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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CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE

The Winter's Tale: a workshop

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS HYTNER, with Dr John Pitcher and Mr Michael Gearin-Tosh, will lead this workshop, to be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, 22 January, and Monday, 29 January, in St Catherine's College.

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FORD'S LECTURES IN BRITISH HISTORY

An age of transition? Economy and society in the later Middle Ages

PROFESSOR C. DYER, Birmingham, will deliver the Ford's Lectures in British History at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Examination Schools.

19 Jan.: `A new Middle Ages.'

26 Jan.: `Community and privacy.'

2 Feb.: `Authority and freedom.'

9 Feb.: `Consumption and investment.'

16 Feb.: `Subsistence and markets.'

23 Feb.: `Leisure and work.'

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SLADE LECTURES

Seeing through art history

PROFESSOR D. PREZIOSI, Professor of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles, Slade Professor of Fine Art 2000–1, will deliver the Slade Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History. The lectures are open to the public.

Wed. 17 Jan.: `Seeing through art history (Part 1).'

Tue. 23 Jan.: `Seeing through art history (Part 2).'

Tue. 30 Jan.: `Holy terrors and teleologies.'

Thur. 1 Feb.: `Romulus, Rebus, and the Gaze of Victoria.'

Wed. 14 Feb.: `The astrolabe of the Enlightenment.'

Wed. 21 Feb.: `The crystalline veil and the phallomorphic imaginary.'

Wed. 28 Feb.: `The museum of what you shall have been.'

Wed. 7 Mar.: `The limit(s) of representation.'

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NEWS INTERNATIONAL VISITING PROFESSOR OF BROADCAST MEDIA

PROFESSOR KRISTIN THOMPSON, University of Wisconsin, will lecture at 6 p.m. on the following days. The first two lectures will be given in Exeter College, the second two at Green College.

30 Jan.: `Go with the flow? Analysing television.'

31 Jan.: `What do they think they're doing? Theory and practice in screenwriting.'

6 Feb.: `Television into film, film into television.'

7 Feb.: `The strange cases of David Lynch.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Biographers at work

The following lectures will be given at 5.15 p.m. on the days shown in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

ROY FOSTER, biographer of Yeats
Tue. 16 Jan.: `Choosing perfection: Yeats's life and work.'

GRAHAM ROBB, biographer of Victor Hugo, Balzac, and Rimbaud
Thur. 1 Feb.: `Being a biographers.'

ANDREW MOTION, biographer of Keats and Larkin
Thur. 15 Feb.: `Wainewright and biography.'

JENNY UGLOW, biographer of Elizabeth Gaskell and Hogarth
Tue. 27 Feb.: `On not being an island: writing group biographies.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES, MODERN HISTORY

Language and history: an interdisciplinary seminar

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in Oriel College.

Conveners: D.F. Cram, MA, University Lecturer in Linguistics, R.J.W. Evans, MA, D.Phil., Regius Professor of Modern History, and S. Romaine, MA, Merton Professor of English Language.

J. FELLERER
16 Jan.: `Multilingualism in Galicia under Austrian rule.'

R. OKEY, Warwick
23 Jan.: `Serb, Croat, or Bosnian? Language and nationality in the Serbo-Croat-speaking area since the mid-nineteenth century.'

A. AHLQVIST, Galway
30 Jan.: `Language and history in early Ireland.'

F. HEAL
6 Feb.: `Language and accents in the British and Irish Reformations.'

C. WELLS
13 Feb.: `Language and history in Limbo: continuity and discontinuity in postwar Germany through a linguistic lens.'

J. CATTO
20 Feb.: `The birth of Court English, 1350–1400.'

C. MCNALL
27 Feb.: `The language of English lawyers.'

R. HUGHES, Nottingham
6 Mar.: `New Labour, new language: where linguistics meet politics.'

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Department of Zoology: Departmental Seminars

The following seminars will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Zoology Department. The appropriate lecture theatre (A or B) is shown after the date of the seminar. All members of the University are welcome to attend.

DR PETER HERRING, Southampton Oceanography Centre
15 Jan. (B): `Making light of the dark: bioluminescence in the deep sea.'

PROFESSOR DAVID BELLAMY, The Conservation Foundation
22 Jan. (A and B): to be confirmed (conservation seminar).

PROFESSOR STEVEN ROSE, the Open University
29 Jan. (A): `The poverty of evolutionary psychology.'

DR GEORGINA MACE, Institute of Zoology
5 Feb.: (B): `Extinction risk in contemporary mammals: causes and consequences.'

PROFESSOR ROSIE REDFIELD
12 Feb. (B): `Putting sex in context: the evolution of bacterial competence.'

DR ANDREW CLARKE, British Antarctic Survey
19 Feb. (B): `Life at the edge: the ecology and evolution of polar organisms.'

PROFESSOR ROD PAGE, Glasgow
26 Feb. (B): to be confirmed (molecular evolution seminar).

PROFESSOR SIR ROBERT MAY, The Royal Society
5 Mar. (A): `Reflections on five years in Whitehall.'

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Department of Plant Sciences

The following research talks will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Plant Sciences.

Convener: H.G. Dickinson, MA, Sherardian Professor of Botany.

PROFESSOR S. STRAUSS, Oregon State University
18 Jan.: `Gene dispersal from wild stands and plantations of cottonwoods in the Pacific Northwest.'

DR J. LANGDALE
25 Jan.: `The ontogeny and phylogeny of leaf.'

PROFESSOR C. LAMB, John Innes Centre
1 Feb.: `Plant disease and pest resistance: networking in hostile environments.'

DR R. ABBOTT, St Andrews
8 Feb.: `Making rays in the sunflower family: an evo-devo analysis.'

