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No 6295

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Vol cxliii No 18

pp. 336–344

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 (the John Alexander Seminar Series)

Finding Alcatrazes: Portuguese and African sites in the failed early settlement of the bay of Alcatrazes, Cape Verde, by Dr Marie Louise Sørensen, at 4.30 p.m. on 5 February 2013

Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities

Term lectures and events programme, including:

The political configuration of identities, by Professor Denis-Constant Martin, at 5 p.m. on 31 January 2013, at the Faculty of Law; and

The future of war, a series of lectures by Martin van Creveld, Humanitas Visiting Professor in War Studies, on 14, 18, and 20 February 2013

Institute for Manufacturing

Babbage Seminar: A new approach to industrial policy, by Professor Patrizio Bianchi, at 3 p.m. on 4 February 2013

Department of Sociology

Obama and the performance of power, two public lectures by Professor Jeffrey C. Alexander:

Obama in power, at 5 p.m. on 12 February 2013;

The last campaign, at 5 p.m. on 19 February 2013