Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURE

Norton Rose Professor of Commercial and Financial Law

PROFESSOR A.S. BURROWS will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 1 March, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `We do this at Common Law but that in Equity.'

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GRINFIELD LECTURES

The Septuagint of Ezekiel—select topics

PROFESSOR JOHAN LUST, Professor of Old Testament Exegesis, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, will deliver the first series of his Grinfield Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. Each lecture will be followed by discussion.

26 Feb.: `Textual criticism of the Old Testament and its relation to textual criticism of the New Testament, with examples taken from Ezekiel.'

27 Feb.: ` "Tendenz" in the Septuagint of Ezekiel.'

28 Feb.: `Symmachus lexicography: Ezekiel.'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN ECONOMICS

Volatility and growth

PROFESSOR P. AGHION, Harvard University, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.

Mon. 26 Feb.: `Volatility in emerging market economies.'

Tue. 27 Feb.: `Currency crises and monetary policy.'

Thur. 1 Mar.: `Technology and volatility in 2001.'

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CARLYLE LECTURES

DR NOEL MALCOLM will deliver the Carlyle Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Examination Schools, in weeks three to eight of Hilary Term.

Subject: `Islam, the Ottomans, and "Oriental Despotism" in western thought, .1400–.1800.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Biographers at work

ANDREW MOTION, biographer of Keats and Larkin, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 15 February, in Lecture Theatre II, the St Cross Building, Manor Road.

Subject: `Wainewright and biography.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES

PROFESSOR SAUL KRIPKE, Princeton University, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 February, in the Examination Schools.

Convener: D.R. Isaacson, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in the Philosophy of Mathematics.

Subject: `The road to Gödel.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES, CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Electronic resources for the study of classical archaeology and art

This meeting will be held from noon on Wednesday, 21 February, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Convener: D. Kurtz, MA, D.Phil., Beazley Archivist and Reader in Archaeology.

On-line presentation of major research datasets will be given by Dr Reinhard Förtsch, Director of the Forschungsarchiv für Antike Plastik, University of Cologne; Dr Martine Denoyelle, Musée du Louvre, Département des Antiquités Grecques, Etrusques et Romaines; and Dr Pascale Linant de Bellafonds, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Paris, CNRS (University of Paris X).

Methods of image protection will also be demonstrated. Students and senior members will be able to meet the lecturers and ask questions about the projects.


Public lecture

DR FANOURIA DAKORONIA, former Ephor of Antiquities, Lamia, Greece, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 February, in the Lower Lecture Room, Lincoln College.

Convener: J.J. Coulton, MA, Reader in Classical Archaeology.

Subject: `Kynos in central Greece: a new Mycenean centre of pictorial vase painting.'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Mathematical Biology and Ecology Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Higman Room, the Mathematical Institute.

Convener: P.K. Maini, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Mathematical Biology.

DR F. SAFFRE, British Telecom
9 Feb.: `Co-ordinated swarming in social spiders.'

T. SHIMIZU, Cambridge
23 Feb.: `The bacterial chemotaxis signalling pathway: a case for individual-based stochastic modelling.'

PROFESSOR D. FELL, Oxford Brookes
2 Mar.: `Network analysis of metabolism: elementary modes and small world graphs.'


Hinshelwood Lectures: Novel spectroscopies using helium atoms, clusters, and droplets

PROFESSOR J.P. TOENNIES, Max Planck Institut für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen, will deliver the Hinshelwood Lectures at 11.15 a.m. on the following Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.

Convener: J. Klein, MA, D.Phil., Dr Lee's Professor of Chemistry.

20 Feb. and 22 Feb.: `Helium atom time-of-flight spectra of molecules dancing on surfaces.'

27 Feb. and 1 Mar.: `Diffracting frail, giant helium molecules from nanostructured gratings.'

6 Mar. and 8 Mar.: `Ultra cold helium droplets as gentle corrals for molecules and clusters.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR BYRON E. SHAFER, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government, will lecture on the state of American politics at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 February, in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

Subject: `The search for a "New Centre": substance and structure, 2001.'

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Current issues in social policy

Unless indicated otherwise, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Barnett House, Wellington Square.

Conveners: T. Smith, MA, Director of the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, G.A.N. Smith, B.Phil., MA, University Research Lecturer, J.E. Lewis, MA, Barnett Professor of Social Policy, and M.W.J. Noble, MA, University Lecturer in Social Policy.

DR J. FALKINGHAM and DR K. RAKE, LSE
13 Feb.: `Pension reform and the mixed economy of welfare.'

DR A. ANHEIER, LSE
20 Feb.: `The third sector in Europe: growth and transformation.'

