Lectures

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INAUGURAL LECTURES

Professor of Divinity

PROFESSOR MARILYN ADAMS will deliver her Inaugural Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 8 November, in the Examination Schools.

Note: the lecture will be given at 4.30 p.m., and not, as previously announced, at 5 p.m.

Subject: `The immaculate conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary: a thought experiment in medieval philosophical theology.'

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Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire

PROFESSOR ANDREW WILSON will deliver his Inaugural Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 11 November, in the Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: `Romans at work.'

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Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion

PROFESSOR BRIAN LEFTOW will deliver his Inaugural Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 15 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `A truly ontological argument.'

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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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CLARENDON LAW LECTURES

PROFESSOR MICHELE GRAZIADEI, Università del Piemonte orientale, will deliver the Clarendon Law Lectures as follows in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. The lectures are open to the public. Those wishing to attend are asked to arrive early.

The first two lectures will be given on Monday, 1 November.

Mon. 1 Nov., 5 p.m.: `On playing tennis with the net up: fiduciary obligations, contractual relations, and property rights.'

Mon. 1 Nov., 6.10 p.m.: `Fiduciary obligations in civilian countries: a primer.'

Tue. 2 Nov., 5 p.m.: `Non aes sed fides: directors' duties, fiduciary obligations, and the human factor.'

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LAW

Looking For Law In China

PROFESSOR STANLEY LUBMAN, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, will lecture as follows.

Fri. 22 Oct., 5 p.m., Schools: `Foreigners and legal uncertainty.' (With discussion by Professor Anthony Dicks, QC)

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Biophysical Chemistry Seminar Series

The following seminars will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (20.12, opposite the Main Lecture Theatre).

Convener: Dr L. C. Snoek.

DR J. VAN THOR
28 Oct.: `Photoreactions of the green fluorescent protein and photoreceptor proteins.'

PROFESSOR P. O'SHEA, Nottingham
11 Nov.: `Non-covalent interactions in macromolecular biological systems; kinetics and imaging.'

PROFESSOR T. WATTS
25 Nov.: `Resolving very high resolution structural constraints within biomolecules in their functional state.'

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Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars

The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (20.12), opposite the Main Lecture Theatre. Two papers will be given at the meeting on 15 November.

Convener: Professor P.A. Madden.

DR K. ANDO, Birmingham
25 Oct.: `Simulation studies of electron and proton transfer.'

PROFESSOR J. LEKNER, Wellington
1 Nov.: `Electromagnetic beams and pulses.'

M. GALPIN
15 Nov.: `Quantum phase transitions in coupled quantum dots.'

O. LANNING
15 Nov.: `Simulation studies of electrochemical interface.'

DR D. SHALASHILIN
29 Nov.: `Multidimensional quantum mechanics in phase space.'

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Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Seminars.

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4.15 p.m. in the Dobson Lecture Room at the Atmospheric Physics Laboratory. Because on rare occasions the arrangements need to be changed, anyone intending to come to Oxford specially to attend should check first by telephoning 01865 272933.

DR J. HARDWICK, Culham Electromagnetics and Lightning Ltd
21 Oct.: `Atmospheric optics in mountaineering and exploration.'

DR R. SPANG, Research Centre Jülich
28 Oct.: `Recent results of cloud observations by MIPAS and CRISTA: implications for future sensors.'

PROFESSOR D. LIVERMAN
4 Nov.: `Vulnerability and adaptation to climate change and variability: lessons from Latin America.'

DR F. SINGER, Science & Environmental Policy Project, Arlington, VA
11 Nov.: `Global warming? A hard look at the evidence.'

PROFESSOR J. SCHELLNHUBER, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
25 Nov.: `Novel elements of climate change analysis and management.'

PROFESSOR N. MITCHELL, Bath
2 Dec: `Meteor radar and atmospheric waves in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere.'

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Department of Materials Colloquia

The following colloquia will be held on Thursdays at 2.15 p.m. in the Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre. Please check on http:www.materials.ox.ac.uk for any changes or additions to this programme.

Convener: J.L. Hutchison.

PROFESSOR C. GROVENOR
28 Oct.: `What can a high resolution SIMS do for a materials scientist?'

PROFESSOR J. SPENCE, Arizona State
4 Nov.: To be announced.

DR D. VAUX
11 Nov.: `The toxicity of nanoparticles: what we know and what we don't know.'

DR A. PARKER
18 Nov.: `Optical materials in nature, a subject 500 million years old.'

