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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Chichele Professor of Medieval History

PROFESSOR R.R. DAVIES will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 29 February, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The matter of Britain and the matter of England.'

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RADHAKRISHNAN MEMORIAL LECTURES

PROFESSOR C.A. BAYLY, Radhakrishnan Memorial Lecturer 1995–6, will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following Thursdays in the Examination Schools. All are welcome to attend.

22 Feb.: `Patriotism in modern Indian history.'

29 Feb.: `Patriotism, commmunity, and colonial rule.'

7 Mar.: `Patriotism and nationalism in India.'

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SLADE LECTURES IN FINE ART

Picasso and Cubism: a biographer's view

MR JOHN RICHARDSON, Slade Professor of Fine Art 1995–6, will continue his lectures at 5 p.m. on the following Wednesdays in the Lecture Hall, the Taylor Institution.

31 Jan.: `Picasso and Cocteau.'

7 Feb.: `Off to Rome.'

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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

School of Geography: research seminars

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

Conveners: G.C.K. Peach, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Social Geography, G.L. Clark, MA, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, and A.S. Goudie, MA, Professor of Geography.

W. MATTHEI
30 Jan.: `South Africa versus India at the UN in 1948: a clash of political geographies.'

DR J. REMEDIOS
6 Feb.: `Ozone depletion: causes, solutions, and implications for environmental control.'

DR A. PASSMORE
13 Feb.: `Gender logics: building identity in post- war planning.'

R. FIELD
20 Feb.: `Patterning in woody floral diversity in southern Africa.'

H. CRAWLEY-LYONS
27 Feb.: `Women and refugee status: beyond the public/private dichotomy in European asylum policy.'

PROFESSOR S. SMITH
5 Mar.: `Interpreting the soundscape.'


Social Geography Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 9.15 a.m. on Fridays in the School of Geography.

Conveners: G.C.K. Peach, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Social Geography, C.G. Clarke, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Urban/Social Geography, and A. Lemon, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Geography.

PROFESSOR R. FOSTER
26 Jan.: `Diaspora and nation-building: emigration and Irishness from the mid-nineteenth century.'

PROFESSOR F.W. BOAL, Belfast
2 Feb.: `Sharing and segregating in Belfast.'

DR J. MCPEAKE, Northern Ireland Housing Executive
9 Feb.: `Public sector housing and religion in Belfast.'

DR CLARKE
16 Feb.: `Cultural pluralism and economic development: Mexico and the Caribbean.'

PROFESSOR S. SMITH
23 Feb.: To be announced.

DR A. ROGERS
1 Mar.: `1991 Census SARs (Samples of Anonymised Records): workplace, residence, and ethnicity.'

DR A. CHARLESWORTH, Cheltenham and Gloucester College
8 Mar.: `The topography of Claude Lanzmann's Shoa: landscape of the Holocaust.'

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Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: remembering, forgetting, and reconstructing the past

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

Conveners: S. Ardener, T. Dragadze, and J. Webber.

DR L. SCIAMA
26 Jan.: `Seeking out a past: the relationship between village and city.'

DR S. RODGERS
2 Feb.: `Memories at the margins: reflections on personal identity.'

PROFESSOR Z. MACH, Jagiellonian University, Cracow
9 Feb.: `Reconstructed memories of a lost paradise among a migrant community in central Europe.'

DR R. PARKIN, Brookes
16 Feb.: `Remembering and forgetting as modes of survival: the manipulation of ethnicity across the Oder.'

DR T. KOHN, Durham
23 Feb.: `How the past and present have been re- membered on a Hebridean island.'

H. MALINOWSKA WAYNE, Cambridge
1 Mar.: `The letters of Malinowski and his wife.'

PROFESSOR G. COHEN, Open University
8 Mar.: `Memory for life events: fact or fiction?'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Nuffield Department of Surgery: seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the Nuffield Department of Surgery, Level 6, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Convener: P.J. Morris, MA, Nuffield Professor of Surgery.

