Oxford University Gazette, 21 April 2005: Lectures
Diebold Professor of Comparative PhilologyPROFESSOR ANDREAS WILLI will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 May, in the Auditorium, St John's College.
Subject: 'Unholy diseases, or why Agamemnon and Tuthaliya should
not have offended the gods.'
PROFESSOR OF POETRYPROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Many voices: III, from the Midwest.'
CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATREPATRICK MARBER will be in conversation with Mr Michael Gearin-Tosh on the subject of Shakespeare's Othello, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
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SPEAKER'S LECTURES IN BIBLICAL STUDIES
Jesus in New Testament ChristologyLEANDER KECK, Winkley Professor Emeritus of Biblical Theology, Yale University, will deliver the Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
Mon. 2 May: 'Why is Christology still necessary?'
Wed. 4 May: 'Jesus and our righteousness: Matthew.'
Fri. 6 May: 'Jesus and God's righteousness: Paul.'
Mon. 9 May: 'Jesus' right to represent us to God: Hebrews.'
Wed. 11 May: 'Jesus' right to represent God to us: John.'
Fri. 13 May: 'Does New Testament Christology still have a future?'
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. GENTY, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville
DR BAS TER HAAR ROMENY, Leiden
DR ALISON SALVESEN
LYELL LECTURES IN BIBLIOGRAPHY
Literary life and the book market in Germany under the swastika 193345PROFESSOR R. WITTMANN, Munich, will deliver the Lyell Lectures in Bibliography at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Taylor Institution.
Tue. 26 Apr.: 'The institutions.'
Thur. 28 Apr.: 'The authors.'
Tue. 3 May: 'The publishers.'
Thur. 5 May: 'The books.'
Tue. 10 May: 'The readers.'
Thur. 12 May: 'The war.'
CLARENDON LECTURES IN GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Geography and economyPROFESSOR A.J. SCOTT, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Geography, School of Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
There is no charge for admission. Further information may be obtained from Natasha Antunes, Oxford University Press (telephone: Oxford 353650, e-mail: email@example.com).
Wed. 4 May: 'Geography and the division of labour.'
Thur. 5 May: 'Geography, entrepreneurship, and innovation.'
Fri. 6 May: 'Geography and development.'
WELDON MEMORIAL LECTUREPROFESSOR D. SANKOFF, Ottawa, winner of the Weldon Memorial Prize 2004, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 22 April, in Lecture Theatre B, the Zoology/Psychology Building. Tickets are not required for admission. Anyone with specific access requirements is asked to telephone Oxford (2)82464.
Subject: 'Gene order sorting for genomic data.'
HICKS LECTURE IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORYPROFESSOR PETER H. LINDERT, University of California, Davis, will deliver the Hicks Lecture in Economic and Social History at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Examination Schools. The lecture is open to the public.
Professor Lindert has been acclaimed for his recent book Growing Public, which shows why public expenditure does not impose a handicap on economic growth.
Subject: 'Is the welfare state mortal or exportable?'
CHERWELLSIMON LECTURE 2005PROFESSOR FRANK WILCZEK, Herman Feshback Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nobel Laureate 2004, will deliver the CherwellSimon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'The origin of mass and feebleness of gravity.'
NEWTONABRAHAM LECTURE 20045PROFESSOR ANDREW WRIGHT, Tufts Medical School, NewtonAbraham Visiting Professor 20045, will deliver the NewtonAbraham Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 9 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Protein acrobatics and DNA segregation in bacteria.'
J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTUREPROFESSOR DAVID WEISBLAT, University of California, Berkeley, will deliver a Jenkinson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 May, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.
Anyone with particular access requirements is requested to telephone Oxford (2)82464 a few days before the lecture.
Subject: 'Embryonic development in the leech
HALLEY LECTUREPROFESSOR REINHARD GENZEL, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, will deliver the Halley Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 3 May, in the Sir Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory. The lecture is open to the public.
Subject: 'Massive black holes.'
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.'
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Fin de SiècleThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Meyerstein Room (11), the St Cross Building. Two papers will be given at the meetings on 2 June and 16 June.
Convener: Anna Vaninskaya, Hertford College.
DR E. FRANCIS, Warwick
DR K. COCKIN, Hull
DR S. DONOVAN, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
TATIANA KONTOU, Sussex
PROFESSOR J. GALVAN, Ohio State
DR C. BRITZOLAKIS, Warwick
DR S. BANERJEE, WisconsinMilwaukee
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, HISTORY OF ART, MUSIC, THEOLOGY
The Bible in art, music, and literatureThe following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Professor C. Rowland and Dr C. Joynes.
