The Gathering

Petrean Events

Here you will find information about forthcoming events for Petreans taking place in College and elsewhere in the coming months.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 we have sadly had to cancel most of our events this year, so we will be using this space in the meantime to tell you about the virtual events in and around College and the University which you can enjoy remotely.

If you have any questions, please contact Ellissa Chilley

--Virtual Events--

We may not be able to meet in person this year, but we would like to draw your attention to a number of vitual ways you can engage with the College and University community remotely during this time: 

College Sunday Evensong and Special Services

Anyone is very welcome to join the livestream of the Sunday Evensong and the special services listed in the Chapel term card on our dedicated Chapel livestream page: 

Kelvin Club Talks - Lent Term 2021

Each term, the Kelvin Club presents a series of talks delivered by leading academics across a wide spectrum of fields. In the past, topics have included: the mechanics of gyroscopes, anatomical illustration, high energy research at the Large Hadron Collider, and much more. The following talks will all take place this term via Zoom. Talks start at 8.30pm but atendees are welcome to join from 8.15pm where there will be a general chat. 

Tuesday 26th January - Why Does Malaria Still Exist?
Professor Julian Rayner
Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge

Tuesday 16th February - AI: the Model is Simple Until Proven Otherwise
Dr Anita Faul
British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge

Tuesday 9th March - Where is my Nanobot?
Professor Jeremy Baumberg
Department of Physics, University of Cambridge

If you would like to attend any of these please contact to request the relevant link to join. 

Centre for Geopolitics: virtual webinar series and panel discussions

The Centre is an interdisciplinary space created by leading academics, headed up by Peterhouse fellow Professor Brendan Simms, with the aim to consider within their historical contexts the world's most pressing current geopolitical questions. They have been running a series of webinars and virtual panel discussion on a wide variety of topics, recent ones are available on their website which includes details about events coming up, such as Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and the Responsibility to Protect (17 February) and The Baltic After Brexit (10 March)

Contact Details

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Telephone: 01223 765187