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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 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. (Admission by ticket only, available from the Porter's Lodge, Taylor Institution, from 4 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.

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.

PROFESSOR J. MCINERNEY: `Economic adjustment in agriculture—groping, hoping, and coping' (memorial lecture in honour of Professor George Peters), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 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).

OXFORD PRO MUSICA SINGERS (conductor Michael Smedley; with Robert Patterson, organ) perform choral works including Zadok the Priest, Laudate Dominum, Allegri's Miserere, Ave Verum Corpus, Jean Racine's Cantique, Barber's Agnus Dei, and works by Bach, Verdi, Elgar, Brahms, and Rutter, University Church, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£5, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305).

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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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Monday 17 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `The history of the University' (induction seminar), 11 a.m., and `Small group teaching' (fourth meeting), 12 noon (see information above).

OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY Final Recitals: music students from Oxford Brookes University perform a wide variety of solo repertoire as part of their final degree programme, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (admission free).

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Tuesday 18 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Renaissance bronzes and Limoges enamel', 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.)

T. HANSEN, R. THEOBOLD, A. GUERY, and B. JOBERT: `De la naissance à la fin de l'État moderne'(seminar series: `Les autres lieux du politique'), Maison Française, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.D. HUNT: `Word v. image in the picturesque garden' (Robert Penson Lecture), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 19 June

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `The draughtsman's art'—Old Master drawings (until 3 October).

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. (doors open 10.45 a.m.).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Glass', 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.)

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Thursday 20 June

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY guided tour: `The Harding Glass Collection', 2.15 p.m. (booking not required).

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Friday 21 June

COLLOQUIUM: `Diderot: anthropologie et physiologie', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Landscape painting', 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.)

G. NYAROTA: `The challenge of covering Zimbabwe' (Iain Walker Memorial Lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5.30 p.m.

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Saturday 22 June

JOHN MCCABE: piano recital, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £12/£10, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305).

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Sunday 23 June

MR TERRY WAITE preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 24 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection—for those on selection committees for academic appointments', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 25 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Gluttons and gladiators—new portraits from Imperial Rome' (in the Cast Gallery, until 12 January).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Ashmolean building' (includes a look at C.R. Cockerell's original drawings), 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.)

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Wednesday 26 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Dealing with the media' (for Humanities and Social Sciences Divisions), 9.30 a.m., and `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Impressionism', 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.)

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Thursday 27 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing employee conduct and performance', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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

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