University Gazette, 4 May 2006: Lectures
Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SHERINGHAM will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 May, in the Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'The difference a day makes: the journée as a measure of the self.'
Nissan Professor of Modern Japanese Studies
PROFESSOR ROGER GOODMAN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 26 May, in the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies.
Subject: 'The uncertain future of Japan's universities.'
Cookson Professor of Materials
PROFESSOR PATRICK GRANT will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 June, in St Catherine's College.
Subject: 'The manufacture of new materials for industrial applications using droplets.'
Hussey Lecture on the Church and the Arts
THE RT REVD DAVID STANCLIFFE, Bishop of Salisbury, will deliver the annual Hussey Lecture on the Church and the Arts at 5 p.m. on Monday, 8 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The Church in pilgrimage: building for encounter and transformation.'
Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion
What we care about: the problem of evil
ELEONORE STUMP, Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy, Saint Louis University, St Louis, United States, will continue the Wilde Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools (with the exception of the final lecture: see below).
The Joseph Butler Society will hold discussions of the Wilde Lectures at 8.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 May (MacGregor Room, Oriel College), and Thursday, 18 May (Smaller SCR, Oriel College).
Thur. 4 May: 'Love, by all accounts.'
Tue. 9 May: 'Union: presence and omnipresence.'
Thur. 11 May: 'Willed loneliness.'
Tue. 16 May: 'Theodicy in another world.'
Thur. 18 May, Lecture Room, Philosophy Faculty Centre: 'The desires of the heart.'
Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR DAME LOUISE JOHNSON will deliver the Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 June, in Lecture Theatre A, the Department of Zoology.
Subject: 'Physics to biology: structural biology of protein kinases and implications for cancer research; and the implications of the new diamond light source for structural biology.'
PROFESSOR MAXINE BERG, Warwick, will deliver the Hicks Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The Asian century: the making of the eighteenth-century consumer revolution.'
PROFESSOR THEODOR W. HÄNSCH, Max-Planck Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching, and Department of Physics, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2005, will deliver the Cherwell–Simon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 12 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'A passion for precision.'
David Lewis Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR R.S. STROUD, Berkeley, will deliver the David Lewis Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 24 May, in St John's College.
Subject: 'The Athenian empire on stone.'
PROFESSOR MARK GRIFFITH, Berkeley, will deliver the Gaisford Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 June, in St John's College.
Subject: 'Horse power and donkey work: mules and other equids in the ancient Greek imagination.'
PROFESSOR YURI SLEZKINE, Berkeley, will deliver an Astor Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 May, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.
Convener: Dr Andrew Kahn.
Subject: 'On The Jewish Century (Princeton, 2004)'.
Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies
Gatekeepers: corporate governance and the professions
PROFESSOR JOHN C. COFFEE JR., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, Columbia School of Law, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Saïd Business School. The lectures will be open to the public, and admission is free.
Wed. 24 May: 'The silent watchdog: why the gatekeepers failed at Enron, WorldCom—and elsewhere?'
Thur. 25 May: 'The prospects for reform: how can gatekeepers be induced to serve investors faithfully?'
Fri. 26 May: 'Litigation and corporate governance: the costs and benefits of the American reliance on the attorney as bounty-hunter.'
Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama
RICHARD ARMSTRONG, Associate Professor of Classics, Houston, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 May, in the Seminar Room, the Classics Centre.
Subject: 'Oedipus and Vienna: theory and theatricality in early psychoanalysis.'
Special Faculty Lecture
PROFESSOR ANTHONY GRAFTON, Princeton, will deliver the Special Faculty Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 15 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'History's other eye: the rise and fall of technical chronology in early modern Europe.'
Oxford Architectural History Seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5.30 p.m. on Mondays in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.
AYLA LEPINE, Courtauld Institute
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics
The following seminars will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Dobson Lecture Room, the Atmospheric Physics Laboratory. Those coming to Oxford specially to attend are advised to check the arrangements by telephoning Oxford (2)72933.
DR R.G. GRAINGER
DR I.M. HELD, Princeton
DR A. CZAJA, Imperial College, London
DR S.E. SMITH, Carvill America, Inc., Chicago
DR S. OSPREY
PROFESSOR A.N. HALLIDAY
PROFESSOR C. WUNSCH, MIT, will deliver the Halley Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 1 June, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'Astronomical controls on climate.'
