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Research Talks

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 13:10
    Dr Guo Ji
    This paper studies the issues related to a tourist tax in a scenario of multi-jurisdictional tax competition between cities with major tourist attractions. On the one hand, tourism expenditure has a more
  • Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 13:10
    Mira Al Hussein, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, January 24, 2020 - 17:30
    Professor Sean Carroll, Caltech
    One of the great intellectual achievements of the twentieth century was the theory of quantum mechanics, according to which observational results can only be predicted probabilistically rather than more
  • Monday, January 27, 2020 - 17:00
    Professor Martin Daunton (Cambridge) and Dr Marc Buggeln (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
    The 1970s marked a major break in the politics of public finance as the limits of the postwar fiscal contract were reached under the combined pressure of inflation, the oil shock and the collapse of more
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 13:10
    Ben Jooste-Jennings
    According to luck egalitarianism, it is morally objectionable for people to be advantaged or disadvantaged simply because of their good or bad luck; whereas inequalities that people can be said to more
  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 13:10
    Miguel Ohnesorge, History and Philosophy of Science Department, University of Cambridge
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, January 31, 2020 - 17:30
    Dr Jo Marchant, Journalist, Author
    Jo Marchant is an award-winning science journalist and author of several popular science books including Decoding the Heavens: Solving the mystery of the world’s first computer and the New York Times more
  • Monday, February 3, 2020 - 17:00
    Professor Peter Scott, Henley Business School, University of Reading
    W.D. Rubinstein’s path-breaking study of wealthy elites in Britain during the nineteenth and early twentieth century found that a larger proportion of their fortunes were based on commerce and more
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 13:10
    Elizaveta Karmannaya, Department of Psychology. University of Cambridge
    Abstract not available
  • Friday, February 7, 2020 - 17:30
    Dr James Grime, Mathematician, Lecturer
    Alan Turing was one of our great 20th century mathematicians, and a pioneer of computer science. However, he may best be remembered as one of the leading code breakers of Bletchley Park during World more

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  • The University and Colleges are keen to help staff and students find accurate information about how Brexit will affect them and has set up a dedicated website to keep you informed. Visit Site >

     

  • The mysterious disappearance of Greenland’s Norse colonies sometime in the 15th century may have been down to the overexploitation of walrus populations for their tusks, according to a study of medieval artefacts from across Europe. Dr James H. Barrett, Fellow of Darwin College and member of the Department of Archaeology, argues that the Norse abandonment of Greenland may have been precipitated by a “perfect storm” of depleted resources and volatile prices, exacerbated by climate change.

  • Dr Tobias Jackson, a Research Associate member of Darwin College, was part of a team from the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute, who joined Professor Eric Gorgens on an expedition to the Amazon. 

Diary

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020 - 13:10
The Richard King Room, Darwin College
Tuesday, 21 January, 2020 - 18:00
The Richard King Room
Wednesday, 22 January, 2020 - 18:00
The Old Library
Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 13:10
The Richard King Room, Darwin College
Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 19:00
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