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The following lectures and seminars will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:
Inaugural Lecture. Professor Martin Millett, Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology, will deliver an Inaugural Lecture, entitled After the Ark: a classical archaeology for our time, on Tuesday, 30 April, at 5 p.m. in Lecture Room 3 of the Sidgwick Site.
Cambridge's Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology Initiative (WiSETI). Schlumberger lecture. This lecture will take place on Tuesday, 7 May, at 5 p.m., in Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site. Doors will open at 4.30 p.m. The Vice-Chancellor will introduce Dr Bonnie Dunbar, NASA astronaut, who will speak about her experiences and research in space.
Computer Laboratory. Seminars will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in Lecture Theatre 1, William Gates Building, J. J. Thomson Avenue, off Madingley Road.
|24 April||The GlazeMaster gaze-corrected videoconferencing project, by Jim Gemmell, of Microsoft Research, San Francisco.|
|8 May||Characteristics of the genetic programming search space, by Bill Langdon, of University College London.|
|15 May||The human genome: five example problems of interest to computer scientists and applied mathematicians, by Ewan Birney, of the European Bioinformatics Institute.|
|12 June||Electromagnetic eavesdropping on computers, by Markus Kuhn, of the Computer Laboratory.|
Divinity.The 2002 Hulsean Lectures will be given by Professor John de Gruchy, of the University of Cape Town, under the general title of Reconciliation and Christian tradition: a contribution to public theology. Lectures will be held at 5 p.m. in the Faculty of Divinity, West Road, on the following dates:
|8 May||How dare we speak about reconciliation?|
|14 May||Christian speech about reconciliation.|
|15 May||Reconciliation embodied in Christian community.|
|16 May||Reconciliation and the household of Abraham.|
|22 May||The art of reconciliation.|
|23 May||Covenanting together to restore justice.|
East Asia Institute. Centre for Korean Studies. Seminars will be held in the Sorimachi Memorial Room (Room 13) in the Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays. For further information, please contact David Prendergast (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) or Zoë Conway Morris (tel. 01223 335100, e-mail email@example.com).
|13 May||Korean Modernism in an international frame, by Dr Sowon Park, of Lucy Cavendish College.|
|20 May||Filipina entertainers in US military camptowns in South Korea: 'trafficked' women or migrant women? by Cheng Sea Ling, of the University of Oxford.|
Engineering. The Mechanics Colloquia Seminar Series will take place on Fridays, at 2.30 p.m. in Lecture Room 6 of the Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street. Please report to reception on arrival.
|26 April||On a phenomenological plasticity model with non-normality effects, by Professor Viggo Tvergaard, of the Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.|
|3 May||Decentralized feedback control of sound and vibration, by Professor Steve Elliot, of the University of Southampton. Please note that this is a joint seminar with the Control Group.|
|24 May||Extending fracture mechanics concepts to biological nanocomposite materials, by Professor Huajian Gao, of the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany.|
Committee for Interdisicplinary Environmental Studies, University of Cambridge. Allied Domecq Lecture Series 2002. The Earth Summit 2002: challenges, status, and solutions. The second lecture in this series, under the title of Climate change: scientific perspective and its implications, will take place on Monday, 29 April, at 5.30 p.m. in the Queen's Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register attendance.
Speakers: Dr Michael Hulme, Director, The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research; Professor Michael Grubb, of Imperial College London. Chair: Professor Harry Elderfield, of the Department of Earth Sciences.
The third lecture in this series, under the title of Policy and Johannesberg 2002, will take place on Tuesday, 14 May, at 6 p.m. in the Wellcome Trust Lecture Theatre, The Royal Society, London. Admission will be by ticket only. To apply, please e-mail email@example.com.
The Speaker will be the Rt Hon Michael Meacher, MP, Minister for the Environment.
Chair: Jan Buckingham, Director of Environment and Social Policy, Allied Domecq Plc. Chair for Question and Answer session: Derek Osborn, Chairman, United Nations Environment and Development Forum.
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.
|30 April||Transplantation experiences: a pilot study of cystic fibrosis patients, by Liz Chapman, of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.|
|14 May||'I believe the technical term is as mad as a box of frogs': mental health service clients representing mental ill health, by Juliet Foster, of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.|
|28 May||Gender and the pursuit of excellence in higher education, by Chris Mann, of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.|
|11 June||Author, narrator, or heroine? Gender inequalities and the limits of women's stories, by Jane Elliott, of the University of Liverpool.|
Gender Studies Working Group. The May Gender Lecture Series, entitled Gender and the developing world, will take place on Thursdays, at 5 p.m. in the Palmerston Room, St John's College.
