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SIR BASIL ZAHAROFF LECTURE 1996–7

PROFESSOR J. KRISTEVA, Université Paris 7–Denis Diderot, will deliver the Zaharoff Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 February, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Proust, questions d'identité.'

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HUSSEY LECTURES ON THE CHURCH AND THE ARTS

Discerning the body

THE VERY REVD JOHN DRURY, Dean of Christ Church, will deliver the Hussey Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Hilary Term in the Lecture Hall, the Taylor Institution.

6 Feb.: `The incarnation of the Word and the words.'

13 Feb.: `The isolation of the sacrifical body.'

20 Feb.: `The social body.'

27 Feb.: `Two worlds/one world.'

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O'DONNELL LECTURE IN CELTIC STUDIES 1996–7

PROFESSOR DONNCHADH Ó CORRÁIN, University College, Cork, will deliver the O'Donnell Lecture for 1996–7 at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 May, in the Taylorian Hall, the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Vikings in Ireland and Britain: a reconsideration.'

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JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

DR J. SMITH, National Institute for Medical Research, will deliver a Jenkinson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 3 February, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.

Subject: `How to make mesoderm: inducing signals and responding genes.'

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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

African Studies Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Senior Common Room, the School of Geography.

Convener: P.O. Daley, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Human Geography.

DR T. DOWNING
6 Feb.: `A revolution in African resource management? Towards linking climate prediction and vulnerability assessment.'

DR D. POTTS, SOAS
13 Feb.: ` "Basics are now a luxury": migrants' perceptions of ESAP's impact on rural and urban areas in Zimbabwe.'

MS C. TWYMAN, Sheffield
20 Feb.: `Community development and wildlife management in Botswana.'

DR G. MOHAN, Portsmouth
27 Feb.: `Neoliberal political theory and democratic practices in Ghana.'

DR U.E. ITE, Lancaster
6 Mar.: `Community perceptions of the Cross River National Park, Nigeria.'

MS E. ROBSON, Keele
13 Mar.: ` "Working boys and girls": children's roles within household survival in West Africa.'

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Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: the identity of cities

The following seminars will be given at 11 a.m. on Fridays in the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology. All are welcome to attend.

Conveners: S. Ardener, T. Dragadze, L. Sciama, and J. Webber.

DR P. WALEY, Leeds
31 Jan.: `Tokyo's East End: new stories, old identities—old stories, new identities.'

PROFESSOR S. WALMAN, Hull
7 Feb.: `The effect of open systems on identity.'

PROFESSOR J. CLAMMER, Japan
14 Feb.: `Identity in a city of migrants: city image and social geography in multi- ethnic Singapore.'

C. SALAMANDRA
21 Feb.: `Consuming the city: the construction of social identity in Damascus.'

C. ATKINSON, Liverpool
28 Feb.: `The Black Indian gangs of the New Orleans Mardi Gras.'

DR M. CHAPMAN, Leeds
7 Mar.: `Bradford, a Midlands city.'

F. GRIGNON, Bordeaux
14 Mar.: `Searching for the core of an African city: the Matatus of Nairobi, Kenya.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Nuffield Department of Surgery: principles of immunology

The following lectures will be given at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the Nuffield Department of Surgery, the John Radcliffe Hospital (level 6).

DR J.M. AUSTYN
4 Feb.: `T cells.'

DR K.J. WOOD
11 Feb.: `Antigen receptors.'

DR S. MARSHALL
18 Feb.: `Clinical immunology—II.'

DR J.M. AUSTYN
25 Feb.: `B cells.'

DR J.M. AUSTYN
4 Mar.: `Cellular cytoxicity.'

DR S. MARSHALL
11 Mar.: `Clinical immunology—III.'

DR K.J. WOOD
18 Mar.: `Soluble effector mechanisms.'

DR S. MARSHALL
25 Mar.: `Clinical immunology—IV.'

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Norman Heatley Lecture in association with the Oxford Immunology Group

DR P. GOLSTEIN, Centre d'Immunologie INSERM-CNRS, Marseilles, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 6 February, in the Lecture Theatre, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. The meeting will be chaired by Professor Herman Waldmann.

