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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Professor of Bioinformatics

PROFESSOR J. HEIN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Molecular evolution, variation, and bioinformatics.'

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Corpus Christi Professor of Latin

PROFESSOR PHILIP HARDIE will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 2 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Contrasts.'

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Philip Wetton Professor of Astrophysics

PROFESSOR R. DAVIES will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Telescopes, galaxies, and black holes.'

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Professor of Taxation Law

PROFESSOR J. FREEDMAN will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: To be announced.

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Harmsworth Professor of American History

PROFESSOR M.P. LEFFLER will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `9/11 and the past and future of American foreign policy.'

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Merton Professor of English Literature

PROFESSOR D.G.E. NORBROOK will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 May, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Women Lucretians: materialism, critique, and the canon.'

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Professor of French Literature

PROFESSOR ALAIN VIALA will deliver his inaugural lecture, in French, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 June, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Réponse à Rousseau, ou: De La Modernité des Lettres.'

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Camden Professor of Ancient History

PROFESSOR A.K. BOWMAN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 June, in St John's College.

Subject: `Outposts of empire.'

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PROFESSOR OF POETRY

PROFESSOR PAUL MULDOON will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The end of the poem: "Poem of the End" by Marina Tsvetayeva.'

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THE TIMES LECTURE 2003

RAY SNODDY, Media Editor, The Times, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 28 April, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `The sensational future of the British press.'

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MYRES MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR J.M. WAGSTAFF, Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of Southampton, will deliver the twenty-second Myres Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 May, in the McGregor Matthews Room, New College.

Subject: `The contribution of early travel narratives to the historical geography of Greece.'

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CHERWELL–SIMON LECTURE 2003

PROFESSOR BILL PHILLIPS, Distinguished Professor of the University of Maryland, and Nobel Laureate 1997, will deliver the Cherwell–Simon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 16 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.

Subject: `Time, Einstein, and the coldest stuff in the Universe.'

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WEIDENFELD VISITING PROFESSOR IN EUROPEAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE 2002–3

ROBERT ALTER, Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley, will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Main Lecture Hall, the Taylor Institution.

Professor Alter will also give seminars at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays 28 May and 11 June in Lecture Room 1, St Anne's College.

Thur. 15 May: `Flaubert: the demise of the spectator.'

Mon. 19 May: `Flaubert: urban poetics.'

Thur. 22 May: `Dickens: the realism of metaphor.'

Thur. 29 May: `Dickens: intimations of Apocalypse.'

Mon. 2 June: `Bely: phantasmatic city.'

Thur. 5 June: `Woolf: urban pastoral.'

Mon. 9 June: `Joyce: metropolitan shuttle.'

Thur. 12 June: `Kafka: suspicion and the city.'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN ECONOMICS

Is Keynes dead? Reviving a sensible macroeconomics

PROFESSOR JOSEPH STIGLITZ, Columbia University, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.

Tue. 13 May: `Cycles in business cycle theory.'

Wed. 14 May: `Foundations of a new macroeconomics.'

Thur. 15 May: `Applications to economic policy.'

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CLARENDON LECTURES IN FINANCE

PROFESSOR FRANKLIN ALLEN, Nippon Life Professor of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Finance at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School.

Mon. 9 June: `Banking crises.'

Tue. 10 June: `Currency crises.'

Wed. 11 June: `Bubbles and crises.'

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GRINFIELD LECTURES ON THE SEPTUAGINT

The study of the Septuagint in early modern Europe

SCOTT MANDELBROTE, Official Fellow and Director of Studies in History, Peterhouse, Cambridge, will deliver his first series of Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Examination Schools.

8 May: `Printing and publishing the text of the Septuagint.'

15 May: `The impact of the Codex Alexandrinus.'

22 May: `Eighteenth-century scholars and the manuscripts of the Septuagint.'

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HENSLEY HENSON LECTURES 2002–3

The appeal to history as an integral part of Christian apologetics: did Henson waste his money?

PROFESSOR JOHN BOWKER, formerly Professor of Religious Studies, University of Lancaster, and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, will delive the Hensley Henson Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.

Tue. 29 Apr.: `The appeal to history.'

Wed. 30 Apr.: `The appeal to art: China and the West.'

Tue. 6 May: `The appeal to value.'

Wed. 7 May: `The appeal to coherence.'

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RADHAKRISHNAN MEMORIAL LECTURES

Between the lines: oblique angles on power and authority in ancient India

PROFESSOR STEPHANIE JAMISON will deliver the Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Examination Schools.

6 May: `Lions and tigers ... and bulls.'

13 May: `Sorcerer (or) king.'

20 May: `What do woment want?'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

PROFESSOR GEOFFREY HILL will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 22 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The poetry of Sidney Keyes.'

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D.F. McKenzie Lecture

DR L. BRAKE, Birkbeck College, London, will deliver the eighth annual D.F. McKenzie Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 May, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

Subject: ` "Daily Calendars of Roguery and Woe": the politics of print in nineteenth-century Britain.'

Dr Brake will give the McKenzie Seminar at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, 13 May, in Lecture Room 2, the St Cross Building.

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture

SIR PAUL NURSE, Director-General, the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, will deliver the Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 22 May, in the University Museum of Natural History.

Subject: `Controlling the cell cycle.'

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J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR M. BATE, Cambridge, will deliver a Jenkinson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 2 June, in Lecture Theatre B, the Zoology/Psychology Building. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `Embryonic behaviour in Drosophila—assembling the moving parts.'

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Koshland Lecture Series

DR DANIEL E. KOSHLAND, JR., University of California, Berkeley, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 12 June, in the University Museum of Natural History. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Subject: `The seven pillars of life.'

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Department of Zoology

The following departmental seminars will be given as shown in the Tinbergen Building, the Department of Zoology.

For details of Professor Bate's Jenkinson Lecture (2 June), see above.

Convener: Dr G. Taylor.

PROFESSOR R. NESSE, Michigan
28 Apr., 4.30, Lecture Theatre B: `Darwinian medicine and the regulation of defensive responses.'

DR M. GAGE, East Anglia
12 May, 4.30, Lecture Theatre B: `Sexual selection and sperm form and function.'

