Lectures

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GRINFIELD LECTURES ON THE SEPTUAGINT

The Septuagint in light of the Qumran Scrolls

EUGENE ULRICH, John A. O'Brien Professor of Hebrew Scriptures, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, will deliver the second series of his Grinfield Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. Each lecture will be followed by discussion.
23 Feb.: `Hebrew texts of the Psalter and the Septuagint translation.'

24 Feb.: `The Septuagint translation of Daniel.'

25 Feb.: `The Septuagint translation of Isaiah—version, not vision.'

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HUSSEY LECTURE ON THE CHURCH AND THE ARTS

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER WHITE, formerly Director of the Ashmolean Museum, will deliver the Hussey Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 February, in the Ashmolean Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `Peter Paul Rubens: an artist in the service of religion.'

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CAMERON MACKINTOSH LECTURES

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS HYTNER will lecture, with friends, at 5 p.m. on the following Fridays in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College: 18 February, 25 February, and 3 March.

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GEORGE EASTMAN VISITING PROFESSOR 1999–2000

PROFESSOR M. KARPLUS, Harvard University and Université Louis Pasteur, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 February, in the Lecture Theatre, the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.

Subject: `Proteins: the fourth dimension.'

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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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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR MIN-HAENG CHO, Department of Chemistry, Korea University, will lecture at 11.15 a.m. on Tuesday, 22 February, in the Physical Chemistry Lecture Theatre.

Subject: `Multidimensional vibrational spectroscopy.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

PROFESSOR A.J. WARE will give the Senior Research Seminar in American Politics at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 23 February, in the Chester Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Mellon Professor of American Government.

Subject: `The "System of 1896" revisited.'

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International Relations of the Developing World

The following seminars will be given at 12 noon on Mondays in the Social Studies Faculty Centre.

DR T. CAROTHERS
21 Feb.: `Democratisation and the developing world.'

PROFESSOR T. WEISS
6 Mar.: `The politics of humanitarian ideas.'

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SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Oxford Financial Research Centre Workshops

The Oxford Financial Research Centre (OFRC) will be running two workshops in finance during Hilary Term. The workshop on 3 March will be an opportunity for postgraduate students and faculty in any department of the University to present papers in finance. The workshops will take place in the Saïd Business School's Seminar Room, 59 George Street.

Any member of the University interested in attending the workshops or presenting a paper should contact Elaine Durham, Saïd Business School, 59 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BE (telephone: Oxford (2)88650, e-mail: elaine.durham@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.

The reading will take place in the Auditorium, Magdalen College. 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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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

DR N. LANE, Cambridge, Project Director of the Women in SET Initiative, will speak at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 24 February, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards over drinks. Further information may be obtained from Elizabeth Jubb, Lady Margaret Hall (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: liz.jubb@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Women in science: the Canadia experiment.'

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ST ANNE'S COLLEGE

Translating for the theatre: a seminar on practical aspects of translating drama

This seminar will be held on Friday, 25 February, 4–6 p.m., in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Victoria Martin, St Anne's College.

FRANK LAMPORT: `Translating Wallenstein.'

TOM KUHN: `Round-heads and Dope-heads: translating Brecht and Walsh.'

PENNY BLACK: `Avoiding Mummerset—the specifics of translating accent and dialect, with reference to Brigitte Schwaiger's Yes, my Führer and The Galitzian Jewess.'

FELIX MITTERER, playwright and actor, will participate in the round- table discussion.

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TEMPLETON COLLEGE

PROFESSOR MICHAEL A. CUSUMANO, Sloan School of Management, MIT, will be talking about his book Competing on Internet Time: Lessons from Netscape and its Battle with Microsoft (The Free Press) at 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 25 February, in the Lecture Theatre, Templeton College. Members of the University including MBA students, research students, and members of faculty in the Saïd Business School are invited to attend.

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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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