Oxford University Gazette, 24 March 2005: Lectures
CHERWELLSIMON LECTURE 2005PROFESSOR FRANK WILCZEK, Herman Feshback Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nobel Laureate 2004, will deliver the CherwellSimon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'The origin of mass and feebleness of gravity.'
David Lewis LecturePROFESSOR SIMON HORNBLOWER, University College, London, will deliver the David Lewis Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 25 May, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.
Subject: 'Theatre and the ancient Greek historian.'
Oxford Osler LecturePROFESSOR J.I. BELL will deliver the inaugural Oxford Osler Lecture at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Will genomics change Oslerian medicine?'
Oxford Clinical Neuroscience LecturesThe following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
DR SANJAY SISODIYA, Institute of Neurology, London
PROFESSOR SETH LOVE, Bristol
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
'Flaschenpost': German poetry and the long twentieth centuryThis colloquium will be held on 15 and 16 April in New College.
On Friday, 15 April, a bilingual poetry reading, with Michael Krüger, Ulrike Draesner, Iain Galbraith, and Karen Leeder, will be held at 5.30 p.m. in the Long Room.
Details of the papers to be given on Saturday, 16 April, in Lecture Room 4, the Noël Salter Room, are set out below.
Further details may be found at http://www.mod- langs.ox.ac.uk/german/flaschenpost. Places at the colloquium are available, but must be reserved by 1 April: enquiries should be directed to Dr Leeder.
Convener: Dr K.J Leeder (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR R. VILAIN, Robert Holloway, London
PROFESSOR M. ESKIN, Columbia
PROFESSOR H.-H. MÜLLER and DR TOM KINDT, Hamburg
DR K. KOHL
PROFESSOR W. EMMERICH, Bremen
DR G. PAUL, Warwick
PROFESSOR H. KORTE, Siegen
PROFESSOR H. GNÜG, Bonn
Are Labour's constitutional changes working?The concluding seminars in this series will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Magdalen College.
Conveners: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, and Dr Richard Coggins.
SIR ALAN BUDD
EDWARD GARNIER, QC, MP
LORD RENTON OF MOUNT HARRY
LORD WOOLF, Lord Chief Justice
OXFORD INSTITUTE OF AGEING
The future of social care policy for older people: the Green Paper and its contextThe following seminars will take place at 12.30 p.m. on Thursdays in Seminar Room G, the Social Sciences Building, Manor Road.
Convener: Professor Bleddyn Davies.
DR STEPHEN LADYMAN, MP, DR RAY JONES, Wiltshire County Council, and NICK
WELCH, Oxfordshire Social and Health Care
DR JULIEN FORDER, LSE, and JOSE-LUIS FERNANDEZ, LSE
PROFESSOR R. MEANS, University of the West of England
PROFESSOR I. PHILIP, Department of Health
PROFESSOR C. UNGERSON, Kent
Research on ageing in Africa: forging directions for the futureThis three-day residential conference, for forty to fifty key UK, African, and international researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, and funding bodies, will take place in St Anne's College, 1113 April. Although delegate numbers are restricted a few places are still available.
Anyone who wishes to attend the conference should contact the Administrator of the
Oxford Institute of Ageing, Carole Newbigging (e-mail: email@example.com).
ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM AND HUMANITIES DIVISION
Crossing culturescrossing timeThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Room, the Khalili Research Centre, 3 St John's Street.
Conveners: Jeremy Johns, Henry Kim, Luke Treadwell, and Susan Walker.
SUSAN WALKER and others
EMILIE SAVAGE-SMITH and others
RUTH BARNES and others
BERT SMITH and others
JAS ELSNER and others
PROFESSOR DAME JESSICA RAWSON and others
RUTH BARNES and others
TIM WILSON and others
BEGBROKE SCIENCE PARKNICOLA SCOTT, BMW Group, Oxford, will give a Begbroke Seminar at 6.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 March, in the Blenheim Room, Begbroke Sciene Park.
Ms Scott will discuss the radical 'culture change' at the BMW plant in Oxford, which has established teamwork and personal responsibility as central to its philosophy.
To reserve a place, e-mail Dr Rebecca Lingwood (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Subject: 'Employees in the driving seat: innovation at BMW Oxford.'
