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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 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

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

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.)

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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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Thursday 2 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Financial management, module IV: budget preparation', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 3 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Financial management, module IV: budget preparation', 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.)

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Monday 6 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Working together'—for academics/administrators and their secretaries, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery closed (reopens 13 April).

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Tuesday 7 April

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

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Thursday 9 April

UNIVERSITY OFFICES closed for normal business (reopen 20 April).

SHELDONIAN THEATRE closed (reopens 20 April).

UNIVERSITY MESSENGER SERVICE suspended until 20 April.

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Friday 10 April

ASHMOLEAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 14 April).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM closed (reopens 13 April, 2 p.m.).

BODLEIAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 14 April).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION library closed (reopens 14 April).

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Tuesday 14 April

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

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Friday 17 April

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

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Monday 20 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Pastoral skills for tutors', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 21 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Illustrators of the 1860s: the Forrest Reid Collection of Victorian book and periodical illustrations' (until 21 June).

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINARS: `Lecturing skills practice for arts', 9.30 a.m.; `Lecturing skills practice for sciences', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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

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Wednesday 22 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Time management' (general skills), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Thursday 23 April

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Supervising D.Phil. students', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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