Oxford University Gazette, 4 February 2010: Lectures
Sydney Truelove Professor of Gastroenterology
PROFESSOR FIONA POWRIE will deliver her inaugural lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 March, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Gut reactions: immune pathways in the intestine in health and disease.'
A Celebration of the 350th Anniversary of the Royal Society, 1660–2010
A meeting on sustainability
The following meeting, held to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Society, will take place on Wednesday, 17 March, 10 a.m.–4.30 p.m., in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory. Admission will be by tickets, available from Mrs Janet Andrews (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). A buffet lunch will be available (£6), for which orders should be placed with the application, supplying name and e-mail address.
The foundation of the Royal Society was due mainly to a combination of some eight fellows of Oxford colleges, with professors of Gresham College, London. A major instigator was Sir John Wilkins, previously Warden of Wadham College, who had organised the Experimental Philosophy Club in Oxford.
Details of the Royal
Lecture, to be delivered by Lord (Melvyn) Bragg at 6.30 p.m. on the same day in the
Session A (Chairman: Professor Bob Williams)
THE VICE-CHANCELLOR 10.30 a.m.: Introduction.
SIR CHRISTOPHER LLEWELLYN SMITH
DR MYLES ALLEN
PROFESSOR PETER EDWARDS
PROFESSOR FRASER ARMSTRONG
Session B (Chairman: Professor Roger Crowley)
PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL BRADY 2 p.m.: 'The relevance of information engineering.'
PROFESSOR GUY HOULSBY
DR HENRY SNAITH
PROFESSOR LORD MAY
Clarendon Lectures in Economics
The biological foundations of economic and social behaviour
ERNST FEHR, Professor in Microeconomics and Experimental Economics, University of Zurich, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5.30 p.m. on the dates shown. The first lecture will be held in the St Cross Building; the second and third lectures will be held in the Department of Economics, Manor Road Building.
Enquiries may be directed to Filip Adamski (e-mail: email@example.com).
Mon. 8 Feb.: 'Social and cultural foundations of economic preferences.'
Tues. 9 Feb.: 'Hormonal foundations of economic preferences.'
Wed. 10 Feb.: 'The neural circuitry of economic preferences.'
Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR LEWIS WOLPERT, Emeritus Professor of Biology as Applied to Medicine, University College, London, will deliver the Julia Bodmer Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 February, in Lecture Theatre A, Department of Zoology.
Subject: Not set in concrete: from civil engineer to cell biologist.'
Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint
From textual transmission to critical edition of the Septuagint of 1 Samuel
PROFESSOR ANNELI AEJMELAEUS, Helsinki, will deliver the second series of Grinfield Lectures at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Examination Schools.
18 Feb.: 'Collation of evidence.'
25 Feb.: 'Recensional developments.'
4 Mar.: 'Problems of the critical text.'
History and Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment
Enlightenment workshop: amended notice
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment, Voltaire Foundation, 99 Banbury Road. The arrangements for the 8 February lecture differ from those previously published.
Conveners: Professor Laurence Brockliss, Dr John Robertson and Dr Kate Tunstall.
PROFESSOR GUY STROUMSA
DR MARK PHILP and DR DAVID O'SHAUGHNESSY
DR THOMAS BISKUP, Hull
DR HEATHER ELLIS, Berlin
PROFESSOR JÉSUS ASTIGARRAGA, zaragossa
Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
General Linguistics seminar
The following seminars will be given at 4.15 p.m. on Mondays at 47 Wellington Square.
PROFESSOR PATRICIA KEATING, California
DR KRISZTA SZENDROI,
University College, London
DR LUISA GARCÍA GARCÍA, Seville
DR DAG HAUG, Oslo
DR ANNA KIBORT, Cambridge
Department of Psychiatry guest lectures
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Department of Psychiatry Seminar Room, Warneford Hospital.
MICHAEL KING, University College, London
PROFESSOR PETER WHYBROW, California at Los Angeles
Medieval and Modern Languages
Taylor Special LecturePROFESSOR ERICA CARTER, Warwick, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 15 February, in the Main Hall, the Taylor Institution. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
Subject: 'Béla Balázs and the fairy-tale close-up.'
Sub-faculty of Portuguese postgraduate research seminars
The following seminars will be held as shown.
ANTÓNIO MÁRCIO DA SILVA, Birkbeck, London
STEPHANIE DENNISON, Leeds
CHRIS DE SÁ
Korean Studies lecture
DR DANIEL SCHWEKENDIEK will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 18 February, in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.
Convener: Dr J.B. Lewis.
Subject: 'Economic and social history of North Korea.'
Society for Applied Philosophy annual lecture
PROFESSOR PHILIP KITCHER, Columbia University, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 19 March, in the Auditorium, MBI Al Jaber Building, Corpus Christi College.
Subject: 'Militant modern atheism.'
Oxford housing seminars
The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.
Conveners: Professor Peter Kemp, Professor Sue Bright and Professor John Muellbauer.
DR PETER WILLIAMS, York
PROFESSOR JOHN MUELLBAUER
PROFESSOR DAVID COWAN, Bristol
Centre for Socio-legal Studies
GEORGE WILLIAMS, Anthony Mason Professor of Law, New South Wales, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 February, in Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building. The lecture will be followed by a panel featuring Professor Williams, Dr David Erdos and Aruna Sathanapally.
Subject: 'The prospect and possibilities of an Australian Human Rights Act.'
