After visiting a few colleges, I felt Emma
was the one in which I felt most welcome
Emily, 2nd Year
Professor of Applied Mathematics
Since high school I have been fascinated by Particle Physics. The fact that humankind has been able to develop a profound understanding of nature at this most fundamental level is a remarkable achievement.
Historical geography may be defined most simply as the study of the geography of places in the past. While it would appear to be relatively easy to differentiate between the ‘past’ and the ‘present’, there is room for some debate about when the ‘present’ ends and the ‘past’ begins.
I usually describe myself as a ‘cultural’ historian, an adjective that raised eyebrows when I joined the History Faculty in Cambridge in 1979, but became normal and even fashionable by the 1990s.
Jon Lawrence, a Reader in Modern British History, outlines his interest in the social and cultural history of politics in Britain from the later nineteenth century to the present.