DR W. HARTUNG, Wurzburg
15 Feb.: `Abscisic acid, a stress hormone in plant roots: pathways of radial transport and its effect on hydraulic conductivity.'

PROFESSOR C. ROBINSON, Warwick
22 Feb.: `Mechanisms for the transport of proteins across chloroplast and bacterial membranes.'

R. SMITH, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
1 Mar.: `The Millennium Seed Bank: dreams and reality.'

DR P. GALLOIS, Manchester
8 Mar.: `Suppression of programmed cell death in Arabidopsis thaliana.'

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ESRC Research Programme on Transnational Communities

The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Senior Common Room, the School of Geography.

Conveners: Dr Steven Vertovec and Professor Warwick Armstrong.

PROFESSOR W. ARMSTRONG, McGill
18 Jan.: `The Janus face of international borders.'

PROFESSOR U. MEINHOF, Bradford
25 Jan.: `Changing nations, states, and identities in German–Polish border regions.'

PROFESSOR M. SPARKE, Washington
1 Feb.: `Transnationalism at the border: outlining the research horizons.'

R. ANDERS-ELK, Warwick
8 Feb.: `Boundaries as social processes: the Finnish–Russian border.'

DR O. KRAMSCH, Nijmegen
15 Feb.: `Towards cosmopolitan governance of the transborder regions of the European Union.'

DR V. EVERGETI, Surrey
22 Feb.: `Identity politics within borderline minorities: Muslim communities in Western Thrace.'

PROFESSOR G. BLAKE, Durham
1 Mar.: `Geographical contributions to international boundary questions.'

PROFESSOR J. ANDERSON, Belfast
8 Mar.: `Approaches to theorising state borders.'

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Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: the elderly without children—European and South-east Asian perspectives

The following seminars will be given at 11 a.m. on Mondays in the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology.

Conveners: Dr P. Kreager and Ms E. Schroeder- Butterfill.

DR KREAGER
22 Jan.: `Population ageing in the nexus of anthropology and demography.'

MS SCHROEDER-BUTTERFILL
29 Jan.: `Family structures, adoption, and elderly strategies in East Java.'

R. MARIANTI, Amsterdam School for Social Science Research
5 Feb.: `In the absence of family support: cases of childless widows in urban neighbourhoods of Malang, East Java.'

M. EVANDROU, King's College, London, and J. FALKINGHAM, LSE
12 Feb.: `Demographic change and family support for older people in Britain.'

I. KEASBERRY, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
19 Feb.: `Care for the elderly and shortage of children in Rural Special Region, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.'

K. BLAKEMORE, Swansea
26 Feb.: `South Asian elderly in Britain.'

V. HIONIDOU, Southampton
5 Mar.: `The position of the elderly in the Greek family in the early twentieth century.'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory: colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Main Lecture Theatre, the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.

An `Inorganic Discussion Day', with presentations by some of the younger research associates in the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, will be held at 5 p.m. on 5 March.

Convener: M.L.H. Green, MA, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry.

DR C.C. WILSON, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
15 Jan.: `Probing interesting potential wells occupied by hydrogen atoms in organic structures: single crystal neutron diffraction at variable temperature and pressure.'

PROFESSOR P. MCMILLAN, University College, London
22 Jan.: `Expanded phases of silicon.'

DR A. SELLA, University College, London
29 Jan.: `Non-cyclopentadienyl chemistry of the lanthanides.'

DR J.M. BROWN
5 Feb.: `Homogeneous catalysis; is mechanism help or hindrance?'

PROFESSOR C.K. PROUT
12 Feb.: `Molecules in motion: a study in the synergy of X-ray diffraction and solid state NMR.'

PROFESSOR R. CATLOW, Royal Institution, London
19 Feb.: `Structure–property relationships in microporous materials.'

PROFESSOR A. POWELL, Karlsruhe, Germany
26 Feb.: `Synthetic strategies for producing cluster-based magnetic arrays.'

PROFESSOR R.J.P. WILLIAMS
12 Mar.: `Genomes, proteomes, metallomes: molecules and systems.'

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Hinshelwood Lectures

PROFESSOR J.P. TOENNIES, Max Planck Institut für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen, will deliver the Hinshelwood Lectures at 11.15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, commencing on Tuesday, 20 February.

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

Subject: `Novel spectroscopies using helium atoms, clusters, and droplets.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

University Department of Psychiatry: guest lectures, Hilary Term

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the Department of Psychiatry, the Warneford Hospital.

Convener: G.M. Goodwin, BM, MA, D.Phil., W.A. Handley Professor of Psychiatry.

PROFESSOR P. JONES, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
30 Jan.: `Causes of psychosis: implications of its new epidemiology.'

PROFESSOR D. SMITH
6 Feb.: `Is Alzheimer's disease preventable?'

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Department of Experimental Psychology

The following departmental seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Weiskrantz Room (C.113), the Department of Experimental Psychology.

Conveners: S.D. Iversen, MA, Professor of Psychology, and P.E. Bryant, MA, Watts Professor of Psychology.

PROFESSOR A.T. SMITH, Royal Holloway College, London
16 Jan.: `Functional MRI: what is it good for?'

PROFESSOR A. ELLIS, York
23 Jan.: `Age of acquisition: why are early-learned words easier to process and more resistant to brain injury?'

PROFESSOR A. KARMILOFF-SMITH, Institute of Child Health, London
30 Jan.: `Genotype/phenotype relations: why a cognitive developmental approach is crucial.'

DR I.D. GILCHRIST, Bristol
13 Feb.: `Eye movements in visual search: remembering where you've been and avoiding going back.'

DR G. ALTMANN, York
27 Feb.: `The time-course of constraint- application during sentence processing in visual contexts.'

