Diary

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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 30 May

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `French porcelain', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

DR J. BENNETT: `Wren' (Chichele Lectures), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. KNICK HARLEY: `Globalisation and the Industrial Revolution in Britain and America' (Sir John Hicks Lecture), Social Studies Faculty Centre, 5 p.m.

F. GEORGEON: `Les buveurs d'Istanbul: la consommation de boissons alcoolisées de l'Empire ottoman à la République de Turquie' (Maison Française lecture series), Middle East Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR J.R. FORREST: `Digital broadcasting overtakes rocket science' (Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture), Lecture Room 1, Department of Engineering Science, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 1 June

THE REVD ANTHONY MEREDITH, SJ, preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

FRENCH ELECTION NIGHT: French legislative election, second round (results, TV coverage, and comments by French and British political scientists), Maison Française, 6 p.m.

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Monday 2 June

JOURNAL CLUB meeting (Human Population Genetics), Room 209, Department of Statistics (1 South Parks Road), 1 p.m.

CONGREGATION election, 19 June: nominations by six members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES Faculty Board election, 26 June (one official member): nominations by two electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

MODERN HISTORY Faculty Board election, 26 June (one official member): nominations by two electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 26 June (two ordinary members): nominations by two electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 3 June

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Costume in art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

PROFESSOR R. CHARTIER: `Foucault's chiasmus: authorship between science and literature' (D.F. McKenzie Lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR A. HOPE: `Dementia, identity, and advance directives: key philosophical issues exemplified in medical practice' (lecture series: `History and Philosophy of Biology'), Department of Physiology, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R.P. MALLOY: `Law and market economy: valuing efficiency, creativity, and ethics' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society lecture, to be followed by discussion), Council Room (Main Building), Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 4 June

PROFESSOR R. CHARTIER: Sociology of the Text/Book History Seminar, Room 10, St Cross Building, 12 noon.

PROFESSOR R. NOZICK: `Necessity and contingency' (John Locke Lectures: `Invariance and objectivity'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR M. MCCALLIN: `Separated children from the former Yugoslavia in western Europe' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration: `Children and adolescents in forced migration'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

MARIO BARONI and Rossana Dalmonte: `Giovanni Legrenzi and his double: a computer-aided grammar of Italian arias of the seventeenth century' (lecture), Holywell Music Room, 5.15 p.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET, with Rachel Norman (viola) and Augusta Harris (cello) perform works by Mendelssohn, Shostakovitch, and Brahms, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£6/£4 from Blackwell's Music Shop or at the door).

ANJALI performs classical Indian dance and dances in praise of wilderness, highlighted by slides of Indian art and nature, Haldane Room, Wolfson, 8 p.m. (admission £5).

LORD DAHRENDORF: `Money, politics, and Europe' (European Affairs Society lecture, admission £2 to non-members, £4 to non-University members), Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 8.30 p.m.

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Thursday 5 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `New approaches to the assessment of undergraduates', 9 a.m. (see information above).

DR S. DIDUK: ` "The only men left in the land are women"---rural women's protests in the Republic of Cameroon, 1990--6' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research Women seminars: `Gender and development: current research'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

G. LABICA: `Robespierre et l'invention de la démocratie' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

THOMAS ZEHETMAIR and Silka Avenhaus perform violin and piano works by Szymanowski, Ysaÿe, Bartók, and Brahms, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (entrance from Parks Road) (admission by free tickets, available at Porters' Lodge from 29 May).

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Friday 6 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `An introduction to Ancient Egypt', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

DR J. CLARKE: `Warden Niblett' (Chichele Lectures), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 7 June

JUSTICE R.J. GOLDSTONE: `Justice and peace—the UN War Crimes Tribunals and the South African Truth Commission' (Blackstone Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 11.30 a.m.

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM `Pitt Stop' event for children and families (not for unaccompanied children): `Hunting elephants'—searching for all the elephants in the Museum, with stories and trails, 2–4 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 8 June

DR JANE SHAW preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 9 June

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 3 July (one official member): nominations by two electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 10 June

WOMEN TUTORS' GROUP meeting, St Giles' House, St John's, 1 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Local Oxfordshire finds', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

PROFESSOR J. BYBEE: `The reduction of "don't" in American English: frequency, constituency, and processing units' (lecture), Room 2, Taylor Institution, 2.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 11 June

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Advanced biomedical communications', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

DOUGLAS HURD: `Living with the new Russia' (Elliott Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

MS M. TADESSE: `Experience of unaccompanied young people from the Horn of Africa' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration: `Children and adolescents in forced migration'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 12 June

J. POWLES: `Dominge: the personal narrative of a refugee woman from Angola' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research Women seminars: `Gender and development: current research'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. AMIN: `Two centuries of Arab economic relations with the west: 1798–1997' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 13 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Roman home life', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 14 June

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

MEETING of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France: `The historic town at the end of the twentieth century: a European perspective', Maison Française, 10 a.m.--4 p.m.

DR HÉLÈNE LA RUE: `The Cymbala: technology out of proportion?' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science lecture), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.45 p.m.

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Sunday 15 June

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

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens:`The Galbraith Collection'—drawings, paintings, and prints by sixteen modern British artists (until 13 July).

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Monday 16 June

JOURNAL CLUB meeting (Human Population Genetics), Room 209, Department of Statistics (1 South Parks Road), 1 p.m.

THE RT. HON. TRISTAN GAREL-JONES: `British Conservatism: any European future?' (European Affairs Society lecture, admission £2 to non-members, £4 to non-University members), Harris Building, Oriel, 8.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 17 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The secret design of paintings', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES Faculty Board election, 26 June (one official member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

MODERN HISTORY Faculty Board election, 26 June (one official member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 26 June (two ordinary members): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 June

PROFESSOR HANS MOMMSEN: `The German resistance against Hitler. Between nation state and European community' (public lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR G. SALOLE: `The impact of refugee camp life on young children' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration: `Children and adolescents in forced migration'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: wines for summer drinking, 5.45 p.m. (admission £2).

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Thursday 19 June

MATRICULATION ceremony, Convocation House, 12.30 p.m.

M. YOMURA: `Consumption patterns and their impact on women's lifestyle in Japan' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research Women seminars: `Gender and development: current research'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR TERENCE RANGER: `Living Africa: making and writing history in Zimbabwe' (valedictory lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

COLIN CARR and SERGEY SCHEPKIN perform cello and piano works by Schubert and Britten, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (entrance from Parks Road) (admission by free tickets, available at Porters' Lodge from 12 June).

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Friday 20 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Narrative paintings', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 21 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION RESEARCH in Oxford meeting: `Journée avec Yves Bonnefoy', St Hugh's, 10 a.m.--5 p.m. (details from Edith McMorran, St Hugh's, or Jane Taylor, St Hilda's).

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Sunday 22 June

THE RT. REVD DR GEOFFREY ROWELL preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 23 June

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `The story of Hercules'—Old Master drawings (until 28 September).

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