University Gazette, 8 October 2009: Lectures
Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre
MICHAEL FRAYN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26 October, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
Subject: To be announced.
George Eastman Visiting Professor
PROFESSOR GRETCHEN GERZINA, Dartmouth, will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 29 October, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.
Subject: 'Bloomsbury and race.'
Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American History
PROFESSOR ROBIN KELLY will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: ' "He's got the whole world in His hands": US history and its discontents in the Obama era.'
Dr Lee's Professor of Physical ChemistryPROFESSOR CAROL ROBINSON will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 November, in the Examination Schools. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.
Cyril Foster Lecture
AMBASSADOR WILLIAM J. BURNS, US State Department, will deliver the Cyril Foster Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'America and the world in a new era.'
Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies
PROFESSOR JAMES KUGEL, Bar Ilan, will deliver the Speaker's Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.
Note: the final lecture in each set will be given on a Thursday, and not on a Friday, as stated in the Gazette of 1 October, p. 54.
In praise of Jubilees: a brief but intensive course in the oldest commentary on the Book of Genesis
Mon., 26 Oct.: 'Jubilees in its intellectual milieu.'
Wed., 28 Oct.: 'Jubilees reads Genesis.'
Thur., 29 Oct.: 'Who wrote Jubilees?'
Modern biblical scholarship and traditional religious belief
Mon., 2 Nov.: 'The rise of modern biblical scholarship.'
Wed., 4 Nov.: 'Preaching the bad news.'
Thur., 5 Nov.: 'Who's afraid of the documentary hypothesis?'
English Language and Literature
Drama in Performance
The following seminars will take place at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Shackleton Room, Brasenose College.
Conveners: Sos Eltis, Laurie Maguire, Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Emma Smith, Tiffany Stern.
ANDY KESSON, Kent
PROFESSOR ELIZABETH SCHAFER, Royal Holloway, London
CRAIG BAXTER, playwright
PROFESSOR VIV GARDNER, Manchester
Early Modern Literature Graduate Seminar
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Breakfast Room, Merton College.
Conveners: Sharon Achinstein, Paulina Kewes, David Norbrook, Emma Smith, Bart van Es.
PROFESSOR PETER DAVIDSON, Aberdeen
PROFESSOR RICHARD MCCABE
PROFESSOR PAUL YACHNIN, McGill
Leverhulme Lectures: Public Interiorities and Voice in Pre-Reformation England
PROFESSOR D.A. LAWTON, Washington University, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building, as detailed below.
20 Oct.: 'Voicing lost time (Chaucer, Orpheus, Machaut).'
27 Oct.: ' "And so I repress myself": voices of the fifteenth century.'
3 Nov.: 'Voicing secrets: arts of confession in Langland and Petrarch.'
10 Nov.: 'Rhythms of dialogue: nature, fortune, and the poet's voice.'
English Language and Literature, History of Art, Music, Theology
The Bible in Art, Music, and Literature
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Convener: Dr Christine Joynes.
PROFESSOR GYÖRGY SZÖNYI, Szeged
PROFESSOR RICHARD H. BELL, Nottingham
DR TASSILO ERHARDT, Utrecht
THE RT REVD DAVID STANCLIFFE, Bishop of Salisbury
PROFESSOR BLAIR WORDEN will deliver a special anniversary lecture to mark the quatercentenary of the birth of Edward Hyde, first Earl of Clarendon, at 5 p.m. on Friday, 23 October, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, 1609–74: history, literature, politics.'
Lecture marking the centenary of the Professorship of the History of War
PROFESSOR HEW STRACHAN, Chichele Professor of the History of War, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 October, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'War in Oxford: Oxford at war 1909–2009.'
Special Faculty Lecture
PROFESSOR DIPESH CHAKRABARTY, Chicago, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 30 November, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Empire and disinterestedness: the cultivation of historical objectivity in British India.'
Centre for Early Modern Studies
PROFESSOR PETER DAVIDSON, Aberdeen, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 October, in the Breakfast Room, Merton College.
Subject: 'Universal Baroque: the coherence of the early modern world.'
Transnational and Global History Seminar
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the St Cross Room, St Cross College, unless otherwise stated. Details of the 4 November lecture will be announced later.
Conveners: Tamson Pietsch, Muhammed Raza, Jonathan Sudbury, Gerard McCann, Benjamin Mountford.
DR JOHN DARWIN
PROFESSOR MICHAEL REDCLIFT, Kings College, London
PROFESSOR ANNE BOOTH, London
DR SUNIL AMRITH, Birkbeck, London
DR CLARE ANDERSON, Warwick
PROFESSOR WILLIAM GERVASE CLARENCE-SMITH, London
DR GARETH AUSTIN, London School of Economics
Medieval History Seminar
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College. All are welcome.
Convener: Professor C.J. Wickham.
Early Modern Europe Seminar
The following lectures will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Fridays in the Rees Davies Room, History Faculty, George Street.
Conveners: Robert Evans, Lyndal Roper and Howard Hotson.
CASPAR HIRSCHI, Cambridge
VLADIMIR URBANEK, Prague
ANTON CARUANA GALIZIA
VALENTIN GROEBNER, Lucerne
HAMISH SCOTT, St Andrew's
Department of the History of Art: Research Seminar
The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's.
Conveners: Dr H. Grootenboer and Ms J. Spencer.
ROSE MARIE SAN JUAN, University College, London
TAMAR GARB, University College, London
GENEVIEVE WARWICK, Glasgow
DR SARAH JAMES
RICHARD WRIGLEY, Nottingham
KOBENA MERCER, independent scholar
MICHELLE COHEN, Richmond
BRIONY FER, University College, London
Art History Research Seminar
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Lecture Theatre, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's (first two lectures) and Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean (final two lectures).
