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Speaker spotlights

We turn the spotlight onto one of the speakers each day in a series of Q&As. Find out more about their research or speciality before their event.

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Other events

The Public Engagement team behind the Cambridge Festival of Ideas also run other free public events throughout the year.

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Exciting news about the Cambridge Festivals

16 September 2020

When we started our two Cambridge Festivals (The Science Festival and the Festival of Ideas), we had one aim – to create a platform to share the very best academic research taking place at the University of Cambridge with the public. Over the past twenty-five years, we have done everything we can to create an unrivalled...

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The Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2020 will not be taking place.

If you're missing the Festival, listen to our past events.


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