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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, 11 July, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

Sarah Burton and Jem Poster, long-time tutors for ICE and founders of the Institute's MSt in Creative Writing, will be in conversation with Yvonne Battle-Felton, discussing their co-written novel...

Event date: 
Thursday, 15 August, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

Join nature writer and creative writing tutor Jessica Lee in conversation with Alycia Pirmohamed. Jessica will be discussing her new book, Dispersals, a poetic and intimate...

Event date: 
Thursday, 19 September, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

Natasha Pulley, author of award-winning books including The
Watchmaker of Filigree Street and The Bedlam Stacks
, will be talking to Dr
Jenny Bavidge about her first science...

Event date: 
Thursday, 3 October, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

Dr Lucy Durneen will be talking to three ICE students – past and
present – about their writing. Constantine Blintzios is a Greek/British writer
and author of, among other things, the...

Event date: 
Tuesday, 12 November, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

Join Academic Director Dr
Yvonne Battle-Felton to discuss her new novel, Curdle Creek on
Tuesday 12, October, 7-8pm in this free, Zoom event.

Yvonne will be chatting to...

Event date: 
Tuesday, 10 December, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

Ellen Atlanta joins Lucy
Durneen to discuss her new book Pixel Flesh, which looks at important
themes surrounding what it means to be a woman in a new age of beauty. Their...

Past Lectures

Event date: 
Tuesday, 19 March, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

Creative Writing tutor Dr Midge Gillies will be in conversation with Imogen Morrell of Greene & Heaton Literary Agency on Tuesday 19 March 2024, 7-8pm. Midge and Imogen...

Event date: 
Monday, 11 March, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

This talk will examine poor, unmarried mothers in Georgian England. The poor law provided the legal framework for provision and a parallel system by which unmarried fathers were pursued for the...

Event date: 
Thursday, 22 February, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

Join author Dr Julianne Pachico as she discusses her latest book Jungle House and her writing career, with ICE tutor Dr Nick Bradley. About a young woman brought up in the jungle by an...

Event date: 
Wednesday, 21 February, 2024 - 12:00
Venue: 
Online Webinar

What is a Career Accelerator; will I meet the entry requirements; what skills will I enter the job market with; how will a Career Coach help me achieve my goals?

These are some of...

Event date: 
Tuesday, 30 January, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
Online

Holocaust survivor Dr Martin Stern MBE was born in Holland in 1938 and experienced Nazi persecution in the Netherlands before being sent to Westerbork camp in the northern part of the country in...

Event date: 
Tuesday, 16 January, 2024 - 19:00
Venue: 
online

Following the launch of this new, first of its kind, anthology, Moving Mountains: writing nature through illness and disability, editor Louise Kenward and contributors Nic Wilson and Victoria...

Event date: 
Monday, 11 December, 2023 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

In this brief introductory lecture we will explore the fundamental concepts of strategic analysis. We will discuss the importance of strategic analysis in making informed decisions and achieving...

Event date: 
Thursday, 7 December, 2023 - 19:00
Venue: 
Virtual

Join us as we discuss three new poetry collections. Kaddy Benyon’s Robbergirls, Lucy Hamilton’s Viewer | Viewed and Lucy Sheerman’s Pine Island are all published this Autumn.  

Kaddy, Lucy...

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