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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:

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

22 February Just punishment and social deprivation, by Professor Andrew von Hirsch, of the Institute of Criminology.
1 March The effects of school failure on aggression and violence, by Professor Daniel Nagin, of Carnegie Mellon University.
8 March Measuring the prison: an adventure in values, by Dr Alison Liebling, of the Institute of Criminology.

German. A series of public lectures, entitled Landmarks in German drama, will be held at 5 p.m on Thursdays in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

15 February Hauptmann's 'Vor Sonnenaufgang', by Dr Mary Stewart, of Robinson College.
22 February Kaiser's 'Von morgens bis mitternachts', by Dr Sean Allan, of the University of Reading.
1 March Brecht's 'Mutter Courage', by Professor Ron Speirs, of the University of Birmingham.
8 March Weiss's 'Marat/Sade', by Dr Michael Minden, of Jesus College.

In addition, Visiting Professor H. J. Kreutzer, of the University of Regensburg, will give an open lecture, entitled Über die Musik in Goethes 'Faust', at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 February, in Hall 2, Lecture Block, Sidgwick Avenue.

German Studies Group. W. G. Sebald will talk about and read (in German) from his forthcoming book, Austerlitz, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 February, in the Senior Parlour, Gonville and Caius College. The reading will be followed by a discussion.

Isaac Newton Institute. A series of seminars aimed at a general scientific audience will be held at 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.

19 February Solar activity and climatic change, by Professor Nigel Weiss, of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.
26 February Combinatorics and polynomials arising from geometric symmetries, by Professor Arun Ram, of the University of Wisconsin.
5 March Smog and rain on a windy day, by Professor Gregory Falkovich, of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies. Amos Oz and Nicholas de Lange will speak on the occasion of the English publication of the book, The Same Sea, by Amos Oz, translated by Nicholas de Lange, at 8.15 p.m. on Thursday, 22 February, in the Palmerston Room, St John's College.

Joshua Sobol, a leading Israeli playwright, will talk on My first novel, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 March, in the Common Room, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 14 February 2001
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