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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 6 June

PROFESSOR D. DINER (Bertelsman Europaeum Visiting Professor in Jewish Politics and History in the Twentieth Century): `The crisis of modernity and the Jews' (lecture series: `Jewish history and general history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries—narrations and interpretations'), Rothermere American Institute, 10 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Cracking codes 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.)

DR S. GREEN: `The impact of Anson' (Chichele Lectures: `All Souls in the era of the Second Founding, c.1865–1914'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

R. MORGAN: `The Palm Court, vamps, and tangos: dancing to Barber's Souvenirs' (Wolfson Creative Arts Fellowship Series), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m.

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA—Brahms Series: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor and Symphony No. 2, 8 p.m., Sheldonian (with Thomas Bowes, violin, Raphael Wallfisch, cello) (box office: 305305).

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Saturday 7 June

JEFFREY DARKEN: gallery talk, in series of Horological Masterworks Events, Museum of the History of Science, 2 p.m. (admission free; booking not required).

ORGAN RECITAL: Martin Souter, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 8 June

DR RONALD TRUMAN preaches the Sermon for Whit Sunday, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 9 June

DR R. SERJEANTSON: `Medicine in the New Atlantis' (seminar series: `Medicine and culture before 1800'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR ROBERT ALTER (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature):`Joyce: metropolitan shuttle' (lecture series: `The European city and the language of the novel'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR F. ALLEN: `Banking crises' (Clarendon Lectures in Finance: `Understanding financial crises'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

JACQUES DUBOIS: `Les cent ans de Simenon. Portrait de l'artiste en jeune singe, bon bougre et vieux sage' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 10 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Camille Pissarro', 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.)

PROFESSOR F. ALLEN: `Currency crises' (Clarendon Lectures in Finance: `Understanding financial crises'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

G. TYACK: `Modern architecture in an Oxford college: new building at St John's since 1945' (lecture series: `Oxford buildings: architects and architecture in context'), New Seminar Room, St John's, 5 p.m.

R. GIBSON: ` "In the sugary Viennese manner": parody and pastiche in Der Rosenkavalier' (Graduate Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR LISA JARDINE lectures on her book On a Grander Scale: the Outstanding Career of Sir Christopher Wren (launch of a series of lectures entitled `Between the Lines'—on books dealing with the history of science), Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m. (admission free; to reserve seats telephone the museum: (2)77280).

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Wednesday 11 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m., and `Introductory statistical modelling for research—generalised linear models: specific models', 3 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk in series `The Curator and the Collection': `The Rothschild Collection' (Henry Kim), 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.)

ORGAN RECITAL: Dana Marsh, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

PROFESSOR F. ALLEN: `Bubbles and crises' (Clarendon Lectures in Finance: `Understanding financial crises'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR ARISTIDE ZOLBERG: `Asylum in crisis' (Refugee Studies Centre: Elizabeth Colson Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR W. WITAKOWSKI: `Yosippon, and Yerahme'el: two examples of Hebrew medieval historiography' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m. (minibus from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, 6.40 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.).

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Thursday 12 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for administrators' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and `Managing employee conduct and performance', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR P. HEINONEN: `The family as the site of female oppression: female genital mutilation and HIV/AIDS' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Gender in transnational and transforming families: stretching boundaries and social conventions'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR D.E. KOSHLAND: `The seven pillars of life' (Koshland Lecture Series), University Museum of Natural History, 4 p.m.

MS D. SABRI: `The assumptive worlds of policy-makers and practitioners in pedagogic enquiry' (Institute for the Advancement of University Learning: Research Seminars), IAUL, Littlegate House, 4 p.m. (To attend, contact joanna.buddery@learning.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR ROBERT ALTER (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature):`Kafka: suspicion and the city' (lecture series: `The European city and the language of the novel'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

DR G. HOUTMAN: `Aung San Suu Kyi: Buddhism and female leadership in south-east Asia' (lecture), Becket Institute, St Hugh's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR H. ICKSTADT: `The presence of America and postwar Germany's cultural responses' (seminar series: `Americanisation and anti-Americanism: global views of the USA'), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

F. DOUGLAS: `The Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech (SCOTS): a new corpus for the languages of Scotland' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

MARIANNE ELLIS: `Ottoman embroidery' (Oxford Asian Textile Group meeting), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors: £2).

DR M.G. BROCK: ` "An engagement very difficult": the early days at Wolfson' (Michael Argyle Memorial Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

THE CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE performs works by Palestrina, Lassus, Finzi, Leighton, and Harvey, followed by madrigals and part-songs, Queen's, 8.15 p.m. (programmes £7/£5 at the door; to book, tel. (2)79194, or e-mail: erica.parsons@queens.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 13 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Leading teams' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and `Recruitment and selection for administrators' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glorious gold', 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.)

PROFESSOR A.K. BOWMAN (Camden Professor of Ancient History): `Outposts of empire' (inaugural lecture), St John's, 5 p.m.

DR S. GREEN: `The golden age of the Prize Fellows' (Chichele Lectures: `All Souls in the era of the Second Founding, c.1865–1914'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

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Saturday 14 June

DAY SEMINAR: `Translating Freud again?' (The New Penguin Freud, edited by Adam Phillips), St Hugh's, 9.30 a.m. (details from: edith.mcmorran@st- hughs.ox.ac.uk).

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE: collection of medieval vestments open to the public, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, 2–5 p.m. (entrance free, via Parks Road Lodge or Main Lodge).

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE: study-day, in series of Horological Masterworks Events, 2–6 p.m. (Cost £15/£10. Booking essential—tel. (2)77280.)

PROFESSOR L. ELDREDGE: `Thirteenth-century eye doctors and nineteenth-century ophthalmologists' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science lecture), Museum of the History of Science, 2.30 p.m. (new members welcome).

ORGAN RECITAL: Jonathan Hardy, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 15 June

THE VERY REVD VICTOR STOCK preaches the Sermon for Trinity Sunday, Keble, 10 a.m.

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Monday 16 June

DR L. BROCKLISS: `Medical correspondence in eighteenth-century France: the case of Esprit Calvet and his colleagues in the Midi' (seminar series: `Medicine and culture before 1800'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 17 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Project management for administrative staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Old Master prints' (special exhibition), 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.)

P. HARPER-SCOTT: ` "Fracted and corroborate": narrative implications of form and tonality in Elgar's Falstaff' (Graduate Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Working for the University: opportunities and benefits' (non-academic staff), 11 a.m., and `Introductory statistical modelling for research—fixed effects and random effects models', 3 p.m. (see information above).

ORGAN RECITAL: Katharine Pardee, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `An introduction to 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.)

ZAHA HADID: `Fluid terrains: the new complexity of civic space' (George Antonius Lecture), Middle East Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR A. DAWES: `Adolescence and youth: challenges in post-conflict South Africa' (Refugee Studies Centre Public Seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.

DR J. MÌCHLIC: `Memory of tramuatic history: response to Jan T. Gross's Neighbours' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m. (minibus from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, 6.40 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.).

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