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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 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.

LADY MARGARET HALL: private viewing of exhibition `Four Quartets' by Mark Cazalet, and lectures by the artist and Lyndall Gordon (biographer of T.S. Eliot), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 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.)

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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.

M. BLACK: `Water and well-being. The changing international agenda' (seminar series: `History of medicine speaking to public health policy'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2 p.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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Tuesday 14 November

THE REVD DR DAVID COOK preaches the Court Sermon (marking the start of the Judicial Year), Cathedral, 10.15 a.m. (Note: congregation are asked to be seated by 10.10 a.m.)

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff' (day 1), 9.30 a.m.; `Training skills' (day 1), 9.30 a.m.; `Assertiveness' (for managers or supervisors—day 2), 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR M. BUCKLEY: `The study of religion and the rise of atheism: conflict or conformation?' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `The dialectical genesis of modern atheism'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR P. DICKENS: `Linking the social and the natural sciences: is capital modifying human biology in its own image?' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), Council Room, Main Building, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

THE RT. REVD KENNETH CRAGG: `Secular and sacred: their mutual relation in Islam' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Lecture Room 1, Christ Church, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 15 November

M. WEBB: `Sources for Irish history in the Bodleian's manuscript collections, from the Confederates to the Convention, 1641–1921' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Recruitment and selection for all staff' (day 2), 1.15 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS HYTNER (Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre): `What makes theatre theatrical' (lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

M. ZARD: `Protection or impunity? The exclusion from refugee status of those who commit serious international crimes' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

WINE-TASTING: `Ports', University Club (6/8 South Parks Road), 5.45 p.m. (admission £2).

PROFESSOR S. CONWAY MORRIS lectures in series `Borders of science and faith', marking the 140th anniversary of the Wilberforce/Huxley Debate, 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.)

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Thursday 16 November

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Introduction to strategic planning and management', 9 a.m. (see information above).

DR A. COLES: `Gender and geology: wells and washing' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and water'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Supervising D.Phil. students', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR R.J. O'NEILL: `The development of amphibious warfare' (Hudson Memorial Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

D. FARRELL: `Byzantine identity in the eleventh-century Mediterranean world', and F. BORA: `Medieval Arabic historiography' (seminar series: `The medieval Mediterranean, .400–.1300'), Lady Brodie Room, St Hilda's, 5 p.m.

M.-C. CANOVA-GREEN: `Espace et pouvoirs dans Les Plaisirs de l'Isle Enchantée (1644)' (seminar series: `Fêtes et pouvoirs: 17e–20e siècles'), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS perform orchestral music from Jean-Philippe Rameau's opera Hippolyte et Aricie, New College Chapel, 8.30 p.m. (tickets £10/£5 from the Playhouse Box Office, Beaumont Street, or on the door).

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Friday 17 November

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Examining and assessing undergraduates', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

MAISON FRANÇAISE study-day: `La famille aujourd'hui' (Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France), Maison Française, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

DR A. COLES: `Profiles of DIFID and aid agencies' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Corporate images and bureaucratic identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

PROFESSOR S. FREDMAN: `A British Bill of Rights—Britain and the incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights' (seminar series: `Europe—and Britain'), European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

J. TEMPLE-LANG: `The Commission and the European Parliament—an uncertain relationship' (public lecture), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET perform Webern's Langsamer Satz (1905) (with Chisato Kusunoki, piano); Schumann's Piano Quintet in E flat, op. 44; Beethoven's Quartet in A minor, op. 132, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £10/£5 from the Playhouse Box Office, Beaumont Street, or on the door).

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