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Academic Staff Development Programme 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 10 March

COLLOQUIUM: `Anthropology and Africa: a cross-colonial investigation, 1880–1960', St Antony's (until Sunday; to book: n_jas@hotmail.com, or helen.denham@history.ox.ac.uk).

DR A. WALTER: `Remembering the dismembered body' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `Death'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Golden Pages: Qurans and prayer-books' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

GUIDO DI TELLA: `Argentina, 1989–99: from the margins to the centre' (St Antony's College Jubilee Lecture Series), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 11 March

HILARY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD meeting: `Dix-septième siècle et traduction', St Hugh's, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (contact Edith McMorran to book: Oxford 274996).

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Sunday 12 March

THE REVD PROFESSOR CANON DAVID BROWN preaches the Sermon for the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Oriel, 10 a.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS, with the Choir of New College, perform Bach's St John Passion, the chapel, New College, 3 p.m. (Evensong service; free tickets obtainable on application to the Precentor, New College).

ST ANNE'S COLLEGE—Mary Ogilvie Gallery: private view and wine reception, open to members of the University, for exhibition of digital prints and videotapes by Nancy Atakan, Anglo-Turkish artist, 3–6 p.m. (exhibition open Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., until 1 April).

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Monday 13 March

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

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Managing research projects', 10 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR J. HOWARD: `The interface of chemistry and biology increasingly in focus' (Association for Women in Science and Engineering: Dorothy Hodgkin Lecture), University Museum of Natural History, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 14 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Eighteenth-century Venetian drawings from the Ashmolean's collection' (until 4 June).

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminars: `Supervising D.Phil. students', 9.30 a.m.; `Dealing with the media', 9.30 a.m.; and `Dealing with harassment' (day 2), 2 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Rings for fingers: the fourteenth century and after', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Wednesday 15 March

CONGREGATION meeting, 12 noon, Convocation House (admission of Proctors and Assessor 2000–1).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk (Dr Helen Whitehouse): `Early Egyptian rulers', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Friday 17 March

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Strategies and techniques for student learning', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

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

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Monday 20 March

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

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Tuesday 21 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Francis Ernest Jackson and his School' (until 4 June).

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

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Approaches to lecturing: practice sessions', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 22 March

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

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Friday 24 March

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

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Tuesday 28 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Francis Ernest Jackson (1872–1945' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Friday 31 March

COLLOQUIUM: `Histoire et anthropologie de l'Islam méditerranéen: Lucette Valensi à l'oeuvre', Maison Française (continues tomorrow).

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

M. COLLINS and K. Stott: clarinet and piano recital of works by Weber, Brahms, Saint-Saëns, and Poulenc, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £10/£7.50 from Oxford Playhouse, tel. 798600; information from (2)76821).

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Tuesday 4 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Crucifixion 2000'—paintings by the contemporary Palestinian artist Laila al-Shawa (until 14 May).

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Tuesday 11 April

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Recruitment and selection for heads of department', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 12 April

C. FITHEN: `Ethnicity and the Sierra Leone diamond trade' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum lecture; donation of £2 requested from visitors), Pitt Rivers Research Building, 64 Banbury Road, 6 p.m.

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Thursday 13 April

UNIVERSITY GAZETTE: all copy for the 27 April Gazette to be received by 5 p.m. today.

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