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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 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 per person).

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Wednesday 28 June

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m.

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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Tuesday 4 July

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

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

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Wednesday 5 July

CANON H. MAYR-HARTING: `Looking at the Gospels in the year 1000' (lecture with slides, in Christ Church Cathedral Summer Lectures series: `Looking at the Gospels'), Priory Room, Christ Church, 5 p.m.

DR A. RICHARDSON: `Nutrition in dyslexia' (public lectures: `Recent research on dyslexia'), Lecture Theatre, Computing Laboratory, 7.30 p.m.

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Friday 7 July

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.)

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Tuesday 11 July

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

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Wednesday 12 July

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

CANON J. WEBSTER: `Jesus and the Gospel of God (Mark 1:14–25)' (Christ Church Cathedral Summer Lectures: `Looking at the Gospels'), Priory Room, Christ Church, 5 p.m.

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Friday 14 July

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

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