C. WATSON
30 Jan.: `Perception of distance in peripheral vascular disease.'

P. DEMPSEY, Cambridge
6 Feb.: `C3d of complement as a molecular adjuvant of innate immunity.'

G. WILLIAMS, Keele
13 Feb.: `Apoptosis and the immune system.'

I. HUTCHINSON, University of Manchester
27 Feb.: `Genetic and pharmacological regulation of cytokine gene expression.'

D. SAITOVITCH
5 Mar.: `CD4 modulation for induction of transplantation tolerance.'

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Nuffield Department of Surgery: principles of cellular and molecular immunology

The following lectures will be given at 9 a.m. on the days shown in the Seminar Room, the Nuffield Department of Surgery, Level 6, the John Radcliffe Hospital. They will take place on Tuesdays, with the exception of the lecture to be given on Thursday, 18 January.

Convener: P.J. Morris, MA, Nuffield Professor of Surgery.

DR J.M. AUSTYN
30 Jan.: `Antigen-presenting cells.'
6 Feb.: `T cells.'

DR K.J. WOOD
13 Feb.: `Antigen receptors.'
20 Feb.: `Antigen receptor genes.'

DR AUSTYN
27 Feb.: `B cells.'
5 Mar.: `Cellular cytoxicity.'

DR WOOD
12 Mar.: `Soluble effector mechanisms.'

DR AUSTYN
19 Mar.: `Immune regulation.'

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Seminars in Neuropsychopharmacology

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on the days shown in the Cairns Seminar Suite. With the exception of the seminar to be held on Thursday, 7 March, they will take place on Fridays.

Convener: D.G. Grahame-Smith, MA, Rhodes Professor of Clinical Pharmacology.

DR N. UPTON, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals
26 Jan.: `Rational design of antiepileptic drugs: fact or fiction?'

DR J. FLINT
2 Feb.: `Simple genetic basis for a complex psychological trait in laboratory mice.'

PROFESSOR O.S. JORGENSEN, Copenhagen
7 Mar.: `Biochemical markers of synaptic remodelling in brain damage and degenerative diseases.'

DR D.J. HEAL, Knoll Pharmaceuticals
15 Mar.: `Obesity: making a living off the fat of the land.'

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University Department of Cellular Science: haematology seminars

The following seminars will be held at 12 noon on Tuesdays in the Haematology Seminar Room, Level 4, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

DR B. BRADLEY, Transplantation Sciences, Bristol
30 Jan.: `Prognostic genotyping and matching in bone marrow transplantation.'

A member of the Department of Haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital
6 Feb.: Case presentation.

DR J. CARSON
13 Feb.: `Anaemia in surgery: study of 2,000 Jehovah's Witnesses.'

DR M. HUNTER, British Biothech, Oxford
20 Feb.: `BB-10010: a novel protein designed to protect marrow stem cells during cytotoxic chemotherapy regimes.'

DR T. BAGLIN, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
27 Feb.: `Platelet dependent thrombin generation.'

DR I. DOKAL, Hammersmith Hospital, London
5 Mar.: `Dyskeratosis congenita.'

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Oxford Eye Hospital and the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology

The following lectures will be given as shown in the Lecture Theatre, the Oxford Eye Hospital, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Phako Course meetings will be held at 2.30 p.m. on 12 and 19 February, and consultation clinics will be held at 2 p.m. on 5 February and 4 March.

Convener: A.J. Bron, MA, Clinical Professor and Margaret Ogilvie's Reader in Ophthalmology.

Monday, 29 January
DR B. MCDONALD
2.30 p.m.: `Ocular pathology.'

MR J.S. ELSTON
3.30 p.m.: `Assessing the visually impaired child' (masterclass).

PROFESSOR BRON
5.30 p.m.: `Corneal changes in systemic disease.'

Monday, 5 February
DR PEGGY FRITH
5.30 p.m.: `HIV, AIDS, and eyes.'
Monday, 12 February
MR E. ROSEN, Manchester Royal Eye Infirmary
5.30 p.m.: `Small incision cataract surgery: the future.'

Monday, 26 February
MRS M. KHANDWALA
2.30 p.m.: `Review of corneal grafts.'

