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Oxford University Gazette, 10 July 2008: Diary

Friday 11 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Springboard' (Programme 4, Workshop 4), 9.30 a.m., and 'Intellectual property' ('Management and Leadership Development' series), 12.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Monday 14 July

CONFERENCE: 'The rise of the Persian Renaissance', Wadham, from 9.10 a.m. (Continues tomorrow. Registration required: form available at www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/nme/rise_persian_renaissance_TT08.shtml)

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Wednesday 16 July

THE VEN. JULIAN HUBBARD: 'Living and dying in the NHS: an interfaith perspective' (Christ Church Cathedral Summer Lectures: 'Dying and living: faith matters'), Priory Room, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (open to the public).

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Thursday 17 July

FUTURE OF HUMANITY INSTITUTE conference: 'Global catastrophic risks' (until 20 July; details at www.global-catastrophic-risks.com).

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Wednesday 23 July

THE VERY REVD CHRISTOPHER LEWIS: ' "Keep your mind in hell, and despair not" (Silouan)' (Christ Church Cathedral Summer Lectures: 'Dying and living: faith matters'), Priory Room, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (open to the public).

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Thursday 24 July

DISCUSSION of Justin Cartwright's novel The Song Before It Is Sung, based on the relationship of Isaiah Berlin and Adam von Trott, Florey Room, Wolfson, 7 p.m. (enquiries to Mark Ebden: mebden@robots.ox.ac.uk).

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Monday 28 July

BATE COLLECTION reopens (closed from 5 July for gallery refurbishment).

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Wednesday 30 July

THE REVD CANON PROFESSOR NIGEL BIGGAR: 'Medical killing should not be legal; therefore it is not ethical' (Christ Church Cathedral Summer Lectures: 'Dying and living: faith matters'), Priory Room, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 6 August

CANON PROFESSOR SARAH FOOT: 'Living with the dead: saints and pilgrims in the earlier medieval church' (Christ Church Cathedral Summer Lectures: 'Dying and living: faith matters'), Priory Room, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (open to the public).

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Wednesday 13 August

THE REVD JOHN PATON: 'Climbing Jacob's ladder: living where heaven and earth meet' (Christ Church Cathedral Summer Lectures: 'Dying and living: faith matters'), Priory Room, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (open to the public).

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Friday 22 August

PROFESSOR FRITZ ROTH: 'Systematic analysis of genetic interactions from yeast to humans' (seminar), Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, 12 noon.

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Saturday 23 August

BODLEIAN LIBRARY (all buildings) closed (reopens 26 August).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 26 August).

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Sunday 24 August

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 1 September).

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Tuesday 16 September

OXFORD BIOMEDICAL IMAGING FESTIVAL, Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, from 9 a.m. (registration required: full details at www.imaging.ox.ac.uk/activies).

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