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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 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.

DAME RUTH DEECH: `Regulating reproduction—risks and rewards' (lecture), Rhodes House, 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.

ENSEMBLE ISIS, with guest composer Brian Elias, Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty: 4.30 p.m., Ensemble ISIS Composers' Workshop for mixed ensemble; 7.30 p.m., `Composer Speaks'. Free of charge and open to the public.

S. CARR: `The role of the parliamentary sketch-writer' (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.)

OPUS COMMUNITY WORKSHOP I: general workshop techniques for the wider community, Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 2 p.m. (open to university members only).

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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Thursday 23 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m., and `Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR J. WALDREN: `What's new under the sun? Rural Mallorca in the twenty-first century' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Fieldwork and fieldnotes revisited: the local in a globalised world'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

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Friday 24 October

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

BETTS FOUNDATION ORGAN MASTERCLASS with Kevin Bowyer: `Twentieth- century Organ Music', 10.30 a.m.--12 noon and 2--4 p.m., Cathedral (free of charge and open to the public).

DR C. BRANT: `Perfect creatures of heaven: deerhounds in and out of dog culture' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identity of animals'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The horse in ancient Greece', 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 L. FAWCETT: `Regionalism as a way to manage globalisation' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University College, 2 p.m.

R. ELLEN: `From ethnoscience to science (or, what the indigenous knowledge debate tells us about how scientists define their project)' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars), ISCA, 4 p.m.

P. MALTBY: `Public–private partnership and private finance—magic money or third-way hype?' (lecture series: `Contemporary UK government and policy-making: the death, rebirth, or re-invention of democratic politics?'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. HAMPSON: `The viability of a post-Christian spirituality' (Interdisciplinary seminars in the study of religions), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

MARY ROBINSON: `Reflection on Cancun: making trade work for human rights' (Deneke Lecture), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 p.m. (tickets required, from the Development Office, LMH: tel. (2)74362, e-mail: development@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

DR P. FARA: `Newton: the making of a genius' (lecture in series `Between the lines', given by authors of books on the history of science for a wide readership), Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m.

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Saturday 25 October

VIOL WORKSHOP—a one-day workshop for complete beginners, designed as an introduction to the history, repertoire, and playing technique, with tutor Cathie Miserandino, Music Faculty, 2 p.m. (For further information and to book contact the Bate Collection, (2)76139, after 2 p.m., weekdays).

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: Anthony Froggatt, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 26 October

THE REVD CANON JOHN WHITE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 27 October

DR L. RIVAL: `Gender and soul power in Amazonia' (Fertility and Reproduction seminars: `Reproduction, religion, and law'), Seminar Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

P. WALLIS: `Stopping plague: visions of control' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Segregation and exclusion in public health and disease control'), Wellcome Unit, 2.15 p.m.

LORD COOKE OF THORNDON, PROFESSOR J.A.G. GRIFFITH, and DR R. STEVENS: `The case for and against a Supreme Court' (seminar series: `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR CAROL HARLOW delivers the first two of the Clarendon Law Lectures, under the overall title `Perspectives on state liability', in the St Cross Building: `Corrective justice in the frame', 5 p.m., and `Tort law and globalisation', 6.20 p.m. (open to the public).

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Tuesday 28 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Old Master drawings', 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 PAUL MULDOON (Professor of Poetry): `The end of the poem: "Dover Beach" by Matthew Arnold', Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR CAROL HARLOW: `Towards distributive justice' (Clarendon Law Lectures: `Perspectives on state liability'), St Cross Building, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

DR D. ZEITLYN: `Talking about Somié—from the social to the individual and back' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Sample of one: Diko Madeleine, a senior Mambila woman's life in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR W.W. POWELL: `Emergence: university–industry interfaces in the life sciences—a comparison of the US, Britain, and Europe' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `Science, innovation, and economic growth'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

L.-E. MALMBERG: `Well-being: students' and teachers' agency' (seminar series: `Child well-being against the odds'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

S. RICE: `Gombert's five-part motets: what statistics can tell us about attributions and compositional technique' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

DR J. BLAIR: `Early Christianity in England' (public lectures: `Early Christianity in Britain and Ireland'), Blackfriars, 8 p.m.

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