University Gazette, 24 April 2008: Lectures
Run Run Shaw Professor of Chinese
PROFESSOR TIMOTHY BROOK will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 13 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Ming China and the emergence of a common world.'
Professor of Linguistics
PROFESSOR ADITI LAHIRI will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 6 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the Taylor Institution. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.
Professor of Mathematical Finance
PROFESSOR XUNYU ZHOU will deliver his inaugural lecture at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre. The lecture will be followed by the Nomura Lecture.
Subject: 'Risk, human judgement, and asset allocation.'
PROFESSOR HARRY M. MARKOWITZ will deliver the Nomura Lecture, via video-link from the United States, at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre. The lecture will follow Professor Xunyu Zhou's inaugural lecture.
Subject: 'A taxonomy of risk-facing behaviour.'
Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory
PROFESSOR G.A. COHEN will deliver his valedictory lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.
Subject : 'My philosophical development, and impressions of philosophers whom I met along the way.'
Note: Professor Cohen's valedictory lecture will be given on 1 May, and not on 22 May, as stated in the Special Lecture List for Trinity Term.
Professor of the History of Art
PROFESSOR MARTIN KEMP will deliver his Valedictory Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 2 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.
Professor of Poetry
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Rhythms 3. Robert Graves?'
Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture
SIR ALAN WILSON, Professor of Urban and Regional Systems, Centre for Applied Spatial Analysis, University College London, will deliver the Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 May, in Lecture Theatre A, the Department of Zoology.
Subject: 'Superconcepts for interdisciplinary research.'
O'Donnell Lecture in Celtic Studies
DR KATHERINE FORSYTH, Glasgow, will deliver the O'Donnell Lecture in Celtic Studies at 5 p.m. on Friday, 16 May, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Rocking the cradle of Scottish Christianity: new work on Whithorn and its carved stones.'
PROFESSOR SUSAN SULEIMAN, Harvard, will deliver the Zaharoff Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 May, in the Taylor Institution, St Giles'.
Subject: 'Language, foreignness, and the Canon: Beckett/Nemirovsky.'
PROFESSOR PETER A. GRÜNBERG, Institut für Festkörperforschung Forschungszentrum Jülich, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2007, will deliver the Cherwell–Simon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 9 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'From spin waves to giant magnetoresistance and beyond.'
J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR DIDIER STAINIER, University of California, San Francisco, will deliver a Jenkinson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 12 May, in Lecture Theatre B, the Zoology/Psychology Building. Tickets are not required for admission. Those with specific access requirements are asked to telephone Oxford (2)82464 a few days before the lecture.
Subject: 'A genetic approach to cardiac development and function.'
PROFESSOR GEORGE F. SMOOT, University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the Halley Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 24 April, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory. The lecture will be open to the public.
Subject: 'The history and fate of the universe.'
Public Address By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA will give a public address at 10 a.m. on Friday, 30 May, in the Sheldonian Theatre. The visit has been arranged by the Society for the Wider Understanding of the Buddhist Tradition, associated with the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies. Admission will be by tickets, obtainable through through www.so-wide.org.
Subject: 'Buddhist understanding: why and how.'
Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies
The Corinthian correspondence and the birth of Christian hermeneutics
PROFESSOR MARGARET MITCHELL, Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, University of Chicago Divinity School, will deliver the Speaker's Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
Mon. 28 Apr.: 'The Corinthian diolkos.'
Wed. 30 Apr.: 'The agôn of Pauline interpretation.'
Fri. 2 May: 'Anthropological hermeneutics between rhetoric and philosophy.'
Mon. 5 May: 'The veil and the vessel: the hermeneutics of occlusion.'
Wed. 7 May: 'Visible signs, multiple testimonies: interpretative criteria in the agonistic paradigm.'
Fri. 9 May: 'Hermeneutical exhaustion and the end(s) of interpretation.'
Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures 2007–8
Reflections of an Indian Bhasha writer
PROFESSOR U.R. ANANTHAMURTHY will deliver the Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following Thursdays in the Examination Schools.
24 Apr.: 'Being an Indian regional language writer.'
1 May: 'Tradition and modernity in Indian writing.'
8 May: 'Some reflections on my fictional work.'
Screenings of three films based on Professor Ananthamurthy's fictional work will take place at 4 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
Mon. 5 May: Samskara
Tue. 6 May: Ghatashradha
Wed.7 May: Mouni
Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama
Cancellation of lecture
It is regretted that the lecture due to have been given Dr David Beard at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 28 April, has been cancelled.
