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PROFESSOR OF POETRY

The end of the poem (lectures for the academic year 2000–1)

PROFESSOR PAUL MULDOON will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following Tuesdays in the Examination Schools.

Tue. 31 Oct.: `The end of the poem: "12 O'Clock News" by Elizabeth Bishop.'

Tue. 23 Jan. 2001: `The end of the poem: "I tried to think a lonelier thing" by Emily Dickinson.'

Tue. 8 May 2001: `The end of the poem: "I Remember" by Stevie Smith.'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

The Internet galaxy: reflections on the Internet, business, and society

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. The lectures are open to the public, and admission is free.

The Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies are sponsored by the Oxford University Press and the Saïd Business School.

Mon. 12 June: `Internet and the network society.'

Tue. 13 June: `Internet and the new economy.'

Wed. 14 June: `The Internet as the socio-technical medium of the information age.' (Followed by discussion)

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Department of Clinical Neurology

PROFESSOR GARY ROSENBERG, Professor of Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, will lecture at 3 p.m. on Monday, 5 June, in the ASC Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Convener: M.M. Esiri, DM, Professor of Neuropathology.

Subject: `Role of metalloproteinases in cerebral ischaemia.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES

PROFESSOR FROMA ZEITLIN will lecture at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 14 June, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Convener: O.P. Taplin, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Classical Languages and Literature.

Subject: `Reflections on Dionysus in '69.'

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David Lewis Lecture

PROFESSOR P.J. RHODES, Professor of Ancient History, University of Durham, will deliver the David Lewis Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 31 May, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Convener: Dr A.K. Bowman, Christ Church.

Subject: `Making and breaking treaties in the Greek world.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

MR ALVIN FROM, Executive Director, Democratic Leadership Council, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 30 May, in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

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

Subject: `The next politics: Democrats and Republicans, today and tomorrow.'

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Millennium Lecture Series: Facing Forward, Looking Back

DR J. RAWSON, Warden of Merton College, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 9 June, in the Oxford Playhouse. Admission costs £2.50. For further enquiries, telephone Oxford 798600.

Subject: `Mountains of the mind: contrasts in Chinese and western landscape painting.'

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR R.A. LEARNER, Scripps Research Institute, will deliver the third Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 15 June, in the University Museum. The lecture will be followed by a champagne reception. All members of the University are welcome to attend.

Subject: `Antibodies yesterday, antibodies today, antibodies tomorrow.'

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SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Interdepartmental Finance Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Saïd Business School, 59 George Street.

Enquiries should be addressed to Elaine Durham, Saïd Business School, 59 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BE (telephone: Oxford (2)88683, e-mail: elaine.durham@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Clara Raposo (Saïd Business School), Hyun Shin (Economics), and Sam Howison (Mathematics).

G. HUBERMAN, Columbia Business School
26 May: To be announced.

V. SAPORTS, Bank of England
2 June: `Costs of banking instability: some empirical evidence.'

A. BERNARDO, UCLA
9 June: `Capital budgeting and compensation with asymmetric information and moral hazard.'

P. HENRY, Stanford
16 June: `Do stock market liberalisations cause investment booms?'

B. CHODHRY, UCLA
23 June: `Real options and the diversification discount.'

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DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Emotion and consciousness

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in Lecture Theatre C, the Department of Experimental Psychology.

N.H. FRIJDA, Amsterdam
1 June: `Emotions as motivational states.'

L. WEISKRANTZ
8 June: `Affective blindsight.'

M. DAVIES
22 June: `Consciousness and explanation.'

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UNIVERSITY LABORATORY OF PHYSIOLOGY

Seminar

PROFESSOR DAVID EISNER, University of Manchester, will give a seminar at 4 p.m. on Monday, 12 June, in the Sherrington Room, the University Laboratory of Physiology.

Subject: `How is the amplitude of the systolic calcium transient controlled in the heart?'

