Lectures

    • Thursday 13 February 2014
    • NO. 5050
    • VOL. 144

    Academic Administration Division

    Careers Service

    Entrepreneurship and enterprise seminar series

    Jordan Schlipf, Founder Centric, will give additional seminars at 5pm on 21 February and from 10am on 22 and 23 February at the Launchpad, Saïd Business School. Details and registration at: http://oxfordstartupimmersion.foundercentric.com.

    Subject: 'Startup immersion'

    Humanities

    Medieval and Modern Languages

    Reading and discussion

    Poet Jan Wagner and poet and translator Iain Galbraith will give a bilingual reading and a discussion at 5pm on 27 February in Room 3, Taylor Institution. Wine will be served.

    Medical Sciences

    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Lecture

    Professor Masud Husain will lecture at 4pm on 6 March in the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre Lecture Theatre, South Parks Road.

    Subject: 'Inattention, impulsivity and inertia in brain disorders'

    Change of date:

    Litchfield and Thomas Willis Lecture

    Professor Dennis Selkoe, Harvard, will lecture at 4.30pm on 13 March in Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital.

    Subject: 'Protein misfolding and the molecular bases of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases'

    Social Sciences

    Faculty of Law

    Border Criminologies and OxHRH lecture

    Professor Catherine Dauvergne, British Columbia, will lecture at 1pm on 24 February in the SCR, Faculty of Law, St Cross Building. Refreshments provided.

    Subject: 'The end of settler societies and why it changes immigration'

    Department of Sociology and COMPAS

    Lunchtime Series

    Roger Waldinger, UCLA, will lecture at 1pm on 25 February in Seminar Room A, Manor Road Building. A sandwich lunch will be provided. All welcome.

    Subject: 'Politics beyond borders: emigrants and emigration states'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Bodleian Libraries    

    Symposium

    A symposium will be given 10am–4.30pm on 21 February in the Lecture Theatre, History Faculty. Speakers: Imogen Clarke, Jaume Navarro, Richard Noakes, Richard Staley and Michael Whitworth. Contact: bookcentre@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'The lure of the ether'

    Lecture

    Professor Emeritus John O’Connor will give a lunchtime lecture accompanying the exhibition 'Great medical discoveries: 800 years of Oxford innovation' at 1pm on 26 February at Convocation House.

    Subject: 'Development of the Oxford knee replacement'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Balliol

    Oliver Smithies Lectures

    Dr Katherine Zieman, former Assistant Professor of English and Medieval Studies, Notre Dame, will give the following Oliver Smithies Lectures at 5pm on Thursdays in Lecture Room XXIII, Balliol. For more information: www.balliol.ox.ac.uk/events/2014/february/20/oliver-smithies-lecture.

    20 Feb: 'Miraculous multitasking and other stories in the history of attention'

    13 Mar: 'William Gray and his books'

    Merton

    Berger Lecture

    Louise Arbour, President, International Crisis Group, will give the first Berger Lecture at 5.30pm on 17 February in the T S Eliot Theatre, Merton.

    Subject: 'Are freedom, peace and justice incompatible agendas?'