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Oxford University Gazette, 1 July 2010: Diary

Friday 2 July

SHELDONIAN THEATRE: exhibition of the proposed redecoration (returning the Theatre to the original Wren colour scheme), 9 a.m.–4.30 p.m.

WORKSHOP: 'Constitutions and the classics: Sieyes and de Meistre', Queen's, 9.15 a.m.–2 p.m. (further information at www.fljs.org).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Working with systems thinking and the unconscious in the organisation' (final workshop), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH: 'Christian history on a lunatic scale: book and television' (Oxford Historic Churches Trust/Wolfson College Midsummer Lecture), Wolfson, 3 p.m. (admission by ticket; details at: www.ohct.org.uk/MacCullochLecture.html).

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Monday 5 July

SHRI SHIVARUDRA BALAYOGI, Meditation Master, talks on 'Mind and meditation', and gives instruction in meditation, followed by a thirty-minute meditation, and an opportunity to ask spiritual questions, the chapel, Mansfield, 6.30 p.m. (admission free, but booking required: rina.carvalho@wolfson.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 6 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Selection and interview skills for research staff,' 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 7 July

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

CONFERENCE: 'God and physics' (with special guest Professor John Polkinghorne), Ian Ramsey Centre and the International Society for Science and Religion (continues until Saturday; for information see http://users.ox.ac.uk/~theo0038/Conferenceinfo/General.html).

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Saturday 10 July

NEW CHAMBER OPERA and THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS perform Erismena, Princess of Media, by Francesco Cavalli, Warden's Garden, New College, 6.30 p.m. (Friends of the Bodleian event). (Tickets £40. Enquiries and bookings: tel. (2)77234, or visit www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/friends)

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Tuesday 13 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Planning, review and integration: group meetings' (for academic staff), 11 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 14 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (workshop 4, Wednesday programme), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR NIGEL BIGGAR: 'Forgiveness after civil conflict' (Christ Church Summer Lectures—opening lecture), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Friday 16 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (workshop 4, Friday programme), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Monday 19 July

PROFESSOR FRANCES RADAY: 'Pluralism in Israel—religious, ethnic and gender equality through the looking glass of Israel's Supreme Court' (lectures: 'Israel: historical, political and social aspects'), senior common room, Law Faculty Building, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 21 July

PROFESSOR GEORGE PATTISON: 'Death' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Thursday 22 July

WORKSHOP: 'Data management training for the humanities', Oxford e-Research Centre, 9.15 a.m.–2 p.m. (admission free, but registration required: http://sudamih.oucs.ox.ac.uk/training_workshop.xml).

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Wednesday 28 July

THE VEN. JULIAN HUBBARD: 'Religion in the European Union' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 4 August

PROFESSOR SARAH FOOT: 'The cloister and the crime: medieval monks in modern murder mysteries' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 11 August

THE VERY REVD DR CHRISTOPHER LEWIS: 'Is religion in decline?' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 18 August

THE REVD DR EDMUND NEWELL: 'Chaos theory: theology and the sea' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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