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Read more at: The Cambridge Festival 2021 report
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The Cambridge Festival 2021 report

Four themes, ten days, 364 online events, and more than 100,000 views across 175 different countries. This could only be the Cambridge Festival.


Read more at: Researching a celebrity of Restoration London

Researching a celebrity of Restoration London

Corpus PhD student to speak at Cambridge Festival about Hortense Mancini and her celebrated London salon.


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Dr Pragya Agarwal

Speaker Spotlight: Dr Pragya Agarwal

Dr Pragya Agarwal is a behavioural and data scientist, author, speaker and a consultant. Her books include SWAY: Unravelling Unconscious Bias and Wish we knew what to say: Talking with children about race . She will be speaking on the panel discussion Black Lives Matter: has anything really changed? on 31st March 6-7pm...


Read more at: Press release: Interactive e-book offers children a choice of four possible futures

Press release: Interactive e-book offers children a choice of four possible futures

Created by The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) the game-like e-book, Four Futures, One Choice invites children to explore what the future might be for Britain’s buildings, infrastructure, places and spaces. It is aimed at 8-12-year-olds and can be read by anyone, anywhere in the world. Through a series of charming...


Read more at: The researcher finding inspiration for the planet’s future in Latin American art

The researcher finding inspiration for the planet’s future in Latin American art

Joanna Page has been exploring how work by Latin American artists can help to bring humanity back into a relationship with nature and give us hope for the planet’s future.


Read more at: Warriors, biscuit bugs, and giant sea-scorpions

Warriors, biscuit bugs, and giant sea-scorpions

To accompany the inaugural Cambridge Festival, which launches later this week, a brand-new magazine is now available for children and their families full of activities to inspire, delight and entertain.


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Dr Laura Davies

Speaker Spotlight: Dr Laura Davies

Dr Laura Davies leads ‘A Good Death?’, a research and impact project based in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge. It uses literature to open up conversations about death and dying and draws on historical death writing to inspire new ways of thinking and talking about life, death and dying. The project has...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Dr Nkatha Gichuyia

Speaker Spotlight: Dr Nkatha Gichuyia

Dr Nkatha Gichuyia is an environmental design consultant and lecturer at the University of Nairobi as well as a former Gates Cambridge Scholar at the University of Cambridge. She will be a panellist in a discussion on how climate change will affect our health on 2nd April 1-2pm and will discuss how architecture and...


Read more at: Press release: Faith-based events address the big questions at the Cambridge Festival

Press release: Faith-based events address the big questions at the Cambridge Festival

These are just some of the big questions tackled by a series of religious-themed events at the Cambridge Festival. The Cambridge Festival, which runs from 26th March to 4th April, brings together the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas to host an extensive programme of over 350...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight: Tim Harford

Speaker Spotlight: Tim Harford

Tim Harford is an economist, broadcaster and senior columnist for the Financial Times. He will be speaking to David Spiegelhalter , Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge, about Harford's recent book, How to make the world add up: Ten rules for thinking differently...