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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. The next Cambridge European Trust Lecture will be held on Friday, 23 March. Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, Secretary General of NATO, will deliver the lecture, entitled NATO: promoting peace through partnership.

This lecture will be held in Goldsmiths' Hall, London and will begin at 12.30 p.m., followed by a light buffet reception. On this occasion, the lecture is open to members of the University and invited guests only. The Trust is providing a coach to take members of the University to the lecture and back. If you would like to attend the lecture and reception and also wish to travel on the coach, please e-mail the Pro-Vice-Chancellors' Secretary, Mrs Julie Durrant (jd10010@cam.ac.uk), by Monday, 12 March. There are a limited number of seats available which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. Departmental Lecture Series. Dr Jan Erik Rekdal, of the University of Oslo, will give a lecture, entitled Vikings and saints: encounters in Orkney, Hebrides, and Man, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 March, in the Dirac Room, St John's College.

Isaac Newton Institute. A seminar aimed at a general scientific audience, entitled New results on inverse mean curvature flow and the Penrose inequality, will be given by Professor Gerhard Huisken, of Tübingen University, at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 March, 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.

Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations. Liberal Judaism Alma Royalton-Kisch Memorial Lectures. The first in a series of three annual lectures in memory of Alma Royalton-Kisch will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 15 March, in the Rank Room, Wesley House, Jesus Lane. Professor John K. Roth, Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, California, will deliver the lecture, entitled 'Good news' after Auschwitz? Christian and Jewish perspectives within a post-Holocaust world.

Pharmacology. The James Chew Memorial Lecture will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 23 March, in the Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Tennis Court Road. Dr Kurt W. Kohn, of the Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA, will speak on Taking advantage of the molecular defects in cancer cells: from molecular interactions to therapy.

University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate. Advisory Council for New Technologies in Assessment. A seminar, entitled New technologies from the school perspective, will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 March, in the Music Room, Downing College, as follows.

The impact of technology on teaching and learning in schools - an international perspective, by Mr Douglas Butler, of iCT Training Centre, Oundle School.

Creating a connected anytime anywhere learning community, by Mr Alan Stevens and Mr Graham Taylor, of Sawtry Community College.

For further details see http://ital.ucles-red.cam.ac.uk/ACNTA/.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 7 March 2001
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