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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 31 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Minutes and agendas—an advanced programme', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR K. MAYNARD: `The vicissitudes of Kedjem "traditional doctors" and an ambivalent clientele in Cameroon' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identities of medical practitioners and traditional healers'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES courses: `Computing for the terrified', OUCS, 9.15 a.m.–12.15 p.m., and `Teaching and/with the Web', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk (Gertrud Seidmann, FSA): `A new acquisition: the Seal of Sir Joshua Reynolds', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

S. FEUCHTWANG: `Images of sub-humanity and their realisation' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology Departmental Seminar), ISCA, 4 p.m.

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

SAM YOUNGER: `The role of the Electoral Commission' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

M. WIEVIORKA: `La République et la violence' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Sunday 2 February

THE REVD OLIVER O'DONOVAN: `Judgement in action: the act of judgement (Hymn 388: "Jesus shall reign where'er the sun")' (Bampton Lectures: `The ways of judgement: action and institution'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 3 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for administrators' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and `Pre-retirement programme', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR M. BONACCORSO: `Programmes of gamete donation: strategies (in private clinics) of assisted conception' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Reproductive technologies'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

COMPUTING SERVICES courses: `E-mail and Web browsing on Linux', and `Full text to your desktop: introduction to e-journals', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m.

J. MANTON: `Missionary leprosy control: ideologies and practices in Ogoja Province, Nigeria, 1944–8' (seminar series: `Ridding the Empire of leprosy: a grand undertaking and its legacy'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

SIMON JENKINS and SIR ALAN BAILEY: `The imperial Treasury' (seminar series: `Labour's undetected constitutional changes'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR I. HARGREAVES: `Lost in media-space: how science failed the communications test' (Green College Lectures: `Science and the media: the challenge of adapting science to the mass media'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 4 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for administrators' (day 2), 9.30 a.m., and `Small group teaching' (second meeting), 12.15 p.m. (see information above).

BATE COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS event: `Face the Music I—Handel and his musical world', 1–1.45 p.m. (Opening of Handel Exhibition, with brief talk about the current conservation programme and tour of highlights of the collection. Booking necessary: tel. (2)76139.)

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Dutch still life painting', 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.)

GEN. SIR HUGH BEACH, FELIPE FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, and SIR MARRACK GOULDING: `When is foreign military intervention justified?' (seminar series: `Interests, identities, and interventions'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

MICHAEL HOLROYD: `The search for nobility in literary biography' (lecture series: `Biographers at work'), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR M. EVANS: `Lessons from the New Deal for Lone Parents—where should policy go next?' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. FOWLER: `Knowledge in the twenty-first century: literary criticism' (Edmund Croston Lectures), St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

V. SCHEID: `Chinese medicine in Britain' (Medical Anthropology Research Seminars: `Complementary and alternative medicines: anthropological perspectives'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 5 p.m.

G. OLWAGE: `Homemade hegemonies: Victorian choralism as a discipline' (Graduate Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m. (open to the public).

BARRY COX (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `The reformation of the BBC' (News International Broadcast Media Lectures: ` "It's TV, Jim, but not as we know it"—British television in the digital era'), Exeter, 5.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR K. COLEMAN: ` "Truth severe, by fairy Fiction drest": reality and the Roman imagination' (Wolfson College Lectures: `History and fiction: celebrating the centenary of Sir Ronald Syme (1903–89)'), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 5 February

COMPUTING SERVICES course: `Creating information architectures for the development of Forced Migration online' (Marilyn Deegan), OUCS, 1–1.45 p.m.

ORGAN RECITAL: Clive Driskill-Smith, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM introductory gallery talk: `Furniture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Descriptive statistics for research—statistical inference', 3 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR ERNST VAN DE WETERING: `How to be a connoisseur in the seventeenth century' (Slade Lectures: `Reconstructing Rembrandt—questions and answers in recent research'), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

GRAHAM SWIFT: ` "I do like to be beside the seaside": the place of place in fiction' (Richard Hillary Lecture), St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

O. BAKEWELL: `Finding durable but non-permanent solutions to a protracted refugee situation: the case of Angolan refugees in Zambia' (Seminars in Forced Migration), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. HARVEY: `The new imperialism' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography: `Geopolitics and the new imperialism'), School of Geography and the Environment, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

A. BÉCHERAND: `L'Alsace, une région française pas comme les autres' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

K. LASS: `Truth and the media' (discussion series: `In search of God'), University Church (Radcliffe Square entrance), 7 p.m.

DR C. ANGIER: `Primo Levi and the problems of biography' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 6 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Handling conflict', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

COMPUTING SERVICES courses: `Services provided by OTA and AHDS', OUCS, 12.30–1.30 p.m., and Unix Systems Administration Seminar, OUCS, 12.45–1.45 p.m.

DR L. NIXON: `Mothers and daughters inside and outside the ancient Greek city: the cults of Demeter and Kore' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Gender and religions: sacralising time and space'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

M. LIESERACH: `An Englishman's reactions to the Napoleonic wars: J.M.W. Turner' (seminar series: `Britain and the war with Napoleon'), Maison Française, 2.15 p.m.

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY guided tour: `Landscape drawings', 2.15 p.m. (booking not required).

PROFESSOR A. MENTKOWSKI: `Learning that lasts: what is it? How does it happen? How do we know?' (Institute for the Advancement of University Learning: Research Seminars), Littlegate House, 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. GRAY: `Liberalism' (seminar series: `British political history in the twentieth century'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

G. GRUNBERG: `The Left/Right cleavage structuring French politics: can it resist the extreme right populist challenge?' (West European Seminar: `Populism, the extreme right, and the crisis of representation in Western Europe'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. HARVEY: `Imperialism as uneven geographical development' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography: `Geopolitics and the new imperialism'), School of Geography and the Environment, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR K.R. JAMISON: `Moods and the imagination' (Litchfield Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 5.15 p.m.

DR B. BOARDMAN: `Lessons from transforming the cold market' (Linacre Lectures: `Designing successful environmental policies'), Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 7 February

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Reitlinger, the collector', 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 G. BUIJS: `Sexual orientation and gender identity among Zulu diviners' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identities of medical practitioners and traditional healers'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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

W. JAMES: `Different kinds of writing: anthropology's essentials' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology Departmental Seminar), ISCA, 4 p.m.

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

ANDREW ADONIS: `Advising the Prime Minister' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. HARVEY: `Accumulation by dispossession' (Clarendon Lectures in Geography: `Geopolitics and the new imperialism'), School of Geography and the Environment, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

H. LE BRAS: `L'adieu aux masses ou les nouvelles tendances de la démographie européenne' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Saturday 8 February

OPERA SEICENTO: Giovanni Legrenzi Festival I—`Revival of the seventeenth- century oratorio Il Sedecia', Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets from the Oxford Playhouse, tel. 305305, or at the door).

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Sunday 9 February

THE REVD OLIVER O'DONOVAN: `Judgement in action: political judgement (Hymn 490: "Judge eternal, throned in splendour")' (Bampton Lectures: `The ways of judgement: action and institution'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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