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College Events – Week Commencing 22nd May 2017

 Title RESEARCH SHOWCASE When Thursday 25th May, 18.00 – 20.00, Peter Richards Room What College RAs and RFs present their exciting research in four short, accessible presentations. For Everyone, to discover other disciplines in good Cambridge tradition. Other Refreshments provided. Book via www.hhresearchshowcase25may.eventbrite.co.uk   – PhD Supervisors Dinner on 23rd May – Formal Halls on […]

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College Events – Week commencing 15th May 2017

Dear all Events to note over the next two weeks.   Title WEST CAMBRIDGE NETWORKING LUNCH When Thurs 18th  May, 13:00 – 14:00, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Ave, Cambridge CB3 0HE What Dr Charlanne Ward (Technology Manager, Cambridge Enterprise) will speak briefly about building a career in industry after a PhD. For Hughes […]

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College Nurse

During the main exam period (22nd May – 16th June) the College Nurse will be available every weekday morning from 8am. There will be a drop in clinic between 8.30am – 9.30am, with priority given to students sitting exams that day. In addition, there will be bookable appointment slots as follows: Monday 8am-8.30am 9.30am-11am Tuesday […]

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College Events – Week Commencing the 8th May 2017

Title HUGHES HALL CREST PARTY When Sat 13th May, 10:00 – 11.30, Pavilion Rm then Dining Hall for brunch What Watch a flying display from The Raptor Foundation and ‘meet’ the birds of prey (including an owl). Followed by a sociable, relaxed brunch (to include ice cream!) For Everyone at Hughes, including their families and […]

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Hughes-Eddies Rugby Team through to the Cupper Plate Final

Congratulations to the Hughes-Eddies Rugby Team that have made it through to the Cuppers Plate Final. The final will be on Sunday the 7th of May, kick off at 1800 at Cambridge University Rugby Union Football Club (Grange Road, CB3 9BN) https://www.facebook.com/events/253000925108607/

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College Events – Week Commencing 1st May 2017

Title WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE: PAGANS AND CHRISTIANS IN FIFTH-AND SIXTH-CENTURY IRELAND When Mon 1st May, 17:45 – 19:15, Pavilion Rm What Dr Elva Johnston, University College Dublin gives the sixteenth Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture. For All welcome whatever your discipline. Other Held in conjunction with ASNC. Title RICHARD BERG RUST ENTERPRISE SOCIETY AWARDS 2017 (renamed […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 24th April 2017

Dear all With full term starting tomorrow, note the events planned for the next ten days: Title CAREERS WITH IMPACT: HOW TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND DRIVE SOCIAL CHANGE When Tues 25th Apr, 18:30 – 20:30, Peter Richards Rm What Are you seeking a career that is about more than ‘just’ earning a living? Do […]

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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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