University Gazette, 6 May 2010: Lectures
Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions
PROFESSOR GUY STROUMSA will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 12 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'From Abraham's religion to the Abrahamic religions.'
Clarendon Lectures in Business and Management
The entrepreneurial firm: strategy and organisation in new markets
PROFESSOR K.M. EISENHARDT, Stanford, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Business and Management at 5.30 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School. Enquiries may be directed to Jane Hamilton, OUP (e-mail: email@example.com).
Tue. 11 May: 'Origins of the entrepreneurial firm: shaping businesses and creating markets.'
Wed. 12 May: 'Gaining resources: venture capital, corporate venture capital, and acquisition.'
Thur. 13 May: 'Inside the entrepreneurial firm: teams, strategic decision-making, and heuristics.'
Cameron Mackintosh Lecture
MICHAEL FRAYN, Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre, will give his final lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 10 May, in the Bernard Sunley Theatre, St Catherine's College. To reserve a space, contact Franca Potts (telephone: (2)81596; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: The fallout from Copenhagen—fiction and the historical record.'
J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR PAUL STERNBERG, Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology, will deliver a J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 17 May, in Lecture Theatre B, Department of Zoology.
Subject: 'Building perfect organs in nematodes.'
Cherwell–Simon Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL PEPPER, Pender Professor of Nanoelectronics, University College, London, will deliver the Cherwell–Simon Memorial Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 28 May, in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory.
Subject: 'Semiconductor nanostructures—the engineering of physics.'
Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR DAVID MACKAY, Chief Scientific Adviser and Professor of Natural Philosophy, Cambridge, will deliver the Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture at 4.45 p.m. on Thursday, 13 May, in LR1, Thom Building, Department of Engineering Science. For further details, see www.eng.ox.ac.uk/events/lubbock.
Subject: 'Sustainable energy—without the hot air.'
PROFESSOR JONATHAN CULLER, Cornell, will deliver the Zaharoff Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 20 May, in the Main Hall, Taylor Institution.
Convener: Professor Michael Sheringham.
Subject: ' "L'hyperbole et l'apostrophe": Baudelaire and the theory of the lyric.'
Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature
Textual trajectories in early modern Europe
PROFESSOR ROGER CHARTIER, writer and academic, Directeur d'Etudes, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, will give the following lectures at 5.30 p.m. in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.
Tues. 1 June: 'From manuscript to book: the author's hand.'
Wed. 2 June: 'From copy to print: the printer's mind.'
Fri. 4 June: 'From book to stage—a case study: Don Quixote for puppets (Lisbon, 1733).'
PROFESSOR CHARTIER will hold the following seminar at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 3 June, in the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Room 2, Taylor Institution.
Subject: 'Textual recycling: the history of Cardenio.'
Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama: Lecture
JO BALMER, writer and translator, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Monday, 17 May, in the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies.
Subject: 'Translating the classics.'
APGRD Conference: Choruses—ancient and modern
The annual APGRD conference will be held on 13–14 September in the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies and the Jacqueline du Pré Building, St Hilda's College. Confirmed speakers include Karen Ahlquist, George Washington; Josh Billings; Claudia Bosse, theatre director; Laurence Dreyfus; Zachary Dunbar, Central School of Speech and Drama; Simon Goldhill, Cambridge; Erika Fischer-Lichte, Free University, Berlin; Albert Henrichs, Harvard; Martin Revermann, Toronto; Ian Rutherford, Reading; and Roger Savage, Edinburgh. For more information, see www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/events/confc horus.html. To register, contact email@example.com.
English Language and Literature
Literature and science seminar series
The following seminars will be given at the dates and times shown, and in the rooms indicated, in the St Cross Building.
Conveners: Dr Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Dr Michael Whitworth, and Frédérique Aït-Touati.
BRUNO LATOUR, Sciences Po, Paris
STELLA PRATT-SMITH and WILL TATTERSDILL
Campaigning and generalship seminars
The following seminars will be given at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
MAJ.-GEN. ANDREW MACKAY
BRIG. J.M. COWAN
Military history seminar
BEN SHEPHERD will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 5 May, in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
Subject: 'Planning for the aftermath of war: Germany 1945 and Iraq 2003.'
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Oxford Strachey Lecture in Computer Science
PROFESSOR ORNA GRUMBERG, Israel Institute of Technology, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 May, in Lecture Theatre B, Computing Laboratory.
