21 February 2017


Towards a New Opera

16:30 - 18:00
School of Music

Speaker: Rob Fokkens (Cardiff University)


2017 Turing Lecture Series: Beneficial AI for the Advancement of Humankind

17:30 - 20:30
Main Building

Speaker:Dr Guruduth Banavar (IBM Vice-President of Cognitive Computing, leader of the worldwide team creating Watson)

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German Cinema Series 2016-17: Film Screening of Kriegerin (Combat Girls)

18:30 - 20:30
School of Modern Languages

A film screening of Kriegerin (Combat Girls) as part of the German Cinema 2016-17 film screenings.


Music in Vienna: Boxwood and Brass

19:00 - 21:00
School of Music

Boieldieu arr. Anon: Overture Jean de Paris

Triebensee : Partita in E flat

Beethoven arr. Anon: Symphony no. 7

The imaginatively named group Boxwood & Brass specialise in Harmoniemusik (for wind instruments) from the two or three decades either side of 1800. This is a fascinating and, with the exception of some Mozart examples, a relatively unknown repertoire. The Harmonie usually described an ensemble of up to fifteen players, generally with pairs of oboes, clarinets, horns and bassoons, sometimes supplemented by a wide range of other instruments. With its roots in Viennese saloon and Imperial music, a parallel tradition was growing in France through military and revolutionary bands.

22 February 2017


Neocolonialism or Empowerment? France’s Approach to Bilateral Debt Reduction

13:00 - 14:00
School of Modern Languages

The first in a series of international development lectures hosted by the School of Modern Languages and in conjunction with the Conflict, Development and Disaster research theme. This lecture will be given by Professor Gordon Cumming (School of Modern Languages).


Shared ‘sweets’, shared fights: emotional labour and everyday multiculture

16:00 - 17:15
Bute Building

Research Seminar: Shared ‘sweets’, shared fights: emotional labour and everyday multiculture , by Alida Payson


The Translation and Contestation of Political and Scientific Concepts across Time and Space: A Corpus-Based Study

16:00 - 19:00
School of Modern Languages

A seminar as part of the Translation, Adaptation and Performance research theme with guest speaker, Professor Mona Baker (University of Manchester) at the School of Modern Languages.


Cardiff Scientific Society: Impact of exercise on human heart

19:00 - 20:00
Main Building

Speaker: Professor Rob Shave (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

23 February 2017

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Crisis as Art of Government

17:00 - 18:30
School of Modern Languages

A seminar as part of the Capitalism, Crisis and Ideology research theme at the School of Modern Languages with guest speaker, Professor Dario Gentili.

27 February 2017


A-Level Film Masterclass - La Rafle (Cardiff - with Dr Jonathan Ervine)

13:00 - 15:00
School of Modern Languages

At Cardiff University. Led by Dr Jonathan Ervine.

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