Oxford University Gazette, 5 May 2005: Lectures
Diebold Professor of Comparative PhilologyPROFESSOR ANDREAS WILLI will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 May, in the Auditorium, St John's College.
Subject: 'Unholy diseases, or why Agamemnon and Tuthaliya should
not have offended the gods.'
PROFESSOR OF POETRYPROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Many voices: III, from the Midwest.'
WEIDENFELD VISITING PROFESSOR OF EUROPEAN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
Multiculturalism and the JewsPROFESSOR SANDER GILMAN will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre (unless otherwise indicated), St Anne's College.
10 May: 'The hyphen as alternativethe rise of "Jewish" writing as a component of European letters.'
17 May: 'The Holocaust, postwar success, and the uniqueness of the Jews.'
24 May: 'The debates about Jewish particularity and the problem of homogeneity of cultures.'
31 May: 'Contemporary multiculturalism and the image of the Jews: the extra-Jewish perspective.'
7 June, Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's: 'Contemporary Jewish writers and multiculturalism.'
14 June: 'Do you have to be Jewish to be Jewish? Multiculturalism and
the aura of Jewish creativity.'
GRINFIELD LECTURES ON THE SEPTUAGINT
Origen's hexapla: the development of Septuagint tradition and its reception in antiquityThe Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint will be delivered as follows. The lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Oriental Institute.
PROFESSOR PETER J. GENTRY, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville
DR BAS TER HAAR ROMENY, Leiden
DR ALISON SALVESEN
RADHAKRISHNAN MEMORIAL LECTURES
Overlooked modernities in Indian literaturePROFESSOR VELCHERU NARAYANA RAO will deliver the Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Old Library, All Souls College.
16 May: 'Modernity in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.'
23 May: 'An alternative to colonial modernityGurajada Apparao, 18621915.'
30 May: 'Classical and yet modernViswantha Satyanaraykana,
HICKS LECTURE IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORYPROFESSOR PETER H. LINDERT, University of California, Davis, will deliver the Hicks Lecture in Economic and Social History at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Examination Schools. The lecture is open to the public.
Professor Lindert has been acclaimed for his recent book Growing Public , which shows why public expenditure does not impose a handicap on economic growth.
Subject: 'Is the welfare state mortal or exportable?'
CHERWELLSIMON LECTURE 2005PROFESSOR FRANK WILCZEK, Herman Feshback Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nobel Laureate 2004, will deliver the CherwellSimon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'The origin of mass and feebleness of gravity.'
NEWTONABRAHAM LECTURE 20045PROFESSOR ANDREW WRIGHT, Tufts Medical School, NewtonAbraham Visiting Professor 20045, will deliver the NewtonAbraham Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 9 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Protein acrobatics and DNA segregation in bacteria.'
J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTUREPROFESSOR DAVID WEISBLAT, University of California, Berkeley, will deliver a Jenkinson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 May, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.
Anyone with particular access requirements is requested to telephone Oxford (2)82464.
Subject: 'Embryonic development in the leech
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCESPROFESSOR JAYANTA BANDYOPADHYAY, Head, Centre for Development and Environmental Policy, Indian Institute of Management, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 5 May, in the Senior Common Room, the School of Geography and the Environment.
Convener: Dr Rachael McDonnell.
Subject: 'Future policy framework for Himalayan water resources in
South Asia: the vital importance of dams versus environmental flows debate.'
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Department of MaterialsUnless indicated otherwise the following colloquia will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre, the Department of Materials.
Convener: Professor J.L. Hutchison.
DR BERNARD HENRY, DR KIRIL KIROV, and DR VICTOR BURLAKOV
DR YUZO OHNO, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
DR R. WARBURTON, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
DR K. KNOWLES, Cambridge
DR F. FAMILY, Emory University, Atlanta
Department of Atomic and Laser PhysicsThe following seminars will be given at 1.45 p.m. on Mondays in the Audrey Wood Seminar Room, the Clarendon Laboratory.
PROFESSOR JEREMY FREY
PROFESSOR OSWOLD WILLI
Oxford Centre for Advanced Materials and Composites
Annual Industrial LecturePROFESSOR SIR CHRISTOPHER LLEWELLYN SMITH, UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham Science Centre, will deliver the Annual Industrial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the Denys Wilkinson Building.
Subject: 'Fusion: powering the future?'
Clinical endocrine and metabolic meetingsThe following meetings will be held at 12.45 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, OCDEM, the Churchill Hospital.
Details of the 8 June meeting will be announced later.
GRAHAM HITMAN, London
ROMAN HOVORKA, Cambridge
Annual Faculty LecturePROFESSOR ROGER OWEN, Harvard, will deliver the Annual Faculty Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 6 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Writing global history: the Middle East, minorities, drugs (hashish), and the New International Order in the 1920s.'
