Wednesday Lecture recordings 2023-2024

11 October 2023

The possibilities and limits of forgiveness

Speaker Rev Dr Stephen Cherry

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18 October 2023

Drawing in the Dark: Henry Moore’s Coalmining Commission

Speaker Dr Chris Owen

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25 October 2023

Is an unwritten constitution still a good idea?

Speaker Lord Wilson of Dinton (Richard Wilson)

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1 November 2023

Fenrir’s Fetter and the power of Stories

Speaker Katherine Langrish

This lecture was not recorded at request of the speaker


8 November 2023

The Rhodesian Bush War 1965-1979

Speaker Tim Ewbank

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15 November 2023

Anglesey Abbey: The Life of Lord Fairhaven

Speaker Helen Ackroyd

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22 November 2023

Participatory film and genfer justice in postcolonial Africa

Speaker professor Lucy Delap (with Dr Dominique Chadwick)

This lecture was not recorded at request of the speaker


29 November 2023

Darwins and Wedgwoods: A creative Legacy Beyond Charles

Speaker Dr Emma Darwin

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6 December 2023

Before Evolutionary Theory and the Dinosaurs: Adam Sedgwick’s Geological Museum of the 1840s and what Queen Victoria thought of it all

Speaker Dr Douglas Palmer

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13 December 2023

The Box with the Sunflower Clasp – the story of a Jewish family who escape Hitler by fleeing Vienna for the unlikely haven of Shanghai

Speaker Rachel E. Meller

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17 January 2024

Canada across time: Ten events that shaped the national character

Speaker Professor Adam Chapnick

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24 January 2024

Women, statue and religion in 7th-century eastern Britain: the Trumpington Cross in context

Speaker Dr Sam Lucy

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31 January 2024

Gilbert White: the Curate Naturalist of Selborne

Speaker Emeritus Professor Philip Stott

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7 February 2024

OLEM: Yolande Lyne-Stephens and the creation of a Cambridge church

Speaker Nick Kerry

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14 February 2024

Please Miss We’re Boys

Speaker Susan Elkin

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21 February 2024

Later life as adventure: Changing the narrative of ageing

Speaker Professor Emeritus William L.Randall

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28 February 2024

Secrets never to be told: an investigative journey from Edwardian Cambridge to modern Vancouver

Speaker Fiona Chesterton

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6 March 2024

Scientists and politicians: why are they incompatible?

Speaker Professor Herbert Huppert

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13 March 2024

Roman emperors in political culture

Speaker Dr Shushma Malkin

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27 March 2024