Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Professor of European Thought

PROFESSOR J. BURROW will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `A common culture? Nationalist ideas in nineteenth-century European thought.'

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ASTOR LECTURE

PROFESSOR HENRY WEINBERG, University of California at Santa Barbara, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 9 May, in the Hume-Rothery Lecture Theatre, the Department of Materials. The lecture will be followed by tea in the Holder Building Common Room.

Subject: `Scanning probe microscopy studies of semiconductor surfaces.'

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GRINFIELD LECTURES ON THE SEPTUAGINT

The Septuagint as a cultural document (second series)

DR TESSA RAJAK, Head of the Department of Classics, University of Reading, will deliver the second series of her Grinfield Lectures at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Collier Room, Regent's Park College.

13 May: `Greek as a Jewish language: translation and literature.'

20 May: `The Greek Bible and the language of power.'

27 May: `In and out of the Bible: Greek additions to the biblical text.'

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CHERWELL-SIMON MEMORIAL LECTURE 1996

PROFESSOR U. AMALDI, University of Milan and European Laboratory for Particle Physics, CERN, will deliver the Cherwell-Simon Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 24 May, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.

Subject: `When nothing is something: a history of the vacuum.'

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HALLEY LECTURE 1996

PROFESSOR D. GOUGH, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, will deliver the Halley Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum.

Subject: `The seismic structure of the sun.'

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JAMES FORD SPECIAL LECTURE IN BRITISH HISTORY

DR M. ASTON, FBA, FSA, F.R.HIST.S., will deliver a James Ford Special Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Obliteration and memory in the English Reformation.'

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HUSSEY LECTURE ON THE CHURCH AND THE ARTS

PROFESSOR PETER S. HAWKINS, Professor of Religion and Literature, Yale University, will deliver the eighth annual Hussey Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 13 May, in the Lecture Hall, the Taylor Institution.

Subject: ` "Take it and read": an invitation to the Divine Comedy.'

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ILCHESTER LECTURE

PROFESSOR IGOR SHAITANOV, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, will deliver an Ilchester Lecture (in Russian) at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 May, in the Taylor Institution Annexe, 47 Wellington Square.

Subject: `Iosif Brodskii i metafizicheskaya traditsiya v Rossii.'

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SPECIAL LECTURE

SIR REX HUNT, formerly Governor of the Falklands, will lecture at 1.30 p.m. on Friday, 10 May, in Rhodes House.

Subject: `The Falklands, past, present, and future.'

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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Lecture

DR S.K. MCCONNELL, Stanford, will deliver a Jenkinson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 13 May, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.

Subject: `Asymmetric divisions and mammalian neurogenesis.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Epidemiology and Social Medicine Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.

Further information may be obtained from Sue Ziebland (telephone: Oxford 319126), or Tim Lancaster (telephone: Oxford 319124).

A. MCMICHAEL, LSHTM
7 May: `Climate change and human health: is it real? Is it science?'

S. DARBY, CEU
14 May: `The effects of HIV and HCV on the UK haemophilia population.'

L. PEDERSEN, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, and J. KOVAL
21 May: `Psychosocial factors in initiation of smoking in adolescents.'

J. LUMLEY, NPEU
28 May: `Does prolonged lactation prevent premenopausal breast cancer?'

DR V. BERAL, CEU
4 June: `The epidemiology of breast cancer.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Convener: H. Waldmann, BM, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Pathology.

PROFESSOR C. GRAHAM
9 May: `Insulin-like growth factor II in growth.'

DR M. HULETT, Melbourne
30 May: `The Fc receptor–immunoglobulin interaction: characterisation and manipulation for the treatment of immune complex induced inflammatory disease.'

PROFESSOR SIR HENRY HARRIS
6 June: `A different approach to the study of tumour suppression.'

PROFESSOR P.C.L. BEVERLEY, Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research
13 June: `CD45, Duffy, and T cell differentiation.'