PROFESSOR G.L. PATTISON
PROFESSOR H. RAISANEN, Helsinki
PROFESSOR D. JASPER, Glasgow
PROFESSOR H. HORNIK, Baylor University
Richard Youard Lectures in Legal HistoryPROFESSOR W.E. NELSON, New York University, will deliver the Richard Youard Lectures in Legal History at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 16 May, and Tuesday, 17 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'What the Americans did to the Common Law.'
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Department of Biochemistry: Rodney Porter Memorial LectureDR S. BRENNER, Distinguished Professor, the Salk Institute, La Jolla, USA, will deliver the seventh Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 5 May, in the University Museum of Natural History. The lecture will be followed by a reception. For further information see http://www.bioch.ox.ac.uk/rodneyporter/ .
Subject: 'Biological complexity and protein biochemistry.'
Laboratory of Molecular BiophysicsThe following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Biochemistry.
Convener: Professor L.N. Johnson.
PROFESSOR Y. JONES
DR T. SORENSEN, Diamond Light Source, Chilton
PROFESSOR D. REES, California Institute of Technology
DR D. KLUG, Imperial College, London
PROFESSOR M. OVERDUIN, Birmingham
DR P. KALDIS, National Institutes of Health, USA
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Hinshelwood LecturesPROFESSOR CHRISTIAN AMATORE, Académie des Sciences, Ecole Normale Supérieure, will deliver the Hinshelwood Lectures at 11.15 a.m. on the following days in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
Convener: Professor J. Klein.
Tue. 26 Apr.: 'Ultramicroelectrodes: small and beautiful may be useful, Part I: electrochemistry within molecules.'
Thur. 28 Apr.: 'Ultramicroelectrodes: small and beautiful may be useful, Part II: towards nanosensors and integrated devices for microfluidics.'
Tue. 3 May: 'Probing cellular metabolism and communication at the single cell level, Part I: evidencing the delicate interplay between biology, polyelectrolyte swelling, and membrane dynamics during the release of neurotransmitters.'
Thur. 5 May: 'Probing cellular metabolism and communication at the single cell level, Part II: oxidative stress: from life regulation to warfare strategies in aerobic cells.'
Tue. 10 May: 'Probing cellular metabolism and communication at the single cell level, Part III: oxidative stress: monitoring individual oxidative stress bursts towards applications to auto-immune diseases.'
Thur. 12 May: 'Monitoring mechanistic aspects of molecular homogeneous organometallic catalysis with electrochemistry: are "well- known" mechanisms of catalysis so "well-known"?'
John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science lecture seriesDR ZULFIKAR NAJMUDIN, Imperial College, London, will deliver the third lecture in the John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science series at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 5 May, in the Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre, the Denys Wilkinson Building.
Subject: 'Monoenergetic electron beams from laser-plasma accelerators.'
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory: departmental seminarsThe following seminars will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
PROFESSOR J. BAUMBERG, Southampton
PROFESSOR M. CHILD
PROFESSOR M. POLIAKOFF, Nottingham
Theoretical Chemistry Group SeminarsUnless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (20.12), opposite the Main Lecture Theatre.
Two papers will be given at the meeting on 25 April.
Convener: Professor D.E. Logan.
A. LOUIS, Cambridge
Differential equations and applications seminarThe following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Common Room, Dartington House.
MARK MCGUINNESS, Wellington, New Zealand
JOHN CHAPMAN, Keele
L. MAHADEVAN, Harvard
TADASHI TOKIEDA, Cambridge
Nomura LecturePROFESSOR DANIEL KAHNEMANN, Nobel Laureate in Economics 2002, will deliver the Nomura Lecture at 5 p.m. on 5 May in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'The psychology of behavioural finance, past and future.'
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?'
Oxford Clinical Neuroscience LecturesThe following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
DR SANJAY SISODIYA, Institute of Neurology, London
PROFESSOR SETH LOVE, Bristol
Sir William Dunn School of PathologyUnless indicated otherwise, the following research seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
PROFESSOR H.-D. KLENK, Marburg
PROFESSOR A. WRIGHT, Tufts Medical School
DR J. SZOSTAK, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
PROFESSOR G. GRIFFITHS
PROFESSOR R. PATIENT
DR S. MINGER, King's College, London
DR N. TREDE, Utah
Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research CentreThe following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. Details of further meetings will be announced later.
DR I. CLARK, East Anglia
DR A. GRIGORIADIS, King's College, London
DR R. SMITH
DR U. OPPERMANN
DR B. NOBLE, Edinburgh
MR P. SHARP, King's College, London
University Laboratory of PhysiologyUnless otherwise indicated, the following departmental seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Sherrington Room, the University Laboratory of Physiology.