Department of Materials
The following colloquia will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre, the Department of Materials.
Details of the 18 May and 1 June colloquia will be published later.
For details of Professor Patrick Grant's inaugural lecture (8 June), see above.
Convener: Professor C.R.M. Grovenor.
PROFESSOR MARSHALL STONEHAM, UCL
DR AMANDA BARNARD
PROFESSOR SHUNRI ODA, Tokyo Institute of Technology
PROFESSOR DAVID CARDWELL, Cambridge
Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Group
The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Mondays in Lecture Room 8, the Information Engineering Building. Enquiries should be directed to John Huber (telephone: (2)83478).
NICHOLAS TRIANTAFYLLIDIS, Michigan
SIMON READ, Rolls-Royce Compression Systems
MICHAEL THOULESS, Michigan
DAVIDE DE FOCATIIS
JOHN FIELD, Cambridge
Biophysical Chemistry Seminars
The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on the days shown in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (20.12, opposite the Main Lecture Theatre), the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
DR PETER ROSENTHAL, MRC National Institute for Medical
DR MARK OSBORNE, Sussex
DR FRANCESCO GERVASIO, ETH Zurich
Organic Chemistry Colloquia
Unless otherwise indicated the following colloquia will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Dyson Perrins Lecture Theatre. The programme is supported by Eli Lilly (Windlesham).
Convener: Professor S.G. Davies.
PROFESSOR BERT FRASER REID, Natural Products and
Glycotechnology Research Institute, Raleigh, North
PROFESSOR NIGEL SIMPKINS, Nottingham
PROFESSOR GREG FU, MIT
Department of Plant Sciences
The following research talks will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Plant Sciences.
Two talks in the series of 'Local Heroes Seminars' will be given on 8 June.
Convener: Professor Hugh Dickinson.
DR ANDREW SPIERS
PROFESSOR ANDREW HUDSON, Edinburgh
DR JAMES HASELOFF, Cambridge
PROFESSOR ANGUS MURPHY, Purdue
DR PAULA RYDALL, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
MS CAROLINE IDDON
DR KIMITSUNE ISHIZAKI
PROFESSOR ALISTAIR HETHERINGTON, Lancaster
Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture
SIR EDWIN SOUTHERN will deliver the eighth Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in the University Museum of Natural History. Enquiries should be directed to Pauline Rudd (telephone: (2)75340), Nicole Zitzmann (telephone: (2)75341), or Cliana Smyth (telephone: (2)75274).
Subject: 'Is there life in genomics?'
Department of Biochemistry: amended notice
PROFESSOR RONALD LASKEY, FRS, MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Cambridge, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 5 June, in Lecture Theatre 1, the Department of Biochemistry.
Note: the lecture was previously announced as taking place in the Physiology Lecture Theatre.
Subject: 'Control of DNA replication and its exploitation for cancer diagnosis.'
Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics
The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical School Teaching Centre.
Convener: Professor L.N. Johnson.
DR MURRAY STEWART, Cambridge
PROFESSOR ANTHONY PARKER, RAL
DR ELSPETH GARMEN
PROFESSOR RAINER CRAMER, Reading
Botnar Research Centre
The following meetings will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nufield Orthopaedic Centre.
DR JAMES DUNFORD
DR INGUNN HOLEN, Sheffield
DR FRASER COXON, Aberdeen
PROFESSOR ROBERT COLEMAN, Sheffield
Medieval and Modern Languages
Paget Toynbee Lecture
PROFESSOR GUGLIELMO GORNI, University of Rome, La Sapienza, will deliver the Paget Toynbee Lecture (in Italian) at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 May, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'Una nuova biografia di Dante.'
Jean-Claude Carrière in Oxford
JEAN-CLAUDE CARRIÈRE, scriptwriter, actor, and author, will speak at the following meetings. M. Carrière is the author of Please, Mr Einstein, and screenwriter for, among many other films, Hotel Paradiso (1966), Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie (1972), and Cet obscur objet du désir (1977).
Convener: Dr Michael Abecassis.
Fri. 12 May, 5.30 p.m., Main Taylor Institution: 'Monsieur Carrière s'il vous plaît?—un dialogue avec Jean-Claude Carrière sur le thème "Littþrature et cinéma".'
Sat. 13 May, 12 noon, Moser Theatre, Wadham: 'Un atelier avec Jean-Claude Carrière: Theâtre et cinéma: l'écriture d'un scénario.'
