11 May 2000 - No 4547



<p>Oxford University Gazette,<br /> Vol. 130, No. 4547: 11 May 2000<br /></p>

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11 May 2000



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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 May 2000: University Acts<br />

University Acts


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CONGREGATION 8 May


Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions
of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15), the
following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 8
May.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

JEAN-SEBASTIEN CAUX, All Souls College

ROY KEITH WESTBROOK, St Hugh's College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL


1 Status of Master of Arts

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under
the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. v, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1997,
p. 367) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified
for membership of Congregation:

ANTONIA CLAUDIA-JEANNE BARKE, D.PHIL., Harris Manchester College

JOY CATHERINE HESSELBO, University Offices

NELLO EDOARDO PASQUINI, Brasenose College

STEPHEN LESLIE PURBRICK, University Offices

JONATHAN ROYCROFT, University Sports Centre

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2 Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added
to the Register of Congregation:

Barke, A.C.-J., MA status, D.Phil., Harris Manchester

Caux, J.-S., MA, All Souls

Ebers, G.C.P., MA, St Edmund Hall

Hesselbo, J.C., MA status, University Offices

Mathews, F.J., MA, Wolfson

Pasquini, N.E., MA status, Brasenose

Purbrick, S.L., MA status, University Offices

Roycroft, J., MA status, University Sports Centre

Westbrook, R.K., MA, St Hugh's

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on
26 May, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 May 2000: University Agenda<br />

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CONGREGATION 15 May


Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at
noon on 15 May, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice
in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the
provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997,
p. 15) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of
Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

STEVEN DAVID KENNY, MA status, Linacre College

MARGARET TAYLOR, St Cross College

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 May 2000: Notices<br />

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UNIVERSITY PREACHERS


Trinity Term 2000

Sunday, 14 May, at 10 a.m. PROFESSOR TIM GORRINGE, St Luke's
Professor of Theological Studies, University of Exeter, formerly Chaplain and
Fellow of St John's College. At St Mary's.

Sunday, 21 May, at 10 a.m.. DR VINCENT GILLESPIE, Fellow and
Tutor in English, St Anne's College. At St Mary's.

Sunday, 28 May, at 10 a.m. PROFESSOR ROBERT EVANS, FBA, Regius
Professor of Modern History and Fellow of Oriel College. At St Mary's.

Sunday, 4 June, at 10 a.m. PROFESSOR ANN LOADES, Professor of
Divinity, University of Durham. At St Mary's.

*Whit Sunday, 11 June, at 10 a.m. MR JAN PALMOWSKI, Lecturer
in European Studies (German Politics), King's College, London. At the
Cathedral
.

*Trinity Sunday, 18 June, at 10 a.m. THE REVD DR REX MASON,
Emeritus and Honorary Fellow of Regent's Park College. At Mansfield
College
.

*Commemoration Sunday, 25 June, at 10 a.m. THE VEN. DR JOY
TETLEY, Archdeacon of Worcester and Canon Residentiary of Worcester
Cathedral. At St Mary's.

Sunday, 2 July, at 10 a.m. PROFESSOR DAVID DANIELL, Emeritus
Professor, University College, London, Honorary Fellow of Hertford College.
(St John Baptist's Day Sermon.) At Magdalen
College
.

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COMPOSITION OF ELECTORAL BOARD

The composition of the electoral board to the post below, proceedings to fill
which are currently in progress, is as follows:

Appointed by


Professorship of Psychology

The Principal of Linacre                         Mr Vice-Chancellor[1]
The President of Magdalen                        ex officio
Professor N.J. Mackintosh                        Council
Professor A.M. Treisman                          General Board
Professor P.E. Bryant                      Psychological Studies Board
Professor A. Cowey                         Psychological Studies Board
Professor C.B. Blakemore                  Physiological Sciences Board
Professor M. Dawkins                             Biological Sciences Board
Professor A. Smith                               Magdalen College

[1] Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Tit. IX, Sect. III,
cl. 2 (Statutes, 1997, p. 67).

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CIRCULATION OF FLYSHEETS

Ten or more members of Congregation may arrange to have a flysheet
circulated with the Gazette (a) on matters before
Congregation, or Convocation in regard to the election of the Professor of
Poetry, or (b) relating to matters of general interest to the
University, subject to the following general conditions:

(i) no flysheet will be circulated which in the opinion of the
Vice-Chancellor and Proctors might be defamatory or otherwise illegal;

(ii) the right is reserved on behalf of the University and its employees,
without prior consultation with the signatories, to publish an apology in
respect of any statement in a flysheet which is complained of as defamatory
or otherwise illegal (whether or not the statement can be shown to be true);

(iii) the signatories shall jointly and severally indemnify the University
and its employees against any costs or damages payable in respect of their
flysheet and, unless a Queen's Counsel (to be mutually agreed on by the
signatories and the University) shall advise within four months of the making
of any claim in respect of a flysheet that any proceedings could be contested
with the probability of success, such damages shall include any sum paid by
the University in settlement of any claim arising out of the flysheet;

(iv) the flysheet shall consist of one leaf only (though text may appear
on both sides of the leaf); the text shall include the name and college or
department of each of the signatories;

(v) a copy of the text of the flysheet shall be delivered to the

Registrar before 10 a.m. on the Monday of the week in which circulation is
desired; it shall be accompanied by an indemnity in accordance with condition
(iii) above drawn up on a form obtainable from the Registrar and signed by
each of the signatories of the flysheet; the Registrar shall be informed at the
same time which of the signatories is to be notified whether the
Vice-Chancellor and Proctors have authorised circulation;

(vi) the Registrar shall arrange for the production by the University
Press of copies of a flysheet the circulation of which has been duly
authorised.

Though every effort will be made to circulate on the day desired
flysheets so received, it must be understood that this cannot be guaranteed.

(a) Matters before Congregation or Convocation

If the flysheet deals with a matter that is a formal agendum for Congregation,
or for Convocation in regard to the election of the Professor of Poetry, or the
subject of a report published in the Gazette, the production costs
will be met from university funds.

(b) Matters of general interest to the University

If the flysheet deals with a matter that is not a formal agendum for
Congregation or the subject of a report published in the Gazette,
the Vice-Chancellor will decide whether it is of sufficient general interest to
warrant circulation with the Gazette; the production costs for such
a flysheet will be the responsibility of the signatories.

Oxford University Student Union

The Executive and the Graduate Committee of the Oxford University Student
Union may have flysheets circulated with the Gazette under the
arrangements and subject to the conditions set out above, provided that:

(1) the number of names to be included on the flysheet under condition
(iv) shall be not less than a majority of the total number of members of the
Executive or the Graduate Committee of OUSU, as the case may be, and each
of the persons named shall sign the indemnity required under condition (v);

(2) the maximum number of flysheets to be circulated as of right,
whether on matters before Congregation (to be paid for by the University) or
on matters of general interest to the University (to be paid for by OUSU and
to be subject to the Vice-Chancellor's decision as prescribed under
(b) above) shall be three per term for each of these bodies, save
that the Vice-Chancellor shall have discretion to permit further flysheets.

Subject to proviso (1) above, the Executive and the Graduate Committee
of OUSU may also support flysheets signed by not less than ten members of
Congregation.

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ISIS INNOVATION LIMITED

Isis Innovation, a wholly-owned company of the University, was established in
1988. The company has been formed to exploit know-how arising out of
research funded by the UK Government through the Research Councils and
funded by other bodies where the rights are not tied. The function of the
company is to ensure that the results of research bring rewards to Oxford,
and to the inventors, who are given a financial incentive for exploitation.

Isis seeks licensees willing to pay lump sums and/or royalties for the
use
of know-how arising out of research. Isis also exploits the intellectual
property of the University by setting up individual companies using venture
capital or development capital funds.

Isis' services are also
available to individuals who wish to exploit the results of research supported
by non-Research Council sources, when there are no prior conditions on the
handling of the intellectual property rights. Isis Innovation has at its disposal
a small pre-seedcorn fund for paying the costs of protecting intellectual
property rights and for taking work to a stage where its potential can be
assessed.

Isis finds industrial partners to ensure that new ideas can be developed
for market requirements. The company has established the Oxford Innovation
Society for major industrial companies, so that they can have a window on
Oxford technology and an opportunity to license and invest where appropriate.

A brochure explaining Isis' activities is available. If you wish to receive
a copy, please contact Isis (details below).

Members of the University should contact the Managing Director if they
wish to take advantage of the services that Isis provides. (Telephone:
(2)72411, fax: (2)72412, e-mail: enquiries@isis.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.isis-
innovation.com/.)

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LIBRARY OF THE HOUSE OF ST GREGORY AND ST
MACRINA

This library, at 1 Canterbury Road, which contains books and periodicals on
the Eastern Churches, is open during term on Wednesdays, 2–5 p.m., or
by appointment with the librarian, The Revd Deacon Stephen Platt (telephone:
Oxford 552991).

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GUIDELINES FOR LEAVE FOR ACADEMIC STAFF

The General Board's regulations in respect of sabbatical leave and dispensation
from CUF lecturing obligations are set out in Ch. VII, Sect. I of the Statutes
(1997, pp. 384--6). Provisions for other leave are set out in the same section
(pp. 382--3). The following guidelines describe the General Board's policy and
practice in respect of applications for leave which do not fall within the
category of straightforward sabbatical leave or dispensation, i.e. special leave.


1. Applications for leave to hold some public
offices or certain research awards

(a) Applications for leave to accept an appointment in the public
service of national importance are normally granted by the General Board,
provided that the purpose of the leave can be shown to be compatible with
the academic interests of the faculty, the faculty board lends its support to
the application, and it is clear that the individual intends to return to
university service after the period of leave. Leave for this purpose for heads
of departments or professors can, however, be problematic, for obvious
reasons.

(b) Applications to national bodies for prestigious and
competitive research awards (such as British Academy Research Readerships
and Senior Research Fellowships, EPSRC Senior or Advanced Fellowships and
Nuffield Foundation Social Science Research Fellowships) should be made to the
General Board through the faculty board. It is usual for such national bodies
to specify that applications should be made through the employing institution,
and in Oxford's case this involves routing the application via the faculty
board to the General Board. The University will normally support such
applications for prestigious awards, but it is necessary for the faculty board
and the General Board to consider carefully what replacement teaching
arrangements will be required if an application is successful.

Leave granted under (a) and (b) does not count against
sabbatical entitlement: indeed the rules of some research awards specifically
forbid this. However, as in other cases of special leave, the period of leave
does not count as qualifying service for the purpose of calculating future
entitlement to sabbatical leave, and sabbatical leave is not normally granted
in the period immediately preceding or following periods of such leave,
although some flexibility may be exercised in respect of periods of special
leave not exceeding one year, especially in connection with the holding of
research awards.

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2. Applications for leave for other purposes

All other applications for leave are initially considered in terms of application
for sabbatical leave, until entitlement to sabbatical leave is exhausted. In other
words, if an individual applies for leave under this section for any term which
he or she would be entitled to take as sabbatical leave, any leave granted for
that term will be granted as sabbatical leave. Such leave may also be granted
as sabbatical leave in advance of entitlement: in other words, sabbatical leave
will be granted for a term which the applicant would not normally be entitled
to take as sabbatical leave, and leave for the term in question will then be
deemed to be taken in a later term (normally not more than six terms later).
In this way the leave will count against an individual's sabbatical entitlement:
taking the individual's service as a whole, the leave will not be in addition to
the standard sabbatical entitlement. For sabbatical leave to be granted in
advance of entitlement, an academic case must be made by the faculty board
to the Appointments Committee of the General Board.

When sabbatical leave entitlement had been exhausted, an application has to
be considered in whole or in part as one for special leave. In such cases,
faculty boards are required, when making recommendations to the
Appointments Committee of the General Board, to specify whether, and if so
how, the grant of such leave would be in the academic interests of the
faculty. Where there is no statement of academic interest, or this statement is
not persuasive, special leave will not be granted.

Applications for special leave cover many kinds of situation. One would be an
unrepeatable opportunity to pursue academic interests where the applicant is
ineligible for sabbatical leave. In such a case it would be necessary for the
faculty board to demonstrate the academic advantage (to the University rather
than to the individual) of the individual being able to accept the opportunity,
and for an explanation to be given of why such an opportunity could not be
taken up at a later period when the applicant would be entitled to sabbatical
leave. Another situation where special leave might be applied for would be
where there was a need for fieldwork for a period exceeding one year, which
could therefore not be accommodated within the sabbatical provisions. In such
a case it would be expected, as usual, that as much of the leave as possible
would be taken as sabbatical or sabbatical in advance of entitlement, and the
faculty board would again need to demonstrate the academic advantage to the
University of the application's being granted.

Very occasionally applications are made for leave to enable someone to accept
an appointment in another academic institution (other than a routine visiting
appointment held during sabbatical leave). In such instances, the faculty
board would need to make an extremely convincing case as to desirability of
the individual being offered reversionary rights to his or her university post
for any application to be successful. Factors taken into account would include
all relevant circumstances relating to the individual's role within the faculty
and the consequences for the faculty, in terms of the refilling of the post, if
leave were not to be granted and the individual were therefore to resign. On
this latter point, it should be noted, of course, that if leave is granted and
the individual subsequently resigns during the period of leave or at the end
of it, the uncertainty about the long-term filling of the post will have been
exacerbated. The longer the appointment in the other institution the less likely
it is that leave will be granted; leave will not be granted save in the most
exceptional circumstances to enable someone to decide whether to accept a
permanent appointment elsewhere.

In each of the situations outlined above, applications are considered on their
academic merits, but it is emphasised that the nature of special leave is that
it is granted exceptionally rather than automatically. Advice on the likelihood
of success of any application can be obtained from the Secretary of Faculties
or the secretary of the Appointments Committee of the General Board.

The General Board takes the view that academic staff are specifically
appointed to undertake both teaching and research, and (although the Board
would support arrangements whereby teaching in excess of a contracted or
reasonable stint was relieved) an extremely good case needs to be made in
support of an application for special leave which would have the result of the
individual's teaching being conducted mainly or wholly by someone else. This
is a especially true given that the sabbatical leave scheme has been preserved
intact throughout retrenchment, so providing the opportunity for individuals
to concentrate on research in one term out of every seven. Willingness to
forgo university stipend or the ease with which funding for a replacement
appointment may be attracted will not be sufficient to guarantee in any way
the success of an application for special leave.

