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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 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.

PROFESSOR K. DOWDING: `Ministerial resignations and non-resignations' (Executive Government Group lunchtime workshop), Seminar Room B, Department of Politics and International Relations, 12.30 p.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. (Discussion opened by Lady Prashar, First Civil Service Commissioner.)

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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Monday 23 February

DR L. VAUGHAN: ` " The morbid destruction of the parts necessary to life": William Heberden and the "usefulness" of clinico-pathological correlation in eighteenth-century England' (seminar series: `Surgery, physic, and culture'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

S. LLANDRAT-GUIGES: `Introduction au cinéma de la "modernité": Jean- Luc Godard (Cinéma et sculpture)' (lecture series), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 24 February

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Roman portraits', 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 JONATHAN GLOVER: `Disability and genetic choice' (Uehiro Lectures: `Choosing children: genes, disability, and design'), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

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

THE RT. HON. SIR MALCOLM RIFKIND, LORD (KENNETH) MORGAN, and PROFESSOR JAMES RUBIN: `US foreign policy: a new isolationism?' (Parliamentary Seminars: `A fractured world: foreign policy in the twenty-first century'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

HUGH BRODY: `The southern Kalahari: Khomani San and the National Park' (Waynflete Lectures: `Claiming land, winning rights, losing life'—an exploration and critique of Aboriginal land claims), the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

HANNA SCHLISSLER: `Did gender history keep its promises?—feminist historiography and master narratives' (Modern European History Social and Cultural History Research Seminar), Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

DR H. DEAN: `Popular discourse and the ethical deficiency of "Third Way" conceptions of citizenship' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Barnett House, 5 p.m.

L. TUNBRIDGE: `Beethoven in the rings of Saturn: Schumann, Berlioz, and the composer's spirit' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

ABIGAIL REYNOLDS: `To think with'—a slide lecture discussing the processes behind the work on show currently at Modern Art Oxford (OED Forum meeting), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

DR E. WOLFF: `Icy bubbles and global warming' (Wolfson College Lectures: `Bubbles physical and metaphysical'), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY SINFONIETTA (conductor Benjamin Winters) performs works by Paul Patterson, James MacMillan, Boyce, and Alberto Ginastera, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. [TICKET INFORMATION TO FOLLOW].

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Wednesday 25 February

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to Islam', 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.)

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

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

PROFESSOR C. CLUNAS: `Dark warriors: visual and material cultures of violence' (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 chamber opera in seventeenth-century Vienna' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `Early Jesuit music'—with video and audio illustrations), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR F. BURGAT: `Divergent agendas in United Yemen: the politics of Islah and Da'wah Salafiyya' (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies seminars: `Islamic political thought'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR E. SICHER: `Between hope and despair: Jewish writers and the Russian Revolution' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 26 February

DR S. FAZEL: `Psychiatric aspects of crime and the elderly' (Oxford Institute of Ageing seminars: `Health and social care for ageing populations'), Lecture Theatre, Department of Sociology, 1 p.m.

H.N. KRINGELBACH: `Dance and the expression of joy and sadness in Africa' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Engendering emotion: interdisciplinary contexts'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

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

J. MELLANBY: `A comparison of the performance of men and women in Final exams at Oxford: causes and possible remedies?' (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).

PROFESSOR A. DJEBAR: `St Augustin et la destruction' (Zaharoff Lecture: celebrating 100 years of Modern Languages at Oxford), Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR SHLOMO BEN-AMI: `From Camp David to Madrid' (lecture series: `The quest for peace in the Arab–Israeli conflict'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR SAVITA VIJ: `Hindus and Hinduism in contemporary Britain' (Centre for Christianity and Culture lecture series: `Relating to the "Other": Hindu and Christian perspectives'), Regent's Park, 5 p.m.

KATE PARMINTER (Chief Executive, CPRE) 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.

DR J. MOODY: `Changing landscapes of West Crete: the archaeology of Little Ice Age events' (Starr Foundation Seminars), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 p.m.

HELEN BAMBER: `In whose hands?' (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 27 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Strategic planning, for heads of department and chairmen of boards', 9 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM study session: `English embroideries', 10 a.m.–12.30 p.m. (Cost: £12, Friends £8, concessions £6. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR M. GNERRE: `Jivaro streams: from placed names to named places' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `Identifying and naming—anthropological and other approaches'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 61 Banbury Road, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Decorative arts in China', 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 R. WADE: `The World Bank and its critics' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University, 2 p.m.

DR J. MADDICOTT: `Expansion: Parliament and nation, 1272–1327' (James Ford Lectures in British History: `The origins of the English Parliament, c.900–1327'), Schools, 5 p.m.

LORD BINGHAM OF CORNHILL: `The Alabama claims' (Neill Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR DAVID BUTLER: `Politics and the media' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m. (Discussion opened by Peter Riddell, Political Correspondent, The Times.)

MUSTAFA BARGHOUTI: `A new vision for Palestine' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR J. REYNELL: `Opportunities for female autonomy and leadership within the Jain religious tradition' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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