Lectures

    • Thursday 24 May 2012
    • NO. 4990
    • VOL. 142

    Humanities

    Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    EHRC Cross-Faculty Research Seminar

    Professor Michael Sheringham will chair the EHRC Cross-Faculty Research Seminar on 'Gender, sexuality and movement from the fin de siècle to the années folles' at 4 pm on 6 June in the Taylorian Main Hall.

    Dr Cláudia Pazos Alonso

    Subject: 'Dream and desire in A Confissão de Lúcio (1914): a Portuguese modernist and fin de siècle Paris'

    Dr Philip Bullock

    Subject:'Narrative and desire: verbal and visual representations of St Sebastian in the Russian fin de siècle'

    Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou

    Subject: ' "A Greek writer murdered in Paris": movement, sexuality and the homosexual type in the long 1920s'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Department of Physics

    Change of title and subject

    Inaugural Lecture       

    Wetton Lecture

    Professor Roger Davies, Philip Wetton Professor, will deliver the inaugural Wetton Lecture on 6 June at 6 pm in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory.

    Subject: 'Giant telescopes of the future'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oriental Institute

    Korean Studies

    Dr Grace Koh, Lecturer in Korean Literature in the Department of Japan and Korea, SOAS, will lecture at 5 pm on 29 May in Lecture Room 2 at the Oriental Institute.

    Subject: 'Between contiguity and mediation: discursive modalities of nineteenth-century Korean and British travel literature'

    Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

    Conference

    The first annual seminar on 'Advancing good governance in international development' will be held 7–8 June. Register at: www.goodgovernanceseminar.linklaters.com/ggs/registration.

    Subject: 'Spotlight 2012: accountability to the client'

    Research

    Following the closing plenary there will be a call for research, soliciting proposals for research papers that address gaps identified in a research survey, entitled Governance in International Development: a Survey and Recommendations for the Social Sector, which will be presented at the end of the first day of the seminar. The author of the winning proposal will receive an £10,000 stipend to support the preparation of the paper, which will be presented at the second annual seminar in June 2013. See: www.goodgovernanceseminar.linklaters.com/ggs/research.