PROFESSOR M. YOUNG, Newcastle
6 Mar.: `Inferential processes in visual cortex.'

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University Laboratory of Physiology

The following seminars will be held at 12 noon on Wednesdays in the Sherrington Room, the University Laboratory of Physiology.

Conveners: Dr A.J. Hannan and Dr S. Trapp.

PROFESSOR A. SILLITO, University College, London
17 Jan.: `The influence of feedback from MT in central visual processing.' (McDonnell–Pew Centre Seminar)

DR J.I. VANDENBERG, Cambridge
24 Jan.: `HERG K+ channels: a new paradigm for ion channel gating.'(Jenkinson Seminar)

PROFESSOR S. MCMAHON, King's College, London
31 Jan.: `Pain, injury, and repair in the somatosensory system.' (G.L. Brown Lecture, sponsored by the Physiological Society)

DR C.D. BENHAM, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Harlow
7 Feb.: `Vanilloid channels have multiple flavours.' (Sponsored by the Physiological Society)

DR R. WILKINS
14 Feb.: `Surviving in a matrix: membrane transport in articular chondrocytes.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

DR D.J. PATERSON
21 Feb.: `The exciting heart.' (Sponsored by the Physiological Society)

DR Z. MOLNAR
28 Feb.: `Development of layer 5 projection neurons in the cerebral cortex.' (McDonnell–Pew Centre Seminar)

PROFESSOR M.L.J. ASHFORD, Aberdeen
7 Mar.: `Metabolic hormones: peripheral and central connectionsn to KATP channels.' (Sponsored by the Physiological Society)

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Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics

The following research seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics.

DR M. CHRISTIE, Department of Medicine, Guy's, King's, and St Thomas's School of Medicine, London
19 Jan.: `Regulated expression of the tyrosine phosphatase-like molecule 1A-2 during pancreatic islet development.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

PROFESSOR M. DJAMGOZ, Imperial College, London
26 Jan.: `Neuronal characteristics of prostate and breast cancer cells: a novel concept in the pathophysiology of metastatic disease.'

DR P. DOLAN, Bristol
2 Feb.: `Mechanical loading and low back pain.'

DR M. PERRETTI, William Harvey Research Institute, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine
9 Feb.: `The annexin 1 receptor: a target for anti-inflammatory therapy.'

DR P. SIMPSON, Cambridge
16 Feb.: `Gene duplication and the development and evolution of bristle patterns in diptera.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

DR C. METIN, CNRS, Paris
23 Feb.: `Tangentially migrating cells in the developing cortex.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

PROFESSOR G. MORRISS-KAY
2 Mar.: `Tissue origins and tissue interactions in the developing skull.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

PROFESSOR R. THAKKER
9 Mar.: `Molecular genetic mechanisms for kidney stone disorders.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Greek and Balkan cultural history

PROFESSOR ALEXIS POLITIS, Crete, will lecture on Thursdays, at the times shown, in the ground-floor lecture room, 47 Wellington Square.

Convener: P.A. Mackridge, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Modern Greek.

18 Jan., 5 p.m.: `The cultural horizon of merchants in south-east Europe around 1800: libraries and Enlightenment.'

1 Feb., 3.30 p.m.: `The revolt of Ali Pasha and the Greek War of Independence: facing two different ideologies.'

15 Feb., 3.30 p.m.: `Oral literature today: telling anecdotes.'

1 Mar., 5 p.m.: `Oral literature of yesterday: Greek popular songs.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Seminar in Modern Jewish History

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College (70 Woodstock Road).

Convener: D. Rechter (Ph.D. Jerusalem), Research Fellow, St Antony's College.

PROFESSOR M. ROSEMAN, Southampton
16 Jan.: `Memory and survival: understanding the memories of a Holocaust survivor.'

DR N. STARGARDT
23 Jan.: `Parental love and the medical killing of children in Nazi Germany.'

DR T. COLE, Bristol
30 Jan.: `Sites of history, sites of memory: remembering (and forgetting?) the Holocaust in Budapest, 1945–95.'

PROFESSOR A. STEINWEIS, Nebraska
6 Feb.: Antisemitic scholarship in Nazi Germany.'

PROFESSOR V. CARON, Cornell
13 Feb.: `The antisemitic revival in France in the 1930s: continuities and discontinuities.'

PROFESSOR M. HART, Florida International University
20 Feb.: `German Jews, race, and capitalism, 1870–1930.'

H. SOUSSAN, Sussex
27 Feb.: `From apologetics to self-assurance: the Society for the Promotion of the Science of Judaism in Germany (1902–38).'

PROFESSOR J. ROTH, Claremont McKenna College
6 Mar.: `Holocaust politics.'

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Commonwealth History Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Modern History Faculty Building.

PRS presentations will be held in place of the usual seminar on 2 March and 9 March.

J. STUART, King's College, London
19 Jan.: ` "Africa keeps us busy": missionaries, historians, and interpreting the "end of empire".'

C. PENNEY, Birmingham
26 Jan.: `Mission matters.'

J. PINFOLD
2 Feb.: `Into all lands: the archives of the USPG at Rhodes House Library.'

DR M. JENNINGS
9 Feb.: `Mortality and morbidity amongst the UMCA missionaries, 1914–18.'

DR D. STUART, Greenwich
16 Feb.: `Inventing Kuruman: the model mission to the Tswana in the early nineteenth century.'

MRS R. SETON, SOAS
23 Feb.: `Sources in the London area for the study of mission history.'

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MODERN HISTORY, MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Seminar on the history of the book, 1450–1800

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: R.G. Lewis, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern History, and I.W.F. Maclean, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Renaissance Studies.

