Innovative and acclaimed performance of Virgil's Aeneid to appear at the University of Cambridge on 5th October 2019: The Song of Arms and a Man by the Latin Qvarter
Tim WhitmarshThrilled at the prospect of welcoming The Latin Qvarter’s acclaimed Song of Arms and the Man (featuring inter al. the estimable @llewelyn_morgan) to Cambridge and to @stjohnscam. Put 23rd Nov in the diary!
Thread by @Simon_Whitten: "Scientific racism, a thread: In March, a journal published a paper defending the “theory” that Boasian anthropologology, multiculturalism, Marxism and left-wing political movements in general are best understood in terms...
Professor Sir Christopher Dobson, who has died of cancer aged 69, was Master of St John’s College, Cambridge, and one of the world’s leading experts on protein “folding” and “aggregation”, phenomena which underlie a whole range of human disorders,...
Tim WhitmarshWilliam served as a lance corporal in the the Royal Welsh. In 2006, however, he was ‘demoted to fusilier, after inappropriate behaviour during the Queen's Official Birthday celebrations’. The cashmere goat is now retired.
Tim WhitmarshMy son and I have been reflecting on the differing military careers of Brigadier Nils Olav III and William Windsor I. Nils was knighted in 2008, and was according to wiki 'the first penguin to receive such an honour in the Norwegian Army.’ en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nils_Olav 1/2
The government says overseas citizens who study in the UK can stay for two years after graduating.
Tim WhitmarshExcellent news: international students will be allowed to stay in the UK for at least two years after graduation. If the Johnson government’s intention is to be more welcoming to non-UK students, that is to be greatly applauded.
The University of Cambridge will welcome record numbers of students from low participation and deprived neighbourhoods and state schools this academic year after continued efforts to widen access to the institution.