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Academic Staff Development Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the Staff Development Office, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, Oxford OX1 1PT (telephone: (2)86803, fax: (2)86801, e-mail: training@admin.ox.ac.uk).

For the full list of courses, see the Staff Development ProgrammeWeb site.

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Friday 9 June

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET, with Aline Nassif, violin, and Thomas Wood, piano, perform Haydn's quartet in B flat major, op. 103, and Chausson's Concert, op. 21, in the Holywell Music Room, 1 p.m. (tickets £5/£2.50 from the Playhouse Box Office or at the door).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glass of four millennia' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR B.W. SILVERMAN: `Using wavelet methods to fit models for time–frequency dependence' (Corcoran Memorial Lecture), Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's, 4 p.m. (After tea, Professor Silverman presents the Corcoran Memorial Prize; Dr M. Stephens, prizewinner, will then lecture, 5.30–6 p.m. Followed by reception.)

PROFESSOR FRANCIS HALZEN: `Neutrino astronomy: Antarctic dreams' (Cherwell–Simon Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

DR H.M. JOHNSON: `Japanese music notation and nationalism' (lecture series: `Music of the Far East'), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

DR J. RAWSON: `Mountains of the mind: contrasts in Chinese and western landscape painting' (Ashmolean Museum Millennium Lecture series: `Facing forward, looking back'), Oxford Playhouse, 5 p.m. (admission £2.50; enquiries: Oxford 798600).

L. KUMARANAYAKE: `Health sector regulation in developing countries' (Oxford Policy Institute seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 11 June

JAN PALMOWSKI preaches, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

LISELOTTE WEISS: recital of piano music by Mozart, Wolfson, 4 p.m. (admission £5; proceeds to the African and Medical Research Foundation).

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Monday 12 June

DR U. RUBLACK: `How hearts move: embodied notions in early modern Europe' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminar series: `Historical perspectives on medicine and culture'), Wellcome Unit, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `Internet and the network society' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The Internet galaxy: reflections on the Internet, business, and society'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

T. GALLAGHER: `Compulsory licensing of intellectual property rights' (seminar), Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

F. COLLARD: `Le crime de poison: une autre psychose de la fin du Moyen Age?' (Seminar series: `Political societies and culture in late medieval France, the British Isles, and the Netherlands'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 13 June

R. MCNEIL: `The body in the library' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

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

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `Internet and the new economy' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The Internet galaxy: reflections on the Internet, business, and society'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

H. POLLACK: `Aaron Copland and the American landscape' (Faculty of Music: Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 14 June

CLIVE DRISKILL-SMITH: organ recital, in series `Bach at Queen's 2000', the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `The Internet as the socio-technical medium of the information age' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The Internet galaxy: reflections on the Internet, business, and society'; discussion session follows presentation), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 15 June

A. COLES: `Gender as an issue in development organisations: critiques and strategies' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Women investigating cross-culturally—Canary Islands, China, Nigeria, South Africa'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.D. MINNA: `The molecular pathogenesis of lung cancer' (Litchfield Lecture), Seminar Room, Institute of Molecular Medicine, 3 p.m.

PROFESSOR R.A. LEARNER: `Antibodies yesterday, antibodies today, antibodies tomorrow' (Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture), University Museum, 4 p.m.

B. GAWANAS: `Women in political transformation in southern Africa' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women: Judy Kimble Memorial Lecture), St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. SCANLON: `The Dar al-Islam: does it need a past?' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

C. BIGGAM: `Digging up the plant-names of Anglo-Saxon England' (Oxford English Dictionary Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

G. DECLERCQ: `La rhétorique galante dans les tragédies de Racine' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS: `Global networks and local societies: cities in the information age' (Linacre Lectures: `Consciousness of connections: global environments in the new millennium'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

DR S. MCKERROW: `Hunting U-boats by wireless: protecting transatlantic convoys' (public lecture), the Haldane Room, Wolfson, 6 p.m.

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Friday 16 June

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

SIR MICHAEL LLEWELLYN SMITH: `Ionia revisited' (lecture), ground-floor lecture room, 47 Wellington Square, 3 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.P. CARLEY: ` "An excellent oratour and poet, moreover a man lerned in many sondrye languages": John Leland, All Souls, and his other university connections' (lecture), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

A. DURAN: `Building a health service in transition economies' (Oxford Policy Institute seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 17 June

THE OXFORD GAMELAN SOCIETY perform Javanese songs and instrumental music on the Bate Collection gamelan Kyai Madu Laras, Wesley Memorial Church, New Inn Hall Street, 7 p.m. (tickets £6/£4 from the Playhouse Box Office or at the door).

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Sunday 18 June

THE REVD DR REX MASON preaches, Mansfield, 10 a.m.

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Monday 19 June

F. LACHAUD: `Taxation on movable goods in England, thirteenth to fourteenth centuries: why?' (Seminar series: `Political societies and culture in late medieval France, the British Isles, and the Netherlands'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER BAKER: `The Aldrich Prints: Christ Church's unknown collection' (lecture), Christ Church Picture Gallery, 5.45 p.m.

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Tuesday 20 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibitions open: `Turner's Oxford' (until 2 September), and `British townscapes' (until 10 September).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A bouquet of summer flowers', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

P. BOHLMAN: `On the new Europeanness of music' (Faculty of Music: Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 21 June

ANDREW REID: organ recital, in series `Bach at Queen's 2000', the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

DR K. KOSER: `Human trafficking: the asylym seeker's perspective' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth house, 5 p.m.

DR A. WHELDON and Dr S. Roaf: `What will life be like in 2050?' (The Oxford Trust Festival of Science and Innovation: summer lecture), University Museum of Natural History, 6 p.m. (admission free, but booking essential: tel. Alison Hendry, 728953).

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