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Growth and inequality: four decades of transformation in Sudan

Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College, 15 June 2017, 12:00-13:00

The 2017 Sir William Luce public lecture will be delivered by Sudan specialist Dr Edward Thomas in the Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College, on 15 June at 12:00.

(17 May 2017)


Time Machines: the past, the future, and how stories take us there

Exhibition logo: Time Machines: the past, the future, and how stories take us there

Palace Green Library, 27 May - 3 September 2017

How big is time? And what will the future be like?

The sheer enormity of time is a mind-bending concept - one which humans have always tried to measure and understand. Step through a portal and journey through time as we reveal how advances in science allowed authors to create stories that transport us to the distant past, parallel universes, and future worlds.

See H.G. Wells’s original manuscript for The Time Machine, unravel other stories which play with time, and find out how stories help us to make sense of time and our place within it.

(22 Mar 2017)