Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre

DAME DIANA RIGG, DBE, will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 29 January, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

Subject: `Theatre.'

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Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies

PROFESSOR COLIN MAYER will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 18 February, in the Examination Schools. The Vice-Chancellor will be present, and the lecture will be followed by a reception at the Schools (telephone for further information: (2)88654).

Subject: `Firm control.'

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Drue Heinz Professor of American Literature

PROFESSOR R.L. BUSH will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 27 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `American voice/American voices.'

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NEWS INTERNATIONAL VISITING PROFESSOR OF BROADCAST MEDIA

The political structure of British broadcasting 1949–99

PROFESSOR DAVID ELSTEIN will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

23 Feb.: `Beveridge.'

25 Feb.: `Pilkington.'

2 Mar.: `Annan.'

4 Mar.: `Hunt.'

9 Mar.: `Peacock.'

11 Mar.: `The politics of digital.'

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ZAHAROFF LECTURE

JACQUELINE CERQUIGLINI-TOULET, Université de Paris–Sorbonne, will deliver a Zaharoff Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 25 February, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `L'écriture testamentaire à la fin du Moyen Age: identité, dispersion, trace.'

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J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

DR D. SOLTER, Max-Planck Institute of Immunobiology, Freiburg, will deliver a Jenkinson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 15 February, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `Maternal messages—how to read them, and what do they tell?'

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RADHAKRISHNAN MEMORIAL LECTURES 1998–9

Poetry, mantra, silence: a South Indian perspective

PROFESSOR DAVID SHULMAN will deliver the Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.

Mon. 1 Feb.: `Grammar and sorcery.'

Mon. 8 Feb.: `Words and selves.'

Wed. 10 Feb.: `Marking and memory.'

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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

Race and ethnic relations seminar

The following seminars will be held at 4.45 p.m. on Fridays in the Senior Common Room, the School of Geography.

Conveners: C.G. Clarke, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Urban and Social Geography, A. Lemon, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Geography, and G.C.K. Peach, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Social Geography.

PROFESSOR CLARKE
29 Jan.: `Colour and stratification in Kingston, Jamaica, 1940–91.'

DR LEMON
5 Feb.: `Shifting inequalities in South African schools.'

PROFESSOR PEACH
12 Feb.: `The mosaic versus the melting pot: Canada and the USA.'

PROFESSOR S. PARNELL, Cape Town
19 Feb.: `Reducing urban poverty in South Africa.'

PROFESSOR CLARKE
26 Feb.: `The development of a national Creole culture in Jamaica.'

DR S. NAYLOR
5 Mar.: `Ethnicity and cultural landscapes in the UK.'

DR G. RAMCHAND
12 Mar.: `Caribbean Creole languages.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Nuffield Department of Surgery

The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, Level 6, the Nuffield Department of Surgery, the John Radcliffe Hospital. The seminars on 16 February, 2 March, and 9 March will take place at 5 p.m.; other seminars will take place at 1 p.m.

Convener: P.J. Morris, MA, Nuffield Professor of Surgery.

D. TOUGH, Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research
2 Feb.: `Memory T cell turnover: regulation by cytokines.'

P. LOWENSTEIN, Manchester
9 Feb.: `Acute and chronic consequences of successful brain tumour gene therapy.'

P. WHATLING
16 Feb.: `Drug treatment for claudication.'

A. AGER, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill
23 Feb.: `Regulation of lymphocyte and Langerhans cell migration.'

M. BRADDOCK, Glaxo Wellcome
2 Mar.: `Tissue shear stress and therapeutic applications for gene therapy in cardiovascular disease.'

S. KNIGHT, St James's Hospital, Leeds
9 Mar.: `Free tissue transfer to the ischaemic lower limb.'

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Nuffield Department of Pathology and Bacteriology

The following seminars will be held as shown in the Nuffield Department of Pathology and Bacteriology Seminar Room, Academic Block, Level 4, the John Radcliffe Hospital. The Wednesday seminars will take place at 12 noon; the Tuesday seminars will take place at 1 p.m.

DR A. HOWIE, Birmingham
Wed. 3 Feb.: `Interstitial nephritis.'

PROFESSOR J.E. MARTIN, Royal London Hospital
Tue. 16 Feb.: to be announced.

DR S. HERRINGTON, Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Tue. 2 Mar.: `Cell cycle dysregulation by human pampilloma viruses in vivo.'

DR D. JENKINS, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham
Tue. 16 Mar.: to be announced.

DR F. PEZZELLA, University College, London
Wed. 14 Apr.: to be announced.

