University Gazette, 23 February 2006:
Boden Professor of Sanskrit
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER MINKOWSKI will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 March, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'King David in Oudh: a Bible story in Sanskrit and the Just King at an Afghan court.'
L'Oréal Professor of Marketing
PROFESSOR DOUGLAS HOLT will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 March, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. To attend, register at www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/holt-lecture.
Subject: 'How brands become icons: the principles of cultural branding.'
Historical perspectives on the transitions to democracy in southern Europe
This one-day workshop, jointly organised by the Instituto Camões Centre for Portuguese Language and the Modern European History Research Centre, will be held on Monday, 13 March, in the Powicke Room, the History Faculty Building. Pre-registration is required: contact email@example.com by 6 March.
The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. with an introduction by Dr Teresa Pinto Coelho and Dr Tom Buchanan, and will end with a round-table discussion, 5.15–6 p.m.
DR NUNO SEVERIANO TEIXEIRA, Universidade Nova,
DR CRISTINA PALOMARES, FAES Foundation, Madrid
DR OTHON ANASTASAKIS
PROFESSOR DAVID CORKILL, Manchester Metropolitan
PROFESSOR J.-F. SCHAUB, EHESS, Paris, will present the following paper at a workshop to be held on Friday, 3 March, 3–6 p.m., in the Seminar Room, the Modern History Research Unit, the Radcliffe Infirmary. To attend, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. The workshop is organised jointly by the Maison Française and the Modern European History Research Centre.
Subject: 'The early modern world and the feeling of the ubiquity of barbarism.'
Life and Environmental Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Oxford Palaeobiology Seminar Series
The following lecture will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 March, in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History.
Conveners: Dr Graham Taylor (Zoology) and Dr Erik Seiffert (Earth Sciences).
DR CHARLES LOCKWOOD, University College London
Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Medical Sciences
Astor Visiting Fellow's Lecture
PROFESSOR IGOR R. EFIMOV, St Louis, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 March, in the Large Lecture Theatre of the Department for Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Sherrington Building.
Subject: 'Towards painless defibrillation: virtual electrode theory of electrical stimulation of the heart.'
Medieval and Modern Languages
Paroles et musique
NICOLE GORE will read (in French) from Dans la solitude des champs de coton, by Bernard-Marie Koltès, with musical accompaniment by Robert Sale, at 5.15 for 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 March, in the Taylor Institution Library. To attend, contact: email@example.com.
Medieval and Modern Languages, Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit
Stencl Lecture in Yiddish Studies
DR HEATHER VALENCIA, Stirling, will deliver the fourteenth Stencl Lecture in Yiddish Studies on Thursday, 9 March, at 5 p.m. in the Taylor Institution. All welcome. Refreshments will be provided after the lecture.
Subject: ' "Only King David remained...": reactions to the Holocaust in the poetry of Kadia Molodowsky.'
H.E. MR KAMALESH SHARMA, High Commissioner of India, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 3 March, in Seminar Room 2, the Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, Mansfield Road.
Convener: Professor Barbara Harriss-White.
Subject: 'India in a globalising world.'
African Studies Committee
Annual African Studies Lecture
PROFESSOR FRANCIS NYAMNJOH, Director of Publications, CODESRIA, will deliver the annual African Studies Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 March, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'Insiders and outsiders: citizenship and xenophobia in contemporary southern Africa.'
Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art
The following seminars will be given at 10.30 a.m. on Thursdays in the Library, the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art.
Convener: Professor A.M. Pollard.
S. BLOCKLEY, Bradford
M. PETRAGLIA, Cambridge
I. ROBERTSON, Swansea
N. BRANCH, Royal Holloway, London
Saïd Business School
The following panel discussion will be held at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 6 March, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. The discussion is hosted by the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Further details may be found at www.ouce.ox.ac.uk/news/cctalk.
Subject: 'Conservation concessions: new hope or new liability?'
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Isaiah Berlin Public Lectures in Middle East Dialogue
PROFESSOR RUTH GAVISON, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver the ninth lecture in this series at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 February, p.m., in the Ian Skipper Room, St Cross College (enquiries: Oxford 377946). Attendance is restricted to members of the University, on presentation of a University Card.
Subject: 'Rights discourse and the alleged Palestinian right of return.'
