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Oxford University Gazette, 22 October 2009: Lectures

Inaugural Lectures

Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre

MICHAEL FRAYN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26 October, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

Subject: 'Childsplay: a personal look at the origins, nature, and possibilities of the theatre.'


George Eastman Visiting Professor

PROFESSOR GRETCHEN GERZINA, Dartmouth, will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 29 October, in Lecture Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

Subject: 'Bloomsbury and race.'


Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American History

PROFESSOR ROBIN KELLY will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: ' "He's got the whole world in His hands": US history and its discontents in the Obama era.'


Dr Lee's Professor of Physical Chemistry

PROFESSOR CAROL ROBINSON will deliver her inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 November, in the Examination Schools. The subject of the lecture will be announced later.

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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.

Subject: 'America and the world in a new era.'

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Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies

PROFESSOR JAMES KUGEL, Bar Ilan, will deliver the Speaker's Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.

In praise of Jubilees: a brief but intensive course in the oldest commentary on the Book of Genesis
Mon., 26 Oct.: 'Jubilees in its intellectual milieu.'

Wed., 28 Oct.: 'Jubilees reads Genesis.'

Thur., 29 Oct.: 'Who wrote Jubilees?'

Modern biblical scholarship and traditional religious belief

Mon., 2 Nov.: 'The rise of modern biblical scholarship.'

Wed., 4 Nov.: 'Preaching the bad news.'

Thur., 5 Nov.: 'Who's afraid of the documentary hypothesis?'

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Classics

Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama

WLODZIMIERZ STANIEWSKI, Artistic Director, Theatre Gardzienice, will present his film of Iphigenia at Aulis at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 26 October, in the Auditorium, Magdalen College. The event is open to all members of the University. Enquiries may be directed to apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk.

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History

Lecture marking the anniversary of the birth of the first Earl of Clarendon

PROFESSOR BLAIR WORDEN will deliver a special anniversary lecture to mark the quatercentenary of the birth of Edward Hyde, first Earl of Clarendon, at 5 p.m. on Friday, 23 October, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: 'Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, 1609–74: history, literature, politics.'


Lecture marking the centenary of the Professorship of the History of War

PROFESSOR HEW STRACHAN, Chichele Professor of the History of War, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 October, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: 'War in Oxford: Oxford at war 1909–2009.'


Special Faculty Lecture

PROFESSOR DIPESH CHAKRABARTY, Chicago, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 30 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: 'Empire and disinterestedness: the cultivation of historical objectivity in British India.'


Programme on the Changing Character of War

The following discussions will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays in Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building.

PROFESSOR JEREMY BLACK, Exeter University
27 Oct.: 'War and the world, 1450 to the present.'

GENERAL SIR ROB FRY (RET)
3 Nov.: 'Setting the scene for a Defence review.'

BRIGADIER ANDREW SHARPE, Joint Services Command and Staff College
10 Nov.: 'Strategic and political leadership/"followership" in interventions: what the military practitioners want.'

COMMODORE BOB TARRANT, Director, Naval Staff/MOD
17 Nov.: 'The Defence contribution to conflict prevention.'

DR BETTINA RENZ, Nottingham
24 Nov.: 'Russia's participation in stabilisation operations.'

COLONEL ERIC HOLDAWAY, US Air Force
1 Dec.: 'Federated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.'


Campaigning and generalship seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: Major General Jonathan Bailey and Professor Hew Strachan.

MAJ.-GEN. JACKO PAGE
11 Nov.: Title to be announced.

PROFESSOR DAVID FRENCH, University College, London
25 Nov.: Title to be announced.


Military history seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5.15 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Wharton Room, All Souls College.

PROFESSOR BRIAN HOLDEN REID, King's College, London
4 Nov.: 'Sherman and the South.'

PROFESSOR JOHN BUCKLEY, Wolverhampton
18 Nov.: 'The British Army in 1944.'


Oxford architectural history seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Beckington Room, Lincoln College.

EMANUELE LUGLI, New York
26 Oct.: 'The Pisa puzzle: a new reading of the cathedral's plan and some thoughts on Italian Romanesque architecture.'

ANTHONY GERBINO
16 Nov.: 'Architecture in the museum: the making of Compass and Rule.'


Department of the History of Art: Research Seminar

The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Lecture Theatre, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's.

Conveners: Dr H. Grootenboer and Ms J. Spencer.

ROSE MARIE SAN JUAN, University College, London
13 Oct.: 'The turn of the skull: unthinking death and early modern anatomy.'