Conveners: Dr C. Payne, Oxford Brookes, Dr C. Whistler and Dr A. Wright.
DR CAROLINE CAMPBELL, Courtauld Institute
DR PAULA HOHTI, Helsinki
DR RACHEL WELLS
PROFESSOR WILL VAUGHAN, Birkbeck, London
Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine: Disease, Health and Medicine since 1650
The following seminars will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays at 47 Banbury Road. All are welcome.
Conveners: Professor Mark Harrison and Dr Saurabh Mishra.
GEOFFREY HUDSON, Northern Ontario 12 Oct.: 'Ripping off the disabled? A whistle-blower extraordinaire and the rapacious elite of eighteenth-century Britain.'
History, Oriental Studies
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Conversion in Late Antiquity: Christianity, Islam and Beyond (Sawyer Seminar 2009–10)
The following colloquium is the first in a series that will continue in 2010. It will be held 2–6 p.m. on Friday, 9 October, in the MBI al Jaber Auditorium, Corpus Christi College. Those wishing to attend this free colloquium should register with Dan Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARIETTA PAPACONSTANTINOU: Opening remarks.
AVERIL CAMERON: 'Late antiquity: a matter of size and shape.' (Chair: Jessica Ehinger)
WALTER SCHEIDEL: 'State formation and belief systems in eastern and western Eurasia.' (Chair: Daniel Schwartz)
VESNA WALLACE: 'Religious conversions of the Mongols: past and present.' (Chair: Konstantin Klein)
NEIL MCLYNN: Closing remarks.
History, Social Sciences
History of Political Thought
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Swire Room, University College.
Conveners: Ben Jackson and Marc Stears.
DR MARC MULHOLLAND
DR MICHAEL DROLET
PROFESSOR JOHN KEANE, Westminster
DR GEORGIOS VAROUXAKIS, Queen Mary, London
DR LEA YPI
DR RICHARD SHELDON, Bristol
DR MARK PHILP
Seminar in Economic and Social History
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.
ROBERT W. FOGEL, Chicago
PRICE FISHBACK, Arizona
THIJS LAMBRECHT, Ghent
ALYSA LEVENE, Oxford Brookes
GILLIAN TETT, Financial Times
ALFONSO HERRANZ, Barcelona
Darwin in history: contexts and issues
The following lectures will be given at 3 p.m. on Thursdays in the Colin Matthew Room, the History Faculty Building. The series is part of a programme made possible by the British Council, in collaboration with the University of Tel Aviv and the Van Leer Foundation, Jerusalem.
MARTIN RUDWICK, Cambridge
JIM ENDERSBY, Sussex
JIM MOORE, Open University
MARK FRANCIS, Canterbury Christ Church
JIM SECORD, Cambridge
ROBERT RICHARDS, Chicago
PROFESSOR H. BEALE will lecture in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 November, and at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 5 November. The subjects of the lectures will be announced later.
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
Plant Sciences Research Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays, except where noted, in the Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.
Convener: Professor Nicholas Harberd.
DR JOYCE LOPER, USDA Corvallis
DR DOUGLAS TAYLOR, Virginia
PROFESSOR VINCENT COLOT, CNRS Paris
PROFESSOR DARIO LEISTER, Munich
PROFESSOR RUEDIGER SIMON, Düsseldorf
PROFESSOR STEPHEN BELL
DR GAIL PRESTON
PROFESSOR MALCOLM BENNETT, Nottingham
Physical Chemistry Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Large Lecture Theatre, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory. All welcome.
Conveners: Professor M. Brouard and Dr R. Dullens.
PROFESSOR HELEN H. FIELDING, University College,
PROFESSOR MICHIEL SPRIK, Cambridge
PROFESSOR THOMAS R. RIZZO, EPFL, Lausanne
PROFESSOR MALCOLM H. LEVITT, Southampton
PROFESSOR DAVID G. LIDZEY, Sheffield
PROFESSOR GUS HANCOCK
PROFESSOR COLIN D. BAIN, Durham
Theoretical Chemistry Group
The following seminars will be given at 4.45 p.m. on Mondays in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory. All welcome.
Convener: Dr W. Barford.
DR ROBERT JACK, Bath
PROFESSOR JAMES SKINNER, Wisconsin
DR MARK WILSON
PROFESSOR PATRICK FOWLER, Sheffield
Computational Mathematics and Applications
The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Numerical Analysis Group Seminar Room, 3 Worcester Street, unless otherwise stated.
Conveners: Nick Trefethen and Sue Dollar (RAL).
DR COLIN MACDONALD
PROFESSOR GITTA KUTYNIOK, Osnabrück
PROFESSOR CHARALAMBOS MAKRIDAKIS, Crete
DR WAYNE HAYES, California at Irvine; Imperial College,
DR JORIS VAN DEUN, Antwerp
DR LEIGH LAPWORTH, Rolls-Royce
DR PEDRO GONNET, ETH Zurich
DR TIMO BETCKE, Reading
PROFESSOR ANDRE WEIDEMAN, Stellenbosch
Oxford Strachey Lectures in Computer Science
PROFESSOR SIMON PEYTON-JONES, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 October, in Lecture Theatre B, the Computing Laboratory.
Subject: 'Classes, Jim, but not as we know them.'
Mathematical Institute: Colloquium
NORM ZABUSKY, Weizmann Institute of Science, will present the following colloquium at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 23 October, in room L2 of the Mathematical Institute.
Subject: 'My nonlinear Odyssey: analytics, simulation and visualisation.'
Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics
The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Large Lecture Theatre, the Sherrington Building.
Conveners: Dr Deborah Goberdhan and Dr Ole Paulsen.