TEACHING AND RESEARCH UNIT IN HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES
David Patterson SeminarsThe following seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor.
Convener: Dr Joseph Sherman.
DR D. PATTERSON
PROFESSOR L. HOCHMAN, Florida
DR S. DEBENDETTI-STOW, Bar Ilan
DR D. WEINSTEIN, Wake Forest University
DR M. KRUTIKOV
DR J. ZIMMERMAN, Yeshiva University, USA
DR D. GROISER
ESRC CENTRE ON MIGRATION, POLICY, AND SOCIETY, AND THE INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
The anthropology of migration and multiculturalismThe following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Seminar Room, 64 Banbury Road.
Convener: Professor Steven Vertovec.
RALPH GRILLO, Sussex
NADJE AL-ALI, Exeter University
AYSE CAGLAR, Central European University
T.H. ERIKSEN, Oslo
M.P. SMITH, California, Davis
LOUIS LAMPHERE, New Mexico
J. COLLINS, University of Technology, Sydney
German Rhodes LecturePROFESSOR DIETER GRIMM, Permanent Fellow, the Institute of Advanced Study, Berlin, and formerly Judge of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, will deliver the German Rhodes Lecture (in English) at 5 p.m. on Friday, 29 April, in Rhodes House.
The lecture is arranged jointly with the Association of German Rhodes Scholars, and is sponsored by the Boston Consulting Group.
Subject: 'Integration by constitution? Expectations and perspectives in
the process of European constitutionalisation.'
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOLPROFESSOR ART BRIEF, Lawrence Martin Chair of Business, A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane, and editor of the Academy of Management Review, will give seminars at 12.30 p.m. on the following days in Lecture Theatre 5, the Saïd Business School. All members of the University are welcome to attend.
Thur. 28 Apr.: 'Theory building and the Academy of Management Review.' (Chairman: Professor Richard Whittington)
Fri. 29 Apr.: 'Communities matter: the case of race relations in
organisations.' (Chairman: Dr Alex Nicholls)
WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE
Medicine, surgery, and cultureThe following seminars wil be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit, 45 Banbury Road. All members of the University are welcome to attend.
Seminars will not be held on 2 and 30 May.
Convener: Dr Margaret Pelling.
DR I. MORTIMER, University of Exeter
DR M. BROWN, York
PROFESSOR A. CROWTHER, Glasgow
DR H. KNIGHT, Queen Mary College, London
DR D. HAYCOCK, LSE
DR L. ELDRIDGE, Ottawa
ALL SOULS COLLEGELEONARD QUART, Professor Emeritus of Cinema Studies, City University of New York, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Old Library, All Souls College.
Convener: Professor G.A. Cohen.
Subject: 'The state of New York City.'
Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and DevelopmentPROFESSOR G. CONWAY will deliver the Brian Walker Lecture on Environment and Development at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 28 April, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
Subject: 'Science, technology, and development.'
Don Fowler Memorial LecturePROFESSOR M. WYKE, Reading, will deliver the Don Fowler Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 5 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Julius Caesar in western culture: from Lucan to Las Vegas.'
Waynflete LecturesCHRISTIANA M. LEONARD, Professor Emerita of Neuroscience, University of Florida, will deliver the Waynflete Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College.
12 May: 'Neural networks: under the hood of the learning machine.'
19 May: 'Neurodiversity: evolution and development of cortical maps.'
26 May: 'Epigenesis: how genes and experience shape unique individuals.'
2 June: 'Cerebral asymmetry: why a left and a right brain?'
9 June: 'Neuroplasticity: the effects of enrichment, deprivation, and intervention.'
16 June: 'Anomalous development: dyslexia and schizophrenia.'
ST EDMUND HALL
A.B. Emden LecturePROFESSOR G. HOSKING, Leverhulme Research Professor of Russian History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London, will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 13 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Trust and distrust in European societies: a historian's
GRADUATE THEOLOGY SOCIETYDR WILLIAM CRAIG will lecture at 8.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 April, in the Harris Lecture Theatre, Oriel College. Admission is free.
Subject: 'Evidence for the historical resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth.'