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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 1 December

DR L. SCIAMA: `Racist discourses in Italy' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `Racist debates in contemporary Europe'), Institute of Social Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glass through the ages', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

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Saturday 2 December

MICHAELMAS FULL TERM ends.

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Sunday 3 December

THE REVD DR OLIVER O'DONOVAN preaches the Advent Sermon, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 4 December

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

OXFORD PARALLEL (the University's Parallel Applications Centre): meeting to discuss the Bulk Synchronous Parallel Computer Model, Computing Laboratory, 10.30 a.m.–3.30 p.m. (registration: tel. Oxford (2)73884).

DR D.L. SCHINDLER: `Interpreting the Second Vatican Council' (inaugural Hans Urs von Balthasar Lecture), College Theatre, Westminster College, 4 p.m.

DR S.B. HRDY: `Raising Darwin's consciousness: female sexuality and the prehominid origins of patriarchy' (Herbert Spencer Lectures: `Gender and society'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5 p.m.

Tuesday 5 December

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

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Wednesday 6 December

MR J. RICHARDSON: `1914: the lady vanishes' (Slade Lectures: `Picasso and Cubism: a biographer's view'), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

DR P. DALEY: `The response of academics to the Rwandan emergency' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration: `Responding to an emergency: the Rwanda case'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

MR WILL HUTTON leads discussion on `Middle-class anxieties in Britain today', Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5.30 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: `Wines for Christmas', 5.45 p.m. (admission £2 per person).

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Thursday 7 December

PROFESSOR C. HIGGINS: `Gene therapy' (Oxford Innovation Society talk), Department of Pharmacology, 6 p.m. (admission by ticket only, available from Isis Innovation: tel. (2)72411).

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Friday 8 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The arts of Byzantium', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

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Saturday 9 December

MAISON FRANÇAISE conference: `John Stuart Mill et la pensée française de son temps: philosophie, politique, et économie' (concludes 11 December).

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Monday 11 December

DR M. REMNANT: `Christmas in art and music' (Friends of the Bodleian lecture-recital), Convocation House, 6.30 p.m. (tel. for tickets: (2)77234).

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Tuesday 12 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Classicism and Romanticism', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

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Wednesday 13 December

S. PAINE: `Embroideries of the Afghan amulet' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers lecture), Pitt Rivers Lecture Room, 5 p.m.

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Friday 15 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Hairstyles, wigs, and whiskers', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

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Saturday 16 December

MAISON FRANÇAISE conference: `Le statut de l'ésotérisme en Islam' (continues tomorrow).

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Sunday 17 December

MICHAELMAS TERM ends.

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Tuesday 19 December

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

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Friday 22 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A Christmas tour', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

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Friday 29 December

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

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