Commonwealth History Workshop: Globalisation and imperial historyThe following workshop will be held on Friday, 13 May, in the Modern History Faculty Building. The workshop will end with a period of discussion following the final paper.
Conveners: Professor J.M. Brown, Dr J. Darwin, Dr J.-G. Deutsch.
PROFESSOR T. TOMLINSON, SOAS, London
DR G. AUSTEN, LSE
PROFESSOR C. HALL, UCL
PROFESSOR T. RAYCHAUDHURI
DR M. FRENZ
John Locke LecturesPROFESSOR E. SOSA, Brown University, will deliver the John Locke Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays of weeks 38 (11, 18, 25 May, and 1, 8, and 15 June), in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further information may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
Subject: 'Apt belief and reflective knowledge.'
Gareth Evans Memorial LecturePROFESSOR S. YABLO, MIT, will deliver the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further information may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
Subject: 'Non-catastrophic presupposition failure.'
Messy moralityPROFESSOR C.A.J. COADY, Melbourne, will deliver the Uehiro Lectures at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Hall, St Cross College, St Giles' (unless indicated otherwise).
10 May, Examination Schools, 3 p.m.: 'Moralism, realism, and political violence.'
17 May: 'Ideals and the moral life.'
24 May: 'Is corruption necessary to political life?'
Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of ReligionsPROFESSOR HUBERT SEIWERT, Leipzig, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The dynamics of religions and cultural evolution.'
ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTEThe following lectures and other meetings will be held at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Rothermere American Institute.
PROFESSOR S. MANNING, Edinburgh
MICHAEL SEWELL, Cambridge
JOYCE CAROL OATES, Princeton
MELISSA GRONLUND (Convener)
ERICA RUNDLE, Yale
BETHANY SCHNEIDER, Bryn Mawr
JOHN REDWOOD, MP, and former senator GARY HART
PROFESSOR RICHARD SENNETT, LSE and Harvard
RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR ARCHAEOLOGYUnless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 10.30 a.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art.
Convener: Professor A.M. Pollard.
JAMES ROSE, London
JOHN HUNT, Gloucester
LOUISE HUMPHREY, Natural History Museum
ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM AND HUMANITIES DIVISION
Crossing culturescrossing time
Amended noticeUnless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Room, the Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John's Street.
The seminar on 30 May has been moved to 4 p.m. to avoid a clash with the First Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture, to be given by Dr Annie Caubet of the Louvre Museum on 'Ancient Near Eastern Faience'. Admission to this lecture is by ticket only, available from Mrs Suzanne Anderson, Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum (telephone: Oxford (2)78020, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Conveners: Jeremy Johns, Henry Kim, Luke Treadwell, and Susan Walker.
RUTH BARNES and others
BERT SMITH and others
JAS ELSNER and others
PROFESSOR DAME JESSICA RAWSON and others
RUTH BARNES and others
TIM WILSON and others
Byzantine Church HistoryThe following seminars will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
Conveners: Dr Jane Baun (e-mail: email@example.com) and Dr Peregrine Horden.
MS E. SKAKA
PROFESSOR M. MULLETT, Belfast
THE RT. REVD KALLISTOS WARE
DR R. MACRIDES, Birmingham
THE REVD PROFESSOR ANDREW LOUTH, Durham
PROFESSOR A. CAMERON
Computational Mathematics and Applications SeminarsUnless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.
Conveners: L.N Trefethen and J. Scott (RAL).
DR S. RUMP, Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg
PROFESSOR K. MILLER, Berkeley
DR A. BARNETT, New York
PROFESSOR P. JIMACK, Leeds
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESDR DICK VAN DER MEIJ, Leiden, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 May, in the Centre, George Street.
Subject: 'The Isrâ' Mi'râj as an example of both.'
QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE
International Gender Studies Centre
Issues of women, gender, and development: work-in-progressThe following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.
Conveners: Dr Maria Jaschok and Dr Josephine Reynell.
DR D. BRYCESON
Audrey Richards Commemorative LectureDR FIONA BOWIE, Bristol, will deliver the Audrey Richards Commemorative Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the Nissan Institute, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'Negotiating gender and culture: transnational families in a
ALL SOULS COLLEGE
To the margins of the Establishment: All Souls after 1945DR SIMON GREEN will deliver the Chichele Lectures at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls College.
3 June: 'Fading grandees and fractious dons.'
10 June: 'The Year of Three Wardens.'
17 June: 'Crisis and renewal.'
Leonard Stein Lectures
The long shadow of SuezPROFESSOR W.R. LOUIS, University of Texas at Austin, will deliver the Leonard Stein Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be addressed to Glynis Baleham, Balliol College (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
19 May: 'From the Suez Crisis and the Egyptian Revolution to the death of Nasser.'
26 May: 'From the Iraqi Revolution to the British withdrawal from the Gulf.'
2 June: 'From the revolution in Aden and the Palestine Question to the
1973 Middle East war.'
Alan Emery LecturePROFESSOR D. DONNAI will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'Dysmorphology and development: clues from the clinic.'
