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Read more at: Longevity and nutrition: Can we all really live to 100 and beyond?

Longevity and nutrition: Can we all really live to 100 and beyond?

Aging is a part of life; yet so is the fascination of aging and the quest for longevity. The allure of eternal youth and the desire to extend the boundaries of human existence have fuelled a myriad of cultural narratives and scientific endeavours.


Read more at: From AI and democracy to race and society: Politics debates at the Cambridge Festival

From AI and democracy to race and society: Politics debates at the Cambridge Festival

What’s the future of the monarchy, how will AI affect our democracy, what is the impact of disinformation on public discourse and have we made sufficient progress on race equality since Black Lives Matter?


Read more at: CamFest Speaker Spotlight Professor Steve Waters

CamFest Speaker Spotlight Professor Steve Waters

Steve Waters is a playwright and scriptwriter whose many works include The Contingency Plan and the acclaimed four-part drama Song of the Reed for Radio 4. He is also Professor of Scriptwriting at the University of East Anglia


Read more at: New technologies for capturing sunlight, revealing the secrets of how things are really made and living alongside carnivores: Cambridge Festival reveals latest research on avoiding climate catastrophe

New technologies for capturing sunlight, revealing the secrets of how things are really made and living alongside carnivores: Cambridge Festival reveals latest research on avoiding climate catastrophe

What are the future technologies capturing carbon dioxide? Is climate change just for scientists? How can artists help to avert a climate catastrophe? As populations expand, how do we live alongside dangerous animals like tigers?


Read more at: CamFest Speaker Spotlight Emily Kenway

CamFest Speaker Spotlight Emily Kenway

Emily Kenway is a writer, activist and former policy adviser. Her books include 'Who Cares: the hidden crisis of caregiving and how we solve it' about her own experience of caring for her mother. She will be speaking on the panel How can we fix the NHS.


Read more at: Saints wearing make-up, Merlin’s prophecies and how we can end wars: Cambridge Festival 2024 showcases an array of leading experts exploring history, culture, and tradition
A parade at the Arc de Triomphe after the end of World War Two

Saints wearing make-up, Merlin’s prophecies and how we can end wars: Cambridge Festival 2024 showcases an array of leading experts exploring history, culture, and tradition

What are the historical roots of attitudes to women? Where is it normal to offer dead loved ones to birds of prey? How do we end wars? These are just some of the questions being tackled by Cambridge academics as they unravel the  invisible impact history


Read more at: CamFest Speaker Spotlight Professor Sir Richard Evans

CamFest Speaker Spotlight Professor Sir Richard Evans

Cambridge historian Professor Sir Richard Evans, a world authority on the Nazis and author of the forthcoming Hitler’s People, will be speaking at a panel event on one of the big questions of our time: How do wars end?


Read more at: Last call: how different cultures deal with death

Last call: how different cultures deal with death

There were almost 70 million deaths around the world in 2021. But what happens to those whose identity is not known when they die? Or the deceased's next-of-kin could not afford the spiralling funeral costs?


Read more at: Calling all student poets! Cambridge Botanic Garden poetry opportunity

Calling all student poets! Cambridge Botanic Garden poetry opportunity

We are looking for student poets to write poems about some of the special trees listed below, to be displayed alongside the trees in the Botanic Garden in a poetry trail as part of the Cambridge Festival 2024.


Read more at: CamFest Speaker Spotlight: Dr Una McCormack

CamFest Speaker Spotlight: Dr Una McCormack

Dr Una McCormack is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling science fiction writer who has written more than twenty novels based on TV shows such as Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Firefly.