PROFESSOR P. SEEBURG, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Germany
PROFESSOR G. HOLMAN, Bath
PROFESSOR D. HILGEMAN, University of Texas
PROFESSOR N. WEST, Saskatchewan
PROFESSOR P. WINN, St Andrews
Department of Human Anatomy and GeneticsThe following research seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics.
Convener: Professor Kay Davies.
PROFESSOR Z. NAOR, Edinburgh
PROFESSOR W. SCHAFER, California, San Diego
DR E. FISHER, University College, London
DR J. LEWIS, London Research Institute, Lincoln's Inn Field Laboratories, London
DR E. PATTON
PROFESSOR D. CAMPBELL, Human Genome Mapping Project Resources Centre,
DR A. JACKSON, Edinburgh
PROFESSOR D. SCHLESSINGER, Johns Hopkins
Pharmacology and anatomical neuropharmacology seminarsThe following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Pharmacology.
DR D. STEPHENS, Bristol
PROFESSOR R. DUDEN, London
PROFESSOR Y. BEN-ARI, Institute of Neurobiology, France
PROFESSOR A. LOUDON, Manchester
PROFESSOR H. LASSMANN, Vienna
PROFESSOR K. GULL
DR C. PALMER, Imperial College, London
DR R. JONES
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
Research Seminar in Spanish and Spanish American StudiesThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.
Further information on this seminar series and other events is available at www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/spanish/ (under 'Research').
Conveners: Professor Edwin Williamson and Dr Jacqueline Rattray.
DR S. PENN, Leicester
East and EastCentral Europe SeminarThe following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the MacGregor Room, Oriel College.
Conveners: Professor Robert Evans and Dr David Rechter.
TIBOR FRANK, ELTE, Budapest
NATAN MEIR, Southampton
JOSHUA ZIMMERMAN, Yeshiva University, New York
MARIUS TURDA, Oxford Brookes
ORSOLYA SZAKÁLY, London
TADAKI IIO, Hokkaido
MODERN HISTORY, MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
The Inquisition in Europe, 15001700This conference will be held in the Dorfman Room, St Peter's, on Thursday, 5 May, 26 p.m. The conference is free and open to all. Those wishing to attend are asked to inform Professor Earle in advance.
Convener: Professor T.F. Earle, St Peter's.
F. BETHENCOURT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa; Charles Boxer Professor-elect, King's
MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES
Stalin and Hitler: dictatorship and social catastrophePROFESSOR ROBERT GELLATELY, Florida State University, Bertelsmann Europaeum Visiting Professor in Jewish Politics and History in the Twentieth Century, will lecture as follows. Unless otherwise indicated, the lectures will begin at 5 p.m., and will be held in the Council Room, Mansfield College.
Mon. 16 May: 'Stalin, Hitler, and ordinary citizens.'
Tue. 17 May, Seminar Room, Rothermere American Institute: 'The secret police and denunciations: the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.'
Thur. 19 May, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies: 'Nazi persecution of the Jews and German public opinion.'
Fri. 20 May, Seminar Room, RAI, 10 a.m.: 'Communism and Nazism: perspectives from the twenty-first century.' (Seminar)
Mon. 23 May, Seminar Room, RAI: Soviet and Nazi concentration camps.'
Tue. 24 May: 'Social outsiders under Communism and Nazism.'
Wed. 25 May, Seminar Room, RAI: 'Stalinism "from below": the voices of ordinary people.'
Thur. 26 May: 'The Nuremberg Trials and beyond.'
Seminar in Economic and Social HistoryThe following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in Seminar Room 2, All Souls College.
For details of the lecture to be given by Professor Douglass North on 11 May, see under 'Foundation for Law, Justice, and Society' below.
For details of the Hicks Lecture, to be given by Professor Peter Lindert on 13 May, see above. Professor Lindert will also talk to the Graduate Workshop, in the Seminar Room, Nuffield College, at 12.45 p.m. on Thursday, 12 May.
Conveners: Professor Robert Allen, Dr Knick Harley, Professor Jane Humphries, and Professor Avner Offer.
DR N. ZAHEDIEH, Edinburgh
DR J.-P. BASSINO, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo
DR S. JOHANSSEN, Cambridge Group for the History of Population
DR L. SHAW-TAYLOR, Cambridge
MODERN HISTORY, THEOLOGY
Religion in the British Isles 14001700The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College. Undergraduates may attend, but only by prior application to one of the conveners.
Conveners: Dr Christopher Haigh, Dr Felicity Heal, Dr Judith Maltby, and Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch.
PETER MARSHALL, Warwick
CLARE JACKSON, Cambridge
DAVID COMO, Stanford
ANN HUGHES, Keele
BRETT USHER, Reading
CRAIG D'ALTON, Melbourne
PHILOSOPHY, SOCIAL SCIENCESDR PIERO PINZAUTI, Florence, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 May, in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
Conveners: Professor G.A. Cohen and Dr P.M.S. Hacker.
