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College Calendar


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

7th Feb 201120:30SocietiesMythical beasts in algebraTrinity Mathematical Society hosts a talk by Dr James Cranch (University of Leicester)

"For decades, mathematicians have motivated much work by referring to several deeply interesting algebraic objects which sadly fail to exist under the normal definitions. I will exhibit several of these, including the field with one element and the localisation of the integers at the infinite prime, and discuss what they might really mean. Not much familiarity is required with any algebraic objects which really do exist."

8.30pm with complimentary port and orange juice from 8.15pm (Entry to meetings is for members only, but non-members may join on the spot for £2.50 life membership) (Old Combination Room).

6th Feb 201118:15ChapelSunday EvensongPreacher: Professor Janet Soskice,
Professor of Philosophical Theology, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Jesus College

God and some Theologians:
Thomas Aquinas

Preceded by Organ Music before Evensong at 5.40pm: Geraint Bowen (Hereford Cathedral)
  • Prelude and Fugue in c, BWV 546 (Bach)

  • O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ Sünde gross, BWV 622 (Bach)

  • Sonata No. 1 in F, Op. 65 (Mendelssohn)
(Chapel).

3rd Feb 201118:30AcademicFellows' Research Talks This term's Fellows' Research Talks will take place from 6.30pm to 7.50pm in the Master's Lodge. The speakers are:
  • Judith Driscoll: 'Nanomaterials for a Better Future'
  • Alexandra Walsham: 'Monuments of Idolatry? Religion, Prehistory and the Landscape in Early Modern Britain'
Drinks will be served, and all in college are welcome, including partners. Please RSVP Ruth Easthope (ree23) if you are planning to come, or email Felicity Green (fmg26) if you have any questions.

1st Feb 201118:15SocietiesQuantum Theory: one world or many?Trinity College Science Society presents a talk by Dr. Jeremy Butterfield, from the DPMMS at the University of Cambridge, on the subtleties of interpretations of quantum mechanics.

Refreshments provided before and after. You will have the opportunity to chat one-on-one with the speaker in the Blue Boar common room, and then head to formal with the speaker. Please contact Alexey Morgunov (asm63) for more information.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

30th Jan 201118:15ChapelSunday EvensongPreacher: The Revd Dr Michael Banner,
Dean of Chapel

God and some Theologians:
Augustine of Hippo

Preceded by Organ Music before Evensong at 5.40pm: Stephen Disley (Southwark Cathedral)
  • Pièce d’orgue, BWV 572 (Bach)

  • Trio in c, BWV 585 (Fasch arr. Bach)

  • ‘Ertödt uns durch dein’ Güte’ from Cantata 22 (Bach arr. Duruflé)

  • Sonata in c (Pescetti)

  • Toccata on ‘Placare Christe servulis’, Op. 38 No. 16 (Dupré)
(Chapel).

25th Jan 201118:15SocietiesLevels of Explanation in Behavioural SciencesTrinity College Science Society presents a talk by Professor Alex Kacelnik, Professor of Behavioural Ecology at Oxford University.

The talk will be on the science and philosophy of explanations in behavioural biology. The issues will be examined in the context of two research projects, one examining the interactions of brood parasitic birds and their hosts in South America and the other studying the use and manufacture of tools by crows in New Caledonia, illustrating both themes with videos of natural and experimental behavioural sequences.

Refreshments provided before and after. You will have the opportunity to chat one-on-one with the speaker in the Blue Boar common room, and then head to formal with the speaker. Please contact Alexey Morgunov (asm63) for more information.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

24th Jan 201120:30SocietiesThe Universality PhenomenonTrinity Mathematical Society hosts a talk by Prof Terence Tao (UCLA Dept of Mathematics)

"It is a remarkable phenomenon in nature and in mathematics that the statistical behaviour of large complex systems are often governed by _universal laws_ that, miraculously, are almost completely independent of the microscopic mechanics of such systems. Well known examples of such universal laws include the laws of thermodynamics, Benford's law, and the central limit theorem; the zeroes of the zeta function are also conjectured to be governed by another universal law arising from random matrix theory. We will survey some of these laws, including some recent theoretical developments by several authors (including the speaker) that have rigorously established universality for some random matrix models. "

