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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 19:30 Debate This house believes quantum computing will not make a practical difference to society in our lifetime

This house believes quantum computing will not make a practical difference to society in our lifetime

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 19:30

Debate

 

Hosted by Cambridge Judge Business School. This event will bring the business and academic worlds together through thought-provoking debate on a vitally important topic. As the event is principally organised by Judge Business School there will only be 100 seats reserved for Cambridge Union Society members. Professor Stephen Hawking will be attending as guest of honour, though not participating.

 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 15:00 Speaker Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 15:00

Speaker

Eoin Colfer is an Irish author of children’s books. He is best known for being the author of the Artemis Fowl series. In 2008, he was commissioned to write the sixth instalment of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, which was published the following year.

 

 

 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 19:30 Debate This house blames the West for Islamic Extremism

This house blames the West for Islamic Extremism

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 19:30

Debate

As the western military presence in Afghanistan draws to a close, the rest of the Middle East remains just as unstable and volatile as it has ever been. The Union asks whether the increasing radicalisation of Muslims, both in the West and the Middle East, is as a result of Western foreign policy, or other factors more ingrained in the region.

 
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:00 Workshop RED Camera Workshop

RED Camera Workshop

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:00

Workshop

Interested in filmmaking? RED, one of the leading professional camera manufacturers, are running an exclusive workshop in how to use their equipment. This will be a fantastic opportunity to get hands on with some of the most advanced filmmaking tools available, and to learn about their unique workflow system. This event is organised by Cinecam, the university’s practical filmmaking society. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. A Google form for signing up will be released at 5pm on Wednesday 22nd April on the Cambridge Union Society Facebook page and through the Cinecam mailing list. 

 
 
 
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Monday, April 27, 2015 - 17:00 Misc Meditation

Meditation

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 17:00

Misc

Calm your mind and body from the stress of work with this class and learn to discipline your mind.

 

 
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 21:30 Misc LGBT+ Drinks

LGBT+ Drinks

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 21:30

Misc

 

The Union is delighted to bring you LGBT+ drinks every Monday. Come and pre-drink at the Union bar, with some delicious cocktail deals, before heading out to Kuda, Cambridge for the LGBT+ night.

 
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 19:00 Misc Cocktail Workshop

Cocktail Workshop

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 19:00

Misc

Workshops will take place every fortnight. Learn the basics of cocktail making and enjoy drinking your tasty creations afterwards. £10 for members and £15 for non- members. (Email barmanager@cus.org to book your place.) 

 

 
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 20:00 Debate This house regrets Monogamy (Varsity Debate)

This house regrets Monogamy (Varsity Debate)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 20:00

Debate

Amongst all genders and sexualitues, the issue of marriage has been a controversial topic of recent times. The Union asks whether the current normative relationship structure of our society, which holds monogamy as an ideal, really is good for us. We welcome Oxford and Cambridge’s finest debaters.

 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 17:00 Misc Yoga

Yoga

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 17:00

Misc

 Unwind, strengthen and stretch your way to fitness with this class.

 

 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 18:30 Speaker The Archbishop of York

The Archbishop of York

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 18:30

Speaker

Gracious Magnamity better than tolerance

 

Archbishop Sentamu was born near Kampala in presentday Uganda, and was briefly imprisoned for speaking out against the regime of President Idi Amin, before fleeing to the UK in 1974. Sentamu is a traditionalist within the Church of England.

 

 
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 17:00 Misc Pilates

Pilates

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 17:00

Misc

Develop your core muscles with this class.

 

 
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 19:30 Debate This house believes in the Unconditional Right to Offend

This house believes in the Unconditional Right to Offend

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 19:30

Debate

‘No platform’ debates have raised huge controversy in universities across the country over the past few years. The Union asks whether our single-minded pursuit of ‘Free Speech’ really is justified.