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Oxford University Gazette, 17 June 2010: Diary

Friday 18 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (workshop 3, Friday programme), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

CONVOCATION meeting, Convocation House, 4 p.m.: announcement of result of election to the Professorship of Poetry (note: the wearing of gowns is optional).

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Saturday 19 June

CONFERENCE: 'Historians and the sacred: late medieval to early Enlightenment' (sponsored by the Oxford Centre for Early Modern Studies and the Centre for Early Modern British and Irish History), Jesus, 9.30 a.m.–6.30 p.m. (details at www.cems.ox.ac.uk/conferences.shtml#sacred).

CONCERT by the Choir of Queen's College and the Chapel Choir of Girton College, Cambridge: music by Taverner, Tallis, Byrd, Gibbons, Purcell, Morales, Padilla, and Patino, the chapel, Queen's, 8 p.m. (tickets £8/£5 at the door or from anne.bevan@queens.ox.ac.uk).

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Monday 21 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Time management for support staff: managing your work,' 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Tuesday 22 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Time management for managers, academics and research staff,' 9.30 a.m.; and 'Presentation skills' (day 2), 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

DR KATHRYN GLEASON: 'Of the garden and the ancients: fortunes of the cruciform garden' (Robert Penson Lecture in Garden History), Garden Quad Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR ROGER TRIGG, PROFESSOR GAVIN FLOOD, and other speakers: 'Free to believe? Religious freedom in a religious society' (panel discussion), Stopforth Metcalfe Room, Kellogg College (62 Banbury Road), 5 p.m. (enquiries: ana.pastega@kellogg.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 23 June

ENCAENIA, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. (ticket-holders to be in place by 11.15 a.m).

PETER MILLER: 'Peiresc's Mediterranean merchant network' (seminar series: 'Cultures of knowledge in early modern Europe'), Colin Matthew Room, Faculty of History, 3 p.m.

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Thursday 24 June

CONFERENCE: 'John Selden, 1584–1654: scholarship in context', Magdalen, 8 a.m. (continues to Saturday; details at www.cems.ox.ac.uk/selden/).

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminars: 'Planning, review and integration: group meetings' (for academic staff), 11 a.m.; and 'Introduction to the University library services' (for new administrative, research, library, IT, clerical, technical and ancillary staff), 2 p.m. (see information above).

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Friday 25 June

PROFESSOR ARNE WESTAD: 'The globalisation of Cold War history' (A.B. Emden Lecture), Doctorow Hall, St Edmund Hall, 5 p.m.

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Sunday 27 June

THE REVD PROFESSOR PAUL FIDDES preaches the St John Baptist's Day Sermon, Magdalen, 10 a.m.

SHELDONIAN THEATRE closed for maintenance work (reopens 27 November).

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Tuesday 29 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Proof reading,' 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 30 June

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Career pathfinder for research staff,' 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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Friday 2 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Working with systems thinking and the unconscious in the organisation' (final workshop), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

PROFESSOR DIARMAID MACCULLOCH: 'Christian history on a lunatic scale: book and television' (Oxford Historic Churches Trust/Wolfson College Midsummer Lecture), Wolfson, 3 p.m. (admission by ticket; details at: www.ohct.org.uk/MacCullochLecture.html).

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Tuesday 6 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Selection and interview skills for research staff,' 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 7 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Recruitment and selection online' (begins) (see information above).

CONFERENCE: 'God and physics' (with special guest Professor John Polkinghorne), Ian Ramsey Centre and the International Society for Science and Religion (continues until Saturday; for information see http://users.ox.ac.uk/~theo0038/Conferenceinfo/General.html).

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Saturday 10 July

NEW CHAMBER OPERA and THE BAND OF INSTRUMENTS perform Erismena, Princess of Media, by Francesco Cavalli, Warden's Garden, New College, 6.30 p.m. (Friends of the Bodleian event). (Tickets £40. Enquiries and bookings: tel. (2)77234, or visit www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/friends.)

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Tuesday 13 July

CONFERENCE: 'Choruses: ancient and modern' (Annual Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama conference), Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies and the Jacqueline du Pré Building. (Continues tomorrow. For information: www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/events/confchorus.html; to register: naomi.setchell@classics.ox.ac.uk.)

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Planning, review and integration: group meetings' (for academic staff), 11 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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Wednesday 14 July

LEARNING INSTITUTE seminar: 'Springboard' (workshop 4, Wednesday programme), 9.30 a.m. (for details, see the Learning Institute site).

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