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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art

PROFESSOR R.R.R. SMITH will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 2 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Who was the Vienna Marcian? Portrait sculpture and imperial ideology in later antiquity.'

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ROMANES LECTURE 1995

SIR WALTER BODMER, FRS,, will deliver the 1995 Romanes Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 November, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `The Book of Man: the complete catalogue of our genes will revolutionise our ability to deal with disease and to understand our origins.'

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JAMES FORD SPECIAL LECTURE IN BRITISH HISTORY

DR BOYD HILTON, Trinity College, Cambridge, will deliver a James Ford Special Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The politics of nature and the nature of politics in the early nineteenth century.'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN ECONOMICS 1995

PROFESSOR OLIVIER BLANCHARD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the 1995 Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 November, Thursday, 9 November, and Friday, 10 November, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Economics of transition in eastern Europe.'

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CLARENDON LAW LECTURES

Law and legal theory in England and the United States

JUDGE RICHARD A. POSNER, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, will deliver the inaugural series of the Clarendon Law Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Gulbenkian Theatre, the St Cross Building. The lectures are open to the public.

In addition to the lectures, a seminar will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, 25 October, in the Reception Room, the Garden Quadrangle, St John's College. Admission to the seminar is by ticket only, obtainable from the Law Faculty Office, St Cross Building.

Mon. 23 Oct.: `Hart v. Dworkin.'

Tue. 24 Oct.: `Tort and contract law.'

Wed. 25 Oct.: `A theory of legal culture.'

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HERBERT SPENCER LECTURES 1995

Gender and society

The Herbert Spencer Lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the following days in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building. They will take place on Fridays, with the exception of the lecture to be given on Monday, 4 December. The lectures will be open to the public.

PROFESSOR P. GOODFELLOW, Cambridge
20 Oct.: `Genetics of sex determination and differentiation.'

PROFESSOR S. WATKINS, Pennsylvania
3 Nov.: `Gender and population.'

PROFESSOR L. JACOBS, Berkeley
10 Nov.: `Sexual differentiation and cognitive function.'

PROFESSOR M. LE DOEUFF, Geneva
17 Nov.: `Women and intellectual work.'

DR GERMAINE GREER, Cambridge
24 Nov.: `Victims no longer: feminism and the reform of the

criminal law.' DR S.B. HRDY, University of California, Davis
4 Dec.: `Raising Darwin's consciousness: female sexuality and the prehominid origins of patriarchy.'

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SPECIAL LECTURE LIST

Amended notice

The lecture by Mr D. Mack Smith on `Mussolini' will now be given at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 2 November, in Wolfson College, and not on Thursday, 9 November, as stated in the Michaelmas Term Special Lecture List.

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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

Southern Africa Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.45 p.m. on Mondays in the Senior Common Room, the School of Geography.

Convener: A. Lemon, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Geography.

DR M. KHOSA, Natal and Cambridge
23 Oct.: `South Africa's Reconstruction and Development Programme: review and prospect.'

PROFESSOR C. RAKODI, Cardiff
30 Oct.: `Household strategies and urban poverty in Zimbabwe.'

PROFESSOR C. MURRAY, University of Manchester
6 Nov.: `Land reform in South Africa: prospects and problems.'

DR A. LESTER, Surrey
13 Nov.: `Racial ideology and spatial policy in nineteenth-century South Africa.'

DR LEMON
20 Nov.: `Towards non-racial local government in South Africa.'

DR D. SIMON, RHBNC
27 Nov.: `The geopolitics of local government restructuring in Namibia.'

Institute of Social Anthropology

Ethnicity and identity seminars: racist debates in contemporary Europe

The following seminars will be held at 11 a.m. on Fridays in the Institute of Social Anthropology.

DR T. DRAGADZE, Central Asian Survey, London
20 Oct.: `Intellectual debates on racism in Russia.'

DR R. PARKIN, Brookes University
27 Oct.: `German/Polish relations.'

PROFESSOR J. REX, Warwick
3 Nov.: `Racial and ethnic conflict in Fortress Europe.'

DR R. BREGER
10 Nov.: `Japanese responses to German media stereotyping.'

DR J. WEBBER
17 Nov.: `Ethnic discourses in Poland.'

DR J. MACCLANCY, Brookes University
24 Nov.: `The decline in racist attitudes of the Basques?'

DR L. SCIAMA
1 Dec.: `Racist discourses in Italy.'

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COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS

General Linguistics Graduate Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 4.45 p.m. on Fridays in the Ground Floor Lecture Room, 47 Wellington Square.

Conveners: J.T. Higginbotham, MA, Professor of General Linguistics, and D.F. Cram, MA, University Lecturer in Linguistics.

PROFESSOR J. DURAND, Salford
20 Oct.: `Linking r in English: rules, principles and parameters, or constraints?'