|9 May||Feminist politics in a neo-liberal age: Latin-American conundrums, by Professor Maxine Molyneux.|
|16 May||Globalization, religious fundamentalism, and feminist thought, by Dr Nawal El Saadawi.|
|23 May||Labour standards, women's rights, basic needs: dilemmas of collective action and inaction in a globalizing world, by Dr Naila Kabeer.|
|30 May||Resistance, refusal, and global moralities, by Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern.|
Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies. The following lectures will be held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Room 9, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue.
|1 May||The representation of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict in Israeli cinema, by Dr Yosefa Loshitzky, of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.|
|15 May||Representation and images of Israelis/Zionists and Westerners in modern Arabic literature, by Professor A. Elad-Bouskila, of Beit-Berl College, Israel.|
History of Art. Dr Paul Joannides, of the Department of History of Art, will deliver the Annual Heffer's Lecture, entitled Titian old and Titian young, on Tuesday, 7 May at 5 p.m., in Lecture Room 1 at Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.
Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Departmental Seminars. Seminars meet at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays, in Seminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane. Tea is served beforehand in Seminar Room 1 at 4 p.m. Please note that times and venues vary for special events.
|25 April||Gerd Buchdahl - in memoriam (4 p.m. in Seminar Room 2; tea served from 3.30 p.m. in Seminar Room 1).|
|2 May||Joint Lecture with the Department of Social Anthropology: Only motion: reflections on the idea of progress, by Paul Rabinow, of the University of California, Berkeley (4.30 p.m. in the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Beldam Building, Bene't Street).|
|16 May||An infertility scare in Colonial Africa, by Nancy Hunt, of the University of Michigan.|
|23 May||Whigs and stories: Herbert Butterfield and the historiography of science, by Nicholas Jardine, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.|
|30 May||Seventh Annual Hans Rausing Lecture: When is science? The logic and sociology of seeing nothing, by Harry Collins, of the University of Cardiff (4.30 p.m. at the Old Laboratories, Newnham College).|
|6 June||Higher dimensional algebra: an escape route for the philosophy of mathematics? by David Corfield, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.|
|13 June||Imagining things: theories and practices in early modern psychological inquiry, by Kristine Haugen, of the University of London.|
Psychoanalysis and the Humanities. Seminars take place on selected Wednesdays, from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Tea is served from 4.40 p.m. Organized by Mary Jacobus (firstname.lastname@example.org) and David Hillman.
|1 May||Freud according to Cézanne: Lyotard, art, and psychoanalysis, by Sarah Wilson, of the Courtauld Institute.|
|22 May||Psychoanalysis, reading, and misreading, by Susan Budd, of the British Psychoanalytical Society.|
|29 May||'Rome or Death': General Garibaldi, nationalism, and the problems of psycho-biography, by Daniel Pick, of Queen Mary College, University of London and the British Psychoanalytical Society.|
Psy Studies: History of Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Allied Sciences. Wednesday seminars start at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Tea is served before each seminar at 4.40 p.m. Organized by John Forrester (email@example.com) and Deborah Thom (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|8 May||Missing persons: consciousness and criminality in the Victorian court, by Joel Eigen, of Franklin and Marshall College.|
|15 May||Inevitable discovery, by Peter Brooks, of Yale University.|
Cabinet of Natural History. Meetings take place at 1 p.m. on Mondays, in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Feel free to bring lunch with you. Organized by Vicky Carroll (email@example.com) and Sadiah Qureshi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|29 April||Manning the frontier: botany in Singapore, 1859-1912, by Emma Reisz, of the Faculty of History.|
|6 May||Crocodiles, Catholics, and country houses: visiting Charles Waterton (1782-1865), by Vicky Carroll, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.|
|13 May||Modernity and display: competing hierarchies and the visual arts in the Fin de Siècle, by Paul Greenhalgh, of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.|
|20 May||Darwin in South America: geology and the imagination, by Gillian Beer, of the Faculty of English.|
|27 May||Curs and cures; or, how (and why) to treat the bite of a mad dog in the early modern era, by Sara Pennell.|
|3 June||Pots, vats, and buckets of ice: a history of brain archiving, by Cathy Gere, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.|
|10 June||Cabinet Garden Party: The nature of Afghanistan, by Richard Drayton, of the Faculty of History.|
Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure. Seminars will take place on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, First Floor, Sir William Hardy Building, Department of Geography, Downing Place.
