We are delighted to present you with a series of exciting and fascinating events by our researchers for the Cambridge Festival 2022.
The Festival runs from 31 March – 10 April 2022.
1 April, 17:00 – 18:00, online
A talk by Shauna Concannon, who will explore the ways in which certainty and authority are linguistically encoded.
2 April, 12:00 – 13:00, Guildhall, Market Hill, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ
Join Louise Hickman and Alison Powell for a walking tour of Cambridge, exploring accessibility and data infrastructure in our cities.
4 April, 14:00 – 15:00, online
A talk by Marcus Tomalin and Howard Mei on how the rapid growth of computer-mediated communication has caused online harm to proliferate, especially on social media platforms.
4 April, 16:00 – 17:00, online
A talk by Stefanie Ullmann on the ethical and technological considerations of Counterspeech.
5 April, 17:00 – 18:30, online
The Indigenous Studies Discussion Group (ISDG) presents a panel to evaluate what ‘community-based’ approaches and research have done in the last decades, and where they will take academia.
6 April, 17:00 – 19:00, online
A conversation organised by ‘Archives of the Disappeared’ with writers in the new edited volume, ‘Voices of the Nakba’ with Pluto Books.
6 April, 18:00 – 19:00, Lecture Theatre A, Student Services Building, Bene’t St, Cambridge CB2 3PT
In this interactive conversation, Hugo Leal will invite the attendants to a playful journey through the online disinformation maze.
8 April, 14:00 – 16:00, Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge CB3 9DT
The screening features an opening speech from Nobel laureate Dmitry Muratov, as well as a short discussion with human rights defenders afterwards.
8 April, 15:30 – 17:00, online & Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EA
Join a panel of experts from the biotech and food sectors in conversation with historians of science, food, and culture to explore this new trend and to discover some of its iconic products.
8 April, 17:30 – 19:00, online & Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EA
The panel will bring together experts from the academic sector and the food industry to shed light on the importance of taste in shaping culinary behaviours and practices across cultures.
9 April, 15:00 – 16:30, Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT
In this lecture and performance, writer Kübra Gümüsay will share insights on how language shapes the way we think, perceive the world and the political as well as cultural implications.