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Feldberg Foundation for Anglo-German Scientific Exchange Prize Lecture

PROFESSOR THOMAS JENTSCH will deliver the Feldberg Foundation Prize Lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 June, in the Large Lecture Theatre, the University Laboratory of Physiology.

Subject: `Hyperexcitability and beyond: diseases due to Cl and K+ channel mutations.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women

Judy Kimble Memorial Lecture

BIENCE GAWANAS, Parliamentary Commissioner, Namibia, will lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday, 15 June, in St Antony's College. This lecture is co- sponsored by the Judy Kimble Memorial Fund and the Professor of Race Relations.

Subject: `Women in political transformation in southern Africa.'

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Florence Nightingale Lecture

PROFESSOR SIR ROBERT MAY, Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government and Head of the Office of Science and Technology, will deliver the Florence Nightingale Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 26 May, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.

Subject: `Extinction: biodiversity challenged.'

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Corcoran Memorial Lectures

PROFESSOR B.W. SILVERMAN, University of Bristol, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Friday, 9 June in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.

Subject: `Using wavelet methods to fit models for time- -frequency dependence.'

After tea, Professor Silverman will present the Corcoran Memorial Prize and the prizewinner will then lecture, 5.30--6 p.m. The lectures will be followed by a reception at 6 p.m.

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE

PROFESSOR J.P. CARLEY, Professor of English, York University, Toronto, and Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 16 June, in the Old Library, All Souls College.

Subject: ` "An excellent oratour and poet, moreover a man lerned in many sondrye languages": John Leland, All Souls, and his other university connections.'

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CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE

Richard Hooker 400th Anniversary Lectures (Michaelmas Term)

The following lectures will be delivered at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Examination Schools. PROFESSOR D. MACCULLOCH
3 Nov.: `Hooker's reputation.'

PROFESSOR R. WILLIAMS, Bishop of Monmouth and Archbishop of Wales
10 Nov.: `Hooker's theology.'

PROFESSOR R. TUCK, Harvard
17 Nov.: `Hooker's political thought.'

PROFESSOR B. VICKERS, Centre for Renaissance Studies, ETH, Zurich
24 Nov.: `Hooker's rhetoric.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Alan Emery Lecture

J. NEWSOM-DAVIS, Professor Emeritus, will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 June, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `The myasthenias: an emerging multiplicity of disorders.'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

PROFESSOR JAMES P. CARLEY, York University, Ontario, and PROFESSOR ANN HUTCHINSON, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto, will give a seminar at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 June, in Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall.

Further information may be obtained from Vanessa Windsor, Lady Margaret Hall (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: vanessa.windsor@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Roughing it in Ontario from Mrs Simcoe to Charles Pachter: history and artistic expressions.'

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Linacre Lectures

Consciousness of connections: global environments in the new millennium

PROFESSOR M. CASTELLS, Berkeley, will lecture in the Linacre Lectures series at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 15 June, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.

Subject: `Global networks and local societies: cities in the information age.'

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Chatham Lecture

Trinity Term

SEN. GARY HART will deliver the second Chatham Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 June, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Admission is free.

Subject: `The future of Anglo-American relations.'

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Michaelmas Term

THE RT. HON. CHRISTOPHER PATTEN will deliver the third Chatham Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Admission is free.

Subject: `The future of East–West relations.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Public lecture

DR STUART MCKERROW, Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College, will deliver a public lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 15 June, in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College.

Subject: `Hunting U-boats by wireless: protecting transatlantic convoys.'

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OXFORD MEDIEVAL SOCIETY

PROFESSOR JAMES CARLEY, Universities of York and Toronto, will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 1 June, in the Old Library, All Souls College. Wine will be served from 8.15 p.m. New members are welcome.

Subject: `Misattributions and ghost entries in John Bale's Index Britanniae Scriptorum: some representative examples "Ex bibliotheca Anglorum regis".'

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