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College Calendar

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

23rd Sep 200520:00AlumniAnnual Gathering (1980-81)All alumni and current members are welcome to attend Choral Evensong at 6.30 pm in the Chapel.

29th Jul 2005 to 31st Jul 2005 AcademicHeliogabalus SymposiumSymposium on the life and reign, and on the mythical or legendary afterlife, of the Roman emperor known as Elagabalus or Heliogabalus. For further information contact Leonardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado (Adrian House Seminar Room).

25th Jul 2005 to 29th Jul 200511:00AcademicEureka? The Conservation, Imaging, and Study of the Archimedes PalimpsestAn exhibition to illustrate some recent work on this recycled manuscript, which has recovered a new text of a mathematical treatise by Archimedes, as well as fragments of speeches by the fourth-century Greek orator Hyperides. Wren Library. Wren Library.

21st Jul 2005 to 22nd Jul 200511:00AcademicEureka? The Conservation, Imaging, and Study of the Archimedes PalimpsestAn exhibition to illustrate some recent work on this recycled manuscript, which has recovered a new text of a mathematical treatise by Archimedes, as well as fragments of speeches by the fourth-century Greek orator Hyperides. Wren Library.

21st Jul 200517:00AcademicEureka? The Archimedes PalimpsestWilliam Noel, Curator of Manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore MD, will present a lecture entitled: 'Eureka? The Conservation, Imaging, and Study of the Archimedes Palimpsest'. Recent work on this MS has recovered a new text of a mathematical treatise by Archimedes. Among other items, it has two passages, so far unknown, of speeches by the fourth-century Greek orator Hyperides (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

5th Jul 200520:00AlumniAnnual Gathering (1970-71)All alumni and current members are welcome to attend Choral Evensong at 6.30 pm.

1st Jul 200519:30MusicA Concert of Music by Richard CaustonPieces: 'Poems almost of this World' (2005) for soprano solo; 'Threnody' (1991) for soprano, piano and two clarinets; 'La Terra Impareggiabile' (1996-2005) for baritone and piano. Performers: Jeremy Huw Williams, Baritone; Jessica Summers, Soprano; Dominic Saunders, Piano. Admission is free, but those intending to come are requested to indicate this to the Admissions Office. Chapel. Further details.

29th Jun 200520:00UndergraduatesGraduation Dinner (Hall).

23rd Jun 200516:00AcademicWorkshop on Capabilities and IdentitiesProfessor Alan Kirman (University of Aix-Marseille): "Searching for Identity in the Capability Space" and Professor Amartya Sen (Trinity College, Cambridge, and Harvard University): "Identity as a Dividing Force". Registration is not required. The lectures and discussion will be followed by a open wine reception. Robinson College, Umney Theatre. Further details.

22nd Jun 200518:00AcademicJohn Coffin Memorial Lecture in the History of the BookWilliam St Clair, FBA, a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity, will deliver the John Coffin Memorial Lecture at School of Advanced Study in the University of London. His title is 'The Political Economy of Reading'. Venue: Chancellor's Hall, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1. The lecture is free, open to the public, and will be followed by questions and a reception. Further details.

20th Jun 200521:00EntertainmentThe First and Third Trinity Boat Club May BallWith kind permission from the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, the 139th Trinity May Ball will take place from 9pm on 20th June 2005. Ball website.

19th Jun 200514:00MusicTCMS Garden PartyTCMS rounds off the year’s events in style with the Garden Party, held with the very kind permission of the Master in his beautiful grounds. The Master’s Lodge Garden, 2.00pm, 19 June 2005. Tickets £8 (£5 TCMS members) available on the door. Members should log in to request tickets online. TCMS.

19th Jun 200520:00MusicCambridge Early Music Summer SchoolsSong of Songs: vocal settings through eight centuries, performed by Singer Pur, the leading German vocal sextet (including former Trinity Choral Scholar Reiner Schneider-Waterberg). Information is available from 01223 847330 or from the CEMSS website (Chapel). CEMSS.

