Celebrating Sporting Excellence at Clare Hall

A small but sweet Blues celebration took place in the Clare Hall Common Room, on Friday, 20 April 2018. Five Blue and Half Blue Award winners for 2017-2018 were applauded for their achievements: Jonathan Scott (Half Blue Badminton), Samer Kurdi (Half Blue Basketball), Friederike Dannheim (Full Blue Cheerleading), Gianmarco Raddi (Half Blue Volleyball), and (not pictured) Pawel Budzianowski (Half Blue Volleyball).The Senior Tutor, Iain Black (far right), presented the award, £100 each, as a recognition of their commitment and talent, and to support them in their sporting excellence... Read more

26 April 2018

Life Member News

The Anne Frank Center, based in New York, has named Clare Hall Life Member Jud Newborn, this year's recipient of their Spirit of Anne Frank Human Writes Award.  The award recognizes students, educators, citizens, peacemakers, and role models who uphold Anne's ideals of hope, justice, and equality. Scholarship and humanitarian award recipients are selected based on their extraordinary social and humanitarian efforts to engender understanding, equality, and mutual respect among diverse populations of people.They will present the award at their Annual Manhattan gala on June... Read more

23 April 2018

Life Member News

Toru Yamamori, a Life Member and former Visiting Fellow, has been awarded the 2017 K W Kapp prize from the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy for his paper The concept of need in Adam Smith. The paper was mainly written at the Clare Hall writing group in 2014/2015, which was co-organised by Toru and Elena Zezlina. He thanks Clare Hall for its support and also the members of the writing group for collectively creating such an encouraging and friendly writing environment.   Read more

23 April 2018

Introducing the Gates Cambridge Class of 2018

A Clare Hall MPhil student has been chosen as one of the 90 scholars awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship for 2018.  Dr Warren Pan will be coming to Clare Hall to study an MPhil in Medical Science (Clinical Biochemistry).The Gates Cambridge Scholarship is the University of Cambridge's most prestigious scholarship programme for international postgraduate students. The scholarship places an emphasis on selecting those with a proven interest in improving the lives of others by helping address the numerous challenges we face locally, regionally and globally. Links... Read more

23 April 2018

Clare Hall Postdoc Formal Swap with Homerton College

Six of our Postdoctoral affiliates recently joined Fellows and Postdoctoral members for Formal Hall at Homerton College. They enjoyed pre-dinner drinks in the Combination room, dinner at the high table and a post-dinner social. Some of Homerton College’s Postdoctoral members had joined our members in November last year to enjoy a social and dinner at Clare Hall, alongside other members of Wolfson and Emmanuel College too.  Read more

19 April 2018

Clare Hall Postdoc Welcome Dinner

The Clare Hall Postdoc Welcome Dinner took place on 21 February in College. The event was an opportunity for new and former Postdoctoral affiliates of the College to get to know each other.  It also served as an introduction to all the Postdoc activities running throughout the year.The evening started with pre-dinner drinks in the King Room. After an informal chat and introduction to the College and the Postdoc Committee, some of the Postdocs then joined Formal Hall with post-dinner drinks at the bar.For more information on the Postdoc community at Clare Hall, see our... Read more

09 April 2018

Clare Hall - St Cross Exchange Lecture and Dinner

On Friday, 16 March 2018 Clare Hall was delighted to host a lecture and dinner to welcome visitors from St Cross College. St Cross is our sister college in Oxford and this event was the first in what we hope will become an established tradition of exchange. The evening began with an engaging and beautifully illustrated talk by Professor Alan Short entitled The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture. Truly inter-disciplinary and ranging across both past and present concerns with the ecology of building, Professor Short challenged us all to think deeply and critically about... Read more

26 March 2018

Clare Hall June Event

Please note this event has now been cancelled.  To anyone who purchased a ticket, refunds will be issued shortly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your support.  Any enquiries should be sent to chjune.event@gmail.com The President and the organising committee are delighted to invite you to the Clare Hall June event Space - To Infinity and Beyond, to be held on Thursday, 21 June 2018 at 8.00 pm.  The evening will include live music, DJs, glitter face painting, a silent disco... Read more

26 March 2018

Friends of Clare Hall Art Society Event with Henryk Hetflaisz

Friends of Clare Hall Art Society (FCHAS) are pleased to present a talk by Henryk Hetflaisz entitled 'Moving Light' on the 8 March 2018. Henryk Hetflaisz is a Polish-born photographic artist, working in London. He had several shows in London's Surface Gallery, The Italian Institute in New York and at Gallery 27 on Cork Street.The talk will take place in the Richard Eden Suite with a Q&A session and wine reception to follow. Book at ... Read more

19 February 2018

Postdocs 3 Slide Talks

The third of our series of 3 Slide Talks featured the works of three Clare Hall Fellows. Kick starting the night was our Research Fellow from the Department of History, Dr Carolyn Cobbold, on the history of food and the role of science and scientists in the creation and regulation of food products and ingredients. We learned about the influence of chemists and the evolution of food colouring throughout various European countries and the US and what to look out for in modern day ingredient lists. This fascinating talk fuelled a lively discussion on how food regulations today operate and how it... Read more

19 February 2018

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