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CLARENDON LECTURES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

The logic of position, the measure of leadership

JOEL PODOLNY, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5.30 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School.

The lectures are open to the public, and admission is free. Further information is available from Liz Buckle, Saïd Business School (telephone: Oxford (2)88852, e-mail: liz.buckle@sbs.ox.ac.uk), or Sophie Austin, Oxford University Press (telephone: Oxford 353859, e-mail: sophie.austin@oup.com).

Tue. 19 Oct.: `The logic of person v. the logic of position.'

Wed. 20 Oct.: `The meaning of leadership.'

Thur. 21 Oct.: `The measure of meaning.'

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WELDON MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR SIR RICHARD PETO, winner of the Weldon Memorial Medal 2003, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 1 November, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `Halving premature death.'

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CLASSICS

Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama

TONY HARRISON, poet and playwright, will appear in conversation with PROFESSOR OLIVER TAPLIN at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 November, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College. All members of the University are welcome.

For further information, telephone Oxford (2)88210 or e-mail: apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk.

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MEDICAL SCIENCES

Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research Centre

Unless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. Postgraduate presentations will be given at the meeting on 26 November.

PROFESSOR T. CHAMBERS, St George's Hospital Medical School, London
24 Sept.: `A role for antioxidants in the biology of bone.'

MR M. SNEAD, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
15 Oct.: `Genetics and clinical features of Stickler's syndrome.'

DR P. BOWNESS
5 Nov.: `Why does HLA-B27 predispose to inflammatory arthritis?'

PROFESSOR L. CARDON
12 Nov.: To be announced.

DR J. URBAN
19 Nov.: To be announced.

PROFESSOR D. KERR
3 Dec., 2 p.m.: To be announced.

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MUSIC

Hambro Visiting Professor of Opera

SIR JOHN ELIOT GARDNER will lecture as follows in Michaelmas Term.

11 Nov., 5.30 p.m., Jacqueline du Pré Music Building: `Opera: why bother?' (Inaugural Lecture)

12 Nov., Holywell Music Room: `Purcell's Dido and Aeneas dissected.' (Two masterclasses, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–5 p.m.)

Graduate Students' Colloquia

Unless otherwise indicated, the following colloquia will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Denis Arnold Hall, the Music Faculty.

J. CROSS
12 Oct.: `Myth, memory, modernism: reinventing Orpheus.'

B. HEBBERT
19 Oct.: `The Tudor violin 1540–1600.'

PROFESSOR J. BAILY, Goldsmiths' College, London
26 Oct.: `Rebuilding Afghanistan's music culture: some ethical and musicological issues.'

L. MACY, New Grove Dictionaries
2 Nov.: `Pietro Aretino, Venice, and the madrigal.'

J. MILSOM
9 Nov.: `Analysing Josquin II.'

B. JONCUS
16 Nov.: `A star is born: Kitty Clive and female representation in eighteenth-century English musical theatre'

R. MOSELEY
23 Nov., 5 p.m.: `Plotting Brahms' finale: the snake in the prater.'

C. HAILEY, Franz Schreker Foundation
30 Nov.: `Schreker, technology, and the transformation of his style.'

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Ethnomusicological studies of Muslim societies

The following public lectures will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Examination Schools.

PROFESSOR R. QURESHI, Alberta
22 Oct.: `Music, the state, and Islam in Pakistan: negotiating identities through the sonic arts.'

PROFESSOR M. STOKES, Chicago
29 Oct.: `Ethnomusicology and Islam: some historical and theoretical perspectives.'

PROFESSOR J. BAILY, Goldsmiths' College, London
12 Nov.: `The dutar of Herat: the transformation of an Afghan lute, 1950–65.'

PROFESSOR O. WRIGHT, SOAS, London
19 Nov.: `The "classical tradition" in modern Turkey.'

DR L. NOOSHIN, City University, London
26 Nov.: `Islam, modernity, and nationhood: music and the play of identities in post-revolutionary Iran.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Promoting the well-being of children at risk of social exclusion

The 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.

Convener: Dr A. Buchanan.

DR A. BUCHANAN and F. BENNETT
12 Oct.: `The impact of government policy on children aged 0–13 at risk of social exclusion: overview.'

T. SMITH
19 Oct.: `Early years research and policy for children at risk of social exclusion.'

G. SMITH and DR C. RITCHIE
26 Oct.: `Education research and policy for children at risk of social exclusion.'

DR BUCHANAN
2 Nov.: `Family support child protection research and policy.'

M. MACLEAN
9 Nov.: `Research that has informed the "contact" debate.'

PROFESSOR K. SYLVA
16 Nov.: `The EPPE research on the effects of pre-school education on children's development.'

