University Gazette, 20 April 2006: Lectures
Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation
PROFESSOR JONATHAN ZITTRAIN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 April, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The future of the Internet—and how to stop it.'
Regius Professor of Civil Law
PROFESSOR BOUDEWIJN SIRKS will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 2 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'William Godolphin's last will and the civil law.'
Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SHERINGHAM will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 May, in the Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'The difference a day makes: the journée as a measure of the self.'
Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint (second Series)
Origen's hexapla: the development of Septuagint tradition and its reception in antiquity
PROFESSOR PETER J. GENTRY, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, DR BAS TER HAAR ROMENY, Leiden, DR ALISON SALVESEN, Mansfield College, and THE REVD DR GERARD NORTON, OP, Birmingham (retired), will deliver the second series of Grinfield Lectures at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Examination Schools.
PROFESSOR PETER J. GENTRY
THE REVD DR GERARD NORTON AND DR ALISON SALVESEN
DR BAS TER HAAR ROMENY
Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies
Messiah and Son of God. Early Christology in light of Biblical and Jewish traditions
JOHN J. COLLINS, Holmes Professor of Old Testament Criticism and Interpretation, Yale Divinity School, and ADELA YARBRO COLLINS, Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation, Yale Divinity School, will deliver the Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
PROFESSOR JOHN COLLINS
Wed. 3 May: 'Messiah and Son of God in the Hellenistic period.'
Thur. 4 May: 'Messiah and Son of Man.'
PROFESSOR ADELA YARBRO COLLINS
Wed. 10 May: 'Jesus as Messiah and Son of God in the Synoptic Gospels.'
Thur. 11 May: 'Jesus as Son of Man.'
Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion
What we care about: the problem of evil
ELEONORE STUMP, Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy, Saint Louis University, St Louis, United States, will deliver the Wilde Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools (with the exception of the final lecture: see below).
Tue. 2 May: 'The problem of suffering.'
Thur. 4 May: 'Love, by all accounts.'
Tue. 9 May: 'Union: presence and omnipresence.'
Thur. 11 May: 'Willed loneliness.'
Tue. 16 May: 'Theodicy in another world.'
Thur. 18 May, Lecture Room, Philosophy Faculty Centre: 'The desires of the heart.'
Hussey Lecture on the Church and the Arts
THE RT. REVD DAVID STANCLIFFE, Bishop of Salisbury, will deliver the annual Hussey Lecture on the Church and the Arts at 5 p.m. on Monday, 8 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The Church in pilgrimage: building for encounter and transformation.'
Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature 2005–6
The spirit of secularism: on fables, gender, and ethics
MICHÈLE LE DOEUFF, CNRS, Paris, philosopher and critic, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in St Anne's College. The opening lecture will be given in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre; subsequent lectures will be given in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre.
25 Apr.: 'Epics.'
2 May: 'Ariadne and the Blue Beards.'
9 May: 'Prometheus and other colosses.'
16 May: ' "Not a goddess, she".'
23 May: 'Alas, poor Lucrecia!'
30 May: 'Are all wars wars of religion?'
6 June: 'The lost Island.'
13 June: 'All is imaginary, or is it?'
Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR DAME LOUISE JOHNSON will deliver the Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 8 June, in Lecture Theatre A, the Department of Zoology.
Subject: 'Physics to biology: structural biology of protein kinases and implications for cancer research; and the implications of the new diamond light source for structural biology.'
PROFESSOR MAXINE BERG, Warwick, will deliver the Hicks Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The Asian century: the making of the eighteenth-century consumer revolution.'
Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies
Gatekeepers: corporate governance and the professions
PROFESSOR JOHN C. COFFEE JR., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, Columbia School of Law, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Saïd Business School. The lectures will be open to the public, and admission is free.
Wed. 24 May: 'The silent watchdog: why the gatekeepers failed at Enron, WorldCom—and elsewhere?'
Thur. 25 May: 'The prospects for reform: how can gatekeepers be induced to serve investors faithfully?'
Fri. 26 May: 'Litigation and corporate governance: the costs and benefits of the American reliance on the attorney as bounty-hunter.'
English Language and Literature, History
Restoration to Reform, 1660–1832: British literacy, social, cultural, intellectual, and political history in the long eighteenth century
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5.15 p.m. in the Dorfman Room, St Peter's College. All welcome.
