• Thursday 6 November 2014
    • NO. 5076
    • VOL. 145


    Oriental Institute/Faculty of Theology and Religion

    Pleasure in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages classes

    Dr Elena Ene D-Vasilescu will give the remaining classes in this series at 3.30pm on the following Thursdays in Room 1, Examination Schools.

    13 Nov: 'The pleasure of the arts'

    27 Nov: 'Other paths to pleasure: sainthood, motherhood, readings, curiosity, etc'

    Faculty of Philosophy

    Oxford Forum Professorial Provocation

    Professor Pamela Sue Anderson will give an Oxford Forum Provocations talk at 7.45pm on 13 November at Regent's Park. Respondent: Dr Jamie Carter. Preceded by wine reception at 7pm. Information: roxana.baiasu@philosophy.ox.ac.ukj.cardinale@lse.ac.uk or 020 7955 7539.

    Subject: 'On modern European philosophy of religion: the difference "modern" and "European" makes to philosophy of religion today'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Department of Chemistry

    Physical and Theoretical Chemistry seminars


    The seminar to be given by Professor Joel Bowman, Emory, on 24 November in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (PTCL) will now be held at 1.45pm rather than 4.45pm as originally advertised.

    Mathematical Institute

    Public Lecture

    Professor Robin Wilson, Open, will lecture at 2.30pm on 21 November at the Mathematical Institute.

    Subject: 'The history of mathematics in 300 stamps'


    Professor Samson Abramsky will give a colloquium at 4.30pm on 21 November in Lecture Room 4, Mathematical Institute. Followed by a reception.

    Subject: 'The mathematics of non-locality and contextuality'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums



    HSH Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein will speak at 2.15pm on 13 November in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's. Lead discussant: Professor Yves Mény, former EUI President. Chair: Dr Pierre Keller, Vice President of the International Committee of the Red Cross. All welcome; tea and cake served afterwards.

    Subject: 'The state in the third millennium and the crisis of self-determination'

    Foundation for Law, Justice and Society /Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    To register for any of the following events, please visit www.fljs.org/events.


    Frank Vibert, LSE, will lecture at 6pm on 20 November in the Lecture Theatre, Social Sciences Building.

    Subject: 'The new regulatory space: reframing democratic goverenance'

    Dr Rivika Weill, Radzyner School of Law, Israel, will lecture at 5.30pm on 27 November in the Cube, Law Faculty. 

    Subject: 'Holey union: the constitutional paradox of secession'


    There will be a workshop discussing the constitutional complications of the ongoing political turmoil in Ukraine beginning at 9.30am on 28 November in Seminar Room 2, Wolfson. Discussants: Professor Denis Galligan, Dr Andrew Wilson, Dr Volodymyr Venher, Professor Daniel Smilov and Dr Bogdan Iancu. A lecture on the constitutional paradox of secession movements will be held the previous day to provoke thought around the ideas to be discussed.

    Subject: 'The break-up of nations: the constitutional dimensions using Ukraine as a case study'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Harris Manchester

    Lt Colonel Chris Keeble, who took over command from Colonel H Jones in the Falklands, will lecture at 5pm on 19 November in the chapel.

    Subject: 'The ethics of leadership'


    Advanced Studies Centre Annual Lecture

    Professor Svante Pääbo, Max Planck Institute, will deliver the ASC Annual Lecture at 5pm on 19 November in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Department of Physics.

    Subject: 'A Neandertal perspective on human origins'