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Announcement of lectures and seminars, etc.

The following lectures and seminars, etc., will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:

Slade Lectures. The Slade Lectures for 2003-04 will be given by William J. R. Curtis, Slade Professor, 2003-04, under the title Modern architecture and monumentality at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays, in Lecture Room 3 at Mill Road Lecture Rooms.

14 October Monumentality, modernity, institutions
21 October Cosmos, state, assembly
28 October Theatre, city, landscape
4 November Abstraction, representation, ideology
11 November Symbolic, sacred, secular
18 November Identity, territory, origins
25 November Democratic, public, political
2 December Monument, memorial, myth

Divinity. A special programme of four seminars on The legacy of Henry Martyn will be held in the Faculty of Divinity, West Road (unless otherwise stated) at 2.15 p.m. during the Michaelmas Term 2003 to commemorate the bicentenary of the ordination of Henry Martyn. The seminars will be jointly held by the Henry Martyn Centre and the Christianity in Asia Project of the Faculty of Divinity.

23 October An ardour of devotion: The spiritual legacy of Henry Martyn, by Dr Brian Stanley, Director, Henry Martyn Centre, and Fellow of St Edmund's College. This seminar, on the actual bicentenary of the ordination of Henry Martyn, will take place at Westminster College and will be followed by a tea reception.
30 October Henry Martyn, the Bible and Christianity in Asia, by Dr Sebastian C.-H. Kim, Director, Christianity in Asia Project.
13 November Beyond religious controversy: Christian mission and communal religious violence in contemporary India, by Dr David Emmanuel Singh, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies and Director-Designate, Henry Martyn Institute, Hyderabad.
4 December The legacy of Henry Martyn in the study of India's Muslims and Islam in the nineteenth century, by Dr Avril Powell, of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Further details are available from Dr Sebastian C-H. Kim, Director, Christianity in Asia (tel.763012).

Centre for Family Research. Seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 606, Centre for Family Research, Free School Lane.

21 October The Brazelton Centre: supporting early parent-infant relationships, by Dr Joanna Hawthorne, of the Centre for Family Research and Brazelton Centre, Addenbrooke's Hospital.
4 November The legacy of the nineteenth century bourgeois family and the wool merchant's son, by Professor Leonore Davidoff, of the University of Essex.
25 November The silent treatment: parental estrangement and adolescents' well-being, by Dr Jan Pryor, of the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Gender Studies. Gender Lectures will be held on Thursdays from 5 to 6.30 p.m. in the Palmerston Room, St John's College.

16 October A public servant's view of diversity, by Sir Richard Wilson. Discussant: Marc Stears.
30 October Powerful men in the new world order, by Professor Bob Connell, of the University of Sydney. Discussant: Madeleine Arnot.

A mini-conference under the title Gender as a category of analysis will be held in the Upper Hall, Jesus College, from 28 to 31 October 2003. Speakers: Carol Gilligan, Juliet Mitchell, Bob Connell, Shaila Fennell, and Veronique Mottier.

28 October 5 - 6.30 p.m.Carol Gilligan lecture: Listening as a method.
30 October 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Conference.
31 October 1 - 2.30 p.m.Bob Connell and Carol Gilligan: informal session with students in the Prioress's Room, Jesus College.

Gender Theory Study Group meets in Room 10, 8 Jesus Lane, from 8.15 to 9.45 p.m. Refreshments are available at 7.45 p.m.

28 October Dressing the male body in colonial India: some comparative reflections, by Polly O'Hanlon.
25 November Exploring the acceptable: deconstructing masculinity in the school playground, by Elena Torres-Quevedo.

A Gender Lunch will be held on 11 November from 1 to 2.30 p.m. in the Prioress's Room, Jesus College: The womb in which I lay: daughters finding their mothers in life and death, Pauline Perry 'In conversation' with Juliet Mitchell.

History and Philosophy of Science. Departmental Seminars. Seminars are held on Thursdays at 4.30 p.m. in Seminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane. Tea is available from 4 p.m. in Seminar Room 1. Organized by Simon Schaffer.

23 October Rationality without foundations: Popper's alternative to the postmodern subversion of reason, by Zuzana Parusnikova, of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
30 October Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992, by Maurice Finochiaro, of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
6 November Smashing science's boundaries in World War II? Teamwork, technoscience, public engagement, and penicillin, by Robert Bud, of the Science Museum, London.
13 November British naturalists in Qing China: science, empire, and cultural encounter, by Fa-Ti Fan, of the State University of New York.
20 November Early Mendelism and the subversion of race: epistemological obstacles as institutions? by Staffan Müller-Wille, of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.
27 November Hidden depths: Halley, hell, and other people, by Patricia Fara, of Clare College.
4 December Living with scepticism, by Neil Gascoigne, of the University of Surrey, Roehampton.

History of Medicine. Seminars are held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Tea is available from 4.40 p.m. Organized by Andrew Cunningham and Nick Hopwood.