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Diabetes Research Laboratories: clinical endocrine and metabolic meetings

The following meetings will be held at 12.45 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Committee Room, Green College.

DR K. WOODS
10 Feb.: `Genetic determinants of size at birth—implications for the foetal origins of adult disease?'

DR M. CHRISTIE, King's College, London
17 Feb.: `IA-2—a tyrosine phosphatase-like protein with multiple roles in insulin secretion, pancreas development, and islet autoimmunity.'

PROFESSOR K. DOCHERTY, Aberdeen
24 Feb.: `Cell engineering approaches to the treatment of diabetes.'

DR S. CHEW, St Bartholomew's Hospital
3 Mar.: `Mechanisms of regulating gene expression in endocrine cells.'

DR J. PICKUP, King's College, London
10 Mar.: `The acute phase response and diabetes.'

DR N. FINER, Luton and Dunstable Hospital
17 Mar.: `Thyroid disease and body weight regulation.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES

Seminar in classical archaeology and literature: narrative strategies in the art and literature of Greek and Roman antiquity

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Lower Lecture Room, Lincoln College.

Conveners: R.R.R. Smith, MA, M.Phil., D.Phil., Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, and O.P. Taplin, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Classical Languages and Literature.

DR M.L. HART, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
1 Feb.: `Painting the Iliupersis.'

PROFESSOR L. GIULANI, Institut für Klassische Archäologie, Munich
8 Feb.: `Sleeping Furies: allegory, narration, and the impact of texts in Apulian vase painting.'

PROFESSOR D. VON BOTHMER, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
15 Feb.: `Ut pictura poesis: Philoctetes and Ajax.'

PROFESSOR A. STEWART, Berkeley
22 Feb.: `Narration in the Telephos frieze of the Great Altar at Pergamon.'

PROFESSOR K. FITTSCHEN, German Archaeological Institute, Athens
1 Mar.: `The wall paintings of the "Hall of Aphrodite" from the Roman villa at Boscoreale: new interpretations and older views.'

PROFESSOR C. MANGO
8 Mar.: `Representing Christian theology.'

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Philosophy of Physics Seminar

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held 4.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Lecture Room, the Sub-faculty of Philosophy, 10 Merton Street.

Details of the 19 February seminar, and details of time and venue for the 19 March seminar, will be announced later.

Conveners: G. Bacciagaluppi, H.R. Brown, J.N. Butterfield, and S.W.

Saunders. DR JOS UFFINK, Utrecht
29 Jan.: `Protecting the interpretation of the wavefunction against protective measurements.'

DR ELENA CASTELLANI, Firenze
5 Feb.: `Reductionism, emergence, and effective field theories.'

DR ADRIAN KENT, Cambridge
12 Feb.: `Unifying consistent histories and collapse models.'

DR VLATKO VEDRAL
26 Feb.: to be announced.

PROFESSOR PETER HOLLAND, University of the West of England
5 Mar.: `Linking quantum and classical descriptions.'

DR MARK HOGARTH, Cambridge
12 Mar.: `Church's thesis: a conjecture of no importance.'

PROFESSOR JEFFREY BUB, Maryland
19 Mar.: to be announced. (Joint seminar with the London School of Economics and the University of Bristol)

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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Differential equations and applications seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Common Room, Dartington House. The co- ordinators are J.R. Ockendon, S.D. Howison, and P.D. Howell (telephone: (2)70506).

Details of the 25 February and 4 March seminars will be announced later.

DR G. SANDER, Griffith
28 Jan.: `Preferential unsaturated water flow in soils and contaminated transport.'

DR V. KUZNETSOV, Leeds
4 Feb.: `On the integrable numerical schemes and Backlund transformations for finite- dimensional integrable systems.'

DR S.G. LLEWELLYN-SMITH, Cambridge
11 Feb.: `Ramanujan's integral and diffusion equations.'

DR V. SMYSHLYAEV, Bath
18 Feb.: `Short-wave asymptotics for diffraction by surfaces with "sharp" (conical) points: recent developments.'

PROFESSOR J.R. BLAKE, Birmingham
11 Mar.: `Acoustic cavitation, sonoluminescence, and sonochemistry.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Romance Linguistics Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in 47 Wellington Square (basement).

Convener: M.D. Maiden, MA, D.Phil., Professor of the Romance Languages.

C. ROCHA
4 Feb.: `The meaning of "conhecer" in an Old Portuguese corpus.'

MS J. BESWICK, Bristol
11 Feb.: `Language loyalty and language use in Santiago de Compostela.'

PROFESSOR R. PENNY, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London
18 Feb.: `The development of the standard Peninsular languages and their relationship with spoken varieties.'