Conveners: Dr R. Ballaster, Dr P. Bullard, Professor M. Butler, Dr F. Dabhoiwala, Dr c. Gerrard, Dr K. Gleadle, Dr K. Loveman, Professor K. Sutherland, and Dr A. Williams.
DR K. LOVEMAN
Special Faculty Lecture
PROFESSOR ANTHONY GRAFTON, Princeton, will deliver the Special Faculty Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 15 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'History's other eye: the rise and fall of technical chronology in early modern Europe.'
Commonwealth History Trinity Term Workshop: Science and Empire
This workshop will be held on Friday, 12 May, 9.15 p.m.–4.30 p.m., in the History Faculty, Broad Street.
Convener: Professor Judith Brown.
DR M. HARRISON
DR D. BROCKINGTON, Manchester
DR S. DOYLE, Leeds
DR S. MAHONE
DR K. BROWN
History, Social Sciences
Business History Seminar
Unless otherwise stated, the following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the Andrew Cormack Seminar Room, the Saïd Business School.
Conveners: Dr David Chambers, Dr Christopher McKenna, and Professor Avner Offer.
S. MAJIMA, Manchester
G. BAKKER, Essex
D. KIRSCH, Maryland
D. NYE, Warwick
M. MOSKOWITZ, Glasgow
J. LONG, Colby College
Medieval Economic and Social History Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Hovenden Room, All Souls College. The session on 17 June will be a day-trip in the Vale of the White Horse. For details contact either of the conveners.
Conveners: John Blair and Ian Forrest.
F. EDMONDS, Cambridge
M. PAGE, Victoria County History, Oxfordshire
T. SLATER, Birmingham
S. RIGBY, Manchester
M. GARDINER, Belfast
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
PROFESSOR RICHARD J. SAYKALLY, University of California and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, will deliver the Hinshelwood Lectures at 11.15 a.m. on the following days in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
Detailed synopses of the lectures are available at http://physchem.ox.ac.uk/seminars/hinshelwood2006.html.
Convener: Professor G. Hancock.
Tue. 25 Apr.: 'What makes water wet?? New insights from cluster spectroscopy.' Thur. 27 Apr.: 'Ions at the liquid water surface: beyond Langmuir and Onsager.'
Wed. 3 May: 'X-ray spectroscopy of aqueous solutions and their surfaces.'
Thur. 4 May: 'Water clusters in the atmosphere.'
Tue. 9 May: 'A unified description of hydrogen bond perturbations in liquid water and aqueous electrolytes: it's all in the field!!'
Thur. 11 May: 'Chirped CARS spectromicroscopy: molecule- selective imaging of complex samples.'
Department of Earth Sciences
PROFESSOR KERRY SIEH, CalTech, Pasadena, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 28 April, in the University Museum of Natural History. The lecture is open to the public.
Subject: 'Great Sumatran megathrust earthquakes—from science to human welfare.'
Mathematical Biology and Ecology Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 2 p.m. in Lecture Room 3 at the Mathematical Institute, unless otherwise stated. For correspondence and further details, please contact Sara Jolliffe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convener: Professor P. K. Maini.
PROFESSOR H. JENSEN, Imperial College London
M. CORPAS, Manchester
A. CHERNOVA, National Institute for Medical Research
PROFESSOR N. FERGUSON, Imperial College Medicine,
Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the John Rowlinson Room (20.12), opposite the Main Lecture Theatre. All welcome.
Convener: Professor D.E. Logan.
PROFESSOR J.-P. HANSEN, Cambridge
DR S. BANKS
DR P. MAJUMDAR, Allahabad
DR F. GERVASIO, ETHZ, Zurich
Department of Engineering Science
PROFESSOR CHARLES WILLIAMSON, Cornell University and Astor Visiting Lecturer, will give the following lectures at 4 p.m. in the Thom Building, First Floor, Department of Engineering Science.
Tues. 25 Apr., LR1: 'Synergy between research and teaching.'
Thurs. 27 Apr., LR2: 'New phemomena in vortex-induced vibrations.'
Plant Sciences Seminars
Five short seminars, sponsored by the Jenkinson Trust, will be held at 10.15 a.m. on Friday, 21 April, in the Lecture Theatre of the Department of Plant Sciences, South Parks Road. Speakers: Michalis Averof, Cambridge, Cassandra Extavour, Cambridge, Nicolas Gompel, Cambridge, Seb Shimeld, and Angela Hay.
