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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. David Puttnam (Lord Puttnam of Queensgate) will deliver the Cambridge European Trust Lecture, entitled The undeclared war and beyond - cinema in the 21st century, at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 1 February, in the Faculty of Law, West Road. The Lecture is followed by an informal reception.

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. Departmental Lecture Series. Dr Graham Isaac, of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, will give a lecture, entitled Gwarchan Maeldderw: a 'lost' medieval Welsh classic, at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 31 January, in the Boys Smith Room, St John's College.

Biological Anthropology. Research seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Level 6, Department of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street, unless otherwise stated.

31 January The Aurignacian as an example of population dispersal, by Dr William Davies, of the Department of Earth Sciences.
2 February Systematics, hominids, and lorisids: why should hominids be different?, by Dr Ian Tattersall, of the American Museum of Natural History, New York, and Dr Jeffrey Schwartz, of the University of Pittsburgh (Friday).
7 February Molecular adaptation of colour vision and coat colour genes in primates, by Dr Nick Mundy, of the University of Oxford.
14 February Human life-history strategies in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Finland, by Dr Virpi Lummaa, of the Department of Zoology.
21 February The disease of poverty: multidisciplinary approaches to tuberculosis in past populations, by Dr Charlotte Roberts, of the University of Durham.
28 February New developments: genealogies and the spread of disease; phylogenies and the comparative method, by Professor Paul Harvey, of the University of Oxford.
7 March Sexually-transmitted diseases and demographic crises in East Africa, 1860-1980, by Dr Shane Doyle, of the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.
14 March Hunting at Boxgrove: fact or fiction, by Dr Mark Roberts, of University College London.

Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies. Seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on the following Tuesdays in the Dirac Room, Fisher Building, St John's College. Tea will be available from 5 p.m.

6 February Soviet political sculpture, by Professor Brandon Taylor, of the University of Southampton.
20 February National minorities and citizenship rights in Lithuania, by Dr Vesna Popovski, of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London.
6 March Putting Mother Russia in context: gender, myth, and nationhood in Europe, by Dr Linda Edmondson, of the University of Birmingham.

Comparative Social and Cultural History. A series of seminars, entitled Cities, will be held at 5 p.m. on the following dates in the Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College, unless otherwise stated. Please note the rescheduling of seminars and a change of venue for the seminar on 7 February.

6 February Urban bodies, by Richard Sennett, of the London School of Economics.
7 February How to shop in the Renaissance city, by Evelyn Welch, of the University of Sussex (White Room, Gonville and Caius College).
20 February Urban life and culture in the eighteenth century: the British experience, by Peter Borsay, of the University of Wales, Lampeter.
6 March Talk of the town: origins of an eighteenth-century commonplace, by Lawrence Klein, of Emmanuel College.

Divinity. The Currents in World Christianity Project with the Henry Martyn Centre announce a joint series of seminars for the Lent Term, to be held at 2.15 p.m. in the Healey-Elias Room, Westminster College, on the following dates.

1 February Christians and structural violence: the North-east India Case, by Professor John Parratt, of the University of Birmingham.
22 February 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?': varying visual representations of Stanley's meeting with Livingstone at Ujiji in 1871, by Dr Jack Thompson, of the University of Edinburgh.
1 March Some theological and hermeneutical developments of the earliest Eucharist: discerning a case for contextual theology, by Revd Joseph Galgalo, of Selwyn College.

Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Professor G. Wüstholz, of ETH-Zentrum, Zürich, will deliver the thirteenth Kuwait Foundation Lecture, entitled Diophantine evolution, at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 February, in the Wolfson Room (MR2), Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road (entrance near the Isaac Newton Institute, on Clarkson Road).

Slavonic Studies. The Department of Slavonic Studies continues with its series of public lectures, entitled All the Russias. The lectures in the Lent Term will take place at 5.30 p.m. on alternate Thursdays, in the Umney Theatre, Robinson College, as follows.

8 February 'Them': foreigners, by Professor Anthony Cross, of Fitzwilliam College.
22 February Identity and language, by Dr Boris Gasparov, of Columbia University.
8 March Monuments and identity, by Dr Lindsey Hughes, of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 31 January 2001
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