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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 22 February

COLLOQUIUM: `Academies of art in England and France, 1780–1830', Maison Française, 5–7 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.).

F. ARMITAGE: `The myth and contemporary reality in the "ringing" of women's necks among Padaung people of Burma' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Body and self: bodily modification and the representation of identity'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

KEN LIVINGSTONE: `Central government and London government' (seminar series: `British Government and Politics'), Brasenose, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. CLARKE: `Cold warriors, 2: Margaret Thatcher' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Britain's image in the world in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

R. HANSEN: `Globalisation, depopulation, and German identity' (seminar series: `German politics in Europe'), seminar room, St Antony's College European Studies Centre (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

ANDREW MANZE (violin) and GARY BIBER (harpsichord) perform a programme of Baroque music, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tel. for bookings: 305305).

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Saturday 23 February

ORGAN RECITAL by Barry Ferguson, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 24 February

THE REVD CANON PROFESSOR ROBIN GILL preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m. (`Theological responses to ethical issues in modern medical research III: Gospel values and modern medical research.')

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Monday 25 February

M. O'HANLON: `History embodied: authentication of the past in the New Guinea Highlands' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Fertility and reproduction in Melanesia'), New Seminar Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR M. VAUGHAN: `The psychopathology of colonialism: Franz Fanon, Octave Mannoni, and others' (seminar series: `Psychiatry and Empire'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (47 Banbury Road), 2 p.m.

SIR MALCOLM RIFKIND: `Principle or pragmatism in politics?' (Hand s Annual Lecture), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m.

CHARLES GRANT and DR WYN REES: `Combined EU foreign and defence policies?' (seminar series: `Reform of EU institutions'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

JOHN LOUGHLIN: `The regional challenge to the French "one and indivisible Republic" ', and ANDREW KNAPP: `Gaullism: squandered legacy or constraining irrelevance?' (seminar series: `Challenging the French nation: community, region, Union'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

DR F. CELESTINI: `Muzio Clementi and the classical style' (public lecture), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m

LORD BRIGGS OF LEWES (ASA BRIGGS): `After 1945: the Union in the age of mass education' (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).

YAEL WEISS, MARK KAPLAN, and COLIN CARR: trios by Mozart, Ravel, and Mendelssohn for piano, violin, and cello, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge, St John's).

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Tuesday 26 February

YAEL WEISS, MARK KAPLAN, and COLIN CARR: master-class, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 10 a.m. (admission free).

DR A. ADAM: `The challenge of religious multiculturalism for the modern western state' (lecture series: `The modern state and its religion: from Machiavelli to Huntington'), Schools, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Death and burial in ancient Greece', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

J. LEONHARD: `How Whigs changed into Liberals, and other mysteries of European liberalisms—towards a comparative semantics of liberalism' (interdisciplinary seminar series: `Language and History'), Oriel, 2.15 p.m.

THE RT. HON. GERALD KAUFMAN, PC, MP, ALAN DUNCAN, MP, and DR EUGENE ROGAN: `Democracy, justice, and order: what hope for the Middle East?' (seminar series: `After 11 September: democracy, justice, and world order'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. BALDOCK: `Patterns of social care' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

DR W. WILLIAMS: `Curiosity and narrative: reading pilgrims from Petrarch to Montaigne' (seminar series: `Curiosity and wonder in the early modern period'), Powicke Room, Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR N. WHITESIDE: `Historians and the Welfare State' (seminar series: `British history in the twentieth century'), Brasenose, 5 p.m.

DR PETER MCCLURE: `Etymology, lexicology, and English personal names 1200–1700' (Oxford English Dictionary Forum), Rewley House, Wellington Square, 5 p.m.

DR C. WHISTLER: `Body and soul in late Michelangelo drawings' (lecture), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 p.m. (followed by private viewing of exhibition `Studies after Michelangelo' by Miranda Creswell, 6–8 p.m.; exhibition open until 12 March, 12 noon–2 p.m. daily).

M. SCRIVEN: `Sartre in the twenty-first century' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DANIEL LIBESKIND (in conversation with Peter Carl): `The longest line between two points' (Wolfson College Lectures: `Varieties of creative experience'), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 27 February

ORGAN RECITAL by Christian Wilson, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Assertiveness' (day 2), 2 p.m., and `Descriptive statistics for research: hypothesis testing', 3 p.m. (see information above).

LORNA HARDWICK: `Decolonising classics: Greek drama as a catalyst for change' (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. DALEY: `Maximus Confessor: Christ as the saving mystery' (Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `God visible: Patristic Christology reconsidered'), Schools, 5 p.m.

CAROLINE BOS: `The Blue Period' (Slade Lectures), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m.

JULIAN BARNES reads from his novels (Richard Hillary Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

R. HEWITT: `Asser, Aethelweard, and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle' (Corpus Christi 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.

PROFESSOR E. SPICEHANDLER: `Brenner and his solution to the problem of dialogue in his fiction' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 28 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Introduction to strategic planning and management', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

E. AMOAKO: `The communal self in situations of oppression: a feminist analysis of a South African woman's autobiography' (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.

S. RADCLIFFE: `Andean Indians in transnational circuits: making local and global spaces' (ESRC Transnational Communities Research Programme: `Transnationalism and migration'), senior common room, School of Geography and the Environment, 2 p.m.

S. WOLLENBERG, A. FRANKLIN, R. COWGILL, and V. GAMMON: `Politics and music in Britain during the Napoleonic Wars' (seminar series: `Britain and the war with Napoleon'), Maison Française, 2.15 p.m.

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

STEPHEN BAYLEY: `Hire education—the real meaning of design' (Lubbock Lecture), Saïd Business School, Park End Street, 5 p.m.

DR M. EDMUNDS: `Silent springs: groundwater resources under threat?' (Linacre Lectures: `Water and the environment'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, South Parks Road, 5.30 p.m.

A. CALCUTT: `The determinants of policy' (seminar series: `The Third Way in Britain? Untangling politics under New Labour'), Lecture Room 6, New College, 7 p.m.

THE CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE, with the Orchestra of the Eglesfield Musical Society, perform Britten's St Nicholas—a Wedding Anthem, the chapel, Queen's, 8.15 p.m. (admission £5/£3 concessions, by programme at the door).

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Friday 1 March

DR A. SHAW: `Reading the face: the popular and the medical gaze' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Body and self: bodily modification and the representation of identity'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

THE RT. HON. LORD HURD: `The reform of Parliament: an Opposition view' (seminar series: `British Government and Politics'), Brasenose, 5 p.m.

LORD STEYN OF SWAFIELD: `The case for a Supreme Court' (Neill Lecture), Examination Schools, 5 p.m.

K. VON BEYME: `The changing German party system' (seminar series: `German politics in Europe'), seminar room, St Antony's College European Studies Centre (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

F. DELPLA: `La mémoire de Dunkerque: à propos d'une controverse franco-brittanique' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

THE RT. REVD RICHARD HARRIES: `Christianity and Islam after 11 September' (Friends of Rewley House Annual Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Rewley House, 5.30 p.m. (admission £7, Friends £5; for tickets, tel. (2)70393).

TRIO DURUFLÉ (piano, viola, and flute) performs a programme of music including works by Duruflé, Mozart, Ravel, Rossé, and Wood, Maison Française, 8 p.m.

CHRIST CHURCH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA performs Fauré's Messe des Pêcheurs and Bruckner's ninth symphony, Christ Church Cathedral, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£15/£5 from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, tel. 305305, or at the door).

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Saturday 2 March

ORGAN RECITAL by Christopher Gower, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 3 March

THE RT. HON. PAUL MURPHY, MP, preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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