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No 6279

Wednesday 3 October 2012

Vol cxliii No 2

pp. 14–32

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.

African Archaeology Group

John Alexander Seminar Series: The elusive connection between myth and rock art: the San example, by Professor David Lewis-Williams, on 9 October 2012

American History

Weekly seminars on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the Latimer Room, Clare College; first seminar: War short of war: George Kennan and the dilemmas of political warfare, by Kaeten Mistry, on 8 October 2012 american-history-seminar/

Cambridge International Piano Series

Series of piano recitals at West Road Concert Hall; first concert in the series: Opus one, by Peter Donohoe, on 10 October 2012

Centre for Gender Studies

Michaelmas term events programme; first seminar: Engaging township men who have sex with men (MSM) in HIV prevention programmes, by Dr Andrew Tucker, on 8 October 2012

Kettle’s Yard

Winifred Nicholson: Music of colour,29 September – 21 December 2012 winifred_nicholson/index.php

Lauterpacht Centre for International Law

Michaelmas term lecture programme; first lecture: The scholar and international legal practice– a panel discussion, with Professors James Crawford, Christine Gray, Vaughan Lowe, Colin Warbrick, and Marc Weller, on 5 October 2012

Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit

Nomads, pastures, and the State: change and continuity among mobile pastoralists in Western Tibet, 1959–2012, by Melvyn Goldstein, on 9 October 2012


An afternoon of celebration for Hugh Wood and Alexander Goehr, on 20 October 2012; admittance free; tickets from Mrs Sally Thomson (email:

Department of Plant Sciences

Weekly departmental seminars on Thursdays at 1 p.m; first seminar: Genetic dissection of cell death and signalling between endosperm and embryo during seed development, by Justin Goodrich, on 11 October 2012