Current and Upcoming Events

Event When Location Category Email
Bryan Cranston   19 January 2018, 15:00 (not available) Speaker  
Pelé   22 January 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
James Blunt   24 January 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
THB that Celebrity Fandom is the New Organised Religion Is celebrity fandom a temporary millennial craze or an enduring attribute of a globalised generation? Can religion be decentralised with idolisation of fluid ‘gods’ or ‘goddesses’? If not, what will the next religion be? We invite you to question whether the emergence of celebrity idolisation and culture can be called, or even become, a religion. (read more...) 25 January 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
Jayne-Anne Gadhia   30 January 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
TH Fears Kim's North Korea more than Putin's Russia For the first time in Cambridge Union history, we turn our attention towards the Korean peninsula in order to demystify and clarify its secretive operations and potential global position. Should we fear Russia, a previous belligerent over 100x its size? Or should we be more afraid of North Korea, a country whose nuclear weapons, ideology, and secretive leadership have since thrust it to the centre of media and political debate? (read more...) 1 February 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
Orlando Bloom   3 February 2018, 19:00
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A.C. Grayling   5 February 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
Joey Barton   6 February 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
THB no deal is better than a bad deal Moving beyond the archetypal Leave or Remain discussion, the Union turns its head towards the future to examine the terms of our departure from the EU. Followed by a European wine and cheese tasting (with a range of cheese and wine to suit all tastes!) in the Mountbatten Room - sign-up information to follow. (read more...) 8 February 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
Dame Barbara Stocking Union+ (read more...) 12 February 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
TH just wants your money What lies at the root of our human desires? Did the introduction of money to planet Earth transform man from a cave-dwelling simpleton to a greedy, manipulative and destructive megalomaniac? Was £150 still too much? Surely we want more than just your money...? Join us for our famous Comedy Debate for some much-needed Week 5 relief! (read more...) 15 February 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
Karen Armstrong & Amin Hashwani Union+ (read more...) 19 February 2018, 15:00 (not available) Speaker  
Loyle Carner   21 February 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
THB the two-state solution is dead In a meeting of minds from across the political, ethnic and religious divide, we seek to discuss and develop ideas for peace in Israel and Palestine. We would like to thank Palestine Society and Israel Society for their support, assistance and guidance with the planning of aspects of this debate. (read more...) 22 February 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
Bill Browder   23 February 2018, 19:30 (not available) Speaker  
Dame Katherine Grainger   26 February 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
THB London is losing its edge As financial markets are migrating Eastwards, is London’s relevance diminishing? As technology companies set up shop in Silicon Fen, Nottingham and Manchester, is London weakening its grip? While London remains innovative, vibrant and diverse, we ask whether globalisation will mark the end of London’s financial and cultural dominance. (read more...) 1 March 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
Chicken Connoisseur   3 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
Adjoa Andoh   5 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
His Excellency Dr Abdullah Abdullah   6 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
Davina McCall   7 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
Hayley Atwell   8 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
TH needs new drugs In celebration of AstraZeneca’s triumphant return to Cambridge, marked by their new state-of-the-art Addenbroke’s HQ, the Union considers the advantages and disadvantages of ‘big pharma’, and the medicines it creates. (read more...) 8 March 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
Usama Hansan Union+ (read more...) 9 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
Lord Michael Dobbs   12 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
Peter Andre   13 March 2018, 19:00 (not available) Speaker  
TH is finally talking mental health For our Presidential, and final, debate, we turn to a subject that affects all of us. This one-sided debate aims to tackle the taboo surrounding mental health issues, share stories of struggles and triumphs, and help to reduce stigma. Followed by President’s Social, open to any and all who have contributed to making Lent term a success. Email Jonah at president@ cus.org for more information! (read more...) 15 March 2018, 19:30 (not available) Debate  
General Mike Flynn   16 March 2018, 18:00 (not available) Speaker