Subject: 'Hegel, Marx, Wittgenstein: community as the ultimate
measure of civilisations.'
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
The UN Security Council and warThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Conveners: Professor Sir Adam Roberts, Professor Vaughan Lowe, and Dr Jennifer Welsh.
DR J. PRANTL and GENERAL RUPERT SMITH, Commander of UNPROFOR
SARAH PERCY, Joint Services Command and Staff College
DR J. BOULDEN, Royal Military College of Canada
DR R. ROY-CHAUDHURY, International Institute for Strategic Studies
DR P. CAREY
PROFESSOR R. LOUIS, Texas
Evidence-based practiceThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Violet Butler Seminar Room, the Department of Social Policy and Social Work. Details of the seminars to be held on 3 May and 17 May will be announced later.
Convener: Dr F. Gardner.
DEBORAH CAPALDI, Oregon Social Learning Centre
ANNETTE BOAZ, Queen Mary College, London
INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING
Research SeminarsThe following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursdays int he IAUL Meeting Room, Level 2, Littlegate House. All members of the University who wish to attend may do so. Those wishing to attend are asked to inform Rocio Garavito (telephone: (2)86811, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The full programme may be found at http://www.learning.ox.ac.uk/ iaul/IAUL/+3+4+1.asp.
PROFESSOR LIN NORTON, Liverpool Hope University College
DR ANNE WATSON
DR GERLESE &ARINGKERLIND, Australian National University
MS DUNA SABRI
PROFESSOR GILL NICHOLLS, King's College, London
OXFORD INSTITUTE OF AGEING
The future of social care policy for older people: the Green Paper and its contextThe following seminars will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in Seminar Room G, the Social Sciences Building, Manor Road.
Convener: Professor Bleddyn Davies.
PROFESSOR DAVIES AND DR RAY JONES, Wiltshire County Council
DR JULIEN FORDER, LSE, and JOSE-LUIS FERNANDEZ, LSE
PROFESSOR R. MEANS, University of the West of England
PROFESSOR I. PHILIP, Department of Health
PROFESSOR C. UNGERSON, Kent
ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM AND HUMANITIES DIVISION
Crossing culturescrossing timeThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Room, the Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John's Street.
Conveners: Jeremy Johns, Henry Kim, Luke Treadwell, and Susan Walker.
SUSAN WALKER and others
EMILIE SAVAGE-SMITH and others
RUTH BARNES and others
BERT SMITH and others
JAS ELSNER and others
PROFESSOR DAME JESSICA RAWSON and others
RUTH BARNES and others
TIM WILSON and others
CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES
Weekly seminarsThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Centre for Brazilian Studies.
DR F. SADDI, São Paulo
DR N. CAMPOS, Newcastle
DR M. CEPIK, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
PROFESSOR J. FREITAS, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
DR T. KAHN, Ministry of Public Security, São Paulo
Special seminar series: Brazil since 1985democracy and developmentPROFESSOR ALBERT FISHLOW, Columbia, will give the following seminars at 11.15 a.m. on Tuesdays in the Latin American Centre, 1 Church Walk.
10 May: 'Sarney and the Cruzado Plan: hope unfulfilled.'
17 May: 'Collor: failed beginnings.'
24 May: 'Cardoso and the Real Plan: partial success.'
31 May: 'Lula: old wine in new bottles?'
Brazil abroad: the reception of Brazilian culture in Europe and the United StatesThis one-day conference will be held on Friday, 3 June. Conveners are Professor Lucia Nagib, University of Leeds, and Professor José Teixeira Coelho Neto, University of São Paulo. The programme and venue will be announced later.
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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.
There will be a lunch and discussion with the speaker before the seminars. For further details contact Eleanor Hudson, Saïd Business School (e-mail: email@example.com).
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)
Strachey LecturePROFESSOR P. WADLER, Edinburgh, will deliver a Strachey Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 26 April, in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.
Subject: 'The unreasonable effectiveness of logic.'
THE EUROPAEUMPROFESSOR VERA GOWLLAND-DEBBAS, Graduate Institute of International Studies, DAN SHAHAM, Israeli Embassy, PROFESSOR SIR ADAM ROBERTS, and PROFESSOR VAUGHAN LOWE will hold a panel discussion at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 28 April, in the Lecture Theatre, the Manor Road Building. The meeting is open to the public.
Subject: 'Israel's security barrier: the advisory opinion of the
International Court of Justice.'
HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES UNIT
David Patterson SeminarsThe following seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor.
