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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 8 June

COLLOQUIUM; `Rewriting history: the Second World War in France', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m. (continues tomorrow).

PROFESSOR P. CLEMENTS and PROFESSOR I. GRUNDY: `The Orlando Project and problems in literary historiography' (D.F. McKenzie Seminar), Room 10, St Cross Building, 12 noon.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Twentieth-century British studio ceramics', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR T.M. RICE: `Strongly correlated electrons: high temperature superconductivity and other surprises' (Cherwell–Simon Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

DR S. GREEN: `Epitaph to the Ancien Régime: Montagu Burrows and The Worthies of All Souls' (Chichele Lectures: `All Souls and the end of the Ancien Régime, c.1750–1870'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 9 June

JOANNA KWIATKOWSKA: voice recital, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

R. MASON: `A medieval map of Britain prior to science and technology: the construction of Great Britain on the Hereford Mappa Mundi' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science lecture), Institute of Archaeology, 2.30 p.m.

ORGAN RECITAL by Steven Grahl, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

SIR THOMAS ALLEN performs a programme of works including Schumann's Dichterliebe, Beethoven's Mailied, and Wolf's Der Gärtner, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £12/£8 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Sunday 10 June

MS JANET MORLEY preaches, Queen's, 10.30 a.m.

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Monday 11 June

O. MATTÉONI: `Officers, ducal power, and political society in the Bourbon principality' (seminar series: `Histoire médiévale comparée: France, Angleterre, Pays-Bays'), Maison Française, 2 p.m.

DR P. ROBERTS: `Forum Novum: the rediscovery of a Roman town' (John Lloyd Memorial Lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 5.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 12 June

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Gods, heroes, and men of Classical Greece', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

MR JUSTICE ARTHUR CHASKALSON: `Equality as a founding value of the South African Constitution' (Bram Fischer Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 13 June

ORGAN RECITAL by David Burton Brown (Memphis, USA), the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk (Ruth Barnes): `Textiles in medieval Cairo', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Introduction to the University for administrative and library staff (session II): appraisal for new staff', 2 p.m.; `Introductory statistical modelling for research: survival analysis and methods for repeated measures data', 3 p.m.; `Descriptive statistics for research: hypothesis testing III', 3 p.m. (see information above).

DR L. MELVERN: `Refugees in Rwanda 1993–4: the role of the Security Council' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting (6/8 South Parks Road): wines for summer drinking (admission £2), 5.45 p.m.

M. BOHM-DUCHEN: `Gender, trauma, creativity: in search of Charlotte Salomon' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

CHRIST CHURCH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS perform Brahms' Double Concerto for violin and cello, and Jonathan Clarke's Lament: settings of Shakespeare, Blake, O'Shaughnessy, and Philip Larkin (first performance), Sheldonian, 8 p.m. (tickets £5/£8/£15 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Thursday 14 June

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

XIU FU: `Becoming modern: the images of Chinese women in Republican Shanghai, 1927–37' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Women changing their worlds'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR J. BEAL: `Regional English as represented in the Newcastle Poitiers Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM guided tour: `A journey through India', 5.15 p.m. (admission free; tel. for further information: (2)88299).

PROFESSOR LINDA MARTIN: `Research and policy challenges of an ageing world' (Oxford Centre on Population Ageing Annual Lecture: open to the public), St Anne's, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 15 June

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

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Saturday 16 June

ORGAN RECITAL by David Goode, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

GEOFFREY HOPKINS: recital of piano works by Chopin, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (tickets £10/£8 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Sunday 17 June

THE VERY REVD MICHAEL PERHAM preaches the Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 19 June

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Managing contract research staff' (third session), 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

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

H.E. MR KOFI ANNAN: `Why democracy is an international issue' (Cyril Foster Lecture), Sheldonian Theatre, 5 p.m. (admission by ticket only, available from the Sheldonian, Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–12 noon; one ticket only per person, in person, with identification).

PROFESSOR S. DANIELS: `Picturing Georgian gardens' (Robert Penson Lecture), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 20 June

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian Theatre, 11.30 a.m. (for the list of honorands, see `University Agenda' above).

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Thursday 21 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM guided tour: `The Impressionists and before', 5.15 p.m. (admission free; tel. for further information: (2)88299).

PROFESSOR J. CAREY: `Making anthologies' (lecture to the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian), Sheldonian, 3 p.m. (non-members wishing to attend should inform the Membership Secretary: tel. (2)77234, e-mail: pms@bodley.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 22 June

COUNSELLING SERVICE conference: `Where's the evidence? Exploring the opportunities and challenges in evidence-based psychotherapy and counselling', St Catherine's, 9.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m. (details from the Counselling Service, tel.: (2)70300, e-mail: reception@counserv.ox.ac.uk).

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.)

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ENSEMBLE, TAIPEI: concert of chamber music, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£5 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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