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ROMANES LECTURE

THE RT. HON. THE LORD BINGHAM OF CORNHILL, High Steward of the University, will deliver a Romanes Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 October, in the Sheldonian Theatre.

Subject: `Personal freedom and the dilemma of democracies.'

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JAMES FORD SPECIAL LECTURE IN BRITISH HISTORY

PROFESSOR IAN CHRISTIE, Birkbeck College, London, will deliver the James Ford Special Lecture in British History at 5 p.m. on Friday, 8 November, in the Examination Schools. The lecture will be preceded by a showing of the 1918 film The life story of David Lloyd George at 2 p.m.

Subject: `Patriotism and business: the issue of a national cinema in Britain, 1915–25.'

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FORD'S LECTURES IN BRITISH HISTORY

PROFESSOR QUENTIN SKINNER, Cambridge, will deliver the Ford's Lectures in British History in Hilary Term 2003. The lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Examination Schools, commencing on 24 January and concluding on 28 February.

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EUROPAEUM LECTURE

PROFESSOR CHARLES WYPLOSZ, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, will deliver the Europaeum Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 22 November, in the Main Hall, the Taylor Institution. Admission is by ticket, obtainable by telephoning (2)84482 (or e-mail: euroinfo@europaeum.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Fiscal discipline in the monetary union: rules or institutions.'

On Saturday, 23 November, a round table discussion following the lecture will be held in Lecture Room 23, Balliol College, 10.30 a.m.–12 noon. The panel will include Professor Wyplosz, Professor Giorgio Basevi (University of Bologna), and Professor David Vines.

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WEIDENFELD VISITING PROFESSOR IN EUROPEAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, MICHAELMAS TERM 2002

Love and death: Vienna, Wagner, and fin de siècle culture

DR NIKE WAGNER will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. Unless otherwise indicated, the lectures will be given on Tuesdays.

15 Oct.: `Historism in Vienna.'

Thur. 17 Oct.: `The political dreams of Theodor Herzl.'

22 Oct.: `The modernity of Richard Strauss.'

5 Nov.: `Artist and countess—the "ideal" couple.'

12 Nov.: `Schnitzler's "Casanova" and Hofmannsthal's "Marschalin" .'

19 Nov.: `Lulu and Lolita.'

26 Nov.: `The divided world of Winifred Wagner.'

3 Dec.: `Richard Wagner's posterity.'

Dr Wagner will also give seminars in November on dates to be arranged. The seminar topics will be:

1. `Thomas Mann and Richard Wagner.'

2. `Casanova and The Feldmarschallin.'

3. `Theodor Herzl's dreams.'

4. `The Jewish Question in Vienna: Schnitzler and Schoenberg.'

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CLASSICS

Purity and pollution in the religions of the Mediterranean world in antiquity

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in New College.

Conveners: M.D. Goodman, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Jewish Studies, and R.C.T. Parker, MA, D.Phil., Wykeham Professor of Ancient History.

PROFESSOR M. DOUGLAS, UCL
15 Oct.: `New directions for purity and pollution.'

PROFESSOR PARKER
22 Oct.: `Purity, pollution, and religious authority in Greece.'

PROFESSOR H. MACCOBY, Leeds
29 Oct.: `Purity in the Bible and early rabbinic Judaism.'

PROFESSOR A. CHANIOTIS, Heidelberg
5 Nov.: `Purity of the mind in Greek sacred regulations.'

M. BROSHI, Jerusalem
12 Nov.: `Purity in Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls.'

DR A. BENDLIN, Frankfurt
19 Nov.: `Dirt, pollution, and guilt: religious and non-religious aspects of "purity" in Roman culture.'

DR T. MORGAN
26 Nov.: `Purity of heart in the New Testament and the primitive Church.'

DR E. BARDWELL
3 Dec.: ` "By his death he has purified us all": some fourth-century Christian perspectives on issues of purification.'

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Biochemistry.

Convener: L.N. Johnson, MA, David Phillips Professor of Molecular Biophysics.

PROFESSOR A. WATTS
1 Nov.: `How solid state NMR structural studies on membrane proteins can help us understand function.'

DR M. NOBLE
8 Nov.: `Binding and signalling in adhesion: FAT and CD44.'

DR E. LOWE
15 Nov.: `The molecular basis of herbal anti-alcohol abuse compound.'

DR J. DIETRICH
22 Nov.: `Structure, mechanism, and regulation of the Neurospora plasma membrane H+-ATPase.'

