Oxford University Gazette, 24 February 2005: Lectures
Luc Hoffmann Professor of Field OrnithologyPROFESSOR BEN SHELDON will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 March, in Wolfson College.
Note: the lecture will begin at 5.30 p.m., and not, as notified previously, at 5 p.m.
Subject: 'Ornithology at Oxford.'
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.'
CLARENDON LECTURES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES
The tales business professors tellPROFESSOR LESLIE HANNAH, University of Tokyo, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School. Admission is free and open to the public. For further information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
Mon. 28 Feb.: 'The fables of successful giants: Japan, Europe, and America.'
Tue. 1 Mar.: 'National champions: a European obsession or a true story?'
Wed. 2 Mar.: 'Ato-ji-e (hindsightin Japanese):
the Whig misinterpretation of business.'
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
D.F. McKenzie LecturePROFESSOR JOHN BARNARD, Leeds, will deliver the tenth annual D.F. McKenzie Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 2 March, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Keats and posterity: manuscript, print, and readers.'
State-building: governance and development under international administrations (amended notice)Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Politics Building, Manor Road.
The seminar to be given by Lord Patten on 28 February will now take place in the Examination Schools.
Conveners: Felix Martin, Minna Jarvenpaa, and Dominik Zaum.
LORD PATTEN, Chancellor of the University
C. POORTMAN, World Bank and L. CAMERON, DFID, Baghdad
The British General Election of 2005 (amended notice)The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Nuffield College.
Professor David Marquand will speak in place of Professor Vernon Bogdanor at the seminar on 2 March.
Conveners: Dr David Butler and Dr Christopher Ballinger.
2 Mar.: PROFESSOR DAVID MARQUAND.
9 Mar.: BRUCE ANDERSON, columnist for the
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESPROFESSOR K.S. VIKOR, Bergen, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 2 March, in the Centre.
Subject: 'Ways of examinining the Sanusis of Cyrenaica.'
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Dawkins Prize LecturePROFESSOR DAVID MACDONALD will deliver the Dawkins Prize Lecture for Animal Conservation and Welfare on Friday, 4 March, at 5 p.m. in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Everyone welcome.
Subject: 'A brush with foxes and some other carnivore tales.'
Archie Cochrane 'Effectiveness and efficiency' lecturePROFESSOR JULIAN PETO will deliver the Archie Cochrane 'Effectiveness and efficiency' lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 17 March, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
Subject: 'Human papilloma viruses, cervical cancer, and screening.'
ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE
Wallace Watson Award LecturesThe joint winners of the 2004 Award will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 2 March, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
PETER HESKETH: 'Two men and a tent.'
DANIEL KONDZIELA: 'Slowly down the Ganges.'
Monica Fooks Memorial LectureDR MIKE SHOOTER, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, will deliver the Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 22 March, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Mental illnessthe last great taboo.'
SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL LANGUAGES AND LITERATUREPROFESSOR SARAH KAY will deliver the Society's Open Lecture at 5 p.m. on Saturday, 5 March, in the Council Room, Mansfield College. The lecture will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting at 4.45 p.m.
Subject: 'The place of thought in late medieval didactic literature: the
case of Christine de Pizan.'