Lectures

    • Thursday 13 June 2013
    • NO. 5029
    • VOL. 143

    Humanities

    Faculty of Philosophy

    Oxford Forum Symposium on Ricoeur and Arendt

    Professor Morny Joy, Calgary; Dr Eléonore Dispersyn, Paris; Dr Marije Altorf, London; Dr Alana Vincent, Chester; Dr Mark Godin, Glasgow; Dr Pamela Sue Anderson; Dana Mills and Michael di Angeli will give talks at this one-day symposium beginning 10am on 20 June in the Lecture Room, Faculty of Philosophy, Radcliffe Humanities. Information: Roxana Baiasu (roxana.baiasu@philosophy.ox.ac.uk) or Forum Coordinator, Dr Juliana Cardinale (020 7955 7539, j.cardinale@lse.ac.uk).

    Medical Sciences

    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

    Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in the Medical Sciences

    Professor Richard Lifton, Yale, will deliver the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in the Medical Sciences at 4pm on 2 July at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive. Entrance is free; followed by a reception to which all are welcome.

    Subject: 'Genes, genomes and the future of medicine'

    Medical Sciences/Continuing Education

    Department for Primary Care Health Sciences and Department for Continuing Education

    Professor Nancy Cartwright, Professor of Philosophy, Durham and California at San Diego, will lecture at 7pm on 17 June in the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House.

    Subject: 'Evidence-based policy: doing it better'

    Professor Mike Kelly, Director of the Centre of Public Health Excellence, NICE, will lecture at 6pm on 20 June in the Tawney Room, Rewley House.  

    Subject: 'The history of evidence into practice and health inequalities: utilitarianism, justice and capabilities'

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Engaging with the humanities

    Professor Werner G Jeanrond, Master of St Benet’s Hall and Professor of Theology, will deliver a seminar at 12.30pm on 14 June at the Saïd Business School. To register: http://sbswernergjeanrond.eventbrite.com/#.

    Subject: 'Religious praxis and global future – contribution of risk?'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

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

    Annual Lecture in Law and Society

    Professor Liam Murphy, Princeton, will deliver the Annual Lecture in Law and Society at 5.30pm on 13 June in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson. To register: www.fljs.org/TaxFairness.

    Subject: 'Law and social illusion'

    Workshop

    A workshop will be held beginning at 9am on 14 June in the Haldane Room, Wolfson. To register: www.fljs.org/how-constitutions-matter. Convenor: Professor Denis Galligan

    Subject: 'How constitutions matter'