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JAMES FORD SPECIAL LECTURE IN BRITISH HISTORY

PROFESSOR A. BLAIR WORDEN, Professor of History, University of Sussex, will deliver a James Ford Special Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 7 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `John Milton and Oliver Cromwell.'

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CYRIL FOSTER LECTURE 1997

DR PIERRE HASSNER, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales, Paris, will deliver the 1997 Cyril Foster Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 23 October, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The bourgeois and the barbarian: war and peace in the post-military age.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Department of Ophthalmology

Ida Mann Lecture

MR J. ELSTON, Oxford Eye Hospital, will deliver the seventeenth Ida Mann Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 July, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary. The lecture will follow the Oxford Eye Hospital Alumni Meeting.

Subject: ` "To find the mind's construction in the face"—the neurology of facial and eyelid movements.'

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EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Medieval seminar: Oxford–Tübingen

This seminar, which will bring together scholars and graduate students from Tübingen and Oxford working in related fields of medieval history, philosophy, and literature, will be held on 11, 12, and 14 July. The sessions on 11 and 12 July will take place in 47 Wellington Square, except where otherwise indicated; the 14 July session in Lecture Room A, the Computing Services.

Enquiries should be directed to Dr Michael Stolz, EHRC, 47 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF (telephone: Oxford (2)80744, fax: (2)80740, e-mail: michael.stolz @modern-languages.ox.ac.uk).

Friday, 11 July. Historical section: aspects of religious life and thought in medieval Oxford and Germany

DR R. CROSS, Oriel
9 a.m.: `John Duns Scotus.'

S. MÜLLER, Tübingen
10 a.m.: `William of Occam—a theologian in Oxford.'

DR J. CLARK, St Edmund Hall
11 a.m.: `Monastic learning in Oxford in the fifteenth century.'

M. WILDE, Tübingen
1.30 p.m.: `Meister Eckhart als Mystiker.'

S. BURKERT, St Edmund Hall
2.30 p.m.: `Mystik und Katechese bei Meister Eckhart und Marquard von Lindau.'

DR P. ROBINSON, Wolfson
4 p.m., Lecture Room A, Computing Services: Presentation of the Oxford Canterbury Tales project (computerised manuscript edition).


Saturday, 12 July. Philological section: Media(eval) culture. Aspects of literacy, dialogic discourse and didacticism in German texts of the Middle Ages

DR A. SUERBAUM, Somerville
9 a.m.: `Wahrheit und Lüge in Hartmanns Iwein.'

S. COXON, Wolfson
10 a.m.: `Produktive Überlieferung—Wolfdietrich.'

PROFESSOR DR B. WACHINGER, Tübingen
11 a.m.: `Zabulons Buch.'

U. KOCHER, Tübingen
2 p.m.: `Dialogizität in der deutschen Boccaccio—Rezeption.'

DR H. LÄHNEMANN, Tübingen
3 p.m.: `Landschaftsdarstellung und Moraldidaxe im 15. Jahrhundert.'

DR M. STOLZ, EHRC
4 p.m.: `Szenische Artes- Repräsentation in der Volkssprache.'


Monday, 14 July (9–11 a.m.). Presentation of computer editing programmes and computer databases

M. POPHAM, OUCS: `The Oxford Text Archive.' DR A. FIEBIG, Tübingen: `Recta ordinatione explanare. Textual structure as basis for data conversion.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

HE MR NELSON MANDELA, President of the Republic of South Africa, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 July, in the Sheldonian Theatre.p Admission will be by ticket only. Applications for tickets should be made before 4 July to the Centre Secretary, the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AR.

Subject: `Renewal and renaissance: towards a new world order.'

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LIBRARIES COMMITTEE TRAINING CO- ORDINATING COMMITTEE

PAULA O'CONNOR of Blackwell Publishers will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 July, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. The seminar, which is intended to be of interest to researchers and librarians, will be followed by refreshments and informal discussion. Bookings should be made before 4 July by sending an e-mail to: courses@las.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `Electronic journals: new media for research information.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Conference: Racialising class, classifying race—labour and difference in Africa, USA, and Britain

The programme for this conference, to be held in St Antony's College, 11–13 July, is given below. Each session will include a number of presentations, by various speakers.