Subject: 'The 2-valued and the 3-valued abstraction-refinement frameworks in model checking.'
Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: Mathematical geoscience seminars
The following seminars will be given at 2.30 p.m. on Fridays in Seminar Room 3, Dartington House.
DR PETER BOLLADA, Cardiff
PROFESSOR MIKE BAINES and DALE PARTRIDGE, Reading
DR ROIY SAYAG, Cambridge
DR STEVEN ROPER, Glasgow
Department of Materials colloquia
The following colloquia will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre, the Department of Materials.
PROFESSOR DAVID RITCHIE, Cambridge
PROFESSOR JOHN RODENBURG, Sheffield
DR MICHAEL RIETH, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology,
Institute for Materials Research I
Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Group seminar series
The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Mondays in Lecture Room 8, the Information Engineering Building.
DR JENNIFER L. JORDAN, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
SPEAKER TO BE CONFIRMED
PROFESSOR PAUL CURTIS, Defence Science and Technology
DR STEPHANE BORDAIS, Cardiff
DR MICHAEL OKEREKE
Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism seminars (amended notice)
The following seminars will be given at 12.45 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, OCDEM, Churchill Hospital. The details of several lectures differ from those previously published.
The series is sponsored by Lilly.
DR MATTHEW WOOD
DR ANGELYN BETHEL
PROFESSOR GERALD WATTS, Perth
DR HARPAL RANDEVA, Warwick
PROFESSOR PETER GRANT, Leeds
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology research seminars
The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays, except where noted, in the Lecture Theatre of the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
DR LASZLO TORA, Strasbourg
PROFESSOR PAUL KAYE, York
PROFESSOR NILABH SHASTRI, Berkeley
PROFESSOR BART VANHAESEBROECK, Queen Mary, London
PROFESSOR ELIZABETH BLACKBURN, California at San
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER TANG, Imperial College, London
PROFESSOR SARAH TABRIZI, University College, London
PROFESSOR PERRY BLACKSHEAR, National Institutes of Health,
PROFESSOR HUGH ROSEN, Scripps Research Institute
Pharmacology, Anatomical Neuropharmacology and Drug Discovery seminars (amended notice)
The following seminars will be given at 12 noon on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, Department of Pharmacology. The title of the 11 May seminar differs from that previously published.
DR REBECCA SITSAPESAN, Bristol
BJÖRN HEINDRYCKX, Ghent
DR MARK UNGLESS, Imperial, London
PROFESSOR BARBARA SAHAKIAN, Cambridge
DR THEODOR BURDYGA, Liverpool
PROFESSOR IAN FORSYTHE, Leicester
Department of Public Health: Talking law and ethics
The following lectures will be given at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3a/b (unless indicated otherwise), the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre. Further details will be found at http://helex.medsci.ox.ac.uk/news/new-series-of-talking-law-and-ethics.
DR NADJA KANELLOPOULOU
DR JANE KAYE
DR NAOMI HAWKINS
DR KAREN MELHAM, Oxford Bioethics Network
Forum for European Philosophy in Oxford: Provocations
MICHÈLE LE DOEUFF, Director of Research, CNRS, Paris, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 13 May, in the Collier Room, Regent's Park College.
Subject: 'Bergson and Freud with a bit of Shakespeare and Bacon.'
Book launch seminar. PAMELA SUE ANDERSON, editor of a book dedicated to Michèle Le Doeuff, New Topics in Feminist Philosophy of Religion: Contestations and Transcendence Incarnate, will introduce this event at 8 p.m. on Thursday, 13 May, in Regent's Park College. The event is part of a series of interdisciplinary seminars on 'Critical theory and spiritual practice.'
Foundation for Law, Justice and Society/Centre for Socio-legal Studies
Subject: 'Politicising law, judicialising politics: a realist approach to comparative constitutionalism.'
Future of Work Programme seminar
DR GUY STANDING, Professor of Economic Security, Bath, and former Director, Socio-economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organisation, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 10 June, in the Barclay's Room, Green Templeton College. Register at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Work after globalisation: building occupational citizenship.'
Anthropology Research Group at Oxford: Eastern medicines and religions
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, except where noted.
PROFESSOR WU GUO, Sichuan
DR LUCIA CANDELISE, CNRS
Israel: historical, political and social aspects (amended notice)
The following lectures will be given at 8 p.m. on Mondays in the Lower Lecture Room, Lincoln College, except where noted. The details of some of the lectures are different than those previously published.
