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The following lectures, seminars, etc. will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:
Inaugural Lecture. Professor Martin Kusch, Professor of Philosophy and Sociology of Science, of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture, entitled Scepticism and the sociology of knowledge, at 4.30 p.m. on 16 March, in the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street.
Chemical Engineering. Seminars take place on Wednesdays from 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in Lecture Theatre 1 (LT1) at the Department of Chemical Engineering, New Museums Site. Tea and cakes are offered from 3.15 p.m. outside LT1.
|1 March||Optical sensing from within cylinders to living cells, by Professor David Towers, of the University of Leeds.|
|8 March||Modelling HCCI combustion, by Dr Amit Bhave, of Reaction Engineering Solutions Ltd., Cambridge.|
|15 March||Optical sensing of high-temperature chemistry, by Dr Johan Hult, of the Department of Chemical Engineering.|
Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CRASSH). Film Seminars are held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. for 5.15 p.m., in Seminar Room 1, CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane.
|2 March||Cinema and the senses, by Ms Georgina Evans and Ms Laura McMahon, of the Department of French.|
|27 April||Making the image move, by Mr Stephen Woolley, producer/film-maker.|
|11 May||Cinéma engagé: the political screen, by Mr Alan O'Leary, of the University of Leeds, and Mr Bradley Stephens, of the Department of French.|
|25 May||The cognition of film: neuroscience and philosophy, by Professor Colin Blakemore, Chief Executive of the Medical Research Council, and Professor Gregory Currie, of the University of Nottingham.|
Criminology. Dr Julian Roberts, of the University of Oxford, will give a public seminar on Exploring home confinement: the evolution of imprisonment, on 2 March at 5.30 p.m. in Room B3 at the Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Avenue.
Education. An Arts, culture, and education/EARS Seminar will take place on 1 March between 5 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. in Room GS5 of the New Faculty Building, 184 Hills Road. Sharon G. Davis, of Oakland University, Michigan, will be speaking on Student agency: a vehicle for balance in the music classroom. Enquiries should be directed to Pam Burnard (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
A School teaching and learning seminar will take place on 7 March at 5 p.m. in the Boulind Room of the Mary Allan Building, Homerton site. Dr Alex Moore, of the University of London, will be speaking on The good teacher: dominant discourses in teaching and teacher education. Enquiries should be directed to Elaine Wilson (e-mail email@example.com). Engineering. The fourth lecture of the Fourth Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development will take place on 1 March in Lecture Room 0 of the Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, at 5.30 p.m. for 6 p.m. The topic will be Does resource extraction contribute to development? and the lecture will be given by Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman of Anglo American plc and former Chairman of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group.
Land Economy. The People, Land, and Property Lecture, sponsored by BDO Stoy Hayward, will be given by Ian Marcus, Managing Director and Head of the European Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse First Boston. The lecture, entitled Globalization and beyond! International markets in investment property, will be held at the Fitzwilliam College Auditorium on 1 March at 5.30 p.m., followed by a drinks reception. For further information please contact Mary Young (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Professor G. Malle, of Kaiserslautern, will give the Fifty-Fourth Kuwait Foundation Lecture entitled Counting number fields, at 5 p.m. on 7 March 2006 in the Wolfson Room, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road (entrance on Clarkson Road before the Isaac Newton Institute).
Social Anthropology. Senior Seminars will be held on Fridays at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room G2, Department of Social Anthropology, New Museums Site. The Common Room (G1, ground floor) will be available for tea from 4 p.m. onwards.
|24 February||Excluding the city: expatriates in Jakarta, by Dr Ann-Meike Fechter, of the University of Sussex.|
|3 March||Land, popular culture, and the 'broker': how property relationships are mediated in South African land reform, by Dr Deborah James, of the London School of Economics and Political Science.|
|10 March||Caste in contemporary 'India': aspects of the production of spatial fluency, by Dr Mark Falzon, of the University of Malta.|
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Cambridge University Reporter 22 February 2006
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