Oxford University Gazette, 3 November 2005: Lectures
Herbert Dunhill Professor of NeuroimagingPROFESSOR PETER JEZZARD will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 14 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'A view of the brain and mind.'
Professor of Educational StudiesPROFESSOR HERBERT MARSH will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 14 November, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
Subject: 'Self-concept research: driving international agendas.'
Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American HistoryPROFESSOR K. KISH SKLAR will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The centrality of feminism in American political history,
Professor of Development EconomicsPROFESSOR STEFAN DERCON will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 25 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Risk, time, and poverty.'
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John M. Olin Visiting Professor in American GovernmentPROFESSOR GEORGE C. EDWARDS will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 28 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Social Sciences Building, Manor Road.
Subject: 'The President as leader: transformer or facilitator?'
Professor of Educational StudiesPROFESSOR INGRID LUNT will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 28 November, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.
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DENNIS SCIAMA MEMORIAL LECTUREPROFESSOR STEPHEN HAWKING will deliver the third Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 25 November, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory. Admission will be by tickets, available from Susan Blackshaw, Denys Wilkinson Building (e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: `The origin of the Universe.'
JAMES FORD SPECIAL LECTUREPROFESSOR LORD MORGAN will deliver the Ford Special Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Lloyd George, the French and the Germans.'
CYRIL FOSTER LECTUREDR JESSICA TUCHMAN MATHEWS, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will deliver the Cyril Foster Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 30 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Getting back on the right path: the US role in the world.'
WELDON MEDALPROFESSOR J. FELSENSTEIN, winner of the Weldon Medal Prize for 2000, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 December, in Lecture Theatre A of the Zoology/Psychology Building, South Parks Road. No tickets are required for admission.
Subject: 'Variation within and between species: should we expect a
new evolutionary synthesis?'
CLARENDON LECTURES IN ECONOMICS
Market designPAUL MILGROM, Shirley and Leonard Ely Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. The lectures are open to the public, and admission is free. Enquiries should be directed to Natasha Antunes, Oxford University Press (telephone: Oxford 363650, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mon. 21 Nov.: 'Market design: from theory and laboratory to practice.'
Tue. 22 Nov.: 'Designing auction markets.'
Wed. 23 Nov.: 'Designing matching markets.'
The Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman DramaMARINA CARR (playwright) will read from her work and join a discussion with EDITH HALL at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 16 November, in the Common Room, Classics Centre, Old Boys' High School. Members of the University are welcome to attend. For further information telephone Oxford (2)88210, or e-mail: email@example.com.
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Science Day: Primary Care ProgrammeThe following lectures will be given on Friday, 18 November, in the Richard Doll Building, the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine. The meeting will begin with an introduction by Professor Siamon Gordon and Dr K.A. Fleming, Head of Division, at 2 p.m.
The meeting will be chaired by Professor David Mant, Head of the Department of Primary Health Care, for the first three papers, and by Professor Harold Jaffe, Head of the Department of Public Health, for the final three papers.
ANTHONY HARNDEN, Lecturer, Department of Primary Health Care
PETER ROSE, Lecturer, Department of Primary Health Care, and PROFESSOR MANT
PROFESSOR PAUL GLASZIOU and ANDREW FARMER, Lecturer, Department of
Primary Health Care
PROFESSOR TIMOTHY KEY,
COLIN BAIGENT, Reader in Clinical Epidemiology, Clinical Trials Service Unit
PETER BROCKLEHURST, Director, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit
MEDICAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Biomedical EngineeringThe following seminars will be held as shown in the Thom Building. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Constantin Coussios (telephone: Oxford (2)74750, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR J. FOX, Head, Advanced Computation Laboratory,
PROFESSOR T. LEIGHTON, Southampton
DR Z.M.K. MOUSSAVI, Manitoba
Norman Heatley LecturePROFESSOR PETER DOHERTY will deliver the fourteenth Annual Norman Heatley Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 24 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Virus killers and killer T cells.'
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
A celebration of 100 years of Spanish at Oxford
Taylor Special LecturePROFESSOR FRANCISCO RICO, Real Academia Española, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, will deliver a Taylor Special Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 4 November, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'Don Quijote, o la historia de la novela.'
Symposium on the 400th anniversary of Don QuixoteThis symposium will be held on Friday, 4 November, 10 a.m.5 p.m., in the Saskatchewan Room, Exeter College.
Convener: Professor Edwin Williamson.
