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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 11 June

PAVEL TELICKA (European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection): `When East and West become Europe: entry negotiations and membership of the Czech Republic in the European Union' (lecture), Senior Common Room, School of Geography and the Environment, 12 noon.

DR SIMON J.D. GREEN: `Philosophers and Young Turks' (Chichele Lectures 2004: `In its pomp: All Souls 1914–15'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 12 June

ORGAN RECITAL: Pascal Reber, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 13 June

THE REVD KATHARINE RUMENS preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 14 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and `Giving and receiving feedback', 12.45 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR D. DUFFIE: `Bankruptcy probabilities' (Clarendon Lectures in Finance: `Default risk'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

J.-L. LEUTRAT: `Alain Resnais: Mélo, L'Amour à mort' (lecture series: `Les cinéastes de la "modernité" en France'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. PRICKETT: `Redrawing the boundaries of experience: biblical illustration from Rembrandt to Tiepolo' (seminar series: `The Bible in art, music, and literature'), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 15 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m., and `Recruitment and selection for all staff' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR J. ELMAN (Astor Lecturer): `Generalisation beyond our experience: the poverty of the stimulus problem' (public lecture), Lecture Theatre C, Department of Experimental Psychology, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. DUFFIE: `Default risk pricing' (Clarendon Lectures in Finance: `Default risk'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

M.A. STUART: `Rossini, Salvatore Viganó, and the decline of the picturesque' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 16 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Working for the University: opportunities and benefits', 11 a.m., and `Introduction to the Bodleian Library', 2.30 p.m. (see information above).

IAIN QUINN: organ recital, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).

PROFESSOR D. DUFFIE: `Default correlation' (Clarendon Lectures in Finance: `Default risk'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

DR M. PELLING: `History of medicine' (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography seminars: `Problems and methods in biography'), Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

D. HULTON: `Foursight Theatre's production of Agamemnon', and A. BURKE: `The Oresteia and the British press' (seminar series: `Dionysus recast'), Fraenkel Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

GENEVIEVE DUGGAN: `Blossoms of the palm, seeds of history: textiles from Savu, Indonesia' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre (58 Banbury Road), 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

PROFESSOR J.W. VAN HENTEN: `Contemporary martyrs and violence: victims and/or perpetrators' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 7 p.m.

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Thursday 17 June

DR S. LEDWITH: `Praxis in the gendering of trade union democracy' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Research methodologies: theories—realities'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

D. SABRI: `Assumptive worlds of policy-makers in higher education: some preliminary findings' (Institute for the Advancement of University Learning: research seminars), History of Art Lecture Room, Level 2, Littlegate House, 4 p.m. (to attend, e-mail: harriet.dunbar-goddet@learning.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR R. TIJAN: `Deconstructing and reconstituting the Metazoan transcriptional apparatus' (Norman Heatley Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, 4.30 p.m.

C. HARRISON: `What did Napoleon really do for Turner?' (lecture series: `Turner and Napoleon'), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, 5 p.m.

N. CRANE: `Mercator: the first modern scientific cartographer' (Oxford Seminars in Cartography), School of Geography and the Environment, 5 p.m.

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Friday 18 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Springboard'—Programme 3, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR SIMON J.D. GREEN: `Appeasers and anti-appeasers' (Chichele Lectures 2004: `In its pomp: All Souls 1914–15'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 19 June

TRINITY FULL TERM ends.

STUDY-DAY: `Durkheim, suffering, and evil', Maison Française, 10.45 a.m.–4.30 p.m.

ORGAN RECITAL: Richard Pinel, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 20 June

THE MOST REVD DR ROWAN WILLIAMS preaches the Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 21 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Managing employee conduct and performance', 9.30 a.m.; `Running effective meetings', 12.45 p.m.; and `Assertiveness'—day 2, 2 p.m. (see information above).

STUDY-DAY: `Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French theatre', Maison Française, 11 a.m.–6.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 22 June

STUDY-DAY: `Performances: archival research and electronic databases' (Calendrier électronique des spectacles sous l'Ancien Régime et sous la Révolution), Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m.

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

CLINICAL TRIAL SERVICE UNIT: open day (various speakers), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, 10.30 a.m.–4.15 p.m. (attendance by prior registration only—see details at http://www.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/openday).

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Wednesday 23 June

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

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian Theatre, 11.30 a.m. (holders of tickets to be in place by 11.15 a.m.).

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Thursday 24 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing contract research staff—day 2, understanding and managing the performance of your staff', 9 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 25 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Leading and managing academics'—day one (for heads of academic departments and chairmen of boards), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Sunday 27 June

THE REVD DR MICHAEL PIRET preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 28 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Active listening', 12.45 p.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 30 June

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

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