DR LEWIS MURPHY, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical
Research, Boston, USA
PROFESSOR FRANK SENGPIEL, Cardiff
PROFESSOR JOCHEN DEITMER, Kaiserslautern
PROFESSOR TIM AITMAN, Imperial College
PROFESSOR GORDON SHEPHERD, Yale; Astor Visiting
DR GREG JEFFERIS, Cambridge
PROFESSOR CHRIS PONTING
PROFESSOR PETER RATCLIFFE
Neuroscience Grand Round Guest Lectures
The following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Block, John Radcliffe Hospital. All welcome.
PROFESSOR JAMES NICOLL, Southampton
PROFESSOR MICHAEL BRADA, Institute of Cancer Research;
PROFESSOR GORDON SHEPHERD, Yale
Oxford Developmental Biology Seminar
The following presentations will be made at the seminar to be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, 9 October, in the Lecture Theatre, the LeGros Clark Building, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics (old Anatomy building).
Convener: Dr Shankar Srinivas.
ROBERT KELLY, Marseilles: 'Connecting heart and head muscle development.' DR GEORGE TRICHAS: 'Just beat it: investigating the initiation of the mammalian heartbeat.'
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
On 1 October there will be a showing of Ana Fraile's film about the life of César Milstein, La Historia de un Fuegito.
For details of Professor Jordan Raff's inaugural lecture (5 October) see above.
PROFESSOR ROB CROSS, Marie Curie Research Institute
PROFESSOR PETER PALESE, Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
PROFESSOR DAVID A. HUME, Edinburgh
PROFESSOR ALAN CLARKE, Cardiff
DR KEVIN MORRIS, Scripps Institute
DR ERIC MISKA, Cambridge
Medieval and Modern Languages
Spanish Research Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Room 3, Taylor Institution.
DR CECILIA ESPARZA, Pontificia Universidad
Católica del Perú
DR CLAUDIO RODRIGUEZ FER, Universidad de Santiago de
JONATHAN BRADBURY, Cambridge
DR JOHN EDWARDS
DR XON DE ROS
DR ISABEL TORRES, Queen's, Belfast
Graduate Seminars in Italian Studies
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room 2, Tom VIII, Christ Church.
LELE GRAGNOLATI and SARA FORTUNA
PROFESSOR JOACHIM QUACK, Heidelberg, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 29 October, in the Lecture Room, 90 High Street, University College. All are welcome.
Subject: 'The Book of the Temple.'
Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit: Seminars in Jewish Studies
The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m. on Thursdays in Room 314, the Oriental Institute.
DR JOSEPH DAVID
DR SIMON LEVIS SULLAM
DR AARON ROSEN
DR YEHUDA MIRSKY, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; Jewish
People Policy Planning Institute
Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit: David Patterson Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Centre, Yarnton Manor.
Convener: Dr Piet van Boxel.
RABBI DR NORMAN SOLOMON
DR AARON ROSEN
DR TAMAR DRUKKER, SOAS, London
PROFESSOR JAMES KUGEL, Bar Ilan
PROFESSOR ALAN JONES
DR MENACHEM KALLUS, Haifa
DR JOSHUA WALDEN
PROFESSOR ROBERT HAYWARD, Durham
Jewish history and literature in the Graeco-Roman period: Toleration of variety within Judaism in late antiquity
The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Oriental Institute.
Convener: Professor M.D. Goodman.
CHARLOTTE HEMPEL, Birmingham
SETH SCHWARTZ, Columbia
HYWEL CLIFFORD, Ripon College, Cuddesdon
JAMES KUGEL, Harvard
NICHOLAS DE LANGE, Cambridge
BIRGIT VAN DER LANS, Groningen
PHILIP ALEXANDER, Manchester
PROFESSOR TONY COADY, Centre for Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne, will lecture as follows. Enquiries may be directed to Nick Iles, Oxford Centre for Neuroethics
Fri. 16 Oct., 12.30 p.m., Lecture Theatre, Philosophy Faculty Centre: 'How dangerous is religion?'
Thur. 22 Oct., 5.30 p.m., St Cross Room, St Cross College: 'Religion, public reason, and the liberal state.' (St Cross Special Ethics Seminar)
James Martin Advanced Research Seminar Series
The seminars will be given at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, weeks 1–8, in Seminar Room 1, the James Martin Twenty-first Century School, Old Indian Institute, Broad Street. The seminars provide an opportunity to discuss issues surrounding the future of humanity and the ethics of the new biosciences. Seminars are open to scholars and Oxford graduate students. The updated programme, including titles and abstracts, can be found at www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/events or www.bep.ox.ac.uk/teaching.
Conveners: Professor Julian Savulescu and Professor Nick Bostrom.
Lessons in Government Seminar
EDWARD CHAPLIN, British diplomat; Ambassador to Iraq, 2004–6, will deliver the Lessons in Government Seminar at 5 p.m. on Friday, 16 October, in Lecture Room XI, Brasenose College.
Subject: To be announced.
Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Seminar Room D, Social Science Building, Manor Road, except where stated. Two presentations will be made at the meeting on 10 November.
Conveners: Dr Phil Clark and Nicola Palmer.
PROFESSOR MILES HEWSTONE
PROFESSOR LAURENCE WHITEHEAD
DR CLAUDIA GAZZINI, European University Institute,
JANICE WINTER, Axess Programme on Jounalism and
DR BLESSING-MILES TENDI
DR ALEX JEFFREY, Newcastle
DR ZOE NORRIDGE; PIORTR CIEPLAK, Cambridge
PAR ENGSTROM, London
Ethnicity and Identity Seminar: Keeping Secrets, Withholding Knowledge and Hidden Behaviour
The following seminars will be given at 11 a.m. on Fridays at 61 Banbury Road. All welcome.
Conveners: Shirley Ardener, Dr Lidia Sciama and Dr Ian Fowler.
