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Oxford University Gazette, 30 November 2006: Diary

Friday 1 December

SUDHIR HAZAREESINGH and GÉRARD GRUNBERG: 'La gauche socialiste en France et en Grande-Bretagne' (Workshop), Maison Française, 8.45 a.m. (continues tomorrow, from 9 a.m.).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Working with systems thinking and the unconscious in the organisation: an introduction to managers' (Day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR JEREMY MACCLANCY: 'Eat dirt. Geophagia: explanations, prospects, literary representations' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: 'Food, ethnicity, and identity'), Lecture Room 6, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (61 Banbury Road), 11 a.m.

PROFESSOR COLIN BLAKEMORE (speaker) and PROFESSOR MARTIN KEMP (reply): 'Conflicting and concluding views' (Art and Neuroscience Lectures), Auditorium, Magdalen, 2 p.m.

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Saturday 2 December


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Sunday 3 December

DR JOHANNES ZACHHUBER preaches the Sermon for Advent Sunday, Cathedral, 10 a.m.

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Monday 4 December

SPECIAL LECTURE LIST, Hilary Term: entries to be received by today (e-mail:

PROFESSOR JEFF HALPER: 'The end of unilateralism? Israel after the Lebanon war' (lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m. (Enquiries:

ANTHONY GERBINO: 'The Paris plan of 1676' (Oxford Architectural History Seminar), New Seminar Room, St John's, 5.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 5 December

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Introductory certificate in management' (Day 6), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 6 December

SHEILA PAINE: 'Embroidery in Afghanistan' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 5.45 p.m. (admission for non-members £2).

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Friday 8 December

CONFERENCE: 'Intelligence and the sociology of terrorism', St Antony's, from 10 a.m. (Continues tomorrow. Enquiries:

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Saturday 9 December

CHRISTOPHER CLARKSON: 'Parchment: its manufacture and uses' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science lecture), Museum of the History of Science, 2.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 12 December

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Job search and interview skills', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 13 December

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Online Recruitment and selection: Interviewing skills', 9.30 a.m.; 'Selection interviewing: practice sessions', 9. 30 a.m. (see information above).

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