Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Chichele Professor of Economic History

PROFESSOR A. OFFER will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Why is the public sector so large in market societies? The political economy of prudence in the UK, c. 1870–2000.'

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Gladstone Professor of Government

PROFESSOR C. HOOD will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The risk game and the blame game.'

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Professor of Jurisprudence

PROFESSOR J. GARDNER will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 November, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES 2001

The social structure of competition

PROFESSOR RONALD BURT, Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy, University of Chicago, Shell Professor of Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD, and Director, Raytheon Leadership Institute, Raytheon Company, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School, Park End Street. Admission is free, and the lectures are open to the public.

Further information may be obtained from Veronica Allen (telephone: Oxford 267411, fax: 267741, e-mail: allenv@oup.co.uk).

Tue. 30 Oct.: `Creating value: brokerage and structural holes.'

Wed. 31 Oct.: `Delivering value: cohesion, culture, and control.'

Thur. 1 Nov.: `Value obscured: gossip and reputation.'

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GARETH EVANS MEMORIAL LECTURE 2001

Cancellation of lecture

It is regretted that the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture has been cancelled, following the death of Professor D.K. Lewis. The lecture had been due to be given on Tuesday, 30 October.

A memorial service for Professor Lewis will be held in 2002.

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

CARYL PHILLIPS, novelist, will read from and talk about his work at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 8 November, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Oxford Seminars in Cartography

VANESSA LAWRENCE, Director General and Chief Executive, Ordnance Survey, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 November, in the School of Geography. Further information may be obtained by e-mailing nam@bodley.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `Positioning Ordnance Survey for the new economy.'

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Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

The following departmental seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Lecture Theatre, 64 Banbury Road.

Conveners: R.J. Goodman, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of Japan, and D.J. Parkin, MA, Professor of Social Anthropology.

PROFESSOR J. CLAMMER, Sophia University, Japan, and Visiting Professor, Institute of European Urban Studies, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
26 Oct.: `What does globalisation mean for anthropology? Rival epistemologies and alternative anthropologies.'

DR A. RUSSELL, Durham
2 Nov.: `From value to benefit: ecotourism, sustainable tourism, and responsible tourism in European wetlands.'

PROFESSOR C. FAUSTO, Museu Nacional/UFRJ, Brazil
9 Nov.: `The Bones Affair: knowledge practices in contact situations seen from an Amazonian case.'

J. GOLDTHORPE
16 Nov.: `Social surveys and ethnographies: two research styles, one logic of inference?'

DR A. DAWSON, Hull
23 Nov.: `Constructions of "home" amongst displaced Bosnians at home and abroad—preliminary post-fieldwork reflections.'

DR I. HARPER, SOAS
30 Nov.: `From global to local: institutionalising tuberculosis control in Nepal.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Department of Psychiatry: Guest Lectures, Hilary Term

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the University Department of Psychiatry, the Warneford Hospital.

PROFESSOR R. MURRAY, Institute of Psychiatry, London
15 Jan.: `Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: similar pathogenic mechanisms but differences in development.'

PROFESSOR R. HARRINGTON, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
22 Jan.: `Treatment of adolescent depression.'

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ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTE

Jewish identities and American writing

This conference, sponsored by the Rothermere American Institute and the English Faculty, will be held between Friday, 26 October, and Sunday, 28 October, in the Milner Hall, Rhodes House (Parks Road entrance). The co-organisers are Professor Hermione Lee and Professor R.L. Bush.

Panels will include: Patrimonies, Jewish American Fiction, Jewish Critics and Modern Culture, Jewish American Poetry, and Intellectuals and Political Languages.

Speakers will include: Robert Pinsky, Howard Jacobson, Grace Paley, Judith Baumel, Jaqueline Osherow, and Michael Lerner.

Further information may be obtained from Andrea Beighton, Rothermere American Institute (telephone: Oxford (2)82710, e-mail: andrea.beighton@rai.ox.ac.uk).

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Economic Development Seminar: globalisation—finance, people, industry, and competitiveness

Amended notice

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

Conveners: S. Lall, B.Phil., MA, Professor of Development Economics, and T.R. Thorp, MA, Reader in Economics.

MRS THORP
25 Oct.: `The return to a primary-export led model: the economic policies of the Fujimori years in Peru.'

M. SHAH, Senior Research Scientist, IIASA
1 Nov.: `The impact of climate change on developing countries.'

K. NADVI, Sussex
8 Nov.: `Industrial clusters and international value chains.'

V. FITZGERALD
15 Nov.: `The Eminent Persons' Group Report on Emerging Markets.'

S. CASTLES
22 Nov.: `Migration and development.'

W. DIRK TE VELDE, Overseas Development Institute
29 Nov.: ` "Best practice" in attracting foreign direct investment.'

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2001–2

Between the mosque and the termite mound: an investigation into social and religious difference among Haalpulaaren, Senegal

DR R. DILLEY, St Andrews, will deliver the Evans-Pritchard Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Old Library, All Souls College.

Tue. 6 Nov.: `The mosque and the termite mound: an introduction.'

Wed. 7 Nov.: `Ranks and categories: the emergence of a Haalpulaar social division of labour.'

Tue. 13 Nov.: `Origins, ancestry, and cleric ideology: the social division of knowledge and power.'

Wed. 14 Nov.: `Rites of passage and accommodationist Sufi Islam.'

Tue. 20 Nov.: `The witch-hunter and the marabout: competing domains of knowledge and power.'

Wed. 21 Nov.: `Islamic reformers, Islamists, and the Muslim community.'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

MR JOHN DUNBABIN, Reader in Politics and Vice-Principal, St Edmund Hall, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 1 November, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall.

There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. All are welcome. Further information may be obtained from Vanessa Windsor, Lady Margaret Hall (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: vanessa.windsor@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Manifest Destiny ends here: the making of the US–Canadian border.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Latin American Centre

Seminars

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Latin American Centre, 1 Church Walk.

C. WINOGRAD, Min. de Economía, Argentina
26 Oct.: `Macroeconomics and microeconomics in Argentina: where do we stand?'

J. TAVARA, Univ. Católica, Peru
2 Nov.: `Regulation of utilities and the poor in Peru: the role of the Ombudsman.'

K. CASAS
16 Nov.: `State funding and campaign finance practices in Costa Rica and Uruguay.'

J. RODRIGUEZ, California
23 Nov.: `Popular movements in the Kingdom of Quito: Indians and the Constitution of 1812.'

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Special seminar

DR CAROL GRAHAM, Brookings Institution, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 November, in the Latin American Centre, 1 Church Walk.

Subject: `Happiness markets democracy: Latin America in comparative perspective.'

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ST EDMUND HALL

Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture

THE HON. DOMINIC LAWSON, Editor, the Sunday Telegraph, will deliver the Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The heart of journalism.'

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ST PETER'S COLLEGE

Cairncross Memorial Lecture

PETER SINCLAIR, Professor of Economics, Birmingham University, and Director, Central Bank Studies, the Bank of England, will deliver the Cairncross Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 30 October, in the Junior Common Room, St Peter's College.

Subject: `War, states, and factor movements.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Ronald Syme Lecture

PROFESSOR T.J. CORNELL, Professor of Ancient History, University of Manchester, will deliver the Ronald Syme Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 November, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture will be open to the public.

Subject: `Republican legislation and the Roman historians.'

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