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Educational and Professional Development Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the Institute for the Advancement of University Learning (telephone: (2)86808, e-mail: services@learning.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 3 November

W. KELLY: `Economic crisis and corporate identities of expratiate Japanese bankers' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Corporate images and bureaucratic identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR D. MACCULLOCH: `Hooker's reputation' (Richard Hooker 400th anniversary lectures), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR M. WATSON: `The EU—zone of growth or chequerboard of regions?' (seminar series: `Europe—and Britain'), European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

DR K. FLINT: ` "Prisons of the infinite": women's eyes' (Ashmolean Museum Millennium Lecture Series: `Facing Forward Looking Back'), Playhouse, 5 p.m. (admission £2.50: to book, tel. 798600).

J. DECOTTIGNIES: `La saga de l'Inspecteur Morse: le roman policier saisi par la fiction' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Saturday 4 November

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM practical workshop: `Indian miniature painting workshop', Ashmolean, 9.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m. (Cost: £25/£23. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD study-day: `Traduire la poésie—translating French and Greek poetry: Baudelaire, Verlaine, Rimbaud, and Apollinaire', St Hugh's, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (information from Edith McMorran: tel. (2)74996).

PROFESSOR J.H. BROOKE: `Can scientific discovery be a religious experience?' (Professor Sir Alister Hardy Memorial Lecture), Harris Manchester, 2.30 p.m.

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Sunday 5 November

THE REVD STUART J. BURGESS preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 6 November

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Information overload: beat the bumph', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

DR D. COLEMAN: `Reproduction and survival in an unknown world: the future of fertility' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR E. DOWLER: `Nutrition in defining and responding to poverty in the twentieth century' (seminar series: `History of medicine speaking to public health policy'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR SIR GEOFFREY LLOYD: `Applications and applicabilities' (Sir Isaiah Berlin Lectures in the History of Ideas: `The ambitions of curiosity: the development of systematic inquiry in ancient Greece and China'), Schools, 5 p.m.

RT. HON. RON DAVIES, MP: `Welsh devolution—a continuing process' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

J.-P. HÉBERT: `Naissance de l'Europe de l'armement' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

CONCERT: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, with works by Edgar Bainton and Gavin Bryars, Hertford College Hall, 8.30 p.m. (tickets from the Oxford Playouse: tel. 798600).

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Tuesday 7 November

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Introduction to the University for administrative and library staff (session II): appraisal for new staff', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR M. BUCKLEY: `God as the alienation of the human' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `The dialectical genesis of modern atheism'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR R. DICKINSON: `Food, television, and consumption' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), Council Room, Main Building, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 8 November

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Presentation skills' (day 1), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

P. RUDGE: `Corporate social responsibility and refugee protection' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. FLEW: `God and the Big Bang' (lecture series to mark the 140th anniversary of the Wilberforce/Huxley Debate: `Borders of science and faith'), University Museum of Natural History, 7.30 p.m. (Admission £5.50: advance tickets from the Department for Continuing Education, tel. (2)70380/(2)70308/(2)70391.) LUKE HOLLAND shows film I was a Slave Labourer in David Patterson Lecture Series, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8.15 p.m.

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Thursday 9 November

DR MERCY DIKITO-WACHTMEISTER: `The Village Water Committee as an instrument of rural women's empowerment in Zimbabwe (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and water'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

M. CAMDESSUS: `The IMF in 2000: what has been learnt?' (Cyril Foster Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

M. REDFERN, QC: `Ownership of tissue samples and organs in medical research: the Liverpool experience' (St Catherine's College Millennium Lecture Series: `The impact of the Human Genome Project on society'), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR L. IRAGARAY: `Le partage de la parole' (Zaharoff Lecture), Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

J. HOWARD-JOHNSTON: `Court and courtiers in Byzantium', and A. MARSHAM: `The oath of allegiance in the early Abbasid Caliphate' (seminar series: `The medieval Mediterranean, .400–.1300'), Lady Brodie Room, St Hilda's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 10 November

DR M. CHAPMAN: `The sincerity of corporate identities' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Corporate images and bureaucratic identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR L. FOWLER: `Making sense of the US elections' (lecture), ARCO Building, Keble, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS HYTNER (Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre), with Mr Simon Russell Beale: `Discussing Hamlet' (lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. WILLIAMS: `Hooker's theology' (Richard Hooker 400th anniversary lectures), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR K. NICOLAIDIS: `What Blair should have said in Warsaw: Britain and an enlarging Europe' (seminar series: `Europe—and Britain'), European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

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Saturday 11 November

ST ANNE'S COLLEGE exhibition opens: private view of paintings and collages by Anthony Whishaw, Fellow of the Royal Academy, Mary Ogilvie Gallery, St Anne's, 5.30–8.30 p.m. (Wine and canapes served. Members of the University are welcome to attend. The exhibition continues until 16 December.)

Sunday 12 November

THE VERY REVD KEITH JONES preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 13 November

DR N. PRICE and K. Hawkins: `Demand, access, and quality: towards a new conceptual framework for sexual and reproductive health research and evaluation' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR SIR GEOFFREY LLOYD: `The language of learning' (Sir Isaiah Berlin Lectures in the History of Ideas: `The ambitions of curiosity: the development of systematic inquiry in ancient Greece and China'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS HYTNER (Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre), with Mr Bob Crowley and Ms Vicky Mortimer: `Theatre design' (lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

RT. HON. WILLIAM HAGUE, MP: `A Conservative view of constitutional change' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. SPENCER: `Brothers, sisters, and literary tradition: Henry and Sarah Fielding' (Inter-faculty seminars: `Restoration to Reform, 1660–1832: British political, literary, intellectual, and social history'), Wordsworth Room, St Hugh's, 5.15 p.m.

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