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Oxford University Gazette, 16 March 2006: Diary

Friday 17 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Supervising D.Phil. students'—LES and Medical Sciences, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Saturday 18 March

STUDY-DAY: 'Il parla ainsi com vous orrez', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

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Sunday 19 March

SARKIS ZAKARIAN: recital of piano music by Schumann and Beethoven, the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m. (admission £5, concessions £3; proceeds in aid of the African Medical and Research Foundation).

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Tuesday 21 March

SYMPOSIUM, by leading international ecologists: 'Advances in theoretical ecology' (a celebration of the career of Professor Lord (Robert) May), Department of Zoology, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (first of two days; continues tomorrow). (Programme at: www.zoo.ox.ac.uk/news/may_symposium.pdf.)

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Wednesday 22 March

SYMPOSIUM, by leading international ecologists: 'Advances in theoretical ecology' (a celebration of the career of Professor Lord (Robert) May), Department of Zoology, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (second day).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.15 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Thursday 23 March

PROFESSOR JAMES ALLAN: 'Pilgrimage—the sacred journey' (Lent course: 'The heart in pilgrimage'), Priory Room, Christ Church, 7 p.m. (further details from: nicholas.coulton@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 24 March

CONFERENCE: 'Echanges franco-britanniques entre savants depuis le XVIIe siècle', Maison Française, 2–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.).

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Saturday 25 March

HILARY TERM ends.

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Monday 27 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'People and change', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Sunday 28 March

MARIE DARRIEUSSECQ presents and reads her work, Maison Française, 6.30 p.m. (tickets: £6, from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. Oxford 305305).

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Thursday 30 March

ABBOT STUART BURNS: 'The journey inward' (Lent course: 'The heart in pilgrimage'), Priory Room, Christ Church, 7 p.m. (further details from: nicholas.coulton@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Monday 3 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Recruitment and selection, for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Tuesday 4 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Recruitment and selection, for all staff'—day 2, 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Thursday 6 April

CANON MARTIN WARNER: 'Place and pilgrimage' (Lent course: 'The heart in pilgrimage'), Priory Room, Christ Church, 7 p.m. (further details from: nicholas.coulton@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 14 April

BODLEIAN LIBRARY closed (most buildings reopen 18 April: see full details in separate notice above).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 18 April).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION libraries closed (reopen 18 April).

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Tuesday 18 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Developing students' learning', 10 a.m.–1 p.m.; 'Evaluation', 2–3.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 19 April

PROFESSOR MARCUS WALSH: 'Editing Swift's Tale of a Tub' (Oxford Bibliographical Society: Annual General Meeting), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 3 p.m.

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Thursday 20 April

TRINITY TERM begins.

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Dealing with stress', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

COLIN CARR (cello) and THOMAS SAUER (piano) perform works by Prokoviev, Beethoven, and Chopin, the Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge, St John's).

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