It is emphasised that any application for leave, including any application for
funding which might result in the need for leave from university duties to be
granted, must be made to the General Board through the faculty board (and
head of department, in departmentally organised faculties). In every case the
academic advantage to the institution will be the general criterion by which
applications will be considered: in every case the General Board requires
details of any necessary substitute arrangements, including those relating to
examining and graduate supervision.

It is recognised that some offers are made to individuals at short notice.
Given the fact that all members of the academic staff have clear obligations
to the University under the terms of their contracts, however, no such offer
should be accepted without the explicit approval of the General Board under
the procedures set out above: for this reason any prospect of such an offer,
however indefinite, must be discussed (in strict confidence) with Dr Whiteley,
secretary to the Appointments Committee of the General Board, at the very
earliest opportunity. Delay in bringing to the attention of the University the
possibility that an offer may be made will mean that if applications and
substitute arrangements then have to be considered at short notice, this might
compromise the chance of leave being granted.

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3. Stipendiary arrangements

Leave granted under the above arrangements is normally without university
stipend, but the precise implications for payment can vary. In some cases the
leave is clearly unpaid, such as when appointments in the public service are
held. In other cases, such as the holding of prestigious research awards, the
University is expected to continue paying the individual, while the
grant-giving body provides support for the University to employ a
replacement: or the grant-giving body supplies a sum of money which is
equivalent to that paid by the University under normal circumstances to the
individual. Although this is technically special leave without university
stipend, the University will continue to pay the stipend to the individual
through the payroll mechanism, being reimbursed by the award-giving body.
Special leave under any other arrangement will mean the University will cease
to make payments of stipend and national insurance and superannuation
contributions. In general, except where the rules of grant-giving bodies in
respect of major competitive awards specify otherwise, it is expected that the
normal result of the granting of an application for special leave will be the
release to the University of the full salary and on-costs of the substantive
university appointment, which may be available, with the agreement of the
General Board, to the faculty board for the making of any necessary
replacement appointment. This is particularly important given the University's
practice of advertising temporary university lecturerships, for example,
without cash-limited salary scales.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 May 2000: Lectures<br />

Lectures


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INAUGURAL LECTURES


Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of
American History

PROFESSOR R.W. WINKS will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on
Thursday, 18 May, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `To stimulate to some action: the Harmsworth
Professorship, 1920–2000.'

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Reuters Professor of Intellectual Property
and Information Technology Law

PROFESSOR D. VAVER will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5.30 p.m. on
Wednesday, 17 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross
Building.

Subject: `Intellectual property: the state of the art.'

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GAISFORD LECTURE 2000

PROFESSOR C. WATKINS, Harvard, will deliver the Gaisford Lecture at 5
p.m. on Thursday, 25 May, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St
John's College.

Subject: `Anatolia and Hellas: cultural, linguistic, and
poetic resonances.'

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HALLEY LECTURE 2000

PROFESSOR SIR ALAN COOK, FRS, formerly Master of Selwyn College and
Emeritus Professor of Natural Philosophy, Cambridge, will deliver the
Halley Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 May, in the Lecture Theatre,
the University Museum.

Subject: `Edmond Halley and the magnetic field of the
Earth.'

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CHERWELL–SIMON LECTURE 2000

PROFESSOR FRANCIS HALZEN, Director, Institute for Elementary Particle
Physics Research, University of Wisconsin—Madison, will deliver
the Cherwell–Simon Lecture at 4.30 p.m. on Friday, 9 June, in
the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.

Subject: `Neutrino astronomy: Antarctic dreams.'

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SIR JOHN HICKS LECTURE ON ECONOMIC HISTORY

PROFESSOR R. ALLEN, University of British Columbia, will deliver the
Sir John Hicks Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 19 May, in the
Examination Schools.

Subject: `Russia's first capitalist economy: economic
growth and income distribution under the tsars.'

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SIMONYI LECTURE

PROFESSOR R. GREGORY will deliver the second annual Simonyi Lecture
at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 18 May, in the Department of Zoology. The
lecture will be introduced by Professor Richard Dawkins, Professor of
the Public Understanding of Science, and Dr Charles Simonyi is
expected to be present.

Subject: `Shaking hands with the Universe.'

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GARETH EVANS MEMORIAL LECTURE 2000

PROFESSOR T. NAGEL, New York University, will deliver the Gareth
Evans Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 May, in the
Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building.

Subject: `The psycho-physical nexus.'

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J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR M. BEAR, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brown University,
Providence, USA, will deliver a Jenkinson Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m.
on Monday, 15 May, in Lecture Theatre B, the Zoology/Psychology
Building. Tickets are not required for admission.

Subject: `Molecular basis for a theory of synapse
modification.'

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SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES ANNUAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR H.W. PERRY, University of Texas at Austin, will deliver the
sixth annual lecture in Socio-Legal Studies at 5.30 p.m. on Friday,
12 May, in the Examination Schools. The meeting will be chaired by
Professor Denis Galligan.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception at 7 p.m., which
all members of the University are welcome to attend.

Subject: `Law and politics in America's Constitutional
Court.'

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MAURICE LUBBOCK MEMORIAL LECTURE

DR J. TAYLOR, Director General of Research Councils, Office of
Science and Technology, will deliver the twenty-sixth Maurice Lubbock
Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 26 May, in the University
Museum of Natural History.

Subject: `E-science and the information utility.'

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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY, LITERAE
HUMANIORES

M.H. HANSEN, Director of the Copenhagen Polis Centre, Corresponding
Fellow of the British Academy, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday,
17 May, in the McGregor-Matthew Room, New College.

Conveners: N.J. Allen, MA, D.Phil., Reader in the Social
Anthropology of South Asia, F.G.B. Millar, MA, D.Phil, Camden
Professor of Ancient History, and R.C.T. Parker, MA, D.Phil., Wykeham
Professor of Ancient History.

Subject: `A comparative study of thirty city-state
cultures: an investigation conducted by the Copenhagen Polis centre.'
(Presentation of the recently published book of the same
title
)

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Nuffield Department of Surgery

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held on
Tuesdays, at the times shown, in the Seminar Room, Level 6, NDS, the
John Radcliffe Hospital.

DR A. D'APICE, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne

Fri. 12 May, 9 a.m.: `Disseminated intravascular
coagulation—yet another barrier to clinical vascularised
organ transplantation.'

DR C. VAN DEN BERG, Walls Heart Research Institute, Cardiff

6 June, 1 p.m.: `Xenotransplantation: are pig
regulators of complement good for you?'

DR N. WILLCOX, IMM

13 June, 1 p.m.: `Autoantigen-specific T and B
cells in myasthenia gravis.'

DR C. NAVARETTE, National Blood Service

20 June, 1 p.m.: `Immune responses to clinical
blood transfusions.'

DR K. RIGLEY, Jenner Institute

27 June: `Dendritic cells: regulators of T cell
differentiation.'

DR G. LENG, Cochrane Collaboration

4 July, 5 p.m.: `Increasing the evidence for
vascular interventions.'

MR R. GALLAND, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading

11 July, 5 p.m., Pickering Postgraduate Centre Seminar
Room, Level 3
: `The future of minimally invasive vascular
surgery.'

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Diabetes Research Laboratories: Clinical Endocrine and Metabolic
Meetings

The following seminars will be held at 12.45 p.m. on Wednesdays in
the Committee Room, Green College.

Details of the 17 May meeting will be announced later.

PROFESSOR R. BRUCKDORFER, Royal Free Hospital

24 May: `The regulation of tissue factor activity
and expression by lipoproteins.'

PROFESSOR T. DAVIS, University of Western Australia

31 May: `Metformin: something old, something
new.'

PROFESSOR J. MONSON, St Bartholomew's Hospital

7 June: `GH replacement in adults—long-term
effects on lipids and carbohydrate metabolism.'

DR A. FARMER

14 June: `Cascade screening for type 2 diabetes:
will it provoke anxiety or over-reassure?'

DR S. COPPACK, Royal London Hospital

21 May: To be announced.

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LITERAE HUMANIORES

Roman art in context

This conference will be held on Saturday, 10 June, in Corpus Christi
College.

Space is limited and booking is essential. Details may be obtained
from Professor Robin Osborne, Corpus Christi College (e-mail:
robin.osborne@ccc.ox.ac.uk).

A. COOLEY: `Representations of the imperial family by
the Augustales of Campania.'

C. VOUT, Cambridge: `Not just a pretty face: putting
Antinous in his context.'

R.M. SCHNEIDER, Cambridge: `Public portrayals and
public response: power structures in early imperial Rome.'

K. LORENZ, Heidelberg: `Living together: pictures of
mythological couples in Pompeian houses.'

J. ELSNER: `Narcissus at Pompeii.'


David Lewis Lecture

PROFESSOR P.J. RHODES, Professor of Ancient History, University of
Durham, will deliver the David Lewis Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday,
31 May, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College. The
lecture will be followed by a reception.

Convener: Dr A.K. Bowman, Christ Church.

Subject: `Making and breaking treaties in the Greek
world.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

DR L. LIEB, Dresden, will lecture at 8.30 p.m. on Thursday, 18 May,
in the New Council Room, Somerville College.

Convener: A.M.V. Suerbaum, MA, University Lecturer in
Medieval German.

Subject: `Die Wiederholung. Überlegungen zum
Iwein Hartmanns von Aue.'

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Faculty Lecture on European Cinema

DR S. JONES, Universities of Waikato (NZ) and Leicester, will lecture
at 5 jp.m. on Wednesday, 17 May, in 47 Wellington Square.

The lecture will be preceded by a screening, at 2.15 p.m. in the
Taylor Institution, of Meeting Venus (dir. Szabo); it
will take as its subject Meeting Venus, Trois
Couleurs—blanc
(Kieslowski), and Paris,
Texas
(Wenders).

Convener: R.W. Fiddian, MA, Reader in Spanish.

Subject: `Europe and European identity in three recent
European films.'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL STUDIES

Graduate seminar in economic and social history

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the
Wharton Room, All Souls College.

Conveners: P.A. David, MA, Professor of Economic and
Social History, N.H. Dimsdale, MA, University Lecturer (CUF) in
Economics, K.J. Humphries, MA, Reader in Economic History, and A.
Offer, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Recent Social and Economic History.

L. BRUNT

16 May: `Rethinking the Agricultural
Revolution.'

A. SYME

23 May: `La France aux Français! Displacing
the foreign worker during the Depression of the 1930s.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Topics in Ancient Near Eastern Studies and Egyptology

The following seminars will be given at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in
Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute. Those wishing to attend are
asked to note that the start-time is half an hour earlier than for
seminars in recent terms.

Conveners: J.R. Baines, MA, D.Phil., Professor of
Egyptology, and S. Dalley, MA, Senior Research Fellow, Somerville
College.

M. COLLIER, Liverpool

23 May: `Grammaticisation and blending in Middle
Egyptian.'

D. HAWKINS, SOAS, London

30 May: `Excavations on Aleppo Citadel.'

M. SMITH and M. DEPAUW

6 June: `A hymn to an Egyptian goddess.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the
Dobsom Lecture Room, the Atmospherics Physics Laboratory. Because on
rare occasions the arrangements need to be changed, anyone intending
to come to Oxford specially to attend should check first by telephone
Oxford (2)72993.

For details of the Halley Lecture (16 May), see above.

Convener: Dr J.J. Barnett.

DR K.S. CARSLAW, Leeds

25 May: `Twenty years of polar stratospheric cloud
research—where are we?'

DR R. BANNISTER, Reading

1 June: `Modelling water vapour transport and
control around the tropical tropopause.'

DR H.C. PUMPHREY, Edinburgh

8 June: `Water vapour measurements from microwave
limb sounders: results from UARS MLS and new ideas for AURA
MLS.'

DR S.R. LEWIS

15 June
: `Assimilation of Mars Global Surveyor
observations.'

PROFESSOR M. LOCKWOOD, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

22 June: `Long-term solar variability and its
potential effects.'

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Condensed Matter Seminars

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at
2.15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Simon Room, the Clarendon
Laboratory.

DR A.-K. KLEHE

18 May
: `Optical studies on an organic superconductor under
pressure: a first glimpse.'

PROFESSOR J.P. ARMITAGE

25 May: `Putting a spin on bacterial motility!'

PROFESSOR R. DE LA RUE, Glasgow

1 June: `Photonic crystals and photonic
microstructures.'

Y. NAKAMURA, NEC Corporation, Japan

8 June, New Lecture Theatre: `Quantum-state control
in a Cooper-pair box.' (Sir Martin Wood Prize
Lecture
)

DR D.A. TENNANT

15 June: `Dimensional crossover and the fate of
spinons in a quantum magnet.'

PROFESSOR J. BAUMBERG, Southampton

22 June: `Photonic crystal and quasicrystal
waveguides: counterintuitive optics.'

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Geophysical and Nonlinear Dynamics Seminars

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at
2.15 p.m. on Mondays in the Dobson Room, the Atmospheric Physics
Laboratory. The organiser is Dr Martin Juckes (telephone: Oxford
(2)72894, e-mail: juckes@atm.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Dr Peter Read and Dr Irene Moroz.

DR M. JUCKES

15 May: `Balanced tropopause dynamics.'

MISS C. NEWMAN

22 May: `Variability of dust on Mars.'

DR M. GALMICHE, University College, London

Tue. 30 May: `Turbulence-mean flow interaction and
formation of layers in a stratified fluid.'

DR D. PARKER, Leeds

5 June: `The influence of convectively forced waves
on the dynamics of the African Easterly jet.'

DR G. BIGG, East Anglia

12 June: `A coupled climate mode in the tropical
Atlantic.'

DR R. SUTTON, Reading

19 June: `The elements of climate variability in
the tropical Atlantic.'

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Department of Atomic and Laser Physics

The following seminars will be held at 1.45 p.m. on Mondays in the
Lindemann Lecture Theatre, the Clarendon Laboratory.

DR J. MCCANN, Belfast

15 May: `Superfluid atomic Bose condensates.'

DR D.A.W. HUTCHINSON

22 May: `The development of finite temperature
field theories of Bose–Einstein condensation.'

DR J. JAMES, Bank One, NA, London

29 May: `A sample of the city.'

DR S. CORNISH, Colorado

5 June: `Stable 85Rb Bose–Einstein condensated
with widely tunable interactions.'

DR J. WEBB, New South Wales

19 June: `Does the fine structure constant vary
with time?'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

R. SHOGAN, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, The Washington
Post
, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 May, in the Clay
Room, Nuffield College.

Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of
American Government.

Subject: `Covering character—the double-edged sword
of American politics.'

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African Studies Seminar: Politics in Africa

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in St
Antony's College.

Convener: W. Beinart, MA, Rhodes Professor of Race
Relations.

I. YNGSTROM

18 May: `Landholding and land reform in
Tanzania.'

A. APTER, Chicago

25 May: `War canoes and their magic: a genealogy of
the Nigerian Regatta.'

B. RAFTOPOLOUS, Zimbabwe

1 June: `The politics of constitutionalism and
opposition in Zimbabwe.'

L. NTSEBEZA, Western Cape

8 June: `What type of democracy?: the case of the
local government in rural South Africa.'

B. GAWANAS, Parliamentary Commissioner, Namibia

15 June: `Gender politics in Southern Africa.'
(Judy Kimble Memorial Lecture)

M. TAMARKIN, Tel Aviv

22 June: `Conflict resolution in South Africa and
Israel.' (To be confirmed)

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African Studies: other events

A conference on `State, conflict, and intervention in Sierra Leone'
will be held on 13–14 May in St Antony's College. Details may be
obtained from Shehu Othman (e-mail: shehu.othman@qeh.ox.ac.uk), or
Ann Guild (e-mail: ann.guild@sant.ox.ac.uk).

A day workshop on `Rethinking Zimbabwean nationalism' will be held on
Saturday, 3 June, in St Antony's College. Further details may be
obtained from Professor William Beinart.

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Meetings

The following meetings will be held as indicated.

Conveners: G. Peele, MA, M.Phil., University Lecturer
(CUF) in Politics, and L. Tawney, Starr Foundation Visiting Fellow,
Lady Margaret Hall.

CONGRESSWOMAN MRS NANCY PELOSI (California: D.) will give a seminar
at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12 May, in Lady Margaret Hall.

Subject: `The problem of leadership in Congress.'

TAYLOR BRANCH will give a lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 15 May, in
Lady Margaret Hall.

Subject: `The Civil Rights Movement revisited.'


Mr Branch will also lead a seminar at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 May, in
Lady Margaret Hall.

Subject: `Race in the United States today.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ADVANCED MATERIALS AND
COMPOSITES

OCAMAC Industrial Lecture

SIR PETER WILLIAMS, Master of St Catherine's College and formerly
Chairman, Oxford Instruments PLC, will deliver the fifth annual
OCAMAC Industrial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12 May, in the Lecture
Room, the Nuclear Physics Laboratory.

Subject: `The UK: a home for high technology?'

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

Millennium Lecture Series: Facing Forward, Looking Back

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the
Oxford Playhouse. Admission costs £2.50. For further enquiries,
telephone Oxford 798600.

PROFESSOR T.K. RAYCHAUDHURI, formerly Professor of Indian History and
Civilisation

12 May: `Mother of the universe.'

DR J. RAWSON, Warden of Merton College

9 June: `Mountains of the mind: contrasts in
Chinese and western landscape painting.'

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SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL

Interdepartmental Finance Seminars

Unless othewise indicated, the following seminars will be held at
12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Saïd Business School, 59 George
Street.

Enquiries should be addressed to Elaine Durham, Saïd Business
School, 59 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BE (telephone: Oxford (2)88683,
e-mail: elaine.durham@sbs.ox.ac.uk).

Conveners: Clara Raposo (Saïd Business School), Hyun
Shin (Economics), and Sam Howison (Mathematics).

V. NANDA, London Business School

12 May: `Industry structure and the conglomerate
discount: theory and evidence.'

B. BIAIS, Toulouse I

Wed. 17 May: `Psychological traits and trading
strategies.'

G. HUBERMAN, Columbia Business School

26 May: To be announced.

V. SAPORTS, Bank of England

2 June: `Costs of banking instability: some
empirical evidence.'

A. BERNARDO, UCLA

9 June: `Capital budgeting and compensation with
asymmetric information and moral hazard.'

P. HENRY, Stanford

16 June: `Do stock market liberalisations cause
investment booms?'

B. CHOWDHRY, UCLA

23 June: `Real options and the diversification
discount.'

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CENTRE FOR SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES

Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College.

Conveners: Professor D.J. Galligan, Professor of Socio-
Legal Studies and Director of the Centre, and Mavis Maclean, Fellow,
Wolfson College, and Research Fellow of the Centre.

DR J. SCHIRATZKI, Stockholm

15 May: `The best interest of the child in Swedish
refugee law.'

C. SAWYER, Bristol

22 May: `Hitting people is wrong?'

I. SAUNDERS

29 May: `Gender bias in personal injury damages:
claims for lost income by women in Canada.'

W. HOLMES, Oklahoma City University

5 June: `E-commerce and the environment.'

T. GALLAGHER

12 June: `Compulsory licensing of intellectual
property rights.'

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DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


Florence Nightingale Lecture

PROFESSOR SIR ROBERT MAY, Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK
Government and Head of the Office of Science and Technology, will
deliver the Florence Nightingale Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 26 May,
in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.

Subject: `Extinction: biodiversity challenged.'

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MAGDALEN COLLEGE


Waynflete Lectures

Imagination and historical sense

PROFESSOR PETER WALLS, School of Music, Victoria University of
Wellington, New Zealand, will deliver the Waynflete Lectures at 5
p.m. on the following Wednesdays in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen
College.


17 May: `The pursuit of authenticity.' Competing
discourses in historical performance practice: evangelism,
trench warfare, and now—new musicology.

24 May: `Measure for Measure or As You Like It?'
Applying research to performance: the `right' resources for
Corelli, Vivaldi, and Bach.

31 May: `Circumstances and the ideal.' Should some
historical practices be left in the past? Have composers dreamed
of a better tomorrow?

7 June: `Legislating for inspiration.' Historicall-
aware versus creative performance: how real is this
opposition?

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE


Blackstone Lecture

H.E. JUDGE ROSALYN HIGGINS, DBE, QC, Judge of the International Court
of Justice, will deliver the twenty-fourth Blackstone Lecture at
11.30 a.m. on Saturday, 20 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre,
the St Cross Building.

Subject: `Running a tight courtroom and respecting
sovereign states.'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Britain and the world: perspectives on foreign policy

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Main
Lecture Theatre, St Antony's.

Conveners: Professor A.H. Brown, with Mr Donald Anderson,
MP, and Dr Jenny Tonge, MP, Visiting Parliamentary Fellows, St
Antony's College.

MR EDWARD GARNIER, QC, MP, Shadow Attorney-General, DR JENNY TONGE,
MP, Liberal Democrat spokesperson on foreign affairs, and MR JOHN
LLOYD, Financial Times and the New
Statesman


16 May: `How should we defend human rights?'

SIR PATRICK CORMACK, MP, Conservative front-bench spokesman on
constitutional affairs, DR DENIS MACSHANE, MP, Parliamentary Private
Secretary, the Foreign Office, and DR KALYPSO NICOLAIDES, St Antony's
College

23 May: `European Union enlargement: what
difference will it make to Europe and Britain?'

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European Studies Centre

One world, one culture? Globalisation and cultural diversity

A round-table discussion on this topic will be held at 5 p.m. on
Monday, 15 May, in the seminar room, 70 Woodstock Road. The
participants will be Valpe Fitzgerald, St Antony's and Queen
Elizabeth House; Andrew Hurrell, Nuffield; Eugene Rogan, Nuffield;
and Jan Aart Scholte, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and
Regionalisation, University of Warwick.

Convener and Chair: Ibon Uribarri, Basque Visiting
Fellow, St Antony's College.

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ST HUGH'S COLLEGE


MCR Maplethorpe Lecture Series

The following lectures will be given at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the
Wordsworth Room, St Hugh's College. The lectures are free and are
open to all.

Conveners: Rosarii Griffin, MCR President, with the MCR
Committee.

COUN. P. INGRAM, the Green Party

16 May: `Green politics in Oxford: leading the
agenda.'

N. VAN DER GAAG, journalist, the New Internationalist

23 May: `The politics of sanctions against
Iraq.'

MRS P. CRAMPTON, graduate of St Hugh's, 1946

30 May: `A translator's account of the events of
the Nuremberg Trials.'

M. MULHOLLAND

6 June: `Peace in Northern Ireland: a realisable
dream?'

S. DAWS, UN Officer

13 June: `Challenges for the United Nations in the
twenty-first century.'

P. SHERLOCK, Oxfam

20 June: `Oxfam: development alongside humanitarian
aid.'

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Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR ROGER PARKER, Cambridge, will deliver the seventeenth Henry
Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 16 May, in
the Mordan Hall, St Hugh's College.

Subject: `Elisabeth's last act: Verdian history and the
close of Don Carlos.'

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TRINITY COLLEGE


Margaret Howard Lecture

Amended notice

THE HON. J. MICHAEL BELOFF, QC, President, Trinity College, will
deliver the Margaret Howard Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 18 May,
in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Admission
is free. A reception will be held after the lecture.

Subject: `Advocacy as art.'

Note: this notice replaces previous announcements of the
Margaret Howard Lecture, in which the venue was given as Lecture
Theatre 2, the St Cross Building.

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Chatham Lecture

Trinity Term

SEN. GARY HART will deliver the second Chatham Lecture at 5 p.m. on
Thursday, 1 June, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross
Building. Admission is free.

Subject: `The future of Anglo-American relations.'


Michaelmas Term

THE RT. HON. CHRISTOPHER PATTEN will deliver the third Chatham
Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 26 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture
Theatre, the St Cross Building. Admission is free.

Subject: `The future of East–West relations.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE


Isaiah Berlin Lecture

PROFESSOR ORLANDO FIGES will deliver the annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture
at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 25 May, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The
lecture is open to the public.

Subject: `The cultural tradition of St Petersburg.'

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WYCLIFFE HALL

The conflicting world-views of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis

PROFESSOR ARMAND M. NICHOLI, Harvard Medical School, and editor,
The Harvard Guide to Psychiatry, will deliver three
lectures on this topic at 8.15 p.m. on the days shown in the
University Church of St Mary the Virgin.

Tue. 23 May: `The scientific method and the moral
law: is there an intelligence beyond our universe?'

Wed. 24 May: `Sex, love, and joy: contrasting
perspectives. Is the purpose of life the pursuit of
pleasure?'

Thur. 25 May: `The problem of pain and the riddle of
death: is suffering and death our only destiny?'

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

Lectures

The following lectures will be held at 8 p.m. on the days shown.
Admission is £1 for members, £2 for non-members (students
free).

For further details, telephone Oxford 377479.

PROFESSOR J.R. WOODHOUSE

Wed. 17 May, Pauling Centre for Human Sciences:
`The decline of the gentleman and the rise of the snob.'

DR C. WHISTLER

Thur. 1 June, Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's
College
: `Claude and Virgil and the art of narrative.


Other events


Tue. 9 May, 8 p.m., Rewley House Theatre, film-
showing
: Cadaveri eccellenti (with subtitles).
Admission free.

Mon. 22 May, 8 p.m., Holywell Music Room: Arie
antiche—Neapolitan songs, Vivaldi, with Rossella Bondi
Blumberg and Bethe Alpert-Levvy: recital for solo voice and
piano. Admission £6; students £3 (proceeds to the
Mozambique appeal).

Mon. 5 June, 8 p.m., No. 48 Common Room, St Anne's
College
: conversazione in italiano (wine and cheese).
Admission free.

Sat. 24 June, 5.30–7.30 p.m.: tenth annual garden
party. TOIA members and guests only. Members £4, TOIA
guests £5.

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TURECK BACH RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Structure/embellishment

The fourth annual symposium of the Tureck Bach Research Foundation
will be held on Saturday, 13 May (opening: 9.30 a.m.), and Sunday, 14
May, in Worcester College. Admission is free to members of the
University. Otherwise the charge for admission is as follows: non-
Oxford students, £8.50 for two days, £5 for one day;
general tickets, £15 for two days, £7.50 for one day. For
enquiries and bookings, telephone: Oxford 515760, fax: Oxford 512620,
e-mail: rosalyn.tureck@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk.

Saturday, 13 May: Embellishment

DR R. TURECK, St Hilda's College

10.30 a.m.: `Embellishment in Bach and Chinese and
Indian music.' (Music: Chinese music on the
Erhu—Indian vocal music
)

DR S. DALLEY, Oriental Institute

11.30 a.m.: reading from Chinese Ornament,
the Lotus and the Dragon
by Dr Jessica Rawson.

DR K. GOEBS, Merton College

3 p.m.: `Structure and embellishment in Egyptian
art.'

PROFESSOR R. STEVENSON, UCLA

4 p.m.: `Embellishment, the performer's glory in
sixteenth-century Spain' (with musical
illustrations
).


Sunday, 14 May: Structure

DR A. WOOLFSON, Cambridge

10.30 a.m.: `Are living things computable?'

D. ZOHAR, Templeton College

11.30 a.m.: `How we structure our experiences
through the pursuit of meaning.'

DR R. SHERLAW-JOHNSON, Worcester College

3 p.m.: `Fractal music.' (Music: `Fractal in A' and
`Fractal Scherzo' from the Northumbrian Symphony.)

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 May 2000: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


Contents of this section:

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RESEARCH AND EQUIPMENT COMMITTEE


Joint Research Equipment Initiative
(JREI)

The closing date for applications to the 2000 JREI competition
is Wednesday, 31 May. The competition rules have been published
and are available with the application form at
http://www.hefce.ac.uk/initiat/jrei. The Research and Equipment
Committee is able to make available up to £550K to support
applications and has circulated copies of the competition rules
to heads and administrators of relevant departments, together
with advice on university procedures for internal clearance of
bids.

The deadline for receipt of drafts of bids to Competition A
seeking Research and Equipment Committee support funds, and all
bids to Competition B, was Friday, 24 March.

Remaining competition A bids should be sent to the committee's
secretary, Dr Jane Sherwood, University Offices, by Friday, 12
May, for signature by the relevant university authorities.

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OPPENHEIMER FUND

The Oppenheimer Fund provides grants to assist the academic
exchange of senior members between the University of Oxford on
the one hand and universities and similar institutions of higher
education in the Republic of South Africa on the other.
Applications are invited from senior members of the University
who wish either to visit one or more universities in South Africa
or to invite a staff member from a South African university to
Oxford. Grants may be awarded to assist with living expenses for
a maximum of six months, and travel costs. Visits for the sole
purpose of attending a conference will not normally be eligible
for support from the fund.