M. Carrière will also answer questions afer a screening of Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie at the Phoenix Picture House in the evening. A reading from his book Please, Mr Einstein is also to be arranged.
DR SOYANG PARK will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.
Convener: Dr J.B. Lewis.
Subject: 'Metempsychosis and chiasmic encounters: on Margaret Drabble's The Red Queen.'
China Research Seminars
Unless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Institute for Chinese Studies.
Convener: Dr Robert Chard (e-mail: email@example.com).
Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit
ANTONY GRAFTON, Princeton, and JOANNA WEINBERG, Oriental Institute, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 May, in the Oriental Institute.
Subject: 'How a late Renaissance scholar read Jewish texts: Isaac Casaubon and his Judaic library.'
Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR RICHARD HECK, Brown University, will deliver the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further details may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
Subject: 'Composing thoughts from senses.'
Uehiro Lectures: Responsibility and liability in war
PROFESSOR JEFF MCMAHAN, Rutgers, will deliver the Uehiro Lectures on the following days in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Inorganic Chemistry. Further details may be found at www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk.
Tue. 30 May, 3 p.m.: 'Unjust warfare.'
Tue. 7 June, 4.30 p.m.: 'Just warfare.'
Thur. 8 June, 4.30 p.m.: 'Killing civilians.'
Seminar in Philosophy of Mathematics
Unless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Ryle Room, the Philosophy Centre.
Convener: Dr D. Isaacson.
ROBERT THOMAS, Manitoba
RICHARD HECK, Brown University
PHILIP WELCH, Bristol
DIRK VAN DALEN, Utrecht
Philosophy, Social Sciences
PIERO PINZAUTI, Florence, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 24 May, in Seminar Room 3, All Souls College.
Conveners: Professor G.A. Cohen and Dr P.M.S. Hacker.
Subject: 'Kant's and Wittgenstein's dissolution of moral philosophy.'
Oxford Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War: Annual Lecture
THE RT. HON. DR JOHN REID, MP, Secretary of State for Defence, will deliver the Annual Lecture of the Oxford Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 May, in Magdalen College.
Subject: 'The changing nature of war.'
Oxford Seminars in Cartography
JEREMY BLACK, University of Exeter, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 18 May, in the Board Room, the Oxford Centre for the Environment. Enquiries should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Maps and history.'
Research Laboratory for Archaeology
The following seminars will be held at 10.30 a.m. on Thursdays in the Board Room, the Department of Geography, the Dyson Perrins Building.
Convener: Dr S. Blockley.
IAN FREESTONE, Cardiff
RANDOLPH DONAHUE, Bradford
The image of maps/maps of the imagination
This conference will be held on 12–13 May in the Ashmolean Museum. It will seek to consider the relationship between the images of maps and mental or imagined maps in historical research.
Registration is required, and instructions can be found at http://users.ox.ac.uk/~ball2144/.
Convener: Steven Stowell, Linacre College.
Friday, 12 MayJ. BLANK, Lausanne: 'The picturing impulse in Dutch cartography: paintings as models for maps in Dutch seventeenth-century art theories and practices.'
L. NENZI, Florida International University: 'Maps, movements, and the malleable spaces of early modern Japan.'
S. WHARTON, Sussex: 'Le Piante et i Ritratti...: Cipriano Piccolpasso's plans and portraits of the towns and lands of sixteenth-century Umbria.'
Saturday, 13 May
A. MACLEOD, Glasgow: ' "All this Part Barron Hills": cultural perceptions of the Scottish Highlands in eighteeenth-century maps.'
B. KEETON, Duke University: 'Making scenes of Vancouver's voyage: producing the Enlightenment cartographic sublime.'
M. MOERMAN, Columbia: 'Mapping India in the Japanese Buddhist imagination.'
R.J. SMITH, Rice University, Texas: 'Maps, myths, and multiple realities: images of the Other in late imperial China.'
M. CAREY: 'The invisible layer: collating classical and Arabian uranometry in Ibn Al-Sufi's Poem on the Constellations (c.1000 AD).'
V. MORSE, Carleton College: 'Mapping the spiritual cosmos in the manuscripts of Opicino de Canistria (1296–c.1354).'
A. SARUKAWA, East Anglia: ' "Wandering about while sitting": the pleasure of reading and imagining the Great Map of Edo.'
