Oxford University Gazette, 17 February 2005: Lectures
Luc Hoffmann Professor of Field OrnithologyPROFESSOR BEN SHELDON will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5.30 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.'
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.'
Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman DramaPROFESSOR SIMON GOLDHILL, Cambridge, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 23 February, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. For further information telephone Oxford (2)88210, or e-mail: email@example.com.
Subject: 'Wagner's Greeks.'
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
D.F. McKenzie LecturePROFESSOR JOHN BARNARD, Leeds, will deliver the tenth annual D.F. McKenzie Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 2 March, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Keats and posterity: manuscript, print, and readers.'
ENGLISH, HISTORY OF ART, MUSIC
The Bible in Art, Music and Literature Seminar seriesThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Professor Chris Rowland and Dr Christine Joynes.
PROFESSOR P. HAWKINS, Boston
PROFESSOR J. RICHES, Glasgow
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society
Contemporary international migrationkey issuesThe following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, the Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road.
Convener: Professor Steven Vertovec.
W. JORDAN, Plymouth, and P. BROWN, Huddersfield
S. MARTIN, Georgetown
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Soft Matter, Biomaterials and InterfacesThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room, the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
Convener: Dr Simon Titmuss.
PROF. J. RÜHE, Freiburg
DR J. KEDDIE, Surrey
PROF. S.P. ARMES, Sheffield
University Laboratory of Physiology: Science and medicine of athletic performancePROFESSOR CRAIG SHARP, Brunel, will deliver the first of the Emininent Speakers lectures at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 23 February, in the Sherrington Room, the University Laboratory of Physiology.
Convener: Professor Uwe Ackermann.
Subject: 'Comparative performances of human and animal athletes.'
Clinical endocrine and metabolic meetingsThe following meetings will be held at 12.45 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, the Churchill Hospital.
M.C. SUGDEN, London
A. WAGENMAKERS, Birmingham
J. FERRER, Barcelona
MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES
Seminar in Economic and Social HistoryThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5p.m. in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College, 70 Woodstock Road. Up-to-date information is available at www.history.ox.ac.uk/seminars.
Convener: Dr Knick Harley.
J. SIMPSON, Pablo de Olavide
E. KARAKACILI, West Ontaria
L. HANNAH, Tokyo
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.
Conveners: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, Dr Christopher Brooke, and Dr Richard Coggins.
TAM DALYELL, MP, Father of the House of Commons
EDWARD GARNIER, QC, MP
LORD PATTEN, Chancellor of the University
SIR ALAN BUDD
LORD RENTON OF MOUNT HARRY
CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES
Film-showing and discussionThe documentary film Notˇcias de uma guerra particular (1999), on drug-related violence in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, will be shown on Thursday, 24 February, 4.30-- 6.30 p.m., in Room 3, the Taylor Institution. The showing will be followed by a discussion with the director JoĆo Moreira Salles on violence and film in contemporary Brazil.
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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESDR E. SIRRIYEH, Leeds, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 23 February, in the Centre.
Subject: 'Styles of masterdisciple relationship in the Sufi world of Ottoman Damascus in the late seventeenth to early eighteenth centuries.'
HRH PRINCE SAUD AL-FAISAL, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 24 February, in the Examination Schools. Admission will be free by ticket only, obtainable from OCIS, George Street (telephone: Oxford (2)78730, fax: 248942).
Subject: 'Dialogue and understanding.'
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.'
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
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.'
Archie Cochrane 'Effectiveness and efficiency' lecturePROFESSOR JULIAN PETO will deliver the Archie Cochrane 'Effectiveness and efficiency' lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 17 March, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
Subject: 'Human papilloma viruses, cervical cancer, and screening.'
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.'
LADY MARGARET HALL
Canada SeminarsJEREMY KINSMAN, Ambasssador of Canada to the EU, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 24 February, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. Further information may be obtained from Janet Wardell, LMH (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'So! Is there still an Atlantic Community? Are values and
interests diverging, or converging? Is Canada in the middle or on the side? How does the
future look for Europe and North America?'
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Latin American CentrePROFESSOR MARK WASSERMAN, Rutgers, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 8 March, in the Latin American Centre.
Subject: 'Fleeced and failed: entrepreneurs without connections in
ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE
Wallace Watson Award LecturesThe joint winners of the 2004 Award will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 2 March, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
PETER HESKETH: 'Two men and a tent.'
DANIEL KONDZIELA: 'Slowly down the Ganges.'
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.'
OXFORD MEDIEVAL SOCIETYDR MARY CARRUTHERS will lecture at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 24 February, in the Garrard Room, Harris Manchester College. New members are welcome to attend.
Subject: ' "Cicero's" art of memory in the later
Middle Ages: problems and some queries.'