• Thursday 24 October 2013
    • NO. 5038
    • VOL. 144


    Faculty of Theology and Religion

    Special Lecture in association with St Benet's Hall


    William Simon, Visiting Professor of Law, UCLA, will deliver a Special Lecture at 5pm on 7 November at the Ioannou Centre for Classics and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles'.

    Subject: 'American Catholicism: contemporary challenges and opportunities'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Mathematical Institute

    Seventh Brooke Benjamin Lecture on Fluid Dynamics

    Professor John Toland, Director, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, will deliver the seventh Brooke Benjamin Lecture on Fluid Dynamics at 5pm on 27 November in Lecture Theatre L2, Andrew Wiles Building.

    Subject: 'The fascination of what's difficult: mathematical aspects of classical water wave theory from the past 20 years'


    Professor Kazuya Kato, Chicago, will lecture at 4.30pm on 15 November in Lecture Theatre 1, Andrew Wiles Building.

    Subject: 'Heights of motives'

    Social Sciences

    Department of Economics

    Clarendon Lectures in Economics 2013: Simple solutions for complex problems in behavioural economics

    B Douglas Bernheim, Edward Ames Edmonds Professor of Economics, Stanford, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5.30pm at the St Cross Building (Lecture 1) and the Department of Economics (Lectures 2 and 3). Open to the public; admission free. Information: andrew.allen@oup.com.

    18 Nov: 'The challenges of behavioural economics'

    19 Nov: 'Structural minimalism in positive behavioural economics'

    20 Nov: 'Structural minimalism in normative behavioural economics'

    Institutes, Centres and Museums

    Ashmolean Museum

    Material memories: exploring objects in the Ashmolean

    Dr Nick Allen will deliver the first lecture in the series at 2pm on 25 October in the Jameel Centre, Ashmolean. Please arrive early; maximum of 15 people can be accommodated. Information: mallica.kumberalandrus@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'The Tibetan wheel of life in Homeric and Indo-European perspective'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies


    Advanced Studies Centre: Creativity lecture and book launch

    Professor Colin Renfrew, Cambridge, will lecture at 5pm on 25 October at the O'Reilly Theatre, Keble, followed by a drinks reception and book launch for How things shape the mind: a theory of material engagement by Dr Lambros Malafouris. All welcome.

    Subject: 'Material engagements: from early prehistory to contemporary art'

    Regent's Park

    The Angus Library and Archive

    The following seminars will take place at 5.30pm at The Angus to accompany the exhibition Slavery: the historical and modern perspectives. Admission to exhibition and seminars is free but booking is essential via: http://bookitbee.com/e/z4wgs, katie.pearce@regents.ox.ac.uk or Oxford 288142.

    Rod Leith, Anti-Slavery International

    31 Oct: 'Modern slavery'

    Professor Cora Kaplan

    28 Nov: 'The politics and poetics of anti-slavery writing'


    ICG Seminar Series

    Professor Alex Rogers will deliver the first of this series at 6pm on 23 November in the MTC, Somerville.

    Subject: 'Life in the dark and deep: exploring the deep ocean ridges of the Southern Oceans'

    Other Groups

    Friends of the Bodleian

    The following lectures will be given at 1pm on Tuesdays in Convocation House, Bodleian Library.

    The Revd Dr Nerses Vrej Nersessian

    29 Oct: 'Observing the scribe at work: knowledge transfer and scribal professionalism'

    Professor Michael Phillips

    12 Nov: ' "Printing in the infernal method": William Blake’s method of "illuminated printing" '