Oxford University Gazette, 27 January 2005: Lectures
Cheryl and Reece Scott Professor of PsychiatryPROFESSOR ANTHONY BAILEY will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 2 February, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: `Autism: science and society.'
Luc Hoffmann Professor of Field OrnithologyPROFESSOR BEN SHELDON will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 March, at Wolfson College.
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
PROFESSOR OF POETRYPROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 21 February, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: `Many voices: II, from the regional.'
CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATREPATRICK MARBER, Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre, will talk to Michael Gearin-Tosh about his play Closer, and the film version, at 5 p.m. on Monday, 31 January, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
The film of Closer, directed by Mike Nichols, and starring Julia Roberts,
Jude Law, Clive
Owen, and Natalie Portman, was released in the UK on 14 January.
HAMBRO VISITING PROFESSOR OF OPERASIR JOHN ELIOT GARDINER will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on the following Tuesdays in the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College. There is no charge for admission, and the lectures are open to the public.
8 Feb.: `The operas J.S. Bach never wrote?'
15 Feb.: `Staging Mozart's operas---opening up the score.'
Ideas of property: antiquity and afterPROFESSOR PETER GARNSEY, Cambridge, will deliver the Carlyle Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Examination Schools.
2 Feb.: `Plato's "Communism", Aristotle's critique, and Proclus' defence.'
9 Feb.: `Plato's "Communism": from late antique Rome via Islamic Spain to Renaissance Italy.'
16 Feb.: `Renunciation and commonality: thinking through the primitive Church.'
23 Feb.: `The poverty of Christ: crises of asceticism from the Pelagians to the Franciscans.'
2 Mar.: `Paradise lost: the state of nature and the origins of private property.'
9 Mar.: `Roman law and subjective rights.'
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: email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (hindsight---in Japanese): the
Environmental law discussion groupThe following lectures and discussions will be held on Mondays at 1 p.m. in Corpus Christi College. Light lunch provided and paper available on request. RSVP. E-mail: email@example.com.
Convener: Dr Liz Fisher.
DR D. KELEMAN
DR L. FISHER and DR L. ZEDNER
DR A. LAWRENCE
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Ecological and Evolutionary Anthropology group: Human Sciences SeminarsThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in the Pauling Centre, Institute of Human Sciences, 58 Banbury Road.
Convener: Professor Stanley Ulijaszek.
PROFESSOR T. CROW, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital
DR M. JACKSON
PROFESSOR K. HOMEWOOD, UCL
DR H. HAMMILL
Biomedical Engineering Seminar SeriesThe following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4 p.m. in Lecture Room 6, the Thom Building, Department of Engineering Science. For further information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 01865 274750.
Convener: Constantin Coussous.
DR M. HARRINGTON
PROFESSOR D. T. DELPY, UCL
PROFESSOR P.M. MATTHEWS
Oxford Centre for Water ResearchThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 4.15 p.m. in the Upper Lecture Theatre, School of Geography and Environment, Mansfield Road.
D. GREY, World Bank's Senior Water Adviser
DR B. LANKFORD, UEA
PROFESSOR M. GREY, University of Wales, Lampeter
S.EL MAIAR, KBR and London
DR A. SZOLLOSI-NAGY, UNESCO Paris
M. WALLACE, Halcrow Ltd
Paleobiology Seminar SeriesThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in the University Museum Lecture Theatre. All welcome. Please note that the museum front door is locked just after 5 p.m.
Conveners: Dr Graham K. Taylor and Nicola McLoughlin.
DR M. SUTTON, Imperial College London
DR T. KEMP
DR J. COOPER
DR E. RAYFIELD, Cambridge
Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society
Contemporary international migration---key issuesThe following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, the Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road.
Convener: Dr Steven Vertovec.
N. VAN HEAR and S. CASTLES
A. GEDDES, Sheffield
J. SALT, University College London
R. SKELDON, Sussex
W. JORDAN, Plymouth, and P. BROWN, Huddersfield
S. MARTIN, Georgetown
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
LectureDR NICHOLAS WALKER (DESY), Scientific Coordinator of the EuroTeV collaboration, will deliver the second lecture in the John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science series at 2.15 p.m. on Thursday, 3 February in the Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road.
Subject: `A general introduction to ILC machine issues.'
