University Gazette, 19 October 2006: Lectures
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.'
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.'
Committee for Comparative Philology, Linguistics, and Phonetics
General Linguistics Graduate Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4 p.m. in Room 207, Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Walton Street. Details of the 30 October seminar will be announced later.
MARK STEEDMAN, Edinburgh
ROBERTA D'ALESSANDRO and IAN ROBERTS, Cambridge
English Language and Literature
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5.30 p.m. in Room 10 of the English Faculty, St Cross Building, Manor Road. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
PROFESSOR TIM MORTON, University of California, Davis
DR JO MCDONAGH
DR JANE STABLER, St Andrews
DR NEIL VICKERS, King's College London
GREG LEADBETTER, Oxford Brookes
JANE DARCY, King's College London
Oxford Architectural History Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5.30 p.m. in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Earth Sciences Seminars
The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Department of Earth Sciences.
PROFESSOR TIMOTHY JICKELLS, East Anglia
DR EMILY RAYFIELD, Bristol
DR MADELEINE HUMPHREYS, Cambridge
PROFESSOR PHILIP ALLEN, Imperial College
DR KEITH NICHOLLS, British Antarctic Survey
The following colloquia will be held on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in the Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre.
PROFESSOR SIR JOHN PENDRY, Imperial College London
PROFESSOR R. CATLOW, Royal Institution
PROFESSOR SIR PETER HIRSCH
PROFESSOR WAYNE D. KAPLAN, Israel Institute of
PROFESSOR LAURENS KATGERMAN, Delft
PROFESSOR XINHUA WU, Birmingham
DR SIMON BENJAMIN
Mathematical Logic Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 3.15 p.m. in the Mathematical Institute.
GRIGORY GARKUSHA, Manchester
LAWRENCE TAYLOR, Nottingham
MOSHE KAMENSKY, UEA
ZOE CHATZIDAKIS, Paris
Medieval and Modern Languages
Italian Postgraduate Research Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in Room 2, the Taylor Institution, unless otherwise stated. Seminar details for 30 October will be confirmed at a later date. For further information contact the Research Seminars Coordinator, Dr Ela Tandello, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MATTEO GIANCOTTI, Padua
ITA MACCARTHY, Durham
Seminars in Palaeography and Manuscript Studies
The following seminars (involving original manuscripts) will take place at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Cecil Jackson Room, the Sheldonian Theatre.
Conveners: Nigel Palmer, Richard Sharpe, and Martin Kauffmann.
IAN SHORT, London
BARBARA BOMBI, Canterbury
NIGEL MORGAN, Cambridge
Medical Sciences, History of Art
Art and Neuroscience Lectures
The following lectures, which are supported by the Oxford McDonnell Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, will be held on Fridays at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.
COLIN HARRISON (Speaker) and PROFESSOR ANDREW GOUDIE
PROFESSOR MARTIN KEMP (Speaker) and PROFESSOR O. J.
BELINDA BEATON (Speaker; reply by a
neuroscientist—to be announced)
PROFESSOR COLIN BLAKEMORE (Speaker) and PROFESSOR MARTIN
Mellon Sawyer Seminar
JAMES HOWARD-JOHNSTON will give the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Tuesday, 24 October, at 5 p.m. in Lecture Room 2, Christ Church. For more information see http://www.krc.ox.ac.uk/mellon_seminar.htm.
Subject: 'Byzantine responses to the Islamic conquest.'
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology: Departmental Seminar
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 4.15 p.m. in the Pauling Centre Lecture Theatre at 58a Banbury Road, Oxford, unless otherwise stated.
Conveners: Harvey Whitehouse and Elisabeth Hsu.
DANIEL A. YON, York University, Toronto
JOE HEINRICH, University of British Columbia
ANDREAS ROEPSTORRF, Aarhus, Denmark
QUINTON DEELEY, King's College London
SMITRI SRINIVAS, University of California, Davis
DAN SPERBER, CNRS Paris
DAVID LEWIS-WILLIAMS, Witwatersrand
J.D.Y. PEEL, SOAS, London
CHARLES STAFFORD, London School of Economics
Extra-legal Governance and Organised Crime Discussion Group
The following discussion group will meet on Wednesdays at 1.30 p.m. in the Centre for Criminology, Manor Road Social Sciences Building, Seminar Room 341. The discussion group is sponsored by the Extra-Legal Governance Institute and the Faculty of Law. All welcome. Enquiries: email@example.com.
Conveners: Diego Gambetta, Heather Hamill, Federico Varese.
DR NEIL CARRIER
DR D. HARBORD, Market Analysis Ltd
DR Y. GUICHAOUA
Oxford Centre for Sociocultural and Activity Theory Research Seminar
PROFESSOR ALEX KOZULIN, Jerusalem, will hold the following research seminar on Wednesday, 25 October, at 5 p.m. in the Garden Building, Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham Gardens.
Convener: Professor Ann Edwards.
Subject: 'Why is Vygotsky important and what is his legacy to education?'
Human Sciences Seminars
The following seminars will be held on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in the Pauling Centre, Institute of Human Sciences, 58 Banbury Road, unless otherwise indicated.
Convener: Professor Stanley Ulijaszek.
