Oxford University Gazette, 10 February 2005: Lectures
Luc Hoffmann Professor of Field OrnithologyPROFESSOR BEN SHELDON will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 March, in Wolfson College.
Subject: 'Ornithology at Oxford.'
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, 21 February, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Many voices: II, from the regional.'
HAMBRO VISITING PROFESSOR OF OPERASIR JOHN ELIOT GARDINER will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 February, in the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College. There is no charge for admission, and the lectures are open to the public.
Subject: 'Staging Mozart's operasopening up the score.'
CLARENDON LECTURES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES
The tales business professors tellPROFESSOR LESLIE HANNAH, University of Tokyo, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School. Admission is free and open to the public. For further information, e-mail: email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mon. 28 Feb.: 'The fables of successful giants: Japan, Europe, and America.'
Tue. 1 Mar.: 'National champions: a European obsession or a true story?'
Wed. 2 Mar.: 'Ato-ji-e (hindsightin Japanese):
the Whig misinterpretation of business.'
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Theoretical Physics SeminarsThe following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre, the Denys Wilkinson Building.
Convener: Dr J. March-Russell.
DR S. DUBOVSKY, CERN and Harvard
DR R. RATTAZZI, CERN and Pisa
The British General Election of 2005The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Nuffield College.
Conveners: Dr David Butler and Dr Christopher Ballinger.
16 Feb.: ROBERT JACKSON, MP.
23 Feb.: ANDREW COOPER, Chairman of Populus Ltd (pollsters for The Times); formerly a Conservative Central Office official.
2 Mar.: PROFESSOR VERNON BOGDANOR.
9 Mar.: BRUCE ANDERSON, columnist for the
Conflict Resolution (amended notice)The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's.
Mr Martin McGuinness will now speak in place of Mr Seamas Mallon at the meeting on 15 February.
Conveners: The Rt. Hon. Sir Brian Mawhinney, MP, Mr Martin O' Neill, MP, and Professor Archie Brown.
MARTIN MCGUINNESS, MP (Sinn Féin, Mid Ulster), PETER ROBINSON, MP
(Democratic Unionist, Belfast East), and SIR BRIAN MAWHINNEY, MP (Conservative,
North West Cambridgeshire) (Chair: Martin O'Neill, MP (Labour,
MARTIN O'NEILL, MP, DR S. TSANG, and PROFESSOR R. FOOT (Chair:
WILL HUTTON, Work Foundation, DENZIL DAVIES, MP (Labour, Llanelli), and G.
FITCHEW, former Treasury and EU official (Chair: Sir Brian Mawhinney,
MICHAEL MEACHER, MP (Labour, Oldham West and Royton), PROFESSOR D.
LIVERMAN, and DR D. HELM (Chair: Martin O'Neill, MP)
Are Labour's constitutional changes working?Unless indicated otherwise the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Summer Common Room, Magdalen College. Sponsors: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, Dr Christopher Brooke, and Dr Richard Coggins.
PROFESSOR D. MARQUAND and PHILIP COLLINS, Director, Social Market
TAM DALYELL, MP, Father of the House of Commons
EDWARD GARNIER, QC, MP
LORD PATTEN, Chancellor of the University
State-building: governance and development under international administrations (amended notice)The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Politics Building, Manor Road.
The seminar formerly announced for 7 February will now be given on 14 February.
Conveners: Felix Martin, Minna Jarvenpaa, and Dominik Zaum.
S. CLIFFE, World Bank and R. CAPLAN
S. GRAY, Treasury, and A. BEARPARK, CPA
LORD PATTEN, Chancellor of the University, and JOHN DARWIN
C. POORTMAN, World Bank, and L. CAMERON, DFID, Baghdad
THEOLOGYPROFESSOR A. MCGRATH will deliver the inaugural lecture for the Oxford Centre for Evangelism and Apologetics at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 17 February, in the Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College. The new centre is a partnership between Wycliffe Hall and the RZIM Zacharia Trust.
Subject: 'To capture the imagination of our culture: the place of Christian apologetics in the church and academy.'
