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CLINICAL MEDICINE, PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

DR GEORGES HERBEIN, University of Texas at Galveston, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 22 June, in the Seminar Room, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Convener: S. Gordon, MA, Glaxo Professor of Cellular Pathology.

Subject: `Role of macrophages and viral genes in the modulation of T cell killing and survival in HIV infection.'

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MUSIC

Concert life in eighteenth-century Britain: a symposium to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Holywell Music Room

Corrected notice

This symposium will be held in Wadham College, from Friday, 3 July, to Sunday, 5 July.

This notice replaces the notices published in the Gazettes of 21 May (p. 1256) and 4 June (p. 1330).

Two concerts will be held on 4 July and 5 July in connection with the symposium: see `Notices' above.

Those interested in receiving more information are asked to contact the Administrator, the Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DB (telephone: (2)76125, e-mail: humaira.erfan-ahmed@music.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Dr Peter Franklin, Dr Harry Johnstone, Professor Reinhard Strohm, and Dr Susan L. Wollenberg.

Friday, 3 July

SIMON MCVEIGH, Goldsmiths' College, University of London
9 p.m.: `The art of networking: mobility and advancement in the concert profession.'

Saturday, 4 July

DONALD BURROWS, the Open University, and PETER WARD JONES, Bodleian Library
9.15 a.m.: `Musicians and music copyists in mid-eighteenth-century Oxford: the Hayeses and who else?'

PETER HOLMAN, Colchester Institute
10 a.m.: `The Colchester Part-Books.'

DR WOLLENBERG
11.15 a.m.: `"...so much rational and elegant Amusement at an Expence comparatively inconsiderable"; the Holywell concerts in the eighteenth century.'

MICHAEL BURDEN
12 noon: ` "Le Genoue Inflexible" at the Holywell Music Room: Madam Mara and concert etiquette.'

PAUL LANGFORD
2.30 p.m.: `The musician in eighteenth-century English society.'

ROSAMOND MCGUINNESS, Royal Holloway College, University of London
3.15 p.m.: `Gigs, roadies, and promoters: marketing eighteenth-century concerts.'

Sunday, 5 July

WILLIAM WEBER, California State University
9.45 a.m.: `London and the capital city beau monde.'

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Corcoran Memorial Lectures

The Corcoran Memorial Lectures will be delivered on Thursday, 25 June, in the Griffiths Room, Keble College. Tea will be served between the lectures and sherry afterwards. Mr Mathieson will be presented with the Corcoran Memorial Prize for 1998. MARK MATHIESON, Corcoran Memorial Prizewinner 1998
4.30 p.m.: `Ordered classes and predictive methods in pattern recognition.'

PROFESSOR ADRIAN SMITH, Imperial College, London
5.30 p.m.: `Bayesian curves, CARTS, and MARS.'

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Florence Nightingale Lectures

PROFESSOR BARRY SCHECK, Cardozo Law School, will deliver a Florence Nightingale Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 15 June, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.

Subject: `Scientific evidence and criminal justice.'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

SIR ROBERT FELLOWES, GCB, GCVO, Private Secretary to HM The Queen, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 June, in Lady Margaret Hall. Further information may be obtained from Mrs Elizabeth Jubb (telephone: (2)74302, e-mail: liz.jubb@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `The Queen of Canada—what it means in theory and how it works in practice.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

George Antonius Lecture

PROFESSOR ROGER OWEN, Harvard, will deliver the twenty-third George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 18 June, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. All are welcome to attend.

Subject: `Why write another biography of Evelyn Baring (Lord Cromer)?'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

Annual General Meeting

The fifty-third Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Sir Anthony Kenny, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, will take the chair.

After the formal business, SEAMUS HEANEY will address the meeting.

Subject: `Fretwork: on translating Beowulf.'

Non-members of the Friends who would like to attend the meeting are asked to inform the Membership Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian Library, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77234) in advance.

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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE

DR JULIAN MUNBY, Oxford Archaeological Unit, will give an illustrated lecture at 2.45 p.m. on Saturday, 13 June, in the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 47 Banbury Road. All are welcome.

Subject: `Medieval technology and carpentry: the waggon and the origins of the coach.'

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TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD

Psychoanalysis and translation

This seminar, organised by TRIO with the Maison Française and the European Humanities Research Centre, will be held on Saturday, 20 June, in St Hugh's College. The meeting will begin with registration at 9.15 a.m. and end with a round-table discussion at 5 p.m.

Further details may be obtained from Edith McMorran, St Hugh's College (telephone: (2)74996), or Sue Robinson, Maison Française (telephone: (2)74220).

PROFESSOR M.M. BOWIE
9.30 a.m.: `Psychoanalysis and translation: a hundred-year-old problem.'

M. POLLACK-CORNILLOT, Paris
10.15 a.m.: `Freud traducteur, Freud traduit.'

J. FORRESTER, Cambridge
11.30 a.m. `Translating Freud.' A. SHERIDAN, London 12.15 p.m.: `Translating Lacan.'

A. PHILLIPS, London
2.15 p.m.: `On translating a person.'

F. COBLENCE, Paris
3 p.m.: `L'écrivain et le psychanalyste comme traducteurs: Baudelaire, Proust, et Freud.'

L. COLLINGE, Angers
3.45 p.m.: `L'imaginaire du traducteur littéraire: Beckett traduit Happy Days.'

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