new series of Brodetsky Memorial Lectures is to be inaugurated
focusing on science and Jewish history and culture. Selig
Brodetsky held the chair of applied mathematics from 1924-48,
and following his death in 1954, a lecture series was
instituted to reflect his broad scientific and Jewish
interests. Discontinued in 1989, the lectures are now
being revived by the centre for Jewish studies, the schools
of mathematics and philosophy and CentreCATH.
the first event of the new series, Professor Menachem
Fisch of the University of Tel Aviv will lecture on Reading
God's two books: science and the Talmud's debate on religion.
The lecture takes place at 5.30pm on Thursday 30 May in
the Yorkshire Bank Lecture Theatre. Admission is free,
but by ticket only. For tickets, contact Josine Opmeer
on ext 31629 or email firstname.lastname@example.org