2 October 1997 - No 4448



<p>Oxford University Gazette,<br /> Vol. 128, No. 4448: 2 October 1997<br /></p>

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<br /><br /><br /><title><br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 October 1997: University<br /> Acts<br />

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CONGREGATION 29 September


Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the
provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6
(Statutes, 1995, p. 13), the following
resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 29
September.

Text of Special Resolution

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

PETER GEORGE BEER, Jesus College

WILLIAM BEINART, St Antony's College

LESLIE MICHAEL BETHELL, MA status, St Antony's
College

RICHARD DICKERSON, Lincoln College

MAUREEN PATRICIA DOHERTY, St Cross College

HARRY BARKUS GRAY, Balliol College

RALPH HANNA, Keble College

CHRISTINA SHUTTLEWORTH KRAUS, Oriel College

ERNEST RICHARD MAY, Queen's College

SENIA PASETA, Merton College

NELSON POLSBY, Nuffield College

JONATHAN MARK PRESTON, St Anne's College

LLOYD TREFETHEN, Balliol College

ALASTAIR IAN WHITE, New 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. vi, cl. 1
(Statutes, 1995, p. 345) has been accorded
to the following persons who are qualified for membership
of Congregation:

DAVID RICE BRADLEY, University Offices

YOUNG-HAE CHI, M.PHIL., St Antony's College

EAMONN ANDREW GAFFNEY, Linacre College

GEOFFREY HINTON, Department for Continuing Education

JAMES PAUL PISCATORI, Faculty of Oriental Studies

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2 Register of Congregation

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

Beer, P.G., MA, Jesus

Bowlby, R.H., MA, St Hilda's

Bradley, D.R., MA status, University Offices

Chi, Y.-H., MA status, M.Phil., St Antony's

Dilworth, J.R., MA, St Anne's

Doherty, M.P., MA, St Cross

Etheridge, A.M., MA, D.Phil., Magdalen

Gaffney, E.A., MA status, Linacre

Hanna, R., MA, Keble

Hinton, G., MA status, Department for Continuing
Education

Kraus, C.S., MA, Oriel

Paseta, S., MA, Merton

Piscatori, J.P., MA status, Faculty of Oriental Studies

Smith, J.C., MA, St Catherine's

White, A.I., MA, New College




<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 October 1997: University<br /> Agenda<br />

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CONGREGATION 6 October


Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be
approved at noon on 6 October, 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, 1995, p. 13) 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:

RICHARD PAUL O'LEARY, Nuffield College

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 October 1997: Notices<br />

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM

On the recommendation of the Visitors of the Ashmolean
Museum, the General Board has appointed P.R.S. MOOREY,
MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson and Keeper of the
Department of Antiquities, Acting Director of the
Ashmolean Museum for the period from 1 October 1997 until
30 September 1998 or until a new Director takes up post,
whichever is the sooner.

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PITT RIVERS MUSEUM

On the recommendation of the Committee for the Pitt
Rivers Museum, the General Board has appointed C. GOSDEN,
MA, Fellow of St Cross, Curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum
and University Lecturer in Prehistory, Acting Director of
the Pitt Rivers Museum for Michaelmas Term 1997.

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L.J. WITTS PRIZE IN HAEMATOLOGY
OR GASTROENTEROLOGY 1996–7

The Prize has been awarded to STUART FERNIE MUCKLOW,
Christ Church.

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REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
PHYSIOLOGY

Under the University's procedures for the regular review
of faculties and departments, the General Board has set
up a committee under the chairmanship of Professor R.J.
Cashmore to review the Department of Physiology. The
terms of reference for the review are as follows:

(a) To review the teaching and research
activities of the Department of Physiology having regard
to international standards of excellence, and the future
direction these activities might be expected to take, in
particular with regard to possible expansion in medical
student numbers to 150 per year.

(b) To review the relationship of the
department with other relevant departments in the Science
Area and in the Clinical School, taking account of
current discussions about the possibility of a more
integrated Medical School.

(c) To consider any changes which might be
desirable in the organisation and administrative
arrangements in the department.

(d) In consultation with the University
Surveyor, to review matters relating to existing
accommodation and future space needs of the department.

(e) To make recommendations bearing in mind
constraints on the level of resources likely to be
available.

Members of the University who wish to contribute to the
review are asked to forward their submission by Friday, 7
November, in writing or by e-mail, to the secretary of
the review committee, Dr D.E.H. Bryan, Medical School
Office, Level 3, the John Radcliffe (e-mail:
David.Bryan@medschool.ox.ac.uk).

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UNIVERSITIES SUPERANNUATION
SCHEME


Report and Accounts for the year
to 31 March 1997

The Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1997
have been published and sight of the full copy may be
obtained on application to either the USS desk in the
Superannuation Office of the University Chest (telephone:
(2)70156) or the administration of any of the colleges of
the University.

An abridged Trustees Annual Report in leaflet form for
individual members will be distributed in the next few
weeks to those members of USS who are paid through the
University Chest; further copies may be obtained on
request from the Superannuation Office as above.

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC
STUDIES


Arabic classes

Classes in Modern Standard Arabic at levels 1, 2, and 3
are continuing to be held at the Centre this term,
starting on Monday, 13 October.

For further details, and to register, contact the Oxford
Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street (first floor),
Oxford OX1 2AR (telephone: Oxford (2)78730).


Arabic classes for the Study of
the Qur'an

Classes are continuing to be held for those wishing to
improve their Arabic for the Study of the Qur'an,
starting on Friday, 17 October, at 5 p.m.

For further details, and to register, contact Dr Basil
Mustafa, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George
Street, Oxford OX1 2AR (telephone: Oxford (2)78730).