DR S. PARKINSON
4 Mar.: `Back to the future subjunctive: tense and mood in Portuguese.'

D. GRAU
11 Mar.: ` "Apitxat" and "ieisme" in Catalan: an internal phonetic evolution or an externally influenced change?'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Dyson Perrins Laboratory: seminars

The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on the days shown in the Dyson Perrins Lecture Theatre. They will take place on Thursdays, except for the seminar to be held on Tuesday, 2 February.

PROFESSOR S. FLITSCH, Edinburgh
28 Jan.: `Novel biological and chemical methods in oligosaccharide synthesis.'

PROFESSOR RYOJI NOYORI, Nagoya University, Japan
2 Feb.: to be announced.

PROFESSOR C. NAJERA, Alicante (Merck Lecturer)
4 Feb.: `New glycine and alanine templates for the asymmetric synthesis of [alpha]- amino acids under mild reaction conditions.'

PROFESSOR I. CAMPBELL
25 Feb.: NMR, cell adhesion, and transmembrane signalling.'

DR R. ADLINGTON
4 Mar.: `Some recent adventures in organic chemistry.'

PROFESSOR J. THIEM, Hamburg (Merck Lecturer)
11 Mar.: to be announced.

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Dyson Perrins Laboratory: Robert Robinson Lectures

PROFESSOR S. LEY, Cambridge, will deliver the Robert Robinson Lectures at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 14 April, Thursday, 15 April, and Friday, 16 April, in the Dyson Perrins Lecture Theatre. The subject of the lectures will be announced later.

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Materials Modelling Laboratory Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 12 noon on Fridays in Lecture Room 7, the Engineering and Technology Building.

Convener: A.P. Sutton, MA, M.Sc., Professor of Materials Science.

PROFESSOR T.C.B. MCLEISH, Leeds
29 Jan.: `Molecules to material properties in locally demixed polymer morphologies: galactic superstructures in gym soles.' (Interdepartmental Polymer Seminar)

DR H.K.D.H. BHADESHIA, Cambridge
5 Feb.: `Design of creep resistant steels.'

PROFESSOR G. FRIESECKE
12 Feb.: `Recoverable macroscopic strains of shape memory alloys and their dependence on microscopic materials constants.'

DR R. RUDD
19 Feb.: `Multi-scale phenomena in silicon microsystems.'

DR L. KUBIN, Paris
26 Feb.: `Modelling dislocations and plasticity at the mesoscale.'

DR R. RICKS, Alcan
5 Mar.: `Deformation models needed by the aluminium industry.'

PROFESSOR A. WHEELER, Southampton
12 Mar.: `Modelling microstructure with phase-field models.' (In association with OCIAM)

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Interdepartmental polymer seminars

The following seminars will be given at the times shown.

Convener: C.P. Buckley, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Engineering Science.

PROFESSOR J. HIGGINS, Imperial College, will give a seminar at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 28 January, in the Hume-Rothery Lecture Theatre, the Department of Materials.

Subject: `Polymer blends—mixing, demixing, and compatibilisation.'

PROFESSOR T. MCLEISH, Leeds, will give a seminar at 12 noon on Friday, 29 January, in Lecture Room 7, the Engineering and Technology Building.

Subject: `Molecules to material properties in locally demixed polymer morphologies: galactic superstructures in gym soles.'

PROFESSOR K. EVANS, University of Exeter, will give a seminar at 1.10 p.m. on Monday, 8 March, in Lecture Room 8, the Engineering and Technology Building.

Subject: `Polymers with negative Poisson's ratio: implications for a range of mechanical properties.'

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Department of Earth Sciences

The following seminars will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Earth Sciences.

Convener: S.P. Hesselbo, MA, University Lecturer in Stratigraphy.

DR D. MASSON, Southampton Oceanography Centre
1 Feb.: `Sediment transport on the continental slope (Faero-Shetland Channel–Rockall Trough).'

PROFESSOR R. ALDRIDGE, Leicester
8 Feb.: `The conodant controversies: implications for the origin of the vertebrate skeleton.'

PROFESSOR P. WESSEL, University of Hawaii at Manoa
15 Feb. `Changes in absolute plate motion: both cause and effect of global tectonism?'

DR H. BOCHERENS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
22 Feb.: `Reconstruction of continental palaeoenvironments using carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes in fossil vertebrates and plants.'

PROFESSOR B. VELDE, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
1 Mar.: `Future directions in clay mineral research.'

