University of Oxford


Oxford University Gazette, 10 December 2009: Lectures

Bodleian Library and the University Research Archive

Scholarship, publishing, and dissemination of research

PROFESSOR JOHN WILLINSKY, Stanford, will deliver the second lecture in this series at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 January, in the University Museum of Natural History. The lecture will end with a discussion. Enquiries may be directed to Sally Rumsey (e-mail: sally.rumsey@ouls.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: 'Locke and the intellectual properties of learning.'

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Linacre College

Linacre Lectures 2010

Disease and environmental change

The Linacre Lectures will be given at 5.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Main Lecture Theatre, the Department of Plant Sciences. The lectures are supported by Tetra Laval.

Conveners: Professor Paul Slack, Professor Mark Pollard, and Dr Nick Brown.

PROFESSOR NILS STENSETH, Oslo
28 Jan.: 'Plagues, past, present, and future.'

PROFESSOR DAVID ROGERS
4 Feb.: 'Environmental change and vector- borne diseases.'

PROFESSOR DONALD ORTNER, Smithsonian Institution
11 Feb.: 'Bones, pathogens, and disease: environmental factors in past human populations.'

PROFESSOR BRUCE CAMPBELL, Belfast
18 Feb.: 'Panzootics, pandemics, and climatic anomalies in the fourteenth century.'

PROFESSOR NEIL FERGUSON, Imperial College, London
25 Feb.: 'Pandemics: a growing risk?'

PROFESSOR PAUL SLACK
4 Mar.: 'Plague: histories and continuities.'

PROFESSOR ANDREW PRICE-SMITH, Colorado College
11 Mar.: 'Plagues and politics'

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Oxfordshire Victoria County History Trust

PROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH, presenter of the BBC series The History of Christianity, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 28 January, in the University Church.

Subject: 'Early Tudor England: a people's Reformation?'

Tickets, costing £10 (to include a glass of wine), may be obtained on application to Mrs Barbara Allison, c/o VCH Oxfordshire, Clarendon Building, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG. Cheques should be made payable to 'Oxfordshire VCH Trust', and a stamped self-addressed envelope should be enclosed. Proceeds from sales of tickets will be used to support the work of the Victoria County History in Oxfordshire.

Further details may be found at www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/ oxfordshire.

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