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The following lectures and seminars will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:
McDonald Lecture. The Managing Committee of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research give notice that the Eleventh McDonald Lecture, entitled At the edge of knowability: towards a prehistory of languages, will be delivered by Professor Lord Renfrew, Director of the McDonald Institute, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 November, in Lecture Room 3, Mill Lane.
Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. Professor Stefan Brink, of Uppsala University, will give a lecture, entitled New aspects of the structure of early Scandinavian society, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 October, in the Boys Smith Room, St John's College. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies. Seminars will be held on at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays, in the Old JCR, Emmanuel College. Tea is available from 5 p.m.
|2 November||Gender, work, and social networks in rural Kazakhstan, by Ms Rosamund Shreeves, of the University of Wolverhampton.|
|16 November||Seminar title to be announced, to be given by Dr Catherine Cooke, of the Open University.|
|30 November||Organization of disorder: the case of the homeless children in the Moscow underworld, by Ms Svetlana Stephenson, of the University of Luton.|
Criminology. Dr Lucia Zedner, of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, will give a lecture, entitled The pursuit of security, at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 4 November, in Room B16, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site, West Road.
Divinity. Currents in World Christianity Project. The first two lectures of a new series, Mission in Theology, in which leading theologians will address aspects of the theme of Christian mission, will be held at 5 p.m. on the following Mondays, in Lecture Room 3, Divinity School, St John's Street.
|1 November||Mission as hermeneutic for scriptural interpretation, by Professor Richard Bauckham, of the University of St Andrews.|
|29 November||The missionary being of the Church: missionary ecclesiology, by Professor Daniel Hardy, of the Faculty of Divinity.|
English. The following Special Lectures will be held at 5 p.m. in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.
|27 October||What painting taught literature: Roger Fry and Virginia Woolf, by Dr Frances Spalding, art historian and critic.|
|22 November||Modern European storytelling, by Dame Antonia Byatt, DBE.|
Fitzwilliam Museum. Lunch-time Gallery Talks, under the general title Art in context, will be given at 1.15 p.m. on Wednesdays, from 13 October to 1 December.
|3 November||Apocalypse now?, by Craig Hartley, Senior Assistant Keeper of Prints.|
Isaac Newton Institute. A series of seminars aimed at a general scientific audience will be held 5 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room 1, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 20 Clarkson Road. Tea will be served from 4.30 p.m. and there will be an informal reception afterwards.
|1 November||Problems in crack and fault dynamics, by Professor James Rice, of Harvard University.|
|8 November||The baryon asymmetry of the universe, by Professor Valery Rubakov, of the Russian Academy of Science.|
|22 November||Magnetostriction of martensite: new materials that combine shape-memory and ferromagnetism, by Professor Dick James, of the University of Minnesota.|
|29 November||Galaxy formation, dark matter, and the high redshift universe, by Professor Carlos Frenk, of the University of Durham.|
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Plant Sciences. Seminars take place at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street.
|28 October||Where next in laser microscopy?, by Dr Brad Amos, of the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Cambridge.|
|11 November||Chloroplast and leaf development, by Dr Kevin Pyke, of the University of Nottingham.|
|18 November||Organization and dynamics in the plant nucleus, by Dr Peter Shaw, of the John Innes Centre, Norwich.|
|25 November||Chemical and physical changes in the rhizosphere, by Dr Peter Gregory, of the University of Reading.|
|2 December||Getting to the root of the problem, by Dr Tim Daniell, of the University of York.|
Slavonic Studies. Professor Georgii Vilinbakhov, Deputy Director, State Hermitage, St Petersburg, will give the first Elizabeth Hill Memorial Lecture, entitled The Russian State Hermitage, its past, present, and future, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 November, in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.
Social and Political Sciences. Sociological Research Group. A lunch-time talk, entitled Articulation of cultural and social hierarchies in youth social space, will be given by Roger Martinez, of Fitzwilliam College, at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, 3 November, in Committee Room 717, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, New Museums Site. This replaces the talk to be given by Jane Nolan (Reporter, p. 54).
South Asian Studies. Seminars are held at 5 p.m. in the Director's Room, Centre of South Asian Studies, Laundress Lane, as follows:
|10 November||Print and prose: karanams, pundits, and the East India Company in the making of modern Telugu, by Professor V. Narayana Rao, of the University of Wisconsin.|
|15 November||Communalism and its identities: facets of communal mobilization in the Bengal of the 1920s, by Dr P. K. Datta, of the University of Delhi.|
|29 November||Will there be 'Dalits' in 2099? An enquiry into the direction and speed of social change in India, by Dr Marika Vicziany, of Monash University, Melbourne.|
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Cambridge University Reporter, 27 October 1999
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