• Thursday 21 November 2013
    • NO. 5042
    • VOL. 144

    Academic Administration Division

    Careers Service

    Entrepreneurship and enterprise seminar series

    The following seminars will be held at 5pm on Wednesdays in the Centenary Room, 56 Banbury Road.

    Adam O'Boyle, Student Hubs and Hubs Commercial Ventures

    27 Nov: 'Legal basics'

    Mark Vollans, organisational development and adult learning expert

    4 Dec: 'Team skills'


    Faculty of Music

    Balzan Programme in Musicology workshop

    Dr Jason Stoessel, University of New England, Australia, will bring together international speakers for a one-day workshop at 9.30am–5pm on 2 December at Denis Arnold Hall. Free and open to all.

    Subject: 'Mongols howling, Latins barking: voice and song in early musical encounters in precolonial Eurasia'

    Faculty of Oriental Studies

    Korean Studies

    Dr Kevin Cawley, University College Cork, will lecture at 5pm on 28 November in Lecture Room 1, Oriental Institute.

    Subject: 'Bringing the name(s) of God to East Asia: missions and (mis)adventures in translation'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Department of Zoology

    Astor Lectureship Seminar

    Professor Mercedes Pascual, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Michigan, will deliver the 2013 Astor Lectureship Seminar at 4pm on 5 December in Lecture Theatre B, Department of Zoology.

    Subject: 'Climate forcing and the population dynamics of infectious diseases in changing human landscapes'

    Social Sciences

    Department of International Development

    QEH Distinguished Visitor Seminar

    Professor Deepak Nayyar will give the QEH Distinguished Visitor Seminar at 4pm on 27 November in the Department of International Development.

    Subject: 'CATCH UP: developing countries in the world economy'

    Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    Special seminar

    Susan Moore Johnson, Jerome T Murphy Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, will deliver a seminar at 2pm on 6 December in the Violet Butler Room, Barnett House, 32 Wellington Square.

    Subject: '12,000 contracts: collective bargaining and school reform in the US'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oxford Martin School


    Professor Mike Hulme, KCL, and Professor David Keith, Harvard, will engage in debate at 5pm on 2 December at the Oxford Martin School.

    Subject: 'The case for and against climate engineering'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    St Antony's

    European Studies Centre and South East European Studies: Call for papers

    Abstracts of 250 words are sought for a Hilary term lunchtime seminar series for DPhil students in Humanities and Social Sciences with a regional focus on Europe to present their research to peers, faculty and fellows. Deadline for submission: 1 December; contact european.studies@sant.ox.ac.uk.

    South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX): Mixer

    All members of the University with a regional interest in South East Europe (East/West Balkans, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey) are warmly invited to the SEESOX Mixer at 6.15pm on 4 December at the European Studies Centre, St Antony's, to meet, network and socialise. Food and drinks provided. For more details and to RSVP: jessie.hronesova@sant.ox.ac.uk.