PROFESSOR J. CLASEN, Stirling
27 Feb., 4 p.m.: `The contributory principle: a paradox within contemporary British social policy?'

PROFESSOR LEWIS
6 Mar.: `The gender settlement and social provision: from male

breadwinner to adult worker model.'

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British Government and Politics

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m on Fridays in Brasenose College.

Conveners: V.B. Bogdanor, MA, Professor of Politics and Government, and D.E. Butler, MA, D.Phil., Emeritus Fellow, Nuffield College.

PROFESSOR ROBERT WORCESTER, MORI
9 Feb.: `Politics and the polls.'

THERESA MAY, MP, Shadow Secretary for Education and Employment
16 Feb.: `The organisation of the Conservative Party.'

SIR RICHARD WILSON, Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Home Civil Service
23 Feb.: `Civil service reform.'

JULIA SOMERVILLE, ITN
2 Mar.: `Politics and the media.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES, GREEN COLLEGE

PROFESSOR STEIN RINGEN will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 1 March, in the Committee Room, Green College,

Subject: `Values and norms: what are they, where do they come from, and is it any of the government's business?'

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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 Lecture Room (Staircase L), Nuffield College.

Conveners: Alexander Gümbel (Saïd Business School), Neil Shephard (Economics), and Sam Howision (Mathematics).

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

Z. FLUCK, Stern School of Business
9 Feb.: to be announced.

M. DAVIS, Imperial College
16 Feb.: `Stochastic volatility: the hedger's perspective.'

H. WEEDS, Warwick
23 Feb.: `Real options and competition.'

R. PAYNE, LSE
2 Mar.: `Order flow interactions in a hybrid market: evidence from the London Stock Exchange.'

S. BOND
9 Mar.: `Noisy share prices and the Q model of investment.'

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DEPARTMENT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

Furiae Network

DR S.J. KEWLEY will lecture at 7 p.m. on Sunday, 11 February, in Rewley House.

Subject: `Loyal hearts: Unionism and the Northern Ireland conflict.'

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MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY RESEARCH CENTRE

PROFESSOR HANS MOMMSEN will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 19 February, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The German resistance movement and the Holocaust.'

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LANGUAGE CENTRE

Lunchtime seminars in applied linguistics

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in the Language Centre, 12 Woodstock Road. Light refreshments will be available from 12.30 p.m.

M. CHARLES
8 Feb.: `Exploiting the Oxford Academic Text Corpus: authorial stance in politics and materials science theses.'

DR M.-M. KENNING, East Anglia
22 Feb.: `Concordancing and comprehension: using concordance output to predict pitfalls.'

DR C. WALTER, Cambridge
8 Mar.: `Working memory and the L2 reading threshold.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women

Research as revision: practices and theories in cross-cultural gender research

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

A programme to celebrate International Women's Day, 8 March, will be announced later.

Conveners: Dr Lidia Sciama, Dr Maria Jaschok, and Dr Helen Callaway.

DR REGINE BENDL, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
15 Feb.: `Reading between the lines: the exclusion/inclusion of gender in organisation theory.'

DR KJERSTI LARSEN, Agricultural University of Norway
22 Feb.: `Initiation rituals, suppression, and power: re-searching gender in Zanzibar.'

NAFISA SHAH
1 Mar.: `The politics of honour killings in Pakistan: unravelling stories under the word Ghairat.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College.

Convener: D.J. Galligan, MA, DCL, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies and Director of the Centre.

DR PENG HWA ANG, Nanyane Technological University, Singapore
12 Feb.: `The myths of Internet content non- regulation.'

PROFESSOR G. HAY, Cornell
26 Feb.: `The challenges of competition policy.'

C. STEWART, Macquarie University
5 Mar.: `The tort of wrongful living: a wrong without a remedy?'

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BRASENOSE COLLEGE

Tanner Lectures on Human Values 2001

Human rights: a sense of proportion

SIR SYDNEY KENTRIDGE, QC, will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Mon. 26 Feb.: `The story so far.'

Tue. 27 Feb.: `How will it end?'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

JOHN HELLIWELL, OC, Professor of Economics, University of British Columbia, and Christensen Visiting Fellow, St Catherine's College, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 22 February, in Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. Further information may be obtained from Vanessa Windsor, Lady Margaret Hall (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: vanessa.windsor@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Globalisation and the nation state: whither Canada?'

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Jerwood Series of Exhibitions and Lectures

MAGGI HAMBLING will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 February, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. For details of Ms Hambling's forthcoming exhibition at Lady Margaret Hall, see `Notices' above.

THE RT. REVD RICHARD HARRIES, Bishop of Oxford, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 2 March, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall.

Subject: `The Crucifixion in Western art.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the ground-floor Council Room, Mansfield College. Admission is free and open to the public.

