Dr George Roberts is a historian of post-colonial Africa and its roles during the international affairs of the late twentieth century. In the first of a series of Q&As with Trinity’s Junior Research Fellows, Dr Roberts paints an intriguing picture of Cold War East Africa and explains why it’s vital to view the past from multiple angles – which will take him to archives in India and Uganda, as well time in Tanzania during his Fellowship.
Professor of Modern History at Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity, Alexandra Walsham, will give the second Women of Trinity Lecture, on 1 May 2018, which delves into the ideological battleground over landscape during and after the English Civil Wars of the seventeenth century.
Trinity’s Fellows’ Garden will open to the public on Sunday 8 April as part of the National Garden Scheme (NGS). It will be the 64th year the Fellows’ Garden opens – one of 3,700 private gardens opened as part of the NGS, which last year raised a record £3 million for charity.
The Astronomer Royal and former Master of Trinity College, Lord Martin Rees, pays tribute to Professor Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018.
Professor Priya Natarajan was the first woman in Astrophysics to become a Fellow of Trinity. Now at Yale, she she has returned to Trinity to give the inaugural Women of Trinity Lecture, as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of women's arrival at the College. Here she talks about the challenges and rewards of pursuing a career in science.