Convener: Peter Oppenheimer.
RUTH LANDE and AVIV WASSERMAN, Lod Foundation
DR JOSEPH DAVID, Hebrew University
PROFESSOR FRANCES RADAY, Hebrew University
NearEastMed Archaeology Group: Iron age trade, interaction and cultural identity (amended notice)
The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in the Ashmolean Museum Education Centre, via the St Giles' Street entrance. The seminars are supported by the Department of Classics, Institute of Archaeology, Oriental Studies and the Ashmolean Department of Antiquities. The 17 June lecture, below, was previously notified as taking place on 3 June.
TAMAR HODOS, Bristol
GUNNAR LEHMAN, Ben-Gurion
Oxford Centre for the Study of Inequality and Democracy: Faculty workshops and seminars in comparative politics (amended notice)
The following events will take place as shown. Details of the 10 May seminar differ from those previously published.
CRISTÓBAL ROVIRA KALTWASSER and WOLFGANG MERKEL,
JOAO CRAVINHO, European Bank for Reconstruction and
Development, and THEODORE PANGALOS, Vice- President of
JULIAN MISCHI, Centre d'Economie et Sociologie
Appliquées à l'Agriculture et aux Espaces
THOMAS PEPINKSY, Cornell
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) lecture
PROFESSOR PHIL MARTIN, California at Davis, will lecture at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 May, in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road.
Subject: 'Why the US cannot reform its immigration policy.'
Refugee Studies Centre
Elizabeth Colson Lecture
PROFESSOR SASKIA SASSEN, Columbia, will deliver the Elizabeth Colson Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 26 May, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College. Enquiries may be directed to Wouter te Kloeze (telephone: Oxford (2)81726; e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'The complexity of powerlessness: what makes human rights law perform?'
Public seminar series
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in Seminar Room One, 3 Mansfield Road.
Convener: Dr Matthew J. Gibney.
PROFESSOR ETIENNE PIGUET, Neuchâtel
PROFESSOR JACQUELINE STEVENS, California at Santa
Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity
NOEL LENSKI, Colorado at Boulder, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 20 May, in the Danson Room, Trinity College. The event is jointly organised with Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford (SCIO).
Subject: 'Slavery and society in Merovingian Gaul.'
Andrew Sherratt Memorial Lecture
DR JOHN CHAPMAN, Durham, will deliver the Andrew Sherratt Memorial Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 27 May, in the Temporary Exhibition Galleries in the Ashmolean Museum. Free, but booking is required at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Ancestors, hierarchies and urban growth in Balkan prehistory.'
Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR STURT MANNING, Cornell, will deliver the Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 29 May, in Wolfson College. Free, but booking is required at: email@example.com.
Subject: 'Time as the measure of all things: synchronising ancient civilisations in the Near East and east Mediterranean, 2000–1000 BC.'
The following workshops will be held on the days shown in the OUCS, 13 Banbury Road. Further details may be found at www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/service s/training/wiser/.
ANGELA CARRITT and KERRY WEBB
JAMES SHAW and SUE BIRD
GILLIAN PRITCHARD and ANGELA CARRITT
Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
European Seminar on Advanced Jewish Studies: The reading of Hebrew and Jewish texts in the early modern period
The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m., except where noted, on Thursdays in Exeter College.
Conveners: Piet van Boxel and Joanna Weinberg.
FEDERICA FRANCESCONI, California at Los Angeles
ANTHONY GRAFTON, Princeton
THEODOR DUNKELGRÜN, Chicago
ANDREW BURNS, Pennsylvania
PIET VAN BOXEL
ANTHONY GRAFTON, Princeton, and JOANNA WEINBERG
Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies
The following lectures will be given at 2 p.m. in the Library, the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies.
DR RAVI M. GUPTA, William and Mary, USA
PROFESSOR KEITH WARD, former Regius Professor of
PROFESSOR CARL OLSON, Allegheny College, USA
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Muslims in Britain: research and reflections (amended notice)
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays, except where noted, at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. All are welcome.
Note: the lecture due to have been given on 10 June, by Dr Deborah Phillips, has been cancelled.