Convener: Dr Joseph Sherman.
DR D. PATTERSON
PROFESSOR L. HOCHMAN, Florida
DR S. DEBENDETTI-STOW, Bar Ilan
DR D. WEINSTEIN, Wake Forest University
DR M. KRUTIKOV
DR J. ZIMMERMAN, Yeshiva University, USA
DR D. GROISER
WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE
Medicine, surgery, and cultureThe following seminars wil be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit, 45 Banbury Road. All members of the University are welcome to attend.
Seminars will not be held on 2 and 30 May.
Convener: Dr Margaret Pelling.
DR I. MORTIMER, University of Exeter
DR M. BROWN, York
PROFESSOR A. CROWTHER, Glasgow
DR H. KNIGHT, Queen Mary College, London
DR D. HAYCOCK, LSE
DR L. ELDRIDGE, Ottawa
Special lecturesUnless otherwise indicated, the following lectures will be given at 5.15 p.m. on the days shown in the Maison Française.
VALÈRE NOVARINA, playwright, author, director
PIERRE VIDAL-NAQUET, EHESS, Paris
HENRY LAURENS, Collège de France
Rousseau lectures on inequalityThe following lectures, presented in association with the Department of Politics and International Relations and the Europaeum, will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Maison Française.
JEAN-FABIEN SPITZ, Université de Paris I
ALAIN BADIOU, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
ETIENNE BALIBAR, Université de Paris X
Scientific debates on political parties applied to the French caseThe following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Convener: Florence Haegel, CEVIPOF-Sciences Po, Paris.
CAROLE BACHELOT, Université de Paris XNanterre
NICOLAS SAUGER, CEVIPOF-Sciences Po, Paris
Early Modern French SeminarThe following seminars will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Maison Française.
Conveners: Richard Cooper, Brasenose College, Nicholas Cronk, Voltaire Foundation, Richard Parish, St Catherine's College, and Alain Viala, Lady Margaret Hall.
NICOLAS RUSSELL, Smith College
DAVID MCCALLAM, Sheffield
FLORENCE DE CAIGNY, Université du Mans
Modern French SeminarThe following seminars will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Maison Française.
Convener: Michael Sheringham, All Souls College.
MARC DAMBRE, Université de Paris III
GÉRARD GASARIAN, Tufts University
MICHEL MURAT, Paris IVSorbonne
EDWARD HUGHES, Royal Holloway, London
National identity and Euroscepticism: a comparison between France and the United KingdomThis workshop will be held on Friday, 13 May, in the Maison Française. The workshop fee is £6, to include lunch, tea, and coffee. Bookings should be made with the Maison Française (telephone: Oxford (2)74220, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The workshop will begin at 9 a.m., followed by opening remarks, by Dr Mischi, at 9.15 a.m. The workshop is held in association with the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College, and the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Conveners: Sophie Duchesne, CNRS and the Maison Française, and Julian Mischi, INRA and St Antony's College.
Panel 1, 9.30 a.m.: Nation and Europe in French and British public opinionATSUKO ICHIJO, Kingston University: 'Talking about "Europe" and "Britain".'
MICHAEL BRUTER, LSE: 'European and sub-European identitywhen are multiple identities compatible?'
LYNN JAMIESON, Edinburgh: 'Orientations of young men and women to citizenship and European identity.'
Panel 2, 11.15 a.m.: French and British national identitiesDR DUCHESNE and PROFESSOR ANTHONY HEATH: 'Patterns of national identity: a comparison of the French and British ways of imagining the nation.'
ALAIN DIEKHOFF, CNRS/CERI: 'Nation and nationalism in France: between idealism and reality.'
ANTHONY SMITH, LSE: ' "Set in the silver sea": English national identity and European integration.'
Panel 3, 2 p.m.: Eurosceptic political attitudesROBERT HARMSEN, Queen's, Belfast: 'A dual exceptionalism?: British and French patterns of Euroscepticism in wider comparative perspective.'
DAVID BAKER, Warwick: ' "E with much less U": or "No more E or U"? British Eurosceptic exceptionalism after enlargement.'
BRUNO CAUTRÈS, IEP de Grenoble, and AGNÈS ALEXANDRE-COLLIER, Université de Franch-Comté: 'Euroscepticism in French political parties.'
Panel 4, 4 p.m.: Elite discourses on Europe and postnationalismJUSTINE LACROIX, Free University, Brussels: 'Euroscepticism among the intellectuals.'
MURIEL RAMBOUR, IEP de Strasbourg: 'References and uses of postnationalism in French and British debates on Europe.'
KALYPSO NICOLAIDIS: 'Normative conclusions.'