PROFESSOR T. HUNT, Cancer Research UK
19 May, 5 p.m., Lecture Theatre A: `The cell cycle and cancer.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

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Department of Plant Sciences

The following research talks will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Plant Sciences.

Convener: H.G. Dickinson, MA, Sherardian Professor of Botany.

PROFESSOR A. MILLAR, Warwick
1 May: `Mechanisms, models, and physiological significance of the biological clock.'

PROFESSOR J. BARNETT, Reading
8 May: `Designer trees: a realistic goal?'

DR D. IGLESIAS-RODRIGUEZ, Nottingham
15 May: `Global coccolithophorid populations in a changing ocean.'

DR C. GRIERSON, Bristol
29 May: `Genetic control of root hair morphogenesis in Arabidopsis.'

PROFESSOR W. MARTIN, Düsseldorf
5 June: `Gene transfers in the wake of endosymbiosis: how many genes in Arabidopsis come from cyanobacteria?'

DR I. MOORE
12 June: `GTP, GFP, and membrane traffic in plants.'

PROFESSOR S. BLACKMORE, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
19 June: `The goals of systematics.'

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Oxford Seminars in Cartography

DR C. BOARD, International Cartographic Association, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 22 May, in the School of Geography and the Environment. For further details e- mail nam@bodley.ox.ac.uk, or telephone Oxford (2)87119.

Subject: `E.C. Willatts and the planning maps from central government: thirty years of achievement in British thematic cartography, 1953–82.'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Hinshelwood Lectures: Looking at how individual molecules go about their business

PROFESSOR STEVEN CHU, Department of Physics, Stanford University, will deliver the Hinshelwood Lectures at 11.15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, commencing on Tuesday, 29 April.

Convener: J. Klein, MA, D.Phil., Dr Lee's Professor of Chemistry.

29 Apr.: `Polymer dynamics with single molecules.'

1 May: `The coil--stretch transition: phase transitions and hysteresis.'

6 May: `Physically based measurements in biology.'

8 May: `Single molecule enzymology.'

13 May: `The study of more complex bio-molecular systems.'

15 May: `An atom interferometer measurement of the fine structure constant.'

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Department of Earth Sciences

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Earth Sciences.

PROFESSOR D. RICKARD, Cardiff
28 Apr.: `Metastability, molecules, and minerals.'

DR P. KOKELAAR, Liverpool
12 May: `Anatomy of a crisis—Montserrat volcanic emergency, 1995–9.'

DR S. TUDHOPE, Edinburgh
19 May: `What controls variations in the El Niño Southern Oscillation ... evidence from annually banded massive corals.'

DR S. KELLEY, Open University
2 June: `Meteorite impacts and mass extinctions—do they really correlate?'

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Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (20.12, opposite the Main Lecture Theatre).

Convener: M.S. Child, MA, Coulson Professor of Theoretical Chemistry.

DR S.C. CREAGH, Nottingham
5 May: `Tunnelling dynamics in a chaotic regime.'

PROFESSOR D. BIRD, Bath
19 May: `Theory of chemicurrents.'

PROFESSOR J.T. HYNES, Colorado and École Normale Supérieure, Paris
2 June: `How should we think about proton transfer reactions in solutions?'

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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 T. WARNER, Royal Free Hospital
25 Apr.: `Hereditary spastic paraperesis.'

DR J. PLUNKETT, Regina Medical Center, Hastings, Minnesota
23 May: `Revisiting shaken baby syndrome and the death of Matthew Eappen.'

DR R. GRANT, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
13 June: `What is the modern management of brain tumour?'

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Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics

The following research seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics.

Convener: K.E. Davies, MA, D.Phil., Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy.

PROFESSOR J. ARENDT, Surrey
2 May: `Human biological rhythms: influence of melatonin and light.'

DR T. SETHI, Edinburgh
9 May: `The interaction between CD98 and integrins in transformation.'

PROFESSOR P. HOLLAND
16 May: `The evolution of homeobox gene clusters.'

DR D. ISH-HOROWICZ, Developmental Genetics Laboratory, Cancer Research UK
23 May: `Mechanisms and specificity of RNA trafficking in Drosophila.'

DR R. ADAMS, London Research Institute
30 May: `Control of embryonic development by Eph- ephrin signalling.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

PROFESSOR A. SIMONE, King's College, London
6 June: `Role of Otx genes in development and evolution of the mammalian brain.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

DR N. PLATT
13 June: `The class A macrophage scavenger receptor—a multifunctional receptor.'

DR P. FAIRCHILD
20 June: `Probing dendritic cell function through directed differentiation of ES cells.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Graduate Seminar in Spanish Studies

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.

Conveners: I.D.L. Michael, MA, King Alfonso XIII Professor of Spanish Studies, and J.D. Rutherford, MA, D.Phil., Faculty Lecturer in Spanish.

DR RUTHERFORD
29 Apr.: `Mirth in the Poema de Mio Cid.'

PROFESSOR MICHAEL
6 May: `Invention, fantasy, and parallel worlds in medieval Hispanic and later texts.'

DR S. LÓPEZ-RÍOS, Complutensian University, Madrid
20 May: ` "Pon tú en cobro este cuerpo que allá baja": Melibea y la muerte infamante en la Celestina.'

DR D. MORAN
27 May: `A forgotten text by Carpentier.'

PROFESSOR G.H. TUCKER, Reading
Wed. 28 May: `Halcyon days? Pietro Alcionio (1485–?1528) v. Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda on translating Aristotle.' (EHRC joint meeting with the Italian Research Seminar)

MS J. GILBERT, Cambridge
3 June: `Muslims and Christians in Spanish frontier ballads.'

DR A. BOULLÓN AGRELO, Santiago de Compostela
10 June: `Personal names in Galicia in the twentieth century.'

M. MURPHY
17 June: `The Spanish exiles of Eaton Hastings: Cernuda, Garfias, and Barea.'

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Paget Toynbee Lecture

PROFESSOR L. LEONARDI, Università per Stranieri, Siena, will deliver the Paget Toynbee Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 May, in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.

Note: the lecture will be given on 8 May, and not, as previously announced, on 15 May.

Convener: M.L. McLaughlin, MA, D.Phil., Fiat–Serena Professor of Italian Studies.

