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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 22 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection—for all staff' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

CONFERENCE: `Psychologie, psychiatrie, psychanalyse et médecine: jalons pour une histoire (XIXe–XXe siècles)' (Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m.; continues tomorrow, 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m.).

DR N. BRADMAN: `The applications of mitochondrial DNA research in the anthropology of identity' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Anthropologists and the new technologies'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (61 Banbury Road), 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Camille Pissarro', 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.)

P. DESCOLA: `Forms of life' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology: departmental seminars), 64 Banbury Road, 4.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. QURESHI: `Music, the state, and Islam in Pakistan: negotiating identities through the sonic arts' (public lecture series: `Ethnomusicological studies of Muslim societies'), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

SIR ROBERT WADE-GREY, SIR STEPHEN WALL, and LORD WILLIAMSON: `Foreign affairs' (seminars on the proposed European Union Constitution), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR STANLEY LUBMAN: `Foreigners and legal uncertainty' (lecture series: `Looking for law in China'), Schools, 5 p.m.

JOHN LLOYD: `The power and the story: media and politics in the twenty-first century' (Reuters Memorial Lecture), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5 p.m.

DR I. MARASHI: `Iraq's cyber-insurgency: the Internet, mass media, and the Iraqi Resistance' (lecture series on Iraq), College Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 24 October

THE REVD CANON OSWALD SWARTZ preaches the Ramsden Sermon, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 25 October

DR S. ECKS: `Socialising substances: ethnopharmacology and beyond' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: `Ethnobotany, fertility, and sexuality'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

M. FEDUNKIW: `British women doctors in World War I: finding a way to serve in Serbia and the case of Dr Dorothy Maude' (seminar series: `The history of modern medicine: national and international perspectives'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. FAUNDEZ: `Why has the law and development movement failed to revive?' (seminar series: `Socio-legal approaches to law and development'), Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building, 4.30 p.m.

THE RT. HON. WILLIAM HAGUE, MP: `The future of House of Lords reform' (seminar series: `Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Summer Common Room, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

SIR RODRIC BRAITHWAITE: `The view across the river, 1988–92' (Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Seminar: `Twenty years of political change: the USSR and Russia, 1985–2004'), the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

DR K. POLITIS: `The political and economic realities of looting ancient sites' (St Cross–All Souls Lectures: `Who owns objects? The ethics and legality of collecting'), Research Centre, Pitt Rivers Museum (64 Banbury Road), 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 26 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Salaries, increments, and other payments', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Early writing', 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.)

M. LEONARD: `Europe as transformative power' (seminar series: `Europe: what kind of power?'), Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, St Antony's (70 Woodstock Road), 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR JOHN SUTTON: `A view from the B-school' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Competing in capabilities — globalisation and industrial development'), Schools, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

DR K. BROWN: `Circuits, symbols, and solidarity' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `The structure of loyalty in revolutionary Macedonia'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR F. ROSS: `Party competition and the Welfare State reform agenda in the US and Britain' (seminar series: `Power in American politics'), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. WELLER: `Whose justice from which perspective? Sex, blasphemy, religion and law: the The Satanic Verses controversy in retrospect' (public lecture series: `Measure for measure: the idea of justice in literature, religion, and law'), Regent's Park College, 5 p.m.

G. SMITH and DR C. RITCHIE: `Education research and policy for children at risk of social exclusion (aged 0–13)' (seminar series: `Promoting the well-being of children at risk of social exclusion'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.

N. MALCOLM: `Seventeenth-century theories of sovereignty and international relations' (Political Theory and International Relations Seminar), Department of Politics, 5 p.m.

A. MARR: `Mathematics and material culture in late Renaissance Italy' (Early Modern Europe Seminar), Modern History Research Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J. BAILY: `Rebuilding Afghanistan's music culture: some ethical and musicological issues' (Graduate Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 27 October

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Chinese modern paintings: Fu Baoshi ', 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.)

