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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 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.

ALAN DUNCAN, MP: `The role of the Opposition: a Conservative view' (seminar series: `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 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.

DR E. FLOURI: `Predictors of well-being' (seminar series: `Child well-being against the odds'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

S. RANKIN: `Interpreting Winchester organa' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 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.

EUROPEAN STUDIES CENTRE discussion on the European Constitution: `The end of Britain?' (with Vernon Bogdanor, Noel Malcolm, and Kalypso Nicolaïdis; chair, Timothy Garton Ash), St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 8 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).

DR F. BOWIE: `Were-wolves and leopards: from Harry Potter to Cameroon chiefs. Human–animal transformations in Africa and the West' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identity of animals'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

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, 2 p.m.

E. HSU: `Mobility and connectedness: Chinese medical doctors in Kenya' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars), ISCA, 4 p.m.

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.

PROFESSOR V. BOGDANOR: `The constitution and the party system' (seminar series: `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 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.

DR C. RITCHIE: `Well-being and asylum seeking and refugee children in the UK' (seminar series: `Child well-being against the odds'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

P. FRANKLIN: `Gone with the Wind (and still going?): listening to movies/watching symphonies' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. BAIBURIN: `Concepts of the word and language in Russian traditional culture' (Ilchester Lecture: in Russian, with an English translation), McGregor-Matthews Room, New College, 5.30 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

N.K. KIESSLING: `One of the Library's early Friends: Anthony Wood' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

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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