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Oxford University Gazette, 13 July 2006: Diary

Friday 14 July

CONFERENCE: 'Dickens and the French Revolution: crowds and power', Maison Française (continues tomorrow).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Springboard—Programme 4', 9.30 a.m.; 'Recruitment and selection, for all staff'—day 2, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Pigments used in painting—where do colours come from?', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Saturday 15 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM—launch of National Archaeology Week 2006: display and talk by Magnus Sigurdsson, master armourer, who has worked on many Hollywood films, 10.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m. (Cost: £5. Booking essential: tel. (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Tuesday 18 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Musical instruments', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 19 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Saints and their symbols', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Friday 21 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Silver and gold', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

MEDICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR: 'Communication of science in the media age', with speakers from television, radio, and politics, Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Block, John Radcliffe Hospital, 10 a.m.–3.30 p.m. (see further details in 'Lectures' in this Gazette).

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Tuesday 25 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century dress', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 26 July

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'History of Western art: Romanticism', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Tuesday 1 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Era of beauty', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 2 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Looking at twentieth-century paintings and sculpture', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Tuesday 8 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Birdwatcher's guide to the Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 9 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'History of Western art: after 1860', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Friday 11 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Greek vases', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Saturday 12 August

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: seminar on William Buckland (marking the 150th anniversary of his death), from 10.30 a.m. (attendance £15: details at www.geolsoc.org.uk/hogg; enquiries to: jim.kennedy@oum.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 15 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Cockerell's Ashmolean', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

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Wednesday 16 August

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: 'Treasure hunt', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £2. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)