DR P. BROWN, Nottingham
25 Nov.: `Electron microscopy of structural, functional and biomedical materials.'

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Department of Materials: Symposium

This special symposium will be given in the Department of Materials on Thursday, 2 December, from 2.15 p.m. to 5.40 p.m., followed by a wine reception.

PROFESSOR A. BRIGGS
2.15 p.m.: Introduction.

DR S. BENJAMIN
2.20 p.m.: `Overview of the LINK Project.'

DR A. KHLOBYSTOV
2.55 p.m.: `Fullerene quantum computing.'

DR E. EMIROGLU, Cambridge
4 p.m.: `Silicon-based QIP.'

DR R. TAYLOR
4.30 p.m.: `Optical approaches.'

DR D. HASKO, Cambridge
5 p.m.: `Nanotube devices.' (Followed at 5.30 by closing remarks)

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Oxford Physics Colloquia

The following lectures will be held on Fridays at 4.15 p.m. in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre of the Clarendon Laboratory (unless otherwise indicated).

Convener: Professor D. Sherrington.

PROFESSOR F. TAYLOR
22 Oct.: `New maps of hell: exploring the planets.'

PROFESSOR J. KLEIN
29 Oct.: `Close encounters: putting the squeeze on water and other complex liquids.'

DR F. DOWKER, Imperial College, London
12 Nov.: `Causal sets as the deep structure of spacetime.'

PROFESSOR A. DONALD, Cambridge
19 Nov.: To be announced.

PROFESSOR G. EYINK, Johns Hopkins University
26 Nov.: `What's so surprising about fluid turbulence.'

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Friday Theoretical Physics Seminars

The following seminars are held on Fridays in odd weeks of term at 2.15 p.m. in the Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre, the Denys Wilkinson Building. All are welcome to join the speaker for lunch beforehand at 1 p.m. in the Discussion Room of the Sub-department of Theoretical Physics.

Convener: J. March-Russell (Tel.: 01865 273971).

DR A. LUKAS
29 Oct.: To be announced.

PROFESSOR J. HANNAY, Bristol
12 Nov.: `The chaotic analytic function.'

DR D. JAKSCH
26 Nov.: `The cold atom Hubbard toolbox.'

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Mathematical Logic Seminars

The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 3.15 p.m. in Room L3 (unless otherwise stated) in the Mathematical Institute.

Convener: Professor A.J. Wilkie.

DR J. SHACKELL, Kent
22 Oct.: `Asymptotics and oscillation.'

DR. A. MACINTYRE, Queen Mary
29 Oct.: `Decidability in the theory of elliptic functions.'

DR A. USVYATSOV, Jerusalem
5 Nov.: To be announced.

DR A. HASSON, Jerusalem
12 Nov.: `Interpreting structures of finite Morley rank in strongly minimal sets.'

DR A. DAWAR, Cambridge
19 Nov.: `Preservation theorems on classes of finite structures.'

DR J. KRAJICEK, Prague
26 Nov.: `Forcing with random variables.'

DR P. WELCH, Bristol
3 Dec.: To be announced.

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: Research Seminars

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4.30 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre Lecture Theatre, unless indicated otherwise. More information on http://dunn2.path.ox.ac.uk~seminars/dunnsems.htm.

PROFESSOR R. LASKEY, Cambridge
28 Oct.: `DNA replication and its exploitation for cancer diagnosis.'

PROFESSOR R. MCINTOSH, Colorado
Monday, 1 Nov.: `Electron tomography: a new look at cell structure in 3D.'

DR C. REIS E SOUSA, Cancer Research UK
4 Nov.: `Innate activation of dendritic cells.'

PROFESSOR I. CAMPBELL
11 Nov.: `Modular proteins at the cell surface.'

PROFESSOR SIR PHILIP COHEN, Dundee
18 Nov.: `Protein kinases, the major drug targets of the 21st century.'

PROFESSOR M. PEIRIS, Hong Kong
Tuesday, 23 Nov.: `Avian flu and SARS: a view from the epicentre.'

DR E. PATTON
25 Nov.: `Zebrafish models of human disease.'

DR J. AMATRUDA, Harvard Medical School and Texas
2 Dec.: `Identifying cancer genes through forward genetic screens in zebrafish.'

PROFESSOR B. R. CULLEN, Duke
Monday, 6 Dec.: `Human proteins that mediate innate resistance to retroviruses and retrotransposons.'

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The Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM): Clinical Endocrine and Metabolic Meetings

The following lectures will be held on Tuesdays at 12.45 p.m. in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, OCDEM, Churchill Hospital.

