Lectures

    • Thursday 21 May 2015
    • NO. 5097
    • VOL. 145

    Medical Sciences

    Department of Experimental Psychology

    The following lectures will be given at noon on Thursdays in the Tinbergen Building, 9 South Parks Road. Full abstracts: www.psy.ox.ac.uk/events.

    Departmental Seminar Series
    Professor Daniel Wolpert, Cambridge

    21 May: 'Probabilistic models of sensorimotor control and decision making'

    Astor Lecture
    Professor Jay McClelland, Stanford

    4 Jun: 'Integrating rapid neocortical consolidation into complimentary learning systems theory'

    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

    Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit: EQUATOR/OCTRU seminar series

    Professor Sandra Eldridge, QMUL, will lecture at 12.30pm on 23 July in the Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building. Free seminar; reservation required: octrutrialshub@ndorms.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'The perils and pleasures of cluster randomised trials'

    Medical Sciences/Department for Continuing Education

    Evidence-Based Health Care

    The following lectures will take place in the Lecture Theatre, Rewley House.

    Professor Susan Jebb

    5.30pm, 1 Jun: 'Fat or sugar: what does the evidence tell us about the priorities for weight control?'

    Professor Brian Hurwitz, KCL

    6pm, 17 Jun: 'The multiple evidential roles of clinical case reports'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    St Antony's

    Latin American Centre

    The following seminars will take place at 5pm in the Seminar Room, Latin American Centre, unless otherwise noted.

    Andrew Hurrell

    21 May: 'International relations, history and the global: a Latin American perspective'

    2015 Sir John Elliott Lecture in Atlantic History
    Andrew O'Shaughnessy, Virginia

    4pm, 26 May, Rothermere American Institute: 'The British Empire and the outbreak of the American revolution'

    Rebecca Scott, Michigan

    4pm, 2 Jun, Rothermere American Institute: 'Safe harbour? Securing freedom in the diaspora of the Haitian revolution: Kingston, Baracoa, New Orleans'

    Moisés Prieto, Zurich

    11 Jun: 'On extraordinary men and peculiar rulers: European perceptions of Latin American dictators, 1810–40'

    Brian McBeth. Convener: Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó

    18 Jun: 'Venezuelan oil policy: A historical perspective, 1922–2005'