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Announcement of lectures and a seminar

The following lectures and seminar will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. On Tuesday, 2 March, Professor Mícheál Mac Craith will give a lecture entitled 'Sweete witt and good invencon ... some pretty flowers of theire owne naturall devise': aspects of Gaelic courtly love poetry, in the Dirac Room, St John's College, at 6.15 p.m.

Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CRASSH) and History. Professor Bernard Bailyn, of Harvard University, will give a lecture entitled Reflections on the contours of Atlantic history, on Friday, 12 March, at 5.30 p.m., in Room LG18, Faculty of Law, West Road.

Criminology. Professor Richard Ericson, of the University of Oxford and Fellow of All Souls College, will give a public lecture in Room G24, Faculty of Law, West Road, on Catastrophe risk, insurance, and terrorism, on Thursday, 4 March, at 5.30 p.m.

Divinity and Oriental Studies. Professor Baruch Levine, of New York University, will give a lecture entitled Surviving empires: Assyrian imperialism versus biblical monotheism, at an open meeting of the Old Testament Seminar on Wednesday, 10 March, at 2.30 p.m. in Lecture Room 3 of the Faculty of Divinity, West Road.

Engineering. The third lecture in the second series of Distinguished Lectures in Sustainable Development will be given by David Cook, Chief Executive, the Natural Step International, in the Lecture Theatre, Peterhouse, at 5.30 p.m. for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 3 March. The title of the lecture is A systems approach to sustainable solutions - why there is no alternative.

European Studies. Dr Erhard Busek, Special Co-ordinator of the Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe, and formerly Vice-Chancellor of the Austrian Republic, will give a lecture entitled Transformation in the Balkans - five years of the stability pact for south-eastern Europe, at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, 9 March, in the Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and its Advisory Council for New Technologies in Assessment. A seminar entitled Expanding the boundaries of assessment with ICT, will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 2 March, in the Music Room, Downing College. The speaker will be Alan November, of Building Learning Communities Inc., USA. For further details please see http://ital.ucles-red.cam.ac.uk/ACNTA/current_html.


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Cambridge University Reporter 25 February 2004
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