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Open Day Sessions

Please click on the talk titles to watch the recordings of our Open Day sessions.


Morning sessions

Topic Lecturer  Talk Title
Politics Dr Nigel Kettley and Dr Carina O’Reilly Is liberal democracy in crisis?
Strategic Business and Management Dr Rajeev Bali

What is strategic analysis?

Cognitive Psychology Dr Giulia Mangiarcina 

How do we perceive emotions? 

*Please note ICE credits cannot be used towards a University of Cambridge degree

Archaeology Dr Nicholas James and Dr Corinne Roughley An introduction to Archaeology
International Relations and International Development Dr Roxane Farmanfarmian  How current events constantly make international relations a hot topic
Coaching Ruth Hughes Unlocking potential and empowering transformation



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Afternoon sessions

Topic Lecturer Talk Title
Creative Writing Derek Niemann The joy of self-expression
Philosophy Dr Alex Carter Do animals have rights? Do we?
English Literature Dr Jenny Bavidge Reading closely: an introduction to literary study at ICE
Creativity Theory, History and Philosophy Dr Alex Carter Can an AI create art?
History of Art Dr Lydia Hamlett 

What do art historians do all day?

History Dr Ian Chambers  Native American History: Indians in unexpected places
Sciences Dr Tom Monie Exploring the life sciences: opportunities at ICE
Classics Dr Henry Tang Nation-building and the Greco-Roman Classics



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