May 26, 1995

DRAWN THREADS. An exhibition of 13 large images by Sarah Cawkwell is an expression of the warp and woof of many women's lives. Her work will be on show (9am-9pm daily) at New Hall, Cambridge, until June 9.


The following inaugural lectures are open to the public and all start at 6pm in the Grimond Lecture Theatre 1, University of Kent at Canterbury: June 2 - "Otherworldly Conversations in Antiquity" by Graham Anderson, professor of Classics;

June 9 - "Satellites: could ET phone you?" by Richard Langley, professor of antenna systems;

June 16 - "Making Money out of Biodiversity" by Ian Swingland, professor of conservation biology;

June 23 - "Prisms in our Minds, Fear in our Hearts, the Social Psychology of Prejudice" by Rupert Brown, professor of social psychology.


A one-day seminar on "Developing Comprehensive Student Record Systems" has been organised at the Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1 on June 13 from 10.30am. The seminar aims to explore: improving the value of student data bases; developing student tracking; handling special validation, accreditation, franchise plus international requirements such as Erasmus programmes. Information: Higher Education International, PO Box 190, Cheltenham, GL50 3SJ.

Tel: 01242 225925/fax 263554.


LSU College Southampton is hosting a one-day symposium "The Angel in the House: Victorian Images of the Religious Woman" on June 17. Papers will explore the portrayal of women of faith in Victorian fiction. Information: Anne Hogan, department of English, LSU, The Avenue, Southampton, SO17 1BG. Tel: 01703 228761/fax 230944.


In 1996, the University of Strathclyde celebrates the bicentenary of its foundation as Anderson's Institution in 1796. Former staff, alumnni and friends will be welcome to a whole host of events throughout the year. The Alumni Affairs and Development Office would like to reach as many alumni as possible to provide details of the celebrations. Information: Amanda McKenzie, External Affairs and Development, University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XG. Telephone: 0141 552 4400 ext.73.

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