This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of one of Germany's most talented draughtswomen and printmakers. A small exhibition of Kathe Kollwitz's etchings and woodcuts will take place in the Irene Manton Room of the Peter Scott Gallery at Lancaster University from January 16 to March 17. The exhibition is open Monday-Friday 12noon-5pm. Contact: Alison Rawlings, tel, 01525 593057.
THE MODERN PSYCHE
A series of four weekly talks entitled "The Making of the Modern Psyche" begins on February 9 at the ICA, chaired by Professor Roy Porter of the Wellcome Institute.
The sessions feature a panel discussion on views of identity, self and soul in the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Panel members for the first talk include Natalie Zemon Davies, visiting professor at Balliol College, Lisa Jardine, professor of English at Queen Mary and Westfield College, and Jonathan Sawday, lecturer in English at Southampton University.
The session runs from 7.30-9pm.
IVAN ILLICH LECTURE
Ivan Illich will give the Journal of Law and Society's 1995 public lecture at the City Hall, Civic Centre, Cardiff on February 15 at 6pm. Entry by ticket only, available free from: Carol Black, Cardiff Law School, PO Box 4, Cardiff CF1 1XD. Tel, 01222 874354.
WITHIN THIS WOODEN CIRCLE
A three-day conference for Shakespeare scholars and teachers, theatre historians and practitioners interested in the past, present and future of the Globe Theatre on London's Southwark Bankside will take place on February 28. The conference will be held at Goldsmiths College, London University.
Contact: Alastair Tallon, Shakespeare's Globe, Bear Gardens, Bankside, Liberty of the Clink Southwark, London SE1 9EB. Tel, 071 620 0202 or fax 928 7688.
HOSPITALITY AND CATERING
A national conference has been arranged on February 17, at the Hotel Russell, Russell Square, London, which will focus on: an overview of current GNVQ developments in hospitality and catering; the implications and problems facing HE institutions as the first University and Colleges Admissions Service applications are processed; the effect and impact of the new qualifications on the hospitality and catering industry. Contact: Jeremy Curtis, Boston College, Rowley Road, Boston. Tel, 0205 365701 ext.219 or Helen Mayhew, Norfolk College, Tennyson Avenue, King's Lynn, PE30 2QW. Tel, 0553 761144.
NATIONAL CURRICULUMAS COMEDY
Esiaba Irobi will give the Institute of Education Arts Centre Lecture on "The National Curriculum as a Comedy: an argument for a serious cross-cultural approach" on February 6 at 6pm in the Nunn Hall, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL. Contact: Charlotte Footer, tel, 071 612 6015.