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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 7 March

DR M. CHAPMAN: `Bradford, a Midlands city' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `The identity of cities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR P. STYLES: `MRI—a tool kit for imaging structure, physiology, and biochemistry' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: magnetic resonance imaging'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

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

PROFESSOR D. TURNER: `Mystical theology' (lecture series: `Radical theologies'), Mansfield, 5 p.m.

SIR JOHN COLES: `China, Britain, and Hong Kong' (All Souls Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `China and the world'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 8 March

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

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Sunday 9 March

THE RT. REVD LORD HABGOOD preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 10 March

DR D. ROGERS and Dr W. Wint: `Identifying tsetse control areas in Africa' (Environmental Change Unit seminars), Main Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2.15 p.m.

C. HAROCHE: `La considération: comportements psychologiques, positions sociales, ou droits juridico- politiques' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 11 March

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled.

Note: the final seminar in the series `The constraints on British governments: how much difference can a change of governing party now make?', due to take place today, has been cancelled.

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.)

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Information overload: beat the bumph follow-up', 2 p.m. (see information above).

ORIENTAL STUDIES faculty board election, 20 March (one ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

DR J. LOWDEN: `Disperse them among the nations: diaspora and translation' (Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint: `The illustration of the Septuagint'), Schools, 5 p.m.

SIR WALTER BODMER: `Human genetic diversity and disease susceptibility' (Wolfson College Lectures: `The human inheritance: genes, language, and evolution'), the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR K.E. DAVIES: `Challenges in muscular dystrophy' (Emery Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Wednesday 12 March

PROFESSOR D. BOMFORD: `Positivism and picture cleaning' (Slade Lectures: `Art and uncertainty: technical studies, art history, and conservation'), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. BROTHERSTON: `Painted books of ancient Mexico—recent discoveries' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum lecture series), Pauling Human Sciences Centre (58 Banbury Road), 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. PARKIN: `Mementoes, reality and human displacement' (Refugee Studies Programme: Elizabeth Colson Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 13 March

FRANCO-BRITISH COLLOQUIUM (various speakers): `Science and instrumentation: Franco-British themes since 1800', Maison Française, all day.

DR P. MATTHEWS: `Monitoring local changes in the brain' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: imaging thought'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

MATRICULATION ceremony, Convocation House, 12.30 p.m.

DR J. OPENSHAW: `Extolling women? Attitudes of male Bengali "Bauls" ' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and culture—identity and crisis'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. JOCELYN BELL BURNELL: `The pulsar puzzle' (Association for Women in Science and Engineering: Oxford Science Lecture Series), Oxford University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m. (admission £1.50).

PROFESSOR F. MYERS: `Re/conceptualising the native: environmentalism, primitivism, and claiming the Australian Western Desert' (Linacre Lectures: `Culture and environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 14 March

CONFERENCE: `German medical war crimes, medical ethics, and post-war justice' (Wellcome Unit symposium to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Nuremberg Medical Trial), Linacre (contact Dr Paul Weindling: (2)74603).

F. GRIGNON: `Searching for the core of an African city: the Matatus of Nairobi, Kenya' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `The identity of cities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR P. MATTHEWS: `Changes in brain state during cognitive processes' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: imaging thought'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

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

THE REVD PROFESSOR JOHN HICK: `Multi-faith theology' (lecture series: `Radical theologies'), Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 15 March

HILARY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION RESEARCH in Oxford one-day meeting: `Les poètes traduisent les poètes', St Hugh's College, from 9.30 a.m.

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Sunday 16 March

THE RT. REVD RONALD GORDON preaches the Sermon for the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Oriel, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 18 March

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

D. TRIM: `Renaissance man and the Reformation: Sir Thomas Bodley and the international Protestant cause in the reign of Elizabeth I' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Anglo-Saxon attitudes: Beowulf to Alfred', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Wednesday 19 March

DR O. MENDOZA: `Psychosocial wellness: epidemiological approaches' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration: `Forced migration and psychological well- being'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

A. WHITTALL: `Stravinsky: modernity and musicology' (lecture), Holywell Music Room, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 20 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Audio-visual aids to lecturing', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR J. JOFFE: `The Euro—any good for Europe? When the road to hell is paved with good intentions' (Europaeum Lecture), Habakkuk Room, Jesus, 5 p.m. (entry by ticket—tel.: (2)78106).

PROFESSOR C. WEBB: `Lasers—making light work—high-speed imaging and micromachining' (lecture, Oxford Innovation Society twenty-first meeting), Department of Pharmacology, Mansfield Road, 6 p.m.

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Friday 21 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `English furniture', 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 22 March

HILARY TERM ends.

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Tuesday 25 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Fabulous furniture', 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.

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Thursday 27 March

SHELDONIAN THEATRE closed (reopens 7 April).

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Saturday 5 April

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM `Pitt Stop' event for children and families (not unaccompanied children): `Games people play', Main Museum Building, 2–4 p.m. (admission free).

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