Oxford University Gazette, 2 June 2005: Diary
Friday 3 June
CONFERENCE: 'Wind, life, and health: anthropological and historical perspectives', OslerMcGovern Centre, 13 Norham Gardens (further details at www.isca.ox.ac.uk/events/poster.shtml; continues tomorrow).
CONFERENCE: 'Cultural and minority rights', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.6 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.6 p.m.).
CONFERENCE: 'Brazil abroad: the reception of Brazilian culture in Europe and the United States', Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 10 a.m.6 p.m. (pre- registration required: email@example.com).
INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Appraisal skills', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).
ORSOLYA SZAKÁLY: 'The Duke of York as King of Hungary? Britain and the Hungarian Conspiracy of 178890' (East and EastCentral Europe Seminar), MacGregor Room, Oriel, 2.15 p.m.
LOUIS LAMPHERE: 'Migration, multiculturalism, and identity: Navajo perspectives' (Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society and Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars: 'The anthropology of migration and multiculturalism'), Seminar Room, 64 Banbury Road, 4.15 p.m.
WOLFGANG MERKEL: 'A lack of reform capacity? The RedGreen Government in European perspective' (seminar series: 'Germany: the politics and policies of reform'), Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.
PROFESSOR L. GOEHR: 'Modernist narratives of the end of art: Adorno and Danto' (seminar series: 'Philosophy and theory of the visual arts'), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.
DR SIMON GREEN: 'Fading grandees and fractious dons' (Chichele Lectures: 'To
the margins of the Establishment: All Souls after 1945'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.
Saturday 4 June
EGLESFIELD MUSIC SOCIETY RECITAL: MINERVA BAROQUE ENSEMBLE,
Queen's, 1.15 p.m.
Sunday 5 June
THE REVD PROFESSOR PAUL S. FIDDES: 'Rejection of wisdom and a loss of
place in the world' (Bampton Lectures: 'Seeing the world and knowing God: ancient wisdom
and modern doctrine'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.
Monday 6 June
INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Setting objectives', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).
DR D. HAYCOCK: 'Pills, balms, and elixirs: making and selling new medicines in later seventeenth-century London' (seminar series: 'Medicine, surgery, and culture'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 45 Banbury Road, 2.15 p.m.
RUTH BARNES and others: 'The making of the modern world: East meets West: the
spice trade' (New Ashmolean Museum and Humanities Division seminars: 'Crossing
culturescrossing time'), Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John's Street, 5 p.m.
Tuesday 7 June
INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Recruitment and selectionfor administrators' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and 'Introductory Certificate in First-line Management', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).
PROFESSOR SANDER GILMAN: 'Contemporary Jewish writers and multiculturalism' (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor in European Comparative Literature lectures: 'Multiculturalism and the Jews'), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5 p.m.
JOHN GITHONGO: 'Phase two of the fight against corruption in Africa: taking on the politics' (African Studies Lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m. (enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR J.H.Y. BRIGGS: 'The legacy of nonconformity: culture and conscience' (Centre for Christianity and Culture public lecture series: 'The Empire strikes back: living with the legacy of the nineteenth century'), Regent's Park College, 5 p.m.
OXFORD FINANCE SUMMER SYMPOSIUM starts, Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (enquiries: email@example.com).
DR M. BOND: 'Ensuring diversity in higher education' (lecture series: 'Oxford in the wider world'), Main Hall, Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's, 5.30 p.m.
DR G.K. TAYLOR: 'Life off earth: trade secrets of animal flight' (Begbroke
Seminar), Blenheim Room, Begbroke Science Park, 6.30 p.m. (to reserve a place e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or tel.:
Wednesday 8 June
INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Recruitment and selectionfor administrators' (day 2), 9.30 a.m., and 'Assertiveness' (day 1), 2 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).
WORKSHOP: 'CESAR images: mise au point et réflexions', Maison Française, 10.30 a.m.4 p.m.
MAX TYLER: 'Music-hall music' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture, related to exhibition on British Music Hall Song), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m. (enquiries: email@example.com).
ORGAN RECITAL: Iestyn Evans, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free, with retiring collection).
DR J. THEOCHARIS: 'Greek drama on the air' (Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 2.15 p.m.
NIALL FITZGERALD: 'A future lost opportunity: does the media lead or follow? Will the media miss the story on Africa?' (Reuters Memorial Lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.
