Oxford University Gazette, 20 October 2005: Lectures
J.R.R. Tolkien Professor of English Literature and LanguagePROFESSOR VINCENT GILLESPIE will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 26 October, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Lunatics, lovers, and poets: some compact imaginations.'
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?'
Herbert Dunhill Professor of NeuroimagingPROFESSOR PETER JEZZARD will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 14 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'A view of the brain and mind.'
Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American HistoryPROFESSOR K. KISH SKLAR will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The centrality of feminism in American political historyk,
JAMES FORD SPECIAL LECTUREPROFESSOR LORD MORGAN will deliver the Ford Special Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Lloyd George, the French and the Germans.'
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. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.
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CHANGING CHARACTER OF WAR LECTUREGEN. SIR RUPERT SMITH will deliver the Changing Character of War Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 27 October, in the Examination Schools. The lecture will be open to the public.
Subject: 'The utility of force.'
NEWTONABRAHAM LECTUREPROFESSOR A. EZEKOWITZ, Harvard Medical School, NewtonAbraham Visiting Professor 20056, will deliver the NewtonAbraham Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 24 October, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Phagocytosis in innate immunity: from flies to man.'
JENKIN LECTURE 2005JOHN F. COATES will deliver the eighteenth Jenkin Lecture at 12 noon on Saturday, 1 October, in Lecture Room 1, the Thom Building, the Department of Engineering Science.
The lecturer was the naval architect responsible for Olympias, the reconstructed trireme of the early 1990s.
Subject: 'Some engineering concepts applied to ancient Greek trireme
WELDON MEDALPROF 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 required for admission.
Subject: 'Variation within and between species: should we expect a
SIR PATRICK NAIRNE LECTURE 2005SANDY NAIRNE, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, will give this year's Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 28 October, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. Chair: Professor Richard Wentworth, Master of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. All welcome.
Subject: 'Why do painted portraits still matter?'
CLARENDON LAW LECTURES 2005
Legal relationsDR S. CRETNEY will deliver the Clarendon Law Lectures at 5.30 p.m. on the following days in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. The first lecture will be followed by a reception at 6.30 p.m.
Mon. 24 Oct.: 'The role of law: from prohibition to recognition.'
Tue. 25 Oct.: 'Gay, straight, black or white, marriage is a civil rightinfluences on policy.'
Wed. 26 Oct.: 'Constitutional reform and social policy in a
HERBERT SPENCER LECTURES
Biology and ethicsThe Herbert Spencer Lectures will be delivered at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Examination Schools. The lectures are open to the public, and tickets are not required for admission.
DR S. THOMAS, Nuffield Council on Bioethics
PROFESSOR A. SMITH, Edinburgh
PROFESSOR J. SAVULESCU
PROFESSOR SIR GHILLEAN PRANCE, Science Director, Eden Project
PROFESSOR J. GLOVER, King's College, London
COMMITTEE FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY, LINGUISTICS, AND PHONETICS
General Linguistics Graduate SeminarThe following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4 p.m. in the Centre for Linguistics and Philology. There will be no seminar on 21 November.
K. JASZCZOLT, Cambridge
K. ALLAN, Monash
N. TOPINTZI, UCL
L. MILROY, Professor Emerita, Michigan
E. BORG, Reading
Y. WILKS, Sheffield
LecturePROFESSOR PATRICK O' BRIEN, LSE, will deliver the following lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 24 October, in the Examination Schools. All welcome.
Subject: 'The British Industrial Revolution as a conjuncture in global
Colloquium: The Death of NelsonThe following colloquium will be held on Friday, 21 Oct., in the Summer Common Room, Magdalen College. There is no charge for attending, but there will be a small cost for tea in the afternoon. There will also be a Trafalgar Commemoration Service in Magdalen Chapel at 6 p.m. on Saturday, 22 October, when Evensong will contain music and readings from Nelson's funeral.
The colloquium will be followed by the launch of Nelson's Surgeon: William Beatty, Naval Medicine, and the Battle of Trafalgar, at 6 p.m., and a showing of Justin Hardy's film Trafalgar: Battle Surgeon, and discussion, at 8.15 p.m. in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.
Convener: Professor Laurence Brockliss.
HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economic and Social HistoryThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College. Up-to-date information is available at http://www.history.ac.uk/ecohist/seminars.
Conveners: Professor Robert Allen, Dr Knick Harley, Professor Jane Humphries, Professor Avner Offer.
DR A. BARR
PROFESSOR J. DE VRIES, Berkeley
PROFESSOR J. MOKYR, Northwestern
K. GABAYK, Jerusalem
PROFESSOR C. WICKHAM
DR V. FITZGERALD
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Palaeobiology Seminar SeriesThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in the University Museum Lecture Theatre. All members of the University are welcome to attend.
Conveners: Nicola McLoughlin and Graham Taylor.
