Lectures

    • Thursday 5 June 2014
    • NO. 5063
    • VOL. 144

    Humanities

    Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and Literatures

    Ilchester Lecture

    Professor Clare A Cavanagh, Northwestern, will deliver the Ilchester Lecture at 5pm on 17 June in the Main Hall, Taylor Institution. Convener: Professor Andrew Kahn

    Subject: 'Czeslaw Milosz and the language of paradise'

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Mathematical Institute

    Colloquia

    The following colloquia will be given at 4.30pm in Lecture Theatre 1, Andrew Wiles Building.

    Professor Michael Brenner, Harvard

    6 Jun: 'Linear algebra and the shape of bird beaks'

    Professor Percy Deift, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

    20 Jun: 'Universality in numerical computations with random data. Case studies' (This lecture is part of the Hardy Lectureship Tour. To register: erdmann@maths.ox.ac.uk.)

    Medical Sciences

    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Departmental Seminar

    Claudio Cuello, McGill, will deliver a departmental seminar at noon on 9 June in the Lecture Room, George Pickering Education Centre, Level 3, John Radcliffe.

    Subject: 'Early inflammation and NGF deregulation in Alzheimer's and Down's syndrome'

    Public Debate

    A public debate will be held at 6pm on 27 June at the Oxford Martin School. Tickets: £5 (£3 concessions) from http://tinyurl.com/p5562cb.

    Subject: 'Do older teenagers really benefit from later school start times?'

    Social Sciences

    Department of International Development

    Distinguished Visitor Lecture

    Sukanta Chaudhuri, Professor Emeritus, Jadavpur, and Visiting Fellow, All Souls, will lecture at 5pm on 10 June in Seminar Room 2, Department of International Development. Contact: denise.watt@qeh.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'Higher education in India: how high, how far?'