JOANNA PAUL, Liverpool, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 19 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the Classics Centre. Enquiries may be directed to Oxford (2)88210 (e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Performing epic in the cinema: epic bards, Kleos, and the epic tradition.'
Special Faculty Lecture
PROFESSOR JULIAN GARDNER, Foundation Professor of the History of Art, University of Warwick, will deliver the Special Faculty Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 28 April, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Painters and saints: anthroponymy and art in medieval Italy.'
Oxford Architectural History Seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5.30 p.m. on Mondays in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.
Conveners: Louise Durning, Geoffrey Tyack, and William Whyte.
RICHARD WITTMAN, California, Santa Barbara
FRANK KELSALL, Architectural History Practice
Medieval Economic and Social History Seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the MacGregor Room, Oriel College.
Conveners: John Blair and Ian Forrest.
JOHN HINES, Cardiff
PETER COSS, Cardiff
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Astor Visiting Professor
PROFESSOR ARES ROSAKIS, California Institute of Technology, Astor Visiting Professor in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 2 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History.
Subject: 'Intersonic earthquakes: what laboratory earthquakes can tell us about real ones.'
Department of Plant Sciences
The following research talks will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Plant Sciences. Abstracts can be found at www.plants.ox.ac.uk.
Details of the 15 May seminar will be announced later. DR
WOLF WEIJERS, Wageningen
DR CLAUS SCHWECHHEIMER, Tübingen
PROFESSOR ROBERT FRECKLETON, Sheffield
PROFESSOR GARRY WHITELAM, Leicester
DR HELEN JOHNSON
DR PAUL KENRICK, Natural History Museum, London
DR GEORGE COUPLAND, Max Planck Institute for Plant
Physical Chemistry Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
Conveners: Dr J. Doye and Dr D. Aarts.
BEN MURRAY, Leeds
WILLEM KEGEL, Utrecht
Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Geoscience Seminars
The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Fridays in Seminar Room 3, Dartington House.
PROFESSOR JOHN DOLD, Manchester
DR DOMINIC VELLA, Cambridge
DR TONY BOOER, Schlumberger, Abingdon Technology
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences and Medical Sciences
Biomedical engineering seminars
The following seminars will be given at 4.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the Richard Doll Building, the Old Road Campus.
Specialised seminars are held at 1 p.m. on Mondays. Further details can be found at www.dpag.ox.ac.uk/seminars_events/.
Convener: Dr M.S. Thompson.
PROFESSOR ROB KRAMS, Imperial College, London
DR HARVEY BURD
Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics
The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays, as follows: the seminars on 25 April, 9 May, 23 May, and 6 June will take place in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Sherrington Building; other seminars will take place in the Lecture Theatre, the Le Gros Clark Building.
ROBIN LOVELL-BADGE, NIMR
KEITH BAAR, Dundee
DR ALEX GOULD, NIMR
CAHIR O'KANE, Cambridge
COLLEEN CLANCY, Cornell
PROFESSOR ANDREW KING
Medieval and Modern Languages
DR KONSTANTIN BOGDANOV, University of Konstanz and Institute of Russian Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg ('Pushkin House'), will give an Ilchester Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 May, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.
Convener: Professor Catriona Kelly.
Subject: 'Little Volodya Ulyanov: Lenin stories for Russian children.' (In Russian)
Taylor Special Lecture Series
PROFESSOR STEPHANIE SANDLER, Harvard, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 May, in Room 2, the Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'Visual poetry, in and out of Russia.'
Romance Linguistics Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Taylor Institution.
Convener: Professor Martin Maiden.
PROFESSOR ABBE ABEILLÉ, Paris VII
PROFESSOR CECILIA ROBUSTELLI, Modena
PROFESSOR ORA SCHWARZWALD, Bar-Ilan
Italian graduate seminar
The following seminar and lecture will be held as shown.
DILWYN KNOX, University College London
PROFESSOR MAIR PARRY, Bristol
Other meetings. The following meetings will be held as shown.
Fri. 9 May: Italian Graduate Joint Training Programme, at the University of Reading (programme to be announced).
Fri. 23 May: Annual Postgraduate Italian Conference, jointly with the Universities of Cambridge, Reading, and Bologna, Royal Holloway London and University College London: 'Il mestiere per vivere. Letteratura e lavoro'. To be held at the University of Reading (programme to be announced).
Fri. 6 June: Annual Society for Italian Studies Postgraduate Colloquium, at the University of Reading (programme to be announced).
