Oxford University Gazette, 15 December 2005: Lectures
Boden Professor of SanskritPROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER MINKOWSKI will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 March, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'King David in Oudh: a Bible story in Sanskrit and the Just
King at an Afghan court.'
Professor of Internet Governance and RegulationPROFESSOR JONATHAN ZITTRAIN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 April, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The future of the Internetand how to stop it.'
Making art workthe artist in the studioPROFESSOR TOM PHILLIPS, Slade Professor of Fine Art 20056, will deliver the Slade Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the University Museum of Natural History (unless stated otherwise). The lectures are free and open to the public.
As part of the lecture series, there will be an exhibition in the Ashmolean Museum on 8 February, and a concert will be held in the Holywell Music Room on 8 March.
18 Jan.: 'Intimations and epiphanieshow a child stumbles on his vocation.'
25 Jan.: 'The artist in history: a core samplea genealogy in influence from teacher to teacher through time.'
1 Feb.: 'Og, Feynman, Picasso, Cezanne: the romance of science and art; marriage, divorce, and affairs.'
8 Feb., Ashmolean: 'Microretrospective': introduction to an exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum.
15 Feb.: 'The ghost in the library and Dr Johnson's coin: working through an idea from sketchbook to studio.'
22 Feb.: 'Face to face: adventures and encounters in portraitureIris Murdoch and others.'
1 Mar.: 'The secret triumph of ornament: finding art in the neighbourhood (and neighbourhood art).'
8 Mar., Holywell Music Room: 'Conclusions in sound': a musical
offering, including world premieres of work by distinguished composers.
Current issues in social policy: welfare state transformationsThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Violet Butler Seminar Room, the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.
Conveners: Dr M. Seelib-Kaiser and Mrs T. Smith.
PROFESSOR J. CLARKE, Open University
DR W. SCHELKLE, LSE
PROFESSOR J. GOUL-ANDERSEN, Aalborg, Denmark
PROFESSOR M. POTUCEK, Charles University, Prague
PROFESSOR A.M. GUILLEN, Oviedo, Spain
PROFESSOR J. CLASEN, Stirling
PROFESSOR ROGER GOODMAN
ROBERT VAN NIEKERK
SeminarDR SANDRA WILSON, Institute for Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 January, in the Violet Butler Seminar Room, the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.
Subject: 'The effects of school-based social information processing
interventions on aggressive behaviour: a systematic review.'
Oxonia seminarPROFESSOR SIR NICHOLAS STERN, HM Treasury, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 January, in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Economics.
Subject: 'Making development happen: analysis and action.'
OXFORD INTERNET INSTITUTEPROFESSOR 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.'
ALL SOULS COLLEGE
Neill Lecture 2006THE 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 judgeswho, whom, how much, and why?'
Leonard Stein Lectures 2006PROFESSOR 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.'
Oliver Smithies LecturesPROFESSOR PERRY BLACKSHEAR, Director of Clinical Research, National Institute 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 lifetwice!'
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.'
Green College Lectures 2006
Climate changeevidence, effects, and evasive actionThe 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
PROFESSOR J. THOMAS, Director, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Dorset
PROFESSOR SIR ANDREW HAINES, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
LORD OXBURGH OF LIVERPOOL
ST EDMUND HALL
Philip Geddes Memorial LectureNICK ROBINSON, Political Editor, BBC, will deliver the Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 January, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'A troubled marriageTV and democracy.'
GlaxoSmithKline LecturePROFESSOR 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.'
Christianity 'Made in Japan': the Jesuit enterprise 15491640DR 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 15881620.'
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).'
1 Mar.: ' "Warring States"Japan meets Silicon Valley: creating electronic editions of the sources.'
8 Mar.: 'The "Christian Century" in Japan
(15431640): conflicting interpretations. '