Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Rhodes Professor of American History

PROFESSOR R. CARWARDINE will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 17 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Abraham Lincoln, God, and the American Civil War.'

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Regius Professor of Greek

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER PELLING will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 20 May, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: `Greek lives.'

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RODNEY PORTER MEMORIAL LECTURE

Notice of cancellation

It is regretted that the Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture, due to have been given by Dr S. Brenner at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 20 May, in the University Museum of Natural History, has been cancelled.

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WILDE LECTURES IN NATURAL AND COMPARATIVE RELIGION

From pure will to unbounded love

Amended notice

PROFESSOR P. FORREST, University of New England, New South Wales, Australia, will conclude his series of Wilde Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. The dates of the lectures differ from those previously announced.

Mon. 17 May: `De Trinitate.' (Formerly announced for Tuesday, 18 May)

Thur. 20 May: `The kenotic account of the Incarnation.'(Formerly announced for Wednesday, 19 May)

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NORMAN HEATLEY LECTURE

PROFESSOR ROBERT TJIAN, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the Norman Heatley Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 17 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.

Subject: `Deconstructing and reconstituting the Metazoan transcriptional apparatus.'

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WEIDENFELD VISITING PROFESSOR OF EUROPEAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

The tempation of the impossible: Victor Hugo's Les Misérables

MARIO VARGAS LLOSA, Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature 2003–4, will continue his series of lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School.

Wed. 19 May: `The great theatre of the world.'

Wed. 26 May: `Rich, poor, leisured, idle, and marginal.'

Wed. 2 June: `Civilised barbarians.'

Fri. 4 June: `From heaven above.'

Wed. 9 June: `The temptation of the impossible.'

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CAMERON MACKINTOSH LECTURE

The Cameron Mackintosh Lecture, which will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 May, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College, will take the form of a conversation between JOHN PETERS, Drama Critic, The Sunday Times, MICHAEL GEARIN-TOSH, and others.

Subject: `Creativity and criticism in theatre.'

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O'DONNELL LECTURES IN CELTIC STUDIES

Books from Ireland, fifth to ninth century

PROFESSOR R. SHARPE will deliver the O'Donnell Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 20 May, and Friday, 21 May, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

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CLASSICS

DR A. VLACHOPOULOS, University of the Peloponnese, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 8 June, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. Further information may be obtained from Dr Sue Sherratt, Ashmolean Museum, or Dr Maria Stamatopoulou, Lincoln College.

Subject: `The wall paintings from the Xeste 3 building at Akrotiri, Thera. Towards an interpretation of its iconographic programme.'

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LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Pharmacology and anatomical neuropharmacology seminars

The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Pharmacology.

PROFESSOR P. MCNAUGHTON, Cambridge
18 May: `Why pain gets worse—the molecular basis of sensitisation.'

PROFESSOR J. DOSTROVSKY, Montreal
25 May: `Neuronal activity in basal ganglia of movement disorder patients—is firing rate important?'

DR C. PONTING
1 June: `Comparative genomics and drug discovery.'

DR M. LUDWIG, Edinburgh
8 June: `Talking back: mechanisms and consequences of dendritic neuropeptide release.'

PROFESSOR P. RORSMAN
15 June: `Intracellular ion channels and the control of pancreatic hormone secretion.'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Oxford Life Science Modelling Colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in St John's College.

Convener: Professor Philip Maini.

PROFESSOR D. NOBLE
18 May: `Mathematics of the heart.'

PROFESSOR M. WOOLHOUSE, Edinburgh
1 June: `Modelling infectious diseases in livestock.'

PROFESSOR K. BINMORE, London
15 June: `Natural justice.'

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Soft Matter, Biomaterials, and Interfaces

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room.

Convener: Professor J. Klein.

PROFESSOR J. H. P. BAYLEY
25 May: `Non-covalent and covalent chemistry with protein nanopores.'

DR J. MACPHERSON, Warwick
1 June: `High resolution electrochemical imaging of interfacial processes.'

PROFESSOR F. DE SCHRYVER, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Holland
8 June: `Visualisation and study of single molecules.'

PROFESSOR B. EISENBERG, Rush Medical College, Chicago, USA
Fri. 11 June, 2.15 p.m.: `Ion channels as devices: crowded charge model of selectivity.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

DR MARY CREWE, Pretoria, will give a seminar at 4 p.m. on Monday, 17 May, in the EPA Seminar Room, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

Convener: Professor S. Gordon.

