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Oxford University Gazette, 11 December 2008: Diary

Monday 15 December

CONFERENCE: 'Confronting European perspectives on American historical writing', Rothermere American Institute (continues tomorrow).

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Wednesday 17 December

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

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Wednesday 24 December

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: all reading rooms in Central Bodleian closed (reopens 5 January).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 5 January).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 5 January).

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Tuesday 6 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Handling conflict' (day 1), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Wednesday 7 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Introduction to finance', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 9 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (workshop 1) (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Monday 12 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Tutorial teaching in Humanities and Social Sciences', 2 p.m., and 'Learning and teaching languages at Oxford: the language learner', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Tuesday 13 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Handling conflict' (day 2), 9.30 a.m., and 'Tutorial teaching in MPLS and Medical Sciences', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 14 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Assertiveness' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and 'Learning and teaching languages at Oxford: teaching grammar and vocabulary', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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

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Thursday 15 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Welcome seminar for new research staff', 12 noon; 'Learning and teaching languages at Oxford: developing listening and reading skills', 2 p.m., and 'Developing reading and writing skills', 4.15 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Friday 16 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (Programme 4, follow-up day) (see information above).

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Sunday 18 January

FULL TERM starts.

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Monday 19 January

PROFESSOR MERVYN FROST: 'Understanding contemporary warfare in ethical terms' (Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict seminars: 'Strengthening international authority'), James Martin Twenty-first Century School (Old Indian Institute, Broad Street), 1 p.m.

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Tuesday 20 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Introductory Certificate in Management' (for academics and researchers) (day 1), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR RICHARD PARISH: 'Particularity and apologetics' (Bampton Lectures: 'Le christianisme est étrange: Christian particularity in writing of the French seventeenth century'), University Church, 5 p.m.

IAN THOMPSON: 'Markets: finding, reaching, satisfying' (lecture series: 'Building a business'), Saïd Business School, 5.30 p.m. (Open to all members of the University. Enquiries: buildingabusiness@sbs.ox.ac.uk)

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Wednesday 21 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (workshop 1) (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

THE GUARNERI TRIO PRAGUE performs chamber works by Suk, Smetana, and Dvorák, Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission by free programme, available from the college lodge).

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Thursday 22 January

CORCORAN MEMORIAL PRIZE CEREMONY (Department of Statistics), with lectures by the Corcoran Memorial Prize winners: Dr Anja Sturm (2004), Dr Simon Myers (2006), Dr Ludger Evers and Dr Chris Spencer (2008), Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's, 2.30 p.m. (enquiries: cstone@stats.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 23 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Welcome to the University', 10 a.m. (see information above).

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Monday 26 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Project management', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR HENRY SHUE: 'Indiscriminate disproportionality: another attempt at rules with teeth' (Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict seminars: 'Strengthening international authority'), James Martin Twenty-first Century School (Old Indian Institute, Broad Street), 1 p.m.

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Tuesday 27 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Introductory Certificate in Management' (for academics and researchers) (day 2), 9.30 a.m., and 'Career pathfinder for research staff', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR PETER KEMP: 'Private renting' (Housing Seminars), Large Lecture Room, Nuffield, 1 p.m. (to reserve a place, e-mail: events@socres.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR RICHARD PARISH: 'Particularity and physicality' (Bampton Lectures: 'Le christianisme est étrange: Christian particularity in writing of the French seventeenth century'), University Church, 5 p.m.

STEPHEN BOLD: 'Product development' (lecture series: 'Building a business'), Saïd Business School, 5.30 p.m. (Open to all members of the University. Enquiries: buildingabusiness@sbs.ox.ac.uk)

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Wednesday 28 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Assertiveness' (day 2), 9.30 a.m., and 'Lecturing for Humanities and Social Sciences' (first session), 12 noon (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR ANTONIO CASSESE: 'The International Criminal Court and evolving conceptions of victim-centred justice' (Foundation for Law, Justice, and Society lecture), Mordan Hall, St Hugh's, 5.30 p.m. (further information at www.fljs.org).

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Thursday 29 January

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Dealing with stress', 9.30 a.m., and 'Lecturing for MPLS and Medical Sciences' (first session), 12 noon (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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