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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 18 June

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

PROFESSOR LAURA STOKER: `Are citizens' policy opinions self-interested?' (lecture), Large Lecture Room, Nuffield, 3.30 p.m.

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.

LAZAR GOSMAN and NATASHA KOVAL-PADEN: recital of violin and piano works by Bloch, Stravinsky, Shostakovitch, Elgar, Tchaikovsky, and Beethoven, the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m. (admission £10/£4).

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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).

OLIVIER DUHAMEL, MEP: `The way to the European Constitution: will and chaos' (lecture), European Studies Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m. (Further details from the Maison Française: tel. (2)74220.)

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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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Friday 2 July

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

PROFESSOR P.H. RAVEN: `Plants, sustainability, and our common future' (G.E. Blackman Lecture), Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences, 3 p.m.

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Saturday 3 July

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE gallery talk (Dr Jim Bennett): `Sundials', 2 p.m.

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Sunday 4 July

VOCES ANGELICAE: promenade concert, Museum of the History of Science, 3 p.m. (admission free).

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Wednesday 7 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING: induction seminar for new heads of academic departments and chairmen of faculty boards, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Thursday 8 July

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

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Sunday 11 July

THE CLERKS OF CHRIST CHURCH: promenade concert, Museum of the History of Science, 3 p.m. (admission free).

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Friday 16 July

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

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Saturday 17 July

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE gallery talk (Stephen Johnston): `The transit of Venus', 2 p.m.

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Monday 19 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing contract research staff—day 3, action learning set', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 27 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Managing contract research staff—day 4, recruitment and selection', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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