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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:

Computer Laboratory. Seminars are held on Wednesdays at 4.15 p.m. in Lecture Theatre 1, William Gates Building, JJ Thomson Avenue, off Madingley Road.

28 January Model checking for probability and time: from theory to practice, by Marta Kwiatkowska, of the University of Birmingham.
4 February IEEE 802.11 - how it works and where it is going, by Adrian Stephens, of the Intel Research Laboratory.
11 February Computational approach to microarray, gene networks, and system biology analysis, by Pietro Lio, of the Computer Laboratory.
18 February The Equator 'City' project: mixing media and showing seams, by Matthew Chalmers, of the Unversity of Glasgow.
25 February Ultra wideband communication, by Jack Lang, of the Computer Laboratory.
10 March Deriving synchronization protocols in Circus, by Jim Woodcock, of the University of Kent.

Criminology. Professor Candace Kruttschnitt, of the University of Minnesota, will give a public lecture in Room G24, Faculty of Law, West Road, entitled Negotiating prison life: how women 'do time' in the punitive era of the 1990s, on Thursday, 29 January, at 5.30 p.m.

Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning. A series of lectures will take place on Tuesdays in Lecture Theatre 1, Judge Institute of Management Studies, at 6 p.m.

27 January The team and its evolution, by Jack Lang.
3 February Generating ideas. The Design Council
10 February How to do the financials, by Alan Barrell.
17 February Developing and protecting Intellectual Property, by Pilgrim Beart.
24 February How to sell yourself and your ideas, by Mary Spillane, Founder of Image works.
2 March Making deals with investors. Panel Discussion with Ben Gales, of 3i, and John Snyder, CEO of Enterprise Accelerator.
9 March Elevator pitches. Student Presentations

Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure. Seminars will take place on Fridays at 1 p.m. in the Main Seminar Room, Department of Geography, Downing Place.

23 January Impact on mortality of the AIDS epidemic in Northern Namibia assessed using parish registers, by Dr Ian Timaeus, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
6 February The 1749 census of the Diocese of Elphin, Ireland, by Dr Marie-Lou Legg, of Birkbeck College, London.
20 February William Rivers' 1908 fieldwork on the depopulation of Simbo Solomon Islands: a forgotten pioneer of historical demography? by Dr Tim Bayliss-Smith, of St John's College and the Department of Geography.
5 March Birth control at the end of the fertility decline in England: oral history evidence from the working and middle classes, by Dr Simon Szreter, of St John's College and the Faculty of History.

Centre for Jewish-Christian Relations. Seminars take place on Wednesdays at 2 p.m., in Wesley House, Jesus Lane.

18 February Christian images of Jews through the medieval period, by Jennifer O'Shea, of Peterhouse.
3 March Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - a holy alliance or an unholy scandal? by Rabbi Tony Bayfield, Executive Director, Reform Synagogues of Great Britain.

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

28 January Social accounting matrices as a tool for growth analysis, by Dr Oscar De-Juan, of the University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain.
4 February Spatial proximity effects and regional equity gaps in the venture capital market: evidence from the UK and Germany, by Professor Ron Martin, of the Department of Geography.
11 February The four questions of rural estate finance, by Professor John Glascock, of the Department of Land Economy.
18 February Residential mobility of social tenants in England: the pattern and causes, Dr Youngha Cho, of the Department of Land Economy.
25 February Fairness and climate change: exploring justice issues in adaptation, by Dr Neil Adger, of the University of East Anglia.
3 March Responses to low demand and unpopular housing in England and France, by Dr Stephen Hall, of the University of Birmingham.

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).

28 January What transport for Cambridge? The results of Cambridge Futures 2, by Dr Tony Hargreaves, of the Martin Centre.
4 February A new view into the window, by Dr Ryan Southall, of the Martin Centre.
11 February Setting the story in the virtual space, by Mr Michael Nitsche, of the Department of Architecture.
18 February Interior décor and identity in the French Renaissance château, by Ms Sophie Pickford, of the Department of History of Art.
25 February Day and light - natural lighting and architecture, by Mr Derek Phillips, of dpa architects and consultants.
3 March Four connections - aspects of architecture and music in the twentieth century, by Professor Dean Hawkes, of the Welsh School of Architecture.

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.

4 February Rainfall and the geographical patterning of agriculture in the western Pacific, by Robert Dewar.
18 February The British Cemetery at Surat and the European mercantile colonies of western India, by Chris Scarre.
3 March Silk at Sinai, by Anna Muthesius.

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.

28 January Gendering narratives of disfunctional families in Israeli literature, by Dr Tsila Ratner, of University College London.
11 February Kibbutz childhood remembered, by Professor Avraham Balaban, of the University of Florida.
3 March Aharon Appelfeld, leading Israeli author, will talk about his work.

Music. The final two lectures in the Donald Wort Lecture Series, 2003-04, given by Professor Kofi Agawu, of Princeton University, will be held at 5 p.m. in the Recital Room of the University Music School, 11 West Road.

26 January Music as discourse: Beethoven's Op. 18 No. 3.
28 January How we got out of analysis, and how to get back in.

Slavonic Studies. The Department announces a series of public lectures in honour of Professor Anthony Cross. The lectures will take place on Thursdays at 5.30 p.m., on Thursdays, in the Umney Theatre, Robinson College.

22 January My Pushkin, by Vikram Seth.
26 February My Kharms, by Gerard McBurney.
4 March My Muses, by Elaine Feinstein.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 21 January 2004
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