• Thursday 22 May 2014
    • NO. 5061
    • VOL. 144


    Faculty of Oriental Studies

    Korean Studies

    Professor Robert Hellyer, Wake Forest, will lecture at 5pm on 29 May in the Faculty Room, Oriental Institute. Convener: Dr J B Lewis

    Subject: 'Green tea across the pacific: Japanese producers and US consumers, 1870–1941'

    Medical Sciences/Department for Continuing Education

    Nuffield Department for Primary Care Health Sciences

    Evidence-based Healthcare

    The following events will take place in the Mawby Pavilion, Rewley House.

    Associate Professor Ray Kirk, Health Services Assessment Centre, Canterbury New Zealand

    5.30pm, 2 Jun: 'Getting research into practice'

    Dr Anne Andermann, Faculty of Medicine, McGill

    6pm, 5 Jun: 'Evidence for health: from patient choice to global policy'

    Plenary discussion
    Professor Alexander Bird, Bristol, Professor Bill Fulford, Dr Elselijn Kingma, Southampton, Professor Ray Tallis, and Professor Jon Williamson, Kent

    6pm, 14 Jul: 'What has philosophy offered evidence-based healthcare?'

    Social Sciences

    Department of International Development

    Astor Lecture

    Professor Peggy Levitt, Wellesley and Harvard, will deliver an Astor Lecture at 2.30pm on 17 June in the Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum.

    Subject: 'Putting the nation and the world on display: museums, multiculturalism and nations unbound'

    International Migration Institute Lecture

    Jo Vearey, Witwatersrand, will lecture at 5pm on 27 May in Seminar Room 2, Department of International Development.

    Subject: 'Migration, inequality and urban health in Southern African Development Community'


    Professor Rey Koslowski, SUNY at Albany, will lecture at 5pm on 11 June in the Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School.

    Subject: 'The American way of border control and immigration reform politics'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

    The following lectures will be given at 2pm on Tuesdays in the Seminar Room, 66 Banbury Road. Convener: Dr George Leeson

    Professor Mehmet Tosun

    27 May: 'Political economy of asymmetric ageing, migration and fiscal policy'

    Dr James Brown, Lecturer in Ageing Metabolism, Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing

    3 Jun: 'Live fat, die young? The role of adipose tissue in ageing and longevity'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Harris Manchester

    Ingrid Betancourt, former Colombian presidential candidate, will speak at 5pm on 4 June in the Harris Manchester chapel about her experience being kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and held hostage in the jungle for 6 years.

    St Antony's

    South East European Studies at Oxford

    Margaret MacMillan, Ivo Banac, Yale, Richard Crampton, Eugene Rogan and Basil Gounaris, Thessaloniki, will speak at a WW1 Centenary Symposium 2–6.30pm on 29 May in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s. Please register: www.sant.ox.ac.uk/seesox/WWIsymposium.html.

    Subject: 'The past is never dead: Balkan legacies of the First World War'

    St Edmund Hall


    Professor Peter Mandler, President, Royal Historical Society and Professor of Modern Cultural History, Cambridge, will deliver the annual A B Emden Lecture at 5pm on 13 June in the Jarvis Doctorow Hall, St Edmund Hall.

    Subject: 'The crisis of the meritocracy: education and democracy in modern Britain'

    St Stephen's House

    Oxford Summer School on Religion and Animal Protection

    A summer school will be held 21–23 July at St Stephen's House on the ethical adequacy of religious attitudes to animals. Deadline to register: 6 June. For more information and to register see: www.oxfordanimalethics.com/what-we-do/summer-school-2014.