Clare Hall Colloquium
Clare Hall’s Colloquia provide members of the College – especially (but not exclusively) Visiting Fellows and Life Members – with an opportunity to present their research, whether in its early stages or already published, in a friendly setting. They are a great way to discuss your ideas, meet fellow members and to contribute to our vibrant community.
The Colloquia typically consist of a 30-45 minute presentation followed by discussion. We attract an audience from many different disciplines and post-talk dialogue is often very lively and constructive. Talks are intended to be accessible to a general audience and speakers are requested to avoid unnecessary jargon and obscurantist language. Presentations are intentionally kept ‘in-house’ with no videoconferencing or recording. The Colloquia take place in term time, 7.30-9.30pm, in the Clare Hall Meeting Room. Refreshments are provided.
Lent 2023 programme
- Simon Coleman and Leslie Carlin, Creationism: on knowing, not knowing, and believing
- Helene Scott-Fordsmand, Evaluating emotions in clinical practice – what should doctors feel?
- Nancy Ramage, Fact and Fiction: Images of Mt. Vesuvius, and early travellers to Pompeii
- Johan Gärdebo, Imperatives of a just transition: perceptions among Swedish industrial trade unions on climate policies
- Pazit Ben-Nun Bloom, Religion and acculturation of immigrants
- Lundi-Anne Omam Ngo Bibaa, Delivering health care in conflict-affected settings of Cameroon and Nigeria
- Lucy Russell and Alan George, 88 collective years of string quartet playing
Colloquium Convenor, Professor Kevin Edwards, is likely to be looking for speakers for several impending slots for Easter 2023. Please let Kevin know if you are interested in joining as a speaker by emailing him via email@example.com and forwarding a holding title; a 2-3 sentence description; and brief details of your Cambridge and home affiliations. An abstract accessible to a non-specialist audience (preferably 75 words or less) will be required prior to the meeting. Prospective speakers should note that there is no budget for travel, accommodation or subsistence.
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