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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 April

PROFESSOR ANTHONY LEGGETT: `Does the everyday world really obey quantum mechanics?' (Cherwell–Simon Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.

T.J. MURIS (Chairman, US Federal Trade Commission): `Current issues in competition and consumer policy: an international perspective', All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR J. BENNET: `Archaeologies of Homer' (Marett Memorial Lecture), Saskatchewan Lecture Room, Exeter, 5 p.m.

DR BILL PARK: `Turkey, the Kurds of Iraq, and the US; three sides of a triangular relationship' (Programme on Contemporary Turkey lecture), Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. SEYMOUR-URE lectures in the Reuters Foundation Programme lecture series: `Media and Politics', Nuffield, 5 p.m.

OLIVIER DUTHEILLET DE LAMOTHE: `Evolution of European social policy since 1957', Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Sunday 2 May

THE REVD DR GILES FRASER preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 3 May

J.-L. LEUTRAT: `Jean-Daniel Pollet: Dieu sait quoi, Trois jours en Grèce' (lecture series: `Les cinéastes de la "modernité" en France'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 4 May

PROFESSOR J. JACKSON AND DR D. SAROOSHI: `State sovereignty and international economic law', Old Library, All Souls, 10 a.m.

W. ST CLAIR: `The Abinger papers: the biography of a family' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m. (admission free).

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

PROFESSOR P. MULDOON (Professor of Poetry): `The End of the Poem: "Welsh Incident" by Robert Graves, "A Failure" by C. Day Lewis, and "Keeping Going" by Seamus Heaney', Schools, 5 p.m.

DR K. SCOTT: `A model book for Nicholas de Lyra's Postilla litteralis' (Lyell Lectures in Bibliography: `Suppleatur per ymaginacionem: exceptional images in later medieval English manuscripts'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. FORREST: `The existence of the primordial God' (Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion: `From pure will to unbounded love'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. SENNETT: `Work' (lecture series: `The new culture of capitalism'), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. STIGLITZ: `Ethical dimensions of globalisation' (first of two Tanner Lectures in Human Values), Schools, 5 p.m.

A. GRANT: `Reliving the creative process: self-analysis and compositional principles in Cross Currents' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

SEAMUS HEANEY and PAUL MULDOON: poetry-reading, Sheldonian, 7.30 p.m. (tickets, £1, on sale at the Sheldonian, 10.30 a.m.–6.30 p.m., today only).

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Wednesday 5 May

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

CHRISTOPHER BUCKNALL: organ recital, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).

PROFESSOR P. FORREST: `God changes' (Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion: `From pure will to unbounded love'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. STIGLITZ: `Ethical dimensions of globalisation' (second of two Tanner Lectures in Human Values), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR C. PANTER-BRICK: `Cross disciplinary issues of mental health and social resilience: Afghan youth in Kabul and Peshawar' (Refugee Studies Centre public seminars), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR H. LEE: `Literature' (`Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: problems and methods in biography'), Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. PENSLAR: `Is Israel a colonial state? Reflections on the relationship between Zionism, colonialism, and post-colonialism' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 7 p.m.

PROFESSOR SIR CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING: `Museum without walls: the image of the museum in movies' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum Beatrice Blackwood Lecture), Saïd Business School, 7 p.m.

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Thursday 6 May

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

DR E. FERRARO: `Gendered economics' theory and methodology. Androcentric bias in economic policy and discourse in urban Quito. The case of women street sellers in the time of dollarisation' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Research methodologies: theories—realities'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR G. HAGE: `structure and culture in researching the transnational family', Boardroom, Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (58 Banbury Road), 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. BETTENCOURT and DR G. LOCK: `Machiavelli's Prince and the Machiavelliana (adventures of Machiavelli's Prince in comparison with his other major political writings, 1532--1900)', Lecture Room, 10 Merton Street, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. DAVIES: `Comparing languages in the heroic age' (James Bryce Memorial Lecture), Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. KULL: `James Barr Ames and the early modern history of the law of restitution' (Astor Lecture), Lecture Room 1, Faculty of Law, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR K. SCOTT: `The enigma of All Souls MS 10' (Lyell Lectures in Bibliography: `Suppleatur per ymaginacionem: exceptional images in later medieval English manuscripts'), Schools, 5 p.m.

