This calendar lists events associated with Trinity College. Members of College are welcome to add events to it.
|25th Dec 2007||09:30||Chapel||Christmas Day Eucharist|| (Chapel).|
|24th Dec 2007||15:30||Chapel||Christmas Eve Crib Service|| (Chapel).|
|18th Dec 2007||18:00||Chapel||Family Carol Service|| (Chapel).|
|12th Dec 2007 to 14th Dec 2007||08:00||Academic||Enlightened Reform in Southern Europe and its Atlantic Colonies, c. 1750-1830||The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), Cambridge is hosting this all day workshop which will take place both in CRASSH and in Trinity College. For more information, please visit the CRASSH website
|7th Dec 2007||13:00||Music||Free Lunchtime Recital||St Peters Chorale, Brisbane, directed by Graeme Morton, will give a free lunchtime recital in Chapel (1.00-1.50pm).
A concert of music for Advent and Christmas including traditional and modern works from Europe, Australia and beyond (Chapel).
|4th Dec 2007||19:30||Chapel||David Livingstone anniversary service||Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Legacy of David Livingstone, who delivered a famous lecture in Cambridge on 4th December 1857, and for the Modern Mission of Addenbrooke's Abroad and all who work to improve healthcare worldwide.
Preachers: Dr Derek Peterson, Director of the Centre of African Studies, and the Revd Dr Derek Fraser, Lead Chaplain of Addenbrooke's Hospital. Also featuring Patti Boulaye (soprano), James Bowman (countertenor) and Ian de Massini (organist).
There will be a retiring collection to support the work of Addenbrooke's Abroad. After the service, refreshments will be served in the Master's Lodge. The service is open to all, but to assist with catering please notify firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend (Chapel).
|1st Dec 2007||20:00||Music||TCMS Recital||Lucy Colquhoun (Royal Northern College of Music) will give a relaxing piano recital in the Frazer Room. The programme will include J. S. Bach's Partita No 6 and Debussy's Estampes (Frazer Room).|
|29th Nov 2007||17:00||Music||Music in Michaelmas - Lectures in Lent||György Selmeczi: A Musician from Central Europe. A lecture-concert with the assistance of Margó Kincses and János Selmeczi. György Selmeczi is one of the best known composers of classical music in Hungary and is respected as an outstanding conductor. He is also one of the most popular directors of plays and operas in Central Europe. He has composed symphonic works, chamber music and choral pieces, and has released dozens of CDs both as a conductor and a composer. For this lecture-concert he will be joined by the distinguished pianist Margó Kincses in works for four hands. Wine from 4.45 pm (Old Combination Room).|
|28th Nov 2007||13:15||Music||Free Lunchtime Recital||Trinity College Choir will give a lunchtime recital of Benjamin Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols' with harpist Sally Pryce, from 1.15 to 1.45pm. Admission is free (Chapel).|
|28th Nov 2007||17:00||Societies||Trinity College History Society||Major Justin Featherstone, M.C. "Iraq: On the Frontline". Major Justin Featherstone will be giving a talk on his experience on the frontline in Iraq, the Iraqi people, and what went wrong in the war. Major Featherstone won the Military Cross for leading the men and women of B Company 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment during the four month siege of Cimic House in Al Amarah, said to be the fiercest and most protracted battle British forces have been involved in since the Second World War. Major Featherstone is featured in a new book by Dan Collins, entitled 'In Foreign Fields' as one of 25 heroes of Britain's wars in the Middle East (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).|
|28th Nov 2007||19:30||Societies||OLIVER LETWIN MP - 'New Politics' ||Oliver Letwin is Chairman of the Conservative Party's Policy Review and of the Conservative Research Department, and was elected a Member of Parliament for West Dorset in 1997. During his political career, Mr Letwin has been appointed Frontbench Spokesman for Constitutional Affairs, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, and Shadow Secretary of State for Home Affairs. In June 2002, he was made a member of the Privy Council and in November 2003, he became Shadow Secretary of State for Economic Affairs and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. From May to December 2005, he served as the Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Mr Letwin's political interests include agriculture, European community affairs, education, international affairs and international development, social security, trade and industry. Outside politics, he has been a Director of NM Rothschild & Sons Ltd and Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge (1981-1983). His publications include: Ethics, Emotion and the Unity of Self; Privatising the World; Drift to Union; Aims of Schooling; and numerous articles in learned journals and the press. (Old Combination Room).|
