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No 6257

Wednesday 29 February 2012

Vol cxlii No 22

pp. 482–487

Events, courses, etc.

Announcement of lectures, seminars, etc.

The University offers a large number of lectures, seminars, and other events, many of which are free of charge, to members of the University and others who are interested. Details can be found on Faculty and Departmental websites, and in the following resources.

The What’s On website ( carries details of exhibitions, music, theatre and film, courses, and workshops, and is searchable by category and date. Both an RSS feed and a subscription email service are available. ( is a fully searchable talks listing service, and talks can be subscribed to and details downloaded.

Brief details of upcoming events are given below.

Cambridge Central Asia Forum

From Trader to Talib: Merchants, migrants, and militancy on the Afghanistan–Tajikistan Frontier, by Dr Magnus Marsden, at 4 p.m. on 2 March 2012

Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Sixth Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture: On the shoulders of Eastern giants: the forgotten contribution of medieval physicists, by Professor Jim Al-Khalili, at 5 p.m. on 16 March 2012
(booking required via the website)

International Women’s Day Events: Notice

The Annual International Women’s Day Lecture will be given by Mariella Frostrup, at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 8 March 2012, in the Howard Theatre, Downing College, in which she will speak about her work with the GREAT initiative ( For further information, see

A collection of conversations, entitled No Going Back! What next for women today, with a keynote speech by Julie Spence OBE, will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, 10 March 2012, at Anglia Ruskin University. For further information, see