Subject: 'Current problems in comparative development.'
Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture
SIR EDWIN SOUTHERN will deliver the eighth Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in the University Museum of Natural History. Enquiries should be directed to Pauline Rudd (telephone: (2)75340), Nicole Zitzmann (telephone: (2)75341), or Cliana Smyth (telephone: (2)75274).
Subject: 'Is there life in genomics?'
Department of Biochemistry
PROFESSOR RONALD LASKEY, FRS, MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Cambridge, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 5 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Physiology.
Subject: 'Control of DNA replication and its exploitation for cancer diagnosis.'
Health Economics Research Centre
The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Mondays in the Board Room, the Rosemary Rue Building, the Old Road Campus.
DR D. HUGHS, Wales
A. BATE, Newcastle
PROFESSOR N. DEVLIN, City University, and P. BURGE, RAND
Botnar Research Centre
The following lectures will be given at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.
PROFESSOR I. MCINNES, Glasgow
DR S. FOX, Plymouth
PROFESSOR D.M. REID, Aberdeen
PROFESSOR N. BISHOP, Sheffield
PROFESSOR A.J. DAY, Manchester
DR T. VINCENT, Imperial College, London
PROFESSOR A. VAN DER MERWE
Richard Doll Seminars in Public Health and EpidemiologyThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus. All welcome.
Conveners: Andrew Roddam and Patricia Kearney.
PROFESSOR P. ROTHWELL
DR D. GRAINGER, Papworth Hospital NHS Trust and
PROFESSOR J. MEAKINS
DR K. VENABLES
PROFESSOR M. PARKER
PROFESSOR S. CAPEWELL, Liverpool
PROFESSOR M. COWIE, Imperial College
DR C. LACEY, York
Pharmacology and Anatomical Neuropharmacology SeminarsThe following lectures will be held on Tuesdays at 12 noon in the Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Manor Road.
DR T.S. SIHRA, UCL
DR E. AYDAR, Imperial College London
DR L. SANTELLA, Stazione Zoologica 'Anton Dorn', Naples,
DR R. ANGUS SILVER, University College London
DR M. SPEDDING, Institute of Research, Servier
PROFESSOR S.J. WINDER, Sheffield
DR F. PLATT
Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics
The following seminars will be held in the Large Lecture Theatre in the Sherrington Building, unless otherwise stated. Friday seminars will be held at 1 p.m., and Monday seminars at 4 p.m. All welcome.
PROFESSOR R. BRUZZONE, Pasteur Institute, Paris
PROFESSOR N. LOGOTHETIS, Max-Planck Institute,
PROFESSOR E. CALLAWAY, Salk Institute for Biological
Studies, La Jolla
PROFESSOR J. PRIESTLEY, Queen's Mary's College, London
PROFESSOR K. DAVIES
PROFESSOR RUSSELL FOSTER, Imperial College London
PROFESSOR JULEEN ZIERATH, Karolinska Institute,
PROFESSOR S. HARDING, Imperial College, London
PROFESSOR I. THOMPSON, King's College, London
PROFESSOR N. DEMAUREX, Geneva
DR S. HUGHES, King's College London
OCDEM Seminar Series
The following seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 12.45 p.m. in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital.
DR A. VARADI, Bristol
PROFESSOR G. DAVEY-SMITH, Bristol
PROFESSOR A. HATTERSLEY, University of Exeter
PROFESSOR I. REID, New Zealand
DR A. RICHARDSON
PROFESSOR A. MORRIS, Dundee
PROFESSOR S. KUMAR, Warwick
Ethox Centre and Oxford Genetics Knowledge Park Seminars: Governing genetic databases: collection, storage, and use
The following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. in the Ethox Centre library, Gibson Building, Block 21, Radcliffe Infirmary. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch. For a map, see http://www.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/contact/Rima p.html.
PROFESSOR T. CAULFIELD, Alberta
PROFESSOR R. BROWNSWORD, King's College, London
PROFESSOR A. CAMPBELL, Bristol and UK Biobank Ethics and
PROFESSOR D. BEYLEVELD, Sheffield
Medical Sciences and Green College
Oxford Medical Seminar: Healthcare reimagined—what is the role of private provision in the NHS?'