DR JAY STOCK, Cambridge
DR KEITH CHENG, Penn State College of Medicine
DR ANNA LAWRENCE
DR SIMON UNDERDOWN, Oxford Brookes
PROFESSOR VERNON REYNOLDS
DR MIKE RAYNER
Perspectives on Human Sciences Lecture
PROFESSOR JOE HEINRICH, University of British Columbia, will lecture on Friday, 20 October, at 6 p.m. in the Nissan Lecture Theatre.
Subject: 'Culture and the co-evolutionary origins of human behaviour.'
Centre for Brazilian Studies
The following workshop will be held on Friday, 3 November, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Centre for Brazilian Studies, 92 Woodstock Road. Programme available on www.brazil.ox.ac.uk. There is no conference fee but advanced registration is required. Please register with your name and affiliation to firstname.lastname@example.org or on Oxford (2)84460.
Participants: Dr Luiz Fernando de Paula, Rio De Janeiro; Professor Jan Kregel, New York; Professor Philip Arestis, Cambridge; Dr Pierre Salama, Paris; Dr Ricardo Gottschalk, Sussex; Professor Sunanda Sen, Delhi; Professor Julio Lopez, Mexico; Professor Fernando Cardim de Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro; and Dr Jon Williams, Bangor.
Convener: Dr Luiz Fernando de Paula.
Subject: 'Financial liberalisation and economic performance: the experience of Brazil and other emerging countries.'
GIO WIEDERHOLD, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University and MITRE Corporation, will lecture on Tuesday, 31 October, at 4.30 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, OUCL, Wolfson Building.
Subject: 'What is your software worth?'
PROFESSOR WLADYSLAW STROZEWSKI, Krakow, will deliver the Europaeum Lecture on Friday, 17 November, at 5 p.m., in the Ryle Room, Philosophy Centre, 10 Merton Street.
Subject: 'Human being and values.'
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
STEPHEN WHITTLE, former BBC Controller of Editorial Policy, will lecture on Wednesday, 25 October, at 12 noon, in the Committee Room, Green College. All welcome. Further seminars in this series will be announced at a later date. Enquiries: kate.hanneford- email@example.com.
Subject: 'Investigation v. intrusion: the media and the public interest.'
Centre for Socio-legal Studies
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 4.30 p.m. in Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building, Manor Road. All welcome. Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or Oxford (2)84220.
DR CHULWOO LEE, Seoul
DR KATHLEEN CAVANAUGH, National University of Ireland
DR GEORGE STROUP, London School of Economics
DR SIMON ROBERTS, London School of Economics
DR SARI WASTELL, Goldsmiths College London
DR CATHERINE ALEXANDER, Goldsmiths College London
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.'
Do our political institutions work?
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Summer Common Room, Magdalen College. (The Chatham House Rule will apply.)
Conveners: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Professor David Marquand, and Dr Stewart Wood.
THE RT HON. LORD STEEL OF AIKWOOD
SIR ALISTAIR GRAHAM
SIR ROGER SANDS, retired Clerk of the House
PAUL INGRAM AND MATT SELLWOOD, Deputy Leader, Oxford City
Council Green Group
GREG POWER and PHILIP COWLEY
PHIL COLLINS, Chief speechmaker to the Prime Minister, and
KIERAN BRETT, Senior Policy Adviser to No. 10
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.'
St Anne's College
J. HARWOOD, Chairman of the Northmoor Trust for Countryside Conservation, will deliver the Hoskins Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 7 November, in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.
Subject: 'Demos and science; the breakers of the English landscape?'
St Antony's College
Latin American Centre
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 5 p.m. at 1 Church Walk, unless otherwise stated. All welcome. Enquiries: email@example.com. Telephone: Oxford (2)74486.
ROBERT GWYNNE, Birmingham
EDMUND AMMAN, Manchester
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.'
James Bryce Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR KAY DAVIES will deliver the James Bryce Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, 31 October, at 5 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre of the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, South Parks Road.
Subject: 'Muscular dystrophy: past, present and future.'
Global Economic Governance Programme
The following meeting will be held on Friday, 27 October, at 2 p.m. in the Swire Seminar Room, 12 Merton Street, University College.
VALERIE MARCEL, Chatham House (Speaker) and STEVEN KNELL, Global Insight (Discussant)
Subject: 'The new oil titans and the developing world.'
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.'
Friends of the Bodleian
The following lectures will be held in the Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian Theatre, at 1 p.m. Admission free. All welcome. Members and guests attending the 25 Oct. lecture are invited to view a small exhibition illustrating this lecture, to be displayed in Convocation House (12 noon–12.45 p.m. and 1.45 p.m.–2.30 p.m. on 25 Oct.). Admission to the exhibition between 12 noon and 12.45 p.m. will be via the door into the Divinity School, Schools Quadrangle. Wine and sandwiches will be served in Chancellor's Court after the lectures at £5 per person, for which bookings should be made and paid for in advance on Oxford (2)77234 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAMELA CLEMIT, Durham
Oxford Italian Association
The following lectures, organised by the Oxford Italian Association, will be held at 7.30 p.m. (for 8 p.m.) Members: £1. Non-members: £3. Students under 30: free.
DR JON WHITELEY