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In Memory of Richard Berg Rust

It is with the deepest sadness that we heard that our Development Director, Richard Berg Rust, passed away on the evening of Tuesday the 11th April. It is a shock to have lost such a tireless supporter of Hughes Hall, its students and staff. We remember Richard as a warm and friendly face around college […]

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College Events – Week commencing 27th March

Title BOAT RACES When Sun 2 Apr, 16:35 (women) & 17.35 (men) What Annual Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race with five Hughesians in the Cambridge Men’s crew this year. Two viewing options: Details i) The Old Ship, 25 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London W6 9TD from 15.30 ii) Pfeiffer Room (with tea and cakes) from […]

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College Events – week commencing 20th of March 2017

Title VISITING AFRICAN FELLOWS RESEARCH SHOWCASE When Wed 22nd  Mar, 14:00 – 17:00, Pavilion Rm What A showcase of exciting, Africa-focused research projects undertaken in collaboration with Cambridge academics. For All welcome Other Register via: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/visiting-african-fellows-research-showcase-22nd-march-2017-tickets-32687064891?ref=estw     Title WEST CAMBRIDGE NETWORKING LUNCH When Thurs 23rd  Mar, 13:00 – 14:00, Room tbc, CEB Building, Philippa […]

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College end of term party

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College events – week commencing the 13th of March 2017

Title STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT When Tues 14th  Mar, 18:00 – 19:00, Pavilion Room What To include Brahms Fm Sonata Op.120 No.1, by violist Rosalind Ventris with pianist Malgorzata Garstka. For RSVP to Kate Lee 01223 353070 or instrument.schemes@googlemail.com Other Further info at www.stradivaritrust.org/musicians/rosalind-ventris     Title SPEED NETWORKING: LIFE SCIENCES When Thurs 16th Mar, 18:30 – […]

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College Events – Week Commencing 6th March 2017

  Title I, DANIEL BLAKE: FILM SCREENING IN AID OF HOMELESSNESS IN CAMBRIDGE When Weds 8th Mar, 19:30 – 22:00, Pavilion Room What Screening of BAFTA winning film + information on ways to help vulnerably housed/homeless people. For All Hughesians and their guests Other Free, with chance to make voluntary donation to the Cambridge Food Bank. […]

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College Events, Week Commencing 27th February

Title THE RISK OF REGRESSION When Tues 28th Feb, 17:45 – 19:00, Pavilion Room What Martin Steinfeld hosts an evening with human rights expert Professor Robert Wintemute, focussing on fundamental human rights post Brexit. Part of a special evening which focusses on and celebrates LGBT+ rights. For All welcome. Other Further info/book via: www.robertwintemuteathughes.eventbrite.co.uk   […]

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College Events – Week Commencing 20th Feb 2017

Title FANCY DRESS FAMILY PARTY When Sat 25th Feb, 10:30, Peter Richards Room, with brunch at 11:30 in the Dining Hall What The second event this year to help families connect with each other. Toys and fun activities to entertain children. Encourage them to come dressed as their favourite character, animal or whatever else they […]

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Valentines Bop

The theme is Valentine’s: Dress as something or someone you love.  You know the drill – doors open at 9pm, there will be free drinks staggered throughout the evening. Our love may be unbounded, but our bar’s capacity isn’t – we can only accomodate 120 people, so if you are bringing a group come early […]

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Tropical Forests and Climate Change: Biological and Anthropological Perpectives

Title TROPICAL FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: BIOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERPECTIVES When Tuesday 14th February, 17:00 – 19:00, Pavilion Room What Anthropologists and biologists debate how ethnobiology relates to climate change, the importance of rainforest plants for human cultures; and how social justice and science are collaborating to find solutions to deforestation. For All welcome whatever […]

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Donald Trump: Making of a World View

The Forum on Geopolitics would like to draw your attention to its upcoming book launch of Dr Charlie Laderman and Professor Brendan Simms’ Donald Trump: Making of a World View. When: 21 February 2017, 5.30-7.00pmLocation: Faculty of English, Room GR05 Ticket Booking: Yes. Description: On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump won the American presidential election, to the […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week commencing 30th Jan

