Lectures

    • Thursday 16 June 2011
    • NO. 4957
    • VOL. 141

    Humanities

    History

    Changing Character of War Programme Annual Lecture

    Professor Philip Bobbitt, Princeton, will deliver the CCW Programme Annual Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 20 June, in the T.S. Eliot Lecture Theatre, Merton College.

    Subject: 'In times of war, the law must not fall silent.'

    Philosophy

    Oxford Forum Provocation

    Dr Chon Tejedor will give an Oxford Forum Provocations talk at 2 p.m. on Monday, 20 June, in the Lecture Room, Philosophy Faculty, 10 Merton Street. For more information, contact: roxana.baiasu@philosophy.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Ethics as logic in Wittgenstein's Tractatus'.

    Medical Sciences

    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    The following seminars will be given at 11.30 a.m. on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Block, John Radcliffe Hospital.

    Dr Mark Edwards, UCL

    15 July: 'Mad, bad or sick? Taking a fresh look at hysteria.'

    Dr Martin Samuels, Harvard

    22 July: '"Voodoo" death: the modern lessons of neurocardiology.'

    Dr Jason Warren, UCL

    16 September: 'Semantic dementia: a specific network-opathy?'

    Colleges and Halls

    New College

    Keynote lecture

    Professor Bart Schultz, Chicago, will deliver a keynote lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 16 June, in New College.

    Subject: 'A reasonable ghost: Henry Sidgwick and the transcendence of happiness.'

    Symposium

    There will be a New College Symposium from 9.30 a.m. on Friday, 17 June, at New College. Speakers: Professor Sonu Shamdasani, UCL; Professor John Forrester, Cambridge; Mr Thibaud Trochu, Paris I; Professor Ritchie Robertson; Professor Karen Leeder; Dr Linda Dalrymple Henderson, Texas; Dr Ruth Harris; Professor Andrew Vincent, Sheffield; Professor Jose Harris; The Revd Dr Jane Shaw, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; Dr William Mander; Professor Graham Ward, Manchester. Registration fee, including coffee/lunch/tea, is £35 (£15 for students). Convenors: Professor Laura Marcus and Dr Tamson Pietsch. To register: www.new.ox.ac.uk/transcendence or robert.priest@new.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Transcendence, idealism and modernity'.

    Other Groups

    Oxford Asian Textile Group

    Professor Lou Taylor, Brighton, will lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Wednesday, 22 June, at the Pauling Institute, 58 Banbury Road.

    Subject: ' Material culture meanings of the Indian chintz worn in Friesland'.