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CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES
Change of date of seminar: The military in Brazil since 1985This seminar, to be given by Dr Celso Castro (Director, CPDOC/FundaçĈo Get£lio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro), formerly announced for Tuesday, 15 February, will now take place on Friday, 11 February (5 p.m.), in the Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road
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Workshop: Political clientelism in contemporary democracies: the case of Brazil in comparative and interdisciplinary perspectiveThis workshop will be held on Friday, 18 February, 1.306.30 p.m., in the Centre for Brazilian Studies.
Participants: Dr Karina Kuschnir (Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and CNPq Visiting Fellow, Centre for Brazilian Studies), Dr Beatriz Heredia (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), Dr Céli Regina Pinto (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul), Professor Marc Abèlés (CNRS, Paris), Professor Gianfranco Pasquino (University of Bolgna), Professor José Varela Ortega (Ortega y Gasset Foundation, Madrid), Dr Eduardo Posada-Carbó (Oxford), and Professor John Gledhill (Manchester).
The programme is available on www.brazil.ox.ac.uk.
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESDR NILE GREEN, Lady Margaret Hall, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 16 February, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.
Subject: ' "The cauldron of boiling saints": making sense
of the deeds of the Afghan sufis.'
ALL SOULS COLLEGE
Lee Lecture in Political Science and GovernmentPROFESSOR DR CLAUS OFFE, Professor of Politics, Humboldt-University, Berlin, will deliver the second Lee Lecture in Political Science and Government at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 24 February, in the Old Library, All Souls College.
Subject: 'Self-reflection from afar: considerations on Europe from the
American travels of Tocqueville, Weber, and Adorno.'
Oliver Smithies Lectures
Henry James: two modern warningsPROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS will give two Oliver Smithies Lectures on this topic at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 February, and Tuesday, 22 February, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
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Dawkins Prize LecturePROFESSOR DAVID MACDONALD will deliver the Dawkins Prize Lecture for Animal Conservation and Welfare on Friday, 4 March, at 5 p.m. in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Everyone welcome.
Subject: 'A brush with foxes and some other carnivore tales.'
CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE
F.W. Bateson Memorial LecturePROFESSOR A. MINNIS will deliver the F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 February, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: ' "Dante in Inglissh": what Il
Convivio really did for Chaucer.'
Lowe Lectures in Palaeography
Beneventan script and the culture of medieval southern ItalyPROFESSOR V. BROWN, Toronto, will deliver the Lowe Lectures in Palaeography at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
Tue. 22 Feb.: 'E.A. Lowe and the making of The Beneventan Script.'
Tue. 1 Mar.: 'Across the Adriatic: Beneventan scriptoria in Dalmatia.'
Human Values and Social PolicyPROFESSOR STEIN RINGEN, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 17 February, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'Freedom, reason and the Welfare State: Isaiah Berlin's
Richardson LecturePROFESSOR G. REINERT will deliver the Richardson Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 18 February, in the Pusey Lecture Room, Keble College.
Subject: 'Small worlds.'
Monica Fooks Memorial LectureDR MIKE SHOOTER, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, will deliver the Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 22 March, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Mental illnessthe last great taboo.'
Wolfson College Lectures
Speaking of others (amended notice)The following lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in Wolfson College. Open to the public. Enquiries: 01865 274103 or email email@example.com.
Professor Jon Stallworthy will now speak in place of Professor Paul Gilroy at the meeting on 15 February.
PROFESSOR JON STALLWORTHY
PROFESSOR R.J.C. YOUNG
PROFESSOR J. FABIAN, Amsterdam
PROFESSOR S. MAHARAJ, Lund University, Sweden
Science, faith, and cultureThis one-day conference will be held on Monday, 7 March, from 11 a.m. Speakers will include Cardinal Paul Poupard, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, and Professor John Brooke. Attendance is free to current members of the University. To register, contact the Hall Secretary, Blackfriars, 64 St Giles' (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The room in which this conference is held is wheelchair accessible and is fitted with
an induction loop for the hearing impaired. Advance warning is required for other
OXFORD WOMEN IN POLITICSBARONESS PROFESSOR SUSAN GREENFIELD will lecture at 6 p.m. on Monday, 21 February, in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Politics and International Relations. Admission is free for OxWiP members, £2 for non-members.
Subject: 'The role of women in public life.'
Oxford Women in Politics (OxWiP) is a University of Oxford organisation dedicated to
advancing the role of women in politics and public life. Further information may be found