PROFESSOR LYNN STAEHELI, Edinburgh
DR SEAN MCLOUGHLIN, Leeds
DR EMMA TARLO, Goldsmiths, London
PROFESSOR CERI PEACH, Manchester
DR ALISON SHAW and DR MOHAMMAD TALIB
DR ADEEL MALIK, Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies, will lecture at 3 p.m. on Thursdays during Trinity Term in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. The lectures are open to matriculated members of the University.
Note: this series was previously named 'Political economy of institutions and development'.
Medieval Arabic Thought
DR AFIFI AL-AKITI, KFAS Fellow, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Mondays during Trinity Term in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. The lectures are open to matriculated members of the University.
Oxford Learning Institute
The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays on Level 2 of Littlegate House, St Ebbe's Street. The seminars are open to all; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (2)86811 if you would like to attend.
DR CELIA WHITCHURCH, London
RICHARD BOLDEN, University of Exeter
PROFESSOR PETER ROBERTS, Canterbury, New Zealand
DR ANNA ROBINSON-PANT, East Anglia
DR MARY LEA, Open
PROFESSOR GARETH WILLIAMS, London
James Martin Twenty-first Century School
International Migration Institute project launch seminar
DR HEIN DE HAAS will lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 13 May, in Seminar Room One, 3 Mansfield Road.
Subject: 'The determinants of international migration (DEMIG).'
All Souls College
Lectures by Dr John Redwood: The credit crunch
THE RT HON. DR JOHN REDWOOD will lecture at 11 a.m. on
Friday, 7 May, and Friday, 14 May, in the Old Library, All
14 May: 'The credit crunch—lessons and remedies.'
The art of justice
GARY WATT, Warwick, and RUTH HERZ will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 7 May, in the Wharton Room, All Souls.
Convener: Professor Michael Sheringham.
Subject: 'Honoré Daumier and the moving image of law' (GW); ' "We see the judges move like lions, but we do not see what moves them" (John Selden): Pierre Cavellat in the courtroom' (RH).
Leonard Stein Lectures
PROFESSOR RORY STEWART, Harvard, will deliver two Leonard Stein Lectures at 5 p.m. on Fridays in Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol College. Enquiries may be directed to the Academic Administrator (e-mail: email@example.com).
21 May: 'Afghanistan—ambition and reality.'
28 May: 'The rhetoric of war and intervention.'
Harris Manchester College
LEONARD TODD will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday 10 May, in the Charles Wellbeloved Room, Harris Manchester College.
Subject: 'The compelling story of a slave, owned by the author's ancestors, who became one of the singular artists of the nineteenth century' (the lecture concerns Mr Todd's book, Carolina Clay: The Life and Legend of the Slave Potter, Dave).
A colloquium in honour of Professor Dame Averil Cameron: Women in the Church—past and present
This colloquium will be held in the Roy Griffiths Room, Keble College, from 2.30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, 22 May. Keynote speakers are Canon Professor Sarah Foot, Professor Judith Lieu, Cambridge, and The Revd Canon Dr Jane Shaw. To reserve a space, contact Sarah Apetrei (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
DR BO KAREN LEE, Princeton Theological Seminary, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Monday, 24 May, in the Roy Griffiths Room, Keble College.
Subject: 'Dying to live: the shadow side of frui Deo in the mystical theologies of Anna Maria von Schurman and Madame Jeanne Guyon.'
Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture
THE RT REVD LORD RICHARD HARRIES, former Bishop of Oxford, will deliver the Eric Symes Abbott Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Friday, 7 May, in the chapel, Keble College.
Subject: 'The end of the permissive society? Towards a Christian understanding of the common good.'
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 612015.
Subject: 'Lessons from the truth and reconciliation process for twenty-first century challenges.'
John Wesley Lecture
PROFESSOR TED CAMPBELL, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, will deliver the John Wesley Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 19 May, in the Oakeshott Room, Lincoln College.
Subject: 'John Wesley's disconnections, 1756–60.'
St Antony's College
Asian Studies Centre
PROFESSOR DON EMMERSON, Stanford, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 21 May, in the Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College. Enquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convener: Professor Rosemary Foot.
Subject: 'Much ado about not much? Asian regionalism today.'
European Studies Centre
Symposium in honour of Raymond Carr: A reassessment of twentieth-century Spain
A symposium in honour of Raymond Carr will be held on Thursday and Friday, 6 and 7 May, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Convener: Julio Crespo MacLennan.
ESC annual lecture