TAMAR GARB, University College, London
20 Oct.: 'Revisiting the 1860s: race and place in Cape Town and Paris.'

GENEVIEVE WARWICK, Glasgow
27 Oct.: 'Myth, music, metamorphoses: Bernini's art of sculpture.'

DR SARAH JAMES
3 Nov.: 'Social postmodernism? Deconstructing the dialectical photography of Evelyn Richter.'

RICHARD WRIGLEY, Nottingham
10 Nov.: 'Loitering with intent: art, politics, and the origins of the flâneur in early nineteenth-century Paris.'

KOBENA MERCER, independent scholar
17 Nov.: 'Hew Locke's post-colonial emblems.'

MICHELLE COHEN, Richmond
24 Nov.: ' "a natural elevation of mind, even where it does not always exist": "accomplishments" and visual culture in eighteenth-century England.'

BRIONY FER, University College, London
1 Dec.: 'As a glass eye: Ed Ruscha's transparency.'

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Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Group seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Mondays in Lecture Room 8, Information Engineering Building. Details of the 30 November seminar to be confirmed. For information, contact Clive Siviour at (2)83473.

PROFESSOR MARC A. MEYERS, California
26 Oct.: 'Laser compression and fragmentation of metals.'

PROFESSOR C.K. CHAO, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
2 Nov.: Title to be announced.

PROFESSOR CARLO SANSOUR, Nottingham
9 Nov.: Title to be announced.

PRASHANT POTNIS
16 Nov.: 'XRD, SEM and AFM study of ferroelectric microstructure.'

ROBERT GERLACH
23 Nov.: 'Characterisation of the strain rate dependent behaviour of 3D composites using a hierarchical approach.'


Department of Earth Sciences

The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Earth Sciences.

DR CAROLINA LITHGOW-BERTELLONI, UCL
26 Oct.: 'Earth's surface deformation: the role of topography, lithospheric structure and mantle flow.'

DR RICHARD WALKER
2 Nov.: 'Earthquakes, active faulting, and holocene environmental change in eastern Iran.'

DR ARWEN DEUSS, Cambridge
9 Nov.: 'Structure of the Earth's core.'

DR DAN FROST, Bayreuth
16 Nov.: 'The accretion of the Earth according to experimental petrology.'

DR LAPO BOSCHI, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
23 Nov.: 'Vertical mass transport in the Earth's mantle: seismological constraints.'

DR SEBASTIAN ROST, Leeds
30 Nov.: 'Seismic constraints on Earth's small- scale structure.'

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Medical Sciences

Botnar Research Centre

Cancellation of seminar. The seminar due to have been held on Friday, 23 October (speakers Dr James Dunford and Dr Rachel Locklin) has been cancelled.

PROFESSOR GARTH JOHNSON, Newcastle, will hold a seminar at 12.30 p.m. on Friday, 4 December, in the Lecture Theatre, the Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus. The subject of the seminar will be announced later.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

Portugal, southern Europe, and the European Union in perspective

This round-table discussion, arranged by the Instituto Camoes Centre for Portuguese Language, with the Oxford Centre for the Study of Inequality and Democracy and the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, will be held on Saturday, 31 October, 10 a.m.–5.30 p.m., in the Seminar Room, St John's College.

Registration is free, and coffee and lunch will be provided. Those wishing to attend are asked to register with Luisa Pinto Teixeira (e-mail: luisa.pintoteixeira@sjc.ox.ac.uk). Further information can be found at http://ocsid.politics.ox.ac.uk/events.


Portuguese Research Seminars

The following events will take place as shown.

For details of Brazil Week, see 'Notices' above.

FÁTIMA SILVA, Coimbra
Thur. 22 Oct., Lecture Room 2, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.: 'Returning to the classics in Hélia Correia's dramatic works.' (Portuguese writer Hélia Correia will attend this event)

BIANCA FREIRE MEDEIROS, Lancaster and Gétulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro
Thur. 29 Oct., JCR Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 2 p.m.: 'Gringo Na Laje: the production, circulation, and consumption of the favela as a tourist attraction.' (Part of Brazil Week)

JOAO COSME, Bristol
Tue. 24 Nov., Room T.11, 47 Wellington Square, 2.15 p.m.: 'The marketing and reception of Mia Couto.'