K. CLARKE
26 Oct.: `Cardiac energetics and circulating free fatty acids in diabetes and heart failure.'

K. OWEN, OCDEM
2 Nov.: `The young patient with type 2 diabetes: difficult diagnosis, difficult management.'

R. THAKKER, OCDEM
9 Nov.: `Genetics of endocrine diseases.'

J LACHIN, USA
16 Nov.: `Long lasting effects of DCCT intensive therapy on microvascular complications and early atherosclerosis during EDIC.'

M. GURNELL, Cambridge
23 Nov.: `The human metabolic syndrome: a consequence of aberrant PPARg signalling?'

S. ELLARD, Exeter
30 Nov.: `Integration of diagnostic molecular genetic testing into diabetes care.'

D. GREAVES
7 Dec.: `Macrophages, inflammation and atherosclerosis.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Research Seminars in Spanish and Spanish American Studies

The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Room 3, The Taylor Institution, unless otherwise stated. The seminar programme and details of other events can be consulted online under `Research' at http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/Spanish/.

Conveners: Professor Edwin Williamson and Dr Jacqueline Rattray.

DR C. THOMPSON
16 Nov.: ` "!Oh qué bien pintaba el Bosco! Ahora entiendo su capricho" (Gracián): Bosch and El Greco in Spanish art treatises of the Golden Age.'

DR C. RAE, Cardiff
23 Nov.: `Alejo Carpentier and the magic of music: a centenary retrospective.' (Public Lecture: Alejo Carpentier Centenary)

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Neruda Centenary Symposium

The Neruda Centenary Symposium will be held on Friday, 5 November. Location and further details will be announced on the faculty website.

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MODERN HISTORY

Modern History Research Unit: Approaches in Prosopography

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 2.15 p.m. (unless otherwise indicated) in the Seminar Room, Modern History Research Unit, Block 11--2, Radcliffe Infirmary. The seminar on 21 October will be preceded at 4.15 p.m. by a Reception to launch a consultative project entitled `The development and practice of prosopography in historical research: a review looking from the past and the present to the future' (led by Katherine Keats-Rohan). A map of how to find the MHRU is available at www.history.ox.ac.uk/researchunit.htm.

Convener: Dr K. Keats-Rohan.

PROFESSOR V. GAZEAU, Caen
21 Oct, 5.15 p.m.: `The making of the (or "a") prosopography of Norman abbots: methods and results.'

PROFESSOR L. BROCKLISS
28 Oct.: `Army and navy surgeons of the French wars, 1793–1815.'

PROFESSOR M. JEFFREYS, KCL
4 Nov.: `Adding chalk to cheese: multicultural and multidisciplinary prosopography.'

DR P. SEAWARD, History of Parliament
11 Nov.: `The History of Parliament project.'

DR F. TINTI, Cambridge
18 Nov.: `Sources, people and events: deconstructing the prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England database.'

DR M. PELLING
25 Nov.: `Medical men and Public Office: a preliminary prosopographical investigation.'

DR S. TAYLOR, Reading
2 Dec.: `Counting the clergy: the CCED and the limitations of a prosopographical tool.'

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MUSIC

Gallery Talk

J. MONTAGU will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 4 November, in the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, the Music Faculty Building. The lecture will be illustrated with demonstrations on examples from his extensive collection.

Subject: `Musical Instruments of the Bible.'

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PHILOSOPHY

Seminar in Philosophy of Mathematics

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays (weeks 3--8) at 4.30 p.m. in the Lecture Room at the Philosophy Faculty, 10 Merton Street. In week 4 the seminar will meet at 5.30 p.m. An additional meeting will be held on Wednesday, 1 December, at 4.30 p.m.

Convener: Dr D.R. Isaacson.

T. FORSTER, Cambridge
28 Oct.: `Notation, ordering and indiscernibility: considerations on the Ehrenfeucht-Mostowski theorem.'

V. HALBACH
4 Nov., 5.30 p.m.: `Computational structuralism.'

O. LINNEBO
11 Nov.: `Frege's context principle and reference to mathematical objects.'

C. ZEEMAN
18 Nov.: `Theory of proportion in Euclid Book V.'

B. LARVOR, Hertfordshire
25 Nov.: `After Lakatos, what?'

P. MANCOSU, Berkeley and Paris
Wed., 1 Dec.: `Tarski on models and logical consequence.'

P. MANCOSU, Berkeley and Paris
2 Dec.: `Mathematics, logic and finiteness of the world: Tarski, Carnap and Quine in Harvard (1940--1).'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Are Labour's constitutional changes working?

