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Oxford University Gazette, 24 July 2008: Diary

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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Sunday 17 August

GLOBE THEATRE touring production: The Winter's Tale, Bodleian Quadrangle, 2.30 p.m. and 7.45 p.m. (continues Tuesday–Friday, at 7.45 p.m.; details and booking at www.oxfordplayhouse.com).

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Tuesday 19 August

DR ROGER HUTCHINS: 'Astronomy and controversy: the Oxford observatories, 1772–1939', Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m. (open to the public; admission free).

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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 26 August

TOWER POETRY ANNUAL SUMMER SCHOOL, for poets aged 18–23, Christ Church, until Friday (no vacancies remaining; further details at www.towerpoetry.org.uk/summerscho ol/).

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Tuesday 2 September

PROFESSOR CRAIG CLUNAS: 'Wise men from the west, or pirate spies? The Jesuits seen from Ming China', Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m. (public lecture, linked to current special exhibition; admission free).

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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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Monday 29 September

CONFERENCE: 'Kafka and Modernist short prose', St John's, from 8.30 a.m. (Continues until Wednesday. Details at: www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/german/kafk a/)

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Wednesday 1 October

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Programme 3, follow-up day) (see information above).

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Friday 3 October

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Programme 2, follow-up day) (see information above).

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Tuesday 7 October

CONGREGATION meeting, Convocation House, 12 noon (Vice-Chancellor's Oration).

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Sunday 12 October

FULL TERM begins.

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