8.30pm with complimentary port and orange juice from 8.15pm (Entry to meetings is for members only, but non-members may join on the spot for £2.50 life membership) (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

23rd Jan 201106:15ChapelSunday EvensongPreacher: The Revd Canon Dr Alvyn Pettersen Canon Theologian, Worcester Cathedral

God and some Theologians:
Athanasius of Alexandria

Preceded by Organ Music before Evensong at 5.40pm: Jeremy Cole (Trinity College)

2nd Dec 201013:00MusicTrinity College ChoirThe College Choir will perform a lunchtime recital of Herbert Howell's Requiem.
Admission Free. (Chapel). Trinity College Choir.

30th Nov 201021:00MusicRelaxing Music for ChristmasTrinity's finest singers present an eclectic programme of festive music ranging from Rutter's sublime What sweeter music to Poulenc's Quatre Motets through Laurisden's O magnum mysterium. It would be foolish to miss such stunningly feel-good music!

Admission free. (Chapel). TCMS.

29th Nov 201018:45SocietiesTrinity College Historical SocietyPROFESSOR STEPHEN CHAN OBE

will be speaking to the Society on:

'BEASTLY, BESTIAL, BANDIDO OR BRIGAND: MUGABE OF ZIMBABWE, HIS ANTIQUARIAN
AND LATEST MANOEUVRES'.

Professor Chan, Professor of International Relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, obtained a BA and MA from the University of Auckland, another MA from the University of London, and a PhD from the University of Kent. His numerous publications include 'Robert Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence', 'Composing Africa:
Civil Society and its Discontents', and 'Citizens of Africa: Conversations with Morgan Tsvangirai'. In addition, he is a published poet. He also happens to be highly proficient in karate, having been National Chief Instructor for Zambian Karate in 1984 and 1985. He has a colourful background as well. According to his official website, his grandmother 'was a swordswoman who participated in the conflicts of the warlord era in early 20th century China.'

The talks are free to Trinity Members, and 50p to others (Junior Parlour).

28th Nov 201009:15AcademicPrincipia Mathematica anniversary symposium2010 is the hundredth anniversary of Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica, a key work on the foundations of mathematics. A symposium is being held to mark the occasion, at the College where the authors were working.

This meeting is intended to address a broad range of interests: history, foundational mathematics, philosophy, type theory and mechanical theorem-proving. The symposium will be valuable to people interested in the intersection of these areas, or in relevant sub-branches of each area. Practitioners and students alike would benefit from attending this meeting.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Registration & further details.

27th Nov 201013:45AcademicPrincipia Mathematica anniversary symposium2010 is the hundredth anniversary of Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica, a key work on the foundations of mathematics. A symposium is being held to mark the occasion, at the College where the authors were working.

This meeting is intended to address a broad range of interests: history, foundational mathematics, philosophy, type theory and mechanical theorem-proving. The symposium will be valuable to people interested in the intersection of these areas, or in relevant sub-branches of each area. Practitioners and students alike would benefit from attending this meeting.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Registration & further details.

25th Nov 201019:00SocietiesTrinity College Historical SocietyDR TRISTRAM HUNT MP will be speaking to the society on the topic:

'CAPITALISM AND THE CITY: FRIEDRICH ENGELS IN THE URBAN WORLD'.

Dr Hunt was an undergraduate at Trinity, obtained an MA from the University of Chicago, and a PhD from Cambridge. He is currently a member of the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London. Alongside publications such as 'The Frock-Coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels' and 'Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City', Dr Hunt has presented several scintillating series of historical programmes for the BBC, including 'The Protestant Revolution' and a series on the English Civil War, ensuring his reputation as one of Britain's most-loved and most well-known historians. In the 2010 General Election, he was elected, aged only 36, MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central.