PROFESSOR D. OSMOND, McGill
27 June: `B lymphocytopoiesis in bone marrow: production, selection, and micro-environmental organisation of precursor B cells.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES

PROFESSOR C. LE ROY, University of Paris I (Sorbonne), will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 May, in the Ashmolean Museum.

Convener: J.J. Coulton, MA, Reader in Classical Archaeology.

Subject: `Tlos and Oinoanda: a tale of two cities in Northern Lycia.'

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David Lewis Lecture

PROFESSOR MICHAEL JAMESON, Crossett Professor of Humanities Emeritus, Stanford University, will deliver the David Lewis Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 29 May, in the Garden Quad Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: `The rituals of Athena Polias in Athens.'

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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Mathematical biology and ecology seminars

The following seminars will be held in Lecture Room 3, the Mathematical Institute. With the exception of the meeting to be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 22 May, they will take place at 2.30 p.m. on Fridays.

Convener: P.K. Maini, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Mathematical Biology.

N. BRITTON, Bath
17 May: `Army ants: specialists in carnage and conservation.'

D. BENTIL, Vermont
22 May: `Modelling renal blood flow autoregulation, acid-base equilibrium, and replacement of kidney function by dialysis therapy.'

E. WILSON, Surrey
24 May: `Analysis of reaction–diffusion system modelling man–environment–man epidemics.'

C. GILLIGAN, Cambridge
31 May: `Making sense of biological epidemics: where models meet data.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Graduate seminar in Celtic

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in Jesus College (XVII/1).

Convener: D.E. Evans, MA, Jesus Professor of Celtic.

DR G.R. ISAAC, Freiburg
9 May: `New readings in the Gododdin.'

DR S.M. DAVIES, Cardiff
23 May: `Storyteller, scribe, and translator: performing the Mabinogion.'

MISS A. PRICE
6 June: ` "Y Cyfarwydd Cymraeg": techniques of familiarisation in the stories of Y Dr Mawr Llwyd by Robin Llywelyn.'

MISS H. WILLIAMS
13 June: `Dafydd ap Gwilym: Europhile?'

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French literature from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.

Conveners: Dr J.A. Mallinson, Trinity College, S. Pierse, Trinity College, and A. Charlton, New College.

W. BARBER, Voltaire Foundation
9 May: `Voltaire and natural science: apples to fossils.'

N. PEACOCK, Glasgow
23 May: `Looking at Molière.' (With slides)

R. COOPER
6 June: `De la dignité des braguettes.'

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Oxford Italian Graduate Seminar and Oxford–Reading Italian Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 3 p.m. on Fridays. The 31 May lecture will take place in the Seminar Room, the Department of Italian Studies, the University of Reading; other seminars will take place in Room S.7, 47 Wellington Square.

Convener: M.L. McLaughlin, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Italian.

PROFESSOR M.J.B. ALLEN, UCLA
3 May: `Pico, Ficino, and the cultura hominis.'

PROFESSOR T.J. CACHEY, Notre Dame
10 May: `Voyage literature from Petrarch to Tasso.'

DR R. MIDDLETON
17 May: `The absence of che in fifteenth-century Italian.'

DR L. PARISI, Oxford Brookes
31 May: `Borgese e Manzoni.'

MS D. HOLMES
14 June: `The figure of the dictator in Silone's exile writings.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Creole histories and societies

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Modern History Faculty. With the exception of the final meeting, to be held on Friday, 14 June, they will take place on Mondays.

Conveners: M.A. Vaughan, MA (Ph.D. London), Rhodes Lecturer in Commonwealth Studies, and S. Trapido, MA (Ph.D. London), University Lecturer in the Government of New States.

T. ROOPNARAINE, Cambridge
6 May: `Diamonds and dislocation: Creole identity in the Guyanese hinterland.'

R. BLACKBURN, New Left Review
13 May: `The making of Creole societies in the Americas.'

G. FREDRICKSON, Stanford
20 May: `Reform and revolution in the American and South African freedom struggles.'

J. PARKER, Keele
27 May: `Mankraloi, merchants, and mulattoes: Carl Reindorf and the politics of race in early colonial Accra.'

