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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 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).

Note: the seminar by MR JOHN SCARLETT in the series `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?', due to be held at 5 p.m. today, has been postponed to Hilary Term. No seminar in this series will be held this week.

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Tuesday 4 November

ANDREW LAMB: `Music and Instruments for the Crimean War, 1854--6': Producing authentic background music for television documentaries (illustrated talk), Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, Music Faculty, 1 p.m. (No booking necessary. Free of charge and open to the public.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Dealing with harassment', 2 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Camille 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 D. ZEITLYN: `Religion and change' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Sample of one: Diko Madeleine, a senior Mambila woman's life in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR A. NEWMAN: `Well-being and resilience. Drowning or waving? Children's views on the balance between risk and protection factors' (seminar series: `Child well-being against the odds'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

M. BRENTON: `Intentional communities and informal networks' (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.

J.S. SMITH: `Bad language crosses the border: accent change in Glaswegian' (Oxford English Dictionary Forum), Rewley House, 5 p.m.

D. FANNING: `Shostakovitch's eighth string quartet: off with the corset?' (Graduate Students' Colloquia), Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR T. CHARLES-EDWARDS: `Early Christian literature in the British Isles' (public lectures: `Early Christianity in Britain and Ireland'), Blackfriars, 8 p.m.

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Wednesday 5 November

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk, in series `The Curator and the Collection' (Dr Timothy Wilson): `The Art Fund and the Ashmolean: recent acquisitions of European art', 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: Joshua Getzler and Francis Knights, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

PIANO MASTERCLASS with Marios Papadopoulos, Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 2 p.m. (free of charge and open to the public).

SIR TIM RICE (Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre): `Working with Walt—how I saved Walt Disney' (lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

DR D.A. PALMA: `Adolescence and armed conflict in Colombia' (Refugee Studies Centre public seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.

DR D. ZEITLYN: `Summing up a life? Last words. Several farewells' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Sample of one: Diko Madeleine, a senior Mambila woman's life in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

P. PARKER: `The truth about letters and diaries' (DNB seminars: `Lives in action, word, and image'), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

P. WEINDLING: `A post-Holocaust encounter of philosophy, psychiatry, and literature: Eau Vive, 1945–55' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

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Thursday 6 November

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Introduction to strategic planning and management', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR H. MONTGOMERY: `Rethinking child prostitution' (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 F.G.B. MILLAR: `Two Roman revolutions' (Ronald Syme Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

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Friday 7 November

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `The history of the University', 9.30 a.m., and `Springboard'—Programme 1, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR M. PELICAN: `Cattle as social personae among the Mbororo (agro-pastoral Fulbe) in north-west Cameroon' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: `The identity of animals'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Animals: east and west', 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 B. MORGAN: `Global companies and local actors: the case of water politics in South Africa' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University College, 2 p.m.

T. INGOLD: `Transformations of the line: threads, traces, and surfaces' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars), ISCA, 4 p.m.

SIR MARTIN REES: `Mysteries of our complex cosmos' (Charles Simonyi Lecture), Oxford Playhouse, 5 p.m. (tickets £3.50, from the Oxford Playhouse—tel. 305305, Internet: www.oxfordplayhouse.com).

S. MILTON and R. BUXTON: `Local government—squeezed to death' (lecture series: `Contemporary UK government and policy-making: the death, rebirth, or re-invention of democratic politics?'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR H. GODDARD: `The crisis of representation in Islamic studies' (Interdisciplinary seminars in the study of religions), Council Room, Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 8 November

BETTS FOUNDATION ORGAN MASTERCLASS with David Goode: `The organ works of Reger, and other nineteenth-century German organ symphonists', 10.30 a.m.--12 noon and 2--4 p.m., the chapel, Harris Manchester.

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: Dana Marsh, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).

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