PROFESSOR DIEGO GAMBETTA
DR ALISON SHAW
DR CAROLINE IFEKA, University College, London
DR ANASTASIA NORTON-PILIAVSKY
DR MOHAMMAD TALIB
PROFESSOR DAVID GELLNER
Complex Agent-based Dynamic Networks (CABDyN) Seminar Series
The following seminars will be given at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted, in the James Martin Seminar Room, Saïd Business School.
Conveners: Dr Felix Reed-Tsochas and Dr Eduardo López.
PROFESSOR ERIK BOLLT, Clarkson
PROFESSOR DUNCAN WATTS, Yahoo Research
PROFESSOR ALAN MCKANE, Manchester
PROFESSOR PAUL BRESSLOFF
DR DIEGO GARLASCHELLI
PROFESSOR NICHOLAS CHRISTAKIS, Harvard Medical
Contemporary South Asia Seminar
The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in Seminar Room 2, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road.
Conveners: Dr Nikita Sud, Dr Clarinda Still and Dr Nandini Gooptu.
PEGGY FROERER, Brunel
INDIRA ARUMUGAM, London School of Economics
RUBINA JASANI, Warwick
JANE DYSON, Washington
ANDREW SANCHEZ, London School of Economics
Post-conflict State Building: Practitioners' Perspectives
The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in Seminar Room G, the Manor Road Building.
Convener: Professor Richard Caplan.
20 Oct.: DAN SMITH, Secretary General, International Alert
10 Nov.: CLARE LOCKHART, Co-director, Institute for State Effectiveness
24 Nov.: ZORAN PAJIC, former head of the Legal Reform Unit and Special Advisor to Paddy Ashdown, Office of the High Representative
1 Dec.: PAUL SCHULTE, former Director, UK Government's Post-conflict Reconstruction Unit (PCRU)
International Gender Studies Centre: Emerging Issues in Gender and Development
The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Thursdays, Lecture Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road.
Conveners: Anne Coles and Janet Momsen.
PROFESSOR JANET MOMSEN, California at Davis
DR COLETTE HARRIS, East Anglia
PAT HOLDEN, formerly UK DFID
DR SUSIE JACOBS, Manchester Metropolitan
DR TINA WALLACE
DR FENELLA PORTER, London
DR JANET G. TOWNSEND, Newcastle
DR ROSEMARY PRESTON, Warwick, and DR INES SMYTH, Oxfam
Oxford Centre for the Study of Inequality and Democracy
AHMED RASHID, Pakistani journalist, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Sunday, 11 October, in the Senior Common Room, Nuffield College. Those wishing to attend are asked to inform Maya Tudor (e-mail: email@example.com). Further information can be found at http://ocsid.politics.ox.ac.uk/events.
Subject: 'Making sense of the Afghan elections: a long view of political development in Afghanistan and Pakistan.'
ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society: Gender, migration, and citizenship
The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, Institute of Human Sciences, 58a Banbury Road.
Convener: Dr Bridget Anderson.
PROFESSOR NIRA YUVAL-DAVIS, East London
DR SARAH VAN WALSUM, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
DR BRIDGET ANDERSON
DR LAURA BRACE, Leicester
PROFESSOR BARBARA EINHORN, Sussex
DR RUTVICA ANDRIJASEVIC, Open
PROFESSOR PIERETTE HONDAGNEU-SOTELO, Southern
Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: Reproduction and Age
The following seminars will be given at 11 a.m. on Mondays in the Seminar Room, 61 Banbury Road.
Conveners: Renate Barber, Philip Kreager, Soraya Tremayne.
ANN BARRINGTON, Southampton
CHRISTINA HELLMICH, Reading
MAYA UNNITHAM, Sussex
ADITIYA BARADWAJ, Edinburgh
MICHAEL PARKER and SORAYA TREMAYNE
BERNHARD HADOLT, Vienna
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology: Departmental Seminar
The following seminars will be given at 3.30 p.m. on Fridays at 64 Banbury Road.
Conveners: Robin Dunbar and David Gellner.
STANLEY ULIJASZEK and CAROLINE POTTER
ALEX BENTLEY, Durham
BRIAN MORRIS, Goldsmiths, London
CLIVE GAMBLE, Royal Holloway, London
RUTH MACE, University College, London
VIRPI LUMAA, Sheffield
ALAN BARNARD, Edinburgh
Department of Sociology and Oxford Network for Social Inequality Research
The following seminars will be given at 12.30 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building.
Convener: Dr Tak Wing Chan.
ROBERT M. HAUSER, Wisconsin
REBECCA SEAR, London School of Economics
JUHO HARKONEN, Stockholm
TIM HORTON, Fabian Society
FLORENCIA TORCHE, New York
ROLAND FRYER, Harvard
JOHN ERMISCH, Essex
Social Policy and Social Work: CEBI Multidisciplinary Seminar Series
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Violet Butler Seminar Room, Department of Social Policy and Social Work.
Conveners: Dr P. Montgomery and Dr L. Cluver.
PROFESSOR EILEEN GAMBRILL, Berkeley
PROFESSOR HAROLD JAFFE
DR JERRY GALEA, California at Los Angles
DR JEREMY HOWICK
PROFESSOR CATHY CAMPBELL, London School of Economics
PROFESSOR ROBERT ROGERS
DR PAUL MONTGOMERY, PROFESSOR FRANCES GARDNER and DR
DR ADRIAN SMITH
Extra-Legal Governance: Discussion Group
Unless otherwise stated the following meetings will be held at 12.45 p.m. on Thursdays in Seminar Room D, the Social Sciences Building. Enquiries may be directed to Elizabeth David-Barrett (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Conveners: Diego Gambetta, Heather Hamill, and Federico Varese.
