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Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

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

E.C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture. The Head of the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic gives notice of the ninth annual lecture in memory of Edmund Crosby Quiggin, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Monro Lecturer in Celtic, University Lecturer in German (d. 1920). The theme of these annual lectures is The sources of Gaelic history. The lecturer will be Dr Nollaig Ó Muráile, of Queen's University, Belfast, who will speak about Seventeenth-century sources for mediaeval Gaelic history, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 20 November 2003, in the Old Hall, Queens' College. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. Professor Bruce O'Brien, of Mary Washington College, Virginia, will give a lecture entitled Language concepts and translation practices in early Medieval England, on Wednesday, 19 November, at 6.15 p.m. in the Ramsden Room, St Catharine's College.

Divinity. The Henry Martyn Centre will be completing its special programme of seminars at 2.15 p.m. in the Faulty of Divinity, for the Michaelmas Term, with the following speakers:

13 November Beyond religious controversy: Christian mission and communal religious violence in contemporary India, by Dr David E. Singh, from the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies.
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.

The Henry Martyn Centre is hosting an exhibition featuring original materials, celebrating the bicentenary of Henry Martyn's ordination. The exhibition runs until 29 February 2004, at the Henry Martyn Library, Westminster College. Viewing hours are 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Monday to Friday. For further information, please telephone 01223 741088 or e-mail pk262@cam.ac.uk.

Divinity and Oriental Studies. Professor K. J. Cathcart, will deliver the First Annual Tyrwhitt Lecture, entitled Loanwords in Biblical Hebrew and the dating of Biblical texts, on Wednesday, 26 November, at 2.30 p.m., in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road.

McDonald Institute. The Fifteenth McDonald Lecture, entitled Redefining the Neolithic cultures of Turkey and the beginning of the Neolithic way of life in Europe: a conspectus of the new evidence, will be given by Professor Mehmet Özdogan, of the University of Istanbul. The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 26 November, in Mill Lane Lecture Room 3.

MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit. Seminars will be held at 3 p.m., in the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Lecture Theatre, Level 7, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Hills Road. For enquiries, please contact Jean Seymour or Penny Peck (tel. 01223 252704).

19 November An insight into ADP/ATP translocation: the structure of mitochondrial ADP/ATP carrier at 2.2 Å resolution, by Professor Eva Pebay-Peyroula, of the Institut de Biologie Structurale, Grenoble, France. Host: Edmund Kunji.
7 January Mitochondrial adaptation in hepatocarcinogenesis by 2-acetylaminofluorene. Tumor promotion by an epigenetic mechanism involving the permeability transition pore, by Professor Paolo Bernardi, of the University of Padova, Italy. Host: Michael Murphy.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 12 November 2003
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