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Lectures & Seminars

02/02/2009 14:41:13

Lancaster China Management Centre seminars

6 March China in Africa - making connections?
Michael Dyson, Independent Economics and Infrastructure

4.00pm, Management School LT 11

For more information, please see:

Department of Accounting & Finance Seminar

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25 February Serial CEO incentives and the structure of managerial
Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics

3.30pm, LT11, Management School

4 March Insider trading and fair value estimates: evidence from
goodwill impairments under SFAS 142
Karl A. Muller III, The Pennsylvania State University

3.30pm, LT6, Management School

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Department of Economics Research Seminars

25 February The effects of workplace innovation on worker well-being
and the role of unions
Alex Bryson, NIESR

Teaching Room B38a, ALL WELCOME

4 March Use of leisure time and well-being: correlation and
causation in happiness studies
Professor David Forrest, University of Salford

4.00pm, Teaching Room B38a, ALL WELCOME

11 March The ordered switching regimes model: with applications
to health and education
Murray Smith, University of Aberdeen

4.00pm, teac
hing Room B38a, ALL WELCOME

18 March Coordination under the shadow of career concerns
Alexander Koch, Aarhus, Denmark

Teaching Room B38a, ALL WELCOME

Linguistics Department lecture

25 February Language, mind and society: trying to resolve some
tensions in the triangle in educational applied linguistics
Martin Bygate, Linguistics and English Language

4.30-6.00 pm, Merriman LT, all welcome

Educational Research Departmental Seminar

25 February Adoption of technology enhanced learning in higher
education: influences of institutional policies and practices
Dr Gale Parchoma

12.30 – 2.00 p.m., IAS Meeting Room 1.

4 March Not just literacy: affective inequalities at the heart of learning
Maggie Feeley, University College Dublin

12.30 – 2.00 p.m., IAS Meeting Room 1.

Everyone welcome. For further information, please contact Dee Daglish 01524 592679, or look on the forthcoming events section of the Department of Educational Research website.

Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit Seminar

11 March How I wish I had known THAT when I worked in industry!
Denise Till, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

2pm Postgraduate Statistics Centre, Fylde College

For more information, please contact Angela Mercer

Department of European Languages and Cultures

Department of European languages and Cultures

DELC Research Seminar Series 2008/09 –

3 March Investigating Students’ Grammatical Errors in Producing and
Recognising German Language
Birgit Smith, Lancaster University

5.00pm, Bowland North seminar Room 14

17 March Maike Wetzel “Lange Tage”, Reading in German and English

6.00pm, Fylde College Lecture Theatre 1

The event will be followed by a Question & Answer Session as well as wine and a bookstall.

18 March A City of Dissonant Memories: Trieste 1914-2008
Dr Katia Pizzi, University of London

5.00pm, Bowland North Seminar Room 14

29 April Postmodernism: a Lesson from Tolkien (and Borges)?
Maurice Slawinski, Lancaster University

1.00pm, Bowland North Seminar Room 13

13 May Past Modernity? Social-scientific Idioms and the Othering of Society
Andreas Langenohl (Universität Konstanz)

5.00pm, Bowland North seminar Room 13

27 May Masculinities and the Aesthetics of the Car Crash in the Films of
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Amit Thakkar, Lancaster University

1.00pm, Bowland North Seminar Room 13

ALL staff and students welcome



8 – 9 May Nostalgia and Innovation in Twentieth-Century French Music
A two-day symposium at Lancaster University in association
Professor Nigel Simeone, University of Sheffield

Jack Hylton Music Rooms, LICA

A downloadable copy of the registration form is available at: (Registration is free for Lancaster students and staff)

The deadline for registering is Tuesday 31 March 2009. The provisional programme and other details of the symposium are now available on the website.