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DASURZADA DR JAL PAVRY MEMORIAL LECTURES 1998

Encountering Christian Doctrine

PROFESSOR DR G. SAUTER, Director, Der Evang. Theol. Fakultät, Oekumenisches Institut, Bonn, will deliver the final lecture in this series at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 2 June, in Regent's Park College.

Subject: `The true subject of Christian theology.'

Seminar

Professor Sauter will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Friday, 29 May, in Regent's Park College.

Subject: `Contextual theology as challenge to Christian doctrine.'

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RODNEY PORTER MEMORIAL LECTURE

DR J. WALKER, Head of the Dunn School of Nutrition, Cambridge, will deliver the first Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 1 June, in the University/Pitt Rivers Museum. The lecture will be followed by a champagne reception. Further details may be obtained from Pauline Rudd (telephone: Oxford (2)75340), Fran Platt (telephone: (2)75725), or Kieran Clarke (telephone: (2)75255).

Subject: `The rotary mechanism of ATP synthesis.'

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ASTOR VISITING LECTURER

Special colloquia

PROFESSOR A.J. LEGGETT, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and Institute of Theoretical Physics, UCSB, Astor Visiting Lecturer 1998, will hold the following colloquia at 4.15 p.m. on the days shown in the Lindemann Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.

Mon. 1 June: `The current state of play in high- temperature superconductivity.'

Tue. 2 June: `Does quantum mechanics really describe the everyday world?'

Wed. 3 June: `The Bose–Einstein condensed alkali gases: historical context and new vistas.'

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LITCHFIELD LECTURE

PROFESSOR STEVE HOLLON will deliver a Litchfield Lecture at 12.30 p.m. on Thursday, 11 June, in the Seminar Room, the University Department of Psychiatry.

Subject: `Cognitive therapy in the treatment of depression.'

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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Department of Plant Sciences: G.E. Blackman Lecture

PROFESSOR ROLAND DOUCE, Laboratoire de Physiologie Cellulaire Végétale, Grenoble, will deliver the twenty-third G.E. Blackman Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 11 June, in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Plant Sciences.

Subject: `Plant subcellular metabolism and the design of new herbicides.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES

Seminar in the Philosophy of Mathematics

The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4.30 p.m. in the Lecture Room at the Philosophy Centre, 10 Merton Street, except for the meeting on 8 June, which will be 5 p.m.

Convener: D. Isaacson, MA, D.Phil, University Lecturer in the Philosophy of Mathematics.

PROFESSOR MICHAEL DUMMETT
1 June: `The existence of mathematical objects.'

ROM HARRÉ
8 June, 5 p.m.: `Strategies for dealing with infinitesimals in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Hobbes and Berkeley.'

MYLES BURNYEAT
15 June: `Plato on why mathematics is good for the soul.'

DR ERIC TSUI-JAMES, Hong Kong
22 June: `William James and the philosophy of mathematics.'

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EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Archive of performances of Greek and Roman drama

PROFESSOR DR H. FLASHAR, Professor Emeritus of Greek, the University of Munich, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 June, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Conveners: O.P. Taplin, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Greek Literature, and E.M. Hall, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Classical Languages.

Subject: `Sophocles and Mendelssohn—the Antigone of 1841' (with visual and musical illustrations).

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Seminars in Socio-Legal Studies

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Centre.

Convener: D.J. Galligan, BCL, MA, Professor of Socio- Legal Studies and Director of the Centre.

JOHN F. CANNON, Senior Counsel with New York law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, and Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Socio- Legal Studies
Wed. 3 June: `After Virtue, Whither Law: some reflections on Alasdair MacIntyre's relevance to jurisprudence.'

DR KUK CHO, Associate Professor, University of Ulsan, Korea, and Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
Tue. 9 June: `Due process under Japanese "prosecutorial justice".'

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

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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BRASENOSE COLLEGE

Programme in Hellenic Studies

PROFESSOR KRATEROS IOANNOU, Judge in the European Court of Justice, will give a seminar at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 15 June, in Lecture Room 11, Brasenose College.

Convener: Professor Rozakis.

Subject: `The protection of human rights under European Community law.'

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CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE

F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture 1999

PROFESSOR CLAUDE RAWSON, Department of English, Yale University, will deliver the F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 February 1999, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Killing the poor: an Anglo-Irish theme.'

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ACTION GROUP AT OXFORD ON TEACHING AND LEARNING ENHANCED BY NEW TECHNOLOGY (OxTALENT)

Special guest lecture

PROFESSOR DIANA LAURILLARD, Open University, will lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Thursday, 4 June, in the Computing Laboratory Lecture Theatre, the Wolfson Building (north entrance).

Subject: `Rethinking university teaching post- Dearing.'

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