Nota bene

23 August 2006

VC's concert call to women

The Annual Vice-Chancellor's Concert takes place on August 28 and 29. As August has been dedicated to honouring women and their role in the country and institutions like UCT, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Njabulo S Ndebele, would like to encourage UCT women especially to attend either of the evenings. Limited tickets are still available. Please call Edwina Kannemeyer on ext 5671.

Brunch for women specialists

UCT and Investec Bank are inviting women medical specialists to a brunch to celebrate women in medicine. Guest speakers are Maria Ramos and Dr Mamphela Ramphele, followed by an economic market overview by Jeremy Gardiner, director of Investec Asset Management. The date is Saturday, September 9, at 10h45 for 11h00 at The Auditorium, 5th floor, Investec Bank Limited, 36 Hans Strijdom Avenue, Foreshore, Cape Town. Please confirm your attendance and special dietary requirements with Raquel Zuckerman on (2721) 416 1022 by August 30.

TB Davie lecture excerpts

The TB Davie memorial lecture, delivered by Prof Alan Charles Kors of the University of Pennsylvania in the US, was held last week. Titled The Essential Relationship of Academic Freedom to Human Liberty, it was very well received. We hope to run excerpts in next week's edition of Monday Paper. The full version of the lecture will be available on the web in due course.

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