Subject: `Mbeki and beyond: AIDS in South Africa.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Russian Graduate Seminar

PROFESSOR NANCY CONDEE, Professor of Slavonic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, will speak at the seminar to be held on Thursday, 20 May. Professor Condee's Visiting Professorship at Oxford is supported by the British Academy.

Conveners: Dr Philip Bullock and Dr Julie Curtis.

Subject: `Empire and nation: the muddle of contemporaneity.'

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Russian Film Festival

The following contemporary films will be shown. Each film will be followed by comment from, among others, Nancy Condee of the University of Pittsburgh, Ian Christie from Birkbeck College, London, and Julian Graffy of the SSEES, London. Organised by William Brown (graduate student), Magdalen College.

Fri. 28 May, 10 a.m.: Magnetic Storms (Vadim Abdrashitov).

Fri. 28 May, 2 p.m.: Russian Ark (Alexander Sokurov).

Sat. 29 May, 10 a.m.: Chekov's Motifs (Kira Muratova).

Sat. 29 May, 2 p.m.: Khrustalyov, My Car! (Aleksei German).

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MODERN HISTORY

Modern European History Research Centre

PROFESSOR J. COOKSON, Canterbury, New Zealand, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 May, in the Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College.

Subject: `From predator to paragon: creating the myth of the Scottish soldier in the early nineteenth century.'

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PHILOSOPHY

Applied ethics: human enhancement, artificial beings, and the future of humanity

PROFESSOR J. SAVULESCU and DR N. BOSTROM will lecture at 2 p.m. on the following Tuesdays in the Lecture Room, the Philosophy Centre, 10 Merton Street.

18 May: `Human dignity and the natural order of things.'

25 May: `Intelligence and memory enhancement.'

1 June: `Mood, personality, and desire modification.'

8 June: `Radical life extension.'

15 June: `Existential risks.'

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PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS

DR P. PINZAUTI, Florence, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 May, in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: Professor G.A. Cohen and Dr P.M.S. Hacker.

Subject: `Marx's commodity fetishism and Wittgenstein's grammatical confusion.'

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

Oxford Finance Symposium

The third Oxford Finance Symposium will be held between 8 and 17 June inclusive in the Saïd Business School.

Convener: Dr Peg Katrizky, Saïd Business School.

C. PARLOUR, Carnegie Mellon
Tue. 8 June, 9 a.m.: `Information acquisition in a limit order market.'

A. RÖELL, Princeton
Tue. 8 June, 5 p.m.: `Corporate governance and economic performance.' (Deutsche Bank Lecture)

H. POLEMARCHAKIS, Brown
Wed. 9 June, 9 a.m.: `Intertemporal optimality.'

S. BHATTACHARYA, LSE
Wed. 9 June, 5 p.m.: `Knowledge disclosure patents and optimal organisation of research and development.'

T. RAMADORAI
Thur. 10 June, 9 a.m.: `A bird's-eye view of hedge-fund flows.'

P. BOLTON, Princeton
Thur. 10 June, 5 p.m.: `Bounded rationality and incomplete contracts.'

J. CAMPBELL, Harvard
Fri. 11 June, 9 a.m.: `Bad beta, good beta.'

J. GEANAKOPLOS, Yale
Fri. 11 June, 5 p.m.: `Liquidity, default, and crashes: endogenous contracts in general equilibrium.'

T. FOUCAULT, HEC, Paris
Mon. 14 June, 9 a.m.: `Does anonymity matter in electronic limit order markets?'

D. DUFFIE, James I. Miller Professor of Finance, Stanford
Mon. 14 June, 5 p.m.: `Bankruptcy probabilities.' (Clarendon Lectures: `Default risk: measurement and pricing'—Lecture I)

M. PETERSEN, Northwestern
Tue. 15 June, 9 a.m.: `Does the source of capital affect capital structure?'

PROFESSOR D. DUFFIE, Stanford
Tue. 15 June, 5 p.m.: `Default risk pricing.' (Clarendon Lectures II)

H. OZSOYLEV
Wed. 16 June, 9 a.m.: `Knowing thy neighbour: social interaction and rational expectations in financial markets.'

PROFESSOR D. DUFFIE, Stanford
Wed. 16 June, 5 p.m.: `Default correlation.' (Clarendon Lectures III)

A. LJUNGQVIST, Stern, NYU
Thur. 17 June, 9 a.m.: `Underwriting relationships.'

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Finance Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Lecture Theatre 5, West Wing, the Saïd Business School. Enquiries should be directed to Christine Seal (telephone: Oxford (2)88902, e-mail: professorial.secretary@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Convener: D.P. Tsomocos.