Subject: `Programmed cell death and evolution.'

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Nuffield Department of Surgery: seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the Nuffield Department of Surgery, Level 6, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

A. COOKE, Cambridge
4 Feb.: `Development in insulin- dependent diabetes mellitus in NOD mice.'

P. RATCLIFFE
11 Feb.: `Oxygen sensing and vascular biology.'

A. BALLARO and B. CASADEI
18 Feb.: (A.B.) `Seasonal variation in aneurysm rupture.'
(B.C.) `Cardiac physiology of thoracoscopic sympathectomy.'

P. PHILLIPS
25 Feb.: `Vasopressin antagonism: physiological and pharmacological.'

G. LIBERTINY
4 Mar.: `Deep venous thrombosis in peripheral vascular disease.'

C. CHAN
11 Mar.: `Vascular targeting of gene therapy.'

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COMMITTEE FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS

General Linguistics Graduate Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 4.45 p.m. on Fridays in the Ground Floor Lecture Room, 47 Wellington Square.

Conveners: J.T. Higginbotham, MA, Professor of General Linguistics, and G.C. Ramchand, MA, University Lecturer in General Linguistics.

MRS D. LEIGH
31 Jan.: `The confused bilinguals?'

PROFESSOR J.A.W. KAMP, Stuttgart
7 Feb.: to be announced.

PROFESSOR HIGGINBOTHAM
14 Feb.: `A plea for implicit anaphora.'

DR D. ADGER, York
28 Feb.: `Unselected embedded questions and clausal polarity types.'

DR YAN HUANG, Reading
7 Mar.: `Discourse anaphora: four theorical models.'

PROFESSOR A. GIORGI, Bergamo
14 Mar.: `Present tense and perfectivity: from semantics to morphosyntax.'

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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Mathematical biology and ecology seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Fridays in Lecture Room 3, the Mathematical Institute.

Conveners: Dr P.K. Maini (telephone: (2)73553, e-mail: maini@maths.ox.ac.uk), and Dr N. Monk (telephone: (2)80601, e-mail: nmonk@maths.ox.ac.uk).

P. BRESSLOFF, Loughborough
21 Feb.: `Neural pattern formation and sychronisation: the dynamical effects of dendritic structure.'

T. HÖFER, Max Planck Institute, Dresden
28 Feb.: `Patterning instabilities in primitive cell assemblies.'

P. ROHANI, Cambridge
7 Mar.: `Chaos in ecology: back from the brink?'

J. RASHBASS, Cambridge
14 Mar.: `The biological toolbox: a cell simulation environment for biologists.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

PROFESSOR S. KORD, Georgetown, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 10 March, in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.

Convener: S.J. Colvin, MA, Junior Research Fellow in German, St John's College.

Subject: `The curtain never rises: gender- specific censorship on the German stage.'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL STUDIES

Graduate seminar in twentieth-century British history

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Lecture Room VII, Brasenose College.

Conveners: V.B. Bogdanor, MA, Professor of Politics, E.H.H. Green, MA, University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern History, K.O. Morgan, MA, D.Litt., Honorary Fellow, Queen's College, N.J. Owen, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Politics, and J.S. Rowett, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern History.

PROFESSOR D. MARQUAND
4 Feb.: `The wrong new world? The Attlee Government in a political economy perspective.'

G. GOODMAN, London
11 Feb.: `British industrial relations since 1945.'

PROFESSOR R. FOSTER
18 Feb.: `W.B. Yeats and the politics of nationalism before the First World War.'

PROFESSOR F. LEVENTHAL, Boston
25 Feb.: `Eric Knight's War: the campaign for Anglo-American understanding.'

PROFESSOR MORGAN
4 Mar.: `England, Britain, and the audit of war.'

DR A. MCDONALD
11 Mar.: `British public records and the modern historian; the impact of open government policy on the national archive as a resource for historians.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Astrophysics colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Nuclear and Astrophysics Lecture Theatre.

Conveners: Dr M.D. Lacy and Dr A.E. Lynas- Gray.

DR V. EKE
4 Feb.: to be announced.

