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Oxford University Gazette, 1 December 2005: Lectures

INAUGURAL LECTURE

Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation

PROFESSOR JONATHAN ZITTRAIN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 April, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: 'The future of the Internet—and how to stop it.'

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COMMITTEE FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY, LINGUISTICS, AND PHONETICS

PROFESSOR JAY H. JASANOFF, Harvard, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 5 December, in Lecture Room B, Worcester College.

Convener: Dr John Penney.

Subject: 'The origin of the Latin gerund and gerundive.'

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SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

Entrepreneurship in Oxford

This seminar, marking the launch of Entrepreneurship Saïd and the latest spin-offs report from Oxfordshire Economic Observatory, which charts Oxford's growth into the leading UK innovation cluster, will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 December, in the Saïd Business School. All members of the University are welcome to attend.

The audience will include spinouts, alumni entrepreneurs and investors, student entrepreneurs and representatives of Oxford-based high-growth companies. To register, visit www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/entrepreneurship.

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OXFORD INTERNET INSTITUTE

PROFESSOR JONATHAN ZITTRAIN, Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on the following Mondays in the Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles'.

27 Feb.: 'Code is law: technological complements to copyright.'

6 Mar.: 'Jurisdiction and the Internet.'

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE

Neill Lecture 2006

THE HON. MICHAEL BELOFF, QC, President, Trinity College, will deliver the Neill Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 January, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: 'Paying the judges—who, whom, how much, and why?'

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BALLIOL COLLEGE

Leonard Stein Lectures 2006

PROFESSOR AVI SHLAIM will deliver the Leonard Stein Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following Thursdays in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
19 Jan.: 'The strategy of the Iron Wall: from Ze'ev Jobotinsky to Ariel Sharon.'

26 Jan.: 'The War of the Israeli Historians.'



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GREEN COLLEGE

Green College Lectures 2006

Climate change—evidence, effects, and evasive action

The Green College Lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

DR T. PALMER, European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts
16 Jan.: 'Global warming in the twenty-first century: certain science or just another dodgy weather forecast?'

PROFESSOR J. THOMAS, Director, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Dorset
23 Jan.: 'Impacts of rapid climate change on fauna, flora, and biological communities.'

PROFESSOR SIR ANDREW HAINES, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
30 Jan.: 'Climate change and human health: potential impacts, vulnerability and adaptation.'

LORD OXBURGH OF LIVERPOOL
6 Feb.: 'Energy and climate—time for doing rather than talking.'

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CAMPION HALL

D'Arcy Lectures

Christianity 'Made in Japan': the Jesuit enterprise 1549–1640

DR ANTONI ÜÇERLER, Sophia University, Tokyo, will deliver the D'Arcy Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Examination Schools.

1 Feb.: 'Gutenberg comes to Japan: the Jesuit Mission Press 1588–1620.'

8 Feb.: ' Aristotle and Aquinas in Japanese dress: a unique Magdalen College treasure.'

15 Feb.: 'Dissonant voices: Jesuit debates on race and religion.'

22 Feb.: 'The Japanese "Primitive Church": Alessandro Valignano's Rhetorical History of Japan (1603).'

29 Feb.: ' "Warring States"—Japan meets Silicon Valley: creating electronic editions of the sources.'

8 Mar.: 'The "Christian Century" in Japan (1543–1640): conflicting interpretations. '

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OXFORD INTELLIGENCE GROUP

DR WILLIAM NOLTE, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 5 December, in the Lecture Theatre, Nuffield College.

The lecture will be followed by a dinner/discussion at 7.15 p.m. in the Fellows' Dining Room. A limited number of places is available, for which application should be sent by cheque for £25 (students £15), made out to Nuffield College, to Claire Bunce, Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF, by 2 December.

Subject: 'The new look in American intelligence training.'

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