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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:

Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies (CAMCREES). Seminars will take place on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the Andrew Room, Sidney Sussex College. Tea and coffee will be available at 4.45 p.m.

11 May The native settler: contesting local identities on Russia's resource frontier, by Niobe Thompson, of the Scott Polar Research Institute.
25 May Gender and rural Stakhanovism, 1935-39, by Mary Buckley, of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities.
8 June Researching indirect taxation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, by Joly Dixon, of the Taxation Authority, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Gender Studies. Theory and Methodology Seminars will take place on Thursdays in Seminar Room G, Second Floor, 17 Mill Lane, from 1 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.

13 May Women in the thought of Charles Fourier (1772-1837), by Bee Wilson.
27 May Women action groups: protective action in the Indian Diaspora, by Neelu Kang.
10 June The autism spectrum: implications for gender*, by Johnny Lawson.

* This seminar is held in conjunction with the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.

History and Philosophy of Science. Ninth Annual Hans Rausing Lecture. Professor Ian Inkster, of Nottingham Trent University, will give a public lecture entitled Patents, technology, and everything in the world, 1830-1914, on 20 May at 4.30 p.m. in the Old Labs, Newnham College.

Mathematics. The Mordell Lecture for 2004, entitled Polynomials in discrete mathematics, will take place on 25 May, and will be given by Professor Noga Alon, of Tel Aviv University. It will be held in Meeting Room 2 (Wolfson Room), Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, at 5 p.m.

MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit. Seminars will be held on Wednesdays 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).

12 May Mitochondrial DNA and diabetes, by Professor Joanna Poulton, of the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. Hosts: Ian Holt and Sheila Bingham.
26 May Sticking heme to protein: mechanistic and evolutionary puzzles, by Professor Stuart Ferguson, of the University of Oxford. Host: Mike Murphy.
2 June Infrared studies of the mitochondrial electron transfer chain, by Professor Peter Rich, of University College London. Host: Mike Murphy.


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Cambridge University Reporter 6 May 2004
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