Astor Visiting Fellow LecturesPROFESSOR E.J. HELLER, Professor of Chemistry and of Physics at Harvard, and Astor Visiting Fellow, will give the following two seminars. Requests to meet Professor Heller will be co-ordinated by Mrs Pat Dunn. E-mail: email@example.com. Tel.: 01865 275152.
Convener: Professor M.S. Child.
Mon., 14 Feb., 2.15 p.m.: `Making waves: the science, politics and art of exploring wave physics.' (Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Lecture Room)
Wed., 16 Feb., 11.15 a.m.: `Classical and quantum flow over
potentials.' (Rowlinson Seminar Room, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Department of Materials ColloquiaThe following colloquia will be held on Thursdays at 2.15 p.m. in the Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre, Department of Materials, Parks Road. Please check on http:www.materials.ox.ac.uk for any changes or additions to this programme.
Convener: J.L. Hutchinson.
DR J. SMITH
DR R. TODD
DR C. ENGLISH, BNFL NS&TS, Harwell
DR J. MACPHERSON, Warwick
DR R. BEAUSOLEIL, Hewlett Packard Laboratory, Palo Alto, USA
DR B. HENRY, DR V. BURLAKOV and DR K. KIROV
PROFESSOR J. KREUSER, Dalhousie University, Canada
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
Centenary of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern LanguagesPROFESSOR CLAUDIO MAGRIS, University of Trieste, will give the following public lecture on Wednesday, 9 February, at 5 p.m. in the Main Hall, Taylor Institution, St Giles'.
Subject: `Between the Danube and the sea. Itinerary of a writer.'
Sub-Faculty of Italian: Postgraduate Research SeminarsThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Lecture Room 2, Christ Church (unless otherwise stated).
Convener: Emanuela Tandello.
PROFESSOR G. VENTURI, Director of the Istituto di Studi Rinascimentali at Ferrara
PROFESSOR D. GOLDIN FOLENA, University of Padova
PROFESSOR D. ZANCANI
PROFESSOR M. MCLAUGHLIN and F. PELLEGRINI
Research Seminar in Spanish and Spanish American StudiesThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Room 3, The Taylor Institution. Please refer to http:www.mod-langs.ox.ac.ukSpanish for the seminar programme and further information on research events in Oxford.
Conveners: Professor Edwin Williamson and Dr Jacqueline Rattray.
DR S. BOYD, University College Cork
PROFESSOR M.T. ECHENIQUE, Universitat de València
DR C. TAYLOR, Liverpool
DR M. PUEYO, Universitat de Lleida
Romance Linguistics SeminarsThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. at the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 47 Wellington Square, unless otherwise stated.
Convener: Professor Martin Maiden.
DR I. BACHMANN, Manchester
DR M. PUEYO, Director of Language Planning of Generalitat de Catalunya
PROFESSOR M. PARRY, Bristol
Research Seminar in Spanish and Spanish American StudiesThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3, the Taylor Institution. Further information can be found at www.mod-langs.ox.ac.ukspanish.
Conveners: Professor Edwin Williamson and Dr Jacqueline Rattray.
DR S. HENIGHAN, Guelph
MODERN HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Seminar in Economic and Social HistoryThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5p.m. in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College, 70 Woodstock Road. Up-to-date information is available at www.history.ox.ac.ukecohistseminars.
Convener: Dr Knick Harley.
G. MAGEE, Melbourne
T. DENNISON, Cambridge
J. SIMPSON, Pablo de Olavide
E. KARAKACILI, West Ontario
L. HANNAH, Tokyo
CorrigendumDR A. NIYAZIOGLU will lecture on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in the Examination Schools (not, as previously announced, on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Oriental Institute).
Subject: `The Ottoman Empire, 1300--1550.'
Armenian Studies SeminarDR T. GREENWOOD will lecture on Thursday, 3 February, at 5 p.m. in Lecture Room 2, The Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane.
Convener: Professor Th.M. van Lint.
Subject: `Armenian traditions in ninth-century Byzantium.'
Lunchtime discussions: Playing the targets game: results-driven government?The following discussions will be held on Tuesdays at 12.30 p.m. in the Seminar Room, Oxford Internet Institute.
Convener: Andrew Fairweather-Tall.
G. BEVAN, LSE, and C. HOOD
SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED.
SIR CHRISTOPHER FOSTER, former public sector partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
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. Sponsors: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, Dr Christopher Brooke, and Dr Richard Coggins.
