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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 13 November

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Seminar: `Recruitment and selection' (day 2), 9 a.m. (see information above).

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working Party on Governance: `Structures in the Sciences', 10 a.m. (for further details, e-mail: Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR Z. MACH: `My identity as a fieldworker in Poland, under Communism and now' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identity of the fieldworker---"me" and others' "me" '), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Pissarro', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR L. COLLEY: `Going native, telling tales: captivities and collaborations in an age of empire' (James Ford Special Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

C. LONG: `European Union enlargement---prospects and problems: Hungary', European Studies Centre (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

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Sunday 15 November

THE REVD DR COLIN THOMPSON preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 16 November

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `Towards a geography of epidemics' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies: `On the geographical nature of epidemics'), Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR DR A. HELDRICH: `Private law sanctions against corruption of public officials' (Gildesgame Lecture), Lecture Room 1, St Cross Building, 5 p.m. (to attend, telephone Mrs Pam Harries: (2)81610).

BRIAN FERNEYHOUGH delivers a public lecture in the series `The composer speaks', Holywell Music Room, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 17 November

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is cancelled.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `From viol to virginal', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS: `Supervising D.Phil. students', 2 p.m.; `Introduction to the Counselling Service and making a referral', 5.15 p.m (see information above).

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `Spatial diffusion and epidemics' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies: `On the geographical nature of epidemics'), Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 5 p.m.

DR J. COX: `Methodological innovation and the study of religions' (interdisciplinary seminars: `Methodological approaches to the study of religions'), Christ Church, 5 p.m.

A. RAITT: `Flaubert et le thêatre' (lecture series: `Thêatre et littérature, mots et images'), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR AMARTYA SEN: `Reason before identity' (Romanes Lecture), Sheldonian Theatre, 5.45 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 November

PROFESSOR P. MOMMAERS: `The way from humanity to divinity' (Martin D'Arcy Lectures: `The riddle of Christian mystical experience: the role of the humanity of Jesus'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `Global change: new environments, new epidemics?' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies: `On the geographical nature of epidemics'), Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 5 p.m.

DR R. HANSEN: `Britain, citizenship, and immigration' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET (with James Campbell, clarinet), perform works by Haydn, James Macmillan, and Brahms, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £8 (concessions £6/£4) from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, or at the door).

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Thursday 19 November

PROFESSOR D. DAVIN: `Women's rights, human rights, and population policy in China' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender, change, and human rights'), Library Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

R. SEGAL: `Globalisation and the black diaspora' (ESRC Research Programme on Transnational Communities---seminars: `Globalisation and the "old" diasporas'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working Party on Governance: `Central Structures', 2 p.m. (for further details, e-mail: Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

K. HAWKINS: `From policy to local reality: social context of reproductive health---a case study from Bolivia' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars: `Youth, fertility, and reproductive health'), Lecture Room, 61 Banbury Road, 4.30 p.m.

DR N. RODGER: `Training or education? A naval dilemma over four centuries' (Hudson Memorial Lecture), Room 6, Schools, 5 p.m.

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Friday 20 November

DR I. FOWLER and Mrs E.M. Chilver: `The ethnographer in the last decades of colonialism and now' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identity of the fieldworker---"me" and others' "me" '), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working Party on Governance: `Academic Services', 11 a.m. (for further details, e-mail: Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Nineteenth-century landscape painting', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR THELMA HOLT and Sir Peter Hall: `Theatre---where the imagination lives' (Cameron Mackintosh Lectures), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (with soloist Simon Fischer) perform works by Brahms, Beethoven, and Schubert, Sheldonian, 8 p.m. (Tickets £6/£3 from Oxford Playhouse, or at the door. Concert sponsored by Oxford University Press.)

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Sunday 22 November

PROFESSOR DAVID MARQUAND preaches the Sermon on the Sin of Pride, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 23 November

CONGREGATION meeting, 11.30 a.m. (conferment of honorary degrees on the Presidents of Yale and Harvard—see Notices above).

