University Gazette, 5 October 2006: Lectures
Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature 2006–7
Culture and politics in Germany: a durable tension
PROFESSOR WOLF LEPENIES, Professor of Sociology, Wissenschaftskolleg, Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on the following days in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.
Mon. 16 Oct.: 'German culture: insecurity and arrogance.'
Tue. 17 Oct.: 'The German spirit and the German Reich.'
Tue. 24 Oct.: 'With the help of irony: Thomas Mann's conversion to politics.'
Wed. 25 Oct.: 'The aesthetic appeal of fascism.'
Tue. 31 Oct.: 'After World War II: the resurrection of culture.'
Wed. 1 Nov.: 'After reunification: the end of arrogance.'
Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American History
PROFESSOR LINDA KERBER, Harmsworth Professor 2006–7, will deliver the Harmsworth Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The stateless as the citizen's other: a view from US history.'
Hensley Henson Lectures 2006–7
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER ROWLAND and DR JANE SHAW will deliver the Hensley Henson Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
The lectures come out of the work done in the Prophecy Project over the last four years, a project in the Faculty of Theology directed by the lecturers.
The role of the prophet
Mon. 9 Oct.: 'Why study prophets and prophecy?'
Tue. 10 Oct.: 'Acting out the text: prophets and the Bible.'
Wed. 11 Oct.: 'Do women make better prophets?'
The impact of prophecy
Tue. 17 Oct.: 'Blake, Brothers, and Southcott: three case studies.'
Wed. 18 Oct.: 'The Pursuit of the Millennium I: reconsidering millennial beliefs.'
Thur. 19 Oct.: 'The Pursuit of the Millennium II: building the kingdom of heaven on earth.'
J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
PROFESSOR MICHAEL AKAM, Director, University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, will deliver a Jenkinson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 20 November, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.
Tickets are not required for admission. Anyone wishing to attend who has specific access requirements is asked to telephone Oxford (2)82464 a few days before the lecture.
Subject: 'The evolution of segmentation mechanisms in animals.'
PROFESSOR GEOFFREY TILL, Defence Studies Department, King's College, London (based at the Joint Services Command and Staff College), will deliver the Hudson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 13 November, in Room 6, the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Trafalgar, Tsushima, Medway and the decisive battles of the twenty-first century.'
PROFESSOR THOMAS A. HENZINGER, EPFL, Switzerland, will deliver a Strachey Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 October, in the the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory (Wolfson Building).
Subject: 'Reliable systems engineering.'
Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama
PROFESSOR CHRISTIAN WOLFF, composer, and formerly Professor of Classics and Music, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 October, in the Lecture Theatre, the Classics Centre.
Subject: 'Greek tragedy and some twentieth-century experimental music.'
Modern receptions of ancient Greek and Roman cultures
Unless otherwise indicated, the following interdisciplinary seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the History Faculty Building. Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two papers will be given at all meetings except those on 23 October and 20 November.
DR PANTELIS MICHELAKIS, Bristol
DR GIDEON NISBET, Glasgow
DR JOHN HOLMES, Reading
DR JESSICA MEYER, Oxford Brookes
DR ROWENA FOWLER
DR MIRIAM LEONARD, Bristol
DR DEBBIE CHALLIS, National Portrait Gallery
DR SHELLEY HALES, Bristol
DR KATHERINE HARLOE
DR MARK BRADLEY, Nottingham
DR ALI PARCHAMI
Comparative Philology, Linguistics and Phonetics
General Linguistics Graduate Seminar
The following seminars will take place on Mondays at 4 p.m. in Room 207 of the Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Walton Street.
M. STEEDMAN, Edinburgh
R. D'ALESSANDRO and I. ROBERTS, Cambridge
English Language and Literature
Early Modern Literature Graduate Seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Breakfast Room, Merton College.
Conveners: Dr Sharon Achinstein, Dr Paulina Kewes, Professor David Norbrook, Dr Emma Smith, and Dr Bart van Es.
DR COLIN BURROW
PROFESSOR REID BARBOUR, University of North Carolina,
PROFESSOR ROBERT CRAWFORD, St Andrews
DR KAREN EDWARDS, University of Exeter
Early Modern Europe Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 2.15 p.m. in the Powicke Room, History Faculty Building.
Conveners: Robert Evans, Howard Hotson and Ian Maclean.
N. JARDINE, Cambridge
D. GOODMAN, Open University
W. DOYLE, Bristol
U. RUBLACK, Cambridge
Commonwealth History Research Seminar: Nationalism, Loyalism, and the Post-Colonial State
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 5 p.m. in the History Faculty building, Broad Street.
Conveners: Judith Brown, John Darwin, Jan-Georg Deutsch.
DR D. MAXWELL, Keele
DR J. DUFFY, Bristol
PROFESSOR A. CHAFER Portsmouth
DR A. BLUNT, Queen Mary College, London
DR W. GOULD, Leeds
DR R. BLYTH, Queen's University, Belfast
PROFESSOR M. NEWITT, King's College, London
Seminar in Economic and Social History
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in the Wharton Room, All Souls College. Up-to- date information is available at www.history.ox.ac.uk/ecohist/seminars.
Convener: Professor Avner Offer.
J. HUMPHRIES and T. LEUNIG, LSE
M. HARRISON, Warwick
P. FISHBACK, Arizona
S. TODD, Warwick
M. BORDO, Rutgers and C. MEISSNER, Cambridge
Seminars in Medieval History
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
Conveners: Chris Wickham, Mark Whittow.
