focus on dissertation writing. Do you have a dissertation to write soon? Prepare for the task ahead with this workshop, where discussion will focus on the all-important questions: What is a dissertation? Why must we write one? Who do we write a dissertation for? What makes a good dissertation?
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Also to note:
26 Feb: Formal Hall
1 Mar: Formal Hall
5 Mar: Formal Hall
8 Mar: Formal Hall
9 Mar: Boat Club Dinner

MCR calendar: https://mcr.hughes.cam.ac.uk/calendar/

Best wishes

Alison Nicholson, 01223 746367

Hughes Hall, Cambridge CB1 2EW


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