University Gazette, 22 November 2007: Lectures
Waynflete Professor of Pure Mathematics
PROFESSOR RAPHAEL ROUQUIER will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Knots, braids, and mathematical structures.'
Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre
PATRICK STEWART will be in conversation with PHILIP FRANKS at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 29 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
Philip Franks directed the recent RSC production of Twelfth Night, in which Patrick Stewart played Malvolio.
History, Social Sciences
Seminar in Economic and Social History
EDMUND (VALPY) FITZGERALD will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 November, in the Wharton Room, All Souls College. The lecture will conclude the series for this term.
Convener: Professor Avner Offer.
Subject: 'Kuznets south of the Rio Bravo: income distribution in Latin America 1900–2000.'
Norman Heatley Lecture
PROFESSOR ANTHONY HYMAN, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, will deliver the sixteenth Norman Heatley Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 29 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Convener: Professor Herman Waldmann.
Subject: 'Boveri revisited.'
Distinguished Lecture in Virology
DR GARY J. NABEL, Director, Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, will deliver the second Distinguished Lecture in Virology at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 November, in Rhodes House. Enquiries may be directed to Mrs Lynda Butters (e-mail: email@example.com).
The lecture is sponsored by the United Therapeutics Corporation.
Subject: 'Rational vaccine design for public health threats: AIDS and influenza.'
Medical Sciences Division Science Day: Vaccinology
The Science Day will be held on Wednesday, 5 December, in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Conveners: Professor Richard Moxon and Professor Siamon Gordon.
DR K.A. FLEMING
MARGARET STANLEY, Cambridge
JOHN WOOD, NIBSC, Potters Bar
Botnar Research Centre: amended notice
Unless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre.
Professor Georg Duda's seminar, previously announced for 12.30 p.m. on Friday, 30 November, will now be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, 29 November.
PROFESSOR GEORG DUDA, Centre for Musculoskeletal Surgery,
PROFESSOR PAUL THOMPSON, Poole Hospital
PROFESSOR DANIEL CHAPPARD, INSERM Faculty of Medicine,
Saïd Business School
Oxford–Achilles Working Group on Corporate Social Responsibility: Achilles Insight Lecture
SUBROTO BAGCHI, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, MindTree Consulting, will deliver the Achilles Insight Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 22 November, in the Edmund Safra Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School.
Subject: 'The meaning of corporate social responsibility: perspectives of an Indian entrepeneur.'
Museum of the History of Science
The following events will be held as shown in the Museum of the History of Science. Admission to all events is free.
PROFESSOR DENIS NOBLE
PROFESSOR ROM HARRÉ
DR TIM BOON
Oxford Internet Institute
JON COOPER and MEREDITH A. GOWAN LE GOFF, American Democrats Abroad, will hold a seminar at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 November, in the Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles'. The event is open to the public. Those wishing to attend are asked to e-mail name and affiliation, if any, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'The 2008 Democratic Global Primary: how Democrats Abroad will use the Internet to encourage political participation and increase overseas voting.'
McGovern Lecture in the History of Medicine
PROFESSOR ALLAN BRANDT, Professor of the History of Science, and Kass Professor of the History of Medicine, Harvard, will deliver the annual McGovern Lecture in the History of Medicine at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 6 December, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'The tobacco pandemic: history, culture, and science.'
PAUL FREESTONE, noted photographer, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 29 November, in Seminar Room East, Mansfield College.
Subject: 'The future of food.'
St Antony's College
European Studies Centre
DR OLIVIER ROZENBERG will hold a seminar at 12.30 p.m. on Monday, 26 November, in the European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. Enquiries may be directed to the Administrator (telephone: Oxford (2)74470, e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Why parliaments accept marginalisation in the EU.'
Book-launch: Swords into ploughshares: how to convert military victory into lasting peace, not endless guerrilla war
LORD (PADDY) ASHDOWN and PROFESSOR NANCY BERMEO will speak at the book-launch to be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 November, in the Seminar Room, the European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. Enquiries may be directed to the Administrator (telephone: Oxford (2)74470, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: ' "Exporting democracy"—after Iraq, shall we ever intervene again?'
St Catherine's College
Alan Tayler Lecture 2007
PROFESSOR IAN STEWART, Warwick, will deliver the Alan Tayler Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26 November, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
Subject: 'Symmetries in biological and physical networks.'
Launch of Oxford Poets 2007: An Anthology
Oxford Poets 2007: An Anthology will be introduced by Bernard O'Donoghue (joint editor, with David Constantine), with readings by Sue Leigh, Anna Robinson, Frances Thompson, Kieron Wynn, and Lynne Wycherley, at 7.30 p.m. on Thursday, 29 November, in the Buttery, Wolfson College.
Las Casas Lecture 2007
FR CHYRS MCVEY, OP, Pakistan Dominican Province, will deliver the Las Casas Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26 November, in Blackfriars.
Subject: 'The risk and promise of interriligious dialogue.'
Ripon College, Cuddesdon
Oxford Centre for Ecclesiology and Practical Theology
THE REVD RICHENDA LEIGH, Chaplain, London Metropolitan University, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 29 November, in Ripon College, Cuddesdon. Enquiries may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Subject: 'Christian communicative practice in the media.'