Lectures

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ROMANES LECTURE 1997

HER EXCELLENCY MARY ROBINSON, DCL, President of Ireland, will deliver the Romanes Lecture for 1997 at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 November, in the Sheldonian Theatre. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.

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ZAHAROFF LECTURE 1997

PROFESSOR P. BROOKS, Yale, will deliver the Zaharoff Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 13 November, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `History painting and narrative---Delacroix's Moments.'

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ISAIAH BERLIN VISITING PROFESSOR IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS

PROFESSOR J.G.A. POCOCK, Sir Isaiah Berlin Visiting Professor in the History of Ideas 1997–8, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursdays of weeks 1–6 of Michaelmas Term, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The politics of history and the English Englightenment.'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN ECONOMICS 1997

PROFESSOR J.-J. LAFFONT, University of Toulouse, will deliver the three 1997 lectures in the week beginning 27 October.

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BURCKHARDT CENTENARY LECTURE

PROFESSOR P.F. GANZ will deliver the Jacob Burckhardt Centenary Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 14 November, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Jacob Burckhardt and the study of the Middle Ages.'

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MUSIC

Schubert Bicentenary Symposium: The Biedermeier and Beyond

This interdisciplinary conference, held under the auspices of the Faculty of Music, the Austrian Institute, and the School of Languages, Oxford Brookes University, will take place in St Peter's College, 19–21 September. The conference will include Lieder and piano recitals, concluding with a `Schubertiade'.

Details may be obtained from John Warren, School of Languages, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP.

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OXFORD INNOVATION SOCIETY

PROFESSOR SUSAN GREENFIELD will lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 September, in the Department of Pharmacology. Registration will take place at 5.30 p.m. Admission is by ticket only. Those wishing to attend should apply by telephone to Oxford (2)72413 before 12 September.

Subject: `Neurochemical intelligence—the state of the art of the science of the brain.'

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ACTION GROUP ON TEACHING AND LEARNING ENHANCED BY NEW TECHNOLOGY AT OXFORD (`OXTALENT')

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SANDRA WILLS, Wollongong, will deliver an interactive lecture at 11 a.m. on Friday, 12 September, in the Lecture Theatre, the Wolfson Building, the Computing Laboratory. The lecture is one of a series of meetings designed to raise the profile of the use of technology in teaching and learning.

Subject: `The challenge of technology: the changing role of universities.'

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