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November 2018

Remembering the past for the future

Thursday 15 November, 2018, 18:30 - 20:30
Bawden Room, Bawden Room, West Court, Jesus College, Jesus Lane
Cambridge, CB5 8BL United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

Capt Rolfe Monteith, 2018 An evening of memories with two veterans of the Second World War, Admiral Robert Stephens and Captain Rolfe Monteith and, who will be in informal conversation with military historian Major General (retired) Mungo Melvin CB OBE. This is a unique opportunity to meet these incredible gentlemen - survivors and witnesses of some of the turning points in world history. They both joined the Canadian navy on the same day as the outbreak of the Second World…

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3rd Russian Film Week in Cambridge

Monday 26 November, 2018 - Sunday 2 December, 2018

RUSSIAN FILM WEEK in CAMBRIDGE 26th, 28th 30th November and 1st and 2nd December 2018 9 films–5 days–4 venues A unique opportunity to view recent productions by film directors from Russia, get acquainted with young talents and acclaimed actors, meet the creative teams and take part in open discussions. This is the third annual Russian Film Week in Cambridge organised by the Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society with the support of Russian Film Week and, this year, with Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. Most…

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January 2019

“One Word of Truth” + AGM

Thursday 10 January, 18:00 - 20:30
Nihon Room, Pembroke College
Cambridge, Cambs CB2 1RF United Kingdom
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Screening of the documentary "One Word of Truth" based on Alexander Solzhenitsyn's 1970 Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech. In 1970 Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The following year, before his expulsion from the Soviet Union, he wrote but was never able to deliver, his Nobel Lecture. It is widely acclaimed as one of the most significant statements of the century. The lecture was the first of his writings to be officially published in the Soviet Union (Novy Mir,…

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February 2019

Living with the Bear

Friday 8 February, 18:30 - 20:30
Keynes Hall, King’s College, King’s Parade, Cambridge, CB2 1ST

Talk 'Living with the Bear' by Sir Tony Brenton “The West's relations with Russia are now as bad, and as dangerous, as they have been for thirty years. How have we got here, and what can be done about it?" Language: In English Entrance fee: £5, free for CamRuSS members SIR TONY BRENTON KCMG worked for 30 years for the Foreign Office. He first learnt Arabic and spent three years in Cairo working on the Middle East Dispute. From 1980-1989 he…

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