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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR ANGELA MCLEAN, Zoology
MS KRISTEN UNDERHILL, Social Policy and Social Work
PROFESSOR ALAN STEIN, Psychiatry
PROFESSOR QUENTIN SATTENTAU, Dunn School
DR LUCY DORRELL, Molecular Medicine
DR PHILIP GOULDER, Paediatrics
PROFESSOR ANDREW MCMICHAEL, Molecular Medicine
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: email@example.com.
Subject: 'The end of unilateralism? Israel after the Lebanon war.'
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?'
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-BretagneSUDHIR 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.
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
PROFESSOR NICK BLOMLEY, Simon Fraser
PROFESSOR DENIS COSGROVE, UCLA
PROFESSOR TIM ANGOLD, Aberdeen
PROFESSOR CHRIS TILLEY, UCL
PROFESSOR TIMOTHY LUKE, Virginia State University
PROFESSOR MELISSA LEACH, Sussex
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.'