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NEWTON–ABRAHAM LECTURE 2001

PROFESSOR MARK M. DAVIS, University of Stanford, Newton–Abraham Visiting Professor 2000–1, will deliver his Newton–Abraham Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 July, in the Lecture Theatre, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Subject: `Deconstructing T cell recognition.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Nuffield Department of Surgery: immunology seminar

PROFESSOR JORDAN POBER, Boyer Centre for Molecular Medicine, Yale University, wil give a seminar at 12 noon on Wednesday, 4 July, in the Nuffield Department of Surgery Seminar Room, Level 6, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Anyone wishing to arrange to talk to the speaker should contact Andrew Bushell (telephone: Oxford 21301).

Subject: `Immune-mediated injury of blood vessels in vitro and in vivo'.

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INTERNATIONAL EPIGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL

The following lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on the days shown in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

The International Epigraphy Summer School (2–11 July) is organised by the British Epigraphy Society and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, Faculty of Literae Humaniores.

Further information may be obtained from Alison Cooley (e-mail: a.cooley@warwick.ox.ac.uk), or Graham Oliver (e-mail: graham.oliver@literae- humaniores.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR J.K. DAVIES, Liverpool
Tue. 3 July: `Epigraphy between history and archaeology.'

PROFESSOR S. MITCHELL, Swansea
Thur. 5 July: `Geography, politics, and Roman imperialism in the Asian Customs Law.'

PROFESSOR M. CRAWFORD, University College, London
Mon. 9 July: `Roman epigraphy: order out of chaos?'

MRS C. ROUECHÉ, King's College, London
Tue. 10 July: `Using epigraphy in late antique studies.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

European health and the Second World War: exile, occupation, and post-war reconstruction

The following conference will be held in the Maison Française, from 19 July (2.3 p.m.) to 21 July (6 p.m.). Further details may be obtained from the Maison Française (telephone: Oxford (2)74220).

Thursday, 19 July

D. DOSSO, Institut Pasteur, Paris
2.45 p.m.: `Londres, la France libre, et la médecine.'

L. MURARD and P. ZYLBERMAN, CERMES, CNRS UMR 8559, INSERM and EHESS
3.45 p.m.: `Alger et la politique de la santé.'

P. WEINDLING, Oxford Brookes
5.15 p.m.: `The Inter-Alled Health Charter movement.'

M. CONWAY
8.30 p.m.: `From exile to post-war politics: exile governments and the politics of health and welfare.' (Keynote address: meeting chaired by Rita Schepers, Leuven)


Friday, 20 July

J.-F. PICARD, CNRS
9 a.m.: `Vichy, l'Institut national d'hygiène and the Rockefeller Foundation.'

W. SCHNEIDER, Indiana
10 a.m.: `France and the Rockefeller Health Commission in World War Two.'

M. BALINSKA, Ministère de la Santé, Paris
11.30 a.m.: `The Polish-Government-in-Exile and public health.'

V. QUIRKE, Oxford Brookes, and M. BURNS, Sheffield
3 p.m.: `French pharmaceuticals under occupation' and `Secret research and development of penicillin at the Nederlandsche Gisten Spiritusfabriek in Delft under Nazi occupation.'

D. GIANULI, Minnesota
5 p.m.: `International views on health in occupied Greece.'

B. BELICZA, Croatian Academy of Science and the Arts
6 p.m.: `Andrija Stampar: a national and international public health reformer.'


Saturday, 21 July

M. SOROKINA, Russian Academy of Sciences
9 a.m.: `The Academy of Sciences Committees on German Medical War Crimes.'

K. KALLING, Tartu
10 a.m.: `Health in Estonia 1939–44.'

P. SVOBODNí, Prague
11.30 a.m.: `Conditions in Czechoslovakia under German occupation.'

L. KOCH, Panum Institute, Copenagen
12.30 p.m.: `Sterilisation and Danish public health 1939–50.'

J. GILLESPIE, Macquarie University, Sydney
2.30 p.m.: `Europe, America, and the founding of the WHO.'

U. SCHAGEN
3.30–5.15 p.m. (1): `German exile discourses on democratic health and reconstruction.'

S. SCLEIERMACHER, FU Berlin
3.30–5.15 p.m. (2): `Return of medical refugees: their influence on German public health.'

R. FEIKES, Vienna
3.30–5.15 p.m. (3): `Return of exiles and Austrian public health.'

J.-P. GAUDILLIÈRE, CERMES/INSERM
5.30 p.m.: `Transitions in French medicine.'

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Chatham Lecture

In anticipation of its 450th anniversary in 2005, Trinity College has inaugurated a series of lectures on future aspects of public affairs. The series is named after the Earl of Chatham, one of the college's most celebrated graduates.

PROFESSOR SIR JOHN SULSTON, the Sanger Centre, will deliver the fourth Chatham Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 19 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `The common thread—society and the human genome.'

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