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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: enquiries@learning.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 13 October

F. MOORE: `British bureaucracy meets German bureaucracy; a study of global finance' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Corporate images and bureaucratic identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

RT. HON. BARONESS JAY: `Reforming the Lords from the inside' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

A. BAILES: `European security—the new agenda' (seminar series: `Europe—and Britain'), European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

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Saturday 14 October

MAISON FRANÇAISE study-day: `Les philosophes français et la littérature au XXe siècle', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–6 p.m.

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Sunday 15 October

THE REVD LUCY WINKETT preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 16 October

PROFESSOR SIR GEOFFREY LLOYD: `Histories, annals, myths' (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.

RT. HON. SIR GEORGE YOUNG, MP: `The Commons under Blair' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR H. WEINBROT: ` "He would kill me twice over": the intellectual contexts of the battle of the books' (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 17 October

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

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Introduction to the University for academic staff (session II): services to support academic staff', 12 noon (see information above).

PROFESSOR M. BUCKLEY: `The new science and the ancient faith: three settlements at the dawn of modernity' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `The dialectical genesis of modern atheism'), Schools, 5 p.m.

W. BOWEN: `At a slight angle to the universe: the research university in a digitised, commercialised age' (Romanes Lecture), Sheldonian, 5.45 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 October

DR G. KIBREAB: `Why do refugees return home?' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 19 October

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Introduction to the University for administrative and library staff (session I): welcome to the University', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

B. PAGE: `Women and the social production of water in twentieth-century Cameroon' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender and water'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR S. KINGSMAN: `Gene therapy: promises or problems?' (St Catherine's College Millennium Lecture Series: `The impact of the Human Genome Project on society'), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. HOOKER: `Tyndale as translator' (Tyndale Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

C. JOUHAUD: `Les entrées royales sous Louis XIII' (seminar series: `Fêtes et pouvoirs: 17e–20e siècles'), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Friday 20 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Steel: a mirror of life in Iran' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Disabled students: access, inclusion, and fulfilling potential', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

S. ABRAM: `Loyalty and confidence: personality and identity in a Norwegian district council' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Corporate images and bureaucratic identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

SIR MICHAEL JAY: `Relationships within the EU: ménages à deux; ménages à trois; group therapy?' (seminar series: `Europe—and Britain'), European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

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Sunday 22 October

MR DONALD HAY preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 23 October

PROFESSOR SIR GEOFFREY LLOYD: `The modalities of prediction' (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.

RT. REVD RICHARD HARRIES: `Religious representation in Parliament' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 24 October

J. STEANE: `Medieval muniment rooms and record-keeping' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

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

PROFESSOR M. BUCKLEY: `A dialectical pattern in the emergence of atheism' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `The dialectical genesis of modern atheism'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR W. LEONARD: `Gore selects Lieberman: affirmative action comes of age' (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies lecture), Haldane Room, Wolfson, 5.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. PLATT: `The rise and fall of mountain belts' (Hoskins Lecture), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 25 October

GEN. WESLEY CLARK: `Strategic leadership in the new millennium' (public lecture), Milner Hall, Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR E.H. COOPER: `Geoffrey Chaucer: a sescentenary lecture', Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. HARVEY: `Reconstructing refugee status: law and the politics of interpretation' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR E. TIMMS: `Jewish contributions to European Modernism, 1890–1918' (David Patterson Lecture Series), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8.15 p.m.

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Thursday 26 October

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

DR J. WALDREN: `Development and tourism: consequences for water resources' (panel discussion, in Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminar series: `Gender and water'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

THE RT. HON. CHRISTOPHER PATTEN: `Sovereignty and democracy' (Chatham Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. DULLES: `Religious freedom in Catholic teaching: John Paul II as an interpreter of Vatican II' (Becket Institute Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

G. PIGEARD DE GURBERT: `Le jeu du possible dans Jacques le fataliste' (Research Seminar in Early Modern French Literature and Culture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Friday 27 October

DR M. MCDONALD: `Europe or Coca-Cola? Some problems at the Commission in Brussels' (Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Corporate images and bureaucratic identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Arthur Evans and the Knossos frescoes' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

SIR DAVID WEATHERALL: `The new genetics or the new eugenics?' (Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

DR J. FORDER: `EMU—and Britain' (seminar series: `Europe—and Britain'), European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

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Sunday 29 October

THE REVD STEPHEN HAMPTON preaches, Exeter, 10 a.m.

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Monday 30 October

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Effective meetings', 9 a.m., and `Assertiveness' (for managers or supervisors—day 1), 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR SIR GEOFFREY LLOYD: `The numbers of things' (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.

SIR MICHAEL WHEELER-BOOTH and Mr F. Vibert: `Britain and the EU—can our constitutional links become democratically accountable?' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

DR J. GOODRIDGE: `John Clare and eighteenth-century poetry' (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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