Subject: `Le Rime di Dante: postille a una recente edizione.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Special Faculty Lecture

PROFESSOR R. MCKITTERICK, Cambridge, will deliver the Special Faculty Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 2 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `History and memory in the early Middle Ages.'

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Language and History Seminar

PETER BURKE, Cambridge, will give a seminar in this series at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 April, in the Basil Mitchell Room, Oriel College.

Subject: `Cultures of translation in early modern Europe.'

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Military History Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Convener: H.F.A. Strachan (MA, Ph.D. Cambridge), Chichele Professor of the History of War.

R. BRIGGS
30 Apr.: `The Great Naval Race, 1750–1815.'

G. SHEFFIELD, Joint Services Command and Staff College
7 May: `Command on the Somme: Hubert Gough and the Reserve Army.'

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Commonwealth History: the Mediterranean world and the British Empire

This meeting will be held on Friday, 16 May, in the Modern History Faculty Building. The meeting will conclude with a period of discussion at 3.30 p.m.

D. BARCHARD
9.30 a.m.: `Turkey and the decline of Ottoman power.'

DR R. KATSIAOUNIS
10.10 a.m.: `Social and ethnic conflict during colonial rule: the case of Cyprus.'

PROFESSOR A. LAMBERT, King's College, London
11.15 a.m.: `The Mediterranean in British and imperial strategy in the long nineteenth century.'

PROFESSOR R. HOLLAND, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London
1.30 p.m.: `The British Empire and Hellenism in the eastern Mediterranean world, 1860–1960.'

DR M. THOMAS, West of England
2.10 p.m.: `Anglo-French imperial relations in the Arab world: intelligence, liaison, and nationalist disorder, 1920–39.'

PROFESSOR M.J. COHEN, Bar-Ilan
2.50 p.m.: `Fighting World War Three from the Middle East: Anglo-American strategic planning, 1945–60.'

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Seminar in Medieval History

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

M. STRICKLAND, Glasgow
28 Apr.: `Treason, feud, and the growth of political violence: Edward I and the "War of the Earl of Carrick".'

R. STACEY, Washington
5 May: ` "What He Said": learning to plead in medieval Welsh law.'

S. MILESON
12 May: `Landscape, power, and politics: the place of the park in later medieval aristocratic society.'

G. GASPER
19 May: `The context for Anselm of Canterbury's interest in medicine.'

T. THORNTON, Huddersfield
26 May: `Provincial power and civil conflict in fifteenth-century England.'

D. KORNGIEBEL
2 June: `English colonisation in medieval Wales and Ireland.'

J. STRATFORD, IHR, London
9 June: `Richard II's treasure and forfeiture.'

T. BURMAN, Tennessee
16 June: `Approaches to Qur'an reading in Latin Christendom, 1140–1540.'

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Social and Economic History of the British Isles 1000–1600

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Hovenden Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: Professor R.R. Davies, Professor R.J.W. Evans, and others.

DR D. STONE, Cambridge
30 Apr.: `Decision-making in medieval agriculture.'

M. KEEN
7 May: `The gentry and chivalry.'

DR P. NIGHTINGALE
14 May: `Some new evidence on mortality in late medieval England.'

PROFESSOR C. DYER, Leicester
21 May: `Goats in the Middle Ages: perspectives on environment and poverty.'

A. HOPWOOD
28 May: `The Bishop of Winchester's manor of Witney in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.'

PROFESSOR D. PALLISER, Leeds
4 June: `Village and town formation, c.850–1150.'

DR C. THORNTON, VCH, Essex
11 June: `Medieval populations trends: the Taunton hundred- penny.'

DR P. BOWMAN, Leicester
18 June: `The Midland village community and its territory before c.1200: some evidence from Leicestershire revisited.'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES

Seminar in Economic History

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in Seminar Room 3, All Souls College.

Conveners: R.C. Allen, MA, Professor of Economic History, N.H. Dimsdale, MA, University Lecturer (CUF) in Economics, K.J. Humphries, MA, Reader in Economics History, and A. Offer, MA, D.Phil., Chichele Professor of Economic History.

K. O'ROURKE
30 Apr.: `The comparative performance of the Irish and Danish dairy industries in the late nineteenth century.'

T. GUINNANE, Yale
7 May: `External auditing of a small financial institution: German credit co-operatives, 1889–1914.'

MR DIMSDALE
14 May: `The staple industries and international competition in late Victorian Britain.'

PROFESSOR OFFER
21 May: `The markup for lemons: used car prices in America and Britain before 1973.'

K. SOKOLOFF, UCLA
28 May: `Lives of invention: the "Great Inventors" of the United States, 1790–1935.'

I. KEAY, Queen's, Canada
4 June: `Productivity comparisons: manufacturing in Canada and the United States along the international border, 1870–1.'

R. STECKEL, Ohio State
11 June: `Long-term trends in health in pre-Columbian America.'

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MUSIC

Graduate Colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Denis Arnold Hall, the Faculty of Music.

J. BUTT, Glasgow
29 Apr.: `Is there a work-concept in seventeenth- century music?'

B. ADAMS, California, Riverside
6 May: ` "Doth Burn ere It Transform": Roman Catholicism, decadence, and Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius.'

S. CLARK
13 May: `Analysing Schubert's songs: harmony and hermeneutics.'

S. ZERANSKA-KOMINEK, Warsaw
20 May: `The perfect musician in M. Mersenne's music theory.'

B. TITUS
27 May: `An "aesthetic changeling"? Programme music in the context of Friedrich Theodor Vischer's aesthetics.'

D. CODE, Glasgow
3 June: `Parting the veils of Debussy's Voiles.'

R. GIBSON
10 June: ` "In the sugary Viennese manner": parody and pastiche in Der Rosenkavalier.'

P. HARPER-SCOTT
17 June: ` "Fracted and corroborate": narrative implications of form and tonality in Elgar's Falstaff.'

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Wolfson Creative Arts Fellowship Lecture Series

The following lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on the days shown in the Hall, Wolfson College.

R. MORGAN
Fri. 6 June: `The Palm Court, vamps, and tangos: dancing to Barber's Souvenirs.'

PROFESSOR J. CALDWELL
Thur. 19 June: `Composing sacred opera: some problems and some solutions.'

