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No 6163

Wednesday 28 October 2009

Vol cxl No 4

pp. 89–128

Events, courses, etc.

Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

The following lectures, seminars, etc. will be open to members of the University and others who are interested:

Archaeology. Heritage Research Group Seminars. The Heritage Research Group meets once a week in term-time for discussions on the theme of heritage. The programme includes talks by invited speakers as well as members of the group (from Archaeology, Social Anthropology, Classics, etc.), films, and discussions of texts. The Seminars take place at the McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing Site, on Thursdays, from 1 to 2.30 p.m.

For more information, to be added to the HRG email list, or if you would like to speak at a session in 2009–10, please email,, or

29 October‘I can’t forget but I don’t remember what’: public remembrance of the Semlin Judenlager in Belgrade, 1985 to the present, by Jovan Byford.

5 NovemberThe New Acropolis Museum: a walk from prehistory to the present, by Afroditi Chatzoglou.

12 NovemberWhat shall we do with the German bunkers? The ethics and politics of restoration and neglect in the Channel Islands, by Gilly Carr.

19 NovemberStudying the international network of illicit antiquities, through the Robin Symes – Christos Michaelides archive, by Christos Tsirogiannis.

26 NovemberHeritage and memory of migration culture: the case of Russian emigres in London, 1917–28, by Rachel Hoffman.

3 DecemberA journey through performance and practice: exploring methodology and theory of heritage research in Visoko, Bosnia, and Catalhoyuk, Turkey, by Tera Pruit.

Classics. Corbett Lecture. Professor Albert Henrichs, Eliot Professor of Greek Literature, Harvard University, will deliver the Corbett Lecture entitled The Epiphanic moment: sight and insight in ancient Greek encounters with the divine, on Thursday, 26 November, at 5 p.m., in Room G.19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue. It will be open to all members of the University and others who are interested.

Criminology. Professor Noel Whitty, Professor of Human Rights Law, University of Nottingham, will give a public seminar entitled Rights as risk: managing human rights and risk in UK prisons, at 5.30 p.m., on Thursday, 5 November 2009, in Seminar Room B3, Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Avenue.

Music. The Inaugural Lecture by the Faculty of Music’s newly appointed Honorary Professor, entitled Brahms, mountains, and the uses of music philology, will be given by Robert Pascall, Professor of Music Philology, on Wednesday, 18 November 2009, at 5 p.m., in the Robin Orr Recital Room of the University Music School, 11 West Road. Admission is free.