Career Establishment and Development Seminar
PROFESSOR LOANE SKENE, Melbourne, will discuss how doctoral students and early career academics can take steps from the outset to enhance their later career opportunities, and lay the foundations for success in research, management, and influencing policy and practice, at 2 p.m. on Friday, 9 May, in the Lecture Theatre, the Philosophy Faculty Centre. The seminar is open to students and early career academics from all faculties.
St Cross Special Ethics Seminars
See under 'St Cross College', below.
Department of International Development: Contemporary South Asian Seminar
Unless otherise stated the following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. in Seminar Room 2, Queen Elizabeth House.
Conveners: Dr Nikita Sud, Mr Rajesh Venugopal, and Dr Nandini Gooptu.
PAUL BRASS, Washington
KANTI BAJPAL, Headmaster, Doon School, India
VENKATESH ATHREYA, M.S. Swaminathan Research
PROFESSORSUNIL KHILNANI, Johns Hopkins
Governing the globe? Governance and institutions in the twenty-first century
Unless otherwise indicated the following seminars, which form part of the series 'Foundations of governance in a globalised world', will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the Manor Road Building.
For details of seminars on 15 May and 29 May, held in conjunction with Queen Elizabeth House, see under 'Department of International Development', above.
PROFESSOR WALTER MATTLI; PROFESSOR DUNCAN SNIDAL, Chicago;
PROFESSOR JOE JUPILLE, Colorado
DOCTORAL STUDENT WORKSHOP
PROFESSOR JOSEPH S. NYE, Harvard
PROFESSOR DIANA LIVERMAN
PROFESSOR WANG JISI, Beijing
Rothermere American Institute
Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters
LORRIE MOORE, author of works including Birds of
America, will deliver the Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in
American Arts and Letters at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 29 May, in
the Rothermere American Institute.
Subject: 'Random things one can learn from a visiting writer.'
DR ABBAS AL-HUSSEINY, Al Qadassiyah University, Iraq, and PROFESSOR ROGER MATTHEWS, University College London, will hold a seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. This is a joint seminar with the Oriental Institute, and is open to the public. Enquiries should be directed to Oxford (2)78020, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'The present state of archaeological heritage in Iraq.'
Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR ELSPETH DUSINBERRE, Colorado, will deliver the fourth Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 30 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. Enquiries and reservation requests should be made to Oxford (2)78020, e-mail: email@example.com.
Subject: 'Persepolis and the founding of an empire.'
Ashmolean Museum and the Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity
PROFESSOR MICHAEL VICKERS and DR SUSAN WALKER will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. The lecture marks the recent acquisition by the Ashmolean of the Wilshere Collection of late Roman gold-glass, sarcophagi, and inscriptions. Those wishing to attend should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone Oxford (2)78020.
Subject: 'Miracles, myths, and menorahs: celebrating the Wilshere Collection at the Ashmolean Museum.'
Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity
The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Rees Davies Room, the History Faculty.
Conveners: Avner Offer, Debra Oxley, Stanley Ulijaszek, Madelief Bertens, and Caroline Potter.
MEGAN WARIN, anthropology, Durham
NEIL MANN, food science and nutrition, RMIT University,
GARY WHITLOCK, epidemiology, CTSU
Saïd Business School
Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies
NICHOLAS F. OPPENHEIMER, Chairman, the De Beers Group, will deliver the annual Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 April, in the Saïd Business School. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
The lecture is open to the public, but registration is necessary (www.sbs.oxford.edu/events/debeers).
Subject: 'De Beers, diamonds, development, and democracy.'
International Gender Studies Centre
Audrey Richards Commemorative Lecture
PROFESSOR BRIDGET O'LAUGHLIN, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, will deliver the Audrey Richards Commemorative Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 May, in St Anne's College.
Subject: 'Missing men again: gender, AIDS, and migration.'
Museum of the History of Science
Unless otherwise indicated the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Education Room, the Museum of the History of Science.
DR ANNA MAERKER, Oxford Brookes
DR SOFIA TALAS, Padua
PROFESSOR DAVID WOOTTON, York
DR ALEXANDER MARR, St Andrews
Oxford Internet Institute
PROFESSOR JONATHAN ZITTRAIN, Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, and PROFESSOR FREDERICK SCHAUER, Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment, Harvard, will lecture at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, 7 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. The event is open to the public. Those wishing to attend should e-mail details of name, and affiliation if any, to: email@example.com.
Subject: 'The Internet is primed for a meltdown—and the most obvious cures are just as bad...'
