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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:

Divinity. Professor Shaul Shaked (Jerusalem) will speak to the Hebrew, Jewish, and Early Christian Studies Seminar on Some Jewish themes in the Aramaic Magic Bowls at 2.30 p.m. on Monday, 5 March, in the Lightfoot Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road.

Currents in World Christianity: Mission in Theology Lecture. Dr Emmanuel Katongole, of the National Seminary of Uganda and Visiting Assistant Professor, Duke University, will speak on Mission and social formation at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 March, in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road.

Plant Sciences. Kenneth Sporne Lecture. Professor Mark Chase, of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, will deliver the inaugural Kenneth Sporne Lecture, entitled DNA sequence data and flowering plant classification, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 1 March, in the Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street. Refreshments will be available from 3.30 p.m. in the Department. This is a new lecture series, with the general theme of Evolution of plants.

Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Professor Andrew Casson, of Yale University, will deliver the fourteenth Kuwait Foundation Lecture, entitled Progress and challenges in 3-dimensional topology, at 5 p.m. on Monday, 5 March, in the Wolfson Room (MR2), Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road (entrance near the Isaac Newton Institute, on Clarkson Road).

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Cambridge University Reporter, 28 February 2001
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