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College Calendar

This calendar lists events associated with Trinity College. Members of College are welcome to add events to it.

18th Nov 200520:00MusicThe Sagittarian ConsortThe Sagittarian Consort's second concert in the their 2005/6 series. They will perform all four Handel 'Coronation Anthems' (including 'Zadok the Priest') as well as the flamboyant 'Dixit Dominus'. The choir and orchestra are conducted by Greg Beardsell, Music Director of the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Associate Conductor of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. David Irving, leader of the orchestra, will also perform two of Handel's violin sonatas. Tickets priced £8/£4 (students & unwaged) are available from The Sagittarian Consort.

17th Nov 200517:00AcademicPolitical Thought and Intellectual History WorkshopHenry Midgley: “Conscience in the Political Thinking of the New Model Army”. Workshop organised by Damian Valdez (dv212) (Junior Parlour).

17th Nov 200520:00SocietiesTrinity College Literary SocietyProf. Richard Hunter (Regius Professor of Greek): 'Fictional Truth and True Fiction in the Ancient and Modern Novel'. All welcome (Frazer Room). TCLS.

15th Nov 200520:00FilmCiné-Club"Soirée immigration". (i) SOF HA’OLAM SMOLA [Turn left at the end of the world], Avi Nesher (2004) @ 8pm (Hebrew, with English subtitles). (ii) TRZY KOLORY: BIALY / TROIS COULEURS: BLANC, Krystof Kieslowski (1994) @ 10pm (Polish and French, with English subtitles). Entrance is free and wine will be served at the interval (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

15th Nov 200520:00SocietiesTrinity College Science SocietyDr. Richard McMahon (Department of Engineering): "Wind and waves". Dr McMahon is interested in the generation and use of electrical energy. Given the current global debate on renewable energy, this talk will no doubt be relevant to all of us as we contemplate the world's use of energy (Old Combination Room). Further details.

14th Nov 200517:00AcademicModern British History SeminarVictoria Barbary, 'Rethinking "Factory Politics": Popular Politics in Bolton and Bury, 1868-1880' (Allhusen Room).

10th Nov 200517:00AcademicPolitical Thought and Intellectual History WorkshopCasper Sylvest: "Between Principles and Power: Henry Sidgwick's Liberal Internationalism". Workshop organised by Damian Valdez (dv212) (Junior Parlour).

10th Nov 200517:30AcademicHistory of the Book SeminarHelen Deeming (Southampton), 'Between Scriptorium and Workshop: Informal Book Production in the Thirteenth Century'. (Allhusen Room).

10th Nov 200521:00ChapelComplineThe late-evening service of Compline will be said in Chapel: all welcome (Chapel).

9th Nov 200516:00AcademicHistory of Philosophy SeminarTaneli Kukkonen, Research Professor at the University of Victoria, will speak on "Gemistos Plethon and Greek Creationism: On the Arabic Influence on Late Byzantine Thought". All welcome (Deighton Room).

9th Nov 200516:15AcademicCavendish Physical SocietyProfessor Sir Martin Rees: 'Scanning the cosmological horizon'. Pippard Lecture Theatre, New Cavendish Laboratory, Madingley Road. Further details.

9th Nov 200520:00MusicTrinity College Music SocietyGeorge Corbett ('cello) and James Sherlock (piano). Young Musician of the Year finalist George Corbett gives a stunning ’cello recital, to include Rachmaninoff’s Sonata for ’Cello and Piano, accompanied by James Sherlock. Tickets £5 (£3 concessions / £2 TCMS members) available on the door of the Chapel.

9th Nov 200520:30FilmTrinity College Islamic Cultural Society/Trinity College Film Society"Turtles Can Fly" (2004) by the Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Further details.

8th Nov 200517:00SocietiesAmnesty International Letter WritingAmnesty give us case files detailing human rights abuses. We write to politicians and officials who can do something about it. It helps to save lives. Contact: Peter Fremlin, ptf20. (JCR)

8th Nov 200520:00FilmCiné-Club"Soirée médiévale". (1) DET SJUNDE INSEGLET [THE SEVENTH SEAL], Ingmar Bergman (1957) @ 8pm (Swedish, with English subtitles). (2) THE NAME OF THE ROSE, Jean-Jacques Annaud (1986) @ 10pm (English) (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

7th Nov 200520:15SocietiesTrinity Mathematical SocietyDr Arthur Norman from the Computing Laboratory will be speaking on the subject of "Computers, calculus and confusion" (Old Combination Room). TMS.

6th Nov 200511:00AcademicTrinity College Humanities SymposiumThis inaugural Symposium will showcase the intellectual depth and variety of research conducted by graduate students of this College who work in the Humanities to the College community as a whole. It is hoped the day will also foster a sense of community amongst these BAs and encourage undergraduates to pursue graduate research. Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Further details.

6th Nov 200520:55MusicTrinity College Music SocietyFRESHERS’ CONCERT. Come along and support the first-year musicians, who will be putting on a varied programme of music in the lovely surroundings of the Master’s drawing room. Post-concert refreshments will be provided! Dress code: informal. Bring a cushion! Master’s Lodge; admission free.

6th Nov 200521:00EntertainmentMagpie and StumpThe third debate of Michaelmas sees four of Trinity's more senior Junior Members attempt to entertain and amuse. Chennifer Yinniston and Tom Huckstep will be taking on Tom Coker and Jonathan De Souza in a graduate-themed debate. All welcome (Old Combination Room).

5th Nov 200519:10ChapelBonfire Night PartyMeet at the Great Gate at 7.10pm to walk to Midsummer Common for the City Council Fireworks display, which starts at 7.30. Afterwards everyone is invited to supper at 15 Portugal Place.

4th Nov 200520:00MusicTrinity College Music SocietyFlores Campi perform Scarlatti’s 'Il Primo Omicidio' oratorio under the direction of Sam Hayes. This little-known work presents a battle between good and evil in the soul of Cain, as God and Lucifer struggle to make him perform according to their wishes. Abel’s voice is heard from Heaven, crying out after the wicked deed of the first murder, while Adam and Eve lament the loss of their son. Fabulous music recreates the story of Genesis in a baroque thriller! Tickets £6 (£4 concessions / £2 TCMS members) available on the door (Chapel). TCMS.

3rd Nov 200520:00AcademicTrinity College Science SocietyDr. Sabine Bahn, MD, PhD, will present "In Search of Schizophrenia Biomarkers." She will cover the ways in which her group is using the most advanced technology available to identify and characterise this
disorder in order to develop personalised therapeutics (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Further details.

2nd Nov 200517:30SocietiesTrinity College Literary SocietyAnthony Rooley (Lutenist, founding director of the Consort of Musicke): '"Take, O take those lips away": 400 years of English Song
Approached from the one Shakespeare lyric'
All welcome (Old Combination Room). TCLS.

2nd Nov 200521:00ChapelDuruflé Requiem for All Souls' DayA devotional performance given by the Aurelian Consort, directed by Sunil Manohar (Chapel). Admission is free; there will be a retiring collection in aid of the Disasters Emergency Committee Asian Earthquake Fund.

1st Nov 200517:00SocietiesAmnesty International Letter WritingAmnesty give us case files detailing human rights abuses. We write to politicians and officials who can do something about it. It helps to save lives. Contact: Peter Fremlin, ptf20. (JCR)

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