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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 3 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Sculpture of Greece and Gandhara', 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.)

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Saturday 4 October

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE RESEARCH CENTRE: one-day workshop on `Evidence', 10.20 a.m.–5 p.m. (to attend, e-mail: research.centre@sjc.ox.ac.uk).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Treasures of the Ashmolean', 11 a.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Monday 6 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 7 October

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

CONGREGATION meeting, 12 noon (Vice-Chancellor's Oration).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Grand Tour', 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.)

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Wednesday 8 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to China', 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.)

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Thursday 9 October

THE REVD DR MARK CHAPMAN: Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's, 8 a.m.

EILUNED EDWARDS: `Analysing the social fabric: changing patterns of production, use, and exchange of embroidered textiles in Kachchh District, Gujarat' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 6.30 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

M. HOSKIN: `Astronomy in the family: the Herschels' (public lecture linked to exhibition `Succession: families at work in science', Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m. (admission free).

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Friday 10 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Springboard: Programme 1', 9.30 a.m., and `Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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

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Saturday 11 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talks: `Treasures of the Ashmolean' and `Harvest themes in art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Sunday 12 October

MICHAELMAS FULL TERM begins.

THE REVD CANON DR MARILYN PARRY preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 13 October

M. FEDUNKIW: `Malaria motion pictures as a tool in public health education' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Segregation and exclusion in public health and disease control'), Wellcome Unit, 2.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 14 October

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

PROFESSOR P. BUNEMAN: `Curate databases' (Strachey Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Computing Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 15 October

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

PROFESSOR H. MEJCHER: `Germany and Saudi Arabia: encounters in the twentieth century' (King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud Lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

H. TEFFERI: `The reconstruction of adolescence in conflict situations: experience from eastern Africa' (Refugee Studies Centre public seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 16 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR R. FRANKENBERG: `Cymring out: witnessing the fight for gender space in the 1950s Welsh marches' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Fieldwork and fieldnotes revisited: the local in a globalised world'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR B. CUMMINGS: `Hamlet's luck: Shakespeare and the sixteenth-century Bible' (annual Hertford College Tyndale Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR G. KEMP: `The geopolitics and economics of Iraq's reconstruction' (Sir Alec Cairncross Lecture), the chapel, St Peter's, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 17 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 2, 9.30 a.m., and `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

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

PROFESSOR S. LALL: `How globalisation is affecting developing countries: trends and issues' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University College.

SIR BERNARD INGHAM and MISS AMANDA PLATELL: `The wages of sin' (lecture series: `Contemporary UK government and policy-making: the death, rebirth, or re-invention of democratic politics?'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 18 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Treasures of the Ashmolean', 11 a.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

ORGAN RECITAL: Scott Ellaway, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 19 October

THE REVD DR CARRIE PEMBERTON preaches the Ramsden Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 20 October

N. EVANS: `The medical dangers associated with the expansion of passenger shipping in Victorian Britain' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Segregation and exclusion in public health and disease control'), Wellcome Unit, 2.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 21 October

THE REVD RALPH WILLIAMSON preaches the Court Sermon, Cathedral, 10.15 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Early watches: jewel or machine?', 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 F. DRIVER: `The active life: the explorer as subject' (DNB seminars: `Lives in action, word, and image'), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

DR D. ZEITLYN: `Sample of one: joining the queue' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Sample of one: Diko Madeleine, a senior Mambila woman's life in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR DAME JULIA HIGGINS: `Phase separation in polymer blends in real and reciprocal spaces' (Hume–Rothery Memorial Lecture), Lecture Room 1, Thom Building, Department of Engineering Science, 6.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR T. CHARLES-EDWARDS: `Early Christianity in Ireland and Celtic Britain' (public lectures: `Early Christianity in Britain and Ireland'), Blackfriars, 8 p.m.

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Wednesday 22 October

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

J. DE BERRY: `The challenges of programming with youth in Afghanistan' (Refugee Studies Centre public seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.

DR D. ZEITLYN: `Writing history, talking historically. Problems of biography, autobiography, and social history—some precedents' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Sample of one: Diko Madeleine, a senior Mambila woman's life in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 23 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m., and `Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR J. WALDREN: `What's new under the sun? Rural Mallorca in the twenty-first century' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Fieldwork and fieldnotes revisited: the local in a globalised world'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

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