BERTRAM TURNER, Max Planck Institute, Germany
TIMOTHY RAEYMAKERS, Ghent
HSUNG-HSIAO PAI, author of Chinese Whispers: The
True Story Behind Britain's Hidden Army of Labour,
FRANK PIEKE, PROFESSOR FEDERICO VARESE, and JOHN LLOYD
Department of Education: public lectures
The following public lectures will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room A, the Department of Education. The lectures will be followed by a reception. Further information will be found at www.education.ox.ac.uk/home/semina rs. Enquiries may be directed to Philip Richards (e-mail: email@example.com).
PHILIP WOODS, Gloucester, GLENYS WOODS, Gloucester, and
LYDIA PLOWMAN, Stirling
MATTHEW SEXTON, Institute of Education, London
CELIA HOYLES and RICHARD NOSS, Institute of Education,
MANUEL SALAS-VELASCO, Granada, Spain
ALISON WRAY, Cardiff
Obesity: the welfare regime hypothesis
This conference, arranged by the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, will be held in the Suzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College, on 27 and 28 November. Enquiries may be directed to Amy McLennan (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
There is no charge for attendance. Those wishing to attend are asked to register at http://tinyurl.com/welfarehypothesis.
Friday, 27 November. 10 a.m.–12.30 p.m.: Emergence and incidence
PROFESSOR JOHN KOMLOS, Munich: 'Trends and socio-economic correlates of obesity in the United States.'
PROFESSOR THORKILD SORENSEN, Copenhagen: 'The history of the obesity epidemic.'
PROFESSOR ADAM DREWNOWSKI, Washington: 'Mapping poverty and obesity.'
PROFESSOR PETER WHYBROW, California, Los Angeles: 'Obesity and time urgency.'
1.30–2.30 p.m.: Hypotheses
PROFESSOR AVNER OFFER: ' Welfare regimes and obesity.'
PROFESSOR STANLEY ULIJASZEK: 'Behavioural ecology of obesity.'
2.30–4 p.m.: Mechanisms
PROFESSOR SIR MICHAEL MARMOT, University College London: 'Subordination and stress.'
PROFESSOR RICHARD WILKINSON, Nottingham: 'Inequality and obesity: the background.'
DR KATE PICKETT, York: 'Inequality and obesity: the pathways.'
5–6 p.m.: Public lecture followed by public reception
DR TRENT SMITH, Washington State: 'Behavioural biology and obesity.'
Saturday, 28 November. 9.30–11 a.m.: Externalities and internalities
PROFESSOR ROBIN DUNBAR: 'Food and the social brain.'
DR JAMES STUBBS, Slimming World: ' Obesity: implementation of behaviour change in the general population?'
GEORGINA CAIRNS, Stirling: 'Obesity and marketing exposure.'
11.30 a.m.–12 noon: Hypotheses revisited, and open discussion
PROFESSOR AVNER OFFER and PROFESSOR STANLEY ULIJASZEK: 'Welfare regimes and supply shock.'
Israel: Historical, political, and social aspects
Unless otherwise indicated the following lectures, workshops, and conferences will be held at 8 p.m. on the days shown. Further information may be found on www.ihps-oxford.co.uk. Enquiries may be directed to email@example.com.
Convener: Peter Oppenheimer, Christ Church.
JUSTICE DALIA DORNER, Israeli Supreme Court
HIRSH GOODMAN, Tel Aviv
YOSSI MEKELBERG, Chatham
PROFESSOR GENNADY ESTRAIKH, New
PROFESSOR AEYAL GROSS, Tel Aviv
DR ILAN TROEN, Brandeis
Centre for Socio-legal Studies: Interdisciplinary perspectives on communication and governance
The following seminars will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building.
PROFESSOR PAOLO MANCINI, Perugia
PROFESSOR PNINA WERBNER, Keele
MARK STEPHENS, Finers, Stephens and Innocent
DR DES FREEDMAN, Goldsmiths, London
DR LAWRENCE MCNAMARA, Reading
PROFESSOR PAUL CORNISH, Chatham House
PROFESSOR IOAN LEWIS, London School of Economics
Ian Ramsey Centre
The following seminars will be given at 8.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Old Dining Room, Harris Manchester College.
JIM ENDERSBY, Sussex
FERN ELSDON-BAKER, British Society for the History of
ROBERT RICHARDS, Chicago
The established Church: past, present, future
A day conference with CANON PROFESSOR NIGEL BIGGAR, DR MATTHEW GRIMLEY, PROFESSOR MARK CHAPMAN, CANON DR JUDITH MALTBY, PROFESSOR ELAINE GRAHAM, Manchester, and PROFESSOR DAVID MARTIN, London School of Economics. The conference is held from 10 a.m. to 5.15 p.m. on Saturday, 24 October, at St John's College. Chair: Canon Professor Sarah Foot. Registration £25; students/unwaged £15. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org k.
Oxford Institute of Ageing
Ageing from a Medical Perspective
The following seminars will be given at 12.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Seminar Room, Wolsey Hall, 66 Banbury Road. Details of the 22 October seminar will be announced later.
Conveners: Professor Sarah Harper and Angelika Kaiser.
PROFESSOR ANDREW MCMICHAEL
PROFESSOR TIPU AZIZ
DR ADAM DAROWSKI
PROFESSOR MARGARET ESIRI
PROFESSOR PETER ROTHWELL
DR LYNNE COX
Rothermere American Institute
Institute Fellows' Lecture
PROFESSOR SIR JOHN ELLIOTT will deliver the inaugural lecture of the series at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 October, at the Rothermere American Institute. Those wishing to attend should register their interest by e-mailing email@example.com.
Subject: 'The Atlantic world.'
Bodleian Library (Centre for the Study of the Book)
Transmission: literary manuscripts on the move
The following master classes, supported by the Fell Fund and the Faculty of English, will be given at 2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Seminar Room, New Bodleian Library.
