Oxford University Gazette, 9 February 2006: Lectures
Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR STEPHEN HAWKING will deliver the Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture
at 5 p.m. on Friday,
24 February, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'The origin of the Universe.'
Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama
PROFESSOR JOHN EATON, Chicago, will lecture on 22 February at 2.15 p.m. in
the Seminar Room,
Classics Centre. Professor Eaton's The cry of Clytaemnestra will be
screened on Tuesday, 21
February, at 8.15 p.m. in a venue to be confirmed, in association with the Classics Society.
All welcome. £2
Subject: 'Ancient dramas that break into modern song: a contemporary composer confronts the timeless truths of Greek tragedy.'
Life and Environmental Sciences
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 4.15 p.m. in the Pauling Centre for Human Sciences, 58a Banbury Road.
Conveners: Elizabeth Ewart and David Gellner.
J. FAIRHEAD, Sussex
A. BEATTY, Brunel
P. FROERER, Brunel
A. TIMM, Lancaster
Health Economics Research Centre Seminar
DR ANDREW STREET, York, will give a seminar on 21 February at 4 p.m. in the
Richard Doll Building
Lecture Theatre, Old Road Campus. Further information on
Subject: 'Developing new approaches to measuring NHS outputs and productivity.'
Medieval and Modern Languages
PROFESSOR DR ANDREAS GARDT, University of Kassel, will lecture on Friday,
24 February at 5 p.m.
in Room 2, Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'Natural German. A structural and pragmatic concept in the history of linguistics.'
MARIA FILOMENA MÓNICA will present her literary biography of Portugal's greatest nineteenth-century novelist on Thursday, 23 February, at 5.15 p.m. in the Taylor Institution, St Giles'. Signed copies of the book will be available at a special launch offer price. This event is sponsored by the Instituto Camäes Centre for Portuguese Language in collaboration with the Modern Languages Faculty and the Taylor Institution Library. Please contact email@example.com to confirm attendance.
Subject: 'Eça de Queiroz: "the Portuguese Flaubert".'
Medieval and Modern Languages, Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit
DR HEATHER VALENCIA, Stirling, will deliver the fourteenth Stencl Lecture in
Yiddish Studies on
Thursday, 9 March, at 5 p.m. in the Taylor Institution. All welcome. Refreshments will be
provided after the
Subject: ' "Only King David remained...": reactions to the Holocaust in the poetry of Kadia Molodowsky.'
Said Business School
Complex Adaptive Systems Group Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 12.30 p.m. in Seminar Room A, Saïd Business School. Sandwiches and drinks will be provided. This seminar series is made possible by support from the Saïd Business School and the Research Development Fund. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Seminar webpage: http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/html/faculty_seminars_complex_systems.asp.
PROFESSOR G. RODGERS, Brunel
DR A. ROCCO
DR H. OZSOYLEV
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Isaiah Berlin Public Lectures in Middle East Dialogue
PROFESSOR RUTH GAVISON, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver the
ninth lecture in this series
at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 February, p.m., in the Ian Skipper Room, St Cross College
(enquiries: Oxford 377946). Attendance is restricted to members of the University, on
presentation of a University Card.
Subject: 'Rights discourse and the alleged Palestinian right of return.'
Lady Margaret Hall
PROFESSOR DAVID LOEWENSTEIN, WisconsinMadison, Starr Visiting
Fellow, will give the
following lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 February, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret
Hall. There will be
an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. (Enquiries:
Subject: 'The war against heresy in Milton's England.'
Humanism and Protestantism in early modern England
PROFESSOR IAN GREEN, Queen's University, Belfast, will deliver the Waynflete Lectures on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Magdalen College Grove Auditorium. Open to all.
15 Feb.: 'The evolution of Protestantism and Humanism in England, c.15601760.'
22 Feb.: 'The dominance of classicism and moralism in English education, c.15301760.'
1 Mar.: 'Reconciling virtue and grace in English school and parish instruction, c.15601760.'
8 Mar.: 'The impact of humanism on the Protestantism of the English laity, c.15401760.'
St Antony's College
European Studies Centre
DR ACHILLEAS MITSOS, Director-General of the Research DG, European
Commission, will deliver the
following lecture on Tuesday, 7 March, at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies
Centre, 70 Woodstock
Road. Enquiries: Oxford 274470. E-mail:
Subject: 'Modernising Europe. Redistribution v. Growth?'
PROFESSOR DAME NANCY ROTHWELL, Vice-President for Research, University
of Manchester, will
deliver the GlaxoSmithKline Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 16 February, in the Martin
Wood Lecture Theatre,
the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'Brain inflammation as a possible target for new therapies.'
Global Economic Governance Programme Seminar
DAVID VINES will give the following seminar on 17 February at 2 p.m. in the
Goodhart Seminar Room,
Subject: 'The perils of US imperialism: what both Tony Blair and George Bush need to learn from John Maynard Keynes.'
Oxford Intelligence Group
SANDY HARDIE, FCO, will deliver the following lecture on 20 February at 5.30
p.m. in the Large Lecture
Room, Nuffield College. This will be followed by a dinner and discussion at 7.15 p.m. in
the fellows' Dining
Room/Senior Common Room. A limited number of places are available for dinner. Please
with a cheque for £25 (£15 for students), made out to 'Nuffield College', to
Claire Bunce, Nuffield
College, Oxford OX1 1NF by 14 February. Confirmation of dinner place or return of cheque
before the dinner.
Subject: 'Intelligence reform.'