Lectures

    • Thursday 23 February 2012
    • NO. 4980
    • VOL. 142

    Oxford London Lecture 2012

    Professor Sarah Harper, Director, Institute of Population Ageing, will lecture at 6.45 pm on 13 March, at Church House, Westminster. The lecture is given in association with the Guardian. Further details: www.ox.ac.uk/oxfordlondonlecture. Tickets: £12.

    Subject: 'The twenty-first century – the last century of youth? A new world population'

    Humanities

    Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Corrigendum: the following lectures were incorrectly listed in last week's Gazette under Lady Margaret Hall.

    Sub-faculty of Spanish

    Colloquium on the Bicentenary of the Spanish 1812 Constitution

    The following seminars will be given on 9 March between 4 and 6 pm in the Taylor Institution. Introduction by Professor Edwin Williamson. Following the colloquium, HE the Ambassador of Spain will open an exhibition on the 1812 Cadiz Constitution in the Voltaire Room, Taylor Institution.

    Dr Frances Lannon

    Subject: 'The 1812 Constitución de Cádiz in historical perspective'

    Martin Murphy, biographer

    Subject: 'Two critics of the constitution: Lord Holland and Blanco White'

    Professor Sir John Elliott

    Subject: 'Spaniards of both hemispheres: a constitution for an empire'

    Sub-faculty of French

    Professor Christopher L Miller, Yale, will lecture at 5 pm on 7 March in the Old Library, All Souls. Conveners: Professor Michael Sheringham and Dr Richard Scholar. In association with the Caribbean Globalizations Network.

    Subject: ' "Slaves" in my family: French modes of servitude in the New World'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Department of Computer Science

    Strachey Lectures in Computer Science

    Professor Rajeev Alur, Pennsylvania, will deliver the Strachey Lecture on 6 March at 4.30 pm in Lecture Theatre B, e-Science Building, 7 Keble Road.

    Subject: 'Computer augmented program engineering'

    Social Sciences

    Faculty of Law

    Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2012: Protect the Human/Protect the Planet

    Professor Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences; Indiana, will lecture at 5.30 pm on 30 March in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building. Full details: www.oxford-amnesty-lectures.org. Single lecture tickets £8 (£5 concession); limited number of early-bird season tickets £30 (£20 ): www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford. Convener: Oxford Amnesty Lectures, in association with the Faculty of Law.

    Subject: 'Avoiding the tragedy of the commons'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oxford Martin School

    Distinguished Public Lecture

    Mr Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organisation, will deliver a Distinguished Public Lecture at 5 pm on 8 March in the Examination Schools.

    Subject: 'Global governance, local governments'

    Public Lecture

    Parag Khanna and Ayesha Khanna, Directors, Hybrid Reality Institute, will deliver a public lecture at 5 pm on 23 April in the T S Eliot Theatre, Merton.

    Subject: 'Hybrid reality: the emerging human–technology co-evolution'

    Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

    Citizenship and Its Others

    Professor Loïc Wacquant, Berkeley, will deliver a public lecture as part of the Citizenship and Its Others Symposium at 6.30 pm on 12 March at Oxford Town Hall.

    Subject: 'The criminal, the pauper and the foreigner in the production of citizenship'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    St Antony's

    Cancellation

    North American Studies Programme

    The North American Studies Seminar on 'NAFTA and "food security," or Mexico's loss of labour sovereignty', that was to be given by Professor Gerardo Otero on 1 March, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.