R. FORSTER, Zurich
T. DEAN, Roehampton University, London
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Oxford Physics Colloquia
The Oxford Physics Colloquia will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Conveners: Professor I. Walmsley and Professor D. Sherrington.
DR J. MARCH-RUSSELL
PROFESSOR L. KOUWENHOVEN, Delft University of Technology,
PROFESSOR M. MOUNTAIN, Space Telescope Science
PROFESSOR J. DALIBARD, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Ecole
Normale Supérieure, France
PROFESSOR W. ALLISON
Physical Chemistry Seminars
The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
PROFESSOR CAROLE PERRY, Nottingham Trent
PROFESSOR HUBERT H. GIRAULT, Ecole Polytechnique
DR DANIEL O'HARE, Imperial College
PROFESSOR PETER DERRICK, Warwick
DR SUSAN PERKIN
PROFESSOR RICHARD H. GUY, Bath
DR ROBERT A. DRYFE, Manchester
Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4.45 p.m. in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (20.12), opposite the Main Lecture Theatre. All welcome.
Convener: D.E. Logan.
A. KORNYSHEV, Imperial College, London
P. KNOWLES, Cardiff
S. ALTHORPE, Cambridge
Mathematical Biology and Ecology Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 2 p.m. in the Mathematical Institute, Lecture Room 3 (unless otherwise stated). For correspondence and further details, please contact Sara Jolliffe at email@example.com.
Convener: Professor P.K. Maini.
DR D. STEKEL, Birmingham
DR A. EDWARDS, Cambridge
DR M. LUCZAK, LSE
Inorganic Chemistry Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.
Convener: Dr Jason J. Davis.
P. ARNOLD, Nottingham
W. HUCK, Cambridge
P. PRINGLE, Bristol
J. MCPHERSON, Warwick
C. CORPORET, Lyon
W. DAVID, ISIS
P. BARKER, Cambridge
P. LOW, Durham
Computational Mathematics and Applications Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 2 p.m. in the OUCL Lecture Theatre, unless otherwise stated. For further information please contact Shirley Day on Oxford (2)73885.
Conveners: L. N. Trefethen and J. Scott (RAL).
PROFESSOR J. TANNER, Utah
PROFESSOR T. SONAR, Braunschweig
PROFESSOR N. HIGHAM, Manchester
DR A. TREFETHEN
S. OLVER, Cambridge
DR HOU-DOU QI, Southampton
PROFESSOR T. PHILLIPS, Cardiff
PROFESSOR P. TOINT, Namur
DR M. VAN DIJZEN, Delft University of Technology
OCDEM Seminar Series
The following seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, OCDEM, Churchill Hospital.
B. HERING, Minneapolis, USA
H. HAUNER, Munich
G. OLIVECRONA, Umeå, Sweden
I. BARROSO, Cambridge
D. RAY, Manchester
N. MILLER, Utah
C. DAY, Newcastle
R. HOLMDAHL, Uppsala
Pharmacology and Anatomical Neuropharmacology Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 12 noon in the Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Mansfield Road.
PROFESSOR K. VOGT, Basel
PROFESSOR C. MCGUIGAN, Cardiff
DR L. ACSÁDY, Budapest
DR A. GANESAN, Southampton
PROFESSOR J. MANKOWSKI, Johns Hopkins
PROFESSOR P. MACKENZIE, Flinders
PROFESSOR H.J. WILLISON, Glasgow
DR K. DORA, Bath
PROFESSOR CLAUDIO CUELLO, McGill University, Canada, will lecture on Friday, 6 October, at 4 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology, Mansfield Road. All welcome.
Convener: Professor A. Galione.
Subject: 'Impact of intracellular Abeta peptide in the Alzheimer's pathology.'
Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Fridays, unless otherwise indicated, at 1 p.m. The seminars on Mondays (30 October, 6 November and 20 November) will be held at 4 p.m. All welcome.
PROFESSOR R. VAUGHAN-JONES
PROFESSOR I. TRACEY
PROFESSOR P. RAKIC, Yale
DR R. WINGATE, King's College London
PROFESSOR J. HALL, Mississippi Medical Center
PROFESSOR W. NEWSOME, Stanford
PROFESSOR R. FOSTER
PROFESSOR S. GRANT, Sanger Institute
PROFESSOR M. FITZGERALD, University College London
PROFESSOR M. SANGUINETTI, Utah
PROFESSOR H. WAGNER, RWTH Aachen
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: Research Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre Lecture Theatre, unless otherwise indicated. More information is available on http://dunn2.path.ox.ac.uk/~seminars/dunnsems.htm.
PROFESSOR C. NATHAN, Cornell
DR J. Q. SVEJSTRUP, Cancer Research UK
PROFESSOR V. KORONAKIS, Cambridge
PROFESSOR G. VAN DER GOOT, Lausanne
PROFESSOR FIONA POWRIE
PROFESSOR A. VENKITARAMAN, Cambridge
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: ISIS Innovation Research Seminar
The following talks will be given on Thursday, 12 October, in the Dunn School.
DR R.B. GENZYME
DR J. ATKINSON
DR C. STORY
Department of Biochemistry and Oxford University Biochemical Society Colloquia
PROFESSOR SIR MARTIN WOOD, FRS, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 23 October, in Lecture Room 1, the Department of Biochemistry.
Subject: 'Horizons of superconductivity.'
Botnar Research Centre
The following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre.
