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William and Mary Lecture. Dr Rudi Fuchs, Director of the Amsterdam City Museum, will give the Fifth Annual William and Mary Lecture on Thursday, 12 March 1998. Details of the time and the venue will follow.
African Studies. Seminars on Current development issues in Southern Africa will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the SPS Committee Room, New Museums Site, Free School Lane.
|27 January||Violence and social change in a borderland economy: war in the Maputo Hinterland, Mozambique, 1984-1992, by Dr JoAnn McGregor, of St Antony's College, Oxford.|
|3 February||Saving for wire-cutters? Assessing the consequences of leaving the land issue unresolved in Namibia, by Dr Donna Pankhurst, of the University of Bradford.|
|10 February||Indigeneity or first nation status: a review of current issues in the negotiation of Khoisan identities, by Dr Paul Lane, of the University of Botswana.|
|17 February||Sexuality, identity, and HIV prevention in the Southern African mines, by Dr Cathy Campbell, of LSE.|
|24 February||Food, poverty, and rural-urban linkages in Zimbabwe, by Mr Nick Amin, of the University of Natal.|
|3 March||All you wanted to know about effective protection but were too scared to ask - with an application to South Africa, by Professor Ben Fine, of SOAS.|
|10 March||Trade and industry in South Africa: the case of KwaZulu Natal, by Professor Raphael Kaplinsky, of the University of Sussex.|
Africana Forum, under the general title Gender, women, and history, will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the SPS Committee Room, New Museums Site, Free School Lane.
|26 January||The revolt of the women, Muranga District 1947, soil conservation, and the question of labour, by Ms Joyce Kannan, of SOAS.|
|2 February||Women missionaries in the high Imperial era: feminist concerns and Imperial realities, by Ms Carrie Pemberton.|
|9 February||Gender and economic reform in Ghana: theory and practice, by Dr Lyn Brydon, of the University of Birmingham.|
|16 February||Gender, masculinity, and the Wesleyan Mission in nineteenth-century Natal, by Mr Siphamandla Zondi.|
|23 February||Not either an experimental doll: the separate work of three south African women ten years on, by Professor Shula Marks, of SOAS.|
|2 March||The game of the rose: women flower growers in Kenya's economy, by Ms Susan Nottingham.|
|9 March||Burning words, flaming images: black women in publishing, by Ms Kadija George.|
Clinical Veterinary Medicine. Tea Club Programme. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 4.30 p.m. in the Main Lecture Theatre at the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road. Tea is served at 4 p.m. in the Senior Common Room.
|29 January||Cancer - a matter of life and death, by Professor Gerard Evan, of University College London.|
|26 February||Genetic control of susceptibility to scrapie, BSE, and CJD, by Dr Nora Hunter, of the Institute of Animal Health, Edinburgh.|
|12 March||Complement regulatory molecules in microbes and man, by Dr Alex Davies.|
Divinity. A meeting of the North Atlantic Missiology Project Seminar will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 29 January, in Westminster College. Ms Natasha Erlank will speak on The theological, social, and material context of Scottish missions in South Africa during the nineteenth century.
Economics, Management Studies, and Mathematics. The University Finance Seminar is held from 4.15 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 1 of the Judge Institute, Trumpington Street, preceded by tea and followed by drinks. The remaining meetings of the Lent Term will be as follows:
|30 January||Market micro-structure|
|at 4.15 p.m.||Information in New York Stock Exchange seat prices, by Professor Donald Heim, of the University of Pennsylvania.|
|at 5.15 p.m.||Monopolist price selling under delayed publication, by Dr Victoria Saporta, of the Bank of England.|
|13 February||Investment strategies|
|at 4.15 p.m.||Capital growth with security, by Professor William Ziemba, of the University of British Columbia.|
|at 5.15 p.m.||To be confirmed.|
|20 February||Market regulation|
|at 4.15 p.m.||Regulating market participants, by Mr Andrew Winkler, of the Financial Services Authority.|
|at 5.15 p.m.||Setting standards for bank regulation is just the first step: maintaining them is the harder part, by Professor Charles Goodhart, of LSE and the Bank of England.|
|6 March||Security design and pricing|
|at 4.15 p.m.||Debt design and strategic behaviour, by Professor William Perraudin, of Birkbeck College.|
|at 5.15 p.m.||Optioned portfolios: the trade-off between expected and guaranteed returns, by Dr Cees Dert, of ABN Amro, Amsterdam.|
Contact numbers for queries and information are 339641 or fax on 339652.
Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law. Seminars will be held at 12.45 p.m. on Fridays, at 5 Cranmer Road, accompanied by a sandwich lunch courtesy of Messrs Ashurst Morris Crisp.
|23 January||Settlement of international environmental disputes, by Dr Phoebe Okowa, of the University of Bristol.|
|30 January||Treaty, custom, and the unity of international law, by Mr Philippe Sands, of SOAS.|
|6 February||Aspects of international adjudication, by Professor Eli Lauterpacht, C.B.E., Q.C.|
|13 February||The democratic standard - universal or regional? Perspectives from the OAS, by Dr Domingo Acevedo, of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights.|
|20 February||The ILC draft articles on state responsibility: worth a second reading?, by Dr Vaughan Lowe and Professor James Crawford.|
|27 February||International refugee law after the Cold War, by Dr Guy Goodwin-Gill, of the University of Oxford.|
|6 March||International law in early Rome, by Professor Alan Watson, of the University of Georgia.|
MRC Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair and the Parke-Davis Neuroscience Research Centre. Distinguished Lecture Series in the Neurosciences. The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Large Seminar Room, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way. Refreshments will be served following the lectures.
|26 January||Mechanisms of demyelination in multiple sclerosis, by Professor H. Lassmann, of the University of Vienna.|
|23 February||Retinogenesis in lower vertebrates, by Professor W. A. Harris.|
The Martin Centre. The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies holds lunch-time seminars at 12.15 p.m. on Wednesdays at 6 Chaucer Road. Lunch is available at 1.15 p.m. if ordered by the preceding Monday (tel. (3)31700).
|21 January||Achieving air quality in European cities, by Dr Mark Barrett, of Sustainable Environment Consultants Ltd.|
|28 January||Squeezing environmental management into a small organization, by Dr Jason Palmer, of the Martin Centre and Eclipse Research.|
|4 February||Housing policy and Kyoto, by Dr Brenda Boardman, of the University of Oxford.|
|11 February||Earthquake in Umbria, by Dr Robin Spence.|
|18 February||Transport economic restructuring and urban growth: Mexico City's Metro, by Dr Priscilla Connolly, of the Martin Centre and Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco.|
|25 February||Technical assistance in camps for the Kabul displaced, by Mr Peter Williams, of W. S. Atkins Consultants (Building & Environment).|
|4 March||Poetics and practical aesthetics in the writings of Gottfried Semper, by Ms Marie Hvattum.|
Medicine and Pathology. The following Virology Seminars will be given at 12 noon on Thursdays in Seminar Room 5, the Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital.
|19 February||How retroviruses get out of cells, by Dr Andrew Lever.|
|26 February||Role of human papillomavirus proteins in the virus life cycle, by Dr John Doorbar, of the National Institute of Medical Research, London.|
|5 March||Retrovirus vectors for in vivo gene delivery, by Professor Mary Collins, of University College London.|
|12 March||Endogenous retroviruses: resistance factors and agents of disease, by Dr Jonathan Stoye, of the National Institute of Medical Research, London.|
|19 March||Human herpesvirus-8 (Kaposi's Sarcoma-related herpesvirus): latent infection and gene expression, by Dr Simon Talbot, of the Institute for Cancer Research, London.|
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit. Research Seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on the following Wednesdays in Lecture Room 8, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue. Tea and coffee are available from 4 p.m. in the Unit Office, Room 4.
|28 January||The threatened Gobi, by Mr John Man.|
|11 February||Models and moralities: the parable of the two little sisters from the Mongolian grassland, by Dr Uradyn Bulag.|
|25 February||Trade, tribute, and 'white beards': Sino-Kokandi relations (c. 1760-1860), by Dr Laura Newby, of the University of Oxford.|
|11 March||A Chinese marriage made in hell, by Dr Charles Stafford, of the London School of Economics.|
Social Anthropology and Latin-American Studies. Professor E. Viveiros de Castro, Simón Bolívar Professor of Latin-American Studies for 1997-98, will give a series of lectures under the general title Cosmological perspectivism in Amazonia and elsewhere, at noon on Tuesdays, 17 and 24 February, and 3 and 10 March, in the Seminar Room, Department of Social Anthropology, Free School Lane.
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