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ST JOHN'S COLLEGE AND COLIN
CARR

THE BRENTANO QUARTET will perform the following at 8.30
p.m. on Monday, 24 November, in the Garden Quadrangle
Auditorium, St John's College: Haydn, op. 77, no. 1;
Gyorgy Kurtag, op. 28; Mendelssohn, op. 44, no. 2.
Admission is by tickets, which will be free and available
one week in advance from the Porters' Lodge.

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BODLEIAN LIBRARY


Disruption in central Bodleian
Reading Rooms during Induction Week

Readers are warned that there will be considerable
disruption in certain reading rooms in the central
Bodleian during induction week. Throughout the three days
Wednesday, 8 October, to Friday, 10 October, library
staff will be engaged in taking groups of new
undergraduates round different parts of the library and
giving them introductory talks in reading rooms.

Talks will be taking place in various locations,
including the Lower Reading Room and the Lower Camera.
Similar talks will take place on a smaller scale in other
reading rooms during this week and the week following.

The library is aware that these sessions will cause
inconvenience to readers, but believes that it is
important to offer library introductions to new students
during their first week here.





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INAUGURAL LECTURES


Lady Margaret Professor of
Divinity

THE REVD CANON PROFESSOR JOHN WEBSTER will deliver his
inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 October, in
the Examination Schools.

Subject: `Theological theology.'

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John M. Olin Visiting Professor
in American Government

PROFESSOR N.W. POLSBY will deliver his inaugural lecture
at 5 p.m. on
Monday, 1 December, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `A revolution in Congress?'

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ROMANES LECTURE 1997

MRS MARY ROBINSON, DCL, former President of Ireland, now
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, will deliver the
Romanes Lecture for 1997 at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 11
November, in the Sheldonian Theatre. The subject of the
lecture will be announced later.

Admission will be by ticket only. Tickets are available
from the Sheldonian Theatre (open 10 a.m.–12 noon,
Monday–Friday).

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CYRIL FOSTER LECTURE 1997

DR PIERRE HASSNER, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches
Internationales, Paris, will deliver the 1997 Cyril
Foster Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 23 October, in the
Examination Schools.

Subject: `The bourgeois and the
barbarian: war and peace in the post-military age.'

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CARLYLE LECTURES 1997

Before God died: enlightenment, revolution, and the
genesis of the socialist Utopia

PROFESSOR GARETH STEDMAN JONES, King's College,
Cambridge, will deliver the Carlyle Lectures at 5 p.m. on
Mondays in the Examination Schools.

A seminar for discussion of the lectures will be held on
Tuesdays (weeks 1–6), at 11 a.m., in the Trevor
Roper Room, the Modern History Building.

13 Oct.: `1989–1789: a new history of
the rise and fall of the socialist Utopia'.

20 Oct.: ` "How to end the
Revolution?": dechristianisation, the search for
a new "spiritual power" and the genesis of
"socialism" in France'.

27 Oct.: `Millennium and Enlightenment:
Robert Owen's "Second Coming of the Truth"
'.

3 Nov.: `Science and providence: the
cosmology of socialism from Fourier to Engels'.

10 Nov.: ` "All shall work":
Saint-Simon and the critique of political
economy'.

17 Nov.: `The invention of socialist
politics: the strange marriage of "spiritual
power" and the ancient republicanism'.

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ISAIAH BERLIN VISITING PROFESSOR
IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS

PROFESSOR J.G.A. POCOCK, Sir Isaiah Berlin Visiting
Professor in the History of Ideas 1997–8, will
lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursdays of weeks 1–6 of
Michaelmas Term, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The politics of history and the
English Englightenment.'

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DAVID OPPENHEIMER MEMORIAL
LECTURE 1997

PROFESSOR GEORGE WELLS, Emeritus Professor of German,
Birkbeck College, London, will deliver the sixth David
Oppenheimer Memorial Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Saturday, 11
October, in the Old Library, the University Church.

The lecture will be followed by a concert at 7.30 p.m. in
the University Church which will include the first
performance of a piece of music composed by David
Oppenheimer, together with works by Copland, Britten, and
Poulenc.

Subject: `The origin of language.'

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CLINICAL MEDICINE

Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

MR HUGH O'CONNOR, Coombe Women's Hospital, Dublin, will
lecture at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 9 October, in the Anne
Anderson Lecture Theatre, Level 3, the Women's Centre,
the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Subject: `Safety and efficacy of minimally
invasive surgery.'

The lecture will be followed by a `hands-on'
demonstration of the latest innovations in surgical
training and practice, given by Ethicon Ltd., between 3
and 5 p.m.

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LAW

Hamlyn Lectures: commercial law in the next
millennium

PROFESSOR ROY GOODE, Norton Rose Professor of English
Law, will deliver the forty-ninth series of the Hamlyn
Lectures at 5.30 p.m. on Thursdays, as follows: the
lectures on 13 November and 4 December will be given in
the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College; the
lectures on 20 and 27 November will be given in Mason
Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Building, Queen Mary
and Westfield College, Mile End Road, London E1.

13 Nov.: `The shaping of commercial law.'

20 Nov.: `Contracts and markets: the
challenges confronting private and public law.'

27 Nov.: `Property rights in commercial
assets: rethinking concepts and policies.'

4 Dec.: `Commercial law in an international
environment: towards the next millennium.'

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LAW AND CENTRE FOR THE ADVANCED
STUDY OF EUROPEAN AND COMPARATIVE LAW

M. JACQUES DELORS, former President, the European
Commission, will lecture in English at 5 p.m. on Monday,
27 October, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St
Cross Building. Mr Vice-Chancellor will be present.

Subject: `Building Europe: the institutional
dimension.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on
Thursdays in the ground-floor lecture room, 47 Wellington
Square.