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PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS

DR PIERO PINZAUTI, Florence, will lecture at 4.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 21 May, in the Hovenden Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: Professor G.A. Cohen and Dr P.M.S. Hacker.

Subject: `Winch, Wittgenstein, and political authority.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Southern African texts and contexts

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Deakin Room, St Antony's College. Those attending are asked to note that three, not four, meetings will be held in Trinity Term.

Conveners: Professor William Beinart and Professor Elleke Boehmer.

L. CHRISMAN, York
29 Apr.: `Transatlantic countercalls: Black America and White England in Sol Plaatje and Peter Abrahams.'

R. BARNARD, Pennsylvania
13 May, the Library, Queen Elizabeth House: `Getting over the Rainbow.'

N. SHUNMUGAN
3 June, 3 p.m.: `The District Six Museum: from forced removals to justice and healing.'

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African Studies Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College. Two student research presentations will be made at the meeting on 1 May.

Conveners: Professor W. Beinart and Dr D. Anderson.

D. BRANCH
1 May: `Loyalists and the nationalist struggle in Kenya.'

YU-CHUN CHENG
1 May: `Poverty in South Africa, 1929–34.'

S. ELLIS, Leiden
8 May: `The historical study of witchcraft in Africa and Europe: problems and promises of method.'

C. WEBERSIK
15 May: `Reinterpreting environmental scarcity and conflict: evidence from Somalia.'

J. WILLIS, Durham
22 May: `Abbadi Ali and his wife Khadija: law, tradition, and domestic authority in Condominium Sudan.'

P. TIYAMBE ZELEZA, Illinois
29 May: To be announced.

D. BROCKINGTON
5 June: `Politics and ethnography of Third World environmentalisms—notes from Tanzania.'

J. MYBERG
12 June: `ANC politics in the new South Africa.'

G. LESETEDI, Botswana
19 June: `Urban–rural linkages in rapidly urbanising Botswana.'

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Evidence-based practice

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Violet Butler Seminar Room, the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.

Convener: F.E.M. Gardner, MA, Temporary University Lecturer in Applied Social Studies.

DR GARDNER
29 Apr.: `Community-based parenting groups for hard-to-manage children: findings from the Family Nurturing Network trial.'

A. WILCOX
6 May: `Evidence-based youth justice: some lessons from an evaluation for the youth justice board.'

PROFESSOR S. EYBERG, Florida
13 May: `Parent–child interaction therapy.'

PROFESSOR T. BURNS
Thur. 15 May: `Assertive community treatment: from model fidelity to identifying effective ingredients.'

PROFESSOR H. ROBERTS, City University
20 May: `Unfair shares: inequalities in child health and the evidence agenda.'

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Centre for International Studies

GRAHAM DAY, Deputy High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Monday, 28 April, in Seminar Room A, the Department of Politics and International Relations.

Subject: `Policekeeping in post-ar Iraq.'

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THEOLOGY

Bampton Lectures: The ways of Judgement: Judgement in institution

THE REVD PROFESSOR OLIVER O'DONOVAN will continue his series of Bampton Lectures at 10 a.m. on Sundays in the University Church.

4 May: `Legitimate authority (Hymn 379: "In the cross of Christ I glory").'

11 May: `Sovereign judgement (Hymn 361: "Forth in the peace of Christ we go").'

18 May: `Judgement in war (Hymn 441: "Pray that Jerusalem may have").'

25 May: `Judge not! (Hymn 362: "Glorious things of thee are spoken").'

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Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions

The following seminars will be held at 3.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Examination Schools.

Conveners: J.S.K. Ward, B.Litt., MA, Regius Professor of Divinity, and P. Morgan, MA status, Lecturer in the Study of Religions, Mansfield College.

PROFESSOR N.M. MARTIN, Chapman University, California
29 Apr.: `The Renunciant Rani and the Weaver of Dignity: the songs of Mirabai and Kabir.'

PROFESSOR D. KERR, Edinburgh
6 May: `Christian--Muslim encounters: perspectives from the south.'

R.L. NETTLER
13 May: `Sufi visions, Sufi metaphysics, and Qur'anic prophets: what is going on in Ibn Arabi's Fusus al-Hikam?'

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Old Testament Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Theology Faculty Centre, 41 St Giles'.

Convener: J. Barton, MA, D.Phil., D.Litt., Oriel and Laing Professor of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture.

DR W. HOUSTON
28 Apr.: `Was there a social crisis in the eighth century?' (In search of Pre-exilic Israel series)

PROFESSOR C. ROWLAND
5 May: `The Temple in the New Testament.' (Temple and Worship series)

DR J. DAY
19 May: `How many pre-exilic psalms are there?' (Temple and Worship series)

DR I. WILSON, Cambridge
26 May: `The Ark in Deuteronomy: merely a container?' (Temple and Worship series)

DR J. JARICK
2 June: `The Temple of David in the Book of Chronicles.' (Temple and Worship series)

MS M. ZAHN
9 June: `New voices, ancient words: reuse of the Bible in the Temple Scroll.' (Temple and Worship series)

PROFESSOR B.M. LEVINSON, Minnesota
16 June: `Is the Book of the Covenant an exilic composition? A response to John Van Seters.' (In search of Pre- exilic Israel series)

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Ian Ramsey Centre

Science, religion, and medicine

The following seminars will be held at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Hood Room, St Cross College.

Conveners: Professor J.H. Brooke and Dr M. Yee.

PROFESSOR J. SAVULESCU
8 May: To be announced.

DR J. MCGRATH
22 May: `The World Health Organisation model of disease and the healing ministry of Jesus.'

DR N. BOSTROM
5 June: `Our human and posthuman dignity.'

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INTERDISCIPLINARY SAWYER SEMINAR (IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION)

The theory and politics of civil society

Except where otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held from 1.45 p.m. to 4.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Rothermere American Institute. Those wishing to attend the seminars should register their interest in good time. All enquiries should be directed to Paul Bou-Habib (telephone: (2)82718, e-mail: paul.bou-habib@socres.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR P. VAN PARIJS, Louvain
1 May: `Cultural diversity and economic solidarity.'

PROFESSOR RICHARD RORTY, Stanford
8 May, Rhodes House: `Justice as a larger loyalty.'