This seminar, supported by GE Healthcare, will be held on Tuesday, 2 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre. The seminar will start at 5 p.m. with tea with the speakers.
JAMES NAUGHTIE, journalist and BBC broadcaster, will chair and introduce the debate.
PROFESSOR JULIAN LE GRAND, Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics, will make a case for increasing private provision.
PROFESSOR ALLYSON POLLOCK, Head of the Centre for International Public Health Policy at the University of Edinburgh, will make a case against further private provision.
JAMES JOHNSON, Chairman of Council of the British Medical Association, will put the case from the profession.
Medieval and Modern Languages
Paget Toynbee Lecture
PROFESSOR GUGLIELMO GORNI, University of Rome, La Sapienza, will deliver the Paget Toynbee Lecture (in Italian) at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 May, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'Una nuova biografia di Dante.'
Taylor Institution Seminar: 'A language of amazement'GEOFFREY STRACHAN will give a talk with readings (in French and English) from Andreï Makine's novels on Wednesday, 3 March, at 5.15 p.m. for 5.30 p.m. in the Taylor Institution, St Giles'. This event, sponsored by Sceptre publishers
(www.madaboutbooks.com), marks the publication of The woman who waited, Geoffrey Strachan's translation of La Femme qui attendait. Signed copies will be available for purchase.
Subject: 'Andreï Makine's French narratives of twentieth-century Russian life, from Le Testament français to La Femme qui attendait.'
John Locke Lectures: Between saying and doing: towards an analytic pragmatism
PROFESSOR ROBERT BRANDOM, Pittsburgh, will deliver the John Locke Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further details may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
3 May: 'Extending the project of analysis.'
10 May: 'Elaborating abilities: the expressive role of logic.'
17 May: 'Artificial intelligence and analytic pragmatism.'
24 May: 'Modality and normativity: from Hume and Quine to Kant and Sellars.'
31 May: 'Incompatibility, modal semantics, and intrinsic logic.'
7 June: 'Intentionality as pragmatically mediated semantic relation.'
Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR RICHARD HECK, Brown University, will deliver the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further details may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
Subject: 'Composing thoughts from senses.'
Uehiro Lectures: Responsibility and liability in war
PROFESSOR JEFF MCMAHAN, Rutgers, will deliver the Uehiro Lectures on the following days in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Inorganic Chemistry. Further details may be found at www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk.
Tue. 30 May, 3 p.m.: 'Unjust warfare.'
Tue. 7 June, 4.30 p.m.: 'Just warfare.'
Thur. 8 June, 4.30 p.m.: 'Killing civilians.'
New directions in French philosophy
The following lectures, sponsored by the Maison Française d'Oxford, will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Room, the Philosophy Faculty Centre.
Convener: Dr M. Rosen.
DR LUC FOISNEAU, CNRS
PROFESSOR ALAIN DE LIBÉRA, Geneva
PROFESSOR JOËLLE PROUST, CNRS; Institut Jean Nicod,
PROFESSOR JEAN-MARIE SCHAEFFER, CNRS
Department of International Development: Development Seminar
Unless otherwise stated, the following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 2 at 3 Mansfield Road. As seminars are subject to change, please check on www2.qeh.ox.ac.uk/teaching/semin ars.html nearer the time. If you have special access requirements, please contact email@example.com or telephone 01865 281803. Seminar Room 2 has an infrared hearing system fitted.
Conveners: Barbara Harriss-White and Sabine Alkire.
S. SUBRAMANIAN, Madras Institute of Development
J. SALICK, Missouri Botanical Garden
E. CHIAPPERO-MARTINETTI, University of Pavia, with SABINA
J. IGUIÑIZ-ECHEVERRÍA, La Pontificia
Universidad Católica del Perú
Interdisciplinary seminar in the study of religions: Approaches to religions in the twenty-first century
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Harris Seminar Room, Oriel College.
Convener: Dr Bettina Schmidt.
PROFESSOR DENISE CUSH
DR SIÂN HAWTHORNE
DR JOANNA WEIDBERG
PROFESSOR PATRICK BELLEGARDE-SMITH
Conference: Religious approaches to sacred texts
This one-day conference will be held on Wednesday, 24 May, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., in Oriel College. The conference is organised by the sub-group on Study of Religions/World Religions, Faculty of Theology, and the co- ordinator is Dr Bettina Schmidt (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Theology, English Language and Literature, Music, History of Art
The Bible in Art, Music, and Literature
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Professor Christopher Rowland, Queen's College, and Dr Christine Joynes, Trinity College.
THE VERY REVD JOHN DRURY
PROFESSOR ROBIN LEAVER, Rider University
DR DEBORAH ROOKE, King's College London
PROFESSOR MARY CARRUTHERS, New York
Centre for Brazilian Studies
Weekly Research Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road. For further information, please contact email@example.com. uk or 01865 284460.
PROFESSOR L. BETHEL, DR T. POWER, DR J. NICOLAU, Instituto
Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro, and DR
L. BARREIRO LEMOS, Senado Federal, Brasilia
DR P. ARIDA, Instituto de Estudos Política
Econômica, Rio de Janeiro
DR L. BARREIRO LEMOS, Senado Federal, Brasilía
DR L. ROBERTO DARDOSO DE OLIVEIRA, Universidade de
DR Y. MALHI
The following workshops will be held on Fridays in the Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road. Pre-registration required at enquiries@brazilian- studies.oxford.ac.uk or 01865 284460.
DR F. PIOVESAN, SÆo Paulo, and DR F. MACAULAY,
PROFESSOR L. HELLER, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
and DR J. E. CASTRO, Newcastle (Conveners)
DR T. POWER and DR J. NICOLAU, Instituto
Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro
Saïd Business School
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Lecture Theatre 5, West Wing, the Saïd Business School, Park End Street, unless otherwise indicated. You can download papers and view this information and any changes on www.finance.ox.ac.uk. (A symposium will be held on 6 and 13 June. See the symposium programme on the Web.)
Convener: T. Ramadorai and C. Rochon.
Y. GRINSTEIN, Cornell
P. DEMARZO, Stanford
L. BEBCHUCK, Harvard
M. GRINBLATT, UCLA Anderson School of Management
S. ROSS, MIT
R. HARRIS, Durden School, Virginia
J. STEIN, Harvard
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
David Patterson Seminars
The David Patterson Seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the OCHJS, Yarnton Manor.
Convener: Dr Joseph Sherman.
DR M. GOLANI, Haifa
DR C. HELMAN, Royal Free and University College Medical
PROFESSOR J. GOLDSTEIN, State University of West
DR I. GINOR and G. REMEZ
PROFESSOR A. KAHANE, Royal Holloway, London
DR Y. ZIRLIN
DR A. SUTCLIFFE, King's College London
DR S. GELLER, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine
Medicine, surgery, and culture
The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine.
Convener: Dr Margaret Pelling.
M. MOORE, Ulster
C. HOCHMUTH, Technical University of Dresden
L. BRYDER, Auckland
W. CHURCHILL, Wellcome Trust, UCL
Esrc Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS)
States and emigrants
The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, the Institute of Human Sciences, the Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road.
Convener: Dr Xiang Biao.
M. ABELLA, formerly of ILO
DR M. THUNO, Copenhagen
DR HEIN DE HAAS, International Migration Institute,
DR M. LALL, SOAS, London
DR N. VAN HEAR
F. RAGAZZI, Northwestern
DR R.M. RODRIGUEZ, Rutgers
All Souls College and the Mcdonnell Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience
Chichele Lectures 2006
Frontiers of consciousness
The Chichele Lectures will be given as a series of six seminars and six lectures. The lectures will be of broad general interest, while the seminars will be more specialised.
SeminarsThe seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Old Library, All Souls College.
PROFESSOR DAVID MILNER, Wolfson Research Institute,
PROFESSOR JOSEPH LEDOUX, Center for Neural Science, New
PROFESSOR ADAM ZEMAN, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter
PROFESSOR CHRIS FRITH, Institute of Neurology, London
PROFESSOR CECILIA HEYES, Imperial College, London
PROFESSOR MARTIN DAVIES
The lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the University Museum of Natural History.
PROFESSOR MARTIN DAVIES
PROFESSOR JOSEPH LEDOUX
PROFESSOR DAVID MILNER
PROFESSOR CHRIS FRITH
PROFESSOR CECILIA HEYES
PROFESSOR ADAM ZEMAN
Oliver Smithies Lectures
PROFESSOR ANTHONY G. FANE, New South Wales, will deliver the Oliver Smithies Lectures as shown below.