PROFESSOR HIGGINBOTHAM
27 Oct.: `The stage-level/individual-level distinction.'

DR K. BURRIDGE, La Trobe University and Manchester University
3 Nov.: ` "Throw the baby from the window a cookie": English and Pennsylvania Dutch in contact.'

MS K. HOGE
10 Nov.: `Yiddish constituent fronting.'

PROFESSOR P. SELLS, Stanford and Edinburgh
17 Nov.: `Functional categories and non- configurational languages.'

MS J. STUART-SMITH
1 Dec.: `Phonetics and the evaluation of reconstructed sound change: the development of the Indo-European voices aspirates in Italic.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES, SOCIAL STUDIES

PROFESSOR S. LUKES, European University Institute, Florence, will give readings from his new book, The Curious Enlightenment of Professor Caritat, with discussion, at 3.30 p.m. on Monday, 6 November, in the Old Library, All Souls College.

Convener: G.A. Cohen, MA, Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory.

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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Mathematical Biology and Ecology Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Fridays in Lecture Room 3, the Mathematical Institute.

J. GLAZIER, Notre Dame
20 Oct.: `The energetics of cell sorting.'

P. DALE
27 Oct.: `Time heals all wounds: mathematical models of wound healing.'

G. KALAMANGALAM
10 Nov.: `Modelling low-frequency cardiorespiratory variability.'

J. SHERRATT, Warwick
24 Nov.: `Invasion and chaos in predator–prey interactions.'

A. PERUMPANANI
1 Dec.: `Haptotactic malignant invasion.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the ground-floor lecture room, 47 Wellington Square.

Convener: P.A. Mackridge, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Modern Greek.

PROFESSOR I. PHILIPPAKI-WARBURTON, Reading
9 Nov.: `Kazantzakis and the Greek language.'

DR D. TZIOVAS, Birmingham
16 Nov.: `Moskov Selim and Ismail Ferik Pasha: melancholic gaze and the geometry of nostos' (Dr Tziovas's lecture will refer to Moskov Selim (1896) by Vizyenos and The Life of Ismail Ferik Pasha (1989) by Galanaki).

DR A. GEORGAKOPOULOU, King's College, London
30 Nov.: `Stories Greeks tell: oral displays of affect and evidence.'

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MODERN HISTORY

The medical legacy of Greece and Rome

The following seminars will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine. All are welcome.

Convener: E. Savage-Smith, MA status (Ph.D. Wisconsin), Research Associate, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine.

J. LONGRIGG, Newcastle upon Tyne 19 Oct.: `Alexandrian Medical Science.' H. KING, Liverpool Institute of Higher Education
26 Oct.: `The Disease of Virginity: Hippocratic Gynaecology in the Sixteenth Century.'

R.P.J. JACKSON, Dept. of Prehistoric and Romano-British Antiquities, British Museum, London
2 Nov.: `Surgeons, Surgery and Instruments in the Roman Empire.'

S. WEST
9 Nov.: `Hippocrates and the Scythians.'

D. LANGSLOW
16 Nov.: `Medical Language: Ancient and Modern.'

V. NUTTON, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine
23 Nov.: `From Galen to Galenism and After.'

F.R.W. ZIMMERMANN
30 Nov.: `Razi and the Triumph of Galenism in the World of Islam.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Medieval Studies Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.

Details of the 14 November seminar will be announced later.

Convener: J.S. Meisami, MA, University Lecturer in Persian.

DR J. JOHNS
24 Oct.: `Royal policy and the conversion of Muslims to Christianity in Norman Sicily: the "Palace Saracens".'

PROFESSOR J.L. BACHARACH, Washington
31 Oct.: `Umayyad building activities in Greater Syria.'

DR C. ROBINSON
7 Nov.: `Studying Islamic historiography: a progress report' (discussion of two recent works).

DR B. BREND, British Library
21 Nov.: `Akbar's Khamsa of Nizami of 1595.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Civil Engineering Colloquia

The following colloquia will take place at 4 p.m. on Fridays in Lecture Room 7, the Engineering and Technology Building. Visitors from outside Oxford are advised to telephone Oxford (2)73162 before travelling to confirm that there have been no late changes and to arrange parking permits.

The meetings on 3, 10, and 17 November, and 1 December, also form part of the `Applied Mechanics' series of colloquia. Details of others in this series may be obtained from Professor R. Eatock Taylor.

DR P.B. GOODWIN 20 Oct.: `Traffic flow and road capacity.'

DR S.J. WHEELER
27 Oct.: `Constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils.'

DR P.E. DUNCAN, Kvaerner Earl & Wright
3 Nov.: `On the structural dynamics of gravity platforms: a case history.'

