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No 6219

Wednesday 23 March 2011

Vol cxli No 23

pp. 633–644

Events, courses, etc.

Centre for European Legal Studies: One-day conference

CELS will host a one-day conference on Children’s Evidence in Legal Proceedings on Thursday, 14 April 2011, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The conference will examine, in particular, the methods by which the evidence of young children is delivered to the courts, and how far their evidence can and should be tested. The conference has been accredited with 5.5 CPD points from the Law Society. For further information, please contact Mrs Felicity Eves-Rey (email or see

Department of Archaeology: Heritage Research Group Annual Seminar

The Heritage Research Group in the Department of Archaeology will be hosting their twelfth annual seminar on Friday and Saturday, 15 and 16 April, at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. This year’s seminar, entitled The heritage of memorials and commemorations, is co-hosted by the Cultural Heritage and Re-construction of Identity After Conflict (CRIC) project. The programme is now available on the website (, along with details about registration. Those interested in attending are urged to register as soon as possible, as places are limited.

Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

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

Divinity. Valedictory Lecture. Professor de Lange will deliver his valedictory lecture, entitled Books and bookmen: the Cambridge teachers of Rabbinics 1866–1971, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 May, in the Runcie Room of the Faculty of Divinity.

Economics. The Marshall Lectures for 2010–11 will be given by Professor James Heckman (University of Chicago) at 5 p.m. on 17 and 18 May 2011. The subject of the talks will be ‘The economics and psychology of human development and inequality’. The venue is to be confirmed.

Law. Professor Jeremy Waldron (NYU Law School) will give the 2011 Sir David Williams Lecture, entitled The rule of law and human dignity, on Friday, 6 May 2011, in LG19 at 5.30 p.m. For enquiries, please contact Mrs Felicity Eves-Rey (email or see

Mathematics. The Rouse Ball Lecture for 2011 will take place on Thursday, 28 April. Professor Luis Caffarelli of the University of Texas at Austin, USA, will give a talk on Non linear problems involving non local diffusions. The abstract is available at The Lecture will be held in Room 3 of the Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, at 12 noon.

Philosophy. The Faculty of Philosophy is hosting two public lectures on normative questions around the future of computing. Dr David D. Clark (MIT) will give a talk entitled Finding our way in the cloud: engineering the shared experience, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 April. Professor Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair for Ethics, Law, and Technology (Ottawa), will give a talk entitled In machines we trust? cloud computing, ambient intelligence, and robotics, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 April. Please note the different starting times. Both will be held in the McCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene’t St, Corpus Christi College, and all are welcome. See for details.