Lectures

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CLASSICS

Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama: postgraduate symposium

A third annual postgraduate symposium organised by the Department of Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway College, University of London, and the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, will take place on Wednesday, 25 June, in the Classics Centre, and on Thursday, 26 June, at Royal Holloway College in Egham.

For further details, e-mail: apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk or telephone: Oxford (2)88210.

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Oxford Clinical Neurosciences Lectures

The following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

DR R. GUILOFF, Charing Cross Hospital
11 July: `The difficulty of undertaking clinical trials in MND: the case of riluzole.'

MR C. MILFORD and MR R. KERR
19 Sept.: `Skull-base surgery for neurological conditions.'

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Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research Centre

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

DR A. DAY
27 June: `Hyaluronan–protein interactions in inflammation.'

PROFESSOR L. RIGGS, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
4 July: `Anabolic agents for the treatment of osteoporosis: similarities and differences.'

DR R. GILL
11 July: `The Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Collaborative.'

DR A. BERENDT, Bone Infection Unit, NOC
18 July: `What every musculoskeletal researcher ought to know about bone and joint infection.'

PROFESSOR T. KIRKWOOD, Professor of Medicine, University of Newcastle
25 July: To be announced.

PROFESSOR C. VAUGHAN, Cape Town
31 Oct.: To be announced.

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The Wellcome Integrative Physiology Initiative on Ion Channels

The following seminars will be given at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Pharmacology.

Convener: Professor D.B. Sattelle.

PROFESSOR T.G. SMART, University College, London
24 June: `GABAA receptor ion channels.'

PROFESSOR J.N.P. RAWLINS
8 July: `Learning and memory in the GluRA knockdown mouse.'

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PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS

PROFESSOR G.A. COHEN will lecture at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, 1 July, in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Subject: `Casting the first stone: who can blame the terrorists?'

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SCHOOL OF ARCHAEOLOGY

John Lloyd Memorial Lecture

DR N. CHRISTIE, Leicester, will deliver the John Lloyd Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 23 June, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Institute of Archaeology.

Subject: `Castles and sheep—medieval landscapes of central Italy.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Reuters Foundation Programme

Reuters Memorial Lecture

JOHN SIMPSON, CBE, BBC World Affairs Editor, will deliver the first Reuters Memorial Lecture at 4 p.m. on Friday, 27 June, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

Subject: `War reporting: the new vulnerability.'

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

Robert Penson Lecture

TODD LONGSTAFFE-GOWAN, author of The London town garden, 1740–1840, will deliver the fourth Robert Penson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 24 June, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.

Robert Penson was the gardener to whose designs St John's gardens were remodelled in the late eighteenth century. The college intends that there will be a Robert Penson Lecture on the theme related to garden history every year at the end of Trinity Term.

Subject: `Gardens with quaint old-world arrangements: popular tourism at Hampton Court parks and gardens in the nineteenth century.'

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