DR VAUGHAN
3 June: `We are all Creoles now: cultural theory and Indian Ocean history.'

PROFESSOR R.R. POSNER
10 June: `Creoles and Creolisation from a linguist's point of view.'

J. COMAROFF, Chicago
14 June: `New persons, old subjects: of rights, righteousness, and the double self.' (Joint meeting with the World History Seminar)

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World History Seminar: race, ethnicity, and states

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Danson Room, Trinity College. Undergraduates are welcome to attend.

C. BAYLY, Cambridge
3 May: `Patriotism and nationalism in India.'

M. FRANCIS
10 May: `Shifts in Victorian civilisation and their application among Canadian Indians.'

B. SIMS, Cambridge
17 May: `Ethnicity and the German nation 1780–1850.'

R. MOTTAHEDEH, Harvard
24 May: `Modern Islamist notions of pluralism.'

R. DAVIES
31 May: `Sorting out ethnic identities in Britain and Ireland in the Middle Ages.'

I. OCHILTREE
7 June: `Race, state, and violence: lynching in South Africa and the southern United States.'

J. COMAROFF, Chicago
14 June: `New persons, old subjects: of rights, righteousness, and the double self.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Lectures in Korean Studies 1996

PROFESSOR WON CHONG-KEUN, Department of International Trade and Business, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 23 May, in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.

Convener: J.B. Lewis, MA, Korea Foundation Lecturer in Korean Studies.

Subject: `Korean investment in the United Kingdom.'

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Topics in Ancient Near Eastern Studies and Egyptology

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.

Conveners: M.A. Collier, MA, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, All Souls College, S. Dalley, MA, Senior Research Fellow, Somerville College, and E. Robson (B.Sc. Warwick), Junior Lecturer in Akkadian.

H. MCCALL
14 May: `The beast that knows no boundaries: the sphinx from age to age.'

D. ROWAN, British Museum
28 May: to be announced.


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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Main Lecture Theatre, the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

Convener: M.L.H. Green, MA, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry.

DR C.M. DOBSON
6 May: `The structural basis of proteins (and metalloproteins) folding.'

PROFESSOR G. DEMAZEAU, Bordeaux
13 May: `The stabilisation of the highest oxidation states of transition metals: co-ordination chemistry in solid lattices.'

PROFESSOR B.L. VALLEE, Harvard
20 May: `Functional zinc binding motifs in enzymes and other proteins.'

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Department of Materials: colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Hume-Rothery Building.

Details of the 13 June seminar will be announced later.

Conveners: J.M. Sykes, MA, University Lecturer in Materials Science, G.A.D. Briggs, MA, University Lecturer in Metallurgy, and P.R. Wilshaw, MA, D.Phil., Research Fellow, Department of Materials.

PROFESSOR YASUHIRO SHIRAKI, Tokyo
2 May: `Formation and optical properties of SiGe/Si quantum structures.'

PROFESSOR H. WEINBERG, California at Santa Barbara
9 May: Scanning probe microscopy studies of semiconductor surfaces.' (Astor Lecture and Interdepartmental Condensed Matter Seminar)

DR I. BOND, Taywood Aero Laminates
16 May: `Wood composites: optimum fatigue-resistant materials for wind turbine blades.'

PROFESSOR K. BOWMAN, Purdue
23 May: `Textures and anisotropy in ceramics.'

DR J. RYAN
30 May: `V-groove quantum wires: self-organised growth, fast carrier dynamics, low threshold lasers.' (Interdepartmental Condensed Matter Seminar)

PROFESSOR J. TITCHMARSH, Sheffield Hallam
6 June: `Multivariate statistical analysis of EDX spectra.'

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Materials Modelling Laboratory Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 1.15 p.m. on Fridays in Lecture Room 7, the Engineering and Technology Building.

Conveners: D.G. Pettifor, MA, Isaac Wolfson Professor of Metallurgy, and A.P. Sutton, MA, M.Sc., University Lecturer in Materials Science.

PROFESSOR J.R. WILLS, Cambridge
3 May: `Variational methods for stress analysis in composites.'