The maximum level of grants is likely to be up to £1,000 per
month for subsistence and up to £700 for the cost of travel
between Oxford and South Africa. Applications for grants from the
fund should include a statement of the purpose of the proposed
visit (including an outline of any research to be carried out
during the visit), duration, and estimated costs, details of any
other available sources of funding, and, in the case of visits
to Oxford, a curriculum vitae of the staff member
it is proposed to invite and a letter of support from a senior
member at Oxford. Applications should be sent to the
International Office, University Offices, Wellington Square,
Oxford OX1 2JD, by 1 June.

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 11 May 2000: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


Contents of this section:

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF BIOLOGICAL
SCIENCES

The Board of the Faculty of Biological Sciences has conferred the
title of University Research Lecturer on the following:

DR K.K. BHAKOO, MRC Senior Scientist, Department of Biochemistry

DR G. MCGAVIN, Assistant Curator, the Hope Entomological
Collections, University Museum of Natural History

DR S.C. WATKINSON, Botany Fellow, Department of Plant Sciences,
and Fellow of St Hilda's College

DR M. WORMALD, Research Associate, the Department of Biochemistry

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 2000

Preliminary Examinations

Economics and Management: R.J. VAN NOORDEN, MA,
Fellow of Hertford

European and Middle Eastern Languages (Middle Eastern
Languages): C.D. HOLES, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Magdalen (address:
Oriental Institute)
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Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: D.H. RICE,
B.PHIL., MA, Student of Christ Church

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Honour Moderations

Archaeology and Anthropology: A.G. SHERRATT, MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of Linacre (address: Ashmolean Museum)

Biological Sciences: M.R. SPEIGHT, MA, Fellow of St
Anne's (address: Department of Zoology)

Mathematics and Computation: G. JONES, MA, D.PHIL.,
Fellow of Wolfson

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Honour Schools

Materials, Economics, and Management Part I: S.G.
ROBERTS, MA, Fellow of St Cross (address: Department of
Materials)

Materials, Economics, and Management Part I: G.D.W.
SMITH, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Trinity (address: Department of
Materials)

Natural Science

Metallurgy and Science of Materials Part I: S.G.
ROBERTS, MA, Fellow of St Cross (address: Department of
Materials)

Metallurgy and Science of Materials Part II: G.D.W.
SMITH, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Trinity (address: Department of
Materials)

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Master of Philosophy

Greek and/or Roman History Years I and II: O.
MURRAY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Balliol

Materials Anthropology and Museum Ethnography: W.R.
JAMES, B.LITT., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address:
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)

Oriental Studies: F.W. ZIMMERMANN, B.PHIL., MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address: Oriental Institute)

Social Anthropology: W.R. JAMES, B.LITT., MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address: Institute of Social and
Cultural Anthropology)

Sociology: G.A. EVANS, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow
of Nuffield

Theology: J.B. WEBSTER, MA, D.PHIL., Canon of Christ
Church

Qualifying Examination in Materials Anthropology and Museum
Ethnography
: W.R. JAMES, B.LITT., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of
St Cross (address: Institute of Social and Cultural
Anthropology)

Qualifying Examination in Social Anthropology: W.R.
JAMES, B.LITT., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address:
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)

Qualifying Examination in Sociology: G.A. EVANS, MA,
M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of Nuffield

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Master of Science

Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management:
I.J. KESSLER, MA, Fellow of Templeton

Materials Anthropology and Museum Ethnography: W.R.
JAMES, B.LITT., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address:
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)

Social Anthropology: W.R. JAMES, B.LITT., MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address: Institute of Social and
Cultural Anthropology)

Sociology: G.A. EVANS, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow
of Nuffield

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Master of Studies

Greek and/or Roman History: O. MURRAY, MA, D.PHIL.,
Fellow of Balliol

Oriental Studies: F.W. ZIMMERMANN, B.PHIL., MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address: Oriental Institute)

Slavonic Studies: J.D. NAUGHTON, MA, Fellow of St
Edmund Hall (address: Taylor Institution)

Theology: R.A. CROSS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of
Oriel

Women's Studies: J.A. SHAW, MA, Regent's Park
College

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Diplomas

Materials Anthropology and Museum Ethnography: W.R.
JAMES, B.LITT., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address:
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)

Social Anthropology: W.R. JAMES, B.LITT., MA,
D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address: Institute of Social and
Cultural Anthropology)

Theology: R.C. MORGAN, MA, Fellow of Linacre

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations
made by boards of faculties and the Inter-faculty Committee for Queen
Elizabeth House will come into effect on 26 May.


1 Board of the Faculty of Law

BCL, M.Jur., and M.Phil.

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 909, ll.
4–6, delete paragraph (b) and re-letter (c) as
(b).

2 Ibid., l. 9, delete `IV' and substitute `III'.

3 Ibid., ll. 10–15, delete paragraph (b) and
re-letter (c) and (d) as (b) and (c).

4 Ibid., p. 910, l. 9, delete `IV' and substitute `III'.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 17–9, and substitute: `Candidates may
signify an intent to take the M.Phil. in Law when they initially apply to do
the BCL or M.Jur., or they can do so after they have been admitted for the
BCL or M.Jur. In either case they must fill in the appropriate form which can
be obtained from the Graduate Studies Office, by the end of the Hilary Term
of the year before which they intend to do the M.Phil.'

6 Ibid., p. 911, l. 12, and p. 914, l. 3, delete `Comparative
Law: Contract'.

7 Ibid., l. 23, insert after `International Environmental Law',
`International Human Rights and the Law of War'.

8 Ibid., l. 28, insert after `Public International Law',
`Regulation'.

9 Ibid., delete ll. 31–42.

10 Ibid., l. 44, delete `IV' and substitute `III'.

11 Ibid., pp. 914–15, renumber sections 4–14 as
3–13.

12 Ibid., p. 915, l. 47, insert: `14. International Human Rights
and the Law of War. The course will consider the inter-
national legal and political questions arising in situations of armed conflict and
humanitarian emergencies.'

13 Ibid., p. 916, l. 19, insert: `19. Regulation. The course will
examine the relationship between law, regulation, and the groups affected by
regulation; different techniques of regulation; the varying methods of
enforcement and compliance; and issues of accountability and legitimacy raised
by differing regulatory techniques.' and renumber sections 19–21 as
20–2.

14 Ibid., p. 916, delete from l. 44 to l. 16 on p. 917.

15 Ibid., p. 917, l. 17, delete `IV' and substitute `III'.

16 Ibid., l. 26, delete `European Community Law [as specified
in the Honour School of Jurisprudence]'.

17 Ibid., p. 918, delete from `Essays need not...' to l. 44 `own
expense.'

18 Ibid., p. 919, delete l. 9.

19 Ibid., p. 919, l. 10, delete `IV' and substitute `III'.

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2 Board of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores

(a) M.St. in Philosophy

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 704, after l.
17, insert `Candidates may, if special permission is given by the Graduate
Studies Committee in Philosophy, offer subjects not included in this list. Such
permission should be sought from the Committee, through the Director of
Graduate Studies, at the time of application for admission to the course or as
soon as possible afterwards, and in any case not later than the 1 October
preceding the examination. Applications must reach the Secretary of Faculties
by Friday of the fifth week of the Michaelmas Term preceding the
examination.'

2 Ibid., l. 24, delete `Friday' and substitute `Wednesday'.

3 Ibid., l. 29, delete `sixth' and substitute `second'.

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(b) B.Phil. in Philosophy

(i) With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 560, l. 6, delete `board' and
substitute `Graduate Studies Committee in Philosophy'.

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 560, l. 5, after
`Part B'
insert:

`Candidates must inform the Graduate Studies Committee in Philosophy of
the subjects they intend to offer as soon as they have made their decision
and in any case not later than Friday of the eighth week of Michaelmas Term
before the examination. In exceptional circumstances changes may be sought
after this date, but the request must be made before Friday of the sixth week
of Hilary Term and will require the special permission of the Committee.'

2 Ibid., p. 561, l. 36, after `Studies.' insert:

`A candidate who retakes the examination in the year immediately following
the failed examination need not resubmit a thesis that was judged satisfactory
in the first examination, while such a candidate whose submitted
essays in all three subjects offered under (2) above, were judged satisfactory
in the first examination will not be
required to retake that part of the examination, but need only submit an
amended or different thesis.

A candidate whose thesis is judged satisfactory, but who fails to satisfy the
examiners in just one essay subject under (2), may choose to be re-examined
in that subject alone in the September immediately following the examination,
provided that application is made to the Graduate Studies Committee in
Philosophy by the third Friday after the end of Trinity Full Term, or to be
re-examined in all three subjects under (2) according to the time table for the
examination in the Trinity Term of the following year.

Candidates who choose to be re-examined in September and fail to satisfy the
examiners a second time may not
retake the examination on any subsequent occasion.'

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(c) M.St. in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 684, l. 28,
before `Classical Greek' insert

`EITHER (i)'.

2 Ibid., after l. 42 insert:

`OR (ii) Latin: either

(a) Elementary Latin. There will be one three-hour paper,
consisting of passages of Latin prose which will test knowledge of classical
Latin grammar and competence in translation from Latin into English.

Or (b) Intermediate Latin. There will be one
three-hour
paper. Candidates will be expected to be familiar with An Anthology of Latin
Prose ed. D.A. Russell (OUP 1990), nos. 7, 11, 12, 22, 23, 25, 28, 34, 37, 44, 48,
52, 57, 60, 63, and 76, from which a selection of passages will be set for
translation.
Candidates will also be expected to translate from TWO of the following texts:

(i) Cicero, Pro Caelio [ed. OCT].

(ii) Pliny, Letters 1.6, 9, 13, 19, 21, 24, 26, 29; VIII.16, 17; IX.6, 12, 15, 27,
33, 39; X.31, 32, 96, 97 (ed. M.B. Fisher and M.R. Griffin, CUP 1973)

(iii) Ovid, Metamorphoses 8 (ed. A.S. Hollis, OUP 1970)

Alternative texts for translation under this head may be offered by agreement
with the Graduate Studies Committee.'

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(d) M.St. in Greek and/or Roman History

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 688, l. 39,
delete `Latin' and substitute:

`Elementary Latin. There will be one three-hour paper, consisting of
passages of Latin prose which will test knowledge of classical Latin grammar
and competence in translation from Latin into English.

(iv) Intermediate Latin. There will be one three-hour paper. Candidates will
be expected to be familiar with An Anthology of Latin Prose ed. D.A. Russell
(OUP 1990), nos. 7, 11, 12, 22, 23, 25, 28, 34, 37, 44, 48, 52, 57, 60, 63, and 76,
from which a selection of passages will be set for translation.

Candidates will also be expected to translate from

(i) Cicero, Pro Caelio [ed. OCT].

(ii) Pliny, Letters 1.6, 9, 13, 19, 21, 24, 26, 29; VIII.16, 17; IX.6, 12, 15, 27,
33, 39; X.31, 32, 96, 97 (ed. M.B. Fisher and M.R. Griffin, CUP 1973)

Alternative texts for translation under this head may be offered by agreement
with the Graduate Studies Committee.'

2 Ibid., renumber subsequent clauses (iv)–(vii) as
(v)–(viii).

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(e) M.Phil. in Greek and/or Roman History

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 611, l. 15, delete `Latin' and
substitute:

`Intermediate Latin. There will be one three-hour paper. Candidates will be
expected to be familiar with An Anthology of Latin Prose ed. D.A. Russell (OUP
1990), nos. 7, 11, 12, 22, 23, 25, 28, 34, 37, 44, 48, 52, 57, 60, 63, and 76, from
which a selection of passages will be set for translation.

Candidates will also be expected to translate from

(i) Cicero, Pro Caelio [ed. OCT].

(ii) Pliny, Letters 1.6, 9, 13, 19, 21, 24, 26, 29; VIII.16, 17; IX.6, 12, 15, 27,
33, 39; X.31, 32, 96, 97 (ed. M.B. Fisher and M.R. Griffin, CUP 1973)

Alternative texts for translation under this head may be offered by agreement
with the Graduate Studies Committee.'

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3 Board of the Faculty of Theology

Postgraduate Diploma in Theology

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 962, delete ll. 4–9 and
substitute:

`(9) Philosophy of Religion. The subject will include an examination of
claims about the existence of God, and God's relation to the world: their
meaning, the possibility of their truth, and the kind of justification which can
or needs to be provided for them, and the philosophical problems raised by
the existence of different religions. One or two questions may also be set on
central claims peculiar to Christianity, such as the doctrines of the Trinity,
Incarnation, and Atonement.'

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4 Inter-faculty Committee for Queen Elizabeth
House

(a) M.St. in Forced Migration

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 680, l. 39,
delete `A regional option' and substitute `The topic of the regional essay'.

2 Ibid., l. 43, delete `extended' and substitute `multi-
disciplinary'.

3 Ibid., p. 681, l. 5, delete `four papers' and substitute `two
papers and two essays'.

4 Ibid., l. 25, delete `Paper III: Regional Option' and
substitute `Essay I: Regional Essay'.

5 Ibid., l. 27, after `of' insert `approximately but'.

6 Ibid., l. 28, delete `week eight of Hilary Full Term' and
substitute `Friday noon of eighth week of Hilary Term'.

7 Ibid., l. 29, delete `Paper IV: Extended Essay' and
substitute `Essay II: Multidisciplinary Essay'.

8 Ibid., l. 30, after `of' insert `approximately but'.

9 Ibid., ll. 34–5, delete `at least fourteen days before
the first day of the examination in week nine of Trinity Term' and substitute
`by Friday noon of sixth week of Trinity Term'.

10 Ibid., ll. 37, 42, and 46, delete `Papers III and IV' and
substitute `Essays I and II'.

11 Ibid., l. 44, delete `Papers III and IV' and substitute
`these essays'.

12 Ibid., l. 49, delete `quarto or'.

13 Ibid., delete `, each' and substitute `. Each'.

14 Ibid., l. 50, after `copy' insert `,'.

15 Ibid., delete `on' and substitute `in'.

16 Ibid., delete `and'.

17 Ibid., after `delivered to' insert `the chairman of the
examiners for the degree of M.St. in Forced Migration, c/o'.

18 Ibid., p. 682, ll. 1–2, delete `by the appropriate
deadline as indicated in regulations 3 and 4 above' and substitute

`. Essay I must be delivered no later than Friday noon
of eighth week in Hilary Term. Essay II must be delivered no later than
Friday noon of sixth week in Trinity Term.'

