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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 31 May

MAISON FRANÇAISE study-day: `Histoire de la CGT: cent ans de syndicalisme en France' (Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France) (places to be booked one week in advance).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Athenian Acropolis', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Methods of assessment', 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR D. CRABB: `A history of the automobile engine, 1970–2014' (Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture), Lecture Room 1, Department of Engineering Science, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 2 June

THE REVD CANON IAIN MACKENZIE preaches, Queen's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 3 June

FRANCO-BRITISH SEMINAR: `Electoral behaviour in Britain and France—class and religious voting in France and Britain', Maison Française, 2 p.m. (places to be booked one week in advance).

M. WATTHEE-DELMOTTE: `Poésie française et freudisme: les modalités d'une rencontre', Maison Française, 5.15 p.m. (admission free, but places to be booked one week in advance).

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Tuesday 4 June

WOMEN'S STUDIES COMMITTEE meeting, Old Bar, Mansfield, 1 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Dutch still life and flower- painting', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PROFESSOR C. TAYLOR delivers the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture, Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR V. BERAL: `Reproductive cancers: the effects of contraception and child-bearing on cancer risk' (Women's Studies Committee seminars: `Policy, practice, and power: issues in human female reproduction'), Wolfson Hall, Somerville, 8.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 5 June

DR C. VOGLER: `Money and the household' (Nuffield Women's Group seminars: `Women, poverty, and social policy'), Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

DR L. PARSONS: `Palestinians in Lebanon: an overview' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

DR B. KLUG: `When are we human? (How should we treat animals?)' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society meeting), Tower Room, Mansfield, 5.30 p.m.

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Thursday 6 June

H. CRAWLEY: `Seeking sanctuary—women and asylum in Britain' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and development—protest and politics'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

J. BAUDRILLARD: `Mondialisation, universalité et singularité', Maison Française, 5.15 p.m. (admission free, but places to be booked one week in advance).

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Friday 7 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Managing and developing effective teams', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The roots of Impressionism I', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM: `From molecules to medicine by NMR' (in honour of Professor George Radda), with Sir Rex Richards and Professor Britton Chance, Main Lecture Theatre, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, 2.30 p.m.

P. HUNT: `L'Europe peut-elle avoir une politique méditerranéenne?', European Studies Institute, 70 Woodstock Road, 5 p.m. (admission free, but places to be booked through Maison Française one week in advance).

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Saturday 8 June

PEMBROKE COLLEGE exhibition: `Best of Pembroke'—art and silver exhibition including works by Bacon, Frink, Piper, and Rodin, in the Rockefeller Room, Sir Geoffrey Arthur Building (off Abingdon Road), 11 a.m.–3 p.m. (Tickets £1.50. Tel. for details: (2)76417.)

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

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Sunday 9 June

THE RT REVD MARK SANTER preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 10 June

MAISON FRANÇAISE debate: `Souvenir du communisme, avenir du marxisme?' (various speakers), 5 p.m. (admission free, but places to be booked one week in advance).

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Tuesday 11 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Japanese ceramics', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

MR E. GARNIER, MP, DR C. MACDONALD, MP, and MS E. NICHOLSON, MP: `The state of the Union' (final lecture in series: `The state of the Union: issues in contemporary British democracy'), St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. HULL: `The role of biology in the philosophy of biology' (Oxford History and Philosophy of Biology Programme), Sherrington Room, Department of Physiology, 5 p.m.

DR A. MCPHERSON: `Menopause' (Women's Studies Committee seminars: `Policy, practice, and power: issues in human female reproduction'), Wolfson Hall, Somerville, 8.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 12 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Time management for academic and research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR A.M. BROWN: `The genes of excitability' (Newton–Abraham Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. THANE: `Old women past and present' (Nuffield Women's Group seminars: `Women, poverty, and social policy'), Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

DR G. HUNDT: `Counting invisible lives in Gaza' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: wines for summer drinking, 5.45 p.m. (fee £2).

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Thursday 13 June

MATRICULATION ceremony, Convocation House, 12.30 p.m.

H. TEREFE: `The impact of gender and culture on achievement of women and girls in Ethiopia' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and development—protest and politics'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR L. ABU-LUGHOD: `Melodramas of nationhood: Egyptian television and the projects of modernity' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 14 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The founders of the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Saturday 15 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

MAISON FRANÇAISE study-day: `Poésie, traduction, transfusion, création' (Translation Research in Oxford), St Hugh's College (details from Mrs E. McMorran, St Hugh's).

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Sunday 16 June

THE RT REVD MICHAEL TURNBULL preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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