Modern Greek Studies seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the ground-floor Lecture Room, Taylor Institution Annexe, 47 Wellington Square. For details of the lectures on 5 and 26 November and 3 December, see the SEESOX seminars, under 'St Antony's College', below.

VIOLETTA HIONIDOU, Newcastle
29 Oct.: 'Famine, relief and politics in occupied Greece, 1941–4.'

MARIA MARGARONIS, independent scholar
12 Nov.: 'Translating Greece: "truth" and "ethnic truth" in the mirror of the British media.'

DIMITRIS PLANTZOS, Ioannina
19 Nov.: 'The Greeks and the "global": negotiating classical culture and Hellenic identity in modern Greece.'

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Oriental Studies

Korean Studies

PROFESSOR STEPHEN EPSTEIN, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 November, in Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute.

Convener: Dr J.B. Lewis.

Subject: 'Between some (Korean!) rocks and a large place: Japan, China, and South Korean popular media.'


Lecture

PROFESSOR JOHN PERRY, Chicago, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Friday, 23 October, in Lecture Room 2, the Oriental Institute.

Subject: 'The Turandot tale type: riddles solved and unsolved.'


Hebrew and Jewish Studies Unit

PROFESSOR JEREMY DAUBER, Columbia, will deliver the following lecture and seminar.

Mon., 2 Nov., 5 p.m., Taylor Institution: 'Frightening Jews: two early Yiddish ghost stories and the origins of Jewish horror.' (Corob Lecture in Yiddish Culture)

Tues., 3 Nov., 1 p.m., Faculty Room, Oriental Institute: 'What is a Yiddish fable?: Ideology and epistemology in the early modern Seyfer Mesholim.' (Special seminar in modern Jewish literatures)

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Social Sciences

Extra-Legal Governance Discussion Group: cancellation of seminar

It is regretted that the seminar due to have been given on Thursday, 29 October, on 'Economic migrants: challenges and coping strategies in an extra-legal world' has been cancelled, owing to the ill-health of one of the speakers.


Israel: Historical, political, and social aspects: cancellation of lecture

It is regretted that the lecture due to have been given by Hirsh Goodman of Tel Aviv University, at 8 p.m. on Monday, 26 October, on the subject of 'The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: media and public diplomacy', has been cancelled.


Centre for Socio-Legal Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Communication and Governance

PROFESSOR PAOLO MANCINI, Perugia, will hold a seminar in this series at 4.30 p.m. on Monday, 26 Octdober, in Seminar Room D, the Manor Road Building.

Subject: 'Beyond the Berlusconi common sense: a new idea of politics for the twenty-first century?'


Oxford Centre for the Study of Inequality and Democracy

Unless otherwise indicated the following meetings will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays in Seminar Room B, the Manor Road Building. Full information is available at http://ocsid.politics.ox.ac.uk/events/. Enquiries may be directed to Maya Tudor (e-mail: maya.tudor@politics.ox.ac.uk).

For details of a conference on 'Portugal, southern Europe, and the European Union in perspective' (31 October), see 'Medieval and Modern Languages' above.

BEN ANSELL, Minnesota
30 Oct.: 'The new political economy of wealth.'

DESMOND KING and INES VALDEZ
6 Nov.: 'State-building by other means: American democracy and the war on illegal migrants.'

Various speakers
13 Nov., Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's: 'Comparative presidential–legislative relations.' (Conference: enquiries to david.robinson@lac.ox.ac.uk)

GREGORY HOUSTON
13 Nov., Doctorow Lecture Hall, St Edmund Hall, 5.15 p.m.: 'The South African Democracy Education Trust.'

OLUKUNLE OWOLABI, Notre Dame
Wed. 18 Nov., Senior Common Room, Nuffield, 2 p.m.: 'Colonialism, development, and democracy.'

PROFESSOR AVNER OFFER
20 Nov.: 'Contract ambiguity and the welfare state.'

KAREN JUSKO, Stanford
27 Nov.: 'Partisan representation of the poor: electoral geography, strategic mobilisation, and implications for voter turnout.'

ERIK WIBBELS, Duke
4 Dec.: 'Inequality, redistribution, and democracy in the other 85 per cent of the world.'


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.'

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Bodleian Library (centre for the Study of the Book), Oxford Kafka Research Centre

Translating Kafka

The following workshop and lecture will be held on Thursday, 5 November, in the Convocation House, Bodleian Library. It is sponsored by the Bodleian Library and Oxford University Press. All welcome. Please register at ritchie.robertson@sjc.ox.ac.uk.
2 p.m.: Introduction.

