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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 23 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR C. HUMPHREY: `Naming taboos in Mongolia and their relation to personhood' (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: `The Founders', 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 D. STASAVAGE: `Globalisation and transparency in economic policy-making' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University, 2 p.m.

WORKSHOP: `Savoirs contestés et capitales controversées (Londres et Paris)' (Franco-British Research Group on `Scientific capitals: Paris and London'), Maison Française, 2.30–5.30 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m.).

DR J. MADDICOTT: `Genesis: "The Witan of the English people", c.900–1066' (James Ford Lectures in British History: `The origins of the English Parliament, c.900–1327'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR DAVID BUTLER: `The strategy of the Conservative Party' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

DR U. HERBERT: `Stalinist and Nazi rule: possibilities and limits of comparison' (lecture in series `Historical concepts between Western and Eastern Europe'), European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, 5 p.m.

AFIF SAFIEH: `Which way forward?' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

LORD (DOUGLAS) HURD: `Britain in today's world' (European Movement open meeting), Maison Française, 7.30 p.m.

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Saturday 24 January

ORGAN RECITAL: Peter Buisseret, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

COLIN CARR performs Bach suites for cello: no. 2 in D minor, no. 4 in E flat major, and no. 6 in D major, the Hall, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the porters' lodge, St John's).

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Sunday 25 January

THE REVD DR JOHN MUDDIMAN preaches the Macbride Sermon, Hertford, 10 a.m.

ALEXANDRA BUCKLE (flute) and CHRISTIAN WILSON (piano) perform music by Poulenc and Hindemith, the Hall, Balliol, 9 p.m. (doors open 8.45 p.m.; admission free).

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Monday 26 January

R. RALLEY, Cambridge: `The "comminalte" of London physicians and surgeons, 1423–4' (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 (Une femme est une femme/Les Carabiniers)' (lecture series), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR SIR DAVID WATSON: `A new university world? National and international perspectives on change in higher education' (Green College Lectures: `The future of higher education'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

PAT SYMONDS: `Success in competition: the application of science or just sheer luck?' (Formula 1 Motorsport Evening), Begbroke Science Park, 7 p.m. (admission free, but e-mail reservation necessary: elen.humphreys@begbroke.ox.ac.uk or rebecca.lingwood@begbroke.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 27 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Presentation skills'—day 2, 9.30 a.m., and `Small group teaching'—humanities and social sciences, first meeting, 12.15 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Bull of Minos', 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. COKER, LORD (NAZIR) AHMED, and THE RT. HON. ANN TAYLOR, MP: `Through different eyes' (Parliamentary Seminars: `A fractured world: foreign policy in the twenty-first century'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR T. BURCHARDT: ` "One man's rags are another man's riches": identifying adaptive preferences using panel data' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Barnett House, 5 p.m.

HUGH WHITEMORE (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `Learning the lingo: how television drama evolved' (News International Broadcast Media Lectures: `The largest theatre in the world: a writer's view of television drama'), Exeter, 5.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 28 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Induction seminar for heads of department and chairmen of boards', 9.30 a.m.; `Presentation skills'—day 2, 9.30 a.m.; and `Small group teaching'—sciences and medical sciences, first meeting, 12.15 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Nineteenth-century French paintings', 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 A. WYGANT: `Medean alchemy' (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. CLUNAS: `Sitting and roaming: visual and material cultures of direction and movement' (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: `Early opera as icon and method' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `Early Jesuit music'—with video and audio illustrations), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR B. MILTON-EDWARDS: `The concept of Hudna (ceasefires) in Islamic political thought' (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies seminars: `Islamic political thought'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. NEUBERGER: `Education and democracy in Israel—dilemmas and constraints' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 29 January

PROFESSOR A. GRAY: `Ageing and health expenditure: a new look at the evidence' (seminar series: `Health and social care for ageing populations'), Lecture Theatre, Department of Sociology, 1 p.m.

THE REVD DR JUDITH THOMAS: `Emotional dynamics in the pastoral counselling of women victims of abuse: a multicultural analysis of "shame" ' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Engendering emotion: interdisciplinary contexts'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR E. OSTROM: `The Samaritan's dilemma: an institutional analysis of aid and development' (Lee Lecture in Political Science and Government), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR D. KILLINGLEY: `Christian and Indian traditions in historical perspective' (Centre for Christianity and Culture lecture series: `Relating to the "Other": Hindu and Christian perspectives'), Regent's Park, 5 p.m.

A. SHIRLEY: `Some heroes (and one heroine) of polar exploration' (DNB Seminars in Historical Biography: `Heroes and character'), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

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Friday 30 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Project management for administrative staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR R. DILLEY: `Identifying craftsmen in Senegal: conceptions of "caste", cultural origin, and animal characteristics' (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: `Eighteenth-century paintings', 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. JOSHI: `Globalisation and exchange rate regimes' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University, 2 p.m.

DR J. MADDICOTT: `Confluence: English council, feudal counsel, 1066–1189' (James Ford Lectures in British History: `The origins of the English Parliament, c.900–1327'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR VERNON BOGDANOR: `The role of the Department for Constitutional Affairs—the Permanent Secretary's view' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

AHMAD KHALIDI: `A national security policy for Palestine' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. SAMUEL: `Teaching non-western religions today: finance, politics, and identity' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 31 January

ORGAN RECITAL: Christian Wilson, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 1 February

THE REVD DR MAURICE WILES preaches, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 2 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection for administrators'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

A. NATHOO: ` "The most extraordinary programme ever shown on television": transplant surgeons, cardiac patients, and Tomorrow's World in 1968' (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 (Vivre sa vie/Le Mépris)' (lecture series), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

BRIAN O'ROURKE: `Composite materials and safety structures in F1 racing cars' (Formula 1 Motorsport Evening), Begbroke Science Park, 6 p.m. (admission free, but e-mail reservation necessary: elen.humphreys@begbroke.ox.ac.uk or rebecca.lingwood@begbroke.ox.ac.uk).

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