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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 18 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Costume in 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 P. WALTERS: `Russia and its former East European states, and their relationship with religious identities' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `The nation-state and religious identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR J.T. BRUER: `Neuroscience, cognitive science, and the rational basis of education' (Herbert Spencer Lectures: `The future of education'), Schools, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

DR M. CORRIE: `Free will and the vocabulary of fortune in Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

O. TODD: `André Malraux, l'homme derrière l'oeuvre' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Saturday 19 October

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

COLIN CARR (cello) and THOMAS SAUER (piano) perform chamber works by Beethoven, Britten, and Brahms, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge; reserved for college members until about ten days before the event).

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Sunday 20 October

THE REVD PROFESSOR JOHN BARTON preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 21 October

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

DR F. BARBIRA-FREEDMAN: `Inventing cultures around maternities: waterbirth and infant massage in a global historical perspective' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Childbirth practices'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 61 Banbury Road, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Word 2000: styles and tables of contents', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

N.S. MANTE: `Robert Boyle and the early modern racial body' (seminar series: `Metropolis, periphery, and nation: medicine and colonialism'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL: `Overseas interests' (Joseph Beuys Lectures), Auditorium, Magdalen, 3 p.m.

PROFESSOR ELIZABETH THOMPSON: `Chromosome ancestry and genetic mapping in the era of genome data' (lecture), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5 p.m.

P. RILEY: `Rousseau on "transformative", "denaturing" civic education' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 22 October

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `What Linux can do for you', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Hals and Manet: travelling companions' (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.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Writing at work' (week 2), 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

DR NIKE WAGNER (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor in European Comparative Literature): `The modernity of Richard Strauss' (lecture series: `Love and death: Vienna, Wagner, and fin de siècle culture'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. LATOUR: `Four new uncertainties in the social sciences' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `Information and organisation'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR D. MARTIN: `Protestantism and politics in the developing world' (Seminars in the study of religions), Lecture Room 2, Christ Church, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR K. SYLVA: `Helping parents improve their child's adjustment to primary school: results from a randomised control trial in an urban authority' (Department of Social Policy and Social Work seminars: `Relationships and child wellbeing'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 23 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Dealing with stress', 9.30 a.m., and `Teaching through videoconferencing', 2 p.m. (see information above).

P. ROBINSON: `Digital video at Oxford' (seminar series: `Digital projects in Oxford'), OUCS, 12.30 p.m.

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Impressionism', 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.)

W.K. ZEWADSKI: `Greek theatre in the cinema and television' (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama lecture), the Auditorium, Magdalen, 2.15 p.m. (further details from: apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk).

THE RT. HON. DONAL MCKINNON (Secretary General of the Commonwealth): `Multilateralism and multiculturalism—the Commonwealth in the twenty-first century' (lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. LATOUR: `For a critique of pure reason' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `Information and organisation'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR M. DUFFIELD: `Global governance and the new wars' (Seminars on Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR GERALD O'COLLINS, SJ: `What counts—historical evidence or personal testimony?' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `The Resurrection of Jesus'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR Y. LOSHITZKY: `Identity politics in Israeli cinema' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 24 October

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Computing for the terrified', OUCS, 2–5 p.m.

DR S. KNAPP: `Collecting to conserve: not as paradoxical as it may seem' (seminar series: `What is the future of science-based conservation?'), School of Geography and the Environment, 1 p.m.

DR A. LAERKE: `Discipline and socialisation: children and their adults in an English village' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `The girl child living in difficult circumstances: a cross-cultural perspective'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

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

P. ASHWIN: `Variation in students' experiences of the Oxford tutorial' (Institute for the Advancement of University Learning: research seminars), Forte Room, Pembroke College, 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. LATOUR: `The trouble with organisation' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `Information and organisation'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR ROGER HOOD and RAMSAY CLARK: `Human rights and capital punishment' (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies: International Human Rights Seminars), Old Library, University Church, 5 p.m. (entrance via Radcliffe Square).

J. MARTINDALE: `Eleanor of Aquitaine: why another biography?' (DNB Seminars on Biography'), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

DR D. MCCARTHY: `Eusebius' Canones Chronicorum and the voice of St Jerome' (lecture), Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

MARY CLAPINSON and DAVID VAISEY: `The Bodleian and its librarians' (Oxford Bibliographical Society lecture), Taylor Institution, 5.15 p.m.

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Friday 25 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Welcome to the University' (for non-academic staff), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY of Modern and Contemporary France study-day: `La réduction du temps de travail en France: du principe à l'application', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (advance booking required: tel. (2)74220, e-mail: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

DR D. JOHNSON: `Religion and citizenship in the Sudan' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `The nation-state and religious identities'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Common practice' (working lunch), OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Buddhism: art and symbol', 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 S.T. FISKE: `The perils of prejudice: bias in the brain, mind, and society' (Joseph Jaspars Memorial Lecture), Room C.113, Department of Experimental Psychology, 4.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. LEDOUX: `How our brains learn to be who we are' (Herbert Spencer Lectures: `The future of education'), Schools, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

EUROPEAN MOVEMENT open meeting: `The European Union under pressure', with Ian Taylor, MP, Maison Française, 8 p.m.

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Saturday 26 October

ORGAN RECITAL: Katherine Pardee, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 27 October

THE VERY REVD WILLIAM TAYLOR preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 28 October

DR L. RIVAL: `Multiple fatherhood in Amazonia: the fallacy of the neo-Darwinian explanation' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Childbirth practices'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 61 Banbury Road, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Word 2000: mail-merge', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. PETTIT: `Deliberative democracy, the discursive dilemma, and republican theory' (Interdisciplinary Sawyer Seminar: `The theory and politics of civil society'), Rothermere American Institute, 1.45 p.m. (enquiries to: paul.bou-habib@socres.ox.ac.uk, tel. (2)82718).

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Tuesday 29 October

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `E-mail and Web browsing on Linux', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Shakespeare's world', 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: `Writing at work' (week 3), 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR PAUL MULDOON (Professor of Poetry): `The end of the poem: "Poetry", by Marianne Moore', Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. TURNER: `Doing theology in the University' (lecture to mark the five-hundredth anniversary of the Lady Margaret Professorship of Divinity), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR D.M. ANDERSON: ` "Parasites in Paradise": race, violence, and Mau Mau' (Evans- Pritchard Lectures: `Histories of the hanged: testimony from the Mau Mau Rebellion, 1952–60'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

US SENATOR RUSSELL FEINGOLD: `Anti-terrorist legislation and human rights in the US after 11 September' (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies: International Human Rights Seminars), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.

M. MACLEAN: `Conflicted contact: an international perspective' (Department of Social Policy and Social Work seminars: `Relationships and child wellbeing'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

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