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Oxford University Gazette, 8 June 2006: Lectures

Hicks Lecture

PROFESSOR GARY BECKER, University of Chicago, will deliver the Hicks Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 June, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: 'Health as human capital: emerging theory and some evidence.'

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Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama

ATHOL FUGARD, playwright, will appear in conversation with PROFESSOR MARIANNE MCDONALD, Professor of Theatre and Classics, University of California, San Diego, at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 14 June, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.

Subject: 'The return of the myth: Athol Fugard and the Classics.'

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Medical Sciences

The Ethox Centre and Oxford Genetics Knowledge Park Seminars: Governing genetic databases: collection, storage, and use

The following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. in the Ethox Centre library, Gibson Building, Block 21, Radcliffe Infirmary. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch. For a map, see http://www.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/contact/Rimap.html.

PROFESSOR A. CAMPBELL, Bristol and UK Biobank Ethics and Governance Council
Wed., 14 June: 'Biobanks: the ethical challenges.'

Wed., 12 July: 'Data protection and genetics: medical research and the public good.'

ALEXANDER CAPRON, World Health Organisation
Tue. 26 Sept.: 'Ethical norms and international governance of genomics.'

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Oriental Studies

Guest lecture

PROFESSOR YUKINORI TAKUBO, Kyoto University, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 26 June, in Old Library, Hertford College. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally after the lecture.

Convener: Dr Bjarke Frellesvig, Hertford College.

Subject: 'Perfective and progressive in Japanese.'

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Saïd Business School

Complex Adaptive Systems Group

PROFESSOR PAUL A. DAVID, Stanford, will give the final seminar in this term's series at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 June, in Seminar Room A, the Saïd Business School.

Convener: Felix Reed-Tsochas, Saïd Business School (e-mail: felix.reed-tsochas@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: 'Motivation and coordination in Libre software projects: a stymergic simulation modelling perspective.'

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St Anne's College

ALI SMITH, distinguished novelist, will read from her work at 7 p.m. on Thursday, 8 June, in the Tsuzuki Lecture Room, St Anne's College.

Convener: Dr Matthew Reynolds, St Anne's College.

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University College

Global Economic Governance Programme

RICHARD STEINBERG, Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Friday, 16 June, in the 12 Merton Street Seminar Room, University College.

Subject: 'Trade regimes.'

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Wolfson College

Creative Arts Lecture Series

ELAINE FEINSTEIN, prize-winning poet, novelist, and biographer, will lecture at 7.30 p.m. on Friday, 9 June, in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College. Enquiries should be directed to carmen.bugan@wolfson.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: 'Poets as translators.'

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A one-day colloquium will be held on Saturday, 10 June, from 11 a.m., in Blackfriars. Enquiries should be directed to richard.finn@bfriars.ox.ac.uk or cecilia.hatt@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: 'The spirituality of Sir Thomas More and Bishop John Fisher.'

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