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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 4 October

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Admissions interviewing', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Dutch seventeenth- century paintings', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Saturday 5 October

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 2.30 p.m.

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Sunday 6 October

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Nick Schlee—Unpeopled Landscapes' (until 30 October).

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Monday 7 October

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Induction programme for academic staff—Session I (Vice-Chancellor's welcome)', 2 p.m. (see information above).

CONGREGATION elections, 24 October: nominations by two members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 8 October

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Lecturing skills practice—general', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

CONGREGATION meeting, 12 noon (Vice-Chancellor's Oration).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Painting in the Renaissance', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Lecturing skills practice—arts', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 9 October

DR A.G. SHERRATT: `Wine, cheese, and olives: the origins of civilisation as we know it' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum lecture), Pauling Centre for Human Sciences (58 Banbury Road), 5 p.m.

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Thursday 10 October

THE REVD KENNETH MACNAB celebrates Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's, 8 a.m.

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM fund-raising event, with Loyd Grossman: `Food for thought: food for funds'—enjoy delicious tastes from around the world (tickets £15, from the museum).

Friday 11 October

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

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Sunday 13 October

MICHAELMAS FULL TERM begins.

THE REVD CANON JOHN WHITE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 14 October

CONGREGATION elections, 24 October: nominations by six members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 15 October

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

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

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `Introduction—temporal power and spiritual power: their relationships' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 16 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Classical origins of European art: coins, sculpture, and pots', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (telephone for cost and bookings: (2)78015).

DR GEORGE KANYEIHAMBA: `Rights for refugees: Uganda' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Friday 18 October

COLLOQUIUM: `Philosophical dialogues in performance' (until Sunday) (for information and registration, contact the European Humanities Research Centre: (2)80742).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Pre-Raphaelites and the nineteenth century', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PROFESSOR A. MILWARD: `Europe, empire, and dominion: Britain and the EEC 1961–3' (Sir Alec Cairncross Lecture), the chapel, St Peter's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 19 October

MATRICULATION ceremony, Sheldonian (time to be announced).

REFUGEE STUDIES PROGRAMME Round Table meeting: `The challenge of the new asylum legislation for religious leaders', St Philip and St James' Church, Woodstock Road, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Sunday 20 October

MR BRUCE KENT preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 21 October

PROFESSOR R. GREGORY: `Pictures as paradoxical objects' (Joseph Beuys Lecture), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 22 October

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Induction programme for academic staff—Session II', 12 noon (see information above).

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

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `Aspects of the political thought of St Paul. Political Augustinism and its repercussions in the fourteenth century' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting (`Recent additions to the wine list'), 5.45 p.m. (admission £2).

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Wednesday 23 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Medieval arts and the development of collecting', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (telephone for cost and bookings: (2)78015).

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Introduction to financial managment I', 2 p.m. (see information above).

P. BAKER: `Who will be a refugee in Hong Kong?' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 24 October

PROFESSOR B. CUNLIFFE: `Landscapes with people' (Linacre Lectures: `Culture and environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR G.H. PETERS: `Starvation or plenty in 2020?' (public lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 25 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A walk through eastern art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

DR J. RAWSON lectures on the British Museum's `Chinese Treasures' exhibition (Friends of Rewley House lecture), the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House, 4.30 p.m. (admission £2; free to members).

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Saturday 26 October

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

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Sunday 27 October

THE REVD CHRISTOPHER JONES preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 28 October

PROFESSOR ALBIE SACHS delivers the Refugee Studies Programme's Annual Human Rights Lecture, Schools, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 29 October

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

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Tutorial teaching—general', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `The theological–political problem' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 30 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Renaissaince painting, sculpture, and decorative arts', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (telephone for cost and bookings: (2)78015).

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Introduction to financial managment II', 2 p.m. (see information above).

R. CARVER: `Refugee protection in Africa' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 2 November

THE RT. HON. GARY HART: `Reform or realignment: campaign 1996 (USA)' (R.B. McCallum Memorial Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 11 a.m.

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Four Foundations'—archive material illustrating the four institutions which have occupied the Christ Church site (until 1 December).

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Sunday 3 November

THE RT REVD ROBERT HARDY preaches, Lincoln College, 10 a.m.

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