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Oxford University Gazette, 17 March 2005: Diary


Friday 18 March

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'The Alfred William Hunt exhibition', 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.)

INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE, Trinity College, 3 p.m.: 'Perspectives on the Passion', with speakers including Neil MacGregor, Regina Schwartz, Robin Jensen, and John Butt (further information from Dr Christine Joynes: e-mail christine.joynes@trinity.ox.ac.uk; conference continues on Saturday and Sunday).

SHAIKHA MOZAH BINT NASSER AL MISSNED (UNESCO Envoy for Higher Education): 'Globalising education and educating the globe: the case for human development and education in Arab societies' (public lecture), Sheldonian, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 19 March

DAY-SCHOOL: 'World War II—unfinished business', with speakers Andrew Roberts, Robin Neillands, Col. John Hughes-Wilson, and Corelli Barnett, Christ Church (for further information e-mail: conferences@chch.ox.ac.uk).

STUDY-DAY (British Centre for Durkheimian Studies): 'Marcel Mauss: anthropologist and sociologist', Maison Française, 10.45 a.m.–4 p.m.

A CAPELLA PORTUGUESA (dir. Owen Rees): concert of Spanish Renaissance Passion music, and other music for Holy Week, the chapel, Queen's, 8 p.m. (Admission £10–£5. Enquiries: bernadette.nelson@wolfson.ox.ac.uk.)

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Sunday 20 March

DR JIM BENNETT: 'Surveyors subvert geometry' (table talk), Museum of the History of Science, 2.30 p.m.

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Monday 21 March

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'People and change', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Tuesday 22 March

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Hairstyles, wigs, and whiskers', 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.)

DR M. SHOOTER: 'Mental illness—the last great taboo' (Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, 5 p.m.

JOANNA MACGREGOR: The Goldberg Variations of J.S. Bach (lecture–recital, launching a blackboard exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science), Holywell Music Room, 7 p.m. (admission free).

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Wednesday 23 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk in series 'The Curator and the Collection': 'The poetry of truth—Alfred William Hunt and the art of landscape' (Colin Harrison), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Booking essential: tel. (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Thursday 24 March

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM closed (reopens 28 March, 12 noon).

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Friday 25 March

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: all buildings closed, reopening 29 March (some exceptions: see full details in 'University Libraries' notice, above).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 29 March).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION library closed (reopens 29 March).

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Tuesday 29 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Eighteenth-century paintings and sculpture', 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.)

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Wednesday 30 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Introduction to Dutch paintings', 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.)

NICOLA SCOTT: 'Employees in the driving seat: innovation at BMW Oxford' (seminar), Blenheim Room, Begbroke Science Park, 6.30 p.m. (to reserve a place, e-mail: rebecca.lingwood@begbroke.ox.ac.uk ).

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Friday 1 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Gardens in 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.)

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Tuesday 5 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Small treasures of the Ashmolean', 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.)

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Wednesday 6 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk in series 'The Curator and the Collection': 'Introduction to the Tradescant Collection' (Dr Arthur MacGregor), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Booking essential: tel. (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Thursday 7 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Introduction to personnel management', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

SPECIAL INTEREST WEEKEND PROGRAMME, 7–10 April, Christ Church, with a choice of themes: (i) 'An English revolution: the Civil War 1642–9', or (ii) 'A passion for plants—a garden revolution' (for further information e-mail: conferences@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 8 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Shakespeare's world', 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.)

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Tuesday 12 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'The building of Cockerell's Ashmolean', 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.)

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Wednesday 13 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Grading and regrading of university posts', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Introduction to modern 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.)

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