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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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Pembroke Women in Science: Georgia Lea

Sunday 11th February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We’re celebrating it with a series of interview with our own women in science. Today’s interview is with…

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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. As Pembroke’s annual Green Week draws close, I couldn’t be more excited with the series of events that the Orchard Society and I have managed to put together. Hours of meetings and hundreds of emails have resulted in a timetable that I genuinely believe has something in it for everyone, and the feedback I’ve had from my peers has been nothing but positive! It is so exciting to see that both our flagship Vegan Formal (Monday) and finale  event Locally…

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Pembroke Women in Science: Anna

Sunday 11th February is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We’re celebrating it with a series of interview with our own women in science. Today’s interview is with…

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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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The Term so Far: Week 3

It’s only week 3, but Pembroke has been as busy as ever with a series of fascinating speakers, and more events on the way. Looking back: On Holocaust Memorial Day…

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