Mensa at Cambridge 2017
From: 10th Aug 2017
To: 13th Aug 2017
The 37th International
Mensa at Cambridge Conference
10-13 August 2017, Queens' College
I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
Invictus - William Ernest Henley
Invictus - or undefeated - will be the theme explored at this year's Mensa at Cambridge international conference in August.
The conference will look at how some people survive "unconquered" by adversity, highlighted in the famous quote from William Ernest Henley's 1888 poem Invictus.
Organiser Gillian Kaile said: "We shall also be considering mental, emotional and physical (mind, spirit, and body) attitudes that allow some people to overcome enormous difficulties.
"To do this, we will be covering the advantages of stoicism, the role of the Enlightenment, contingency planning and health issues.
"Considering that many people see this as a perilous time both nationally and internationally, the Invictus quote, to be "the master of my fate; the captain of my soul" is, I believe, a goal to which many of us would aspire."
We are moving home…..
The prestigious event will this year be held in the stunning surrounds of Queens’ College, which dates back to the 15th century. The college has a fascinating history (and an interesting tale about that errant apostrophe in the name), and includes actor and writer Stephen Fry, journalist Emily Maitlis and comedian Mark Watson amongst its alumni and is home to the world famous Mathematical bridge.
The conference fully inclusive packages include
** All talks **
** all meals **
** your accommodation **
** all tea/coffee breaks including fellows cake **
** daily use of a hospitality room including complimentary drinks + beer /wine /snacks **
Prices will range from £400 - £495 depending on your length of stay.
Secure your place today with a £100.00 deposit