Lectures

    • Thursday 19 January 2012
    • NO. 4975
    • VOL. 142

    Humanities

    Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

    Research seminar: Contemporary Art

    The following seminars will be given at 4 pm on Mondays in the Old Masters' Studio, 74 High Street.

    Anthony Gardner, Courtauld/Melbourne

    23 Jan.: 'Biennales on the edge, or, a view of biennales from southern perspectives'

    Mark Godfrey, Tate Modern

    30 Jan.: 'Boetti and Afghanistan'

    Tamar Garb, UCL

    6 Feb.: 'Afterthoughts on "Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography" '

    Rachel Wells, Newcastle

    13 Feb.: 'Scale in contemporary sculpture'

    Simon Morley, artist/writer

    20 Feb.: 'Monochromes: east and west'

    Marina Warner, Essex

    27 Feb.: 'Tacita Dean's footage: the shamanic list and contemporary art'

    Amna Malik, Slade

    5 Mar.: 'Proximity: the work of Lamia Joreige'

    Medieval and Modern Languages

    Italian Department Graduate Seminars

    The following seminars will be given at 5 pm in Room 10b, Taylor Institution.

    Nick Havely, York

    23 Jan.: 'Dante in the Raj: the Mumbai manuscript of the "Commedia" '

    Luciana D'Arcangeli, Flinders 

    25 Jan.: 'Political cinema in contemporary Italy'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Mathematical Institute Colloquium

    Professor Karen Vogtmann, Professor of Mathematics, Cornell, will deliver the Mathematical Institute Colloquium at 4.30 pm on 10 February in Lecture Theatre 2, Mathematical Institute, St Giles'.

    Subject: 'The topology and geometry of automorphism groups of free groups'

    Social Sciences

    New date

    Refugee Studies Centre

    The special seminar that was to be given by Anja Klug, Head, Asylum/Migration Unit Division of International Protection, UNHCR, on 19 January has been postponed. It will now be given at 5 pm on 23 January in Queen Elizabeth House.

    Subject: 'Is UNHCR becoming a migration agency? An analysis of UNHCR's engagement in "mixed movements" '

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

    Transforming Traditions Series

    The following lectures will take place at 2 pm on Mondays in the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies.

    Dr Jessica Frazier

    30 Jan.: 'The dramatic God: new approaches to the metaphysics of divinity in the aesthetic Vedanta of Rupa Gosvami'

    Richard Williams

    6 Feb.: 'Krishna's broken contract: a bhakti reading of the Afghan invasions in the 18th century'

    Professor Sanjukta Gupta

    13 Feb.: 'Innovation in the theology of Madhusudana Sarasvati'

    Dr Rembert Lutjeharms

    27 Feb.: ' "Why do we still sift the husk-like Upanisads?": Revisiting Vedanta in early Caitanya-Vaisnava theology'

    Post-Ramanuja Developments in Shri Vaishnavaism

    Professor M N Narasimhachary, Shivdasani Visiting Fellow, will lecture at 2 pm on 7 and 20 February at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies.

    Social Sciences [h2]

     

    Cancellation [h3]

     

    Refugee Studies Centre [h4]

     

    The special seminar to be given by Anja Klug, Head of the Asylum/Migration Unit Division of International Protection, UNHCR, at 5.30 pm on 19 January in QEH (subject: ‘Is UNHCR becoming a migration agency? An analysis of UNHCR's engagement in “mixed movements” ') has been cancelled. It will be re-arranged for a later date.