Convener: P.A. Mackridge, MA, D.Phil.,
Professor of Modern Greek.

PROFESSOR N. VAYENAS, Athens

16 Oct.: `The distortion of Andreas
Kalvos.' (In Greek)

N. STANGOS

6 Nov.: `The poetry of Takis Papatsonis:
a marginalised modern master.'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL STUDIES

Power politics in the post-Cold War era

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays
in the Old
Library, All Souls College.

Details of the 28 November and 5 December seminars will
be announced later.

Conveners: R. O'Neill, MA, D.Phil., Chichele
Professor of the History of War, E.A. Roberts, MA,
Montague Burton Professor of International Relations,
and A.J. Hurrell, MA, M.Phil., D.Phil., University
Lecturer in International Relations.

PROFESSOR L. FREEDMAN, King's College, London

17 Oct.: `New Challenges to the Theory
of Power Politics.'

DR G. SEGAL, IISS, London

24 Oct.: `Power Politics in East Asia
and the Pacific.'

PROFESSOR C. CLAPHAM, Lancaster

31 Oct.: `Power Politics in Post Cold
War Africa.'

DR A. WALTER, LSE

7 Nov.: `Economics, Globalism and Power
Politics.'

PROFESSOR J. KEANE, Westminster University

14 Nov.: `Civil Society and Power
Politics.'

PROFESSOR O'NEILL

21 Nov.: `Military Power after the Cold
War.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays
in the New Chemistry Laboratory Seminar Room.

Convener: M.S. Child, MA, Coulson Professor
of Theoretical Chemistry.

PROFESSOR CHILD

13 Oct.: `Quantum states in a champagne
bottle: quantum/classical correspondences.'

PROFESSOR P.J. KNOWLES, Birmingham

20 Oct.: `Accurate molecular electronic
structure.'

DR T.P. SOFTLEY

27 Oct.: `Molecular Rydberg states: a
gateway to fundamental questions.'

DR S.L. DUDAREV

3 Nov.: `Recent STM experimental and
LSDA+U computational studies of some technologically
important oxides.'

A.J. ROWLEY

10 Nov.: `Many-body effects in
oxides.'

DR A.J. STONE, Cambridge

17 Nov.: `Universal potentials for
hydrogen bonding.'

PROFESSOR R.M. LYNDEN-BELL, Belfast

24 Nov.: `Simple ions and molecules in
water: entropies, structure, and hydrophobicity.'

DR U. MANTHE, Freiburg

Date to be arranged: `Multi-dimensional
quantum calculations for reaction and
photodissociation processes.'

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Department of Materials: colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 2.15 p.m. on
Thursdays in the Hume-Rothery Lecture Theatre, the
Department of Materials.

Convener: P.R. Wilshaw, MA, D.Phil., Research
Fellow of the Department.

DR P. EVANS, Alcan, Banbury

16 Oct.: `Solidification of aluminium
alloys.'

DR R. CAMERON, Cambridge

23 Oct.: `Morphological aspects of
biodegradable polymers.' (Interdepartmental
Polymer Seminar
)

PROFESSOR R. NEWMAN, IRC for Semiconductor Materials,
London

30 Oct.: `A study of hydrogen in
silicon.' (Interdepartmenal Condensed Matter
Seminar
)

DR S. ABELL, Birmingham

6 Nov.: `Superconducting oxides—a
materials technology for the new millennium?'

DR W. SCHWARZACHER, Bristol

13 Nov.: `Electrodeposited
nanostructures.'

DR M. PAYNE, Cambridge

20 Nov.: `Does quantum mechanics have
any role in materials science?'
(Interdepartmenal Condensed Matter
Seminar
)

DR I. GOLDFARB

27 Nov.: `Surface nanoengineering of
SiGe using growth kinetics.'

PROFESSOR J. HALLORAN, Michigan

4 Dec.: `Fibrous monolithic ceramics.'

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Partisan approaches to postwar American politics

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on
Thursdays in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

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

PROFESSOR R.W. STRAHAN, Emory University

16 Oct.: `Partisan office-holders,
1946–96.'

PROFESSOR N.C. RAE, Florida International University

23 Oct.: `Party factionalism,
1946–96.'

PROFESSOR SHAFER

30 Oct.: `Partisan élites,
1946–96.'

PROFESSOR J.E. BIBBY, Wisconsin–Milwaukee

6 Nov.: `Party organisations,
1946–96.'

PROFESSOR W.G. MAYER, Northeastern

13 Nov.: `Mass party identifications,
1946–96.'

PROFESSOR H.F. BASS, JR., Quachita Baptist University

20 Nov.: `Partisan rules, 1946–96.'

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Seminar on European International History: European
perspectives on the East–West divide, 1944–97

The following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on
Tuesdays in the European Studies Centre, St Antony's
College (70 Woodstock Road).

PROFESSOR R. CRAMPTON

14 Oct.: `The division of Europe,
1944–7: some Eastern European perspectives.'

PROFESSOR J. YOUNG, Leicester

21 Oct.: `Bringing down the iron
curtain? The Great Powers and the division of Europe,
1955.'

DR K. HAMILTON, Senior Editor, Documents on British
Policy Overseas
, FCO

28 Oct.: `The last cold warrior?:
Britain, détente, and the CSCE,
1972–5.'

PROFESSOR R. GIRAULT, Paris I

4 Nov.: `Franco-Soviet relations from de
Gaulle to Mitterand.'

J. AUNESLUOMA

11 Nov.: `Windows in the iron curtain:
Britain and the European neutrals in the Cold
War.'

PROFESSOR N. MACFARLANE

18 Nov.: `Is all for the best in the
best of all possible worlds? NATO enlargement and
Russian foreign policy.'

D. HARRISON, economic consultant

25 Nov.: `The division of labour and the
division of Europe: extending Western economic
integration to Eastern Europe.'

DR K. HUGHES, Head of European Programme, RIIA

2 Dec.: `EU enlargement: the priority
for the next presidency?'

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COMPUTING LABORATORY

Programming Research Group

Strachey Lecture

NIKLAUS WIRTH, ETH, Zurich, will deliver a Strachey
Lecture at
5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 October, in the Computing
Laboratory
Lecture Theatre, the Wolfson Building.

