University Gazette, 26 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 Thursday, 16 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'The stateless as the citizen's other: a view from US history.'
Note: the lecture was previously announced as taking place on Tuesday, 14 November.
Clarendon Lectures in Economics
Unravelling the mystery of economic trends
PROFESSOR PETER C. B. PHILLIPS, Yale University, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Department of Economics. The lectures are open to the public, and admission is free. Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mon., 20 Nov.: 'The mystery of trend: using trends as coordinates and instruments.'
Tues., 21 Nov.: 'The passage through unity: mildly integrated and explosive time series.'
Wed., 22 Nov.: 'Transition and growth: econometrics of convergence and clustering.'
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.'
Archive of Performance of Greek and Roman Drama
DR SUE JONES will lecture on Monday, 6 November, at 2.15 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, Classics Centre, George Street. All welcome. Enquiries: tel. (2)88210 or e-mail email@example.com.
Subject: 'Modernism and Greek dance.'
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Distinguished Lecture in Virology
The inaugural Distinguished Lecture in Virology will be held on Thursday, 30 November, at 4.30 p.m., 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.'
John Adams Institute Lectures Series
The following lectures will be held at 2.30 p.m. in the Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road.
DR JOHN CARWARDINE, Argonne
DR SERGEI NAGAITSEV, FNAL
DR ANDY WOLSKI, Cockroft Institute
DR RICHARD P. WALKER, Diamond Light Source
PROFESSOR KEITH MATTHEWS, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Dundee, will lecture on Tuesday, 28 November, at 5 p.m. in the University Department of Psychiatry Seminar Room, Warneford Hospital.
Subject: 'Neurosurgery for mental disorder in the twenty-first century.'
Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics
The following seminars will be held on Fridays at 1 p.m. in Lecture Room 1, Biochemistry Department, unless otherwise stated.
Convener: Professor Louise N. Johnson.
PROFESSOR DAVID FELL, Oxford Brookes
PROFESSOR FRANK WATT, CIBA, Singapore
DR GARETH BOLITHO AND DR VERNON SMITH, Molecular
DR JAMES PARKER, Institute of Cancer Research, London
Medieval and Modern Languages
Modern Hispanic Research Seminar
PHILIP SWANSON, University of Sheffield, will lecture on 31 October at 5 p.m. in Room 3, the Taylor Institution.
Convener: Professor Edwin Williamson.
Subject: 'Where is Latin America?'
Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series
Violence and authority: comparative studies on European, Byzantine and Islamic states and state-building
ANTOINE BORRUT, Paris, will lecture on Tuesday, 31 October, at 5 p.m. in Lecture Room 2, Christ Church. For more information go to http://www.krc.ox.ac.uk/mellon_semin ar.htm.
Conveners: Dr Petra Sijpesteijn and Professor Chase Robinson.
Subject: 'Caliphal violence and the creation of heroes: the example of Maslama b. 'Abd al-Malik.'
Oxford Institute for Economic Policy (Oxonia) Seminars: Aspects of Globalisation
The following seminars, organised in association with Exeter College, will be held on Mondays at 5.30 p.m.
PROFESSOR NICHOLAS CRAFTS, Warwick
STEPHEN KING, HSBC
CLIVE CROOK, Atlantic Monthly
Israel: historical, political and social aspects
The following evening lectures will be held in weeks 5–8 at 8 p.m.
Convener: Peter Oppenheimer.
SIR MARTIN GILBERT, Honorary Fellow, Merton College
DR ANTHONY JULIUS, Birbeck College, London, and Mishcon de
JOHN LLOYD, Editor, Financial Times
PROFESSOR ITAMAR RABINOVICH, President, Tel Aviv
Department of Educational Studies
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. in the Department of Educational Studies.
PROFESSOR NEIL MERCER, Cambridge
DR MICHAEL PROSSER, Higher Education Academy
Saïd Business School
Marketing, Culture and Society Seminars
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. in the Rhodes Trust Lecture Theatre. Seminars are open to all. The seminar on 1 November is co-sponsored by RSA. Further information from firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULIET B. SCHOR, Boston College
ALAN GILES, Former CEO, HMV Group
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
DR MUHAMMED NIAZ ASADULLAH, Reading, will hold the following seminar on 1 November at 5 p.m. in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street.
Subject: 'Religious schools, social values and economic attitudes: evidence from Bangladesh.'
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
PROFESSOR GUY BERGER, Rhodes University, South Africa (Speaker), and PROFESSOR WILLIAM BEINART (Discussant) will hold the following seminar on Wednesday, 1 November, at 12 noon in the Committee Room, Green College. All welcome. Further seminars in this series will be announced at a later date. Enquiries: email@example.com k.
Subject: 'Contested media policy in South Africa—the first decade of democracy.'
Refugee Studies Centre
The following seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in Seminar Room 1, Department of International Development/Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, unless otherwise indicated.
MS SUSAN D. TAMONDONG
PROFESSOR PETER LOIZOS, London School of Economics
DR HEIN DE HAAS
MS ANNA SCHMIDT, California, Berkeley
MS SHAMI CHAKRABARTI, Director, Liberty, will deliver the Harrell-Bond Lecture on Wednesday, 15 November at 5 p.m., in the University Museum, Parks Road.
Subject: 'Asylum: the new dirty word.'
All Souls College
WM. ROGER LOUIS, University of Texas at Austin, and past president, American Historical Association, will deliver a Chichele Lecture on Thursday, 2 November, at 5 p.m. in the Old Library, All Souls College. All welcome.
Subject: 'All Souls and the Suez Crisis of 1956.'
Lady Margaret Hall
JENNIFER WELSH, Professor of International Relations, will hold the following seminar on Friday, 24 November, at 5.15 p.m. in Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. All welcome. For further information please contact Janet Wardell on (2)74302 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Values and vision in Canadian foreign policy.'
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
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre
Russia and Eurasia: Domestic and International Politics
The following seminars will be held on Mondays at 5 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's.
Conveners: Dr Paul Chaisty and Dr Alex Pravda.
DR SALLY N. CUMMINGS, St Andrews
DR GWENDOLYN SASSE, London School of Economics
DR BOBO LO, Royal Institute of International Affairs,
DR JULIE NEWTON, American University of Paris
PROFESSOR DAVID HOLLOWAY, Stanford
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.'
Foundation Lecture 2006
PROFESSOR TOM BURKE, Visiting Professor at Imperial College and University College London, will deliver the 2006 Foundation Lecture in Memory of Clifford and Evelyne Barclay at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 9 November, in the Clifford Barclay Lecture Theatre, Templeton College.
Subject: 'Business and the environment in the twenty-first century: risks, rewards and responses.'
Global Economic Governance Lecture
THE HON. DR MONTEK SINGH AHLUWALIA, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, India, will give the annual Global Economic Governance Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Managing globalisation in India: critical issues.'
Global Economic Governance Programme
ALAN BEATTIE, the Financial Times, will lecture on Friday, 3 November, at 2 p.m. in the Swire Seminar Room, 12 Merton Street, University College.
Subject: 'What's happening in the WTO trade talks?'