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CHARLES MELVILLE

Interview with a Fellow: Illustrating History

Professor Charles Melville has been a Fellow at Pembroke since 1985, and is currently Professor of Persian history. In a two-part series he discusses his work with illustrated manuscripts, in which he explores the ways that history is written, visualised, and transmitted through time. The illustration of Persian manuscripts is the subject of the Shahnama Project, a comprehensive collection of the manuscripts of the Shahnama, the Persian epic ‘Book of…

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A First Album and a Unique Organ

Jay Richardson (2015) is Composer in Residence at Cambridge Corn Exchange, Chapel Organist at Peterhouse and has just released his first album, I BREAK, for solo organ. It’s now available…

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International Theatre in Cambridge

It’s not your usual theatre experience. Three plays, three countries, three languages: the Cambridge International Theatre Festival has arrived. Harriet Phillips (2016) is one of the MML students behind the International Theatre Festival. The festival joins together three individual plays with the aim of celebrating international theatre and bringing something new and exciting to Cambridge theatre. This is the only its first year, and there are big plans for more plays and events in future years. For now there are three plays on offer; a French play, an Italian play, and a Spanish play. For the audience, it's an opportunity to experience different theatrical cultures and appreciate how the spoken word is…

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Meet the Athletes: Varsity Women’s Rugby

Fiona Shuttleworth (2015) is a third year vet student and Rugby player. She was named CURUFC women’s forward of the year following the women’s squad’s win against Oxford in December.…

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Meet the Athletes: Lent Bumps 2018

Once again we find ourselves at that point in term when College boat clubs battle it out for head of the river in the annual Lent Bumps. Kit Smart caught…

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Green Week 2018

Green Week is an annual week of events designed to raise awareness of environmental issues. Today’s blog is by Libby Daley (2016), Pembroke JP’s Green Officer and Green Week organiser.…

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