University Gazette, 25 February 2010: Lectures
Sydney Truelove Professor of Gastroenterology
PROFESSOR FIONA POWRIE will deliver her inaugural lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 March, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'Gut reactions: immune pathways in the intestine in health and disease.'
Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic ReligionsPROFESSOR GUY STROUMSA will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 12 May, in the Examination Schools.
Subject: 'From Abraham's religion to the Abrahamic religions.'
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences
PROFESSOR PIERRE CARTIER, IHES, will lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 26 February, in Lecture Theatre 2, the Mathematical Institute.
Subject: 'Algebraic geometry and Feynman amplitudes.'
Botnar Research Centre
The following lectures will be given at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in Room G38, Botnar Research Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, except where indicated.
DR ALEX BULLOCK
PAUL DAVEY, British Library
PROFESSOR CYRUS COOPER
Oxford Forum for Medical Humanities
DR NEEL BURTON, author of The Meaning of Madness, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Friday, 26 February, in the Mure Room, Merton College. Dr Burton will address mental illness and the adaptive or evolutionary advantages that may be exhibited from different types of disorders. For more information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cross-departmental neuroscience lectures at the University are being promoted through a Web site. Upcoming neuroscience seminars at Oxford are listed at http://tinyurl.com/oxneuro. The Web page also gives information on how to receive the list as a weekly e-mail.
Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine public lectures
The following lectures will take place from 6 p.m. on Thursday, 18 March, in the Seminar Room, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital.
PROFESSOR SIR ANDREW MCMICHAEL
DR LING-PEI HO
DR ADAM MEAD
DR VALENTINE MACAULAY
DR GRAHAM OGG
Forum for European Philosophy in Oxford
DR PAMELA SUE ANDERSON and PROFESSOR VICTOR JELENIEWSKI SEIDLER, Goldsmiths College, London, will discuss the following subject at 6.45 p.m. on Thursday, 4 March, in the Lecture Room, the Philosophy Faculty Centre. The time and location differ from those previously announced.
Conveners: Dr Roxana Baiasu and Dr Pamela Sue Anderson.
Subject: ' "Who are you?"—debating Judith Butler.'
Oxford Transitional Justice Research seminar series (amended notice)The following lectures will be given at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building, unless otherwise indicated.
The 3 March event announced below was previously announced as taking place on 1 March.
Convener: Dr Phil Clark.
LARS WALDORF, York, and DR PHIL CLARK
PROFESSOR SANDRA FREDMAN; DR SABINE MICHALOWSKI, Essex
Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion: lecture
PROFESSOR ERNAN MCMULLIN, O'Hara Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Notre Dame, will lecture at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 25 February, in the Old Dining Room, Harris Manchester College. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Subject: 'Darwin and the other Christian tradition: from Augustine to Darwin.'
Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion: book launch
A book launch will be held at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 11 March, in the Old Dining Room, Harris Manchester, for Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives by Thomas Dixon, Geoffrey Cantor, and John Hedley Brooke.
Refugee Studies Centre
Public seminar series
The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in Seminar Room One, the Department of International Development.
DR PATRICIA DALEY
DR PHILIP MARFLEET, East London
John Ackrill Memorial Lecture in Ancient Philosophy
PROFESSOR DAVID WIGGINS will deliver the John Ackrill Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 11 March, in Lecture Room XI, Brasenose College.
Subject: 'Knowing how to and knowing that.'
Green Templeton College
Richard Normann Lecture
PROFESSOR PASQUALE GAGLIARDI, Catholic University, Milan, will deliver the Richard Normann Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 4 March, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green Templeton College. Enquiries may be directed to Ms Romola Coope (e-mail: email@example.com).
Subject: 'Empowering theories in management studies.'
St John's College
Various facets of European printmaking, 1750–1800
The following one-day series of lectures will be held from 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 9 March, in St John's College Research Centre, 45 St Giles'. All are welcome but space is limited. To attend, register by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convener: Dr Camilla Murgia.
MS SHEILA O'CONNELL, British Museum: 'Hogarth's complete works and other marketing strategies.'
DR CECILIA HURLEY, Ecole du Louvre and Bibliothèque des Pasteurs, Neuchâtel: 'The artist's amanuensis: Lichtenberg's and Hagedorn's commentaries on Hogarth's work.'
COLIN HARRISON: 'Books for bibliophiles, not readers: illustrated fiction in France towards the end of the eighteenth century.'
DR CAMILLA MURGIA: 'Satirical prints for a global market: Francis Grose's Rules for Drawing Caricatures (1788) and its French and German editions.'
DR GIORGIO MARINI, Uffizi, Florence: 'Drawings in print: Stefano Mulinari and the reproduction of the Uffizi's drawing collection.'
DR INGRID VERMEULEN, Amsterdam: 'The roots of Charles Rogers' Collection of Prints in Imitation of Drawings (1778) in early modern drawing collecting practices.'
Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture
PROFESSOR ELSPETH GARMAN, President, British Crystallographic Association and Senior Kurti Fellow, will deliver the Dorothy Hodgkin Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 March, in the Lecture Theatre, University Museum of Natural History.
Subject: 'Crystallography one century AD (after Dorothy).'
AMITAV GHOSH, author of An Antique Land, Shadowlines, The Hungry Tide and Sea of Poppies, will be reading and signing books at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 2 March, in the Hall, Wolfson College.
Wolfson Haldane Lecture
PROFESSOR SIR MARTIN EVANS, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine and President of Cardiff University, will deliver the Wolfson Haldane Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 4 March, in the Hall, Wolfson College.
Subject: 'Embryonic stem cells: origins and futures.'
PROFESSOR LINDA COLLEY, Princeton, will lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 11 March, in the Buttery, Wolfson College.
Subject: 'Writing constitutions into British histories.'
Regent's Park College
On being human—uniqueness and dignity: theological and biomedical perspectives
The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays at Regent's Park College.
Conveners: Dr Nicholas Wood and Professor Michael Marsh.
PROFESSOR JOHN HARRIS, Manchester
BARONESS ILORA FINLAY, Cardiff
Oxford Asian Textile Group
FRANCES PRITCHARD will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 10 March, in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road. Visitors welcome. Cost £2.
Subject: 'The Newberry Collection of Near Eastern and Middle Eastern embroideries at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.'