PROFESSOR LORD (RAYMOND) PLANT, King's College, London, PROFESSOR ADALBERT EVERS, Giessen, BLAKE BROMLEY, writer and activist, and others
15 May: final panel discussion.

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INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING

Research Seminars

The following research seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the IAUL, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's. Those wishing to attend are asked to contact Joanna Buddery (e-mail: joanna.buddery@learning.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford (2)86815).

For details of reading weeks, see below. PROFESSOR J. RICHARDSON, Open University
15 May: `Perceptions of academic quality and variations in student learning in electronically delivered courses.'

PROFESSOR S. CLEGG, Sheffield Hallam
22 May: `Contested practices: learning outcomes and disciplinary understandings.'

DR H. HAGGER
5 June: `Professional knowledge and the beginning teacher.'

MS D. SABRI, IAUL
12 June: `The assumptive worlds of policy- makers and practitioners in pedagogic enquiry.'

PROFESSOR D. HOUNSELL, Edinburgh
19 June: `More than words can say...? Reappraising feedback to students.'

Reading Weeks

The following reading weeks will be held as part of the Research Seminars series. They will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the IAUL, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's. A copy of each paper may be obtained from Joanna Buddery (e-mail: joanna.buddery@learning.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford (2)86815).

1 May: Haggis, T. (2003): `Constructing images of ourselves? A critical investigation into "approaches to learning" research in higher education', British Educational Research Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 89–104.

29 May: Andrews, R. (2003): `The end of the essay?', Teaching in Higher Education, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 117–128.

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ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTE

Americanisation and anti-Americanism: global views of the USA

The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays in the Rothermere American Institute.

Further information may be found on the RAI's Web site, http://www.rai.ox.ac.uk, or from Cheryl Hudson, RAI (telephone: Oxford (2)82711, e-mail: cheryl.hudson@rai.ox.ac.uk).

D. RYAN, De Montfort
29 Apr., 2.30 p.m.: `Americanisation and anti- Americanism at the periphery: from Central American to 9/11.'

R. CROCKATT, East Anglia
13 May, 5 p.m.: `No common ground? Islam, America, and anti-Americanism.'

PROFESSOR R. PELLS, Texas at Austin
27 May, 2.30 p.m.: `From Modernism to the movies; the globalisation of American culture in the twentieth century.'

PROFESSOR H. ICKSTADT, Free University, Berlin
12 June, 5 p.m.: `The presence of America and post-war Germany's cultural responses.'

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Carpets and textiles in the Islamic world

DR J.M.A. THOMPSON, Beattie Fellow in Carpet Studies, Ashmolean Museum, and DR H. TEZCAN, Curator of Textiles, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, and Barakat Visiting Fellow, Ashmolean Museum, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Thursdays (except for Wednesday, 18 June) in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.

1 May, 8 May, 18 June: `Textile collections in the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul.'

15 May, 22 May, 29 May: `Introduction to carpet studies.'

12 June: `Introduction to structural analysis of carpets' (practical session).


Conference

Carpets and textiles in the Iranian world, 1400–1700

This conference, organised by the Beattie Carpet Archive and the Iran Heritage Foundation, will be held in the Ashmolean Museum, 30–31 August. Further information may be obtained from Emma Dick, Ashmolean Museum (e-mail: emma.dick@ashmus.ox.ac.uk).

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

The following seminars will be held at 12 noon on Thursdays in the Saïd Business School.

S. CHAN, SOAS, London
1 May: `The difficulty of being Mugabe: questions Whitehall never asked.'

M. EARL
8 May: `Strategies for knowledge management.'

M. KILDUFF, Pennsylvania State
15 May: `The structuralist legacy in organisational network research: a critical review.'

T. CLARK, Durham
22 May: `Management fashion as spectacle: the production of management best-selling books.'

A. VAN WITTELOOSTUIJN, Durham
29 May: `The ecology of strategy.'

R. PECCEI, King's College, London
5 June: `Much ado about nothing? The impact of gender similarity on employee satisfaction and commitment at work.'

B. TOWNLEY, Edinburgh
12 June: `Organisation theory: the place of the subject.'

H. MOLLER, Helsinki School of Economics
19 June: `Managing in value networks: a key managerial capability or another buzzword?'

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COMPUTING LABORATORY

Strachey Lecture

PROFESSOR M.H. WRIGHT, Silver Professor of Computer Science, New York University, will deliver a Strachey Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 April, in the Computing Laboratory Lecture Theatre, the Wolfson Building, Parks Road. Refreshments will be served from 4 p.m.

Subject: `The interior-point revolution in constrained optimisation: history, recent developments, and lasting consequences.'

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CENTRE FOR CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Old Library, All Souls College.

Convener: R.G. Hood, MA, D.Phil., DCL, Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre.

DR R. ERICSON, British Columbia; Professor-elect of Criminology
30 Apr.: `Risk, insurance, and terrorism.'

PROFESSOR R. MORGAN, HM Chief Inspector of Probation
7 May: `An inspectorate calls.'

DR L. ZEDNER
14 May: `Too much security?'

PROFESSOR J. SHAPLAND, Sheffield
21 May: `Evaluating restorative justice in the context of criminal justice.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES

David Patterson Seminars

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor.

The OCHJS minibus will depart from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, at 6.40 p.m. and 7.30 p.m., and will leave Yarnton Manor at 9.45 p.m. Single fare £1.60 (students £1.20).

Convener: R.L. Nettler (BA Chicago, MA McGill), Academic Director of the Centre.

PROFESSOR M. JACOBS, Washington University in St Louis
30 Apr.: `Interreligious polemics in medieval Spain: a Jewish response to Ibn Hazm's biblical criticism.'

PROFESSOR T. LEVY, California
7 May: `Texts, maps, and archaeology: recent Iron Age explorations in southern Jordan.'

DR D. RYNHOLD, King's College, London
14 May: `Maimonides on divine attributes and human perfection (or how to imitate someone about whom you know nothing).'

PROFESSOR A. KAHANE, Northwestern
21 May: `Homer and the Jews in antiquity.'

PROFESSOR F. MILLAR, OUTRUHJS
28 May: `Christians, Jews, and Arabs in the later Roman Empire.'