19 Ibid., after l. 2 insert:

`Candidates will be permitted to retake the examination in Trinity Term of
the following year. All elements of the examination (including those for which
a pass was obtained) will normally have to be taken again. The exception will
be where permission is granted by the Proctors, on receipt of a request from
the candidate's college, for the candidate to resit, for example, only the
examination papers (where one has been failed and both essays have been
passed) or to resubmit only the essays (where one has been failed and both
examinations have been passed).'

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(b) M.Phil. in Development Studies

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 572, delete ll.
10–13 and insert:

`5.1 Every candidate must pass a qualifying test in two foundation papers
to be taken at the start of the Trinity Term of the first year of study.'

2 Ibid., renumber existing paragraphs 5.5 and 5.6 as 5.4 and
5.5 respectively.

3 Ibid., insert new paragraph 5.6 as follows:

`5.6 Core Courses in Development Studies

Candidates must pursue a core course in development studies which runs
throughout the two years of the course. Issues which may be included are
theories of social change; imperialism and dependency; culture and social
identity; gender relations; households and family; coercion and
authoritarianism; finance and capital; international institutions; farming and
food; environment; social and economic development indicators; inhibitors of
growth. This course is examined by means of assessed essays as indicated in
6.1 (b) below.'

4 Ibid., p. 573, delete ll. 4–14 and insert:

`6.1 The final examination shall consist of the following:

(a) One written paper on Research Techniques which is taken at
the end of the Trinity Term of the first year of study. Questions will be set
on: Epistemology of social science, social science paradigms; ethics and values;
quantitative methods; the presentation of statistical information, hypothesis
testing; research design; sampling theory; questionnaire design; the critical
reading of documents; participant observation; action research; rapid research;
evaluation research.

A candidate who fails to pass the paper in Research Techniques may, at the
discretion of the Inter-faculty Committee for Queen Elizabeth House, be
permitted to
retake the paper before the beginning of the first week of
the next academic year. Only candidates who have passed the paper in
Research Techniques may proceed to the
second year of the course.

(b) The successful completion of four essays assessed by the
examiners appointed to examine for the M.Phil. in
Development Studies. Candidates are required to submit these essays at
specified intervals over the two years of the course. The topics to be covered
in these essays must fall within the four themes (one per essay) included in
the core course in development studies: social theory and
development; the analysis of major interdisciplinary
issues; the international dimension of development; and analysis of development
policy.

(c) The assessment of a thesis of not more than 30,000 words
(excluding bibliography but including footnotes and appendices) on a topic
approved by the Inter-faculty Committee or by a person or persons to whom
the Committee may delegate this function.

The thesis must be on a topic in the general field of
development studies and must include as one of the appendices an analytical
discussion of the research technique or techniques appropriate to the topic
chosen. This appendix should be 3,000–5,000 words in length, and the
appendix and the written paper in (a) above shall each
constitute 50 per cent of the marks available for the
examination of the candidate's knowledge of research techniques. The topic of
the thesis must be chosen in consultation with and approval of the candidate's
supervisor. If a separate thesis supervisor is required, he or she must have
agreed to undertake the supervision prior to the
approval of the topic as specified above.

(d) Two written papers selected from a range of options as
specified below.
The examiners may at their discretion require any candidate to attend for a
viva voce examination.'

5 Ibid., pp. 575–6, delete paragraph 6.6 and renumber
paragraph 6.7 as 6.6.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF
PHILOSOPHY

The examiners appointed by the following faculty boards give notice of oral
examination of their candidates as
follows:

Biological Sciences

H.J. BLAIR, Keble: `Studies on the mouse X-linked mutant lined'.

St Catherine's, Monday, 15 May, 10 a.m.


Examiners: I.W. Craig, J. West.

B. MARSDEN, Hertford: `The assembly of fibronectin type one modules'.

Department of Biochemistry, Thursday, 8 June, 10.30 a.m.


Examiners: L.J. Smith, A. Pastore.

M. NEVILLE, Magdalen: `Characterisation of the genomic region around the TNF
locus within the human major
histocompatibility complex in the chromosome band 6p21-3'.

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Monday, 22 May, 2 p.m.


Examiners: P.A. van der Merwe, S. Beck.

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Clinical Medicine

P.J. STEPHENS, Oriel: `Positional and functional approaches towards the cloning
of a QTL for hereterocellular HPFH on chromosome 6q23'.

Institute of Molecular Medicine, Wednesday, 12 July, 1 p.m.


Examiners: A. Harris, M. Antoniou.

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Law

S. CHESTERMAN, Magdalen: `Just war or peace? Humanitarian intervention and
international law'.

St Edmund Hall, Monday, 5 June, 11 a.m.


Examiners: G.S. Goodwin-Gill, C.D. Gray.

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Literae Humaniores

G. GOLDEN, New College: `Creating public opinion: officially published Roman
public inscriptions c.100 bc to ad 68'.

Worcester, Thursday, 1 June, 2 p.m.


Examiners: A.W. Lintott, G.D. Woolf.

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Mathematics

S. GERKE, Corpus Christi: `Weighted colouring and channel assignment'.

Mathematical Institute, Monday, 22 May, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J.A.D. Welsh, N.L. Biggs.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

R.J. OWEN, Oriel: `The poet's role: lyric responses to
German unification, by poets from the GDR'.

Wadham, Friday, 26 May, 2.15 p.m.


Examiners: R.C. Ockenden, B.M. Kane.

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Modern History

T.K. CHRISTIANSEN, St Antony's: `Meeting women in court: a study of the
gender history of Cafamarca, Peru, 1862–1900'.

St Antony's, Thursday, 18 May, 2.15 p.m.


Examiners: M.D. Deas, L. Taylor.

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Oriental Studies

M. KLAR, Pembroke: `A popular retelling of Islamic stories: Job, Saul, David,
and Noah as portrayed in Tha' Labi's Ara' is al-Majalis'.

Mansfield, Wednesday, 17 May, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: R.L. Nettler, S. Sperl.

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Physical Sciences

L. HEMINGWAY, University: `Dendrimers for light emitting diodes'.

Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Friday, 2 June, 9 a.m.


Examiners: M. Moloney, M. Bryce.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 11 May 2000: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


Contents of this section:

Note: college vacancies will also be found in the
Gazette's "http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/as/">Appointments Supplement.

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OBITUARIES


Corpus Christi College

PETER RALPH QUIXANO HENRIQUES, MA, 6 January 2000; commoner
1928–31. Aged 90.

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University College

OZREN SLAVUJEVIC, 26 March 2000; commoner October 1999. Aged 20.

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COMMEMORATIVE EVENT


New College

A Commemorative Event for GEOFFREY ERNEST MAURICE DE STE CROIX,
formerly Fellow of the college, will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 27 May,
in the chapel, New College.

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MEMORIAL EVENT


New College

A Memorial Event for WILLIAM DONALD HAMILTON, formerly Royal Society
Research Professor of Zoology and Fellow of the college, will be held at 2.30
p.m. on Saturday, 1 July, in the chapel, New College.

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ELECTIONS


Mansfield College

To a Tutorial Fellowship in English (for three years from 1 October
2000):

SARAH WOOD, BA, D.PHIL.

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Merton College

To Postmasterships:

MISS TERESA NIOBE HETTICH, formerly of St Mary's School, Ascot

MISS HANNAH ABIGAIL SAMPSON, formerly of The Lady Eleanor Holles
School, Middlesex

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St Peter's College

To Emeritus Fellowships (with effect from 1 October 1999):

PETER ALLAN HAYWARD, MA (MA Cambridge)

RICHARD BENJAMIN MARSON, MA

FRANCIS ROBERT LE PLASTRIER WARNER, MA (MA Cambridge)

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Trinity College

To Blakiston Exhibitions in Literae Humaniores:

IMOGEN BLACK

WILLIAM ALEXANDER CHARLES

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To a Millard Exhibition in Chemistry:

RUTH HELEN BERESFORD

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Worcester College

To a Tutorial Fellowship in Law (from 1 October 2000):

DONAL PETER
NOLAN, BA, BCL

To Senior Research Fellowships (from 1 October 2000):

MICHAEL PAUL SEARLE (B.SC. University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, PH.D.
Open)

RORY JAMES BOWDEN (B.SC. Adelaide, PH.D. Cambridge)

PETER FRANKOPAN, M.PHIL., D.PHIL. (MA Cambridge)

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PRIZE


Trinity College

Lady Astbury Memorial Prize:

MARK ANDREW COATES

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NOTICES


ALL SOULS COLLEGE


Visiting Fellowships 2001–2

All Souls College proposes to elect a number of Visiting Fellows, for periods
up to one year, for the academic year October 2001 to June 2002. These
fellowships are intended to enable their holders to carry out study and
research in Oxford, and to participate in the academic life of the University.
Visiting Fellowships are open in all subjects, and to both men and women.
Preference will be given to candidates who will be between the ages of
thirty-five and sixty-five during the relevant academic year. Applications will
be considered from staff of any university or other institution of higher
learning, and from other persons who wish to carry out scholarly work in
Oxford. In making its final choice, the college will give weight to intellectual
quality, the interest and feasibility of the research project, and to the
relevance for it of residence in Oxford.

Visiting Fellows will be entitled to accommodation, a study in college, and
lunches and dinners without charge. Limited financial subvention may also be
offered in exceptional circumstances. In certain cases (not expected to exceed
one each year) such assistance may be extended to include the cost of
replacement teaching at the Visiting Fellow's own institution. Any candidate
desiring to take advantage of this provision should make specific application
to the Dean of Visiting Fellows, preferably some time before the general
closing date given below.

Application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the
Secretary to the Dean of Visiting Fellows, All Souls College, Oxford OX1 4AL,
to whom all applications should be addressed. Applications must be received
by 15 September 2000.

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JESUS COLLEGE


Appointment of Junior Dean

Jesus College proposes to appoint a Junior Dean for a period of one year from
1 October 2000. The Junior Dean will be required to reside in college, free of
charge, and will also receive free meals at the common table, as well as a
stipend which, last year, was £1,113 per annum; there will be a small
inflationary increase for 2000. The Junior Dean will assist the Dean and other
college officers in the smooth running of the college. Applicants, who may be
men or women, must be graduates, and it is expected that they will be
pursuing advanced study or research.

The main responsibility for decanal matters in the college rests with the
Dean who is a fellow of the college. The
current incumbent is Dr W.R. Moore who is a fellow and Tutor in Engineering
Science. In particular, the Junior Dean will normally be expected to be in
college every night during the eight weeks of Full Term, and also the week
before and the week after Full Term, both to act in a disciplinary role if
necessary, but also to provide the first point of contact within the college in
case of an emergency occurring during the night. It is a statutory
requirement that a fellow, lecturer, or Junior Dean be in the college every
night from 10.30 p.m. to 7 a.m.; it would, however, be possible, from time to
time, for the Junior Dean to have a night off by prior arrangement with one
of the resident fellows who could fulfil that requirement.

Applications, including a full curriculum vitae, should be sent
to the Principal, Jesus College, Oxford OX1 3DW (telephone: (2)79718, fax:
(2)79696, e-mail: gpeissel@jesus.ox.
ac.uk), by Friday, 2 June. Two referees should be asked to write direct to the
Principal by the same date. If the applicant is a registered graduate student,
one of the referees must be the applicant's university supervisor. Short-listed
candidates will be invited for interview on Wednesday,
14 June.

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MERTON COLLEGE


Stipendiary Lecturership in Applied Mathematics

Merton College proposes to appoint a stipendiary lecturer in Applied
Mathematics for two years, with the possibility of renewal for one further
year, from 1 October 2000, to teach six hours a week in Applied Mathematics,
including Physical Applied Mathematics.

The lecturer will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers' scale (currently
£8,143 per annum) with entitlement to join the USS and membership of
the common room, with the right to take lunch and dinner free of charge.

Further particulars are available from the Tutorial
Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD (telephone:
Oxford (2)76329, fax: (2)86500, e-mail: clare.bass@merton.
ox.ac.uk), to whom applications should be sent by 30 May. Applicants should
also ask two referees to write directly to the Tutorial Secretary by this date.
Interviews will be held in the week beginning 12 June.


Lecturership in Politics

Merton College wishes to appoint a stipendiary lecturer in politics, with an
obligation to teach up to an average of three hours per week for the academic
year 2000–1, to set and mark Collections, and to help with admissions in
November/December. The ability to teach Theory of Politics and either Classical
Political Thought or Foundations of Modern Social and Political Thought for
PPE Finals is essential. The college expects applicants to have completed at
least two years of graduate work by October 2000 and to be actively engaged
in research.

The stipend will be (at present rates) £4,071. The appointment will
carry with it membership of the senior common room, including dining rights.
A shared teaching room will be provided.

Applicants should provide a brief curriculum vitae, including
areas of specialisation and areas of competence. They should provide names,
addresses, telephone numbers and, where possible, e-mail addresses of two
referees, but should not ask referees to write directly. (The college will take
up references only for short-listed candidates.) Applications should be sent
by post to the Tutorial Secretary, Merton College, Oxford OX1 4JD, by Friday,
19 May. Short-listed candidates may be asked for interview during the week
commencing 29 May.

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ORIEL COLLEGE


Eugene Lee-Hamilton Prize 2000

The Provost and Fellows of Oriel College offer a prize of £60 for the best
Petrarchan Sonnet in English submitted by an undergraduate of Oxford or
Cambridge, on a subject to be chosen by the candidate. Enjambment between
the eighth and ninth lines will be permitted. No candidate may submit more
than one sonnet, nor may the prize be awarded more than once to the same
person.

The competing sonnets should be sent to the College Secretary, Oriel College,
Oxford OX1 4EW, not later than Friday, 2 June. Each sonnet must be
accompanied by a certificate from the head or a fellow of the candidate's
college, stating that the candidate is an undergraduate. The winner will have
been deemed to have given permission to publish his/her sonnet in the
Oriel Record.

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PEMBROKE COLLEGE


Stipendiary Lecturership in Economics

Pembroke College invites applications for a Stipendiary Lecturership in
Economics tenable from 1 October 2000. The lecturership will be tenable for
two years. The lecturer will be expected to contribute to Economics teaching
for all three years of undergraduate work. The college has undergraduates
studying Economics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, History and
Economics, Economics and Management, and Engineering, Economics, and
Management. It also has visiting students in Economics, largely on Junior Year
Abroad schemes from US universities.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach for twelve hours per
week and to be responsible for the wider administration of the subject. The
annual stipend will
be within the range £17,238–£18,915. In addition the
lecturer will be entitled to senior common room rights. Further particulars can
be obtained from Fiona Chavner (telephone: Oxford (2)71087).

