June Newsletter 2017

You can now download Hay Festival talks by Trinity Fellows (for a small fee). Among the Fellows taking part in the 30th Hay Festival were Professor Catherine Barnard (e1996), Professor Simon Baron-Cohen (e1995), Dr Hugh Hunt (e1990), Professor David Tong (e2009), Lord Rees (1960) and Professor Greg Hannon (e2016). Read more

Professor Simon Baron-Cohen (e1995) discusses empathy. Read more

Congratulations to Professor Alexandra Walsham FBA (1990), Faculty of History, who was made a CBE for services to history.

Dr Emily Shuckburgh OBE (1994) discusses climate change. Read more

Professor Catherine Barnard (e1996) took part in a special live discussion on BBC Radio 4’s Law in Action about what the new House of Commons means for the law, including Brexit negotiations. With Joshua Rozenberg, Lord Falconer and Dominic Grieve. Listen

Professor Adrian Poole (1967) discusses the first anthology of Trinity Poets, which features nearly 50 poets dating back 600 years. Watch

One of the poets featured in the Trinity Poets anthology, Trinity alumna Rebecca Watts (2001), talks about what it’s like being a poet in Cambridge and how her undergraduate experience seeped into her writing…eventually. Watch

Anthony Lane (1981) reviews ‘Baby Driver’ in The New Yorker. Read more

‘Proposals for developing more environmentally friendly food’ by Bee Wilson (1992). Read more


Japan: Trinity in Japan Dinner, Friday 7 July, Tokyo. Tickets and more information.

Canada: Trinity College Choir Canadian Tour, July. Tickets and more information.

Japan: On Friday 8 September 2017, Trinity Fellows Professor Mikael Adolphson, Professor Sachiko Kusukawa and Professor Dominic Lieven are planning to attend a special ‘Trinity in Japan‘ event. All Trinity members are welcome to join the free drinks reception, while prior registration and prepayment are required for the dinner. Tickets and more information.

Cambridge: Trinity Women’s Network, Concert & Dinner, Saturday 9 September, Trinity College. Tickets and more information.

Cambridge: TrinTalk: Medicine and Technology, Sunday 24 September, Trinity College. Tickets and more information.

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