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Institute for the Advancement of University Learning Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the IAUL (telephone: (2)86808, e-mail: services@learning.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 7 June

COLLOQUIUM: `Restructuring co-operative wine cellars in Languedoc-Roussillon and the Western Cape', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Symbols on Chinese porcelain', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR UMBERTO ECO (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature): `Translation and interpretation' (lecture series: `Translating and being translated'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m. (admission by ticket only, available from the Porter's Lodge, Taylor Institution, from 4 p.m.).

S. GREEN: `Government by a Mallardian: All Souls and the ideal of public service in the political thought of R.H. Brand' (Chichele Lectures: `All Souls and the idea of public service in the twentieth century'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

MICHAEL BILLINGTON and PROFESSOR PETER THOMSON: `A life in the theatre: David Garrick and Laurence Olivier' (DNB Seminars), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. WASSERSTEIN: `Social foreground of Israeli–Palestinian relations—sociology' (Leonard Stein Lectures), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. BRENNAN: `Information and valuation' (Clarendon Lectures in Finance: `Information and capital markets'), Saïd Business School, 5.30 p.m. (open to the public).

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Saturday 8 June

LUCIA SIMON (soprano): recital, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

CONFERENCE: `Changing roles: the work–life conundrum', St John's, 2–5.30 p.m.; a presentation of a Girton College, Cambridge, study of women attending university throughout the twentieth century, with various speakers (meeting chaired by Andrew Dilnot). (Registration £10, students free; details from roll@girton.cam.ac.uk, or tel. 01223 765685.)

ORGAN RECITAL by Peter Ward-Jones, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

COMMOTIO performs Britten's AMDG and Advanced Democracy, Giles Swayne's Magnificat, Kenneth Leighton's London Town, and part-songs by Edgar Bainton, Philip Cashian, Henry Howard, Herbert Howells, and Herbert Murill, University Church, 8 p.m. (admission £7/£4 at the door).

A CAPELLA PORTUGUESA CHOIR: Missa Paradisi Portas by Manuel Cardoso, the chapel, Queen's, 8.15 p.m. (Admission by programme, £9, £7 (concessions), £4 (students) at the door. For reservations, tel. (2)79194, 2–5 p.m., or e-mail: erica.parsons@queens.ox.ac.uk.)

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Sunday 9 June

THE VERY REVD COLIN SLEE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

MAISON FRANÇAISE: soirée électorale: live election results broadcast from France Television, with comments and analysis by a team of political scientists, 2 p.m.

NICHOLAS CLAPTON (counter-tenor) and JENNIFER PARTRIDGE (piano): recital of Schubert songs, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £10/£6, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305).

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Monday 10 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING induction seminar: `Welcome to the University', 11 a.m. (see information above).

DR JOSÉ RAMOS HORTA (Foreign Minister of East Timor): `East Timor: the challenges of independence' (lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 11.30 a.m. (enquiries: (2)74559).

KARMA PHUNTSHO: `The art of the book in the Tibetan Buddhist world' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

DR M. MARTIN: `Doctoring beauty: the medical control of women's toilettes in France, 1750–1800' (seminar series: `Medicine and culture before 1800'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (47 Banbury Road), 2.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 11 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Information overload—rapid reading', 9.30 a.m., and `Small group teaching' (third meeting), 12 noon (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Camille Pissarro', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

DR F. NAGEL: `Co-operation and conflict in science: the network of the Bernoulli correspondence' (lecture co-hosted by the Voltaire Foundation and the Museum of the History of Science), Lecture Room, Museum of the History of Science, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. WASSERSTEIN: `Social foreground of Israeli–Palestinian relations—geography' (Leonard Stein Lectures), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR E. HOFFMAN: `The romance of difference and the question of tolerance today' (Isaiah Berlin Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m.

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Wednesday 12 June

ORGAN RECITAL by Robert Woolley, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Song ceramics' (Shelagh Vainker), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Introductory statistical modelling for research: hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, and goodness of fit in GLMs', 3 p.m. (see information above).

DR R. HANSEN and DR M.J. GIBNEY: `Deportation and the liberal state' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

VARIOUS SPEAKERS: `Whither intelligence? Effects of 11 September' (seminar series: `Intelligence services in the modern world'), Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. KORSGAARD: `Integrity' (John Locke Lectures: `Self-constitution: action, identity, and integrity'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

FELIX POSEN: `Secular Judaism: recent developments in teaching Judaism as a culture and civilisation' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 13 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing induction', 2 p.m. (see information above).

L. NIEDERSTADT: `Contortionists and acrobats: gendered performance in Ethiopian circuses' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender in social and cross-cultural perspective'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

R. MANDEL: `The return of the citizen in German debates on identity and nationhood' (ESRC Transnational Communities Research Programme: `The cultural politics of transnationalism'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography and the Environment, 2 p.m.

DR J. THOMPSON: `Village, court, or commercial? Ottoman carpets and textiles' (lecture series: `Textiles and carpets in the Islamic world'), Lecture Room 1, Oriental Institute, 2 p.m.

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY guided tour: `Portraits', 2.15 p.m. (booking not required).

PROFESSOR UMBERTO ECO (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature): `Translation and transmutation' (lecture series: `Translating and being translated'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m. (admission by ticket only, available from the Porter's Lodge, Taylor Institution, from 4 p.m.).

PROFESSOR W.R. LOUIS: `The British withdrawal from the Gulf, 1967–71' (George Antonius Lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Friday 14 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Team leadership' (day 1), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Oriental coins', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR UMBERTO ECO (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature): `A conclusion on perfect language and colours' (lecture series: `Translating and being translated'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

J. DAVIDSON: `Have brain, will travel: the case of W.K. Hancock' (Chichele Lectures: `All Souls and the idea of public service in the twentieth century'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m. (admission by ticket only, available from the Porter's Lodge, Taylor Institution, from 4 p.m.).

PROFESSOR B. WASSERSTEIN: `Social foreground of Israeli–Palestinian relations—social dynamics of political change' (Leonard Stein Lectures), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

THE OXFORD GAMELAN SOCIETY: concert of music and dance from the Royal Courts of Java (performed on the Bate Collection Gamelan Kyai Madu Laras,), Sheldonian, 8 p.m. (tickets £10–£35, concessions £5/£3, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, tel. 305305, or at the door).

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Saturday 15 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD study-day: `Rire encore: le rire comme traduction', St Hugh's, 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m. (e-mail enquiries: edith.mcmorran@st- hughs.ox.ac.uk).

ORGAN RECITAL by Benjamin Nicholas, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

MARK HOOPER: piano recital, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (tickets £10/£8: tel. Oxford 422294).

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Sunday 16 June

THE REVD DR ANTHONY HARVEY preaches the Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

SUSAN MILAN: a day with international flautist Susan Milan, including a recital, masterclasses, and a talk, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, from 10.30 a.m. (tickets £21/£18: tel.: 07710 411332).

PROFESSOR JON STALLWORTHY reads a selection of his poetry, including `Skyhorse', a new poem for voices, Haldane Room, Wolfson, 7.30 p.m. (open to the public; admission free).

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