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Oxford University Gazette, 24 March 2005: Diary


Friday 25 March

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: all buildings closed, reopening 29 March (some exceptions: see full details in 'University Libraries' notice, above).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 29 March).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION library closed (reopens 29 March).

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Tuesday 29 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Eighteenth-century paintings and 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.)

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Wednesday 30 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Introduction to Dutch paintings', 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.)

NICOLA SCOTT: 'Employees in the driving seat: innovation at BMW Oxford' (seminar), Blenheim Room, Begbroke Science Park, 6.30 p.m. (to reserve a place, e-mail: rebecca.lingwood@begbroke.ox.ac.uk ).

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Friday 1 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Gardens in art', 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.)

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Tuesday 5 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Small treasures of the Ashmolean', 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.)

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Wednesday 6 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk in series 'The Curator and the Collection': 'Introduction to the Tradescant Collection' (Dr Arthur MacGregor), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Booking essential: tel. (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Thursday 7 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Introduction to personnel management', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

SPECIAL INTEREST WEEKEND PROGRAMME, 7–10 April, Christ Church, with a choice of themes: (i) 'An English revolution: the Civil War 1642–9', or (ii) 'A passion for plants—a garden revolution' (for further information e-mail: conferences@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 8 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Shakespeare's world', 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.)

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Tuesday 12 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'The building of Cockerell's Ashmolean', 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.)

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Wednesday 13 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Grading and regrading of university posts', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Introduction to modern art', 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.)

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Thursday 14 April

GODFREY HOWARD, writer, with NICOLA HARRISON, mezzo-soprano, and JONATHAN GOOING, piano: 'Paris in words and music' (Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival event), Maison Française, 5.45 p.m. (tickets £6/£4.50 from the Oxford Playhouse, tel.: 305305).

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Friday 15 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Blossom time', 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.)

ANDREI MAKINE, writer, presents his work (Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival event), Maison Française, 6 p.m. (tickets £5/£3.50 from the Oxford Playhouse, tel.: 305305).

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Monday 18 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Leadership—what it means to lead a team', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Tuesday 19 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Recruitment and selection—for all staff' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and 'Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Turner, Constable, and Corot', 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.)

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Wednesday 20 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Recruitment and selection—for all staff' (day 2), and 'Contracts', both 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Introduction to the Chinese Gallery', 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.)

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Thursday 21 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Dealing with stress', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

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Friday 22 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Springboard—programme 3', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'The legacy of Homer', 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.)

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Monday 25 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Staff selection', 12.45 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

DR I. MORTIMER: 'The importance of towns to the seriously ill and dying in seventeenth-century Kent' (seminar series: 'Medicine, surgery, and culture'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 45 Banbury Road, 2.15 p.m.

SIR ALAN BUDD: 'The Budd Report' (seminar series: 'Are Labour's constitutional changes working?'), Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

SUSAN WALKER and others: 'Crossing cultures—crossing time' (New Ashmolean Museum and Humanities Division seminars: 'Crossing cultures—crossing time'), Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John's Street, 5 p.m.

PASCAL DEVOYON (piano), PHILIPPE GRAFFIN (violin), CHARLES NEIDICH (clarinet), and COLIN CARR (cello) perform Hindemith's Quartet and Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, the Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available in advance from the Porters' Lodge reserved for college members until ten days before the event).

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Tuesday 26 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: 'Introductory Certificate in First-line Management', 9.30 a.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Arts of the Renaissance—bronzes and maiolica', 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.)

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Wednesday 27 April

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'India—myths and reality', 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.)

PROFESSOR T. EARLE: 'Portuguese intellectual culture in Elizabethan and Jacobean Oxford: evidence from the Bodleian and college libraries' (Oxford Bibliographical Society: Annual General Meeting and Lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 3 p.m.

PROFESSOR LEONARD QUART: 'The state of New York City' (lecture), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.I. BELL: 'Will genomics change Oslerian medicine?' (annual Oxford Osler Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, 6 p.m.

DR D. PATTERSON: 'Against all odds: the renascence of Hebrew literature' (David Patterson Seminars), OCHJS, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 28 April

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: 'Induction and probation', 9.30 a.m., and 'Recruitment and selection—for those involved in academic appointments', 2 p.m. (for details see the IAUL site).

DR STEPHEN LADYMAN, MP, DR RAY JONES, and NICK WELCH: 'Social care policy and older people: the Green Paper's logic' (Oxford Institute of Ageing seminar series: 'The future of social care policy for older people: the Green Paper and its context'), Seminar Room G, Social Sciences Building, 12.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR ART BRIEF: 'Theory building and the Academy of Management Review' (seminar), Lecture Theatre 5, Saïd Business School, 12.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR G. CONWAY: 'Science, technology, and development' (Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and Development), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary, 6 p.m.

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Friday 29 April

PROFESSOR ART BRIEF: 'Communities matter: the case of race relations in organisations' (seminar), Lecture Theatre 5, Saïd Business School, 12.30 p.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Symbols in Western painting', 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.)

RALPH GRILLO: 'Debating cultural differences in multicultural societies' (Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society and Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology seminars: 'The anthropology of migration and multiculturalism'), Seminar Room, 64 Banbury Road, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR DIETER GRIMM: 'Integration by constitution? Expectations and perspectives in the process of European constitutionalisation' (German Rhodes Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m. (The lecture will be delivered in English.)

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