Lectures

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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Department of Plant Sciences

The time of the talk by Dr B. Juniper, to be given on Thursday, 17 June, has been changed from 4 p.m. to 3 p.m. The notice concerning the Department of Plant Sciences which appeared in the Gazette of 22 April (p. 1054) is accordingly amended.

Convener: S.A. Hill, MA, University Lecturer in Plant Science.

Subject: `Forty interesting years.'

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UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE

Annual Conference

Self-harm or self-heal?

The conference will be held on Thursday, 17 June, in St Catherine's College, with the following speakers. Further details and an application form may be obtained from the Conference Secretary, University Counselling Service, 11 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2HY (telephone: Oxford (2)70300).

DR R. HALE, Consultant Psychiatrist, Tavistock Clinic, and Director, the Portman Clinic: `Who is killing whom?—the dynamics of self-harm.'

ELLEN NOONAN, Head of the Counselling Section, Faculty for Continuing Education, Birkbeck College, London: `Surviving rage: a therapeutic encounter.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

H.E. MR KOFI ANNAN, Secretary General of the United Nations, will lecture at 11 a.m. on Monday, 28 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre.

Admission will be by ticket only. Tickets may be obtained from the Centre Secretary, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AR.

Subject: `The dialogue of civilisations and the need for a global ethic.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Middle East Centre

George Antonius Lecture

GHASSAN TUENI will deliver the twenty-fourth George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 17 June, in the New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `The press in Lebanon: fifty years of liberty and turbulence.'

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Somerville College Appeal: luncheon to celebrate the life and work of Mary Somerville

DR A. CHAPMAN will lecture following the luncheon, to be held at 12 noon for 12.30 p.m. on Saturday, 26 June, in Somerville College.

Subject: `Mary Somerville (1780–1872) and her contribution to the "grand amateur" tradition of British science.'

Tickets, costing £25, include drinks beforehand in the Margaret Thatcher Centre and tea after the lecture, may be obtained from the college. Enquiries should be directed to Oxford (2)70632 or (2)70600.

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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE

PROFESSOR JAMES ALLAN, Keeper of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum, will give a lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 12 June, in the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 47 Banbury Road. All are welcome.

Subject: `The traditional steelworking industry of Iran.'

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