q College Events – 22-02-2021 to 03-03-2021 – Hughes Hall MCR

College Events – 22-02-2021 to 03-03-2021

Dear all

This weekly email draws attention to college events and activities over the next couple of weeks.

Games Night (Event open to HH postdocs only)

February 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our first get together of 2021 where we will be inviting all postdocs to a catch up and hello, with games starting at approx. 7.30pm. If you can only join later please do! The games are easy to join as needed. A zoom link will be sent out to all postdocs. Find out more »

Virtual Library Study Sessions

February 23 @ 4:00 – 5:15 pm and weekly until March 18
Want a change from studying on your own? Boost your motivation by joining one of our virtual library study sessions, every Tuesday during Lent Term, at 4.00 pm. Open to all Hughes Hall students at all stages of their studies. Find out more »

Megan Hunter ‘in conversation’ with Mary Buckley

February 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Megan Hunter will be ‘In Conversation’ with Mary Buckley talking about her novel The Harpy (Picador, 2020). This follows on from her much acclaimed ‘The End We Start From’ (Picador, 2017) which was shortlisted for the Novel of the Year at the ‘Books Are My Bag’ Awards, longlisted for the Aspen Woods Prize, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Awards finalist and won the Forward Review’s Editor’s Choice Award. The Harpy is about love, betrayal and revenge. Find out more »

Online Workshop: What is Plagiarism and Why does it Matter?

February 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Do you want to learn more about: different types of plagiarism? common pitfalls? exercises to help you reflect on your own academic practice? This second workshop, run by Hughes Hall Library, with pre-workshop materials on the Library’s Moodle site will provide information on different types of plagiarism, with exercises to help you reflect on your own academic practice. Find out more »

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Hughes Hall Enterprise Society Competition 1: After COVID
February 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hear early stage ideas from teams including a Hughes member, that have the ability to create significant impact and are backed by a strong vision and desire to succeed either commercially or socially.  Each team will give a short online presentation that will demonstrate the team and the idea in 10 minutes or less with some slides;  and be open to some questions for 10 minutes from the judges and others watching – members of the college and other teams. Click here to confirm attendance and receive further details.


How can we support LGBTQ+ minds, bodies and spirits?

February 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join this MCR led event and celebrate LGTBQ+ History Month by attending a panel event on this year’s theme, ‘Mind, Body and Spirit’. Hughes Hall’s MCR Equality and LGBTQ+ Officer, Jodie Rawles, and three panellists passionate about various aspects of LGBT rights, will be discussing how we can all support LGBTQ+ minds, bodies and spirits. We will be exploring questions such as: how being LGBTQ+ interacts with a person’s mind, body, and spirit; how members of the LGBTQ+ community and… Find out more »

Between London/Dhaka. The Challenges of Queer space making
March 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
As our closing contribution to mark LGBTQ+ History Month, we welcome By-Fellow & Director of Institutional Advancement William Conner ‘in conversation’ with Ruhul Abdin.  Ruhul is an artist, urban researcher and social entrepreneur and runs an architecture studio in both Dhaka and London. Join them ‘in conversation’ as William, a passionate advocate for gay rights, explores the game changing work Ruhul has been involved in … Find out more »

Writing your dissertation – ADTIS Workshop

March 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The next in our series of workshops supporting students’ academic development will be led by Dr James Womack, Senior Teaching Officer, Academic Development and Training for International Students (ADTIS) and will focus on dissertation writing.  Do you have a dissertation to write soon? Prepare for the task ahead with this online 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? Find out more »

Keep in touch


Best wishes
Alison Nicholson


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