PROFESSOR M. BUCK, Imperial College, London
29 Nov.: `Structural and functional studies on multisubunit RNA polymerases.'

PROFESSOR H. NEWELL, Newcastle
Mon. 2 Dec., 4 p.m.: `Strategies for the development of improved cancer therapies.' (Joint seminar with OUBS)

DR G. DAVIES, York
6 Dec.: `Structural enzymology of glycosyl transfer: the synthesis of (poly)saccharides.'

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Department of Zoology

Unless otherwise stated, the following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in Lecture Theatre B, the Department of Zoology. Seminars are followed by a short wine reception with the speaker.

Conveners: Graham Taylor and Paul Barrett.

PROFESSOR RICHARD GARDNER
14 Oct.: `Early patterning in mammals: new findings and their implications for human assisted reproduction and embryo research.'

PROFESSOR E. THOMPSON, University of Washington, Seattle
21 Oct., 5 p.m., Lecture Theatre A: `Chromosome ancestry and genetic mapping in the era of genome data.' (Weldon Lecture)

DR D. ROBERT, Bristol
28 Oct.: `Do insects wiggle their ears? The how and why of active audition in flies.'

DR M. COHN, Reading
4 Nov.: `Fins, limbs, and genitalia: the evolution of vertebrate appendage development.'

PROFESSOR C. CURTIS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
11 Nov.: `Comparison of old and new methods for control of malaria vectors.'

DR R. KILNER, Cambridge
18 Nov.: `Mother knows best: the evolution of nestling begging displays.'

DR T. BARRACLOUGH, Imperial College, Silwood Park
25 Nov.: `Bdelloids and beyond: speciation in sexual and asexual organisms.'

PROFESSOR STEVE JONES, University College, London
2 Dec., Lecture Theatre A: `Sunshine and shade: genetic variation and thermal ecology in patchy environments.'

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What is the future of science-based conservation?

The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in the School of Geography and the Environment.

LORD ROBERT MAY
17 Oct.: `Sentiment and science in conservation planning.'

DR S. KNAPP
24 Oct.: `Collecting to conserve: not as paradoxical as it may seem.'

PROFESSOR W. SUTHERLAND, East Anglia
31 Oct.: `The need for evidence-based conservation.'

DR S. TRUDGHILL, Cambridge
7 Nov.: `A rational case for the emotions in a conservation ethic.'

DR K. MCKINNON, World Bank
14 Nov.: To be announced.

PROFESSOR A. DOBSON, Princeton
21 Nov.: `Emerging role of infectious diseases in biological conservation.'

PROFESSOR C. PERRINGS, York
28 Nov.: `Science and the precautionary principle.'

THE REVD MARTIN PALMER, ARC
5 Dec.: `Science—one of the great belief systems of the world—but only one.'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Organic Chemistry Colloquia

Unless otherwise indicated, the following colloquia will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Dyson Perrins Laboratory.

PROFESSOR T. HAYASHI, Kyoto University
Fri. 18 Oct.: `Rhodium-catalysed asymmetric 1,4- addition.'

PROFESSOR A.P. DAVIS, Bristol
24 Oct.: `Synthetic receptors for anions and carbohydrates.'

DR A. SPIVEY, Sheffield
31 Oct.: `Catalytic asymmetric acylation and studies towards the total asymmetric synthesis of Celastraceae sesquiterpenoids.'

DR A. GANGULY, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
7 Nov.: `Drug discovery—a few case studies.'

PROFESSOR A.B. SMITH, Philadelphia
Wed. 13 Nov.: `Recent advances in complex molecule total synthesis.' (RSC Centenary Award Lecture)

DR M. SHIPMAN, University of Exeter
21 Nov.: `Heterocyclic chemistry: taking the strain.'

PROFESSOR D. O'HAGAN, St Andrews
28 Nov.: `Fluorometabolite biosynthesis in Streptomyces Cattyleya. The identification of a C–F bond forming enzyme.'

PROFESSOR J.S. CLARKE, Nottingham
5 Dec.: to be announced.

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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 G. WORTH, King's College, London
14 Oct.: `The role of conical intersections in molecular dynamics.'

T.F. MILLER, University College, London
28 Oct.: `Torsional path integral method for large molecules.'

PROFESSOR S. ELLIOTT, Cambridge
11 Nov.: `Disorder effects on vibrational excitations.'

