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Oxford University Gazette, 22 February 2007: Lectures

Inaugural Lecture

Professor of Computing Science

PROFESSOR GEORG GOTTLOB will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 2 April, in the Examination Schools.

Those wishing to attend the lecture are asked to contact Elizabeth Walsh (e-mail: elizabeth.walsh@comlab.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: 'Living with computational complexity.'

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Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies

Material markets: facts, technologies, politics

PROFESSOR DONALD MACKENZIE, Professor of Sociology, University of Edinburgh, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies on the following days in the Saïd Business School. The lectures are open to the public, and there is no charge for admission.

Enquiries should be directed to Deborah Lisburne, Saïd Business School (e-mail: deborah.lisburne@sbs.ox.ac.uk), or Claire Abel, Oxford University Press (e-mail: claire.abel@oup.com).

Mon. 26 Feb., 5 p.m.: 'Making derivatives.'

Tue. 27 Feb., 5.30 p.m.: 'Making facts.'

Wed. 28 Feb., 5.30 p.m.: 'Doing politics.'

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Classics

Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama

PROFESSOR SIMONE BETA, Siena, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 March, in the Lecture Theatre, the Classics Centre. Enquiries should be directed to apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk or Oxford (2)88210.

Subject: '101 things to do with a Greek comedy: Aristophanes' Lysistrata from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century.'

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Mathematical, Physical and Life Science

John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science series

The following lectures will be given at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road. The full programme can be found at www.adams-institute.ac.uk/lectur e_series.php.

DR DEAN ADAMS
1 Mar.: 'ISIS.'

DR ELIZABETH SURREY
15 Mar.: 'An overview of the International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility (IFMIF).'

DR MARCO BORGHESI
22 Mar.: ' LERST.'

DR AÏT ABDERRAHIM HAMID
3 May: 'MYRRHA, ADS, and energy amplifiers.'

DR MARIALUISA ALIOTTA
17 May: To be announced.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

PIERO BOITANI, La Sapienza, Rome, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 February, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.

Convener: Professor M.L. McLaughlin.

Subject: 'Nature poetry in Dante's Comedy.'

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Philosophy

Lecture

DR PIERO PINZAUTI, Florence, will lecture 4 p.m. on Monday, 5 March, in the Hovenden Room, All Souls College.

Convener: Professor G.A. Cohen.

Subject: 'The nonsensical structure of modernity: Marx and Wittgenstein.'

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Social Sciences

OXONIA Distinguished Speaker event

ANATOLE KALETSKY, The Times, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 1 May, in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Economics. Further information can be found at www.oxonia.org.

Subject: 'Capitalism's new Golden Age.'

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Centre for Criminology

BEN CREWE, Cambridge, will lecture at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 February, in Seminar Room A, the Manor Road Building.

Subject: 'The society of captives in a managerial era.'

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Department of Educational Studies

Public lecture

PROFESSOR JEROME BRUNER, New York University, leading educational psychologist and winner of the Balzan Prize, will lecture at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 March, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory. The lecture is open to the public, and admission is free.

Subject: 'Cultivating the possible.'

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Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Isaiah Berlin Public Lectures in Middle East Dialogue

DR ROBERT SATLOFF, Executive Director, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, will deliver the eleventh lecture in this series at 8 p.m. on Thursday, 1 March, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: 'The Arab experience during the Holocaust: a hopeful antidote to Holocaust denial in the Arab world.'

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Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

British diplomatic perceptions of the Muslim world

The following seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street.

SIR RICHARD DEARLOVE, Cambridge, formerly Head of Secret Intelligence Service
28 Feb.: 'The security dimension of Middle East policy.'

SIR ALAN MUNRO, formerly HM Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
7 Mar.: 'British relations with the countries of the Gulf.'

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Latin American Centre

PROFESSOR ALAN KNIGHT will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 23 February, in the Latin American Centre, 1 Church Walk.

Subject: 'Mexican anticlericalism: causes, character, and consequences.'

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Maison Française, Christ Church Picture Gallery

The reproductive print in France

This study-day, held in conjunction with the current exhibition at the Christ Church Picture Gallery, 'Multiple masters: French prints after paintings, 1700–1900', will be held from 10.45 a.m. on Saturday, 3 March, in the Maison Française. Attendance costs £17 (students (£10).

