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March 2017

Extreme Ageing – Professor Sarah Harper

March 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgewick Site
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Professor Sarah Harper will give a talk on “Extreme Ageing” the seventh of the popular Darwin Lecture Series, which this year is co-convened by CSER Research Associate Julius Weitzdoerfer. The talk will be able to be viewed on the Darwin College Lectures website. The ‘Extremes’ lecture series take place every Friday during Lent term (January to March). The lectures are given at 5.30 p.m. in The Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, with an adjacent overflow theatre with live TV coverage. Each lecture is typically…

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Climate Change, Morphing into an Existential Threat – Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hamied Auditorium, Christ’s College, Hamied Auditorium, Christ's College, 46 King Street
Cambridge, CB1 1AH United Kingdom
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This lecture is organised by the Centre for Science and Policy in partnership with Professor Charles Kennel, Christ's College and the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. This event is free to attend but numbers are limited, please register for this event here. There are two climate seminar series running this term as part of In it for the long run: A series of events on tackling climate change. One series is organised by the Centre for Science and Policy in partnership…

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Reporting from Extreme Environments – Lyse Doucet

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgewick Site
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Lyse Doucet will give a talk on “Reporting from Extreme Environments” the eight of the popular Darwin Lecture Series, which this year is co-convened by CSER Research Associate Julius Weitzdoerfer. The talk will be able to be viewed on the Darwin College Lectures website. The ‘Extremes’ lecture series take place every Friday during Lent term (January to March). The lectures are given at 5.30 p.m. in The Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, with an adjacent overflow theatre with live TV coverage. Each lecture is typically attended…

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April 2017

Responsibility and Inequality in a Risky World w/ Prof Heather Douglas

April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College
Cambridge, CB2 1TQ United Kingdom
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We live in a world full of emerging risk.  We generate new capacities with the potential to reorder our world and we discover new risks from old practices. What responsibilities come with doing this work? How should we manage the attendant risks?  I will describe the nature and boundaries of responsibility for the new in a risky world, and I will argue  that the responsibility to think through the risks that come with our knowledge production can never be fully…

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May 2017

Hilary Greaves

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College
Cambridge, CB2 1TQ United Kingdom
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