Applications should reach the Senior Tutor, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1
1DW, by 12 May. Candidates should submit a full curriculum vitae
(six copies) and request two referees to write, in confidence, to the Senior
Tutor by the closing date.

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Stipendiary Lecturership in Applied Mathematics

Pembroke College wishes to appoint a six-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Applied
Mathematics for one year from
1 October 2000. The successful candidate will be required to
teach a range of topics in applied mathematics. In addition to the six hours
of tutorial teaching, the lecturer will be required to work in conjunction with
the Fellow in Mathematics in arranging teaching and in the admissions process.
The stipend for this post will be £8,222 and the lecturer will be provided
with shared use of a teaching room. In addition, the successful applicant will
be
entitled to two free lunches and two free dinners per week.

Further particulars may be obtained by contacting the Academic Registrar
at Pembroke College (telephone:
Oxford (2)76411, e-mail: jackie.lewis@pmb.ox.ac.uk). Applicants should submit
four copies of their application and curriculum vitae to the Senior
Tutor, Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, by Friday, 2 June. They should also
ask two referees to send references to the Senior Tutor by
the same deadline. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 12
June.

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TEPCO Senior Studentship in Japanese Studies

Pembroke College proposes to elect a Tepco Senior Student in Japanese
Studies from 1 October 2000 or as soon as possible thereafter. The
appointment will be for one year in the first instance, renewable for up to a
further one year thereafter. The successful candidate will be undertaking
study for an advanced degree in the area of Japanese Studies in the
University of Oxford, or will intend to do so. While the studentship is open
to candidates in all disciplines, preference will normally be given to the
Humanities. The successful candidate will be required to become a member of
Pembroke College.

The Studentship is primarily intended to enable the student to complete a
doctoral thesis after termination of an AHRB grant, or to allow a person
ineligible for such a grant to continue doctoral research. If the successful
candidate is in receipt of no other financial support, the studentship will
provide emoluments of, currently, £4,720 per annum. If the student
already receives substantial suppport, the emoluments will be £600 in
addition to any award(s) already held. The student will have certain senior
common room rights, including some rights to dine free of charge.
Accommodation may be provided in college at standard rates, subject to
availability.

Applications, with a curriculum vitae and the names
and addresses of two referees, should reach the Dean of Graduates, Pembroke
College, Oxford OX1 1DW, by Friday, 26 May.
Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer.

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE


Stipendiary Lecturerships in Law

Applications are invited from suitably qualified men and women for two
Stipendiary Lectuerships in Law, with
effect from 1 October 2000. The lecturerships will each be for one year. Each
lecturer will be required to teach for up to six hours per week. The college
requires teaching in contract law, the law of torts, land law, and the law of
trusts. Applicants for each lecturership would be expected to teach any two
of these subjects, the expectation being than an applicant is likely to wish to
teach contract law and the law of torts or land law and the law of trusts, but
(subject to the overall teaching requirements described above) other
combinations may be acceptable. A shared teaching room will be made available.

The stipend will be on the scale £9,093–£9,935, subject to
revision in line with any general salary increases,
together with certain benefits and allowances.

There are no further particulars for these posts. Applications (original plus
four copies), consisting of a covering letter and full details of career,
research, and publications, should include the names and addresses of three
referees. However, applicants should ask their referees
to write directly to the college by the closing date. Appli-
cations and references should be sent to the Academic
Administrator, St John's College, Oxford OX1 3JP, no later than Tuesday, 23
May.

St John's College exists to support excellence in education and research, and
is committed to equal opportunities.

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE AND QUEEN'S COLLEGE


Five-year fixed-term Fellowship in Ancient History

University College and Queen's College offer a five-year fixed-term
appointment in Ancient History. The successful candidate will hold the
Cawkwell Fellowship at University College and a college lecturership at Queen's
College; the Cawkwell Fellowship is endowed in honour of George Cawkwell,
Fellow in Greek History at University College from 1949 to 1987. It is also
expected that St Hilda's College will join in arrangements for shared teaching.

The appointment will run from 1 October 2000. The salary will be on an
age-related scale from £17,238–£22,579, and housing and other
allowances will be paid.

The fellow will be expected to teach Greek History for the Honour Schools
of Literae Humaniores and Ancient and Modern History; there may also be an
opportunity
to teach Roman History, and some topics in Archaeology. He or she will also
be expected to play a full role in the
administration of the subject in University and Queen's Colleges, including
admissions.

Further particulars and application coversheets may
be obtained from the College Secretary, University College, Oxford OX1 4BH
(telephone: Oxford (2)76671, fax: (2)76790, e-mail: jane.vicat@univ.ox.ac.uk).
Applications should be submitted to the Senior Tutor not later than
2 June. Candidates should request three referees to send
references to the Senior Tutor by the same date.

University College and Queen's College are equal
opportunities employers.

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Oxford Alumni Cruise to Antarctica 7–20
December 2000

Join fellow Oxford alumni on the 5 star exploration cruise
ship HANSEATIC for this cruise from Tierra del Fuego to the south Shetland
Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Professor Christopher Perrins LVO FRS
is the accompanying Oxford lecturer. Price from £4,340 per person double
cabin occupancy basis. Includes flights from London, one night's hotel
acommodation in Buenos Aires, full board on the ship and all excursions.
Colour brochure from: IMA Ltd. Tel.: 020 7381 7600, fax: 020 7381 7601, e-mail:
ima@cavwhite.demon.co.uk. The travel arrangements in this tour and
cruise are operated by Air Vacations who are licensed and bonded by the Civil
Aviation Authority under ATOL no. 2915. IMA Ltd. act as agents for Air
Vacations.

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Poetry Evening

World-famous poets, Oxford's James Fenton and Malawi's Jack
Mapanje, perform their own poetry. Sun. 21 May, 7.30 p.m., Holywell Music
Room. An Amnesty International benefit. Tickets: £6 (£4 concessions).
Enquiries: Oxford 769206 or e-mail: fmr@qeh.ox.ac.uk.

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Piano Recital

John Christopher Adams will perform, Debussy
ImagesBook I and Book II, and Liszt Sonata, in the
Holywell Music Room, Sunday 28 May at 8 p.m. Tickets £7/£5 from
The Oxford Playhouse (Oxford 798600) or at the door.

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D'Overbroeck's College

Summer Courses for 10 to 14 year olds. Art in Summer
(painting, drawing, ceramics, photography) and Jazz course. Both suitable for
all levels. For more details contact Sami Cohen, d'Overbroeck's College, Oxford,
on Oxford 310000.

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Westminster Classic Tours

From Troy to Tarsus, we cruise the Turkish coast offering
classical tours for a maximum of 12 per group, on traditional Turkish gulets.
We also offer painting tours, private charters for friends or family, and tours
of mainland Greece. For a copy of our brochure contact us at Westminster
Classic tours, suite 120, 266 Banbury Road, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 728565, fax:
728575, e-mail: info@wct99.com.

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Oxford University Newcomers' Club

This club exists to welcome to Oxford the partners and
families of academic visitors and graduate students. Come along to the Club
Room at 13 Norham Gardens any Wednesday morning between 10.30 a.m.and 12
noon, from the week before term starts to the week after term, and
throughout the Summer vacation, and sample our programme of events and
outings.

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Musica Humana Oxford

Dana T. Marsh, Director, will offer the programmes
`Splendours of Tudor Polyphony: Music for the Sarum Rite', featuring the
Cantate Massof John Sheppard, with additional motets and
responds by Thomas Tallis and Sheppard. Sat., 13 May at 8.15 p.m. in the
Chapel of Queen's College. Tickets £6 (£4 concessions, £2
students) at the door.

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Oxford Bach Choir

An evening of American and English music: Bernstein
(Chichester Psalms, I Hate Music, and Suite from West Side Story);
Copland (Old American Songs); Britten (Rejoice in the Lamb and Cabaret
Songs). Principle conductor, Nicholas Cleobury.Date: Friday, 23 June at the
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford at 8 p.m. Tickets: £30, £24, £20,
£16, £12 (£6 for students), from the Oxford Playhouse Booking
Office. Tel.: Oxford 798600.

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Bodleian Shop

See our full range of postcards, greetings cards, and
stationery with a difference! Our `Oxford Views' writing paper, using
engravings from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, is printed
in the Bodleian on high quality conservation paper; A4 size, 16 sheets and 16
envelopes, £5.95. Shop open Mon.--Fri., 9 a.m.--5 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.--12.30
p.m.

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Tuition Offered

Friendly, widely-experienced teacher, offers home tuition in
English, Maths, Science, German and Humanities to 13+/GCSE, and French to
A-Level+. Genial original approach, easy rates. Tel.: 01235 814241 to discuss
prospects.

Coaching and supervising your staff. If you supervise and
train staff this training day will increase your effectiveness and confidence
in getting the most out of your staff. You will learn techniques, and how they
apply to your work: 14 Sept. Team building is fun. Learn to interact
effectively as part of a team. Know how to compensate for imbalances in an
existing team, how to set team goals alongside optimising individual skills and
expertise: 15 Sept. Venue Oxford, 130 each, discount for attending both days.
Contact R & T S on Oxford 774554, e-mail:
patlockley@rowingandtraining.freeserve. co.uk.

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Services Offered

Clueless for a present? A Cryptic Factor crossword,
custom-compiled from your brief, honours that special person/occasion with a
uniquely apposite, elegant (frameable!) brain-tickler---the perfect solution!
Details and sample: s.a.e., a.s.a.p. to The Cryptic Factor, 12 Short Furlong,
Didcot OX11 7SH (01235 814241).

Personal computer consultants, offering expert advice and
tuition for both hardware and software. On site service at home or in the
office. We provide upgrades for most computers, or alternatively, we also
supply our range of personally built, to your specification, KTec computers.
We will also supply or source software to match your requirements. For a
quality service, matched with competitive prices, tel.: Chris Lewis on Oxford
461222, fax: 461333, e-mail: info@kristontec.co.uk.

Town and Country Trees, arboricultural contractors. Tree
surgery, felling, planting, hedges, orchard and shrub pruning, stump removal.
Fully qualified, fully insured. Tel.: 01869 351540, or 01993 811115.

Weight Loss? Improved health? Are you having difficulties
in losing weight or improving your health and fitness? Paul Hornsby offers
professional advice and personal training to clients on a one-to-one basis, or
in groups. Call Oxford 773021/ 07715 584292, or e-mail:
pjh_personaltraining@yahoo.com, and make a difference!

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Domestic Services

Carpet/upholstery/curtain cleaning by Grimebusters, your
local specialists. Quality work, competitive prices. Domestic, commercial, college.
Also carpet/upholstery stain protection, pre-occupancy cleaning, flood
cleaning/drying, oriental rug cleaning. For free estimates and friendly advice,
call Grimebusters. Tel.: Oxford 726983 or Abingdon 555533.

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Situations Vacant

Do you enjoy your job, but you need more money? Or maybe
you don't enjoy your job, and would like the chance to create something new.
I am looking for people who are interested in health (even at just a personal
level) to join my team of part-time distributors for a USA leading
manufacturer. The products are sold by mail order from home. Full training
is given, and continual support. The compensation is excellent. If you would
like more details call Dr Joanna Hawke on Oxford 865722.

Academic Secretary: Clerical and Library Grade C4
£13,532--£15,664. The Faculty of Music, is seeking a resourceful
Academic Secretary to work as part of an efficient team of three in the
Faculty Office, including the Administrator, and the Faculty Secretary. The
Academic Secretary will work under the supervision of the Chairman of
Faculty Board, and be responsible for the administration of student
admissions, Open Days and Public Relations, lecturing and examining timetables,
examination papers and other course-related matters which may often be
deadlined and confidential. S/he will interact with lecturers, students and the
general public, and will take initiatives in many aspects of internal and
external communication. S/he will be responsible for the academic part of the
Faculty Office and its archive, and have accomplished skills in both
communication and data processing. Knowledge of languages other than English
and/or of music will be very useful. Further particulars may be obtained from
the Administrator, Faculty of Music, Oxford, tel.: 01865 276125, fax: 01865
276128, e-mail:humaira.erfan-ahmed@music.ox.ac.uk. Applications, including a
c.v., and the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the
Administrator, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DB by Monday, 5
June. Interviews will be held near the end of June.

Tureck Bach Research Foundation. Part-time position
available for alert, swift-thinking Assistant to the Director. Requirements:
general computer skills, experience with filing papers. Work involves
straightforward correspondence, by telephone, fax, e-mail. Hours and fee to
be mutually arranged. Please fax c.v. (01865 512620), or telephone Dr R.
Tureck on Oxford 515760. E-mail: rosalyn.tureck@st-hildas.ox.ac.uk.

The Examination Schools: Invigilators. We are looking for
people to add to our Register of Invigilators. Work is on a temporary basis
during the exam periods and involves laying out of question papers and
invigilating during the examination session. Each session is approximately 4
hours. If you are interested please send a c.v. and covering letter to the
Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG. For
further information phone the Deputy Clerk (Exams) on (2) 76911.

The Examination Schools: Room Assistants. We are looking for
people to work full time, including some Saturdays, for a 6 week period in
Trinity term to cover the exam season (22 May--30 June 2000). The duties
include setting up examination rooms, tidying up between sessions, laying out
script booklets and exam materials, and delivering packages in central Oxford.
If you would like to apply please send a C.V. and covering letter to the Clerk
of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG. For further
information phone the Deputy Clerk (Building) on (2) 76905.

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Houses to Let

Well appointed, furnished, centrally heated 3 bedroom house
in Kiln Lane, Headington, Oxford. Bathroom, kitchen, lounge/dining room,
charming easy care garden. On excellent bus routes to city centre and
London. Close to shops, John Radcliffe, Churchill and Nuffield Orthopaedic
Hospitals. Easy access to city centre, University and London. Ideally suited
to professional University or medical couple, overseas visitor or individual.
£775 p.c.m, plus bills. References required. Minimum 1 year. Non-smokers
only. Available from July/Aug. Please contact, tel/fax: Oxford 735540.

Very comfortable and well appointed detached house, in
Headington. Available from 4 Sept.,--4 Oct. Must like cats (2 to be fed), and
be non-smoking. £250 p.w. Reply to Ellis, Oxford 762637, e-mail:
ellis@oxfree.com.

