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The following lectures and seminars will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:
Criminology. Dr Letizia Paoli, of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, will give a public lecture in Room G24, Faculty of Law, West Road, on The Italian Mafia: a paradigm for organized crime worldwide? on Thursday, 5 February, at 5.30 p.m.
Divinity. Dan Shaham, Minister for Information at the Israeli Embassy in London, will give an open seminar on Tuesday, 3 February, at 2.30 p.m. on Christian views on Israel: personal reflections of an Israeli diplomat.
The first Jeremie Lecture will be given on Wednesday, 4 February, at 5 p.m. by Professor Arie van der Kooij, of Leiden University, on The Septuagint: the first translation of the Hebrew bible?
Centre for Family Research. Lunch-time seminars will be held at 1 p.m. promptly on Tuesdays, unless otherwise stated, in Room 606, Centre for Family Research, Free School Lane.
|4 February||Mediating the public/private boundary: emerging practices of domestic Internet use among|
|(Wednesday)||children, by Sonia Livingstone, of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Joint meeting with SPS Media Research Group (4.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. in the SPS Seminar Room).|
|10 February||Theories, violence, and families: the 'myths' of sociological analysis, by Linda McKie, of the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, Glasgow Caledonian University.|
History. Comparative Social and Cultural History Seminars are held on Tuesdays in the Senior Parlour, Gonville Court, Gonville and Caius College, at 5 p.m.
|3 February||Cannibals, noble savages, and the construction of the civilized self in early modern travel narratives, by Joan Pau Rubiés, of the London School of Economics and Political Science.|
|17 February||'May God with his grace help me to overcome it': early modern German convent chronicles as ego-documents, by Charlotte Woodford, of Selwyn College.|
|2 March||Renaissance portraiture 'in malo', by Joseph Koerner, of University College London.|
Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure. Seminars will take place on Fridays at 1 p.m. in Room 101, Sir William Hardy Building, Department of Geography, Downing Place.
|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.|
Law. The 2004 Baron Ver Heyden de Lancey Lecture on medico-legal studies, entitled Medical issues and the law, will be given by The Rt Hon Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, President, Family Division, Royal Courts of Justice, at 5 p.m. on Monday, 1 March, in Lecture Theatre LG18, Faculty of Law, West Road.
The Squire Law Library Centenary Lecture, entitled The rule of law and a change in constitution, will be given by The Lord Chief Justice Woolf, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 3 March, in Lecture Theatre LG18, Faculty of Law, West Road.
Physics. Scott Lecture Series 2004. Professor A. J. Leggett, 2003 Nobel Prizewinner for Physics, of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will give three lectures on the theme Quantum liquids: Bose-Einstein condensation, superfluidity, and superconductivity, in the Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, at 4.30 p.m. on the following dates:
|9 February||Bose-Einstein condensation and Cooper pairing: what, why, when?|
|11 February||Superfluid amplification and stability|
|13 February||Some current and emerging issues|
Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies. All seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the Andrew Room, Sidney Sussex College. Tea and coffee will be available from 4.45 p.m.
|3 February||'They will call it bliuz': presence and genre in Soviet rock music, by Polly McMichael, of the Department of Slavonic Studies.|
|17 February||Charisma and orthodox fundamentalism: the legion of 'Archangel Michael' in inter-war Romania, by Chris Iordachi, of the Central European University, Budapest.|
|2 March||Apparitions, ghosts, and turning tables: the popular fascination with the occult in late Imperial Russia, by Julia Mannherz, of the Faculty of History.|
Social and Developmental Psychology. Research seminars take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the SPS Committee Room, Free School Lane.
|3 February||Returning surplus: constructing the architecture of intersubjectivity, by Alex Gillespie, of the Department of Social and Developmental Psychology.|
|17 February||Movies, novels, and religious beliefs as symbolic resources in young adult transitions, by Dr Tania Zittoun, of the Department of Social and Developmental Psychology.|
|2 March||A conversation on interviewing, Dr Gerard Duveen, of the Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, and Professor Carol Gilligan of New York University.|
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Cambridge University Reporter 28 January 2004
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