DR C. TAYLOR, Bristol
10 Nov.: `Concrete dams and earthquakes.'

DR A. BLAKEBOROUGH
17 Nov.: `Monitoring work on Kessock Bridge.'

PROFESSOR D.M. POTTS, Imperial College, London
24 Nov.: `Delayed failure to cut slopes in Stiff Clay.'

DR P.A. FRIEZE, MSL Engineering Ltd.
1 Dec.: `The reliability assessment of jack-up and jacket platforms.'

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Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

With the exception of the lecture to be given at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 16 November, the following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Main Lecture Theatre of the laboratory.

PROFESSOR D.W. BRUCE, University of Exeter
23 Oct.: `Liquid-crystalline metal complexes.'

DR P.J. DOBSON
30 Oct.: `Colloids, quantum dots, nanocomposites, and optoelectronics.'

PROFESSOR B.T. HEATON, Liverpool
6 Nov.: `Structures and rearrangements of transition metal carbonyl clusters from solution and solid state NMR.'

PROFESSOR J.K. BURDETT, Chicago
16 Nov.: `The use of electronic structure calculations in solid state chemistry.' (R.S.C. Tilden Lecture)

DR A.M. POWELL, East Anglia
20 Nov.: `Tailoring structures and properties of co-ordination compounds using chelating ligands: chemical Snakes and Ladders.'

PROFESSOR K.D.M. HARRIS, Birmingham
27 Nov.: `Structural and dynamic properties of solid inclusion compounds.'

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Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory: solid state seminars

The following seminars will be held at 11.45 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Abbot's Kitchen, the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

DR F.H. POTTER
24 Oct.: `STM studies of transition-metal oxide surfaces.'

DR P.D. BATTLE
31 Oct.: `Second- and third-row solid-state chemistry.'

DR R. IBBERSON, Rutherford Laboratory
7 Nov.: `Neutrons, powders, and molecules.'

S. O'BRIAN
14 Nov.: `In-situ XRD studies of mesoporous materials.'

DR C. KEPERT
21 Nov.: `New salts of BEDT-TTF with transition- metal containing anions: structures and properties.'

DR A. KOHL
28 Nov.: `Interactions at the organic/inorganic interface: molecular modelling of crystal growth modification.'

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PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Pharmacology, anatomical neuropharmacology, and clinical pharmacology seminars

The seminars will take place as follows: the seminar on Thursday, 19 October, will be held at 4 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, the University Department of Pharmacology; the seminars on Fridays 20 October, 27 October, and 24 November will be held at 4.30 p.m. in the Cairns Seminar Suite, the Radcliffe Infirmary; the remaining seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Fridays in the Lecture Theatre, the University Department of Pharmacology.

PROFESSOR R.A. NICHOL, University of California, San Francisco
19 Oct.: `In search of molecules of memory.'

PROFESSOR A. DICKINSON, University College, London
20 Oct.: `Pain-induced plasticity in spinal pharmacology.'

DR M. SALTER, Glaxo-Wellcome Research Laboratories
27 Oct.: `Effects of inhibitors of trytophan pyrrolase on cerebral 5-HT functions.'

PROFESSOR K.B. HELLE, Bergen
3 Nov.: `Chromogranins as prohormones for vasostatins and other bioactive peptides.'

DR M. DOWDALL, Nottingham
10 Nov.: `The "Cinderella" synapses of the skate electric organ.'

DR R. EMPSON
17 Nov.: `Reduction of inhibition by 5-HT in area CA1 of rat hippocampus.'

DR T.P. OBRENOVITCH, Institute of Neurology, London
24 Nov.: `Excitotoxicity in cerebral ischaemia: alternative hypotheses to high extracellular glutamate.'

DR T. SMART, School of Pharmacy, London
1 Dec.: `Modulation of GABA A receptors.'

DR T. LOVICH, Birmingham
8 Dec.: `Control of the mid-brain aversive system by the Raphe nucleus: role of 5-HT and nitric oxide.'

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RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART

K. ANHEUSER, Department of Materials, will give an additional seminar at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the Library, the Research Laboratory for Archaeology.

Subject: `Fire-gilding: analyses, recipes, and experiments.'

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COMPUTING LABORATORY

Foundations of Computation Seminars

With the exception of the seminar to be held on Friday, 27 October, the following seminars will take place on Thursdays. All seminars will be held at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 347, the Computing Laboratory. Enquiries should be directed to Luk Ong (telephone: (2)83522, e-mail: lo@comlab.ox.ac.uk).

