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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 29 May

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

PROFESSOR A. PORTES: `Globalisation from below: the rise of transnational communities' (ESRC Research Programme in Transnational Communities: `Conceiving transnational activity'), Upper Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

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Saturday 30 May

MAISON FRANÇAISE/MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE study-day: `Pratiques et approches: l'histoire des sciences en action', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS (with Mary Nelson, soprano) perform cantatas by Vivaldi, 8.15 p.m., New College Ante- Chapel (tickets £7/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

PATSY TOYE: piano recital including works by Mozart, Schubert, and Chopin, Wolfson, 8 p.m. (entrance £4; proceeds to African Medical and Research Foundation).

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Sunday 31 May

HUGH RICE preaches, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 1 June

DR J. WALKER: `The rotary mechanism of ATP synthesis' (first Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture), University/Pitt Rivers Museum, 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 2 June

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled. ashmolean museum gallery talk: `Egyptian funerary practices and mummification', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR DR G. SAUTER: `The true subject of Christian theology' (Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Memorial Lectures: `Encountering Christian Doctrine'), Regent's Park College, 5 p.m.

C. RODGERS: `Legal mechanisms for promoting nature conservation in the countryside' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

MS A. SHEPHARD: `Manhood, patriarchy, and economic status in early modern England' (Seminar in Social and Cultural History, 1500--1800), Hovenden Room, All Souls, 8.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 3 June

PROFESSOR W. EMMERICH: `Versungen und vertan?: Rückblicke auf 40 Jahre DDR-Literatur' (Taylor Institution Sesquicentennial Lectures: `Languages and literatures of Europe'), the Lecture Hall, the Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR L. SKLAR: `Theories about theories' (John Locke Lectures: `Philosophy within science'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

N. WILDING: `The collection and the catalogue: Musaeum Regalis Societatis and Musaeum Kircherianum' (seminar series: `Collection and comparison in the sciences'), Museum of the History of Science, 5 p.m.

DR L. MALKKI: `Children, futures, and the domestication of hope' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

DR D. COLE: `Political theory' (Provisional title) (interdisciplinary seminars: `Gender and the public/private divide'), Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 4 June

ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR: `New approaches to the assessment of undergraduates', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

E. CARY: `Cooks, rebels, secretaries, and guerrillas: gender and 1968: Mexico' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR I. SMYTH: `Alternative meaning of reproductive health and rights' (Youth, fertility, and reproductive health seminars), Insitute of Social Anthropology, 4.30 p.m.

S. DALDRY: `Running a theatre---the opportunity to flourish' (introduced by the Cameron Mackintosh Professor, Thelma Holt, CBE), Bernard Sunley Lecture, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

J. BROWNE: `International relations—the new agenda for business' (Elliott Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 5 June

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY of Modern and Contemporary France meeting, Maison Française, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (details from Maison Française).

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

PROFESSOR Z. BAUMAN: `Ethic networks in a networked world' (ESRC Research Programme in Transnational Communities: `Conceiving transnational activity'), Upper Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

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Saturday 6 June

GARY COOPER (harpsichordist) performs Bach's Goldberg Variations, 8.15 p.m., New College Ante-Chapel (tickets £7/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

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Sunday 7 June

THE VERY REVD STEPHEN PLATTEN preaches, Lady Margaret Hall, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 9 June

DR N. KENNY: `Curiositas in German university dissertations, 1652--1714' (Seminar in Social and Cultural History, 1500--1800), Hovenden Room, All Souls, 8.30 p.m.

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

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Wednesday 10 June

DR D. HARLEY: `The species of disease and the destruction of learned medicine' (seminar series: `Collection and comparison in the sciences'), Museum of the History of Science, 5 p.m.

DR M. BERDAL: `The rise and fall of the safe areas in Bosnia, 1993--5' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

DR C. GARCIA-PENALOSA: `A rational learning model of gender-segregation in labour markets' (interdisciplinary seminars: `Gender and the public/private divide'), Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS (with students from the Faculty of Music and soloists from New Chamber Opera) perform Arne's The Masque of Alfred, 7.30 p.m., New College Cloisters (tickets £10/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

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Thursday 11 June

PROFESSOR A. COHEN: `Politics and the stability of marriage' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

COLIN CARR performs Bach's suites 4, 5, and 6 for unaccompanied cello, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge one week before concert).

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS (with students from the Faculty of Music and soloists from New Chamber Opera) perform Arne's The Masque of Alfred, 7.30 p.m., New College Cloisters (tickets £10/£5 from Blackwell's Music Shop, or at the door).

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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.)

PROFESOR 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

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

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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