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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 John Forrester, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, will deliver an Inaugural Lecture entitled Freud in Cambridge. The Lecture will take place on Thursday, 9 May at 5 p.m., in Mill Lane Lecture Room 3.
Mordell Lecture, 2002. The Mordell Lecture for 2002 will be given by Professor Yakov Eliashberg, of Stanford University, who will lecture on Symplectic field theory: its structure and applications, at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 May, in the Wolfson Room (MR2), Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road.
Institute of Astronomy. Cambridge Astrophysics Colloquia. Colloquia will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Lecture Theatre, Madingley Road. They will be preceded by tea at 4 p.m. in the Hoyle Building.
|2 May||Weak lensing by large scale structure, by Dr A. Refregier, of the Institute of Astronomy.|
|9 May||An abnormally large population of Halo White Dwarfs, by Dr B. Oppenheimer, of the American Museum of Natural History.|
|16 May||New results in asteroseismology, by Dr D. Kurtz, of the University of Central Lancashire.|
|23 May||Measuring the ages of the oldest populations, by Dr S. Yi, of the University of Oxford.|
|30 May||What can we learn from galaxy clustering? by Dr D. Weinberg, of Ohio State University.|
|13 June||The metallicities, masses, and star formation histories of nearby galaxies: new results from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, by Dr G. Kauffmann, of the Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Garching.|
Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies (CARTS). The Jewish Roots of Christian Worship Project seminars for this term are as follows:
|7 May||Wisdom in Islamic religious leadership, by Mr Peter Avery, of King's College.|
|21 May||Wisdom in patristic literature, by Dr Marcus Plested, of the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies.|
Seminars will take place at 2.30 p.m. in the Lightfoot Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road.
Experimental Psychology. The annual Kenneth Craik Lecture will be given on 3 May, at 5 p.m. in the main Physiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology, Downing Site. Bud Craig, of the University of Arizona, will deliver a lecture entitled How do you feel? Interoception: the sense of temperature, pain, itch, and the material me.
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.
|10 May||Perceptual classification of static and dynamic objects, by Professor Koen Lamberts, of the University of Warwick. Host: Professor L. Tyler.|
|17 May||Saccadic latency: chance and choice, by Dr Roger Carpenter, of the Department of Physiology. Host: Professor J. D. Mollon.|
|24 May||Computations in human motor learning, by Professor Daniel Wolpert, of the Institute of Neurology, London. Host: Dr G. J. DiGirolamo.|
|31 May||Multiple meanings and multiple senses: a novel approach to word recognition, by Dr Jenni Rodd, of the Department of Experimental Psychology. Host: Professor B. C. J. Moore.|
|7 June||Aging and spoken word production: why does phonological retrieval fail? by Dr Deborah Burke, of Pomona College, Claremont, CA. Host: Professor L. K. Tyler.|
History. Hexagonal Forum. Meetings will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Boys Smith Room, Fisher Building, St John's College. For any further information, please contact Robert Tombs (e-mail email@example.com).
|14 May||Seeing through the Prism of Tartuffe: politics and theatre in the French Restoration, by Professor Sheryl Kroen, of the University of Florida.|
|28 May||Citizen of France, citizen of Europe: the discursive construction of 'Europe' among the French Left, 1919-39, by Professor Charles Sowerwine, of the University of Melbourne, and the Université de Versailles.|
Land Economy. Lunch-time seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., and will take place in Lecture Room 1, Laundress Lane (old Department of Land Economy Library).
|8 May||Continental shift? An analysis of convergence trends in European real estate equity returns, by Professor Colin Lizieri, of the University of Reading.|
|22 May||Interest group lobbying and corporate strategy, by Professor John Maxwell, of Indiana University, and University College London.|
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).
|8 May||Tangible infoscapes: digital tools for urban design and planning, by Mr Carlo Ratti, of the Martin Centre.|
|15 May||Current architecture: traditional urbanism and classicism, by Professor David Watkin, of the Department of History of Art.|
|22 May||XCO2 futures - the fourth Industrial Revolution, by Mr Robert Webb and Mr Richard Cochrane, of XCO2 conisbee Ltd.|
|29 May||Environmental conditions for eliminating house dust mites, by Dr David Crowther and Mr Toby Wilkinson, of the Martin Centre.|
Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Professor B. Gross, of Harvard University, will give the Twenty-third Kuwait Foundation Lecture on The characteristic polynomials of automorphisms of lattices, on Monday, 20 May at 5 p.m., in the Wolfson Room (Meeting Room 2), Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road (entrance on Clarkson Road, before the Isaac Newton Institute).
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. Seminars will be held at 1.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, McDonald Institute Courtyard Building, Downing Site.
|8 May||Neolithic landscapes and resources at Çatalhöyük: a view from phytoliths and geomorphology, by Ms Arlene Rosen.|
|22 May||Rescuing the past: recent archaeological work on the island of Amorgos, Greece, by Mr Georgios Gavalas.|
|5 June||Illicit antiquities: what is, and what should never be, by Mr Neil Brodie.|
Modern and Medieval Languages. Hispanic Research Seminars. Seminars for this term will take place on Wednesdays at 5.30 p.m. in the Richard Eden Room, West Court, Clare Hall. Please contact Jan Gilbert (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) for further details and directions to the Richard Eden Room.
|1 May||Painters as writers and writers as painters: literature and painting in the Golden Age, by Dr Colin Thompson, of the University of Oxford.|
|15 May||Intellectuals and ideologies: the Mester de Clerecía and social change in thirteenth-century Castile, by Dr Julian Weiss, of King's College, London.|
|29 May||Paco Rabal: performance, myth, and meaning, by Ms Rikki Morgan, of Anglia Polytechnic University.|
Refreshments will be provided. Seminars will generally be followed by dinner with the guest speaker in a local restaurant. All are welcome.
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Cambridge University Reporter, Wednesday 1 May 2002
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