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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 23 November

CONFERENCE: `Littérature française actuelle', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–6.30 p.m.

THE BORROMEO QUARTET: master-class, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 10 a.m. (admission free).

DR M.-B. DEMBOUR: `Transsexuality: the approach of the European Court of Human Rights' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `Bending gender identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

DR A. DAWSON: `Constructions of "home" among displaced Bosnians at home and abroad—preliminary post-fieldwork reflections' (departmental seminar), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (64 Banbury Road), 4.30 p.m.

RICHARD E. NEUSTADT: `Advising presidents: Washington—process and institutions' (lecture), seminar room, Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

COMMEMORATIVE SEMINAR on Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, the Buttery, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's, 5–7 p.m., with speakers Dr David Washbrook, Mr Patrick French, and Dr Ian Talbot (enquiries: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk, or tel. (2)74559).

QUIMANTU performs a programme of world music, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (for bookings tel.: 798600).

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Saturday 24 November

CONFERENCE: `Advising presidents' (with speakers Jean-Claude Colliard, Olivier Dutheillet de Lamothe, and Richard Neustadt), Maison Française, 10 a.m.–12 noon.

STUDY-DAY: `Lévy-Bruhl reconsidered' (study-day organised by the British Centre for Durkheimian Studies), Maison Française, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

ORGAN RECITAL by Nicholas Shaw, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

OXFORD GIRLS' CHOIR: concert of works by Hildegard of Bingen, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (for details tel.: 020 8395 7433).

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Sunday 25 November

DR KATE COOPER preaches the Sermon on the Sin of Pride, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 26 November

V. WALSH: `Electromagnetism and the mind: a hundred years of brain stimulation' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Science, technology, and medicine'), Wellcome Unit (47 Banbury Road), 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. HUNT: `Maths in industry—past experiences and future challenges' (Alan Tayler Lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. WORDEN: `The Great Rebellion in Whig and patriot memory, 1688–1832' (Interfaculty seminars: `Restoration to Reform, 1660–1832: British political, literary, intellectual, and social history'), Wordsworth Room, St Hugh's, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. HARDMAN MOORE: `Evil is the root of all money' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Money and liquidity'), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Parks Road, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 27 November

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Presentation skills' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (or 2 p.m.) (see information above).

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

CONGREGATION meeting, Sheldonian, 2 p.m. (debate on approval of new University Statutes).

MARINA WARNER: `Doubling: alters and daimons (Carlo Gozzi, James Hogg, Toni Morrison, Philip Pullman)' (Clarendon Lectures in English: `Fantastic metamorphoses and other worlds: ways of telling the self'), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. HARDMAN MOORE: `Business cycles and monetary policy' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Money and liquidity'), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Parks Road, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. ROBERTS: `Religion and social theory: social construction and the representation of religion' (Interdisciplinary seminars in the study of religions), Lecture Room 2, Christ Church, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 28 November

ORGAN RECITAL by Oliver Lallemant, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

VOJISLAV KOSTUNICA (President of Yugoslavia): `Building democracy in Yugoslavia' (lecture), New Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 4 p.m. (admission by ticket only: tel. (2)74496, e-mail: janet.collyer@sant.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR J. HARDMAN MOORE: `Systemic risk' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Money and liquidity'), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Parks Road, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR H. MAIER: `Malay: the language of Islam' (seminar series: `Language and identity in the Islamic world'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

A. VAUX: `Humanitarianism: is motivation important?' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

F. BINCKES: `Poison in the pot-au-feu: reading George du Maurier beyond Trilby' (seminar series: `Texte et image'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

RABBI D.H. LINCOLN: `The legal status of Karaites in the light of Halacha' (David Patterson Seminars), Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m. (minibus transport from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, 6.40 p.m. and 7.45 p.m., returns 9.45 p.m.; fare £1.50, students £1.10).

ORCHESTRA OF THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT: wind soloists from the orchestra perform Mozart, Serenades K.388 and K.375, and music from Don Giovanni, 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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Thursday 29 November

ANTONY PAY: master-class, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 2 p.m. (admission free).

L. RIVAL lectures in seminar series `The gendered life of things: meanings, values, and exchanges in a global world' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars), Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

R. BLACK: `Transnationalism and return migration as keys to development: the case of West Africa' (Transnational Communities Programme seminars: `Transnationalism and migration'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography and the Environment, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. PARKIN: `The anthropology of Muslim societies: some modest notes towards a conclusion' (seminar series: `The anthropology of Muslim societies'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

DR J. MCMULLEN: `Is Japan Confucian?' (lecture series: `Japan at the Millennium: questions and continuities'), the Hall, Pembroke, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

P. LE GALÈS: `Quel avenir pour les États-nations au sein de l'Union européenne?' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DR N. PICKWOAD: `Forgotten books in a forgotten library: some interesting and unusual bookbindings in the Biblioteca Communale of Foligno' (Oxford Bibliographical Society lecture), Taylor Institution, 5.15 p.m.

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Friday 30 November

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

S. ARDENER: `Male dames and female boys; cross-dressing in the English Christmas pantomime' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `Bending gender identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET, with a student cellist, perform Schubert's Quartettsatz (D703), with a second movement completed by Brian Newbould, and Schubert's String Quintet in C major (D956), Holywell Music Room, 1 p.m. (tickets £5/£3 from Tickets in Oxford—Oxford Playhouse, or at the door).

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

DR I. HARPER: `From global to local: institutionalising tuberculosis control in Nepal' (departmental seminar), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (64 Banbury Road), 4.30 p.m.

A. POUGETOUX: `La genèse de la légende napoléonienne' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

THE BELCEA QUARTET: concert of works by Haydn, Britten, and Beethoven, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (for bookings tel.: 798600).

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Saturday 1 December

MICHAELMAS FULL TERM ends.

ORGAN RECITAL by James Parsons, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

MARK HOOPER: piano recital of works by Frank Bridge, Prokofiev, and Mussorgsky, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (for bookings tel.: 770110).

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