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Oxford University Gazette, 8 December 2005: Lectures


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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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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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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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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Oliver Smithies Lectures

PROFESSOR PERRY BLACKSHEAR, Director of Clinical Research, National ILnstitute of Environmental Health Sciences, will deliver the Oliver Smithies Lectures as shown.

Thur. 9 Feb., 5 p.m., Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol: 'How Oliver Smithies changed my life—twice!'

Mon. 13 Feb., 4 p.m., Lecture Room 1, Department of Biochemistry: 'The TTP family of RNA binding and destabilising proteins: roles in inflammation, reproduction, and who knows what else?'

Fri. 17 Feb., 1 p.m., Lecture Theatre, Department of Human Anatomy and Genetics: 'Roles of the MARCKS and RFX4 protein families in central nervous system development.'

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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.'

6 Feb.: 'Energy and climate—time for doing rather than talking.

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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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JOHN EDMONDS will lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 10 December, in the Museum of the History of Science

Subject: 'The coronation robe of the Holy Roman Empire.'

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