DR L. HELLINGA
19 Jan.: `The Historia Fiorentina (1476): problems of textual transmission.'

P. QUARRIE, Sotheby's
26 Jan.: `Oxford and the Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493.'

PROFESSOR T.F. EARLE
2 Feb.: `Biblical translations of the 1530s: the case of Portugal.'

PROFESSOR MACLEAN
9 Feb.: `Melanchthon at the book fairs, 1561–1601: editors, markets, and religious strife.'

P. JONES, Cambridge
16 Feb.: `Medical libraries in England in the sixteenth century.'

DR N. CRONK
23 Feb.: `Illustration in eighteenth-century fiction.'

PROFESSOR I. RIVERS
2 Mar.: `Eighteenth-century English biographical dictionaries and their uses.'

DR S. KUSUKAWA and P. MANDELBROTE, Cambridge
9 Mar.: `Morison's Herbal (1680–99).'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES

Seminar in Economic and Social History

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: P.A. David, MA, Professor of Economics and Economic History, J. Humphries, MA (Ph.D. Cornell), Reader in Economic History, and A. Offer, MA, D.Phil., Chichele Professor of Economic History.

PROFESSOR P. TEMIN, MIT
16 Jan.: `Made in Germany: the German currency crisis of July, 1931.'

PROFESSOR M. THOMAS, Virginia
23 Jan.: `How much did American workers save in the late nineteenth century?'

D. STEAD
30 Jan.: `Missed opportunism: investment security in British agriculture, c.1750–1850.'

DR HUMPHRIES
6 Feb.: `Child labour in the Industrial Revolution.'

DR A. GODLEY, Reading
13 Feb.: `Globalisation, convergence, and inequality, 1870–1914.'

DR A. GREEN
20 Feb.: `Reinforcing difference and fostering community: railway construction and territorial fragmentation in Germany 1850–66.'

PROFESSOR M. DAUNTON, Cambridge
27 Feb.: `Monopolies and nuisances in Victorian cities.'

DR C. MCKENNA
6 Mar.: `The good, the bad, and the ugly: three case studies of American management consultants at work, 1910–70.'

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MODERN HISTORY, THEOLOGY

Seminar on heterodoxy in early modern science and religion

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Hovenden Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: J.H. Brooke, MA, D.Phil., Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion, and I.W.F. Maclean, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Renaissance Studies.

DR C. WEBSTER
17 Jan.: `Paracelsus: the makings of his heterodoxy.'

PROFESSOR MACLEAN
24 Jan.: `Pomponazzi and Cardano.'

DR N. DAVIDSON
31 Jan.: `Vanini.'

PROFESSOR W. CARROLL, Cornell College
7 Feb.: `Galileo.'

DR C. LÜTHY, Catholic University of Nijmegen
14 Feb.: `Confessional strife and the physics of the Eucharist.'

DR T. VAN NOUHUYS
21 Feb.: `Netherlandish scientific and religious thinkers of the first half of the seventeenth century.'

DR S. SNOBELEN, Cambridge
28 Feb.: `Newton.'

DR D. HAYCOCK
7 Mar.: `Heterodoxy and the ancient religion in eighteenth-century England.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES, THEOLOGY

Eastern Christian Studies Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the House of St Gregory and St Macrina, 1 Canterbury Road.

Conveners: S.P. Brock, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Syriac Studies, and K.T. Ware, MA, D.Phil., Spalding Lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies.

DR WARE
24 Jan.: `Meister Eckhart and St Gregory Palamas: parallels and contrasts.'

DR N. GENDLE
7 Feb.: ` "Paternity": a problematic icon of the Trinity in Byzantine and Slav art.' (With slides)

P. PETKOV
21 Feb.: ` Theology and interpretation of the Canons in Theodore Balsamon's Commentaries.'

DR I. POLEMIS, Thessalonika University
7 Mar.: `The spirituality of Theodoros Metochites.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES, COMMITTEE FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS

Languages and their design features (Arabic, Hittite, Japanese, Romanian, Scottish Gaelic, Sumerian, Turkish)

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Taylor Institution.

Conveners: C.D. Holes, MA, D.Phil., Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud Professor for the Study of the Contemporary Arab World, and M.D. Maiden, MA, Professor of the Romance Languages.

PROFESSOR HOLES
25 Jan.: `Arabic.'

PROFESSOR A. MORPURGO DAVIES
1 Feb.: `Hittite.'

DR B. FRELLESVIG
8 Feb.: `Japanese.'

PROFESSOR MAIDEN
15 Feb.: `Romanian.'

DR G. RAMCHAND
22 Feb.: `Scottish Gaelic.'

DR C. KERSLAKE
1 Mar.: `Turkish.'

DR J. BLACK
8 Mar.: `Sumerian.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Russia and Eastern Europe: social and regional issues

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Room, the Nissan Centre, St Antony's College.

Conveners: C.S. Leonard, MA, University Lecturer in Regional Studies in Post-Communist States, and J. Pallot, MA, University Lecturer in the Geography of the USSR.

DR H. PILKINGTON, Birmingham
15 Jan.: `The global and the local in contemporary Russian youth culture.'

DR N. SWAIN, Liverpool
22 Jan.: `Towards a European model of agriculture? Patterns of rural transition in central Europe and the Balkans.'

E. TEAGUE, Foreign Office
29 Jan.: `The regions under Putin.'

PROFESSOR L. JAKOBSON, Director, Higher School of Economics, Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow
5 Feb.: `The politics of administrative reform under Putin.'

PROFESSOR M. ELLMAN, Amsterdam
12 Feb.: `The social costs and consequences of the transformation process.'