DR G. CAIRNS-SMITH, Glasgow
DR L. BROMHAM, Sussex
DR D. PENNEY, Manchester
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Earth SciencesThe following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4.30 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, Earth Sciences Department.
DR P. IRWIN
PROFESSOR C. MEASURES, Hawaii
PROFESSOR I. FAIRCHILD, Birmingham
PROFESSOR I. MAIN, Edinburgh
DR R. PANCOST, Bristol
PROFESSOR G. FOULGAR, Durham
Condensed Matter SeminarsThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 2.15 p.m. in the Audrey Wood Room at the Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road.
Conveners: A. T. Boothroyd and J. T. Chalker
DR M. ENDERLE, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble
DR K. NOVOSELOV, Manchester
DR D. G. LIDZEY, Sheffield
PROFESSOR S. BRAMWELL, UCL
PROFESSOR T. B. JONES, Rochester
Oxford Clinical Neurosciences LecturesThe following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in the Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.
PROFESSOR R. CHAUDHURI, King's College Hospital, London
DR C. HATTON
PROFESSOR S. SILBERSTEIN, Director, Jefferson Headache Centre, Thomas Jefferson
PROFESSOR C. KENNARD, Imperial College
MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES
Centenary of French at OxfordAs part of the celebration of one hundred years of French at Oxford, the writer MICHEL BUTOR will give a reading of his work, entitled 'Le Voyageur acharné', at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 20 October, in the Main Hall, the Taylor Institution. Tickets are not required for admission.
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Topics in Ancient Near Eastern Studies and EgyptologyThe following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 2.30 p.m. in Lecture Room 1, Oriental Institute.
Conveners: John Baines and Stephanie Dalley.
A. HASLUND HANSEN, Copenhagen
T. SCHNEIDER, Swansea
Round-table on International Relations since the Cold War: Responses to US Hegemony and Global LiberalismThe following round-table will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, Manor Road.
Conveners: Dr Andrew Hurrell, Professor Adam Roberts.
25 Oct.: 'States and Regions' (Russia: Professor N. MacFarlane; China: Professor R. Foot; Brazil/Latin America: Dr A. Hurrell; The Islamic World: Dr J. Piscatori)
1 Nov.: 'Institutions' (The United Nations: Professor A. Roberts; The
International Financial Institutions; Dr N. Woods; The EU: Dr K. Nicolaidis; NATO:
Dr A. Gheciu).
Russian and East European StudiesThe following lectures will be held on Fridays at 5 p.m. in the Buttery, Wolfson College. For further information, contact Dr C. Leonard (tel.: 284767 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org)
Conveners: Dr C. Leonard and Dr C. Davis.
V. TODRES, former Bloomberg Bureau Chief in Moscow, former S&P analyst
A. JACK, former Moscow Bureau Chief, the Financial Times
Do our institutions work?Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in Magdalen College, Summer Common Room.
Conveners: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, Dr Richard Coggins, and Dr Chris Brooke.
BARONESS PRASHAR, First Civil Service Commissioner
DR M. PINTO-DUSCHINSKY
DR TONY WRIGHT, MP, and SIR HAYDEN PHILLIPS
DR E. CREWE and DR D. SHELL
HUGO CHARLTON (Chairman), and BRIAN HEATLEY, Green Party
Campaigning and GeneralshipThe following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College. The seminars are organised by the Oxford Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War and the Department of Politics and International Relations.
MAJ.-GEN. A.J.N. GRAHAM
MAJ.-GEN. A.R.E. STEWART
MAJ.-GEN. T. CROSS
Changing Character of War Lunchtime DiscussionsThe following meetings will be held on Tuesdays in the Manor Road Building.
PROFESSOR N. JOHNSON
COLONEL C. LANGTON, International Institute for Strategic Studies
DR R. TRAGER, DPIR
DR G. AUSTIN, The Foreign Policy Centre, London
DR J. W. HONIG, King's College, London
Ian Ramsey Centre SeminarsThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 8.30 p.m. in the Harris Lecture Theatre, Oriel College, in weeks 1, 3, 5, and 7. All Fellows and graduates welcome.
Conveners: Professor J. Hedley Brooke and Dr Margaret Yee.
PROFESSOR J. BOWKER, Trinity College, Cambridge
ARCHBISHOP GREGORIOS, Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain
DR G. MCDARBY, Media Lab Europe
OXFORD INSTITUTE OF AGEING
SeminarsThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 12.30 p.m. in the Manor Road Building, third floor, Seminar Room G. Everyone welcome.
H.T. ABDULLAH KHAN
P. CANN, Help the Aged
J. HOFFMAN, Pretoria
RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR ARCHAEOLOGYThe following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 10.30 a.m. in the Seminar Room, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, 6 Keble Road.