PROFESSOR E. SOSA: 'Virtue, luck, and credit' (John Locke Lectures: 'Apt belief and reflective knowledge'), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.
PROFESSOR S. ISSACHAROFF: 'When rights break down: US constitutional responses in times of national security crisis' (Astor Visiting Lecture), Law Faculty Board Room, St Cross Building, 5.30 p.m.
DR J. ZIMMERMAN: 'The attitude of the Polish Home Army to the Jewish Question
during the Holocaust' (David Patterson Seminars), OCHJS, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.
Thursday 9 June
DR S.K. SINHA: 'Professions, power, and primary carea study of inter- professional relations in English Care Trusts' (Oxford Institute of Ageing seminars), Seminar Room G, Social Sciences Building, 12.30 p.m.
SWETA RAJAN: 'Workers, mothers, or agents? Policy approaches towards women in poverty during structural reforms in India' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: 'Issues of women, gender, and developmentwork-in-progress'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.
PROFESSOR C.M. LEONARD: 'Neuroplasticity: the effects of enrichment, deprivation, and intervention' (Waynflete Lectures: 'Brainprintsa biological approach to understanding learning disability'), Grove Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.
BETHANY SCHNEIDER: 'Queer animalities' (lecture series: 'Posthumanism'), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.
CRAIG D'ALTON: 'Death and dying in the writings of Thomas More' (seminar series: 'Religion in the British Isles 14001700'), Seminar Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.
SONALLAH IBRAHIM: 'The development of an Egyptian writer' (George Antonius Lecture), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.
PROFESSOR G. BARKER: 'The prehistoric colonisation of island south-east Asia: recent investigations at Niah Cave, Sarawak' (Meyerstein Lecture), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m.
FLORENCE DE CAIGNY: 'La critique de la dramaturgie sénéquienne chez La Mesnardière et chez d'Aubignac' (Early Modern French Seminar, in French), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.
CONFERENCE: 'Frontières entre les arts et les genres', Maison Française, 5.157 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.5 p.m.).
PROFESSOR D. DONNAI: 'Dysmorphology and development: clues from the clinic' (Alan Emery Lecture), E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, 6 p.m.
CONCERT BY THE CHOIR OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE: music in chapel by Britten, Leighton, and Messiaen, followed by madrigals and part-songs in the Fellows' Garden, 7.30 p.m. (admission £7/£5/£4; to reserve a programme, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
SUZANNE DOW: 'A Kofmanian reading of Marie Cardinal's Les Mots pour le dire' (seminar series: 'The academic face of psychoanalysis'), Larkin Room, St John's, 8.15 p.m.
PROFESSOR B. ROSENWEIN: 'Taking Elias to court: a medievalist confronts
the civilising process' (Oxford Medieval Society lecture), Garrard Room, Harris Manchester,
8.15 for 8.30 p.m.
Friday 10 June
SZONJA KOMORÓCZY: 'From despised to protected: Yiddish in the language strategy of Orthodox Jewry in Hungary (from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth century)' (East and EastCentral Europe Seminar), MacGregor Room, Oriel, 2.15 p.m.
J. COLLINS: 'Ethnic precincts as contradictory tourist spaces: the case of Sydney, Australia' (Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society and Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars: 'The anthropology of migration and multiculturalism'), Seminar Room, 64 Banbury Road, 4.15 p.m.
JOHN REDWOOD, MP, and former senator GARY HART: 'USUK: the Special Relationship', Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m. (Admission free and open to the public, but advance registration required. To reserve a place, e-mail: email@example.com.)
PROFESSOR M. IVERSEN: 'On the spectator of painting: Hegel's legacy' (seminar series: 'Philosophy and theory of the visual arts'), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.
DR SIMON GREEN: 'The Year of Three Wardens' (Chichele Lectures: 'To the
margins of the Establishment: All Souls after 1945'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.
Saturday 11 June
EGLESFIELD MUSIC SOCIETY RECITAL: BJÖRN KLEIMAN (violin) and
CHING CHING LIM (piano), Queen's, 1.15 p.m.
Sunday 12 June
THE REVD PROFESSOR PAUL S. FIDDES: 'Attunement to wisdom: from
observation to participation' (Bampton Lecturesfinal lecture: 'Seeing the world and
knowing God: ancient wisdom and modern doctrine'), St Mary's, 10 a.m.