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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 2002. The Lectures, under the general title of Paper in the sixteenth-century Italian printing industry, will be delivered on Wednesdays, by Professor Conor Fahy, Sandars Reader in Bibliography and Emeritus Professor of Italian, University of London, at 5 p.m. in the Morison Room, University Library, as follows:

6 March Two centres of production: Genoa and Toscolano
13 March Studying sixteenth-century Venetian paper
20 March Large-paper copies of Aldine editions, 1500-1550

Centre for Family Research. Lunch-time seminars will be held at 1 p.m. prompt on Tuesdays in Room 606, Centre for Family Research, Free School Lane.

12 February Psychosocial dynamics of post-divorce parenting: pleasures, pitfalls, and new partners, by Julie Jessop, of the Centre for Family Research.
26 February Cultural stereotyping and variations in women's experiences of pre-natal screening for fetal abnormalities in East London, by Jane Sandall, of King's College, London.
12 March Lay understanding of heart disease and inheritance, by Kate Hunt, of the Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow.

Centre for History and Economics, King's College. Quantitative Economic History Seminars will take place on Thursdays at 12.30 p.m. in Room F4, the Gibb's Building, King's College. Sandwiches will be available from 12.15 p.m. Presentations will be approximately thirty minutes in length. Organizers: Chris Meissner and Hans-Joachim Voth.

21 February Marriage markets and intergenerational transfers in comparative perspective, by Maristella Botticini, of Boston University and the University of Brescia.
28 February Mechanisms of integrity: nineteenth-century New England banks and the success of connected lending, by Christopher M. Meissner, of King's College.

History and Economics Seminars will take place on Wednesdays, at 5 p.m. in the Wine Room, King's College.

13 February Redesigning history in contemporary Russia, by Catherine Merridale, of the University of Bristol.
27 February Poet as pilgrim: Rabindranath Tagore's discovery of the Indian Ocean, by Sugata Bose, of Harvard University.
6 March Bordeaux and the Atlantic world in the eighteenth century, by Richard Drayton, of Corpus Christi College.

Chemical Engineering. Research Seminars will take place on Wednesdays, at 4.15 p.m. in Lecture Theatre 1, Department of Chemical Engineering, New Museums Site. Refreshments will be served.

30 January Human bone marrow engineering: lessons learned from ex vivo erythropoiesis, by Dr A. Mantalaris, of Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine.
13 February Fluid dynamics and rheology of multiphase systems, by Dr Chris Lawrence, of Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine.
20 February Solution of the population balance equations for the three dimensional flow field in bubble columns with and without mass transfer, by Professor D. Mewes, of the Institut für Verfahrenstechnik, University of Hannover.
27 February Needle-free powder injection of vaccines for preventation and treatment of disease, by Dr B. Bellhouse, of the University of Oxford and Powderject plc.
6 March The solid/solution interface:adsorbing stuff!! by Dr Stuart Clarke, of the BP Institute.
13 March Granular materials: strength and failure patterns of agglomerates, by Professor Mojtaba Ghadiri, of the University of Leeds.

Criminology. A lecture entitled Probation policy issues will be given by Professor Rod Morgan, HM Chief Inspector of Probation, and will be held in Room B16, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site, at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 31 January 2002.

Dr Richard Young, of the University of Oxford, will give a lecture entitled Restorative justice - results from a study of the Restorative Cautioning Project in Thames Valley, at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 7 February 2002, to be held in Room LG19 in the Faculty of Law.

The Criminology Careers Seminar will be held in Room B16 in the Faculty of Law, on Thursday, 7 February at 5 p.m. Dr Alison Leibling, Director of the Prisons Research Centre, will be in the Chair. Profess-ional groups to be presented will include: police, probation, prison/prison psychology, Home Office research, and voluntary organizations.

Divinity. The Lent Term seminars on Wisdom offered by the Jewish Roots of Christian Worship Project will be held onTuesdays at 2.30 p.m. in the Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site:

12 February Wisdom in early Jewish sources, by Professor William Horbury, of the Faculty of Divinity.
26 February Wisdom in Bulgakov, by The Most Revd Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Wales.

