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Oxford University Gazette, 18 June 2009: Diary

Friday 19 June

STEFAN GRADMANN: 'Europeana. A digital library for the humanities?' (Digital Humanities seminar), Maison Française, 10 a.m. (enquiries: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

LEARNING INSTITUTE SEMINAR: 'Developing management and leadership at Oxford, level 3 (for principal investigators), workshop 3: Good practice in leading teams—objective setting, role clarity, and team dynamics', 12.30 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

KATE PETHERBRIDGE and GILLIAN PRITCHARD: 'Keeping up to date' WISER series: Workshops in Information Skills and Electronic Resources), OULS, 12.30 p.m. (booking at www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/courses/).

PROFESSOR COLIN KIDD: 'The Old-Soules Club: Mercurius and student unrest' (Chichele Lectures), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Monday 22 June

OXFORD ONLINE DEBATE opens: 'The NHS should not treat self-inflicted illness', with debaters Charles Foster and Dr Mark Sheehan (moderator Dr Paula Boddington), at www.ox.ac.uk/debates/ (online comments can be posted during the debate, and voting opens on Monday, 13 July).

PROFESSOR WILL KAUFMAN: 'All you Jim Crow fascists! Woody Guthrie's freedom songs' (lecture), Rothermere American Institute, 5 p.m. (further information: enquiries@rai.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 23 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Introductory Certificate in Management' (for all staff) (day 6), 9.30 a.m., and 'Career pathfinder for research staff', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR HAL VARIAN: 'Computer mediated transactions' (lecture), Oxford Internet Institute, 4 p.m. (to attend, e-mail name, and affiliation if any, to events@oii.ox.ac.uk; further information on www.oii.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR BILLY K.L. SO: 'Chinese legal reforms of the 1990s and the 1070s: any relevance of the past to the present and future?' (lecture), Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's, 5 p.m. (enquiries: asian@sant.ox.ac.uk or Oxford (2)74559).

PROFESSOR TIMOTHY MOWL: 'Catholic symbolism, Pan worship, and the true origin of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein—eccentrics and the English landscape' (Robert Penson Lecture), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 24 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'For staff in administrative, technician, and professional roles— thinking about management', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m.; audience to be in place by 11.15 a.m. (For the list of honorands, see Gazette, 21 May.)

MICHAEL HITCHCOCK: 'North Vietnamese embroidery: exploring a partnership project with London, Limerick, and Hai Duong' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

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Thursday 25 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Introduction to the University Library Services', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Friday 26 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Developing management and leadership at Oxford, level 3 (for principal investigators), workshop 4: Good practice in managing projects (1)—activity breakdown, activity dependency, planning, monitoring', 12.30 p.m., and 'Springboard' (workshop 3) (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Saturday 27 June

CONFERENCE: 'Constitutional change in France and the United Kingdom', Maison Française, 9.30 a.m.'5.30 p.m. (enquiries: maison@herald.ox.ac.uk).

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Sunday 28 June

THE RT REVD STEPHEN COTTRELL preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

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Monday 29 June

TASK FORCE ON ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT: deadline today for responses to consultation document 'Duties of academics, and related issues' (responses to: ruth.kinahan@admin.ox.ac.uk).

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: Upper Radcliffe Camera closed for building work (reopens 5 October).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Minutes and agendas', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

DR REX HUGHES and DAVID LIVINGSTONE: 'War 2.0: the battle for cyberspace' (lecture), Oxford Internet Institute, 4 p.m. (to attend, e-mail name, and affiliation if any, to events@oii.ox.ac.uk; further information on www.oii.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 30 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Proof-reading', 9.30 a.m., and 'CVs, selection, and interview skills for research staff', 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR JOSEPH TUROW: 'Journalism organisations and the clickmetrics economy: past, present, and future' (lecture), Oxford Internet Institute, 5 p.m. (to attend, e-mail name, and affiliation if any, to events@oii.ox.ac.uk; further information on www.oii.ox.ac.uk).

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Thursday 2 July

CONFERENCE: 'Ageing in Latin America', Manor Road Building, from 9 p.m. (Continues tomorrow. Further details at: www.ageing.ox.ac.uk/events/conferences-workshops/)

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Friday 3 July

CONFERENCE: 'The global Lincoln', St Catherine's; continues tomorrow (information and registration: www.rai.ox.ac.uk/lincoln).

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. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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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 www.maths.ox.ac.uk/events/mp40).

CONFERENCE (Centre for the History of Childhood, Faculty of History): 'Becoming a person', Summer Common Room, Magdalen, from 9.30 a.m. (details at www.history.ox.ac.uk/research/clusters/history_childhood; enquiries to laurence.brockliss@magd.ox.ac.uk).

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