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The following lectures and seminars will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:
Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. Departmental Lectures are held at 4.15 p.m., in the Faculty of English, Room G-R.06.
|9 February||Israel Gollancz Lecture 2004: Authority and intertextuality in the works of Ælfric, by Professor Joyce Hill, of the University of Leeds.|
|23 February||The MANCASS C11 database and written English in the eleventh century, by Dr Kathryn Powell, of the University of Manchester.|
Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies. Seminars will take place at 5 p.m. in the Thirkill Room, Clare College, unless otherwise noted. Tea and coffee will be available at 4.45 p.m.
|15 February||Selling socialism: the Soviet Union at the 1930s world's fairs, by Tony Swift, of the University of Essex (Latimer Room, Clare College).|
|1 March||Time, space, and body on the workshop floor (in the Russian factory), by Youngho Nam, of the Department of Social Anthropology.|
|15 March||Death from hypnosis: European reverberations of a Hungarian case, 1894, by Emese Lafferton, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.|
Criminology. Professor Rod Morgan, Chairman of the Youth Justice Board, will give a public lecture in Seminar Room B3, Institute of Criminology (Sidgwick Site), entitled Doing justice for juveniles? on 10 February at 5.30 p.m.
Engineering. The second in the third series of Distinguished Lectures in Sustainable Development, organized by the Centre for Sustainable Development, will take place in Lecture Room 0, in the Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, at 5.30 p.m. for 6 p.m. on 9 February. The speaker will be Professor Leo Jansen of Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, and the topic will be Capacity building for sustainable development.
MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit. The following seminars will be held 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).
|9 February||Visualizing mitochondrial Ca2+ and ATP in living cells, by Professor Guy A. Rutter, of the University of Bristol. Host: Martin Brand.|
|16 February||Protein misfolding and its links with human disease, by Professor Chris Dobson, of the Department of Chemistry. Host: Graduate Student Society.|
|2 March||Eukaryotic DNA replication proteins and multiple replication origins in a prokaryotic context, by Dr Stephen Bell, of the MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Hutchison/MRC Research Centre Cambridge. Host: Ian Holt.|
|16 March||Transport in the uncoupling protein UCP1: mechanisms and physiology, by Dr Eduardo Rial, of the Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid. Host: Martin Brand.|
Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit. Research seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. in Seminar Room G, 17 Mill Lane. Dr Karma Phuntsho will give a series of seminars under the title of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: its theories and practices, as follows:
|8 February||The revival of Buddhism in Mongolia: the challenges and the realities, by Sue Byrne, Independent Researcher.|
|22 February||Musicking the dead: ancestors, archaeology, and place in contemporary Khakassia, by Carole Pegg, of the Faculty of Music.|
|8 March||Imagined community, sexual politics, and power correspondence: goddess and male religious practitioners in Mandi Dai society, by Shen Haimei, of Yunnan University, People's Republic of China.|
Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Professor S. Patterson, of Gottingen University, will give a lecture entitled The Kummer conjecture today, at 5 p.m. on 1 March, in the Wolfson Room, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge (entrance on Clarkson Road before the Isaac Newton Institute). Further information can be obtained at http://www.dpmms.cam.ac.uk/.
Slavonic Studies. On 10 February, Professor Caroline Humphrey, of the Department of Social Anthropology, will give a lecture entitled Russian chat rooms - spaces, distance, and exclusivity, in the Umney Lecture Theatre, Robinson College, at 5.30 p.m.
Social and Political Sciences. The Department of Sociology and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences present a lecture series on Modern empires, given by Professor Michael Mann, Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions, at 5 p.m. in the Rayleigh Lecture Theatre, Free School Lane.
|21 February||Empires, nation states, and war|
|28 February||Empires and capitalism|
|7 March||Imperial ideologies and imperial realities|
|14 March||American imperialism|
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Cambridge University Reporter 2 February 2005
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