DR FRASER COXON, Aberdeen
PROFESSOR JAMES GALLAGHER, Liverpool
PROFESSOR ROBERT COLEMAN, Sheffield
DR MARK PERRY, Bristol
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: Mind, brain, and trauma
The following seminars will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Wellcome Unit, 45 Banbury Road.
Convener: Dr Sloan Mahone.
HANS POLS, Sydney
RALPH HARRINGTON, independent scholar
KATHERINE WATSON, Oxford Brookes
CECILIA RIVING, Lund
BENOÎT MAJERUS, Brussels
RHODRI HAYWARD, University of Exeter
Medieval and Modern Languages
DR ERDMUT WIZISLA, Head of the Bertolt Brecht Archive, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, will give a special guest lecture, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Bertolt Brecht, at 5.15 p.m. on Monday, 9 October, in the McGregor Matthews Room, New College.
Convener: Dr K.J. Leeder.
Subject: 'Nachlass und Nachruhm: Zum fünfzigsten Todestag Bertolt Brechts.'
Central European Seminar Series
For further information on these four seminar sessions, please visit the seminar Web site at http://users.ox.ac.uk/~sant1786.
DR L. TOP, Birkbeck, London and DR E. LAFFERTON,
DR R. YEOMANS and K. KOCOUREK, SSEES, London
DR A. KALLIS, Lancaster and R. MALLET, Birmingham
PROFESSOR P. PULZER
Graduate Students' Colloquia
The following Graduate Students' Colloquia will be held on Tuesdays at 5.15 p.m. in the Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music. The colloquia are open to the public. There is no charge for admission.
EKATERINI LEVIDOU, St Antony's
OWEN REES, Queen's
BENJAMIN WALTON, Cambridge
SUSAN WOLLENBERG, Lady Margaret Hall
DANIEL GALLAGHER, St Catherine's
GREG BARNETT, Rice University
SARAH COHEN, Liverpool
MARK EVERIST, Southampton
Seminar in Late Medieval and Renaissance Music
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in All Souls College. The seminars are open to the public. There is no charge for admission.
IAN RUMBOLD, Nottingham
DAVID FALLOWS, Manchester
NICHOLAS KENYON, Controller, BBC Proms
FIONA SHAND, Magdalen
The ISIS Composition Workshops will be held on Monday, 23 October and Monday, 13 November at 2 p.m., Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music.
The 'Viol Saturday' Musical workshops will be held on Saturday, 28 October at 10 a.m. in the Bate Collection, Faculty of Music.
A Composition workshop will be held on Monday, 30 October, 11 a.m., Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music. The Allegri String Quartet will play works written especially by student composers.
DR EMANUELE SENICI will hold the following seminar on Monday, 6 November, at 12 noon in the Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music.
Subject: 'Introduction to academic careers.'
Lunchtime Gallery Talk
CORINNA CONNOR will give the following talk on Tuesday, 7 November, at 1 p.m. in the Bate Collection, Music Faculty.
Subject: 'The Jay cello: an illustrated lecture exploring the music, repertoire, and qualities of the early classical cello.'
Seminar on Jewish history and literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Oriental Institute.
Convener: Professor M. Goodman.
DR T. EDWARDS
PROFESSOR P. ALEXANDER, Manchester
DR D. NOY, Lampeter
DR W. SMELIK, University College London
DR S. STERN, University College London
DR J. HUGHES, Manchester
Oriental Studies, Christ Church
Violence and authority: comparative studies on European, Byzantine, and Islamic states and state-building
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Lecture Room 2, Christ Church. The series is sponsored by the Mellon Foundation, Christ Church, the Khalili Centre for Islamic Art, the Oriental Institute, and the Humanities Division. Further information can be found at www.krc.ox.ac.uk/mellon_seminar.htm.
Conveners: Petra Sijpesteijn and Chase Robinson.
DAVID COOK, Rice University
DR JAMES HOWARD-JOHNSTON
ANTOINE BORRUT, Paris
JÜRGEN PAUL, Halle-Wittenberg
CHRISTOPHER MCEVITT, Dartmouth College
ALEX METCALFE, Lancaster
MATTHEW INNES, Birkbeck College, London
African Studies Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. at St Antony's College, Fellows' Dining Room, unless otherwise indicated. For further information contact Wanja Knighton at African.firstname.lastname@example.org
Convener: David Pratten.
R. FANTHORPE, Sussex
D. PETERSON, Cambridge
N. NELSON, Goldsmiths College London
S. NEWELL, Sussex
G. CARSWELL, Sussex
D. CONWAY, Bristol
L. FOURCHARD, Bordeaux
ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS): Disrupting dichotomies in migration research, policy, and practice
The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Institute of Human Sciences, the Pauling Centre. Further information can be found at www.compas.ox.ac.uk/events/seminars_lectures.shtml.
Convener: Bridget Anderson.
RUSSELL KING, Sussex
JOHN DAVIES, Sussex
LIZA SCHUSTER, City University, London
SUE CONLAN, Tyndallwoods Solicitors, Birmingham
DON FLYNN, Project Director, Migrants' Rights Network
OXONIA Distinguished Speaker Event
PROFESSOR LORD DESAI, LSE, will speak at a meeting to be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 October, in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Economics.
The meeting, which is organised in co-operation with the Department of Economics and is open to all members of the University, will be chaired by Professor David Hendry.
Subject: 'Politicians and economists: a troubled relationship.'
Oxford Centre for Research into Parenting and Children: Promoting the well-being of children—the role of grandparents and kinship care
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Barnett House. Details of the 24 October seminar will be announced later.