H. SABOURIAN, Cambridge
13 May: `herding in efficient markets with monotonic signals.'

A. KESWANI, Cass Business School
20 May: `Determinants of mutual fund performance persistence: a cross sector analysis.'

PROFESSOR A. RÖELL, Princeton, USA
27 May: `Executive pay, earnings manipulation and shareholder litigation.'

R.G. TOMKINS, Hochschule für Bankwirtschaft
3 June: `Estimating default probabilities using the unconditional disturbances approach.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES

Hindu–Jewish Seminar

MADHAVI NEVADER will lecture at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 May, in Campion Hall. The seminar is organised in association with the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies.

Conveners: F.X. Clooney and M. Freud-Kandel.

Subject: `A Jewish understanding of monotheism in the Hebrew Bible: in conversation with Hindu perspectives.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

PROFESSOR M. HALSTEAD, Plymouth
19 May: `The education of Muslim children in liberal democratic societies.'

THE RT. HON. CHRISTOPHER PATTEN, CH, European Commissioner for External Affairs and Chancellor of the University
Mon. 24 May, 5 p.m., Sheldonian Theatre: `Islam and the West—at the crossroads.'

PROFESSOR P. WELLER, Derby
26 May: `Addressing religious discrimination and Islamophobia: Muslims and liberal democracies. The case of the United Kingdom.'

PROFESSOR J. CESARI, Harvard and CNRS, Paris
2 June: `Imam wanted: global Islam and the crisis in religious authority.'

PROFESSOR Y. HADDAD, Georgetown
9 June: `Are Muslims a "Fifth Column" in the United States?'

PROFESSOR T. RAMADAN, Geneva
16 June: `Solidarity, loyalty, and co-citizenship with non-Muslims in Islamic sources.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

International Gender Studies Centre

Barbara Ward Commemorative Lecture

PROFESSOR ELIZABETH SINN, University of Hong Kong, will deliver the Barbara Ward Commemorative Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 May, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Women at work: nineteenth-century brothel- keepers in Hong Kong.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Interdisciplinary conversations

DR FEDERICO VARESE will give the third seminar in this series at 4 p.m. on Monday, 17 May, in the Seminar Room, the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College.

Subject: `Corruption.'

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE

Attention: Phenomenology, Hemispheric Specialisation and Psychiatric Disorders

This conference will be held on Friday, 28 May, and Saturday, 29 May, in All Souls College. Those interested in attending should contact the Fellows' Secretary, Humaira Erfan Ahmed (telephone: Oxford (2)89109, e-mail: humaira.erfan-ahmed@all-souls.ox.ac.uk).

Convener: Dr I. McGilchrist.

Friday, 28 May

PROFESSOR L. SASS, Rutgers, New Jersey, USA
9.30 a.m.: `Attention, engagement and emotion in schizophrenia: a phenomenological account.'

PROFESSOR E. MATTHEWS, Aberdeen
11 a.m.: `Being in a world on one's own: Merleau-Ponty and schizophrenia.'

DR M. WYLLIE, Aberdeen
12 noon: `Lived time and psychopathology: depression and eternal suffering.'

M. BRENNER, author of Faces and Vanishing Points
2 p.m.: To be announced.

PROFESSOR N. NIKOLAENKO, St Petersberg, Russia
3 p.m.: To be announced.


Saturday, 29 May

DR MCGILCHRIST
9.30 a.m.: To be announced.

DR J. CUTTING, Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry
11 a.m.: `Apollo and Dionysus: the hemispheres and the phenomenological reductions in schizophrenia and depressive illness.'

PROFESSOR G. STANGHELLINI, Florence, Italy
12 noon: `Ceci n'est pas un délire: Husserl, Scheler, and the phenomenological reduction.'

DR A. RICHARDSON
2 p.m.: `Attention, laterality, and lipids in developmental and psychiatric disorders: a new approach to some old questions.'

DR G. GLAS, Consultant Psychiatrist and Professor, Utrecht, Holland
3 p.m.: `Concepts of attention in phenomenology and cognitive neuroscience: are what we experience and what we measure the same thing?'

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KEBLE COLLEGE

Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture

FR. TIMOTHY RADCLIFFE, OP, will deliver the Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 28 May, in the chapel, Keble College.

