Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Professor of English Law

PROFESSOR P.P. CRAIG will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 22 November, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Constitutions, consitutionalism, and the EU.'

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Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion

PROFESSOR J.H. BROOKE will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Of scientists and their gods.'

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CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE

Amended notice

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS HYTNER will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

This replaces the notice published in the Gazette of 19 October (p. 181).

Fri. 10 Nov.: `Discussing Hamlet.' (With Simon Russell Beale)

Mon. 13 Nov.: `Theatre design.' (With Bob Crowley and Vicky Mortimer)

Wed. 15 Nov.: `What makes theatre theatrical.'

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CLARENDON LAW LECTURES

The law's two bodies—some evidential problems in English legal history

PROFESSOR JOHN BAKER will deliver the Clarendon Law Lectures as follows in the Law Faculty, the St Cross Building.

Tue. 31 Oct., 5 p.m.: `The common law as case-law.'

Tue. 31 Oct., 6.10 p.m.: `Legal fictions.'

Wed. 1 Nov., 5 p.m.: `Common usage and common learning.'

Wed. 1 Nov., 6.10 p.m.: seminar: Professor Baker will take questions arising from his lectures.

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CYRIL FOSTER LECTURE 2000

MICHAEL CAMDESSUS, former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, will deliver the Cyril Foster Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The IMF in 2000: what has been learnt?'

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LUBBOCK LECTURE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

PATRICIA HEWITT, MP, Minister for Small Business and E-Commerce, will deliver the Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Creating competitive advantage in the knowledge economy.'

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HAMBRO VISITING PROFESSOR OF OPERA STUDIES

SIR THOMAS ALLEN will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on the following days in the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College. Advance tickets may be obtained by telephoning Oxford (2)76133.

Mon. 30 Oct.: `Opera—it's not natural (pace Basil Bunting).' (Inaugural lecture)

Wed. 6 Dec.: `Opera for all.'

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PROFESSOR SIR ALISTER HARDY MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR JOHN HEDLEY BROOKE, Andreas Idreos Professor of Religion and Science, will deliver the Professor Sir Alister Hardy Annual Memorial Lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 4 November, in Harris Manchester College.

Subject: `Can scientific discovery be a religious experience?'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Theoretical Physics Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Nuclear Physics Lecture Theatre.

Conveners: Dr G. Ross and Dr R. Stinchcombe.

PROFESSOR R.K.P. ZIA, Virginia Tech and Universitat Gesamthochschule Essen
27 Oct.: `Statistical mechanics of driven diffusive systems.'

PROFESSOR N. MANTON, DAMTP, Cambridge
10 Nov.: `Skyrmions large and small.'

PROFESSOR C. WETTERICH, Heidelberg
24 Nov.: `The QCD phase transitions in the early universe and in neutron stars.'

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Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Dobson Lecture Room, the Atmospheric Physics Laboratory. Because on rare occasions the arrangements need to be changed, anyone intending to come to Oxford specially to attend should check first by telephoning Oxford (2)72933.

DR H. ROGERS, Cambridge
2 Nov.: `Global modelling of aviation missions.'

DR I. FORD, University College, London
9 Nov.: `Clouds, clusters, and the dynamics of freezing.'

DR N. BORMANN, European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts, Reading
16 Nov.: `Assimilating moisture information from GMS (Geostationary Meteorological Satellite) into a mesoscale model over New Zealand to improve rainfall forecasts.'

DR I. MULLER-WODARG, University College, London
23 Nov.: `Titan—another terrestrial planet?'

DR M.R. ALLEN, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
30 Nov.: ` "From discernible to substantial", an overview of recent progress in detection and attribution of anthropogenic climate change.'

DR C. OPPENHEIMER, Cambridge
7 Dec.: `Remote observation of volcanic gases and aerosols.'

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Mathematical Biology and Ecology Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Higman Room, the Mathematical Institute. Further details may be obtained from Professor P.K. Maini.

DR M. KEELING, Cambridge
27 Oct.: `Moment closure models for diseases: network transmission and metapopulation persistance.'

DR M. STUMPF
3 Nov.: `Evolutionary aspects of viral infections of the nervous system.'

PROFESSOR D. BROOMHEAD, UMIST
17 Nov.: `How do we control our eye movements...and what can go wrong?'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES

Seminar in Economic and Social History

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

Conveners: K.J. Humphries, MA, Reader in Economic History, and A. Offer, MA, D.Phil., Chichele Professor of Economic History.

PROFESSOR R. MILLWARD, Manchester
31 Oct.: `Infant mortality in Victorian Britain: the mother as medium.'

DR G. MAGEE, Queen Mary College, London
7 Nov.: `Skills and invention in colonial Australia.'

DR D. COLEMAN
14 Nov.: `Eastern Europe's population trends: from the past into the future.'

E. TAN, Cambridge
21 Nov.: `The English open fields, the bull, and the cottager's cow: a property rights analysis.'

PROFESSOR D. WOODWARD, Hull
28 Nov.: `Shifts in the incidence of farm service before 1800.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Lectures in Korean Studies

DR SUNGWOO KIM, Professor of Architecture, Yonsei University, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 November, in the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology Annexe, 61 Banbury Road.

