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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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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).

JAZZ VESPERS: Band du Soleil performs spirituals and jazz, with classical and baroque inspiration, University Church, 12.15 p.m. (admission free).

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

DR ANGELA GALLOP: `The changing face of forensic science' (Oxford AWiSE Lectures), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 6 p.m. (open to the public; admission free).

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Friday 28 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Team leadership' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Unmasked: stories behind the mask', 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.)

OXFORD LIEDER FESTIVAL, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (Continues on Saturday and Sunday, at 8 p.m. Tickets for each event £10/£5: tel. 07905 950085, or visit www.revelli.fsnet.co.uk.)

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Saturday 29 June

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY of Modern and Contemporary France study-day: `The Mediterranean Left and Europe', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Monday 1 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING induction seminar: `Opportunities for professional development', 11 a.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 2 July

BODLEIAN EXHIBTION exhibition opens: `The Bodleian Library, 1602–2002—the growth of the collections' (in the Exhibition Room, Old Schools Quadrangle; until 21 December).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Animals in western art', 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 3 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing your career—marketing your skills and abilities', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Medieval material culture' (Dr Arthur MacGregor), 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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Friday 5 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Stones and bones', 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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Saturday 6 July

THE GOLDEN JUBILEE PROMS: an outdoor concert of operatic music, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 5.30 p.m. (tickets £9.50/£8, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305; children under 14 free).

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Monday 8 July

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `The Butcher's Shop: beneath the skin'—recent technical analysis of the gallery's most famous painting (until 3 October).

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Tuesday 9 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Udaipur: royal and court paintings', 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 10 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `The Chinese collection', 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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