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Oxford University Gazette, 6 December 2007: Diary

Friday 7 December

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Programme 1, Workshop 4), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Saturday 8 December

KEN FOLLETT: 'The historical novelist at work' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 2.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 12 December

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

DR MILLIUS PALAYIWA: 'What is God saying in peace-making "interventions"?' (series of 'Advent Conversations'), Wesley Memorial Church, 12.30 p.m.

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Thursday 13 December

NICHOLAS BUXTON: 'What is God saying in reality TV?' (series of 'Advent Conversations'), Christ Church, 7.15 p.m.

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Friday 15 December

CONFERENCE: 'Russia beyond 2008', St Antony's 9 a.m.–5.30 p.m. (registration required, by 10 December: elena.katz@sant.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 19 December

ADVENT CONVERSATIONS: 'What is God saying in reality TV?', Wesley Memorial Church, 12.30 p.m.

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Saturday 22 December

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: Central Bodleian reading-rooms closed (reopen 2 January; see full details above).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 2 January).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARIES closed (reopen 2 January).

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Wednesday 09 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE online course starts: 'Recruitment and selection' (see information above).

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Thursday 10 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Friday 11 January

CANON ANDREW WHITE: 'Peace—reimagining the world' (address at St Antony's Day Service), Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's, 6 p.m. (celebrant: The Revd Dr Andrew Bunch).

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Sunday 13 January

ANTHONY MARWOOD and SOLOISTS OF THE IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA perform works by Shostakovich, Dvorák, and Mendelssohn, the Auditorium, St John's, 3.30 p.m. (Admission by free programme, available from the Porters' Lodge, St John's. Enquiries: daniel.parkes@sjc.ox.ac.uk.)

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Monday 14 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Assertiveness' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and 'Tutorial teaching (Humanities and Social Sciences)', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR KAY REDFIELD JAMISON: 'Beyond happiness: exuberance and mania' (Green College Lectures: 'Prospects of happiness?'), E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, 6 p.m.

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Tuesday 15 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Time management for administrative, secretarial, and support staff', 9.30 a.m., and 'Tutorial teaching (Sciences and Medical Sciences)', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

ANTHONY LILLEY (News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media): 'Who controls the stories?' (lecture series: 'Twenty questions for the future of the media'), St Anne's, 5.30 p.m.

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