Subject: `Hints on Programming Language
Design.'

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL
STUDIES

Centre for Mathematics Education and Centre for
Comparative Studies in Education

Comparing standards internationally: research and
practice in mathematics and beyond

The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays in
Lecture Room 1, the Department of Educational Studies.
With the exception of the 18 November meeting, which will
take place at 5.30 p.m., they will be held at 5 p.m.

Conveners: B. Jaworski, MA, University
Lecturer in Educational Studies, and D.G. Phillips, MA,
D.Phil., Reader in Educational Studies.

PROFESSOR T.N. POSTLETHWAITE, Hamburg

14 Oct.: `International assessment
studies of educational achievement: a review.'

J. WHITBURN, National Institute of Economic and Social
Research

21 Oct.: ` "The slow bird must
start out early": a key to success in Japanese
mathematical attainment.'

PROFESSOR S.J. PRAIS, National Institute of Economic and
Social Research

28 Oct.: `How did English schools and
pupils really perform in the 1995
international comparisons in mathematics and
science?'

PROFESSOR J. STIGLER, UCLA

4 Nov.: `Classroom mathematics
instruction in three cultures: an introduction to the
TIMSS video study.'

PROFESSOR D. BURGHES, University of Exeter

11 Nov.: `Results and recommendations
from the Kassel Project.'

DR D. REYNOLDS, Newcastle

18 Nov.: `Cross-national studies of
educational achievement: retrospect and prospect.'

R. LUXTON and G. LAST, London Borough of Barking and
Dagenham

25 Nov.: `Experimental reforms in the
teaching of mathematics based on continental
approaches.'

PROFESSOR M. BROWN, King's College, London

2 Dec.: `International comparisons and
mathematics education: a critical review.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW AND
JEWISH STUDIES

The following public lectures will be given at 8.15 p.m.
on the days shown in the Common Room, the Oxford Centre
for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor.

DR J.P. FOX, Jews' College, London

14 Oct.: `Britain and the Second World
War German police decodes: renewed controversies
about the Holocaust.'

PROFESSOR P. FENTON, Strasbourg

20 Oct.: `Themes of Jewish–Islamic
theological polemics in the Middle Ages.'

PROFESSOR PAN GUANG, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

29 Oct.: `China and Israel: an analysis
of bilateral relations.'

DR J. BERKOWITZ

5 Nov.: `Classical influenza: Hamlet on
the American Yiddish stage.'

DR B. KOSMIN, Institute for Jewish Policy Research

12 Nov.: `Home thoughts from abroad:
British and United States Jewries compared.'

DR J. OLSZOWY-SCHLANGER

19 Nov.: `How children learned to read
and write in medieval Egypt.'

J. BURNSIDE, Liverpool

26 Nov.: `The Shekhinah departs:
seriousness of offence in Ezekiel 8.'

DR L. LONDON

3 Dec.: `Whitehall and the Jews
1933–48.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE


Centre for Cross-Cultural
Research on Women

Tourism, Gender, and Development

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on
Thursdays in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen
Elizabeth House.

Conveners: Jackie Waldren and Cathie
Lloyd.

T. SINCLAIR, Kent

16 Oct.: `Gender, work, and tourism in
developing countries: an overview.'

GLEN BOWMAN, Kent

23 Oct.: `The politics of representation
in Palestinian tourism.'

P. PEACH, Sussex

30 Oct.: `Tourism as bisnis: the
business of tourism in Papua New Guinea.'

J. WHITE, North London

6 Nov.: `Gender planning for tourism in
the UK.'

H. AZIZ, Roehampton

13 Nov.: `Gendered access to tourism in
the Sinai.'

H. TUCKER, Durham

20 Nov.: `Tourism and gender in
(Islamic) Goreme, Turkey.'

R. BIANCHI, Derby

27 Nov.: `Tourism and gender mobility in
a Canary Island fishing village.'

J. WALDREN

4 Dec.: `Politics of development in the
Balearic Islands.'

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Special Seminar

MARIA JASCHOK, Monash University, Australia, will give a
special seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 November, in the
Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House.

Subject: `Chinese Muslim women negotiating
identity between Allah and modernity: "Hui
fu–-han mu
" (Muslim father, Chinese
mother).'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE AND THE
CENTRE FOR INDIAN STUDIES, ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Fifty years on...: history of ideas and changing
approaches to South Asian studies since independence

The following seminars will be given at 2.15 p.m. on the
days shown in the Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen
Elizabeth House. The seminars will take place on
Tuesdays, except for the meeting to be held on Friday, 7
November.

These seminars replace for this term the South Asian
seminars usually held on Thursday afternoons in Queen
Elizabeth House.

Conveners: Dr Barbara Harriss-White, Dr David
Washbrook, and Dr Nandini Gooptu.

