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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 9 May

BETTS ORGAN MASTERCLASS with Stephen Bicknell: exploring some important organs in Oxford, 10 a.m., Holywell Music Room. Free of charge and open to the public (booking not required; (telephone for further information: (2)76125).

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Appraisal skills', 11 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Edward Lane 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.)

MAISON FRANÇAISE: French Politics and Society seminar, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. FORRESTER: `Racism and sectarianism' (Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture), the chapel, Keble, 5.30 p.m.

RETROSPECTIVE CONCERT: music by John Caldwell, 1958–2003, with the Aldate Quartet, Ben Linton, Will Tallon, and Guy Newbury, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m.

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Saturday 10 May

DR S. CRETNEY: `The family and the law: lessons from history?' (Blackstone Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 11.30 a.m.

ORGAN RECITAL: David Terry, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 11 May

THE REVD OLIVER O'DONOVAN: `Judgement in institution: sovereign judgement (Hymn 361: "Forth in the peace of Christ we go")' (Bampton Lectures: `The ways of judgement: action and institution'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 12 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Pre- retirement programme', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR M. SATCHELL: `The medieval hospitals GIS project' (seminar series: `Medicine and culture before 1800'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. FREEDMAN (Professor of Taxation Law): inaugural lecture, Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. KENNEDY: `Dilemmas of difference in democratic society: the case of women' (Tanner Lectures on Human Values), Rhodes House, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

DR L. BRAKE: ` "Daily Calendars of Roguery and Woe": the politics of print in nineteenth-century Britain' (D.J. McKenzie Lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR O. HUFTON: `Paying for education? The Jesuits and the arts of fund-raising in early modern Europe' (Modern European History Research Centre lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 13 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Opendoor: an introduction', 9.30 a.m., and induction seminar for new contract researchers, 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

MRS M. CLAPINSON: `E.W.B. Nicholson, Bodley's first professional librarian' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Hindu images', 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 JOSEPH STIGLITZ: `Cycles in business cycle theory' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Is Keynes dead? Reviving a sensible macroeconomics'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. KENNEDY: `Dilemmas of difference in democratic society: the case of race' (Tanner Lectures on Human Values), Rhodes House, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

R. CROCKATT: `No common ground? Islam, America, and anti-Americanism' (seminar series: `Americanisation and anti-Americanism: global views of the USA'), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. JAMISON: `Sorcerer (or) king' (Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures: `Between the lines: oblique angles on power and authority in ancient India'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. MARTIN: `The skeletal complications of cancer' (Glaxo SmithKline Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 5 p.m.

C. WILSON: `The Divinity School at Oxford: a turning-point in fifteenth-century English architecture' (lecture series: `Oxford buildings: architects and architecture in context'), New Seminar Room, St John's, 5 p.m.

S. CLARK: `Analysing Schubert's songs: harmony and hermeneutics' (Graduate Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 14 May

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk in series `The Curator and the Collection': `Introduction to Indian coins' (Shailendra Bhandare), 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 seminars: `Presentation skills practice', 9.30 a.m., `Proof reading', 2 p.m., and `Introductory statistical modelling for research—linear models: model checking', 3 p.m. (see information above).

S. O'BRIEN: `Translating Aristophanes' Birds for performance' (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR JOSEPH STIGLITZ: `Foundations of a new macroeconomics' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Is Keynes dead? Reviving a sensible macroeconomics'), Schools, 5 p.m.

MICHAEL PHILLIPS: ` "A whole house to range in": recovering no. 13 Hercules Buildings, Lambeth, Blake's studios, method of "Illuminated Printing", and the production of "A Song of Liberty" ' (Waynflete Lectures: `Blake and the Terror: toward a biography of William Blake in Lambeth during the anti-Jacobin Terror in Britain, 1792–3', the Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

C. TALBOT: `Education in conflict, emergency, and reconstruction' (Refugee Studies Centre Public Seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.