DR B. RUBIE, Director, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, Wilson International Center, Washington, DC
19 Feb.: `The city, contested identities, and democratic transitions.'

M. VANDENBURG, Researcher, Human Rights Watch, Washington, DC
26 Feb.: `Women's civil rights in the Balkans.'

DR R. CLOGG
5 Mar.: `Who are the Abkhazians? Questions of post-Soviet identity.'

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The state of American politics: where are we in 2001?

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

Conveners: B.E. Shafer, MA, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government, and D.R. Mayhew, MA, John M. Olin Visiting Professor of American Government.

M. BARONE, US News and World Report
16 Jan.: `The two Americas: politics and society, 2001.'

PROFESSOR MAYHEW
23 Jan.: `A US Congress for the twenty-first century: congressional politics, 2001.'

PROFESSOR C.O. JONES, Wisconsin
30 Jan.: `The presidential transition into a fifty/fifty government: presidential politics, 2001.'

J.A. BARNES, National Journal
6 Feb.: `The invisible primary and the hidden campaign: elite politics, 2001.'

PROFESSOR SHAFER
13 Feb.: `The search for a "new centre": substance and structure, 2001.'

PROFESSOR M.A. SHAPIRO, California
20 Feb.: `The waxing and waning of judicial power: court politics, 2001.'

PROFESSOR R.G.C. JOHNSTON, British Columbia
27 Feb.: `Mass politics, 2001: how did we get here? Evidence from the Annenberg Study.'

W. SCHNEIDER, CNN Television News
6 Mar.: `Bill Clinton's political legacy: campaign and governing, 2001.'

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Senior Research Seminar in American Politics

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Chester Room, Nuffield College.

Conveners: B.E. Shafer, MA, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government, and D.R. Mayhew, MA, John M. Olin Visiting Professor of American Government.

DR N.P. BOWLES
24 Jan.: `Applying Neustadt's framework: rethinking presidential power.'

PROFESSOR C.O. JONES, Wisconsin
7 Feb.: `Presidential leadership in a government of parties: the APSA Parties Report fifty years later.'

DR G. DAVIES
21 Feb.: `Richard Nixon and school desegregation.'

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THEOLOGY

Modern theologies of the Trinity: East and West

The following seminars will be given at 8.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the St Theosevia Centre for Christian Spirituality, 2 Canterbury Road.

Details of the 31 January seminar will be announced later.

Convener: K.T. Ware, MA, D.Phil., Spalding Lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies.

DR WARE
24 Jan.: `The social doctrine of the Trinity and its critics.'

DR P. FIDDES
7 Feb.: to be announced.

W. ROBINSON
14 Feb.: `Depth psychology and the doctrine of the Trinity.'

FR. W. HEWETT, SJ
28 Feb.: `René Girard and the Trinity.'

BISHOP BASIL OF SERGIEVO
7 Mar.: `The Trinity in modern Russian theology.'

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Ian Ramsey Centre

Science, religion, and education

The following seminars will be given at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Hood Room, St Cross College.

Conveners: Professor J. Hedley Brooke and Dr Margaret Yee.

DR D. WILKINSON, St John's College, Durham
25 Jan.: `A multimedia approach to communicating the relationship between science and religion.'

M. POOLE, King's College, London
8 Feb.: `Teaching about science and religion in primary, secondary, and tertiary education.'

DR N. SAUNDERS, Cambridge
22 Feb.: `Divine action and chaos theory.'

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THEOLOGY, ORIENTAL STUDIES

Christianity after Chalcedon

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Pembroke College.

Conveners: S.P. Brock, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Syriac Studies, and K.T. Ware, MA, D.Phil., Spalding Lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies.

DR WARE
22 Jan.: `The aftermath of Chalcedon; the Christology of Dionysus the Areopagite.'

DR BROCK
29 Jan.: `Chalcedon in Syriac perspective.'

DR WARD
5 Feb.: `Christology in the reign of Justinian: the Origenists; Leontius of Byzantium; the Neochalcedonians.'

DR BROCK
12 Feb.: `Syrian Orthodox developments.'

19 Feb.: `Christology in the Church of the East; Chalcedonian writers in Syriac.'

DR WARE
26 Feb.: `The Monotheletes and Maximus the Confessor.'

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INTERFACULTY SEMINAR

Restoration to Reform, 1660–1832: British political, literary, intellectual, and social history

The following meetings will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wordsworth Room, St Hugh's College.

Conveners: Dr Ros Ballaster (Mansfield), Professor Marilyn Butler (Exeter), Dr Faramerz Dabhoiwala (Exeter), Dr Christine Gerrard (Lady Margaret Hall), Dr Thomas Keymer (St Anne's), Dr James Raven (Mansfield), Professor Isabel Rivers (St Hugh's), Dr Kathryn Sutherland (St Anne's), and Dr Abigail Williams (St Hugh's).

DR S. OWEN, Sheffield
22 Jan.: `Restoration drama and politics: an overview.'

DR L. KLEIN, Cambridge
5 Feb.: `Civility and authenticity.'

DR V. JONES, Leeds
19 Feb.: `Advice and enlightenment: Mary Wollstonecraft and sex education.'

DR H. BERRY, Newcastle
5 Mar.: `Prudent luxury: the metropolitan tastes of Judith Baker, Durham gentlewoman.'

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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).

D. LESHCHINSKII, HEC
19 Jan.: `Venture capitalists as benevolent vultures: the role of network externalities in financing choice.'

R. BACHMANN, Amsterdam
26 Jan.: `Payout policy design.'

N. SHEPHARD
2 Feb.: `Stochastic volatility models of OU type: levy processes, data analysis, and option pricing.'

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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COMPUTING LABORATORY

Programming Research Group

Strachey Lecture

PROFESOR DON KNUTH will deliver a Strachey Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 January, in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.

