• Thursday 1 May 2014
    • NO. 5058
    • VOL. 144

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    All Souls

    Lee Lecture

    Professor Nancy L Rosenblum, Senator Joseph S Clark Professor of Ethics in Politics and Government, Harvard, will deliver the 11th Lee Lecture at 5pm on 28 May in the T S Eliot Lecture Theatre, Merton.

    Subject: 'Good neighbour nation: the democracy of everyday life'

    St Antony's

    South Asia Seminar Series

    The talk by Dr Moin Nizami will be given at 2pm on 27 May in the Fellows Dining Room. Please note the change of date.

    Subject: 'The exercise of religious authority: Haji Imdadullah and the north Indian ulama'

    Latin American History Seminar

    The following seminars will be given at 5pm in the Seminar Room, Latin American Centre, except where noted. All welcome. Conveners: Mark Petersen, Eduardo Posada-Carbó

    Roberto Gargarella, Torcuato di Tella and UCL

    2 May: 'The founding period of Latin American constitutionalism'

    Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Carlos III, Madrid, and LSE

    6 May: 'Human development as positive freedom: Latin America in historical perspective'

    Ericka Beckman, Illinois

    15 May, Seminar Room 3, Taylorian Institute: 'Rubber/oil/banana: Latin American literature in the global commodity order' (jointly organised with the Sub-faculty of Spanish)

    Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Notre Dame

    5 Jun: 'A typical Latin American country: the USA'

    Nat Morris

    10 Jun: ' "Civilising the savage": revolutionary state-building and Indian autonomy in the mountains of western Mexico, 1920–9'

    Jo Crow, Bristol

    19 Jun: 'Troubled negotiations: the Mapuche and the Chilean state, 1810–30'

    St John's

    Founder's Lecture

    Dr Ross McKibbin will deliver the 2014 Founder's Lecture at 5pm on 15 May in the Auditorium, St John's. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Further details: www.sjc.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Can historians write the history of sport?'

    University College

    Clement Attlee memorial lecture

    Rachel Reeves, MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, will deliver the Clement Attlee memorial lecture at 5pm on 7 May in the Swire Seminar Room, University College. All welcome.

    Subject: 'Clement Attlee and the foundations of the British welfare state'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Bodleian Libraries

    Monographs and open access: Oxford forum with publishers and funders

    A discussion forum on the issues around scholarly monographs and open access will be held 2–5.30pm on 18 June in the Radcliffe Humanities Lecture Room. Part of the Bodleian Libraries Open Access series and an opportunity for Oxford academics/researchers to feed into HECFE's Expert Reference Group. Speakers include: Geoffrey Crossick (Chair), HEFCE Expert Reference Group; Cecy Marden, Wellcome Trust; Frances Pinter, Knowledge Unlatched; and Rhodri Jackson, OUP. Free registration: http://courses.it.ox.ac.uk/detail/TZ005.