Lectures

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CAMERON MACKINTOSH PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE

PROFESSOR RICHARD EYRE will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following Fridays in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

The Royal National Theatre Studio wil also be organising a programme of specialist workshops throughout the term. Further information on the workshops is available from Holly Kendrick (telephone: Oxford 791577); further information on other matters is obtainable from George Peck (telephone: 01993 812883).
7 Feb.: `Michelangelo's snowman.'

28 Feb.: `Misdirection.'

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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

NORMAN HALLENDY, the Tukilik Foundation, Canada, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 March, in the Pitt Rivers Museum Research Centre, 64 Banbury Road.

Convener: L. Nixon, MA, Lecturer in Archaeology, Magdalen College.

Subject: `Inuit landscapes: the visible and the invisible.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

PROFESSOR A. TOURNON, University of Provence, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 21 February, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution. The lecture will be followed by refreshments.

Convener: T.C. Cave, MA, D.Phil., Professor of French Literature.

Subject: `Rabelais: la foi profonde, le rire et les idoles scripturaires.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars: revised notice

The following seminars will be held as shown in the Seminar Room, the New Chemistry Laboratory. With the exception of the 14 February meeting, they will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays.

This notice replaces that published in the Gazette of 16 January (p. 604).

Convener: M.S. Child, MA, Coulson Professor of Theoretical Chemistry.

PROFESOR P.G. WOLYNES, Illinois
Fri. 14 Feb., 2.30 p.m.: `Energy flow in molecules as a problem in disordered systems.'

DR R.J. JOHNSTON, Birmingham
17 Feb.: `Towards global potentials for simulating materials.'

DR S.K. GRAY, Argonne National Laboratory
24 Feb.: `Quantum dynamics of chemical reactions: case studies of total angular momentum effects in unimolecular reactions.'

DR D.B. ABRAHAM
3 Mar.: `Theory of wetting and spreading.'

G. GARCIA DE POLAVIEJA
10 Mar.: `Quantum–classical correspondence: instability and geometric phase.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

N. OXMAN, President, the Campaign Group, Inc., will lecture, with videos, at 5 p.m. on the following days in Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Mellon Professor of American Government.

Tue. 18 Feb., Large Lecture Room: `Air Wars: campaign advertising on television in the American elections of 1996.'

Thur. 20 Feb., Clay Room: `Air Wars: the production of campaign adverts in American electoral politics.'

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PROFESSOR H. SCHAMBECK, Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Linz, and President, Austrian Bundesrat, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 26 February, in Seminar Room 3, All Souls College.

Convener: Professor P.G.J. Pulzer.

Subject: `Constitutional trends in modern democracies.'

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COMPUTING LABORATORY

N. JONES, DIKU, Denmark, will give a departmental seminar at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 February, in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.

Subject: `Computability and complexity from a programming perspective: an overview of novel points in my new book'.

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EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Interdisciplinary lecture

JUDITH WEIR, CBE, Composer in Residence, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 February, in the Garden Quad Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: `Blond Eckbert.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Divorce reform: the context, policy, implications, and implementation of the Family Law Act 1996

DR M. RICHARDS, Cambridge, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 February, in the Library, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies.

Subject: `Implementing new forms of intervention: the divorce information sessions.'

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Corcoran Memorial Lectures

PROFESSOR DON RUBIN, Harvard, will lecture at 3.30 and 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 21 February, in the Headley Lecture Room, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `Techniques for drawing causal inferences from imperfect studies.'

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WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

Aspects of general practice

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Wellcome Unit, 47 Banbury Road.

Conveners: M.J. Dobson, MA, D.Phil., Senior Research Officer, the Wellcome Unit, and J.E. Lewis, MA, Professor of the History of Medicine and Director, the Wellcome Unit.

PROFESSOR LEWIS
13 Feb.: `GPs and the GP contract in the post-war period.'

M. MARINKER, United Medical and Dental Schools, London
20 Feb.: `Changing concepts of illness in general practice.'

J. HORDER, Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education, London
27 Feb.: `International comparisons in primary care.'

