Lectures

    • Thursday 15 March 2012
    • NO. 4983
    • VOL. 142

    Humanities

    Faculty of Theology

    A collaborative interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Faculty of Theology and Heythrop will take place 16–17 April at Trinity College. Booking deadline 6 April.  Details: www.crhb.org; d.markl@heythrop.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'The influence of the Decalogue: historical, theological and cultural perspectives'

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

    All events held at the New Theatre, Oxford. Tickets: http://buytickets.at/skollworldforum/2381. Enter code 'STUDENT' for 50% student discount.

    Opening Plenary

    28 March, 5 pm: Stephan Chambers; Peter Tufano; Jeff Skoll, Skoll Foundation; Hans Rosling, Karolinska Institutet; Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation; Patrick Meier, Ushahidi; Roger Martin, Toronto; Soraya Salti, INJAZ Al-Arab

    Morning Plenary

    29 March, 9 am: Stephan Chambers; Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister; Pamela Hartigan; Nick Danziger, photographer, author, filmmaker; Eve Ensler, playwright and founder, V-Day

    Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

    29 March, 5.30 pm: Annie Lennox, singer and activist; George Soros, Open Society Foundations; Mabel van Oranje, the Elders; Sally Osberg, Skoll Foundation

    Department of Politics and International Relations

    Oxford Political Theory Graduate Conference

    A conference will be held on 19 and 20 April in the Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building. Keynote speakers: Professor Jeremy Waldron and Professor Charles Mills, Northwestern. For more information and to register, please contact: oxford.poltheory.conference@gmail.com.

    Subject: 'Political theory and the "Liberal" tradition'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour

    Keynote Lecture

    James E Rothman, Fergus F Wallace Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Yale, will present a keynote lecture to celebrate the opening of the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour. The lecture will take place at 5 pm on 23 April in Lecture Theatre A, Department of Experimental Psychology, South Parks Road. Contact: fiona.woods@cncb.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'The mechanism of synchronous neurotransmitter release'

    Other Groups

    Foundation for Law, Justice and Society

    Panel Discussion

    Graham Avery, Honorary Director-General of the European Commission; Max Watson, former Economic Adviser to the European Commission; Professor Anne Deighton and Professor Paul Craig will feature in a panel discussion to mark the inauguration of the Law, Justice and Society Research Cluster at Wolfson College, 5.30–7 pm on 19 April in the Haldane Room, Wolfson.  For more information, see: www.fljs.org/events.

     Subject: 'Europe on the brink? Economic, political, and constitutional issues'