Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature

PROFESSOR D. WOMERSLEY will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Shakespeare and Anthony Munday.'

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Chichele Professor of the History of War

PROFESSOR HEW STRACHAN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 4 December, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The meaning of strategy: historical reflections.'

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Romantic Realignments Graduate Seminar Group

The following seminars will be held at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesdays in Room 11, the English Faculty, the St Cross Building.

Further information may be obtained from Leonard Epp, Balliol College (e-mail: leonard.epp@balliol.ox.ac.uk), or Felicity James, Christ Church (e-mail: felicity.james@chch.ox.ac.uk).

DR M.J. KOOY, Warwick
12 Nov.: `Imagining conflict: Coleridge's wartime journalism.'

L. KEYNES
19 Nov.: `Hazlitt's Eloquence of the British Senate.'

DR M. GORJI
26 Nov.: `Clare's awkwardness: poetry and the prosaic.'

DR S. PERRY
3 Dec.: `Wordsworth's negative capability.'

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, MEDICAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR WARREN J. EWENS, University of Pennsylvania, winner of the Weldon Memorial Prize 2002, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 28 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Zoology/Psychology Building, South Parks Road.

Note: the lecture will be given at 4.30 p.m., and not, as stated in the Michaelmas Term Special Lecture List, at 5 p.m.

Subject: `Backwards and forwards in population genetics theory.'

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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.

DR U. DOLING, Merck Rahway, US
13 Nov.: To be announced.

DR P. GUIRY, University College, Dublin
Fri. 21 Nov.: `Recent developments in ligand design and application in asymmetric catalysis.'

PROFESSOR P. SOMFAI, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
27 Nov.: `Development of new methodology for the regio- and stereodivergent synthesis of vic-amino alcohols. Application to synthesis of natural and unnatural products.'

PROFESSOR H. BAYLEY
4 Dec.: `Single molecule chemistry inside a protein nanoreactor.'

PROFESSOR G.-J. BOONS, Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, Georgia, USA
11 Dec.: `Complex glycoconjugates: new synthetic methods and probing biological functions.'

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Department of Earth Sciences

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

DR A. DICKSON, Cambridge
10 Nov.: `Echinoderm skeletal preservation: calcite/aragonite seas and the Mg/Ca ratio of Phanerozoic oceans.'

DR L. LONERGAN, Imperial College, London
17 Nov.: `Quantifying the extent of Quaternary ice sheets in the North Sea—the evidence from 3-D seismic reflection data.'

PROFESSOR D. VAUGHAN, Manchester
24 Nov.: `Minerals, metals, and molecules: ore and environmental mineralogy in the twenty-first century.'

DR J. ANDREWS, East Anglia
1 Dec.: `Building microbial bioherms in the Pleistocene Gulf of Corinth.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Pharmacology and anatomical pharmacology seminars

Amended notice

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

Note: the seminar by Dr Kunos on 11 November will now be given at 4 p.m., and not, as previously announced, at 1 p.m.

DR G. KUNOS, NIAAA, Bethesda, USA
11 Nov., 4 p.m.: `Endocannabinoids: novel lipid mediators with a broad range of physiological functions.'

PROFESSOR RYUICHI SHIGEMOTO, National Institute of Physiology, Okazaki, Japan
18 Nov.: `Asymmetrical allocation of NMDA receptors in hippocampal synapses.'

DR D. STEMPLE, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London
25 Nov.: `The zebrafish as a model for vertebrate development.'

PROFESSOR V. CRUNELLI, Cardiff
2 Dec.: `Thalamic mechanisms of sleep and absence epilepsy.'

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Oxford Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research Centre

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

PROFESSOR P. WORDSWORTH
7 Nov.: `The genetic epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis.'

DR A. BLUMSOHN, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
14 Nov.: `Bone turnover and fracture risk assessment: a new emperor, or just new clothes?'

PROFESSOR A. SILMAN, Manchester
21 Nov.: `Cardiovascular disease and rheumatoid arthritis—what is the connection?'

DR T. INGVARSSON, Central Hospital, Akureyi, Iceland
Tue. 25 Nov., 12.30 p.m.: `The Iceland Osteoarthritis Project.'

