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Oxford University Gazette, 23 November 2006: Lectures

Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre

Two Dreams—speech and song in Shakespeare and Britten

PHYLLIDA LLOYD will be working with four students looking at a scene from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Britten's opera, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 29 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

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Medical Sciences

Distinguished Lecture in Virology

The inaugural Distinguished Lecture in Virology will be held on Thursday, 30 November, at 4.30 p.m., in the University Museum of Natural History, followed by a champagne reception in Museum Court from 5.45 p.m.

PROFESSOR BARUCH BLUMBERG, Nobel Laureate: 'Hepatitis B. The first cancer vaccine.'

DR DENNIS BURTON, The Scripps Institute: 'The challenge of an HIV vaccine from the antibody perspective.'

DR MARTINE ROTHBLATT, United Therapeutics: 'Management of xenoviral risk.'


Science day: Aids intervention research at Oxford

This Science Day will be held on Wednesday, 29 November, 2–5 p.m., in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, South Parks Road.

Convener: Professor Siamon Gordon (e-mail: siamon.gordon@path.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR ANGELA MCLEAN, Zoology
2.05 p.m.: 'Measuring the effectiveness of CTLs in HIV and SIV infections.'

MS KRISTEN UNDERHILL, Social Policy and Social Work
2.25 p.m.: 'Cochrane systematic review of abstinence-only programmes for HIV prevention.'

PROFESSOR ALAN STEIN, Psychiatry
2.45 p.m.: 'The need for interventions to enhance development of infants of mothers with HIV.'

PROFESSOR QUENTIN SATTENTAU, Dunn School
3.05 p.m.: 'The quest for vaccine-elicited HIV neutralising antibodies.'

DR LUCY DORRELL, Molecular Medicine
4 p.m.: 'Therapeutic vaccination and immune modulation in HIV-1 infection.'

DR PHILIP GOULDER, Paediatrics
4.20 p.m.: 'Potential approaches to improve CTL-mediated immune control in adult and paediatric HIV infection.'

PROFESSOR ANDREW MCMICHAEL, Molecular Medicine
4.40 p.m.: 'Prophylactic HIV vaccine development.'

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Social Sciences

Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House

PROFESSOR JEFF HALPER, Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Nobel Peace Prize nominee 2006, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 4 December, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. The event is organised by the Middle East Centre, St Antony's, the Refugee Studies Centre and the Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House. Enquiries: denise.watt@qeh.ox.ac.uk.

Subject: 'The end of unilateralism? Israel after the Lebanon war.'

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Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

Economic development in the Muslim world: problems and prospects

SIR RICHARD JOLLY, PROFESSOR FRANCES STEWART, and PROFESSOR RODNEY WILSON, Durham, will hold a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 29 November, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street.

Subject: 'Is there a relation between Islam and development?'

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Maison Française

Early Modern French Seminar and Modern French Seminar

DANIEL MESGUICH, actor and director, will give a seminar at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 30 November, in the Maison Française.

Subject: 'Représenter les classiques aujourd'hui.'


Workshop: La gauche socialiste en France et en Grande-Bretagne

SUDHIR HAZAREESINGH, Balliol, and GÉRARD GRUNBERG, Sciences-Po, will conduct this workshop on Friday, 1 December (9.30–4 p.m.), in the Department of Politics and International Relations, and on Saturday, 2 December (9 a.m.–12.30 p.m.), in the Maison Française.

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Linacre College

Linacre Lectures

Remaking environments: histories, practices, politics

The Linacre Lectures will be given at 5.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the OUCE Lecture Theatre, the Dyson Perrins Building. The lectures are organised in conjunction with the Oxford University Centre for the Environment, and are supported by Tetra Laval.

Convener: Professor Sarah Whatmore.

PROFESSOR KENNETH OLWIG, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
18 Jan.: 'Embodied law v. bodies of law in the remaking of landscape: the "natural" legal and moral legacy of sheep.'

PROFESSOR NICK BLOMLEY, Simon Fraser
25 Jan.: 'Seeing like a judge: rivers, law and property.'

PROFESSOR DENIS COSGROVE, UCLA
1 Feb.: 'Images and imagination in twentieth-century environmentalism.'

PROFESSOR TIM ANGOLD, Aberdeen
8 Feb.: 'Bindings against boundaries: entanglements of life in an open world.'

PROFESSOR CHRIS TILLEY, UCL
15 Feb.: 'Stonehenge: its landscape and its architecture: a re-analysis.' PROFESSOR JACQUIE BURGESS, UCL 22 Feb.: 'The politics of risk and radioactive waste in the UK.'

PROFESSOR TIMOTHY LUKE, Virginia State University
1 Mar.: 'The politics of true convenience or inconvenient truth? Struggles over how to sustain capitalism, democracy and ecology in the twenty-first century?'

PROFESSOR MELISSA LEACH, Sussex
8 Mar.: 'Pathways to sustainability? Knowledge, power and politics in environment and development.'

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Trinity College

Centre for Science and Society occasional lecture series

DAME JANE GOODALL, one of the world's leading experts on primates, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 November, in the Danson Room, Trinity College.

Subject: 'Monkey, man, and morality.'

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