Subject: `The crisis of truth-telling in our society.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

Hands Lecture

SIR NIGEL WICKS, Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life 2001–4, will deliver the fourth annual Hands Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 May, in the chapel, Mansfield College.

Subject: `Muddle, muddle, toil, and trouble: some challenges for our democratic process.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Asian Studies Centre

PROFESSOR HIDEAKI MIYAJIMA, Waseda University, will give a seminar at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 1 June, in the Dahrendorf Room, the Founder's Building, St Antony's College.

The seminar will begin at 3 p.m., and not at 5 p.m., as previously announced.

Convener: Dr Mark Rebick.

Subject: `The state of the Japanese economy.'

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European Studies Centre

History and memory in interwar Italy

This workshop will be held on Wednesday, 26 May, 2–5 p.m., in the Seminar Room, the European Studies Centre. Further details may be obtained from Ulli Parkinson (telephone: Oxford (2)74470, e-mail: european.studies@sant.ox.ac.uk).

C. BALDOLI: `The necessary tragedies: from Caporetto to Rome 1943.'

P. DIPAOLA, Goldsmiths' College, London: `Italian Anarchism and the outbreak of the Great War.'

M. TRUDELL, Birkbeck College, London: `Caporetto, history, and memory of the defeat.'

M. CAREW: `Fascism and women: the regime's demographic policies.'

R. CLIFFORD: `The memory of deportation in the Second World War.'

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Debate

PROFESSOR H. HUBEL, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, and PROFESSOR A. MENON, Birmingham, will debate at 5 p.m. on Friday, 14 May, in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Is enlargement good for Europe?'

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Lectures

Unless othewise indicated, the following lectures will take place at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the European Studies Centre.

PROFESSOR HANS MOMMSEN, Emeritus Professor of Modern History, Bochum
Mon. 17 May: `The dissolution of the Third Reich 1943 to 1945.' (Chair: Jane Caplan)

JOHN MONKS, General Secretary, European TUC
Fri. 4 June, Lecture Theatre: `Is Europe still the workers' best friend?'

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Sub-state entities and co-sovereignty within the EU

This workshop will be held on Thursday, 20 May, in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College. The conference will start with an introduction by Professor Ezeizabarrena at 9.15 a.m. and will end with an open debate at 7 p.m. Further details may be found at http://www.sant.ox.ac.uk/areastudies/esc-workshop.shtml.

Convener: Professor Xabier Ezeizabarrena, St Antony's College.

Morning session (chaired by Kalypso Nikolaidis)

M. KEATING, European Institute, Florence
9.30 a.m.: `General overview towards the EU constitution.'

PROFESSOR EZEIZABARRENA
10.15 a.m.: `Basque historical titles at the EU, and a comparative approach with Germany, Austria, and Belgium.'

E. JURADO
11.30 a.m.: `A comparative approach with the eastern EU enlargement.'

J.C. KARL
12.15 p.m.: `A historical and constitutional analysis of Bavaria.'


Afternoon session

M. QUINN, Welsh Government
3.30 p.m.: `Contribution from the UK–Welsh case.'

L. BAS, Flemish Government
4.15 p.m.: `The Flemish perspective and activity at the UN and EU.'

J. BENGOETXEA, University of the Basque Country/CJEC
5.30 p.m.: `The Basque case in the current situation.'

M. HERRERO DE MIÑÓN, Royal Academy of Political Sciences, Spain
6.15 p.m.: Sub-state entities and co-sovereignty at the Council of Europe.'

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South-east European Studies Programme: workshop

The workshop will be held on Friday, 28 May, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., in the Maplethorpe Conference Room, St Hugh's College. For further details or to register, contact Mrs Janet Pearson (telephone: Oxford (2)74537, e-mail: seesp@sant.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `The continued rapprochement between Greece and Turkey: still genuine?'

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE

Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR G. VATTIMO, Professor of Philosophy, University of Turin, will deliver the Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 May, in the Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's College.

Subject: `A farewell to truth: veritas from modernity to postmodernity.'

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Becket Institute

The publicity of reasons, normative authority, and religious liberty

This meeting will be held on Saturday, 29 May, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., in the Wordsworth Room, St Hugh's College.

DR R. AUDI, Notre Dame
9.30 a.m.: `Moral foundations of democracy, secular reasons, and liberal neutrality toward the good.'

DR M. FERRETTI, Bologna
11.15 a.m.: `Having reasons and not giving reasons.'

DR J. SIMMONS, Mercer
2 p.m.: `A rhetorician's view on religious speech in deliberative democracies.'