Further information can be found at http://users.ox.ac.uk~sant0425/.

Registration for one session costs 5. Full registration is 75 (45 for students and unwaged persons). Enquiries should be directed to Dr Peter Alexander, St Antony's College (e-mail: peter.alexander@sant.ox.ac.uk).

Friday 11 July. Historical section: aspects of religious life and thought in medieval Oxford and Germany

DR R. CROSS, Oriel
9 a.m.: `John Duns Scotus.'

S. MÜLLER, Tübingen
10 a.m.: `William of Occam—a theologian in Oxford.'

DR J. CLARK, St Edmund Hall
11 a.m.: `Monastic learning in Oxford in the fifteenth century.'

M. WILDE, Tübingen
1.30 p.m.: `Meister Eckhart als Mystiker.'

S. BURKERT, St Edmund Hall
2.30 p.m.: `Mystik und Katechese bei Meister Eckhart und Marquard von Lindau.'

DR P. ROBINSON, Wolfson
4 p.m., Lecture Room A, Computing Services: Presentation of The Canterbury Tales (computerised manuscript edition).


Saturday 12 July. Philological section: Media(eval) culture. Aspects of literacy, dialogic discourse and didacticism in German texts of the Middle Ages

DR A. SUERBAUM, Somerville
9 a.m.: `Wahrheit und Lüge in Hartmanns Iwein.'

S. COXON, Wolfson
10 a.m.: `Produktive Überlieferung—Wolfdietrich.'

PROFESSOR DR B. WACHINGER, Tübingen
11 a.m.: `Zabulons Buch.'

U. KOCHER, Tübingen
2 p.m.: `Dialogizität in der deutschen Boccaccio—Rezeption.'

DR H. LÄHNEMANN, Tübingen
3 p.m.: `Landschaftsdarstellung und Moraldidaxe im 15. Jahrhundert.'

DR M. STOLZ, EHRC
4 p.m.: `Szenische Artes- Repräsentation in der Volkssprache.'


Monday 14 July (9–11 a.m.). Presentation of computer editing programmes and computer databases

M. POPHAM, OUCS: `The Oxford Text Archive.'
DR A. FIEBIG, Tübingen: `Recta ordinatione explanare. Textual structure as basis for data conversion.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

HE MR NELSON MANDELA, President of the Republic of South Africa, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 July, in the Sheldonian Theatre.p Admission will be by ticket only. Applications for tickets should be made before 4 July to the Centre Secretary, the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AR.

Subject: `Renewal and renaissance: towards a new world order.'

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LIBRARIES COMMITTEE TRAINING CO- ORDINATING COMMITTEE

PAULA O'CONNOR of Blackwell Publishers will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 July, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. The seminar, which is intended to be of interest to researchers and librarians, will be followed by refreshments and informal discussion. Bookings should be made before 4 July by sending an e-mail to: courses@las.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `Electronic journals: new media for research information.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Conference: Racialising class, classifying race—labour and difference in Africa, USA, and Britain

The programme for this conference, to be held in St Antony's College, 11–13 July, is given below. Each session will include a number of presentations, by various speakers.

Further information can be found at Friday 11 July. Historical section: aspects of religious life and thought in medieval Oxford and Germany DR R. CROSS, Oriel
9 a.m.: `John Duns Scotus.'

S. MÜLLER, Tübingen
10 a.m.: `William of Occam—a theologian in Oxford.'

DR J. CLARK, St Edmund Hall
11 a.m.: `Monastic learning in Oxford in the fifteenth century.'

M. WILDE, Tübingen
1.30 p.m.: `Meister Eckhart als Mystiker.'

S. BURKERT, St Edmund Hall
2.30 p.m.: `Mystik und Katechese bei Meister Eckhart und Marquard von Lindau.'

DR P. ROBINSON, Wolfson
4 p.m., Lecture Room A, Computing Services: Presentation of The Canterbury Tales (computerised manuscript edition).

