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Academic Staff Development 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 ProgrammeWeb site.

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Friday 5 June

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY of Modern and Contemporary France meeting, Maison Française, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (details from Maison Française).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `East meets West: portraiture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR Z. BAUMAN: `Ethic networks in a networked world' (ESRC Research Programme in Transnational Communities: `Conceiving transnational activity'), Upper Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

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Saturday 6 June

GARY COOPER (harpsichordist) performs Bach's Goldberg Variations, 8.15 p.m., New College Ante-Chapel (tickets £7/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

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Sunday 7 June

THE VERY REVD STEPHEN PLATTEN preaches, Lady Margaret Hall, 10 a.m.

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Monday 8 June

JENNIE MIELL: `Dwile flonkers and Internauts: new words in the OED' (Oxford English Dictionary Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 9 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Shoes and gloves', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

WOMEN TUTORS' GROUP summer party plus mini-meeting, Warden's Lodgings, 19 Merton Street, 5–7 p.m.

DR N. KENNY: `Curiositas in German university dissertations, 1652--1714' (Seminar in Social and Cultural History, 1500--1800), Hovenden Room, All Souls, 8.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 10 June

DR D. HARLEY: `The species of disease and the destruction of learned medicine' (seminar series: `Collection and comparison in the sciences'), Museum of the History of Science, 5 p.m.

DR M. BERDAL: `The rise and fall of the safe areas in Bosnia, 1993--5' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

DR C. GARCIA-PENALOSA: `A rational learning model of gender-segregation in labour markets' (interdisciplinary seminars: `Gender and the public/private divide'), Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS (with students from the Faculty of Music and soloists from New Chamber Opera) perform Arne's The Masque of Alfred, 7.30 p.m., New College Cloisters (tickets £10/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

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Thursday 11 June

PROFESSOR A. COHEN: `Politics and the stability of marriage' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

COLIN CARR performs Bach's suites 4, 5, and 6 for unaccompanied cello, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge one week before concert).

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS (with students from the Faculty of Music and soloists from New Chamber Opera) perform Arne's The Masque of Alfred, 7.30 p.m., New College Cloisters (tickets £10/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

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Friday 12 June

ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR: `Lecturing to conferences', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The roots of Impressionism', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESOR S. CASTLES: `New migrations, ethnicity, and nationalism in south-east and east Asia' (ESRC Research Programme in Transnational Communities: `Conceiving transnational activity'), Upper Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

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Saturday 13 June

THE OXFORD GAMELAN SOCIETY perform music, songs, and dance from central Java on the Bate Collection Gamelan, Kyai Madu Laras, 7 p.m., Wesley Memorial Church, New Inn Hall Street (tickets £7/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS with the Choir of Magdalen College perform J.S. Bach's Cantata BWV 106 (`Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit'), 6.15 p.m., the chapel, Magdalen (Evensong service; free admission).

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Sunday 14 June

MRS LUCY GARDNER preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 15 June

PROFESSOR BARRY SCHECK: `Scientific evidence and criminal justice' (Department of Statistics, Florence Nightingale Lectures), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 16 June

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

R. WALINSKI-KIEHL: `Men as witches and male witch-hunting in early modern Germany' (Seminar in Social and Cultural History, 1500--1800), Hovenden Room, All Souls, 8.30 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Pre-Raphaelites', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

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Wednesday 17 June

ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR: `Financial management, module V: budget monitoring and control', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR J. KUPER: `The enforcement of international law affecting children in armed conflict' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

DR V. RANDALL: `The politics of child-care: implications for the public/private debate' (interdisciplinary seminars: `Gender and the public/private divide'), Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

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

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Thursday 18 June

AKIKO ISHIKAWA: `Japanese marriage and gender roles: investing it with new meanings' (Centre for Cross- Cultural Research on Women seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. OWEN: `Why write another biography of Evelyn Baring (Lord Cromer?' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m

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Friday 19 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Small treasures of the Ashmolean' (monthly series of in-depth cross-cultural talks), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR: `Dealing with harassment' (follow-up session), 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR R. COHEN: `Transnational social movements: an appraisal' (ESRC Research Programme in Transnational Communities: `Conceiving transnational activity'), Upper Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

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Saturday 20 June

TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD meeting (various speakers): `Psychoanalysis and translation', St Hugh's, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (tel.: Edith McMorran, St Hugh's, (2)74996, or Sue Robinson, Maison Française, (2)74220).

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Sunday 21 June

THE RT REVD AND RT HON THE LORD COGGAN preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 22 June

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Artist in focus—Salvator Rosa' (until 31 August).

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Tuesday 23 June

ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR: `Audio-visual aids to lecturing', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Acropolis', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

SEAMUS HEANEY: `Fretwork: on translating Beowulf' (address follows Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian, to be held in Sheldonian Theatre, 3 p.m.) (non-members to tel. in advance: (2)77234; full details in `Lectures' above).

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