Enquiries should be directed to Professor Ann Buchanan (e-mail: email@example.com). Notification of access requirements should be made to Bryony Welsman (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR SARAH HARPER
ADRIENNE KATZ and CLAIRE COLLIS (with young people from
DR NICOLA ROSS, Glasgow Centre for the Child and
PROFESSOR RICHARD HASTINGS, Bangor
DR GEORGE LEESON
PROFESSOR GLEN H. ELDER, North Carolina
Oxford Seminars in Cartography
MATTHEW EDNEY, Director, History of Cartography Project, University of Wisconsin–Madison, will give a seminar in this series at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 October, in the Board Room, the Oxford University Centre for the Environment. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Subject: 'Mapping empires, mapping bodies: reflections on the uses and abuses of cartography.'
Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: Food, ethnicity, and identityThe following seminars will be held at 11 a.m. on Fridays in the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (61 Banbury Road).
Conveners: Shirley Ardener, Ian Fowler, Elisabeth Hsu, and Lidia Sciama.
PROFESSOR PAT CAPLAN, Goldsmiths College
PROFESSOR HELEN MACBETH, Oxford Brookes
DR MORTON KRINGELBACH
THE REVD LUDOVIC LADO
DR JACQUELINE WALDREN
DR MOHAMMAD TALIB
PROFESSOR JEREMY MACCLANCY
Interdisciplinary Seminar in the Study of Religions
Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Harris Seminar Room, Oriel College.
Conveners: Dr Bettina Schmidt and Dr Peggy Morgan.
PROFESSOR CATHERINE BELL
PROFESSOR TARIQ RAMADAN
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SMRITI SRINIVAS
PROFESSOR DOUGLAS DAVIES
Theology, English Language and Literature, History of Art
The Bible in art, music, and literature
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Professor Chris Rowland and Dr Christine Joynes.
DR TASSILO ERHARDT, Utrecht
PROFESSOR JULES LUBBOCK, Essex
PROFESSOR ELISABETH JAY, Oxford Brookes
PROFESSOR ANN LOADES, Durham
Rothermere American Institute
American History Research Seminar
Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Rothermere American Institute. The seminars are open to the public.
CLIVE WEBB, Sussex
RICHARD KING, Nottingham
SIMON NEWMAN, Glasgow
KATE DOSSETT, Leeds
SARAH PEARSALL, Northwestern
PROFESSOR JANE CAPLAN and PROFESSOR LINDA KERBER
RAI Fellows' Research Seminar
The following seminars will be given at 12.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Rothermere American Institute. The seminars are open to the public.
SIMON HEAD, Century Foundation, New York
DARRYL BROWN, Wahington and Lee University
ANTHONY EDMONDS, Ball State University
DOUGLAS DAVIES, Durham
ARNOLD FLEISCHMANN, Georgia
MANJU JAIDKA, Punjab University, Chandigarh
JOHN P. CAULFIELD, Consul General, US Embassy, London, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the Rothermere American Institute. The lecture will be open to the public.
Subject: 'Immigration: the US experience and future trends.'
Annual Conference: US national identity in the twenty-first century
The RAI Annual Conference will be held in the Rothermere American Institute, 9–11 November. The conference is open to the public, but registration by e-mail is required: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANATOL LIEVEN, Senior Research Fellow, New America Foundation, will address a plenary meeting of the conference at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 November.
JONATHAN RABAN, novelist and journalist, will address a plenary meeting of the conference at 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 10 November.
Centre for Brazilian Studies
The following research seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. at the Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road. The lecturer and title for 28 November will be confirmed at a later date.
DR T. POWER
DR L. FERNANDO DE PAULA, Rio de Janeiro
DR J. DAVILA, North Carolina
DR J. SAMPAIO SADDI, SÆo Paulo
PROFESSOR M.C. LEMOS, Michigan
PROFESSOR T. RIEDINGER, Ohio State University
DR J. R. MARTINS, SÆo Carlos
The following workshops will be held on Fridays. The programme details are still to be confirmed. Pre- registration required at email@example.com or on Oxford (2)84460.
Speaker to be announced
Speaker to be announced
The following one-day conference will be held at St Peter's College, Dorfman Room. Pre-registration required. Further details from firstname.lastname@example.org or on Oxford (2)84460.
Convener: Dr Sara Brandellero.
Subject: 'Graciliano Ramos.'
Saïd Business School
Operations Management Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 3.30 p.m. in the Saïd Business School. All welcome. Inquiries to email@example.com.
DR Z. RADNOR, Warwick
DR M. SPRING, Lancaster
DR L. ZOMERDIJK, London Business School
PROFESSOR N. OLIVER, Cambridge
DR D.P. VAN DONK, Groningen
PROFESSOR A. NICHOLSON
DR. C. SAUER
DR J. EFSTATHIOU
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Edmund Safra Lecture Theatre, West Wing, Saïd Business School, unless otherwise indicated. More information on http://www.finance.ox.ac.uk. E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: Oxford (2)88902.
Conveners: Han Ozsoylev and Celine Rochon.
G. DE NICOLO, IMF
D. THESMAR, HEC
P. BOSSAERTS, Lausanne
F. DE JONG, Tilburg
G. DESGRANGES, Cergy-Portoise
H. HONG, Princeton
E. KANDEL, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
D. MARTIMORT, CICT
JULIAN DIBBELL will give a talk to mark the launch of his latest book at 5 p.m. on Monday, 2 October, in the Saïd Business School. The talk is open to all members of the University. Electronic registration: www.sbs.oxford.edu/events/dibbell. Enquiries to: email@example.com.
