• Thursday 30 May 2013
    • NO. 5027
    • VOL. 143


    Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Cavafy Week

    The following events have been organised by the Sub-faculty of Modern Greek with the support of EHRC and the Greek Ministry of Culture. For more information, see www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/cavafy-week.

    George Ttoouli, poet, will lead an erotic poetry workshop at 5pm on 3 June in St John's MCR.

    Subject: 'Body remember'

    Opera screening
    A screening of the opera The Barbarians by Constantine Koukias will take place at 5pm on 4 June in the Ioannou Centre, followed by a discussion.

    Queer Lecture
    Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou will lecture at 5pm on 5 June in the Ground Floor Lecture Room at 47 Wellington Square; excerpts from Constantine Giannaris's Trojans will be shown. Followed by discussion and a 'Classically Queer' Bar Night at 8pm at St Cross.

    Subject: 'Cavafy in queer time'

    Translation Lecture
    Maria Margaronis, critic and journalist, will lecture at 11am on 6 June in the Ground Floor Lecture Room at 47 Wellington Square.

    Subject: 'Translating Cavafy'

    Roundtable discussion
    Maria Margaronis, Foteini Dimirouli and Peter Mackridge will take part in a roundtable discussion at 7pm on 6 June in Blackwell's Bookshop. Followed by drinks reception. Hosted by Blackwell's and EHRC.

    Subject: 'Why Cavafy?'

    Poetry reading
    Ian Parks, Patrick McGuinness and Richard Gwyn, poets, will perform readings of selected Cavafy poems at 7.30pm on 7 June at the Albion Beatnik Bookstore, 34 Walton Street. Entrance is free.

    Subject: 'Reading Cavafy'

    A day-long colloquium on Cavafy's poems and themes will take place 10am–4pm on Saturday, 8 June, at the Taylor Institution. Entrance is free and all are welcome.

    Subject: 'Reading Cavafy in difficult times'

    Medical Sciences

    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

    Whiplash Injury Seminar

    Professor Michele Sterling, Queensland, will deliver the Whiplash Injury Seminar at 2pm on 26 June in Room G54, Botnar Research Centre. To register for free email: sue.davolls@ndorms.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Whiplash injury – where to from here?'

    Social Sciences

    Department of International Development

    OPHI Symposium on Multidimensional Poverty: National Applications

    A symposium will be held 9.30am–12.30pm on 6 June in Magdalen Auditorium to mark the launch of a Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network of governments using, developing or considering official multidimensional poverty measures at the national level. For full information see www.ophi.org.uk. All welcome. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. Chairs: Professor Frances Stewart and Professor James Foster

    Subjects: 'Official national poverty measures' and 'Explorations in poverty measurement'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

    The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, PC, Senior Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister for Faith and Communities, will give a special lecture at 5pm on 6 June in the Taylor Institution Lecture Hall. All welcome.

    Subject: 'The future of Islamic finance in a global economy'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    St Anne's

    Professor George Ellis, Cape Town, will lecture at 7.30pm on 18 June in the Suzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's.

    Subject: 'Emergence, top down causation and reductionism'

    St Antony's

    The following events will take place at 5pm in the ESC Seminar Room, unless otherwise noted.

    PEFM Seminar
    Erik Berglof, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Chair: Max Watson

    3 Jun: 'Has financial integration benefited emerging Europe?'

    Deakin Visiting Fellowship Workshop
    Anthony Good, Edinburgh, Melanie Griffiths, Exeter, and Zachary Whyte, Copenhagen. Convenor: Carolina Kobelinsky

    3pm, 6 Jun: 'Migration and asylum policies in Europe (session I)'

    Barbara Sorgoni, Bologna, Robert Gibb, Glasgow, and Carolina Kobelinsky. Moderated by Dimitrios Gkintidis; convenor: Carolina Kobelinsky

    9.30am, 7 Jun: 'Migration and asylum policies in Europe (session II)'

    SEESOX Seminar
    Kerem Öktem. Chair: Dimitrios Gkintidis

    10 Jun: 'Circumcision and surveillance: the German attitude towards Muslims and Jews?'

    ESC/SEESOX Seminar
    Androulla Kaminara. Chair: David Madden

    12 Jun: 'Energy meets politics in the East Mediterranean?'