Other meetingsThe following conferences and workshops will be held as shown in the Maison Française. Further information may be obtained from the Maison (telephone: Oxford (2)74220, fax: (2)74225, e-mail: email@example.com).
2224 Apr.: 'Out of the study and into the field: ethnographic theory and practice in French anthropology.' (Conveners: Anne de Sales, CNRS-MFO, and Robert Parkin, University College)
30 Apr., 9.30 a.m.4 p.m.: 'Le cinéma français.' (With Guy Fillion, teacher and translator. Advance booking necessary: £5, students £2; lunch (optional) £7.50)
6 May, 10 a.m.1 p.m.: 'Camarades. Il était une fois les communistes français: commentary on extracts from Yves Jeuland's documentary.' (With Françoise Platone, CNRS-CEVIPOF, Paris)
20 May, 26 p.m.: 'The stuff of lives: life-writing and the archive.' (Convener: Michael Sheringham, All Souls)
27 May, 26 p.m., and 28 May, 9.30 a.m.1 p.m.: 'Tracing origins of metropolis and capitals: local history, antiquaries, and urban archaeology.' (Conveners: Colin Jones, Warwick, and Stéphane van Damme, CNRS-MFO)
3 and 4 June, 9.30 a.m.6 p.m.: 'Cultural and minority rights.' (Convener: Luc Foisneau, in association with Applied Global Justice)
8 June, 10.30 a.m.4 p.m.: 'CESAR images: mise au point et réflexions.' (Conveners: Valérie Worth and Mark Bannister, Oxford Brookes)
9 June, 5.157 p.m., and 10 June, 9.30 a.m.5 p.m.: 'Frontières entre les arts et les genres.' (Conveners: Kate Tunstall, Worcester College, and Alain Viala, Lady Margaret Hall)
14 June, 9.30 a.m.5 p.m., and 15 June, 9.30 a.m.1 p.m.: 'European capitals and the globalisation of knowledge (Paris and London: seventeenth and eighteenth centuries).' (Conveners: Stéphane van Damme, CNRS-MFO, François Regourd, Paris X, and Nicholas Dew, McGill)
23 June, 9 a.m.6.30 p.m., 24 June, 9 a.m.1 p.m.: 'Le français parlé au XXIe siècle: normes et variations.' (Conveners: Michael Abecassis, Laure Ayosso, and Elodie Vialleton)
29 June1 July: 'Trajectories of socialism in contemporary Asia:
anthropological perspectives.' (Convener: Frank Pieke, Institute for Chinese
Studies. Enquiries and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
ESRC CENTRE ON MIGRATION, POLICY, AND SOCIETY, AND THE INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
The anthropology of migration and multiculturalismThe following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Seminar Room, 64 Banbury Road.
Convener: Professor Steven Vertovec.
RALPH GRILLO, Sussex
NADJE AL-ALI, Exeter University
AYSE CAGLAR, Central European University
T.H. ERIKSEN, Oslo
M.P. SMITH, California, Davis
LOUIS LAMPHERE, New Mexico
J. COLLINS, University of Technology, Sydney
INSTITUTO CAMÕES CENTRE FOR PORTUGUESE LANGUAGEThe following lectures will be given as shown at 5 p.m. on Mondays.
Convener: Professor Teresa Pinto Coelho, Director of the Centre.
DR ANGELA DELAFORCE, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
PROFESSOR JORGE RIBEIRO, Oporto
QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE
Development SeminarThe following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Queen Elizabeth House.
Conveners: Barbara Harriss-White, Frances Stewart, and Rosemary Thorp.
HARRIET FRIEDMANN, Toronto
ALBERT FISHLOW, Columbia
KEVIN WATKINS, Oxfam
JULIO BOLTVINIK KALINKA and ARACELI DAMIAN GONZALEZ, Colegio de Mexico
MEHDI SHAFAEDDIN, UNCTAD
Contemporary South Asia Workshop: Politics in BengalThis workshop will be held on Friday, 13 May, 9 a.m.1.15 p.m., in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.
Conveners: Dr Nandini Gooptu, Professor Barbara Harriss White, and Dr Judith Heyer.
SRILA ROY, Warwick: 'Sexual violence and the politics of memory in Naxalbari.'
MALLARIKA SINHA ROY: 'Speaking silence: narrative of gender in the historiography of the Naxalbari Movement (196775).'
RAJARSHI DASGUPTA, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata: 'Becoming declassed: the language of middle-class Marxism in Bengal.'
DR MOLLICA DASTIDER, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen
Murti, New Delhi: 'Events and emotions: the current course of political Islam
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.'
