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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

 

Come along to one of our many public lectures and Topical Talks throughout the year. These talks are given by leading experts from the University of Cambridge and beyond, and are an important part of our commitment to public engagement. Learn more about a new subject and join the discussion.

Forthcoming Lectures

Event date: 
Thursday, 25 August, 2022 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

Debut children’s author AF Steadman will be discussing her novel Skandar and the Unicorn Thief with Rupert Wallis, a Course Director of the MSt in Creative Writing.  The novel has been one of the...

In conversation with Annabel Steadman

Past Lectures

Event date: 
Tuesday, 26 July, 2022 - 13:00
Venue: 
Online

Acclaimed historical novelist, creative writing tutor and mentor, Jill Dawson will be talking to ICE's Academic Director of Creative Writing, Dr Midge Gillies about her keenly-anticipated novel...

Event date: 
Thursday, 5 May, 2022 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

Nick Bradley, tutor in creative writing at ICE and author of The Cat and the City, will be talking to his colleague Joe Mungo Reed about Joe's second novel, Hammer. Described by Kirkus Reviews as...

Collage of Joe Reed and book cover for his novel 'Hammer'
Event date: 
Friday, 11 February, 2022 - 13:00
Venue: 
Online

Dr Midge Gillies, Academic Director of Creative Writing, will be talking to Nathaniel Martello-White, writer, director and actor for stage and screen. 

His first play, BLACKTA premiered at...

Event date: 
Thursday, 20 January, 2022 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in 2022, ICE is proud to announce that it will be hosting an interview with Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert and her great-grandson, Dov Forman, joint authors of...

Lily and Dov for Holocaust Memorial Day event
Event date: 
Thursday, 6 January, 2022 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

A fantastic opportunity to hear beloved literary icon Adele Geras talk about her latest book, writing in a new genre and the adventure of writing her latest book 'Dangerous Women' under a...

Event date: 
Thursday, 16 December, 2021 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

Dr Midge Gillies, Academic Director of Creative Writing, will be talking to Sue Teddern about her debut novel, Annie Stanley, All at Sea, which has come after a long career as a...

Event date: 
Wednesday, 6 October, 2021 - 14:00
Venue: 
Online

During the 16th century unmarried parents could be prosecuted and punished for 'fornication', but by the 19th century unmarried mothers were framed as 'fallen women' requiring reform. This talk...

Event date: 
Thursday, 2 September, 2021 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

Midge Gillies, Academic Director of Creative Writing, will be talking to Nick Bradley, author of the best-selling The Cat and The City, about writing a debut novel and how Japan has...

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