Campus & Community

Distinguished Harvard Professor Celebrates Historic Intellectual Relationship

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The University of Cambridge

A Harvard University professor and one of the US’s most distinguished orators yesterday delivered a far-ranging lecture about the historic relationship between Cambridge and Harvard to commemorate Cambridge’s 800th anniversary.

The Reverend Professor Peter J Gomes’ lecture, Mature Reflections of a Child, addressed the relationship between Cambridge as parent and Harvard as child. Harvard University was first endowed by John Harvard in the 17th century. Harvard was an alumnus of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

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