University Gazette, 31 May 2007: Lectures
Clarendon Lectures in Finance
Corporate governance: theory, evidence, and policy
PATRICK BOULTON, David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia University, and AILSA ROELL, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Finance at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School. The lectures will be open to the public. Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mon. 11 June: 'Ownership and control.'
Tue. 12 June: 'Disclosure and conflicts of interest.'
Wed. 13 June: 'Market discipline.'
Weldon Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR GEOFFREY WEST, Santa Fe Institute, winner of the Weldon Memorial Prize 2005, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 June, in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building. Anyone with specific access requirements should telephone Oxford (2)824c64 a few days before the lecture.
Subject: 'On the scale and unity of life.'
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MICHAEL FINE, Deputy Director, Centre for Research on Social Inclusion, Department of Sociology, Macquarie University, will lecture at 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 27 June, in Seminar Room G, the Manor Road Building.
Subject: 'Demography, migration, and the future sustainability of the long-term care workforce: local and global perspectives.'
Centre for Criminology
Public opinion and sentencing
This seminar will be held on Monday, 11 June, 3–4.45 p.m., in Seminar Room A, the Manor Road Building. The seminar will be followed by a general discussion. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
JULIAN ROBERTS: Introduction.
MICHAEL HOUGH, King's College, London: 'Public opinion and sentencing: recent findings.'
JAN DE KEIJSER, Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement: 'The gap between public opinion and sentencing practice.'
PROFESSOR IAN LOADER: 'Emotionality in contemporary penality.'
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Louis Jacobs Lecture
DR ADA RAPOPORT-ALBERT, University College London, will deliver the Louis Jacobs Lecture at 6.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 June, in the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor. The lecture will be preceded by a reception at 5.30 p.m.
Those wishing to attend must reserve a place, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'From Sabbatean prophetess to Hasidic mad woman: the displacement of female spirituality in the post-Sabbatean era.'
Taylor Institution Library
A morning of Beckett-related events
The following events, related to the work of Samuel Beckett, will be held on Saturday, 2 June, in the Taylor Institution Library. Non-University members wishing to attend should confirm to Liz Baird (e-mail: email@example.com).
PROFESSOR JONATHAN BIGNELL, Reading
DR ROSEMARY POUNTNEY, NICOLE GORE, and SARAH BLAIR
BILL PROSSER, artist
Other Beckett-related events
The following will be held in the Taylor Institution Library. Non-University members wishing to attend should confirm to Liz Baird (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
DR JULIAN GARFORTH
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS, Professor of Poetry
Alan Emery Lecture
PROFESSOR FRANCESCO MUNTONI, Imperial College, and Director, Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 7 June, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'Why sugars are important for your muscle and brain: lessons from muscular dystrophies.'
St Antony's College
LORD SKIDELSKY will deliver the Elliott Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 15 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies.
Subject: 'Russia's role in the future government of the world.'
Poets as translators
DON SHARE, Curator of the Poetry Room, Harvard, and SASHA DUGDALE, currently working as a translator and consultant at the Royal Court Theatre, London, will lecture in this series at 7.30 p.m. on Friday, 8 June, in the Haldane Room, Wolfson College. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.