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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 Committee for Russian and East European Studies (CAMCREES). The final seminar for this term will be held at 5.15 p.m on Tuesday, 24 November, in the old JCR, Emmanuel College. Jim Hughes, of the London School of Economics, will speak on How elites adapt to Russia's transition: a study of Novosibirsk City. Tea will be served at 5 p.m.

Divinity. Professor Brian Murdoch will give the final Hulsean Lecture of 1998, entitled By the Scriptures alone? Playing Adam in the Reformation and beyond, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 November, in the Divinity School, St John's Street. There will be a follow-up seminar at 11 a.m. on Thursday, 19 November, in the Lightfoot Room, Divinity School.

Seminar in Hebrew, Jewish, and Early Christian Studies. Professor Frank Alvarez-Pereyre, of the University of Paris, will speak on Changing conceptual patterns in Jewish Studies: the case of Jewish languages and liturgies at 2.30 p.m. on Monday, 23 November, in the Lightfoot Room, Divinity School.

A meeting of the North Atlantic Missiology Project Seminar will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, in the Healey Elias Room, Westminster College, when Dr Peter Heslam, of Trinity College, will speak on Inspirer of Mission: Handley Moule of Ridley Hall.

Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies (CARTS). The inaugural CARTS Seminar, on the subject of Locating the sacred in post-colonial literatures, will be given by Dr Jamie Scott, of York University, Canada, at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 24 November, in the Divinity School.

German. Professor Leonard Olschner, of Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, will lecture on Poetry after Auschwitz? Adorno's provocation and the debate that never ensued, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 24 November, in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

Philosophy. Professor Amartya Sen, of Trinity College, Nobel Laureate in Economics, will give the 1998 Heffer Lecture, entitled On rights and duties, at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 November, in the Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 18 November 1998
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