The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the Summer Common Room, Magdalen College, unless otherwise stated.

Conveners: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor D. Marquand, Dr C. Brooke, and Dr R. Coggins.

THE RT. HON. WILLIAM HAGUE, MP (To be held in the Auditorium)
25 Oct.: `The future of House of Lords reform.'

THE RT. HON. ERIC FORTH, MP
1 Nov.: `The role of the opposition---a Conservative view.'

TAM DALYELL, MP
8 Nov.: `What needs to be done to the House of Commons?'

PROFESSOR SIR W. MCKAY
15 Nov.: `Why parliamentary procedure matters.'

LORD KERR, Secretary-General, the European Convention
22 Nov.: `Was the convention experiment to draw up the European constitution a success?'

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INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING

Research Seminars

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in the IAUL Seminar Room, Level 2, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's Street. Please contact harriet.dunbar-goddet@learning.ox.ac.uk or telephone 01865 286824 if you would like to attend.

DR M. MCLEAN
4 Nov.: `The "professionalisation" of university teaching: what can Habermas offer?'

DR J. VERMUNT, Utrecht
11 Nov.: `How students, teachers and student teachers learn: similarities and differences.'

PROFESSOR S. MCLEOD, California Santa Barbara
18 Nov.: `Learning from the histories of writing instruction in the United States: reflections on literacy in higher education.'

DR A. BREW, Sydney
25 Nov.: `Is research higher degree supervision teaching, or is it research? Does it matter?'

DR B. JOHNSON
2 Dec.: `The ESRC criticality project: theory and outcomes.'

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RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR ARCHAEOLOGY

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 10.30 a.m. in the Seminar Room, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, 6 Keble Road.

Convener: Professor A.M. Pollard.

A. BAYLISS, English Heritage
21 Oct.: `Scientific dating and the aggregates levy sustainability fund: 2002--4---what you achieved.'

A. BENTLEY, UCL
4 Nov.: `Human mobility in Neolithic Europe and Southeast Asia: isotopic evidence from the skeletons.'

P. TOMS, Gloucestershire
2 Dec.: `Tephrochronology in Argentina.'

T. JULL, Tucson
9 Dec.: `Some new and interesting applications using the Arizona accelerator mass spectrometer.'

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CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES

Research Workshop: The politics of federal government banking in Brazil

DR K. VON METTENHEIM and DR M. A. DEL TEDESCO LINS, So Paulo, will lecture, and a round-table will be held on Friday, 5 November, from 9.30 a.m.--5 p.m. in the Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College. Round-table members include PROFESSOR P. EVANS, Berkeley, DR V. FITZGERALD, DR M. LAPLANE, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, and MR L. WHITEHEAD. Programme available on www.brazil.ox.ac.uk. Pre-registration required at enquiries@brazil.ox.ac.uk or on 01865 284460.

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

Complex Adaptive Systems Group Seminar Series

The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 12.30 p.m. at the Seminar Room A, Saïd Business School, unless otherwise stated.

DR G. IORI, London
26 Oct.: `Complexity in economic networks.'

DR F. LILJEROS, Stockholm (Seminar Room B)
2 Nov.: `Structural properties of large empirical social networks and their likely effects on the transmission of disease.'

DR N. SAAM, Munich
23 Nov.: `Simulating international negotiations.'

PROFESSOR A. KACELNIK
30 Nov.: `Risky decision-making in feathered and naked bipeds.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES

Isaiah Berlin Public Lecture in Middle East Dialogue

DR M. LEDEEN, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, will deliver an Isaiah Berlin Lecture in Middle East Dialogue at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 28 October, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `America's mission in the Middle East.'

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MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

The following public lectures will be held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street.

Convener: Dr J. Bennett.

DR P. WALLIS
2 Nov.: `Don't try this at home: medicines in early modern England.'

T. STANDAGE, author of The Mechanical Turk
23 Nov.: `The Mechanical Turk.' (Between the Lines Series)

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

MR M. AYDIN, Minister of State, Turkey, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 October, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Turkish–Islamic culture and the European Union.'


TREVOR PHILLIPS, Chairman, Commission for Racial Equality, will lecture at 5 p.m. on 16 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Why Muslims will make Britain a better place.'


LORD ASHDOWN, High Representative and EU Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The Balkans, Europe and Islam.'

