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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 8 March

LECTURE LISTS, Trinity Term: all files to be received by today (e-mail: lecture.lists@admin.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR BEN VAN OOSTEN: masterclass on the organ music of nineteenth-century France, the chapel, Exeter, 10 a.m.–12 noon and 2–4 p.m. (free of charge and open to the public).

PROFESSOR DAVID AND DR P. TURTON: `Lip plates and globalisation among the Mursi (Ethiopia)' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Body and self: bodily modification and the representation of identity'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

MIRAND A MCDONNELL (soprano) performs Walton's cycle A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table, the ante-chapel, New College, 1.15 p.m. (tickets £2/£1 from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, tel. 305305, or at the door). (`Walton in Oxford': a centenary celebration.)

DR PETER FRANKLIN: `Walton's film music' (lecture), the auditorium, Magdalen, 2.15 p.m. Followed by showing of Paul Czinner's 1936 film As You Like It (both events free of charge and open to the public). (`Walton in Oxford': a centenary celebration.)

THE RT. HON. ROBIN COOK, MP: `The reform of Parliament: the Government's view' (seminar series: `British Government and Politics'), Brasenose, 5 p.m.

SEMINAR in series `German politics in Europe', seminar room, St Antony's College European Studies Centre (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

DR DAVID MACDONALD: `Britain's mammals: the challenge of conservation' (Heron–Allen Seminar), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 p.m.

HUMPHREY BURTON: `Walton's early life in Oxford' (public lecture), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.30 p.m. (`Walton in Oxford': a centenary celebration.)

CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL CHOIR: `Walton at Christ Church—chorister and composer' (concert, including works by Walton, Haydn, Brahms, Stravinsky, Vaughan Williams, Warlock, and Lambert), Christ Church Cathedral, 7.30 p.m. (tickets £25/£15/£9/£7.50 from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, tel. 305305, or at the door). (`Walton in Oxford': a centenary celebration.)

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Saturday 9 March

HILARY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION IN RESEARCH IN OXFORD study-day: `Traduire à l'université: quelles techniques pour quelles finalités?', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (registration fee £15, students £3; contact: edith.mcmorran@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk).

SIMON WRIGHT, DAVID BLACKWELL, and ALAN CUCKSTON: `Editing the complete Walton edition' (public lectures), Lecture Room B, the Music Faculty, 10.30 a.m. (`Walton in Oxford': a centenary celebration.)

THE OXFORD BACH CHOIR and THE BRITTEN SINFONIA perform Walton's Sonata for Strings and Belshazzar's Feast, and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett's Reflections on a theme by Walton, with an introduction by Sir Richard, Sheldonian, 7.30 p.m. (tickets £17–£35, concessions £6, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, tel. 305305, or at the door). (`Walton in Oxford': a centenary celebration.)

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Sunday 10 March

PROFESSOR FRANCES YOUNG preaches the Sermon for the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Oriel, 10 a.m.

SIR RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT leads a composers' workshop with student composers from the Faculty of Music, and performers from the Oxford University Chamber Orchestra, Holywell Music Room, 11 a.m. (open free of charge to a viewing public).

OXFORD UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA members, conducted by Sarah Ionnides, perform Walton's Façade and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett's Commedia I, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £6/£4 from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, tel. 305305, or at the door). (`Walton in Oxford': a centenary celebration.)

THE VOCAL ENSEMBLE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF AVEIRO, PORTUGAL, perform Music for Lent from seventeenth-century Portugal, by Manuel Cardoso, in the chapel, Queen's, 8.15 p.m. (Admission by programme: £5, £3 concessions, at the door. Seats may be reserved by e-mail: erica.parsons@queens.ox.ac.uk.)

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Monday 11 March

SPECIAL LECTURE LIST, Trinity Term: entries to be received by today (e-mail: lecture.lists@admin.ox.ac.uk).

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Teaching on sound ground', 2.15 p.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 12 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Approaches to teaching, 9.30 a.m., and `Postgraduate degree supervision', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 13 March

CONGREGATION meeting, Convocation House, 12 noon: Senior Proctor's Oration, and admission of Proctors and Assessor for 2002–3.

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Thursday 14 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Writing skills', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `Conservation and the content of The Battle of Pavia', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Cost: £20 adults, £18 Friends of the Ashmolean, £6 students. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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

PROFESSOR R. COLLINS: `LDL cholesterol: from observational to randomised evidence' (Archie Cochrane `Effectiveness and Efficiency' Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Friday 15 March

GODFREY HOWARD (writer), BARBARA BRAY (translator), PATRICIA KESSLER (actor), and LES CLACK (actor): `Beckett in Paris' (Oxford Literary Festival), Maison Française, 5.45 p.m. (tickets £7, at the door or from the Oxford Playhouse).

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Monday 18 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection—for those who chair selection panels for the appointment of non-academic and academic-related staff' (day 1), 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR L. WEISKRANTZ: `Conscious awareness in animals and people—dependent variable dualism' (Memorial Lecture in honour of Professor J.Z. Young), Lecture Room A, Department of Experimental Psychology, 4 p.m. (those who wish to attend should notify Jill Newman—tel. (2)71355, e-mail: jill.newman@psy.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 19 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection—for those who chair selection panels for the appointment of non-academic and academic-related staff' (day 2), 9.30 a.m.–1 p.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 20 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Presentation skills' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (or 2 p.m.) (see information above).

SACKLER LIBRARY open day, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (open to members of the University on presentation of university card).

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