|29 April||'The birth of mortality' and Sir William Petty, by Professor Hervé le Bras, of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, and Churchill College.|
|6 May||Families and households of the poor: The nineteenth-century Slovenian gostači, by Dr Silvia Solvič, of the University of Essex.|
|13 May||Servants in rural England c. 1450-1650: hired work as a means of accumulating wealth and skills before marriage, by Dr Jane Whittle, of the University of Exeter.|
|27 May||Serf households in Central Russia: Voshchaznikovo 1816-58, by Ms Tracy Dennison, of Downing College.|
|3 June||Aged, infirm, and incapable? Self-perception and the elderly in early modern Hesse, Germany, by Dr Louise Gray, of the University of Leicester.|
|10 June||Infant mortality in the English Fens in the nineteenth century: some problems, by Ms Samantha Sneddon, of Queen Mary, University of London.|
|17 June||Daughters and maidservants as workers in the early modern German economy, by Dr Sheilagh Ogilvie, of the Faculty of Economics and Politics.|
Law. Professor Kevin Reitz will give a public lecture entitled America's model penal code: a new project to revise the sentencing and corrections standards on Thursday, 9 May, at 5.30 p.m., in Room B16, Faculty of Law, West Road.
Mathematics. The Rouse Ball Lecture for 2002 will take place on Tuesday, 14 May, and will be given by Professor Ronald Graham, of the University of California, San Diego. The Lecture is entitled Searching for the shortest network, and will be held in Room 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, at 12 noon.
MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit. Seminars will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, in the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Lecture Theatre, Level 7, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Hills Road. For enquiries, please contact Jean Seymour or Penny Cousins (tel. 01223 252704).
|8 May||Ageing and stress, by Professor Tom Kirkwood, of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Host: Michael Murphy.|
|22 May||Obesity therapy - what else can we do? by Dr John Clapham, of AstraZeneca R&D, Molndal, Sweden. Host: Martin Brand.|
|12 June||Hydrogenosomes and mitochondria of 'primitive' eukaryotes, by Dr T. Martin Embley, of the Natural History Museum, London. Host: Edmund Kunji.|
Modern Greek. The following open lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, in Room 1.02 of the Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue.
|1 May||Britain, the Great Idea, and the cession of the Ionian Islands, 1858-64, by Professor Robert Holland, of the University of London.|
|8 May||It happened in Athens: the relaunch of Greek film productions during World War II, by Professor Maria Stassinopoulou, of the University of Vienna.|
Oriental Studies. Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit. Research Seminars will take place on Tuesdays between 4.30 p.m. and 6 p.m., in Room 8, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue. Tea and coffee will be available from 4 p.m. in the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit office, Room 4, Faculty of Oriental Studies.
|30 April||Trajectories of legs: sacred objects and reinventing reindeer herding in Northern Mongolia, by Alan Wheeler, of the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit and the Department of Social Anthropology.|
|14 May||Recent ethnography on the Qiang. Shamanism and divination on the Sino-Tibetan border, by Michael Oppiz, Head of Ethnography, Volkerkunde Museum, Zurich.|
|28 May||Manipulation and innocence in the medieval correspondence between Mongol Khans and European powers, by Ann Fielding, of the Department of History of Art.|
|4 June||Maoist songs and iconography in Nepal, by Anne de Sales, of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.|
Social Anthropology. Authoritarianism Seminars will be held on Fridays, at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room G2, Department of Social Anthropology, New Museums Site, Free School Lane, unless otherwise stated. The Common Room (Ground Floor) will be available for tea from 4 p.m. onwards.
|26 April||Ethnographies of complicity: remembering fascist and socialist violence in the Julian March, by Dr Pamela Ballinger, of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, USA.|
|3 May||The gaze of the leader, by Senadin Musabegovich, of the European University Institute, Florence.|
|10 May||From oriental despotism to civil society assistance: discourses on authoritarianism in Central Asia, by Dr Deniz Kandiyoti, of the School of Oriental and African Studies.|
|17 May||Authoritarian time and birthday gifts to Stalin, by Dr Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov, of the Department of Social Anthropology.|
|24 May||Regimes of impunity and the weak state in Africa, by Dr Mariane Ferme, of the Department of Social Anthropology.|
|31 May||Authoritarianism and ways of life: taxi drivers in Ulan-Ude (Russia), by Professor Caroline Humphrey, of the Department of Social Anthropology.|
|7 June||Borders on the imagination: authority, political culture, and subjectivity in Northern Cyprus, by Dr Yael Navaro-Yashin, of the Department of Social Anthropology.|
On Thursday, 2 May a public lecture (organized jointly with the Department of History and Philosophy of Science) will take place. Professor Paul Rabinow, of the University of California, Berkeley, and Chair Blaise Pascal 2001-02, of the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, will lecture on Only Motion: reflections on the idea of progress at 4.30 p.m., in the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Beldam Building, Bene't Street.
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Cambridge University Reporter, Wednesday 24 April 2002
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