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Lectures & Seminars

10/30/2006 08:52:30

Lancaster China Management Centre (LCMC) Seminar:

The determinants and performance effects of management accounting and control techniques in the P. R. of China

Friday 8 December 2006, 16:00

Professor Xiao, Professor of Accounting at Cardiff Business School and director of the Chinese Accounting, Finance and Business Research Unit will be the speaker at this seminar.

DELC Seminar Series
- Michaelmas term speakers:

December 6 'Canetti's Modernist Menagerie: Portraits of Self
and Others in The Play of the Eyes',
Dr Graham Bartram (DELC)
1pm in the IAS MR1.
Everyone Welcome

Department of Economics

30 November Structural Breaks in the Real Exchange Rate
Adjustment Mechanism
Laurence Copeland - Cardiff University
4pm, B31, Lancaster University Management School

Department of Politics & IR Michaelmas Term Seminar Series

6 December “Defending Enlightenment: or why Professor Geyer
is right about complexity but wrong to blame the
Dr. Patrick Bishop, Politics and IR, Lancaster
4-6pm, Frankland Colloquium Room

13 December Film screening: Underground (Yugoslavia, 1995).
(167 min) 3 - 6pm Frankland Colloquium Room

"An unpredictable black comedy with an epic scope,
Emir Kusturica's highly acclaimed Underground
takes a look at the modern history of Yugoslavia
through the often absurd misadventures of two
friends over several decades".

Directed by Emir Kusturica

Environment & Society Seminar Series 2006/7

The Environment and Society Research Group of LEC invites anyone interested to attend the events listed below. Please contact either James Faulconbridge ( or Gordon Walker ( for further details.

All meetings 16:00-17:30 followed by drinks and early evening meal

6 December Youth and Violence in the Niger Delta: Ethnographic
David Pratten, University Lecturer in the Social
Anthropology of Africa St Antony's College, Oxford
Institute for Advanced Studies MR 2

24 January Exploring Innovation without Proximity
Mia Grey, Lecturer, Department of Geography,
Cambridge University
Institute for Advanced Studies MR2

7 February Transport, physical activity and health: researching
the effects of a new urban motorway in Glasgow
David Olgilvie
Institute for Advanced Studies MR1

28 February Intergenerational relations and the geographies of fear
achel Pain, Department of Geography, University
of Durham
Institute for Advanced Studies MR2

2 May The intangible effects of flooding: vulnerability,
resilience and community recovery
Sue Tapsell, Flood Hazard Research Centre
Institute for Advanced Studies MR4

LUMS, Research Forum

1 December Studying Strategy as a Social Practice
Dr Paula Jarzabkowski, AIM Ghoshal Fellow
and Reader in Strategic Management at Aston
Business School
3:00pm - 4:15pm in Lancaster Leadership Centre,
Lecture Theatre 2

Law School, Research Seminar

6 December Julian Cockbain, Frank B Dehn & Co
1.00 pm, Quiet Room in the Chaplaincy Centre

Refreshments will be available, Please contact Eileen Jones ( by Wednesday 29th November if you will be requiring refreshments.

Everyone is Welcome

Mathematics and Statistics Seminar

11 December On Quantifying Smoking-Attributable Disease,
Dollars and Death
Scott L. Zeger, Hurley-Dorrier Professor and
Chair, Department of Biostatistics
The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School
of Public Health
Fylde SCR (B18) at 4pm

International Human Rights Obligations Network: Launch

18 January 2007 The theme of this event is 'Terrorism and counter-
terrorism: the impact on human rights protection'
and the keynote speech will be given by Prof. Martin
Scheinin, the UN Special Rapportuer on the promotion
and protection of human rights whilst countering

2-6pm, IAS Meeting room 2/3

For more information, including the full programme and registration form, see

The Ruskin Polygon
The Ruskin Seminar Series for 2006-2007

Programme for the Michaelmas Term 2006
(12th October – 14th December)

The seminars are held every Thursday, 4pm – 6pm in the Quiet Room, Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre.

30 November: Rosemary Hill: ‘Pugin and Ruskin’.

7 December: Kate Newey: ‘Ruskin, “Traffic” and the Stage’.

14 December: Brian Ingram: ‘Ruskin, Gladstone and Scotland’.