Cambridge University Brass Band will be the guest performers at this term's Music & Madeira recital on Tuesday 1 December, with a programme to include Sullivan, Dvorak and Coates, as well as number of Christmas favourites. The recital begins at 9.00pm in the Lee Hall, during which dessert is served. Various booking options are available: dinner (7.15 for 7.30pm), dessert and concert; dessert and concert; or concert only (free).
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As the University's 800th anniversary year draws to a close, this week's informal lunchtime seminar considers what was happening elsewhere around the globe in 1209, when a group of scholars came from Oxford to start a new university in Cambridge. The speaker is Caroline Stone of the Civilizations in Contact research project, at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Wednesday 18 November, 1.00pm, Combination Room. Bring your lunch; tea & coffee will be provided.
Mezzo soprano Jessica Lawrence-Hares and pianist Patrick Hemmerle will perform songs by Greig, Zemlinksy, Faure and Bernstein in the Lee Hall this Saturday, 21 November at 1.30pm. Free admission (a retiring collection will be made). All welcome.
This week's informal lunchtime seminar features Wolfson Ph.D. student Hugo Oliveira, who will speak on "Harvesting DNA: genetics, archaeology and agriculture". Wednesday 11 November, 1.00pm, Combination Room. Tea & coffee provided. All welcome.
Prof. Tim Blanning, Pilkington Prize winner, and author of many books on Modern European culture, will deliver the next Wolfson Humanities Society seminar on Tuesday 10 November at 6.00pm (refreshments from 5.45pm) in the Gatsby Room. All welcome!
Prof. Janice Stargardt will lead today's informal lunchtime seminar (Wednesday 4 November) with a paper entitled 'Ancient Chinese Maritime Trade in Indonesian Waters'. Bring your lunch tray through to the Combination Room for a 1.00pm start. Tea & coffee provided. All welcome!
Wolfson College invites applications for non-stipendiary Research Fellowships, tenable for up to four years from 1 October 2010. The deadline for the current competition is 9.00am on Wednesday 6 January 2010. Further information...