Wednesday 3 February 2010
Vol cxl No 18
A production of HMS Pinafore by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan will be performed on 1 to 6 February at 7.45 p.m., with matinees on 4 and 6 February at 2.30 p.m., at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Tickets are £10/£15/£20 (£10/£13/£18 concessions), available at http://www.cambridgeartstheatre.com/ or from 01223 503333, or on the door.
Dr Pernille Røge (Corpus Christi College) will give a short talk on The reinvention of France’s colonial system after the Seven Years War and Dr Alan Strathern (Churchill College and New Hall) will give a short talk on Sacred kingship and religious conversion: in Sri Lanka and beyond at a meeting of the Historical Society, at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, 16 February, in the Garden Room, Robinson College. Prospective members are welcome, and drinks will be served after the meeting.
The next meeting will be held at 8.30 p.m., in the Old Library, Darwin College, on Thursday, 11 February. Professor Christine Carpenter will give a talk entitled Henry VI, King’s College, and the Wars of the Roses. Refreshments will be served from 8 p.m.
On Monday, 8 February 2010, at 5.30 p.m., in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Dr Jim McElwaine, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, will deliver a lecture entitled The dynamics of avalanches. All who are interested are invited.
At a meeting held on 25 January 2010 in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Professor A. G. Smith, President, was in the Chair.
Professor Raymond E. Goldstein, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, delivered the G. I. Taylor Lecture entitled Stirring tails of evolution. A vote of thanks was moved by Professor T. J. Pedley.