Eric Symes Abbott Memorial LectureTHE REVD NICHOLAS HOLTAM, Vicar of St Martin's in the Fields, London, will deliver the Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the chapel, Keble College.
Subject: 'A room with a viewthe aspiration of a parish church.'
LADY MARGARET HALLPROFESSOR PETER HAWKINS, Professor of Religion and Literature, Boston University, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 May, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. The lecture will be followed by an informal reception. Those wishing to attend are asked to inform the Principal's Personal Assistant, Mrs Janet Wardell (e-mail: email@example.com, telephone (2)74302).
Subject: 'The art of smiling.'
Waynflete LecturesCHRISTIANA M. LEONARD, Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience, University of Florida, will deliver the Waynflete Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College.
12 May: 'Neural networks: under the hood of the learning machine.'
19 May: 'Neurodiversity: evolution and development of cortical maps.'
26 May: 'Epigenesis: how genes and experience shape unique individuals.'
2 June: 'Cerebral asymmetry: why a left and a right brain?'
9 June: 'Neuroplasticity: the effects of enrichment, deprivation, and intervention.'
16 June: 'Anomalous development: dyslexia and schizophrenia.'
Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social HistoryPROFESSOR PETER LINDERT, California, Davis, will lecture at 12.45 p.m. on Thursday, 12 May, in the Large Lecture Room, Nuffield College. The workshop is open to the public.
Subject: 'Euro-productivity and Euro-jobs since 1960: which
institutions really matter?'
Lee Seng Tee LectureTHE REVD PROFESSOR ERNEST NICHOLSON will deliver the Lee Seng Tee Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 20 May, in the Senior Library, Oriel College.
Subject: 'Edward Hawkins, the fellows of Oriel, and university
Blackstone LectureTHE RT. HON. LORD HOFFMANN will deliver the Blackstone Lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday, 14 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
European Studies Centre
Respecting linguistic diversity in the European Union: improvement or standstill after the European constitution?The following workshop will be held on Tuesday, 24 May (from 2.30 p.m.), and Wednesday, 25 May, in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College.
Convener: Dr Xabier Arzoz (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tuesday, 24 MayDR P. JUARISTI, University of the Basque Country
2.45 p.m.: 'Linguistic diversity within the EU: the facts.'
PROFESSOR F. GRIN, Geneva
DR M. GUIBERNEAU, Open University
Wednesday, 25 MayDR N.N. SHUIBHNE, Edinburgh
9 a.m.: 'EC law and minority language policy.'
PROFESSOR P. HILPOLD, Innsbruck
PROFESSOR B. DE WITTE, European University Institute, Florence
Middle East Centre
George Antonius Memorial LectureSONALLAH IBRAHIM, novelist, will deliver the George Antonius Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'The development of an Egyptian writer.'
LectureDR HENRY LAURENS, Collège de France, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 20 May, in the Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'The Christian projection of industrialised Europe in the
Ottoman Empire of the nineteenth century.'
ST EDMUND HALL
A.B. Emden LecturePROFESSOR G. HOSKING, Leverhulme Research Professor of Russian History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London, will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Trust and distrust in European societies: a historian's
ST HUGH'S COLLEGE
Oxford in the wider worldUnless indicated otherwise the following lectures will be given at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Main Hall, Maplethorpe Building, St Hugh's College. For further information e-mail: email@example.com).
DR JOHN HOOD, Vice-Chancellor
DR M. BOND
ST PETER'S COLLEGE
Intellectual property in the new millenniumThe following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Latner Room, St Peter's College.
Conveners: Professor David Vaver and Dr Justine Pia.
PROFESSOR D.L. BURK, Minnesota
DR B. ANDERSEN and DR S. KONZELMANN, Birkbeck, London
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR S.L. DOGAN, Northeastern School of Law, Boston
PROFESSOR W. GORDON, Boston
Margaret Howard LectureDAVID PANNICK, QC, will deliver the Margaret Howard Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 19 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
H.L.A. Hart Memorial LecturePROFESSOR O. FISS, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University, will deliver the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject : 'The war against terrorism and the rule of law.'
Isaiah Berlin LectureH.E. MR JORGE SAMPAIO, President of the Portuguese Republic, will deliver the Isaiah Berlin Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 19 May, in the Hall, Wolfson College.
Subject: 'Portugal and Europe: routes of change.'
OXFORD ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY SEMINARThe following seminars will be given at 5.30 p.m. on Mondays in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.
Conveners: Professor Malcolm Airs, Dr Geoffrey Tyack, and Dr William Whyte.