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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 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.

DR F. CAREY: `The Apocalypse and the shape of things to come' (seminar series: `The Bible in art, music, and literature'), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 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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Thursday 19 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Managing contract research staff' (day 2), 9 a.m., and `Information overload: rapid reading', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

C. SWEETMAN: `A woman and an empty house are never alone: marriage as a livelihood strategy in peri-urban areas of Lesotho and Ethiopia' (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.

PROFESSOR D. HOUNSELL: `More than words can say...? Reappraising feedback to students' (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 M. NUSSBAUM: `Beyond the social contract: capabilities and social justice' (Olof Palme Memorial Lecture), Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR JOHN CALDWELL lectures on his dramatic trilogy Paschale mysterium: `Composing sacred opera: some problems and some solutions' (Wolfson Creative Arts Fellowship Series), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (entrance free; retiring collection for the African Medical Research Foundation).

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Friday 20 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Buddhist 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.)

DR S. GREEN: `Chichele's professoriate and its peculiar purposes' (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).

SCHOLA CANTORUM (conductor: James Burton) performs works by Bernstein, Panufnik, Pitts, and Thomson, University Church, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£5).

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Saturday 21 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

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: Nigel McClintock, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

THE REVD PROFESSOR FRANCES YOUNG preaches a Sermon to Commemorate the Tercentenary of the birth of John Wesley, Lincoln, 5.30 p.m.

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Sunday 22 June

THE MOST REVD AND RT HON. DR DAVID HOPE preaches the Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 23 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection for those involved in academic appointments', 2 p.m. (see information above).

SECOND EUROPEAN CONFERENCE in First World War Studies: `Histoire comparée de la Grande Guerre', Maison Française, 2–7 p.m. (continues tomorrow; for more information and to register, contact: purseig@univ-tlse2.fr).

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Tuesday 24 June

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Contrasts: Crete and India', 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.)

OPERA GALA BENEFIT (in aid of Somerville College), with mezzo-soprano Kathryn Whitney, 8 p.m., the chapel, Somerville (contact Liz Cooke, tel. (2)70632, e-mail elizabeth.cooke@somerville.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 25 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing employee absence', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `An introduction to Samuel Palmer', 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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Thursday 26 June

CONFERENCE: `Just war and actual war', Wolfson, 10.15 a.m.–7.15 p.m. (continues tomorrow).

COLLOQUIUM organised by the Rousseau Association: `Rousseau, Voltaire, and fanaticism', Maison Française, 6 p.m. (continues at St Hugh's on 27, 28, 29 June).

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Friday 27 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m., and `Leading teams' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Renaissance', 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.)

COLLOQUIUM: `Britain and the war with Napoleon', Maison Française, 2.30–10 p.m. (continues on 28, 29 June).

JOHN SIMPSON: `War reporting: the new vulnerability' (Reuters Memorial Lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 4 p.m.

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Sunday 29 June

BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY (THE RT. HON. HHIRLEY WILLIAMS) preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 1 July

PROFESSOR G.A. COHEN: `Casting the first stone: who can blame the terrorists?' (lecture), Wharton Room, All Souls, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Women in ancient Greece', 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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