E. BEN-EZER, Hebrew writer
Tue. 3 June: `Esther Raab: life and poetry.'

PROFESSOR W. WITAKOWSKI, Uppsala
11 June: `Yosippon, and Yerahme'el: two examples of Hebrew medieval historiography.'

DR J. MÌCHLIC, Yad Vashem International Institute for Holocaust Research
18 June: `Memory of traumatic history: response to Jan T. Gross's Neighbours.'

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WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

Medicine and culture before 1800

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine.

Convener: M.H. Pelling, MA, M.Litt., Reader in the Social History of Medicine.

DR J. ARCHER, Warwick
28 Apr.: `Women healers, recipe books, and the intellectual circle of Katherine, Lady Ranelagh (1614--91).'

DR M. SATCHELL, Cambridge
3 May: `The medieval hospitals GIS project.'

DR J. LANDERS
19 May: `Gunpowder, energy, and the costs of war: the enigma of English exceptionalism.'

DR A. CUNNINGHAM, Cambridge
2 June: `The curse of John Hunter's museum.'

DR R. SERJEANTSON, Cambridge
7 June: `Medicine in the New Atlantis.'

DR L. BROCKLISS
16 June: `Medical correspondence in eighteenth-century France: the case of Esprit Calvet and his colleagues in the Midi.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

Meaning in Islamic Art

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street.

DR V. GONZALEZ, Boston
30 Apr.: `Meaning of a word-image on an Ottoman calligraphy from the Museum of Raqqada (Tunisia).'

DR J. THOMPSON
7 May: `Intention, incoherence, and fantasy: carpet patterns and their symbolic content.'

DR O. PANCAROGLU
14 May: `Image before knowledge: frontispieces in medieval Islamic manuscripts.'

DR Z. KHOURY-KLINK
Thur., 22 May: `Attire, jewellery, and the social order.'

DR B. FLOOD, New York
28 May: `Translating India: booty and beauty in medieval Afghanistan.'

DR J. BLOOM, Boston College
4 June: `Meaning in Fatimid art and architecture.'

MS M. ROSSER-OWEN, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
11 June: `The meaning of `Amirid art: non-royal patronage in tenth-century Al-Andalus.'

T. HUSSEIN, London
18 June: `The Hamadan Qur'an at the Cairo National Library.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Lectures

The following lectures will be given at 5.15 p.m. on the days shown in the Maison Française.

MICHAEL SCREECH
Mon. 28 Apr.: `Laughter in Rabelais.'

ETIENNE BALIBAR, Paris X and California
Thur. 1 May: `Europe: vanishing mediator?'

HENRI QUÉRÉ, Paris III
Wed. 14 May: `Que fait la fiction?'

P. ROY, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Thur. 15 May: Camille Lemonnier (1844-1913): précurseur des lettres belges de langue française.'

PHILIPPE COLOMBANI, IFRI, Paris
Mon. 2 June: `World trade patterns in the twenty-first century.'

LIONEL KOCHAN, OCHJS
Tue. 3 June: `Louis XIV, his horses, and the Jews of Alsace.'

J. DUBOIS, Liège
Mon. 9 June: `Les cent ans de Simenon. Portrait de l'artiste en jeune singe, bon bougre, et vieux sage.'

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French Politics and Society Seminar

The following seminars will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Maison Française. Details of the seminars on 2 May and 9 May will be announced later.

RENÉ MOURIAUX, CEVIPOF, Paris
16 May: `La grève, spécificité du mouvement ouvrier français.'

FRANÇOIS PLATONE, CEVIPOF, Paris
23 May: `Le PCF a-t-il un avenir?'

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Other meetings

The following meetings will be held at the Maison Française.

Tue. 6 May: open forum with SYLVIE GERMAIN, novelist, Prix Fémina 1989, 5.15 p.m.

Sat. 17 May, Sun. 18 May, colloquium: `Border crossings in the Balkans', 9 a.m.–5.30 p.m. (continues on Sunday at St Antony's).

Mon. 19 May: open forum with ERIC-EMMANUEL SCHMITT, playwright and novelist, 5.15 p.m.

Tue. 27 May: ARMAND GOULIPIAN reads poems by Villon, Norge, Tardieu, Baudelaire, Paul Fort, and Claude Roy, 8 p.m.

Fri. 30 May, Sat. 31 May, conference: `Transmission and understanding in the sciences in Europe, 1730–1870' (Fri. 2.30–5 p.m., Sat. 9.30 a.m.–12 noon).

Mon. 23 June, Tue. 24 June, Second European Conference in First World War Studies: `Histoire comparée de la Grande Guerre' (Mon. 2–7 p.m., Tue. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.) For more information and to register, contact: purseig@univ-tlse2.fr.

Thur. 26 June, colloquium organised by the Rousseau Association: `Rousseau, Voltaire, and fanaticism', 6 p.m. (continues at St Hugh's on 27, 28, 29 June).

Fri. 27 June–Sun. 29 June, colloquium: `Britain and the war with Napoleon' (Fri. 2.30–10 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–5.30 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.–4.30 p.m.).

Fri. 4 July, Sat. 5 July, colloquium: `La déviance sociale en Angleterre et en France au XIXe siècle (1830–1900)' (Fri. 4–7.15 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–6 p.m.).

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

International Gender Studies Centre

Gender in transnational and transforming families: stretching boundaries and social conventions

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House. The International Gender Studies Centre incorporates the Centre for Cross- Cultural Research on Women.

Conveners: Dr P. Heinonen, Dr D. Bryceson, and Dr J. Davies.

DR D. BRYCESON, Birmingham and Leiden
1 May: `Europe's transnational families and migration: past and present' (followed at 4 p.m. by book-launch at St Giles' House, 16 St Giles').

DR U. EREL, Metropolitan University, London
8 May: `Transmitting and transforming ethnicity: migrant mothers from Turkey and their children.'

PROFESSOR F. ANTHIAS, Oxford Brookes
15 May: `The family: beyond feminism and multiculturalism.'

PROFESSOR N. CHARLES and B. BECKER, Swansea
22 May: `Layered meanings: the construction of "the family" in the interview.'

DR A. COLES
29 May: `Families out of context: the effect of constant change on expatriate and diplomatic family life.'

DR B. KNIGHTON, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies
5 June: `Saving space: women's time in Karamojong traditional religion, north-east Uganda.'

