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Reflections of a Japanese Programmes PA.

In today's blog PA Chris writes about the Japanese Programmes, part of the summer programmes run by our International Programmes department. Hi! My name is Chris and I recently graduated from my degree in MML at Christ’s College. Pembroke, however, feels very much like home as I have spent the last two summers here working as a Programme Assistant (PA) on international programmes for high school, undergraduate and postgraduate students. Despite…

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Lancelot Andrewes and a royal gift of books

Following the successful completion of the Incunabula Cataloguing project, the College Library has recently embarked on a new venture: the cataloguing of the Lancelot Andrewes’ Collection of early printed books.…

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International Women’s Day: Pembroke Edition

International Women’s Day, which fell on Wednesday the 8th March, is a day not just for celebrating women and their achievements, but for acknowledging what we still need to do and learn, and where we might go in the future. Pembroke graduate students marked the day with a series of events designed to bring attention to presence and experiences of women in the academic environment.  In 2014-15 Pembroke celebrated the 30th anniversary of the admission of women to the college, reminding us that women's full inclusion in university life is still quite a recent development, and an extremely important one. The dual challenge of academia is challenging any sexism you may come…

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Irish Literature in the Library

You can always find an interesting display of library material around College, and this week is no different. From the display: “In the summer of 2016, Pembroke College received a…

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Musical Mayhem to Organised Order

For the staff at Pembroke, there are many tasks behind the scenes that you might not notice. For Director of Music, Anna Lapwood, one of those tasks is the organisation…

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