Events

September 8, 1995

DEBATE ON EUROPE

A debate on "Making the European Union Work" led by Helmut Schmidt, Valery Giscard d'Estaing and Edward Heath, and chaired by John Ashworth will be held at the London School of Economics and Political Science on September 13 (1.30-3.30pm). The debate will be held in the Old Theatre, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE. Admission by ticket only, contact: 0171 955 6839. Email: s.bianchini@lse.ac.uk.

FUTURE OF THE HUMAN

An international conference exploring Nietzche's question as to the future of the human in an age of nihilism and its ramifications for our postmodern, technological age, will be held on September 16-17. Speakers include: Richard Beardsworth, Debra Bergoffen, Maudemarie Clark, Daniel Conway, Kathleen Higgins, Laurence Lampert, David Midgley. It will be held at Watford Campus, University of Hertfordshire. Information: John Lippitt/Margaret Mitchell-Jubb, Philosophy Department, University of Hertfordshire, Aldenham, WD2 8AT. Telephone 01707 285682/285679. E-mail: J.A.Lippitt@herts.ac.uk.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SYSTEMS

The International Symposium on Non-Linear Electromagnetic Systems will be held on September 17-20 at the University of Wales College of Cardiff. It is the first time that the symposium has sbeen held in Europe. I its theme is concerned with advanced computational and design techniques in applied electromagnetic systems including devices and materials. Information: Dr A. Basak, Cardiff School of Engineering, UWCC, PO Box 917, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF2 1XH. Telephone: 01222 874000 ext.5932. Email: isem@cardiff.ac.uk.

IDENTITIES IN FLUX

An interdisciplinary conference investigating issues concerning the re-emergence of nationalism and construction of cultural and political identities in contemporary Europe has been arranged for September 22-24. Information: Spyros Sofos or Tacey Hurd, SLAS, University of Portsmouth, Wiltshire Building, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth, PO1 2BU. Tel: 01705 843476/843367, fax 843493. Email: spyros@hum.port.ac.uk or tacey@hum.port.ac.uk.

MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

The Society of Medicines Research will hold in first meeting at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School on September 21. For information on "Trends in Medicinal Chemistry" contact: Dr C. Chapleo, Reckitt and Colman, Dansom Lane, Hull, HU8 7DS. Telephone: 01482 26151.

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams.

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