DR G. WOERNER, Göttingen
8 Mar.: `Crustal growth and thickening in the Central Andes from the Jurassic to the present.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Marx's Capital: correction to Hilary Term Lecture List

It is regretted that the Hilary Term Lecture List erroneously states that these seminars will be given in the Van Heyningen Room, St Cross College.

The actual location will be the Frederick Hood Room, St Cross College.

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RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR ARCHAEOLOGY

The following seminars will be held at 10.30 a.m. on Thursdays in the Library, the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art.

Convener: M.S. Tite, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Archaeological Science.

M. WAYMAN, British Museum
28 Jan.: `Developments in iron and steel making technology and some archaeometric applications.'

S. MOSER, Southampton
4 Feb.: `Archaeological representation: the visual images of the past.'

K.J. VAN DEN BERG, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Amsterdam
18 Feb.: `Molecular aspects of ageing in works of art.'

M. WHITE, Cambridge
4 Mar.: `Reconstructing landscape use in oxygen isotope Stage 9 at Purfleet, Essex.'

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire

The following lectures will be given at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays. The 2 February lecture will be given in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (entrance £2); the 23 February and 9 March lectures will be given in the Department of Earth Sciences (admission £1 for non-members of the society). Details may be obtained from C.R. Lambrick (telephone: Oxford 735161).

R. MABEY
2 Feb.: `Flora Britannica.' (Jointly with BBONT, the local wildlife trust)

DR S. BRADBURY
23 Feb.: `The story of the microscope.'

DR A. MCDONALD
9 Mar.: `With Linnaeus in southern Sweden.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES

Public Lectures

The following public lectures will be given at 8.30 p.m. on Wednesdays in Yarnton Manor.

A shuttle service will be provided by the OCHJS minibus, leaving the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, at 7.45 p.m., and departing from Yarnton Manor at 10 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. IDEL, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
3 Feb.: `Golem: some comparative proposals.' (Louis Jacobs Lectures: `Golem—new perspectives')

10 Feb.: `Golem: some early nineteenth- century treatments.' (Louis Jacobs Lectures: `Golem—new perspectives')

DR N. FERGUSON
17 Feb.: `The myth of the Rothschilds.' (David Patterson Lecture Series)

DR B. WASSERSTEIN
24 Feb.: `Britain and the Jews of Europe 1939–45: intelligence aspects.' (To mark the publication of a new edition of cBritain and Jews of Europe 1939–45\) (David Patterson Lecture Series)

DR D. STONE
3 Mar.: `Anthony Mario Ludovici and the extremes of Englishness.' (David Patterson Lecture Series)

DR J. GOLDSTEIN, West Georgia College and Harvard University
10 Mar.: `The Republic of China and Israel, 1911–99.' (David Patterson Lecture Series)

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

P.D. Leake Lectures in Accounting 1999

PROFESSOR N. BRUNSSON, City of Stockholm Professor of Public Management, Stockholm School of Economics, will lecture on the organisational functions of accounting on Wednesday, 17 March (9 a.m. and 2 p.m.), and Thursday, 18 March (9 a.m.), in Lecture Theatre 1, St Anne's College. Further information may be obtained from Deborah Lisburne at the Said Business School (telephone: 228521, e-mail: Deborah.Lisburne@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Accounting, rationality, and organisational reform.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Environmental Law Seminar Series

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Centre for Socio-legal Studies, Wolfson College.

Conveners: D. Sandler and V. Heyvaert, Fellows of the Centre.

M. HESSION, Imperial College
1 Feb.: `Comparing institutions: arenas for development of European environmental law.'

V. HEYVAERT
15 Feb.: `Procedures for decision- making: an administrative approach to the harmonisation of environmental law.'

PROFESSOR S. WEATHERILL
22 Feb.: `Implementation of EC law: challenges for the environment.'

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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, in the Examination Schools.

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

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

New approaches to the history of the Second World War

A series of seminars on this subject, convened by Dr A. Jackson, Mansfield College, and Mr P. Collier, Wadham College (in co-operation with Professor R.J. O'Neill), will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in Trinity Term (weeks 1–8) in the Council Room, Mansfield College. Further details will be announced later.

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Becket Institute

An interdisciplinary consideration of new religious movements

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Becket Institute.

PROFESSOR P. CLARKE, London
1 Feb.: `New religious movements and the study of religion.'

PROFESSOR E. BARKER, LSE
15 Feb.: `New religious movements in sociological analysis.'

DR B. WILSON
1 Mar.: `New religious movements and the sociology of religion.'

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REGENT'S PARK COLLEGE

Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture

The idea of a Celtic Christianity

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in Regent's Park College. Further details may be obtained from Alan Kreider, Regent's Park College (telephone: Oxford (2)88140, fax: (2)88121, e-mail: alan.kreider@regents.ox.ac.uk).

