Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Professor of the History of Art

PROFESSOR M.J. KEMP will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 7 March, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The Mona Lisa: from science into myth.'

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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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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

DR TADASHI KIMURA will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 28 March, in the Anne Anderson Lecture Theatre, Level 3, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Women's Centre, the John Radcliffe Hospital. Further information may be obtained from Dr Sylvain Phaneuf (telephone: Oxford 221022, e-mail: sphaneuf@immsvr.jr2.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: Oxytocin receptor investigation: basic molecular research associated with clinical phenomenon.'

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University Department of Clinical Pharmacology

PROFESSOR OLE JūRGENSEN, Copenhagen, will give a seminar at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 7 March, in the Cairns Seminar Suite, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `NCAM as a quantitative marker for synaptic remodelling in neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders.'

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Seminars in Epidemiology and Social Medicine: amended notice

The seminar to be given by MS JANE WARDLE at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 March, in the Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, will now be on the subject given below, and not on the subject of `Stress and diet', as previously notified.

Subject: `Psychological influences on participation in cancer screening.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

PROFESSOR ARTHUR H. MILLER, Iowa, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 7 March, in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Mellon Professor of American Government.

Subject: `The withering party and its implications for the American elections of 1996.'

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COMMITTEE FOR ARCHAEOLOGY

Lecture

DR J. CZEBRESZUK, Poznan, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 4 March, in the Lecture Room, the Institute of Archaeology.

Subject: `The Bell Beaker tradition in the Polish lowlands.'

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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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CENTRE FOR MODERN CHINESE STUDIES

Chinese Philosophy Symposium

The following lectures will be given at this symposium, which will held on Wednesday, 6 March, 2–6 p.m., in room 206, the Centre for Modern Chinese Studies.

Conveners: Dr Cyril Lin and Dr Nicholas Bunnin, Centre for Modern Chinese Studies.

PROFESSOR K. OUYANG: `Surmounting the "town wall enclosure" (wei cheng) phenomenon in comparative cultural research.'

DR LIN: `Political disobedience and the Chinese intellectual tradition.'

DR X.Z. YAO: `The self in Confucian and European philosophies.'

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LIBRARIES BOARD TRAINING CO-ORDINATING COMMITTEE

MS NANCY ELKINGTON, Research Libraries Information Network, will give a seminar at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 March, in the IES Seminar Room, the St Cross Building. Julian Roberts of the Bodleian Library will introduce the speaker.

Subject: `Research Libraries Group 1996–2000.'

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR LUCA CAVALLI-SFORZA, Stanford University School of Medicine, will deliver the fifteenth Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 May, in the Mordan Hall, St Hugh's College.

Subject: `Genetic dissection of Europe and its use for historical reconstruction.'

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