Convener: Professor Douglas Holt.
Subject: 'Play money: gold farms, polar bear rugs, and the ludocentric theory of contemporary capitalism.'
Complex Adaptive Systems Group Seminars
Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in Seminar Room B, the Saïd Business School. Further seminars in this series will be announced later.
The Seminar web-page is at www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/html/faculty_seminars_complex_systems.asp.
Conveners: Dr Felix Reed-Tsochas and Dr Sean Gourley.
PROFESSOR STEPHEN SHENNAN, Imperial College
DR MARCEL FAFCHAMPS, Department of Economics
DR ANTONIS PAPACHRISTODOULOU, Department of Engineering
DR MICHAEL BIGGS, Department of Sociology
Centre for Criminology
Oxford Criminology Seminar Series
The following seminars will be held at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesdays in Seminar Room A, the Manor Road Building. The series will continue in Hilary and Trinity Terms.
Convener: Professor Ian Loader.
JOCK YOUNG, Kent
RICHARD GARSIDE, Director, Crime and Society
KEVIN HAGGERTY, Alberta
GRAHAM TOWL, Chief Psychologist, National Offender
Management Service, Home Office
Department of Educational Studies
Oxford Centre for Sociocultural and Activity Theory Research (OSAT Centre) Seminar
PROFESSOR ALEX KOZULIN, International Centre for the
Enhancement of Learning Potential, Jerusalem, will lecture at
OUDES as part of his Leverhulme Fellowship on Wednesday, 25
October at 5 p.m.
International Gender Studies Centre
Gender and representation in song, dance, museums, and the arts
The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in Seminar Room 1, the Department of International Development, Mansfield Road.
Conveners: Dr Janette Davies and Dr Jacqueline Waldren.
MARILYN HERMAN, London
ANNIE COOMBS, Birkbeck College, London
Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit
David Patterson Seminars
The following seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor.
Convener: Dr Piet van Boxel.
PROFESSOR ROBERT MILLER, Mount St Mary's Seminary,
PROFESSOR GEZA VERMES
PROFESSOR PHILIP ALEXANDER, Manchester
DR ROBERT OWENS, General Theological Seminary, New
DR ADAM SILVERSTEIN
DR HAIM SPERBER, Western Galilee College
PROFESSOR HUGH WILLIAMSON and DR ALISON SALVESEN
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Economic development in the Muslim world: problems and prospects
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street. Details of the 15 November seminar will be announced later.
DR SABINA ALKIRE,
PROFESSOR ROBERT H. WADE, LSE
PROFESSOR RICHARD AUTY, Lancaster
PROFESSOR PAUL COLLIER, Centre for the Study of African
DR SORAYA TREMAYNE and PROFESSOR SHAHEEN SARDAR ALI
PROFESSOR HASHEM PESARAN
PANEL OF DEVELOPMENT EXPERTS
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
MARTIN KETTLE, political columnist and leader-writer, the Guardian, will give a seminar at 12 noon on Wednesday, 11 October, in the Committee Room, Green College. A 'brown-bag' lunch, coffee, and biscuits will be provided.
Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Trust and reporting.'
Oxford Learning Institute
The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Oxford Learning Institute, Level 2, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's. The full programme can be found at www.learning.ox.ac.uk/oli.php?page=138.
Anyone wishing to attend these seminars should first contact Rocio Garavito (e-mail: email@example.com).
DR JOELLE FANGHANEL, City University
DR JOHN FAZEY, Bangor
PROFESSOR JONATHAN GOSLING, University of Exeter
PROFESSOR JAN ELEN, Leuven
PROFESSOR INGRID LUNT
DR CHRIS TREVITT, ANU
Oxford University Library Services
OULS Wiser: Workshops in Information Skills and Electronic Resources
The first seminars in these short lunch-time sessions will focus on locating relevant resources in science, social sciences, and humanities. Other sessions during term will include e-journals, overviews of available electronic resources, current awareness services, search skills and citation searching. No prior knowledge is expected.
Full details of the workshops can be found at www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/services/information_skills/wiser. Booking is essential, and should be done via www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/courses/.
Early Modern French Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Thurdays at 5.15 p.m. in the Maison Française, unless otherwise stated. Lectures with English titles will be in English.
Conveners: Richard Cooper, Nicholas Cronk, Kate Tunstall, and Alain Viala.
CARSTEN MEINER, Copenhagen
ANTONY MCKENNA, St Etienne
DAVID MASKELL, Oriel
COLAS DUFLO, Amiens
DANIEL MESGUICH, actor and director
Modern French Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Thurdays at 5.15 p.m. in the Maison Française.
Convener: Marc Dambre.
DOMINIQUE COMBE, Paris III
JANE HIDDLESTON, Exeter
NICHOLAS HEWITT, Nottingham
DANIEL MESGUICH, actor and director
Medieval French Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 5.15 p.m. in the Maison Française.
Convener: Helen Swift.
FLORENCE BOUCHET, Toulouse Le Mirail
KEVIN BROWNLEE, Pennsylvania
ROSALIND BROWN-GRANT, Leeds
ARDIS BUTTERFIELD, London
JAMES SIMPSON, Glasgow
The following workshops will be held in the Maison Française, unless otherwise indicated.