PHYSICAL SCIENCES Faculty Board election, 17 December (one ordinary member): nominations by two electors to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 24 November

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Tiles from East and West', 9.15 a.m.--4 p.m. (tel. for further information and bookings: (2)78015).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Asian arms and armour', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR PETER HAGGETT: `The spatial containment of epidemics' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies: `On the geographical nature of epidemics'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography, 5 p.m.

C. PALMER: `Foucault, power, and animals' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminar), Council Room, Main Building, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

A. VIALA: `Les Don Juan et la modernité' (lecture series: `Thêatre et littérature, mots et images'), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 25 November

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working Party on Governance: `Structures in the Sciences', 10 a.m. (for further details, e-mail: Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

ALLA SIRENKO: `A Ukrainian composer today' (public lecture series: `The composer speaks'), Holywell Music Room, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. MOMMAERS: `The inner and the outer: the spirit and the image' (Martin D'Arcy Lectures: `The riddle of Christian mystical experience: the role of the humanity of Jesus'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.G. GALATY: `Pastoralists and forced migration' (Refugee Studies Programme: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 26 November

DR M. JOHNSON: `Gender, health, and human rights' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender, change, and human rights'), Library Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. ACTON: `Globalisation, Romani communities, and Gypsy politics' (ESRC Research Programme on Transnational Communities--- seminars: `Globalisation and the "old" diasporas'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

SEMINAR SERIES on the Report of the Working Party on Governance: `Structures in the Arts', 2.30 p.m. (for further details, e-mail: Jeremy.Whiteley@admin.ox.ac.uk).

SIR PETER WILLIAMS: `Barriers to innovation' (Maurice Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR R. JOLLY: `Human development and environment priorities: basis for a grand alliance' (Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and Development), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

OPERA SEICENTO, with Vassilis Vavoulis, conductor, perform Antonio Sartorio's opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets, £10 (concessions £5) from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, or at the door).

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Friday 27 November

MAISON FRANÇAISE meeting (first session in Holywell Music Room, 9.30 a.m.): `European Baroque opera: institutions and ceremonies' (continues tomorrow and Sunday; tel. for details: (2)74220).

DR M. MCDONALD: `An anthropologist at the European Commission' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identity of the fieldworker---"me" and others' "me" '), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Egyptian gods and goddesses', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR C. WICKHAM: `An empire fragments: aristocratic wealth and peasant autonomy in the post-Roman West, 450--750' (Faculty of Modern History: Special Faculty Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR THELMA HOLT and others: `Vision for the future' (Cameron Mackintosh Lectures), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

THORVALD STOLTENBERG: `Norway's relationship with the European Union' (conclusion of series `European Union enlargement---prospects and problems'), European Studies Centre (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

OPERA SEICENTO, with Vassilis Vavoulis, conductor, perform Antonio Sartorio's opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets, £10 (concessions £5) from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, or at the door).

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Saturday 28 November

MAISON FRANÇAISE meeting, 9 a.m.--5 p.m.: `Au commencement était le verbe: the morphology, syntax, and semantics of the French verb' (Society for French Studies) (tel. for details: (2)74220).

CENTRE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH ON WOMEN workshop: `Gender, conflict, ethnicity, and reconciliation: perspectives from Algeria and Ireland', Queen Elizabeth House, 9.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m. (further details from CCCRW).

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

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Sunday 29 November

THE REVD JOHN CLARKE preaches the Advent Sermon, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 30 November

PROFESSOR J. BRIGGS: ` "Teaching the young idea": children's books and education in the first half of the eighteenth century' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m. (tel. for further information: (2)77234).

PROFESSOR C.O. JONES (Olin Visiting Professor of American Government): `The speculative imagination in democratic lawmaking' (inaugural lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR G.I. BARENBLATT: `Turbulence: an old challenge and new perspectives' (Alay Tayler Lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

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