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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 19 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

COLLOQUIUM: `La mélancolie et l'unité matérielle de l'homme', Maison Française, 10 a.m. (continues tomorrow).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The materials of Asian sculpture I', 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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Sunday 21 April

TRINITY FULL TERM begins.

THE REVD DR HARRIET HARRIS preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 22 April

WOLFSON COLLEGE exhibition opens: new paintings by Kevin Slingsby (until 10 May; open daily 10 a.m.–4 p.m., subject to college commitments—tel. the college lodge, (2)74100, before visiting).

DR J. ARCHER: `Women healers, recipe books, and the intellectual circle of Katherine, Lady Ranelagh (1614–91)' (seminar series: `Medicine and culture before 1800'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (47 Banbury Road), 11 a.m.

R. BURR: `Shaming of the body: children's experiences of HIV/AIDS in Vietnam' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Children and sexuality'), basement seminar room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR K. BOTCHWEY: `The political economy of African development today: issues for the new millennium' (African Studies Lecture), Large Lecture Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 23 April

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Bolognese drawings' (special exhibition), 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.)

P. MARLIERE, F. TRAUTMAN, and A. LENT: `Les mouvements sociaux, lieux nouveaux du politique' (seminar series: `Les autres lieux du politique'), Maison Française, 2 p.m.

BRIAN HEBBLETHWAITE: `Revelation and natural theology' (Hensley Henson Lectures in Theology: `A natural theology of historical revelation'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR N. GARSOIAN: `Armenian historiography in crisis' (lecture), Faculty Room, Oriental Institute, 5 p.m.

TOM PAULIN: `Romantic philosophy: Shelley, Coleridge, and Hazlitt' (lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5.15 p.m.

NEIL MACGREGOR: `The perpetual present: the ideal of art for all' (Romanes Lecture), Sheldonian, 5.45 p.m.

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Wednesday 24 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Listening skills' (day 2), 9.30 a.m., and `Introductory statistical modelling for research: introduction to linear modelling', 3 p.m. (see information above).

PATRICK WRIGHT: `Deep and true? The cultural life of the English landscape' (John Berger Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR A. GEDDES: `Can the EU meet its immigration challenges?' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

MARION MAULE: `Themes and symbols in Japanese art and textiles' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre for the Human Sciences, 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors: £2).

AMIR OR: `Hebrew poetry at the turn of the millennium' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 25 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m., and `Recruitment and selection—for departmental administrators and others involved in planning and supporting staff selection' (day 1), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

H. HASNA: `Women in urban agriculture: case studies from Harare (Zimbabwe), Kampala (Uganda), and Accra (Ghana)' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Gender in social and cross-cultural perspective'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

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

DR P. CONNERTON: `Topographies of forgetting' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology departmental seminar), 64 Banbury Road, 4.30 p.m.

GORDON CAMPBELL: `Fragments and "The Ruin of Time" ' (Don Fowler Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

EDWARD HOLLY: piano recital, Maison Française, 8 p.m.

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Friday 26 April

PROFESSOR NAJI HAKIM: masterclass on improvisation and twentieth-century French organ music, Christ Church Cathedral, 10 a.m.–12 noon and 2–4 p.m. (free of charge and open to the public).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The materials of Asian sculpture II', 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.)

CONFERENCE: `Centre and periphery revisited: the geography of European science, 1750–1914', Maison Française, 2 p.m. (continues tomorrow).

PROFESSOR R. JUST: `Of fishers and boats, and sacrificial goats: interpreting the commonplace' (Marett Memorial Lecture), Saskatchewan Lecture Room, Exeter, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 27 April

THE CHOIR OF NEW COLLEGE and THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS (conductor Edward Higginbottom) perform Matthew Locke's Introit `I was glad', and Purcell's anthem `My beloved spake'; also Purcell's Chacony in G, the chapel, New College, 6 p.m. (part of Evensong; free of charge and open to the public).

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Sunday 28 April

THE REVD DR JOHN CLARK preaches the St Mark's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 29 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Managing contract research staff, Part 1: managing and developing effective teams', 9.30 a.m., and `Recruitment and selection—for departmental administrators and others involved in planning and supporting staff selection' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR P. KATRIZKY: ` "What manner o'thing is your crocodile?" Quack remedies from all the world and beyond' (seminar series: `Medicine and culture before 1800'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (47 Banbury Road), 2.15 p.m.

M. KEHILY: `More sugar? Teenage magazines, gender displays, and sexual learning' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Children and sexuality'), basement seminar room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR UMBERTO ECO (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature): `Translation and reference' (lecture series: `Translating and being translated'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m. (tickets available from porter's lodge, Taylor Institution, from 4 p.m.).

LYNDA LA PLANTE: `The dramas inside the drama' (Times Lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 30 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Minutes and agendas' (introductory seminar), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Childhood through the centuries', 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.)

DR I. HARRIS: `Pol Pot and Buddhism: the fate of Cambodian Buddhism 1970–9' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Schools, 3.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. BLOBEL: `Protein targeting' (Norman Heatley Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR UMBERTO ECO (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature): `Source v. target' (lecture series: `Translating and being translated'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m. (tickets available from porter's lodge, Taylor Institution, from 4 p.m.).

BRIAN HEBBLETHWAITE: `The history of religions' (Hensley Henson Lectures in Theology: `A natural theology of historical revelation'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. HARRISON: `Visions and meditations' (Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures: `The anatomy of revelation: an inquiry into the production of Truth in Mahayana Buddhism'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 1 May

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `An introduction to Italian 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.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Managing employee absence', 9.30 a.m., and `Introductory statistical modelling for research: hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, and prediction in linear models', 3 p.m. (see information above).

DR P. NEEDHAM: `The discovery and invention of the Gutenberg Bible' (D.F. McKenzie Lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m

A. HELTON: `The price of indifference: refugees and humanitarian action in the new century' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. BOSWORTH: `Mussolini, power, and friendship' (lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

M. CROSLAND: `Medicine and language in the French Revolution' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DR E. OTTOLENGHI: `Missing the target: the (not so) unforeseeable consequences of Israel's electoral reform' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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