J. MAIER, Columbia: 'Mapping past and present: Renaissance responses to the challenge of imaging Rome.'
Saïd Business School
Complex Adaptive Systems Group
The following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in Seminar Room A, the Saïd Business School.
Convener: Felix Reed-Tsochas, Saïd Business School (e-mail: email@example.com).
DANIEL STOUFFER, Northwestern
DR DUNCAN MACFARLANE, Cambridge
DR TAKESHI TAKAMA
Institute for Chinese Studies
Centre for the Study of Christianity in China
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 207, the Institute for Chinese Studies. Enquiries should be directed to Dr Christopher Hancock (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
DR WRIGHT DOYLE, Global China Center, Virginia
DR LARS LAAMANN, SOAS
PROFESSOR NICOLAS STANDAERT, Leuven
Department of Educational Studies
Public Research Seminars
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. Enquiries should be directed to Marcine Snyder, from whom abstracts can be obtained (e- mail: email@example.com).
DR ROSAMUND SUTHERLAND, Bristol
PROFESSOR VIV EDWARDS, Reading
PROFESSOR PETER BRYANT
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
David Patterson Seminars
The David Patterson Seminars will continute at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the OCHJS, Yarnton Manor.
Note: the seminar to have been given by Dr Yael Zirlin on 31 May has been cancelled.
Convener: Dr Joseph Sherman.
PROFESSOR J. GOLDSTEIN, State University of West
DR I. GINOR and G. REMEZ
PROFESSOR A. KAHANE, Royal Holloway, London
DR A. SUTCLIFFE, King's College London
DR S. GELLER, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York
Oxford Learning Institute
The following seminars, which are open to all members of the University, will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Institute Meeting Room, Level 2, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's Street. Enquiries should be directed to Rocio Garavito (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). The full programme can be found at www.learning.ox.ac.uk/oli.php?pag e=138.
DR DAVID MILLS, Higher Education Academy Subject Network
for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics C- SAP
DR HARRIET DUNBAR-GODDET
DR CLAIRE STOCKS
PROFESSOR MIEN SEGERS, Leiden
PROFESSOR HERB MARSH
University Library Services
Plagiarism: practical approaches to identifying and dealing with it
This seminar, jointly organised by the OULS, the Proctors' Office, the Oxford Learning Institute, and the OUCS, will be held on Friday, 16 June, 9 a.m.–12 noon, in the OUCS.
The session will include an overview by the Proctors' Office of university policy and practice in relation to plagiarism; a workshop, led by Jude Carroll, on deterring plagiarism; and guidance from Dr Paul Davis of the OUCS on using and interpreting software for detection.
Booking requests and enquiries should be directed to Timothy Appleton (e-mail: email@example.com).
James Martin Institute for Science and Civilisation
TIMOTHY HOFF, Associate Professor of Public Health Policy and Management, University at Albany School of Public Health, will lecture as follows in the Saïd Business School. The meetings will be chaired by Dr Sue Dopson, Associate Fellow, James Martin Institute. Further information may be found at www.martininstitute.ox.ac.uk.
Wed. 31 May, 4 p.m., James Martin Institute Seminar Room: 'The promises and pitfalls of paying health professionals for their performance.'
Fri. 2 June, 5 p.m., Edmond Safra Lecture Theatre: 'Failing to keep patients safe: the case of US medical training'
Centre for Socio-legal Studies
Unless indicated otherwise, the following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in Room E, the Manor Road Building. Enquiries should be directed to Paul Honey (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR DENIS GALLIGAN
PROFESSOR DAVID CAMPBELL, Durham
DR KAREN YEUNG
PROFESSOR BRONWEN MORGAN, Bristol
DR JULIA BLACK, LSE
PROFESSOR ANTHONY OGUS, Manchester
Oliver Smithies Lectures
PROFESSOR ANTHONY G. FANE, New South Wales, will deliver the Oliver Smithies Lectures as shown below.
Fri. 19 May, 5 p.m., Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol: 'The role of membrane technology in our quality of life.'
Mon. 22 May, 5 p.m., Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol: 'Sustainable water for all—the role of advanced membrane technology.'
Mon. 3 July, 4 p.m., Department of Engineering Science: 'Techniques to measure and enhance the performance of membrane processes.'