MR J. ELSTON
3.30 p.m.: `Neuro-ophthalmology.'

DR PEGGY FRITH
4.15 p.m.: `Fluorscein angiography.'

MR P. WISHART, Royal Liverpool Hospital
5.30 p.m.: `Field and disc change in early POAG.'

Monday, 6 March
MR P. HAMILTON, Moorfields Eye Hospital
5.30 p.m.: `Ophthalmic pot-pourri.'

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Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology: lunch-time seminars

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Mondays in the Library, the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology.

Convener: A.J. Bron, MA, Clinical Professor and Margaret Ogilvie's Reader in Ophthalmology.

PROFESSOR BRON
29 Jan.: `Beta-adrenergic agents in glaucoma.'

MISS A. LARSEN
5 Feb.: `Role of adenosine in ischaemia.'

MR B. DERHAM
12 Feb.: `Ageing and [alpha]-crystallins.'

DR Y. HUANG, Open University
19 Feb.: `Alkaline burn and wound healing in rabbit cornea.'

DR J. PANDIT
26 Feb.: `Some clinical aspects of the eye related to research of the basic scientist.'

PROFESSOR M.J.C. CRABBE, Reading
4 Mar.: `What can recombinant lens proteins tell us about chaperoning and cataract?'

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Nuffield Department of Pathology and Bacteriology

The following seminars will be held on Mondays in Lecture Theatre 2, the John Radcliffe Hospital. They will begin at 4 p.m., with the exception of the 12 February seminar, which will begin at 3.30 p.m.

Conveners: C.E. Lewis, University Research Lecturer, and D. Roskell, Tutor in Pathology.

PROFESSOR K. DAVIES
29 Jan.: `Duchenne muscular dystrophy: diagnosis and gene therapy.'

DR M. HANNA and DR M. SQUIER
5 Feb.: `The emerging role of mitochondria in disease mechanisms.'

DR J. MORRIS
12 Feb.: `Mad cows and Englishmen: the facts and fiction of spongiform encephalitis.'

DR B. WARREN
19 Feb.: `Bowel disease caused by doctors and their patients.'

DR S. HERRINGTON, Sheffield
26 Feb.: `Interphase cytogenetics of cervical neoplasia.'

DR D. TARIN
4 Mar.: `Prognostic markers and mechanisms of cancer metastasis.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

From text to book: new studies in literature and history

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Salter Room, New College.

Conveners: M.F. Suarez, BA, SJ, Junior Research Fellow in English, St John's College, and P.D. McDonald, MA, D.Phil., Weston Junior Research Fellow, New College.

DR A. FOSTER, Cambridge
26 Jan.: `Enclosing a common field: reviewing and publishing in the eighteenth century.'

DR M. TREADWELL, Trent University, Canada
2 Feb.: `The world of print in the English-speaking world at the lapsing of the Printing Act in 1695.'

DR S. ELIOT, Open University
9 Feb.: `Mapping the history of reading: the Evolution of the Reading Experience Database.'

PROFESSOR W. GOULD, London
16 Feb.: `The poet, the publisher, and the book: Yeats as an example.'

DR W. BELL, Edinburgh
23 Feb.: `Will there be books in heaven? Rethinking the future of the text.'

PROFESSOR R. DARNTON, Princeton
1 Mar.: `Imperial control of native literatures in India, 1860–1910.'

J. GARDINER, Middlesex
8 Mar.: `The politics of the classics in the 1990s.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Lectures

PROFESSOR E. PASQUINI, Bologna, will give the following lectures, in Italian, at 5 p.m. on the days shown in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.

Convener: J.R. Woodhouse, MA, D.Litt., Fiat–Serena Professor of Italian Studies.

Wed. 14 Feb.: `Dante verso il millennio.'

Thur. 15 Feb.: `Lectura Dantis.'

Fri. 16 Feb.: `Lectura Dantis.'

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Public lecture

MS CARMEN BOULLOSA, the Mexican writer, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 February, in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.