NIGEL WILSON: `An ill-paid profession' (Lyell Lectures in Bibliography: `The world of books in Byzantium'), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

HENRI QUÉRÉ: `Que fait la fiction?' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

STEPHEN HUGH-JONES: `Pandora's box: body and cosmos in Amazonia' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum: Beatrice Blackwood Lecture), Inorganic Chemistry Lecture Theatre, South Parks Road, 7 p.m. (

DR D. RYNHOLD: `Maimonides on divine attributes and human perfection (or how to imitate someone about whom you know nothing)' (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 15 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: Opendoor: recruitment module (session 1), 9.30 a.m.; induction seminar for new contract researchers, 3.30 p.m.; and `Writing at work' (week 3), 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR LORD (RAYMOND) PLANT, PROFESSOR A. EVERS, BLAKE BROMLEY, and others: Interdisciplinary Sawyer Seminar: `The theory and politics of civil society'—final panel discussion, Rothermere American Institute, 1.45 p.m.

PROFESSOR F. ANTHIAS: `The family: beyond feminism and multiculturalism' (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.

CONWAY VOCAL MASTERCLASS with Ann Liebeck, 2--5 p.m., Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music (free of charge; telephone for further information: (2)76125).

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY guided tour: `Glass', 2.15 p.m. (booking not required).

PROFESSOR J. RICHARDSON: `Perceptions of academic quality and variations in student learning in electronically delivered courses' (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): `Flaubert: the demise of the spectator' (lecture series: `The European city and the language of the novel'), Main Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR JOSEPH STIGLITZ: `Applications to economic policy' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Is Keynes dead? Reviving a sensible macroeconomics'), Schools, 5 p.m.

SCOTT MANDELBROTE: `The impact of the Codex Alexandrinus' (Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint: `The study of the Septuagint in early modern Europe'), Schools, 5 p.m.

H.E. JUDGE RICHARD MAY: `Upholding human rights through international law' (Aung San Suu Kyi Lecture), Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR ELLEN OLIENSIS: `What Scylla wants: Freudian questions in Ovid's Metamorphoses' (Don Fowler Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

BENEFIT CONCERT of German lieder by Wolff, Schumann, Brahms, Berg, and Strauss, 5 p.m., Wolfson College Hall (tickets £5/£3 at the door; tel. for further information: (2)74100).

PHILIPPE ROY: `Camille Lemonnier (1844--1913): précurseur des Lettres belges de langue française' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

P.D. JAMES: `Manners and murder: women detective writers as social historians' (Margaret Howard Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5.45 p.m.

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Friday 16 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Springboard, Programme 2' (fourth workshop), 9.30 a.m., and induction seminar for new contract researchers, 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Measuring the past: weights and measures', 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 GEOFFREY ELEY: `Hitler's silent majority? Conformity and resistance in the Third Reich' (Modern European History Research Centre lecture), Schools, 4.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR W. PHILLIPS: `Time, Einstein, and the coldest stuff in the Universe' (Cherwell–Simon Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR R.C. STACEY: `Law and memory in early Ireland' (O'Donnell Lecture), Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. SYLLA: `Trans-Atlantic capital market integration, 1790–1845' (Hicks Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

RENÉ MOURIAUX: `La grève, spécificité du mouvement ouvrier français' (French Politics and Society Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

THE RT. HON. MICHAEL ANCRAM: `Clash or dialogue of civilisations?' (seminar), the Auditorium, Magdalen, 5.15 p.m.

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA: Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto in D minor, No 3, and Tchaikovsky, Symphony No.4 in F minor, 8 p.m., Sheldonian Theatre (box office: 305305).

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Saturday 17 May

COLLOQUIUM: `Border crossings in the Balkans', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–5.30 p.m. (continues tomorrow, at St Antony's).

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA: Piano Masterclass with Peter Donohoe (open to staff and students only), 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music.

ORGAN RECITAL: Richard Pinel, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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