Subject: `Structured programming and literate programming.'

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CENTRE FOR CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH

The following seminars will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: R.G. Hood, MA, D.Phil., D.Sc., Professor of Criminology, and C. Hoyle, M.Sc., D.Phil., Lecturer in Criminology.

PROFESSOR G. PEARSON, Goldsmiths' College, London
24 Jan.: `Where are we now in the drugs and crime debate?'

C. ROBERTS
7 Feb.: `Assessing risk: offenders in the community.'

J. SHINE, Director of Research and Development, HMP Grendon and Springhill
21 Feb.: `Prison works? The Grendon experience.'

M. NAREY, Director General, HM Prison Service
7 Mar.: `Changing the Prison Service.'

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RUSKIN SCHOOL OF DRAWING AND FINE ART

Ruskin then and now

The following lectures will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Examination Schools. The series has been organised to coincide with the exhibition `Praeterita: a series of photographs suggested by the autobiography of John Ruskin', by John Riddy, which will be shown at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, 19 January–23 February.

JOHN RIDDY
23 Jan.: `Praeterita: describing time.'

ROBERT HEWISON
30 Jan.: ` "The teaching of art is the teaching of all things": Ruskin, art, and society.'

STEPHEN BURY
6 Feb.: `Ruskin and slavery.'

DINAH BIRCH
13 Feb.: `Ruskin and the education of communities.'

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WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

War, disease, and medicine

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine.

DR M. HARRISON
15 Jan.: `War, medicine, and economy: medicine and the organisation of warfare during the eighteenth century.'

P. MILLS, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College, London
22 Jan.: `Cleanliness and order: war and the campaign to avoid fevers in the British army, 1720–70.'

PROFESSOR R. COOTER, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of East Anglia
29 Jan.: `Of war and epidemics: interrogating discourse and script.'

DR I. WHITEHEAD, Derby
5 Feb.: `British medicine and the Gallipoli campaign.'

DR M. CHAMBERS, Liverpool
12 Feb.: `Yellow fever control during World War Two: the case of British West Africa.'

P. BARHAM, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College, London
19 Feb.: `Great War madness: psychiatric casualties of the Great War, 1914–59.'

B. SHEPHARD, Bristol
26 Feb.: ` "The Father of PTSD": putting Abram Kardiner in context.'

U. SCHMIDT
5 Mar.: `Do we need a social history of ethics? The Nuremberg Doctors' Trial and the Nuremberg Code in historical perspective.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

HIS EXCELLENCY MR KOICHIRO MATSUURA, Director General, UNESCO, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 5 February, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.

Subject: `Globalisation and diversity.'

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Media, communications, and Muslim communities

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. This series is co-sponsored by the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies.

Conveners: F.A. Nizami, MA, D.Phil., Director of the Centre, and J. Piscatori (Ph.D. Virginia), Fellow in Muslim Politics/International Relations.

F. ISMAIL, Middle East Broadcasting Corporation
17 Jan.: `Arab media in London: season of migration to the north or south?'

PROFESSOR K. ROBINS, Goldsmiths' College, London
24 Jan.: `Thinking across spaces: Turkish media experiences in Britain.'

DR G. BUNT, University of Wales, Lampeter
31 Jan.: `Virtually Islamic: on-line fatwas and the projection of authority.'

A. TAUSSIG, BBC World Service
7 Feb.: `International broadcasting and the Muslim world.'

DR Z. SARDAR, London
14 Feb.: `Islam, the media, and the joys of cynical power.'

DR N. SAKR, Media Probe, London
21 Feb.: `The media and women's rights in the Middle East.'

PROFESSOR A. SREBERNY, Leicester
28 Feb.: `Communication and community: the Iranian diaspora in London.'

K. HROUB, Cambridge
7 Mar.: `Arab satellite broadcasting—the case of al-Jazeerah Channel: furthering integration or enhancing fragmentation?'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Seminar in Modern French History and Politics

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Maison Française.

J. WRIGHT
16 Jan.: `Democracy through diversity: federalism in the thought of Maurras and Charles-Brun, 1898–1911.'

M. CROOK, Keele
23 Jan.: `The origins of French democracy: suffrage and citizenship, 1789–1848.'

O. IHL, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Grenoble
30 Jan.: `La formation des sciences de gouvernement en France, XIX-XXe siècles.'

P. SMITH, Nottingham
6 Feb.: ` "Le Grand Conseil des Communes": myth and reality of the French Senate.'

M. SHIPWAY, Birkbeck College, London
13 Feb.: `A democratising mission? The uses and limits of political reform in the Union Française, 1944–58.'

E. SULEIMAN, Princeton
20 Feb.: `Can the French state be modernised?'

J. BAUBEROT, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris
27 Feb.: `La laïcité française face à la crise des "idéaux modernes" .'

D. GORDON, Sussex
6 Mar.: `Non-citizens and political participation: immigrants and May '68.'

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Fêtes et Pouvoirs: 17e–20e siècles

The following seminars will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Maison Française.

M.-C. CANOVA-GREEN, Goldsmiths' College, London
31 Jan.: `Espace et pouvoirs dans Les Plaisirs de l'Isle Enchantée (1644).'

M. BANNISTER, Oxford Brookes
7 Feb.: `Cutting Condé down to size: Fêtes et Pouvoirs in the 1660s.'

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Other lectures

Unless indicated otherwise the following lectures will be given at 5.15 p.m. in the Maison Française.

J.-J. LECERCLE, Paris X and Cardiff
Thur. 18 Jan.: `Qu'est-ce qu'une interprétation fausse?'