LUCY GARNIER, St John's
CHRISTOPHER MINKOWSKI, Balliol, CATERINA GUENZI, EHESS,
and STÉPHANE VAN DAMME, CNRS-MFO
NATHALIE AUBERT, Oxford Brookes, PIERRE-PHILLIPPE
FRAITURE, Warwick, and PATRICK MCGUINNESS St Anne's
ANNE SIMONIN, CNRS-MFO and PETER MACDONALD, St Hugh's
MARIE-CLAIRE LAVABRE, CNRS-MFO and rOBERT GILDEA,
SUDHIR HAZAREESINGH, Balliol and GÉRARD GRUNBERG,
The following study days will be held in the Maison Française.unless otherwise indicated.
MARTINE PÉCHARMAn, CNRS and SARAH HUTTON,
BILL PICKERING, British Centre for Durkheimian Studies and
MARIE-CLAIRE LAVABRE, CNRS-MFO
Mediterranean Writers Series
The following meetings will be held in the Maison Française, unless otherwise indicated.
The following lectures and events will be held in the Maison Française, unless otherwise indicated.
OLIVIER ROY, CNRS-EHESS (Chair: Eugene Rogan)
JACQUES LEVY, Lausanne (Chair: Graham Clark)
PIERRE MOSCOVICI, Vice-President, European Parliament
(Chair: Kalypso Nicolaïdis)
DENIS NOBLE, Balliol (Chair: Pietro Corsi)
The following events will be held on Tuesdays in the Maison Française at 8 p.m. Each film will be introduced by Dr Reidar Due, Tutor in European Cinema at Magdalen College. There is no need to book in advance, but seats will be allocated on a 'first-come, first-served' basis.
24 Oct.: Boudu sauvé des eaux (1932; director: Jean Renoir)
7 Nov.: L'Atalante (1934; director: Jean Vigo)
14 Nov.: La Kermesse Héroïque (1935; director: Jacques Feyder)
Instituto Camões Centre for Portuguese Language
Seminar: The Treaty of Windsor (1386) and 620 years of Anglo- Portuguese Relations
The above seminar will be held on Wednesday, 18 October from 10 a.m. onwards at St Peter's College, Dorfman Room. His Excellency the Portuguese Ambassador, Fernando Andresen GuimarÆes, will address the seminar in the closing session, at 6 p.m.
M. VILLAS-BOAS, Espírito Santo Financial Group,
Session TwoO. REES
11.50 a.m.: 'Duarte Lobo's Missarum and English musical antiquarianism in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries.'
K. MAXWELL, Harvard
T. PINTO COELHO
J. VILLIERS, King's College London
G. STONE, West of England
N. MACQUEEN, Dundee
S. HENDERS, York University, Toronto
Queen Elizabeth House
Development Economics Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 2 at 3 Mansfield Road. The aim of this seminar series is to present ongoing research by the Oxford development economics faculty. The primary audience is students on the M.Sc in Development Economics and the M.Phil in Economics, D.Phil students, and Oxford economists. The presentation will be fairly technical although hopefully accessible to non- economists, who are very welcome. If you have special access requirements please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Oxford (2)81803. More information on http://www2.qeh.ox.ac.uk/teaching/seminars.html.
Conveners: Professor Valpy FitzGerald and Professor Adrian Wood.
PROFESSOR S. DERCON
PROFESSOR F. STEWART (with A. LANGER)
PROFESSOR M. FAFCHAMPS
DR C. ADAM
DR XIAOLAN FU
PROFESSOR J. KNIGHT
PROFESSOR V. FITZGERALD
PROFESSOR A. WOOD
Contemporary South Asia Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 2 p.m. in Seminar Room 2, Department of International Development. E-mail: email@example.com. Telephone: Oxford (2)81800.
Conveners: Professor Barbara Harriss-White, Dr Nandini Gooptu, and Mallarika Sinha Ray.
M. NIAZ ASADULLAH
C. STILL, London School of Economics
E. SIMPSON, Goldsmiths College London
M. SINHA ROY
T. ROY, London School of Economics
N. PUREWAL, Manchester
R. GOVINDA, Cambridge
J. MULLARD, London School of Economics
Refugee Studies Centre
The following public seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in Seminar Room 1, the Department of Development Studies, Mansfield Road. Enquiries should be directed to Dominique Attala, Refugee Studies Centre (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.rsc.ox.ac.uk).
DR GRAEME RODGERS
DR OLIVER BAKEWELL
MS STEPHANIE GRANT, Harrison Grant Solicitors, London
MS ANNA SCHMIDT, Berkeley
PROFESSOR PETER LOIZOS, LSE
DR HEIN DE HAAS
PROFESSOR BARBARA HARRELL-BOND, American University in
SHAMI CHAKRABARTI, Director, Liberty, will deliver the Harrell-Bond Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 29 November, in the Examination Schools. The title of the lecture will be announced later.
Refugee Studies Centre Workshop
The RSC will hold a workshop on Thursday, 26 October. Places are limited and subject to pre-registration. For further information contact the convener at email@example.com.
Subject: 'Dynamics of conflict and displacement in West Papua, Indonesia.'
PROFESSOR ANTONY MCKENNA, Université Jean Monnet–St Etienne, will deliver the Besterman Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the Maison Française.
Subject: 'Faith and reason in the classical age: Pierre Bayle in the light of new research.'
McGovern Lecture in the History of Medicine
PROFESSOR MARK HARRISON will deliver the annual McGovern Lecture in the History of Medicine at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'War, epidemics, and empire: the British army in the Middle East during the First World War.'