THE RT. HON. LORD RENTON OF MOUNT HARRY
SIR NEIL MCINTOSH, Electoral Commission
PROFESSOR D. MARQUAND and PROFESSOR LORD SKIDELSKY
TAM DALYELL, MP, Father of the House of Commons
EDWARD GARNIER, QC, MP
THE RT. HON. LORD PATTEN, Chancellor of the University
RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR ARCHAEOLOGYThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 10.30 a.m. in the Library, Resarch Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, 6 Keble Road.
Convener: A.M. Pollard.
S. BLOCKLEY, Bradford
M. PETRAGLIA, Cambridge
I. ROBERTSON, Wales, Swansea
N. BRANCH, Royal Holloway, London
CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES
Workshop: Crime data, victimisation surveys and police responses: experiences from the UK, the US and BrazilThe following workshop will be held on Friday, 28 January, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road. Programme available on www.brazil.ox.ac.uk. There is no conference fee, but advanced registration is required. Please register with your name and affiliation to firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01865 284460.
Participants: Dr A. Zaluar, Institute de Medicina Social, UERJ, S. Alves, UCL,
Dr F. Macaulay, Dr C. Chaves Beato Filho, Federal University of Minas Gerais,
Dr S. Chainey, Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, UCL, Professor J.P.
Lynch, American University, Washington D.C., Dr D. Cerqueira, IPEA, Rio de
Janeiro, and Dr V.A. Ceccato, Cambridge.
Byzantine Studies SeminarThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.
Conveners: Professor Elizabeth Jeffreys, Dr James Howard-Johnston, and Dr Marlia Mango.
DR M. WHITE, Cambridge
PROFESSOR C. MANGO, Exeter
PROFESSOR I. SEVCENKO, Harvard
F. ONUR, Antalya
PROFESSOR J.C. CHEYNET, Paris
T. SHAWCROSS, Exeter
OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES
Isaiah Berlin Public Lectures in Middle East DialogueSARI NUSSEIBEH and ADMIRAL (RET.) AMI AYALON, joint founders of The People's Voice, will deliver the seventh lecture in this series on Thursday, 3 February, at 5 p.m. in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: `Israelis and Palestinians: where should we go from here?'
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES
SeminarPROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER SHACKLE, SOAS, will lecture on Wednesday, 2 February, at 5 p.m. in the Centre on George Street.
Subject: `Spirituality and learning in the poetry of Miyan Muhammad
(19th century, Punjab).'
TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY
Exhibition and TalksThe following exhibition of items from the W.J. Strachan collection will be held from 26 January to 12 February in the Taylor Institution Library, St Giles. Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.--3 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.--1 p.m. (closed Sundays and from 4.30 p.m. on days of talks). Open to all, admission free.
Exhibition: `Where poets and painters meet: Walter Strachan and the French "livre d'artiste".'
The following related talks will be given at 5.30 p.m. in the Voltaire Room of the Taylor Institution Library.
DR C. RUEMELIN
Oliver Smithies Lectures
(i)PROFESSOR A.J. LEGGETT, Illinois, Nobel Laureate in Physics, will give three Oliver Smithies Lectures as follows at 4.15 p.m. on the following days in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Mon. 7 Feb.: `Quantum liquids: Bose--Einstein condensation.'
Wed. 9 Feb.: `The very degenerate alkali gases: what can we do with them?'
Thur. 10 Feb.: `High-temperature superconductivity: what do we and
(ii) Henry James: two modern warningsPROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS will give two Oliver Smithies Lectures on this topic at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 February, and Tuesday, 22 February, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
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.'
CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE
F.W. Bateson Memorial LecturePROFESSOR A. MINNIS will deliver the F.W. Bateson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 February, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: ` "Dante in Inglissh": what Il
Convivio really did for Chaucer.'
Human Values and Social PolicyPROFESSOR STEIN RINGEN, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, will lecture on Thursday, 17 February at 6 p.m. in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: `Freedom, reason and the Welfare State: Isaiah Berlin's
Radcliffe LectureLORD PATTEN OF BARNES, Chancellor of the University, will deliver the twenty- fifth anniversary Radcliffe Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 3 February, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
Subject: `Oxford twenty-five years on.'
Linacre Lectures 2005
The unmaking of the English landscapeThe Linacre Lectures will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Main Hall Lecture Theatre, the School of Geography and the Environment.
