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No 6166

Wednesday 11 November 2009

Vol cxl No 7

pp. 205–228

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:

Criminology. Professor Mike Maguire, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Cardiff University, will give a public seminar entitled Mentoring, partnership, and the rise of the ‘Third Sector’: the changing landscape of work with offenders, at 5.30 p.m., on Thursday, 19 November 2009, in Seminar Room B3, Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Avenue.

Gender Studies. The following public lecture will take place on Friday, 13 November, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Upper Hall, Jesus College: In conversation with Professor Karen O’Brien, Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, author of Women and enlightenment in eighteenth-century Britain. All are welcome.

German. Burning Wall event. On Friday, 20 November 2009, the Department of German and Dutch will mark the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with the visit of two distinguished guests: Hava Kohav Beller, award-winning documentary film director, and Ines Geipel, formerly international sprinter for the GDR, now author and professor of literature at the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst ‘Ernst Busch’ in Berlin.

At 3.30 p.m. there will be a screening of Hava Kohav Beller’s film, The Burning Wall, a documentary investigating the dilemma of individual resistance within the GDR. From about 5.30 p.m. short talks by Hava Kohav Beller (in English), and by Ines Geipel (in German) will be followed by audience discussion. The event will take place in the Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College, and all are welcome to attend.

Cambridge Seminar on Religion, Conflict, and its Aftermath. All lectures in the Michaelmas Term series will be held from 5 to 6.30 p.m., in the Senior Common Room, Department of Politics and International Studies, First Floor, 17 Mill Lane. For more information please contact Stacey Gutkowski ( The lectures form part of the broader programme of the interdisciplinary Post-Conflict and Post-Crisis Research Group.

Thursday, 12 NovemberReligion and international relations after 9/11: increased co-operation or more conflict?, by Professor Jeffrey Haynes (Department of Law, Governance, and International Relations, London Metropolitan University, and Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict, and Co-operation).

Thursday, 19 NovemberA short history of jihād in the Islamic west: justifiable war on a religious frontier, by Dr Amira Bennison (Department of Middle Eastern Studies). Co-sponsored by the HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies.

Monday, 30 NovemberOpen hands and clenched fists: Obama’s foreign policy in the Greater Middle East, by Dr Lee Marsden (School of Political, Social, and International Studies, University of East Anglia).