Oxford University Gazette, 9 June 2005: Lectures
LUBBOCK LECTURE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIESED BALLS, MP, formerly Special Adviser to the Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, MP, will deliver the Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on Monday, 20 June, in the Saïd Business School. The lecture is open to the public, and registration is not required. Enquiries should be directed to Deborah Lisburne (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'Trust and economic policy.'
CLARENDON LECTURES IN FINANCE
Microstructure in a theory of financeDR MAUREEN O'HARA, Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance, Cornell, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Finance at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School. The lectures form part of the Oxford Finance Summer Symposium.
Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Mon. 13 June: 'Markets and asset pricing.'
Tue. 14 June: 'Markets and corporate finance.'
Wed. 15 June: 'The role of microstructcure.'
Dionysus recast: ancient drama in the modern worldUnless indicated otherwise, the following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College. Two papers will be given at some of the meetings.
Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conveners: Kathleen Riley, Avery Willis, and Amanda Wrigley.
ZACHARY DUNBAR, Royal Holloway, London
PROFESSOR LORNA HARDWICK, Open University
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, HISTORY OF ART, MUSIC, THEOLOGY
The Bible in art, music, and literaturePROFESSOR H. HORNIK, Baylor University, will lecture in this series at 5 p.m. on Monday, 13 June in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Professor C. Rowland and Dr C. Joynes.
Subject: 'Michele di Rodolfo del Ghirlandaiao (150377): a
Strozzi Villa fresco cycle of redemptive epiphany.' (Hussey Seminar )
HISTORY OF ART, PHILOSOPHY
Philosophy and theory of the visual artsThe following interdisciplinary research seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Dr J. Hyman, Queen's, and Dr K. Reed-Tsocha, Trinity.
PROFESSOR M. IVERSEN, Essex
PROFESSOR P. SMITH, Warwick
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
British Academy sponsored lecturePROFESSOR N.J. VAN DER MERWE, Professor of Natural History, University of Cape Town, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 13 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History. Enquiries should be directed to Professor Robert Hedges (e- mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'The diets of early hominins in Africa.'
Department of Psychiatry and Oxford Regional Committee for Postgraduate Medical Education and TrainingThe following guest lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the University Department of Psychiatry, the Warneford Hospital.
Enquiries should be directed to Lucy Curtin (telephone: Oxford 226541, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR WULF RÖSSLER, Zurich
PROFESSOR A.R. KENDRICK, Southampton
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
Research Seminar in Spanish and Spanish American StudiesDR INGRID SIMSON, Oxford Brookes, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 June, in Room 3, the Taylor Institution. The title of Dr Simson's talk differs from that given in the Gazette of 2 June (p. 1115).
Further information on this and other events can be found under the 'Research' link on the sub-faculty Web page: www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/spanish/.
Conveners: Professor Edwin Williamson and Dr Jacqueline Rattray.
Subject: 'The presentation of America in Spanish Golden Age epic
THE EUROPAEUMDR MOHAMMAD TALIB, Centre for Islamic Studies, and PROFESSOR LEON BUSKENS, Leiden University, will speak at a study-day to be held on Friday, 17 June, 9.30 a.m.5.30 p.m., in the Skipper Room, St Cross College.
There is no fee for attendance, but registration is required (telephone: Oxford (2)84480, e- mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Islam in contemporary Europe.'
MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE
Understanding Einstein: a family-friendly dayThe following talks form part of a day of events being held at the Museum of the History of Science on Saturday, 25 June, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Admission to all events is free. Further details will be available shortly at www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/events/einstein.
Talks and films relating to EinsteinThe following talks and film-showings will be held in the Basement Gallery.
DR BOB LAMBOURNE
DR PEDRO FERREIRA
DR GAVIN PARKINSON
Little talks on big ideasThe following short and informal ten-minute talks will be held in the Entrance Gallery.
DR NICOLAS DELERUE
PROFESSOR JAMES BINNEY
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESDR PETER CAREY will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 June, in the Centre for Islamic Studies.
Subject: 'Dipanagara's early inspirational experience: Islam and
An archaeology of fairy talesDR RUTH B. BOTTIGHEIMER, Adjunct Professor of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Stony Brook, will deliver the following lectures at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College.
Mon. 13 June: 'Two Grimm histories: the folk as creator, the book as source.'
Tue. 14 June: 'Taming the Italians: Perrault, Lhéritier, and their successors.'
Wed. 15 June: 'The two inventors of fairy tale tradition:
Giovanfrancesco Straparola (1551, 1553), and Giambattista Basile (16346).'
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Asian Studies Centre
Workshop on post-tsunami Asia: early warning, relief, reconstruction, and peace processThis workshop will be held from 8.30 a.m. on Saturday, 11 June, in the Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College. Each session will be followed by a period of discussion. Enquiries and registration requests should be directed to Jennifer Griffiths (telephone: Oxford (2)74559, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). A conference fee of £25 will be charged to all participants except for paper-givers, commentators, and Oxford-based academics and students.
Conveners: Dr Peter Carey, Dr Joao M. Saldanha, and Professor Barbara Harriss-White.
Session I: the early warning systemPROFESSOR J. MCCLOSKEY, Ulster
9.15 a.m.: 'Further disasters and early warning system in the region.'
Session II: ReliefDR J. DARCY, Overseas Development Institute
10.45 a.m.: 'The use of cash in the relief response in Aceh and the north-east and south coast of Sri Lanka.'
Session III: ReconstructionDR E.-L. HEDMAN
2 p.m.: 'Post-tsunami displacement and reconstruction in Aceh, Indonesia.'
PROFESSOR Y. THANGARAJA, Batticaloa University, Sri Lanka, and Sussex University
PROFESSOR G. FRERKS, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
Session IV: he peace processRIEFQI MUNA, RIDEP, Jakarta, and Cranfield University
4.30 p.m.: 'Post-tsunami peace dialogue in Aceh: a view from Jakarta.'
DR K. SCHULZE, LSE
DR J. GOODHAND, SOAS, London
ST JOHN'S COLLEGEWENDY RAMSHAW, currently Artist-in-Residence, will give a talk at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 June, in the Auditorium, the Garden Quadrangle, St John's College.
Subject: 'Room of Dreams, Prospero's Table, and other stories.'
(A discussion of four of Ms Ramshaw's major projects)
SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCEGEOFFREY HINDLEY, sometime President of the Society, will lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 11 June, in the Museum of the History of Science.
Subject: 'Medieval antecedents.'