Diary

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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 12 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Tibet', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

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Saturday 13 January

AN EVENING of Words and Music: readings by Christopher Logue, music by Katharine Gowers (violin) and Charles Owen (piano), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 7.15 p.m. (tickets, £30, inc. supper, from College Development Office: (2)74852).

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Sunday 14 January

HILARY FULL TERM begins.

THE REVD JONATHAN BOARDMAN preaches the Latin Sermon (preceded by Latin Litany), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 15 January

CONGREGATION election, 25 January: nominations by six members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

DR BOUTROS BOUTROS-GHALI: `The diplomatic role of the United Nations Secretary-General' (Cyril Foster Lecture), Sheldonian, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 16 January

The meeting of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Paintings: a personal choice', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

PROFESSOR R. SORABJI: `The soul in Greek thought' (Wolfson College Lectures: `From soul to self'), Wolfson, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 17 January

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Tutorial teaching', 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR KLAUS KINKEL: `The European Union in the twenty-first century—more of the same?' (lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5.15 p.m.

KOREAN DANCE AND MUSIC: a recital of Korean traditional court dance and music by Professor Kim Hee-Sook and others, Rewley House, 5.30 p.m.

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Thursday 18 January

DR C.F. EL-SOLH: `The problematic of gender as a practical development tool' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Issues in gender and development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

TONY LORD: `Choice plants—past, present, and future' (Botanic Garden 375th anniversary lectures: `A retrospective look at the future'), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8 p.m. (admission £6; tel. for tickets: (2)76920).

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Friday 19 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Foundations of western drama', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

MR J. CAMPBELL: `The first nation state?' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Origins of the English state'), Schools, 5 p.m.

R. MATAITYTÉ and M.-J. ZIMMERMAN play works for violin and piano, including sonatas by Schnittke and Prokofiev (St John's College Musical Society concert), the auditorium, the Garden Quadrangle, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 21 January

PROFESSOR PHILIP S. ALEXANDER preaches the Macbride Sermon on the Application of Messianic Prophecy, Hertford, 10 a.m.

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Monday 22 January

PROFESSOR M. RAFF: `Death of the cell: apoptosis' (Green College Lectures: `Death'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 23 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Oxfordshire in the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

SIR ANTHONY KENNY: `Body, soul, and intellect in Aquinas' (Wolfson College Lectures: `From soul to self'), Wolfson, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 24 January

PROFESSOR A. GRAFTON: `The reading and teaching of the ancient historians' (Lowe Lectures in Palaeography: `Ancient history in early modern Europe'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. SIMON and P. CORNALL: `Affirming the comprehensive ideal: ideals and history of comprehensive schooling', Department of Educational Studies, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 25 January

DR A. LAWSON: `After Beijing: the women's movement in the UK' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Issues in gender and development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. HINDE: `Humans and human habitats: reciprocal influences' (Linacre Lectures: `Mind, brain, and the environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 26 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Still life painting', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

MR J. CAMPBELL: `Politics and participation' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Origins of the English state'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. GRAFTON: `The antiquarians and the reconstruction of ancient societies' (Lowe Lectures in Palaeography: `Ancient history in early modern Europe'), Schools, 5 p.m.

EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE international colloquium `Perspectives on philosophical dialogue' opens, Maison Française, 7.15 p.m. (Continues tomorrow. Enquiries to: Oxford (2)70497.)

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Sunday 28 January

PROFESSOR URSULA KING: `Christian spirituality today: old and new agendas in seeking wholeness and holiness' (first Bampton Lecture), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

PROFESSOR M. WHEELER: `Keble, Ruskin, and The Light of the World' (lecture), the chapel, Keble, 8.30 p.m.

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Monday 29 January

DR R. HUNTER: `NATO and the former Yugoslavia' (Winchester Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. GRAFTON: `The rediscovery of barbarian texts and civilisations' (Lowe Lectures in Palaeography: `Ancient history in early modern Europe'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR TONY WRIGLEY: `Death, Malthus, and human society' (Green College Lectures: `Death'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 30 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Small treasures of the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

THE RT REVD KALLISTOS WARE: `The soul in Greek Christianity' (Wolfson College Lectures: `From soul to self'), Wolfson, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 31 January

PROFESSOR D. BROWN: `Tradition and revelation: Pentecost and Crib' (Hensley Henson Lectures: `Tradition and transformation—the virtue in tradition'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 1 February

A. KOSHY: `Spring after a winter of discontent: women and the environment in India' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Issues in gender and development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

M. CHESTERMAN: `GIS in Thames Water Utilities Ltd.: a pipe dream?' (Oxford Seminars in Cartography), Schola Astronomiae et Rhetoricae, Schools Quadrangle, Bodleian, 5 p.m.

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Friday 2 February

MR J. CAMPBELL: `Shires, hundreds, and leets' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Origins of the English state'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 4 February

PROFESSOR URSULA KING: ` "Rediscovering Fire": the power of Teilhard de Chardin's spiritual vision' (second Bampton Lecture), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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