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Institute for the Advancement of University Learning Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the IAUL (telephone: (2)86808, e-mail: services@learning.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 15 October

DR D. CARTER: `Anthropologists: identity and virtual communities' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Anthropologists and the new technologies'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (61 Banbury Road), 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Crete BC', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

B. DE L'ESTOILE: `Dancing with the Dogon: French anthropology from the colonial exhibition to the Museum of First Arts and Cultures' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology: departmental seminars), 64 Banbury Road, 4.15 p.m.

P. JACOB: `The scope and limits of Chomsky's naturalism' (lecture), Philosophy Faculty Centre, 4.30 p.m.

D. HINE, V. BOGDANOR, and C. BRYANT: `The institutional balance' (seminars on the proposed European Union Constitution), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR T. DODGE: `Political mobilisation in the absence of civil society or state; Islamic nationalism in post- Saddam Iraq' (lecture series on Iraq), College Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 16 October

EDUCATION CONFERENCE: `What are universities for?' (jointly held at Lady Margaret Hall and Somerville College, as part of 125th anniversary celebrations; further details from Development Office, Somerville: tel. 01865 (2)80626).

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Sunday 17 October

PROFESSOR BRIAN LEFTOW preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 18 October

C. LOW: `Khoisan healing practices' (seminar series: `The history of modern medicine: national and international perspectives'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR B. HARRISS-WHITE: `De- and re-regulating business in rural West Bengal: capitalism under the left front' (seminar series: `Socio-legal approaches to law and development'), Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building, 4.30 p.m.

TAM DALYELL, MP: `What needs to be done to the House of Commons?' (seminar series: `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

DR L. SHEVTSOVA: `Comparing Yeltsin and Putin as leaders' (Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Seminar: `Twenty years of political change: the USSR and Russia, 1985–2004'), the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR L. AL-GAILANI: `Archaeological theft in Iraq' (St Cross–All Souls Lectures: `Who owns objects? The ethics and legality of collecting'), Dining Hall, St Cross College, 5 p.m.

DR B. GROVES: ` "With old odd ends stole out of holy writ." Shakespeare and the Bible' (seminar series: `The Bible in art, music, and literature'), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.

DR H. GREIG: `Leading the fashion: the material culture of London's beau monde' (interfaculty seminars: `Restoration to Reform, 1660–1832'), Council Room, Mansfield, 5.15 p.m

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Tuesday 19 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glass', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR B. LAFFAN: `Organising power in Europe: multilevel governance' (seminar series: `Europe: what kind of power?'), Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

DR W. MACMILLAN: `Redistricting Michigan; maps, computers, and the public interest' (seminar series: `Power in American politics'), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR STANLEY LUBMAN: `Themes and issues in Western scholarship' (lecture series: `Looking for law in China'), Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. FIDDES: `Law and divine mercy in Shakespeare: a study of The Merchant of Venice and Measure for Measure' (public lecture series: `Measure for measure: the idea of justice in literature, religion, and law'), Regent's Park College, 5 p.m.

T. SMITH: `Early years research and policy for children at risk of social exclusion' (seminar series: `Promoting the well-being of children at risk of social exclusion'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

R.E. LEBOW: `Interests and ethics' (Political Theory and International Relations Seminar), Department of Politics, 5 p.m.

H. KUGELER: ` "Le parfait Ambassadeur": the theory and practice of diplomacy, 1648–1748' (Early Modern Europe Seminar), Modern History Research Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, 5 p.m.

DR K. BROWN: `History, anthropology, and the archival imagination' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `The structure of loyalty in revolutionary Macedonia'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

B. HEBBERT: `The Tudor violin 1540–1600' (Graduate Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. PODOLNY: `The logic of person v. the logic of position' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The logic of position, the measure of leadership'), Saïd Business School, 5.30 p.m. (open to the public; admission free).

