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Oxford University Gazette, 23 March 2006: Diary

Friday 24 March

CONFERENCE: 'Echanges franco-britanniques entre savants depuis le XVIIe siècle', Maison Française, 2–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.).

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Saturday 25 March

HILARY TERM ends.

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Monday 27 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'People and change', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Sunday 28 March

MARIE DARRIEUSSECQ presents and reads her work, Maison Française, 6.30 p.m. (tickets: £6, from the Oxford Playhouse: tel. Oxford 305305).

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Thursday 30 March

ABBOT STUART BURNS: 'The journey inward' (Lent course: 'The heart in pilgrimage'), Priory Room, Christ Church, 7 p.m. (further details from: nicholas.coulton@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Monday 3 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Recruitment and selection, for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Tuesday 4 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Recruitment and selection, for all staff'—day 2, 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Thursday 6 April

CANON MARTIN WARNER: 'Place and pilgrimage' (Lent course: 'The heart in pilgrimage'), Priory Room, Christ Church, 7 p.m. (further details from: nicholas.coulton@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 14 April

BODLEIAN LIBRARY closed (most buildings reopen 18 April: see full details in separate notice above).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 18 April).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION libraries closed (reopen 18 April).

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Tuesday 18 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Developing students' learning', 10 a.m.–1 p.m.; 'Evaluation', 2–3.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 19 April

PROFESSOR MARCUS WALSH: 'Editing Swift's Tale of a Tub' (Oxford Bibliographical Society: Annual General Meeting), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 3 p.m.

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Thursday 20 April

TRINITY TERM begins.

THE REVD PROFESSOR JOHN BARTON: Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's, 8 a.m.

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Dealing with stress', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

COLIN CARR (cello) and THOMAS SAUER (piano) perform works by Prokoviev, Beethoven, and Chopin, the Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge, St John's).

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Friday 21 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard—Programme 4', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Sunday 23 April

TRINITY FULL TERM begins.

THE REVD GRAEME NAPIER preaches the St Mark's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 24 April

M. MOORE: 'Artistic medicine: the function of contemporary art within medical institutions' (seminar series: 'Medicine, surgery, and culture'), Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 2.15 p.m.

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Tuesday 25 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Examining and assessing', 11 a.m.–1 p.m., and 'Course design', 2–4 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

CAROL BELLAMY: 'From Taliban to the tsunami—true stories from the front lines of making a world fit for children' (first of two 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'), Schools, 5 p.m. (open to the public).

PROFESSOR J. ZITTRAIN (Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation): 'The future of the Internet—and how to stop it' (Inaugural Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P.J. GENTRY: 'The interdependence of the Old Greek and the Three in Ecclesiastes' (Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint—second series: 'Origen's hexapla: the development of Septuagint tradition and its reception in antiquity'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR MICHÈLE LE DOEUFF: 'Epics' (Weidenfeld Visiting Professor lectures: 'The spirit of secularism: on fables, gender, and ethics'), Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 5.30 p.m.

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