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No 6176

Wednesday 27 January 2010

Vol cxl No 17

pp. 497–524

Events, courses, etc.

Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

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

Engineering. Mechanics Colloquia. The following Mechanics Colloquium will take place on 12 February, at 2.30 p.m., in LR6, Department of Engineering: Tribology at the smallscale: learning from nature, by Professor John Williams, Department of Engineeing.

Equality and Diversity. Equality in the workplace. Cambridge University and College Union (UCU) and Postdocs of Cambridge (PdOC) are jointly hosting an open ‘equality in the workplace’ discussion for members and non-members of both organizations and indeed for anyone interested. This event will take place on 25 February 2010, at the University Social Club, Mill Lane, from 1 to 2 p.m. Speakers include Rachel Curley, National Head of Equalities at UCU, and Sigrid Fisher, Head of Equality & Diversity in the University of Cambridge.

Sandwiches and other refreshments will be provided. In order to ensure sufficient catering for all, attendees are asked to contact Rachel Hayes at

Gender Studies. Multi-disciplinary Gender Research Seminar. Professor Rachel Thomson, School of Health and Social Welfare, Open University, will give a seminar entitled Acting up and acting out: encountering children in a longitudinal study of mothering, on Monday, 1 February, from 12.30 to 1.30 p.m., in Room 101, Sir William Hardy Building, Downing Site. All are welcome.

Professor Henrietta Moore, William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, will give a public lecture entitled The disenchantments of sexuality, on Thursday, 4 February 2010, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Upper Hall, Jesus College. All are welcome.

History. Early Modern British and Irish History Graduate Seminar, 2009–10. Seminars will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Graham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

27 JanuarySt John’s College (Cambridge) and the Reformation, 1534–74, by Richard Rex, Queens’ College

3 FebruaryThe Bishops and the Duke of Buckingham, 1624–26, by Mark Parry, Christ’s College

10 FebruaryCauses and nature of Royalist disappointment in Restoration England and Wales, by Melanie Harrington, Selwyn College

17 FebruaryMonarchy asserted: the conservative Cromwellians and the Restoration, by Miranda Malins, Magdalene College

24 FebruaryAnglo-French cultural transmission: the case of John Locke and the Huguenots, by Delphine Soulard, University of Provence, Aix-Marseille I

Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies. The Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies (CamCREES) presents the following programme of seminars for the Lent Term 2010. All seminars start at 5 p.m., unless otherwise stated. Tea and coffee are available from 4.45 p.m.

Tuesday, 9 FebruaryRussia in a global world, by H. E. Yury Fedotov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation. This is a joint event between CamCREES, the Department of Politics and International Studies, and the Department of Slavonic Studies. It takes place in the Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College, at 5.15 p.m.

Friday, 12 FebruaryWho was behind Yezhov? New research on the politics of the Great Terror, by Stephen Wheatcroft, University of Melbourne. Please note that this seminar takes place in the Thirkill Room, Clare College.

Tuesday, 23 FebruaryA torba of cool: modern Ukrainian slang from the ditch to the office, by Svitlana Pyrkalo, writer and journalist. Please note that this seminar takes place in the Thirkill Room, Clare College.

Thursday, 4 MarchCroatia – 28th EU Member State, by H. E. Ivica Tomic, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia. This is a joint event between CamCREES and the Centre of International Studies. Please note that it will start at 5.30 p.m. in the Latimer Room, Clare College.