University Gazette, 4 October 2007: Diary
Friday 5 October
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Follow-up day to programme 2) (see information above).
Sunday 7 October
MICHAELMAS FULL TERM begins.
THE REVD PROFESSOR KEITH WARD preaches, St Mary's, 10.30 a.m.
Monday 8 October
DR NGAIRE WOODS: 'The silent revolution in global economic governance' (lecture series: 'Foundations of governance in a globalised world'), Manor Road Building, 5 p.m.
PAUL CHAISTY: 'Putin, parties, and the Parliament' (lecture series: 'Putin's presidency in perspective'), Lecture Theatre, Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.
FR STEPHEN INNES: 'Greyfriars in Oxford' (Greyfriars Fiftieth Anniversary Lectures: 'The Franciscans in Oxford'), Convocation House, 5.15 p.m.
Tuesday 9 October
PROFESSOR JAN PRYOR: 'Well-being of children in separated families—past and recent research' (seminar series: 'Promoting the well-being of children: bringing all the evidence together'), Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, 5 p.m.
TONY LODGE: 'French and Occitan in fourteenth-century Auvergne' (Medieval French Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.
DR MICHAEL SPENCE preaches the Court Sermon, Cathedral, 6 p.m.
Wednesday 10 October
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Follow-up day to programme 3); start of online course 'Undergraduate admissions interviewing' (for details, see the Learning Institute site).
PROFESSOR ILAN PAPPE: 'The self-censored watch-dog: the Israeli media and the Palestine conflict' (Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism seminars), Committee Room, Green College, 12 noon.
ORGAN RECITAL: Robert Patterson, Canterbury Cathedral (Buxtehude and Mendelssohn series), the chapel, Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).
PROFESSOR DUNCAN GALLIE: 'Production regimes and the quality of employment in Europe' (Sociology Seminars: 'Employment change, social inequality, and social integration'), Clay Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.
PROFESSOR AMITAI ETZIONI: 'Will the right basic income please stand up? Communitarian arguments for a guaranteed basic income' (Foundation for Law, Justice, and Society lecture in association with the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies), Milner Hall, Rhodes House, 5.30 p.m.
DR HANAN ESHEL: 'How can we learn political history of the Hasmonean State from the Dead Sea Scrolls?' (David Patterson Seminars), OCHJS, Yarnton Manor, 8 p.m.
Thursday 11 October
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Assertiveness' (day 1), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).
DR JEAN-LOUIS BRIQUET: 'The "Andreotti Affair": anti-Mafia struggle and the crisis of the Italian First Republic (1992–2004)' (Extra-legal Governance and Organised Crime Discussion Group), Seminar Room F, Manor Road Building, 12.45 p.m.
ORGAN RECITAL: Myles Hartley (music by Walton, Widor, and Whitlock), the chapel, Harris Manchester, 1.30 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).
SONDRA HAUSNER: 'Migration and trafficking in South Asia: rhetoric and reality' (ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS) seminar series: 'New trends in contemporary migration'), Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road, 2 p.m. (further information at www.compas.ox.ac.uk/e vents/seminars_lectures.shtml).
MAREK IGNACY KAMINSKI: 'Auth-ethnography and dilemmas of Japan's cross-cultural offspring' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: 'What have we done to the children?'), Queen Elizabeth House, 3.30 p.m.
JUDITH SECKER: 'Evaluating Oxford's academic leadership development programme' (Learning Institute: Research Seminars), Level 2, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, 4 p.m. (to attend, e-mail: email@example.com).
PAM GIDDY, PAUL WHITELY, and CHARLES PATTIE: 'Our present discontents: what the public think' (seminar series: 'Towards a new constitutional settlement'), Magdalen, 5 p.m.
NATHALIE FERRAND: 'Images du roman européen au XVIIIe siècle' (Early Modern French Seminar), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.
DR CECILY JONES: 'Childhood deferred? The legacy of the emancipation of colonial slavery on children in the post-colonial world' (Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture: David Nicholls Memorial Lecture), Regent's Park College, Pusey Street, 5.30 p.m. (open to the public).
Friday 12 October
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Programme 1, Workshop 2), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).
DR IAN FOWLER: 'Breath, menses, and procreation: essentialist paradigms of West African iron smelting' (Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: 'Blood, vitality, and relatedness'), Lecture Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.
JOHN GLEDHILL: 'Violence and the reconstitution of community in indigenous Mexico' (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology departmental seminars), Lecture Theatre, Pauling Centre, 4.10 p.m.
RICHARD OWEN: 'Reporting Italy: twelve years as Rome Correspondent' (Dorothy Rowe Memorial Lecture), Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.
JÜRGEN KRÖNIG: 'Media and democracy' ('Media and Politics' seminar), Seminar Room, Nuffield, 5 p.m.
ELIAS KHOURY: 'The novel and the Lebanese civil war' (Mediterranean writers series of talks), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.
Saturday 13 October
NAOMI SULLIVAN (classical saxophone), JULIAN LITTLEWOOD (organ), and THE AURORA CHOIR perform works by Bach, Britten, and Fauré ;, the chapel, Merton, 7 p.m. (tickets, inc. reception, £25, from the Office, the Botanic Garden, tel. (2)86690; proceeds in aid of the Palmer's Leys appeal).
Sunday 14 October
HARUKO MOTOHASHI (violin) and MASACHI NISHIYAMA (piano) perform works by Beethoven, Vitali, Prihoda, Brahms, Takemitsu, and Hubay, the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m. (admission £5, concessions £3; proceeds in aid of African Medical and Research Foundation).
THOMAS YU performs piano works by Liszt, Dutilleux, and Chopin, Balliol, 9 p.m. (Admission free. Further information at http://users.ox.ac.uk/~kch/musicsoc.)
Monday 15 October
CONFERENCE: 'Vincenzo Consolo between Sicily and Europe', Maison Française, 11 a.m.–4.30 p.m.
PROFESSOR PHILIP SCHLESINGER: 'From the creative industries to the creative economy?' (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies seminar series: 'Challenges to media policy, law, and regulation in the twenty-first century'), Seminar Room E, Manor Road Building, 4.30 p.m. (enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PROFESSOR WILLIAM DUTTON (Professor of Internet and Society): 'Through the network (of networks)—the fifth estate' (Inaugural Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m. (to attend, register: email@example.com).
PROFESSOR SIMON CANEY: 'The inescapability of justice' (lecture series: 'Foundations of governance in a globalised world'), Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building, 5 p.m.
TOMILA LANKINA: 'Political diffusions in an authoritarian setting: local government under Putin' (lecture series: 'Putin's presidency in perspective'), Lecture Theatre, Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.
DR JOHN LYONS: 'The Apocalypse according to Johnny Cash: examining the "effect" of the Book of Revelation on a contemporary apocalyptic writer' (The Bible in Art, Music, and Literature seminar series), Danson Room, Trinity, 5 p.m.
VINCENZO CONSOLO: 'I muri d'Europa/Europe's walls' (Mediterranean writers series of talks), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m. (in Italian; English translation available).
LOUISE BRADDOCK: 'Identification and identity' (Interdisciplinary Seminars on Psychoanalysis), St John's College Research Centre, 45 St Giles', 8.15 p.m.