DR M. WILSON, University College, London
2 Dec.: `Computer simulation of the formation of novel crystal structures in carbon nanotubes.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

University Department of Psychiatry: guest lectures

The following guest lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the University Department of Psychiatry Seminar Room, the Warneford Hospital.

Convener: G.M. Goodwin, BM, MA, D.Phil., W.A. Handley Professor of Psychiatry.

DR M. CASANOVA
29 Oct.: `Cortical circuitry and psychiatric disorders.'

PROFESSOR P. LIDDLE, Department of Psychological Medicine, Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust
19 Nov.: `Functional imaging and schizophrenia.'

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Department of Experimental Psychology

The following seminars will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Weiskrantz Room (C113), the Department of Experimental Psychology.

PROFESSOR L. COHEN, Texas at Austin
15 Oct.: `Constructing infant cognition.'

DR K. TRIGWELL
22 Oct.: `Evoked conceptions of learning at the University of Oxford.'

DR P. HAGGARD, UCL
29 Oct.: `Free will and conscious awareness.'

PROFESSOR T. YOUSRY, UCL
5 Nov.: `Cortical landmarks or how to identify the central region.' (MRC Co-operative Group in Heart and Brain Imaging Special Lecture)

PROFESSOR A. STEIN
12 Nov.: `The influence of maternal postnatal psychological disorder on child development.'

PROFESSOR F. VARGHA-KHADEM, UCL
19 Nov.: `Dissociations in cognitive memory: the syndrome of developmental amnesia.' (Supported by the McDonnell Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience)

PROFESSOR R. NICOLSON, Sheffield
26 Nov.: `Dyslexia: cognition, development, and the brain.'

PROFESSOR M. JARVIS, UCL
3 Dec.: `Cigarette smoking and health inequalities: interaction of social, individual, and biological factors.'

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Oxford Imaging Symposium

The MRC Co-operative Group (Co-ordinator: Professor A. Noble) is holding a mini- symposium, highlighting University-wide research activities in the area of heart and brain imaging, on Thursday, 10 October, 4–7.30 p.m., in the Department of Experimental Psychology. The event will consist of a series of talks, followed by a poster session in which all are welcome to participate.

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Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Unless otherwise indicated, the following research seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre Lecture Theatre.

PROFESSOR J.M. WALPORT, Imperial College
17 Oct.: `Innate immunity and lupus—friend or foe?'

PROFESSOR M. TUITE, Kent
31 Oct.: `Prions and protein-based inheritance in yeast.'

PROFESSOR J. HOFFMANN, Strasbourg
7 Nov.: `Recognition of infectious non-self and intracellular signalling in the host defence of Drosophila.'

PROFESSOR R. SOUHAMI, Cancer Research UK
14 Nov.: `Biological treatments in randomised trails of cancer treatment.'

PROFESSOR M. GREEN, Pennsylvania; Newton–Abraham Visiting Professor 2002–3
Mon. 18 Nov.: `The origin and reversal of cancer.' (Newton–Abraham Lecture 2002\)

PROFESSOR A. MCMICHAEL
28 Nov.: `Immunodominance and vaccine design.'

DR C. BUCKLEY, Birmingham
12 Dec.: `Why does chronic inflammation joint disease persist?'

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University Laboratory of Physiology

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 12 noon on Wednesdays in the Sherrington Room, the University Laboratory of Physiology. Two presentations will be given at the meeting on 4 December.

Convener: J.C. Ellory, MA, D.Sc., Professor of Physiology.

PROFESSOR S. LAUGHLIN, Cambridge
16 Oct.: `The role of metabolic energy in neural function.' (McDonnell–Pew Centre Seminar)

PROFESSOR D. BEECH, Leeds
23 Oct.: To be announced. (Sponsored by the Physiological Society)

DR L. PINTO, Northwestern University, USA
30 Oct.: `The M2 ion channel of influenza virus: its role in the virus life cycle and its mechanism for ion selectivity and activation.' (Sponsored by the Physiological Society)

PROFESSOR D. EISNER, Manchester
6 Nov.: `Intracellular calcium release, contraction and arrhythmias in the heart.' (Jenkinson Seminar)

PROFESSOR A. KACELNIK
13 Nov.: `Bird–brained economists—the psychophysics of decision-making in birds.' (McDonnell–Pew Centre Seminar)

DR P. SMITH, Nottingham
20 Nov.: To be announced. (Jenkinson Seminar)

DR S. WUERGER, Keele
27 Nov.: `The integration of auditory and visual motion signals.' (McDonnell–Pew Centre Seminar)

DR I. ZAHRADNIK, Slovak Academy of Sciences
4 Dec., 12 noon: `E–C coupling in heart as seen by the DHPR.' (Sponsored by the Physiological Society)

PROFESSOR K. PATEL, Nebraska
4 Dec., 2.30 p.m.: `Nitric oxide and central autonomic control.' (Sponsored by the Physiological Society)

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Seminar on Jewish history and literature in the Graeco-Roman period

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in Wolfson College.

