Sunday, July 13 THE LISBON Reform Treaty: Internal and External Implications is the subject of a two-day international conference to be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Maiersdorf Faculty Club on the Mount Scopus campus. The conference is under the auspices of HU's Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, together with several other institutes and organizations. Speakers will include diplomats, academics and legal experts from Israel, the US, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Portugal, Spain and other European countries who will address a multitude of issues. Monday, July 14 A TEAM of Israeli, Palestinian and German scientists and researchers from HU, Al-Quds University and the University of Munich will reveal how 6,000-year-old bones excavated in Jericho could shed new light on the ancient origins of tuberculosis and perhaps lead to ways of combating the disease. The event, which will be opened by Australian Ambassador James Larsen, will take place at HU's Ein Kerem campus at 10.30 a.m. For more information, contact Rebecca Zeffert at (02) 588-1641 or (054) 882-0661; Orit Sulitzeanu at (02) 588-2910 or (054) 882-0016; or Web site http://media.huji.ac.il. THE FINANCIAL daily Globes will host its first Marketing and Communications Conference at Tel Aviv's David Intercontinental Hotel. The conference will discuss the latest issues in the global telecommunications market. Discussions will focus on the breakdown of borders between different communications sectors - between wireless telephony and Internet, for example - and the implications for advertising and marketing. The conference will bring together top international names from the industry. It will cover the latest developments in marketing, advertising, global telecommunications, media and the Internet. For more details and registration, contact Danor Suzzman at Globes. Tuesday, July 15 ETAI (English Teachers' Association of Israel) will hold a two-day Summer Conference in Jerusalem at the Bayit Vegan Guest House. BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY of the Negev will confer the award of Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Engineering Science upon Prof. Philip G. Rutberg, the director of the Institute of Problems of Electrophysics at the Russian Academy of Sciences. He will deliver a lecture on "Renewable Energy and Novel Plasma Technologies" at 3:00 p.m in Beersheba at the W. A. Minkoff Senate Hall of BGU's Marcus Family Campus. Thursday, July 31 THE ANNUAL Hadassah Medical Conference will take place at the Jerusalem International Congress Center. It begins at 9 a.m. with an address by Hadassah managing director Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef, who will review 60 years of health and medicine in Israel. For registration and more information call (02) 531-5813. Monday, September 8 THE INTERNATIONAL Institute of Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya will host its Annual International Conference on Global Terrorism. The four-day event will include a memorial service for all victims of terrorism from around the world. More than 100 experts from at least 15 countries will participate as conference speakers and panelists. They include top academics, politicians and security professionals. For a list of confirmed speakers and conference updates, log onto the conference's Web site: http://www.ict.org.il/AnnualConference/Conference2008/tabid/86/Default.aspx. Thursday, September 11 THE JERUSALEM Friends of the Hebrew University will host a lecture series on the Jewish Holy Days, with the first lecture devoted to Yom Kippur, Kol Nidrei, Atonement, Absolution and Forgiveness. The lecture will be led by Prof. Rachel Elior and Prof. Avigdor Shinan at 5 p.m. at the Clubroom of the Jerusalem Friends at the HU Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram.