Oxford University Gazette, 17 November 2005: Lectures
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, the 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.'
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.'
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.'
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
Italian Graduate Seminar: additional seminarBIRGITTE GRUNDTVIG, Copenhagen, will give seminar at 5 p.m. on Monday, 21 November, in Room 3, the Taylor Institution. The seminar is additional to those previously announced.
Convener: Professor Martin McLaughlin.
Subject: 'Aviation: topology, topography, and the perception of place
in Daniele del Giudice's novels.'
Byzantine SigillographyDR PETER FRANKOPAN will lecture as follows at 11 a.m. on Fridays in the Institute of Archaeology.
18 Nov.: 'The Byzantine lead seal.'
25 Nov.: 'Interpreting the evidence of lead seals.'
2 Dec.: 'Problems in Byzantine sigillography.'
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 lecture will be followed by a reception.
Subject: 'Inclusive education: challenges and dilemmas in policy
INSTITUTO CAMÕES CENTRE FOR PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE
Portugal and the European UnionThis meeting, organised jointly by the Camões Centre and the Instituto Português de Relaçšes 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
JOÃO MARQUES DE ALMEIDA, Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon; Director,
Portugese Institute for National Defence
CARLOS GASPAR, Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon; adviser
SIR MICHAEL SCHOLAR, President of St John's
ANTÓNIO VITORINO, Deputy of the Portuguese National Assembly; formerly
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
The changing face of intelligence: NATO advanced research workshopThis workshop, held as part of the Pluscarden Programme for the Study of Global Terrorism and Intelligence, will be held from 9.15 a.m. on Friday, 9 December (sessions 14), and Saturday, 10 December (sessions 58), in St Antony's College. The Chatham House Rule will apply throughout.
For registration and enquiries, e-mail: email@example.com, or telephone Oxford (2)74559.
The programme is subject to change. The full programme, and updates to it, will be found at www.sant.ox.ac.uk/areastudies/special-lectures.html.
Convener: Dr Steve Tsang.
Friday, 9 December. Session 1 (Part 1), 9.30 a.m.11 a.m.: current models of the intelligence process
SIR COLIN MCCOLL, former Director of SIS: 'The British approach.'
DR HASSAN AOURID, Director, Ibn Zayad Research Institute, Morocco: 'Alternative approaches: an Arab perspective.'
Session 1 (Part 2), 11.30 a.m.12.15 p.m.: current models of the intelligence process
MS LINDA GOLDTHORP, National Defence Canada: 'Alternative approaches: a NATO perspective.'
Session 2, 12.151 p.m.: the relevance of NGOs and civil society
MR DON RANDALL, Vice-President, J.P. Morgan: 'Can the threat of global terrorism be eliminated by intelligence organisations without assistance from civil society?'
Session 3, 22.45 p.m.: transparency and secrecy
MARK URBAN, BBC: ' "Need to know" v. the need to secure public support and protect human rights.'
Session 4 (Part 1), 2.453.30 p.m.: problems of collection, collation, analysis and documentation
DR JACK CARAVELLI, formerly of CIA and NSC: 'How well does the current Anglo-American model work? Lessons from the Iranian nuclear programme.'
Session 4 (Part 2), 45.30 p.m.: problems of collection, collation, analysis and documentation
PROFESSOR RICHARD ALDRICH, Nottingham: 'Setting priorities in a world of changing threats.'
DR IHSAN BAL, Centre of International Security, Terrorism, and Ethnic Conflict, Istanbul: 'The nexus between criminal intelligence and national security intelligence.'
Saturday, 10 December. Session 5, 9.3011 a.m.: political direction and the integrity of intelligence
MR JOHN MORISON, formerly of MOD: 'Striking a balance between political supervision and the capacity for intelligence organisations to operate in a politically neutral way.'
PROFESSOR FERNANDO REINARES, Ministry of the Interior, Spain: 'Politics, intelligence, and international terrorism in Spain: decision- making, public opinion, and institutional reforms after 11 March.'
cSession 6, 11.30 a.m.1 p.m.: integrating intelligence into the wider government machinery
Speaker to be announced: 'Efficient resource allocation and the establishment of a proper relationship between intelligence professionals and government.'
CHRISTIAN HEYER, Secretariat of the Parliamentary Control Panel of the German Bundestag for the Oversight of the Intelligence Services: 'Parliamentary oversight of intelligence.'
Session 7, 23.30 p.m.: identifying and rectifying inadequacies
PROFESSOR ITZIK BEN ISRAEL, Tel Aviv: 'Testing and checking an intelligence system in light of contemporary security threats.'
DR ANN FITZ-GERALD, Cranfield: 'Mechanisms for reforming intelligence systems.'
Session 8, 45.30 p.m.: towards new intelligence systems
PROFESSOR ANTHONY GLEES, Brunel: 'Thinking
outside the box: what is needed for intelligence organisations to face the
challenges of global terrorism and serious organised crime?' (Followed
by concluding observations by Professor Alex Danchev,
Nottingham) Subject: 'Walking on water: biolocomotion at the interface.'
Subject: 'Einstein's legacy as scientist and icon.'
Subject: 'Security and development.'
Subject: 'Walking on water: biolocomotion at the interface.'
Subject: 'Einstein's legacy as scientist and icon.'
Subject: 'Security and development.'