DR B. SCHMIDT: `Ethnographic research' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religions), Council Room, Mansfield, 5.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 20 October

MISS L. FORBES and DR J. JOHNS: `The Bodleian Book of Curiosities: some answers and many new questions' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

ORGAN RECITAL (Elizabeth Burgess), Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to twentieth-century art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR STANLEY LUBMAN: `Law reform after Mao—accomplishments and problems' (lecture series: `Looking for law in China'), Mure Room, Merton, 5.30 p.m.

DR K. BROWN: `The horizons of the peasant: rethinking fatalism' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `The structure of loyalty in revolutionary Macedonia'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR D. JAMES: `Gaining lost ground? Property, patronage, and citizenship in South Africa's land reform programme' (Refugee Studies Centre: public seminars), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. PODOLNY: `The meaning of leadership' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The logic of position, the measure of leadership'), Saïd Business School, 5.30 p.m. (open to the public; admission free).

G. IRVINE: `Bu-no-mai: the military dances of Bugaku' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 6.15 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

T. ARGOV: `Losing the (Israeli) plot: contemporary Israel in the prose of Orly Kastel-Bloom' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 21 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection—for all staff' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and `Induction and probation', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

A. ADRIAN-PAUL: `Women, peace, and security: challenges faced by refugee and internally displaced women' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `The search for common ground: the role of women in conflict resolution'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

KIRSTY HUGHES: `Turkish membership of the EU: strategic priority or political disaster?' (seminar), Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

G. DE BROGLIE and J. ROGISTER: `L'Entente Cordiale: de l'événement au concept' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. PODOLNY: `The measure of meaning' (Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies: `The logic of position, the measure of leadership'), Saïd Business School, 5.30 p.m. (open to the public; admission free).

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Friday 22 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection—for all staff' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

CONFERENCE: `Psychologie, psychiatrie, psychanalyse et médecine: jalons pour une histoire (XIXe–XXe siècles)' (Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m.; continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m.).

DR N. BRADMAN: `The applications of mitochondrial DNA research in the anthropology of identity' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Anthropologists and the new technologies'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (61 Banbury Road), 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Camille Pissarro', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

P. DESCOLA: `Forms of life' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology: departmental seminars), 64 Banbury Road, 4.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. QURESHI: `Music, the state, and Islam in Pakistan: negotiating identities through the sonic arts' (public lecture series: `Ethnomusicological studies of Muslim societies'), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

SIR ROBERT WADE-GREY, SIR STEPHEN WALL, and LORD WILLIAMSON: `Foreign affairs' (seminars on the proposed European Union Constitution), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR STANLEY LUBMAN: `Foreigners and legal uncertainty' (lecture series: `Looking for law in China'), Schools, 5 p.m.

JOHN LLOYD: `The power and the story: media and politics in the twenty-first century' (Reuters Memorial Lecture), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5 p.m.

DR I. MARASHI: `Iraq's cyber-insurgency: the Internet, mass media, and the Iraqi Resistance' (lecture series on Iraq), College Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 24 October

THE REVD CANON OSWALD SWARTZ preaches the Ramsden Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 25 October

DR S. ECKS: `Socialising substances: ethnopharmacology and beyond' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Ethnobotany, fertility, and sexuality'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

M. FEDUNKIW: `British women doctors in World War I: finding a way to serve in Serbia and the case of Dr Dorothy Maude' (seminar series: `The history of modern medicine: national and international perspectives'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. FAUNDEZ: `Why has the law and development movement failed to revive?' (seminar series: `Socio-legal approaches to law and development'), Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building, 4.30 p.m.

THE RT. HON. WILLIAM HAGUE, MP: `The future of House of Lords reform' (seminar series: `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

SIR RODRIC BRAITHWAITE: `The view across the river, 1988–92' (Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Seminar: `Twenty years of political change: the USSR and Russia, 1985–2004'), the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR K. POLITIS: `The political and economic realities of looting ancient sites' (St Cross–All Souls Lectures: `Who owns objects? The ethics and legality of collecting'), Research Centre, Pitt Rivers Museum (64 Banbury Road), 5 p.m.

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