R. HASEGAWA
19 Oct.: `Combinatorial enumeration model of lambda calculus.'

A. HODGES
27 Oct.: `Alan Turing and the Turing Machine.'

C. GUNTER, Pennsylvania
2 Nov.: `Representing dependencies between software configuration items.'

E. RITTER
9 Nov.: `Intuitionistic provability of classical sequents.'

G. WINSKEL, Aarhus
16 Nov.: `Bistructures—event structures for higher types.'

L. ONG
23 Nov.: `Games for classical proofs.'

J. MITCHELL, Stanford
30 Nov.: `Foundations for object-oriented programming.'

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Numerical Analysis Group

Differential Equations, Computational Mathematics and Applications Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory, except where otherwise indicated.

Conveners: S.D. Howison, MA, M.Sc., D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Mathematics, E. Süli, MA, University Lecturer in Numerical Mathematics, with J. Scott of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

MR V. STRELA, MIT
19 Oct.: `Multiwavelets: theory and applications.'

PROFESSOR G. GOLUB, Stanford
26 Oct.: `Matrices, moments, and quadrature.'

PROFESSOR G. STRANG, MIT
2 Nov.: `Wavelets and filter banks.'

PROFESSOR D.G. CRIGHTON, Cambridge
9 Nov.: `Newtonian asymptotics for combustion problems.'

DR M. AINSWORTH, Leicester
16 Nov.: `Semi-discrete Galerkin approximation of the single layer equation on Lipschitz curves by general splines.'

DR D. HIGHAM, Dundee
23 Nov.: `Time-stepping analysis using concepts from numerical linear algebra.' (At 2.15 p.m., in the RAL)

PROFESSOR J.M. BALL, Heriot-Watt
23 Nov.: `Austenite–Martensite interfaces.'

DR J. BLOWEY, Durham
30 Nov.: `The vector Cahn-Hilliard equation with non-smooth free energy.'

DR P. SWEBY, Reading
7 Dec.: `Dynamics of discretisations.' (At 2.15 p.m., in the RAL)

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DEPARTMENT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

Oxford Architectural History Seminar

SIR HOWARD COLVIN will give a seminar at 5.45 p.m. on Monday, 27 November, in Rewley House.

Conveners: M.R. Airs, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Conservation and the Historic Environment, and G. Tyack, MA, M.Litt., Fellow of Kellogg College and Director, Stanford University in Oxford.

Subject: `Writing A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600–1840.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Refugee Studies Programme

Annual Human Rights Lecture

PROFESSOR HARRY HONGDA WU will deliver the Annual Human Rights Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 November, in the Examination Schools. The meeting will be chaired by Professor Roy Goode.

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INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY

The following seminars will be held on Fridays in the Institute Seminar Room. They will take place at 4 p.m., with the exception of the first seminar on 20 October (Dr Finlay), which will be held at 1.30 p.m.

This notice replaces that published in the Gazette of 28 September, p. 80.

DR B. FINLAY, NERC Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Windermere
20 Oct.: `Microbial diversity and ecosystem function.'

DR C. CURTIS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
20 Oct.: `Genetic manipulation of vector populations—magic bullet or lead balloon?'

PROFESSOR J. SPRENT, Dundee
27 Oct.: `Diversity in nitrogen fixing bacteria.'

DR R. TROUT, MAFF Central Science Laboratory, Worplesdon
3 Nov.: `Rabbit management: bashing, bugging, or biotechnology?'

DR B. HEYWOOD, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge
10 Nov.: `Global change, Antarctica, and the BAS programme.'

DR N. KNOWLES, BBSRC Animal Virus Laboratory, Pirbright
17 Nov.: `Molecular epidemiology and evolution of foot-and-mouth disease virus.'

DR P. CANE, Warwick
24 Nov.: `Evolution and molecular epidemiology of human respiratory syncytial virus.'

DR M. THOMAS, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot
1 Dec.: `Biological control of locusts and grasshoppers using pathogens.'

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ST ANNE'S COLLEGE

Hoskins Lecture 1995

PROFESSOR C.V. PHYTHIAN-ADAMS, Head of the Department of English Local History, University of Leicester, will deliver the fifth Hoskins Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 November, in the Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.

The annual lecture, in honour of Professor William G. Hoskins, on some aspect of local history, has been generously endowed by Mrs Jean Duffield.

Subject: `Cultural frontiers of provincial England.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Public Lecture

MR DENIS MACK SMITH, Fellow of Wolfson College, will give a public lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 2 November, in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College.

Subject: `Mussolini.'

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TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD

Translation and the eighteenth century

This weekend meeting, with various speakers, will be held on Saturday, 28 October, 11 a.m.–6 p.m., in St Hugh's College, and on Sunday, 29 October, 10.30 a.m.–4 p.m., in St Edmund Hall. Topics of discussion include Sterne, Rousseau, le roman noir, and Voltaire.

Further details may be obtained from E. McMorran, St Hugh's College (fax: Oxford (2)74912) or N. Cronk, St Edmund Hall.

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