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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 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., Christ Church 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. ANDREW LACK (violin), JOHN BLEACH (horn), and JOHN EILBECK (piano) play works by Brahms, Duvernoy, and Franck, Maison Française, 8 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.

E. KING: `Clues to successful ageing' (public lecture series: `Fruits of winter: well-being in an ageing society'), Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture, Regent's Park College, 5 p.m.

M. QUINION: `Popular folk etymologies' (Oxford English Dictionary Forum), Rewley House, 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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Wednesday 29 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Dealing with stress', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ORGAN RECITAL: James Lloyd Thomas, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to Japan', 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 A. VIALA and DR K. TUNSTALL: `Racine and Greek tragedy' (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama lecture), Auditorium, Magdalen, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR W.W. POWELL: `Amplification: practising polygamy with good taste—the structure and dynamics of multiple networks' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `Science, innovation, and economic growth'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

M. UTAS: `Of masks and men: Liberian youth combatants and the experience of marginality' (Refugee Studies Centre public seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.

DR D. ZEITLYN: `Talking about Diko—introducing a woman, and means of researching a life' (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 30 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Budget preparation', 9.30 a.m., and `Appraisal skills', 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR J. DAVIES: `From shanty town clinic to peri-urban teaching hospital in Bolivia' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Fieldwork and fieldnotes revisited: the local in a globalised world'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR W.W. POWELL: `Institutionalism: managing the production of novelty' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `Science, innovation, and economic growth'), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

SIR CHRISTOPHER FOSTER: `Consultants to government—overpaid and overpowerful?' (lecture series: `Contemporary UK government and policy-making: the death, rebirth, or re-invention of democratic politics?'), Hovenden Room, All Souls, 5 p.m.

S. VAN DAMME: `Autour de Descartes à Paris: de l'histoire intellectuelle à l'histoire culturelle d'une capitale philosophique' (Early Modern French Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DR C. DONDI: `The School of San Girolamo, Nicolaus Jenson, and Venetian Books of Hours' (Oxford Bibliographical Society lecture), Seminar Room 3, Taylor Institution, 5.15 p.m.

SIR PAUL NURSE: `The great ideas of biology' (Romanes Lecture), Sheldonian, 5.45 p.m. (tickets not required).

DR D. GOODE: `Do cities hold the key to sustainability?' (Brian Walker Lecturer on Environment and Development), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Friday 31 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Leading teams'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR B. MORRIS: `Insects, humans, and identity' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identity of animals'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Aspects of childhood', 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. STEWART: `Global economic influences on conflict in the developing world' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University College, 2 p.m.

CONFERENCE: `Caught in the crossfire: the media and the war in Iraq', Maison Française, 2–5.30 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.–1 p.m.).

B. HARRISS-WHITE: `India's religious plurality and its implications for the economy' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars), ISCA, 4 p.m.

PROFESSOR G.A. HOSKING: `Structures of trust in Russian society: a historian's view' (Modern History Faculty: Special Faculty Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 1 November

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: Jessica Cottis, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 2 November

PROFESSOR TIM GORRINGE preaches, Lady Margaret Hall, 10 a.m.

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Monday 3 November

J. SPEIRS: `To test contested definition of kinship in donor insemination: legal structures versus social process' (Fertility and Reproduction seminars: `Reproduction, religion, and law'), Seminar Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Assertiveness'—day 1, 2 p.m. (see information above).

G. JONES: ` "Stupid, stubborn patients": the Irish and the TB institution in the twentieth century' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Segregation and exclusion in public health and disease control'), Wellcome Unit, 2.15 p.m.

FACULTY OF MUSIC: Extended Composers' Workshop. There will be a reception during this extended workshop to welcome new composers and discuss future plans. Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 4.30 p.m. (free of charge and open to the public).

JOHN SCARLETT: `The public accountability of the intelligence services' (seminar series: `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

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