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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 20 June

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

DR R. WEHNER: `Mendelssohn sources—a treasure hunt' (special Music Faculty lecture to mark the Bodleian Library's Midsummer Mendelssohn Festival), Holywell Music Room, 6 p.m.

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Saturday 21 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION RESEARCH in Oxford meeting: `Journée avec Yves Bonnefoy', St Hugh's, 10 a.m.--6 p.m. (details from Edith McMorran, St Hugh's, or Jane Taylor, St Hilda's).

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Sunday 22 June

THE RT. REVD DR GEOFFREY ROWELL preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m. Natasha Koval-Paden, Benjamin Oren (piano), and Yukako Tatsumi-Margaritoff (mezzo-soprano) perform music by Schubert and Mendelssohn, Wolfson, 4 p.m. (admission £4; proceeds to African Medical and Research Foundation).

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Monday 23 June

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `The story of Hercules'—Old Master drawings (until 28 September).

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Tuesday 24 June

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

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.)

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 3 July (one official member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Thursday 26 June

SEMINAR: Franco-British seminar on electoral behaviour (various speakers), Maison Française (continues tomorrow).

IT SUPPORT STAFF CONFERENCE, St Catherine's (see details at: http://info.ox. ac.uk/it/support/conf97/).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Gold through the ages', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Cost: £19. Tel. for details: (2)78015.)

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ADVISORY GROUP: `Whither technology transfer in Oxford?' (a meeting for inventors), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 4.30 p.m. (admission by tickets: (2)72411).

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Friday 27 June

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

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Sunday 29 June

DR PAULA CLIFFORD preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 30 June

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 24 July (one official and one ordinary member): nominations by two electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 1 July

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Writing research grant applications', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Flowers through the Ashmolean', 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 3 July

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Time management', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 4 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Acquisitions 1985–97' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

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Sunday 6 July

TRINITY TERM ends.

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Tuesday 8 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Early Netherlandish engraving, c. 1440–1540' (until 28 September).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Making money', 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 9 July

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Financial management: budget monitoring and control', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

MR J. ELSTON: ` "To find the mind's construction in the face"—the neurology of facial and eyelid movement' (Ida Mann Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 11 July

CONFERENCE opens: `Labour and difference in Africa, USA, and Britain—racialising class, classifying race', St Antony's (until 13 July) (details at: http://users.ox.ac.uk/ ~sant0425/).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Great collectors: Anne Clifford and Joan Evans', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

HE MR NELSON MANDELA: `Renewal and renaissance: towards a new world order', Sheldonian, 5.30 p.m. (tickets required for admission; applications, before 4 July, to Centre Secretary, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies).

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Tuesday 15 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A breath of French air', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 24 July (one official and one ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Friday 18 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Portraits', 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 19 July

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

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Tuesday 22 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Textiles and the Indian Ocean trade' (until 28 September).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Eighteenth-century art and Canova's Ideal Heads', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

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Friday 25 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Shakespeare's world', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

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Tuesday 29 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Indian textiles workshop', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Cost: £25 plus £5 for materials; tel. for details: (2)78015.)

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Early Netherlandish engraving' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

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