DR E. TSYMBAL
10 May: `Modelling of the giant magneto-resistance effect.'

PROFESSOR R. CHANTRELL, Keele
17 May: `Micromagnetics of granular thin films.'

DR P.A. MADDEN
24 May: ` "Covalent" effects in "ionic" solids.'

PROFESSOR M.F. ASHBY, Cambridge
31 May: `Modelling for materials selection.'

PROFESSOR K.J. JOHNSON, Cambridge
7 June: `Continuum modelling of the interaction between adhesion and friction.'

Discussion, led by DR J.R. OCKENDEN
14 June: `Modelling of plasticity via dislocations.'

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Solid-state seminars

The following talks on the chemistry, structure, and properties of solids will be given at 11.45 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Abbot's Kitchen, the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

Convener: A.M. Chippindale, MA, D.Phil., Supernumerary Junior Research Fellow, New College.

DR P.A. ANDERSON, Birmingham
7 May: `Metal clusters in zeolite cages.'

PROFESSOR B. FOXMAN, Max Planck Institute, Mainz
14 May: `Single-crystal reactions of metal carboxylates: a look at synthesis, structure, and physical change in the solid state.'

DR E. YOUNG
21 May: `Carrier flow mass spectrometry and UV laser ablation: new methods for microanalysis of oxygen isotope ratios in mineral materials.'

DR K. MURDOCH
28 May: `Laser spectroscopic studies of hole- burning, energy transfer, and multi-photon processes in rare- earth doped crystals.'

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PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Pharmacology and anatomical neuropharmacology seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the University Department of Pharmacology. DR D.A. TERRAR
7 May: `A possible role for cyclic ADP-ribose in cardiac excitation–contraction coupling.'

DR G. RIEDEL, York
14 May: `Metabotropic glutamate receptors: possible roles in learning and synaptic plasticity.'

PROFESSOR A.J. WILLIAMS, National Heart and Lung Institute, London
21 May: `Single channel properties of ryanodine receptors.'

PROFESSOR H. WATKINS
28 May: `Cardiac hypertrophy resulting from mutations in contractile protein genes.'

PROFESSOR W. SIEGHART, Vienna
4 June: `Structure and pharmacology of GABAA receptor subtypes.'

PROFESSOR A.S. MILTON, Aberdeen
11 June: `Burn, Oxford for a start.'

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Additional seminar

DR R. WONG, Washington University, St Louis, USA, will hold a seminar at 12 noon on Wednesday, 22 May, in the Sherrington Room, the University Laboratory of Physiology.

Convener: J.C. Ellory, MA, Reader in Human Physiology.

Subject: `Retinal waves and the development of visual connections.'

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Oxford Signalling Group

The followig lectures will be given at a meeting of the Oxford Signalling Group to be held at 5.45 p.m. (reception from 5 p.m.) on Thursday, 6 June, in the Department of Pharmacology.

J. FREARSON, Babraham Institute, Cambridge: `Tyrosine phosphatases in T-cell signalling.'

A. CARMO, MRC Cellular Immunology Unit>: `CD53 regulation of tyrosine phosphatases.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

J.A. BARNES, reporter and analyst, National Journal, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 May, in the Large Lecture Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Mellon Professor of American Government.

Subject: `Picking presidents in 1996: from the invisible primary to the conservative crusades.'

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The State of the Union: issues in contemporary British democracy

The following meetings will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in St Antony's College.

Conveners: A.H. Brown, MA, Professor of Politics, Dr Calum Macdonald, MP, and Ms Emma Nicholson, MP.