18th Jun 200520:00MusicThe Sagittarian ConsortThe Consort perform their final concert in this year's early music series, including Scarlatti's sublime 'Stabat Mater' and motets by Bach and Telemann. Tickets priced £6/£4 available from jcf30 or from the Consort's website. Chapel.

17th Jun 200519:30MusicThe May Week ConcertThe May Week Concert is arguably the highlight of the TCMS calendar. Be sure to book your tickets well in advance in order to guarantee your place at this unmissable event. Tickets are free to TCMS members. Members should login to the TCMS website to request tickets online (Hall). TCMS.

16th Jun 200518:00AcademicTCSU Garden PartyAll members of TCSU are welcome to come along and celebrate the end of the year in the beautiful surround­ings of the Fellows' Garden. An admission charge of £3 (payable on the door) includes all drinks and snacks, with an abundance of Pimms and strawberries on offer! E-mail for enquiries.

15th Jun 200516:00SocietiesEntente Cordiale Garden PartyEntente Cordiale invites Trinity members to 'L'Aperitif,' where they will be offering you kir, rose, saucisson, olives, baguettes and more! Tickets costs £4 in advance, £6 on the door. To reserve, please send cash/cheques addressed to 'Entente Cordiale TCFS' to Bernhard Windisch (bw247), Trinity College. Location: Fellows' Bowling Green

15th Jun 200518:00GraduatesTrinity BA Society Garden PartyThis year's garden party will include entertainment from a funk/jazz band,
continental antipasti, strawberries and cream with selections of other
fruit, and Pimms and other drinks. All members of the BA Society are
welcome to attend this event, free of charge. Fellows' Garden. BA Society.

15th Jun 200520:00MusicA Recital of Sporano Duets and SolosAli Hill and Katy Butler, choral scholars at Trinity and Caius respectively, give a recital of soprano duets and solos, including songs by Vivaldi, Purcell and Mozart. Tickets £5 / (£3 concessions / £2 TCMS members) available on the door. (Chapel). TCMS.

14th Jun 200520:00MusicTrinity College Music SocietyThe Trinity Players: Trinity’s own orchestra presents two great classical masterpieces, Mozart’s timeless Overture to The Magic Flute, and Schubert’s lyrical Fifth Symphony in the beautiful surroundings of the Chapel. Not to be missed. Tickets £5 / (£3 concessions / £2 TCMS members) available on the door (Chapel). TCMS.

14th Jun 200520:00AcademicPolitical Thought and Intellectual History WorkshopDamian Valdez will speak on 'Matriarchy, Modernity and the enemies of Liberal Democracy in Germany'. Drinks and other refreshments will be available (Old College Office).

12th Jun 200513:00AcademicTrinity College Science Society Garden PartyJoin the TC Science Society on the Fellows' Bowling Green for Trinity ice cream, sparkling wine, straw­berries, and croquet! Tickets are £3 in advance from Davia (dk302) or Andy (ajb204) or £4 at the event. TCSS.

9th Jun 200517:00AcademicHistory of Philosophy SeminarCarlos Steel, Director of the Wulf-Mansion Centre at the University of Leuven will speak on "Proclus on Providence, Fate and what depends on us" (he will focus on ch. 56-61: the distinction between choice (proairesis)
and will (boulesis)) (Old College Office).

9th Jun 200519:30ChapelPost-Evensong walkWalk after Evensong, leaving from Great Gate. All welcome (Chapel).

7th Jun 200520:00FilmCineClubSoirée humour noir. 'Delicatessen', Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1991) @ 8pm; 'Les Apprentis', Pierre Salvadori (1995) @ 10pm (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

Members of the College are welcome to add events relating to Trinity to this Calendar. To do so, please send an email to as soon as possible in advance of the event with the following information:

  • the date of the event;

  • the time it will take place (or 'all day');

  • the title of the event;

  • very brief details about the event (which may include a website address);

  • your name.

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