Conveners: R.W. Fiddian, MA, University Lecturer in Spanish, C.H. Griffin, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Latin American Literature, I.D.L. Michael, MA, King Alfonso XIII Professor of Spanish Studies, and C.P. Thompson, MA, D.Phil., Faculty Lecturer in Spanish.

Subject: `La historia en la novela: la novela histórica y la novela posible.'

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Modern German Studies Seminar

The following meetings will be held at 8 for 8.30 p.m. on Mondays in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.

Convener: S.J. Colvin, MA, Junior Research Fellow in German, St John's College.

L. CLEMENTS
5 Feb.: `Subversive music: Irmtraud's Morgner's Rumba auf einen Herbst.'

S. MCWILLIAM
19 Feb.: `The night-side of German Romanticism.'

C. MINTER
4 Mar.: `Instructive entertainment? An aspect of novelistic theory in 1770s Leipzig.'

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Seminar: French Literature from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

These meetings will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays, as follows: the lecture on 1 February will take place in Room 2, the Taylor Institution; all other meetings will take place in the Danson Room, Trinity College.

Convener: G.J. Mallinson, MA, University Lecturer (CUF) in French.

PROFESSOR G. DEFAUX, Johns Hopkins
1 Feb.: `Rabelais au large de Ganabin: de la "fiction en archipel" au "symbolisme polémique".'

G. JONDORF, Cambridge
29 Feb.: ` "One language, and one speech"? La Fontaine's talking animals.'

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MODERN HISTORY

South-east Asian history

The following lectures will be given at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.

Convener: P.B.R. Carey, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern History.

DR T. HARPER, Cambridge
6 Feb.: `Colonial Malaya, 1863–1942.'

G. UNGPAKORN
13 Feb.: `Nationalism and the Left: Thailand and maritime south-east Asia compared.'

DR J. PUTZEL, LSE
5 Mar.: `The United States and the Philippines, 1898–1996: the making of a neo-colony.'

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MUSIC

Studies in the social history of music

The following seminars will take place at 5.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Faculty of Music.

Convener: S.L.F. Wollenberg, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Music.

DR S. MCVEIGH, Goldsmith's College, London
29 Jan.: `An invisible culture: London's private concerts from 1750 to 1850.'

PROFESSOR C. EHRLICH
5 Feb.: `On writing concert history—some general ideas.'

PROFESSOR J. HIRSHBERG, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
12 Feb.: `Ideological centralisation and ethnic compartmentalisation in an immigrant musical culture—the case of Israel.'

DR D. DE VAL
19 Feb.: `Perspectives on musical London, 1885–1925: the journals of Lucy Broadwood (1858–1929).'

DR G. FARRELL, City University
26 Feb.: ` "We'll be able to get plastic sitars in our cornflakes soon": Indian music and popular culture in the 1960s.'

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Seminars in musicology

The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Committee Room, the Faculty of Music.

Details of the 6 February seminar will be announced later.

Further information may be obtained from Karen Henson, St Hugh's College, or James Ross, Christ Church.

D. HINNELLS
13 Feb.: `Hubert Foss: Vaughan Williams' Jaeger?'

P. FRANKLIN, Leeds
20 Feb.: `Mahler and the rabble' (in association with the seminar series `Gustav Mahler and fin-de- siècle Vienna').

J. WAINWRIGHT
27 Feb.: `Images of virtue and war: music in Civil War Oxford.'

J. MILSOM
5 Mar.: `Decisions and revisions in sixteenth- century polyphony.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Medieval Studies Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, weeks 3–8 (note: not weeks 2–7, as stated in the Lecture List), in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.

Conveners: J.S. Meisami, MA, University Lecturer in Persian, C.F. Robinson, MA, University Lecturer in Early Islamic History, and W.L. Treadwell, MA, D.Phil., Samir Shamma Lecturer in Islamic Numismatics.

DR N. YAVARI, Tehran
30 Jan.: `Shi'ite sources on Nizam al-Mulk.'

DR ST JOHN SIMPSON, British Museum
6 Feb.: `Sasanian-Islamic Merv: new excavations and analyses.'

