On Wednesday 5th March, Dr Thomas Frangenberg, Reader in History of Art at the University of Leicester and one of Britain's leading experts on Baroque Rome, addressed a packed meeting of the College History of Art Society on the subject of 'Pietro da Cortona and the Barberini Ceiling'. He gave a... More »
The Politics Society has hosted three speakers in the first half of this term all of whom have addressed important areas of the syllabus.
Dr Yvan Guichaoua, a lecturer in International Relations at the University of East Anglia, gave a thought provoking presentation on why some countries are... More »
It is becoming an increasingly rare opportunity to witness a talk by a survivor of the “most horrible crime ever committed in the whole history of the world” – the holocaust, as was said by Sir Winston Churchill. On Thursday 30th January, Mrs Eva Clarke gave the Junior History Society a recount of... More »
On January 30th Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, Senior Fellow at the Institute of New Economic Thinking and former Chairman of the FSA and Committee on Climate Change (amongst other prestigious roles), addressed the Economics Society in the Garnett Room.
Introduced by Sasha Demidoff (CO U6), Lord... More »
The Chatwin Colloquium17 and 18 January 2014This colloquium, marking the 25th anniversary of Bruce Chatwin’s OM (B2 1952-58) death, conveyed a greater understanding of his remarkable legacy.All three speakers explored his life and writings with the desire to enlighten, and the audience of Lower... More »
"There is no doubt that this was one of the best talks I have ever attended at the College." Harry Keville (TU, U6) on 'Britain in Afghanistan', a talk by Charlie Leigh.
From the very beginning of the talk Mr Leigh had the audience engrossed and excited, partly because he opened the talk... More »
Dr Peter Wothers, Teaching Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge and a Fellow and Director of Studies in Chemistry at St Catharine’s College, was invited to visit Marlborough on Tuesday 27th January.Dr Wothers, who aside from lecturing to Natural Science undergraduates at... More »
The annual Economics Conference once again was a huge success. A morning of three widely varied speakers allowed Economics students, pupils and members of the Common Room to expand their knowledge of hugely relevant topics. Professor John Sessions, from the University of Bath, focused his talk on... More »
The Marlborough College Russian department were treated by College parent Ludovic Lindsay to an advance screening of his film concerning the Fabergé jewellery company, Fabergé: A Life of Its Own. The film, played after a short introduction given by Mr Lindsay, spectacularly charted the fortunes of... More »
Lucie Hughes (SU, U6) reviews the Biology and Natural History Talk: ‘The Spark of Life – Electricity in the Human Body’. The talk was given by Professor Frances Ashcroft FRS who is a Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Research Professor at the University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford.At the beginning... More »