Convener: M.D. Goodman, MA, D.Phil., Professor of Jewish Studies.

PROFESSOR S. MASON, York University, Toronto
15 Oct.: `Barbarian with an attitude: T. Flavius Josephus among Easterners, Greeks, and Romans.'

B. GRIFFIN
22 Oct.: `The social history of the Jews of Oxyrhynchus and the transmission of the Septuagint.'

DR M. BROSHI, Jerusalem
29 Oct.: `Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls: the consensus and its opponents.'

PROFESSOR F. MILLAR
5 Nov.: `The Theodosian Empire (408–50 CE) and the Jews.'

DR J. DAVILA, St Andrews
12 Nov.: `Melchizedek, the "Youth", and Jesus.'

DR M. MCLAREN, Australian Catholic University
19 Nov.: `Coinage of the Jewish Revolt of 66–70 CE.'

DR E. MAIN, Jerusalem
26 Nov.: `Hellenism, hellenisation, and Jews.'

T. EDWARDS
3 Dec.: `Targum Tehillim, the New Testament, and early Christian interpretations of the Psalms.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR JOHN VICKERS, FBA, Drummond Professor of Political Economy, Fellow of All Souls College, and Director General of the Office of Fair Trading, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 3 October, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building. The lecture is being held to mark the commencement of phase two of the Social Sciences Building Development at Manor Road.

Subject: `Competition economics and policy.'

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

The theory and politics of civil society

The following seminars will be held from 1.45 p.m. to 4.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Rothermere American Institute. The series will continue in Hilary Term and Trinity Term. Papers will be precirculated to participants. 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 PHILIP PETTIT, Princeton
28 Oct.: `Deliberative democracy, the discursive dilemma, and republican theory.'

PROFESSOR HANS JOAS, Erfurt
18 Nov.: `Value pluralism and moral universalism.'

PROFESSOR ADAM SELIGMAN, Boston
25 Nov.: To be announced.

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ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTE

Film screening and seminar

Journeys with George, former NBC producer Alexandra Pelosi's video documentary of her year-and-a-half-long trip on the campaign trail with George W. Bush, will be shown at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 October, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College. A reception at the Rothermere American Institute will follow the screening.

A seminar with Ms Pelosi will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, 16 October, in 13 Norham Gardens (Reuters Foundation Programme).

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RUSKIN SCHOOL OF DRAWING AND FINE ART

Joseph Beuys Lectures 2002

CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL will lecture at 3 p.m. on Monday, 21 October, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.

Subject: `Overseas interests.'

Over the afternoon, illustrated with extracts from his films for the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4, Mr Mitchell will reflect on the making of documentaries about foreign affairs, and will consider the possibility of making films which do not follow the current news agenda.

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES

David Patterson Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the OCHJS, Yarnton Manor. The OCHJS minibus will depart from the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, at 6.40 p.m. and 7.30 p.m., and leave Yarnton Manor at 9.45 p.m. Single fare: £1.50 (students £1.10).

Convener: G. Abramson, MA (Ph.D. Rand), Fellow of the Centre.

PROFESSOR I. PELEG, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania
16 Oct.: `Israel between democratic universalism and particularistic Judaism.'

PROFESSOR Y. LOSHITZKY, Hebrew University
23 Oct.: `Identity politics in Israeli cinema.'

PROFESSOR S. DELLAPERGOLA, Hebrew University
30 Oct.: `Demography and the Israel/Palestine conflict: challenges and options.'

PROFESSOR O. SCHWARZWALD, Bar Ilan University
6 Nov.: `The lexicon of the Ladino Haggadoth.'

M. BROSHI, Israel Museum
13 Nov.: `Critical junctions in early Jewish history.'

PROFESSOR G. CORNI, Trento
20 Nov.: `The East European ghettos in the context of the extermination of the Jews.'

DR Z. WAXMAN
27 Nov.: `Writing to remember: the role of the Holocaust witness.'