DR F. GARDNER
23 Nov.: `US/UK research on children with anti- social behaviour disorders.'

DR BUCHANAN
30 Nov.: `Are there some key messages? Bringing the research together.'

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

Finance Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday in Lecture Theatre 5, West Wing, the Saïd Business School. For further details e-mail: professorial.secretary@sbs.ox.ac.uk.

Convener: Dimitrios P. Tsomocos.

PROFESSOR C.D. ALIPRANTIS, Purdue
14 Oct.: `Some applications of Riesz spaces to economics, finance, and econometrics.'

PROFESSOR H. SABOURIAN, Cambridge
21 Oct.: `Herd behaviour in financial models with sequential trades.'

PROFESSOR F. CORNELLI, London Business School
28 Oct.: `Investor sentiment and pre-issue markets.'

PROFESSOR M. HABIB, Montpellier II
4 Nov.: `The role of know-how acquisition in the formation and duration of joint ventures.'

PROFESSOR H. HAU, INSEAD
11 Nov.: To be announced.

R. REPULLO, CEMFI
18 Nov.: `Policies for banking crises: a theoretical framework.'

PROFESSOR M. HELLWIG, Mannheim
25 Nov.: `On the treatment of capital in cost- oriented access price regulation in network industries.'

M. PAGANO
2 Dec.: To be announced.

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES

David Patterson Seminars

The David Patterson Seminars will be given at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor.

Convener: Dr Joseph Sherman.

The OCHJS minibus will leave the Playhouse, Beaumont Street, at 6.40 and 7.30 p.m., and will return from Yarnton at 9.45 p.m. A single fare costs £1.60 (students £1.20).

DR R. RASKIN, Aarhus
13 Oct.: `A child at gunpoint: a case study in the life of a photo.'

T. ARGOV
20 Oct.: `Losing the (Israeli) plot: contemporary Israel in the prose of Orly Kastel-Bloom.'

PROFESSOR R. HIEBERT, Trinity Western University, Canada
27 Oct.: `The Septuagint as a reflection of its Hellenistic Jewish context.'

PROFESSOR S. PARUSSA, Wellesley College
3 Nov.: `Hybridism of sounds: Primo Levi between Judaism and literature.'

PROFESSOR G. TRODESCHINI, Trieste
10 Nov.: `Representing medieval Jewish usurers: from a theological to an economic vocabulary.'

DR J. MIDDLEMAS
17 Nov.: `The geber's correction in Lamentations 3 as proto-Midrash.'

M. NEVADER
24 Nov.: ` "Appoint a king to govern us, like other nations"—the problem with kingship in the Hebrew Bible.'

DR S. SELA, Bar-Ilan
1 Dec.: `The twelfth-century Renaissance of the Hebrew language: strategies for the creation of a new scientific Hebrew terminology.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Political Theory and International Relations Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

S. MUTHU, Princeton
12 Oct.: `Enlightenment against empire.' (Discussant: Dr M. Philp)

R.E. LEBOW, Dartmouth College
19 Oct.: `Interests and ethics.' (Discussant: Professor A. Hurrell)

N. MALCOLM:
26 Oct.: `Seventeenth-century theories of sovereignty and international relations.' (Discussant: J. Robertson)

P. HASSNER, Institut d'études politiques, Paris
2 Nov.: `International order as the result of an historical process.' (Discussant: Professor A. Roberts)

J.-W. MUELLER
9 Nov.: `International law, nomos and sovereignty.' (Discussant: N. Krisch)

PROFESSOR FRED HALLIDAY
16 Nov.: `Post-national citizenship or international relations: a critical review of the legacies of cosmopolitanism and internationalism.' (Discussant: T. MacDonald)

M. CANTO-SPERBER, EHESS, Paris
23 Nov.: `Morality, normativity and international relations.' (Discussant: D. Miller)

J. WELSH
30 Nov.: `Conservatism and international relations.' (Discussant: L. Foisneau)

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Early Modern French Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Maison Française.

A. VIALA
14 Oct.: `Rousseau face à la modernité: le livre, l'imprimerie, la lecture.'

R. DARNTON, Princeton
28 Oct.: `Mlle Bonafon and the private life of Louis XV: what the butler saw and what the public read in eighteenth-century France.' (Oxford–Princeton Partnership in the History of the Book)

K. LANINI, Paris III–EHESS, Paris
11 Nov.: `La vanité, une catégorie moderne?'

E. HERDMAN
25 Nov.: `History in the making: fact, fiction and propaganda during the French religious wars.'

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Conferences

The following conferences will be held as shown in the Maison Française.

Sat. 2 Oct., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.: `Du papier à l'archive, du privé au public: France et Iles Britanniques, deux mémoires.'

