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The following lectures and seminars will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:
Guest Lecture. His Excellency Dr Esmat Abdul Meguid, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, will deliver a special guest lecture, entitled The imperatives and the challenges of peace in the Middle East, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 March, in the Senate-House.
Inaugural Lecture. Professor Bryan Turner, Professor of Sociology, will give his Inaugural Lecture, entitled On the erosion of citizenship: participation and exclusion in modern societies, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in Room 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.
Smuts Memorial Fund Commonwealth Lectures, 2000. The series of lectures, entitled A search for justice in the aftermath of Empire, will be delivered by the Rt Hon. Sir Douglas Graham, New Zealand Minister of Justice, 1990-97, Attorney General, 1997-99, and Minister in charge of Treaty of Waitangi negotiations, 1991-99. They will take place at 5.30 p.m. in Lecture Theatre G.24, Faculty of Law, West Road, with the exception of the lecture on 14 March, which will take place at 4.30 p.m.
|8 March||The past - the cause of grievance.|
|9 March||The contemporary approach - negotiation.|
|13 March||The resolution - settlements.|
|14 March||The future - hope.|
A reception for Sir Douglas will be held in the Faculty of Law following the lecture on 8 March.
Melville Lecture. The Melville Lecture, entitled Designed polymers by free radical addition-fragmentation processes, will be delivered by Dr Ezio Rizzardo, of CSIRO Molecular Science, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, at 5 p.m. on Monday, 20 March, in Lecture Theatre 2, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road. A supporting lecture, entitled Addressing industrial aspects of controlled polymer synthesis, will be given at 4 p.m. by Dr Derek Irvine, of Uniqema, Wilton.
Criminology. The following lectures will be held in Room B.16, Faculty of Law, West Road, as follows:
|14 March||Prison privatization in the English-speaking countries: lessons from the first fifteen years, by Professor Richard Harding, of the University of Western Australia (6 p.m.).|
|16 March||Justice, public safety, and management of offenders in the community, by Professors Michael Smith and Walter Dickey, of the University of Wisconsin (5.30 p.m.).|
Divinity and Oriental Studies. Dr Armin Lange, of Tübingen University, will speak to an open meeting of the Old Testament Seminar on The importance of the early non-Essene texts from Qumran for the interpretation of the Old Testament, at 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 March, in Room 13, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue.
Fitzwilliam Museum. Lunch-time Gallery Talks, under the general title Art in context, will be given at 1.15 p.m. on Wednesdays, from 26 January to 26 April.
|15 March||Time in twentieth-century painting, by Michael Harrison, Director of Kettle's Yard.|
Gender and Film Symposium. As part of the celebrations for International Women's Week, the Gender Studies Working Group gives notice of a symposium, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. on Saturday, 11 March, in the Palmerston Room, St John's College, discussing issues in the field of gender and film. Speakers will include Laura Mulvey, Stephen Heath, Paul Julian Smith, Andrew Webber, Ben Morgan, Emma Wilson, and Katrin Wilhelm. There is no charge and no pre-registration is required. For further details, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or see http://www.gender.cam.ac.uk/.
History. Byzantium and the Medieval World seminar series. Dr David Phillipson, of the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, will give a seminar, entitled Ethiopia in the first millennium AD: its place in the wider world of Late Antiquity, at 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 March, in the Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College.
University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and its Advisory Council for New Technologies in Assessment. A seminar, entitled How do we accredit the ability to learn and apply, rather than simply to remember and repeat?, will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 March, in the Boulind Room, Homerton College, Hills Road, as follows:
Design and validity of technology-based measures, by Dr Eva Baker, of UCLA and the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing, California.
Computer-based assessment of teamwork and problem solving, by Dr Harry O'Neil, of UCLA.
For further details, see http://ital.ucles-red.cam.ac.uk/ACNTA/
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Cambridge University Reporter, 8 March 2000
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