Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Action Research Professor of Clinical Neurology

PROFESSOR G.C. EBERS will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Multiple sclerosis—a complex trait paradigm.'

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JAMES P.R. LYELL LECTURES IN BIBLIOGRAPHY

Set in print: the fortunes of an idea, .1450–1800

DR D. MCKITTERICK, Cambridge, will deliver the Lyell Lectures in Bibliography at 5 p.m. on the following days in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

Thur. 4 May: `The printed word and the modern bibliographer.'

Wed. 10 May: `Dependent skills.'

Thur. 11 May: `A house of errors.'

Wed. 17 May: `Perfect and imperfect.'

Thur. 18 May: `Re-evaluations.'

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CARLYLE CLASSES IN CLASSICAL POLITICAL THOUGHT

The politics of Plato's Republic

DR M. SCHOFIELD, Cambridge, will give the following lecture and seminars at 2 p.m. on the days shown in All Souls College. The series will end with a general discussion session, at 2 p.m. on Monday, 22 May.

Mon. 1 May: `The noble lie.' (Lecture)

Tue. 2 May: `Utopia and the idea of community.' (Seminar)

Mon. 8 May: `Rule by philosophers: knowledge, virtue, and power.' (Seminar)

Tue. 9 May: `Economic man: property and human nature.' (Seminar)

Mon. 15 May: `Plato the feminist?' (Seminar)

Tue. 16 May: `A city fit for Socrates: the politics of Quietism.' (Seminar)

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DASTURZADA DR JAL PAVRY MEMORIAL LECTURE 1999–2000

PROFESSOR B. BOCKING, Professor of the Study of Religions, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, will deliver the Dasturzada Dr Jal Pavry Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 2 March, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Ise unveiled? The secret history of the Sun Goddess of Japan.'

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Seminar

Professor Bocking will give the following seminar at 10 a.m. on Friday, 3 March, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Three problems in the interpretation of Shinto.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE, PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Norman Heatley Lecture

PROFESSOR PETER KRAMMER, German Cancer Research Institute, Heidelberg, will deliver the eighth Norman Heatley Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 16 March, in the Lecture Theatre,the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Convener: H. Waldmann, BM, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Pathology.

Subject: `CD95 (APO-1/Fas) mediated apoptosis: signalling and disease.'

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INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY

DR D.W. PHILLIPSON, Cambridge, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Friday, 3 March, in the Pitt Rivers Museum Research Centre (64 Banbury Road).

Subject: `Aksum: an African civilisation in its world contexts.'

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SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL

SKOPE Seminars: employment, work, and strategy

The seminars take place at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in Hilary Term in the Research and Information Centre, 59 George Street. Further details may be obtained from Elaine Durham (telephone: Oxford (2)88683, e-mail: elaine.durham@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

P.D. Leake Lectures in Accounting

PROFESSOR DR DIETER ORDELHEIDE, Frankfurt, will deliver the P.D. Leake Lectures in Accounting on 18 and 19 May in the Mary Sunley Centre, St Catherine's College. Further details may be obtained from Deborah Lisburne (telephone: Oxford (2)28521, e-mail: deborah.lisburne@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Clarendon Lectures in Management

PROFESSOR MANUEL CASTELLES, Berkeley, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management on 12, 13, and 14 June. The venue will be notified later. Further details may be obtained from the Marketing Office (telephone: Oxford (2)88653, e-mail: louise.hutchinson@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies

PATRICIA HEWITT, Minister for E-commerce, will deliver the Lubbock Lecturer in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 November, in the Examination Schools. Further details may be obtained from the Marketing Office (telephone: Oxford (2)88653, e-mail: louise.hutchinson@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

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BRASENOSE COLLEGE

Tanner Lectures on Human Values 2000

Rhetorics of value

PROFESSOR GEOFFREY HILL will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Taylor Institution.

Mon. 6 Mar.: `Intrinsic value.'

Tue. 7 Mar.: `Poetry and value.'

Poetry reading: Professor Hill will give a reading from his own verse at 8.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 March, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College. He will be introduced by Ruth Padel, who will chair the event.

Entry is via the college gates in Longwall Street, eighty yards from the junction of Longwall Street and High Street. It is expected that the reading will continue for approximately one hour.

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SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE

PROFESSOR PETER DRONKE will lecture to an Open Meeting of the Society, to be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, 4 March, in Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol College.

Subject: `Imagery of dance in early medieval Europe.'

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