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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:

E.C. Quiggin Memorial Lecture. The Head of the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, and Dr Brendan Bradshaw give notice of the fifth annual lecture in memory of Edmund Crosby Quiggin, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Monro Lecturer in Celtic, University Lecturer in German (†1920). The theme of these annual lectures is 'The Sources of Gaelic History'. The lecturer will be Dr John Hines, who will speak about Old Norse sources for Gaelic history, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 19 November, 1998, in the Fitzpatrick Hall, Queens' College. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures. Professor Christopher Browning, of the Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, will deliver six lectures on Contested issues in Holocaust scholarship: Nazi policy, Jewish labour, German killers, at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, as follows:

16 February Nazi policy: from ethnic cleansing to genocide.
18 February Nazi policy: decisions for the Final Solution.
23 February Jewish labour in Poland: self-maintenance, exploitation, destruction.
25 February Jewish labour and survivor memories: the case of Starachowice Labour Camp.
2 March German killers: orders from above, initiative from below, and the scope of local autonomy - the case of Brest-Litovsk.
4 March German killers: behaviour and motivation in the light of new evidence.

Cambridge University Press. Dr Gordon Johnson will lecture on Printing and publishing for the University: three hundred years of the Press Syndicate, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 November, in Lecture Room 2, Mill Lane.

Divinity. A meeting of the North Atlantic Missiology Project Seminar will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 19 November, in the Healey Elias Room, Westminster College, when Dr Carrie Pemberton, of Newnham College, will speak on Imperial mother or liberating sister? Mary Slessor in post-colonial perspective.

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), Faculty of Law, 10 West Road:

11 November Human rights in the field of taxation: a view from Sweden, by Professor Roger Persson Österman, of Stockholm University.
18 November The free movement of persons and the defence of the United Kingdom's border control, by Mr Tim Pratt, formerly Counsel to the Speaker.

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

Oriental Studies. Japanese Studies Seminar. Dr James Raeside, of Keio University, will talk on Mishima and the French, at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 16 November, in the Sorimachi Room, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sidgwick Avenue.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 11 November 1998
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