Convener: J.B. Lewis, MA, Korea Foundation Lecturer in Korean.

Subject: `Design and meaning of the traditional Korean Yangban house.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Senior Research Seminar in American Politics

DR E. RAUCHWAY will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 November, in the Chester Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government.

Subject: `Globalisation and progressivism: have we been here before?'

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The American Election of 2000

The following special lectures, framing and interpreting the American election of 2000, will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of American Government.

PROFESSOR D. MAYHEW, Yale
2 Nov.: `Backdrop to the 2000 elections.'
9 Nov.: `Interpreting the outcome.'

C. MOTTOLA, President, Chris Mottola Consulting Inc.
16 Nov.: `A professional view: the Republican campaign nationwide.'

N. OXMAN, President, the Campaign Group Inc.
23 Nov.: `A professional view: the Democratic campaign nationwide.'

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

DAVID MILES, Chief Archaeologist, English Heritage, will lecture at 3 p.m. on Sunday, 19 November, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. The lecture is given in conjunction with the Victoria and Albert Museum and the BBC History of Britain series.

Subject: `The Milton Jewel and the origins of England.'

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CENTRE FOR CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH

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

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

S. LEHRFREUND, MBE, Human Rights Executive, Simons, Muirhead, and Burton
1 Nov.: `Injustice in the Caribbean: fighting the death penalty.'

DR K. EDGAR and C. MARTIN
15 Nov.: `Conflicts and violence in prisons.'

PROFESSOR M. HOUGH, South Bank
29 Nov.: `Policing for London: exploring police–community relationships—work in progress.'

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WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

History of medicine speaking to public health policy

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit, 45 Banbury Road.

Conveners: Dr Ondine Barrow, Dr Mary Dobson, and Dr Mike Jennings.

DR A. MENDELSOHN, Imperial College, London
30 Oct.: `What is a technical fix? Scenes from nineteenth- century public health.'

DR E. DOWLER, Warwick
6 Nov.: `Nutrition in defining and responding to poverty in the twentieth century.'

M. BLACK, UNICEF
13 Nov.: `Water and well-being. The changing international agenda.'

DR J. FISHER, Newcastle, Australia
20 Nov.: `Globalisation, panzootics, and prophylactic policies: responses to the global epizootic of contagious bovine pleuro-pneumonia 1830–60.'

DR D. OBREGÓN, East Anglia and Colombia
27 Nov.: `Building national medicine: leprosy, bacteriology, and the rhetoric of statistics in Colombia, 1890–1920.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Postponement of meeting

The meeting organised by the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France on the subject of `La famille aujourd'hui' (with Martine Segalen, sociologist, Université de Paris X—Nanterre), which was to have been held on Friday, 27 October, has been postponed to Friday, 17 November (10 a.m.–4 p.m.).

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Administrative governance, courts, and the limits of the law

DR E. FISHER and DR P. SCHMIDT will speak at the seminar to be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, 30 October, in the Seminar Room, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Linton Road.

Convener: D.J. Galligan, BCL, MA, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies and Director of the Centre.

Subject: `Rulemaking settlement and the evolution of administrative law.'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

GENERAL JOHN DE CHASTELAIN will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 2 November, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. Further information may be obtained from Vanessa Windsor (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: vanessa.windsor@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `The Northern Ireland peace process: a Canadian view.'

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE

Millennium Lecture Series

The impact of the human genome project on society: a snapshot of current issues leading into the year 2001

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

For further details contact Jane Kaye (e-mail: jane.kaye@law.ox.ac.uk) or Margaret Simon, St Catherine's College, Manor Road, Oxfod OX1 3UJ (telephone: Oxford (2)71760).

PROFESSOR S. MCCALL-SMITH, Vice-Chairman of the Human Genetics Commission, Member of the International Bioethics Commission of UNESCO
2 Nov.: `Genetic information—something special?'

M. REDFERN, QC, Chair of Alder Hey Hospital Inquiry, Liverpool
9 Nov.: `Ownership of tissue samples and organs in medical research—the Liverpool experience.'

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Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture

PROFESSOR SIR DAVID WEATHERALL, FRS, will deliver the Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 October, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. The meeting will be chaired by Sir James Gowans, CBE, FRCP, FRS, who will introduce the discussion after the lecture in which the audience will be invited to participate.

Subject: `The new genetics or the new eugenics?'

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Becket Institute

AVERY DULLES, SJ, Laurence A. McGinley Professor of Theology, Fordam University, will deliver a Becket Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the Examination Schools.

Convener: J.G. Webster, MA, D.Phil., Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity.

Subject: `Religious freedom in Catholic teaching: John Paul II as an interpreter of Vatican II.'

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ST PETER'S COLLEGE

Sir Alec Cairncross Memorial Lecture

FRANCES CAIRNCROSS, Management Editor, The Economist, will deliver the tenth Sir Alec Cairncross Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 October, in the Junior Common Room, St Peter's College.

Subject: `Living with the new century.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Ronald Syme Lecture

PROFESSOR RAMSAY MACMULLEN, Yale University, will deliver the Ronald Syme Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 2 November, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture will be open to the public.

Subject: `Another Roman Revolution.'

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