OXFORD SCIENCE ENTERPRISE CENTREDR MICHAEL MASON, Director, Climate Care; DR JAMES TANSEY, James Martdin Institute for Science and Civilisation; and DR CHRISTIAN JARDINE, Saïd Business School, will speak at a meeting to be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 21 April, in the Saïd Business School. Those wishing to attend should register online at www.science-enterprise.ox.ac.uk, under 'Forthcoming Events.'
Subject: 'Environmental technology in a nutshell.'
ALL SOULS COLLEGELEONARD QUART, Professor Emeritus of Cinema Studies, City University of New York, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Old Library, All Souls College.
Convener: Professor G.A. Cohen.
Subject: 'The state of New York City.'
Leonard Stein Lectures
The long shadow of SuezPROFESSOR W.R. LOUIS, University of Texas at Austin, will deliver the Leonard Stein Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be addressed to Glynis Baleham, Balliol College (e-mail: email@example.com).
19 May: 'From the Suez Crisis and the Egyptian Revolution to the death of Nasser.'
26 May: 'From the Iraqi Revolution to the British withdrawal from the Gulf.'
2 June: 'From the revolution in Aden and the Palestine Question to the
1973 Middle East war.'
SeminarsUnless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 6 p.m. in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
PROFESSOR STEIN RINGEN
PROFESSOR MICHAEL NOBLE
PROFESSOR JULIO BOLTVINIK AND PROFESSOR ARACELI DAMIAN, Colegio de
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.'
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.'
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.'
Eric Symes Abbott Memorial LectureTHE REVD NICHOLAS HOLTAM, Vicar of St Martin's in the Fields, London, will deliver the Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the chapel, Keble College.
Subject: 'A room with a viewthe aspiration of a parish church.'
LADY MARGARET HALLPROFESSOR PETER HAWKINS, Professor of Religion and Literature, Boston University, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 May, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. The lecture will be followed by an informal reception. Those wishing to attend are asked to inform the Principal's Personal Assistant, Mrs Janet Wardell (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone (2)74302).
Subject: 'The art of smiling.'
Waynflete LecturesCHRISTIANA M. LEONARD, Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience, University of Florida, will deliver the Waynflete Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College.
12 May: 'Neural networks: under the hood of the learning machine.'
19 May: 'Neurodiversity: evolution and development of cortical maps.'
26 May: 'Epigenesis: how genes and experience shape unique individuals.'
2 June: 'Cerebral asymmetry: why a left and a right brain?'
9 June: 'Neuroplasticity: the effects of enrichment, deprivation, and intervention.'
16 June: 'Anomalous development: dyslexia and schizophrenia.'
Nuffield Political Science SeminarsThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.
Conveners: Professor Geoffrey Evans and Dr Christopher Wlezien.
ADAM BERINSKY, MIT
MARK HALLERBERG, Emory
SUSAN HERBST, Temple University
LUIGI MANZETTI, Southern Methodist University
THOMAS BRUNELL, University of Texas, Dallas
Nuffield Sociology Seminars: Social capital and social networksThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.
Conveners: Sandra Gonzalez Bailon and Eline de Rooij, Nuffield College.
BEATE VOLKER, Utrecht
CORINNA DI GENNARO, Oxford Internet Institute
ANTONIO CHIESI, Milan
JOHN SCOTT, Essex
RONALD BURT, Chicago
Lee Seng Tee LectureTHE REVD PROFESSOR ERNEST NICHOLSON will deliver the Lee Seng Tee Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 20 May, in the Senior Library, Oriel College.
Subject: 'Edward Hawkins, the fellows of Oriel, and university
Blackstone LectureTHE RT. HON. LORD HOFFMANN will deliver the Blackstone Lecture at 11.30 a.m. on Saturday, 14 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Asian Studies Centre
Special LectureRAIMON PANIKKAR, author, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Saturday, 7 May, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Conveners: Dr Peter Carey and Dr Mark Rebick.
Subject: 'The challenge of intra-religious dialogue in the twenty-first century.'
SeminarsUnless indicated otherwise the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convener: Dr Mark Rebick.
DR J.M. SALDANHA, Timor Institute of Development Studies
ANWAR IBRAHIM, formerly Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysia
PROFESSOR HYUNG GU LYNN, British Columbia
AIDAN FOSTER CARTER, Leeds
South Asian History SeminarsThe following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Deakin Room, the Founder's Building, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Convener: Dr D.A. Washbrook.
MICHAEL COLLINS, St John's, and MEETO MALIK, Balliol
SUMITA MUKHERJEE, Keble, and MUNISH DAYAL, St Anne's
PROFESSOR SHELLEY WALIA, Punjab University
European Studies Centre
Germany: the politics and policies of reformThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Seminar Room, the European Studies Centre.
Conveners: Andreas Busch, Hertford College, and Katrin Auel, Mansfield College.
