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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 15 June

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

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Saturday 16 June

ORGAN RECITAL by David Goode, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

GEOFFREY HOPKINS: recital of piano works by Chopin, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (tickets £10/£8 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Sunday 17 June

THE VERY REVD MICHAEL PERHAM preaches the Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 19 June

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Managing contract research staff' (third session), 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

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

H.E. MR KOFI ANNAN: `Why democracy is an international issue' (Cyril Foster Lecture), Sheldonian Theatre, 5 p.m. (admission by ticket only, available from the Sheldonian, Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–12 noon; one ticket only per person, in person, with identification).

PROFESSOR S. DANIELS: `Picturing Georgian gardens' (Robert Penson Lecture), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 20 June

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian Theatre, 11.30 a.m. (for the list of honorands, see `University Agenda' above).

SHEILA PAINE: `Pakistan: embroidery of desert and mountain' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pitt Rivers Museum Research Centre, 64 Banbury Road, 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors: £2).

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Thursday 21 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM guided tour: `The Impressionists and before', 5.15 p.m. (admission free; tel. for further information: (2)88299).

PROFESSOR J. CAREY: `Making anthologies' (lecture to the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian), Sheldonian, 3 p.m. (non-members wishing to attend should inform the Membership Secretary: tel. (2)77234, e-mail: pms@bodley.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 22 June

COUNSELLING SERVICE conference: `Where's the evidence? Exploring the opportunities and challenges in evidence-based psychotherapy and counselling', St Catherine's, 9.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m. (details from the Counselling Service, tel.: (2)70300, e-mail: reception@counserv.ox.ac.uk).

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

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ENSEMBLE, TAIPEI: concert of chamber music, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£5 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Sunday 24 June

BARONESS JAMES OF HOLLAND PARK preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

SHEILA JORDAN and her Trio: jazz concert, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £10/£8/£5; tel. 01367 710593).

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Monday 25 June

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Recruitment and selection for departments' (see information above).

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Tuesday 26 June

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Job search skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m., and `Assertiveness, for all staff' (day 1), 2 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century secular painting', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

J.I. PACKER: `The Puritan ideal in today's church' (public lecture), University Church, 7.30 p.m.

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Thursday 28 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM guided tour: `Eighteenth-century entertaining', 5.15 p.m. (admission free; tel. for further information: (2)88299).

A. MCGRATH: `The origins, development, and significance of the King James Bible' (public lecture), University Church, 7.30 p.m.

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Friday 29 June

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Dealing with the media', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Textiles in medieval Cairo' (special display), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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