• Thursday 3 November 2011
    • NO. 4968
    • VOL. 142


    Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Modern Greek

    The following lectures will take place at 5 pm on Thursdays in the Ground Floor Lecture Room, 47 Wellington Square.

    Dr Dimitris Antoniou

    3 Nov.: 'The nation's vow: haunting fantasies of the colonels' Greece'. Respondent: Dr Arietta Papaconstantinou

    Giorgos Giannakopoulos, Queen Mary

    17 Nov.: 'A J Toynbee's frames of war in Asia Minor (1919–22)'. Respondent: Kostas Skordyles

    Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou

    1 Dec.: 'Trouble in the archive: cultural responses to the Greek crisis'. An illustrated lecture on recent film, literature and art from Greece followed by a roundtable discussion

    Department of Philosophy

    Oxford Forum Provocations

    Dr Constantine Sandis, Reader in Philosophy, Oxford Brookes, will talk at 2.30 pm on 4 November in the Lecture Room, Philosophy Faculty, 10 Merton Street. For more information: Dr Roxana Baiasu, roxana.baiasu@philosophy.ox.ac.uk, or Dr Juliana Cardinale, 020 7955 7539, j.cardinale@lse.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'The lion for real: on § 327 of the typescript previously known as Part II of the Philosophical Investigations'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research

    Special Lectures

    Dr Susan Walker will lecture at 12.45 pm on 8 November at the Ashmolean.

    Subject: 'A tour of Byzantium at the Ashmolean'

    Professor Pangiotis Agapitos, Cyprus, will lecture at 5 pm on 29 November in the MBI Al Jaber Building, Corpus Christi. Drinks reception until 7 pm.

    Subject: 'Late antique or early Byzantine? The shifting beginnings of Byzantine literature'

    Latin American Centre

    Professor Alan Knight will convene a colloquium on 11 November, 9.30 am–5.15 pm, at the Latin American Centre, 1 Church Walk, St Antony's. Presentations by Professor David Rock, California at Santa Barbara; Dr Roy Hora, San Andrés; Dr Fernando Rocchi, Torcuato Di Tella; Dr Mariana Llanos, GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies; and Dr Andrés Malamud, Lisbon. All welcome. To register or for information: david.robinson@lac.ox.ac.uk or (2)74484.

    Subject: 'Argentine "decline" reconsidered'

    Colleges and Halls

    Christ Church

    Christ Church Association Careers' Talk

    Dr Alex Mackinnon and Barnaby Powell will speak at 8.30 pm on 23 November in the Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christ Church.

    Subject: 'China's one-child policy – gain or gamble?'


    Health Policy Seminar

    The following seminars will be given at 4.30 pm on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Room, Nuffield. Convener: B McCormick.

    Martin Chalkley, York

    3 Nov.: 'Productivity: the impact of the tariff'

    Rowena Jacobs, York    

    17 Nov.: 'Do hospitals respond to greater autonomy? Evidence on foundation trusts'

    Niall Dickson, General Medical Council

    24 Nov.: 'Regulating doctors: is revalidation the answer?'