• Thursday 24 November 2011
    • NO. 4971
    • VOL. 142

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Foundation for Law, Justice and Society/Centre for Socio-legal Studies

    The social and political foundations of constitutions series


    The following seminar will take place 10 am–4 pm on 8 December in Jesus College, Ship Street Centre.

    Subject: 'The social and political foundations of constitutions: Argentina, South Sudan, Iceland and Israel'


    Professor David S Law, Washington University, St Louis, will deliver a seminar 10 am–noon on 9 December in the Haldane Room, Wolfson.

    Subject: 'Sham constitutions'

    Rhodes House

    Rex Nettleford Memorial Lecture

    Sir Shridath Ramphal, former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth and co-chair of the Commission on Global Governance, will deliver the first Rex Nettleford Memorial Lecture at 5 pm on 5 December in Rhodes House. Followed by drinks. If possible, please register your attendance: wardens.assistant@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk.

     Subject:  'Rex Nettleford: "a joyous race just begun" '

    Colleges, Halls and Societies


    Professor Dame Kay Davies will give the third OIBC Anne McLaren Memorial Lecture at 5 pm (tea) for 5.30 pm on 1 December in Kellogg College. The President of Kellogg and the Trustees of the Oxford International Biomedical Centre invite all to attend. Ticket-only event. Details/bookings via sandra.gee@kellogg.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Challenges of therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy'


    Professor Siegbert Prawer, former Taylor Professor of German and Honorary Fellow of Queen's, will deliver a public lecture at 5 pm on 30 November in the Shulman Auditorium, Queen's.

    Subject: 'Childe Harold's Jewish pilgrimage: Byron meets Yiddish poetry in expressionist Berlin, 1920–23'