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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 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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Sunday 19 March

THE CHOIR OF MALAGA CATHEDRAL peform music for Holy Week and Easter, including works by Victoria, Guerrero, Handel, Tchaikovsky, and Kodály, the chapel, Queen's, 8 p.m. (admission by programme at the door, £4/£2; for information, tel. (2)79173).

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Monday 20 March

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

MICHELLE NG YUE: GuZheng recital, Wolfson, 8.30 p.m. (admission £5; proceeds to African Medical Research Foundation).

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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).

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

PROFESSOR A. BLANKERT: `Johannes Vermeer as a narrator' (Ashmolean Museum: special lecture), Lecture Theatre, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m. (admission free).

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Wednesday 5 April

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

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Friday 7 April

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

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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).

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

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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.

UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE closed (reopens 25 April).

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Friday 14 April

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

SHELDONIAN THEATRE closed (reopens 25 April).

LANGUAGE CENTRE closed (reopens 25 April).

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Tuesday 18 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Eighteenth-century Venetian drawings' (special exhibiton), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Thursday 20 April

UNIVERSITY OFFICES closed (reopen 25 April).

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Friday 21 April

ASHMOLEAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 25 April).

BODLEIAN LIBRARY—all buildings closed (reopens 25 April; for variations, see separate notice in this Gazette).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 25 April).

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Tuesday 25 April

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

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Thursday 27 April

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Small group teaching', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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