28 September 1995



<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: University Acts<br />

University Acts


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CONGREGATION 25 September


Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions
of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1993, p. 13), the
following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 25
September.

Text of Special Resolution

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

JAMES BJORKEN, Balliol College

ARTHUR BROWN, Lincoln College

ROBERT REES DAVIES, D.PHIL., All Souls College

ANTHONY GEORGE HOPWOOD, Templeton College

DAVID MICHAEL KENNEDY, Queen's College

ROBERT KEITH O'NIONS, St Hugh's College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL


1 Status of Master of Arts for Resident
Visitors

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under
the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. vi, cl. 2 (Statutes,
1993, p. 328) has been accorded to the following Visiting Fellows of
All Souls College who will be in residence for all or part of the
academic year 1995–6:

PROFESSOR KENNETH ARROW (Stanford)

PROFESSOR JAMES ESTES (Toronto)

PROFESSOR ALEXANDER JONES (Toronto)

PROFESSOR ANDREI LEBEDEV (Moscow)

PROFESSOR JOSEPH MACGILLIVRAY (Columbia)

PROFESSOR NIGEL MORGAN (La Trobe)

PROFESSOR JOHN ROBERTS (Stanford)

PROFESSOR ROBERT SCHNEIDER (Catholic University of America)

PROFESSOR ELIZABETH SEARS (Michigan)

DR ANER SHALEV (Jerusalem)

PROFESSOR FRANCIS WILSON (Cape Town)

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2 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,
1993, p. 328) has been accorded to the following persons who are
qualified for membership of Congregation:

RICHARD JOHN DUNSTAN LIWICKI, University Offices

YVONNE NOBIS, Bodleian Law Library

VINCENT MICHAEL RAPLEY, University Offices

JAMES IAN VANDENBERG, Pembroke College

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3 Register of Congregation

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

Davies, R.R., MA, D.Phil., All Souls

Hopwood, A.G., MA, Templeton

Liwicki, R.J.D., MA status, University Offices

Nobis, Y., MA status, Bodleian Law Library

O'Nions, R.K., MA, St Hugh's

Rapley, V.M., MA status, University Offices

Vandenberg, J.I., MA status, Pembroke

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: University Agenda<br />

University Agenda


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    Note on procedures in Congregation
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    List of forthcoming Degree Days
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    List of forthcoming Matriculation Ceremonies

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    CONGREGATION 2 October


    Degree by Special Resolution

    The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at
    noon on 2 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, 1993,
    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 ELLIOTT, St Anne's College

    ALAN FLEETWOOD GORDON, Wolfson College

    THOMAS EDMUND KEYMER, St Anne's College

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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: Notices<br />

    Notices


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    UNIVERSITY PREACHERS


    Michaelmas Term 1995

    Thursday, 5 October, at 8 a.m. THE REVD GERALD HEGARTY,
    Chaplain of St Edmund Hall, Celebrant, Holy Communion (Latin). At St
    Mary's.

    Sunday, 8 October, at 10 a.m. DR S. JUDGE, Fellow of St
    Anne's College. At St Mary's.

    Sunday, 15 October, at 10 a.m. THE REVD DR ALLAN DOIG,
    Chaplain of Lady Margaret Hall. (Ramsden Sermon.) At St Mary's.

    Sunday, 22 October, at 10 a.m. DR J. WRIGHT, Student of
    Christ Church. At St Mary's.

    Sunday, 29 October, at 10 a.m. THE REVD DR CHRISTOPHER
    LAMB, Secretary for Inter-Faith Relations, General Synod and Council
    of Churches for Britain and Ireland. At Exeter College.

    Sunday, 5 November, at 10 a.m. SIR JOHN HOUGHTON, CBE,
    Honorary Fellow of Jesus College. At St Mary's.

    Sunday, 12 November, at 10 a.m. DR E. DUFFY, Fellow of
    Magdalene College and Reader in Church History, University of
    Cambridge. At St Mary's.

    Tuesday, 14 November, at 10.30 a.m. THE REVD MARK
    EVERITT, Chaplain of Merton College. (Court Sermon. The Learned and
    Honourable High Court Judges will attend this sermon.) At the
    Cathedral.

    Sunday, 19 November, at 10 a.m. THE RT REVD JOHN TAYLOR,
    Bishop of St Albans. At St Mary's.

    Sunday, 26 November, at 10 a.m. MR E. ANDERSON, FRSE,
    Rector of Lincoln College, Honorary Fellow of Balliol College.
    (Sermon on the Sin of Pride.) At St Mary's.

