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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 16 February

DR R. PARKIN: `Remembering and forgetting as modes of survival: the manipulation of ethnicity across the Oder' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Remembering, forgetting, and reconstructing the past'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

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

PROFESSOR W. GOULD: `The poet, the publisher, and the book: Yeats as an example' (seminar series: `From text to book: new studies in literature and history'), Salter Room, New College, 5 p.m.

B. CROWE: `The European vision: a common foreign and security policy?' (All Souls Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `Lessons from Bosnia'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

MARK TULLY: `English—an advantage to India?' (OUP/BBC English ELT Lecture), English-Speaking Union, Charles Street, London, 6.30 p.m.

JUNKO INADA performs piano works by Debussy, Schumann, and Brahms, auditorium, Maison Française, 8.15 p.m.

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Sunday 18 February

THE REVD PROFESSOR MICHAEL BANNER preaches the Sermon on the Grace of Humility, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

CONCERT of works by Howells and Duruflé, with Simon Morley (organ) and the Balliol College Chapel Choir, the chapel, Balliol, 9 p.m. (see details in `Notices' above).

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Monday 19 February

HUMPHREY CARPENTER: `The envy of the world: the BBC Third Programme, its creation and dissolution' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian Theatre, 1 p.m.

SIR CRISPIN TICKELL: `Climate and catastrophe' (Environmental Change Unit seminar), Main Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR R.W. GUILLERY: `Mirrored maps in the forebrain: reflections on thalamocortical development' (Jenkinson Memorial Lecture), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. GRAYSON: `The text of the Divine Comedy' (Paget Toynbee Lectures on Dante), Room 2, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

A. LORANT: `Une lecture des romans de jeunesse de Balzac (1821–5)' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DR D. DE VAL: `Perspectives on musical London, 1885–1925: the journals of Lucy Broadwood (1858–1929)' (seminar series: `Studies in the social history of music'), Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 20 February

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM children's holiday activity: `Making money', 10.30 a.m.–12 noon. (Cost £2 per child. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. MATTHEWS: `Animal souls in Augustine and Descartes' (Wolfson College Lectures: `From soul to self'), Wolfson, 5 p.m.

DR P. MONK: `The borderless world and the Great Wall: China and the ecology of early twenty-first-century realism' (special seminar), Room 207, Institute for Chinese Studies, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 21 February

OPEN DAY in Archaeological Science, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art (6 Keble Road), 2–5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. BROWN: `Seeing Christ differently: art as revelation' (Hensley Henson Lectures: `Tradition and transformation—the virtue in tradition'), Schools, 5 p.m.

HE CHIEF EMEKA ANYAOKU: `Managing diversity in our contemporary world' (lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR S.J. BALL and

PROFESSOR R. PRING: `Affirming the comprehensive ideal: social and political philosophy', Department of Educational Studies, 5 p.m.

R. HINTON: `The problematics and potentials of participatory health research amongst refugee women and children' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR H.C.G. MATTHEW: `The New DNB: scholarship and logistics' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 22 February

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Small group teaching', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR S. ADNAN: `A harsh freedom: contradictory aspects of change in women's position in Bangladesh' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Issues in gender and development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR C.A. BAYLY: `Patriotism in modern Indian history' (Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. CANTOR (Cookson Professor of Materials): `Materials processing and component design' (inaugural lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR T. INGOLD: `Culture, nature, environment: steps to an ecology of life' (Linacre Lectures: `Mind, brain, and the environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 23 February

DR T. KOHN: `How the past and present have been re-membered on a Hebridean island' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Remembering, forgetting, and reconstructing the past'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `An introduction to ancient Egypt', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

PROFESSOR B.S. MARKESINIS (Clifford Chance Professor of European Law): `The comparatist (or a plea for a broader legal education)' (inaugural lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

MR J. CAMPBELL: `Origins of the English state: conclusion' (final lecture in series of Ford's Lectures in British History), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR W. BELL: `Will there be books in heaven? Rethinking the future of the text' (seminar series: `From text to book: new studies in literature and history'), Salter Room, New College, 5 p.m.

GEN. SIR MICHAEL ROSE: `International peace-keeping: conditions for success' (All Souls Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `Lessons from Bosnia'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR R. MUHR: `Das oesterreichische Deutsch' (lecture), Room 3, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

P. BURRIN: `La France à l'heure allemande (1940–4)' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Sunday 25 February

PROFESSOR URSULA KING: `Christ and Christianity: finding a divine centre in a complex universe' (fourth Bampton Lecture), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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