MR J. BIFFEN, MP, and LORD PLANT, Master, St Catherine's College
7 May: `Westminster: time for another Great Reform Act?' (Chair: Ms Nicholson)

MR P. SHORE, MP, LORD KINGSLAND, and MR G. RADICE, MP
14 May: `Europe and the UK: time to call a halt to ever-closer union?' (Chair: Lord Dahrendorf)

MR P. MANDELSON, MP, AND MS S. MCDONALD, Channel 4
21 May: `Are the mass media undermining British democracy?' (Chair: Dr Macdonald)

DR J. HENDRON, MP, and MR R. MCCARTNEY, MP
4 June: `Northern Ireland: what is to be done?' (Chair: Ms Nicholson)

MR E. GARNIER, QC, MP, DR MACDONALD, and MS NICHOLSON
11 June: `The state of the Union.' (Chair: Professor Brown)

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MCDONNELL–PEW CENTRE FOR COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND THE MRC RESEARCH CENTRE IN BRAIN AND BEHAVIOUR

Cognitive Neuroscience Seminars

The following seminars will be given on Wednesday, 8 May, in Lecture Theatre C, the Department of Experimental Psychology.

PROFESSOR NED BLOCK, MIT
11.15 a.m.: `Reductionism and consciousness.'

PROFESSOR S. CAREY, MIT
4.30 p.m.: `Numerical representation in primates and human infants.'

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COMPUTING LABORATORY

Programming Research Group

Special Departmental Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.

PROFESSOR L.G. VALIANT, Harvard
7 May: `Cognitive computation.'

DR A. EDALAT, Imperial College, London
14 May: `Dynamical systems measures and fractals via domain theory.'

PROFESSOR I.S. DUFF, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
28 May: `Basic linear algebra sub-programs (BLAS): their design and use in the efficient solution of dense and sparse equations on high performance computers and RISC work- stations.'

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES

Affirming the comprehensive ideal

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Department of Educational Studies. The meetings will be followed by a reception.

15 May: Effective learning

B. CLARKE, head teacher, Peers School, Oxford: `What comprehensive schools do better.'
J. ABBOTT, Director, Education 2000: `Information technology and the comprehensive ideal.'

29 May: The organisation of comprehensive education in the future

TIM BRIGHOUSE, Chief Education Officer, Birmingham: `A local democratic framework.' PROFESSOR S. RANSON, Birmingham: `The comprehensive school within the learning society.'

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ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE UNIT

R. WILLIAMS, Science Unit, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, will give a seminar at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 6 May, in the Main Lecture Theatre, the School of Geography.

Subject: `Communicating the environment in Australia.'

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PHONETICS LABORATORY

The speaking brain: an interdisciplinary series of seminars

The following talks will be held at 2 p.m. on Fridays in Room 207, the Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Walton Street, unless stated otherwise.

Convener: J.S. Coleman, MA, University Lecturer in Phonetics.

DR C. MUMMERY, Institute of Neurology, London
24 May (location to be announced): `Imaging words in the brain—from perception to meaning.'

DR G. GREEN, Newcastle
31 May: `How does the auditory system analyse the acoustic features of speech?'

PROFESSOR M. HALLE, MIT
5 June, Room 2, Taylor Institution: `On words, phonemes, and features.'

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Phonetics seminars

DR R. OGDEN, York, will give a seminar at 2 p.m. on Friday, 3 May, in Room 207, the Centre for Linguistics and Philology.

Convener: J.S. Coleman, MA, University Lecturer in Phonetics.

Subject: `Ambisyllabicity, prosodic elements, and word joins in Finnish.'

PROFESSOR M. HALLE, MIT, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 June. The location of the seminar will be announced later.

Convener: J.S. Coleman, MA, University Lecturer in Phonetics.

Subject: `On the accentuation of words in Indo-European.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women

Richards Lecture

DR HENRIETTA L. MOORE, Reader in Anthropology and Director of the Gender Institute, London School of Economics, will deliver the Richards Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 May, in the Taylor Institution.

The Richards Lecture is given in honour of Dr Audrey Richards (1899–1984), formerly President of the Royal Anthropological Institute and of the African Studies Association.

Subject: `Symbolism, sex, and psychoanalysis.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Annual Lecture in Socio-Legal Studies

PROFESSOR M. PRICE, Danciger Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, New York, will deliver the second Annual Lecture in Socio-Legal Studies at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 10 May, in the Examination Schools. The meeting will be chaired by Mr Hugo Young.

