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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 14 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Springboard, Programme 2' (first workshop), 9.30 a.m., and `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR J. DAVIES: `Necessary in-betweens: auxiliary workers in the medical hierarchy' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identities of medical practitioners and traditional healers'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Website building blocks II: Dreamweaver', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET and THE REALM QUARTET perform Haydn, op. 20, no. 2, and Mendelssohn's Octet, op. 20, Holywell Music Room, 1 p.m. (tickets from the Oxford Playhouse, tel. 305305, or at the door).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The art of 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.)

J. LEACH: seminar in series of departmental seminars, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR QUENTIN SKINNER: `Critics of Parliament: Royalist and Leveller responses' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Freedom, representation, and revolution, 1603–51'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR BOB WORCESTER: `Politics and public opinion' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 15 February

ORGAN RECITAL: Matthew Burt, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 16 February

THE REVD OLIVER O'DONOVAN: `Judgement in action: messiness (Hymn 66: "Forgive our sins as we forgive")' (Bampton Lectures: `The ways of judgement: action and institution'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

KEBLE COLLEGE ORCHESTRA and KEBLE COLLEGE CHAMBER CHOIR perform the overture to The Magic Flute, Five Mystical Songs by Vaughan Williams, and Duruflé's Requiem, the chapel, Keble, 8.30 p.m.

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Monday 17 February

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

PROFESSOR B. HAUSER-SCHAUBLIN: `Experiencing the body in the context of reproductive technologies' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Reproductive technologies'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES courses: `Multimedia applications on Linux' , and `The Web of Science—not only for scientists', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. WORBOYS: `Leprosy, germs, and contagion in the British Empire, 1860–1900' (seminar series: `Ridding the Empire of leprosy: a grand undertaking and its legacy'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. LILLA: `The stillborn God' (Carlyle Lectures: `Modern political theology: its nature and significance'), Schools, 5 p.m.

LORD WAKEHAM and LORD CARTER: `The handling of parliamentary business' (seminar series: `Labour's undetected constitutional changes'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

GARY HART: `In search of national security in the twenty-first century' (public lecture), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 18 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Small group teaching' (fourth meeting), 12.15 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glass', 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.)

GLYN T. DAVIES, CHARLES WHEELER, and PROFESSOR HENRY SHUE: `Is American unilateralism out of control?' (seminar series: `Interests, identities, and interventions'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

CLAIRE HARMAN: `An open and shut case: biographical archives' (lecture series: `Biographers at work'), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR M. BEARD: `Knowledge in the twenty-first century: classics' (Edmund Croston Lectures), St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. DEACON: `Justifying conditionality? Welfare reform in the UK and the US' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

G. ADAMS: `Shinryou naika—psychosomatic medicine or "caring for the heart" in Japan' (Medical Anthropology Research Seminars: `Complementary and alternative medicines: anthropological perspectives'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 5 p.m.

DR D. ROOKE: `Sex and death, or the death of sex: the case of Jephthah's daughter (Judges 11:29–40)' (public lecture series: `Life at the limits: reflections on religion and death'), Regent's Park, 5 p.m.

R. COWGILL: ` "Such scientific and profound harmonies": the Italian opera orchestra and early performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni in London' (Graduate Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m. (open to the public).

BARRY COX (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `Towards 2014: getting to the market' (News International Broadcast Media Lectures: ` "It's TV, Jim, but not as we know it"—British television in the digital era'), Green College, 5.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR K. HOPKINS: `How to be a Roman emperor—an autobiography' (Wolfson College Lectures: `History and fiction: celebrating the centenary of Sir Ronald Syme (1903–89)'), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

DAVID CONSTANTINE introduces `Two Queen's College poets: Drummond Allison and Sidney Keyes', Memorial Room, Queen's, 6 p.m. (John Heath-Stubbs will be present). (Open to the public.)

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Essential Web publishing skills', OUCS, 6–9 p.m.

