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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 26 January

PROFESSOR Z. MACH: `The social construction of national time: generational and other issues in the periodisation of national history in Poland' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `The social construction of time'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

PROFESSOR C. DYER: `Community and privacy' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `An age of transition? Economy and society in the later Middle Ages'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 27 January

ST ANNE'S COLLEGE: an evening of words and music, with Libby Purves, Rosemary Pountney, Wyn Davies, and Iestyn Edwards; reception in the Dining Hall, St Anne's, 6.30 p.m., followed by Words and Music and dinner; black tie optional (tickets £35 from St Anne's Development Office, tel. (2)74852).

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Sunday 28 January

THE REVD PROFESSOR DAVID A.S. FERGUSSON preaches (first Bampton Lecture: `Rendering unto Caesar'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 29 January

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Managing people—III: dealing with people', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

E. SCHROEDER-BUTTERFILL: `Family structures, adoption, and elderly strategies in East Java' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `The elderly without children: European and South-east Asian perspectives'), basement seminar room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

M. CIMENT: `Claude Sautet, peintre des passions humaines' (lecture), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR N. HYTNER (Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre), with Dr J. Pitcher and Mr M. Gearin-Tosh: `The Winter's Tale: a workshop', St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

E. MILIBAND: `The case for Special Advisers to assist Ministers' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. ADLER: `A socio-legal approach to procedural justice' (seminar series), Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College, 5 p.m.

DR A. WRIGHT: `Accountability versus professionalism?' (Green College Lectures: `The management of public services and the professions'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 30 January

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

R. HEWISON: ` "The teaching of art is the teaching of all things": Ruskin, art, and society' (lecture series: `Ruskin then and now'), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

DR A. CHESTER: `Jesus: a failed prophet?' (second series of Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies: `Future hope and present reality'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. PREZIOSI: `Holy terrors and teleologies' (Slade Lectures: `Seeing through art history'), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

O. IHL: `La formation des sciences de gouvernement en France, XIX–XXe siècles' (Seminar in Modern French History and Politics), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

LORD DAHRENDORF, EDWARD GARNIER, MP, and GILES RADICE, MP: `The impact of the European Union' (seminar series: `The future of the nation-state'), Main Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. GIBBS: `Governance, regimes, and local environmental policy-making' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), ground-floor Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m. (admission free and open to the public).

PROFESSOR KRISTIN THOMPSON (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `Go with the flow? Analysing television' (lecture series: `Storytelling in film and television'), Exeter, 6 p.m.

PROFESSOR L. LEDDEROSE: `The quest for the perfect copy: bronze casting and the invention of printing in China' (Wolfson College Lectures: `China's technology transer to the world'), the Hall, Wolfson College, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 31 January

MARK WALLINGER (Artist in Residence, University Museum of Natural History): `Credo' (illustrated talk and video presentation), University Museum Lecture Theatre, 1 p.m.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Descriptive statistics for research: sampling', 3 p.m. (see information above).

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.

PROFESSOR KRISTIN THOMPSON (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `What do they think they're doing? Theory and practice in screenwriting' (lecture series: `Storytelling in film and television'), Exeter, 6 p.m.

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Thursday 1 February

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

PROFESSOR M. SPARKE: `Transnationalism at the border: outlining the research horizons' (ESRC Research Programme on Transnational Communities), Senior Common Room, School of Geography, 2 p.m.

SEALING CHENG: `Identity construction among trafficked Filipina entertainers and their GI customers in Korea' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Research as re-vision: practices and theories in cross-cultural gender research'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. PREZIOSI: `Romulus, Rebus, and the Gaze of Victoria' (Slade Lectures: `Seeing through art history'), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR P. SANDS: `Who governs the sustainable world? The role of international courts and tribunals' (Linacre Lectures: `Managing the Earth'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 2 February

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The tale of the tulip' (monthly series: `Crossing Borders'), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

DR S. DRUCKER-BROWN: `The politics of calendars and ethnic boundaries' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `The social construction of time'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR C. DYER: `Authority and freedom' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `An age of transition? Economy and society in the later Middle Ages'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 4 February

THE REVD PROFESSOR DAVID A.S. FERGUSSON preaches (second Bampton Lecture: `The legacy of the Reformation'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 5 February

R. MARIANTI: `In the absence of family support: cases of childless widows in urban neighbourhoods of Malang, East Java' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `The elderly without children: European and South-east Asian perspectives'), basement seminar room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Management of contract research staff' (second session), 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

SIR THOMAS ALLEN (Hambro Professor of Opera Studies): `Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro: recitative in Act I' (masterclass), Holywell Music Room, 2 p.m. (admission free).

DR M. COHN: `Fuzzy legality in regulation: the legislative mandate reconsidered' (seminar series), Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College, 5 p.m.

THE RT. HON. MRS MARGARET BECKETT, MP: `Modernising the Commons' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5.30 p.m.

H.E. MR KOICHIRO MATSUURA (Director General, Unesco): `Globalisation and diversity' (lecture), Auditorium, Magdalen, 5.30 p.m.

SIR MICHAEL BICHARD: `Public services: modern or morbid?' (Green College Lectures: `The management of public services and the professions'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 6 February

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Small treasures of the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

S. BURY: `Ruskin and slavery' (lecture series: `Ruskin then and now'), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

SIR PATRICK CORMACK, MP, DR CALUM MACDONALD, MP, and KENNETH (LORD) MORGAN: `The cases of Scotland and Wales' (seminar series: `The future of the nation-state'), Main Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR A. CHESTER: `Jesus: a failed Messiah?' (second series of Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies: `Future hope and present reality'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR J.-C. GALEY: `Barren encounters, fertile misunderstandings: Radhakrishnan in the legacy of his critics' (Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures: `Translating across boundaries: the experience of comparison with reference to Indian studies, anthropology, and philosophy'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. KING: `Orientalism and the comparative study of religions' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Lecture Room 1, Christ Church, 5 p.m.

P. SMITH: ` "Le Grand Conseil des communes": myth and reality of the French Senate' (Seminar in Modern French History and Politics), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

A. DIXON: `Fictional futures, sustainable stories' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), ground-floor Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m. (admission free and open to the public).

PROFESSOR KRISTIN THOMPSON (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `Television into film, film into television' (lecture series: `Storytelling in film and television'), Green College, 6 p.m.

N. WOOD: `Chinese ceramics and their impact on the world' (Wolfson College Lectures: `China's technology transer to the world'), the Hall, Wolfson College, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

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