• Thursday 25 November 2010
  • No. 4936
  • Vol 141


    Medieval and Modern Languages

    Nicola Gardini and Professor Gervase Rosser will present Professor Lina Bolzoni's new book Il cuore di cristallo (Einaudi, 2010) on Thursday, 2 December, at the Taylor Institute, Main Hall, at 5 p.m. Professor Bolzoni will be present.

    Saïd Business School

    BT Annual Lecture

    Professor Frank O. Gehry, Distinguished Professor of Architecture, Columbia University, will deliver this year's BT Annual Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 December, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Open to the public but advance electronic registration required at www.bit.ly/btcentre.

    Subject: 'The organisation of the artist: how to manage innovation and complexity on time and budget.'

    Social Sciences

    Attaining the Peak Lecture

    His Excellency Victor Gbeho, President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), will deliver the Attaining the Peak Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 2 December, in Moser Theatre, Wadham College. Convener: Dr Emefa Amoako.

    Subject: 'Education, Youth and Globalisation.'

    Sub-faculty of Archaeology

    Astor Lecture

    Professor Rosemary Joyce, University of California at Berkeley, will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 2 December, at St John's Garden Quad auditorium. Supported by Oxford University Press.

    Subject: 'Things that Last.'


    St Antony's College  

    Liaquat Ahamed, Pulitzer Prize-winner and author of Lords of Finance: The Bankers who Broke the World, will lecture on Thursday, 2 December, at 5 p.m. in the Nissan Lecture Theatre.

    Subject: 'The Financial Crisis: Lesson from the Great Depression.'

    St John's College Research Centre Legalism Seminar Series

    Caroline Humfress, Birkbeck, London, will deliver the St John's College Research Centre Legalism Seminar at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 30 November, in the Research Centre Seminar Room, 45 St Giles'. Tea served from 4 p.m. Further information: judith.scheele@all-souls.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Positivism in the provinces? Roman law in practice (first to fifth centuries AD).'