DR A. BERENDT
28 Nov.: `Musculoskeletal infection: what remains to be discovered?'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

PROFESSOR TOSHIO YOKOYAMA, Kyoto, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 14 November, in the Oriental Institute.

Convener: Dr I.J. McMullen.

Subject: `Experiencing a sustainable society: thoughts on the civilising role of Setsuyôshû and Ôzassho, two popular household encyclopaedias in pre-modern Japan.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Are Labour's constitutional changes working?

Amended notice

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Summer Common Room, Magdalen College.

Dr C. Kerse has replaced Lord Maclennan of Rogart as joint speaker for the 10 November meeting. The seminar by Mr John Scarlett, due to have been given on 3 November, is postponed to Hilary Term.

Conveners: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, Dr Christopher Brooke, and Mr Daniel Butt.

LORD GRENFELL and DR C. KERSE
10 Nov.: `What changes in the EU constitution would be an improvement?.'

SIR MICHAEL WHEELER-BOOTH
17 Nov.: `Can Welsh executive devolution last?'

PROFESSOR V. BOGDANOR
24 Nov.: `The constitution and the party system.'

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COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS

PROFESSOR ANDREW GARRETT, Berkeley, will read a paper at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 November, in the Centre for Linguistics and Philology.

Convener: Professor A. Morpurgo-Davies.

Subject: `Markedness and universals in analogical levelling: the problem of the Greek aorist.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

DR FARHAN NIZAMI will present a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 12 November, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

Subject: `Madrasahs in the age of British expansion: the South Asian case.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

Refugee Studies Centre

Harrell-Bond Lecture

PROFESSOR G.S. GOODWIN-GILL will deliver the Harrell-Bond Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 12 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Refugees and their human rights.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

The socio-legal field: research in progress

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Seminar Room, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies.

Convener: Dr Marina Kurkchiyan.

PROFESSOR D. GALLIGAN
10 Nov.: `Judicial review: between doctrine and realism.'

DR KURKCHIYAN
17 Nov.: `The culture of the rule of law in the context of democracy and the free market: lessons from the Russian transition.'

DR D. TAMBINI
24 Nov.: `Free speech and the Internet: models of state regulation and self-regulation.'

DR D. LEONARDI
1 Dec.: `The regulation of online news services.'

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KEBLE COLLEGE

Richardson Lecture

DR DIANE PURKISS will deliver the Richardson Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 14 November, in the Pusey Lecture Room, Keble College.

Subject: `Boys will be boys: the childhoods of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

PROFESSOR PETER BURKE, Professor of Cultural History, Cambridge, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Saturday, 22 November, in the Council Room, Mansfield College. The lecture will be followed by a discussion and reception. All members of the University are welcome to attend.

Subject: `Performing cultural history.'

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NEW COLLEGE

Alec Roche Lecture in Public International Law

PROFESSOR ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, and President of the American Society of International Law, will deliver the third Alec Roche Annual Lecture in Public International Law at 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 7 November, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Entry will be by (free) invitation only, obtainable from Mrs Maggie Davies, New College (e-mail: maggie.davies@new.ox.ac.uk, telephone: Oxford (2)79552).

Subject: `The US and international law: spoiler or pioneer?'

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE

Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture

THE RT. HON. PETER MANDELSON, MP, will deliver the Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 13 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. Lord Plant will chair a question-and-answer session.

Subject: `Our future in Europe: what's the problem?'

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Alan Tayler Lecture

PROFESSOR L. MAHADEVAN will deliver the Alan Tayler Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 24 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

Subject: `Packing problems: from DNA to origami.'

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ST EDMUND HALL

Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture

SIR PETER STOTHARD, formerly Editor of The Times, will deliver the Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 21 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `After Hutton: Downing Street and the media.'

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SOMERVILLE COLLEGE

Eleanor Rathbone Memorial Lecture

SUSAN PEDERSEN, Professor of History, Columbia University, New York, will deliver the Eleanor Rathbone Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 20 November, in the Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville College. The lecture will be followed by a wine reception. Open to the public.

The lecture is held in association with the Eleanor Rathbone Memorial Trust.

Subject: `Eleanor Rathbone and the democratic faith.'

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