Oxford University Gazette, 17 March 2005: Lectures
David Lewis LecturePROFESSOR SIMON HORNBLOWER, University College, London, will deliver the David Lewis Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 25 May, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.
Subject: 'Theatre and the ancient Greek historian.'
Oxford Osler LecturePROFESSOR J.I. BELL will deliver the inaugural Oxford Osler Lecture at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Will genomics change Oslerian medicine?'
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
'Flaschenpost': German poetry and the long twentieth centuryThis colloquium will be held on 15 and 16 April in New College.
On Friday, 15 April, a bilingual poetry reading, with Michael Krüger, Ulrike Draesner, Iain Galbraith, and Karen Leeder, will be held at 5.30 p.m. in the Long Room.
Details of the papers to be given on Saturday, 16 April, in Lecture Room 4, the Noël Salter Room, are set out below.
Further details may be found at http://www.mod- langs.ox.ac.uk/german/flaschenpost. Places at the colloquium are available, but must be reserved by 1 April: enquiries should be directed to Dr Leeder.
Convener: Dr K.J Leeder (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR R. VILAIN, Robert Holloway, London
PROFESSOR M. ESKIN, Columbia
PROFESSOR H.-H. MÜLLER and DR TOM KINDT, Hamburg
DR K. KOHL
PROFESSOR W. EMMERICH, Bremen
DR G. PAUL, Warwick
PROFESSOR H. KORTE, Siegen
PROFESSOR H. GNÜG, Bonn
Are Labour's constitutional changes working?The concluding seminars in this series will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Magdalen College.
Conveners: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, and Dr Richard Coggins.
SIR ALAN BUDD
EDWARD GARNIER, QC, MP
LORD RENTON OF MOUNT HARRY
LORD WOOLF, Lord Chief Justice
BEGBROKE SCIENCE PARKNICOLA SCOTT, BMW Group, Oxford, will give a Begbroke Seminar at 6.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 March, in the Blenheim Room, Begbroke Sciene Park.
Ms Scott will discuss the radical 'culture change' at the BMW plant in Oxford, which has established teamwork and personal responsibility as central to its philosophy.
To reserve a place, e-mail Dr Rebecca Lingwood (email@example.com ).
Subject: 'Employees in the driving seat: innovation at BMW Oxford.'
INSTITUTE OF EUROPEAN AND COMPARATIVE LAW
Harmonisation of European Contract Law: Implications for European Private Law, Business and Legal PracticeThis conference will be held on 1819 March, in St Anne's College.
Speakers include: Guido Alpa (University of Rome, 'La Sapienza'), Baroness Ashton of Upholland (Department of Constitutional Affairs), Hugh Beale (Law Commission), David Edward (formerly European Court of Justice), Roy Goode (University of Oxford), Martijn Hesselink (University of Amsterdam), Ewan McKendrick (University of Oxford), Stuart Popham (Senior Partner, Clifford Chance), Dirk Staudenmayer (European Commission), John Vickers (Chairman, Office of Fair Trading), Stephen Weatherill (University of Oxford), and Reinhard Zimmermann (Max Planck Institute, Hamburg).
Further information, including the full conference programme, may be found on the
Institute's Web site, http://denning.law.ox.ac.uk/news/files/Programme.pdf. Registration
forms can be obtained from firstname.lastname@example.org and
must be returned by 7 March.
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESSHAIKHA MOZAH BINT NASSER AL MISSNED, Chair, Qatar Foundation for Education and UNESCO Envoy for Higher Education, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 18 March, in the Sheldonian Theatre. The lecture is open to the public.
Subject: 'Globalising education and educating the globe: the case for human development and education in Arab societies.'
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German Rhodes LecturePROFESSOR DIETER GRIMM, Permanent Fellow, the Institute of Advanced Study, Berlin, and formerly Judge of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, will deliver the German Rhodes Lecture (in English) at 5 p.m. on Friday, 29 April, in Rhodes House.
The lecture is arranged jointly with the Association of German Rhodes Scholars, and is sponsored by the Boston Consulting Group.
Subject: 'Integration by constitution? Expectations and perspectives in
the process of European constitutionalisation.'
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOLPROFESSOR ART BRIEF, Lawrence Martin Chair of Business, A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane, and editor of the Academy of Management Review, will give seminars at 12.30 p.m. on the following days in Lecture Theatre 5, the Saïd Business School. All members of the University are welcome to attend.
Thur. 28 Apr.: 'Theory building and the Academy of Management Review.' (Chairman: Professor Richard Whittington)
Fri. 29 Apr.: 'Communities matter: the case of race relations in
organisations.' (Chairman: Dr Alex Nicholls)
Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and DevelopmentPROFESSOR G. CONWAY will deliver the Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and Development at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 28 April, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
Subject: 'Science, technology, and development.'
Don Fowler Memorial LecturePROFESSOR M. WYKE, Reading, will deliver the Don Fowler Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 5 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Julius Caesar in western culture: from Lucan to Las Vegas.'
ST EDMUND HALL
A.B. Emden LecturePROFESSOR G. HOSKING, Leverhulme Research Professor of Russian History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London, will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Trust and distrust in European societies: a historian's
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.'
GRADUATE THEOLOGY SOCIETYDR WILLIAM LANE CRAIG will lecture at 8.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Harris Lecture Theatre, Oriel College. Admission is free.
Subject: 'Evidence for the historical resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth.'