Digital Alumni Week

Digital Alumni Week

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first King’s Digital Alumni Week.

More than 1,700 College Members and guests from 28 countries around the world listened to, watched and took part in an exciting week of events.

The varied programme consisted of a mixture of live and pre-recorded sessions, including an exploration of the King’s wildflower meadow with Head Gardener Steven Coghill; research talks from leading academics; Zadie Smith in conversation with Professor Peter de Bolla; an organ recital live from the Chapel, given by Director of Music Daniel Hyde; and a King’s update and Q&A session with the Provost, First Bursar and Senior Tutor.

If you missed a session or would like to watch again, all the sessions were recorded and we will be adding more links over the coming days.

 

Digital Week Events List

Tuesday 22nd Sep
  • Seriously, now - Kindness
    Seriously, now - Kindness
    Speaker: The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry
    'Kindness' To start each day of the Digital Alumni Week our Dean, Stephen Cherry, offers a ten minute ‘thought for the day’. …
  • Lectures from Lockdown
    Lectures from Lockdown
    Speakers: Professor Robert Foley, Dr Ingo Gildenhard
    A sample of the digital lectures created for students by King's Fellows during lockdown. …
  • Live Event: College Update with the Provost, First Bursar and Senior Tutor
    Live Event: College Update with the Provost, First Bursar and Senior Tutor
    Speakers: Professor Michael Proctor, Dr Keith Carne, Dr Tim Flack
    Watch the Provost, the First Bursar, and the Senior Tutor, for an exclusive session on how King’s is faring in these exceptional times. …
  • Live Event: Will Alan Turing’s technology bring about Keynes’ Economic Possibilities?
    Live Event: Will Alan Turing’s technology bring about Keynes’ Economic Possibilities?
    Speaker: Suranga Chandratillake
    In 1930, John Maynard Keynes' (KC 1902) essay 'Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren' predicted a more efficient future where humans would work just 15 hours…

Members and Friends News

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King's alumni recognised in 2021 New Year Honours

Four King's alumni have been recognised in the 2021 New Year Honours List.

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Radio to broadcast recorded version of Christmas Eve service

A recording of 2020’s A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols will be broadcast at the usual time on 24 December.

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Choristers joined by The King's Singers for Carols from King's

The internationally renowned vocal group stepped in to join the choristers for the traditional Christmas celebration after adult members of the Choir tested positive for COVID-19.

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