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Announcement of lectures and seminars

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

Cambridge European Trust. We regret that the lecture scheduled for 27 November has been cancelled.

Divinity. Dr John Bowden, of SCM Press, will speak at an open meeting of the New Testament Seminar at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 November, in the Lightfoot Room, Faculty of Divinity, St John's Street. His talk is entitled Biblical studies – a terminal decline.

 A meeting of the North Atlantic Missiology Project Seminar will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 20 November, in Westminster College, Madingley Road. Dr John Karanja, of the University of Nairobi, will speak on 'Athamaki' for kings: the impact of bible translation on Kikuyu political consciousness. (Please note different venue.)

Economics, Management Studies, and Mathematics. The University Finance Seminar is held from 4.15 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 2 of the Judge Institute, Trumpington Street, preceded by tea and followed by drinks. The remaining meetings of the Michaelmas Term will be as follows:

21 November Risk measurement and diagnostics
at 4.15 p.m. A generalization of the Sharpe ratio and its application to valuation bounds and risk measures, by Professor Stewart Hodges, of the University of Warwick.
at 5.15 p.m. A jump-enhanced Risk Metrics model for FX rates and its application to FX portfolio near-term risk analysis, by Dr Pratap Sondhi, of Citibank, and Mr David Khabie-Zeitoung, of Imperial College
5 December Insurance risk
at 4.15 p.m. Autoregressive investment models for asset liability modelling for pension funds and insurance companies, by Professor David Wilkie, of InQA Ltd.
at 5.15 p.m. Enterprise planning for property/casualty insurance companies: applying multi-stage stochastic programming, by Professor John Mulvey, of Princeton University.

Law. Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS). Seminars will be given at 12.45 p.m. on the following Wednesdays, in Room B16 (Lower Ground Floor), Law Faculty, 10 West Road:

26 November Human rights clauses in international agreements concluded by the EC, by Dr Angela Ward.
3 December A critical concept of membership for EU citizenship?, by Professor Jo Shaw, of the University of Leeds.

A sandwich lunch will be provided, courtesy of Stanbrook and Hooper, Brussels.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 19th November 1997
Copyright © 1997 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.