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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 December

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Committee servicing', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

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

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Saturday 9 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `John Ruskin: his centenary year', Ashmolean, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Cost: £18/£5. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.--1 p.m.)

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Monday 11 December

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: central Bodleian and some dependent libraries closed (today only: see further details in notice above).

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Managing appraisal', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

LAWRENCE LIBIN: `Robert Adam's instruments for Catherine the Great' (Bate Collection Christmas Lecture), Music Faculty, 5.30 p.m. (public lecture; no charge for admission).

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Tuesday 12 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Seventeenth-century Dutch still life', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Wednesday 13 December

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Effective interview preparation for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m., and `Managing people—I: counselling skills' (part 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 15 December

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

THE BELCEA QUARTET perform works by Haydn, Dutilleux, and Brahms, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £10/£7.50 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Tuesday 19 December

J. BUTT, J. Rifkin, A. Parrott, A. Stewart, and R. Tatlow: `Bach's B Minor Mass: perspectives on its music and history' (colloquium, free of charge and open to the public), Holywell Music Room, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

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

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA AND CHORUS perform Bach's B Minor Mass (BWV 232), Sheldonian, 8 p.m. (tickets from the Oxford Playhouse).

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Wednesday 20 December

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery closed (reopens 1 January).

UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE closed (reopens 3 January).

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Friday 22 December

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

ASHMOLEAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 2 January).

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: most reading rooms and libraries closed (reopen 2 January). (For further details, see notice above.)

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 2 January).

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Sunday 24 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM closed (reopens 28 December).

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Friday 29 December

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

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Monday 1 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM closed.

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Tuesday 2 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The development of music and dance', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Friday 5 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Byzantium' (monthly series: `Crossing Borders'), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Tuesday 9 January

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

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Tutorial teaching', 9.30 a.m., and `Dealing with harassment' (day 1), 2 p.m (see information above).

GABRIELE FINALDI: `Caravaggio and the Rome of 1600' (Sir David Piper New Year Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Taylor Institution, 11 a.m. (admission free).

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Wednesday 10 January

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Feedback to enhance student learning', 9.30 a.m.; `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m.; `Managing people—I: counselling skills' (part 3), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Thursday 11 January

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Performance matters: voice, posture, and relaxation', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 12 January

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Lecturing and student learning', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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

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Tuesday 15 January

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Small group teaching', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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