Oxford Transitional Justice Research: West Papua symposium
The following symposium will be held on Saturday, 6 February, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., in the Lecture Theatre, the Social Sciences Building. Speakers include: Pieter Drooglever, Institute of Netherlands History; Albert Kersten, Leiden; Jos Marey, formerly of the Papua Student Association; Benny Wenda, Papua leader in exile; Agus Sumule, first adviser to the governor of Papua; and Muridan Widjojo, staff of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences. The symposium is free of charge. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with name and affiliation.
Subject: 'Justice and self-determination in West Papua.'
Oxford Institute of Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict/Programme on the Changing Character of War seminar series.
The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building.
PROFESSOR MICHAEL DOYLE, Columbia
DR BASTIEN IRONDELLE
DR ANTONIO GIUSTOZZI, London School of Economics
PROFESSOR GERRY SIMPSON, London School of Economics; Melbourne
Department of International Development: Distinguished Visitor Lecture
PROFESSOR WOLFGANG LUTZ, Leader, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 4 February, in Seminar Room 2, Queen Elizabeth House. The lecture is arranged in conjunction with the International Migration Institute. Enquiries may be directed to Gunvor Jonsson (e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Human capital and adaptation to climate change: a role for migration?'
Interdisciplinary seminar in the study of religions: Religion in diaspora—perspectives from the social sciences
The following seminars will be held at 8 p.m. on Mondays in the Dorfman Centre, St Peter's College.
PROFESSOR ELEANOR NESBITT, Warwick
PROFESSOR JONATHAN WEBBER, Birmingham
Bodleian Library and Oxford University Research Archive (ORA)
Scholarship, publishing and the dissemination of research seminar
PROFESSOR PAUL JEFFREYS, DR ANNE BOWTELL and MRS SALLY RUMSEY will give the first seminar in this series at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 4 March, in the EPA Lecture Room, Lincoln EPA Science Centre, Museum Road. Enquiries may be directed to Sally Rumsey (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'Disseminating Oxford's research in the era of electronic communications.'
WISER: Workshops in Information Skills and Electronic Resources
The following workshops will be held at the times and dates shown at OUCS, 13 Banbury Road. Further details can be found at: www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/services/training/wiser.
LJILJA RISTIC and ISABEL MCMANN
JANE RAWSON and EMMA CRAGG
Saïd Business School
Annual Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies
HECTOR SANTS, Chief Executive, Financial Services Authority, will deliver the Lubbock Lecture in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12 March, in the Saïd Business School. The lecture is free and open to the public, but prior electronic registration is appreciated at: www.sbs.oxford.edu/events/sants.
Subject: 'After the crisis: the role of the regulator.'
Distinguished speaker seminars
The following seminars will be given at 6 p.m. at the Saïd Business School.
Seminars are free and
open to all, but advance electronic registration is required at:
www.sbs.oxford.edu/events/. The title for the final lecture has now been confirmed.
ROGER CARR, Cadbury
PAOLO SCARONI, Eni SpA
LORD BROWNE OF MADINGLEY, Riverstone Holding LLC
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Muslims in the media
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street.
MOHAMED CHEBARRO, Al-Arabiyya
JON DEFTERIOS, CNN
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCHUDSON, Columbia, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 4 February, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. The lecture will be introduced by Nicholas Lemann, Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia, and followed by a panel discussion with David Levy, Paul Starr, Princeton, and John Lloyd. To register, e-mail name and any affiliation to: email@example.com.
Subject: 'The reconstruction of American journalism.'
All Souls College
BARONESS HALE OF RICHMOND will deliver the Neill Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 19 February, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Justice for the Jains: remedies for bad administration.'
Lecture by Lord Harries
LORD HARRIES OF PENTREGARTH, formerly Bishop of Oxford, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 February, in Balliol College. The lecture is open to all members of the University. Enquiries may be directed to Dr Alexandru Popescu (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'Religion and guilt—burden or blessing?'
Tanner Lectures on Human Values
AHMED RASHID, leading expert on Afghanistan, Pakistan and central Asia, will lecture at 5 p.m., Friday, 12 February, and 11 a.m., Saturday, 13 February, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. The second lecture will be followed by a discussion with a distinguished panel. Open to the public, but space is limited. Places can be reserved at: http://bnctannerlectures2010.eventbrite.com.
Subject: 'Afghanistan and Pakistan: past mistakes, future directions?'
Bynum Tudor Lecture
THE MOST REVD DESMOND TUTU, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, will deliver this year's Bynum Tudor Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 10 May, at the Sheldonian Theatre. To reserve a place, contact: email@example.com or telephone: Oxford 612015.
Subject: 'Lessons from the truth and reconciliation process for twenty-first century challenges.'
St Antony's College
Asian Studies Centre
Southeast Asian Studies seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College.
Convener: P.J. Thum.
MS JENI WHALAN
DR PHYLLIS FERGUSON, United Nations Development Programme
DR FELICIA HUGHES-FREELAND, Swansea
PROFESSOR DUNCAN MCCARGO, Leeds
PROFESSOR MICHAEL HITCHCOCK, Chichester
The following films will be shown at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Convener: Dr Rachel Murphy.
4 Mar.: The King of Masks, directed by Wu Tian Ming
11 Mar.: Going to School with Father on my Back, directed by Chow Yau Chiu
St Catherine's College
Sir Patrick Nairne Lecture
LORD DRAYSON, Minister of State for Science and Innovation, will deliver the Nairne Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 11 February, in the Mary Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. To reserve a place, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'The future for UK science.'
Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR ELSPETH GARMAN, President, British Crystallographic Association and Senior Kurti Fellow, will deliver the Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 March, in the Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History.
Subject: 'Crystallography one century AD (after Dorothy).'