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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:

Sandars Lectures, 2001. The Sandars Reader in Bibliography, Dr David McKitterick, Librarian, Trinity College, will deliver three lectures, entitled Printing versus publishing: Cambridge University Press and Greater Britain, 1873-1914, at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, 28 February, 7 March, and 14 March, in the Morison Room, University Library.

Criminology. Lectures will be held at 5.30 p.m. on the following Thursdays in Room B.16, Faculty of Law, West Road.

8 February Desistance from crime: results from the Tübingen studies of crime and human development, by Professor Hans-Jürgen Kerner, of the Institute of Criminology, Tübingen.
15 February Situational influences on crime and violence, by Professor Julie Horney, of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Divinity and the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies. Sr Nonna Harrison (Dr Verna E. F. Harrison, Berkeley) will give a lecture on St John Chrysostom's understanding of women and human identity, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 February, in the Faculty of Divinity, West Road.

Engineering. Mechanics Colloquia will be held at 2.30 p.m. on the following Fridays in Lecture Room 6, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

16 February Optimum design of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and extremal materials, by Professor Ole Sigmund, of the Technical University of Denmark.
23 February Unnatural selection - classification and choice in engineering design, by Professor Mike Ashby, of the Department of Engineering.
16 March Engineering science for synthesis, by Professor Nam P. Suh, of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

History of Art. Graduate seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Lecture Room, Department of History of Art, 1 Scroope Terrace.

7 February The art of all colours: medieval recipe books for painters and illuminators, by Mr Mark Clarke, of the Department of Archaeology.
14 February The retrospective tomb of Osric, King of Northumbria, in Gloucester Cathedral, by Mr Julian Luxford, of King's College.
28 February Charactered through art and body: an informed approach to the rock-art of central India, by Ms Emma Read, of the Department of Archaeology.
7 March Looking at sovereignty in early modern Europe: problems and methods, by Dr Margit Thofner, of the University of East Anglia.
14 March Do we need a natural history of art?, by Professor John Onians, of the University of East Anglia.

Oriental Studies. Japanese Studies Seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Sorimachi Memorial Room (Room 13), Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue.

12 February Deregulation, corporate restructuring, and the Japanese employment system, by Professor Takashi Arashi, of the University of Tokyo.
19 February Katachi, osamari, nige: towards a theory of Japanese craftsmanship, by Mr Michael Anderson, of Magdalene College.
26 February Tamokuteki hiroba: public space and amenity in contemporary Japan, by Mr Michael Anderson, of Magdalene College.
5 March Read less, not more: the dangers of reading in Tokugawa Japan, by Dr Peter Kornicki, of the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 7 February 2001
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