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Oxford University Gazette, 2 July 2009: Diary

Friday 3 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Working with systems thinking and the unconscious in the organisation' (final workshop), 9.30 a.m., and 'Developing management and leadership at Oxford, level 3 (for principal investigators), workshop 5: Good practice in managing projects (2)—financial reporting and budget planning', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

POSTGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM: 'Jorge Luis Borges', St Edmund Hall, from 10.30 a.m. (Continues tomorrow. Information:

CONFERENCE: 'The global Lincoln', St Catherine's, from 4 p.m. (Continues tomorrow. Information and registration:

PROFESSOR ADAM KOLBER: 'Why retributivists must abolish prison' (lecture), Old Indian Institute, Broad Street, 4 p.m. (enquiries:

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Saturday 4 July

MATHEMATICS AND PHILOSOPHY: reunion of staff and alumni to mark the fortieth anniversary of the degree in Mathematics and Philosophy (continues tomorrow: details at

CONFERENCE (Centre for the History of Childhood, Faculty of History): 'Becoming a person', Summer Common Room, Magdalen, from 9.30 a.m. (details at; enquiries to

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Wednesday 8 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE online course begins: 'Recruitment and selection' (see information above).

LADY MARGARET HALL: 'Summer serenade'—concert and dinner in aid of New Buildings Campaign; includes performance by the Classical Opera Company of Mozart arias and duets, with readings by Bill Nighy and Diana Quick (tickets £100; enquiries to; online booking at

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Friday 10 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Developing management and leadership at Oxford, level 3 (for principal investigators), workshop 6: intellectual property', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

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Monday 13 July

OXFORD ONLINE DEBATE: voting starts on motion 'The NHS should not treat self-inflicted illness', with debaters Charles Foster and Dr Mark Sheehan (moderator Dr Paula Boddington), at

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Wednesday 15 July

IAN RAMSEY CENTRE CONFERENCE: 'Religious responses to Darwinism, 1859–2009: commemorating the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection', St Anne's, 15–18 July (registration forms, online credit card booking, and further information at

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Wednesday 22 July

DAVID RICHARDSON and SUE RICHARDSON: 'Karakalpak costume' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

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Friday 24 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (workshop 4) (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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