DR C.J. DAVIS, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
11 Feb.: `Understanding bipolar outflows from young stars.'

DR H.J. WALKER, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
18 Feb.: `The Darwin Space Interferometer: the search for extra-solar planets and life.'

DR L.L.R. WILLIAMS, Cambridge
25 Feb.: `Weak lensing of QSOs and the large scale structure.'

DR S. LILLY, Cambridge
4 Mar.: `The history of galaxies in the universe.'

DR K.M. GÓRSKI, Copenhagen
11 Mar.: to be announced.

PROFESSOR D.D. CLAYTON, Clemson
18 Mar.: `Placing the sun in galactic chemical evolution: mainstream SiC particles.'

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Interdepartmental Polymer Seminars

PROFESSOR P. HODGE, University of Manchester, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 6 February, in the Lecture Theatre, the Dyson Perrins Laboratory.

Subject: `Some macromolecules of novel topology.' DR M.R. MACKLEY, Cambridge, will lecture at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 February, in Lecture Room 3, Thom Building (sixth floor), Department of Engineering Science.

Subject: `The processing and microstructure of complex fluids including polymers, chocolate, and blood.' DR C.P. BUCKLEY, University Lecturer in Engineering Science, will lecture at 1.15 p.m. on Friday, 7 March, in Lecture Room 7, the Engineering and Technology Building (Department of Materials).

Subject: `Physically based constitutive modelling of amorphous polymers near the glass transition.'

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Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory: solid-state seminars

The following talks on the chemistry, structure, and properties of solids will be given at 11.45 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Abbot's Kitchen, the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

Convener: A.M. Chippindale, MA, D.Phil., Lecturer in Chemistry, Christ Church.

DR S.J. CLARKE
4 Feb.: `Recent developments in nitride chemistry.'

DR J. CZERNUSZKA
11 Feb.: `Making and breaking new bones.'

DR R.H. JONES, Keele
18 Feb.: `Uses of advanced radiation sources in structural chemistry.'

DR J.A HRILJAC, Birmingham
25 Feb.: `XRD studies of zeolite inclusion complexes.'

DR S. HALASYAMANI
4 Mar.: `Composition space: syntheses and structures of new mixed-metal compounds (Cu/Nb, Cu/W, and Cd/Nb).'

K.M. ALLEN
11 Mar.: `The chemistry of some higher fullerenes.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

MR W. MARSDEN, Director, Americas Command, the Foreign Office, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 February, in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government.

Subject: `North American relations with the UK and the EU: an action agenda.'

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The political economy of transitions from command to market systems

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Seminar Room B, the Social Studies Faculty Centre.

Convener: A. Chawluk, MA, Faculty Lecturer in Soviet-type Economies and their Transformation.

PROFESSOR M. SCHAFFER, Heriot-Watt
6 Feb.: `Financial discipline in the enterprise sector in transitional economies: concepts, measurement, evidence.'

PROFESSOR W. CHAREMZA, Leicester
13 Feb.: `Econometric modelling of the Polish economy: a report on first-hand experience.'

D. ALLEN, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
20 Feb.: `Privatisation and the development of state capitalism in Russia.'

DR E. SEROVA, Institute for the Economy in Transition, Moscow
27 Feb.: `Agricultural reform in the transitional Russian economy.'

MS B. GRANVILLE, Royal Institute for International Affairs, and DR J. SHAPIRO, Goldsmiths' College
6 Mar.: `The social costs of high inflation in Russia.'

PROFESSOR S. GOMULKA, LSE
13 Mar.: `Causes of output decline, sources of recovery, and prospects for growth in transitional economies.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

The contemporary Islamic world

The following seminars will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

At the request of the Centre, this notice includes details of two seminars held earlier in the term.

A. HUSSAIN, Leicester
22 Jan.: `Exploration of an Islamic movement: Hizbullah of Lebanon.'

G. KEPEL, Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques
29 Jan.: `Islam in France.'

M. DILLON, Durham
5 Feb.: `Muslims in post-Mao China.'

A. HYMAN, Central Asian Survey
12 Feb.: `Afghanistan: political fragmentation or stalemate.'

F. ROBINSON, Royal Holloway College, London
19 Feb.: `Religious change and the self in Muslim South Asia in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.'