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays, as follows: the seminars on 25 April, 2 May, and 30 May will take place in the Dahrendorf Room, the Founder's Building; other seminars will take place in the Deakin Room, St Antony's College.
Conveners: Dr Mark Rebick and Dr Jenny Corbett.
SAYURI SHIRAI, Sciences-Po, Centre Asie, France
HIROKO TANAKA, essex
GREGORY JACKSON, King's College, London
MARGARET SLEEBOOM-FAULKNER, Sussex
PETER MATANLE, Sheffield
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
The following seminars will be held at 12 noon on Wednesdays in the Committee Room, Green College.
Conveners: Sarmila Bose, Trevor Mostyn, Antonis Ellinas, and Henrik Ornebring.
JENNIFER SIEBENS, London Bureau Chief, CBS News
HENRY LAWRENCE, Visiting Fellow
ROGER ALTON, formerly editor, the
MARTIN CONBOY, Sheffield
EDWARD MORTIMER, All Souls
CORY WAY, Research Associate
Book launch11 June, Committee Room, Green College, 12 noon: News as Entertainment: The Rise of Global Infotainment, with the author, Professor Daya Thussu.
Media and Politics semianrs
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Seminar Room, Nuffield College.
Conveners: David Butler, John Lloyd, and Malcolm Dean.
JACKIE ASHLEY, the Guardian
WILLIAM HORSLEY, Chairman of the Association of European
Journalists, and formerly Foreign Correspondent, BBC
THE RT. HON. TONY BENN
NORMA PERCY, Brian Lapping Associates
Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the days shown.
JOHN DILLON, Trinity College, Dublin
DANIEL BOYARIN, Berkeley
MICHAEL MORONY, UCLA
GYBURG RADKE, Free University, Berlin
Latin American Centre
The following meetings will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Latin American Centre.
DR JOSÉ ANGEL RODRÍGUEZ, Andrés Bello
Fellow, St Antony's
DR TONY BEBBINGTON, University of Manchester
PROFESSOR PETER WARD, Texas at Austin
DR PABLO ANDRADE, Universidad Andia, Quito, Ecuador
The following events will be held as shown.
2 May, Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's, 10 a.m.–4.30 p.m.: 'Territory, conflicts, and development in the Andes.' (St Antony's College and University of Manchester Seminar)
2 May, McKenna Room, Christ Church, 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m.: 'Road moves and travel narratives: journeys of (self-)discovery in Brazilian cinema.' (Brazilian Studies Programme Conference)
23 May, Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's, 8.45 a.m.–5.30 p.m.: 'Accountability institutions and political corruption in Brazil.' (Brazilian Studies Programme Workshop, convened by Timothy J. Power, Oxford, and Matthew M. Taylor, Sao Paulo)
6 June, location and time to be announced: 'Colombia and the work of Malcolm Deas.' (Conference, convened by Alan Knight and Eduardo Posada, St Antony's)
Centre for Socio-legal Studies
New directions in law and society (amended notice)
The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room D, the Manor Road Building. Enquiries may be directed to Paul Honey (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
This notice replaces that published in the Gazette of 17 April, pp. 905–6.
Convener: Professor Dennis Galligan.
DR BETTINA LANGE
DR DAVID ERDOS
DR FERNANDA PIRIE
DR YIK-CHAN CHIN
DR MICHELLE COWLEY
DR CRISTINA PARAU
DR PHILIP CLARK
All Souls College
Collecting legal texts in late antiquity
The following papers will be delivered and discussed in All Souls College on Wednesday, 14 May, and Wednesday, 4 June, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. on both days.
Convener: Professor Boudewijn Sirks.
PROFESSOR WOLFGANG KAISER, Freiburg im Breisgau
DR SIMON CORCORAN, University College London
DR ALEXANDER EVERS, Augustinianum, Rome
DR OLIVER HUCK, Strasbourg
All Souls after Anson: aspects of college history, c.1914–15
DR SIMON GREEN will deliver the Chichele Lectures at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls College.
30 May: 'Affluence and anxiety: the significance of the Asquith Commission.'
6 June: 'Historians and men of letters: the emergence of a research college.'
13 June: 'Wykehamists and public servants: the recasting of the Ansonian ideal.'
Secret networks and major misfortunes: an historical anthropology of 'crisis' in the African Great Lakes Region
DR RICHARD VOKES, Canterbury, New Zealand, will deliver the Evans-Pritchard Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
Tue. 29 Apr.: 'Splicing the networks: millennarianism, HIV/AIDS, and the new Christianity in south-western Uganda.'
