Oxford University Gazette, 22 September 2005: Lectures
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
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 to ancient Greek trireme
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Trapnell LectureVALLI MOOSA, President, World Conservation Union, will deliver the Trapnell Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 October, in the Main Lecture Theatre, the Centre for the Environment, the Dyson Perrins Building. Informal enquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Developing a conservation strategy for Africa.'
Oxford Centre for Water ResearchThe following talks will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Board Room, ground floor, the Centre for the Environment, Dyson Perrins Building.
PROFESSOR I. CLUCKIE, Bristol
C. GASSON, Global Water Intelligence
J. HOLMES, Environment Agency
M. ZEITOUN, King's College London
DR P. MATTHEWS, Environment Agency
R. CALOW, British Geological Survey
J. BATEMAN, Halcrow Business Solutions
C. CARPENTER, GWP Consultants
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory: seminarsUnless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.
PROFESSOR R. DENNING
PROFESSOR SCHROCK, MIT
R. NICHOLS, Liverpool
D. BUCKINGHAM, Cambridge
PROFESSOR V. GIBSON, Imperial College
M. LEDOUX, Strasbourg
PROFESSOR R. WINPENNY
PROFESSOR M. SOLA, Modena
R.J.P. Williams SeminarPROFESSOR R.J. CAVA, Princeton, will deliver the R.J.P. Williams Seminar at 3 p.m. on Friday, 9 December. The subject of the seminar will be announced later.
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Sir William Dunn School of PathologyUnless otherwise indicated, the following research seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
DR J. MANSON, Edinburgh
PROFESSOR A. EZEKOWITZ, Harvard Medical School
PROFESSOR A. HARWOOD, Cardiff
PROFESSOR S. GORDON
PROFESSOR R. MAZEIS, Edinburgh
PROFESSOR P. DOHERTY, Melbourne; Nobel Laureate
PROFESSOR E. LIEW, Glasgow
Clinical Endocrine and Metabolic MeetingsThe following meetings will be held at 12.45 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, OCDEM, Churchill Hospital.
JAMES BEST, Melbourne
DAVID CARLING, Imperial College
CAROLINE FALL, Hampshire
JEREMY TOMLINSON, Birmingham
ROGER COX, MRC, Harwell
Department of Psychiatry and Oxford Regional Committee for Postgraduate Medical Education and TrainingThe following guest lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, the University Department of Psychiatry, the Warneford Hospital.
Enquiries should be directed to Lucy Curtin (telephone: Oxford 226541, e-mail: email@example.com).
PROFESSOR WULF RÖSSLER, Zurich
PROFESSOR A.R. KENDRICK, Southampton
Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research CentreDR T. ARNETT, University College London, will speak in place of Professor Michael Horton at the seminar to be held at 12.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 November, in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.
Subject: 'Fundamental regulators of bone cell function.'
Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit: David Patterson SeminarsThe David Patterson Seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor. No seminars will take place in the first three weeks of term.
Convener: Dr Joseph Sherman.
PROFESSOR G. GILBERT, Claremont McKenna College
PROFESSOR H. WILLIAMSON
DR D. MASKELL
PROFESSOR M. ZEIDNER, Haifa
THE REVD DR JOHN MUDDIMAN
Isaiah Berlin Lectures 2005
Kantian ethicsPROFESSOR ALLEN WOOD, Stanford, will deliver the Isaiah Berlin Lectures at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Examination Schools. Further details, including an abstract, may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
11 Oct.: 'What is Kantian ethics?'
18 Oct.: 'Formulations of the moral law.'
25 Oct.: 'Humanity, personality and dignity.'
1 Nov.: 'Duties to oneself.'
8 Nov.: 'Sex, lies (without the videotape).'
15 Nov.: 'Punishment and retribution.'
Multidisciplinary perspectives on HIV/AIDS prevention and policyThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Violet Butler Seminar Room, the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.
Convener: Dr D. Operario.
PROFESSOR H. JAFFE
PROFESSOR A. MCLEAN
DR N. SIEGFRIED
PROFESSOR S. DERCON
PROFESSOR S. GORDON
WELLCOME UNIT FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE
Veterinary science and medical entomologyThe following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit, 457 Banbury Road.
Convener: Dr Karen Brown.
GABRIEL GACHELIN, Pasteur Institute, Paris
PAUL BRASSLEY, Plymouth
ABIGAIL WOODS, Imperial College London
ANNICK OPINEL, Pasteur Institute, Paris
JOHN CLARKE, St Andrews
ESRC CENTRE ON MIGRATION, POLICY AND SOCIETY (COMPAS)
Racism and the new immigration: theories and practicesThe following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road.
Convener: Dr Ellie Vasta.
DR R. MORAN, Refugee and Asylum Participatory Action Research (RAPAR)
DR K. SCHRAMM, Halle-Wittenberg
DR G. BHATTACHARYYA, Birmingham
LIZ FEKETER, Institute of Race Relations
PROFESSOR H. ENTZINGER, Rotterdam
PROFESSOR M. WIEVIORKA, EHESS, Paris
DR Y. SAMAD, Bradford
CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIESPRESIDENT MUSSEVENI OF UGANDA will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 25 October, in the Examination Schools. Admission will be by ticket only, obtainable from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Developing nations and human rights: a perspective on
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.'
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
European Studies Centre
Britain and EuropeUnless otherwise indicated the following meetings will be held at 5 p.m. in the European Studies Centre. The events mark the thirtieth anniversary of the European Studies Centre.
SIR STEPHEN WALL, PROFESSOR PATRICK MINFORD and PROFESSOR ANTHONY
PROFESSOR SIR ADAM ROBERTS and others
PROFESSOR LESZEK KOLAKOWSKI and PROFESSOR JOHN GRAY
Middle East Centre
DiscussionJACQUELINE ROSE will be in conversation with PROFESSOR AVI SHLAIM at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 October, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'The question of Zion.'
Seminars on IranUnless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Buttery, St Antony's College.
PROFESSOR H. AHMADI, Tehran
DR H. KESHMIRSHEKAN
DR A.J. NAINI, Institute for Research in Planning and Development, Tehran
PROFESSOR A. RAHMEMA, American University of Paris
PROFESSOR S. LOTFIAN, Tehran
DR A. ANSARI, St Andrews
DR F. ADELKHAH, CERI, Science Po, Paris
PROFESSOR M. SHAHIDI, American University of Beirut
SOMERVILLE COLLEGE AND THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY
Literary LuncheonOn Saturday, 24 September, at 12 noon for 12.30 p.m., there will be a Literary Luncheon in Somerville to celebrate Somerville and the Oxford DNB.
Speakers : Barbara Harvey (Consultant Editor to ODNB ), Janet Howarth (Associate Editor) and Pauline Adams (author of Somerville for Women). Many Somervillians feature in the Dictionary as subjects and as contributors. There will be a demonstration of the on-line version by Robert Faber.
The event is held in support of the college's Annual Fund and is open to all. Tickets, costing
£30, may be obtained by application to Elizabeth Cooke (telephone: Oxford (2)70632,
Ronald Syme LecturePROFESSOR D. MATTINGLY, Leicester, will deliver the Ronald Syme Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 20 October, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture will be open to the public.
Subject: 'Beyond vulgarity and ugliness: some reflections on Roman
OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUPANTHONY FARRINGTON, formerly head of the India Office Library and Records, will speak at the meeting to be held at 5.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 September, in the Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road. Admission for visitors costs £2.
Subject: 'Asian textiles in the London sale-room: East India Company
auction records of the seventeenth century.' (Dialogue and work-in-progress