    Sunday, 3 December, at 10 a.m. THE REVD DR OLIVER
    O'DONOVAN, Canon of Christ Church, Regius Professor of Moral and
    Pastoral Theology. (Advent Sermon.) At the Cathedral.

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    SUB-DEPARTMENT OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS


    Appointment of Deputy

    The General Board has appointed SIR ROGER ELLIOTT, MA, D.PHIL.,
    Fellow of New College and Professor of Theoretical Physics, as deputy
    for D. Sherrington, MA, Fellow of New College and Wykeham Professor
    of Physics, for the academic year 1995–6, during which Professor
    Sherrington has been granted leave of absence and dispensation from
    prescribed duties.

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    REVIEW COMMITTEE FOR THE FACULTY OF ENGLISH

    As part of its regular ten-year rolling review procedure, the General
    Board has established a committee, under the chairmanship of Dr
    R.C.S. Walker, to review the Faculty of English Language and
    Literature. The terms of reference for the review, as proposed by the
    English Board and adopted by the General Board, are, in brief, to
    consider (a) undergraduate and graduate teaching in the
    faculty; (b) research activity of faculty members and the
    resources available to support it; (c) the resources
    available to support the work of the faculty; and (d) the
    organisation of the faculty and the conduct of its administration and
    management.

    The committee would welcome the comments of any interested
    members of Congregation, which should be sent either to the Secretary
    to the Review Committee (Catherine Godman, University Offices), or to
    Dr Walker at Magdalen, by Friday, 3 November.

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    LIBRARY INFORMATION PACK FOR NEW MEMBERS OF
    THE UNIVERSITY

    For the first time, a Library Information Pack will be made available
    for all new undergraduates, postgraduates, and senior members of the
    University. The packs will be distributed by college secretaries in
    noughth week.

    The pack, sponsored by Oxford University Press and compiled with
    the assistance of the Libraries Automation Service, will have a map
    on the back showing the location of most of the Oxford libraries.
    Inside, there will be a welcome letter, a document describing library
    and information services, a booklet giving details of the
    University's libraries, a single sheet on the regulations of the
    Bodleian Library, and a leaflet entitled `Basic searching on OLIS'.

    Current members of the University who wish to obtain one of the
    information packs should contact their college secretary.

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    WOMEN TUTORS' GROUP

    The next meeting of the Women Tutors' Group will be held at 1 p.m. on
    Monday, 16 October (second week), in the Old Bar, Mansfield College.

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    OXFORD UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S STUDIES COMMITTEE

    The next meeting of the OUWSC will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, 19
    October (second week), in the Old Bar, Mansfield College. New members
    are welcome.

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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: Lectures<br />

    Lectures


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    INAUGURAL LECTURE


    Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography

    PROFESSOR GORDON L. CLARK will deliver his inaugural
    lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12 October, in the University
    Museum.

    Subject: `The passions of commitment and the scales of
    regulation.'

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    ROMANES LECTURE 1995

    SIR WALTER BODMER, FRS, will deliver the 1995 Romanes
    Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 November, in the
    Sheldonian Theatre.

    Subject: `The Book of Man: the complete catalogue of our
    genes will revolutionise our ability to deal with disease and to
    understand our origins.'

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    MEYERSTEIN LECTURE

    PROFESSOR STEVE JONES, University College, London, will
    deliver the Meyerstein Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12
    October, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's
    College.

    Subject: `Is human evolution over?'

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    CARLYLE LECTURES 1995

    Secret concatenations: riches and poverty, Mandeville to Malthus

    PROFESSOR DONALD WINCH, FBA,, University of Sussex, will deliver the
    Carlyle Lectures at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Examination Schools.

    10 Oct.: `Overhearing conversations, political and
    social scientific.'

    17 Oct.: `Mandeville, Rousseau, and the paradox in
    favour of luxury.'

    24 Oct.: `Adam Smith and the Oeconomy of Greatness.'

    31 Oct.: `Edmund Burke, Adam Smith, and factious
    citizens.'

    7 Nov.: `Malthus, Godwin, and Condorcet: inequality and
    post-economic society.'

    14 Nov.: `Economists versus human beings.'

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    HERBERT SPENCER LECTURES 1995

    Gender and society

    The Herbert Spencer Lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the
    following days in Lecture Theatre A, the Zoology/Psychology Building.
    They will take place on Fridays, with the exception of the lecture to
    be given on Monday, 4 December. The lectures will be open to the
    public.