PROFESSOR W. MADELUNG
13 Feb.: `The succession to Muhammad.'

DR M. MCDONALD
20 Feb.: `Epigraphy and ethnicity in pre-Islamic Syria and Arabia.'

DR J. ASHTIANY
27 Feb.: `Figures in a landscape: objective and subjective geography in some fourth/tenth century Arabic texts.'

DR D. MORGAN, SOAS
5 Mar.: `Writing the history of the Middle East.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Department of Earth Sciences

The following lectures will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Earth Sciences.

Convener: A.B. Watts, MA, Professor of Marine Geology and Geophysics.

J. PINDELL, Dartmouth College
5 Feb.: `Plate tectonics and oil in Venezuela.'

M. PRINGLE, SURC, East Kilbride
19 Feb.: `The rolling thunder of the Early Cretaceous: the distribution of Cretaceous volcanism in the oceans.'

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Department of Engineering Science: Civil Engineering Colloquia

The following meetings will be held in Lecture Room 7, the Engineering and Technology Building. The meeting on Thursday, 25 January, will be held at 2 p.m.; thereafter the meetings will take place at 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Details of the meetings on 23 February and 8 March will be announced later.

PROFESSOR P. FOOKES
25 Jan.: `Concrete durability: predictions and performance.'

MR M.A. MARSHALL
2 Feb.: `A case study of an instrumented microtunnel in fine sand.'

PROFESSOR P.A.A. BACK, Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners
9 Feb.: `Dams in difficulties.'

DR P. NORRIS, Mott MacDonald Ltd.
16 Feb.: `Sprayed concrete construction underground.'

DR C.M. MARTIN and MR R. SMITH, Ove Arup & Partners
1 Mar.: `The Wandoo Oil Project—a concrete platform for Australia's North-West Shelf.'

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PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Pharmacology and anatomical neuropharmacolgy seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the University Department of Pharmacology.

DR F. FAY, University of Massachusetts Medical School
30 Jan.: `Cellular and molecular physiology of calcium signalling in smooth muscle.'

DR L.L. IVERSEN
6 Feb.: `New approaches to pain management through neuropeptide pharmacology.'

DR D. VAUX
13 Feb.: `Extranuclear replication and transcription.'

DR L. TURIN, University College, London
20 Feb.: `Spectroscopic mechanisms for primary olfactory receptors.'

DR F.A. STEPHENSON, London
27 Feb.: `Molecular approaches to understanding the structures of NMDA and GABA A receptors.'

DR R.D. VAUGHAN-JONES
5 Mar.: `Proton transport across the cardiac sarcolemma: diversity of mechanism and function.'

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PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in Lecture Theatre C, the Department of Experimental Psychology.

Conveners: S.D. Iversen, MA, Professor Psychology, and P.E. Bryant, MA, Watts Professor of Psychology.

DR P. TALLAL, Rutgers University
30 Jan.: `Expanding the understanding of speech.'(\McDonnell–Pew Seminar in Cognitive Neuroscience\)

DR P. JONES, Nottingham
6 Feb.: `Developmental risk for adult onset schizophrenia.'

PROFESSOR G. HITCH, Lancaster
13 Feb.: `Rhythm and serial order in short-term memory.'

DR A. MONACO, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
20 Feb.: `Positional cloning of human disease genes.'

DR A. EHLERS
27 Feb.: `Anxiety disorders: can psychological experiments help us in explaining the symptoms?'

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Jaspars Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR W. DOISE, Geneva, will deliver the Jaspars Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 March, in Lecture Theatre C, the Department of Experimental Psychology.

Subject: `Social psychology and human rights.'

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THEOLOGY

Seminar on Patristic and Byzantine Studies

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the House of St Gregory and St Macrina, 1 Canterbury Road.

Convener: K.T. Ware, MA, D.Phil., Spalding Lecturer in Eastern Orthododox Studies.