Thur. 14 Oct., 10 a.m.–4 p.m.: `Cent ans de relations culturelles franco-britanniques.'

Fri. 22 Oct., 9.30 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sat. 23 Oct., 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m.: `Psychologie, psychiatrie, psychanalyse et médecine: jalons pour une histoire (XIXe- XXe siècles).'

Fri. 5 Nov., 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m., and Sat. 6 Nov., 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m.: `Effets spéciaux: artifices et tours de main.'

Fri. 19 Nov., 10.30 a.m.–6 p.m., and Sat. 20 Nov., 9 a.m.–4 p.m.: `Spin, image and the media: political communication in France and Britain.'

Fri. 26 Nov., 2–6 p.m., and Sat. 27 Nov., 9.30 a.m.–6 p.m.: `La place de l'atomisme dans la philosophie médiévale.'

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Lectures

Unless otherwise indicated, the following lectures will be held in the Maison Française.

P. JACOB, Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS, Paris
Fri. 15 Oct., 4.30 p.m., Philosophy Faculty Centre: `The scope and limits of Chomsky's naturalism.' (Discussant: W. Brewer, Warwick)

G. DE BROGLIE, Académie Française, and J. ROGISTER, Durham
Thur. 21 Oct., 5.15 p.m.: `L'Entente Cordiale: de l'événement au concept.'

R. BRANCHE, Rennes
Thur. 18 Nov., Modern History Faculty Building: `The French army and torture during the Algerian war (1954--62).'

J.-C. SCHMITT, EHESS, Paris
Tue. 23 Nov., 5.15 p.m.: `Social rhythms in the Middle Ages.'

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Other meetings

Unless otherwise indicated, the following meetings will be held as shown in the Maison Française.

Tue. 12 Oct., 5.15 p.m.: EDOUARD GLISSANT, writer, presents his work. (Littérature Française à Oxford)

Sat. 30 Oct., 10.30 a.m.–4 p.m.: `Art and the festival: Durkheimian perspectives' (study-day), with J.-L. Fabiani, EHESS, Paris, and J. de Lannoy, Linacre College.

Wed. 10 Nov., 5.15 p.m.: `The war for Muslim minds: Islam and the West' (debate), with Gilles Kepel, CERI-Sciences Po, Paris.

Wed. 17 Nov., 2–7 p.m., Modern European History Research Centre, Radcliffe Infirmary: `France and Algeria since 1945' (study-day).

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Socio-legal approaches to law and development

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room D, the Manor Road Building.

Convener: Dr Tobias Kelly.

PROFESSOR P. MCAUSLAN, Birkbeck College, London
11 Oct.: `In the beginning was the law ... an intellectual Odyssey.'

PROFESSOR B. HARRISS-WHITE
18 Oct.: `De- and re-regulating business in rural West Bengal: capitalism under the left front.'

PROFESSOR J. FAUNDEZ, Warwick
25 Oct.: `Why has the law and development movement failed to revive?'

DR A. MANJI, Warwick
1 Nov.: `The rebirth of law and development: a feminist critique.'

L.-H. PIRON, Overseas Development Institute
8 Nov.: `Donors' approaches to justice sector reform.'

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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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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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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

European Studies Centre

Europe: what kind of power?

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. The series is arranged jointly with the Maison Française and the Department of Politics and International Relations.

Convener: Dr Jan Zielonka.

PROFESSOR T. SNYDER, Yale
12 Oct.: `Power politics in Eastern Europe: past and present.'

PROFESSOR B. LAFFAN, Dublin
19 Oct.: `Organising power in Europe: multilevel governance.'

M. VAN ORANJE, Director, EU Affairs, Open Society Foundation, London
26 Oct.: `Europe as a normative power.' (To be confirmed)

G. ANDRÉANI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Paris
2 Nov.: `Europe as a diplomatic power'

F. HEISBOURG, Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris
9 Nov.: `Europe as a military power.'

PROFESSOR A. SAPIR, European Commission
16 Nov.: `Europe as an economic power'

I. KRASTEV, Director, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
23 Nov.: `What kind of power appeals to Eastern Europe? EU versus US.'

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Eastern Europe under Communist rule

PROFESSOR RICHARD CRAMPTON will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays, weeks 1–8, in St Antony's College.

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Workshop

A workshop, convened by Knick Harley, will be held on Thursday, 21 October, 2–5 p.m., and on Friday, 22 October, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Conference: Entente Cordiale

A conference, convened by Dr Kalypso Nicolaïdis and Professor Alexis Tadié, will be held on 6 and 7 December in the Lecture Theatre, the Nissan Institute.

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Other lectures

PROFESSOR NORMAN DAVIES and PROFESSOR TIMOTHY SNYDER will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 13 October, in the European Studies Centre.

