• Thursday 11 October 2012
    • NO. 5001
    • VOL. 143


    Faculty of Classics

    Friends of the Herculaneum Society lecture

    Professor Dr Oliver Primavesi, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, will lecture on Saturday, 13 October,  at 4 pm in the Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies as part of the AGM of the Friends of Herculaneum Society. All welcome. RSVP: herculaneum@classics.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Winckelmann in Portici 1762: the discovery of the polychromy of Greek sculpture'

    Faculty of History

    Oxford Architectural History Seminar

    The following seminars will be held at 5.30 pm in the Lecture Room of Lincoln's Turl Street rooms (formerly the Turl Bar, entrance on Turl Street – note new venue).

    Matthew Walker

    15 Oct: 'Curiousness, exactness and falsification: accounts of ancient architecture in the early years of the Philosophical Transactions'

    Eleonora Pistis

    19 Nov: 'Nicholas Hawksmoor and the University of Oxford'

    Oriental Institute


    Dr Anne-Sylvie Boisliveau, Groningen, will lecture at 5 pm on 1 November in Lecture Room 1 at the Oriental Institute.

    Subject: 'Self-referentiality in the Qur'an'

    Medical Sciences

    Department of Experimental Psychology

    Anne Treisman Lecture

    Note change of venue

    Professor Anne Treisman, Princeton, will give the first Anne Treisman Lecture at 4 pm on 23 October in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre Lecture Theatre. Host: Prof Glyn Humphreys

    Subject: 'Notes from a life in cognitive psychology'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Ashmolean Museum

    Ashmolean Director's Lecture Series

    The following seminars will be given at 11 am on Saturdays in the Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, unless otherwise noted. Tickets cost £8 (£7 concessions).

    Dr Christopher Brown

    20 Oct, Gallery 44: 'Van Dyke in the Ashmolean'

    Richard Cork

    3 Nov: 'The healing presence of art'

    Ms Susie Hodge                                    

    15 Dec: 'Why your five year old could not have done that'