M. PAPOUTSAKIS
7 Feb.: `Genesis 6:1–4 in Syriac tradition.'

THE REVD PROFESSOR FRANCES M. YOUNG, Birmingham
21 Feb.: `From suspicion and sociology to spirituality: or method, hermeneutics, and appropriation with respect to patristic material.'

DR SEBASTIAN BROCK
6 Mar.: `Some themes in St Isaac the Syrian.'

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COMMITTEE FOR ARCHAEOLOGY

Open day in archaeological science

This open day will be held on Wednesday, 21 February, 2–5 p.m. The following groups will display projects: Research Laboratory for Archaeology, Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, Isotrace Laboratory, Archaeometallurgy, Environmental Archaeology Unit, and the Institute Conservation Laboratory.

Visits will be self-guided, and maps and other relevant details will be available from the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, at which visitors should first present themselves.

Enquiries should be directed to the RLAHA, 6 Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3QJ (telephone: Oxford 515211).

Lecture

DR A.M. MCCANN, Trustee of the Archaeological Institute of America and Archaeologist to the JASON Project, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 29 January, in the Lecture Room, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `Exploring the deep with robots: underwater archaeology past, present, and future.'

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

William Cohn Memorial Lecture

DR MILO C. BEACH, Director, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC, will deliver the thirty-first William Cohn Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 March, in the Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `The Windsor Castle Padshahnama: Shah Jahan's artists and their images of Mughal India.'

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BODLEIAN LIBRARY

Oxford Seminars in Cartography

D. GATFIELD, Senior Project Engineer, and M. CHESTERMAN, Project Engineer, both of Thames Water Utilities Ltd., will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 February, in the Schola Astronomiae et Rhetoricae, Schools Quadrangle, Bodleian Library.

Subject: `GIS in Thames Water Utilities Ltd.: a pipe dream?'

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CENTRE FOR CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH

Amended notice

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Old Library, All Souls College (note: not in the Centre for Criminological Research, as incorrectly stated in the Gazette of 18 January).

Convener: L.H. Zedner, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Law.

DR S. WALKLATE, Keele
7 Feb.: `Community, crime, and the underclass.'

PROFESSOR D. GARLAND, Edinburgh
21 Feb.: `A sociological analysis of contemporary crime control.'

PROFESSOR S. COHEN, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and LSE
6 Mar.: `The futures of social control.'

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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.

Admission will be by ticket only, obtainable from Ms Vicki Lloyd, Department of Educational Studies.

7 Feb.: Context

PROFESSOR D. HALPIN, Goldsmith's College, London: `Fragmentation.'
DR G. WALFORD: `Privatisation and selection.'

21 Feb.: Social and political philosophy

PROFESSOR S.J. BALL, King's College, London: `Markets, equity, and values.'
PROFESSOR R. PRING: `Personal worth/community.'

6 Mar.: The curriculum

PROFESSOR D. LAWTON, Institute of Education, London: `What is worth learning?'
MS S. TOMLINSON, Goldsmith's College, London: `A comprehensive curriculum 14–19.'

1 May: Effective schools and effective teachers

MS C. BENN, Kensington and Chelsea College of Further Education: `What is an effective comprehensive school?'
PROFESSOR TED WRAGG, Exeter: `Teachers for the comprehensive ideal.'

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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EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Colloquium: perspectives on philosophical dialogue

This colloquium will be held on Friday, 26 January, and Saturday, 27 January, in the Maison Française.

The colloquium will begin with a reception at the Maison Française at 7.15 p.m. on Friday, 26 January. The reception will be followed by a recital, also at the Maison. Details of the meeting on Saturday, 27 January, are given below.

Enquiries should be directed to the EHRC, 47 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF (telephone: Oxford (2)70497/(2)70471, fax: (2)70499, e-mail: ehrc@modern- languages.ox.ac.uk).

Saturday, 27 January
PROFESSOR M. BOWIE and DR J.-C. VATIN
9.15 a.m: opening of the meeting.

PROFESSOR J.-J. LECERCLE, Paris
9.30 a.m.: `Dialogue between Continental and English philosophy.'

DR E. SHAFFER
10.45 a.m.: `Coleridge's Dialogue of Dialogues: the opus magnum and the opus maximum.'

