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Academic Staff Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the Staff Development Office, University Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70086).

For the full list of courses, see the Staff Development Programme supplement.

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Friday 7 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Managing and developing effective teams', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The roots of Impressionism I', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM: `From molecules to medicine by NMR' (in honour of Professor George Radda), with Sir Rex Richards and Professor Britton Chance, Main Lecture Theatre, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, 2.30 p.m.

P. HUNT: `L'Europe peut-elle avoir une politique méditerranéenne?', European Studies Institute, 70 Woodstock Road, 5 p.m. (admission free, but places to be booked through Maison Française one week in advance).

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Saturday 8 June

PEMBROKE COLLEGE exhibition: `Best of Pembroke'—art and silver exhibition including works by Bacon, Frink, Piper, and Rodin, in the Rockefeller Room, Sir Geoffrey Arthur Building (off Abingdon Road), 11 a.m.–3 p.m. (Tickets £1.50. Tel. for details: (2)76417.)

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

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Sunday 9 June

THE REVD PHILLIP URSELL preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 10 June

MAISON FRANÇAISE debate: `Souvenir du communisme, avenir du marxisme?' (various speakers), 5 p.m. (admission free, but places to be booked one week in advance).

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Tuesday 11 June

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Japanese ceramics', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

MR E. GARNIER, MP, DR C. MACDONALD, MP, and MS E. NICHOLSON, MP: `The state of the Union' (final lecture in series: `The state of the Union: issues in contemporary British democracy'), St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. HULL: `The role of biology in the philosophy of biology' (Oxford History and Philosophy of Biology Programme), Sherrington Room, Department of Physiology, 5 p.m.

DR A. MCPHERSON: `Menopause' (Women's Studies Committee seminars: `Policy, practice, and power: issues in human female reproduction'), Wolfson Hall, Somerville, 8.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 12 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Time management for academic and research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR A.M. BROWN: `The genes of excitability' (Newton–Abraham Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, 5 p.m.

DR G. HUNDT: `Counting invisible lives in Gaza' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

ROGER CARR: `Building a global business' (Clifford H. Barclay Memorial Foundation Lecture), Templeton, 5.30 p.m. (to attend, tel. Mrs S. Parsons: 735422).

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: wines for summer drinking, 5.45 p.m. (fee £2).

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Thursday 13 June

MATRICULATION ceremony, Convocation House, 12.30 p.m.

H. TEREFE: `The impact of gender and culture on achievement of women and girls in Ethiopia' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and development—protest and politics'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR L. ABU-LUGHOD: `Melodramas of nationhood: Egyptian television and the projects of modernity' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 14 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The founders of the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Saturday 15 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

MAISON FRANÇAISE study-day: `Poésie, traduction, transfusion, création' (Translation Research in Oxford), St Hugh's College (details from Mrs E. McMorran, St Hugh's).

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Sunday 16 June

THE RT REVD MICHAEL TURNBULL preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 18 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Beat the bumph—follow-up', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: ` "Faith in Art": visual contrasts in Islamic and Minoan art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

DR HELMUT SCHLESINGER: `Britain and the ERM: a German perspective' (special seminar), Large Lecture Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 19 June

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. (entrance from 10.45 a.m.).

DR K. FIRRO: `Druse migrations 1860 to the present: forced migrations or voluntary movements?' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

ENCAENIA DAY CONCERT: New Chamber Opera perform works by Charpentier, the chapel, New College, 8.30 p.m. (tickets £7/£5, from Blackwell's Music Shop or at the door).

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Thursday 20 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Lecturing skills—the use of audio- visual aids', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 21 June

UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE: Annual Conference (`Understanding and working within organisational change'), St Catherine's (for details, tel.: (2)70300).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Some British art of the twentieth century', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Saturday 22 June

FRANCO-BRITISH discussion meeting: `La considération: honneur, respect, reconaissance dans les sociétés contemporaines', Maison Française (continues on Sunday).

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Sunday 23 June

THE REVD DR JOHN FARRELL preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 25 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Dealing with the media (television): advanced', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Huguenot silver', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

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Friday 28 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The roots of Impressionism II' (including the Print Room), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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