D.STEIN, Institute of Historical Research

14 Oct.: `The issue of issues: the slow
growth of "population" since 1947.'

R. VASUDEVAN, SOAS

21 Oct.: to be announced.

J. HARRISS, LSE

28 Oct.: `On development studies.'

S. KILNANI, Birkbeck College

4 Nov.: `Understanding politics in
India.'

J. BREMAN, Amsterdam

7 Nov.: `Fifty years of labour
studies.'

R. GOMBRICH, J. BENSON, and A. SANDERSON

11 Nov. : `Classical indology.'

ROSALIND O'HANLON, Cambridge

18 Nov.: `Changing approaches to modern
Indian history.'

C.J. FULLER, LSE

25 Nov.: `The origins and development of
modern South Asian anthropology.'

T. BYRES, SOAS

2 Dec.: ` "The tribe of Pundits
called Economists" and economic debate in post-
independence India.'

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EXETER COLLEGE

Cut the connection? Church and State in England today

A discussion/debate on this topic will be held at 3.45
p.m. on Sunday, 2 November, in the chaplain's rooms,
Exeter College (9:8). The speakers will be the Rt Revd
Colin Buchanan, Bishop of Woolwich, the most prominent
Anglican opponent of the Establishment of the Church of
England, and (responding) the Rt Revd Richard Harries,
Bishop of Oxford. There will also be a comment from a
Roman Catholic perspective from Margaret Hebblethwaite of
The Tablet. All are welcome to attend.

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GREEN COLLEGE


Litchfield Lecture

PROFESSOR KOZO TATARA, Osaka, will deliver a Litchfield
Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 16 October, in the E.P.
Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.

Subject: `Prospects for the public health in
Japan.'

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CAMPION HALL


Martin D'Arcy Special Lecture

PROFESSOR R. GIRARD, Stanford, will deliver a Martin
D'Arcy Special Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 5
November, in the Examination Schools. All are welcome.

Subject: `Violence, victims, and
Christianity.'

Professor Girard will deliver a second lecture at 5.15
p.m. on Thursday, 6 November, in the Maison
Française.

Subject: ` "Poor sacrifices of our
enmity": love and violence in Romeo and
Juliet
.'

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FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

The following thirty-minute lectures will be given at 1
p.m. on the days shown in the Cecil Jackson Room, the
Sheldonian Theatre. All are invited.

Sandwiches and wine will be served after the lectures at
a cost of £2.50 per person, for which bookings
should be made in advance with Mrs P.M. Sturgis,
Membership Secretary, Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian
Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (telephone: Oxford (2)77234).

DR S. TSANG

Tue. 28 Oct.: `Oxford and the future of
Hong Kong.'

GILES BARBER

Wed. 26 Nov.: `Taking Duke Humfrey to
pieces: history and problems.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 October 1997: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


Contents of this section:

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published or recurrent entry.]

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 2 October 1997: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


Contents of this section:

[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously
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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE
AND LITERATURE


Election of Ordinary Member

An election will be held on Thursday, 6 November to fill a
vacancy for an ordinary member (vice Dr M.C.
Stocker, resigned), to hold office from the date of the election
until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1998.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the
Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on
Monday, 13 October, and nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m.
on Tuesday, 28 October.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF LAW


Election of Ordinary Member

An election will be held on Thursday, 6 November to fill a
vacancy for an ordinary member (vice Dr M. Janis,
resigned), to hold office from the date of the election until the
beginning of Michaelmas Term 1998.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the
Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on
Monday, 13 October, and nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m.
on Tuesday, 28 October.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL STUDIES


Election of Offical Member and Ordinary
Member

An election will be held on Thursday, 6 November to fill
vacancies for an official member (vice Professor
E.A. Roberts, resigned), to hold office from the date of the
election to the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1998, and an
ordinary member (vice Mr N.H. Dimsdale, resigned),
to hold office from the date of the election until the beginning
of Michaelmas Term 1999.

Nominations in writing by two electors will be received by the
Secretary of Faculties at the University Offices up to 4 p.m. on
Monday, 13 October, and nominations by six electors up to 4 p.m.
on Tuesday, 28 October.

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1998

Preliminary Examination

Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry: S. FERGUSON,
MA, D.PHIL, Fellow of St Edmund Hall (address: Department of
Biochemistry)


Honour Moderations

Geography: H.A. VILES, MA, D.PHIL, Fellow of
Worcester

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Honour Schools

Geography: B.A. KENNEDY, MA, Fellow of St Hugh's

Literae Humaniores: M. WINTERBOTTOM, MA, D.PHIL.,
Fellow of Corpus Christi

Music: N.J. MARSTON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St
Peter's

Physics: W.W.M. ALLISON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of
Keble (address: Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory)

Theology: R.C. MORGAN, Fellow of Linacre


Master of Science

Applied Social Studies: C.H. ROBERTS, MA, Fellow of
Green College (address: Department of Applied Social Studies)

Forestry and its Relation to Land Use: P.J. STEWART,
MA, Fellow of St Cross (address: Department of Plant Sciences)

Theoretical Chemistry: M.S. CHILD, MA, Fellow of
University (address: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry)


Master of Studies

Professional Archaeology: R.T. ROWLEY, MA, M.LITT.,
Fellow of Kellogg (address: Department for Continuing Education)


Diplomas

Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Therapy: C.M.
CLARK, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of University (address: Department of
Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital)

Postgraduate Diploma in Field Archaeology: R.T.
ROWLEY, MA, M.LITT., Fellow of Kellogg (address: Department for
Continuing Education)

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Archaeology:
R.T. ROWLEY, MA, M.LITT., Fellow of Kellogg (address: Department
for Continuing Education)


Certificate

Foundation Certificate in English Language and
Literature
: J. SLOAN, B.LITT., D.PHIL., Fellow of Harris
Manchester

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 October 1997: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


Contents of this section:

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OBITUARIES


Corpus Christi College

CHRISTOPHER LENWOOD BRYSON, OBE, MA, 4 June 1997;
commoner 1927–31. Aged 88.

DOUGLAS WILLIAM CAMMOCK, 23 August 1997; commoner
1937–40. Aged 78.

