Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Khalid bin Abdallah Al-Sa'ud Professor for the Study of the Contemporary Arab World

PROFESSOR C.D. HOLES will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 April, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The debate poem: a genre of Gulf vernacular literature.'

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GRINFIELD LECTURES ON THE SEPTUAGINT

The illustration of the Septuagint

DR JOHN LOWDEN, Reader in the History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, will deliver the first series of his Grinfield Lectures at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Examination Schools. Each lecture will be followed by a discussion.

4 Mar.: `In the beginning: sources and transmission.'

11 Mar.: `Disperse them among the nations: diaspora and translation.'

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JAMES P.R. LYELL LECTURES IN BIBLIOGRAPHY 1997

Policing literature in eighteenth-century Paris

Amended notice

PROFESSOR R. DARNTON will deliver the Lyell Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays in the St Cross Building.

This notice replaces that published in the Gazette of 16 January.

6 May: `Literay inspection.'

8 May: `Censorship.'

13 May: `Smuggling.'

15 May: `Authors.'

20 May: `Literature and the state.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE, PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR P. STAHL, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 March, in the New Seminar Room, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Convener: S. Gordon, MA, Glaxo Professor of Cellular Pathology.

Subject: `RabGTPases and the regulation of the endocytic/phagocytic pathway.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

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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MUSIC

CHRISTOPHER HAILEY, Los Angeles, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 6 March, in the Rehearsal Hall, the Music Faculty.

Subject: `Pierrot Lunaire, Le rossignol, and the redolence of memory.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR ALAIN CONNES, Collège de France, will lecture at the following times on Friday, 14 March.

11 a.m., Old Library, All Souls College: `The Riemann Hypothesis.'

2.30 p.m., Physics Department: `Field theory and elementary particles.'

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Theoretical Particle Physics Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Nuclear and Astrophysics Lecture Theatre.

Conveners: Dr Ian Kogan and Dr Subir Sarkar.

DR E. LISI, Bari
28 Feb.: `Status of electroweak precision physics.'

PROFESSOR A. CONNES, Paris
14 Mar.: `Non-commutative geometry and the spectral action principle.'

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PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Department of Human Anatomy: Jenkinson Seminar

PROFESSOR N. HASTIE, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 March, in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Human Anatomy.

Subject: `Multiple roles for the Wilms' tumour suppressor gene, WT1, in nephrogenesis.'

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BODLEIAN LIBRARY

Oxford Seminars in Cartography

D. MEDYCKYJ-SCOTT and B. MORRIS, Digimap Project Officers, University of Edinburgh Data Library, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 6 March, in the Schola Astronomiae et Rhetoricae, Schools Quadrangle, the Bodleian Library.

Subject: `Digimap: networking Ordnance Survey digital map data.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Refugee Studies Programme

Elizabeth Colson Lecture 1997

PROFESSOR DAVID PARKIN will deliver the Elizabeth Colson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 12 March, in Rhodes House.

Subject: `Mementoes, reality and human displacement.'

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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.

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?'


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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GREEN COLLEGE

Emery Lecture

PROFESSOR KAY E. DAVIES will deliver the Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 March, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `Challenges in muscular dystrophy.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

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

Alteration to published programme

PROFESSOR PAUL BEW, Professor of Irish Politics, Queen's University, Belfast, and Parnell Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambridge, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 March, in St Antony's College. The discussant will be Professor Roy Foster.

This notice supersedes previous announcements concerning the 4 March seminar.

Subject: `Northern Ireland: what can be done?'

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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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European Studies Centre

CURT GARNER, Technical University of Berlin, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 March, in the Seminar Room, the European Studies Centre (70 Woodstock Road).

Conveners: H. Mommsen (Dr.Phil. Tübingen), Stifterverband Visiting Fellow, St Antony's College, and A.J. Nicholls, B.Phil., MA, Special (non-CUF) Lecturer in Modern History.

Subject: `Remaking German democracy in the 1950s: the Civil Service as a liability and an asset.'

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture 1997

PROFESSOR A. DUFF will deliver the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 22 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Law, language, and community: preconditions of criminal responsibility.'

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OXFORD IMMUNOLOGY GROUP

PROFESSOR H.-G. RAMMENSEE, Eberhard-Karl University, Tübingen, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Monday, 3 March, in the Lecture Theatre, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. The meeting will be chaired by Professor Andrew McMichael.

Subject: `Antigen presentation by MHC molecules.'

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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.

Subject: `Lasers—making light work—high-speed imaging and micromachining.'

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OXFORD MEDIEVAL SOCIETY

DR M. VALE will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 6 March, in the Lee Building, Christ Church. Wine will be served from 8.15 p.m. New members are welcome.

Subject: `Was there an English Court and English "Court Culture" in the Later Middle Ages?' (With slides)

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