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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:

Inaugural Lecture. Professor G. R. Evans will give her Inaugural Lecture as Professor of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History, on Monday, 16 February, at 5 p.m. in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road. The title of her lecture is Breaking the bounds. There will be a drinks reception after the lecture.

Engineering. Centre for Sustainable Development. The first lecture in the second series of Distinguished Lectures in Sustainable Development will be given by Professor Paul Jowett, of Heriot-Watt University and SISTech, in the Lecture Theatre, Peterhouse, at 5.30 p.m. for 6 p.m. on 11 February. The subject is Sustainability - worth fighting for?

Centre for History and Economics. Documenting Environmental Change Seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in West Court, Clare Hall, Herschel Road.

11 February Nation and nature: Fascism, aesthetics, and conservation in Italy, by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, of the Department of Geography.
10 March Roads and rivers: the British conquest of the environment of Ceylon, by Sujit Sivasundaram, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.

University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and its Advisory Council for New Technologies in Assessment. A seminar entitled Understanding complex problem-solving performances will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 February, in the Music Room, Downing College. The speakers will be Martin Ripley, of the QCA (Qualifications and Curriculum Authority) and Randy Bennett, of the ETS (Educational Testing Service). For further details see http://ital.ucles-red.cam.ac.uk/ACNTA/current_html.


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Cambridge University Reporter 4 February 2004
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