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Bookings open for 2017 Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Bookings open at 11am on Monday [25th September] for the 2017 Cambridge Festival of Ideas, which features a huge range of events and discussions on subjects ranging from empire and Brexit, the future of Europe and conspiracy theories to the past, present and future of India. The Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary...

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Arts explore the meaning of truth at Cambridge Festival of Ideas

How is truth produced? What is art? How can art, literature and technology restore truth to the ruins of Syria? These are just some of the questions being explored in a range of innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions and performances at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The Festival, which this year celebrates...

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India uncovered

India, one of the world's oldest civilisations, features strongly in many of the events at this year's Cambridge Festival of Ideas as it celebrates 70 years since independence and faces up to a host of critical issues for its future, from nationalism to development. Several high-profile talks and debates during the...

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas puts truth under the spotlight

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas celebrates its 10th anniversary with a line-up of distinguished speakers and a host of exhibitions and events. Truth has dominated the news agenda in the last year and is the driving force of academic research. This year's Cambridge Festival of Ideas puts truth under the spotlight...

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Anglia Ruskin campus is full of amazing ideas

The ninth Cambridge Festival of Ideas will be taking over Anglia Ruskin University campus in Cambridge this weekend, with a packed programme of talks, activities and events being held across the campus.

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Cambridge prepares for the first bumper weekend of Festival of Ideas

The first packed weekend of the 2016 Cambridge Festival of Ideas is fast approaching with over 60 events on Saturday being hosted at the Sidgwick site and venues across the city centre. In addition, there are numerous events for children and families.

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Ninth Cambridge Festival of Ideas kicks off

The Festival covers a huge range of some of the biggest social, political and cultural issues of our time, from our digital future to human trafficking, Europe, religion and nationalism and academic freedom. Now in its ninth year, the two-week long Festival is teeming with over 200 events, from films and plays to exhibitions to talks, most of them free.

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When religion meets nationalism

Nationalism and religion are two of the dominant political forces in today's world. What happens when they come together and is it always a bad thing? A debate at this year's Cambridge Festival of Idea will examine whether it is necessarily a recipe for greater conflict and division and whether it can have a positive...

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Experts to debate how to reduce human trafficking

As the Prime Minister announces that the UK must spearhead the fight against human trafficking, international experts, including her Joint Chief of Staff and the Director of Europol, are preparing to speak about the practicalities of how to tackle this growing transnational crime at an event at this year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas.

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University Library to debate the changing role of libraries at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas

A panel of experts will debate the changing role of libraries at this year's Cambridge Festival of Ideas.

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