• Thursday 17 May 2012
    • NO. 4989
    • VOL. 142

    Medical Sciences

    Oxford Developmental Biology Seminar

    A seminar will be held at 4 pm on 13 June in the Lecture Theatre, Le Gros Clark Building. Host: Jo Begbie. Supported by the J W Jenkinson Memorial Fund.

    Alexandra Smith: 'Characterising placodal neuron migration in the developing cranial sensory ganglia'

    Andy Furley, Sheffield: 'Modulation of critical signalling by neural adhesion molecules during neurogenesis and axon pathfinding'

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Novak Druce Seminar Series on Professional Service Firms

    The following seminars will be given at 2.30 pm at the Saïd Business School.

    Professor Henry Chesbrough, Haas School of Business, Berkeley

    24 May, Seminar Room 13: 'Open services innovation'

    Dr Susie Pak, St John's University, New York

    11 Jun, Andrew Cormack Seminar Room: 'Reputation and private banking: J P Morgan & Co and the social foundations of elite identity'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Ashmolean Museum

    Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture

    Dr Harriet Crawford, Cambridge and UCL, will deliver the eighth annual Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture at 5.30 pm on 30 May at Wolfson.

    Subject: 'A short prehistory of the Persian Gulf'


    Graduate Workshop

    A Europaeum Graduate Workshop will be held 25–27 May in the Voltaire Building, 99 Banbury Road, to mark Rousseau's 300th birth anniversary and to examine republican ideas. Speakers include: Professor Peter Pulzer, Dr Mark Philp, Dr Robert Harris and Dr David Rundle. Please apply via euroinfo@europaeum.ox.ac.uk.  More information about the event can be found at www.europaeum.org/europaeum/?q=node/1658.

    Subject: 'Rousseau and republican traditions in Europe'

    Oriental Studies

    Korean Studies

    Dr Andrew Jackson will lecture at 5 pm on 23 May in Lecture Room 1 at the Oriental Institute. Convener: Dr J B Lewis

    Subject: 'Cinematic representations of the Korean War in Pak Kwangsu's To the Starry Island and Yi Kwangmo's Spring in my Hometown: a re-evaluation'

    Oxford–Man Institute

    David Aikman, Senior Manager, Bank of England Prudential Policy Division, and Sujit Kapadia, Policy Adviser, Bank of England Financial Policy Committee, will lecture at 5.30 pm on 23 May in the AHL Lecture Theatre, Oxford–Man Institute, in Eagle House, Walton Well Rd. All members of the University are welcome.

    Subject: 'Instruments of macroprudential policy'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Corpus Christi

    Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Lecture

    Professor Joseph Raz, Thomas M Macioce Professor of Law, Columbia, will deliver the Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Lecture at 5 pm on 22 May in the Music Building, Corpus Christi. 

    Subject: 'Death in our life'


    The Very Reverend Dr Jane Shaw, Dean of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, and former Dean of Divinity and Fellow of New College, will deliver the second Vincent Strudwick Lecture at 5.30 pm (tea from 5 pm) on 8 June at Kellogg. Chair: The Bishop of Dorchester. For further information and bookings please contact Ana Pastega (ana.pastega@kellogg.ox.ac.uk).

    Subject: 'Cultivating a moral imagination: religion, art and the humanities in the public sphere'


    John Wesley Lecture

    Professor Isabel Rivers, Professor of Eighteenth-century English Literature and Culture, QMUL, will deliver the John Wesley Lecture at 5 pm on 24 May in the Oakeshott Room, Lincoln. All welcome.

    Subject: 'Thomas Jackson (1783–1873), Methodist editor, biographer and tutor'


    Mansfield Lecture Series

    Change of speaker

    Mr Philip Blond will be unable to deliver his planned lecture on 18 May. Instead, Professor Lord Meghnad Desai, LSE, will speak at  5 pm on 18 May in Mansfield chapel.

    Subject: 'Is capitalism in crisis?'