DR D. ROBINSON, Oxford and Columbia
3.45 p.m.: ` "Essentialism" (again) and fitness for the rule of law.'


Lectures

DR ARMIN ADAM will lecture at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Becket Institute, St Hugh's College.

Tue. 1 June: `Postsecularisation: a new evaluation of religion in Western societies.'
Thur. 3 June: `The scarf and the cross: current trends in Continental constitutional debates on religious liberties.'

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

St John's College Research Centre

CORINNA RIVA, Junior Research Fellow in Archaeology, St John's College, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 26 May, in the Seminar Room of the Centre.

The meeting is open to all, but space is limited. Those wishing to attend are asked to e-mail: research.centre@sjc.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `Fragmented landscapes in eastern–central Italy: the Upper Esino Valley Survey.'

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European and Comparative Law Programme

PROFESSOR MARK FREEDLAND, PROFESSOR PAUL CRAIG, DR SIMON WHITTAKER, DR LIZ FISHER, DR CATHERINE JACQUESON, and NICOLA CONTOURIS will speak at a European and Comparative Law Programme meeting to be held at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 May, in the St John's College Research Centre.

Subject: `A three-year research project in the areas of "personal debt in Europe" and "public services in Europe: the case of employment services".'

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Programme in Arabic Poetry and Comparative Poetics

GHIYAS ALJUNDI, ROBERT HAHN, and NADIA JAMIL will give readings in Arabic and English at 5 p.m. on Monday, 17 May, in the Auditorium, St John's College. The meeting will be introduced by Jeremy Johns, and will include images from the painted ceiling of the palace chapel of King Roger.

Subject: `Boon companions: Arabic poetry and Norman Sicily.'

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Margaret Howard Lecture

SIR CHARLES GRAY, Judge of the High Court, will deliver the Margaret Howard Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 27 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Freedom of expression—checking the balances.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Public lecture

DR JEREMY JOHNS will deliver a public lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 27 May, in the Buttery, Wolfson College.

Subject: `The Book of Curiosities: some answers and many more questions.'

Note: The Book of Curiosities, the unique complete manuscript of a hitherto unknown Arabic cosmographical treatise, was acquired by the Bodleian in June 2002. The manuscript, a copy of a work which was probably compiled in the eleventh century, contains an unparalleled series of diagrams of the heavens and maps of the Earth. Many of its illustrations can be seen in the Bodleian exhibition `Medieval views of the cosmos' (Exhibition Room, 7 June–30 October).

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RIPON COLLEGE, CUDDESDON

150 Anniversary Festival

The past, present, and future of theological education

This conference will be held on Tuesday, 25 May, 9.30 a.m.–6 p.m., in Ripon College, Cuddesdon. Speakers will include Mark Chapman, Andrew Atherstone, Alastair Redfern, Michael Brierley, and Robert Jeffrey.

THE RT. REVD STEPHEN PLATTEN, Bishop of Wakefield, will deliver the keynote lecture at 4.15 p.m.

Subject: `Cuddesdon, theological education, and the changing Church.'


Other events

The following events will also be held as part of the Anniversary Festival. Further details of all events may be obtained from Mrs Sophie Farrant, Ripon College, Cuddesdon, Oxford OX44 9EX (telephone: Oxford 874404, e-mail: sfarrant@ripon-cuddesdon@ac.uk).

Note: places are very limited for the Friday events.

Wed. 26 May, 7.30 p.m.: Concert of sacred music in All Saints Church, Cuddesdon, with the choir of St Mary Magdalen.

Thur. 27 May, 5.30–7 p.m.: Tour of the old Ripon Hall buildings in Boar's Hill, and unveiling of blue plaque.

Fri. 28 May, 11.30 a.m.: Festival Eucharist. Celebrant: The Rt. Revd Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury; preacher: The Rt. Revd Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford and Visitor to the college.

Fri. 28 May, 2.30 p.m. THE RT. REVD DR ROWAN WILLIAMS, Archbishop of Canterbury: `The Christian priest today.' (Festival Lecture)

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OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY

DR R. DARWALL-SMITH and MR M. RIORDAN will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 20 May, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `Archives for administrators or archives for antiquarians? Early archive catalogues from four Oxford colleges.'

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

Rowe Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR PIERO BOITANI, FBA, Professor of English, University of Rome, `La Sapienza', will deliver the Dorothy Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 28 May, in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College (entrance through Longwall).

Subject: `Dante, Milton, and the poetry of Christian Europe.'

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