• Thursday 5 February 2015
    • NO. 5085
    • VOL. 145


    Faculty of Music

    Balzan Foundation Project in Musicology: Towards a global history of music

    A workshop–conference will be held 13–15 February at the Faculty of Music. Free and open to the public, including the concerts. Details: www.music.ox.ac.uk/research.

    Subject: 'Topical encounters and rhetorics of identity in Latin American art music' 

    Medical Sciences

    Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Thomas Willis Lecture

    Professor Maria Grazia Spillantini, Cambridge, will deliver the Thomas Willis Lecture at 4.30pm on 12 March in Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital.

    Subject: 'Protein aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases: untangling the tangled brain'

    Department of Psychiatry

    Course on Network Meta-Analysis

    A 3-day course will be held 29 June–1 July aimed at teaching clinicians, clinical researchers and policy makers how to read, interpret, critically appraise and write a network meta-analysis. Speakers include Sir Muir Gray, Doug Altman, Tianjing Li, Georgia Salanti, Huseyin Naci, Deborah Caldwell, Anna Chaimani, Stefan Leucht and John Geddes. To attend or for more information: lucy.curtin@psych.ox.ac.uk.

    Social Sciences

    Saïd Business School

    Engaging with the Humanities event

    Dr Armand D'Angour will deliver a seminar at 1pm on 11 February at Saïd Business School. Light lunch included. To register: www.engagingarmand.eventbrite.com.

    Subject: 'Classical perspectives on creativity and innovation'

    School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies

    Seminar in Modern Israel Studies

    Bernard Wasserstein, Chicago, will lecture at 5pm on 12 February in the Seminar Room, Middle East Centre (MEC), St Antony’s. All welcome. To register: susannah.bartholomew@area.ox.ac.uk. Conveners: Derek Penslar, Sara Hirschhorn, Sharon Weinblum

    Subject: 'The men who ruled Palestine: the high commissioners from Samuel to Cunningham' (co-sponsored with MEC)


    Peter Beinart, CUNY, will lecture at 5pm on 24 February at the new venue of the Lecture Theatre, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. All welcome. To register: susannah.bartholomew@area.ox.ac.uk. Conveners: Derek Penslar, Sara Hirschhorn, Sharon Weinblum

    Subject: 'Field notes from the American Jewish civil war over Israel' (co-sponsored with the Rothermere American Institute)

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Campion Hall in association with St Benet’s Hall and Blackfriars Hall

    Newman Lecture

    Professor Lisa Sowle Cahill, Boston College, will deliver the 2015 Newman Lecture at 5pm on 6 March in the Pichette Auditorium, Pembroke. Followed by a Q&A session and reception. All welcome. Advance booking essential. Email sarah.gray@campion.ox.ac.uk to reserve a place. Chair: the Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes

    Subject: 'Catholic families: theology, practice, and evangelisation'

    St Antony's

    Programme of Modern Poland

    Professor Dariusz Stola, Director of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, will lecture at 8.15pm on 5 February in the Pichette Auditorium, Pembroke.

    Subject: 'Poles, Jews and history: an introduction to POLIN – Museum of the History of Polish Jews'

    St Cross

    50th Anniversary Lecture

    Dr Susan Weber, Bard Graduate Center, will deliver the Hilary term lecture of the St Cross College 50th Anniversary Lecture Series at 5.30pm on 19 March in the Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean. Free event, booking required. For booking and enquiries: development@stx.ox.ac.uk.

    Subject: 'John Lockwood Kipling: exploring art and design from Bombay to the Punjab'

    St John's

    Professor Ali Souleman will lecture at 5pm on 19 February in the Lecture Room, St John's College Research Centre, 45 St Giles'.

    Subject: 'The violent rituals of transformation in Syria: theatre and the lost paradise of modernity'