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Oxford University Gazette, 19 March 2009: Diary

Friday 20 March

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: celebration of the life and collections of Richard Gough (1735–1809), antiquary, bibliographer, topographer, and donor to the library (see further in 'Lectures' above).

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 23 March

CONFERENCE: 'Countering home-grown terrorism', Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 9.30 a.m.–3.4 p.m. (Continues tomorrow. Enquiries and registration:

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Thursday 26 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Working with systems thinking and the unconscious in the organisation' (action learning sets), 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR ROGER TSIEN: 'Genetically encoded and synthetic molecules for in vivo and clinical imaging' (Rodney Porter Memorial Lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 4 p.m.

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Friday 27 March

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'For researchers—an insight into research management', 12 noon (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Saturday 28 March

EMILY KENWAY (mezzo-soprano) and ANNA TETSUYA (piano) perform works by Handel, Schubert, Thomas, Howells, and Britten, Wolfson, 5.30 p.m. (admission £5, concessions £3; proceeds in aid of African Medical and Research Foundation).

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Monday 30 March

NEW COLLEGE SYMPOSIUM: 'Figuring lateness: late style, old age, and belatedness' (further details and registration forms from Maggie Davies:; tel. (2)79552).

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Tuesday 31 March

H.E. MR KAMALESH SHARMA, SIR DAVID KING, and DR NICOLA BREWER: 'The future of higher education in the Commonwealth' (panel discussion, chaired by Lord Patten of Barnes), Sheldonian, 5.30 p.m. (admission by ticket, available from the University Development Office:

PROFESSOR MARCUS DU SAUTOY talks about the making his television series, The Story of Maths, Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m.

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Wednesday 1 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Introduction to finance', 9.30 a.m., and 'Career pathfinder for research staff', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Thursday 2 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Lecturing performance in medicine', 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Friday 3 April

PROFESSOR ROBERT DARNTON: 'Open access and other openings' (Bodleian Library and Oxford University Research Archive lecture series: 'Scholarship, publishing, and the dissemination of research'), EPA Lecture Room, Lincoln EPA Science Centre, Museum Road, 11 a.m. (enquiries:

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Thursday 9 April


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Friday 10 April

BODLEIAN LIBRARY: all central reading rooms closed (reopen 14 April).

SACKLER LIBRARY closed (reopens 14 April).

TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY closed (reopens 14 April).

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Thursday 15 April

LEARNING INSTITUTE online courses begin: 'Undergraduate admissions interviewing' and 'Recruitment and selection' (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Assertiveness' (day 1), 9.30 a.m., and 'Evaluating teaching in medicine', 2 p.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

LESLEY PULLEN: 'Naga textiles: identifying the tribe—continuing a culture' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 5.45 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

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