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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 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.)

PROFESSOR 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

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled.

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: `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; for details of speakers, see `Lectures' above).

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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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Wednesday 24 June

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian Theatre, 11.30 a.m. (ticket-holders to be in place by 11.15 a.m.).

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Thursday 25 June

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

MARK MATHIESON (Corcoran Memorial Prizewinner 1998): `Ordered classes and predictive methods in pattern recognition', and Professor Adrian Smith: `Bayesian curves, CARTS, and MARS' (Corcoran Memorial Lectures), Griffiths Room, Keble College, 4.30 and 5.30 p.m. respectively.

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Friday 26 June

COUNSELLING SERVICE Annual Conference: `Learning, gender, and sexuality', with speakers Dr S. Frosh, Professor J. Sayers, and Dr M. Martin, St Catherine's College (tel. for details and application form: (2)70300).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Egyptian Shawabtis: model workers for the after-life' (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.)

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS with the Choir of Christ Church perform Purcell's anthem `They that go Down to the Sea in Ships', 6 p.m., Christ Church (Founder's Day service; free admission).

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Sunday 28 June

THE RT REVD DR KALLISTOS WARE preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 29 June

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

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Tuesday 30 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: Drawings by Claude Lorrain (1600–82) (until 13 September).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Contrasts in seventeenth-century painting', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

ISIS INNOVATION: meeting at which those seeking investment in a new or growing company can put forward a proposal to potential investors (information from (2)72411, e-mail: Bhee.Bellew@isis.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 1 July

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Lewis Carroll: Christ Church as Wonderland' (until 31 August).

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