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No 6186

Wednesday 28 April 2010

Vol cxl No 27

pp. 757–788

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:

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Divinity. Professor Daniel Block, of Wheaton College, Illinois, will give a paper entitled Reading the Decalogue right to left: covenantal foundations of Old Testament ethics, at an open meeting of the Old Testament Seminar, on Wednesday, 28 April, at 2.30 p.m., in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road.

Engineering. Engineering Department Dynamics and Vibration Department Tea Time Talks. The following talks will take place during the Easter Term. Refreshments will be available in Oatley Meeting Room 2 (second floor) from 3.30 p.m., with the talk in Oatley Meeting Room 1 from 4 p.m.

30 April (1 of 2)Limit-handling driver modelling, by Mr Julian Timings (CUED)

30 April (2 of 2)Traffic modelling for pavement damage calculations, by Mr Will Goodrum (CUED)

7 May (1 of 2)Prediction of bearing skidding in wind turbine gearboxes, by Mr Sharad Jain (CUED)

7 May (2 of 2)Painlevé paradox for oblique impact of rigid body with friction, by Mr Yunian Shen (Nanjing University Science and Technology)

14 MayMid-frequency dynamic analysis using wave based approaches, by Mr Bert Van Genechten (KU Leuven)

21 May (1 of 2)Estimating uncertainty in ground vibration using the thin-layer method, by Mr Simon Jones (CUED)

21 May (2 of 2)When two isn’t better than one: twin-tunnels and ground-borne railway vibration, by Mrs Kirsty Kuo (CUED)

28 MayDesign uncertainties, by Dr Derek Smith (CUED Emeritus)

4 June (1 of 2)Applications of the Hybridge Approach to modelling diffuse wave fields, by Mr Richard Lines (CUED)

4 June (2 of 2)Modelling of sound transmission through aircraft sidewalls, by Mr Julien Legault (Université de Sherbrocke)

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

28 AprilThe Witch of Wapping: judicial murder; family disputes; constitutional law in mid-seventeenth century England, by Clive Holmes (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)

5 May‘A divine kinde of rhetoricke’: Godly preaching and the rhetorical tradition, by David Parry (Christ’s College)

12 MayPresbyterians, Congregationalists, and the struggle for parish reform, 1640–42, by Hunter Powell (Selwyn College)

19 MayLiving with history, by T. K. Rabb (Princeton University)

26 MayEnglish print culture and the question of Cromwellian kingship, by Ben Woodford (Hughes Hall)

2 JuneForeign reformed churches and England’s second reformation, 1636–62, by Anthony Milton (University of Sheffield)

History and Economics. Seminars take place on Wednesdays, at 5 p.m., in the Bridgetower Room, Trinity Hall, Trinity Lane.

12 MayThe Holy Roman Empire, by Jo Whaley, Gonville and Caius College

19 MayMorality and markets: thinking about Albert Hirschman in the 1970s, by Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University

South Asian Studies. It is regretted that the annual Kingsley Martin Lecture due to be held on Wednesday, 28 April (see Reporter, p. 723) has been cancelled due to travel difficulties.