The Linacre Lectures are arranged in conjunction with the Environmental Change Institute, and are supported by Tetra Laval.
A. PHILLIPS, Landscapes and Protected Areas
PROFESSOR J. PRETTY, Essex
S. RICKARD, Cranfield School of Management
PROFESSOR M. AIRS
PROFESSOR P. GOODWIN, University of the West of England
LORD BEST, Director, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
PROFESSOR P. ROBERTS, Liverpool
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
European Studies Centre
ClassesThe following seminars will be held at the European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road (unless otherwise stated). For further details, telephone Ulli Parkinson on 01865 274470 or e-mail email@example.com.
O. ANASTASAKIS and D. BECHEV
J. KOCKA and J. CAPLAN
Special eventsPROFESSOR MAKOTO ONAKA will lecture on Thursday, 3 February, at 5 p.m. in the Nissan Institute Seminar Room. This event is organised jointly with the Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre and the Nissan Institute for Japanese Studies. For further details, telephone Ulli Parkinson on 01865 274470 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conveners: Roger Goodman and Joanna Kavenna.
Subject: `The Baltic States and Japan: a historical perspective.'
WorkshopRICHARD CLOGG will lead a workshop on 22 and 23 March. For further details, telephone Ulli Parkinson on 01865 274470 or e-mail email@example.com.
Subject: `Bearing gifts to Greeks: humanitarian aid to Greece in the
South East European Studies Programme (SEESP)The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conveners: Dr O. Anastasakis and Mr D. Bechev.
MS S. SCHWANDNER-SIEVERS
DR V. BOJICIC-DZELILOVIC, LSE
DR G. AYBET, University of Kent at Canterbury
MS D. MIHAYLOVA
MR Z. NEMETH, Committee of the Hungarian Parliament
DR S. SOARE, Free University, Brussels
DR S. BUZAR
Middle East Centre
TalksThe following talks will be given at the Middle East Centre, St Antony's College (unless otherwise stated). For further information, please contact the Centre on 01865 284780 or check http:www.sant.ox.ac.ukareastud iesmiddle-east.shtml.
MR IBRAHIM EL-SALAHI
DR M HAMDAN, Haifa
H.E. DR S.M.H. ADELI, Iranian Ambassador to the UK
Morocco in the contemporary world: the road aheadThe following lectures will be held on Fridays at 5 p.m. in St Antony's College Lecture Theatre, Dahrendorf Room, and the Deakin Room.
H. ABOUYOUB, former Moroccan Ambassador to France
R. GILLESPIE, Liverpool
T. SHELLEY, Financial Times
J. MARKS, Cross Border Information
R. BOURQIA, President, Mohammedia University
A. OSMAN, former Prime Minister of Morocco
ST JOHN'S COLLEGE
St John's College Research Centre
The academic face of psychoanalysisThe following seminars will be held on Wednesdays (weeks 5--8) at 8.15 p.m in the New Seminar Room, St John's (main entrance). The seminar is open to all members of the University, but space is limited. If you wish to attend, please e- mail email@example.com.
Conveners: Dr Louise Braddock, Dr Michael Lacewing, and Professor Paul Tod.
DR S. BUDD, British Psychoanalytical Society
PROFESSOR M. RUSTIN, East London
DR N. MANSON, Cambridge
DR E. HARCOURT, Kent
Richard Hillary Memorial LectureMARK HADDON will deliver the Richard Hillary Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 February, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Subject: `Blood and scissors.'
Wolfson College Lectures
Speaking of othersThe following lectures will be given on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Wolfson College. Open to the public. Enquiries: 01865 274103 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROFESSOR J. MITCHELL, Cambridge
PROFESSOR P. GILROY, Yale
PROFESSOR R.J.C. YOUNG
PROFESSOR J. FABIAN, Amsterdam
PROFESSOR S. MAHARAJ, Lund University, Sweden
FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN
Lunchtime lectureSEBASTIAN PEAKE will lecture on Tuesday, 8 March, at 1 p.m. in the Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian Theatre. Admission free. All welcome. Wine and sandwiches will be served after the lecture at a cost of £4 p.p., for which bookings should be made in advance with Ms Katia Pisvin, Friends' Administrator, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG. Tel.: 01865 277234. Email: email@example.com.
Subject: `The life and work of Mervyn Peake, artist and writer.'