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February 2017

Extremes of the Universe – Professor Andy Fabian

February 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgewick Site
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Professor Andy Fabian will give a talk on “Extremes of the Universe” the fifth 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…

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Extreme Politics – Professor Matthew Goodwin

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgewick Site
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Professor Matthew Goodwin will give a talk on “Extreme Politics” the sixth 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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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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Video by the Cambridge Climate Lecture Series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKSBdlGKjXc   Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss the existential risks of climate change. 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…

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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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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm8iWN2PbQ4 This event was part of the Hauser-Raspe Visiting Expert Programme. 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…

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