    PROFESSOR P. GOODFELLOW, Cambridge

    20 Oct.: `Genetics of sex determination and
    differentiation.'

    PROFESSOR S. WATKINS, Pennsylvania

    3 Nov.: `Gender and population.'

    PROFESSOR L. JACOBS, Berkeley

    10 Nov.: `Sexual differentiation and cognitive
    function.'

    PROFESSOR M. LE DOEUFF, Geneva

    17 Nov.: `Women and intellectual work.'

    DR GERMAINE GREER, Cambridge

    24 Nov.: `Victims no longer: feminism and the
    reform of the criminal law.'

    DR S.B. HRDY, University of California, Davis

    4 Dec.: `Raising Darwin's consciousness: female
    sexuality and the prehominid origins of patriarchy.'

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    CAMERON MACKINTOSH PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY
    THEATRE

    PROFESSOR ARTHUR MILLER will lecture on the days shown, as
    follows: the meetings on 11 and 19 October will be held at 5
    p.m. in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College;
    the meeting on 20 October will be held at 2.30 p.m. in the Old
    Fire Station, George Street.

    Admission to all events is free but places are strictly
    limited, and are available on a first-come, first-served
    basis. Tickets for the masterclass (20 October) are available
    in advance from the Old Fire Station box office on production
    of a student card. Tickets are limited to two per applicant,
    and will be available from 5 October.

    Further information may be obtained from Mr George Peck
    (telephone: 01993 812883).

    Wed. 11 Oct.: `The Plain Girl') (readings and
    discussion of Arthur Miller's new work).

    Thur. 19 Oct.: `The language of theatre.'

    Fri. 20 Oct.: Masterclass (scenes from Death of a
    Salesman
    and All My Sons performed by ETC).

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    ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

    School of Geography

    Conference: geographical education and citizenship

    This conference will be held on Saturday, 21 October, 10.15
    a.m.–6.15 p.m., in the School of Geography.

    The charge for attendance is £20 (waged) or £10
    (unwaged or postgraduate). Enquiries should be directed to Dr James
    Ryan or Dr Avril Maddrell at the School of Geography.

    Session I (10.45 a.m.): Geography and imperial citizenship


    A. MADDRELL, Westminster College: `Government
    emigration policy and school geography 1850–1918.'

    T. PLOSZAJSKA, Royal Holloway College: `Constructing
    the subject: geographical models in English schools
    1870–1944.'

    R. PHILLIPS, Aberystwyth: `Popular fiction,
    geographical knowledge, and imperial citizenship.'

    Session II (2 p.m.): Geography and the nation


    C. NASH, Lampeter: `Geocentric education and anti-
    imperialism: J.H. Cousins and pre-independence geography
    teaching in Ireland.'

    P. GRUFFUDD, Swansea: `The countryside as educator:
    schools, rurality, and citizenship in inter-war Wales.'

    S. RYCROFT, Sussex: `Reconstructing national
    identities: the Land Utilisation Survey of Britain.'

    D. MATLESS, Nottingham: `Landscape, geography, and
    citizenship in England 1918–39.'

    Session III (4.15 p.m.): Contemporary geography, education, and
    citizenship


    J. BALE, Keele: `Diffusion or deformation? Some
    problems of the transfer of ideas in geography from higher to
    secondary education in the 1970s.'

    J. MORGAN, London: `Citizenship, geography, education,
    and postmodernity.'

    S. BUCKINGHAM-HATFIELD, Brunel: `Developing citizenship
    through environmental education in the community.'

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    Research Seminars

    The following seminars will be held at 4.45 p.m. on Tuesdays in the
    Senior Common Room, the School of Geography.

    Conveners: Professor Ceri Peach, Professor Gordon Clark,
    and Professor Andrew Goudie.

    PROFESSOR PEACH

    10 Oct.
    : `Does Britain have ghettos?'

    YOUNG-KYEONG LEE

    17 Oct.: `A research on the urban cultural
    landscape: focusing on the historic and monumental buildings of
    Seoul.'

    M. KAIKA

    24 Oct.: `Water scarcity and water problems in
    Athens: towards a new approach for arranging problems of the
    urbanisation of water.'