Subject: `Space, place, race, face: post-global media law.'

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HARRIS MANCHESTER COLLEGE

Idreos Lectures in Science and Religion

Genetics and theology

PROFESSOR R. COLE-TURNER, Professor of Theology, Memphis Theological Seminary, will deliver the Idreos Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in Harris Manchester College.
Wed. 8 May: `The anxiety of change.'

Thur. 9 May: `The humility of hope.'

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KEBLE COLLEGE

Eric Abbott Memorial Lecture

DAVID HARE, playwright, will deliver the Eric Abbott Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 10 May, in the chapel, Keble College.

Subject: `When shall we live?'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Philip Maurice Deneke Lecture 1996

THE REVD DR JOHN COOK, President, the Henry Luce Foundation, will deliver the Deneke Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 May, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall.

Subject: `Missing the point: a theology of culture in the work of Mondrian, Kandinsky, and Rothko.'

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NUFFIELD COLLEGE

PROFESSOR M. LEVI, Washington, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 May, in Nuffield College.

Convener: Federico Varese, Nuffield College.

Subject: `Analytical narrative—a rational choice approach to comparative and historical research.'

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE

Blackstone Lecture

THE RT. HON. SIR RICHARD SCOTT, V.-C., will deliver the twentieth Blackstone Lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday, 11 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Ministerial accountability.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

European Studies Centre

Public Lecture

PROFESSOR R. RÜRUP, Technical University of Berlin, will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Monday, 13 May, in the Seminar Room, 70 Woodstock Road.

Subject: `Jewish history in Berlin—Berlin in Jewish history, 1750–1933.'

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Konrad Adenauer Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR A. BARING, Berlin, will deliver the Konrad Adenauer Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 22 May, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College (access via the Lodge).

Subject: `Adenauer's legacy.'

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Latin American Centre

Mexican workshop

The following workshop will be held on Tuesday, 21 May, in the Latin American Centre.

LIC. ENRIQUE MÁRQUEZ, El Colegio de México
2.15 p.m.: `La crisis politica de Mexico.'

PROFESSOR J.A. HELLMAN, York University, Canada
3.15 p.m.: `Reconceptualising the Mexican political system.'

PROFESSOR W. CORNELIUS, California
5 p.m.: `The democratisation of local politics: a reconsideration of centre–periphery relations in the Mexican political system.'

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Lecture

JORGE CASTAÑEDA, UNAM, Mexico, will lecture at 11.15 a.m. on Friday, 17 May, in the Latin American Centre.

Subject: `Political reform in Mexico.'

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Seminar

KEVIN MIDDLEBROOK, California, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 June, in the Latin American Centre.

Subject: `Turning points: labour and politics in contemporary Mexico.'

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Middle East Centre

Hamid Enayat Lecture

PROFESSOR NASR ABU-ZAID, Leiden, will deliver the thirteenth Hamid Enayat Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 May, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Reformation of Islamic thought: some questions and some suggestions.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Isaiah Berlin Lecture

DR CONOR CRUISE O'BRIEN will deliver the annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 16 May, in the hall, Wolfson College. The lecture is open to the public.

Subject: `Edmund Burke and Thomas Jefferson: mutually antipathetic minds.'

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REGENT'S PARK COLLEGE

Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture

JACKIE HAWKINS, editor, The Way, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 May, in Regent's Park College.

Subject: `Feminist visions—the Church of the future.'

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FRIENDS OF THE PITT RIVERS MUSEUM

Beatrice Blackwood Lecture

HOWARD MORPHY, Curator of Anthropology, Pitt Rivers Museum, will deliver the Beatrice Blackwood Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 May, in the Inorganic Chemistry Lecture Theatre. The lecture is open to the public.

Enquiries may be made to Oxford 54281.

Subject: `Hunting art.'

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

PROFESSOR G.A. HOLMES, FBA, will lecture at 8 p.m. on Thursday, 2 May, in Lecture Room 1, St Anne's College.

Subject: `Art and love in the High Renaissance.'

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