Conveners: Chris Fletcher, Kathryn Sutherland.
PROFESSOR KATHERINE DUNCAN-JONES
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SUAREZ, Virginia
PROFESSOR PAMELA CLEMIT, Durham
Saïd Business School
Oxford at Saïd: corporate governance
LADY BARBARA JUDGE, PROFESSOR COLIN MAYER and PROFESSOR PAUL DAVIES will discuss some of the most disputed issues in corporate governance at 6 p.m. on Monday, 26 October at the Saïd Business School. For information and to register, go to www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/events.
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and St Antony's College
Geopolitics of Energy: Russia and Europe
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m., except where noted, on Wednesdays at the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Admission is free and open to all members of the University.
ANDRÉ MERNIER, Secretary-General, Energy Charter
RICHARD SAKWA, Kent
VIKTOR CHERNOMYRDIN (to be confirmed), former Russian
Prime Minister and Ambassador to Ukraine
MICHAEL BRADSHAW, Leicester
YURI SHAFRANIK, Union of Oil and Gas Producers,
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Strategising and embedding sustainability for business
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays, unless otherwise indicated, in the Seminar Room at the Smith School, Hayes House, 75 George Street.
Convener: Dr M. Blowfield.
JEREMY BENTHAM, Shell International
JONATHON SAMUEL, Anglo American
HUGO SPOWERS, LIFECar
LEO JOHNSON, PriceWaterhouse Coopers
PETER LACY, Accenture
DR MICK BLOWFIELD
PROFESSOR MOHAMED HAMZA, Stockholm Environment
PROFESSOR MIKE HULME, East Anglia
MIKE BARRY, Marks and Spencer
Oxford Internet Institute
PROFESSOR MANUEL CASTELLS, Catalonia and Southern California, OII Distinguished Visiting Professor in Internet Studies, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Thursday, 22 October, in Oxford University Press (Walton Street entrance). Those wishing to attend should e-mail name, and affiliation if any, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture?'
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
PROFESSOR ABDALLAH SCHLEIFER, American University in Cairo, will hold a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 October, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street.
Subject: 'The common word open letter: a historic breakthrough for inter-faith dialogue.'
PROFESSOR ILBER ORTAYLI, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, will hold a seminar at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 22 October, at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street.
Subject: 'The Ottomans and Islam: a retrospective.'
The Muslim World Today
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, unless otherwise stated. All welcome.
PROFESSOR ANOUSH EHTESHAMI, Durham
PROFESSOR GEORGE JOFFE, Cambridge
DR ROSEMARY HOLLIS, City
PROFESSOR AVI SHLAIM
MR DAVID GARDNER, the Financial Times
PROFESSOR GARETH STANSFIELD, Exeter University
PROFESSOR ALEXANDER EVANS, Yale
PROFESSOR JOHN SIDEL, London School of Economics
The Emergence of the Modern Muslim World. Part I: Muslim Revivalism and European Imperialism 1800–1920
PROFESSOR FRANCIS ROBINSON, Sultan of Oman Fellow, will lecture at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, unless otherwise stated. Lectures open only to matriculated members of the University.
13 Oct., at Faculty of History: 'The Islamic world system and its workings.'
20 Oct., at Faculty of History: 'Revival and reform in eighteenth-century Arabia and India; the emergence of an Islam-wide movement in the nineteenth century.'
27 Oct.: 'The advance of the West in the Muslim world and what it meant.'
3 Nov.: 'Revival and reform and British imperialism in India.'
10 Nov.: 'Revival and reform and European imperialism in Egypt and Africa.'
17 Nov.: 'Muslims and European imperialism in Indonesia and Iran.'
24 Nov.: 'The end of the Ottoman empire; Europe dominates the Muslim world.'
1 Dec.: 'Religious change: the new emphasis on a this-worldly Islam of action.'
The Anthropology of Madrassahs in South Asia
PROFESSOR MOHAMMAD TALIB, Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Fellow, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Mondays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Lectures open only to matriculated members of the University.
19 Oct.: 'Madrassahs in recent history and politics.'
2 Nov.: 'Studies on Madrassahs (2001–9): themes and perspective I.'
16 Nov.: 'Studies on Madrassahs (2001–9): themes and perspective II.'
30 Nov.: 'Studying Madrassahs in their context: anthropology of institution–community relations.'
Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
DR ADEEL MALIK, Globe Fellow, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Lectures open only to matriculated members of the University.
15 Oct.: 'Introduction to the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).'
22 Oct.: 'Growth and volatility in MENA.'
29 Oct.: 'Themes in poverty and inequality in MENA.'
19 Nov.: 'The political economy of oil in MENA.'
Introduction to Islam (Islam 1)
DR AFIFI AL-AKITI, KFAS Fellow, will lecture at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Lectures open only to matriculated members of the University.
14 Oct.: 'The prophethood of Muhammad.'
21 Oct.: 'Muslim scripture (I): the Qur'an.'
28 Oct.: 'Muslim scripture (II): the Hadith.'
4 Nov.: 'The nature of Shi'ism.'
11 Nov.: 'Classical Islamic theology (Kalam).'
18 Nov.: 'Islamic law (Shari'a) and its sources.'
25 Nov.: 'Mystical dimensions of Islam (Sufism).'
2 Dec.: 'Islam and Christianity.'
Other Seminars and Lectures
Contact/registration information for the following at: (2)78730 or www.oxcis.ac.uk.
DR AFIFI AL-AKITI will lecture on 'Understanding Islam and the Muslims' at 5.15 p.m. on Thursdays at Rewley House. The course is run in association with the Department of Continuing Education. All welcome. Registration required.
DR MOHAMMAD AKRAM will hold classes on rituals of worship (Fiqh al ibadat) at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. All welcome. Registration required.
