From CLSB, I went on to read Geography as a choral scholar at St John’s College, Cambridge, graduating with a first-class degree in 2014.
Glass Sellers Award
The UK glass manufacturing sector was well-represented at the Court and Livery Dinner of the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London on 10 March. Richard Katz, Master Glass Seller, welcomed Stuart Hakes as one of several distinguished guests. With an international glass industry association of 57 years, Mr Hakes is President of the Society of Glass Technology.
Ben was first introduced to the Company in October 2018 when he accompanied Beethoven Piano Prize Winner 2017, Joon Yoon at the Glass Sellers Concert held at the Grosvenor Chapel in Mayfair. He also joined Joon at the installation Dinner in December 2019.
I’m in Australia where I am with family and doing a couple of online concerts
It has been a really interesting and enjoyable year, just as I’d hoped, and I’m very happy with my decision to specialise into History and Philosophy of Science. Topics have ranged from the ethics of public health interventions (now more pertinent than ever) and the nature of scientific objectivity to the history of science in East Asia and the relationship between science and communism.