University Gazette, 11 December 2008: Lectures
'Le christianisme est étrange': Christian particularity in writing of the French seventeenth century
PROFESSOR RICHARD PARISH, Professor of French and Fellow of St Catherine's College, will deliver a series of Bampton Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin. The lectures will be delivered in English, and all exemplary material will be translated.
20 Jan.: 'Particularity and apologetics.'27 Jan: 'Particularity and physicality.'
3 Feb.: 'Particularity and language: (i) talking of God.'
10 Feb.: 'Particularity and language: (ii) talking for God.'
17 Feb.: 'Particularity and discernment.'
24 Feb.: 'Particularity and polemics: (i) Jansenism.'
3 Mar.: 'Particularity and polemics: (ii) Quietism.'
10 Mar.: 'Particularity and salvation.'
Herbert Spencer Lectures
Modifying human behaviour
The Herbert Spencer Lectures will be given at 5.15 p.m. on the following days in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
The lectures are arranged by a trust fund held by the University. They are held every three years, on a theme that would have been of interest to Herbert Spencer.
JUSTICE EDWIN CAMERON, Supreme Court of Appeal, South
PROFESSOR ANTHONY DICKINSON, Experimental Psychology,
PROFESSOR JON ELSTER, Philosophy, Columbia
PROFESSOR DAVID MACDONALD, Zoology, Oxford
PROFESSOR UTA FRITH, Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL
PROFESSOR JULIET B. SCHOR, Sociology, Boston College
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Department of Statistics: Corcoran Memorial Prize Ceremony
The Corcoran Memorial Prize Ceremony will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday, 22 January, in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.
The prizewinners will each deliver a lecture: Dr Anja Sturm (2004), Dr Simon Myers (2006), Dr Ludger Evers and Dr Chris Spencer (2008). The lectures will be followed by a reception.Enquiries may be directed to email@example.com.
Neuroscience Grand Round Guest Lectures
The following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 1, the Academic Block, the John Radcliffe Hospital.
PROFESSOR MICHAEL HANNA, National Hospital for Neurology16 Jan.: 'Update on channelopathies.'
PROFESSOR GAVIN GIOVANNONI, Barts and the London Centre
PROFESSOR GERAINT REES, UCL
Foundation for Law, Justice, and Society, and Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
PROFESSOR ANTONIO CASSESE, Professor of Law, University of Florence, and formerly President of the International Criminal Court for the Former Yugoslavia, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 January, in Mordan Hall, St Hugh's College. Further information may be found at www.fljs.org.
Subject: 'The International Criminal Court and evolving conceptions of victim- centred justice.'
Department of Social Policy and Social Work: Sidney Ball Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR GREG DUNCAN will deliver the Sidney Ball Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 February, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'Poverty and child development.'
School of Geography and the Environment
TIM SCHWANEN will lecture at 2 p.m. on Monday, 15 December, in the Boardroom, the School of Geography and the Environment.
Subject: 'Analytical, critical, and cultural understandings of every mobility and beyond.'
Open lecture series: Sustainable transport
PROFESSOR CHERNG YUAN LIN will deliver the first lecture in this series at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 January, in the School of Geography and the Environment. The full seriesu programme will be published later. Enquiries may be directed to Lara Scott (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'Approaches towards sustainable maritime transportation.'
Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict: Strengthening international authority
The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Mondays in the James Martin Twenty-first Century School, the Old Indian Institute Building, corner of Broad Street and Catte Street. Enquiries should be directed to Jennifer Wilkinson (e-mail: email@example.com).
PROFESSOR MERVYN FROST, King's College, London
PROFESSOR HENRY SHUE
DR ANTHONY LANG, St Andrews
DR JAMES PATTISON, West of England
PROFESSOR CHRIS REUS-SMIT, ANU
PROFESSOR NIGEL WHITE, Sheffield
PROFESSOR NICHOLAS WHEELER, Aberystwyth
DR TONI ERSKINE, Aberystwyth