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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 December

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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

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Monday 17 December

BACH SYMPOSIUM: `Understanding Bach through science, art, and criticism', Holywell Music Room (continues tomorrow). (Details from Alexander Binns, St Anne's—e-mail: alexander.binns@st-annes.ox.ac.uk.)

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Tuesday 18 December

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY closed (reopens 3 January).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Early Italian painting' (includes Object of the Month), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Friday 21 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The first Ashmolean Museum', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Saturday 22 December

BODLEIAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 2 January).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 2 January).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 2 January).

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Monday 24 December

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM CLOSED (reopens 28 December).

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Friday 28 December

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

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Tuesday 1 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM closed.

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Friday 4 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Horses everywhere' (monthly series: `Crossing borders'), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Tuesday 8 January

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

DR W. BARON: `The Sands family and Walter Sickert' (Sir David Piper New Year Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Taylor Institution, 11 a.m. (admission free).

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

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Wednesday 9 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Teaching on sound ground', 9.45 a.m. (see information above).

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Thursday 10 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Performance matters: voice, posture, and relaxation', 9.15 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 11 January

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Costume in Renaissance art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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Saturday 12 January

CONFERENCE: `Assessing the Jospin government', Maison Française, 10.am. –5.15 p.m. (registration £15, students £7.50).

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Sunday 13 January

HILARY FULL TERM begins.

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Monday 14 January

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

P. LUDLOW: `The indirect route to the Elysée: De Gaulle's European policy from the Quai, Matignon, and Brussels perspective' (seminar series: `Challenging the French nation: community, region, Union'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

DR A. HARDY: `Animals, disease, and man: discovering connections' (Green College Lectures: `From animal to human disease: changes, chains, and controls'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 15 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR A. ADAM: `The birth of the modern state from Innocence III to Bodin' (lecture series: `The modern state and its religion: from Machiavelli to Huntington'), Schools, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Minoan Crete: mystery, myth, and reality', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

J. LECA, S. WOLIKOW, D. BAKER, and P. SHERRINGTON: `Le rôle de l'Etat et ses mutations' (seminar series: `Les autres lieux du politique'), Maison Française, 2 p.m.

DR F. ROSS: `New Labour and the NHS: path dependency, programmatic imperatives, and political choices' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

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