Oxford Internet Institute
ESRC Public Services Programme and Oxford Internet Institute Public Service Workshop series: ranking public services—from local to global
ROWENA JACOBS, University of York, will speak in this series at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 February, in the Oxford Internet Institute.
Subject: 'Ranking and random variation in health care.'
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
DR J.D. ANTHONY, National Council on US–Arab Relations, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 March, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.
Subject: 'The changing nature of American interests in the Gulf.'
Lent course: The heart in pilgrimage
The following meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in the Priory Room, Christ Church, followed each week by a visit to some stations of the 'Via Dolorosa' exhibition in the Cathedral. Further details may be obtained from The Very Revd Nicholas Coulton, Sub-Dean, Christ Church (telephone: Oxford (2)76278).
DOM HENRY WANSBROUGH, OSB, Ampleforth Abbey;
formerly Master of St Benet's Hall
MONAWAR HUSSAIN, Muslim Tutor, Eton College
JONATHAN GORSKY, Education Adviser to the Council of
Christians and Jews
PROFESSOR JAMES ALLAN, Director, Ashmolean Museum
Inter-Faith Exhibition Service
ABBOT STUART BURNS, Benedictine Priory, Burford
CANON MARTIN WARNER, Canon Pastor, St Paul's
Cathedral; formerly Administrator, Shrine of Our Lady,
Harris Manchester College
H.E. DR YOON-JE CHO, Korean Ambassador, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 March, in the Charles Wellbeloved Room, Harris Manchester College.
Subject: 'Recent development of the Korean economy.'
Lady Margaret Hall
ALEXE NEVE, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 March, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. Enquiries should be directed to Janet Wardell (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'The insecurity of human rights: Canadian law and practice in the "War on Terror".'
PROFESSOR N.M. FERGUSON, Imperial College, London, will deliver the Heron-Allen Lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 10 March, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. Enquiries should be directed to Janet Wardell (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Planning for the unpredictable: how modelling can aid preparations for the next flu pandemic.'
St Antony's College
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Seminar: Terrorism: roots and responses
THE RT. HON. LORD (FRANK) JUDD, former Director of Oxfam, LORD (ROBERT) SKIDELSKY, Warwick, and PROFESSOR FRED HALLIDAY, LSE, will give the final seminar in this series at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 March, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
These arrangements differ from those previously published.
Conveners: Professor David Marquand and Dr Alex Pravda (with James Gray, MP, and Tony Lloyd, MP).
Subject: 'Terrorism: here to stay?'
Pluscarden Programme for the Study of Global Terrorism and Intelligence)
THE HON. RICHARD STEARNS, Judge of the US District Court, will lecture in this series at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 9 March, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries may be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convener: Dr Steve Tsang.
Subject: 'Islamic terrorists, weapons of mass destruction, and the rule of law.'
European Studies Centre
DR ACHILLEAS MITSOS, Director-General of the Research DG, European Commission, will deliver the following lecture on Tuesday, 7 March, at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. Enquiries: Oxford 274470. E-mail: email@example.com.
Subject: 'Modernising Europe. Redistribution v. Growth?'
Workshop: Forms of Union: the British and Spanish monarchies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
This one-day workshop will be held on Saturday, 11 March, 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m., in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College.
Convener: Jon Arrieta, Basque Visiting Fellow (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
SIR JOHN ELLIOTT: Welcome and introduction.
DR ARRIETA: 'Forms of Union: elements for a comparison.'
DR JENNY WORMALD: 'A Union of hearts and minds? Scotland and England, 1603.'
PROFESSOR JOHN ROBERTSON: 'The conceptual framework of Anglo-Scottish Union.'
PABLO FERNÁNDEZ ALBALADEJO, Autonomous University of Madrid: 'Union of souls, autonomy of bodies.'
XAVIER GIL PUJOL, Barcelona: 'The crown of Aragon in the Spanish monarchy.'
JOSÉ MARÍ PORTILLO, University of the Basque Country: 'Biscay in Tlaxcala: how can a modern history of the Basque Country make sense?'
GREGORIO MONREAL, Public University of Navarre: 'Navarre in the Spanish monarchy.'
Global Economic Governance Programme Seminar
FRITZ MAYER, Duke University, will deliver the following lecture at 2 p.m. on 3 March in the Goodhart Seminar Room, University College.
Subject: 'The demand for global governance.'