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Oxford University Gazette, 14 December 2006: Diary

Friday 15 December

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Workshop 4; Programme 1), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Sunday 17 December

MICHAELMAS TERM ends.

SULKI YU (violin) and DANIEL TONG (piano) perform works by Poulenc, Bach, Beethoven, and Sarasate, the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m. (Admission £5, concessions £3; proceeds in aid of African Medical and Research Foundation.)

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Monday 18 December

POSTAL VOTE on the amended Statute VI (concerning Council): voting papers to be returned to the Registrar, University Offices by 4 p.m. (see further details at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/gwp/postalvote.shtml).

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Saturday 23 December

BODLEIAN LIBRARY closed (reopens 3 January) (some local variations: see 'University Libraries: opening hours, Christmas Vacation').

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 3 January).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 3 January).

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Monday 8 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Tutorial teaching' (for Sciences and Medical Sciences), 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Tuesday 9 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Tutorial teaching' (for Humanities and Social Sciences), 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Thursday 11 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Friday 12 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Workshop 1; Programme 2), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Saturday 13 January

WORKSHOP: 'Imagination' (various speakers), St John's College Research Centre, 10.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m. (registration required: paul.tod@sjc.ox.ac.uk).

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Monday 15 January

DR JUDITH MARQUAND: 'Has Russia an environmental policy?—the case of the Tomsk Regional Ecological Committee' (Oxford Environmental Law Discussion Group meeting), Fraenkel Room, Corpus Christi, 1 p.m.

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Tuesday 16 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Introductory certificate in management' (Day 1), 9.30 a.m.; 'Class teaching' (for Humanities and Social Sciences), 12 noon (see information above).

DR DAVID GELLNER: 'Theories of ritual, types of religion' (Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion: 'Religion, ritual, and power in the Nepal Himalayas'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 17 January

MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION Science Day: 'New horizons in molecular medicine and their relevance to cardiovascular disease', Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, 1.30–5 p.m. (see further details in 'Lectures' above).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Springboard' (Workshop 1, Programme 3), 9.30 a.m.; 'Class teaching' (for MPLS and Medical Sciences), 12 noon (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

DR DAVID LEHMANN: 'Politics, ethnicity and religion in Israel: learning from Shas' (David Patterson Seminars), Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.

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Thursday 18 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Project management', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR ELSPETH GUILD: 'Who is a neighbour? Examining immigration and asylum in the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) instruments' (ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society seminars: 'Migration on the fringes of Europe: trends, patterns, transformation'), Institute of Human Sciences, 58a Banbury Road, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR KENNETH OLWIG: 'Embodied law v. bodies of law in the remaking of landscape: the "natural" legal and moral legacy of sheep' (Linacre Lectures: 'Remaking environments: histories, practices, politics'), OUCE Lecture Theatre, Dyson Perrins Building, 5.30 p.m.

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Friday 19 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Proof reading', 9.30 a.m.; 'The language learner', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Monday 22 January

DR PAVLOS ELEFTHERIADIS: 'Environmental rights in the EU legal order' (Oxford Environmental Law Discussion Group meeting), Fraenkel Room, Corpus Christi, 1 p.m.

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Tuesday 23 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Introductory certificate in management' (Day 2), 9.30 a.m.; 'Class teaching' (for Humanities and Social Sciences), 12 noon (see information above).

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