ROBERT COOK, MA, 6 March 1996; scholar 1935–9.
Aged 78.

JOHN RAYMOND HAWTHORN, MA, 26 June 1996; scholar
1929–33. Aged 85.

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St Hilda's College

RUTH HERLIN (née Hancock), MA, 6
September 1997; exhitioner 1944–7. Aged 71.

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St Hugh's College

THE RT. HON. VISCOUNT TONYPANDY (THOMAS GEORGE THOMAS),
PC, HON. DCL, 22 September 1997; Member of Parliament,
Cardiff Central, 1945–50, Cardiff West 1950–83;
Speaker of the House of Commons 1976–83; Honorary
Fellow 1983–97. Aged 88.

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MEMORIAL SERVICES


Balliol College

A Memorial Service for PROFESSOR KENNETH ALLEN will be
held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 18 October, in the chapel,
Balliol College.

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Oriel College

A Memorial Service for REGINALD WILLIAM BOTELER BURTON,
MA, formerly Fellow and Emeritus Fellow, will be held at
2.30 p.m. on Sunday, 1 November, in the chapel, Oriel
College.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 2 October 1997: Advertisements<br />

Advertisements


Contents of this section:



How to advertise in the
Gazette


Terms and
conditions of acceptance of advertisements

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Theatre production for charity: cast
etc. sought

A funded production of The Merchant of
Venice
is proposed to finance the Homelessness and Poverty
Network, Oxford, especially the Luther Street Medical Centre.
Dates: 30 Mar.--8 Apr. 1998 (to be finalised). Venue: Newman
Rooms. Cast and all production team required. Write first to the
Artistic Director, c/o All Saints Convent, St Mary's Road, Oxford
OX4 1RU. Mark envelope `Drama'. Details: relevant skills,
experience, area of interest. No phoning.

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Oxford University Newcomers' Club

The Oxford University Newcomers' Club offers a
warm welcome to the spouses of visiting academics. Call in at the
Club Room at 13 Norham Gardens on Wednesday mornings (10.30
a.m.--12 noon) to find out about this term's programme of
events.

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United Oxford and Cambridge University
Club

The London club for all University members.
Special rates for those with college or University appointments
or University residence. Modernised and reasonable bedroom
accommodation. Excellent library facilities. Restaurant and
squash courts. Full service at weekends. Reciprocal arrangements
with over 125 clubs world-wide. Further details from Derek
Conran, Hertford College, or Membership Secretary, 71 Pall Mall,
London SW1Y 5HD. Tel.: 0171-930 5151, fax: 0171-930 9490.

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Tuition Offered

Tuition offered at all levels, in all subjects
from Maths and English to Greek and Theatre Studies. Also
specialists in university entrance advice, university interview
training, etc. Sage Tutors. Tel.: Oxford 792372.

Piano tuition: experienced teacher of adults and
children. All grades. Beginners welcome. Miss P. Read, BA
(Hons.), LRAM. Jericho. Tel.: Oxford 510904.

Classical/blues/folk guitar, ARCM; clarinet,
LRAM. Highly qualified tutor. Tel.: Oxford 460240.

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Services Offered

Frederick and Sudabeh Hine sell handknotted
Persian, Turkish, Afghan, and Old Chinese rugs, runners, and
carpets. We also buy and exchange oriental pieces of all
descriptions and can arrange expert conservation repairs and
specialist cleaning. Visit our gallery/warehouse in business
hours 10 a.m.--6 p.m. Mon.--Sat. Ring first to be sure we have
no other commitment or just take a chance. Out-of-hours
appointments possible. Old Squash Court, 16 Linton Road, Oxford.
Tel./fax: Oxford 559396.

For all curtains, blinds, bedspreads, valances,
and other soft furnishings in your own fabric, telephone Leda
Zanotti. Tel.: 0370 277768.

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Domestic Services

Blue House, a small, intimate nursery for
children aged 2½--5 years. Open Mon.--Fri., 8.30 a.m.--5.30
p.m., full or half-days. NNEB staff. All pre-school activities.
Our aims are to encourage independence, self-confidence, and
social skills. Safe secluded garden also conveniently situated
close to South Parks. Vacancies. For further information,
telephone Kimberley. Tel.: Oxford 247877.

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

Historic Towns Atlas: the committee of the
Historic Towns Atlas proposes to appoint an editorial assistant
for a period not exceeding six months to compile the text of an
Atlas volume on Winchester, very largely from material already
published in Winchester Studies. The successful
candidate will be expected to work in Oxford, where office space
will be provided. The salary will be negotiable up to a max. of
£10,000 for 6 months. Closing date for applications 22 Oct.
Further particulars from Fellows' Secretary, Worcester College,
Oxford OX1 2HB. Tel.: Oxford (2)78352.

Author/academic with failing eyesight but good
sense of humour seeks someone to read to him once or twice a week
for negotiable fee. A lively interest in media---books, films,
theatre---or in health and nutrition would be helpful. Tel.:
Oxford 511357.

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Houses to Let

Headington: 3-bedroom bungalow, close to
hospitals, schools, shops, next to bus service into centre; 1
double bedroom, 2 single bed or one single study/bedroom,
conservatory, fitted kitchen; gas c.h.; integral garage; small
garden; telephone and intruder alarm; all modern appliances. No
sharers. £650 p.c.m. Tel./fax: 01993 881667.

Two-bedroom house in Jericho available to let,
beginning of Jan.-- end of Aug. 1998. Would suit visiting
academic couple with (or without) one or two small children.
Quiet street. Recently modernised with gas-fired c.h. and small
pleasant garden. £750 p.c.m. plus bills. Steve Hesselbo.
Tel.: Oxford (2)72029 (w) or 553489 (h); e-mail:
stephen.hesselbo@earth.ox.ac.uk.