Alan Emery Lecture
PROFESSOR DAVID RIMOIN, Los Angeles, will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'The skeletal dysplasias: clinical–molecular correlations.'
Archie Cochrane Lecture
PROFESSOR RICHARD GRAY, University of Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, will deliver the Archie Cochrane Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 18 May, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
Subject: 'Curing breast and bowel cancer: large-scale randomised evidence, and the decreasing UK death rates.'
Don Fowler Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR DENIS FEENEY, Princeton, will deliver the Don Fowler Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Founding and refounding the city of Rome: historiography ancient and modern.'
Lee Seng Tee Lecture
DR SIMON SKINNER will deliver the Lee Seng Tee Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 26 May, in the Senior Library, Oriel College.
Subject: 'Noetics and Newmaniacs: Oriel's intellectual legacy in the nineteenth century.'
THE RT HON. LORD JUSTICE SEDLEY will deliver the Blackstone Lecture at 11 a.m. on Saturday, 13 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Sex, libels, and video-surveillance.'
St Antony's College
European Studies Centre
The EU Constitution: alternative futuresThis workshop, which will bring together lawyers and political scientists, together with guest speakers, will be held on Friday, 5 May, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., in the Seminar Room, the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Conveners: Kalypso Nicolaïdis and Stephen Weatherill.
Meeting: Being a Jewish/Christian/Muslim/secular European
This meeting will be held on Wednesday, 10 May, 2–7 p.m., in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Registration is necessary, through firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROFESSOR GEORGE STEINER, Cambridge: 'Being a Jewish European.'
PROFESSOR HENRY MAYR-HARTING, Regius Professor Emeritus of Ecclesiastical History: 'Being a Christian European.'
PROFESSOR TARIQ RAMADAN, St Antony's: 'Being a Muslim European.'
PROFESSOR LORD (RALF) DAHRENDORF, formerly Warden of St Antony's: 'Being a secular European.'
Germany: a new political beginning?
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the seminar room, the European Studies Centre.
Convener: Andreas Busch.
BERNHARD WESSELS, WZB Berlin
SIMON GREEN, Birmingham
JAMES SLOAM, Royal Holloway
THOMAS RISSE, Free University, Berlin
STEPHAN LEIBFRIED, Bremen and ZeS
Middle East Centre
LectureDR GABI PITERBERG, Alistair Horne Fellow, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 June, in the Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'The sovereign settler versus the conscious pariah: Theodor Herzl, Hannah Arendt, and Bernard Lazare.'
Religious and cultural politics in post-revolutionary IranPEDRAM KHOSRONEJAD, Junior Research Fellow, Middle East Centre, will lecture at 8 p.m. on the following days in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Documentary films will be shown with each talk.
Fri. 5 May: 'Shiism: material culture, rituals, and gender.' (With films Banner, 1996, 25 minutes, and Rattle-box, 2000, 20 minutes)
Fri. 12 May 'Shiite rituals amongst women: space, singing, body movement, miracle.' (With film Standard-bearers of Hussein—women commemorating Karbala, 2003, 35 minutes)
Thur. 18 May: 'Singers in Iran: Shari'at and women's protest in post-revolutionary Iran.' (With film Back Vocal, 2004, 40 minutes)
Thur. 15 May: 'Cultural politics and youth.' (With film Off Beat, 2004, 45 minutes)
George Antonius LectureDR ABDOU FILALI-ANSARI, Aga Khan University, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, London, will deliver the thirty-first George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 June, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Subject: 'The humanities and the heritage of Muslims.'
St Edmund Hall
A.B. Emden Lecture
PROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Archbishop Cranmer and his biographers.'
Richard Hillary Memorial Lecture
MONICA ALI will deliver the Richard Hillary Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 5 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Margaret Howard Memorial Lecture
THE RT. HON. LORD JUSTICE MOSES will deliver the Margaret Howard Memorial Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Monday, 15 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'The mask and the judge.'
Global Economic Governance Programme Seminar
ERIC HELLEINER, Waterloo, Canada, will speak at the seminar to be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, 12 May, in the 12 Merton Street Seminar Room, University College.
Subject: 'International capital markets and sovereign debt restructuring.'
Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum
Beatrice Blackwood Lecture
NEIL MACGREGOR, Director, the British Museum, will deliver the Beatrice Blackwood Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 May, in the Saïd Business School.
Subject: 'Collecting in the modern world.'