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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.

Slade Lectures. (Correction to the notice in Reporter, p. 29.) The Lectures will be held in the Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

Archaeology. Garrod Research Seminars entitled Sharing food and drink will take place at 4.30 p.m on Thursdays in the McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site.

23 October Food sharing and the pre-pottery Neolithic A of the Near East, by Professor Steve Mithen, of the University of Reading.
6 November A palaeolithic horse kill at Boxgrove, Sussex, by Dr Matthew Pope, of University College London.
13 November Palaeodiet and isotopes: something fishy happening in Eurasia?, by Dr Tamsin O'Connell, of the University of Oxford.
27 November Neolithic cuisine, by Dr John Robb, of the Department of Archaeology.

Criminology. Professor James McGuire, Professor of Forensic Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool, will give a public lecture on Working with offenders: research findings, practice, and policy at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 30 October, in Room G24 at the Faculty of Law, West Road.

Centre for Family Research. An additional seminar will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 November entitled Children of imprisoned fathers, by Joe Murray, of the Institute of Criminology (see also p. 30). As usual the venue will be Room 606 in the Centre for Family Research.

Centre for History and Economics, King's College. Michaelmas Seminars entitled Documenting environmental change will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Meeting Room, Clare Hall, Herschel Road.

5 November Climatic history in relation to climatic prediction, by A. T. Grove, of the Department of Geography.
26 November European forests and woodlands, 1500-1800, by Paul Warde, of Pembroke College.
3 December Rock birds and beach blonds: mid-twentieth-century falcon trapping cultures in East Coast America, by Helen Macdonald, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

Japan Centre Seminars. The Michaelmas Term Seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Mondays in the Sorimachi Memorial Room (Room 13) of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue. For further information, please contact Zoë Conway Morris (tel. (3)35100, e-mail zhc20@cam.ac.uk).

27 October Higher commercial education in the Meiji period, a preliminary description: international context, curriculum, conflicts, by Professor Claude Hamon, of the LCAO, Paris.
3 November North East Asian security: a view from Pyongyang, by Dr Jim Hoare, formerly Head of Mission, Pyongyang.
10 November Bodily ethics of identity and desire: issues in the constructions of masculinity in early 1970s Japan, by Mr Darren Aoki, of Peterhouse.
17 November Institutional reform in Japan and Korea: why the difference?, by Professor Chung Lee, Professor of Economics at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.
24 November 'Made in China' labels: the importance and meaning of branding in Japanese porcelain, by Dr Nicole Rousmaniere, Director of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Art and Culture, Norwich.
1 December A 'second flowering' or a pale imitation?: Late Heian and Kamakura court tales in Japanese literary history, especially the gender-crossing fantasy 'Ariake no wakare', by Dr Robert Khan, of the University of Durham.

Land Economy. Lunch-time seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Laundress Lane Seminar Rooms.

22 October On the economics of eco-labelling, by Professor Charles F. Mason, of the University of Wyoming. Chair: Dr Timo Goeschl.
29 October Securing additional affordable housing in England, by Ms Christina Short, of the Department of Land Economy. Chair: Dr Peter Tyler.
5 November The recent reform of the Common Agricultural Policy and its implications, by Dr Alan Renwick, of the Department of Land Economy.
12 November Imputing the value of locational advantage: a residual approach, by Mr David Simpson, of the Resources of the Future (RFF),Washington, DC. Chair: Dr Andreas Kontoleon.
19 November Regeneration and the Audit Commission's role, by Mr Scott Dickinson, of the Audit Commission. Chair: Dr Peter Tyler.
26 November A framework to extrapolate direct property performance from vehicle-based indices, by Dr Gianluca Marcato, of the City University Sir Cass Business School. Chair: Dr Shaun Bond.

Slavonic Studies. Professor Gerry Smith, of the University of Oxford, will give a lecture entitled Mothers, sons, and Russian literature, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 6 November, in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Site.

Social Anthropology. Senior Seminars are held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in Seminar Room G2, Department of Social Anthropology, Free School Lane. Tea will be available in the Common Room (G1 ground floor) from 4 p.m. onwards.

24 October Mr Mdala writes to the Governor: negotiating colonial rule in East Central Africa, by Professor Megan Vaughan, of the Department of History.
31 October The social construction of doing nothing: everyday times and spaces in St Petersburg, by Ms Dawn Nafus, of Sidney Sussex College.
7 November A life worth leaving: Jain and other forms of voluntary dying, by Dr James Laidlaw, of the Department of Social Anthropology.
14 November Materiality and the city, by Dr Victor Buchli, of University College London.
21 November On not understanding completely: a part of the process of the transmission of culture, by Professor Maurice Bloch, of the London School of Economics and Politics.
28 November The doctrinal mode of religiosity: some theoretical and ethnographic problems, by Dr Leo Howe, of the Department of Social Anthropology.


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Cambridge University Reporter, Wednesday 22 October 2003
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