July 21, 1995

THE TIME MACHINE. An international symposium has been arranged to mark the centenary of H. G. Wells's scientific romance. The Time Machine: Past, Present and Future will be held on July 26-29 at Imperial College, London. Information:Professor Patrick Parrinder, The H. G. Wells Society, 82 Hillfield Avenue, Crouch End, London, N8 7DN.


A conference, Contested Community: Critical Legal Perspectives, will be held at the University of Edinburgh's faculty of law, September 8-10. Papers are invited on: Community of Laws: Nationalism and National Identity - contact Lindsay Farmer, Birkbeck College, 0171 580 6507; Anthropological Contributions to Critical Legal Perspectives - contact Anne Griffiths and Ed Wilmsen, University of Edinburgh, 0131 650 2057; Worlds of Myths - contact Adam Geary, Birkbeck College, 0171 631 6507; Whatever Happened to the Working Class - contact Bernard Ryan, Kent Law School, 012 823310; Feminist Identities/Legal Territories: Doubly Dispossessed - contact Beverley Brown, Birkbeck College, 0171 631 6507; Europe's Other: Legal Identity and the Identity of Law in the European Union - contact Jim Bergeron, University College Dublin, 003531 706 8743; Writing Critical Legal Studies: Writing Law and Literature - contact Maria Aristodemou, University of Bristol, 01179 303030; Critical Human Rights Theory and Constitutionalism - contact Adam Tomkins, King's College London, 0171 836 5454; Rights of Minorities: the Legitimation of Social Being - contact Bill Bowring, University of East London, 0181 590 7722. Information: Dr Anne Griffiths, Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL. Fax: 0131 662 4902.


A conference on the German-British Exchange in the 1990s has been organised for September 22-23 and will take place at London Guildhall University. Information: Department of Language Studies, German Section, London Guildhall University, Calcutta House, Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT. Tel: 0171 320 1217. Fax: 0171 320 1117.


A seminar has been organised by the School for Policy Studies at Bristol on October 17-18. Key speakers include: Tony Holloway, Lynne Howe and Scott Winter from FEFC, Tony Ball, chair of the sector management group in Wales and Drew Thomas, regional coordinator of Yorkshire and Humberside TECs. Information: Deborah Marriott, Course co-ordinator, School for Policy Studies, Rodney Lodge, Grange Road, Bristol, BS8 4EA. Tel: 0117 974 1117.

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