MRS H. PINHAS-COHEN, Hebrew writer, Jerusalem
4 Dec.: `The neo-religious Hebrew poetry.'

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WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE

Metropolis, periphery, and nation: medicine and colonialism

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit, 47 Banbury Road. All are welcome to attend.

Convener: M. Harrison, MA, D.Phil., Senior Research Fellow, Wellcome Unit.

S. LANG, Anglia Polytechnic University
14 Oct.: `Drop the demaon dai: maternal mortality and the state in Victorian India.'

N.S. MANTE, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, UCL
21 Oct.: `Robert Boyle and the early modern racial body.'

A. CROZIER, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, UCL
Fri. 1 Nov.: `Sensationalising Africa: some British medical impressions of sub-Saharan Africa, 1890–1939.'

DR HARRISON
4 Nov.: `Quarantine, yellow fever, and anti-slavery: the Eclair and Boa Vista scandals of 1845–6.'

M. JONES
11 Nov.: `The state and indigenous medicine in colonial Ceylon: pluralism or hegemony.'

D. GILFOYLE
18 Nov.: `Innovation at the periphery: the establishment of an experimental basis for veterinary science in South Africa, c. 1880–1910.'

S. ALAVI, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Cambridge
25 Nov.: `A "national" medicine in colonial India? The Muslim physicians and the Takmil-ut Tibb College at Lucknow.'

K.T. SILVA, Peradeniya University, Sri Lanka and Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, UCL
2 Dec.: `Malaria and ayurveda in British Ceylon.'

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OXFORD INTERNET INSTITUTE

The following seminars will take place this term. The seminar on 23 October will be held in the Saïd Business School, at a time to be announced. Times and venues of the 31 October and 12 November seminars will also be announced later.

DR J. WEBSTER and PROFESSOR U. MARTIN
Wed. 23 Oct.: `Women and work in IT.'

PROFESSOR J. COLE, UCLA
Thur. 31 Oct.: To be announced.

PROFESSOR B. WELLMAN, Toronto
Tue. 12 Nov.: To be announced.

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE INSTITUTE

Integrating development and the environment: emerging issues and new developments

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Mondays in the Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

B. STOCKING, Chief Executive, Oxfam
14 Oct.: `Is growth with equity possible?'

Speaker of the Grand Council of the Crees
21 Oct.: `Dreams of yesterday and tomorrow: economic and community development for the Cree Nation.'

DR E. ROBINSON
28 Oct.: `The bushmeat trade: environmental crisis or economic commodity?'

DR E. CASTRO
4 Nov.: `Governance for development? Some reflections on the governance of urban water systems.'

DR C. TOULMIN, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
11 Nov.: `Changing rights to land in West Africa—implications for environment, equity, and efficiency.'

DR V. FITZGERALD
18 Nov.: `Regulating large international firms.'

DR J. PAAVOLA, East Anglia
25 Nov.: `Environmental governance for environment and development: conceptual, historical, and contemporary lessons.'

PROFESSOR J. PRETTY, Essex
2 Dec.: `Agri-Culture: reconnecting people, land, and nature.'

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HERTFORD COLLEGE

Tyndale Lecture 2002

PROFESSOR GERALD HAMMOND, Professor of English, University of Manchester, will deliver the Tyndale Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 17 October, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Tyndale's Jonah.'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Save the Children Eglantyne Jebb Seminar:
Child poverty: a scar on the soul—UK and global responses

This seminar will be held at 6.15 p.m. on Thursday, 29 October, in Lady Margaret Hall. Tickets, costing £8.50 (students £5), may be obtained from Julie Haynes (telephone: 0121-558 0111, e-mail: j.haynes@scfuk.org.uk).

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Monika Fooks Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR KEITH HAWTON, Director, the Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, and Consultant Psychiatrist, the Warneford Hospital, will deliver the inaugural Monika Fooks Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 October, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Subject: `By their own hand: the problem of youth suicide.'

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NEW DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY

DNB seminars on biography

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

JANE MARTINDALE
24 Oct.: `Eleanor of Aquitaine: why another biography?'

MIRANDA CARTER
7 Nov.: `The many lives of Anthony Blunt.'

FIONA MACCARTHY
21 Nov.: `Writing lives of the famous.'

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OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUP

JON THOMPSON will lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 October, in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road. Visitors are welcome (admission £2). Refreshments will be available from 6.30 p.m.

Subject: `Carpet weavers and their patterns.'

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