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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 5 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Springboard'—Programme 2, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR L. SCIAMA: `Venetian nicknames and the carnival culture' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `Identifying and naming—anthropological and other approaches'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 61 Banbury Road, 11 a.m.

THE ALLEGRI STRING QUARTET, with student performers, performs Mozart, Oboe quintet in C minor (K.406), and a new student composition, Holywell Music Room, 1 p.m. (tickets £6/£4 available in advance from `In Oxford Shop', tel. 248774).

PROFESSOR E. KAPSTEIN: `Fairness in international politics' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University, 2 p.m.

CONFERENCE: `La recherche sur internet: le cas de l'histoire des sciences', Maison Française, 2–5 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.–1 p.m.).

DR J. MADDICOTT: `English exceptionalism?: The peculiarities of the early English parliament' (James Ford Lectures in British History: `The origins of the English Parliament, c.900–1327'), Schools, 5 p.m.

THE RT. HON. TONY BENN opens discussion of paper by Dr David Butler: `The future of the Left' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

HAIDER ABDEL SHAFI: `The limits of available options for regaining Palestinian rights' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 6 March

ORGAN RECITAL: Henry Fairs, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 7 March

THE RT REVD JOHN PACKER preaches, Mansfield, 10 a.m.

BENJAMIN ABBA NARVEY performs music for lute and theorbo, the Hall, Wolfson, 3 p.m.

KATHRYN WHITNEY (soprano) and PHILIP BULLOCK (piano): recital of songs by Fauré, Ravel, Debussy, Haydn, Brahms, and Copland, the Hall, Balliol, 9 p.m. (doors open 8.45 p.m.; admission free).

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Monday 8 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Introduction to the Bodleian Library', 10 a.m. (see information above).

A. STOBART: ` "The Right Honourable the Lady Clifford's Booke of Receipts": variations in domestic medicine at Ugbrooke House, Devon, in the seventeenth century' (seminar series: `Surgery, physic, and culture'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

THE HON. TREVOR MANUEL, MP (South African Minister of Finance): `Making globalisation work for Africa' (Global Economic Governance Programme lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.-L. LEUTRAT: conclusion of the series looking at the work of Jean-Luc Godard, with projection of The Old Place, a short film produced for MOMA, New York (Maison Française, 5 p.m.).

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Tuesday 9 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Handling conflict'—day 1, 9.30 a.m., and `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR JONATHAN GLOVER: `Making the world a better place?' (Uehiro Lectures: `Choosing children: genes, disability, and design'), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

DR M. RYAN: `Universal principle and institutional history' (Carlyle Lectures: `The legal framework of political thought, 1100–1600'), Schools, 5 p.m.

THE RT. HON. BARONESS (SHIRLEY) WILLIAMS, THE RT. HON. ROBIN COOK, MP, and SIR MARRACK GOULDING: `The role of the UN' (Parliamentary Seminars: `A fractured world: foreign policy in the twenty-first century'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

P. WEINDLING: ` "The nameless dead": medical abuses from the victims' perspective, 1939–60' (Modern European History Social and Cultural History Research Seminar), Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

DR MARGARET ADAMS: ` "A piece in the jigsaw": the protein behind a hereditary disease G6PD structure—G6PD deficiency and forty years' progress for biological structures' (Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture), Lecture Theatre, University Museum, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. HODGSON: `Hegel and Christian theology' (Jaspers Lecture), Old Library, University Church, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR H. LAND: `Taking care to market: what does it mean?' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Barnett House, 5 p.m.

T.A. IRVINE: `The foundations of Mozart scholarship' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. SPARKS: `Forecasting volcanic eruptions' (Wolfson College Lectures: `Bubbles physical and metaphysical'), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 10 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Publications: from design to delivery', 9.45 a.m. (see information above).

ORGAN RECITAL: Simon Bell, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).

PROFESSOR C. CLUNAS: `Remnant subjects: the afterlives of Ming visual and material culture' (Slade Lectures: `Empire of Great Brightness: visual and material cultures of Ming China, 1368--1644'), Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

DR G. KRAMER: `Justice and equality in contemporary Islamic discourse' (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies seminars: `Islamic political thought'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

PASCAL LAMY (EU Trade Commissioner): `Is the enlarged EU an economic superpower?' (lecture), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. LOEWE: `Ibn Sahula's Meshal Haqadmoni: a failed educational endeavour' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 11 March

PROFESSOR R. HANCOCK: `A micro-simulation model for long-term care costs' (Oxford Institute of Ageing seminars: `Health and social care for ageing populations'), Lecture Theatre, Department of Sociology, 1 p.m.

LIA CHAVEZ: `Women of dignity—women from abusive backgrounds, seeking ways of redress' (multimedia presentation, part of International Women's Festival: `Feast or Famine'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY guided tour: `Madonna and saints', 2.15 p.m. (booking not required).

G. GIBBS: `The impact of assessment on student learning' (Institute for the Advancement of University Learning research seminars, History of Art Lecture Room, Littlegate House level 2, 4 p.m. (enquiries: harriet.dunbar-goddet@learning.ox.ac.uk).

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Writing at work'—week 2, 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

HANAN ASHRAWI: `Palestine: reconstruction or deconstruction' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

STEVEN E. SANDERSON (President and Chief Executive, Wildlife Conservation Society) speaks in Linacre Lectures series `Green power: green responsibility?'—directors of leading conservation charities speak about the changing marketplace and their strategies for success, Main Lecture Hall, School of Geography and the Environment, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.-P. VERNANT: `Pandora: la première femme' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Friday 12 March

A. SVIRNOVSKAIA: `Naming children's diseases' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `Identifying and naming—anthropological and other approaches'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 61 Banbury Road, 11 a.m.

DR W. MATTLI: `The role international standards can play in regulating global corporate behaviour' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University, 2 p.m.

WORKSHOP: `Lieux sociaux, science et urbanité' (Franco-British Research Group on `Scientific capitals: Paris and London'), Maison Française, 2–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m.).

PROFESSOR SHLOMO BEN-AMI: `The rise and fall of the Oslo process' (lecture series: `The quest for peace in the Arab–Israeli conflict'), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

THE RT. HON. LORD FALCONER opens discussion of paper by Professor Vernon Bogdanor: `The role of the Department for Constitutional Affairs: the Secretary of State's view' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

DR M. TALIB: `Some considerations for an anthropology of Islam' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. LAWTON: `Biodiversity, conservation, and unsustainable development' (Heron-Allen Lecture), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 p.m.

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Saturday 13 March

HILARY FULL TERM ends.

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Sunday 14 March

DOM HENRY WANSBROUGH, OSB, preaches, Oriel, 10 a.m.

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Tuesday 16 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Funding and resource allocation, for heads of department and chairmen of boards', 9 a.m.; `Handling conflict'—day 2, 9.30 a.m.; `Peformance matters', 9.30 a.m.; and `Voice coaching', afternoon (see information above).

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