• Thursday 15 November 2012
    • NO. 5006
    • VOL. 143

    Medical Sciences

    Developmental Biology Symposium

    The Annual Oxford Developmental Biology Symposium (supported by the J W Jenkinson Memorial Fund) will be held 9.30 am–5.30 pm on 4 December in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, South Parks Road. Lunch and drinks/nibbles available during the poster sessions at lunchtime and after the talks. Organisers: Roger Patient, Jo Begbie, Shoumo Bhattacharya, Paul Riley, Liz Robertson, Shankar Srinivas, Andrew Wilkie.

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Distinguished Speaker Seminar

    Michael Woodford, former CEO, Olympus, will deliver a seminar at 6 pm on 22 November at the Saïd Business School, followed by a drinks reception during which he will also sign copies of his book ahead of publication. To register: http://sbswoodford.eventbrite.com.

    Title: 'Exposure: inside the Olympus scandal – how I went from CEO to whistleblower'

    Institute of Human Sciences/OxPeace

    War and Peace in the 21st Century

    Dr James Martin, founder of the Oxford Martin School, will give an illustrated lecture with discussion and drinks at 5 pm on 21 November in the Auditorium, St John's. Register (not essential) at ihs.eventbrite.co.uk.

    Subject: 'Getting to zero'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Bodleian Libraries

    Training course

    Clifford Lynch will give a lecture 3–5 pm on 20 November in the Moser Lecture Theatre, Wadham. To book a place, or for more information, email: staff-dev@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Stewardship in the digital age'

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


    A seminar will be held at 5.30 pm on 27 November in the Private Dining Room, Wolfson. Free. To register: www.fljs.org/content/upcoming-events.

    Subject: 'Jürgen Habermas's Crisis of the European Union'

    Other Groups

    Oxfordshire Mind

    David Lammy, MP for Tottenham and author of Out of the Ashes, will be interviewed by Professor Robert Service, author and historian, at 5.30 pm on 21 November at the Taylor Institution, St Giles'. Tickets on the door: £5 (£3 concessions). Proceeds to Oxfordshire Mind.

    Subject: 'Britain after the riots'