Cambridge economic historian Sheilagh Ogilvie has been awarded the prestigious Gyorgy Ranki Prize for her book, State Corporatism and Proto-Industry: The Württemberg Black Forest, 1580-1797. She is co-winner of the prize, which is awarded by the Economic History Association for the best book on European Economic History published in 1997 or 1998.
Dr Judith Sturnick, Director of the American Council of Education (ACE) Office of Women, visited the University on Thursday, 7 October. She was here to share her experiences of raising the representation of women in American universities and colleges. Her visit came less than week after the Vice Chancellor made the need to increase the representation of women at the highest levels of the University a major theme of his 1st October address in Senate House.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse c.1497-98 by Albrech Durer (1471-1528).
In his 1 October address to the Regent House, the Vice-Chancellor stressed the contributions of women and the humanities to the activities of the University.