M. LEISERACH: `An Englishman's reaction to the Napoleonic Wars: J.M.W. Turner' (lecture series: `Turner and Napoleon'), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, 5 p.m.

SCOTT MANDELBROTE: `The Letter of Aristeas and its meaning for early modern scholarship' (Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint: `Critics and controversies: early modern debates about the meaning of the Septuagint'), Schools, 5 p.m.

L. GOLDMAN, B. YOUNG, AND A.S. BELL: `Sir Leslie Stephen as scholar, thinker, and editor' (Pre-publication seminars: `The Dictionary of National Biography past, present, and future'), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

J. CÉARD: `Variété et monstruosité: la difficile synthèse d'Ulisse Aldrovandi', Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

MARIO VARGAS LLOSA (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature): `The dark vein of destiny' (lecture series: `The tempation of the impossible: Victor Hugo's Les Misérables'), Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Saïd Business School, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 7 May

STUDY-DAY: `Nature et contre-nature au seuil de la modmodernite', Maison Française, 11 a.m.–4.30 p.m.

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Briefing for research supervisors, group leaders, and administrators', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR SIR ADAM ROBERTS: `The "War on Terror" in historical perspective' (A.B. Emden Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR A. AHMAD: `Antinomies of nationalism—an overiew' (Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures: `Nationalism and secularism in modern India'), Schools, 5 p.m.

N. JONES lectures in the Reuters Foundation Programme lecture series: `Media and Politics', Nuffield, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 8 May

ORGAN RECITAL: Daniel Collins, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 9 May

THE REVD DR SIMON JONES preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 10 May

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 12.30 p.m.; `Heads of department and chairmen of boards: "Directions" seminar', 1 p.m.; and `Inducting staff', 12.45 p.m. (see information above).

SIDNEY BLUMENTHAL and MATTHEW TAYLOR: `Politics, policy, and the press' (Transatlantic Dialogues in Public Policy), Rothermere American Institute, 4.30 p.m.

THE HON. GARETH EVANS (formerly Foreign Minister of Australia): `When is it right to fight? Rethinking the jurisprudence of military force' (Cyril Foster Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

J.-L. LEUTRAT: `Chris Marker' (lecture series: `Les cinéastes de la "modernité" en France'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

DR G. ZUCKERMANN: `Lexical genetics in the third millennium: how one word can have two parents' (OED Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 11 May

THE REVD PROFESSOR G. PATTISON (Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity): `Thinking about God in an age of technology' (Inaugural Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. WIGGINS: `Objectivity in ethics: two difficulties, two responses' (H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

MS VAIRA VIKE-FREIBERGA (President of Latvia) lectures in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m. (subject to be announced).

DR K. SCOTT: `The unique pictorial "Afterpiece" to The Abbey of the Holy Ghost in BL Stowe 39' (Lyell Lectures in Bibliography: `Suppleatur per ymaginacionem: exceptional images in later medieval English manuscripts'), Schools, 5 p.m.

C. DOGGETT AND S. BURNETT:: `Sharing knowledge globally—Australian social work's Cochrane connection' (seminar series: `Evidence-based practice'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. SENNETT: `Talent' (lecture series: `The new culture of capitalism'), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR I. PAPERNO: `Why did we all love Stalin? Memoirs and diaries of the Soviet experience' (Astor Lecture), Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

J. ROUBAUD (writer) presents his work (Littérature Française Actuelle à Oxford series), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

M. BENT: `What is isorhythm?' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 12 May

ANDREW REID: organ recital, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).

MARIO VARGAS LLOSA (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature): `Touchy monsters' (lecture series: `The tempation of the impossible: Victor Hugo's Les Misérables'), Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Saïd Business School, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. J. EVANS: `Coercion and consent in Nazi Germany', Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR HELEN VENDLER: `Forms in "Nineteen Hundred Nineteen" ' (Clarendon Lectures in English: `Yeats and Lyric Form'), Lecture Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. FORREST: `Developmental theism and another look at the problem of evil' (Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion: `From pure will to unbounded love'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR D. TURTON: `The meaning of place in a world of movement: lessons from long-term field research in southern Ethiopia' (Elizabeth Colson Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

DR S. SCHAFFER: `History of science' (`Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: problems and methods in biography'), Modern History Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

S. AVAYOU: `The Dönme literature in Ladino prose and poetry, form and language' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 7 p.m.

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