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JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR C.J. TABIN, Harvard Medical School, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 June, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building, South Parks Road.

Subject: `Signalls patterning the vertebrate limb.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

PROFESSOR DR TILO BRANDIS will lecture at 8.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 June, in the Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College.

Convener: N.F. Palmer, MA, D.Phil., Professor of German Medieval and Linguistic Studies.

Subject: `Die Handschrift zwischen Mittelalter und Neuzeit: Versuch einer Typologie.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Special Faculty Lecture

PROFESSOR J. BERGIN, University of Manchester, will deliver the annual Special Faculty Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 21 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The churches of Counter-Reformation Europe and their bishops.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES, ANTHROPOLOGY

Topics in Japanese anthropology

DR L. KENDALL, Curator of the Asian Ethnographic Collections, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, will lecture at 3.30 p.m. on Thursday, 5 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies.

Conveners: D.J. Forfar, MA, Okinaga Junior Research Fellow in Modern Japanese Studies, Wadham College, and J.B. Lewis, MA, Korea Foundation Lecturer in Korean Studies.

Subject: `The cultural politics of "superstition" in the Republic of Korea.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Federalism and democracy

Speakers at this meeting, to be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, 7 June, in the Old Library, All Souls College, include Professor Alfred Stepan, Juan Linz (Spain), Nelson Polsby (USA), Balveer Arora (India), Anthony King (UK), and Bolivar Lamounier (Brazil). The meeting will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

Convener: A.C. Stepan, MA, Gladstone Professor of Government.

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SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Marketing research seminar

PROFESSOR S. BEATTY, University of Alabama, will give a seminar at 11.30 a.m. on Friday, 6 June, in the Seminar Room, the Radcliffe Infirmary (second floor). Those wishing to reserve a place should fax or e-mail Dr Richard Elliott (fax: Oxford (2)74899, e-mail: richard_h_elliott@msn.com).

Subject: `Customer motivations to engage in relationships with retailers and service providers.'

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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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CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE

F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture 1998

PROFESSOR P. MULDOON, Creative Writing Program, Princeton University, will deliver the F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 19 February 1998, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Getting round: notes towards an Ars Poetica.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society

Additional presentation and discussion

PROFESSOR R.P. MALLOY, Professor of Law and Economics, Syracuse University College of Law, will make a presentation of his work-in-progress at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 3 June, in the Council Room (Main Building, ground floor), Mansfield College. The lecture will be followed by discussion.

Subject: `Law and market economy: valuing efficiency, creativity, and ethics.'

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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.'

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George Antonius Lecture

PROFESSOR GALAL AMIN, American University in Cairo, will deliver the twenty-second George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 June, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Two centuries of Arab economic relations with the west: 1798–1997.'

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IT SUPPORT STAFF CONFERENCE 1997

The IT Support Staff Conference will be held on Thursday, 26 June, in St Catherine's College.

Information about the conference is available on the Internet, at http://info.ox.ac.uk/it/support/conf97/.

The conference is a combination of keynote speeches, open discussion forum, and technical workshops/seminars, and is open to all staff of the University and colleges employed to provide IT support services. Registration is essential to reserve places at the workshop sessions. There is a £10 delegate registration fee to help defray costs. The day will conclude with a reception at Balliol College followed by a social gathering at the University Club in Mansfield Road.

Registration will close on 30 May.

Anyone unable to register by the World Wide Web should contact the organising committee chairman, Gerard Robinson, Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics (telephone: Oxford 224071, e-mail: gerard.robinson@nda.ox.ac.uk).

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