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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 12 March

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminar: `Dealing with the media (introductory course): newspapers and radio', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

DR N. BARLEY: `Identity and embodiment among African potters' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `Artisans, crafts, and local identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The making of Greek pots', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

S. COLEMAN: `Persons as objects and objects as agents among Protestant evangelicals' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars), Lecture Theatre, ISCA, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. TEMIN: `A new view of the golden age of economic growth' (Sir John Hicks Lecture on Economic History), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 13 March

HILARY FULL TERM ends.

MAISON FRANÇAISE colloquium: `Visual images: verbal images: other images' (research programme: `Histoire et théorie des arts'), Maison Française, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow).

TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD Study Day: `Don Quichotte et ses traducteurs', St Hugh's, 10 a.m–5 p.m. (tel.: E. McMorran, (2)74996, or S. Robinson, (2)74222).

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Sunday 14 March

MRS MARGARET HEBBLETHWAITE preaches the Sermon for the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Oriel, 10 a.m.

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Monday 15 March

SPECIAL LECTURE LIST, Trinity Term: items for inclusion to be received by today (e-mail: lecture.lists@admin.ox.ac.uk).

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

COLLOQUIUM: `Victor Hugo' (various speakers), Maison Française, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Tuesday 16 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Dionysus and the Dionysiac festivals', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminar: `Supervising D.Phil. students', 2 p.m. (see information above).

LITERAE HUMANIORES Faculty Board election, 25 March (one ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Wednesday 17 March

PROFESSOR N. BRUNSSON: `Accounting, rationality, and organisational reform' (first two of three P.D. Leake Lectures in Accounting), Lecture Theatre 1, St Anne's, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. (further information on 228521).

CONGREGATION meeting, 12 noon (Senior Proctor's oration; admission of Proctors and Assessor).

PROFESSOR M.B. BERGER: `Friedrich Ludwig and the invention of the Middle Ages' (public colloquium), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: wines from South Africa and South America, 5.45 p.m. (admission £2, for members and guests).

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Thursday 18 March

PROFESSOR N. BRUNSSON: `Accounting, rationality, and organisational reform' (final of three P.D. Leake Lectures in Accounting), Lecture Theatre 1, St Anne's, 9 a.m. (further information on 228521).

OXTALENT `Show and Tell' morning: demonstrations of use of the Web to enhance teaching and learning, Lecture Room A, OUCS, 9.30 a.m. (further details at: http://info.ox.ac.uk/oxtalent).

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminars: `Budget monitoring and control', 9.30 a.m.; `Approaches to lecturing—practice session', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR K. BERGER: `The genealogy of modern music' (public lecture), Holywell Music Room, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. SILAGY: `The challenge of the post- Cochrane agenda: consumers and evidence' (the Archie Cochrane `Effectiveness and Efficiency' anniversary lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Friday 19 March

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY of Modern and Contemporary France Study Day: `Cuisine et politique en France', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (tel.: (2)74220).

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminar: `Dealing with harassment' (day 2), 1 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Buddhist art from Tibet' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Saturday 20 March

FRANCO-BRITISH STUDY DAY: `Changing French political systems' (various speakers), Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–6 p.m.

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Monday 22 March

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminar: `Examining and assessing undergraduates', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 23 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British drawings and watercolours' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

H.E. M. DANIEL BERNARD (French ambassador): `The French vision of Europe' (European Movement lecture), Maison Française, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 25 March

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminar: `Information overload—beat the bumph', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

OXFORD–GRENOBLE ASSOCIATION: open meeting, Maison Française, 7.30 p.m.

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Friday 26 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Jewellery in the ancient world', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Saturday 27 March

MAISON FRANÇAISE Study Day: `Virginia Woolf and the body' (various speakers), Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–6 p.m.

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Tuesday 30 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Porcelain: "Figures for Desart" ', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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