Thursday 6 May 2010
Vol cxl No 28
Dr T. D. Wilkinson, Reader in Photonic Engineering, University of Cambridge, will give a talk entitled Holographic technologies: liquid crystal displays with attitude! on Monday, 10 May, in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey’s Way.
A meeting of the Friends of Cambridge University Library will be held on Saturday, 8 May, at 11.30 a.m., in the Morison Room, University Library, West Road, at which Dr J. F. Coakley will give a talk entitled Missionary presses of the Middle East. Dr Coakley will look at the work of a dozen small and large missionary presses of the nineteenth century, from Constantinople eastwards to Iraq. All are welcome. Friends and junior members of Cambridge University: free. Others: £3.50. Coffee will be served from 11 a.m.
The Annual General Meeting of the Philological Society will take place on 13 May, at 4.30 p.m. (tea served from 4 p.m.), in the Chadwick Room, Selwyn College. Dr Torsten Meissner will give a talk entitled Names and languages in Roman Germany.
The Council of the Philosophical Society give notice that two General Meetings of the Society will be held at 4.45 p.m., on Monday, 10 May, and Monday, 5 July 2010, in the Henslow Room, Central Science Library, Arts School, Bene’t Street, for the purposes of electing Fellows.
The Society will meet on Thursday, 13 May, at 5 p.m., to hear a lecture entitled Planet Narnia: Christology and cosmology in the imagination of C. S. Lewis, by Dr Michael Ward (Peterhouse).
The meeting will be held in the Walters Room, Selwyn College, where refreshments will be served from 4.45 p.m.