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No 6495

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Vol cxlviii No 19

pp. 388–393

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 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: Is ‘resilience’ a sustainable concept? Potential archaeological contributions to resilience and sustainability assessments with reference to Engaruka, Tanzania and Konso, Ethiopia, by Dr Daryl Stump, University of York, at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 19 February 2018 in the Seminar room, McDonald Institute, Downing Street

Disability Resource Centre

15th Annual Disability Lecture: Disabled academics in the 21st century, by Professor Nigel Lockett, Dr Farah Mendelsohn, and Dr Hamied Haroon, at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 22 March 2018 in the Palmerston Room, Fisher Building, St John’s College

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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Inaugural lecture: Islam and science in modern Egypt, by Professor Khaled Fahmy, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Sa’id Professor of Modern Arabic Studies, at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 22 February 2018 in the David Li Kwok Po Lecture Theatre (LG18), Faculty of Law, West Road

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Faculty of Law

2018 Sir David Williams Lecture: Where are we going? Reflections on the Rule of Law in a dangerous world, by the Rt Hon. Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, 2000–17, at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 23 February 2018 in the David Li Kwok Po Lecture Theatre (LG18), Faculty of Law, West Road