Large family house in the Frilford area
available for letting from 6 Feb. for 2 months; 4/5 bedrooms (1
en-suite), lounge/study/dining- room/breakfast-room/utility room
and 2 garages. £950 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 390777.

House in Headington to let 18 Dec.---1 Mar.
Three bedrooms, 2 studies, 2 bathrooms, large living-room,
garden. Tel.: Oxford 761688.

Fully furnished 3-bedroom house in mid-19th-c.
converted `manor house'; set around a courtyard with shared
garden. Situated in pretty village outside Witney (Oxford 12
miles). Min. 6-month let. £700 p.m. Tel./fax: 0171-691 7287,
e-mail: harleyl@emirates.net.ae.

Smart 4-bedroom house, 1 with en-suite, fully
furnished; located in North Hinksey village, with all modern
conveniences inc. dish-washer, TV, and video; fully fitted
kitchen, large sitting room, separate dining room. Country views.
Available short let. Autumn term: £1,300 p.m. Tel.: Oxford
791263.

New Osney: quiet 2-bedroom terrace house,
situated near meadows and river; large kitchen with
washing-machine, gas cooker, fridge, and freezer; dining-room,
lounge, and sitting-room/study; 40-foot garden and patio; gas
c.h. Fifteen minutes' walk from town centre. Available Oct.
£700 p.c.m. exc. bills and council tax. Tel.:0115-925
5483.

Very peaceful, rural but accessible (Oxford 20
minutes) pretty 2- bedroom old Cotswold stone cottage---also
1-bed flat. D.g., c.h., etc. Garden, garage, tennis. Wonderful
views and walks. Six months min. Available soon. Unfurnished/part
furnished. £600 and £450. Tel.: O1993 822152.

Sydney, Australia: house available from Jan.;
4 bedrooms plus family room and study, swimming pool, in leafy
suburb, easy drive to universities. Photos available on request;
can be viewed on the Internet. Diana Harrington. Tel.: 0171-794
1739.

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. Please telephone or fax us with
details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can
without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 764533, fax: 764777.

Fully furnished 3-bedroom house in mid-19th-
century converted `manor house'; set around a courtyard with
shared garden. Situated in pretty village outside Witney (Oxford
12 miles). Minimum 6-month let. £700 p.m. Tel./fax: 0171-691
7287, e-mail harley1@emirates.net.ae.

Charming period cottage: 7 miles south of
Oxford, near Marcham (Abingdon), detached brick and stone cottage
in quiet rural location; fully furnished; double bedroom,
sitting-room, kitchenette, large shower room. To let from start
of Michaelmas Term, £125 p.w. Tel.: Oxford 390941.

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Flats to Let

Woodstock: furnished ground-floor flat in
pleasantly situated close; good-sized lounge and bedroom;
kitchen; hall with security door; airing cupboard and bathroom.
Available immediately. £400 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 811488.

Beautiful flat to rent in neo-Palladian country
house 8 miles north of Oxford. One double bedroom, kitchen,
bathroom, and big dining- room. Comfortable heating and open
fire, views across parkland and countryside. Furnished or
unfurnished by arrangement. Early availability. Tel./fax: Oxford
(2)76054.

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Accommodation Offered

Bed-and-breakfast available in the comfortable
home of a semi- retired academic couple in exclusive, leafy,
central North Oxford; within easy walking distance of the city
centre and all main university buildings; a stone's throw from
the river, parks, excellent pubs and restaurants and a 9–9
corner shop. All rooms have colour TV, microwave, tea- and
coffee-making facilies. Refrigerators available. Very moderate
terms. Tel. and fax: Oxford 557879.

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Accommodation Sought

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your
property? QB Management are 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. Tel.: Oxford 764533, or
fax: 764777.

Academic and family visiting Oxford from
mid-April to mid-June, 1998, require rental accommodation for
four people. Preference for North Oxford or nearby country
village. Please contact Dr Michael T. McManus. Fax:
0064-6-350-5694, e-mail: M.T.McManus@Massey.ac.nz.
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Accommodation Offered to Rent or
Exchange

Five-bedroom house in Polstead Road, North
Oxford, available for rent or for house-swap in Stanford,
California, for the period Mar.--Aug. 1998. Professor Colin
Mayer. Tel.: Oxford 559639, fax: 510850, e-mail:
colin.mayer@obs.ox.ac.uk.

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House for Sale

Witney—Newland Mill area. One careful owner
since new (Sept. 1981). Four floors; 4 bedrooms; 2 bathrooms plus
w.c.; living room 12 by 21 feet plus similar semi-basement room;
fitted kitchen; garage; conservatory 12 by 8 feet; patio; summer-
house; mature gardens with numerous bushes and trees, and raised
pond; rear south-western aspect over fields; abundant wildlife;
parking for 4/5 cars. Overall plot size 33 by 152 feet (average).
Two minutes from no. 100 bus (every 10 minutes), easy walking to
shops. Crime-free area. £155,000—no chain involved.
Most furniture for sale by separate agreement. Chris Bradley,
Proctors' Office. Tel.: Oxford (2)77223/(2)70090, or 01993 703112
(evenings).

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Flat for Sale

Iffley village: charming 2-bedroom flat in
listed Georgian house; outstanding bay-fronted window to 20-foot
reception room; fully modernised with many original features;
shared garden. £140,000 leasehold/share of freehold. Tel.:
Oxford 395101 (answer-phone) or 0181-789 9702.

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<br /> Ox. Univ. Gazette: Diary, 3 October<br /> - 28 October

Diary


Contents of this section:

Academic Staff
Seminars
: places should be booked in advance through
the Staff Development Office, University Offices,
Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70086).