Modern detached cottage located in picturesque North Oxford
village. Furnished to a high standard with 2 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, and
study. Front and rear gardens with off street parking and garage, and rail
link to Oxford. Available from the beginning of June at £850 p.c.m. For
more details please contact Julia at Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road,
Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk,
or visit our website on: www.finders.co.uk

An Englishman's home is his castle---so the saying goes. We
cannot pretend that we have too many castles on offer but if you are seeking
quality rental accommodation in Oxford or the surrounding area we may be
able to help. QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents,
specialising in lettings to academics, medical personnel, and other
professionals. Our aim is to offer the friendliest and most helpful service in
Oxford. Visit our web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and view details of all
the properties that we have currently available to let. Alternatively, telephone,
fax, or e-mail us with details of your requirements, and we will do whatever
we can without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 7611533, fax: 764777, e-mail:
info@qbman.co.uk.

Pretty, old (17th.c.?), well appointed house on Rosehill/Iffley
border, 10 mins. from City centre by bus, to let for part or all of
July/Aug./Sept. Living room with wood-burning stove, stone-floored dining
room, conservatory, kitchen, utility room. Two bedrooms, third bedroom/study,
bathroom, lovely walled garden, parking for 2 cars, near shops, P.O. Rent
negotiable. Sorry, visiting academics or holiday lets only. E-mail:
Catherine.Atherton@New.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: Oxford 715795.

Refurbished, 2 bedroom, mid-terrace cottage on Old Boars
Hill. Beautifully presented, and fully equipped to a high standard, this
property provides excellent accommodation with good access to both Oxford
and Abingdon, with all local facilities besides. Available now at £795 p.c.m.
For more details please contact Julia at Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road,
Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk,
or visit our website at: www.finders.co.uk.

East Oxford. Charming, well-presented terrace house, 2
bedrooms. Fully equipped kitchen, pine floors and doors. Newly furnished
throughout. Secluded garden. Available 1 July. Suit non-smoking
professional(s). Phone Cathy on 01482 494508.

Quiet, modernised terrace house, fully furnished, central
north Oxford. Two bedrooms, garden, c.h. Suitable visiting academics. Available
to let to 1 or 2 persons only from 16 Sept., for one academic year. For
further details, tel.: Mrs Ockenden, Oxford 512747, or e-mail:
rosaleen@community.co.uk.

Three bedroom house in Old Marston, in very quiet
cul-de-sac location, close to J.R. Hospital, and short cycling distance to the
city. Living and dining room, conservatory for summer use, fully-fitted
kitchen with dishwasher, extra cloakroom, large rear garden, own drive and
garage. £650 p.c.m. No smokers or pets. Available for 1 year from Sept.
E-mail: anindya.banerjee@economics.ox.ac.uk. Tel.: + 44 1865 764262 (eves.).

A beautifully converted old village bakery, in a peaceful
relaxed environment, set in a village 15 mins. drive from Oxford. Double
bedroom en suite, living room leading to sunroom, overlooking a secluded
walled garden; kitchen with dishwasher, cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer,
washing machine/drier. C.h., TV's, video, telephone. Short or long term let
(6--12 months) would be considered. £850 p.m. inc. electricity/heating.
Tel.: 01869 350017.

Central North Oxford. Elegantly furnished, Victorian style
house in landscaped surroundings, overlooking canal. Four bedrooms, 2
bathrooms, kitchen/breakfast, utility, dining room, sitting room. Short walk
from city centre. Reserved parking. £1,900 p.c.m. Non-smokers. Available
from 6 Aug. E-mail: vballeny@callnetuk.com.

Charming, well equipped, family accommodation, overlooking
River Thames in Oxford. Friendly neighbourhood, convenient for trains and
city centre. Two/three double bedrooms. Available mid-Sept., for 1 year.
Non-smokers only. £1,000 p.c.m. exc. bills and local tax. Tel.: Oxford
244480, or e-mail: maukie@dtn.ntl.com.

Pretty Edwardian house, newly refurbished to mix classic
features with modern amenities. Central location in quiet residential area, close
to University and riverside meadows. Three bedrooms, large study, lounge,
dining room, completely new kitchen, bathroom, and garden. Furnished and
equipped to high standard; bed linen provided. Rent: £1,250 p.c.m. excl.
bills. Available from September. Tel.: 00 44 (0) 1865 251003 or
e-mail:mpaehoney@aol.com.

Make finding accommodation easy. Finders Keepers have a
dedicated approach to helping you find the right property. Browse through
our website for up-to-date detailed information on properties available and
make use of our interactive database, priority reservation service (credit
cards accepted), personal service and professional advice. For further
information please contact Finders Keepers at 226, Banbury Road, Summertown,
Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993. E-mail:
oxford@finders.co.uk. Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

Riverside House, 5 mins. walk from Carfax, available for
sabbatical family, from Sept. Three bedrooms, living room, kitchen/dining room,
2 bathrooms, own garage, small garden, c.h. £995 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford
735446 (eves. and weekends).

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Flats to Let

Cowley. Fully furnished, 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 single),
carpeted throughout, kitchen with all domestic appliances, c.h., sitting
room/study with shelves, telephone, small communal garden, car parking. Well
served by buses, 7 mins. drive from city centre. Available 1 Sept.,2000--31
Jan., 2001. £575 p.c.m. exc. bills. Tel.: Oxford 775375 between 8.30--9.30
p.m. (or leave message).

Central North Oxford. Available mid-July, large comfortable
first floor flat in Victorian house. Two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception. Gas
c.h., large sunny balcony/patio. Off-street parking. Fully furnished and
equipped. Rent £700 p.c.m for long let (6 months or 1 year), exc. all bills,
charges and local taxes. Tel.: Oxford 515406 (answerphone).

Sunny Edinburgh flat, period features, and stunning views.
Beautifully furnished, fully equipped. Drawing room, study, 1 double, 1 single
bedroom, kitchen/dining, bath/power shower, g.c.h. Shared garden. Excellent
amenities. Short walk to University and city centre. Available 21 June--21
Sept. 700 p.c.m. Tel.: 0131 229 8154, or e-mail:jolyon.mitchell@ed.ac.uk

Self catering, short break apartment in Oxford. Situated on
the beautiful tree lined Woodstock Road, on 2--2 1/2 miles from the City
centre. This 1 bedroom apartment is ideal for business, academic, or holiday
visits to Oxford. Kitchen, lounge/diner, double bedroom, and bathroom. Sleeps
2 people (3/4 if you take advantage of the sofa/bed in the lounge). £295
per week. Off-street parking and maid service are available. Tel.: Oxford
310782, or e-mail: john@g.c.pipkins.freeserve.co.uk.

Two bedroom furnished flat, in new development very close
to River Thames, within 5 mins. walking distance of the city centre, with
parking. Available any time Apr.--Sept. £350 p.w. inc. linen and weekly
cleaning. Please tel.: 01628 591246 (day) or 01628 773326 (eves.).

Central North Oxford, 4 mins. walk from University Parks
and easy walking to University Science Area, libraries and city centre.
Charming and spacious garden flat in quiet residential street, incl.
sitting-room, double bedroom, kitchen with washing machine, bathroom with
bath and shower, plentiful storage space. Gas central heating. Suit single
person or couple. No smokers. Available from July. £740 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford
512138; e-mail:mdy@bioch.ox.ac.uk

A luxury, self-catering, 1 bedroom apartment is available for
short lets, minimum 1 week. Ideal for visiting academics, business people, or
for holidays. Next to the River Thames, yet only 5 mins. walk to the city
centre, it is an ideal location. Recently refurbished to a very high standard
it consists of: 1 double bedroom, a newly fitted bathroom, lounge/diner with
T.V., video, sofa/bed etc.; new kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, washer/drier
and microwave. By taking advantage of the sofa/bed it will accommodate up
to 4 people. The price is £395 p.w. incl. fresh linen, and cleaning once
a week, heating and electricity. Oxford Riverside Apartments, tel.: Oxford
310782, fax: Oxford 310649, or: www.oxfordcity.co.uk/accom/pembrok.

Central North Oxford, 10 mins. walk from city centre, all main
University buildings and parks, and very close to the river. Available for
short/long let. Exceptionally well-furnished, comfortable flats in extremely
quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential
Victorian suburb, with large, light, airy rooms. First floor flat available 23
June, large double bedroom, large drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom: ground
floor flat available from end June, and second floor flat available mid-Sept.,
1 double, 1 single bedroom, drawing room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street
parking and secluded garden. Tel./fax: Oxford 552400.

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Accommodation Offered

Bed-sit, with its own shower room and telephone line, in
North Oxford (1 mile to city centre). Available for the summer for 2--3 months
from the end of June. Tel.: Oxford 553638.

Finders Keepers specialises in managing your home and
investment. With our 27 years' experience we assure you of a high level of
service from dedicated and professional letting and management teams. Many
of our landlords have remained with us since we opened and are still reaping
the benefits of our high standards of property management. if you would like
details of our services please contact Finders Keepers at 226 Banbury Road,
Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: Oxford 556993, e-mail:
oxford@finders.co.uk. Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

Self-contained, luxury, open plan accommodation in North
Oxford, well within Ring Road. Quiet, with patio and lovely views to open
countryside. Near convenient bus route. Suit visiting academic/professional,
single or couple. Available June. Rent £650 p.m. for single, £700 for
couple, inc. electricity and council tax. Regret no children, pets or smokers.
Tel.: Oxford 515085, or e-mail: trishaboyd@hotmail.com.

Delightful rooms, North Oxford. smallest room ?30 p.w.,
telephone, shower, c.h., all mod. cons. Available now, short stay up to 3
months. Located near Woodstock Road roundabout. Tel.: Oxford 511657.

Paying guests, visiting academics, welcomed for short or long
stays in the comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple, in exclusive,
quiet, leafy central North Oxford, within walking distance of all main
university buildings, town centre, parks, river, good shops and restaurants.
All rooms have colour TV, tea-/coffee-making facilities, microwave, and
refrigerator and/or refrigerator and deep-freeze availability, c.h., and
independent heating. Breakfast included in the very moderate terms. Tel./fax:
Oxford 557879.

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Accommodation Sought

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your property? QB
Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents and property managers.
We specialise in lettings to both academic and professional individuals and
their families, and have a constant flow of enquiries from good quality tenants
seeking property in the Oxford area. If you would like details of our services,
or if you simply need some informal help and advice without obligation,
telephone us: Oxford 7611533, fax us: 764777, or e-mail us: info@qbman.co.uk.
Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our web site at:
http://www.qbman.co.uk and see how we could be marketing your property.

Family returning after 5 years Christian work in Uganda
seek house-sit/caretaker accommodation at modest rent from July, preferably
in Jericho/North Oxford/Summertown. Mother EFL teacher, father studying, and
boys aged 11 and 9. Non-smokers, happy to caretake, housekeep, garden etc.
References available. Contact Kathryn.Bunch@ccrg.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: Oxford
516492.

Academic couple (non-smokers), directing U.S. university
exchange programme, seek furnished 2 bedroom flat, or small house, late
Aug.,--late Dec. Central Oxford location within walking/biking distance
preferred. Contact Prof. Ellen Todd, e-mail: etodd@gmu.edu, tel.: 001 202 363
5686, or fax: 001 703 993 1251.

Moving to or leaving Oxford? Andrews may be the answer.
If you are moving to Oxford we can offer good quality accommodation in
Oxford or the surrounding area with our professional and helpful team. If you
are leaving Oxford and thinking about letting your property, we can offer
competitive rates and top quality service of property management. If you
would like more information about Andrews and what we can offer you please
contact us on: tel.: Oxford 200401, fax us: 791343, or e-mail us at:
oxford.lets@andrews.org.uk. Or alternatively visit our website at:
www.andrews.org.uk.

Visiting American academics are looking for a 3/4 bedroom
house to rent in Wolvercote, from 1 Sept.,2000--June 20001. Furnished,
washer/drier, and ideally with view of meadows!. Please contact Matthew
Sparke (sparke@u.washington.edu; tel.: 001 206 526 5363) or, locally, Dr Peter
Bull at Hertford College.

International Copyright Lawyer from continental Europe,
frequently travelling abroad, is looking for a centrally located base in Oxford,
ideally consisting of either a small self-contained flat, or a single bedroom
plus study, or a very large room in a shared house or flat. Please contact:
Brigitte_Lindner@Compuserve.com, or tel.: 020 7837 3927.

Swiss visiting scholar and partner wish to house-sit, or rent
a furnished 1-bedroom apartment or studio for 1 or 2 years, commencing 1
Sept., 2000. £500--£650 p.c.m. Non-smokers. Laundry facilities
required. Contact: Dr S. Besson, e-mail:sbesso2@law.columbia.edu, fax: 0041 26
666 14 66.

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Summer Lets

Summer Let in Oxford. Live in comfort near the Thames, just
a short walk to the city centre. Beautiful Victorian house, 4 bedrooms,
south-facing garden. Centrally heated, large split-level living room, dining
room, new and fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with bidet and w.c., shower
room with w.c. Available 6 weeks, Sat. 22 July--Sun., 3 Sept. Price negotiable.
Tel.: +44 (0) 1865 725193.

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Holiday Lets

Norfolk: 18th.c. fisherman's cottage, mid-village, 3 mins. walk
from unspoilt beach and nature reserve. Sleeps 4, 1 double, 1 twin. Oil-fired
c.h., plus solid fule stove in lounge. Refurbished and well equipped. TV, VCR,
and phone etc. Available 3--6 months let from June. From £300 p.c.m. Tel.:
01493 731612, or e-mail: maureen.clarke@virgin.net.

Detached country cottage (sleeps up to 5) near Dinan,
Brittany. La Petite Maison on a quiet lane, short cycle or drive from Dinan.
Lounge/kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom, garden. £120--£270 p.w.
Contact: Ronwen and Alan Lovell, tel.: 01844 208401, e-mail:
lovelake@btinternet.com, website: www.frenchconnections.co.uk/accom/438.
html.

Burgundy (Morvan National Park): 19th.c. stone cottage in quiet hamlet. Sleeps
5+. Enclosed front and rear gardens backing onto own meadow with stream.
Spacious sitting room, 1 double and 1 triple bedroom, study, bathroom, fully
equipped kitchen, washing machine, c.h., telephone, log fires. Ideal for peace
and quiet, walking, swimming in near-by lakes, wine-tasting, and sightseeing
in Burgundy (1/2 hour from Vezelay and Avallon). Available all dates except
17--23 June, 22 July--19 Aug. £225--£275 p.w. Tel.: Oxford 721539.

