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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 1 June

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

DR S. GREEN: `W.H. Fremantle and the destruction of the Ancien Régime in All Souls' (Chichele Lectures: `All Souls and the end of the Ancien Régime, c.1750–1870'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

JOHN ROBINSON: ` "New" engineering—a portal for the future' (Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture), Lecture Room 1, Department of Engineering Science, 5 p.m.

ANN MACKAY and ROBERT TURNER: voice and piano recital, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £12.50; tel. 01525 379830).

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Saturday 2 June

CONFERENCE: `Deleuze and reading', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–6 p.m.

MINERVA ENSEMBLE: recital, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ORGAN RECITAL by Francis Jackson, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

BURT/MACDONALD QUARTET: jazz concert, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £6/£4 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Sunday 3 June

THE VEN. JOHN MORRISON preaches, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 4 June

DR D. MARTIN: ` "The sitting months": post-partum taboos and restrictions among the Chinese of Hong Kong' (Fertility and Reproduction seminars), basement Seminar Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

TRAVERSO REX: promenade concert of music for five Baroque flutes, by Boismortier and others, University Museum of Natural History, 1.15 p.m. (admission free).

C. PIEL: `Kinship and power in the Norman higher nobility at the end of the Middle Ages: the example of the Estouteville family' (seminar series: `Histoire médiévale comparée: France, Angleterre, Pays-Bays'), Maison Française, 2 p.m.

DR J. WADDELL: `Levinas and the ethics of sexuality' (Menlo Lectures), Harris Manchester, 5 p.m.

DR J. WILLIAMS: `Comprehensive planning for sustainable development' (Menlo Lectures), Harris Manchester, 8.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 5 June

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Dealing with harassment' (day 2), 10 a.m. (see information above).

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

PROFESSOR B. VAN FRAASSEN: `I, structure/perspective' (John Locke Lectures in Philosophy: `Structure and perspective: an empiricist view'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

ANDREW BALL: `Is the eighteenth century under-represented in the OED?' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 6 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `A stitch in time: medieval Islamic embroideries from Egypt' (until 22 July).

ORGAN RECITAL by Edward Whiting (Queen's College), the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

M. MARSH: `Surge and decline in European Parliament elections' and A. JADOT: `To be or not to be a European voter: a multilevel analysis of turnout in the 1999 European Elections' (seminar series: `New perspectives on political attitudes and voting behaviour in Europe'), Maison Française, 2 p.m.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminars: `Introductory statistical modelling for research: using generalised linear models to analyse discrete data', 3 p.m., and `Descriptive statistics for research: hypothesis testing II', 3 p.m. (see information above).

DR R. HIRSCHON: `Surpassing nostalgia: personhood and the experience of displacement' (Refugee Studies Centre: Colson Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

R. PINNER: `A figure in the carpet: geometric designs through 4,000 years' (May Beattie Memorial Lecture in Carpet Studies), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR I. SHAHID: `Byzantium and the Arabs in late antiquity: from the fourth to the seventh century' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 7 June

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT seminar: `Advanced biomedical communications', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

DR A. ABU-HASABO: `Women entreprneurs in the Arab Gulf region: strategies in a climate of constraint' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Women changing their worlds'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DEREK HOPWOOD: `Earth's proud empires pass away: Britain's moment in the Middle East' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. CLEMENTS and PROFESSOR I. GRUNDY: `The Orlando Project: canons, computers, and the history of women's writing in the British Isles' (D.F. McKenzie Lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM guided tour: `Talking heads', 5.15 p.m. (admission free; tel. for further information: (2)88299).

PROFESSOR J.E. LEWIS (Barnett Professor of Social Policy): `Pictures of welfare' (Inaugural Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Rewley House, 5.30 p.m.

DR K.M.D. BUSHBY: `The clinical scientist and muscular dystrophy—people, muscles, worms, and mice' (Alan Emery Lecture), E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, 6 p.m.

THE CHAPEL CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE performs Mozart's Coronation Mass, followed by madrigals, Queen's, 7.30 p.m. (admission £6/£3).

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Friday 8 June

COLLOQUIUM; `Rewriting history: the Second World War in France', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m. (continues tomorrow).

PROFESSOR P. CLEMENTS and PROFESSOR I. GRUNDY: `The Orlando Project and problems in literary historiography' (D.F. McKenzie Seminar), Room 10, St Cross Building, 12 noon.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Twentieth-century British studio ceramics', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR T.M. RICE: `Strongly correlated electrons: high temperature superconductivity and other surprises' (Cherwell–Simon Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

DR S. GREEN: `Epitaph to the Ancien Régime: Montagu Burrows and The Worthies of All Souls' (Chichele Lectures: `All Souls and the end of the Ancien Régime, c.1750–1870'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 9 June

JOANNA KWIATKOWSKA: voice recital, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

R. MASON: `A medieval map of Britain prior to science and technology: the construction of Great Britain on the Hereford Mappa Mundi' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science lecture), Institute of Archaeology, 2.30 p.m.

ORGAN RECITAL by Steven Grahl, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

SIR THOMAS ALLEN performs a programme of works including Schumann's Dichterliebe, Beethoven's Mailied, and Wolf's Der Gärtner, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £12/£8 from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. 798600).

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Sunday 10 June

MS JANET MORLEY preaches, Queen's, 10.30 a.m.

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Monday 11 June

O. MATTÉONI: `Officers, ducal power, and political society in the Bourbon principality' (seminar series: `Histoire médiévale comparée: France, Angleterre, Pays-Bays'), Maison Française, 2 p.m.

DR P. ROBERTS: `Forum Novum: the rediscovery of a Roman town' (John Lloyd Memorial Lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 5.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 12 June

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Gods, heroes, and men of Classical Greece', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

MR JUSTICE ARTHUR CHASKALSON: `Equality as a founding value of the South African Constitution' (Bram Fischer Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

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