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Read more at: Press release: Development of Indian political thought under scrutiny at the Cambridge Festival

Press release: Development of Indian political thought under scrutiny at the Cambridge Festival

With India's position over Russia's invasion of Ukraine under increasing scrutiny in the past days, an event at this year's Cambridge Festival looks to explore the development of Indian political thought over the last decades and place current events in context. Shruti Kapila is author of Violent Fraternity [ published in...


Read more at: Speaker Spotlight : Katie Saunders
Katie Saunders

Speaker Spotlight : Katie Saunders

Cambridge Festival: What does your research show are the main challenges? Katie Saunders: Research agenda are often set by funders, researchers, or health professionals and the clear and inclusive involvement of the public in research priority decisions is less common – but vitally important! Although my research is mostly...


Read more at: Press Release: Gender equality and the future of feminism
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Press Release: Gender equality and the future of feminism

Speakers include authors Jeanette Winterson and Jessa Crispin and journalist Mary Ann Sieghart. The Festival, which runs from 31st March to 10th April, is the University of Cambridge’s leading public engagement event and tackles and offers solutions for some of our most pressing issues, from the multiple crises in politics...


Read more at: Press Release: Cambridge Festival shares cutting-edge health research
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Press Release: Cambridge Festival shares cutting-edge health research

Topics include new therapies for cardiovascular disease, emerging technologies for organ transplantation, and the future of fertility treatments, regenerative medicine and gene editing. Run by the University of Cambridge, Cambridge Festival (31 March- 10 April) hosts over 350 events that tackle our most pressing issues...


Read more at: Family Fun at the Cambridge Festival

Family Fun at the Cambridge Festival

We are very excited to announce that the Festival Family Fun Weekend is back! This year we’ll be taking over the New Museums Site (as well as a few other places in the city centre) and they’ll be full of fun, hands-on and inspiring activities to keep the kids (and adults) entertained. As usual all these are completely free...


Read more at: Cambridge Festival highlights new research on global and UK history

Cambridge Festival highlights new research on global and UK history

The Festival, which runs from 31st March to 10th April, is the University of Cambridge’s leading public engagement event and tackles and offers solutions for some of our most pressing issues, from the multiple crises in politics, health and climate change to global economics and human rights. The Festival will encourage...


Read more at: Cambridge Festival to screen documentary about Russia’s oldest human rights organisation

Cambridge Festival to screen documentary about Russia’s oldest human rights organisation

Founded in 1991, Memorial, which includes both International Memorial, widely known for its archives, and Memorial Human Rights Center, which works against political repressions, is one of the most respected human rights organisations in Russia. Yet the organisation and its members are now deemed ‘enemies of the people’...


Read more at: Press release: Lots of things for families to see and do at the Cambridge Festival next month

Press release: Lots of things for families to see and do at the Cambridge Festival next month

The full programme launches and bookings open on Monday (28th February) at 11am. Run by the University of Cambridge, the Cambridge Festival (31 March-10 April) is returning with a programme of gigantic proportions. There is so much for the entire family to see and do that choosing exactly which events to highlight is...


Read more at: Press release: From celebrating punk to environmental destruction: arts events at the Cambridge Festival

Press release: From celebrating punk to environmental destruction: arts events at the Cambridge Festival

The Festival, which runs from 31st March to 10th April, is the University of Cambridge’s leading public engagement event and tackles and offers solutions for some of our most pressing issues, from the multiple crises in politics, health and climate change to global economics and human rights. Arts-based events include a...


Read more at: Press release: Cambridge Festival tackles the big issues of the digital era
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Press release: Cambridge Festival tackles the big issues of the digital era

These questions and more are set to be debated at this year’s Cambridge Festival (31 March – 10 April), during a series of events that explore the impacts of our ever-increasing dependence on technology. The Cambridge Festival is run by the University of Cambridge and hosts over 350 events that tackle the issues affecting...