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The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

When: 25 February, 5.30pm-7.00pm Where: Bateman Auditorium, Caius College Register for tickets here As part of its Engelsberg Programme on Applied History, and together with the Cambridge Middle East and North Africa Forum, the Forum on Geopolitics is pleased to present this launch of Professor Malik Dahlan’s latest book, The Hijaz: The First Islamic State. Dahlan offers an alternative vision of Islamic governance through the history and promise of the Hijaz, the first state of Islam.
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Building Bridges in Medical Sciences Conference

Registration for Building Bridges in Medical Sciences (BBMS) 2019 is now open! Sign up for FREE and join us on Friday 8th March 2019 at Jesus College, Cambridge. BBMS is a student-run one day conference that brings together individuals from different disciplines, career stages and backgrounds to discuss the interdisciplinary biomedical approaches that are required to address current public health challenges. BBMS will host talks discussing basic science, policy, public health, industry, translational medicine and biotechnology.
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TEDx Event: "Other Worlds"

TEDxCambridgeUniversity – ‘Other Worlds’ Salon 4 and Launch Event We’d like to invite you all to join us at our final Salon of the year this Wednesday 13th February! In addition to the TEDx Talks given at the Salon, we’ll also be revealing the lineup for our Main Conference, alongside a chance to meet and hear from some of our Conference speakers at the event! Speaker lineup Zareen Roy–Macauley Co-founder of Slam Poetry collective ‘GlobePoets’ and international award winning slam poet Richard Hand Professor of Media Practice and Head of Film, TV and Media Studies at the University of East Anglia Dr Dario Bressan Scientist at Cancer Research UK, coordinating a laboratory developing new methods to study breast cancer.
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CUiD Talk: The Changing Landscape of UK Aid - Good or Bad?

Cambridge University International Development Society’s last event for the term will be held on Thursday 15th at the Knox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex! Dr Gregory Wilson will be speaking about ‘The Changing Landscape of UK Aid’ charting its development and consequences. As an experienced governance and public-sector reform practitioner having worked with the UK Government, the UN, IFIs, OECD and numerous overseas governments, Dr Wilson also consults in fragile and conflict-affected states.