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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 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.

C. WEBSTER and J. Horder: `From general practice to primary care' (seminar series: `Medicine: past and present'), Committee Room, Green College, 6 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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Thursday 22 June

H. EVANS: `Popular narratives on mothers and daughters: expectations of gender in contemporary China' (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 A. PORTES: `Measuring transnationalism: determinants and effects among Latin American immigrants in the United States' (ESRC Transnational Communities Programme seminars: `Economic sociology of transnationalism'), Clay Room, Nuffield, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR N.L. BENOWITZ: `The human pharmacology of nicotine: from addiction to public policy' (Litchfield Lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, 6.15 p.m.

DAVID SANGER: Clavierübung Part III, concluding the organ recital series `Bach at Queen's 2000', the chapel, Queen's, 8 p.m. (admission £5/£3).

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Friday 23 June

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

PROFESSOR K.H. GRUBER: `Images of Japanese education: a photographic essay on the culture of Japanese schools' (Nissan Institute Special Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, 3 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. PROPPER: `The impact of financial incentives on the behaviour of GPs' (Oxford Policy Institute seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 24 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM Craft Study Day: `Reflections on Glass' (focusing on current exhibition `Glass of Four Millennia'), Headley Lecture Theatre, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (fee £18/£5; to book, tel. (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.).

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Sunday 25 June

THE VEN. DR JOY TETLEY preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 27 June

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

DR MARK LAIRD: ` "Three yards of serpentine shrubs": St John's and eighteenth-century gardening' (first Robert Penson Lecture), Gard Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m. (followed by reception).

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: Wines for summer, University Club (6/8 South Parks Road), 5.45 p.m. (open to members and guests; admission £2).

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Wednesday 28 June

GARY COOPER: second of two harpsichord recitals from J.S. Bach's 48 Preludes and Fugues, the chapel, New College, 8 p.m. (tickets £6/£4 available only at the door).

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Thursday 29 June

PROFESSOR H. LEE: `Marks in the margins' (Annual General Meeting of Friends of the Bodleian), Sheldonian, 3 p.m. (non-members wishing to attend should contact Mrs P.M. Sturgis: (2)77234 in advance).

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Friday 30 June

MAISON FRANÇAISE COLLOQUIUM: `La républicanisme' (today at Maison Française; tomorrow at Nuffield).

MAISON FRANÇAISE COLLOQUIUM: `Crossing the Channel for Art's sake! Anglo-French attitudes to the pictorial arts in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', Maison Française (continues tomorrow and Sunday).

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Dealing with the media', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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

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Sunday 2 July

PROFESSOR DAVID DANIELL preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 3 July

EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE conference: `The politics of opera', Taylor Institution, 9.45 a.m.–6 p.m. (for details, see `Lectures' above).

MAISON FRANÇAISE COLLOQUIUM: `Utilities regulation in Europe' (today at Nuffield; tomorrow at Maison Française).

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