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Another Gaze

Frankie Enticknap is an Art History student at Glasgow. She’s been working at the Pembroke Library on and off since 2014. One of her last tasks at Pembroke this summer was to create a display in College using Library material. The display is titled “Another Gaze: the Gender-politics of seeing in twentieth century photography’, and features three female photographers who were working around the same time that women were first…

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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…

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Impact, sustainability, collaboration: Lizzy O’Brien and Kieran Daly on working with CDI

The Cambridge Development Initiative (CDI) is a charity that works in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, through student volunteers "collaborating for change". Photos courtesy of Lizzy O'Brien Lizzy O’Brien (2015) is Director of CDI this year, and Kieran Daly (2014) is volunteer coordinator. Both spent two months working in Tanzania this summer. CDI has four projects: Education, Health, Entrepreneurship, and WASH, which focuses on sanitation.  Every project is decided on based on careful research and assessment of where the CDI team can make the most impact.  The different types of projects require a variety of skills on the part of volunteers, and make it possible to flexibly respond to the needs…

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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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Second Annual Ergathon

On Saturday the 20th January PCBC held their second annual charity ergathon. The ergathon began last year as a race between the boat clubs of Pembroke College Cambridge and Pembroke…

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