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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 27 September

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Athenian Acropolis', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Tuesday 1 October

MICHAELMAS TERM begins.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The founders of the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PROFESSOR E.C.M. CLEMENTI: `From atoms to macromolecules: theoretical and computational considerations' (Boys-Raman Lecture of the Royal Society of Chemistry), main lecture theatre, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, 2.15 p.m.

D. VAISEY: `The Bodleian Library and its treasures' (Friends of the Bodleian London Lecture), Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, 6 p.m. (to attend, tel. the Membership Secretary: Oxford (2)77234).

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Friday 4 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Dutch seventeenth-century paintings', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Saturday 5 October

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 2.30 p.m.

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Sunday 6 October

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Nick Schlee—Unpeopled Landscapes' (until 30 October).

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Monday 7 October

CONGREGATION elections, 24 October: nominations by two members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 8 October

CONGREGATION meeting, 12 noon (vice- Chancellor's Oration).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Painting in the Renaissance', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Thursday 10 October

THE REVD KENNETH MACNAB celebrates Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's, 8 a.m.

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Friday 11 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Reflections on lustreware', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Sunday 13 October

MICHAELMAS FULL TERM begins.

THE REVD CANON JOHN WHITE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 14 October

CONGREGATION elections, 24 October: nominations by six members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 15 October

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Rococo silver', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `Introduction—temporal power and spiritual power: their relationships' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 16 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Classical origins of European art: coins, sculpture, and pots', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (telephone for cost and bookings: (2)78015).

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Friday 18 October

COLLOQUIUM: `Philosophical dialogues in performance' (until Sunday) (for details, see Lectures above; for registration, contact the European Humanities Research Centre: (2)80742).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Pre-Raphaelites and the nineteenth century', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PROFESSOR A. MILWARD: `Europe, empire, and dominion: Britain and the EEC 1961–3' (Sir Alec Cairncross Lecture), the chapel, St Peter's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 19 October

MATRICULATION ceremony, Sheldonian (time to be announced).

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Sunday 20 October

MR BRUCE KENT preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 22 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The arts of Byzantium', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `Aspects of the political thought of St Paul. Political Augustinism and its repercussions in the fourteenth century' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 23 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Medieval arts and the development of collecting', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (telephone for cost and bookings: (2)78015).

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Thursday 24 October

PROFESSOR B. CUNLIFFE: `Landscapes with people' (Linacre Lectures: `Culture and environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR G.H. PETERS: `Starvation or plenty in 2020?' (public lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 25 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A walk through eastern art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

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Saturday 26 October

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

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Sunday 27 October

THE REVD CHRISTOPHER JONES preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 29 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `English furniture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015.)

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `The theological–political problem' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 30 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Renaissaince painting, sculpture, and decorative arts', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (telephone for cost and bookings: (2)78015).

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Saturday 2 November

THE RT. HON. GARY HART: `Reform or realignment: campaign 1996 (USA)' (R.B. McCallum Memorial Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 11 a.m.

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Four Foundations'—archive material illustrating the four institutions which have occupied the Christ Church site (until 1 December).

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Sunday 3 November

THE RT REVD ROBERT HARDY preaches, Lincoln College, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 5 November

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `The Monarchy of Dante' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 6 November

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Seventeenth-century painting', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (telephone for cost and bookings: (2)78015).

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Thursday 7 November

PROFESSOR D. LOWENTHAL: `Environment as heritage: legacies of locale' (Linacre Lectures: `Culture and environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR A.R. BIRLEY: `Hadrian and Greek Senators' (Ronald Syme Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

DR C. STRINGER: `African exodus: the origins of modern humanity' (Radcliffe Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Saturday 9 November

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

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Sunday 10 November

THE RT REVD PETER K. WALKER preaches (Remembrance Sunday), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 12 November

THE REVD DR DOUGLAS DUPREE preaches the Court Sermon, Cathedral, 10.30 a.m.

PROFESSOR J. QUILLET: `Sovereignty and citizenship in the political thought of Marsilius of Padua; Marsilius of Padua and the Gospel' (Carlyle Lectures: `Some aspects of political philosophy in the fourteenth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. GOODWIN: `A tale of two cities' (Hoskins Lecture), Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5 p.m.

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