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Saturday 12 July. Philological section: Media(eval) culture. Aspects of literacy, dialogic discourse and didacticisn in German texts of the Middle Ages

DR A. SUERBAUM, Somerville
9 a.m.: `Wahrheit und Lüge in Hartmanns Iwein.'

S. COXON, Wolfson
10 a.m.: `Produktive Überlieferung—Wolfdietrich.'

PROFESSOR DR B. WACHINGER, Tübingen
11 a.m.: `Zabulons Buch.'

U. KOCHER, Tübingen
2 p.m.: `Dialogizität in der deutschen Boccaccio—Rezeption.'

DR H. LÄHNEMANN, Tübingen
3 p.m.: `Landschaftsdarstellung und Moraldidaxe im 15. Jahrhundert.'

DR M. STOLZ, EHRC
4 p.m.: `Szenische Artes- Repräsentation in der Volkssprache.'

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Monday 14 July (9–11 a.m.). Presentation of computer editing programmes and computer databases

M. POPHAM, OUCS: `The Oxford Text Archive.'
DR A. FIEBIG, Tübingen: `Recta ordinatione explanare. Textual structure as basis for data conversion.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

HE MR NELSON MANDELA, President of the Republic of South Africa, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 July, in the Sheldonian Theatre.p Admission will be by ticket only. Applications for tickets should be made before 4 July to the Centre Secretary, the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AR.

Subject: `Renewal and renaissance: towards a new world order.'

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LIBRARIES COMMITTEE TRAINING CO- ORDINATING COMMITTEE

PAULA O'CONNOR of Blackwell Publishers will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 July, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. The seminar, which is intended to be of interest to researchers and librarians, will be followed by refreshments and informal discussion. Bookings should be made before 4 July by sending an e-mail to: courses@las.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `Electronic journals: new media for research information.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Conference: Racialising class, classifying race—labour and difference in Africa, USA, and Britain

The programme for this conference, to be held in St Antony's College, 11–13 July, is given below. Each session will include a number of presentations, by various speakers.

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Registration for one session costs £5. Full registration is £75 (£45 for students and unwaged persons). Enquiries should be directed to Dr Peter Alexander, St Antony's College (e-mail: peter.alexander@sa nt.ox.ac.uk).

Friday, 11 July


2 p.m. Registration.

3 p.m. Opening remarks and Race and Labour in a Wider Context (Panel 1).

5.15 p.m. DAVID MONTGOMERY, Yale: `Empire, race, and working-class mobilisations' (keynote address).

Saturday, 12 July


9.30 a.m. (a) `Racism, violence, and the working class' (Panel 2); (b) `Race, labour, and the law' (Panel 3). 11.30 a.m. (a) `Gender, race, and labour' (Panel 4); (b) `Industrial comparisons—mining' (Panel 5). 2 p.m. `Race and the organisation of labour' (Panel 9). 4 p.m. `The meaning and character of "whiteness" ' (Panel 10).

Sunday, 13 July

9.30 a.m. (a) `Migration and immigrant workers' (Panel 7); (b) `Industrial comparisons—the waterfront' (Panel 6). 11.30 a.m. (a) `Thinking about race and class' (Panel 8); (b) `Race, labour, and political transitions in South Africa' (Panel 11). 2 p.m. Summary and closing remarks.

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OXTALENT: Action Group on Teaching and Learning Enhanced by New Technology at Oxford

DR SU WHITE, Educational Developer and Multimedia Consultant, Interactive Learning Centre, University of Southampton, will deliver an interactive lecture at 12 noon on Monday, 7 July, in the Seminar Room, the New Chemistry Building. The lecture is the first of a series of meetings intended to raise the profile of the use of technology in teaching and learning.

Subject: `How do you go about enhancing teaching and learning through IT?'

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OXFORD SIGNALLING GROUP

The following lectures will be given at the meeting of the Oxford Signalling Group to be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, 27 June, in the Department of Pharmacology.

ANN RIDLEY, Ludwig Institute, London: `Rho family proteins: signalling to the actin cytoskeleton.'

ANDY STOKER, Department of Human Anatomy: `The neural crest: motility, adhesion, and phosphotyrosine signalling.'

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