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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 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.)

UNIVERSITY CHURCH, 7.30 p.m.: St Charles Singers—choral concert including works by R.V. Williams, R. Shaw, A. Parker, and S. Barber (tickets £8, £5 concessions, available from Tickets Oxford (telephone: Oxford 305305) and at the door).

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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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Friday 12 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A breath of French air', 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 13 July

UNIVERSITY CHURCH, 7.30 p.m.: Cherwell Singers—choral concert. Works by Bach (Singet dem Herrn), Britten (Hymn to St Cecilia), and Walton (The Twelve) (tickets £8/£6, from Tickets Oxford on Oxford 305305, or at the door).

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Sunday 14 July

STEKPANNA and MELTDOWN: jazz concert, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 8 p.m. (tickets £7/£5, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305).

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Tuesday 16 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Nubia and the Shrine of Taharqa', 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 17 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Ancient Egypt', 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.)

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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Friday 19 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Changing faces', 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 20 July

UNIVERSITY CHURCH, 8 p.m.: Fiori Musicali—concert including Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 and Handel's Concerti Grossi in C and in G. Solo trumpeter: David Staff. (Tickets £15/£9, concessions £5/£3, available from 01327 352626, Tickets Oxford on Oxford 305305, www.fiori-musicali.com, or www.ticketsoxford.com.)

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Tuesday 23 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Portraits', 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 24 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Classical Greek sculpture', 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 26 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Death and burial in ancient Egypt', 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.)

JUAN MANUEL PINTOR, MANUEL FORNIÉS, and EUGENIO MURIEL: guitar recital, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.30 p.m. (tickets £9/£7, from Tickets Oxford at the Playhouse, Beaumont Street: tel. 305305).

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Tuesday 30 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The world of Joshua Reynolds', 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 31 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Tin glaze pottery', 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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