For further information contact Caroline Bastable, OCEES, Mansfield College, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF (telephone and fax: Oxford (2)70886, e-mail: ocees@mansfield.ox.ac.uk).

F. DODDS, Co-Ordinator, UNED-Forum
13 Feb.: `Rio to Earth Summit 2002—challenges for the future of the planet.'

J. TROTTIER, Oxford Centre for Water Research
20 Feb.: `Water discourses in the West Bank and Gaza.'

D. BRUCE, Church of Scotland Society, Religion and Technology Project
27 Feb.: `The ethics of GM crops and food.'

A. WILKINSON and F. MONKS, Shell International Petroleum Company
6 Mar.: `Sustainable development—passing fad or hot potato in 2030?'


Yvonne Workman Fund

Ninth Annual Lecture

NEIL SUMMERTON, Director, Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society, will deliver the Yvonne Workman Fund Lecture at 8.15 p.m. on Thursday, 15 February, in the chapel, Mansfield College.

Subject: `The environment in recent Christian thought.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Asian Studies Centre

Higher education reform in East Asia: a comparative perspective

This meeting will be held in the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, St Antony's College, on Friday, 16 February, and Saturday, 17 February.

Further information may be obtained from Dr R.J. Goodman (telephone: Oxford (2)74576, e-mail: roger.goodman@sant.ox.ac.uk), or Jennifer Griffiths (telephone: Oxford (2)74559, e-mail: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk).

Convener: R.J. Goodman, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of Japan.

Friday, 16 February

D. PALFREYMAN
2 p.m.: `UK HE: a viable elite–mass "third way"?'

DR YUEN FOONG KHONG
3 p.m.: `Singapore's higher education aspirations in the twenty-first century.'

DR D. FAURE
4.15 p.m.: `Comments on higher education reform in Hong Kong.'

PROFESSOR J. EADES, Shiga University, Japan
5 p.m.: `The dynamics of higher education reform in Japan: bureaucrats, bright ideas, and the birthrate.' (In conjunction with the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies)

Saturday, 17 February

DR BO PENG, Fudan University, China
9 a.m.: `Higher education and higher education reform in China.'

MS SU-ANN OH
9.45 a.m.: `Comparing the work of academics in England and China: case studies.'

DR J. GRAYSON, Sheffield, DR HYANG-JIN LEE, Sheffield, and PROFESSOR HO-JUN YOON, Chinju University, Korea
10.45 a.m.: `Higher education in Korea: its past, present, and future.'

PROFESSOR JUNG-HUA CHOU, Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, and Cambridge
11.30 a.m.: `Taiwan's higher education in transition: a personal view.' (Followed by concluding discussion, 12.15 p.m.)

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Middle Common Room

Moving towards a sustainable world

The following lectures will be given at 5.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Old JCR, St Hugh's College.

For directions and general information, telephone Oxford (2)74900. Further information may be obtained from Alison Ussing (e-mail: alison.ussing@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk).

DR J. WELTON
8 Feb.: `Sustainable development or natural selection—can we adapt to survive?'

DR M. ESIRI
15 Feb.: `Assisting development—is there a better way? Musings of a wandering neuropathologist.'

DR S. NEW
22 Feb.: `Industry and sustainability—the prospects for greening the supply chain.'

DR C. BROCK
1 Mar.: `The role of women in a sustainable world.'

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture in Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy

PROFESSOR R. DWORKIN, FBA, will deliver the Hart Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 February, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Hart's postscript and the point of political philosophy.'

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FRIENDS OF THE PITT RIVERS MUSEUM

Amended notice

The following lectures will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Pitt Rivers Research Centre, 64 Banbury Road. Visitors are welcome, but are asked to make a contribution of £2 to the Friends' Purchasing Fund.

This notice replaces previous announcements.

DR L. PEERS
14 Feb.: `Of research and relationships: first nation countries, customs, and collections at the Pitt Rivers.'

E. KINGDON
14 Mar.: `Jogging memories: characters I met in Northern Queensland.'

J. STARKEY, Durham
11 Apr.: `Sheikhs, swords, and daggers.'

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FRIENDS OF REWLEY HOUSE

MRS RUTH DEECH, Principal of St Anne's College and Chairman, the Human Embryology and Fertilisation Authority, will deliver the Friends of Rewley House Annual Lecture at 8 p.m. on Thursday, 8 March, in the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House.

Information and tickets may be obtained from Craig Herron, c/o Kellogg College, Oxford OX1 2JA, or from Katharine Nathan (e-mail: katharine.nathan@kellogg.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Sex, sheep, and statutes.'

For details of the Friends of Rewley House Annual Concert, see `Notices' above.

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