Hertford Tyndale Lecture
DR ALEC RYRIE, Birmingham, will deliver the Hertford Tyndale Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 19 October, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The English Bible and piety in the Reformation.'
AUDREY NIFFENEGGER, novelist, author of The Time-Traveller's Wife, will give a lecture/reading, arranged by the Kellogg College Writing Centre, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 October, in the Mawby Pavilion, Rewley House. Enquiries may be made to (2)80898.
THE RT. HON. JOHN REDWOOD, MP, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 October, in the Summer Common Room, Magdalen College. Further seminars will be announced later.
Subject: 'I don't like politics, but I do want to make a difference.'
Rowe Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR GIORGIO GALLETTI, Professor of Architecture, University of Florence, will deliver the Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 20 October, in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College (entrance through Longwall). The lecture will be given in English.
Subject: 'Cecil Pinsent's Italian gardens.'
Media and Politics Seminars
The following seminars, arranged in association with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays (unless otherwise stated) in the Seminar Room, Nuffield College.
Conveners: David Butler (Nuffield College), Paddy Coulter and John Lloyd (Reuters Institute).
THE RT. HON. HILARY BENN, MP, Secretary of State for
PHILIP GRAF, Deputy Chairman of Ofcom; formerly Chief
Executive of Trinity Mirror Group
ADAM BOULTON, Political Editor, Sky News
ELINOR GOODMAN, Political Editor, Channel 4 News
STRYKER MCGUIRE, New York Times London Bureau Chief
MARK MARDELL, European Editor, BBC News
St Antony's College
Asian Studies Centre
Conference: Globalisation and the workplace in Asia
The following conference will be held on 27 and 28 October in the Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College. Further details, registration and enquiries: Jennifer Griffiths at firstname.lastname@example.org. or Oxford (2)74559.
Conveners: Dr Mark Rebick and Dr Nandini Gooptu.
DR G. DE NEVE, Sussex: 'Global garment chains, local labour activism: new challenges to trade unionism in the Tirupur industrial cluster, South India.'
PROFESSOR D. SOLINGER, Irvine: 'Workers' reactions: Unions matter more than regimes.'
DR S. ROY CHOUDHURY, Bangalore: 'Labour and "class" in India: the search for a political paradigm.'
Experience of work
J. CROSS, Sussex: 'Labour relations and changing experiences of work at a European manufacturing unit inside a special economic zone in Andhra Pradesh—shifts from paternalism to professionalism in relations between managers and workers.'
DR N. GOOPTU: 'Globalisation, work and politics in Calcutta.'
Organisation of workPROFESSOR S. KURUVILLA, Cornell: 'Outsourcing to India.'
PROFESSOR M. BLECHER, Oberlin College: 'Corporate and social responsibility in China.'
Casualisation of the workforceM. OSAWA, Japan Women's University: 'Globalisation and part- time work in Japan.'
Southeast Asian Studies Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College. Details for the seminar on 25 October will be confirmed at a later date. Enquiries: email@example.com or Oxford (2)74559.
Convener: Dr Eva-Lotta Hedman.
A. WALKER, Australian National University
C. BONURA, Puget Sound
DR C. HUGHES, Birmingham
European Studies Centre
The following seminars will be held on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. E-mail: European.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conveners: Kalypso Nicolaïdis and members of the European Studies Centre Academic Steering Committee.
L. TSOUKALIS and J. ZIELONKA
G. AVERY, European Commission, and B. ORAN, Ankara
LADY (SHIRLEY) WILLIAMS
LORD PATTEN and M. MONTI, Bocconia University, Milan
J. MISHI and V. BOGDANOR
S. WEATHERILL, P. CRAIG and S. WALL
C. POWELL, San Pablo, K. AUEL and J. LOUGHLIN
Convener: Jane Caplan.
Subject: 'Nazi Germany' (undergraduate special subject 21 classes (not open))
Nationalism, underdevelopment, citizenship: the EU and minority policies in TurkeyPROFESSOR BASKIN ORAN, Ankara, will give the following seminars on Mondays (weeks 2–5) at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre.
Conveners: Philip Robins and Kerem Oktem.
23 Oct.: 'Kemalism as a prototype of third world nationalism and its situation today.'
30 Oct.: 'Minorities in the Ottoman Empire and the codification of the millet system in the Lausanne Treaty.'
6 Nov.: 'Legal framework and implementation of minority rights in Turkey.'
13 Nov.: Round-table debate on Turkey, the EU and minority policies.
JACQUES LÉVY, Lausanne, will lecture on Wednesday, 18 October, at 5.15 p.m., at Maison Française, Norham Road. Chair: Gordon Clark.
Conveners: K. Nicolaïdis and Alexis Tadié.
Subject: 'The European city: fall and rise.'
PIERRE MOSCOVICI will lecture on Thursday, 19 October, at 5.15 p.m., at Maison Française, Norham Road.
Convener: K. Nicolaïdis and Alexis Tadié.
Subject: 'Europe between crisis and renewal.' (jointly with Maison Française)
The following workshop will be held on Fri./Sat., 10/11 November from 9.30 to 6 p.m.
Convener: Jane Caplan
Subject: 'Remembering 1956: De-Stalinisation and Suez after fifty years.'
The following British-Spanish workshop will be held on Wednesday, 29 November, and Thursday, 30 November, 9.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m.
Conveners: Charles Powell (Madrid) and John Loughlin.
Subject: 'Britain and Spain: Disintegrating states in an integrating Europe? New and old challenges.'
