University Gazette, 12 November 2009: Lectures
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.
Subject: 'Vacuum-packed proteins—a new phase for structural biology?'
Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science
PROFESSOR MARCUS DU SAUTOY will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 25 November, in the Examination Schools. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Visit www.conted.ox.ac.uk/inauguralsimonyi to register.
Subject: 'Mathematics: navigating nature's dark labyrinth.'
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. This lecture is open to the public. Admission with University card; non-University card holders please provide photographic ID. Please do not bring large bags.
Subject: 'America and the world in a new era.'
Early modern history seminar
JAKOB SEERUP, Copenhagen, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Friday, 20 November, in the Rees Davies Room, History Faculty, George Street.
Subject: 'Flogging, keelhauling, and crime in the Danish Navy in the Age of Sail— the creation of the Danish naval articles of 1752.'
Oxford Forum for Medical Humanities
The following lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Mure Room, Merton College.
PROFESSOR IRVING KIRSCH, Hull
DR SIMON SINGH, journalist
Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
The following seminars will be given at 12.45 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, OCDEM, Churchill Hospital. Additional lectures have been added to those previously published.
DR ANNE CLARK
PROFESSOR ALBERT BASSON, Kings College, London
PROFESSOR SOLOMON TESFAYE, Sheffield
Medieval and Modern Languages
Medieval Hispanic manuscript and text seminar: Introduction to the manuscripts of the Cantigas de Santa Maria
The following inaugural meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, in the Theberge Room, St Peter's College.
Conveners: Dr Stephen Parkinson and Dr Juan-Carlos Conde.
DEIRDRE JACKSON, British Library: 'The miniatures of the Códices Ricos.'
STEPHEN PARKINSON: 'Pagemakers: layout in the CSM manuscripts.'
DAVID WULSTAN, Aberystwyth: 'The CSM as a musical Rosetta Stone.'
Refugee Studies Centre: Harrell-Bond Lecture
JAN EGELAND, former UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, will deliver the Harrell-Bond lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 November in the Museum of Natural History.
Subject: 'Beyond blankets: in search of political deals and durable solutions for the displaced.'
Oxford transitional justice research seminars
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in Seminar Room D, Social Science Building, Manor Road.
Conveners: Dr Phil Clark and Nicola Palmer.
DR ALEX JEFFREY, Newcastle
DR ZOE NORRIDGE and PIOTR CIEPLAK, Cambridge
PAR ENGSTROM, London
Interdisciplinary seminar in the study of religions
DAVID GELLNER and BAL GOPAL SHRESTHA will lecture at 8 p.m. on Monday, 16 November, at the Dorfman Centre, St Peter's College.
Chair: Sondra Hausner.
Subject: 'Nepali religion in diaspora: preliminary notes from the field.'
Bodleian Library (centre for the Study of the Book) and Merton College
Symposium: Taking sides: the printed broadside, 1450–1850
This symposium will take place 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m. on Saturday, 14 November, in the Mure Room, Merton College. Event is free but please register by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information see: www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/csb/calendar1.ht m.
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
The lecture by DAVID KEITH, environmental scientist, which was previously announced, has been postponed. It will now be given at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 3 December, in the seminar room at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment.
Subject: 'The case for geo-engineering research.'
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. Arrangements for the seminar on 18 November differ from those previously published.
ZOE SMITH, journalist
PAOLO MANCINI, Perugia
KEVIN MARSH, BBC College of Journalism Web site
Workshops in Information Skills and Electronic Research (WISER)
The following workshops will be held at 12.30 p.m. on the days shown at Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road. Further details may be found at www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/services/training /wiser.
LJILJA RISTIC and LINDA ATKINSON
JOHANNEKE SYTSEMA and KATE PETHERBRIDGE
KAREN LANGDON and PENNY ROBERTS
ISABEL HOLOWATY and ELIZABETH CROWLEY
All Souls College
PROFESSOR J. MORDAUNT CROOK will deliver the Chichele Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 20 November, in the Old Library, All Souls College.
Subject: 'G.M. Young: fifty years on.'
Green Templeton College
Inaugural Annual Sir Douglas Hague Lecture
THE RT HON. LORD DRAYSON OF KENSINGTON, Minister for Science and Innovation, will deliver the inaugural Annual Sir Douglas Hague Lecture at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday, 19 November, in the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, the Saïd Business School. The lecture will expore the links between the academic and entrepreneurial worlds and the leadership challenges they pose.
Those wishing to attend should register online at www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/centres/entrepreneurship/events/Pages/SirDouglasHagueLect ure.aspx Enquiries may be directed to Emily Davis, Saïd Business School (telephone: Oxford (2)88845).
Keble Lectures for Archaeology
PROFESSOR IAN HODDER, Stanford, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 3 December, in the O'Reilly Lecture Theatre, Keble College.
Subject: 'Science and multivocal practice at Catalhoyuk.'
Centre for the Study of Religion in Public Life
PROFESSOR ROGER TRIGG will deliver the following lectures
at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays at Kellogg College.
1 Dec.: 'A Christian heritage and a multicultural society?'
St Edmund Hall
Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture
GEORDIE GREIG, Editor, London Evening Standard, will deliver the Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 24 November, in Doctorow Hall, St Edmund Hall.
Subject: 'Editing in changing times.'
St John's College
ANGELA GODFREY-GOLDSTEIN, Advocacy Officer for ICAHD, Jerusalem, will give an illustrated talk at 5 p.m. on Monday, 23 November, in the Auditorium, St John's College.
Subject: 'Jerusalem dispossed' (an Israeli considers the matrix of control imposed on Palestinians).
Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture
ELLEN LEIBENLUFT, National Institute of Mental Health, Maryland, will deliver the Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 November, in the Lecture Theatre, the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre.
Subject: 'Diagnosing bipolar disorder in youth.'
Oxford University Newman Society
Thomas More Lectures: Religion in the public square
THE RT REVD JOHN ARNOLD, Diocese of Westminster, and THE HON. DR EVAN HARRIS, MP, will debate the place of Christianity in the British Constitution at 5 p.m. on Monday, 30 November, in the Catholic Chaplaincy, the Old Palace, Rose Place. Further information is available at www.newmansociety.org.uk.