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Announcement of lectures and seminars

The following lectures and seminars will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:

Divinity. A meeting of the North Atlantic Missiology Project Seminar will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 23 October, in the Lightfoot Room, the Divinity School, St John's Street. Dr Gerald Studdert-Kennedy, of Birmingham University, will speak on The colonial transformation of missionary education: Christ, history, and Shakespeare at the Madras Christian College, 1860-1940.

MRC Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair and the Parke-Davis Neuroscience Research Centre. The following lecture will be given at 5 p.m. on Monday, 24 November, in the Large Seminar Room, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way (adjacent to the Addenbrooke's Hospital site). Refreshments will be served afterwards. Prospects for acute neuroprotection in stroke and head injury, by Dr B. S. Meldrum, of the Institute of Psychiatry, London.

Music. A series of lectures under the general title Schubert and Vienna, and organized in conjunction with the 1997 Cambridge Music Festival, will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. (unless otherwise stated), in the University Music School, West Road.

 4 November Schubert's 'Tenth': reconstructing a vision, by Professor Brian Newbould, of the University of Hull.
11 November Schubert's creative process, by Dr Nicholas Toller, of Anglia Polytechnic University.
13 November
at 5.30 p.m.
An illustrated lecture on Schubert's songs, by Mr Hugh Wood (University of Cambridge) with Ms Alison Wells (Soprano) and Mr Martyn Parry (Piano).
18 November 'My love for Schubert is no passing fancy': what were the results of Brahms's enthusiasm? by Professor Robert Pascall, of the University of Nottingham.

Further details of the 1997 Cambridge Music Festival are available from the Festival Administrator (tel. 350544).

Post-Soviet States in Transition Programme, Sidney Sussex College. The following seminar will be held at 5.15 p.m. in the Knox-Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College:

12 November
Russia in the next millennium - how strong are its democratic roots?, by Dr Elizabeth Teague, Senior Analyst with the Jamestown Foundation.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 22nd October 1997
Copyright © 1997 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.