Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Professor of Poetry

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS will deliver his Inaugural Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 22 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Many voices---1. From the French.'

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Professor of Environmental Science

PROFESSOR DIANA LIVERMAN will deliver her Inaugural Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Environment and the Americas.'

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HARMSWORTH LECTURE

PROFESSOR J.H. SILBEY will deliver the Harmsworth Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The party of Lincoln: Abraham Lincoln and the emergence of the Republican Party before the Civil War.'

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DEPARTMENT FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION

Oxford Architectural History Seminar

DAVID CLARK will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 22 November, in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.

Subject: ` "Where were gates no gates are now". The fate of monastic stone after the Dissolution.'

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Oxford Clinical Neurosciences Lectures

The following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

DR L. BOWMAN
19 Nov.: `What a neurologist should know about the role of lipids, statins, homocysteine, and vitamins in stroke and dementia.'

DR D. GROSSET, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow
10 Dec.: `Functional imaging for diagnosis and monitoring of Parkinson's disease.'

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Oxford Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research Centre

The following seminars will be given at the times shown. on Fridays. Postgraduate presentations will be given at 1 p.m. on Friday, 26 November.

DR J. URBAN
19 Nov.: `Cells of the invertebral disc—making the best of a bad environment.'

PROFESSOR D. KERR
3 Dec.: `Gene therapy for colorectal cancer.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

DR DENNIS FLYNN, Professor of Economics, University of the Pacific, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 18 November, in Lecture Room 2, the Oriental Institute.

Convener: Dr J.B. Lewis.

Subject: `Globalisation's sixteenth-century birth.'

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

Oxford University Biochemical Society: fortieth anniversary celebrations

A celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the Oxford University Biochemical Society will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 2 December, in the University Museum of Natural History. A champagne reception will follow the presentations.

DR LEROY HOOD (keynote speaker), Director, Institute of System Biology, Seattle: `Systems biology: deciphering the networks of life.'

PROFESSOR RAYMOND DWEK: `The past, present, and future of Oxford biochemistry.'

DR FRANCIS ROLLESTON, MRC Canada and OUBS Founding Committee Member: `The beginning of the Oxford University Biochemical Society.'

PROFESSOR ANTHONY WATTS, Senior Member, OUBS: `Forty years of the Oxford University Biochemical Society.'

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CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Centre for Brazilian Studies.

PROFESSOR PETER EVANS, Berkeley; George Eastman Visiting Professor
23 Nov.: `Industry and development in Brazil: is the romance of manufacturing over?'

DR MAITE CONDE, Visiting Research Associate, CBS
30 Nov.: `Locating the belle èpoque of Brazilian cinema.'

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

BARONESS SUSAN GREENFIELD and PROFESSOR JOHN BELL will speak at a seminar to be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, 29 November, in the Saïd Business School. Information and registration details can be found at www.science-enterprise.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `How to be a medical entrepreneur.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

DR ROMAN LOIMEIER, Bayreuth, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 24 November, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

Subject: `Old ulama, new ulama, and the translation of the Qur'an in sub-Saharan Africa.'

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LATIN AMERICAN CENTRE

RICK MUIR will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 22 November, in the Latin American Centre.

Subject: `Tabaré, Presidente. The 2004 Uruguayan presidential and congressional elections.'

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS

Florence Nightingale Lectures

In celebration of the speaker's eightieth birthdy

SIR DAVID COX, FRS, will deliver a Florence Nightingale Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 25 November, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Room, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Public policy to particle physics: statistics in the twenty-first century.'

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BALLIOL COLLEGE

Oliver Smithies Lectures

Modelling and simulation issues in computational cell biology

PROFESSOR KEVIN BURRAGE, University of Queensland, will deliver the second series of Oliver Smithies Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following Wednesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.

24 Nov.:`Overview.'

1 Dec.: `Stochastic modelling and simulation.'

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KELLOGG COLLEGE

PROFESSOR M. WALSHOK, University of California, San Diego, will deliver the Bynum Tudor Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 29 November, in the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House. Advance booking is required: tel. (2)80367, or e-mail: college.office@kellogg.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `The transformative role of the university in the knowledge economy.'

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE

Magdalen Research Forum

The following presentations will be given from 6 p.m. on Monday, 22 November, in the Old Law Library, Magdalen College.

PROFESSOR G.S. ROUSSEAU: `When neurology and theology meet: Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Spirits in the Night.'

DR M. MARSH: `Extra-corporeal experience: something out-of-the-ordinary.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE AND BALLIOL COLLEGE

Adam von Trott Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR T. GARTON ASH will deliver the Adam von Trott Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 30 November, in the chapel, Mansfield College.

Subject: `Are there moral foundations of European power?'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Asian Studies Centre

South Asian History Seminars: corrigendum

The South Asian History Seminars are given at 2 p.m., and not at 5 p.m., as incorrectly stated in the Gazette of 7 October.

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE

Alan Tayler Lecture

DR DAVID ACHESON will deliver the Alan Tayler Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 22 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. The lecture is sponsored by the Smith Institute for Industrial Mathematics and System Engineering.

Subject: `1089 and All That.'

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