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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 6 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `An introduction to Ancient Egypt', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

DR J. CLARKE: `Warden Niblett' (Chichele Lectures), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 7 June

JUSTICE R.J. GOLDSTONE: `Justice and peace—the UN War Crimes Tribunals and the South African Truth Commission' (Blackstone Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 11.30 a.m.

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM `Pitt Stop' event for children and families (not for unaccompanied children): `Hunting elephants'—searching for all the elephants in the Museum, with stories and trails, 2–4 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 8 June

DR JANE SHAW preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 9 June

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 3 July (one official member): nominations by two electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 10 June

WOMEN TUTORS' GROUP meeting, St Giles' House, St John's, 1 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Local Oxfordshire finds', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

PROFESSOR J. BYBEE: `The reduction of "don't" in American English: frequency, constituency, and processing units' (lecture), Room 2, Taylor Institution, 2.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 11 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Advanced biomedical communications', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

DOUGLAS HURD: `Living with the new Russia' (Elliott Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

MS M. TADESSE: `Experience of unaccompanied young people from the Horn of Africa' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration: `Children and adolescents in forced migration'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

THE BINCHOIS CONSORT (dir. Andrew Kirkman) perform Dufay's Missa Sancti Jacobi, St Aloysius' Church, Woodstock Road, 6 p.m.

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Thursday 12 June

J. POWLES: `Dominge: the personal narrative of a refugee woman from Angola' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research Women seminars: `Gender and development: current research'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. AMIN: `Two centuries of Arab economic relations with the west: 1798–1997' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 13 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Roman home life', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 14 June

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

MEETING of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France: `The historic town at the end of the twentieth century: a European perspective', Maison Française, 10 a.m.--4 p.m.

DR HÉLÈNE LA RUE: `The Cymbala: technology out of proportion?' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science lecture), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.45 p.m.

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Sunday 15 June

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

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens:`The Galbraith Collection'—drawings, paintings, and prints by sixteen modern British artists (until 13 July).

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Monday 16 June

JOURNAL CLUB meeting (Human Population Genetics), Room 209, Department of Statistics (1 South Parks Road), 1 p.m.

THE RT. HON. TRISTAN GAREL-JONES: `British Conservatism: any European future?' (European Affairs Society lecture, admission £2 to non-members, £4 to non-University members), Harris Building, Oriel, 8.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 17 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The secret design of paintings', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES Faculty Board election, 26 June (one official member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

MODERN HISTORY Faculty Board election, 26 June (one official member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 26 June (two ordinary members): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 June

PROFESSOR HANS MOMMSEN: `The German resistance against Hitler. Between nation state and European community' (public lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR G. SALOLE: `The impact of refugee camp life on young children' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration: `Children and adolescents in forced migration'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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

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Thursday 19 June

MATRICULATION ceremony, Convocation House, 12.30 p.m.

M. YOMURA: `Consumption patterns and their impact on women's lifestyle in Japan' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research Women seminars: `Gender and development: current research'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR TERENCE RANGER: `Living Africa: making and writing history in Zimbabwe' (valedictory lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

COLIN CARR and SERGEY SCHEPKIN perform cello and piano works by Schubert and Britten, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (entrance from Parks Road) (admission by free tickets, available at Porters' Lodge from 12 June).

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Friday 20 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Narrative paintings', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 21 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION RESEARCH in Oxford meeting: `Journée avec Yves Bonnefoy', St Hugh's, 10 a.m.--6 p.m. (details from Edith McMorran, St Hugh's, or Jane Taylor, St Hilda's).

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Sunday 22 June

THE RT. REVD DR GEOFFREY ROWELL preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 23 June

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `The story of Hercules'—Old Master drawings (until 28 September).

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Tuesday 24 June

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glass through the ages', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 3 July (one official member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Thursday 26 June

SEMINAR: Franco-British seminar on electoral behaviour (various speakers), Maison Française (continues tomorrow).

IT SUPPORT STAFF CONFERENCE, St Catherine's (see details at: http://info.ox.ac.uk/it/support/conf97/).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Gold through the ages', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Cost: £19. Tel. for details: (2)78015.)

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ADVISORY GROUP: `Whither technology transfer in Oxford?' (a meeting for inventors), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 4.30 p.m. (admission by tickets: (2)72411).

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Friday 27 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Tracing gold', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Sunday 29 June

DR PAULA CLIFFORD preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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