Experimental Psychology. Zangwill Club Seminars are held at 4.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Department of Experimental Psychology, Downing Site. Tea and cakes will be served in the First Floor Seminar Room from 4 p.m.

1 February Epidemiological pursuit of cognitive endophenotypes in psychosis, by Professor P. B. Jones, of the Department of Psychiatry. Host: Professor Simon Baron-Cohen.
8 February Brain-behaviour links in autism: amygdala AND hippocampal-related abnormalities? by Professor Jill Boucher, of the University of Warwick. Host: Dr Kate Plaisted.
15 February Dissociations in cognitive memory: the case of developmental amnesia, by Professor Faraneh Khadem, of University College, London. Host: Dr T. Bussey.
22 February Representational changes during associative learning: from neural networks to neural systems, by Dr Robert Honey, of Cardiff University. Host: Professor A. Dickinson.
1 March Learning and social skills in large, long-lived mammals, by Dr P. C. Lee, of the Department of Biological Anthropology. Host: Professor N. J. Mackintosh.
8 March Issues of cost-effectiveness in cochlear implantation, by Professor Quentin Summerfield, Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham. Host: Professor B. C. J. Moore.

Law. The Centre for Public Law will be hosting a lecture entitled Human rights and judicial creativity, to be given by The Rt. Hon Lady Justice Brenda Hale. The lecture will take place on Monday, 4 February, at 5 p.m. in Room LG19, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. For further details, please contact Ms Felicity Eves (tel. 01223 330042, e-mail fre20@cam.ac.uk).

The Martin Centre. The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies holds lunch-time lectures at 12.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Martin Centre, 6 Chaucer Road. Lunch (price £1.50) is available at 1.15 p.m. if ordered by the preceding Monday (tel. 01223 331700).

6 February Modernism and disrupted sensibilities: the reception of E. G. Asplund's law courts annex, by Dr M. Landzelius, of the Department of Geography.
13 February New designs on learning: schools in the new South Africa, by Dr Ola Uduku, of the University of Strathclyde.
20 February Russia's unknown architecture: problem of recording and preservation, by Ms Ekaterina Shorban, of the Department of the Register of Architectural Monuments, Moscow.
27 February Cultural ground and architectural ground - ecology, by Mr Peter Carl, of the Department of Architecture.
6 March The definition of the geometry of the British Museum Great Court roof, by Dr Chris Williams, of the University of Bath.
13 March Engineers and sustainable development - an unholy alliance? by Professor Peter Guthrie, of the Department of Engineering.

Modern and Medieval Languages. German Department Research Group Seminars, under the title of Cultural history and literary imagination, will take place on Fridays at 4 p.m. in the Dirac Room, Fisher Building, St John's College, unless otherwise stated:

1 February The novel becomes commodity: moral romance in the Germany of the 1790s, by Michael Minden, of the Department of German.
15 February Interaction of visual and textual discourses: Kafka and photography, by Carolin Duttlinger, of the Department of German. Please note that this seminar will take place at 3.30 p.m. in the Mong Building, Sidney Sussex College.
15 March The topics of freedom: landscape and locality in Germany and Greece, 1770-1840, by Constanze Güthenke, of the University of Oxford.

Further information on the Group's activities can be obtained from David Midgley, St John's College (e-mail drm7@joh.cam.ac.uk) or Christian Emden, Sidney Sussex College (e-mail cje22@hermes.cam.ac.uk).

Music. The Robin Orr Lecture 2002, on Shakespeare and Verdi, will be given by Professor Sir Frank Kermode on Wednesday, 6 February 2002, at 5 p.m. in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue. Admission is free.

Slavonic Studies. Professor Harau Golomb (Israel), will give a lecture entitled Unrealized potentials, presence through absence: issues in the study of Chekhov's later plays, at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 February, in Room 8, Lecture Block, Sidgwick Site.

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation will give a lecture entitled Russia in twenty-first century, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 21 February, in Room 3, Lecture Block, Sidgwick Site.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 30 January 2002
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