Subject: `Where on earth does Europe end?' (Centre Evening)


H.E. BERNARD R. BOT, Foreign Minister, the Netherlands, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 December, in the Lecture Theatre, the Nissan Institute.

Subject: `What should be European foreign policy?'

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Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre

Twenty years of political change: the USSR and Russia, 1985–2004

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Convener: Professor Archie Brown.

PROFESSOR BROWN
11 Oct.: `Institutions, ideas, interests, and leadership in the Soviet and Russian transition.'

DR L. SHEVTSOVA, Carnegie Moscow Center
18 Oct.: `Comparing Yeltsin and Putin as leaders.'

SIR RODRIC BRAITHWAITE, British Ambassador to Moscow, 1988–92
25 Oct.: `The view across the river, 1988–92.'

DR W. SMIRNOV, Institute of State and Law, Moscow
1 Nov.: `Civil society in post-Soviet Russia.'

DR J. HUGHES, LSE
8 Nov.: `Federalism in post-Soviet Russia: from accommodation to control?'

DR A. GRACHEV, Paris and Moscow
15 Nov.: `The rise and fall of the new political thinking.'

MS TINA PODPLATNIK, Moscow
22 Nov.: `Big business and the state under Yeltsin and Putin.'

DR A. LEDENEVA, University College London
29 Nov.: `Informal politics in Russia in the 1990s.'

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ST CROSS COLLEGE AND ALL SOULS COLLEGE

St Cross–All Souls Lectures

Who owns objects? The ethics and legality of collecting

Unless otherwise indicated, the following lectures will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Dining Hall, St Cross College.

The series will conclude with an all-day workshop, to be held on 6 December in All Souls College. Registration forms for this will be available at the lectures.

Further information may be obtained from Roz Britton-Strong (e-mail: coin- room@ashmus.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Luke Treadwell, St Cross College; Eleanor Robson, All Souls College; and Christopher Gosden, St Cross College.

PROFESSOR LORD (COLIN) RENFREW
11 Oct.: `Collecting and looting in the past: the effects of self-indulgence.'

DR L. AL-GAILANI
18 Oct.: `Archaeological theft in Iraq.'

DR K. POLITIS
25 Oct., Pitt Rivers Museum Research Centre (64 Banbury Road): `The political and economic realities of looting ancient sites.'

DR U. KAMPMANN
1 Nov.: `Dealing in coins: problems and opportunities for a serious and responsible coin trade.'

DR D. GAIMSTER
8 Nov.: `UK government measures against the illicit trade: examining the new regulatory framework.'

G. ORTIZ
15 Nov.: `Overview and assessment after fifty years of collecting in a changing world.'

DR P. ROBERTS
22 Nov.: `Barriers or bridges? Museums and acquisitions in the light of new legal and voluntary codes.'

DR M. O'NEILL 29 Nov.: `Repatriation and its discontents: the Glasgow experience.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE

Panel discussion

The college will host a panel discussion in conjunction with the college charity, the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 7 October, in the Haldane Room.

The discussion will highlight the importance of three areas to the prevention and mitigation of the epidemic: scientific research, social policy, and accessto essential medicines. The event is part of Oxford Africa Week.

The panellists will be Dr Lucy Dorrell, Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit; James Sandham and Doreen Tembo, Department of Social Policy and Social Work; Duncan Matthews, Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow, Intellectual Property Research Institute, Queen Mary College, London; Matthew Ngunga, AMREF Programme Directorate, Nairobi.

Subject: `Tackling HIV/AIDS: a multidimensional approach.'

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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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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

Thirty-minute lectures

The following thirty-minute lectures will be held at 1 p.m. on the days shown 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 Geoffrey Groom, Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77022, e-mail: fob@bodley.ox.ac.uk).

MISS L. FORBES and DR J. JOHNS
Wed. 20 Oct.: `The Bodleian Book of Curiosities: some answers and many new questions.'

DR G. WALKER
Wed. 10 Nov.: `Seven million volumes described: editing the new subject guide to the Bodleian's collections.'

MS J. ROBERTS
Tue 30 Nov.: `Does the Bodleian Library deserve John Selden (16 December 1584–30 November 1654)?'

Literary Evening

MICHAEL HOLROYD and JENNY UGLOW will read from and discuss their work, from 8 p.m. on Friday, 29 October, in the Holywell Music Room. There will be an opportunity to talk to the speakers after the meeting.

Tickets, costing £20 (a limited number of tickets are available to students at £10), may be obtained on application to Geoffrey Groom, Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77022, e-mail: fob@bodley.ox.ac.uk). Proceeds will go to the funds of the Friends of the Bodleian.

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