PROFESSOR J. NEUBAUER, Amsterdam
11.45 a.m.: `Bakhtin and Lukács: a one-sided dialogue on the novel.'

PROFESSOR M. PFISTER, Free University, Berlin
2 p.m.: `Dialogue in the theatre: some typological co-ordinates.'

PROFESSOR B. GÖRANZON, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and M. FLORIN, Dramaturge, Royal Theatre, Stockholm
3 p.m.: `Using dialogue: Wittgenstein and Turing.'

MR I. CHRISTIE
4.30 p.m.: Showing of Roberto Rosselini's film on Blaise Pascal (with discussion).

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Lectures

The following lectures will be given at 5.15 p.m. on the days shown in the Maison Française.

All events are free of charge, but places should be booked one week in advance.

For details of this term's concerts and film-showings at the Maison, see `Notices' above.

D. SCHNAPPER, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
Fri. 2 Feb.: `L'idée de nation.'

A. SCHNAPPER, université de Paris IV
Mon. 5 Feb.: `Les curieux français au XVIIe siècle.'

A. CORBIN, université de Paris III
Mon. 12 Feb.: `Paris, ville sensible au XIX siècle.'

A. LORANT, université de Paris XII
Mon. 19 Feb.: `Une lecture des romans de jeunesse de Balzac (1821–5.)'

P. BURRIN, Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneva
Fri. 23 Feb.: `La France à l'heure allemande (1940–4).'

R. CASTEL, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
Mon. 4 Mar.: `Les métamorphoses de la question sociale.'

C. BURGELIN, Lyon
Fri. 8 Mar.: `Georges Perec: l'écrivain et l'autobiographe.'

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Fiftieth anniversary of the Maison Française: special lectures

The following lectures, arranged to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Maison, will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays, as follows: the lecture/debate on 27 February will be given in the Maison; the lecture on 19 March will be given in the Old Library, All Souls College.

P. BOURDIEU and J. BOUVERESSE, Collège de France
27 Feb.: `Conformismes et résistance.' (Lecture/debate)

R. CHARTRIER, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
19 Mar.: `From codex to screen: the trajectories of the written word.'

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Conferences and other meetings

The following meetings will be held as shown. They will take place in the Maison Française, unless otherwise indicated.

26–7 Jan.: `Perspectives on philosophical dialogue.'

13 Feb.: `La révolution scientifique des XVIe et XVIIe siècles: traditions historiographiques françaises et britanniques et travaux récents.'

9 Mar., St Hugh's College: `Idéologie et traduction.' (Translation Research in Oxford)

15 Mar.: `Les trois France.' (Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France)

16–17 Mar.: `Qui se souvient de guerre du Golfe?'

23 Mar.: `Le malaise social: la fin de siècle et Emile Durkheim.' (Oxford Centre for Durkheimian Studies)

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SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Research seminar

PROFESSOR G. EASTON, Lancaster, will give a seminar at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 February, in the Seminar Room, the School of Management Studies, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `The unfeasibility of managerial prescriptions: the case of industrial networks.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Economic Development Seminar: economic globalisation and social welfare in developing countries

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

Details of the 8 February seminar will be announced later.

V. BULMER-THOMAS, London
25 Jan.: `The new economic model and income distribution in Latin America.'

F. STEWART
1 Feb.: `Globalisation and income distribution.'

N. WOODS
15 Feb.: `The international financial institutions and the international politics of the Mexican crisis.'

R. MASH, AERC
22 Feb.: `Supply flexibility under commodity price volatility.'

H. SINGER, IDS
29 Feb.: `Revitalising the United Nations—five proposals.'

C. FORTIN, UNCTAD (To be confirmed)
7 Mar.: `The United Nations and the emerging system of governance in international trade.'

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REWLEY HOUSE

Friends of Rewley House Annual Lecture

DR R. DAWKINS will deliver the Friends of Rewley House Annual Lecture at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 February, in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum.

Tickets will be available at the reception desk, Rewley House, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., or at the door; free to Friends of Rewley House, £2 to others.

