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Oxford University Gazette, 20 January 2005:
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Institute for the Advancement of University Learning Seminars: places should be booked in advance through the IAUL (telephone: (2)86808, e-mail: services@learning.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 21 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Life and death in ancient Egypt', 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.)

PANEL OF EXPERTS: `Emergency relief: what do we know about how best to help the tsunami-stricken countries?' (Global Economic Governance Programme: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University College, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR S. VOGENAUER (Professor of Comparative Law): inaugural lecture, Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. ELLIOTT: ` "Oh no! Not the Irish Catholics again!": introductory overview' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Religion and identity in modern Irish history'), Schools, 5 p.m.

RICHARD DREYFUSS: `Reflections on the US presidential election of 2004' (lecture), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 22 January

MEMBERS OF THE EGGLESFIELD MUSICAL SOCIETY perform music by Brahms for piano, clarinet, and cello, the chapel, Queen's, 1.15 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ORGAN RECITAL, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 (admission free).

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Sunday 23 January

THE REVD DR ANDERS BERGQUIST preaches the Macbride Sermon, Hertford, 10 a.m.

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Monday 24 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Chairing meetings', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

M. HARRISON: `Military medicine in transition: the Mesopotamia campaign of the First World War' (seminar series: `War and medicine since the eighteenth century', Wellcome Unit (47 Banbury Road), 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. COHEN: `Political philosophy: is there a human right to democracy?' (inaugural lecture series in the Programme of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences: `Tools for the social sciences in the twenty-first century'), Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR T. CHARLES-EDWARDS: `Wales and her neighbours, 400–1063' (lecture series: `Wales, Oxford, and beyond'), Schools, 5 p.m.

TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE IN PUBLIC POLICY: `Education, education, education: the university and its critics' (speakers Alan Smithers and Edward Ayers; chair, Claire Fox), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m. (Admission free, and open to the public. For further information e-mail: catherine.morley@rai.ox.ac.uk.)

MARCUS COX and SIR JEREMY GREENSTOCK: `Ownership and participation—case study: Bosnia (OHR)' (lecture series: `State-building: governance and development under international administrations'), Politics Building, Manor Road, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. MACCULLOCH: `The Virgin Mary and the Protestant reformers' (seminar series: `The Bible in Art, Music and Literature', Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.

DR C. BRAMALL: `Origins of post-1978 rural industrialisation in China' (Contemporary China Seminar), Seminar Room C, Social Sciences Building, 5 p.m.

MARCEL DETIENNE: `The Greeks and us' (lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. TALLIS: ` "Meagre increments"?: the ultimate aims of medicine and the future of old age' (Green College Lectures: `Longevity and livelihood'), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 25 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Introductory Certificate in First-line Management', 9.30 a.m.; `Small Group Teaching' (for humanities and social sciences—first meeting), 12.15 p.m.; and `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 3.30 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR D. KIRKPATRICK: `The military consequences of some revolutions in technology' (discussion series: `The changing character of war'), Seminar Room A, Manor Road Building, 1 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Athenian Acropolis', 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.)

PROFESSOR S. COAKLEY: `Gift retold: spirals of grace' (Hensley Henson Lectures: `Flesh and blood: Eucharist, desire, and fragmentation'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.S. NYE: `Changing dimensions of power in international relations' (second of three Oliver Smithies Lectures), Schools, 5 p.m.

MRS M. SENTAMU: `Vocation and the ordained ministry in the twenty-first century' (Centre for Christianity and Culture lectures: `Christian vocation and public life in the twenty-first century'), Regent's Park, 5 p.m.

P. WHITEFORD: `Reconciling work and family life: an OECD perspective' (seminar series: `Current issues in social policy: exploring dimensions of space and time'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

DR J. KAT: `Music and ideas in India' (Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of Religion: `The material and aesthetic dimension of religions'), Schools, 5 p.m.

THE RT. HON. JOHN GUMMER, MP, SIR JEREMY BEECHAM, and COUNCILLOR ALEX HOLLINGSWORTH: `Central and local government: is the balance right?' (seminar series: `Conflict resolution'), Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

GRADUATE STUDENTS' Colloquia: ` "Seuffzen und Thränen!" Penitential and Empfindsam Tears as Performances of Spiritual Nobility in eighteenth-century Literature and Music', Isabella van Elferen (free of charge and open to the public). 5.15 p.m., Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music.

TIMOTHY WALKER: `The healing power of plants' (public lecture), Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m.

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Wednesday 26 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Career review and planning for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m., and `Small Group Teaching' (for Sciences and Medical Sciences—first meeting), 12.15 p.m.

ORGAN RECITAL, the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to Impressionism', 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.)

PIANO MASTERCLASS with Marios Papadopoulos (closed event: for university members only). 2 p.m., Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music.

PROFESSOR LARRY SCHAAF: `The tutelage of Nature' (Slade Lectures: `The pencil of nature—creating the art of of photography'), Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

ROBERT GILDEA: `Revisiting gender in nineteenth-century France' (Modern French History Seminar), Modern European History Research Centre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. FROST: `Thinking ethically about refugees: a case for the transformation of global governance' (Refugee Studies Centre seminars: `The ethics and politics of migration and displacement'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

J. CORUM: `Getting it right: a study in military doctrine and reform---the development of German army operational doctrine in the inter-war period' (Military History seminars), Old Library, All Souls, 5.15 p.m.

DR L. KOCHAN: `Rich Jews and poor Jews in eighteenth-century Europe' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 27 January

DR F. MACCAULEY: `Conciliation and decriminalisation: the effects of bringing domestic violence in the court system in Latin America' (International Gender Studies Centre seminar: `Domestic abuse: culture of violence, violations, and women's rights'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR G. &ARINGKERLUND: `The whole is more than the sum of parts: a holistic perspective on academic development' (Institute for the Advancement of University Learning research seminars), IAUL Meeting Room, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, 4 p.m. (to attend, e-mail: harriet.dunbar- goddet@learning.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR S. COAKLEY: `Real presence, real absence: the body broken' (Hensley Henson Lectures: `Flesh and blood: Eucharist, desire, and fragmentation'), Schools, 5 p.m.

A. PHILLIPS: `Landscape 2050—lost cause or renaissance?' (Linacre Lectures: `The unmaking of the English landscape'), Main Hall Lecture Theatre, School of Geography, 5.15 p.m.

DOMINIQUE VIART: ` "Fictions critiques": les modalités critiques de la fiction contemporaine' (Modern French Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

M. PURCELL: `Surveying the National Trust's libraries: or, five years around the houses' (Oxford Bibliographical Society lecture), Taylor Institution, 5.15 p.m.

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Friday 28 January

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Introduction to the Bodleian Library', 10 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Glass', 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.)

PROFESSOR M. ELLIOTT: `Catholicism and Irishness' (Ford's Lectures in British History: `Religion and identity in modern Irish history'), Schools, 5 p.m.

R. ROHRSCHNEIDER: `Responsible party government? Explaining party stances on European integration in post-Communist Eastern Europe' (Political Science Seminar Series), Clay Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 29 January

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA Graduate Composers' Workshop, 11 a.m., Sheldonian Theatre (free of charge and open to the public).

THE CHOIR OF ALL SAINTS CHURCH, Northampton, performs Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, the chapel, Queen's, 1.15 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

ORGAN RECITAL, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 (admission free).

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Sunday 30 January

MR RICHARD HUGHES preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

JIM BENNETT: `How does an astrolabe work?' (table talk), Museum of the History of Science, 2.30 p.m.

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