Title TALK ABOUT TALK: NEIL MERCER AND THE ORACY CENTRE When Wednesday 1st February, 18:30 – 20:30, Peter Richards Room What Neil introduces the work of the Centre, and invites questions and comments. For All welcome but particularly aimed at those in Education. Other Refreshments provided. Book www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/neil-mercer-the-oracy-centre-tickets-31319985921 Title RESEARCH SHOWCASE When Thursday 2nd February, […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week Commencing 23rd January 2017

Events to note over the next ten days … Title LUNCHTIME CELLO AND PIANO RECITAL When Sunday 29th January, noon, Pavilion Room What Join Jon Fistein (Cello) and Hughes Hall senior member Alex Reid (Piano) for a relaxed lunchtime hour of Beethoven and Debussy. For All welcome. No booking required. Other See www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/news/lunchtime-cello-and-piano-recital-29th-january Title NEIL […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week Commencing 16th January 2017

Dear all Tomorrow sees the start of Full Lent Term. Welcome back to all returning students. Events to note over the next ten days … Title STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT SERIES When Tuesday 17th January, 18:30, Pavilion Room What Violinist Oliver Heath performs Bach and Brahms, with pianist Clare Hammond For All welcome. RSVP to Kate […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week Commencing 5th December 2016

Dear all Events to note over the next ten days … Title ENTREPRENEUR OR INTRAPRENEUR? HOW TO BE BOTH … When Thursday 8th December, 18:30 – 20:30, Pfeiffer Room What The workplace is changing, rules are being thrown out and a job is no longer for life. Alumni Marco Donzelli shares his insights. For All […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week Commencing 28th November 2016

Dear all Events to note over the next ten days … Title CAROLS FOR ALL When Tuesday 29th November, 21:15, Pavilion Room What Get into the festive spirit by singing festive carols led by Senior Member Ian de Massini For All welcome Other Mulled wine and mince pies will be served (NOTE: The second ‘Carols […]

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Hughesians Representing Cambridge at the Rugby Varsity

The Cambridge University Rugby 2nd Team (“The LX (sixties) Club”) are playing the Oxford University 2nd XV Team (“The Greyhounds”) at home in Cambridge on Wednesday 30th November. Two Hughesians: Maximilian Campbell and Jack Fernon are playing for Cambridge alongside four other regular members of the Hughes Hall and St. Edmund’s Combined College Rugby Team. […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week Commencing 21st November 2016

Title PATHWAYS FROM EDUCATION … MEET OUR ALUMNI When Tues 22 Nov, 18:30 – 20:00, Combination/Pfeiffer Rm What Education Subject Area event: ask questions, network and engage with other college members and alumni For Education students, though all others welcome, refreshments provided Other List of panellists/booking via: www.educationeventathughes.eventbrite.co.uk Title TALK BY PROFESSOR ANTJE WIENER When […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week Commencing 14th November 2016

Title VISITING AFRICAN FELLOWS’ RESEARCH SHOWCASE When Thurs 17 Nov, 14:00 – 16:30, Pavilion Rm What Five African CAPREx Fellows present their exciting Africa-focused research projects. Hosted by the Cambridge-Africa Programme, in partnership with Hughes Hall. For All welcome. Free of charge. Other Further details/book via: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/visiting-african-fellows-research-showcase-17th-november-2016-tickets-29219420072?aff=eac2 Title HUGHES WEST CAMBRIDGE MONTHLY LUNCH When Fri […]

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Hughes Hall College Events – Week Commencing 7th November 2016

There were some very good events last week, with the PG Open Day, Research Showcase, Digital Innovation college launch and Student Family Welcome. To note this week: Title MUSIC CAFÉ When Tues 8 Nov, 20:30 – 23:00, Pavilion Room (NOTE: EARLIER START TIME) What An informal ‘drop in’ evening of music-making where Hughesians are invited […]

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