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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 13 February

DR T. DRAGADZE: `Moods and numbers; their cultural effects' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `Identifying and naming—anthropological and other approaches'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 61 Banbury Road, 11 a.m.

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS (with Kate Semmens, soloist) performs music by Charpentier and Purcell, New College Ante-Chapel, 1.15 p.m. (tickets £2/£1 at the door).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Be my Valentine', 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.)

DR V. FITZGERALD: `Controlling the global funding of terrorists' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University, 2 p.m.

DR J. MADDICOTT: `Establishment: the first age of parliamentary politics, 1225–58' (James Ford Lectures in British History: `The origins of the English Parliament, c.900–1327'), Schools, 5 p.m.

JEANETTE WINTERSON: `Words are the part of silence that can be spoken: what art might mean in the twenty-first century' (Richard Hillary Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR VERNON BOGDANOR: `Politics and the judges' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

KARMA NABULSI: `The role of refugee and exile communities in creating the Palestinian future' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. HACKETT: `Carping or carpe diem: the response of scholars of religion to global religious violence' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 14 February

ORGAN RECITAL: David Davies, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS performs music by Charpentier and Purcell, New College Chapel, 8.30 p.m. (tickets £8/£5 available in advance from `In Oxford Shop', tel. 248774).

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Sunday 15 February

DR SEBASTIAN BROCK preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 16 February

PROFESSOR C. LAWRENCE: `Bodies anatomical and geographical: surgery and exploration in the nineteenth century' (seminar series: `Surgery, physic, and culture'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

J.-L. LEUTRAT: `Introduction au cinéma de la "modernité": Jean-Luc Godard (Passion/Scénario du film Passion)' (lecture series), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

BAHRAM BEKHRADNIA: `Higher education: where have we been? Where are we going?' `Green College Lectures: `The future of higher education'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 17 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Small group teaching'—humanities and social sciences, fourth meeting, 12.15 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The development of landscape', 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.)

DR M. RYAN: `The sense of place' (Carlyle Lectures: `The legal framework of political thought, 1100–1600'), Schools, 5 p.m.

MICHAEL MOORE, MP, PROFESSOR ADIELE AFIGBO, and RICHARD DOWDEN: `Africa: meltdown or breakthrough?' (Parliamentary Seminars: `A fractured world: foreign policy in the twenty-first century'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

HUGH BRODY: `The North Pacific coast: the Gitxan ask for the law' (Waynflete Lectures: `Claiming land, winning rights, losing life'—an exploration and critique of Aboriginal land claims), the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

S. GOLTERMANN: `The imagination of disaster: death and survival in post-war Germany' (Modern European History Social and Cultural History Research Seminar), Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

DR L. PLATT: `The intergenerational social mobility of minority ethnic groups' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Barnett House, 5 p.m.

E. WICKHAM: `Realisation and recreation: issues in the performance of early Renaissance polyphony' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

FRANCES SPALDING: `When are words not enough: Roger Fry and Virginia Woolf's creative friendship' (lecture series: `Biographers at work'), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5.15 p.m.

HUGH WHITEMORE (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `What is truth, what is fable? The dilemma of reality and television' (News International Broadcast Media Lectures: `The largest theatre in the world: a writer's view of television drama'), Green College, 5.30 p.m.

LORD EATWELL: `Useful economic bubbles' (Wolfson College Lectures: `Bubbles physical and metaphysical'), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 18 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Small group teaching'—sciences and medical sciences, fourth meeting, 12.15 p.m., and `Working for the University: opportunities and benefits', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to Victorian painting', 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 C. CLUNAS: `Play and excess: visual and material cultures of pleasure' (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.

PROFESSOR T.F. KENNEDY: `Jesuit chapels and musical catechisms' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `Early Jesuit music'—with video and audio illustrations), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR J. SIDEL: `Da'wah, Hijra, Jihad: the Jamaat Islamiyya in Indonesia' (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies seminars: `Islamic political thought'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

DR M. BAR-ASHER: `Jews and Judaism in early Shi'i religioius literature' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 19 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Leading teams'—day 2, and `Chairing meetings', both 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR R. GOOBERMAN-HILL: `MAP65+ - disability in later life' (Oxford Institute of Ageing seminars: `Health and social care for ageing populations'), Lecture Theatre, Department of Sociology, 1 p.m.

DR S. HUQ-HUSSAIN: `Bangladeshi women migrants' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Engendering emotion: interdisciplinary contexts'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

R. MURPHY: `Researching students' experiences of HE: beyond the looking glass?' (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).

THE REVD DR MICHAEL BARNES, SJ, and RAVI GUPTA: `Christian theological responses to Hinduism' (Centre for Christianity and Culture lecture series: `Relating to the "Other": Hindu and Christian perspectives'), Regent's Park, 5 p.m.

MS KRISTIINA OJULAND (Foreign Minister of Estonia): `EU25 > 15 + 10' (lecture), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

HEATHER O'DONOGHUE: `New words from Old Norse: names and neologisms in Walter Scott's The Pirate' (OED Forum meeting), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

GRAHAM WYNNE (Chief Executive, RSPB) 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.

A. THOMSON: `Epicureanism and Spinozism in early Enlightenment materialism' (Early Modern French Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Friday 20 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing research projects', 10 a.m. (see information above).

MARIE-BERNADETTE DUFOURCET: masterclass on the nineteenth- and twentieth- century French organ repertoire, the chapel, Exeter, 10 a.m–12 noon and 2–4 p.m. (free of charge and open to the public).

DR P. WORMALD lectures in the series `Identifying and naming—anthropological and other approaches'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 61 Banbury Road, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Pissarro', 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.)

DR J. MADDICOTT: `Consolidation: Parliament and baronial reform, 1258–72' (James Ford Lectures in British History: `The origins of the English Parliament, c.900–1327'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR VERNON BOGDANOR: `Civil Service reform' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

ALI ABUNIMAH: `Palestine/Israel: the end of the road for the two-state solution?' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR LORNA MARSDEN: `Women, universities, and the Canadian tradition' (LMH 125 Canada Seminar), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 p.m. (further information from: vanessa.windsor@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR P. JEFFREYS: `What is e-science, and will it change the University?' (Richardson Lecture), Pusey Lecture Room, Keble, 5.30 p.m.

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Saturday 21 February

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE: `10/10 Day'—open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., for a series of events on theme of `the colour blue' (see details in `Lectures' above).

ORGAN RECITAL: Jonathan Hardy, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 22 February

MRS HENRIETTA LEYSER preaches the Sermon on the Grace of Humility, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

KATHRYN WHITNEY (mezzo-soprano) and PHILIP BULLOCK (piano): experimental performance of Die Winterreise (Part II: the final twelve poems, in the order originally published), the Hall, Wolfson, 3 p.m.

JILL CROSSLAND performs piano works by Handel and Mozart, the Hall, Balliol, 9 p.m. (doors open 8.45 p.m.; admission free).

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