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Oxford University Gazette, 10 June 2010: Lectures

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Mathematical Institute

PROFESSOR JACOB LURIE, Harvard, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 11 June, in Lecture Theatre 2, the Mathematical Institute.

Subject: 'Tamagawa numbers via nonabelian Poincaré duality.'


Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: Mathematical geoscience seminars

DR STEVEN ROPER, Glasgow, will lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Friday, 18 June, in Seminar Room 3, Dartington House.

Subject: 'Fluid filled cracks.'

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Medical Sciences

Neuroscience Grand Round: Guest Lectures

The following lectures will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 1, the Academic Block, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

PROFESSOR HUGH MARKUS, St George's Hospital, London
16 July: 'Genetic causes of stroke (what the clinician needs to know).'

DR CHRISTIAN BIEN, Bonn
30 July: 'Autoimmune encephalitis.'


Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics

PROFESSOR LALIT SRIVASTAVA, McGill, will lecture at 12 noon on Tuesday, 29 June, in the Le Gros Clark Lecture Theatre, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics.

Convener: Francis Szele.

Subject: 'The role of the developing hippocampus in organising adult prefrontal cortical functions in the rat.'

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Social Sciences

Oxford Humanitarian Group: cancellation of seminar

The seminar due to have been given by Dr Hugo Slim at 11 a.m. on Friday, 11 June, on 'Being humanitarian: personal morality and political project in today's wars', has been cancelled. It is hoped to rearrange the seminar for next term.

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The Bodleian Libraries

Workshops in Information Skills and Electronic Research (WISER)

CHARLOTTE GOODALL, ISABEL HOLOWATY, SUSAN USHER, and HILLA WAIT will hold a seminar in this series at 12.30 p.m. on Monday, 14 June, in the Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road. Further details may be found at www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/services/training /wiser.

Subject: 'Sources for medievalists.'

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All Souls College

Chichele Lecture

WILLIAM ROGER LOUIS will deliver the Chichele Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 11 June, in the Old Library, All Souls College.

Subject: 'A troubled Oxford in the 1960s: the case of Oxford University Press and the Waldock Report of 1970.'

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Green Templeton College

Alan Emery Lecture

PROFESSOR ANDREW HATTERSLEY, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 10 June, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green Templeton College.

Subject: 'From base change to better care in diabetes.'

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Harris Manchester College

Michael Argyle Forum for Psychology and Religion

DR HUMAN-FRIEDRICH UNTERRAINER, Graz, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 10 June, in the Charles Wellbeloved Room, Harris Manchester College.

Subject: 'Dimensions of religious/spiritual well-being as research topics in clinical psychology: current results and perspectives.'

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St Antony's College

European Studies Centre: Chancellor's seminar

LORD PATTEN will be in conversation with LORD HANNAY and SIR STEPHEN WALL at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 June, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Convener: Jane Caplan.

Subject: 'British EU policy after the election.'

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St Edmund Hall

A.B. Emden Lecture

PROFESSOR ARNE WESTAD, London School of Economics, will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 25 June, in the Doctorow Hall, St Edmund Hall. Free and open to all University members.

Subject: 'The globalisation of Cold War history.'

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St John's College

Robert Penson Lecture in Garden History

DR KATHRYN GLEASON, Cornell, will deliver the Robert Penson Lecture in Garden History at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 22 June, in the Garden Quad Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: 'Of the garden and the ancients: fortunes of the cruciform garden.'


Legalism and anthropology

DR PAUL DRESCH will lecture in this series at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 June, in the Alumni Room, the St John's College Research Centre, 45 St Giles'. Enquiries may be directed to Sarah Womack (e-mail: sarah.womack@sjc.ox.ac.uk).
Subect: 'Aspects of non-state law: early Yemen and perpetual peace.'

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Wolfson College

Oxford Historic Churches Trust/Wolfson College Midsummer Lecture

PROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH will lecture at 3 p.m. on Friday, 2 July, in Wolfson College. Admission by ticket. Details at: www.ohct.org.uk/MacCullochLectu re.html.

Subject: 'Christian history on a lunatic scale: book and television.'

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Greyfriars Centre for Franciscan Studies

THOMAS HERBST, Franciscan International Study Centre, Canterbury, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Monday, 14 June, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: 'The integrity of the Franciscan vision: from Francis of Assisi's intuitive theology to the scholastic ethos of Bonaventure.'

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