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Oxford University Gazette, 22 July 2010: Diary

Tuesday 27 July

MS SHLOMIT STEINBERG: 'Between the heart and the eye—an Ottoman view of Jerusalem by Vanmour' (lecture), Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean, 5 p.m. (seat reservation recommended: antiquities@ashmus.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 28 July

THE VEN. JULIAN HUBBARD: 'Religion in the European Union' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 4 August

PROFESSOR SARAH FOOT: 'The cloister and the crime: medieval monks in modern murder mysteries' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 11 August

THE VERY REVD DR CHRISTOPHER LEWIS: 'Is religion in decline?' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 17 August

DR JIM BENNETT: 'Printmaking and the early Royal Society' (lecture), Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m.

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Wednesday 18 August

THE REVD DR EDMUND NEWELL: 'Chaos theory: theology and the sea' (Christ Church Summer Lectures), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Wednesday 25 August

DR GEORGI PARPULOV: 'Sacred faces—icons in Oxford' (Christ Church Summer Lectures—final lecture), North Transept, Cathedral, 4.30 p.m. (admission free, and open to the public; enquiries: cathedral@chch.ox.ac.uk).

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Tuesday 31 August

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM: Lower Gallery closed for building works (reopens 11 September).

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Saturday 4 September

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE: a programme of talks, tours, music and film related to the current exhibition 'The pleasures and sorrows of work', 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

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Saturday 11 September

PITT RIVERS MUSEUM: Open Door—guided forty-minute tours 'behind the scenes', 2 p.m., 2.45 p.m., and 3.30 p.m. (booking essential: tel. (2)70927).

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Monday 13 September

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/confc horus.html; to register: naomi.setchell@classics.ox.ac.uk).

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Saturday 18 September

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE: 'Words and voices'—a programme of talks presenting Oxford Fellows of the early Royal Society (including John Wilkins, Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle and Robert Hooke) through their own words, 2–5 p.m.

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Monday 20 September

CONFERENCE: 'International data sharing' (Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies at Oxford (HeLEX)) (day 1), St Hugh's (for information: http://helix.medsci.ox.ac.uk/data-sharing-international-conference-1).

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Tuesday 21 September

CONFERENCE: 'International data sharing' (Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies at Oxford (HeLEX)) (day 2), St Hugh's (for information: http://helix.medsci.ox.ac.uk/data-sharing-international-conference-1).

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Wednesday 22 September

CONFERENCE: 'International data sharing' (Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies at Oxford (HeLEX)) (day 3), St Hugh's (for information: http://helix.medsci.ox.ac.uk/data-sharing-international-conference-1).

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Saturday 25 September

CONFERENCE: 'Dining and death: interdisciplinary perspectives on the funerary banquet in art, burial and belief', Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies. (Continues tomorrow. Further information at www.arch.ox.ac.uk/dininganddeath.ht ml)

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Wednesday 29 September

ALEXANDER MAITLAND: 'The life of a great explorer' (Beatrice Blackwood Lecture), Pitt Rivers Museum, 6 p.m.

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Friday 1 October

MICHAELMAS TERM begins.

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Tuesday 5 October

CONGREGATION meeting, Convocation House, 12 noon (Oration by the Vice-Chancellor).

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Sunday 10 October

MICHAELMAS FULL TERM begins.

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