Wed. 30 Apr.: 'On the origins of violence: suicide, murder, and the limits of the academic detective.'
Tue. 6 May: 'Broadcasting networks: secret networks, new radio stations, and the Rwandan genocide of 1994.'
Wed. 7 May: 'Secret societies and the origins of crisis in the African Great Lakes.'
Oliver Smithies Lectures
Can we win the long war against global corruption?
MR BEN W. HEINEMAN, JR, former Senior Vice-President for Law and Public Affairs, General Electric Co., will deliver two Oliver Smithies Lectures at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in Lecture Theatre 4, the Saïd Business School.
20 May: 'Inside the private firm?'
27 May: 'Through governmental initiatives?'
Leonard Stein Lectures
PROFESSOR SHLOMO BEN-AMI, author of Scars of War, Wounds of Peace: the Israeli-Arab Tragedy, will deliver two Leonard Stein Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Tue. 13 May: 'The changing window of opportunities for an Israeli-Arab peace.'
Thur. 15 May: 'Lessons of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.'
Marett Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR SHERRY ORTNER, California, will deliver the Marett Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 25 April, in the Saskatchewan Lecture Room, Exeter College.
Subject: 'Indie producers: class and the production of value in the American independent film scene.'
Don Fowler Memorial Lecture
DR EFI SPENTZOU, Royal Holloway, London, will deliver the Don Fowler Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 1 May, in the Classics Centre.
Dinner for the speaker and guests will be held at 7.15 p.m. in Jesus College. Applications for tickets (£25) should be sent to Dr Armand D'Angour (telephone: Oxford (2)79683, e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Travelling to forget: space and memory in Statius' Thebaid.'
Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture
THE REVD CANON DR JANE SHAW, Chaplain, New College, and Dean of Divinity, will deliver the Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 9 May, in the chapel, Keble College.
Subject: 'The mystical turn: religious experience in the modern world.'
John Wesley Lecture
DR DEBORAH MADDEN will deliver the John Wesley Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 21 May, in the Oakeshott Room, Lincoln College.
Subject: 'Saving souls and saving lives: John Wesley's "inward and outward health".'
DOMINIC GRIEVE, MP, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 24 April, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College.
Convener: Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth.
Subject: 'What constitution do we need? The Conservative approach to reform.'
St Anne's College
TREVOR ROWLEY, Emeritus Fellow, Kellogg College, will deliver the Hoskins Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 May, in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.
The annual lecture, in honour of Professor William G. Hoskins, on some aspect of local history, has been generously endowed by the late Mrs Jean Duffield.
Subject: 'Heathrow—the landscape history of a global airport.'
St Antony's College
African Studies Centre
Unless otherwise indicated the following meetings will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College. For details of the Evans-Pritchard Lectures, see under 'All Souls College', above.
The annual 'Researching Africa Day' workshop will be held from 9.30 a.m. on Saturday, 26 April, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre. Enquiries may be directed to Katie McKeown (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
KARIN BARBER, Birmingham, STEPHANIE NEWELL, Sussex, DAVID
PRATTEN, Oxford, KATE SKINNER, Birmingham, and NARA MUNIZ
PROFESSOR WILLIAM BEINART, convener
ADAM HIGAZI, Oxford (convener), PAULINE VON HELLERMANN,
York, OLIVE OWEN, Oxford, LEENA HOFFMAN, Birmingham, DAVID
BENNETT, Roehampton, and GERNOT KLANTSCHNIG, Oxford
AMI SHAH, Oxford
THOMAS KIRSCH, Goldsmiths College, London
JEAN COMAROFF, Chicago
Asian Studies Centre
Taiwan Studies Programm
DR MICHAEL KAU, Representative of Taiwan in the EU and Belgium, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 May, in the Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College. Enquiries may be directed to email@example.com.
Convener: Dr Steve Tsang.
Subject: 'The future of the DPP.'
European Studies Centre
Lectures and seminars
Unless otherwise indicated the following lectures and seminars will be given at 5 p.m. in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College.
PROFESSOR EKMELEDDIN IHSANOGLU, Secretary General,
Organisation of the Islamic Conference
ZAKI LAIDI, Sciences-Po, Paris
OLLI REHN, EU Commissioner for Enlargement
FRANZISKA BRANTNER, Heinrich Böll Foundation
EMMANUELE OTTOLENGHI, Director, Transatlantic Institute, Brussels
ELENA NOSENKO, Institute for Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Science
H.E. ALAIN LE ROY, Ambassador of France
Workshops, conferences, and other meetings