Oxford University Gazette, 27 October 2005: Lectures
Professor Educational StudiesPROFESSOR TEREZINHA NUNES will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 31 October, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
Subject: 'Morphemes and literacy: lessons from research practice.'
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.'
Professor of Educational StudiesPROFESSOR HERBERT MARSH will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 14 November, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies.
Subject: 'Self-concept research: driving international agendas.'
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 history, 17762000.'
Professor of Development EconomicsPROFESSOR STEFAN DERCON will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 25 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Risk, time, and poverty.'
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?'
Professor of Educational StudiesPROFESSOR INGRID LUNT will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 28 November, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.
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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.
Subject: 'Getting back on the right path: the US role in the world.'
WELDON MEDALPROFESSOR 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 are required for admission.
Subject: 'Variation within and between species: should we expect a
new evolutionary synthesis?'
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?'
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.
PROFESSOR A. SMITH, Edinburgh
PROFESSOR J. SAVULESCU
PROFESSOR SIR GHILLEAN PRANCE, Science Director, Eden Project
PROFESSOR J. GLOVER, King's College, London
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, and Professor Avner Offer.
PROFESSOR J. DE VRIES, Berkeley
PROFESSOR J. MOKYR, Northwestern
K. GABAYK, Jerusalem
PROFESSOR C. WICKHAM
DR V. FITZGERALD
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Earth Sciences SeminarsThe following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4.30 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, Earth Sciences Department.
PROFESSOR C. MEASURES, Hawaii
PROFESSOR I. FAIRCHILD, Birmingham
PROFESSOR I. MAIN, Edinburgh
DR R. PANCOST, Bristol
PROFESSOR G. FOULGAR, Durham
MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES, LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
Mathematical Biology and Ecology Seminars: amended noticeThe following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. (not at 2.15 p.m., as previously announced) on Fridays in Lecture Room 3 in the Mathematical Institute. For further details, please contact Professor Philip Maini at firstname.lastname@example.org , Dr Marcus Tindall at email@example.com, or Ruth Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org .
No seminar will be held on 2 December.
DR Y. VENTIKOS
DR D. BUCK, Imperial College, London
DR J.-J. KUPIEC, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
Norman Heatley LecturePROFESSOR PETER DOHERTY will deliver the fourteenth Annual Norman Heatley Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 24 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Virus killers and killer T cells.'
Interdisciplinary Seminars in the Study of ReligionsThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Oriel College.
Convener: Dr Bettina Schmidt.
DR SÎAN HAWTHORNE, Gender and Religions Research Centre, SOAS
DR MARIA JASCHOK
CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES
One-Day Conference: Global Intellectual Property from a Brazilian PerspectiveThis one-day conference will be held on Friday, 4 November, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road. A programme is available at www.brazil.ox.ac.uk. There is no conference fee but advanced registration is required. Please register with your name and affiliation at email@example.com or on 01865 284460.
Participants: DR R. LEMOS, Rio de Janeiro; DR C. AHLERT, Michael Young Foundation;
DR B. ROSENBERG, Ministry of Justice, Brasilia; PROFESSOR J. ZITTRAIN, Harvard;
V. FRANZ, Open Society Institute; C. PRADO, Ministry of Culture, Brasilia; C.
DOCTOROW, Electronic Frontier Foundation.
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL
Finance SeminarsUnless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Lecture Theatre 5, West Wing, Saïd Business School, Park End Street. Papers can be downloaded from http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/ , which will also carry details of any changes in the arrangements. Further information is available on 01865 288902, or from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convener: Tarun Ramadorai, Celine Rochon.
M. OTTAVIANI, London Business School
J.-P. DANTHINE, Lusanne
W. GOETZMAN, Yale
M. CREMERS, Yale
J. ZECHNER, Vienna
C. CHAMLEY, ENS
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL AND THE CENTRE FOR THE ENVIRONMENTROBERT A.G. MONKS, chairman of LENS and pioneering shareholder activist, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 November, in the Rhodes Trust Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. The lecture is the keynote address in a symposium on the subject of corporate governance. Enquiries should be addressed to Mr James Salo (e-mail: email@example.com ).
Subject: 'Rating corporate governance.'
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL AND THE HUNDRED GROUPThe Saïd Business School and the Hundred Group will launch the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation at 5 p.m. on Friday, 4 November. Registration arrangements will be found at www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/taxlaunch05.
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French Ornament DrawingsThis organised in partnership with Waddesdon Manor, the Rothschild Collection, the National Trust, the Ashmolean Museum, the Voltaire Foundation and the Department of the History of Art, Oxford, will be held on 18 November and 19 November in the Maison Française d'Oxford, Norham Road. It will also include a visit to Waddesdon Manor. Please register before 11 November. Tel.: 01865 274220. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.mfo.ac.uk. Registration with lunch on Friday or Saturday: £19. Registration with lunch on Friday and Saturday: £26.
Convener: Alastair Laing, National Trust, and Dr Jon Whiteley,
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 Dufy, 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 ).
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?'
LectureORVILLE SCHELL, Dean, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 1 November, in the Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College.
Subject: 'Patriotism, politics, profit, and American broadcast news.'
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.'
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!'
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.'
Media and Politics Seminar SeriesThe Media and Politics Series, organised by Nuffield College and Reuters Foundation Programme, will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays at Nuffield College.
Conveners: Dr David Butler and Mr Paddy Coulter.
MARC ROCHE, London correspondent of Le Monde
PETER RIDDELL, Assistant Editor, The Times
JOHN LLOYD, Contributing Editor, Financial Times
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Latin American Centre
General SeminarThe following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Latin American Centre. All welcome. E-mail: email@example.com.
D. URBANEJA, Central de Venezuela
K. GALLO, Torcuato di Tella
ST JOHN'S COLLEGEANGELA BROWNING, MP, will give the following lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 17 November, in the Garden Quad Auditorium at St John's College. To reserve a seat please contact Aislinn Hutchinson, University Section, Park Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LQ (telephone: Oxford 226324, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Subject: 'Legislation and autism spectrum disorders.'
Ollerenshaw Lecture in MathematicsPROFESSOR ROBIN WILSON, Open University and Gresham College, will deliver the Ollerenshaw Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 8 November, in the Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville College.
Subject: 'Maps, maidens, and molecules.'
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 ProgrammeThe following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Fridays in the Goodhart Seminar Room, University College.
PROFESSOR MICHAEL MOORE, Sussex
LINDSAY WHITFIELD, Junior Research Fellow, Global Economic Governance Programme
RIPON COLLEGE, CUDDESDON
Jaspers LecturePROFESSOR RICHARD CROUTER, Carleton College, USA, will deliver the Jaspers Lecture at 4.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 8 November, in the Graham Room, Ripon College, Cuddesdon. To attend, contact email@example.com , or telephone Oxford 874404.
Subject: 'On needing the Niebuhrs: the plight of Protestant theology