ARTHUR BENZ, Hagen
MANFRED G. SCHMIDT, Heidelberg
THOMAS POGUNTKE, Keele
SIMON GREEN, Birmingham
WOLFGANG MERKEL, Humbold University, Berlin, and WZB
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre
Special LecturePETER AVEN, President, Alfa Bank, Moscow, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 29 April, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'Economic policy under Putin: which way forward?'
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
ST JOHN'S COLLEGE
Founder's LecturePROFESSOR PETER BURKE, Professor Emeritus of Cultural History, Cambridge, will deliver the inaugural Founder's Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 3 May, in the Auditorium, St John's College. Those wishing to attend are asked to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The lecture is one of a series of events marking the college's 450th anniversary.
Subject: 'Tradition, memory, and institutions.'
Moments in the history of St John'sThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the New Seminar Room, St John's College. Those wishing to attend are asked to contact email@example.com.
DR MALCOLM VALE
DR MICHAEL RIORDAN
ROEY SWEET, Leicester
TANIS HINCHCLIFFE, Westminster
Writing the history of St John'sThis meeting will be held on Saturday, 23 April, 12 noon6 p.m., in St Giles' House. Two papers will be given in the 2.303.30 p.m. session. Those wishing to attend are asked to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
MALCOLM VALE (Chairman)
Lecture by Artist-in-ResidenceWENDY RAMSHAW, Artist-in-Residence, will give a talk at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 26 April, in the Auditorium, St John's. The talk is concerned with work made and designed in Ms Ramshaw's studio over the past thirty-five years.
Subject: 'Rings, brooches, gates, and mobiles.'
Margaret Howard LectureDAVID PANNICK, QC, will deliver the Margaret Howard Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 19 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
H.L.A. Hart Memorial LecturePROFESSOR O. FISS, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University, will deliver the H.L.A. Hart Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject : 'The war against terrorism and the rule of law.'
REGENT'S PARK COLLEGE
Keston Seminars on Religion, State, and SocietyThe following public colloquia will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in the Collier Room, Regent's Park College.
Centre for Christianity and Culture
The Empire strikes back: living with the legacy of the nineteenth centuryThe following public lectures will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Regent's Park College.
PROFESSOR R. GILL, Kent
PROFESSOR W. JAMES
THE RT. REVD GEOFFREY ROWELL, Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe
PROFESSOR T. GORRINGE, University of Exeter
PROFESSOR R.J.C. YOUNG
PROFESSOR M. HUMPHREYS, Oxford Brookes
PROFESSOR J.H.Y. BRIGGS
PROFESSOR A. LOADES, Durham
FOUNDATION FOR LAW, JUSTICE, AND SOCIETYPROFESSOR DOUGLASS NORTH, Washington University in St Louis, USA, and Nobel Laureate in Economics 1993, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 May, in the Examination Schools. The lecture is given in association with the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and Washington University in St Louis.
Subject: 'New approaches to political economy.'
FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIANThe following thirty-minute lectures will be given at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre.
Wine and sandwiches will be served after the lectures at a cost of £4 per person, for which bookings should be made in advance with Ms Katia Pisvin, Friends' Administrator, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77234, e-mail: email@example.com).
Members attending the lecture on 8 June are invited to view the exhibition 'Ta-ra-ra-boom- de-ay: the British Music Hall Song 18501920' in the Library's Exhibition Room (Scholar Naturalis Philosophiae, Old Schools Quadrangle) either before or after the lecture. Between 2.30 and 3.30 p.m. the curators of the exhibition will be in attendance at the exhibition.
PAUL W. NASH
OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION
LecturesThe following lectures will be held as shown. Enquiries should be directed to the Hon. Secretary (telephone: Oxford 377479, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR JOHN WOODHOUSE
PROFESSOR FRANCESCO PAOLO FIORE, Professor of Architectural History, University
Seminario in italianoGABRIELLA PALLI will lead a seminar at 7.30 for 8 p.m. on Thursday, 26 May, in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road. Admission is free.
Subject: 'Echi di poesia e narrative inglese nell'opera di Attilio Bertolucci.'
Other eventsA conversazione and social evening will be held on Wednesday, 8 June, and a dinner will be held on Friday, 24 June. For further information, contact the Hon. Secretary (details above).
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FRIENDS OF THE PITT RIVERS MUSEM
Beatrice Blackwood LectureSIMON MCBURNEY, co-founder and Artistic Director of the theatre company Complicité, will deliver the Beatrice Blackwood Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 May, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. The lecture is open to the public.
Subject: 'The space beyond my hand.'
OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUPRENS HERINGA will lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road. Admission for visitors costs £2.
Subject: 'Batik from East Java: turban textilesreflections of
time and space.'