DR KARIMA SOUTSANE will give the following classes in modern standard Arabic at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. The courses are run in association with the Department of Continuing Education. All welcome. Registration required.
Arabic 1a: Monday 5.15–7.15 p.m.
Arabic 1b: Tuesday 2.30–4.30 p.m.
Arabic 2: Monday 3–5 p.m.
Arabic 3: Monday 5–7 p.m.
Arabic 4: Tuesday 10 a.m.–12 noon
DR ALISON SHAW will hold classes in written and spoken Urdu at 5.30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. All welcome. Registration required.
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
The following seminars will be given at 12 noon on Wednesdays in the Barclay Room, Green Templeton College.
For details of the 'Media and Politics' seminars, see under 'Nuffield College' below.
DR ANDREW CURRAH
ROBERT PICARD, Jönköping International
DAMIAN TAMBINI, London School of Economics
BEN GOLDACRE, the Guardian
PAOLO MANCINI, Perugia
KEVIN MARSH, BBC College of Journalism Web site
Latin American Centre
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on
Tuesdays in the Latin American Centre, 1 Church Walk.
JEAN GRUGEL, Sheffield
ANDRÉS MALAMUD, Lisbon
LEANY LEMOS, Brazilian Sentate and
Oxford–Princeton Global Leaders Fellow
DAVID DOYLE, Dublin
CARLOS PIO, Brasilia
LUCH TAYLOR, Aberystwyth
MARIA DO SOCORRO BRAGA, Federal University, Sao
Oxford Learning Institute
Public Seminars Programme
The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Thursdays at the Institute, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's Street. The seminars are open to all. Please contact email@example.com or (2)86811 if you would like to attend.
PROFESSOR MANTZ YORKE, Lancaster
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MIEKE CLEMENT, Leuven
SUSANNA KANTELINEN, KIRSI KORPIAHO and PROFESSOR KEIJO
RÄSÄNEN, Helskini School of Economics
DR JOHN FAZEY
PROFESSOR JOSÉ CHAMBERS, Winchester
PROFESSOR SUE CLEGG, Leeds Metropolitan
PROFESSOR GILL CROZIER, Roehampton
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CHERYL AMUNDSEN, Simon Fraser
Maison Française D'oxford
The following events will take place at the Maison Française (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org), unless otherwise indicated. Lectures and conferences with English titles will be in English.
Medieval French seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on alternate Tuesdays.
Conveners: Sophie Marnette, Balliol College, and Helen Swift, St Hilda's College.
CHIMENE BATEMAN, Wadham College; TOM HINTON, Jesus
College; JONATHAN MORTON, New College; HELEN SWIFT, St
Hilda's College; ELIZABETH LAKE, Balliol College; and
SOPHIE MARNETTE, Balliol College
JEANETTE BEER, Purdue; St Hilda's College
OLIVIA ROBINSON, St Hilda's College
HANNAH SKODA, Merton College
Early modern French seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on alternate Thursdays.
Conveners: Richard Parish, St Catherine's College; Kate Tunstall, Worcester College, Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment; and Rowan Tomlinson, St John's College.
GREGORY BROWN, Nevada
TIMO KAITARO, Helsinki; ANDREW CURRAN, Weslyan; and
ISABELLE MOREAU, University College, London
JAMES HELGESON, Nottingham
ALAIN CANTILLON, Paris III
Modern French seminar
The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on alternate Thursdays.
Conveners: Jane Hiddleston, Exeter College, and Ian Maclachlan, Merton College.
LISA DOWNING, University of Exeter
IAN JAMES, Cambridge
HANNAH THOMPSON, London
RUTH CRUICKSHANK, London
Conferences and Study Days
The following events will be held at the Maison Française unless otherwise indicated.
Sat. 3 Oct., 10.30 a.m.–4 p.m. Study day: 'Miscellany.' Organiser: William Pickering, British Centre for Durkheimian Studies.
Wed. 7 Oct., 9.45 a.m.–6.30 p.m. Conference: 'La francophonie ou l'éloge de la diversité.' Organisers: Michael Abecassis, Language Centre; Gudrun Ledegen, Université de la Réunion; and Karen Zouaoui, Jesus College.
Fri. 9 Oct. (9.30 a.m) to Sat. 10 Oct. (1 p.m). Conference: 'L'enseignement et la recherche en droit français au Royaume-Uni et en Irlande.' Organiser: Frédéric Audren, CNRS-MFO, with the support of the Institute of European and Comparative Law.
Fri. 16 Oct., 9.30 a.m.–4 p.m. Conference: 'Facing the challenge of the Internet: policy and press responses in Britain and France.' Organised with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.
Thurs. 29 Oct. (2 p.m) to Sat. 31 Oct. (6.30 p.m). Conference: 'Celebrating Diderot Studies.' Organisers: Kate Tunstall, Worcester College, Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment, and Caroline Warman, Jesus College.
Thurs. 12 Nov. and Fri. 13 Nov. Conference: 'Centrality viewed from the borders. From the Himalayas to mainland South East Asia.' Organiser: Yves Goudineau, Institute of Chinese Studies, with the support of the Oriental Institute.
Fri. 13 Nov. Graduate conference: 'Les théâtres institutionnels au prisme de leurs querelles (1660–1848).' Co-organised with the Besterman Centre.
Other lectures and events
The following events will take place at 5.15 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Mon. 21 Sept., 9.15 a.m.–5 p.m. Symposium: 'Voices in medieval French narrative.' Organisers: Helen Swift, St Hilda's College, and Sophie Marnette, Balliol College.
