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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:

Cambridge European Trust Lecture. Sir John Kerr, KCMG, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will deliver the Cambridge European Trust Lecture, entitled Actions, reactions, interactions: developments in US and European policies, at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 16 November, in the Faculty of Law, West Road. The Lecture is followed by a reception at which there is an opportunity to talk to the lecturer informally.

Cambridge University Moving Image Studio (CUMIS). Tod Machover, composer and Head of the Opera of the Future Group in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Laboratory, will give a lecture, entitled Walk into my brain, at 5 p.m. on Monday, 20 November, in Lecture Room 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Mill Lane. Further information is available from CUMIS (tel. (7)62549, e-mail info@cumis.cam.ac.uk).

Criminology. A seminar, entitled Can young homicide be predicted?, will be led by Professor Rolf Loeber, of the University of Pittsburgh and the Free University Amsterdam, at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 23 November, in Room B.16, Faculty of Law, West Road.

Divinity and the Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations. HRH Prince El Hassan Bin Talai, of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, will give a lecture, entitled Religious tolerance in an interfaith world, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 23 November, in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity Building, West Road.

Divinity and the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies. Dr Sergei Filatov, of Moscow University, will give a public lecture on Religion in the Russian Federation today, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 16 November, in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity Building, West Road.

MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit. Seminars will be held at 3 p.m. on the following Wednesdays in the Level 3 Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Hills Road.

15 November The devil within - endogenous DNA damage and cancer risk, by Professor David Shuker, of the Open University.
29 November Mitochondrial disease: so many questions but so few answers, by Professor David Turnbull, of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
13 December Operation principles of the sodium Fo motor of Propionigenium modestum, by Professor Peter Dimroth, of the University of Zürich.

Philosophy. Heffer Public Lecture, 2000. Professor Tom Sorell, of the University of Essex, will give the 2000 Heffer Public Lecture, entitled Blindspots in moral theory, at 5 p.m. on Friday, 17 November, in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate. Advisory Council for New Technologies in Assessment. A seminar, entitled Leading developments in computer-assisted assessment, will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 November, in the Hobson Room, Royal Cambridge Hotel, Trumpington Street, as follows.

Teaching, learning, and technology: where are we now?, by Mr Kim Whittlestone, of the Clinical and Biomedical Computing Unit.

Teaching, learning, and technology: where might we go?, by Dr Jem Rashbass, of the Clinical and Biomedical Computing Unit.

Please note that only members of UCLES and the University of Cambridge may attend this particular seminar. For further details see http://ital.ucles-red.cam.ac.uk/ACNTA/.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 15 November 2000
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