Fri. 19 May, 5 p.m., Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol: 'The role of membrane technology in our quality of life.'
Mon. 22 May, 5 p.m., Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol: 'Sustainable water for all—the role of advanced membrane technology.'
Mon. 3 July, 4 p.m., Department of Engineering Science: 'Techniques to measure and enhance the performance of membrane processes.'
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
Children in crisis: the state of the world's children and the challenges they face in the twenty-first century
CAROL BELLAMY, formerly Executive Director, UNICEF, will deliver the Tanner Lectures in Human Values at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. The lectures are open to the public.
Tue. 25 Apr.: 'From Taliban to the tsunami—true stories from the front lines of making a world fit for children.'
Wed. 26 Apr.: 'Stealing childhood—poverty, war, and disease.'
Alan Emery Lecture
PROFESSOR DAVID RIMOIN, Los Angeles, will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'The skeletal dysplasias: clinical–molecular correlations.'
Archie Cochrane Lecture
PROFESSOR RICHARD GRAY, University of Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, will deliver the Archie Cochrane Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 18 May, in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
Subject: 'Curing breast and bowel cancer: large-scale randomised evidence, and the decreasing UK death rates.'
Don Fowler Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR DENIS FEENEY, Princeton, will deliver the Don Fowler Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 11 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Founding and refounding the city of Rome: historiography ancient and modern.'
Lady Margaret Hall and the Oxford Internet Institute
DR DAVID CLARK, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 28 April, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. For further information and to confirm attendance e-mail Julia Gilbert (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'Why the Internet is the way it is (and why it will be different in ten years).'
Nuffield Sociology Seminars: Sociological perspectives on Europe's new minorities
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Clay Room, Nuffield College. Enquiries should be directed to Eline de Rooij (e- mail: email@example.com).
The first seminar is not part of the 'Sociological perspectives' series.
Conveners: R. Ford, Eline de Rooij, and Maria Sobolewska, Nuffield College.
J. MICKLEWRIGHT, Southampton
R. KOOPMANS, Amsterdam
L. HAGENDOORN, Utrecht
K. PHALET, Nijmegen
E. FIELDHOUSE, Manchester
M. HUMPHRIES, Columbia
Lee Seng Tee Lecture
DR SIMON SKINNER will deliver the Lee Seng Tee Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 26 May, in the Senior Library, Oriel College.
Subject: 'Noetics and Newmaniacs: Oriel's intellectual legacy in the nineteenth century.'
THE RT. HON. LORD JUSTICE SEDLEY will deliver the Blackstone Lecture at 11 a.m. on Saturday, 13 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Sex, libels, and video-surveillance.'
St Antony's College
European Studies Centre
The following lectures and other events will take place in St Antony's College unless indicated otherwise. Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
JAN ZIELONKA, CHRISTOPHER HILL, and EDWARD LUCAS
LORD (PADDY) ASHDOWN
WORKSHOP WITH LAWYERS AND POLITICAL SCIENTISTS, PLUS
GEORGE STEINER, TARIQ RAMADAN, and RALF DAHRENDORF (one
further speaker to be confirmed)
DOUGLAS ALEXANDER, British Minister for Europe, and
CATHERINE COLONNA, French Minister for European Affairs
FILM FOLLOWED BY PANEL DISCUSSION
SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED
PROFESSOR TIMOTHY GARTON ASH
THE RT. HON. CHRISTOPHER PATTEN, Chancellor of the
St Edmund Hall
A.B. Emden Lecture
PROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Archbishop Cranmer and his biographers.'
St John's College
Interdisciplinary seminars in psychoanalysis
These seminars will be held at 8.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the St John's College Research Centre, 45 St Giles'. Those wishing to attend should first e-mail Paul Tod (e-mail: email@example.com).
Richard Hillary Memorial Lecture
MONICA ALI will deliver the Richard Hillary Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 5 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Margaret Howard Memorial Lecture
THE RT. HON. LORD JUSTICE MOSES will deliver the Margaret Howard Memorial Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Monday, 15 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'The mask and the judge.'
Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum
Beatrice Blackwood Lecture
NEIL MACGREGOR, Director, the British Museum, will deliver the Beatrice Blackwood Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, 17 May, in the Saïd Business School.
Subject: 'Collecting in the modern world.'