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Cambridge University Free Lectures On New Zealand

The University of Cambridge, New Zealand Studies Seminar Group presents
four seminars in March and May 2006:-

6 March at 6pm: Professor Michael Kelly
"New Zealand, New Zealanders and the Royal Society"
Corpus Christi College room I4, New Court.

13 March at 5pm: Dr Paul McHugh "Making rights aboriginally - the legal foundations and history of Maori claims in the past twenty-five years" Corpus Christi College McCrum Lecture Theatre, Benet Street.

22 May at 6pm: Dr Rory Sweetman
"Bishop in the Dock: the sedition trial of James Liston"
Corpus Christi College McCrum Lecture Theatre, Benet Street.

And, in association with the Cabinet of Natural History, Department of
History and Philosophy of Science:-

29 May at 1pm: Dr James Beattie "Empire and Nature in New Zealand: theologies of nature and natural theologies, 1830-1920" Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane.

All are welcome. Please invite friends and colleagues.

For more information about these seminars, or if you would like to present
a paper relating to New Zealand in Cambridge, contact Francis Reid

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