DR P. HEINONEN
12 June: `The family as the site of female oppression: female genital mutilation and HIV/AIDS.'

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

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Kaberry Lecture

PROFESSOR KARIN BARBER, Centre of West African Studies, Birmingham, will deliver the Kaberry Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 May, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `How texts transcend gender in African oral and popular cultures.'

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Refugee Studies Centre

Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration: an international seminar series

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville College. Further information can be found at http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk.

The venue of the Elizabeth Colson Lecture (11 June) will be announced later.

DR J. HART
30 Apr.: `Years of conflict: adolescence in Palestine and Sri Lanka.'

DR E. PROTACIO-DECASTRO, University of the Philippines
7 May: `Young people's notions of well-being in the context of armed conflict in the Philippines.'

C. TALBOT, UNESCO
14 May: `Education in conflict, emergency, and reconstruction.'

DR L. DE BLOCK, London
21 May: `Using new media in research with adolescent refugees in six European countries.'

DR K. MILLER, San Francisco State University
28 May: `Growing up in exile: challenges facing south-east Asian, Afghan, and other refugee youth in the United States.'

R. BRETT, Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva
4 June: `Why do adolescents volunteer to fight?.'

PROFESSOR A. ZOLBERG, New York
11 June: `Asylum in crisis.' (Elizabeth Colson Lecture)

DR A. DAWES, Cape Town
18 June: `Adolescence and youth: challenges in post-conflict South Africa.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Programme in Public Interest Law and Policy

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College.

PROFESSOR C. HARLOW, LSE
1 May, 1 p.m.: `Public interest litigation: has it a future?'

PROFESSOR B. HADFIELD, Essex
8 May, 5 p.m.: `Constitutional change and the English Question: what is the question and is there an answer?'

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TRANSPORT STUDIES UNIT

ESRC Seminar Series 2002–3: Transport investment and the economy

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Lecture Room 1, St Anne's College. Those wishing to attend are asked to inform Sylvia Boyce (e-mail: sylvia.boyce@tsu.ox.ac.uk).

Convener: J.M. Preston, MA, Director of the Unit and Reader in Transport Studies.

PROFESSOR A. MAY, Leeds
22 May: `Determining levels of local transport investment.'

PROFESSOR D. BEGG, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
19 June: `Delivering transport investment: socio- economic issues.'

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE

PROFESSOR ROGER LOUIS, Kerr Professor in English History and Culture, University of Texas at Austin, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 23 May, in the Old Library, All Souls College.

Subject: `Sir Keith Hancock and the British Empire: the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana.'

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Chichele Lectures

All Souls in the era of the Second Founding, .1865–1914

DR SIMON GREEN, Fellow of the college, will deliver the Chichele Lectures at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls College. The lectures are open to the public.

30 May: `The years of the Constituent Assembly.'

6 June: `The impact of Anson.'

13 June: `The golden age of the Prize Fellows.'

20 June: `Chichele's professoriate and its peculiar purposes.'

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BALLIOL COLLEGE

Oliver Smithies Lectures

Philosophy and culture

PROFESSOR RICHARD RORTY, Stanford, will deliver the Oliver Smithies Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Examination Schools.

30 Apr.: `Universalist grandeur, Romantic profundity, humanist finitude.'

7 May: `Analytic philosophy and narrative philosophy.'

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BRASENOSE COLLEGE

Tanner Lectures on Human Values

Dilemmas of difference in democratic society

PROFESSOR DAVID KENNEDY, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Stanford University, will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at 5 p.m. on the following days in Rhodes House.

Mon. 12 May: `The case of women.'

Tue. 13 May: `The case of race.'

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EXETER COLLEGE

Marett Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR J. WEBBER, UNESCO Chair in Jewish and Interfaith Studies, Birmingham, will deliver the Marett Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 2 May, in the Saskatchewan Lecture Room, Exeter College.

Subject: `Making sense of the past: reflections on Jewish historical consciousness.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

Alan Emery Lecture

PROFESSOR SIR DAVID WEATHERALL will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 29 May, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `Genomics and world health: myth or reality?'

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JESUS COLLEGE

Don Fowler Lecture

PROFESSOR ELLEN OLIENSIS, Associate Professor of Classics, University of California at Berkeley, will deliver the Don Fowler Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `What Scylla wants: Freudian questions in Ovid's Metamorphoses.'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

PROFESSOR JOY PARR, Farley Professor, Humanities, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, will speak at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 1 May, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. Enquiries should be directed to Vanessa Windsor, Lady Margaret Hall (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: vanessa.windsor@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Is the drinking water safe? Reflections on a recent Canadian tragedy.'

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE

Waynflete Lectures

Blake and the Terror: toward a biography of William Blake in Lambeth during the anti-Jacobin Terror in Britain, 1792--3

MICHAEL PHILLIPS, Centre for Eighteenth-century Studies, University of York, and guest curator of the William Blake exhibition at Tate Britain, 2000, will deliver the Waynflete Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.

14 May:` "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" .'

21 May: ` "GOD save the PEOPLE!!": Lambeth's manufactories, asylum, lying-in hospital, and workhouse, and the creation of Songs of Experience.'

28 May: ` "From the commencement of ALARM": Thomas Paine and Charles Ross, the Lambeth Association for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers, "Our End is Come", and the prospect of Newgate.'

4 June: ` "The several Works now published and on Sale at Mr. Blake's": the Prospectus of 10 October 1793, meeting of the Society of Loyal Britons, Mount Row, Lambeth, America a Prophecy, and the politics of colour.'

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Rowe Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR J.R. WOODHOUSE, FBA, Emeritus Fiat–Serena Professor of Italian, will deliver the Dorothy Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 30 May, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.

Subject: `The Travels of Marco Polo.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Third Annual Researching Africa Day

This event will be held St Antony's College on Friday, 13 June, 10 a.m.-- 6 p.m.

Researching Africa Day is a multidisciplinary workshop for postgraduates who have recently engaged in research in Africa. Students of history, political science, geography, economics, anthropology, archaeology, and the natural sciences are invited to present and/or attend. It is an opportunity to meet fellow researchers, to exchange information and experiences, and to discuss research strategies and their practice in relation to the African continent.

