Posts from October 2016

‘Decolonising the curriculum’: A conversation

‘Decolonising the curriculum’: A conversation

Lottie Hoare

The Decolonising Curriculum in Theory and Practice seminar series kicked off yesterday  at the University of Cambridge to a great turn-out. This provocative and important series has been convened by Drs Arathi Sriprakash (Education), Adam Branch (POLIS), Monica Figueroa (Sociology) and Manali Desai (Sociology).

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Posted: Friday 21 October 2016



CRASSH and the Alchemical Landscape at the Festival of Ideas

CRASSH and the Alchemical Landscape at the Festival of Ideas

Headlands : An experimental lecture by Yvonne Salmon and James Riley, presented as part of the 2016 Festival of Ideas

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Posted: Monday 10 October 2016


Call for Papers: Managing Emerging Risks – Where Next? The Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk

Call for Papers: Managing Emerging Risks – Where Next? The Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk

The past five years have seen rapid growth in what Jaan Tallinn calls the “xrisk ecosystem” – a thriving community of researchers and others, inside and outside academia, united by a common interest in potential serious hazards of powerful and beneficial new technologies. This conference aims to bring this community together, to ask ourselves where our efforts should best be directed, over the rest of the decade and beyond.

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Posted: Tuesday 4 October 2016