Oxford University Gazette, 10 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.'
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.'
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?'
ROMANES LECTURE 2005PROFESSOR SHIRLEY TILGHMAN, President, Princeton University, will deliver the Romanes Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 1 December, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Tickets are not required for admission.
Subject: 'Strange bedfellows: science, politics, and religion.'
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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HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economic and Social HistoryThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College. Up-to-date information is available at http://www.history.ac.uk/ecohist/seminars.
Conveners: Professor Robert Allen, Dr Knick Harley, Professor Jane Humphries, and Professor Avner Offer.
K. GABAYK, Jerusalem
PROFESSOR C. WICKHAM
DR V. FITZGERALD
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, Deputy Director, Cancer
COLIN BAIGENT, Reader in Clinical Epidemiology, Clinical Trials Service Unit
PETER BROCKLEHURST, Director, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit
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.'
SeminarRUSLAN MEDZHITOV, Yale, will give a seminar at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Convener: Professor Siamon Gordon.
Subject: 'Toll pathway of host defence.'
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
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: firstname.lastname@example.org). General organiser: Professor Catriona Kelly.
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.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIESPROFESSOR HERBERT MARSH, Professor of Educational Studies with effect from 1 February 2006, will 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.'
PROFESSOR INGRID LUNT, Professor of Educational Studies, will 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.
INSTITUTO CAMÕES CENTRE FOR PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE
Portugal and the European UnionThis meeting, organised jointly by the Camões Centre and the Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais, Lisbon, will be held on Wednesday, 30 November, in the New Seminar Room, St John's College (10 a.m.4.30 p.m.), and Room 2, the Taylor Institution (57 p.m.).
DR TERESA PINTO COELHO, St John's, NUNO SEVERIANO TEIXEIRA, Director,
Portuguese Institute for International Relations, and PROFESSOR THOMAS EARLE
NUNO SEVERIANO TEIXEIRA
JOÇO MARQUES DE ALMEIDA, Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon; Director,
Portugese Institute for National Defence
CARLOS GASPAR, Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon;
SIR MICHAEL SCHOLAR, President of St John's
ANTÓNIO VITORINO, Deputy of the Portuguese National Assembly; formerly
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
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 ANNE'S COLLEGE
St Anne's FestivalThe St Anne's Festival will be held on Saturday, 19 November. It will be a day of lectures, seminars, and discussions, from across the arts, politics, public affairs, science and technology, with poetry readings, film, and music. The festival is open to everyone from the St Anne's community, and is free to current members and students of the college. Booking forms may be obtained from the Bursary, St Anne's College.
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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Pluscarden Programme for the Study of Global Terrorism and IntelligenceDR JAMES SHERR, Fellow, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 17 November, in the Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College.
This replaces the cancelled seminar due to have been given by Charles Blandy on 27 October.
Convener: Dr S. Tsang.
Subject: 'Ukraine's security and intelligence sector: revolution or status
ST CATHERINE'S COLLEGE
Alan Tayler LecturePROFESSOR JOHN BUSH, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the Alan Tayler Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 21 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. The lecture is sponsored by the Smith Institute for Industrial Mathematics.
Subject: 'Walking on water: biolocomotion at the interface.'
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.'
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.'
Global Economic Governance ProgrammeThe following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Fridays in the Goodhart Seminar Room, University College. ADRIAN WOOD, Professor Emeritus, Queen Elizabeth House
11 Nov.: 'Challenges to the country-led model of development assistance.'
PROFESSOR SHIRIN RAI, Warwick