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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 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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Wednesday 17 March

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

CONGREGATION meeting, Convocation House, 12 noon (Senior Proctor's Oration; admission of Proctors and Assessor for 2004–5).

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Thursday 18 March

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY guided tour: general tour, 2.15 p.m. (booking not required).

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Writing at work'—week 3, 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

DR YONGMING ZHOU: `Negotiating power online: party-state, intellectuals, and the Internet in contemporary China' (seminar), Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

THE REVD DR ALLAN DOIG: `The Passion in art' (seminars for Lent: `Tortured humanity'—accompanying exhibition of bronze crucifixion statue by Doru Imbroane Marculescu), Cathedral, 8 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).

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Friday 19 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Appraisal skills', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 24 March

FRANÇOIS BIZOT speaks about his latest book, Le Portal, Maison Française, 5.45 p.m. (part of The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival).

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Thursday 25 March

CHRIST CHURCH PICTURE GALLERY guided tour: `Baroque paintings', 2.15 p.m. (booking not required).

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Writing at work'—week 4, 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

G. HOWARD: `Americans in Paris', Maison Française, 5.45 p.m. (part of The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival).

DR P. ROTHWELL: `Effectivenes and efficiency in the prevention of stroke' (Archie Cochrane `Effectiveness and Efficiency' Lecture), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

DR E. KESSLER: `The Holocaust and beyond' (seminars for Lent: `Tortured humanity'—accompanying exhibition of bronze crucifixion statue by Doru Imbroane Marculescu), Cathedral, 8 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).

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Sunday 28 March

HUMPHREY CARPENTER reads passages from Alice in Wonderland, Christ Church Picture Gallery, 12.30 p.m. (entrance free, but advance booking advisable—tel. (2)76172). (Related to the gallery's current exhibition, `Alice's Adventures Under Ground'.)

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Thursday 1 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Writing at work'—week 5, 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

DR A. POPESCU: `From torture to transfiguration: the Romanian Gulag revisited' (seminars for Lent: `Tortured humanity'—accompanying exhibition of bronze crucifixion statue by Doru Imbroane Marculescu), Cathedral, 8 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).

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Friday 2 April

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

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Monday 5 April

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

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Tuesday 6 April

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

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Saturday 17 April

CONFERENCE: `Shelving translation', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–6.30 p.m.

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Thursday 22 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Business planning at departmental level, for heads of department and chairmen of boards', 9 a.m., and `Dealing with stress', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 23 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Springboard'—Programme 3, 9.30 a.m.; `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m.; and `Presentation skills practice', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Sunday 25 April

TRINITY FULL TERM begins.

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Monday 26 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Leadership—what it means to lead a team', 12.45 p.m. (see information above).

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Thursday 29 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection—follow-up sessions', 9.30 a.m.; `Briefing for research supervisors, group leaders, and administrators', 12.30 p.m.; and `Reruitment and selection for those involved in academic appointments', 2 p.m. (see information above).

ANTHONY MARWOOD, CAROLINE WOLFF, TOBY APPEL, and COLIN CARR perform Mozart's Divertimento for string trio, K.563, and Beethoven's Quartet in A minor, op. 132, the Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the porters' lodge).

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Tuesday 4 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Assertiveness'—day 1, 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 5 May

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

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Thursday 6 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Listening skills'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR (G.) PATTISON: (?Professor of Divinity - check title): `xxx' (inaugural lecture), venue, time. [This date `booked' by phone 2.12.03: probably 5 in the Schools.]

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Friday 7 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Briefing for research supervisors, group leaders, and administrators', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

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Monday 10 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 12.30 p.m.; `Heads of department and chairmen of boards: "Directions" seminar', 1 p.m.; and `Inducting staff', 12.45 p.m. (see information above).

THE HON. GARETH EVANS (formerly Foreign Minister of Australia): `When is it right to fight? Rethinking the jurisprudence of military force' (Cyril Foster Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Thursday 13 May

DR ANDREW LAIRD: `Recognising Virgil' (Don Fowler Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR PETER SLUGLETT: `Whose sacred trust? Some reflections on the implementation and legacy of the British and French Mandates in the Middle East' (first of two Leonard Stein Lectures), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m. (second lecture on 20 May).

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