Pluscarden Programme for the Study of Global Terrorism and Intelligence
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. The seminar on 26 October will form part of the 2006/7 RUSI-St Antony's Research Programme 'Intelligence and the Sociology of Terrorism'. Enquiries: email@example.com or Oxford (2)74559.
Convener: Steve Tsang.
KARIM SULTAN SINJARI, Minister of State, Kurdistan
Regional Government, Iraq
PROFESSOR P. BOBBITT, Texas
Pluscarden Workshop: Intelligence and the Sociology of Terrorism
The following workshop will be held on 8 and 9 December from 9 a.m. onwards at the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Closing date for registration: 8 November 2006. Enquiries: Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conveners: Steve Tsang, Roy Giles, Sandra Bell, Chris Pope.
THE RT. HON. JOHN REID
MARK URBAN, BBC
DR T. RAMADAN
SHEIKH MUSA ADMANI, London Metropolitan University
DR D. JOHNSON
PROFESSOR A. GLEES, Brunel
D.A.C. P. CLARKE, Metropolitan Police
A. SIDDIQUI, the City Circle
Speaker to be announced
Speaker to be announced
Middle East Centre
AVI SHLAIM and KARMA NABULSI will take part in a panel discussion at 5 p.m. on Monday, 16 October, at the Middle East Centre Library, 68 Woodstock Road. This event will be followed by a welcome reception to commence at 6.30 p.m. Chair: Dr Eugene Rogan.
Subject: 'Israel's war in Gaza and Lebanon.'
St Edmund Hall
Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture
MATTHEW D'ANCONA, editor, the Spectator, will deliver the Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 October, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Confessions of a hawkish hack: the war on terror and the media.'
St Hilda's College
St Hilda's College Lectures
DR SARA DELAMONT, Cardiff, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 19 October, in the Vernon Harcourt Room, St Hilda's College.
Subject: 'Women and higher education: can the subaltern ever be happy?'
St John's College
Interdisciplinary seminars in psychoanalysis
The following seminars will be held at 8.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the St John's College Research Centre, 45 St Giles'. Those wishing to attend should first e-mail Professor Paul Tod: email@example.com.
Conveners: Dr Louise Braddock, Dr Michael Lacewing, and Professor Paul Tod.
DR JESSICA EVANS, Open University
DR ALEJANDRA PEREZ, University College, London
DR MICHAEL LACEWING, Heythrop College, London
DR DAWN PHILLIPS
DR LIZ ALLISON, University College, London
Varied beginnings: the universe in a day
The following one-day workshop will be held on Saturday, 14 October, 10.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m. in the Research Centre at 45 St Giles'. Five fellows of the college will speak on the history of the Universe from the Big Bang to the present day. All members of the University welcome, but space is limited. If you would like to attend please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
K. BLUNDELL: 'The first eleven billion years: the formation of elements, galaxies and Planet Earth.'
F. ARMSTRONG: 'Chemistry and the emergence of life.'
T. KEMP: 'The history of life on earth.'
R. HARDING: 'Anthropology and the emergence of humanity.'
R. MCKIBBIN: 'How civilisations change.'
Creative Arts Lecture Series
GREVEL LINDOP, formerly Professor of Romantic Studies, University of Manchester, will give a poetry reading at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 11 October, in the Buttery, Wolfson College.
Ronald Syme Lecture
PROFESSOR PETER BROWN, Professor of History, Princeton, will deliver the Ronald Syme Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture will be open to the public.
Subject: 'Commercium spirituale: Paulinus of Nola and the poetry of wealth.'
Regent's Park College
Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture
Living in a global context
Unless otherwise indicated, the following public lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Regent's Park College.
THE REVD DR LESLIE GRIFFITHS (LORD GRIFFITHS OF BURRY
THE RT. REVD DR KENNETH CRAGG, formerly Bishop in
SHEIKH MUSA ADMANI, imam, London Metropolitan
PROFESSOR PAUL REDDITT, Georgetown College, Kentucky
RACHEL SEARLE, Director, Feed The Minds
PROFESSOR NORMAN KEMBER, peace campaigner
PROFESSOR JOHN DRANE, Fuller Theological Seminary,
Oxford Medieval Society
The following meetings will be held on Thursdays in the Dorfman Centre, St Peter's College, 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. Enquiries should be directed to the Secretary: email@example.com.
PROFESSOR ERIC STANLEY
DR PETER HEATHER and DR BRYAN WARD-PERKINS
Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum
The following lectures will be given at 6.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Lecture Theatre in the new extension to the Pitt Rivers Museum (entrance from Robinson Close, off South Parks Road). Admission for non- members costs £2.
DR DIANA MARTIN, Institute of Social and Cultural
DR PAUL OLIVER, Oxford Brookes
Oxford English Dictionary Forum
PROFESSOR MICHAEL BENSKIN, Oslo, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 9 October, in Rewley House.
Subject: 'Medieval writing systems in the West: graphemes, litterae, and the undistributed middle.'
Oxford Italian Association
The following lectures will be given at 7.30 for 8 p.m. on the days shown. Admission costs £1 for members, £3 for non-members; students under thirty are admitted free.
For further information on the Oxford Italian Association, including how to join, telephone Oxford 377479 or 865476.
DR JON WHITELEY
Fri. 13 Oct., 8 p.m., Lecture Theatre, Rewley House: showing of film I Cento Passi (Marco Tullio Giordano; 114 minutes). Admission free.
Tue. 31 Oct., 7.30 for 8 p.m., Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road: conversazione in italiano. Admission free.