For the full list of courses, see the HREF="../../supps/1_4410.htm">Staff Development
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Friday 3 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Indian Gallery' (a
series of talks to mark the reopening of the Eastern Art
Galleries), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for
bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 4 October

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 2.30 p.m.

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Monday 6 October

SOCIAL STUDIES Faculty Board election, 30 October (one
ordinary member): nominations by two electors to be
received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Tuesday 7 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Egypt: mummification' (a
series of in-depth talks on aspects of Egypt), 1.15 p.m.
(Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30
a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Thursday 9 October

THE REVD PROFESSOR JOHN BARTON celebrates Holy Communion
(Latin), St Mary's, 8 a.m.

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Friday 10 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `A stroll through eastern
art portraits' (a series of talks to mark the reopening
of the Eastern Art Galleries), 1.15 p.m. (Cost:
£1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30
a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 11 October

PROFESSOR G. WELLS: `The origin of language' (David
Oppenheimer Memorial Lecture), Old Library, University
Church, 5.30 p.m. (followed by concert at 7 p.m. of works
by David Oppenheimer, Copland, Britten, and Poulenc).

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Sunday 12 October

THE REVD DR NICHOLAS SAGOVSKY preaches, St Mary's, 10
a.m.

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Monday 13 October

ENGLISH FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one
ordinary member): nominations by two electors to be
received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

LAW FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one ordinary
member): nominations by two electors to be received at
the University Offices by 4 p.m.

SOCIAL STUDIES FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one
official and one ordinary member): nominations by two
electors to be received at the University Offices by 4
p.m.

PROFESSOR G. STEDMAN JONES: `1989–1789: a new
history of the rise and fall of the socialist Utopia'
(Carlyle Lectures: `Before God died: enlightenment,
revolution, and the genesis of the socialist Utopia'),
Schools, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 14 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Portraits', 1.15 p.m.
(Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9.30
a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

NIKLAUS WIRTH: `Hints on programmming language design'
(Strachey Lecture), Computing Laboratory Lecture Theatre,
Wolfson Building, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. HUMPHREYS: `Electrons, atoms, metals, and
alloys: revisited' (Hume-Rothery Memorial Lecture),
Nuclear Physics Lecture Theatre, 6.30 p.m.

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Thursday 16 October

THEA SINCLAIR: `Gender, work, and tourism in developing
countries: an overview' (Centre for Cross-Cultural
Research on Women seminars: `Tourism, gender, and
development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth
House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.G.A. POCOCK: `The politics of history and
the English Enlightenment' (lecture series), Schools, 5
p.m.

PROFESSOR KOZO TATARA: `Prospects for the public
health in Japan' (Litchfield Lecture), E.P. Abraham
Lecture Theatre, Green College, 6 p.m.

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Friday 17 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Islamic Gallery' (a
series of talks to mark the reopening of the Eastern Art
Galleries), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for
bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 18 October

MATRICULATION ceremonies, Sheldonian (various times).

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Sunday 19 October

HMI ROSEMARY PEACOCKE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Alun
Ward—new work' (until 16 November).

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Monday 20 October

PROFESSOR G. STEDMAN JONES: ` "How to end the
Revolution?": dechristianisation, the search for a new
"spiritual power" and the genesis of "socialism" in
France' (Carlyle Lectures: `Before God died:
enlightenment, revolution, and the genesis of the
socialist Utopia'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 21 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Egypt: painting and
sculpture' (a series of in-depth talks on aspects of
Egypt), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings:
(2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

SOCIAL STUDIES Faculty Board election, 30 October (one
ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be
received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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Thursday 23 October

GLEN BOWMAN: `The politics of representation in
Palestinian tourism' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research
on Women seminars: `Tourism, gender, and development'),
Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR PIERRE HASSNER: `The bourgeois and the barbarian:
war and peace in the post-military age' (Cyril Foster
Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.B. TRAPP: `The portraits of the Reformers'
(Tyndale Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.G.A. POCOCK: `The politics of history and
the English Enlightenment' (lecture series), Schools, 5
p.m.

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Friday 24 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Japanese Galleries'
(a series of talks to mark the reopening of the Eastern
Art Galleries), 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for
bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

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Saturday 25 October

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

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Sunday 26 October

THE VERY REVD CANON ROBERT JEFFERY preaches, St Mary's,
10 a.m.

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Monday 27 October

PROFESSOR G. STEDMAN JONES: `Millennium and
Enlightenment: Robert Owen's "Second Coming of the Truth"
' (Carlyle Lectures: `Before God died: enlightenment,
revolution, and the genesis of the socialist Utopia'),
Schools, 5 p.m.

M. JACQUES DELORS: `Building Europe: the institutional
dimension' (lecture, with Mr Vice-Chancellor present),
Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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Tuesday 28 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Some saints for All
Saints Day', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for
bookings: (2)78015, 9.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.)

DR S. TSANG: `Oxford and the future of Hong Kong'
(Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture), Cecil
Jackson Room, Sheldonian, 1 p.m. (followed by
refreshments, £2.50; advance bookings to Mrs
Sturgis, (2)77234).

ENGLISH FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one
ordinary member): nominations by six electors to be
received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

LAW FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one ordinary
member): nominations by six electors to be received at
the University Offices by 4 p.m.

SOCIAL STUDIES FACULTY BOARD election, 6 November (one
official and one ordinary member): nominations by six
electors to be received at the University Offices by 4
p.m.

THE REVD CANON JOHN WEBSTER (Lady Margaret Professor
of Divinity): `Theological theology' (inaugural lecture),
Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR J.J. LAFFONT: `Inflexible rules against
political discretion' (first of three Clarendon Lectures
in Economics: `Incentives and the political economy of
regulation'), Gulbenkian Theatre, St Cross Building, 5
p.m.

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