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COMMITTEE FOR PALAEGOGRAPHY AND BODLEIAN LIBRARY

Palaeography workshops

The following workshops will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Bodleian Library seminar room (Schola Musicae, Old Schools Quadrangle).

Conveners: Professor Nigel Palmer and Mr Richard Ovenden.

M. GULLICK
22 Oct.: `A closer look at some English twelfth-century manuscripts.'

PROFESSOR J. LOWDEN, Courtauld Institute, London
5 Nov.: `Illuminated Byzantine manuscripts and the classical tradition.'

DR I. DOYLE, Durham
19 Nov.: `The Vernon manuscript.'

PROFESSOR R. CLEMINSON, Portsmouth
3 Dec.: `The Russian manuscript book.'

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INSTITUTO CAMOES CENTRE FOR PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE

Reopening of the Centre

ENGO. LUÍS DOS SANTOS FERRO, Director of the Luso-American Foundation, Lisbon, will give a lecture to mark the reopening of the Centre at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 28 October, in the Okinaga Room, Wadham College. The lecture will be delivered in English. The Vice-Chancellor (or his deputy) and H.E. The Portuguese Ambassador will be present at the lecture, which will be followed by a reception.

Convener: Dr Teresa Pinto Coelho (St John's), Director of the Centre.

Subject: `Lisbon and Eça de Queirós.'

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GREEN COLLEGE

McGovern Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine

PROFESSOR VIVIAN NUTTON, Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College, London, will deliver the McGovern Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 28 October, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.

Subject: `To dissect or not to dissect? Some ancient responses to a modern dilemma.'

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Reuters Foundation Programme: Reuters Memorial Lecture

JOHN LLOYD, Editor, The Financial Times Magazine, will deliver the annual Reuters Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 22 October, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.

Subject: `The power and the story: media and politics in the twenty-first century.'

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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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NUFFIELD COLLEGE

Reuters Foundation Programme

Media and Politics

DAVID YELLAND, formerly editor of the The Sun, will speak in this seminar series at 5 p.m. on Friday, 29 October, in Nuffield College.

Conveners: Dr David Butler and Mr Paddy Coulter.

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ST ANNE'S COLLEGE

Hoskins Lecture

ROY PORTER, Advisory Board for Redundant Churches, Westminster, London, will deliver the Hoskins Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 November, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College. The annual lecture, in honour of Professor William G. Hoskins, on some aspect of local history, has been generously endowed by the late Mrs Jean Duffield.

Subject: `Gateways onto the past: churches, redundancy and local history.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

European Studies Centre

South East European Studies Programme, in co-operation with the Programme on Contemporary Turkey

KIRSTY HUGHES, LSE, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 21 October, in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. For further information please email SEESP@sant.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `Turkish membership of the EU: strategic priority or political disaster?'

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South East European Studies Programme

J. LOUGHLIN, Cardiff, and M. BOGDANI, Cardiff, will lecture on Wednesday, 17 November at 2.15 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. Chair: O. Anastasakis.

Subject: `The Albanian political class: obstacle to EU membership?'


P. HOCKENOS will lecture on Monday, 29 November, at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. For further details please e-mail SEESP@sant.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `How diasporas bankrolled the Balkan wars.'


DR F. BIEBER, European Centre for Minority Issues, will lecture on Thursday, 25 November at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. For further details please e-mail SEESP@sant.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: `(Why) does nationalism persist in the western Balkans?'

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ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE

Cameron Mackintosh Lecture

PATRICK MARBER, Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 October, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

Subject: `Work in progress.'

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ST EDMUND HALL

Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture

JON SNOW, Channel 4 News, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Shooting history.'

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE RESEARCH CENTRE

One-Day Workshop: Four Papers on Sex and Gender

This workshop will be held on Saturday, 30 October, from 10.15 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Research Centre, 45 St Giles. This will be an interdisciplinary meeting on cultural aspects of sexuality and gender identity. Speakers include ROSS MCKIBBIN, E. BOEHMER, J. QUINN and L. MCDOWELL. If you wish to attend or to receive a programme, please email research.centre@sjc.ox.ac.uk.

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TRINITY COLLEGE

Chatham Lecture

THE MOST REVD DR ROWAN WILLIAMS, Archbishop of Canterbury, will deliver the Chatham Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 29 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Convictions, loyalties, and the secular state.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Ronald Syme Lecture

PROFESSOR WERNER ECK, Institut für Altertumskunde, University of Cologne, will deliver the annual Ronald Syme Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 28 October, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture is open to the public.

Subject: `Augustus' Germany: a new province is born.'

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