Subject: `The gene's view of creation.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

International law and society: doctrine, practice, and implementation

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Buttery, Wolfson College.

Conveners: D.J. Galligan, BCL, MA, Professor of Socio- Legal Studies and Director of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, and D.J. Sandler (JD California), Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College.

DR M. JANIS
29 Jan.: `The theory and practice of European human rights law.'

PROFESSOR E.A. ROBERTS
5 Feb.: `The implementation of the laws of war in contemporary conflicts.'

DR C. BEYANI, LSE
12 Feb.: `The criminal jurisdiction of the international tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda.'

PROFESSOR R. GOODE
19 Feb.: `The influence of mercantice practice on the context of commercial law.'

PROFESSOR R. MACRORY
26 Feb.: `Enforcing European environmental law.'

DR C. GRAY
4 Mar.: `International law and national decision- making.'

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INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY

PROFESSOR MCCONNELL, Cambridge, will give a seminar at 4 p.m. on Friday, 26 January, in the Seminar Room of the institute.

Subject: `Animal lentiviruses: their relevance to pathogenesis and immunity in HIV.'

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BRASENOSE COLLEGE

Tanner Lectures on Human Values

PROFESSOR SIMON SCHAMA, Columbia University, will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at 5 p.m. on Monday, 29 January, Tuesday, 30 January, and Thursday, 1 February, in the Lecture Hall, the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Humanism and history in the work of Rubens and Rembrandt.'

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CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE

F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR HERMIONE LEE, Professor of English, University of York, will deliver the F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 14 February, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Biomythographers: rewriting the lives of Virginia Woolf.'

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE

PROFESSOR CLIFFORD SISKIN will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on the following Tuesdays in the Summer Common Room, Magdalen College. Admission is free.

30 Jan.: `The work of writing: authors, gender, and the social life of texts.'

6 Feb.: `Novelism: the novel, the nation, and the formation of literature.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Wolfson College Lectures 1996

From soul to self

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Wolfson College. The lectures are open to the public.

THE RT REVD KALLISTOS WARE
30 Jan.: `The soul in Greek Christianity.'

DR P. RIVIÈRE
6 Feb.: `Shamanism and the unconfined soul.'

PROFESSOR R. GOMBRICH
13 Feb.: `Selfless Buddhists: ethics without metaphysics?'

PROFESSOR G. MATTHEWS, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
20 Feb.: `Animal souls in Augustine and Descartes.'

DR S. GREENFIELD
27 Feb.: `Soul, brain, and mind.'

DR G. STRAWSON
5 Mar.: `The sense of the self.'

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OXFORD INNOVATION SOCIETY

PROFESSOR C. LEAVER will lecture to the Oxford Innovation Society at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 14 March, in the Department of Pharmacology. Admission will be by ticket only, obtainable from Isis Innovation (telephone: Oxford (2)72411).

Subject: `Transgenic plants: the next green revolution?'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

Joint meeting with the Hakluyt Society

DR F. FERNÁDEZ-ARMESTO will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 29 February, in the Convocation House. This is a joint meeting with the Hakluyt Society, which celebrates its 150th anniversary in 1996. After the lecture wine and refreshments will be served in the Divinity School.

All interested persons are invited. Tickets, costing £8 for members, £10 for guests, are obtainable in advance from the Secretary, the Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford (telephone: (2)77022).

Subject: `Codex Mendoza: this unique treasure of the Bodleian Library which belonged to Richard Hakluyt casts world history in a new light.'

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Thirty-minute lectures

The following thirty-minute lectures will be given at 1 p.m. on the days shown in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre.

Sandwiches and wine will be served after the lectures at a cost of £2.50 per person. Bookings may be made in advance to the Secretary, the Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford (telephone: (2)77022).

HUMPHREY CARPENTER
Mon. 19 Feb.: `The envy of the world: the BBC Third Programme, its creation and dissolution.'

SANDRA RAPHAEL:
Wed. 6 Mar.: `Women and natural history: artists, collectors, patrons, scientists.'

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