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Oxford University Gazette, 26 June 2009: Diary

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.þ5.30 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).

PROFESSOR ARTHUR I. MILLER: 'The strange friendship of Pauli and Jung: when physics met psychology' (lecture), Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, 5.15 p.m. (open to the public; booking not required).

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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/eve nts/conferences-workshops/)

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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: sarah.roger@seh.ox.ac.uk)

CONFERENCE: 'The global Lincoln', St Catherine's, from 4 p.m. (Continues tomorrow. Information and registration: www.rai.ox.ac.uk/lincoln)

PROFESSOR ADAM KOLBER: 'Why retributivists must abolish prison' (lecture), Old Indian Institute, Broad Street, 4 p.m. (enquiries: nicholas.iles@philosophy.ox.ac.uk).

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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).< /p>

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).

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 development@lmh.ox.ac.uk; online booking at www.lmh-alumni.org).

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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 www.ox.ac.uk/debates/.

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