University Gazette, 12 June 2008: Diary
Friday 13 June
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Springboard' (Programme 4, Workshop 3), 9.30 a.m., and 'Good practice in leading people (2)—handlng poor performance' ('Management and Leadership Development' series) (for details, see the Learning Institute site).
DR SIMON GREEN: 'Wykehamists and public servants: the recasting of the Ansonian ideal' (Chichele Lectures: 'All Souls after Anson: aspects of college history, c.1914–45'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.
Saturday 14 June
SARA FLANDERS: 'Dreams', and ROSEMARY DAVIES: 'Mourning and melancholia' (Introductory Lectures in Psychoanalysis), St John's College Research Centre, 9.30 a.m. (to attend, e-mail Dr Louise Braddock: email@example.com).
MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE 10/10 day on the theme of 'East', linked to the special exhibition 'Heaven on Earth', 10 a.m.–10 p.m. ( a 'family friendly' event: further information at www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/events/family.htm).
SARAH CREWE BROWN: 'Medieval stained glass: art and technology' (Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science: illustrated talk), Museum of the History of Science, 2.30 p.m.
Sunday 15 June
MAYUMI FUJIKAWA (violin) and PATSY TOH (piano) perform works by Corelli, Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Schumann, the Hall, Wolfson, 5 p.m. (entrance £5, concessions £3; proceeds in aid of African Medical and Research Foundation).
Monday 16 June
COLLOQUIUM: 'Politics, culture, and the ancient world in post-war Greece', Lecture Theatre, Classics Centre, 2–6.30 p.m. (enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tuesday 17 June
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Introduction to management and leadership at Oxford', day 5, 9.30 a.m., and 'Introduction to the University Library Services', 2 p.m. (see information above).
DR F. EGMOND: 'Gardens as living collections in the decades before Tradescant' (Robert Penson Lecture), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m.
PROFESSOR STEPHEN MACMAHON: 'Blood pressure: from observational to randomised evidence' (Archie Cochrane 'Effectiveness and Efficiency' Lecture), E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, 6 p.m.
Wednesday 18 June
ENCAENIA, Sheldonian Theatre, 11.30 a.m. (audience to be seated by 11.15 a.m).
Thursday 19 June
PHILIP ZIEGLER: 'Prime Ministers: a biographer's view' (lecture at the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Bodleian), Sheldonian, 2.30 p.m. (enquiries: (2)77234; email@example.com).
Friday 20 June
PROFESSOR ADA YONATH: 'The stunning ribosome architecture: from peptide bond formation to initial protein folding' (lecture), Lecture Theatre 2, Department of Biochemistry, 11 a.m.
CONFERENCE: 'Centres of Enlightenment', Maison Française, 12 noon–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 10 a.m.–4 p.m).
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Good practice in leading people teams—objective setting, role clarity, team dynamics' ('Management and Leadership Development' series), 12.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).
Saturday 21 June
ORGAN RECITAL: Dr Edward Higginbottom (Director of Music, New College), the chapel, St John's, 6 p.m. (admission free).
Sunday 22 June
THE RT REVD FRANK GRISWOLD preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.
STEPHEN JOHNSTON: 'The table orrery—a demonstration of the eighteenth-century universe' (table talk), Museum of the History of Science, 2.30 p.m.
Tuesday 24 June
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Introduction to management and leadership at Oxford', day 6, 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).
Wednesday 25 June
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Assertiveness' (day 1), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).
Thursday 26 June
CONFERENCE: 'Avatars du "Théâtral" en France sous l'Ancien Régime', Maison Française, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. (continues tomorrow, 9 a.m.–6.15 p.m).
SIMON PRESTON performs organ works by J.S. Bach (Andrew Chamblin Memorial Concert), Cathedral, 7.30 p.m. (admission free and open to all members of the University; enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Friday 27 June
LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Good practice in managing projects (1)—activity breakdown, activity dependency, planning, monitoring' ('Management and Leadership Development' series), 12.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).
Saturday 28 June
DR JIM BENNETT: 'The pendulum clock in the seventeenth century' (gallery tour), Museum of the History of Science, 2 p.m.