|28th Nov 2007||21:00||Chapel||Theology for Non-Theologians||A group convened by Alice Goodman to provide some informal teaching and discussion of theology for interested students. Refreshments served. M6 Blue Boar Court.|
|28th Nov 2007||22:00||Chapel||Compline|| (Chapel).|
|25th Nov 2007||18:15||Chapel||Advent Carol Service||Invitations to apply for tickets will be sent to all current members of College (Chapel).|
|23rd Nov 2007||18:15||Societies||Dr Frank Bongiorno - 'Howard's End: The Australian Election 2007||Presented by the Trinity College Politics Society. Political veteran John Howard has been Prime Minister of Australia since 1996. His four terms in office have seen controversial policies, including a tough stance on immigration, refusing to sign the Kyoto Protocol, joining the war in Iraq and curbing trade unions. On 24th November, Howard will attempt to win a fifth term but is behind in the polls. Is this the end of the Howard era, and what does this mean for Australian politics? Dr Bongiorno is Senior Lecturer at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College London, where he works on modern Australian political, labour and cultural history . He has previously taught at the Australian National University and the University of New England in New South Wales. Dr Bongiorno was also Smuts Visiting Fellow in Commonwealth Studies at Cambridge in 1997-8 and a Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College. Ł1 entry includes drinks (Junior Parlour).|
|21st Nov 2007||18:00||Academic||Sir Anthony Kenny speaks on 'Wittgenstein and Religion'||The first of this year's "Dean's Wednesday Evenings" - an occasional series of talks and discussion - is led by the distinguished philosopher Sir Anthony Kenny, FBA.
All welcome (Old Combination Room).
|21st Nov 2007||18:15||Societies||Alistair King-Smith - 'The Challenges of Active Diplomacy: Achieving Peace in Sudan'||Presented by the Trinity College Politics Society. Alastair King-Smith is a Foreign Office diplomat in the Operational Planning Team of the UK Government Post-Conflict Reconstrution Unit. Founded in 2004, the PCRU is an organisation which aims to strengthen the UK's ability to help achieve a stable environment in countries emerging from violent conflict. Its 'parent departments' are the Department for International Development, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the Ministry of Defence. Mr King-Smith focuses on overcoming the challenges facing the Government in applying a comprehensive approach to conflict resolution via military and diplomatic cooperation. Although he has been concerned with Iraqi and Afghan situations in the past, his main focus is Sudan; he has been involved in the negotiations on Darfur over the last few years (Junior Parlour). Ł1 entry includes drinks.|
|19th Nov 2007||20:00||Reading||SUSANNA CLARKE||A reading by the acclaimec author of 'Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell'.
|18th Nov 2007||08:30||Chapel||College Communion||Said service with sermon (Chapel).|
|18th Nov 2007||10:45||Academic||Graduate Arts and Humanities Symposium|| This one day symposium offers the opportunity to sample the breadth of research currently being undertaken by graduate students in the arts and humanities at Trinity, in addition to plenary papers from Dr John Marenbon and Dr David McKitterick.
Humanities Symposium Website
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).
|18th Nov 2007||18:15||Chapel||College Evensong||Preacher: The Reverend Dr John Binns, Vicar of Great St Mary's, Cambridge (Chapel).|
|18th Nov 2007||20:00||Film||Pandaemonium (Julian Temple, 2000)||Wordsworth and Coleridge: a few radical ideas, a couple of cottages ... and a whole load of opium.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).
|13th Nov 2007||17:00||Academic||Birkbeck Lectures - Eamon Duffy||Eamon Duffy, Professor of the History of Christianity in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Magdalene College will give the fifth and last of his Birkbeck Lectures on the general subject of 'Inventing the Counter-Reformation: Religion under Mary Tudor'. Lecture 5: 'The legacy: inventing the Counter-Reformation'. Mill Lane Lecture Rooms; all welcome. Further details.|
|11th Nov 2007||11:00||Chapel||Mattins and Act of Remembrance|| (Chapel).|
|11th Nov 2007||18:15||Chapel||Sung Requiem||Durufle: Requiem (Chapel) sung by the College Choir and members of the Trinity College Choir Association.|