N. WHITESIDE, Bristol
6 Mar.: `National Health Insurance in Great Britain: why the scheme failed (1912–46).'

S. GRAHAM-JONES
13 Mar.: `General practice in the NHS: was there a golden age for doctors and patients?'


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German medical war crimes, medical ethics, and postwar justice

This symposium, to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Nuremberg Medical Trial, will be held on Friday, 14 March, in Linacre College.

Lunch will be available. For further details for registration contact Dr Weindling, Wellcome Unit, 45 Banbury Road, before 5 March.

Conveners: P.J. Weindling, MA, Reader in the History of Medicine, and J.E. Senior, D.Phil., Linacre College. The meeting will begin with a showing of documentary films of postwar medical trials at 9.30 a.m.

A. POSTEL, Paris
9.50 a.m.: `Resistance to human experiments in the concentration camps.'

PROFESSOR K. MANT, London; formerly Major, War Crimes Investigation Unit, BAOR
10.30 a.m.: `German medical war crimes in the concentration camps.'

DR WEINDLING
11.45 a.m.: `Anatomy of the Nuremberg Medical Trial.'

DR M. HUBENSTORF, Berlin
12.30 p.m.: `Silence and allusions---the legacy of German medicine's Nazi past and the reaction of the German medical community 1945--97.'

P. LINDLEY, Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, London
2.15 p.m.: `The British response to Nazi euthanasia.'

U. SCHMIDT
3 p.m.: `Medical ethics and medical films.'

PROFESSOR RENÉE FOX; DR A. THOMASZEWSKI and DR C. AMBROSELLI, Centre Georges Canguilhem, Paris
3.50 p.m.: `Medical ethics after the Nuremberg Medical Trial: concluding reflections.'

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CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE

F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture 1997

DR ERIC GRIFFITHS, Cambridge, will deliver the F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 February, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The disappointment of Christina G. Rossetti.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Green College Lectures 1997

The shape of things to come

PROFESSOR J. GRAY will lecture at 6 p.m. on Monday, 17 February, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

This lecture was postponed from 3 February.

Subject: `The future of human society.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Asian Studies Centre

Approaches to security in the Asia–Pacific region in the post-Cold War era

This workshop will be held on Monday, 24 February, in the Fellows' Dining Room, the Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College.

DR ZHANG YONGJIN, Auckland
11.30 a.m.: `Security and the international society of East Asia.'

DR YUEN KHONG
2 p.m.: `ASEAN's management of US preponderance.'

F. CHONG
3.45 p.m.: `Singapore's national security strategy in the post-Cold War era.'

DR KIM YONG-HO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Korea
4.45 p.m.: `Security developments on the Korean peninsula.'

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REGENT'S PARK COLLEGE

Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture

Cultural aspects of the black-majority churches in Britain

J. GEORGE HARGREAVES will deliver the following lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Regent's Park College.

13 Feb.: `Singing the Lord's song in a foreign land: the emergence of the black-majority churches.'

20 Feb.: `Lifting holy hands: worship and the Word in the black-majority churches.'

27 Feb.: `We do not know how to pray: the spirit, spirituality, and prayer in the black- majority churches.'

6 March: `Pastors and mothers: authority in the black-majority churches.'

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Whitley Lecture 1997

NIGEL WRIGHT will deliver the Whitley Lecture on Monday, 24 February, in Regent's Park College. The lecture will be given at 4 p.m., and not, as previously advertised, at 5 p.m.

Subject: `Powers and discipleship: towards a Baptist theology of the state.'

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

PROFESSOR C. WHITE, FBA, Director, the Ashmolean Museum, will lecture on Tuesday, 18 February, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College. The time of the meeting is 7.30 for 8 p.m.

Subject: `Rembrandt and Italian art.'

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OXFORD MEDIEVAL SOCIETY

PROFESSOR R. COPELAND, Minneapolis, Minnesota, will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 20 February, in the Lee Building, Christ Church. Wine will be served from 8.15 p.m. New members are welcome.

Subject: `Intellectuals and prison wriitng.'

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