S.R. SONYEL, London
5 Mar.: `The Turkish Muslims of Cyprus.'

H.T. NORRIS, SOAS
12 Mar.:`Muslim Tatars today amidst contemporary Islam and Christianity in Poland and Lithuania.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Amendment to published notice

A. BESANÇON, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 February, in the Maison Française.

This replaces the notice in this term's Special Lecture List, which gives the date of the lecture as 17 February.

Subject: `L'image divine et ses ennemis.'

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SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Marketing research seminar

PROFESSOR R. EAST, Kingston Business School, will give a seminar at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 February, in the Seminar Room, the School of Management Studies, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `Customer loyalty: issues from empirical data analysis.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women

Work-in-progress discussion group

The Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women invites young researchers to a `work-in-progress discussion group' with an emphasis on social sciences and development topics. This is intended as a very informal `brainstorm' and experience-swapping session to help those researching gender at all levels solve practical and theoretical problems.

The first meeting will take place at 5 p.m. on Monday, 10 February, in Queen Elizabeth House. Everyone is welcome to attend. For further details, telephone Oxford (2)73644.

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

J. HASKEY, National Statistical Office, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 5 February, in the Library, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies.

Subject: `The records: what can we learn about the impact of implementation from marriage and divorce statistics.'

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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.

PROFESSOR R. FOX
6 Feb.: `Doctors without borders and doctors of the world.'

PROFESSOR LEWIS
13 Feb.: `GPs and the GP contract in the post-war period.'

M. MARINKER, United Medical and Dental Schools, London
20 Feb.: `Changing concepts of illness in general practice.'

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?'

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Conference: German medical war crimes, medical ethics, and post-war justice

This symposium, to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Nuremberg Medical Trial, will be held on Friday, 14 March, in Linacre College. Those wishing to attend should contact Dr Paul Weindling (telephone: Oxford (2)74603).

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE

Seminar series: `Force' The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Old Library, All Souls College.

Conveners: Dr R.R. Smith, All Souls College, and Ms Clare Connors, St Cross College.

DR SMITH
4 Feb.: `Memento mori.'

D. LEE
11 Feb.: `Identifying the body: the force of a writer's death.'

F. JENKINS, Essex
18 Feb.: `Unstable identities: Nietzsche and the force of art and language.'

T. CLARK, Durham
25 Feb.: `Literary force: institutional values.'

L. RAINFORD
4 Mar.: `Kierkegaard and the force of irony.'

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BALLIOL COLLEGE

Special lecture to commemorate the memory of Adam von Trott

PROFESSOR JOACHIM FEST will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 February, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The unnoticed Resistance.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Green College Lectures 1997

The shape of things to come

The Green College Lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

PROFESSOR J. GRAY
3 Feb.: `The future of human society.'

BRIAN ALDISS
10 Feb.: `Inventing the future: Utopia or Dystopia.'

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KELLOGG COLLEGE

Research seminars: current issues in professional education

DR P. DAVIES will give a seminar at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 21 February, in the Sadler Room, Kellogg College.

Subject: `Problem-based learning and evidence-based health care.'

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OXFORD SIGNALLING GROUP

A. MORRIS, Department of Pharmacology, Stony Brook, New York, will lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 13 February, in the Department of Pharmacology.

Subject: `Structure, regulation, and function of yeast and mammalian phospholipase D enzymes.'

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FRIENDS OF THE PITT RIVERS MUSEUM

The following lectures will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Pauling Human Sciences Centre, 58 Banbury Road.

Visitors are welcome, but are asked to make a contribution to the Friends' purchasing fund.

P. HARRIS, photo-journalist
12 Feb.: `The colours of India—east to west.'

PROFESSOR G. BROTHERSTON, Essex
12 Mar.: `Painted books of ancient Mexico—recent discoveries.'

B. LEAR, research student in anthropology
9 Apr.: `Lifting the lid off Tuluma boxes: the material culture of the Pacific atoll environment.'

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