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Announcement of a lecture and seminars

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

Biological Anthropology. The final Research Seminars for the Easter Term will be held at 4 p.m. on the following Wednesdays, in the Seminar Room, Level 6, Department of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street.

13 May Human inbreeding: is it worth the cost?, by Alan Bittles, of Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA.
20 May Mate choice and MHC in the common marmoset, by Björn Grob, of the Anthropologisches Institut, Zürich.

Cambridge Group For The History Of Population And Social Structure. Seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Cambridge Group Library, 27 Trumpington Street, as follows:

18 May Looking for work opportunities in a difficult labour market: the Catalan textile sector 1830-1925, by Dr Enriqueta Camps, of the University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
1 June 'We did not have any more, and we never thought about it': an oral history of birth control and family planning strategies in Oxford and South Wales, by Dr Kate Fisher, of Wadham College, Oxford.
8 June Mortality and economic development over the course of modernization: the analysis of short-run fluctuations in rural Spain 1850-1990, by Professor David Reher, of the Complutensian University, Madrid.
15 June Negotiating death in early modern Cheshire: evidence from probate accounts and testamentary causes, 1570-1700, by Ms Catherine Frances.
22 June Sex ratios, seasonality, and astronomy in historical demography, by Dr Peter Duffet-Smith and Dr Phyllis Lee.
29 June The pill as a weapon in the population growth problem, 1920s-1970s, by Dr Lara Marks, of Imperial College, London.
6 July Migrants, immigrants, and welfare from the Old Poor Law to the Welfare State, by Dr David Feldman, of Birkbeck College, London.

Divinity. A meeting of the North Atlantic Missiology Project Seminar will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 21 May, at Westminster College. Graham Kings, of the Henry Martin Library, will speak on A corresponding theology of mission: letters between Max Warren and Roger Hooker, 1965-77.

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.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 13 May 1998
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