• Thursday 10 March 2011
    • NO. 4947
    • VOL. 141


    Modern Languages

    'Re-reading East Germany': The Literature and Film of the GDR


    A symposium will be held 24–25 March at New College. Speakers: Seán Allan, Gerrit-Jan Berendse, Stephen Brockmann, Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, Wolfgang Emmerich, Karen Leeder, Alison Lewis, Georgina Paul, Dennis Tate, Holger Teschke, Jill Twark. Contact: karen.leeder@new.ox.ac.uk or http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/gdrculture.


    Bilingual reading and discussion by Durs Grünbein and Michael Eskin on Thursday, 24 March, at 6 p.m., in the Long Room, New College, to launch Grünbein's new volume The Vocation of Poetry. Free and open to all. Wine will be served.

    Social Sciences

    Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    Jackie O'Reilly, Brighton Business School, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 17 March, in the Violet Butler Room, the Department of Social Policy and Intervention.

    Subject: 'Indexes and gaps: international comparisons of gender and employment.'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Bodleian Library and the Oxford University Research Archive (ORA)

    Scholarship, publishing and the dissemination of research

    Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust, will lecture at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 April, in Convocation House. The lecture will end with open discussion and will finish by 1.30 p.m. All University members welcome. To reserve a place contact: sally.rumsey@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject:'The role of open access in maximizing the impact of biomedical research.'