P. VITTET-PHILIPE, European Commission
Fri. 19 Jan.: `European policies in the global digital economy.'

C. ATTWOOD, Nottingham
Wed. 24 Jan.: ` "Je meurs de soif auprès de la fontaine": inspiration et échange poétiques chez Charles d'Orléans.'

M. CIMENT, Paris VII
Mon. 29 Jan., 5 p.m.: `Claude Sautet, peintre des passions humaines.'

F. KERSAUDY, Paris I
Thur. 8 Feb.: `De Gaulle et Churchill.'

X. SALMON, Curator of Paintings, Museum of the Château de Versailles
Thur. 22 Feb.: `Versailles: de la demeure publique à la demeure privée.'

F. JOST, Paris III
Fri. 23 Feb.: `La place des séries dans les stratégies de programmation des chaînes.'

G. HOWARD, writer
Fri. 30 Mar., 5.45 p.m.: `Paris—the literary city.'(Lecture given as part of the Oxford Literary Festival; tickets £4.50 from the Oxford Playhouse)

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5Other meetings

The following meetings will be held on the days shown in the Maison Française.

Sat. 20 Jan., 10 a.m.–5 p.m., study-day: `Bataille, Collège de Sociologie and the Durkheimians' (in conjunction with the British Centre for Durkheimain Studies).

Thur. 1 Feb., 10 a.m.–6 p.m., study-day: `Digitising the eighteenth century: letters, journals, plays, maps' (in conjunction with the Voltaire Foundation).

Sat. 10 Feb., 10 a.m.–5 p.m, conference: `La controverse scientifique en France et en Angleterre, XVIe et XVIIe siècles.'

Fri. 16 Feb., 3.30–6 p.m., and Sat. 17 Feb., 9.30 a.m.–12 noon, conference: `L'audience de la télévision en Europe et sa mesure' (in conjunction with the Institut National de l'Audiovisuel).

Sat. 24 Feb., 10 a.m.–5.30 p.m., conference: `Collecting antiquities' (information from J. Elsner, Corpus Christi College).

Mon. 26 Feb., 3–5 p.m., study-day: `Le Conseil Constitutionnel.'

Sat. 3 Mar., 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sun. 4 Mar., 9.30 a.m.–12 noon, conference: `Le surréalisme appartient-il au XXe siècle?'

Mon. 5 Mar, 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m., conference: `La communication politique en France et en Grande-Bretagne entre tradition et mutation.'

Fri. 9 Mar., 10 a.m.–4 p.m, study-day (Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France): `Intellectuals and the ethics of engagement.' (Advance booking required: cost £3, students £1)

Wed. 21 Mar., 7.30 p.m., poetry readings (part of United Nations event): `Dialogue among cultures through poetry.'

Fri. 23 Mar., 7 p.m., European Movement Open Forum: `European Union—fact and fiction' (with Chris Huhne, MEP).

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Economic Development Seminar: Development Disasters

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

The two-volume study War and Underdevelopment, by Professor F.J. Stewart, Dr E.V.K. Fitzgerald, and Associates (OUP/QEH Series in Development Studies), will be launched at the meeting on 1 March.

Conveners: E.V.K. Fitzgerald, MA, Reader in International Economics and Finance, and F.J. Stewart, MA, D.Phil., Director, Queen Elizabeth House.

E. CLAY, Overseas Development Institute
18 Jan.: `Dominica: natural disasters and economic development in a small island state.'

A. CORNIA, Florence
25 Jan.: `The Aids curse: socio-economic impact and policy response.'

DR FITZGERALD
1 Feb.: `The economic and social consequences of financial crises.'

L. HADDAD, LSE and International Food Policy Research Institute
8 Feb.: `Attacking the double burden of malnutrition in Asia.'

A. ADDISON, World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki
15 Feb.: `Reconstruction from war in Africa: communities, entrepeneurs, and states.' (Provisional arrangement)

P. OPPENHEIMER, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
22 Feb.: `Russia's transition.'

P. FREEMAN, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
8 Mar.: `The disproportionate impact of natural catastrophes on the poor.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

International human rights in context—the available legal remedies for individual victims

This seminar series will be held at 5.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. The series is sponsored by Professor D.J. Galligan, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, Director of the Centre, and Fellow of Wolfson College.

Convener: Dr W.F. Pepper, Visiting Fellow, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College, author, barrister, attorney and counsellor-at-law, London and New York.

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CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE

Corpus Christi Classical Seminar: Writing Ethnography

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College.

Convener: Dr G.M. Williamson, Lecturer in Greek History, Corpus Christi College.

G. WOOLF, St Andrews
17 Jan.: `Writing Ethne: the poetics and politics of an ancient intellectual practice.'

F. HARTOG, Paris
24 Jan.: `Historian as witness.'

K. CLARKE
31 Jan.: `From Lotus-Eaters to Dog-Headed Men: inhabitants of the imagination.'

R. SCHNEIDER, Cambridge
7 Feb.: `The fascinating foe: conceptions of the orient in Imperial Rome.'

M. GOODMAN
14 Feb.: `The role of Jews in pagan writings from the Roman Empire.'

M. BANKS
21 Feb.: `Image, history, and identity: writing the ethnography of urban Indians.'

DR WILLIAMSON
28 Feb.: `The ethnography of empire.'

S. MCCORMACK, Michigan
7 Mar.: `Roman questions among Incas and Spaniards.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Green College Lectures

The management of public services and the professions

The Green College Lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Note: The start-time of the lectures is incorrectly given as 5 p.m. in the Hilary Term Special Lecture List.

PROFESSOR R. KLEIN, Senior Associate, the King's Fund; Visiting Professor, London School of Economics
15 Jan.: `Managing doctors: oxymoron or realistic ambition?'

