Thursday 2 November / 6.30 p.m. / Keynes Hall, King's College, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST
Tonight the Italian nationals' association La Giovane Italia will show in Cambridge the film Nove giorni al Cairo (Nine days in Cairo), a documentary on the abduction and murder of the Cambridge student Giulio Regeni in January 2016. Giulio's mother Paola and the filmmakers Carlo Bonini and Giuliano Foschini (journalists on La Repubblica) will be present. Tickets are presently sold out, but any that become available can be booked through Eventbrite.
Wednesday 1 November / 5 p.m. / Audit Room, King's College, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST
The latest seminar in the Critical Theory and Practice series organized by students and staff at the University of Cambridge will discuss the tremendous student protests of 2010, in the light of the publication of Matt Myers's oral history Student Revolt. (The protests were set off by the coalition government's early austerity measures in higher education, above all the near tripling of tuition fees.) Myers and Nick Evans as participants will speak alongside the current student activist Ed McNally. The seminar is co-hosted by Cambridge Defend Education, the key student organization founded here at the time.
Tuesday 10 October / 5 p.m. / Keynes Hall, King's College, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST
A short notice to say that we're glad to be taking part in Cambridge Defend Education's Disorientation event tonight! The student-organized meeting is 'intended to bring together those who are made to feel uncomfortable at Cambridge, or who refuse to grow comfortable with the way that the systems in this university and town operate.'
Monday 8 May / 7 p.m. / Latimer Room, Old Court, Clare College, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TL
This meeting with the historian John Chalcraft (London School of Economics) will consider the next steps for the international campaign to uncover the truth about the abduction and cruel murder of the Cambridge student Giulio Regeni in Cairo in January 2016, and to secure justice for Giulio and for the hundreds of Egyptians similarly abducted under the government of President Sisi.Read more
Friday 3 February / 6 p.m. / Outside Great St Mary's Church, Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 3PQ
On 25 January 2016 the Cambridge student Giulio Regeni disappeared in Cairo, where he was conducting research on Egypt's trade unions. His murdered body was found nine days later. A year since Giulio's abduction there is still no justice for him, nor for the hundreds of Egyptians similarly disappeared under President Sisi's government (see Amnesty International's Egypt report of July 2016).Read more
Thursday 3 November / 7 p.m. / Outer Parlour, Pembroke College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF
The student group Cambridge Defend Education will hold its first open meeting of the academic year tomorrow night. Among other things, the meeting will discuss what the government's reforms mean for higher education, and how we can fight for free education and diverse curriculums.
Friday 19 May / 7 p.m. / Friends' Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BA
More than four months after the murder of Cambridge student Giulio Regeni during his fieldwork in Egypt, this public meeting will bring together students, academics, trade unionists, and other local residents to continue the campaign for justice; not only for Giulio himself, but also for the many Egyptian citizens who have suffered a similar fate.Read more
Friday 22 April / 3.30 p.m. / King's Parade, Cambridge CB2
The Cambridge University and Cambridge City Amnesty International groups, supported by Egypt Solidarity Initiative, will hold a rally and photo call on King's Parade tomorrow as part of Amnesty's 'Truth for Giulio' campaign. The campaign calls for a serious investigation of the murder in Cairo of Giulio Regeni, the Cambridge doctoral student who had been working in Egypt on the unwelcome subject of independent labour organization.Read more
As activists and trade unionists, we are appalled and saddened by the cruel murder in Cairo of Giulio Regeni, a Cambridge doctoral student working on Egyptian labour organization. His body, marked by torture, was found nine days after he disappeared with many Egyptian citizens on 25 January, during a crackdown on the fifth anniversary of the country's revolution.Read more
Tuesdays, January to March / 5 p.m. / various venues
The seminar series organized by Cambridge Defend Education and Cambridgeshire Left returns for a fourth university term, aiming 'to integrate contemporary radical theory with political practice and activism'. In each seminar a talk by a guest is followed by an open discussion.Read more