14 October Picturing medicine in the age of Petrarch, by Peter Jones, of King's College.
21 October A late-Victorian Alder Hey? The Poor Law and the expansion of the Cambridge anatomy school, by Elizabeth Hurren, of University College, Northampton.
28 October The regimen sanitatis in late medieval England, by Glenn Hardingham, of Emmanuel College.
4 November How controversy ends: research on the scrapie agent in the 1960s, by Kiheung Kim, of University College London.
11 November The world of Worm: the physician Ole Worm (1588-1654) and his search for true knowledge, by Ole Grell, of the Open University.
18 November The UNESCO Statement on Race (1951) and the structural turn in twentieth-century anthropology and biology, by Staffan Müller-Wille, of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.
25 November The surgeon's box on the Mary Rose, by Jo Castle.
2 December Must you kill your supervisor to do good science? The students of physiologist Johannes Müller, by Laura Otis, of Hofstra University.

Psychoanalysis and the Humanities. Seminars are held fortnightly on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Tea is available from 4.40 p.m. Organized by Mary Jacobus.

15 October Klein, Winnicott, and the controversial status of Freud's instinct theory, by Meira Likierman, of the Tavistock Clinic.
29 October to be announced.
12 November The pensive spectator: time and its passing in the still and moving image, by Laura Mulvey, of Birkbeck College, London.
26 November Anxiety in times of hypercapitalism, by Renate Salecl, of Churchill College.

Psy Studies. Seminars in the History of Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Allied Sciences are held fortnightly on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Tea is available from 4.40 p.m. Organized by John Forrester and Deborah Thom.

22 October Psychiatry, colonialism, and the community: the modern psychiatric hospital in south Asia, 1857 to 1947, by James Mills, of the University of Strathclyde.
5 November All in the mind? W. H. R. Rivers, Freud, and India, by Shruti Kapila, of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford.
19 November Hidden persuaders? Early twentieth-century advertising psychology from a business history point of view, by Stefan Schwarzkopf, of Birkbeck College, London.
3 December Experience and its theory, by Stephen Grosz.

Cabinet of Natural History. Seminars are held on Mondays at 1 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Organized by Anne Secord.

13 October The connection of collections: botanical resources in Cambridge, by John Parker, of the University Botanic Garden.
20 October The technology of illustration: unexplored bibliographical issues, by Roger Gaskell, of Roger Gaskell Rare Books.
3 November Science in the service of the French state: the Enquete du Regent, 1716-1718, by David Sturdy, of the University of Ulster.
10 November Astronomers, atheists, and arachnophages; or, how to swallow the French Enlightenment, by Emma Spary, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.
17 November Animal, vegetable, mineral, or artefact in early modern Rome: Cassiano dal Pozzo and his museum on paper, by Henrietta McBurney, editor of Cassiano dal Pozzo's Paper Museum.
24 November From Aldrovandi to Camper: the discovery of the African rhinoceros, by Kees Rookmaaker, of the Department of Zoology.
1 December The vagaries of a Rafinesque: classifying naturalists in early nineteenth-century America, by Jim Endersby, of Darwin College.

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.

15 October Where does Gaulish fit in the Celtic language?, by Peter Forster.
29 October Theorizing diffusion, by Kristian Kristansen.
12 November Rainfall and the geographical patterning of agriculture in the western Pacific, by Robert Dewar.
26 November The situation in Iraq, summer 2003, by Helen McDonald.

Millennium Mathematics Project. Nicky Shaw Public Understanding of Mathematics Lecture Series. A lecture, entitled Is there a perfect cipher?, will be given by Professor Artur Ekert, of the Centre for Quantum Computation, DAMTP, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, 16 October 2003, at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Clarkson Road.

Modern Greek. The following open lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays, except where otherwise stated, in Room 1.02 of the Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue.

16 October 'Sie sprechen wie ein Buch': G. N. Hatzidakis and the defence of Greek diglossia, by Professor Peter Mackridge, of St Cross College, Oxford.
29 October (Wednesday) Edgar Allan Poe in inter-war Greece: from K. Karyotakis to G. Seferis (in Greek), by Professor Christina Dounia, of the University of Crete.
20 November Reflections on language-centred approaches to Modern Greek 'society' and 'culture(s)', by Dr Alexandra Georgakopoulou, of King's College London.

Copies of the complete lecture programme for 2003-04 may be obtained from the Secretary, Department of Other Languages, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue (e-mail rc264@cam.ac.uk).

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies. The following lectures will be held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Room 8, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue.

15 October Flora and fauna of Israel, by Dr Efraim Lev, of Haifa University.
12 November Agnon, Purcell, and the Book of Psalms, by Kobi Freund, Israeli writer and critic.

Scott Polar Research Institute. The following lectures will be given on Saturdays at 8 p.m. (unless otherwise stated) in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Lensfield Road.

18 October Forty years in the Transantarctic Mountains, by Charles Swithinbank, of the Scott Polar Research Institute.
1 November Bound for Antarctica: reading on the Discovery 1901-1904, by Bill Bell, of the University of Edinburgh.
15 November (at 5 p.m.) S.S. Terra Nova: whaler, sealer, and polar exploration ship, by Mike Tarver, of the Captain Scott Society.
29 November Greenland: a history in maps, by William Mills, of the Scott Polar Research Institute.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 8 October 2003
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