Lectures

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Oxford Clinical Neurosciences Lectures

The following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in the Radcliffe Infirmary.

DR A. BANNING
11 July, Witts Lecture Theatre: `Echocardiography for embolic disease.'

MR S. GILL, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
19 Sept., ASC Lecture Theatre: `Alternatives to cervical fusion.'

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MUSIC

Special Faculty Lecture marking Bodleian Library's Midsummer Mendelssohn Festival

DR R. WEHNER, Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Leipzig, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Friday, 20 June, in the Holywell Music Room.

Subject: `Mendelssohn sources—a treasure hunt.'

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RUSKIN SCHOOL OF DRAWING AND FINE ART

BRIAN CATLING will lecture at 3.30 p.m. on Friday, 13 June, in the Ashmolean Museum. Mr Catling's lecture is given in response to the exhibition `In Visible Light', currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.

Subject: `Mugfaker.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Meeting of Translation Research in Oxford

Yves Bonnefoy, poet and translator, will attend a meeting at St Hugh's College on Saturday, 21 June. Registration costs £15 (students £3); lunch £7. Registration details may be obtained from Edith McMorran, St Hugh's College.

YVES BONNEFOY
10.30 a.m.: readings of his poems.
12 noon: `La communauté des traducteurs.'
2.15 p.m.: `Traduire Yeats.'

M. EDWARDS
3.15 p.m.: `Bonnefoy in English.'

YVES BONNEFOY
4.30 p.m.: `Traduire Shakespeare, The Tempest.'

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SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Workshop: the strategic management of acquisitions

This workshop will be held on Friday, 20 June, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the McGregor Mathews Room, New College. Papers will be given by Duncan Angwin (University of Warwick), Laura Empson (London Business School), David Faulkner (Christ Church), Nancy Hubbard (Templeton), and Richard Schoenberg (Imperial College). Those wishing to reserve a place should e-mail Dr Richard Whittington, New College (richard.whittington@new.ox.ac.uk).

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

DR WALTER LEONARD, President, Fisk University, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Monday, 16 June, in the Buttery, Wolfson College.

Subject: `Martin Luther King, Jr.: the man and his mission. Some personal reflections.'

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Linacre Lectures 1997–8

The Linacre Lectures for 1997–8 will be on the subject `The environment and historical change' and will take place in Hilary Term 1998.

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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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OXFORD SIGNALLING GROUP

The following lectures will be given at the meeting of the Oxford Signalling Group to be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 June, in the Department of Pharmacology.

ANN RIDLEY, Ludwig Institute, London: `Rho family proteins: signalling to the actin cytoskeleton.'

ANDY STOKER, Department of Human Anatomy: `The neural crest: motility, adhesion, and phosphotyrosine signalling.'

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OXFORD IMMUNOLOGY GROUP

DR DON MASON will lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. The meeting will be chaired by Professor Andrew McMichael.

Subject: `Leaves and trees: cross-reactivity is an essential feature of the T cell receptor.'

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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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