PROFESSOR STEPHEN BANN, Bristol
11.15 a.m.: Introduction.

DR CHRISTIAN RÜMELIN, Ashmolean Museum
11.30 a.m.: 'Interpretation versus reproduction: the understanding of printmaking after other artworks in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century France and Germany.'

ANTONY GRIFFITHS, British Museum
12.15 p.m.: 'The higher hierarchy of printmaking: etching and engraving in eighteenth- and nineteenth- century France.'

SOPHIE BOBET-MEZZASALMA, Bibliothèque Nationale, France
2 p.m.: 'La lithographie sous la Restauration: entre art et industrie.'

PIERRE-LIN RENIÉ ;, Musée Groupil, Bordeaux
2.45 p.m.: 'The image on the wall: prints as decoration in nineteenth- century interiors.'

DR JON WHITELEY, Ashmolean Museum
3.30 p.m.: 'Reproductive prints and the Paris salon in the nineteenth century.'

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James Martin Institute for Science and Civilisation

James Martin Institute Lectures: Energy farmers—from energy hunter-gathereres to a sustainable future

PROFESSOR DANIEL KAMMEN, University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the James Martin Institute Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School.

Admission is free, and registration is not required. Further information can be found at www.martininstitute.ox.ac.uk/JMI/About+JMI/James+Martin+Institute+Lectures+2007 . Enquiries should be directed to Clare Ruthven (e-mail: clare.ruthven@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Mon. 5 Mar.: 'Energy hunter-gatherers.'

Tue. 6 Mar.: 'The global possible: but we don't tenure Mother Teresa.'

Wed. 7 Mar.: 'Energy farmers and environmentalism for the twenty-first century.'

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Christ Church

Lectures for Lent

The following lectures will be given at 7.15 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Priory Room, Christ Church Cathedral.

THE REVD DR ELIZABETH CARMICHAEL
1 Mar.: 'What the Church in South Africa has to offer the world.'

DR MARTIN CONWAY, formerly Chairman, Friends of the Church in China
8 Mar.: 'The fifth age of Christianity in China.'

THE REVD FLEUR HOUSTON, United Reformed Church minister, Blackbird Leys
15 Mar.: 'The Church in the new Europe.'

THE REVD CANON PROFESSOR MARILYN ADAMS
22 Mar.: 'What hope for the Anglican Communion?'

THE REVD CANON GEORGE KOVOOR, Principal, Trinity College, Bristol
29 Mar.: 'Training leadership for the world church.'

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Hertford College

Starun Lecture in Polish Studies

PROFESSOR JAN HARASIMOWICZ, Wroclaw, will deliver the Starun Lecture in Polish Studies at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 February, in Hertford College.

Enquiries should be directed to Alan Ross, Hertford College.

Subject: 'Confessional rivalry in the art and architecture of early modern Silesia.'

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Lady Margaret Hall

Heron-Allen Lecture

PROFESSOR GEORGINA MACE, Director, NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, London, will deliver the Heron-Allen Lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Friday, 2 March, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be an opportunity to meet the speaker informally after the lectures. Enquiries should be directed to Janet Wardell, Lady Margaret Hall (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail: janet.wardell@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: 'Biodiversity, ecosystems, and human wellbeing.'

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Somerville College

Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR JENNY MARTIN, Principal Research Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, will deliver the Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, 6 March at 5 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre of the University Museum, Parks Road.

Subject: 'The name's Bond—Disulfide Bond. Disulfide bond catalysts and their role in bacterial virulence and sex manipulation.'

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Wadham College

Wadham Sustainability Forum

ANDREW SARDANIS, with key discussants LORD (ANDREW) TURNBULL and SIR TIMOTHY LANKESTER, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Friday, 23 February, in the Okinaga Room, Wadham College. Enquiries should be directed to Ms Cinnamon Carlarne (e-mail: cinnamon.carlarne@law.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Sir Neil Chalmers, Professor Michael Depledge, Ms Cinnamon Carlarne, and Dr Yiannis Ventikos.

Subject: 'Development in Africa.'

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