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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 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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Tuesday 3 February

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Hercules', 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 M. RYAN: `The Roman canon law mind' (Carlyle Lectures: `The legal framework of political thought, 1100–1600'), Schools, 5 p.m.

BRIDGET KENDALL, ABDEL BARI ATWAN, and SIR PETER STOTHARD: `The role of the media' (Parliamentary Seminars: `A fractured world: foreign policy in the twenty-first century'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR A. SWIFT: `How not to be a hyprocite: school choice for the morally perplexed' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Barnett House, 5 p.m.

L. ROBERTS: `From stage scepticism to screen success: interpreting John Adams's The Death of Klinghoffer and El Niño on video' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m.

SELINA HASTINGS: `Rosamond Lehmann and the captive biographer' (lecture series: `Biographers at work'), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5.15 p.m.

DR J. BOYDEN: `Eglantyne's challenge: coping with the impact of war and forced migration on children' (Refugee Studies Centre: Eglantyne Jebb Lecture), Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, 5.15 p.m.

C. THOMAS: `De l'essai au roman' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

HUGH WHITEMORE (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): `Nuts and bolts: how a TV drama series is put together' (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 4 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Small group teaching'—sciences and medical sciences, second meeting, 12.15 p.m. (see information above).

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talks: `The Greeks and their gods', 1.15 p.m.; and `English embroideries', also 1.15 p.m. (series `Curator and the Collection': Ms Mary Brooks). (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk. Booking essential for Ms Brooks' talk.)

OXFORD SCIENCE FESTIVAL: Equal Opportunities in Science: lecture and panel discussion, Plant Sciences Building, South Parks Road, from 2.30 p.m. (Organised by the Association of Women in Science and Engineering. Further information from Dr Gail Preston—gail.preston@plants.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR C. CLUNAS: `The word on the streets: visual and material cultures of text' (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: `New World Missions I: music and culture' (D'Arcy Memorial Lectures: `Early Jesuit music'—with video and audio illustrations), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR Y. CHOUERI: `The impact of Mawdudi and Qutb on modern Islamic thought' (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies seminars: `Islamic political thought'), Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 5 p.m.

P. SIJPESTEIJN: `Family Tzorus—a settlement from the Cairo Geniza' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 5 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 1, and `Leading teams'—day 1, both 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR C. VICTOR: Loneliness and isolation among older people' (Oxford Institute of Ageing seminars: `Health and social care for ageing populations'), Lecture Theatre, Department of Sociology, 1 p.m.

C. HEATH: `Love, betrayal, and revenge in the Upper Amazon' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Engendering emotion: interdisciplinary contexts'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

P. ASHWIN: `Variations in tutors' experience of the "Oxford tutorial" ' (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 SHLOMO BEN-AMI: `The early years: a missed opportunity?' (lecture series: `The quest for peace in the Arab–Israeli conflict'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR F.X. CLOONEY: `Authority and scripture in Hindu and Christian thought' (Centre for Christianity and Culture lecture series: `Relating to the "Other": Hindu and Christian perspectives'), Regent's Park, 5 p.m.

TONY JUNIPER (Director, Friends of the Earth) 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.

R. PARISH: `C'est la foi qui se perd et personne n'y perse: polémique et dogme chez Bossuet' (Early Modern French Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

DR JIM BENNETT: `Instruments and ingenuity', Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m. (Lecture linked to current exhibition `Ingenuity in Restoration England'. Admission free.)

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Friday 6 February

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Springboard'—Programme 2, 9.30 a.m.; `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 2, 9.30 a.m.; and `Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR E. COLSON: `The many names of a Gwemba Tonga' (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: `East meets West: the colour blue', 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 E.H. BURTON: `Does open trade promote human rights in the developing world?' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University, 2 p.m.

DR J. MADDICOTT: `Transformations: the making of the community of the realm, 1189–1225' (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 Liberal Democrats' (seminar series: `British government and politics'), Lecture Room XI, Brasenose, 5 p.m.

AZMI BISHARA: `Israel, Palestine, and the question of citizenship' (lecture series: `Palestinians on Palestine: the way forward'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN Literary Evening: readings by William Boyd and Ian McEwan, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets £20, from Mrs P.M. Sturgis: tel. (2)77234, e-mail: pms@bodley.ox.ac.uk).

THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA (conductor Jason Lai) performs John Adams, The Chairman Dances; Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; and Sibelius, Symphony No. 5 in E flat., Sheldonian, 8 p.m.

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Saturday 7 February

STUDY-DAY: `La France de la Libération: nouvelles perspectives', Maison Française, 10 a.m.–3.30 p.m. (advance booking required—for details and cost, e-mail: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA: conducting masterclass with Alan Hazeldine, Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty (free of charge).

ORGAN RECITAL: David Leigh, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

YAEL WEISS (piano recital): works by Schumann, Beethoven, and Michael Hersch, the Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the porters' lodge).

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