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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. An open meeting of the New Testament Seminar will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 12 May, in the Lightfoot Room at the Divinity School, St John's Street, when Professor J. C. O'Neill, of the University of Edinburgh, will speak on Born of a woman, born under the law: Galatians 3.19-4.10.

Professor Morna Hooker, Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, will give her valedictory lecture, entitled Endings, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 14 May, in Lecture Room 4 at the Divinity School.

Dunn Nutritional Laboratory. Tea Club Lectures will be given at 4.15 p.m. on the following Mondays in the Clinical School, Addenbrooke's Hospital:

11 May Application of NMR to lipid metabolism in humans, by Dr Jimmy Bell, of the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, in Seminar Room 2.
 8 June Recent developments in malaria control, by Dr Brian Greenwood, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, formerly Director of MRC Fajara, The Gambia, in Seminar Room 2.
22 June The impact of under-reporting on conclusions about diet and health, by Dr Rachel Johnson, in Seminar Room 8.

Tea will be served at 4 p.m.

Mind-Matter Unification Project. To mark the first ten years of the Mind-Matter Unification Project at the Cavendish Laboratory, Professor Brian Josephson will give a lecture entitled Relating physical processes and mental processes: challenges and prospects. The lecture will describe a relational approach to the problem of understanding the mind, and its applications within both conventional and unconventional areas. It will be held in the Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Madingley Road, at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 May. Further details are available at http://www.tcm.phy.cam.ac.uk/~bdj10/lectures/mmu10.html.

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 or coffee is available from 4 p.m. in the Unit Office, Room 4.

20 May New information on Buddhism among the Buryats of Shinehen (Inner Mongolia), by Mr Hürelbaatar, of the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit.
27 May Japanese policy towards religion in Mongolia 1932-45, by Dr Narangoa, of the University of Bonn.
 3 June The economic future of Kyrgyzstan, by H.E. Roza Otumbayeva, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan.

Oriental Studies. Centre of Middle Eastern Studies. The Seventh John Bennett Memorial Lecture, entitled New directions in the study of the Crusades, will be given by Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith at 5 p.m. on Friday, 15 May, in the Benson Hall, Magdalene College.

The Chuan Lyu Lecture for 1998 will be given by Dr David Landsborough, who will speak on The introduction of Western scientific medicine in Taiwan, 1896-1945, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 14 May, in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue. Tea will be served at 4.45 p.m.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 7 May 1998
Copyright © 1998 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.