2.10 p.m.: PROFESSOR RITCHIE ROBERTSON: 'Willa and Edwin Muir: the first translators of Kafka into English.'

2.45 p.m.: MARK HARMAN, New York: ' "A circus rider on two horses?" Kafka and translation.'

3.50 p.m.: ANTHEA BELL, JOYCE CRICK, MIKE MITCHELL, STANLEY CORNGOLD: Panel discussion among Kafka translators. (Chair: Professor Karen Leeder)

5 p.m.: PROFESSOR STANLEY CORNGOLD, Princeton/Cambridge: 'Translating Kafka: from accident insurance to literature.'

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Saïd Business School

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship speaker series

RICARDO RAMIREZ and WENDY QUARRY, New Economy Development Group, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 18 November at the Saïd Business School.

Subject: 'Communication for another development: listening before telling.'


Oxford Centre for Corporate Reputation seminar series

PROFESSOR LESLIE HANNAH, London School of Economics, and PROFESSOR JAMES FOREMAN-PECK, Cardiff, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 26 October, in the Andrew Cormack Seminar Room, Saïd Business School.

Subject: 'Corporate reputation and the 1911 stock market.'


Organisational Behaviour Group seminars

The following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Andrew Cormack Seminar Room, Saïd Business School. Please register your intention to attend at arta.gerguri@sbs.ox.ac.uk.

ED HEERY, Cardiff Business School
12 Nov.: 'Perspectives on work: unitary, pluralist and radical analysis in the twenty-first century.'

HARRY SCARBROUGH, Warwick Business School
19 Nov.: 'Communities of practice.'

GLENN MORGAN, Warwick Business School
26 Nov.: 'Power and legitimacy in financial markets.'

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Library Services

Workshops in Information Skills and Electronic Research (WISER)

The following workshops will be held at 12.30 p.m. on the days shown in the OUCS, 13 Banbury Road. Further details may be found at www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/services/trainin g/wiser/.

JAYNE PLANT and KATE PETHERBRIDGE
Fri. 23 Oct.: 'Humanities: SOLO—Search Oxford Libraries Online.'

GILLIAN BEATTIE and CRAIG FINLAY
Mon. 26 Oct.: 'Social Science: OxLIP+ electronic resources.'

JULIET RALPH and ISABLE MCMANN
Thur. 29 Oct.: 'Science: finding books and journals with SOLO.'

ANGELA CARRITT and NICK HEARN
Fri. 30 Oct.: 'Humanities: OxLIP+ electronic resources.'

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Future of Humanity Institute, James Martin Twenty-first Century School

PROFESSOR MICHAEL OPPENHEIMER will hold an advanced research seminar at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 October, in the James Martin Twenty-first Century School, the Old Indian Institute, Broad Street. There is no charge for admission, and registration is not required.

Subject: 'Negative learning.'

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All Souls College

Chichele Lecture

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.'

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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 http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/centres/entrepreneurship/events/Pages/SirDouglasHagueLecture.a spx. Enquiries may be directed to Emily Davis, Saïd Business School (telephone: Oxford (2)88845).

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Mansfield College

DR BENIGNA VON KRUSENSTJERN, Göttingen, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 27 October, in Mansfield College Chapel.

Subject: 'Adam von Trott and the British.'

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St Antony's College

European Studies Centre

Seminar

TIMOTHY GARTON ASH and CHARLES GRANT will hold the following seminar to commemorate the life and work of Ralf Dahrendorf (Warden 1987–97), at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 1 December, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre. Please register your interest at dev.office@sant.ox.ac.uk and await confirmation.

Chair: Margaret MacMillan.

Subject: 'Dahrendorf's Europe.'


Seminar

The following seminar, co-sponsored by Oxford Law School, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 17 November, in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. The seminar is by invitation only.

Conveners: Joseph Weiler, New York, Pavlos Eleftheriadis and Kalypso Nicolaidis.

Subject: 'The changing landscape of EU constitutionalism.'


Europe Muslim Neighbourhood Programme

KEREM ÖKTEM will deliver lecture at 1 p.m. on Thursday, 26 November, in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road. Chair: Timothy Garton Ash.

Subject: 'Europe's Muslim neighbourhood: the German case.'


Core seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road.

Convener: Jane Caplan.

SIMONE LÄSSIG, Brunswick; Stifterverband Visiting Fellow, and ARIBERT REIMANN
27 Oct.: 'How to remember socialism: teaching a disputed contemporary history in European classrooms.'

