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JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR C.J. TABIN, Harvard Medical School, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 June, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building, South Parks Road.

Subject: `Signalls patterning the vertebrate limb.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Department of Ophthalmology

Ida Mann Lecture

MR J. ELSTON, Oxford Eye Hospital, will deliver the seventeenth Ida Mann Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 July, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary. The lecture will follow the Oxford Eye Hospital Alumni Meeting.

Subject: ` "To find the mind's construction in the face"—the neurology of facial and eyelid movements.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Lectures in Korean Studies

DR HAE-KYUNG UM, Queen's, Belfast, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 June, in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.

Convener: J.B. Lewis, MA, Korea Foundation Lecturer in Korean.

Subject: `The Korean diaspora in the former Soviet Union: social change and the construction of identity.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Federalism and democracy

Speakers at this meeting, to be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 7 June, in the Old Library, All Souls College, include Professor Alfred Stepan, Juan Linz (Spain), Nelson Polsby (USA), Balveer Arora (India), Anthony King (UK), and Bolivar Lamounier (Brazil). The meeting will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

Convener: A.C. Stepan, MA, Gladstone Professor of Government.

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FILM STUDIES

Lecture

DR M. WYKE, Reading, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 June, in 47 Wellington Square.

Convener: I. Christie, MA, University Visiting Lecturer in Film.

Subject: `Screening Ancient Rome in the New Italy.'

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Interview: `On screenwriting'

HAROLD PINTER will be interviewed by Ian Smith, Hertford College, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 June, in the St Cross Building.

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Film-showings

The following films will be shown at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Phoenix Picture House.

11 June: The Last Days of Pompeii (dirs. Gallone and Palermi, 1926)

18 June: Reunion (dir. Jerry Schatzberg, script by Pinter, 1989)

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE

Blackstone Lecture 1997

JUSTICE R.J. GOLDSTONE will deliver the twenty-first Blackstone Lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday, 7 June, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Justice and peace—the UN War Crimes Tribunals and the South African Truth Commission.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

George Antonius Lecture

PROFESSOR GALAL AMIN, American University in Cairo, will deliver the twenty-second George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 June, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Two centuries of Arab economic relations with the west: 1798–1997.'

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RIPON COLLEGE, CUDDESDON

The churches in the modern state: the legacy of J.N. Figgis

This conference will be held on Thursday, 10 July, and Friday, 11 July, in Ripon College, Cuddesdon. The principal speakers will be Bishop Rowan Williams, Paul Avis, and Alan Wilkinson.

Further details and registration forms are available from the conference organiser, The Revd Dr Mark Chapman, Ripon College, Cuddesdon, Oxford OX44 9EX (telephone: Oxford 874595, ext. 28 (office), or Oxford 874310 (home); fax: 875431).

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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ADVISORY GROUP

Whither technology transfer in Oxford?

This meeting for inventors will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 26 June, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College. The programme of speakers is set out below. There will also be an open discussion, chaired by Professor Leaver.

Admission is by tickets, available from Maureen Marsh (telephone: (2)72411, fax: (2)72412, e-mail: innovation@isis.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR C.J. LEAVER (Chairman): `Technology Transfer Advisory Group.'

R. PRITCHETT (Deputy Director): `Research and Commercial Services Office.'

T. COOK (Managing Director): `Isis Innovation.'

G. RICHARDS: `Oxford Molecular: a spinout success.' PROFESSOR L. TARASSENKO: `Royalties: a tangible benefit of technology transfer.'

S. HILL: `A licence to research.'

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