Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Professor of Biological Anthropology

PROFESSOR R.H. WARD will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 23 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Golden Apples and a Golden Bough: future prospects for biological anthropology?'

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SIR JOHN HICKS LECTURE 1997

PROFESSOR C. KNICK HARLEY, University of Western Ontario, will deliver the Sir John Hicks Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 30 May, in the Social Studies Faculty Centre, George Street.

Subject: `Globalisation and the Industrial Revolution in Britain and America.'

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COMMITTEE FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS

PROFESSOR R. LASS, University of Cape Town, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26 May, in the Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Walton Street.

Convener: A. Morpurgo Davies, MA, Professor of Comparative Philology.

Subject: `A sweet disorder: competing stress systems in Early Modern English.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

PROFESSOR R. CHARTIER will lecture at the times shown in the St Cross Building.

Convener: Dr P. McDonald, St Hugh's College.

Tue. 3 June, 5 p.m., Lecture Theatre 2: `Foucault's chiasmus: authorship between science and literature.' (second annual D.F. McKenzie Lecture)

Wed. 4 June, 12 noon, Room 10: Sociology of the Text/Book History Seminar.

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

PROFESSOR U. LANGER, University of Wisconsin, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 29 May, in the Old Bursary, Trinity College.

Convener: G.J. Mallinson, MA, University Lecturer (CUF) in French.

Subject: `Narrative and justice: the Renaissance novella.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Public lecture

PROFESSOR HANS MOMMSEN, Bochum, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 June, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `The German resistance against Hitler. Between nation state and European community.'

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MUSIC

MARIO BARONI and ROSSANA DALMONTE, University of Bologna, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 June, in the Holywell Music Room.

Subject: `Giovanni Legrenzi and his double: a computer-aided grammar of Italian arias of the seventeenth century.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Co-operative Reasoning (Seminar)

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.

Further information and schedule updates may be found at http://users.ox.ac.uk/~econojb/seminar.html.

Conveners: M. Bacharach, MA, D.Phil, Professor of Economics, and G. Mackie, MA, John Research Fellow in Politics, St John's College.

M. GILBERT, Connecticut
27 May: `What is it for Us to Intend?'

M. MULFORD, London School of Economics
3 Jun.: `Expectations, projection, and co-operation in dilemma interactions.'

PROFESSOR BACHARACH
10 Jun.: `We equilibria.'

R. SUGDEN, University of East Anglia
17 Jun.: `Thinking as a team.'

G. MACKIE
Date to be announced: `Communication and commitment in social dilemmas.'

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RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART

DR V. SERNEELS, Lausanne, will give a seminar at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday, 5 June, in the Library, the Research Laboratory for Archaeology.

Convener: M.S. Tite, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Archaeological Science.

Subject: `Iron archaeology in Switzerland.'

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DEPARTMENT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

SARA PARETSKY, crime writer, currently Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College, will lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 May, in the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House.

Subject: `My quest for heroes.'

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NISSAN INSTITUTE OF JAPANESE STUDIES

Amendment to published seminar list

PROFESSOR JIRO YAMAGUCHI, Hokkaido University, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Friday, 6 June, in the Seminar Room, the Nissan Institute. This replaces the previously announced seminar.

Subject: `Why no Blair revolution in Japan.'

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PHONETICS LABORATORY

PROFESSOR JOAN BYBEE, University of New Mexico, and Astor Visiting Lecturer 1997, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 June, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `The reduction of "don't" in American English: frequency, constituency, and processing units.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Buttery, Wolfson College.

DR W. LEONARD, formerly of Harvard Law School; President, Fisk University
26 May: `The ghosts of Roger Brooke Taney: cavorting with apparitions of Dred Scott. A glimpse of race and law in the United States.'

PROFESSOR L. SEBBA and MS V. SCHIFFA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2 June: `Closed communities and the right to education: the case of Israel (Haredim).'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Reuter Foundation Programme

Iain Walker Memorial Lecture 1997

HAROLD EVANS, former Editor of The Times and The Sunday Times, will deliver the Iain Walker Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 May, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Prometheus unbound: what the media can do with freedom.'

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE

Blackstone Lecture 1997

JUSTICE R.J. GOLDSTONE will deliver the twenty-first Blackstone Lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday, 7 June, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Justice and peace—the UN War Crimes Tribunals and the South African Truth Commission.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Elliott Lecture

MR DOUGLAS HURD, formerly Foreign Secretary, will deliver the Elliott Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 June, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Living with the new Russian.'


Asian Studies Centre

PROFESSOR HYUN-SIK CHUNG will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 May, in the New Room, the Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Greenhouse gas emission in China, Japan, and Korea: estimation and comparison.' MR XIA LIPING, Shanghai Institute for International Studies, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 June, in the New Room, the Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Some views on multilateral security co-operation in East Asia.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Isaiah Berlin Lecture 1997

PROFESSOR SIMON SCHAMA, Columbia University, will deliver the annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 29 May, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture is open to the public.

Subject: `History and the literary imagination.'

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OXFORD MEDIEVAL SOCIETY

PROFESSOR P. STROHM, Bloomington, Indiana, will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 29 May, in the Lee Building, Christ Church. Wine will be served from 8.15 p.m. New members are welcome.

Subject: `Hoccleve's locked box: the imagery of usurpation in Lancastrian England.'

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OXFORD IMMUNOLOGY GROUP

DR A. O'GARRA, DNAX Research Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology Inc., Palo Alto, USA, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 May, in Lecture Theatre 1, the Academic Block, the John Radcliffe Hospital. The meeting will be chaired by Dr Fiona Powrie.

Subject: `Regulation of T helper cell responses in TCR-transgenic mouse models.'

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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE

DR HÉLÈNE LA RUE will lecture at 2.45 p.m. on Saturday, 14 June, in the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine.

Subject: `The Cymbala: technology out of proportion?'

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OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY FORUM

KATHERINE BARBER, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Dictionaries, OUP Canada, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 May, in Rewley House.

Subject: `The wages of SIN: writing a Canadian dictionary.'

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