MARY KALDOR, London School of Economics
3 Nov.: 'The ideas of 1989.'

JEAN BLONDEL, European University Institute
10 Nov.: 'Presidential systems in the ex-Soviet republics.'

JOSEPH WEILER, New York, and PAVLOS ELEFTHERIADIS
17 Nov.: 'Values and virtues in Europe: learning from Aristotle, Aquinas and Maimonides.'

GEORGE LAWSON, London School of Economics
24 Nov.: 'The global 1989? Continuity and change in world politics.'


SEESOX seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, unless otherwise indicated.

DIMITRIS SOTIROPOULOS, Athens
Thurs., 5 Nov.: 'Are public policy reforms doomed? The case of Greece after 1974.' (Conveners: Othon Anastasakis, Dimitris Papanikolaou)

AYSE KADIOGLU, Sabanci
Wed., 11 Nov.: 'The pathologies of Turkish republican laicism.' (Convener: Othon Anastasakis)

ZORAN PAJIC, King's College, London; former Special Advisor to High Representative Paddy Ashdown
Tues., 24 Nov., 2.30 p.m., Seminar Room G, DPIR, Manor Road: 'State-building in Bosnia and Herzegovina: a practitioner's perspective.' (Conveners: Othon Anastasakis, Richard Caplan)

ANDREAS PAPANDREOU, Athens
Thurs., 26 Nov.: 'Economics of climate change for Greece.' (Conveners: Othon Anastasakis, Dimitris Papanikolaou)

KOSTAS IFANTIS, Athens
Thurs., 3 Dec.: 'The evolution of the Greek–US relationship: cooperation imperatives amidst dysfunctional duopolitics.' (Conveners: Othon Anastasakis, Dimitris Papanikolaou)


Middle East Centre

JUSTICE DALIA DORNER, retired Justice, Israeli Supreme Court; President, Israeli Press Council, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 20 October, at the Middle East Centre, 68 Woodstock Road. All welcome.

Subject: 'The Israeli democracy: human rights and minority rights in times of peace and war.'

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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.'

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St John's College Research Centre

Introductory Seminars in Psychoanalysis

The following seminars will be held at 8.15 p.m. on Mondays in the St John's College Research Centre, 45 St Giles'. Attendance is free and open to members of the University and to mental health professionals, but space is limited. Those wishing to attend are asked to e-mail to paul.tod@sjc.ox.ac.uk.

Convener: Paul Tod.

PROFESSOR TOM BURNS, Warneford Hospital, and DR JONATHAN GARBETTE, St George's, London
2 Nov.: 'The interaction of attachment and coercion in mental health: a proposed study.'

DR MICHAEL LACEWING, Heythrop College, London
16 Nov.: 'Grunbaum's challenge to causal inference in psychoanalysis: twenty-five years on.'

DR JESSICA KIRKER, British Psychoanalytical Society
30 Nov.: 'Holding together—a psychoanalytic contribution to work with a borderline patient.'

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Somerville College

Monica Fooks Memorial Lecture

ELLEN LEIBENLUFT, National Institute of Medical 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.'

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Wolfson College

Ronald Syme Lecture

PROFESSOR SUSAN TREGGIARI will deliver the Ronald Syme Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 5 November, in the Hall, Wolfson College. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: 'Syme and Servilia.'


Poetry Reading

GREY GOWRIE will read a selection of his poems at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 29 October, in the Buttery, Wolfson College. All welcome.

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CAMPION HALL

Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lectures

At the origins of modern international law: the case of Francisco de Vitoria (c.1485–1546) for human rights

LADISLAS ÖRSY, SJ,, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law School, will deliver the Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lectures at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Examination Schools.

4 Nov.: 'Do the "barbarians" have rights?' (Respondent: Professor Kevin Conry, Vice-President, Georgetown Law School)

11 Nov.: 'Are "barbarian" nations sovereign?' (Respondent: Professor Franz Werro, Georgetown Law School)

18 Nov.: 'Is there a "community of nations"?' (Respondent: Dr Gerard J. Hughes, SJ, Campion Hall)

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Friends of the Bodleian

Thirty-minute lecture

JUSTIN REAY will lecture at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 November, in the Convocation House, Bodleian Library. Admission is free; all welcome.

Subject: ' "An uninterrupted excess of satisfaction": Samuel Pepys' naval papers in the Bodleian collections.'

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