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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 18 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing appraisal', 11 a.m. (see information above).

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

THE BELCEA QUARTET and THE CASTAGNERI QUARTET: concert including works by Bartók and Mendelssohn, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tel. for bookings: 798600).

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Sunday 20 January

DR PAULA GOODER preaches the Macbride Sermon, Hertford, 10 a.m.

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Monday 21 January

S. ULIJASZEK: `Economic change, fertility, and demography in the Purari delta, Papua New Guinea' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Fertility and reproduction in Melanesia'), New Seminar Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR L. TOPP: `Asylum architecture in the Austro-Hungarian Empire' (seminar series: `Psychiatry and Empire'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (47 Banbury Road), 2 p.m.

HUGO YOUNG and THE RT. HON. MICHAEL PORTILLO, MP: `Why the British debate about Europe has been dishonest on both sides' (seminar series: `Reform of EU institutions'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

A.-M. THIESSE: `Le régionalisme de la Troisième République: un nationalisme consensuel?' (seminar series: `Challenging the French nation: community, region, Union'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

DR K. O'BRIEN: `Anti-imperial traditions in British poetry, 1660–1789' (Inter-faculty seminars: `Restoration to Reform, 1660–1832: British political, literary, intellectual, and social history'), Wordsworth Room, St Hugh's, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR A.J. MCMICHAEL: `The AIDS epidemic: origins and solutions' (Green College Lectures: `From animal to human disease: changes, chains, and controls'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

LORD JENKINS OF HILLHEAD: `The Union and the University in Gladstone's day' (lecture series: `Politics, people, and propriety: the Union and the University since 1823'), Oxford Union Society, 8.30 p.m. (open to all members of the University).

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Tuesday 22 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Minutes and agendas' (advanced seminar), 9.30 a.m., and `Small group teaching' (first seminar), 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

DR A. ADAM: `Religious confessions and the jeopardising of political unity in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries' (lecture series: `The modern state and its religion: from Machiavelli to Huntington'), Schools, 11 a.m.

I. BANGHA: `Literary languages in pre-colonial North India' (interdisciplinary seminar series: `Language and History'), Oriel, 2.15 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR SIR TONY HOARE: `Towards the verifying compiler' (Strachey Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR PAUL MULDOON (Professor of Poetry): `The end of the poem: "L'anguilla/The Eel" by Eugenio Montale', Schools, 5 p.m.

MICHAEL MATES, MP, JEREMY CORBYN, MP, and COL. ROY GILES: `The efficacy and limits of military means in combating terrorism' (seminar series: `After 11 September: democracy, justice, and world order'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR M. POWELL: `Welfare State and welfare change' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

L. GREENLAW: `A moment of wonder in the art of Jacques de Gheyn II' (seminar series: `Curiosity and wonder in the early modern period'), Powicke Room, Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 23 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Welcome to the University' (induction seminar), 2 p.m., and `Descriptive statistics for research: probability', 3 p.m. (see information above).

IVAN GASKELL: `Who-if-anyone-thinks in art museums?' (Slade Lectures), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. DALEY: `Chalcedon: neither end nor beginning' (Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `God visible: Patristic Christology reconsidered'), Schools, 5 p.m.

C. DIONISOTTI: `Boethius and the history of Latin' (Corpus Christ Centre for the Study of Greek and Roman Antiquity seminar series: `Late Latin and the Latin of medieval Europe'), Seminar Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

G. PIGEARD DE GURBERT: `L'art ou la fabrique de l'objet du possible' (seminar series: `Texte et image'), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

A. SHATS: `Hebrew as a mother tongue' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 24 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Voice coaching' (see information above).

DR P. CAREY: `Challenging tradition, changing society—the role of women in East Timor's independence struggle, 1974–2002' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Operation Enduring Freedom? Feminist responses to terrorisms, alliances, and differences', Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

J. STEVENSON: `Cobbett and the French: 1789–1815' (seminar series: `Britain and the war with Napoleon'), Maison Française, 2.15 p.m.

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

A. BELL and B. HARRISON: `The DNB, old and new' (DNB seminars), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

DR M. KAIKA: `Water and Europe: creating the European Water Framework Directive' (Linacre Lectures: `Water and the environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, South Parks Road, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 25 January

CONFERENCE: `Waste in French literature, film, and theory', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–5.15 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study-day: `The Sands Gallery of early Twentieth-century Art', 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Cost £20, students £5. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

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

THE RT. HON. JACK STRAW, MP: `Engagement with the Islamic world' (lecture), Schools, 5 p.m. (admission free but tickets required, obtainable from the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies—tel. (2)78730).

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Sunday 27 January

DR M. EDWARDS preaches, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 28 January

S. KINGSTON: `Cognitive aspects of fertility and reproduction in Siar, New Ireland' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Fertility and reproduction in Melanesia'), New Seminar Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR J. MILLS: `Asylums, agendas, and agency: recovering the Indian experience of the colonial mental hospital' (seminar series: `Psychiatry and Empire'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (47 Banbury Road), 2 p.m.

SIR STEPHEN WALL, PROFESSOR VERNON BOGDANOR, and SIR MICHAEL WHEELER-BOOTH: `A second chamber for the European Parliament?' (seminar series: `Reform of EU institutions'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

J. HORNE: `Petit pays et grande patrie: locality, region, and nation in France during the First World War' (seminar series: `Challenging the French nation: community, region, Union'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. LINDENBAUM: `Thinking about epidemics: kuru, BSE, and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease' (Green College Lectures: `From animal to human disease: changes, chains, and controls'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

DR M.G. BROCK: `Debating in late Victorian and Edwardian Oxford'(lecture series: `Politics, people, and propriety: the Union and the University since 1823'), Oxford Union Society, 8.30 p.m. (open to all members of the University).

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