Posts from September 2017

Kerouac’s Ghosts

Kerouac’s Ghosts

Gerald Nicosia is an acclaimed poet, writer and biographer. He is best known for Memory Babe, his classic biography of On the Road author Jack Kerouac. On Wednesday, 27 September 2017, Gerald will be reading and performing in Cambridge as part of a rare UK tour.

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Posted: Friday 22 September 2017


Who’s New? Michaelmas Fellows 2017

Who’s New? Michaelmas Fellows 2017

Our Michaelmas Term Fellows are working on a fascinating array of subjects. 

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Posted: Wednesday 20 September 2017


Less Hollywood, More Car Crash

Less Hollywood, More Car Crash

Simon Beard

Simon Beard puts the USA vs. DPRK nuclear stand-off into historical perspective.

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Posted: Friday 15 September 2017


What’s On at CRASSH, Michaelmas 2017

What’s On at CRASSH, Michaelmas 2017

Welcome to a new year and an exciting programme of events at CRASSH. Page through our What's On for Michaelmas 2017 and see for yourself.

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Posted: Friday 15 September 2017


Can reason make room for religion in public life?

Can reason make room for religion in public life?

Ruth Jackson

For those who sense that reason and spirituality can coexist in the public sphere, look to Friedrich Schleiermacher. For Schleiermacher, religion cannot do the work of politics, but politics alone cannot bring about human flourishing. When we stop treating the theological and political as warring forces, we can see how they might inform each other.

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Posted: Thursday 7 September 2017