The schedule is thematic and should allow for reflection on many of the challenges, both theoretical and practical, of doing research in the African context.

How the practicalities shape the material: translators; the research funnel; equipment; format of data; getting material home.

Making the connections: strengths and weaknesses of various research methodologies; selecting research methods that will help you get (what you think) you want; what you can say given your choice of research methods; defending your choices.

Budgeting for fieldwork: hidden costs, when to pay, what to pay, possible sources of fieldwork financial support.

Archival research: contents of archives; accessibility; difficulties involved.

Negotiating the politics: gaining access, national and local; finding contacts; ethical considerations.

Anyone interested in attending or presenting should contact Maitseo Bolaane (e-mail: maitseo.bolaane@sant.ox.ac.uk) or Andrew Hurst (e-mail: andrew.hurst@geog.ox.ac.uk).

The deadline for abstracts (maximum 100 words) was 11 April. The deadline for general registration is 30 April.

Registration is free. Coffee and tea will be provided, but those attending will need to purchase lunch.

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European Studies Centre

Cyprus: from Ottoman province to European state

DR ROLANDOS KATSIAOUNIS will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, 70 Woodstock Road.

Convener: R. Clogg, MA, Senior Research Fellow, St Antony's College.

29 Apr.: `The Ottoman period, 1571–1878.'

6 May: `British rule: ethnic and social aspects, 1878–1931.'

13 May: `The anti-colonial movement, 1931–59.'

20 May: `The republic, 1960–2003.'

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Programme for Trinity Term

The following meetings will be held as shown in the European Studies Centre.

DR H. MAYER and DR L. MCLAREN
Tue. 10 a.m., weeks 2, 4, 6, 8: `European integration.' (Class)

DR A. DEIGHTON
Tue. 10.30 a.m., weeks 5 and 7: `European integration.' (Revision seminars, for second year EPS M.Phil. students)

G. CASTILLO, Miami
Tue. 12.30 p.m., week 3: `From the Marshall Plan to the "Kitchen Debate": domesticity as a Cold War weapon.' (Brown-bag lunch)

DR A. DEIGHTON and PROFESSOR R. CRAMPTON
Tue. 2.15 p.m., weeks 2–5: `Truth and record.' (Class)

DR K. NICOLAÏDIS
Wed. 2 p.m., weeks 3, 4, 5, 6: `Game theory and negotiation.' (Class)

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Aung San Suu Kyi Lecture 2003

H.E. JUDGE RICHARD MAY will deliver the Aung San Suu Kyi Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 May, in the Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's College.

Subject: `Upholding human rights through international law.'

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ST PETER'S COLLEGE

Intellectual Property Research Centre

Intellectual Property in the New Millennium

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Latner Seminar Room, St Peter's College.

C. WADLOW, Simmons & Simmons
29 Apr.: `Patent claim interpretation: is Catnic right, wrong, or even relevant?'

MRS A. WARREN-JONES, Liverpool
6 May: `Beauty and the beast: patent mortality and human biotech.'

DR S. THOMAS, Nuffield Council on Bioethics
13 May: `Patenting DNA: the Nuffield Council on Bioethics' report.'

PROFESSOR W. GORDON, Boston University School of Law
20 May: `How long is a piece of copyright? Dreading Eldred.'

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Glaxo SmithKline Lecture

PROFESSOR J. MARTIN, Melbourne, will deliver the Glaxo SmithKline Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 May, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary. The lecture will be followed by a reception in Somerville College.

Subject: `The skeletal complications of cancer.'

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Margaret Howard Lecture

P.D. JAMES will deliver the Margaret Howard Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 15 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Admission is free. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Subject: `Manners and murder: women detective writers as social historians.'

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture

RICHARD A. EPSTEIN, Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago, and Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, will deliver the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The not so minimum content of natural law.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Isaiah Berlin Lecture

PROFESSOR AVISHAI MARGALIT, Schulman Professor of Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver the annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 22 May, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture will be open to the public.

Subject: `Compromise and appeasement: between peace and justice.'

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TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD AND THE EUROPEAN HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Translating Freud again? (The New Penguin Freud, edited by Adam Phillips)

This seminar will be held from 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, 14 June, in St Hugh's College. Registration fee £18 (students £4); lunch £8.70. Further details may be obtained from Edith McMorran (e-mail: edith.mcmorran@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk), and from the Web site http://www.trio.org.uk.

ADAM PHILLIPS
10 a.m.: `Presentation of the project.'

PAUL KEEGAN
10.30 a.m.: `History of Freud in translation.'

MALCOLM BOWIE, RACHEL BOWLBY, HUGH HAUGHTON, AND JERI JOHNSON
11.30 a.m.: round table discussion.

ADAM PHILLIPS
2 p.m.: `Textual analysis of the translation: clinical implications.'

Mr Phillips' second paper will be followed by a round table discussion, by translators ALAN BANCE, ANTHEA BELL, JOYCE CRICK, NICOLA LUCKHURST, HELEN RAGG-KIRKBY, JOHN REDDICK, and ANDREW WEBBER, with a French view from FRANÇOISE COBLENCE.

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NEW DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY

DNB seminars on biography: Icons and celebrity

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi College.

PROFESSOR N. RODGER, University of Exeter
Thur. 8 May: `Horatio Nelson.'

V. HEWITT, British Museum
Thur. 22 May: `Britannia, ruler of the waves.'

PROFESSOR C. BREWARD, London College of Fashion
Tue. 3 June: `Ambiguous role models: fashion, modernity, and the late Victorian actress.'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

The following thirty-minute lectures will be given at 1 p.m. on the days shown in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre.

Admission is free. Wine and sandwiches will be served after the lecture, at a cost of £4 per person, for which bookings should be made in advance with Mrs P.M. Sturgis, Membership Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77234, e-mail: pms@bodley@ox.ac.uk).

MRS M. CLAPINSON
Tue. 13 May: `E.W.B. Nicholson, Bodley's first professional librarian.'

C. HURST
Wed. 4 June:`Homo ludens: games and pastimes in the Bodleian Library.'

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OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY

Annual General Meeting and lecture

KRISTIAN JENSEN will lecture at the Annual General Meeting, to be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 April, in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre.

Subject: `Importing humanism: marginal notes in Leipzig books.'

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