The talks are free to Trinity Members, and 50p to others.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

24th Nov 201020:00MusicSong RecitalA recital of solo and duo songs performed by choral scholars of Trinity, students of Ulla Blom and Susanne Carlström.

Admission free (Chapel). TCMS.

23rd Nov 201013:15MusicVocal RecitalMike Hamway, a counter-tenor choral scholar at Trinity, serenades us at the lunchtime hour.

Admission free. (Chapel). TCMS.

23rd Nov 201021:00MusicWinterreiseRising star Michael Craddock and Trinity organ scholar Jeremy Cole perform an emotional interpretation of Schubert's famous song cycle - a tale of travel and unrequited love. Absorbing in its melancoly, it remains one of the finest commentaries on the human condition.

Admission free (Chapel). TCMS.

22nd Nov 201017:30AcademicScience LecturePROFESSOR DAAN FRENKEL

"From Van der Waals to Modelling Protein Crystallisation"

Chemical Laboratory
. More Details.

21st Nov 201017:40ChapelOrgan Music before EvensongProfessor Ian Tracey
(The City of Liverpool and the Cathedral)

  • Grand Jeu (Du Mage)

  • Sonata No. 1 (1937) (Hindemith)

  • Postlude (Mathias)

  • Allegro Vivace from Sept Improvisations (Saint-Saens)
Followed by Evensong at 6.15pm
Preacher - The Reverend Roger Greeves, Acting Dean of Chapel & Former Dean of Clare College
(Chapel).

20th Nov 201014:00FellowsGORDON LESLIE SQUIRES (1924-2010)A gathering to commemorate Dr Squires' life and work will be held in Trinity College Chapel.

Fellow of Trinity 1956-2010
University Lecturer in Physics 1956-91
(Chapel).

20th Nov 201020:00MusicTrinity Singers sing 'The Creation'Trinity's popular choral society sings one of the greatest oratorios of all time. History records that guards were posted outside of sold-out concerts to manage the anger of those who could not be admitted. We trust the same will be true of this Saturday in November.

£8, £5 (concessions), Free for TCMS members.

(Chapel). TCMS.

18th Nov 201021:00ChapelDean's EveningProfessor Terry Eagleton will be speaking on ‘The Nature of Evil’ at the Dean’s Evening on Thursday 18th November at 9.00 p.m. in the OCR (please note change of venue). This meeting is open to all members of Trinity and visitors are welcome. Contact the Chapel Office for further information (338476 / as2040).

17th Nov 201022:00MusicBach motetsThe atmospheric surroundings of Trinity Chapel play host on this evening to some of the most profound music ever written, sung by choral scholars of Trinity College. As Bach motets echo around the cavernous acoustic, there will be no better antidote to the autumnal blues.

Admission free (Chapel). TCMS.

13th Nov 201015:45SocietiesPanel discussion for Trinity students interested in a career in medicineThe Trinity Medics Association is hosting a medical careers panel discussion for current and recently graduated Trinity medics. The panel consists of eminent alumni from Trinity who now work within medicine. The discussion will give you the opportunity to find out more about the general career progression pathway post-graduation in addition to a number of specialisation areas. The event will be a fairly informal discussion so this will be an ideal opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the realities of life as a medic both generally and in the represented
specialities.

It will be followed by drinks and nibbles and a chance to mingle and to ask more questions. There is no need to register, just turn up on the day. All Trinity students interested in careers in medicine are very warmly welcome!
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

13th Nov 201020:00MusicBritten and BartókTrinity's own Christopher Stark conducts a composite ensemble performing Elliot Carter's Elegy, Britten's Lachrymae (with Shiry Rashkovsky) and Bartók's Divertimento. Trinity's Chapel will once again resound to heavenly music making.

£8, £5 (concessions), Free for TCMS members (Chapel). TCMS.

Members of the College are welcome to add events relating to Trinity to this Calendar. To do so, please send an email to calendar@trin.cam.ac.uk 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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