• Thursday 9 February 2012
    • NO. 4978
    • VOL. 142


    Lee Lecture in Political Science and Government 2012

    Robert E Goodin, Professor of Government, Essex, and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Australian National, will deliver the Lee Lecture at 5 pm on 6 March in the Examination Schools.

    Subject: 'Political science and institution building: Oxford in comparative perspective'

    Modern Greek Studies seminar

    The following seminars and screenings will be given at 5 pm on Thursdays in the Ground Floor Lecture Room, 47 Wellington Square. Convener: Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou.

    Dr Alexander Kazamias, Coventry

    9 Feb.: 'With Plato in NATO: the political uses of antiquity in the discourse of ethnikofrosyni'


    16 Feb.: Reconstruction (1970) by Theo Angelopoulos, followed by round-table discussion on the work of the director

    Dr Elias Dinas

    23 Feb.: 'The historical roots of ideological perceptions: how the right ceased to be wrong in post-1974 Greece'


    1 Mar.: Attenberg by Athina Rachel Tsangaris, followed by discussion

    Professor Marc Lauxtermann

    8 Mar.: 'Guns and grammars, or the remarkable adventures of Romanos Nikiforou'

    Medical Sciences

    Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

    Professor Berenice Mendonca, São Paulo, will give the following seminar at 1 pm on 14 March in the Robert Turner Lecture Theatre, OCDEM Building, Churchill Hospital. Convener:  Professor Stephen Gough.

    Subject: 'Congenital adrenal hyperplasia diagnosis and treatment'

    Social Sciences

    Department of International Development

    Professor Ronald Skeldon, Professorial Fellow in Geography, Sussex, will deliver a public lecture at noon on 23 February at the Department of International Development (QEH).

    Subject: 'Beyond migration and development'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

    Public Lecture

    HE Mr Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, President of the sixty-sixth General Assembly of the United Nations, will speak at 5 pm on 1 March at the Examination Schools.

    Subject: 'Global challenges and the role of the UN at the dawn of the twenty-first century'

    Graduate colloquium

    The following students will be delivering short presentations of their research focused on Islam and the Muslim world at 5.15 pm on 16 February at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies: Adnan Sarwar, Aaron Michka, Tania Saeed, Pegah Zohouri Haghian, Thomas Giligan, Emanuel Schaeublin, Laurence Deschamps-Laporte, Joe Hayns-Worthington, Melanie Sindelar and Khair Othman. Convener: Dr M Talib. Numbers limited; register to attend: academic.administrator@oxcis.ac.uk.

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    St Antony's

    Russkiy Mir Programme

    Irina Demchenko, head, London bureau of the Russian International News Agency (RIA Novosti), will lecture at 1 pm on 17 February in the Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's.

    Subject: 'The Russian elections and the press: the view from London'

    St Peter's

    Alumni Lecture Series

    Wally Olins will lecture at 6 pm on 20 February in the Dorfman Centre, St Peter's. To book a place, email: development.office@spc.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: ‘What's branding all about?’


    Andrew Marr, BBC presenter, will lecture at 6 pm on 7 March in St Peter's College Chapel. To book a place, email: development.office@spc.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: ‘Andrew Marr on the media – and on the monarchy’

    Other Groups

    Oxford Asian Textile Group

    Jasleen Kandhari, art historian, will lecture at 5.15 pm on 14 March at the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road.

    Subject: 'The art of the Sikh loom: Kashmir shawls and phulkaris'

    Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum

    Professor Robert Bickers, Professor of History, Bristol, will lecture at 6.30 pm on 15 February in the Pitt Rivers Museum Extension, South Parks Road. Entry: £2.

    Subject: 'Visualising China through old British photographs'