    SOOJIN PARK

    31 Oct.: `Modelling the soil–hillslope
    continuum based on analysis of soil morphology and soil
    chemistry.'

    PROFESSOR C. NIEMITZ, Berlin

    7 Nov.: `The tropical rain forests—biological
    and climate functions, threats, and conservation.'

    PROFESSOR S. SMITH

    14 Nov.: `Interpreting the soundscape.'

    J. COE

    21 Nov.: `A palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of
    the Upper Thames Terrace System.'

    PROFESSOR M. USHER, Scottish Natural Heritage

    28 Nov.: To be announced.

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    CLINICAL MEDICINE


    Department of Psychiatry

    The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the
    Seminar Room, the Department of Psychiatry, the Warneford Hospital.

    Convener: M.G. Gelder, DM, Handley Professor of
    Psychiatry.

    PROFESSOR N. TARRIER, Manchester

    17 Oct.: `The cognitive behavioural treatment of
    psychosis: success or failure?'

    PROFESSOR L. TRÄSKMAN-BENDZ, Lund Suicide Research Centre,
    Sweden

    31 Oct.: `Understanding suicidal behaviour from a
    biological viewpoint.' (Litchfield Lecture)

    DR K. FRISTON, Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology, London

    14 Nov.: `Functional neuroimaging and
    schizophrenia.'

    DR A. DAVID, King's College, London

    28 Nov.: `Insight and psychosis; does it matter?'

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    University Department of Cellular Science:
    haematology seminars

    The following seminars will be held at 12 noon on Tuesdays in the
    Haematology Seminar Room, Level 4, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

    DR T. PETO

    10 Oct.: `HIV update.'

    DR F. COTTER, Institute of Child Health, London

    17 Oct.: `in vivo modelling and molecular
    manipulation of haematological malignancies.'

    DR R. GALE, University College, London

    24 Oct.: `Clonal analysis of myeloid
    malignancies.'

    DR K. TALKS

    31 Oct.: Case presentation.

    DR J. MARSH, St George's Hospital, London

    7 Nov.: `Aplastic anaemia.'

    DR P. MOSS

    14 Nov.: Case
    presentations—lymphoproliferations and cytopenia.

    DR W. WOOD

    21 Nov.: `Developmental aspects of erythropoiesis
    and haemoglobin production.'

    DR D. KEELING

    28 Nov.: `Anti-phospholid antibodies.'

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    MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES


    Graduate seminar in Spanish studies

    The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays in the
    Taylor Institution.

    Conveners: I.D.L. Michael, MA, King Alfonso XIII
    Professor of Spanish Studies, and C.P. Thompson, MA, D.Phil., Faculty
    Lecturer in Spanish.

    SRTA. DA MARÍA LUISA LOPEZ-VIDRIERO, Royal Palace Library,
    Madrid

    10 Oct.: `Lectura y educación de
    príncipes en el siglo XVIII.'

    MR A. GINGER

    17 Oct.: `Ros de Olano's early short stories, and
    the origins of experimentation in modern Spanish literature.'

    THE REVD DR COLIN THOMPSON

    31 Oct.: `St John of the Cross: the expression of
    the inexpressible.'

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    Film Studies

    Hearts and minds, myths and money—the struggle for control
    of the world's film industry

    SIR DAVID PUTTNAM, CBE, will deliver a series of public lectures to
    mark the centenary of European cinema.

    The lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the following days in
    the Examination Schools.

    Mon. 16 Oct.: `Hearts and minds—Europe, America,
    and the birth of cinema.'

    Fri. 20 Oct.: `Stars, genres, and the studio
    system.'

    Thur. 26 Oct.: `Sleeping with the enemy? Coming to
    terms with television.'

    Fri. 27 Oct.: `Myths and money.'

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    The politics of European cinema

    The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in 47
    Wellington Square. Related film showings are listed below.

    I. CHRISTIE

    11 Oct.: `Defending European cinema in the twenties
    and the nineties.'

    G. NOWELL SMITH, Editor, Oxford History of World Cinema

    18 Oct.: `Cinema and democracy in Europe,
    1945–60.'

    I. CHRISTIE

    25 Oct.: `Soviet cinema after the thaw and Europe's
    New Waves.'

    PROFESSOR T. ELSAESSER, Amsterdam

    1 Nov.: `Loving the other: sexuality, ethnicity,
    and Fassbinder.'

    European cinema and literary movements

    The following lectures will be given at 10 a.m. on Mondays in the
    Taylor Institution, with a seminar on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in 47
    Wellington Square. Related film showings are listed below.

