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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 14 February

PROFESSOR J. CLAMMER: `Identity in a city of migrants: city image and social geography in multi-ethnic Singapore' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `The identity of cities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR A. CEREZO: `An atomic-scale body scanner for metals' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: the Atom Probe Field Ion Microscope'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET, with Victoria Smith and others, perform works by Beethoven and Schubert, Holywell Music Room, 12 noon (tickets £5/£2.50 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

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

PROFESSOR J. HARRIS: `Morality and "social welfare" ' (James Ford's Lectures in British History: `A land of lost content? Visions of civic virtue from Ruskin to Rawls'), Schools, 5 p.m.

THE REVD MICHAEL VASEY: `Gay theology' (lecture series: `Radical theologies'), Mansfield, 5 p.m.

B. HALL: `China and the United States' (All Souls Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `China and the world'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 16 February

SISTER BENEDICTA WARD preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 17 February

DR J. WILLIAMS: `Managing environmental change in developing countries: information, decisions, and intervention' (Environmental Change Unit seminars), Main Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. GRAY: `The future of human society' (Green College Lectures: `The shape of things to come'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m. (postponed from 3 February).

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Tuesday 18 February

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Information overload—beat the bumph', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

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

PROFESSOR J. FENTON: `Marianne Moore', Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR B. SYKES: `Using genes to map human population structure and origins' (Wolfson College Lectures: `The human inheritance: genes, language, and evolution'), the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

SIR ALEC CAIRNCROSS and Mr R. Bootle: `The European single currency: Will it happen? Will a change of government make British entry more likely? What will be the consequences of entry or non-entry?' (lecture series: `The constraints on British governments: how much difference can a change of governing party now make?'), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 19 February

DR E. GRIFFITHS: `The disappointment of Christina G. Rossetti' (F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

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

PROFESSOR C. GALLAGHER: `Discordant canons: medieval canon law and canonists in the East and in the West' (fourth of six Martin D'Arcy Lectures), Lecture Room, Campion Hall, 5 p.m.

DR I. HYMAN: `Psychosocial wellness: longitudinal 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).

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Thursday 20 February

DR A. BRIGGS: `Studying atoms and bonds on surfaces' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: scanning tunnelling microscopy'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

DR K. AWOSIKA: `Violence against women in the Nigerian family' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and culture—identity and crisis'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

THE VERY REVD JOHN DRURY: `The social body' (Hussey Lectures on the Church and the Arts: `Discerning the body'), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

LORD BELOFF: `Britain in the European Union—can the Constitution survive?' (final lecture in series: `More thoughts on the Constitution'—to mark fiftieth anniversary of L.S. Amery's Chichele Lectures `Thoughts on the Constitution'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR MAE-WAN HO and Professor Henry Miller: `Is self- regulation appropriate for biotechnology?' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society `Head to Head' debates), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Friday 21 February

C. SALAMANDRA: `Consuming the city: the construction of social identity in Damascus' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `The identity of cities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR A. BRIGGS: `Observing and manipulating molecules' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: scanning tunnelling microscopy'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Greek sculpture—the classical period', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

PROFESSOR D. RUBIN: `Techniques for drawing causal inferences from imperfect studies' (Department of Statistics: Corcoran Memorial Lectures), Headley Lecture Room, Ashmolean, 3.30 and 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. HARRIS: `War and peace' (James Ford's Lectures in British History: `A land of lost content? Visions of civic virtue from Ruskin to Rawls'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR M.-H. KEANE: `Feminist theology' (lecture series: `Radical theologies'), Mansfield, 5 p.m.

H.E. MR HIROAKI FUJII: `China and Japan' (All Souls Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `China and the world'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR P. DAVIES: `Problem-based learning and evidence- based health care' (research seminars: `Current issues in professional education'), Sadler Room, Rewley House, 5.30 p.m.

CHARIVARI AGRÉABLE, with members of St Anne's College, perform works by Corelli, Cima, Geminiani, and Handel, Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 8.15 p.m. (tickets £6/£3 from Blackwell's Music Shop, St Anne's College Secretary, and at the door).

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Sunday 23 February

THE VERY REVD DOMINIC MILROY preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 24 February

PROFESSOR C. CURTIS: `Radioactive waste: to dispose or not to dispose?' (Environmental Change Unit seminars), Main Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2.15 p.m.

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

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Tuesday 25 February

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Dutch delights', 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.

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

PROFESSOR J. FENTON: `Elizabeth Bishop', Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. PÄÄBO: `Ancient DNA' (Wolfson College Lectures: `The human inheritance: genes, language, and evolution'), the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

MS J. ANDERSON, MP, and Mr E. Garnier, MP: `Can a change of government make a difference specifically for women?' (lecture series: `The constraints on British governments: how much difference can a change of governing party now make?'), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m. (may be subject to cancellation: tel. (2)74496 to check).

PROFESSOR J. FEST: `The unnoticed resistance' (special lecture in honour of the memory of Adam von Trott), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 26 February

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

PROFESSOR C. GALLAGHER: `Discordant canons: medieval canon law and canonists in the East and in the West' (fifth of six Martin D'Arcy Lectures), Lecture Room, Campion Hall, 5 p.m.

EMMA NICHOLSON, MP: `Children of the Marsh Arabs' (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).

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Thursday 27 February

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Examining and assessing undergraduates', 9 a.m. (see information above).

DR S. TENDLER: `Biomolecules under the microscope' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: biomolecular scanning probe microscopy'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

DR M. MUGFORD: `Measuring and comparing costs of ante- natal care in five countries: South Africa, Argentina, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Thailand' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and culture—identity and crisis'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

THE VERY REVD JOHN DRURY: `Two worlds/one world' (Hussey Lectures on the Church and the Arts: `Discerning the body'), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

DR D. HOLTON: `Of mice and donkeys: some thoughts on Cretan beast poetry', 47 Wellington Square, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. HOUSE: `The French nineteenth-century landscape' (Linacre Lectures: `Culture and environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 28 February

C. ATKINSON: `The Black Indian gangs of the New Orleans Mardi Gras' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `The identity of cities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR S. TENDLER: `Probing biomolecular interactions' (Interdepartmental Graduate Lectures in Science: `The new microscopies---from molecules to man: biomolecular scanning probe microscopy'), Lindemann Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 12 noon.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Rings for fingers—fourteenth to nineteenth centuries', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

PROFESSOR J. HARRIS: ` "Civic virtue" without "society"?' (James Ford's Lectures in British History: `A land of lost content? Visions of civic virtue from Ruskin to Rawls'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. GREY: `Green theology' (lecture series: `Radical theologies'), Mansfield, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. LEIFER: `China and south-east Asia' (All Souls Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `China and the world'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR RICHARD EYRE (Cameron Mackintosh Professor of Contemporary Theatre): `Misdirection' (lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

LES HAULZ ET LES BAS, a medieval wind ensemble, perform Italian music of the fourteenth century, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£6/£4 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door) (associated lecture/demonstration, Music Faculty, 2.30 p.m.).

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