Lectures

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MYRES MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR J.N. COLDSTREAM, FBA, FSA, Professor of Classical Archaeology, University College, London, will deliver the Myres Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 5 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `Light from Cyprus on the "Dark Age" of Greece?'

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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

School of Geography: research seminars

The following seminars will be given at 4.45 p.m. on Tuesdays in the senior common room, the School of Geography.

Conveners: G.C.K. Peach, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Social Geography, G.L. Clark, MA, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, and A.S. Goudie, MA, Professor of Geography.

DR K. ANDERSON, Cambridge
25 Feb.: `A walk on the wild side: a new geography of domestication.'

DR S. HARPER, Wellcome Trust
4 Mar.: `Health and welfare of an African-American elderly population: research in Chicago's emergency room.'

DR E. SWYNGEDOUW
11 Mar.: `Hybrid waters and the Spanish modernisation process.'

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Social Geography Seminars

The following seminars will be given at 9.15 a.m. on Fridays in the School of Geography.

Conveners: G.C.K. Peach, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Social Geography, C.G. Clarke, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Urban/Social Geography, and A. Lemon, University Lecturer (CUF) in Geography.

M. NOBLE and L. PLATT
21 Feb.: ` "Race", place, and poverty.'

C. ALEXANDER, Open University
28 Feb.: `On Muslim youth: Bangladeshi young men in London.'

M. CHAMBERLAIN, Brookes University
7 Mar.: `Family narratives and migration.'

DR J. BESSON, Goldsmiths' College, London
14 Mar.: `Caribbean common tenure and capitalism: the case of the Jamaican Accompong Maroons.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Ilchester Lecture

DR LIDIYA SAZONOVA, Academy Institute of World Literature, Moscow, will deliver an Ilchester Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 February, in the Ground Floor Lecture Room, 47 Wellington Square.

Convener: G.S. Smith, MA, D.Litt., Professor of Russian.

Subject: `Mif o d'yavole v romane M.Bulgakova Master i Margarita glazami medievista.'

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German studies

PROFESSOR K. SPECKENBACH, Münster, will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Monday, 24 February, in Somerville College.

Convener: N.F. Palmer, MA, D.Phil., Professor of German Medieval and Linguistic Studies.

Subject: `Rîter—geselle—herre. Überlegungen zu Iweins Identität.'

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Portuguese Graduate Seminar

DR A.J. LAPPIN will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 27 February, in Room T11, 47 Wellington Square.

Conveners: T. F. Earle MA D.Phil., King John II Professor of Portuguese Studies, and S. R. Parkinson, MA, University Lecturer in Portuguese Language and Linguistics.

Subject: `African reinterpretations of mythology.'

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Italian studies

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.

Convener: M.L. McLaughlin, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Italian.

DR L. GUGLIELMI, Genoa
4 Mar.: `Uno scrittore, una città: Italo Calvino e Sanremo.'

PROFESSOR M. BARENGHI, Udine
11 Mar.: `Italo Calvino e le strade dell'autobiografia.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

PROFESSOR A.J. WARE will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 February, in the Chester Room, Nuffield College.

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

Subject: `Party control of political reform in the US, 1880–1915: the case of the Australian Ballot.'

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UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE

Seminar for academic staff

MRS MARY MARZILLIER will give a seminar for academic staff at 5.15 p.m. on Monday, 3 March, in the University Counselling Service, 11 Wellington Square.

Numbers are limited, and it is essential that those wishing to attend telephone the Counselling Service on (2)70300 to reserve a place.

Subject: `Study skills—how you can help your students.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Seminar in Contemporary South Asia: alteration to published programme

It is regretted that Criana Connal is unable to present her paper on `The Bandit Queen, Kali and Phoolan Devi', at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 27 February (Blackhall Seminar Room). The film Father, Son and Holy War (director: Anand Patwardhan), a documentary film about communal violence in India, two hours in length, will be shown at the meeting, and followed by a discussion session.

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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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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

The constraints on British governments: how much difference can a change of governing party now make?

Cancellation of seminar

Owing to a breakdown in pairing arrangements in the House of Commons, the seminar listed for 25 February, at which the speakers would have been Ms Janet Anderson, MP, and Mr Edward Garnier, MP, has been cancelled.

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Asian Studies Centre

Special seminar

PROFESSOR CHONG-SIK LEE, University of Pennsylvania, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 March, in the New Room, the Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Prospects for North Korea.'

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OXFORD INNOVATION SOCIETY

PROFESSOR C. WEBB, FRS, will address the twenty-first meeting of the Oxford Innovation Society at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 20 March, in the Department of Pharmacology.

Admission is by ticket only, available from Isis Innovation (telephone: Oxford (2)72413).

Subject: `Lasers.'

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