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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:

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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Cambridge University Reporter, 21st January 1998
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