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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 26 October

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

DR M. JOHNSON: `Transgendered women in southern Philippines' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `Bending gender identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR J. CLAMMER: `What does globalisation mean for anthropology? Rival epistemologies and alternative anthropologies' (departmental seminar), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (64 Banbury Road), 4.30 p.m.

PENELOPE LYNEX (cello) and ALEXANDER WELLS (piano) perform music by Frank Bridge, Beethoven, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Donald Tovey, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (for bookings tel.: 798600).

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Saturday 27 October

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

APOLLO SAXOPHONE QUARTET: a programme of newly commissioned music, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (for bookings tel.: 798600).

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Sunday 28 October

THE RT REVD PETER FORSTER preaches, Lincoln, 10 a.m.

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Monday 29 October

DR E. HSU: `Sex and wine giving rise to illness: the indulgent behaviour of noble men and women in ancient China' (Fertility and Reproduction seminars), basement seminar room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

D. NICHOLSON: `The development of obstetric ultrasound in the Western Isles of Scotland' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Science, technology, and medicine'), Wellcome Unit (47 Banbury Road), 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR SIR GUENTER TREITEL: `Types of contractual terms' (Clarendon Law Lectures: `Some landmarks of twentieth-century contract law'), St Cross Building, 5 p.m. (Open to the public. At 6.10 p.m., seminar: Professor Treitel will take questions arising from his lectures.)

PROFESSOR J. SHEEHAN: `What it means to be a state: violence and the state in twentieth-century Europe' (lecture), University, 5 p.m.

LORD WILLIAMS OF MOSTYN, PROFESSOR JOHN GRIFFITH, and LORD KINGSLAND: `The constitutional effects of the Human Rights Act' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. MONOD: `Henry Fielding's Tom Jones and the crisis of Whiggism in mid-Hanoverian England' (Interfaculty seminars: `Restoration to Reform, 1660–1832: British political, literary, intellectual, and social history'), Wordsworth Room, St Hugh's, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 30 October

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Some saints for All Saints' Day', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR PAUL MULDOON (Professor of Poetry): `The end of the poem: "George III" by Robert Lowell', Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. BURT: `Creating value: brokerage and structural holes' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The social structure of competition'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (admission free and open to the public).

PROFESSOR E. BARKER: `Stepping out of the ivory tower: ways in which a sociologist or religion might make a difference' (Interdisciplinary seminars in the study of religions: Robert Whyte Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. SINCLAIR: `War, states, and factor movements' (Cairncross Memorial Lecture), Junior Common Room, St Peter's, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 31 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Publications—from design to delivery', 9.45 a.m., and `Dealing with harassment' (day 2), 10 a.m. (see information above).

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk (Catherine Whistler and Elizabeth Edwards): `Curating the Brazilian exhibitions in the Ashmolean Museum', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR R. BURT: `Delivering value: cohesion, culture, and control' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The social structure of competition'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (admission free and open to the public).

PROFESSOR J.R. PERRY: `Persian, Dari, Tajik: language and identity in Iranzamin' (seminar series: `Language and identity in the Islamic world'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

DR T. WRIGHT: `Moving images: the media representation of refugees' (Refugee Studies Centre: Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

D. OSTROWSKA: `The importance of the cinematic metaphor in French literary theory of the sixties' (seminar series: `Texte et image'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

DR S. HONIGMAN: `The "Letter of Aristeas" and the origins of the Septuagint: a new approach to old issues' (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).

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Thursday 1 November

S. PINK: `Women's worlds: changing gender, women and home' (Centre for Cross- Cultural Research on Women seminars: `The gendered life of things: meanings, values, and exchanges in a global world'), Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

B. ANDERSON: `State, space, and human relations—the lives of migrant domestic workers' (Transnational Communities Programme seminars: `Transnationalism and migration'), Senior Common Room, School of Geography and the Environment, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR T.J. CORNELL: `Republican legislation and the Roman historians' (Ronald Syme Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. BURT: `Value obscured: gossip and reputation' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The social structure of competition'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (admission free and open to the public).

DR W. ARMBRUST: `Ritual time and leisure time: Ramadan in the age of television' (seminar series: `The anthropology of Muslim societies'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

M. SERRES: `Virtualité, réalité: réflexion sur les nouvelles technologies' (lecture), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. KEENE: `The world of the Silver Pavilion' (lecture series: `Japan at the Millennium: questions and continuities'), Mure Room, Merton, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

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Friday 2 November

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing contract research staff, Part 2: understanding and managing the performance of your staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

F. MOORE: ` "One of the Gals Who's One of the Guys": masculinity and "drag" performance in North America' (Ethnicity and Identity seminars: `Bending gender identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Pottery and porcelain: quails and other birds', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

DR A. RUSSELL: `From value to benefit: ecotourism, sustainable tourism, and responsible tourism in European wetlands' (departmental seminar), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (64 Banbury Road), 4.30 p.m.

DR T. LUNDSKAER-NIELSEN: `From concrete to abstract: grammaticalisation of locative prepositions in Old and Middle English' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET perform works by Beethoven, Britten, and Haydn, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £10/£5 from Tickets in Oxford—Oxford Playhouse, or at the door).

COLIN CURRIE: percussion recital, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (for bookings tel.: 798600).

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Saturday 3 November

ORGAN RECITAL by Jonathan Rennert, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 4 November

THE REVD PROFESSOR ALISTER MCGRATH preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 5 November

A. RUSSELL: `An ecstasy of fumbling: men, sex, and drugs' (Fertility and Reproduction seminars), basement seminar room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

F. ANDERSON and F. NEARY: `Innovative health technologies: innovation, assessment, and hip prosthesis'(Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Science, technology, and medicine'), Wellcome Unit (47 Banbury Road), 2 p.m.

MR MARK FISHER, MRS GWYNETH DUNWOODY, MR A. KENNON, and MR R. ROGERS: `Commons reform: what is needed?' (seminar series: `Politics and constitutional change under Labour'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 6 November

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

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Assertiveness' (day 1), 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR A. OFFER (Chichele Professor of Economic History): `Why is the public sector so large in market societies? The political economy of prudence in the UK, c. 1870–2000' (inaugural lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. HOOD (Gladstone Professor of Government): `The risk game and the blame game' (inaugural lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR R. DILLEY: `The mosque and the termite mound: an introduction' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Between the mosque and the termite mound: an investigation into social and religious difference among Haalpulaaren, Senegal'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DOMINIC LAWSON: `The heart of journalism' (Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

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