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA performs Brandenburg Concertos nos. 2–5, Sheldonian, 8 p.m. (tickets from the Oxford Playhouse, tel. 305305, or book online at www.oxfordphil.com).

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Wednesday 19 February

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Oxford's institutional repository—what Eprints can do for you' (with Frances Boyle and Michael Fraser), OUCS, 1–1.45 p.m.

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Lacquer', 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: `Descriptive statistics for research—confidence intervals', 3 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR ERNST VAN DE WETERING: `Rembrandt's oeuvre: reduction and expansion' (Slade Lectures: `Reconstructing Rembrandt—questions and answers in recent research'), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR M. LILLA: `The sentimental God: Hobbes to Rousseau' (Carlyle Lectures: `Modern political theology: its nature and significance'), Schools, 5 p.m.

M. VAN BRUAENE: `Protracted refugee situations of the Sahrawi and Tibetans: tentative comparisons and lessons learned' (Seminars in Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

SUSAN CONWAY: `Silken threads: lacquer thrones' (Oxford Asian Textile Group meeting), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 6 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

THE REVD BRIAN MOUNTFORD: `Truth and imagination' (discussion series: `In search of God'), University Church (Radcliffe Square entrance), 7 p.m.

DR D. KAHN-PAYCHA: `Jewish identity and narrative identity' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

NICOLE GORE and ARTHUR MILLER: reading of Tropismes (Nathalie Sarraute), Maison Française, 8.30 p.m.

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Thursday 20 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Time management—for those who manage their own time', 9.30 a.m., and `Dealing with harassment' (day 1), 2 p.m. (see information above).

COMPUTING SERVICES courses: `CV starter (Word 2000)', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m., and Unix Systems Administration Seminar, 12.45–1.45 p.m.

DR M. KLEIN: `Sacralising childbirth in the Jewish community' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Gender and religions: sacralising time and space'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

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

DR G. HAYWARD: `Cultural historical activity theory' (Institute for the Advancement of University Learning: Research Seminars), Littlegate House, 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. SUBRAHMANYAM (Professor of Indian History and Culture): `On the window that was India: the place of South Asia in early modern world history' (inaugural lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR V. BOGDANOR: `The parties and the constitution' (seminar series: `British political history in the twentieth century'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

DR P. PULZER: `Why is there no right-wing populism in Germany and so much in Austria?' (West European Seminar: `Populism, the extreme right, and the crisis of representation in Western Europe'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

DR M. HOELZ: `Sustainable development—a business issue' (Linacre Lectures: `Designing successful environmental policies'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 21 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing research projects', 10 a.m. (see information above).

DR L. GASK: `The psychiatrist: cultural perceptions and self-perceptions' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identities of medical practitioners and traditional healers'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Creating and using digital images', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Arts of Japan', 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.)

S. HARRISON: `Cultural differences as denied resemblance: reconsidering nationalism and ethnicity' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology Departmental Seminar), ISCA, 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR QUENTIN SKINNER: `The Free State proclaimed' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Freedom, representation, and revolution, 1603–51'), Schools, 5 p.m.

SIR ANDREW TURNBULL: `Public service reform' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

A. SMITH: `Making sense of the European Commission' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DR R. WASHINGTON: `African rains and oceans–atmosphere interaction?' (Richardson Lecture), Pusey Lecture Room, Keble College, 5.30 p.m.

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Saturday 22 February

MAISON FRANÇAISE: `Bourdieu/Durkheim/Law' (Durkheimian Study Day), Maison Française, 11 a.m.–4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. CARRUTHERS: `Learning to read the hard way (Peter of Celle, On Affliction and Reading)' (Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature meeting), Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol, 5 p.m. (open to all members of the University).

ORGAN RECITAL: Peter Barley, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 23 February

THE REVD OLIVER O'DONOVAN: `Judgement in action: political agency (Hymn 44: "Hail to the Lord's Anointed")' (Bampton Lectures: `The ways of judgement: action and institution'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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