DR T. O'LOUGHLIN, Lampeter
3 Feb.: `Mission in early Ireland.'

E. JOHNSTON
10 Feb.: `The "pagan" and "Christian" identities of the Irish female saint.'

DR M. LOW, Glasgow
17 Feb.: `The natural world.'

DR I. BRADLEY, St Andrews
24 Feb.: `Post-Reformation readings of Celtic Christianity.'

DR M. ATHERTON
3 Mar.: `The Anglo-Saxon context.'

DR D. MORGAN, Bangor
10 Mar.: `Poetry and the people in twentieth-century Wales: the case of D. Gwenallt Jones (1899–1968).'

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The novel, spirituality, and modern culture

T. DAVIS BUNN will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 11 February, in Regent's Park College.

Further details may be obtained from Alan Kreider, Regent's Park College (telephone: Oxford (2)88140, fax: (2)88121, e-mail: alan.kreider@regents.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `People of the Book: the Christian novel and American culture.'

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HUMAN POPULATION GENETICS JOURNAL CLUB

An interdisciplinary journal club in the area of human population genetics is held every second Monday in term, in weeks 2, 4, 6, and 8, in the seminar room, ground floor, Department of Statistics, 1 South Parks Road. Anyone interested is welcome.

Notices of the papers for discussion are sent in advance by e-mail. Anyone who wishes to have his/her name added to the e-mail list should send a request to david.goldstein@zoology. (Owing to a hardware problem, the existing list has been destroyed, so those who were on that list should also e-mail David Goldstein.)

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

Lectures

Lectures will be given at 8 p.m. on the following days, as indicated below.

Admission to the 10 February meeting will be by ticket only, at a cost of £8: enquiries should be made to Oxford 377479. Admission to other lectures costs for £1 for members of the association, £2 for non- members.

Further information about the association may be obtained by sending a stamped self-addressed envelope to Professor J.R. Woodhouse, 47 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF.

DR E. SENICI
Wed. 3 Feb., St Anne's College: `Verdi's Requiem, an introduction.' (Note: the Requiem will be performed in the Sheldonian Theatre on 20 March by the Oxford Harmonic Society)

DR A. MILNER
Wed. 10 Feb., Halifax House, South Parks Road: `Immigrant grapes—the cultivation of foreign varieties in Italy.' (Tutored wine- tasting)

DR M. KATRIZKY
Tue. 16 Feb., Pauling Institute for Human Sciences, 58 Banbury Road: `Italian mountebanks in the time of Ben Jonson.'

DR J. STRUPP
Wed. 3 Mar.: `Il giardino dei Tarocchi: fantasy gardening at Obertello.'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

The following thirty-minute lectures will be given at 1 p.m. on the days shown in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre. All are invited. Sandwiches and wine will be served after the lectures at a cost of £2.50 per person, for which bookings should be made in advance with the Membership Secretary, the Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77234).

DR A. FRANKLIN
Thur. 4 Feb.: `The Bodleian Library's collection of printed ballads, seventeenth to nineteenth centuries.'

DR C. BROWN
Wed. 17 Feb.: `Van Dyck's portrait of Franciscus Junius in the Bodleian Library.'

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OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHY SOCIETY

DR C. HUTTON will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 4 February, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `The untilled field: Ireland and the history of the book.'

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OXFORD AMNESTY LECTURES 1999

Globalising rights

The following lectures will be given at 5.30 p.m. on the days shown in the Sheldonian Theatre. Season tickets, costing £25 (£16 unwaged), may be obtained from the Oxford Playhouse Box Office, Beaumont Street (telephone: Oxford 798600, e-mail: boxoff@oxfordplayhouse.demon.co.uk, Internet: http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/external/amnesty). Tickets for individual lectures will be available at the door. All proceeds go to Amnesty International.

Thur. 4 Feb.: KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH, Professor of Afro-American Studies and Philosophy, Harvard University.

Tue. 9 Feb.: NOAM CHOMSKY, Professor of Linguistics, MIT.

Wed. 10 Feb.: SUSAN GEORGE, author of How the Other Half Dies and A Fate worse than Debt.

Tue. 16 Feb.: VANDANA SHIVA, Director, Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology, New Delhi.

Wed. 17 Feb.: IVAN ILLICH, Co-founder, Centre for International Documentation, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Tue. 23 Feb.: WILL HUTTON, Editor-in-Chief, The Observer.

Wed. 24 Feb.: HOMI BHABHA, Professor of Humanities, Chicago University.,

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