2014 will mark the seventh year of the Festival of Ideas, a University of Cambridge public engagement initiative that celebrates the arts, humanities and social sciences by showcasing a diverse mix of inspirational talks, performances, films, exhibitions and other creative displays.
Cambridge University Library will once again be taking part in the Festival with its own series of special events, which include:
Letterpress printing (Tuesday 21 October, 2:00-3:00pm and 3:30-4:30pm, and Wednesday 22 October, 2:00-3:00pm and 3:30-4:30pm, FULLY BOOKED)
Food, fashion and family: “women’s interest” material in the popular press, 1850-2000 (Saturday 25 October, 10:00am-1:00pm, Drop-in event)
Hidden Hong Kong (Saturday 25 October, 10:00-10:45am, 11:00-11:45am and 12:00-12:45pm)
Budapest Noir: city as vision and words (Tuesday 28 October, 5:30-6:30pm, FULLY BOOKED)
Early books and early owners: identities in incunabula (Wednesday 29 October, 5:30-6:30pm, FULLY BOOKED)
From east to west – medieval manuscripts of the Jewish festival prayer-book (Friday 31 October, 5:30-6:30pm. No need to book; arrive on time)
The formation of the Low Countries: from seascape to nations (Saturday 1 November, 12:15-3:45pm)
Full details of the Festival of Ideas, including booking information, can be found on the Festival of Ideas website.Tweet
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