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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:

John Robert Seeley Lectures in Social and Political Studies, 1997-98. Professor Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freud Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago, John Robert Seeley Lecturer for the academical year 1997-98, will give four lectures on Feminist internationalism, at 5 p.m. in Room 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, as follows:

Monday, 9 March In defence of universal values
Tuesday, 10 March Adaptive preferences and women's options
Wednesday, 11 March The role of religion
Thursday, 12 March Love, care, and dignity

A seminar will take place on Friday, 13 March, at 2 p.m. in the Lloyd Room, Christ's College.

Biological Anthropology. Research Seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, in the Seminar Room, Level 6, Department of Biological Anthropology, Pembroke Street.

21 January Does pregnancy make you fat?, by Dr George Ellison.
28 January Change and continuity: disease, nutrition, and growth of Aboriginal children in Australia, by Dr Emily Rousham, of the University of Loughborough.
 4 February Through thick and thin: the histology of Proconsul teeth from Rusinga Island, Kenya, by Professor Chris Dean, of University College London.
18 February Misleading links? Cladistics and the early hominid phylogeny, by Dr Mark Collard, of University College London.
25 February Sex-biased parental investment in a historical German population, by Dr John Lycett, of the University of Liverpool.
 4 March Genes, language, and history: a West African case study, by Dr Daniel Nettle, of Merton College, Oxford, and King's College Research Centre, Cambridge.

Cambridge European Trust Lecture Series (sponsored by Morgan Stanley). Lord Owen, formerly Foreign Secretary, will speak on A common, not single, foreign and security policy, at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 February 1998, in the Law Faculty, West Road.

Chemical Engineering. Seminars will take place at 4.15 p.m. on the following Wednesdays in the Main Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pembroke Street.

11 February The engineer and death: preservation and hygiene in the food industry, by Professor P. J. Fryer, of the University of Birmingham.
11 March Transport phenomena in natural and synthetic polymers: an 80-million year odyssey, by Professor H. B. Hopfenberg, of North Carolina State University.

Divinity. A meeting of the North Atlantic Missiology Project Seminar will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 5 February, in Westminster College, Madingley Road. Professor Jan Jongeneel, of the University of Utrecht, will speak on Is missiology an academic discipline?

Engineering. Mechanics Colloquia will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Thursdays, in Lecture Room 5, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, as follows:

29 January Vibration damping - what is the right model?, by Dr J. Woodhouse.
 5 February Optimization of mechanisms with collisions, by Dr M. Schulz.
12 February Limit analysis and design of structural concrete and masonry, by Professor P. Marti, of ETH, Zurich.
19 February An inner length scale accounting for thickness effects in tensile instability problems, by Dr L. P. Mikkelsen, of the Technical University of Denmark.
26 February Micromechanical modelling of the deformation in asphalt mixers, by Dr D. Cebon and Mr V. Deshpande.
 5 March Integrated design, analysis, and manufacture of composite structures, by Dr J. Klintworth, of MacNeal Schwendler.
12 March 10,000 miles per gallon - an inquiry into optimization, by Mr A. J. Organ.

Materials Science and Metallurgy. Department Colloquia will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Tower Seminar Room (T101), Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Pembroke Street.

 2 February Transport phenomena in natural and synthetic polymers: an 80-million year odyssey, by Professor H. B. Hopfenberg, of North Carolina State University.
16 February Evolution of dislocation structure and recrystallization during hot working of aluminium-magnesium alloys, by Professor C. M. Sellars, of the University of Sheffield.
 2 March Properties and applications of ceramic oxygen-ion membranes, by Professor B. C. H. Steele, of Imperial College, London.

Refreshments are served after the colloquia.

Newton Institute. Seminars aimed at a general scientific audience will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room 1, The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, 20 Clarkson Road. The second seminar of this term will be held on 2 February, when Professor Steve Balbus, of the University of Virginia, will talk on Turbulence in accretion disks: progress and problems. Tea will be served from 4.30 p.m.

South Asian Studies. The South Asian Seminar meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays during Full Term in the Director's Room, Centre of South Asian Studies, Laundress Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1SD. The seminar provides an opportunity to study South Asia from a wide variety of disciplines within the humanities and social sciences. The following programme has been arranged for the Lent Term 1998:

 4 February Congress and agrarian society: the consolidation of power, 1946-1955, by Mr Suhit K. Sen, of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
11 February Political communication and popular politics in the Gujarat countryside in the 1890s, by Mr Vinayak Chaturvedi.
18 February Labour relations in a South Indian textile town: a case study of Bhavani, by Mr Geert de Neve, of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
25 February Khadi, tea, and coffee: the reception of Gandhi's anti-consumption drive in Bombay City, 1919-1922, by Mr Sandip Hazareesingh, of the University of Warwick.
 4 March Bad language: the role of English, Persian, and other esoteric tongues in the dismissal of Sir Edward Colebrooke as Resident of Delhi in 1829, by Dr Katherine Prior.
11 March The origins of current mass resistance in Kashmir: a theoretical explanation, by Professor Tahir Amin, Iqbal Fellow in the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

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Cambridge University Reporter 5726, 28th January 1998
Copyright © 1998 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.