Oxford University Gazette, 12 May 2005: Lectures
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.
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.'
CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATREPATRICK MARBER will be in conversation with CATE BLANCHETT at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 June, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
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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.'
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Literature and the press 18001900This symposium, organised jointly by the Fin-de-Siècle Seminar and the Victorian Literature Seminar, will be held on Friday, 13 May, 10 a.m.5 p.m., in Linacre College.
Papers will be given by Anne Janowitz, Anne Humphreys, Matthew Beaumont, Luisa Calé, Felicity James, and Carol Peaker, with commentary by Marilyn Butler and Laura Marcus.
Details of the programme, speakers, and registration may be found at
http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/literaturepress. Enquiries may be directed to email@example.com
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, HISTORY OF ART, MUSIC, THEOLOGY
The Bible in art, music, and literatureThe following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Professor C. Rowland and Dr C. Joynes.
PROFESSOR H. RAISANEN, Helsinki
PROFESSOR D. JASPER, Glasgow
PROFESSOR H. HORNIK, Baylor University
DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGYThe Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience will be held at the Department of Experimental Psychology, 26-29 September and will explore the following fields:
Modern Homo Sapiens, cerebral asymmetry and language Unusual/abnormal language processing: animals, babies, children and patients
How is information represented in the visual system?
Cognitive roles of cerebellum
The cognitive neuroscience approach to the study of the body in the brain
The course will be given at graduate level. The lecturers include psychiatrists, neurologists
and psychologists from around the world. Further details may be obtained from Sally Harte
(e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) or from www.cogneuro.ox.ac.uk/autsch/.
HISTORY OF ART, PHILOSOPHY
Philosophy and theory of the visual artsThe following interdisciplinary research seminars will be given at 5 p.m. mon Fridays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Dr J. Hyman, Queen's, and Dr K. Reed-Tsocha, Trinity.
DR S. GLENDINNING, Reading
DR N. ZANGWILL
PROFESSOR R. HOPKINS, Sheffield
PROFESSOR L. GOEHR, Columbia
PROFESSOR M. IVERSEN, Essex
PROFESSOR M. SMITH, Warwick
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
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?'
Science and medicine of athletic performancePROFESSOR JACQUES POORTMANS, Free University of Brussels, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Monday, 16 May, in the Sherrington Room, the University Laboratory of Physiology.
Subject: 'Creatine supplementation in sports: myths and reality.'
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
Research Seminar in Spanish and Spanish American StudiesIGNACIO DURÁN, Minister for Cultural Affairs, Embassy of Mexico, London, will speak on contemporary Mexican cinema at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 May, in Room 3, the Taylor Institution. Further details may be found under the 'Research' link at http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/spanish/.
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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.'
John Locke Lectures
Apt belief and reflective knowledgePROFESSOR E. SOSA, Brown University, will deliver the John Locke Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further details may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
18 May: 'A virtue epistemology.'
25 May: 'Intuitions.'
1 June: 'Epistemic normativity.'
8 June: 'Virtue, luck, and credit.'
15 June: 'Circularity and easy knowlege.'
ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM AND HUMANITIES DIVISION
Crossing culturescrossing timeUnless 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 30 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: email@example.com).
Conveners: Jeremy Johns, Henry Kim, Luke Treadwell, and Susan Walker.
BERT SMITH and others
JAS ELSNER and others
PROFESSOR DAME JESSICA RAWSON and others
RUTH BARNES and others
TIM WILSON and others
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESH.E. DR MOHAMMAD AL-SABAH, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait, will lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 24 May, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. Entry will be by free ticket, available from the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street (telephone: Oxford (2)78730).
Subject: 'The Arab exception: facts and fallacies.'
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.'
BALLIOL COLLEGE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE
George Eastman Lectures
Re-envisioning the development paradigm: expanding human capabilities in a global political economyPROFESSOR PETER EVANS, Berkeley, George Eastman Visiting Professor, will continue his series of Eastman Lectures at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Hall, the Manor Road Building.
17 May: 'Capability politics in an era of bit-driven growth.'
24 May: 'Global governance, counter-hegemonic globalisation, and
local contestation: possibilities for progressive change.'
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.'
Rowe Memorial LecturePROFESSOR PAOLO FRANCESCO FIORE, Professor of Architecture and Architectural Archaeology, University of Rome (La Sapienza), will the Dorothy Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 May, in the Grove Auditoriium, Magdalen College (entrance through Longwall).
Subject: 'Leon Battista Alberti and the architecture of Renaissance
Media and PoliticsThe following seminars, organised jointly with the Reuters Foundation Programme, will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in Nuffield College.
Conveners: Dr David Butler and Mr Paddy Coulter.
PROFESSOR S. COLEMAN, Visiting Professor in e-Democracy, Oxford Internet Institute
SIR JEREMY GREENSTOCK, Director, Ditchley Foundation; formerly UK Permanent
Representative to the United Nations
PHILIP GOULD, polling consultant to the Prime Minister
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
Middle East Centre
George Antonius LectureSONALLAH IBRAHIM, novelist, will deliver the George Antonius 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
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.
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.'