Lectures

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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 All Souls College.

Conveners: R.C. Allen (Ph.D. Harvard), Reader in Recent Social and Economic History, P.A. David, MA, Professor of Economics and Economic History, and A. Offer, MA, D.Phil., Chichele Professor of Economic History.

PROFESSOR A. ATKINSON
15 Jan.: `Top incomes in the United Kingdom over the twentieth century.'

PROFESSOR M. SANDERSON, East Anglia
22 Jan.: `More means worse? Student unrest in a new university—UEA 1968–72.'

DR C. MACLEOD, Bristol
29 Jan.: `The price of invention: counting the cost of patents in Victorian Britain.'

PROFESSOR J. DAVIS
5 Feb.: `Founder's kin at All Souls College.'

PROFESSOR W. ELTIS
12 Feb.: `Lord Overstone and the Bank Charter Act of 1844.'

PROFESSOR J.-L. ROSENTHAL, UCLA and Paris
19 Feb.: `Organisational choice and economic development: a comparison of France and the USA in the mid nineteenth century.'

PROFESSOR C. O'GRADA, University College, Dublin
26 Feb.: `Do markets make famines worse? Evidence from four European famines.'

PROFESSOR A. SHAI, Tel Aviv
5 Mar.: `Imperialism imprisoned? The fate of foreign firms in China in the Fifties.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Green College Lectures 2002

From animal to human diseases: changes, chains, and controls

The Green College Lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

DR A. HARDY, Wellcome Trust Centre for History of Medicine, University College, London
14 Jan.: `Animals, disease, and man: discovering connections.'

PROFESSOR A.J. MCMICHAEL, Director, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
21 Jan.: `The AIDS epidemic: origins and solutions.'

PROFESSOR S. LINDENBAUM, Professor of Anthropology, City University of New York
28 Jan.: `Thinking about epidemics: kuru, BSE, and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.'

PROFESSOR D. KING, Chief Scientific Adviser; Head of the Office of Science and Technology
4 Feb.: `The British 2001 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic: a view from the centre.'

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Archie Cochrane `Effectiveness and Efficiency' Lecture

PROFESSOR R. COLLINS, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, and Co-Director, Clinical Trial Service Unit, will deliver the Archie Cochrane `Effectiveness and Efficiency' Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 14 March, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `LDL cholesterol: from observational to randomised evidence.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Wolfson College Lectures 2002

Varieties of creative experience

The Wolfson College Lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lectures are open to the public. (Enquiries: telephone (2)74013, or e-mail: college.sec@wolfson.ox.ac.uk.)

SEAMUS HEANEY, poet
29 Jan.: `Sixth sense, seventh heaven.'

SIR AARON KLUG, biochemist
5 Feb.: `Creating frontiers: a new dimension in molecular biology.'

RICHARD DEACON, sculptor
12 Feb.: `Where do ideas come from?'

PETER KUNIHOLM, archaeologist
19 Feb.: `New dates from old trees: dendrochronology in the Aegean.'

DANIEL LIBESKIND, architect (in conversation with Peter Carl)
26 Feb.:: `The longest line between two points.'

ADAM PHILLIPS, psychoanalyst
5 Mar.: `On not making it up.'

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CAMPION HALL

Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lectures

God visible: Patristic Christology reconsidered

PROFESSOR BRIAN DALEY will deliver the Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Examination Schools.

23 Jan.: `Chalcedon: neither end nor beginning.'

30 Jan.: `Athanasius: reordering the image.'

6 Feb.: `Gregory of Nyssa: a Christology of transformation.'

13 Feb.: `Augustine: Christology as the proclamation of paradox.'

20 Feb.: `Antioch and Alexandria: two conceptions of God's presence in history.'

27 Feb.: `Maximus Confessor: Christ as the saving mystery.'

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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE

DR KOENRAAD VAN CLEEMPOEL, Antwerp, will lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 8 December, in the Institute of Archaeology. New members are welcome.

Subject: `Science and art—medieval astrolabes and their representation in the visual arts.'

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