Lectures

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ROMANES LECTURE 1996

THE RT. HON. THE LORD JENKINS OF HILLHEAD, OM, PC, DCL, Chancellor of the University, will deliver the Romanes Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 14 November, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `The Chancellorship: some present reflections with a little history.'

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BLACKWELL LECTURE IN LITERARY THEORY

PROFESSOR TERRY EAGLETON will deliver the Blackwell Lecture in Literary Theory to celebrate the publication of The Illusions of Postmodernism at 7.30 p.m. on Thursday, 7 November, in the Holywell Music Room. All are welcome, although seating is limited.

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MAURICE LUBBOCK LECTURE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

HOWARD DAVIES, Deputy Governor, the Bank of England, will deliver the first Maurice Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 14 November, in Helwys Hall, Regent's Park College.

Subject: `Management education: who needs it?'

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ASTOR LECTURE AND SEMINAR

PROFESSOR JULIA ANNAS, University of Arizona, will deliver an Astor Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 12 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Ethics without politics in Plato's Republic.'

Professor Annas will also hold a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 14 November, in the Philosophy Centre.

Subject: `What use is the Form of the Good? Ethics and metaphysics in Plato's Republic.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Department of Psychiatry: cancellation of lecture

The lecture entitled `The responsibilities of the consultant psychiatrist', to have been given by Dame Fiona Caldicott at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 26 November, has had to be postponed to next term.

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

DR MADALENA GONÇALVES, Leitora in Portuguese, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 21 November, in Room T11, 47 Wellington Square.

Conveners: T.F. Earle, MA, D.Phil., King John II Professor of Portuguese Studies, and S.R. Parkinson, MA, University Lecturer in Portuguese Language and Linguistics.

Subject: `Bucolismo e Épica: duas visoes complementares na poesia de Afonso Duarte.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Seminar on Germany in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Those attending the seminar are asked to note that instead of Professor Pogge von Strandmann's talk on 4 November (fourth week), there will be a discussion led by Professor Jane Caplan, Bryn Mawr College, and Professor Hans Mommsen, Visiting Fellow, St Antony's College. The discussion will take place at 5 p.m. on Monday, 4 November, in the European Studies Centre (St Antony's College), 70 Woodstock Road.

Subject: `Germans and the Holocaust: Daniel Goldhagen's book, its reception in Germany and the USA.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Near Eastern Studies Programme: individuation in literature and art—marginal voices

The following seminars, which are part of a joint programme with the University of Leiden, will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in St Giles' House, 16 St Giles'. Enquiries should be directed to Carolyn Hoffmann, the Oriental Institute.

DR AS'AD JABER, Leiden
31 Oct.: `Writing down the bones: the literature of the Intifada.'

PROFESSOR U. HAARMANN, Kiel
7 Nov.: `A marginal voice from fifteenth-century Cairo: Abu Hamid al-Qudsi.'

DR A. VROLIJK, Leiden
14 Nov.: `Ali ibn Sudun and his critics.'

DR F. YENISEHIRLIOGLU, Cambridge
21 Nov.: `Creativity and the individual: how to find the architect's signature.'

DR M. KOSSMANN, Leiden
28 Nov.: `The invariability of the Berber fairy-tale.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

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

GARY HART, US Senator emeritus
Tue. 5 Nov.: `The modern Machiavelli: problems of leadership in American politics.'

PROFESSOR NELSON W. POLSBY, University of California at Berkeley
Fri. 8 Nov.: `Lessons of the presidential election.'

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NISSAN INSTITUTE OF JAPANESE STUDIES

HE MR HIROAKI FUJII, Japanese Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 22 November, in the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies. All are welcome to attend.

Subject: `The Japan–US relationship.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Radcliffe Lecture

DR C. STRINGER, Natural History Museum, will deliver the Radcliffe Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 7 November, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `African exodus: the origins of modern humanity.'

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE

R.B. McCallum Memorial Lecture

THE RT. HON. GARY HART, formerly US Senator, Visiting Fellow of Pembroke College, will deliver the R.B. McCallum Memorial Lecture at 11 a.m. on Saturday, 2 November, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Further details may be obtained from the Pembroke College Development Office (telephone: Oxford (2)76417).

Subject: `Reform or realignment: campaign 1996 (USA).'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Middle East Centre

Special lecture

HRH PRINCE KHALED BIN SULTAN BIN ABDULAZIZ will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 November, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. All are welcome.

Subject: `Middle East security in an uncertain world.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE (MIDDLE EAST CENTRE) AND THE CENTRE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH ON WOMEN, QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Amended notice

MRS SUZANNE MUBARAK, wife of the President of Egypt, will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 December, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Note: the lecture will now be given on the date shown, and not on Monday, 4 November, as previously advertised.

Subject: `Peace and the role of women in development in the Middle East.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Annual Ronald Syme Lecture 1996

PROFESSOR A.R. BIRLEY, Professor of Ancient History, University of Düsseldorf, will deliver the Ronald Syme Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 7 November, in the Hall, Wolfson College.

Subject: `Hadrian and Greek Senators.'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

DAVID VAISEY, Bodley's Librarian, will give a thirty- minute lecture at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, 13 November, in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre. All are invited.

Sandwiches and wine will be served after the lecture at a cost of £2.50 per person, for which bookings should be made in advance with Mrs P.M. Sturgis, Membership Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: (2)77234).

Subject: `After thirty years the Librarian looks back.'

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WESTMINSTER COLLEGE AND RUSKIN COLLEGE

HELENA KENNEDY, QC, will lecture at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 November, in Ruskin College. All are welcome to attend.

Subject: `Towards a secular ethic.'

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