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No 6492

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Vol cxlviii No 16

pp. 319–352

Events and 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 individual Faculty, Department, and institution websites, on the What’s On website (, and on (

Brief details of upcoming events are given below.

African Archaeology Group

John Alexander Seminar Series: The God Seth animal: real Egyptian chimera or true African creature?, by Professor Pierre de Maret, Université Libre de Bruxelles, at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 29 January 2018 in the McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Downing site.

Cambridge Central Asia Forum and the China Centre, Jesus College

History and future outlook of the Belt and Road, by Professor Chak Fan Lee, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Chair Professor in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, at 6.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 in the Frankopan Hall, Jesus College. Attendance is free but registration by 27 January 2018 is required.

Fitzwilliam Museum

The Glanville Lecture 2018: The Book of Exodus and the invention of religion, by Professor Dr Jan Assmann, Honorary Professor at the University of Konstanz, Visiting Professor at the University of Luzern, and Emeritus Professor at the University of Heidelberg, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, 17 February 2018 in Room 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms. Attendance is free but registration is required.

Glanville Lecture study day: a series of 40-minute talks on the subject of Religion in the ancient world, from 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. on Saturday, 17 February 2018 in Room 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms. There is a cost for this event and booking is required.