Northumberland, between the Cheviots and the sea. A stone built cottage, in
a small unspoilt village, with 3 bedrooms, and sitting room with view over the
garden. Five miles Alnwick castle and easy reach of half a dozen more, plus
miles of beautiful seashore. Please tel.: 01665 579292.

Skopelos, Skiathos, Alonissos. Lovely island houses available
for rent. Town, country and seaside locations, sleeping from 2--8 persons,
with prices from £49 p.p.p.w. For brochure tel.: 0030 424 22947, fax: 0030
424 23057, or e-mail: thalpos@otenet.gr.

Pembrokeshire coast near Fishguard. Comfortable cottage in
peaceful setting, with stove, books, garden. Coast path 1 km. Ideal for
walking, studying, relaxing. Sleeps 3 +. Children and pets welcome. Accessible
by public transport. Reasonable rates esp. May/June. Tel.: 01348 872080.

Self-catering accommodation 5 minutes walk to city centre.
We have 4-bedroom self-contained flats to let from July to Sept., fully
equipped kitchens for groups or families. Close to shops, restaurants and
buses. A 24-hour lodge with CCTV. Pleasant gardens in tranquil surroundings.
Use of the adjacent sports ground. Washing machines on site. Free off-road
parking. For rates tel./fax Oxford 725364.

Dordogne and Rome holiday rentals. Stone house in an acre
of garden in the Dordogne, France, with a fabulous 270 degree panorama
(sleeps 8/10). Also Rome, Italy, marble floored flat (4/5) and 19th-c., country
farmhouse with lovely views, 115 mins. from Rome and 2 hrs to Florence
(sleeps 4 with downstairs rooms available to sleep 4 more). Prices vary from
£250--£550 p.w. Private owner. Tel.: 01223 353603 for details.

France, southern Auvergne, in the Parc Regional des Volcans.
Charming,
self-contained ground floor studio flat in a traditional 19th.-c. stone house in
hamlet, in a magnificent unspoilt valley; recently restored; generous sized
room furnished with country antiques (2 single beds), plenty of storage space,
well-appointed kitchenette, fully tiled bathroom with large shower; use of
delightful gardens, full of roses and laid to terraces; splendid views. Would
suit middle-aged couple, keen walkers, and lovers of unspoilt countryside.
£100 p.w., £150 in July and Aug. All linen, cleaning and electricity
inc. Contact Margaret Rubel, tel.: 0033 1 4887 1933 or 0033 4 7147 9617.

Crete. A traditional Cretan house in old town Rethimno,
superbly renovated to provide space and comfort in beautifully furnished
surroundings. Elevated, vine-covered, sitting area with brick
barbecue---perfect for alfresco dining. It is in a quiet area, and close to long,
sandy beach, taverns, shops, and the many interesting sights in and around
this historic area. Sleeps 4 (1 double, 1 twin). Available all year round. ?280
p.w., ?1000 p.m. All linen, electricty and cleaning inc. Tel./fax: Nikolaos Glinias,
0030 831 56525, e-mail: nglynias@ret.forthnet.gr.

French Riviera, ground floor, 2 bedroom flat, between St
Raphael and Cannes. Five mins. walk from the beach, pool, shops, restaurants.
Tennis and golf nearby. South-facing private patio; parking alongside. Linen
provided. Reasonable rates. Tel.: Epsom, 01372 744246.

Venice. Holiday home of Anglo-Italian couple, tastefully
modernised, and furnished, access on to quiet `Corte', sleeps up to 4. Available
weekly or termly. Situated between railway and Rialto, near Ghetto, well
served by water buses, shops and restaurants. Tel.: 0039 0644230361.

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Houses for Sale

\High quality 2 bedroom house on Oxford Waterside development. Built in 1998,
condition as new with high ceilings, gas c.h. and luxury fittings. Master
bedroom with en suite shower, bathroom, gardens, allocated parking. Available
now. guide £190,000. Tel.: 0370 753915.

Spacious 2 bedroom house with large L-shaped sitting
room/dining room in Witney (12 miles from Oxford). Upstairs bathroom and
downstairs w.c. Generous cupboard space, gas c.h. Secluded walled garden. In
excellent condition. No chain. Price: £115,000. For further information tel.:
Oxford 554684.

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For Sale

A number of Apple Macintosh Centris 610 and 6100 computers
with Operating System 7.1, complete with monitors, keyboards and mice; a
Sharp plain paper fax machine and 2 Overhead Projectors. For more
information and prices, contact the Administrator, Stanford University Centre
in Oxford, on stanford@sable.ox.ac.uk, or tel.: Oxford 251193 during office
hours.

Human Instincts Explained, by Nils K. Oeijord. Price
$10.95,
paperback, 144 pp. Published by Vantage Press, Inc., New York. ISBN:
0-533-13127-8. Human Instincts Explained explains and makes a list
of the human instincts - for the first time in history.

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<br /> Ox. Univ. Gazette: Diary, 12 May<br /> - 21 May

Diary


Contents of this section:

Academic Staff
Development Seminars
: places should be booked in advance
through
the Staff Development Office, Littlegate House, St Ebbe's, Oxford OX1 1PT
(telephone: (2)86803, fax: (2)86801, e-mail:
training@admin.ox.ac.uk).

For the full list of courses, see the HREF="http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/training/">Staff Development
ProgrammeWeb site.

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Friday 12 May

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The decorative watch', 1.15 p.m. (Cost:
£1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

PROFESSOR P. VAN INWAGEN: `Horrors' (Wilde Lectures in Natural and
Comparative Religion: `Evil and superfluity: two arguments against the
existence of God'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR N. EDWARDS: `Early medieval stones and stone sculpture in Wales: context
and connections' (O'Donnell Lectures in Celtic Studies: second of two lectures),
Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR T.K. RAYCHAUDHURI: `Mother of the universe' (Ashmolean Museum
Millennium Lecture series: `Facing forward, looking back'), Oxford Playhouse,
5 p.m. (admission £2.50; enquiries: Oxford 798600).

SIR PETER WILLIAMS: `The UK: a home for high technology?' (Oxford Centre
for Advanced Materials and Composites: annual Industrial Lecture), Lecture
Room, Nuclear Physics Laboratory, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR H.W. PERRY: `Law and politics in America's Constitutional Court'
(Annual Lecture in Socio-Legal Studies), Schools, 5.30 p.m.

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Sunday 14 May

PROFESSOR TIM GORRINGE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 15 May

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Time management', 9.30 a.m.
(see information above).

ST ANNE'S COLLEGE exhibition opens: works by Mary Moser and Betsy Tyler-
Bell (in the Mary Ogilvie Gallery, until 2 June; open 10 a.m.–4 p.m., but
tel. (2)74800 for confirmation of hours).

S. RANDALL: `Is mortality important? Reproductive decisions, outcomes, and
strategies in Senegal' (Fertility and Reproduction Seminars), basement Seminar
Room, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, 11 a.m.

DR M. SCHOFIELD: `Plato the feminist?' (Carlyle Classes in Classical Political
Thought: `The politics of Plato's Republic'), All Souls, 2 p.m.

DR J. PATRICK: `The doctor's dossier: medicine, bureaucracy, and novelistic
form in Zola, Huysmans, and George Eliot' (Wellcome Unit for the History of
Medicine seminar series: `Historical perspectives on medicine and culture'),
Wellcome Unit, 2 p.m.

J. GURY: `Voyageurs français Outre-Manche de Voltaire à Taine:
en quête de ces étranges insulaires' (Maison Française
lecture), Room 3, Taylor Institution, 3 p.m.

THE REVD DR BRYAN SPINKS: `Baptismal controversy, the Westminster Assembly,

and Royal Episcopal Divines' (Hensley Henson Lectures in Theology:
`Sacraments, Ceremonies, and Stuart Divines: sacramental theology and liturgy
in England and Scotland, 1603–62'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR J. SCHIRATZKI: `The best interest of the child in Swedish refugee law'
(seminar), Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. FRANCE: `Lost for words: travel and translation' (Besterman
Lecture), Lecture Hall, Taylor Institution, 5 p.m.

J.-P. BOUDET: `La magie dans la société de la fin du Moyen Age'
(Seminar series: `Political societies and culture in late medieval France, the
British Isles, and the Netherlands'), Maison Française, 5 p.m.

DR X. HASCHER: `A propos of the slow movement of Schubert's C major quintet,
D.956' (public lecture), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5 p.m. (public
lecture).

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Tuesday 16 May

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Francis Ernest Jackson (1872–1945'
(special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9
a.m.–1 p.m.)

DR M. SCHOFIELD: `A city fit for Socrates: the politics of Quietism' (Carlyle
Classes in Classical Political Thought: `The politics of Plato's
Republic'), All Souls, 2 p.m.

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminars: `Recruitment and selection
for occasional recruiters', 9.30 a.m., and `Introduction to electronic information
resources', 2 p.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR P. VAN INWAGEN: `Belief and evidence' (Wilde Lectures in Natural
and Comparative Religion: `Evil and superfluity: two arguments against the
existence of God'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR SIR ALAN COOK: `Edmond Halley and the magnetic field of the
Earth' (Halley Lecture), Lecture Theatre, University Museum, 5 p.m.
S. RICE: `The relationship between Zarlino's modal theory and Willaert's
compositional practice in the motets of the Musica Nova' (Faculty
of Music: Graduate Students' Colloquia), Denis Arnold Hall, Music Faculty, 5.15
p.m.

PROFESSOR R. PARKER: `Elisabeth's last act: Verdian history and the close of
Don Carlos' (Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture), Mordan Hall,
St Hugh's, 5.30 p.m.

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Wednesday 17 May

THE REVD M.A. SCREECH: `Montaigne's own copy of Lucretius' (Friends of the
Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m.

ANN ELISE SMOOT: organ recital, in series `Bach at Queen's 2000', the chapel,
Queen's, 1.10 p.m. (admission free; retiring collection).

PROFESSOR R. CALASSO: `An abandoned room' (Weidenfeld Lectures in
European Comparative Literature: `Literature and the gods'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR D. MCKITTERICK: `Perfect and imperfect' (Lyell Lectures in Bibliography:
`Set in print: the fortunes of an idea, c.1450–1800'), Lecture
Theatre 2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR JUN JING: `Speaking bitterness, seeking justice: a memorial
movement on the Yellow River' (Refugee Studies Centre: Elizabeth Colson
Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. WALLS: `The pursuit of authenticity' (Waynflete Lectures:
`Imagination and historical sense'), Grove Auditorium, Magdalen, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. VAVER (Reuters Professor of Intellectual Property and
Information Technology Law): `Intellectual property: the state of the art'
(inaugural lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5.30
p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: Italian wines (admission £2).

DR I. FINKEL: `Tales of the unexpected: board games ancient and modern'
(Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum: Beatrice Blackwood Lecture), Inorganic
Chemistry Lecture Theatre, 7 p.m.

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Thursday 18 May

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Glass of four millennia' (until 9
July).

ACADEMIC STAFF Development Programme seminar: `Lecturing and student
learning', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

C. EMEAGWALI: `Nigerian female entrepeneurs in structurally maladjusted
societies' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars: `Women
investigating cross-culturally—Canary Islands, China, Nigeria, South
Africa'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR R.W. WINKS (Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth of American History): `To
stimulate to some action: the Harmsworth Professorship, 1920–2000'
(inaugural lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR P. VAN INWAGEN: `The presumption of atheism' (Wilde Lectures in
Natural and Comparative Religion: `Evil and superfluity: two arguments against
the existence of God'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. CALASSO: `Mallarmé in Oxford' (Weidenfeld Lectures in
European Comparative Literature: `Literature and the gods'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR D. MCKITTERICK: `Re-evaluations' (Lyell Lectures in Bibliography: `Set in
print: the fortunes of an idea, c.1450–1800'), Lecture Theatre
2, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR T. MEADE: `After the Human Genome Project—the UK Population
Biomedical Collection' (St Catherine's College Millennium Lecture Series: `The
impact of the Human Genome Project on society'), Bernard Sunley Lecture
Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

A. GUNNY: `The diffusion of Islamic culture by French scholars in the
nineteenth century' (Maison Française lecture), Oxford Centre for Islamic
Studies, 5 p.m.

E. NYE: `Dance and literature: the eighteenth century' (Seminar in Early
Modern French Literature and Culture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

THE HON. MICHAEL J. BELOFF, QC: `Advocacy as art' (Margaret Howard
Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5.45 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. GREGORY: `Shaking hands with the Universe' (Simonyi Lecture,
introduced by Professor Richard Dawkins), Department of Zoology, 6 p.m.

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Friday 19 May

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Women in ancient Greece', 1.15 p.m. (Cost:
£1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.)

DR C. HUEHNS: `Great composers for Erhu (the Chinese "violin"): Lin Tian-hua,
A. Bing, and Jin Wei' (lecture series: `Music of the Far East'), Denis Arnold
Hall, Music Faculty, 4.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR R. ALLEN: `Russia's first capitalist economy: economic growth and
income distribution under the tsars' (Sir John Hicks Lecture on Economic
History), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR C. HUEHNS gives an Erhu recital, with music by Lin Tian-hua, A. Bing, and
Jin Wei (lecture series: `Music of the Far East'), Denis Arnold Hall, Music
Faculty, 6 p.m.

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Saturday 20 May

REFUGEE STUDIES CENTRE workshop: `The rights of refugees under
international law', Queen Elizabeth House, 21 St Giles'. (Continues tommorow;
for details, tel. (2)70722, fax (2)70721.)

H.E. JUDGE ROSALYN HIGGINS: `Running a tight courtroom and respecting
sovereign states' (Blackstone Lecture), Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross
Building, 11.30 a.m.

LINDA LACQUIÈRE (piano) and Catriona Caroline Scott (clarinet), Joan
Conway Scholars 1999–2000, perform works by Schubert, Schumann, and
Poulenc, the Auditorium, Magdalen, 12 noon (advance tickets necessary,
obtainable from the Music Faculty: telephone: Oxford (2)76133).

MAISON FRANÇAISE COLLOQUIUM: `La Belle et la Bête: la naissance
et les métamorphoses d'un conte', Maison Française, 9.30
a.m.–6.30 p.m.

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Sunday 21 May

DR VINCENT GILLESPIE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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