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Oxford University Gazette, 16 June 2005: Diary


Friday 17 June

STUDY-DAY: 'Islam in contemporary Europe', Ian Skipper Room, St Cross College, 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m. (No fee for attendance. To register, e-mail: euroinfo@europaeum.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: (2)84480.)

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Springboard—programme 3', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

TADAKI IIO: 'Keeping the peace of the manor: manor court and villages in early seventeenth-century Hungary' (East and East–Central Europe Seminar), MacGregor Room, Oriel, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. SMITH: 'Originality (in Cézanne): William Webb-Ellis v. Wittgenstein' (seminar series: 'Philosophy and theory of the visual arts'), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.

DR SIMON GREEN: 'Crisis and renewal' (Chichele Lectures: 'To the margins of the Establishment: All Souls after 1945'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 18 June

KATHRYN WHITNEY (mezzo-soprano) and LINDY TENNENT-BROWN (piano): concert, including the first public performance of Héloïse to Abelard by John McCabe, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (tickets from Tickets Oxford: tel. 305305, Web: www.ticketsoxford.com).

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Sunday 19 June

THE VERY REVD VIVIENNE FAULL preaches the Commemoration Day Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 20 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Giving and receiving feedback', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

ED BALLS, MP: 'Trust and economic policy' (Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies), Saïd Business School, 5 p.m. (Admission free and open to the public. Enquiries: deborah.lisburne@sbs.ox.ac.uk.)

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Tuesday 21 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Introductory Certificate in First-line Management', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

PROFESSOR LUCIA TONGIORGI TOMASI: 'Gardens of knowledge' (Robert Penson Lecture), the Auditorium, Garden Quadrangle, St John's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR JOHN HEILBRON: 'The moving Earth after Galileo' ('talk and chalk' public lectures on the history of cosmology, linked to 'Bye-bye blackboard' exhibition), Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m.

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Wednesday 22 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars:'Recruitment and selection—for all staff' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and 'Assertiveness' (day 2), 2 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. (doors open 10.45 a.m.; audience to be seated by 11.15 a.m.).

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Thursday 23 June

CONFERENCE: 'Le français parlé au XXIe siècle: normes et variations', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–6.30 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.).

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Recruitment and selection—for all staff' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

PROFESSOR MARINA WARNER: 'The word unfleshed: memory in cyberspace' (address to Annual General Meeting of Friends of the Bodleian), Sheldonian, 3 p.m. (enquiries to: fob@bodley.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR JOSEPH SILK: 'The dark side of the universe' ('talk and chalk' public lectures on the history of cosmology, linked to 'Bye-bye blackboard' exhibition), Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m.

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Saturday 25 June

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE: 'Understanding Einstein'—a 'family friendly' day of talks and events to celebrate the centenary of the theory of special relativity, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 26 June

PROFESSOR EAMON DUFFY preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 27 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Running effective meetings', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Tuesday 28 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Introductory Certificate in First-line Management', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Wednesday 29 June

CONFERENCE: 'Trajectories of socialism in contemporary Asia: anthropological perspectives', Maison Française (continues on Thursday and Friday—enquiries and registration: frank.pieke@chinese.ox.ac.uk).

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Thursday 30 June

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.15 a.m.; 'Supporting the development needs of your staff' (day 2), 9.30 a.m.; 'Discretionary pay', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Monday 4 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Project management', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Thursday 7 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.15 a.m., and 'Induction for new heads of department and chairmen of faculty boards', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Friday 15 July

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Springboard—programme 3', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Monday 15 August

SPECIAL LECTURE LIST, MICHAELMAS TERM: entries to be received by today (e-mail: lecture.lists@admin.ox.ac.uk).

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