Oxford University Gazette, 16 June 2005: Lectures
LUBBOCK LECTURE IN MANAGEMENT STUDIESED BALLS, MP, former 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: email@example.com).
Subject: `Trust and economic policy.'
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: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'The diets of early hominins in Africa.'
MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE
'Talk and chalk' public lectures on the history of cosmologyThe following public lectures will be given at 7 p.m. on the days shown in the Museum of the History of Science. Admission is free. The series is sponsored by Taylor & Francis.
There will be no slides, overheads, or PowerPoint: the lecturers are allowed to use only blackboard and chalk.
PROFESSOR JOHN HEILBRON, Berkeley
PROFESSOR JOSEPH SILK
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
ST JOHN'S COLLEGE
Robert Penson LecturePROFESSOR LUCIA TONGIORGI TOMASI will deliver the Robert Penson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 21 June, in the Auditorium, Garden Quadrangle, St John's College.
Subject: 'Gardens of knowledge.'
SOMERVILLE COLLEGE AND THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY
Literary LuncheonOn Saturday, 24 September, at 12 noon for 12.30 p.m., there will be a Literary Luncheon in Somerville to celebrate Somerville and the Oxford DNB.
Speakers : Barbara Harvey (Consultant Editor to ODNB ), Janet Howarth (Associate Editor) and Pauline Adams (author of Somerville for Women). Many Somervillians feature in the Dictionary as subjects and as contributors. There will be a demonstration of the on-line version by Robert Faber.
The event is held in support of the college's Annual Fund and is open to all. Tickets, costing
£30, may be obtained by application to Elizabeth Cooke (telephone: Oxford (2)70632,
FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIANPROFESSOR MARINA WARNER will address the sixtieth Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian at 3 p.m. on Thursday, 23 June, in the Sheldonian Theatre.
Subject: 'The word unfleshed: memory in cyberspace.'
A selection from the year's purchases and donations will be exhibited in Case 8 in the Library's Exhibition Room (Schola Naturalis Philosophiae, Old Schools Quadrangle) until 4.45 p.m.