PROFESSOR C. HOOD
22 Jan.: `A well regulated public sector?'

DR A. WRIGHT, MP, Chairman, Select Committee on Public Administration; Honorary Professor of Politics, University of Birmingham
29 Jan.: `Accountability versus professionalism?'

SIR MICHAEL BICHARD, KCB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Education and Employment
5 Feb.: `Public services: modern or morbid?'

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Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and Development

MARTTI AHTISAARI, former President, Republic of Finland, will deliver the Brian Walker Lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 March, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `Conflict management and development.'

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LINACRE COLLEGE

Linacre Lectures

Managing the Earth

The Linacre Lectures will be given at 5.30 p.m. on Thursdays in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building, South Parks Road.

PROFESSOR H.-J. SCHELLNHUBER, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
18 Jan.: `How fragile is the Earth?'

PROFESSOR P. SANDS, SOAS, London
1 Feb.: `Who governs the sustainable world? The role of international courts and tribunals.'

DR B. METZ, Netherlands National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven
8 Feb.: `Will technology save us?'

DR J. GUPTA, Amsterdam
15 Feb.: `Negotiating climate change: can a divided world unite?'

PROFESSOR R. COSTANZA, Maryland
22 Feb.: `Valuing the Earth.'

SIR JOHN BROWNE, Group Chief Executive, BP Amoco
1 Mar.: `The role of corporate leadership.'

SIR CRISPIN TICKELL
8 Mar.: `Risks of conflict: resource and population pressures.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

The future of the nation-state

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Main Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College (building of the Nissan Institute).

Conveners: Professor Archie Brown, Mr Mark Fisher, MP, and the Rt. Hon. Gillian Shephard, MP.

PROFESSOR W. BEINART, PROFESSOR BROWN, and TIMOTHY GARTON ASH
16 Jan.: `What do we mean by a nation- state?'

PROFESSOR R. CROMPTON, SIR MARRACK GOULDING, and PROFESSOR ADAM ROBERTS
23 Jan.: `The Balkans.'

LORD DAHRENDORF, MR EDWARD GARNIER, QC, MP, and MR GILES RADICE, MP
30 Jan.: `The impact of the European Union.'

THE RT. HON. LORD FORSYTH, KENNETH (LORD) MORGAN, and THE RT. HON. JOHN REID, MP
6 Feb.: `The cases of Scotland and Wales.'

MR MARK FISHER, MP, PROFESSOR PETER HENNESSY, and THE RT. HON. GILLIAN SHEPHARD, MP
13 Feb.: `The English Question: an English Parliament or regional government?'

DR DAVID HINE, SIR MICHAEL JAY, and DR KALYPSO NICOLAÏDIS
20 Feb.: `West European experience in comparative perspective.'

FORMER SENATOR GARY HART, PROFESSOR DESMOND KING, and MR IAN SCOTT
27 Feb.: `The United States: nation-building, ethnic diversity, and multi-culturalism.'

PROFESSOR BROWN, SIR PATRICK CORMACK, MP, MR MARK FISHER, MP, and THE RT. HON. GILLIAN SHEPHARD, MP
6 Mar.: `Concluding reflections.'

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Asian Studies Centre

South Asian History Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College.

PRS presentations will be held in place of the usual seminar on 20 February.

Convener: D.A. Washbrook, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Modern South Asian History.

PROFESSOR P. ROBB, SOAS
16 Jan.: `Sex and sensibility: an Englishman and four concubines in Calcutta.'

DR V. BENEI, CNRS and Maison Française
23 Jan.: `A passion for order: vernacular languages, morality, and race in Bombay Presidency in the nineteenth century.'

DR B. UDAYA, Mangalore University
30 Jan.: `Wallerstein's world system theory and the European presence in pre-modern Asia, 1500–1750.'

PROFESSOR J. RICHARDS, Duke University and Cambridge
6 Feb.: `The opium industry in British India.'

DR V.P. THAMBANDA, Kannada University
13 Feb.: `Factors of "oppressed nationalism" in the separatist state movement in Coorg.'

DR I. GHOSE, Free University, Berlin
27 Feb.: `The female gaze: women travellers in the Zenana.'

PROFESSOR I. KERR, Manitoba and Cambridge
6 Mar.: `Railways in India: represented and representing' (with illustrations).

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Wolfson College Lectures

China's technology transfer to the world

The Wolfson Lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lectures are open to the public.

PROFESSOR L. LEDDEROSE, Heidelberg
30 Jan.: `The quest for the perfect copy: bronze casting and the invention of printing in China.'

N. WOOD
6 Feb.: `Chinese ceramics and their impact on the world.'

PROFESSOR D. KUHN, Würzburg
13 Feb.: `On the origin and transfer of silk technology.'

PROFESSOR T. BARRETT, SOAS, London
20 Feb.: `The rise and spread of printing.'

PROFESSOR HO PENG YOKE, Cambridge
27 Feb.: `The gunpowder epic.'

DR GU SHULIN, Tsinghua University, China
6 Mar.: `Technology and institutions in contemporary China.'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

The following thirty-minute lectures will be given at 1 p.m. on the days shown in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre.

Wine and sandwiches will be served after the lectures at a cost of £3 per person, for which bookings should be made in advance with Mrs P.M. Sturgis, Membership Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77234).

C. CLARKSON and R. JUDD
Wed. 24 Jan.: `The conservation of a Hebrew treasure: the Kennicott Bible.'

T.A. BIRRELL
Wed. 28 Feb.: `William Carter (executed 1584), recusant printer, bookseller, and scribe.'

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OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY

CHRISTOPHER CLARKSON will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 18 January, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Parchment in the Middle Ages.'

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