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Academic Staff 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 13 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Financial management, module III: project planning and management', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

F. ARMITAGE: `The role of landscape in a Swazi Zionist Church: imitating ethnicity' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Land and territoriality'), Institute of Social Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

THE RT. HON. SIR MALCOLM RIFKIND: `Germany and Britain' (Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `Germany, Europe, and the world'), Old Library, All Souls College, 5 p.m.

S. MANDELBROTE: `Textual and production history of the English Bible, c.1610--c.1850' (seminar series `From text to book: new studies in literature and history'), North Lecture Room, St John's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 14 March

TRANSLATION RESEARCH in Oxford meeting: `Sens et non-sens', St Hugh's, 10 a.m.

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Sunday 15 March

THE VERY REVD DR PAUL PARVIS preaches, Oriel, 10 a.m.

SEMINAR (Journée d'étude franco-brittanique): `La cité et les normes: la démocratie et les conceptions du bien', Maison Française, 10 a.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS, with the Choir of New College, perform J.S. Bach's St John Passion, the chapel, New College, 3 p.m. (free admission).

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Tuesday 17 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study course: `The splendours of the Renaissance: the formation of the Ashmolean Renaissance collections, and Renaissance sculpture', 10 a.m.--4 p.m. (Cost: £19. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Paintings from Mughal India' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Small group teaching', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR GEARÓID Ó TUATHAIGH: `On lame ducks and Celtic tigers: reflections on the Irish performance since 1921' (St Patrick's Day lecture), Haldane Room, Wolfson, 5 p.m. (tickets not required for admission).

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Thursday 19 March

PROFESSOR R.E. DICKERSON: `Designing drugs that read the DNA helix' (Newton–Abraham Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Dunn School, 5.30 p.m.

SIR DAVID WEATHERALL: `The activation of foetal genes: an alternative approach to gene therapy' (inaugural meeting of Oxford Cardiac Club), Margaret Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville College, 5.30 p.m. (for information, tel. (2)72500/(2)72469).

SPECIAL LECTURE LIST (Trinity Term): items for inclusion to be received at Gazette Office by 5 p.m.

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Friday 20 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Viols, violins, and virginals: the Hill Collection', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

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Saturday 21 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Planning Oxford past and present' (coincides with exhibition `Hawksmoor and the replanning of Oxford'), 9.30 a.m.--4 p.m. (fully booked).

SEMINAR (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology) : `Inside the mosque---outside the mosque: the anthropology of Muslim prayer across the Indian Ocean', Maison Française (continues tomorrow).

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Monday 23 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Effective meetings', 9 a.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 24 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Mid-career review for academic staff' (first of three meetings—see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study course: `The splendours of the Renaissance: paintings and drawings of the later Renaissance', 10 a.m.--4 p.m. (Cost: £19. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Lotus and tulip: floral motifs through the ages', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

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Wednesday 25 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Mid-career review for academic staff' (second of three meetings—see information above).

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Thursday 26 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Mid-career review for academic staff' (last of three meetings—see information above).

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Friday 27 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Financial management, module III: project planning and management', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Hawksmoor and the replanning of Oxford' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

G. HOWARD: `Shakespeare and company: a bookshop in Paris' (Oxford Literary Festival lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS, with vocal soloists from New Chamber Opera, perform Benedetto Marcello's 1731 oratorio Il pianto e il riso delle quattro stagioni, the chapel, New College, 8.15 p.m. (tickets £7/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop or at the door).

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Tuesday 31 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Gender in teaching', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Myths and rebuses in Chinese art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR A. COLANTUONO: `Nicholas Poussin's Exposition of Moses and the poetics of the heroic infant' (Daniel Katz Lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 5 p.m.

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