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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:

Stanton Lectures. The 2001 Stanton Lectures, entitled Philosophy and the meaning of truth, will be given by Professor J. J. Haldane, of the University of St Andrews, at 5 p.m. on the following dates in the Faculty of Divinity, West Road:

22 May Religion and the silencing of philosophy.
23 May Religion's uncertain standing.
24 May The examined life and the pursuit of truth.
25 May Metaphysics, truth, and the existence of God.

Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and St John's College. Dirac Lecture 2001. Professor Freeman Dyson, of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, will give the Dirac Lecture, entitled Is life analog or digital? How different kinds of life might survive in a cold expanding universe in the remote future, at 11 a.m. on Monday, 18 June, in the Weston Room, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road.

Clinical Veterinary Medicine. Tea Club lectures will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesdays in Lecture Theatre 1, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road. Tea will be served at 4 p.m. in the Senior Common Room.

6 June    Pertussis: the disease, its epidemiology, and its prevention, by Professor Jim Cherry, of UCLA School of Medicine.
20 June    Controlling scrapie in the twenty-first century: the contribution of epidemiology, by Dr Linda Hoinville, of the Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge.

Criminology. Dr Susan Rex, of the Institute of Criminology, will give a lecture, entitled Communicating through punishment: the case of community penalties, at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 22 May, in Room B.16, Faculty of Law, West Road.

Professor Antony Duff, of the University of Stirling, will give the Nigel Walker Lecture, entitled Crime, prohibition, and punishment, at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 24 May, in Lecture Theatre LG17, Faculty of Law, West Road.

English. A talk, entitled The novel in 2001, will be given by Philip Hensher, of the Independent, and Booker Prize judge in 2001, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 17 May, in Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue. The talk and discussion will be introduced by A. S. Byatt, novelist.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 16 May 2001
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