PATRICK DECLERCK, author in residence
PATRICK DECLERCK, author in residence
WILLIAM MARX, Paris X
MIREILLE DELMAS-MARTY, Collège de France
The following showings will be held on alternate Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
During Michaelmas Term, the Maison Française will show a series of four films directed by Eric Rohmer. Each film (in French with English subtitles) will be introduced by Dr Reidar Due, Tutor in European Cinema at Magdalen College. No need to book in advance, but seats will be allocated on a first-come/first-served basis.
20 Oct.: Ma nuit chez Maude (1969, 110 min)
3 Nov.: Les nuits de la pleine lune (1984, 100 min)
17 Nov.: Conte d'automne (1998, 112 min)
1 Dec.: Les amours d'Astrée et de Céladon (2004, 109 min)
Research integrity seminars
The following seminars will be given at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Teaching Suite, Level 2, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, unless otherwise indicated. All are welcome.
DR MARK SHEEHAN 20 Oct.: 'Who cares about research integrity?'
PROFESSOR NICK STENECK, Michigan; US Office of Research
PROFESSOR GEORGE EBERS
DR PAUL TAYLOR, Melbourne
Taylor Institution Library
Introducing ancient languages seminar series
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Taylor Institution Library. All are welcome.
Note: the seminar by Dr Dirk Meyer on 'Old Chinese', previously announced for 14 October, has been cancelled.
Convener: Dr Johanneka Sytsema.
DR JOHN PENNY
DR ELIZABETH TUCKER
PROFESSOR GEERT JAN VAN GELDER
DR JAMES BENSON
DR ELIZABETH SOLOPOVA
DR JACOB DAHL
PROFESSOR ANNA MORPURGO DAVIES
James Martin Twenty-first Century School
PROFESSOR JEFFREY SACHS, Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University, will deliver a public lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 October in the University Museum of Natural History. Pre-register without charge at www.21school.ox.ac.uk/registration/.
Subject: 'Repairing economic governance.'
Distinguished Public Lecture
DR MOHAMMED EL-ERIAN, Chief Executive and Co-Chief Investment Officer, PIMCO, will deliver the Distinguished Public Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 November, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Pre-registration is required, at www.21school.ox.ac.uk/registration/. There is no charge for registration.
Subject: 'The end of business as usual: navigating the new normal.' (An exploration of the key forces currently shaping global finance)
Seminar series: Getting to zero
Unless otherwise specified, the following seminars will be given at 3.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the James Martin Twenty-first Century School, the Old Indian Institute (corner of Holywell Street and Catte Street). The seminars are free and open to all. Pre-registration is not required.
DR RICHARD PRICE, University of British Columbia
THE RT HON. SIR MALCOLM RIFKIND
PROFESSOR TONY VENABLES, Director, Centre for the
Analysis of Resource Rich Economies
DR REBECCA JOHNSON, Acronym Institute for
Disarmament Diplomacy, London
DR PATRICIA LEWIS, James Martin Center for
Nonproliferation Studies, California
DR JODIE MCVERNON,
Melbourne School of Population Health
SCHELLNHUBER, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact
PROFESSOR GREGORY S. BROWN, Nevada at Las Vegas, will deliver the Besterman Lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 15 October, in the Maison Française, 2–10 Norham Road.
Subject: 'Beaumarchais and the Bastille: an aristocratic villa in revolutionary Paris.'
Oxford Seminar on Conventions and Rules (OSCAR)
The following seminars will be given at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Old Common Room, Balliol College. Seminars are free of charge and open to members of the University, but space is limited. To attend, please e-mail email@example.com.
Conveners: Ismael Al-Amoudi and John Latsis.
PROFESSOR OLIVIER FAVEREAU, Paris X
PROFESSOR MICHAEL RUSTIN, East London
DR NUNO MARTINS, Catholic University of Portugal
PROFESSOR CHRYSOSTOMOS MANTZAVINOS, Witten/Herdecke
Rowe Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN, Reading, will deliver the Dorothy Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 16 October, in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen College (entrance through Longwall). The lecture is arranged in conjunction with the Oxford Italian Association.
Subject: 'The legacy of the Risorgimento to a united Italy.'
Ewen Green Memorial Lecture
DR JOHN LAWRENCE, Cambridge, will deliver the Ewen Green Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 15 October, at Magdalen College.
Subject: ' "Affluent" workers and the politics of everyday life, 1945–63.'
Nuffield College and Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Media and politics seminar
The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Seminar Room, Nuffield College. Undergraduates welcome.
For details of the Reuters Institute seminars, see above.
Conveners: David Butler, John Lloyd.
PETER KELLNER, YouGov
MICHAEL CRICK, BBC Newsnight; author
CAROLINE THOMSON, BBC
GEORGE BROCK, City; formerly, The Times
PATIENCE WHEATCROFT, Wall Street Journal
TONY BENN, former MP and Cabinet Minister; diarist
SIR GUS O'DONNELL, Cabinet Secretary; Home Civil
St Antony's College
DR LILIA SHEVTSOVA, Moscow Carnegie Centre, author of Russia–Lost in Transition: the Yeltsin and Putin Legacies, will lecture at 12.45 p.m. on Monday, 19 October, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'Russia in crisis: domestic and foreign policy challenges.'
Asian Studies Centre
PROFESSOR THOMAS J. CHRISTENSEN, Director, Princeton–Harvard China and the World Program, Princeton, will deliver the following seminar at 5 p.m. on Friday, 16 October, in the Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College.
Convener: Dr Steve Tsang.
Subject: 'Cross-strait relations and US policy towards Taiwan and mainland China.'
South Asia Seminars
The following seminars will be given at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College. All are welcome.
Convener: Professor Faisal Devji.
YASMIN KHAN, Royal Holloway, London
SHRUTI KAPILA, Cambridge
MARKUS DAECHSEL, Royal Holloway, London
MAGNUS MARSDEN, London
FRANCESCA ORSINI, London
Studies of the Chinese-speaking World