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Lectures and Seminars

03/30/2007 17:02:31

Literacy Research Centre Seminar Series

1 May What do we mean by 'functional'?
A Workshop led by Amy Burgess and Roz Ivanič

1-2 pm, Meeting Room 1, IAS
Everyone welcome

Accounting and Finance Research Seminars

2 May Seasoned equity offerings: quality of accounting
information and expected flotation costs
Ronald Masulis (Owen Graduate School of Management,
Vanderbilt University, USA)

3.00pm, Lecture Theatre 10, Management School

Visit for further details

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

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

Engineering Department talks

2 May Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy- a Clinical
Reality for Cancer Treatment

Professor Steve Webb, Institute of Cancer Research,
University of London, Royal Marsden NHS Trust.

A74, Engineering, 1pm

All are welcome to attend, Some refreshments available,
bring your lunch!!

For further details contact:

Lancaster China Management Centre (LCMC)

3 May CSSA-UK Business Ideas Competition
This is a Business Ideas Competition for teams of
Chinese students from around the world (though mostly
in the UK) where they will present business plans -
a sort of 'Dragon’s Den'.

We are hosting, in collaboration with the organisers
– the UK Chinese Students and Scholars Association
- the semi-final of the competition for the 8 best plans.

11:00, LUMS, LT 3

For more information, please see:

Pre-registration is required by emailing
with your full contact details.


11 May China's International, Political and Economic
Mr Sanjay Wadvani, Team Leader for the East Asia
Regional Team, Far Eastern Group, at the Foreign &
Commonwealth Office.

16:00, LUMS, LT 12

For more information, please see:

All are welcome to attend

Department of European Languages and Cultures

9 May War, Wounds and Women: The Civil War in
Spanish Films

Dr Mercedes Camino (DELC)
1pm, IAS MR1

23 May Thinking about Genius, mainly in France
Dr Ann Jefferson, FBA (New College, University of Oxford)
5pm, IAS MR3

6 June The novels and poems come unwatched out of
one’s pen’. Towards the Aesthetics of the
Non-Conscious in German Romanticism

Professor Rüdiger Görner (Queen Mary, University of London)
5pm, IAS MR2

All welcome and for further information, please

Interdisciplinary Training Seminar

4 June The Electronic Revolution in Textual Analysis.
A Research Training Seminar

This seminar is intended to encourage use of electronic
textual analysis by people doing research in FASS
and beyond.

1.00-5.00 pm, IAS Meeting Room 2 and 3
All welcome.

Places Limited: Contact Stephen Pumfrey. Tel: (01524- 5)92508. Email:

Centre for Science Studies

Artwork & photography courtesy of Sheila Tilmouth

5-6 June The Social and Material Practices of Agriculture, Farming and Food Production

Vicky Singleton & John Law

Artwork & photography courtesy of Sheila Tilmouth: