Diary

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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).

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Friday 24 October

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

S. AKEMAN: `Colonisation in the south-east Peruvian Amazon and the threats to indigenous learning and identity' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Education and the resolution of conflict'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Japanese Galleries' (a series of talks to mark the reopening of the Eastern Art Galleries), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

OXFORD FESTIVAL ENSEMBLE workshop, with Stefan Asbury (conductor) and Jane Manning (soprano): `Orpheus in Oxford' (music based on the Greek myth, by Oxford student composers), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 2–5 p.m. (admission free).

PROFESSOR RICHARD EYRE: `King Lear', Bernard Sunley Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 25 October

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

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Sunday 26 October

THE VERY REVD CANON ROBERT JEFFERY preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 27 October

PROFESSOR R. DUCE: `The role of air/sea exchange in the biogeochemical cycling of trace elements' (Environmental Change Unit Seminars), Main Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2.15 p.m.

CONGREGATION elections, 20 November: nominations by two members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. STEDMAN JONES: `Millennium and Enlightenment: Robert Owen's "Second Coming of the Truth" ' (Carlyle Lectures: `Before God died: enlightenment, revolution, and the genesis of the socialist Utopia'), Schools, 5 p.m.

M. JACQUES DELORS: `Building Europe: the institutional dimension' (lecture, with Mr Vice-Chancellor present), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.-F. TROIN: `Le TGV français, objet de désir et de refus, vecteur d'espoirs et de désillusions' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 28 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Some saints for All Saints Day', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

DR S. TSANG: `Oxford and the future of Hong Kong' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m. (followed by refreshments, £2.50; advance bookings to Mrs Sturgis, (2)77234).

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

ENGLISH FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

LAW FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

SOCIAL STUDIES FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one official and one ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

THE REVD CANON JOHN WEBSTER (Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity): `Theological theology' (inaugural lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.J. LAFFONT: `Inflexible rules against political discretion' (first of three Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Incentives and the political economy of regulation'), Gulbenkian Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. JACOBUS: `White skin, black masks: reading with different eyes' (Clarendon Lectures in English: `Objects lost and found: psychoanalysis and the scene of reading'), English Faculty, Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

H. FREEMAN: `Psychological and social effects of the urban environment' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.-F. TROIN: `Urbanisation and development: the role of Medina in the Maghreb' (lecture), Middle East Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 29 October

PROFESSOR J.J. LAFFONT: `Optimising the structure of regulation' (second of three Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Incentives and the political economy of regulation'), Gulbenkian Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR R. CRISP: `Conceptions of well-being and human flourishing' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 30 October

P. PEACH: `Tourism as bisnis: the business of tourism in Papua New Guinea' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Tourism, gender, and development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.G.A. POCOCK: `The politics of history: the subaltern and the subversive' (lecture series: `The politics of history and the English Enlightenment', Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.J. LAFFONT: `Regulation and interest groups' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics (final lecture): `Incentives and the political economy of regulation'), Gulbenkian Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. JACOBUS: `Border crossings: traumatic reading and the Holocaust memoirs' (Clarendon Lectures in English—final lecture: `Objects lost and found: psychoanalysis and the scene of reading'), English Faculty, Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

H. MIALET: `Etude empirique de la conception d'une idée scientifique neuve: comparaison des méthodes philosophiques et sociologique' (lecture), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

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Friday 31 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Chinese Gallery' (a series of talks to mark the reopening of the Eastern Art Galleries), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

C. GUTLEBEN: `A survey of English university fiction' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Saturday 1 November

TRANSLATION RESEARCH in Oxford study-day: `Translation or adaptation?', St Hugh's, 10 a.m. (details from Edith McMorran, (2)74996, or J. Taylor (2)76835).

M. COHEN: `Reconstructing Jewish self-identification in post-Communist Hungary: the educational challenge' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Education and the resolution of conflict'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR D. BUTLER: `Elections and elections—McCallum's legacy' (McCallum Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 11.30 a.m.

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Sunday 2 November

THE REVD DR GRAHAM TOMLIN preaches, Jesus College, 10 a.m.

DISCUSSION/DEBATE: `Cut the connection? Church and State in England today' (with Rt Revd Colin Buchanan, Rt Revd Richard Harries, and Margaret Hebblethwaite), chaplain's rooms, Exeter, 3.45 p.m.

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Monday 3 November

DR L. RIVAL: `Community-based and participatory forest management in Esmeraldas, Ecuador: two complementary alternatives?' (Environmental Change Unit Seminars), Main Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2.15 p.m.

CONGREGATION elections, 20 November: nominations by six members of Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. STEDMAN JONES: `Science and providence: the cosmology of socialism from Fourier to Engels' (Carlyle Lectures: `Before God died: enlightenment, revolution, and the genesis of the socialist Utopia'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 4 November

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Time management' (academic and research staff), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Greek sculpture: the classical period', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--12.30 p.m.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

M. JASCHOK: `Chinese Muslim women negotiating identity between Allah and modernity: "Hui fu-–han mu" (Muslim father, Chinese mother)' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women special seminar), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m

DR J. CATTO: `The triumph of the hall in fifteenth- century Oxford' (A.B. Emden Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

P. HARRIS: `Kyoto, climate change, and US policy: some precedents for subdued optimism' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. LECA: `Political opposition in the Arab Middle East today' (lecture), Middle East Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 5 November

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `The arts of Japan—the Edo and Meiji periods, 1600–1912', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (cost £19. Tel. for information and bookings: (2)78015).

PROFESSOR R. GIRARD: `Violence, victims, and Christianity' (Martin D'Arcy Special Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR D. RODIN: `Self defence and state defence' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

D. SAUNDERS: `Economics and voting in Britain' (lecture), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR DR H.J. MEYER: `Germany after unification' (public lecture), Lecture Room 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 6 November

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

J. WHITE: `Gender planning for tourism in the UK' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Tourism, gender, and development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

LORD WOOLF: `Judicial review: the tensions between the judiciary and the executive' (inaugural Neill Lecture), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.G.A. POCOCK: `The history of ideas and the question of Enlightenment' (lecture series: `The politics of history and the English Enlightenment', Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. MITCHELL: `Jews, Christians, and the Roman aristocracy in the first century AD' (Ronald Syme Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. GIRARD: `Poor sacrifices of our enmity: love and violence in Romeo and Juliet' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DR M.S. SWAMINATHAN: `Poverty, gender inequity, environment degradation, and our common future' (Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and Development), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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