Oxford University Gazette, 19 May 2005: Lectures
CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATREPATRICK MARBER will be in conversation with CATE BLANCHETT at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 June, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
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GRINFIELD LECTURES ON THE SEPTUAGINT
Origen's hexapla: the development of Septuagint tradition and its reception in antiquityThe Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint will be delivered as follows. The lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Oriental Institute.
PROFESSOR PETER J. GENTRY, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville
DR BAS TER HAAR ROMENY, Leiden
DR ALISON SALVESEN
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 in the ancient Greek historians.'
Dionysus recast: ancient drama in the modern worldUnless indicated otherwise, the following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College. Two papers will be given at some of the meetings.
Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Conveners: Kathleen Riley, Avery Willis, and Amanda Wrigley.
DR N. COURTES
JOHN TAYLOR, Bradfield College, Berkshire; Artistic Director, Theatre Odyssey
THELMA HOLT, CBE
PROFESSOR EDITH HALL, Durham
ZACHARY DUNBAR, Royal Holloway, London
PROFESSOR LORNA HARDWICK, Open University
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.'
Gareth Evans Memorial LecturePROFESSOR S. YABLO, MIT, will deliver the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further information may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
Subject: 'Non-catastrophic presupposition failure.'
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL
Oxford Finance Summer SymposiumThe following lectures will be given at the times shown in the Saïd Business School. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
LUCY WHITE, Harvard
PATRICK BOLTON, Princeton
HOWARD ROSENTHAL, Princeton
HULYA ERASLAN, Wharton
CELICE ROCHON, Cergy
ITAY GOLDSTEIN, Wharton
ANDREW ELLUL, Indiana
MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
JAN WERNER, Minnesota
MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
ERIC HUGHSON, Colorado
MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
PETER KYLE, Duke
Finance SeminarsThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Lecture Theatre 5, West Wing, the Saïd Business School. Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convener: Dr Dimitrios Tsomocos.
26 May: GABRIELL DEMANGE, ParisJourdan Sciences Economiques
2 June: ULRICH HEGE, HEC School of Management
16 June: BERNARD CORNET, Paris
DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGYThe Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience will be held at the Department of Experimental Psychology, 2629 September, and will explore the following fields:
Modern Homo Sapiens, cerebral asymmetry and language
Unusual/abnormal language processing: animals, babies, children and patients
How is information represented in the visual system?
Cognitive roles of cerebellum
The cognitive neuroscience approach to the study of the body in the brain
The course will be given at graduate level. The lecturers include psychiatrists, neurologists
and psychologists from around the world. Further details may be obtained from Sally Harte
(e-mail: email@example.com) or from www.cogneuro.ox.ac.uk/autsch/.
OXFORD CENTRE FOR FAMILY LAW AND POLICYBECKY BATAGOL, Monash University, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 June, in the Violet Butler Room, Barnett House.
Subject: 'Hired guns and unprincipled mercenaries.'
The paper will examine the effect of anti-lawyer rhetoric on separating and divorcing
familes attending family mediation in Australia, and will compare the position in Australia
with that in the UK.
CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIESThe Centre for International Studies will hold a round-table discussion on 20 May, 46 p.m., in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Panellists include Dr Andrew Hurrell (Nuffield), Professor Vaughan Lowe (All Souls), Professor Sir Adam Roberts (Balliol), and Dr Jennifer Welsh (Somerville). Welcome by Professor Sir Richard Jolly (UNA Chair), and introduction by Sir Emyr Jones Parry (Permanent Representative of the UK to the UN).
Subject: 'A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility
the report of the UN Secretary-General's high-level panel on threats, challenges, and
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESH.E. DR MOHAMMAD AL-SABAH, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait, will lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 24 May, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. Entry will be by free ticket, available from the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street (telephone: Oxford (2)78730).
Subject: 'The Arab exception: facts and fallacies.'
PROFESSOR MICHAEL LAFFAN, Princeton, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 25 May, in the Centre for Islamic Studies.
Subject: 'Snouck Hurgronje and the discovery of traditional Islam on
TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY
Words and music/Paroles et musiqueNICOLE GORE reads from La nuit juste avant les forêts by BERNARD- MARIE KOLTÈS, with musical accompaniment by Robert Sale, in the Voltaire Room, the Taylor Institution Library, at 5.30 for 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 May.
Koltès is one of the most acclaimed and original French authors of modern times. The reading will be in French, with notes provided in English. Admission is free.
ALL SOULS COLLEGE
To the margins of the Establishment: All Souls after 1945DR SIMON GREEN will deliver the Chichele Lectures at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls College.
3 June: 'Fading grandees and fractious dons.'
10 June: 'The Year of Three Wardens.'
17 June: 'Crisis and renewal.'
Reuters Memorial LectureNIALL FITZGERALD, KBE, Chairman of Reuters and Chair, the Nelson Mandela Legacy Trust, will deliver the Reuters Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'A future lost opportunity: does the media lead or follow?
Will the media miss the story on Africa?'
Alan Emery LecturePROFESSOR D. DONNAI will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'Dysmorphology and development: clues from the clinic.'
Rowe Memorial LecturePROFESSOR PAOLO FRANCESCO FIORE, Professor of Architecture and Architectural Archaeology, University of Rome (La Sapienza), will the Dorothy Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 May, in the Grove Auditoriium, Magdalen College (entrance through Longwall).
Subject: 'Leon Battista Alberti and the architecture of Renaissance
Thomas Harriot LectureDR JOHN HENRY, Edinburgh, will deliver the Thomas Harriot Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 May, in the Champneys Room, Oriel College.
Subject: 'Why Harriot was not the English Galileo.'
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Pluscarden Programme for the Study of Intelligence and Global TerrorismCONGRESSMAN CURT WELDON, Deputy Chairman, Homeland Security Committee and Armed Services Committee, US House of Representatives, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 May, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to Tara McTiernan (telephone: Oxford 557047, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Convener: Dr S. Tsang.
Subject: 'Global transformation and the policies that affect it.'
Middle East Centre
George Antonius LectureSONALLAH IBRAHIM, novelist, will deliver the George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'The development of an Egyptian writer.'
Astor Visiting LecturePROFESSOR SAMUEL ISSACHAROFF, Harold R. Medina Professor of Procedural Jurisprudence, Columbia Law School, will deliver the Astor Visiting Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Faw Faculty Board Room, the St Cross Building. Professor Christopher McCrudden will chair the lecture.
Subject: 'When rights break down: US constitutional responses in times of national security crisis.'
Global Economic Governance LectureTHE HON. DR NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA, Minister of Finance of Nigeria, will deliver the annual Global Economic Governance Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 May, in the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Subject: 'Managing the challenges of reform in a global
contextthe case of Nigeria.'