Convener: A. M. Pollard
R. CONINGHAM, Durham
J. MONTGOMERY, Bradford
T. O'CONNOR, York
CENTRE FOR CRIMINOLOGY
Oxford Criminology Seminar SeriesThe following seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 3.30 p.m. in the Manor Road Building, unless otherwise stated. This series will continue in Hilary and Trinity Term.
S. KARSTEDT, Keele
D. BIGO, Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences-Po), Paris
M. INNES, Surrey
Oliver Smithies LecturesPROFESSOR WILLARD BOHN, Illinois State University, will deliver the following lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol College.
17 Nov: 'Guillaume Apollinaire, Raoul Duffy, and the modern bestiary.'
24 Nov.: 'Guillaume Apollinaire and the green mouse. The role of
Colloquium: the life and work of Professor Colin ClarkA colloquium to celebrate the life and work of Professor Colin Clark will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 2 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Pharmacology. The speakers will be Professor David Hendry, Professor Christopher Bliss, Professor Angus Maddison, Professor Peter Sinclair, Professor Geoffrey Wood, Professor Graham Richards, Professor Gavin McCrone, and Dr George Bitsakakis. Enquiries should be directed to Mrs Pat Spight, Brasenose College (e-mail: email@example.com).
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Tanner Lectures on Human Values
The beginning of life. Biology is finally replacing God?LORD WINSTON will deliver the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools. Enquiries should be directed to Mrs Pat Spight, Brasenose College (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
8 Nov.: 'Manipulating reproduction.'
9 Nov.: 'Stem cells: hope or hype?'
SeminarPROFESSOR S.D. GONSON will hold a seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 10 November, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject:: 'Aligning interests and rights: re-establishing a framework
for the ownership of intellectual property.'
McGovern Lecture in the History of MedicinePROFESSOR M. MCVAUGH will deliver the McGovern Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 27 October, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'Medieval surgeryone could do worse.'
Tyndale LecturePROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH will deliver the annual Tyndale Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 27 October, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The latitude of the Church of England.'
Richardson LectureDR THERESA BURT DE PERERA will deliver the Richardson Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 November, in the Pusey Lecture Room.
Subject: 'Fish in space!'
KELLOGG COLLEGE, ST JOHN'S COLLEGE
Oxford Architectural History SeminarGEOFFREY TYACK will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 21 November, in the New Seminar Room at St John's College.
Subject: 'The chapels of Exeter College.'
Guardian LectureMUKTI JAIN CAMPION will deliver the thirteenth Guardian Lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Monday, 31 October, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Saïd Business School.
Subject: 'Look who's talking: cultural diversity, public service
broadcasting and the national conversation.'
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Cancellation of lectureIt is regretted that the lecture which was to have been given by H.E. Vice-President Atiku Abubakar of Nigeria, at 4 p.m. on Monday, 24 October, has been cancelled.
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European Studies Centre
Panel DiscussionThe following panel discussion, organised by South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, 7 November, in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock. Participants: DR G. AYBET, Kent, PROFESSOR A. KADIOGLU, Sabanci, PROFESSOR L. KÜHNHARDT, Bonn, and DR K. NICOLAÏDIS. For further details telephone Julie Adams on 01865 274537 or email SEESOX@sant.ox.ac.uk.
Subject: 'After 3 October: EUTurkish relations.'
Chatham LecturePROFESSOR MARTIN REES will deliver the Chatham Lecture on Friday, 18 November, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Einstein's legacy as scientist and icon.'
Global Economic Governance ProgrammeAVINASH PERSAUD, Chairman, Intelligence Capital Ltd, will hold this Research Seminar on Friday, 21 October at 2 p.m. in the Goodhart Seminar Room, University College.
Subject: 'The new model of emerging market finance: generating local
surpluses and rejecting the IMF.'
OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
LectureS. MASSILL will hold the following lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 27 October, in the Taylor Institution. All welcome. This lecture series will continue in Hilary and Trinity term.
Subject: 'Immigrants, refugees and exiles: foreign librarians in Britain,
OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES
Isaiah Berlin Public Lectures in Middle East DialogueSTEPHEN SIMON, RAND Corporation, will deliver the eighth lecture in this series at 5 p.m. on Monday, 7 November, in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.
Subject: 'Building a successful Palestinian State.'
OXFORD MEDIEVAL SOCIETYThe following lectures will be held at 8.30 p.m. in the Dorfman Centre, St Peter's College. Wine from 8.15 p.m. New members welcome.
OXFORD NUTRITION GROUPThe twelfth meeting of the Oxford Nutrition Group takes place on Monday, 31 October, in St Anne's College. Topics for this one-day meeting are wide ranging and include nutraceuticals, carbohydrate, vitamin and omega-3 supplementation, immune function and cardiovascular risk factors. As well as guest speakers, there will be a series of 10-minute student presentations. Please e-mail Cassie.Lloyd@orh.nhs.uk for further details and free registration.
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