JONATHAN THACKER, Merton: ' "Comedia" personified in Lope de Vega and Cervantes.'
COLIN THOMPSON, St Catherine's: 'Witchcraft, fantasy, and fiction: La Cañizares, the "Coloquio de los perros" and the power of the imagination.'
PROFESSOR WILLIAMSON: 'The power-struggle between Don Quixote and Sancho: four crises in the development of the narrative.'
JOHN RUTHERFORD, Queen's: 'Laughs and smiles in the
A celebration of 100 years of Russian and other Slavonic languages at OxfordThe following events are free and open to all, including the general public, but pre-booking is advised: contact Sigrun Frank, Wolfson College (e-mail: email@example.com). General organiser: Professor Catriona Kelly.
LecturesADAM ZAMOYSKI Wed. 16 Nov., 5 p.m., Lecture Room 3, Taylor Institution: 'The Polish problem at the Congress of Vienna.' (Ilchester Lecture)
PROFESSOR NIKOLAI VAKHTIM, European University, St Petersburg
Other eventsThur., 17 Nov., 12 p.m., Holywell Music Room. Piano and vocal concert of Russian music (Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Medtner and Shostakovich) by Dr Philip Bullock (piano) and Ms Helena Newsom (mezzo-soprano).
Thur., 17 Nov., 2.15 p.m.5 p.m., Magdalen College Auditorium.
A Driver for Vera (Pavel Chukrai, 2005: a spectacular,
Oscar-nominated comedy thriller, with a script by Vladimir Sorokin), followed by a
panel discussion with Dr Birgit Beumers, Dr Reidar Due, Professor Julian Graffy, and
the film's producer, Mr Mikhail Zilberman.
Sub-faculty of PortugueseThe following seminars will take place as shown at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays.
On Friday, 18 November, there will be a Jornada de estudos devoted to the work of the Mozambican writer Mia Couto, in the Dorfman Centre, St Peter's College.
DR K. PEÑA
PROFESSOR A.M. MACHADO, Machados de Assis Visiting Professor, Acacemia
Brasileira de Letras
Seminar in Philosophy of MathematicsThe following seminars will take place at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays, in weeks five, seven, and eight, in the Ryle Room, the Philosophy Centre.
Convener: Dr D. Isaacson.
GREGORY RESTALL, Melbourne
Oliver Smithies LecturesPROFESSOR WILLARD BOHN, Illinois State University, will deliver the following lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol College.
17 Nov: 'Guillaume Apollinaire, Raoul Dufy, and the modern bestiary.'
24 Nov.: 'Guillaume Apollinaire and the green mouse. The role of
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
The beginning of life. Biology is finally replacing God?LORD WINSTON will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. Enquiries should be directed to Mrs Pat Spight, Brasenose College (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
8 Nov.: 'Manipulating reproduction.'
9 Nov.: 'Stem cells: hope or hype?'
SeminarPROFESSOR S.D. GONSON will hold a seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 10 November, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject:: 'Aligning interests and rights: re-establishing a framework
for the ownership of intellectual property.'
Human Values and Social Policy SeminarPROFESSOR R. THORNTON, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 17 November, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'HIV trends and sexual networks in Uganda and South
Richardson LectureDR THERESA BURT DE PERERA will deliver the Richardson Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 November, in the Pusey Lecture Room.
Subject: 'Fish in space!'
ST JOHN'S COLLEGEANGELA BROWNING, MP, will give the following lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 17 November, in the Garden Quad Auditorium at St John's College. To reserve a seat please contact Aislinn Hutchinson, University Section, Park Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LQ (telephone: Oxford 226324, e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Legislation and autism spectrum disorders.'
Ollerenshaw Lecture in MathematicsPROFESSOR ROBIN WILSON, Open University and Gresham College, will deliver the Ollerenshaw Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 8 November, in the Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville College.
Subject: 'Maps, maidens, and molecules.'
Chatham LecturePROFESSOR MARTIN REES will deliver the Chatham Lecture on Friday, 18 November, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Einstein's legacy as scientist and icon.'
RIPON COLLEGE, CUDDESDON
Jaspers LecturePROFESSOR RICHARD CROUTER, Carleton College, USA, will deliver the Jaspers Lecture at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 8 November, in the Graham Room, Ripon College, Cuddesdon. To attend, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone Oxford 874404.
Subject: 'On needing the Niebuhrs: the plight of Protestant theology