WOLFSON EXPLORES |Transformation| Presentations

Please enjoy these presentations given at Wolfson College during the year of WOLFSON EXPLORES |Transformation|.


Bill Janeway: The (Political and Financial) Economics of Transformational Technology (Slides for this talk can be viewed here.)

Bill Janeway Transformation from Wolfson College, Cambridge on Vimeo.


The Annual Lee Seng Tee Lecture: Ann Pettifor The great economic transformation needed to address climate breakdown: Let ideas be international, goods homespun, but, above all, let finance be national.

Ann Pettifor Lee Lecture 2019 from Wolfson College, Cambridge on Vimeo.

Professor LLoyd Peck There be monsters

Panel Discussion The Lessons of Brexit Professor Rebecca Kilner Transformation of life: How behaviour shapes evolution Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz Transforming cancer care Professor Peter Jones Transformation of mind

What's on

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Humanities Society and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas - "Rethinking Early Anti-Slavery: North Africa and Beginnings of Atlantic Abolitionism"

22/10/2019 at 18.00

This event is organised by the Wolfson College Humanities Society as part of their Michaelmas term lecture series.

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Livestream at Wolfson - David Runciman: How do democracies change?

23/10/2019 at 18.00

The Lee Hall is fully booked for this event but we invite you to Wolfson College to enjoy a livestream of the event to be shown on a large screen in the Seminar Room, Jack King Building, for which a limited number of tickets is available.

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How do democracies change?

23/10/2019 at 18.00

We will be live-streaming this event and details/link will be available on the day of the lecture. If you would like to join us at Wolfson to watch the event on a large screen, please book here. The bar in the Club Room will open at 17.30 on the day.

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Transforming Healthcare through Prevention - Ageing Well on a national scale: achieving the balance between fitness and frailty

30/10/2019 at 18.00

"As life expectancy increases, so too does the amount of time many spend in poor health." How do we age well on the national scale?

In this talk Professor Martin J Vernon elucidates the balance between fitness and frailty.

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Transforming Healthcare through Prevention - Prevention of mental illness in the adolescent years

15/11/2019 at 18.00

A Science Society Lecture. The adolescent years are associated with the highest incident risk rate of major mental illnesses over the lifecourse. This talk teases out the why and the how and ways to combat the risk.