OXFORD PHILOMUSICA: double bass masterclass with Tom Martin (open to members of the University only), Denis Arnold Hall, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR JOHN SUTTON: `Uncertain futures: learning to survive' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Competing in capabilities — globalisation and industrial development'), Schools, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PATRICK MARBER (Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre): `Work in progress' (Cameron Mackintosh Lecture), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

DR K. BROWN: `The architecture of loyalty' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `The structure of loyalty in revolutionary Macedonia'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DR T. MANN: `Asylum seekers at Woomera and the Australian response' (Refugee Studies Centre: public seminars), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. HIEBERT: `The Septuagint as a reflection of its Hellenistic Jewish context' (David Patterson Seminars), Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 28 October

J. BURDA: `Women NGOs' role in improving the impact of international trade liberalisation on women's lives' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `The search for common ground: the role of women in conflict resolution'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

TOD LINDBERG, KALYPSO NICOLAÏDIS, and TIMOTHY GARTON ASH : `When Mars met Venus: the crisis in transatlantic relations and the US elections' (discussion), Lecture Theatre, Nissan Institute, St Antony's, 2.15 p.m.

DR M. LEDEEN: `America's mission in the Middle East' (Isaiah Berlin Public Lecture in Middle East Dialogue), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR JOHN SUTTON: `A divided world: can latecomers become leaders?' (Clarendon Lectures in Economics: `Competing in capabilities — globalisation and industrial development'), Schools, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

ENGO. LUÍS DOS SANTOS FERRO: `Lisbon and Eça de Queirós' (lecture, in English, to mark the reopening of the Instituto Camoes Centre for Portuguese Language), Okinaga Room, Wadham, 5 p.m.

R. DARNTON: `Mlle Bonafon and the private life of Louis XV: what the butler saw and what the public read in eighteenth-century France' (Early Modern French Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR W. ECK: `Augustus' Germany: a new province is born' (Ronald Syme Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR VIVIAN NUTTON: `To dissect or not to dissect? Some ancient responses to a modern dilemma' (McGovern Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine), E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, 6 p.m.

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Friday 29 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection—refresher course', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

BETTS FOUNDATION Organ Masterclass with Nicolas Kynaston, the chapel, Pembroke, 10 a.m.–12 noon and 2–4 p.m. (open to the public).

DR D. NEYLAND: `Identity and CCTV' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminars: `Anthropologists and the new technologies'), Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (61 Banbury Road), 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Classical Greek sculpture', 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.)

M. HOUSEMAN: `Ritual, play, spectacle and ordinary interaction as modes of participation: a conceptual toolbox' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology: departmental seminars), 64 Banbury Road, 4.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR M. STOKES: `Ethnomusicology and Islam: some historical and theoretical perspectives' (public lecture series: `Ethnomusicological studies of Muslim societies'), Schools, 4.30 p.m.

THE MOST REVD DR ROWAN WILLIAMS: `Convictions, loyalties, and the secular state' (Chatham Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

DR ALI ALLAWI (formerly Minister of Trade and Minister of Defence, Interim Government of Iraq, 2003–4): `Iraq—a sovereign state?' (lecture series on Iraq), College Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

S. TALMON, V. LOWE, and D. HANNAN: `Legal personality and treaties' (seminars on the proposed European Union Constitution), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

DAVID YELLAND speaks in seminar series `Media and Politics', Nuffield, 5 p.m.

MICHAEL HOLROYD and JENNY UGLOW discuss their work, Holywell Music Room, 8 p.m. (Friends of the Bodleian Literary Evening—for details e-mail: fob@bodley.ox.ac.uk).

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Saturday 30 October

STUDY-DAY: `Art and the festival: Durkheimian perspectives' (with J.-L. Fabiani and J. de Lannoy), Maison Française, 10.30 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Sunday 31 October

THE RT REVD DR N.T. WRIGHT preaches, Merton, 10 a.m.

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