    I. CHRISTIE

    6 Nov.: `Cinema and German Expressionism.'

    13 Nov.: `Film and the Russian avant-garde.'

    DR R. GORDON

    20 Nov.: `Italian realism and neo-realism.'

    I. CHRISTIE

    27 Nov.: `Who writes cinema history and why?'

    Film showings

    The following films will be shown at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays in the
    Phoenix Picture House, Walton Street.

    11 Oct.: Riff-Raff (UK 1990, dir. Ken
    Loach)

    18 Oct.: Les Enfants du Paradis (France
    1945, dir. Marcel Carné)

    25 Oct.: The Adventures of a Dentist (USSR
    1965, dir. Elem Klimov)

    1 Nov.: In a Year with Thirteen Moons (W.
    Germany 1978, dir. R.W. Fassbinder)

    8 Nov.: The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
    (Germany 1919, dir. Robert Wiene)

    15 Nov.: The Strike (USSR 1924, dir.
    Sergei Eisenstein)

    22 Nov.: Rome Open City (Italy 1945, dir.
    Roberto Rosselini)

    29 Nov.: La Ronde (France 1950, dir. Max
    Ophuls)

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    MODERN HISTORY

    The medical legacy of Greece and Rome

    The following seminars will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursdays in the
    Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, at the Wellcome Unit for the History
    of Medicine. All are welcome.

    Convener: E. Savage-Smith, Research Associate, Wellcome
    Unit for the History of Medicine.

    N. MANI, Medizinhistorisches Institut, University of Bonn

    12 Oct.: `Galen and his Influence on
    Sixteenth-Century Medicine.'

    J. LONGRIGG, Newcastle upon Tyne
    19 Oct.: `Alexandrian Medical Science.'

    H. KING, Newcastle upon Tyne

    26 Oct.: `The Disease of Virginity: Hippocratic
    Gynaecology in the Sixteenth Century.'

    R.P.J. JACKSON, Dept. of Prehistoric and Romano-British Antiquities,
    British Museum, London

    2 Nov.: `Surgeons, Surgery and Instruments in the
    Roman Empire.'

    S. WEST

    9 Nov.: `Hippocrates and the Scythians.'

    D. LANGSLOW

    16 Nov.: `Medical Language: Ancient and Modern.'

    V. HUTTON, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine

    23 Nov.: `From Galen to Galenism and After.'

    F.R.W. ZIMMERMANN

    30 Nov.: `Razi and the Triumph of Galenism in the
    World of Islam.'

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    Topics in the social history of medicine

    The following seminars will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays in the
    Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, at the Wellcome Unit for the History
    of Medicine. All are welcome.

    Convener: D.J. Wright, D.Phil.

    B. HARRIS, Southampton

    24 Oct.: `Responding to Adversity:
    Government-Charity Relations and the Relief of Unemployment in
    Interwar Britain.'

    C. KRAMER, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine

    31 Oct.: `Courting Madness: Asylum Culture in Early
    Nineteenth-Century Germany.'

    D. SMITH, Aberdeen

    7 Nov.: `John Boyd Orr, the Rowett Research
    Institute and Minerals in Nutrition.'

    T. BOON

    14 Nov.: `Making the Health Education Film in 1930s
    Britain.'

    L. MARKS, Imperial College, London

    21 Nov.: `'A Cage of Ovulating Females': The Early
    Clinical Trials of the Pill.'

    M. DUPREE, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Glasgow

    28 Nov.: `Medical Practitioners in
    Nineteenth-Century Scotland.'

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    MODERN HISTORY, ORIENTAL STUDIES


    Seminar in medieval Jewish history and
    literature

    The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in Pembroke
    College.

    Conveners: D. Frank (Ph.D. Harvard), Research Fellow of
    Wolfson College and Fellow of the Centre for Hebrew and Jewish
    Studies, M.D. Goodman, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Jewish Studies, M.
    Rubin, MA, University Lecturer (CUF) in Medieval History, and A.
    Tanenbaum, Associate Scholar of the Centre for Hebrew and Jewish
    Studies.

    DR J. OLSZOWY

    23 Oct.: `Karaite marriage contracts of the
    tenth–twelfth centuries as a historical source.'

    DR E. FROJMOVIC, Leeds

    6 Nov.: `The "Old Country"
    remembered—a revival of the Spanish tradition in the
    earliest illustrated printed Haggadah.'

    DR M. MINTY, McGill

    20 Nov.: `The transformation of Judengasse to
    Christian Quarter in late medieval Germany.'

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    ORIENTAL STUDIES

    Jewish history and literature in the Graeco-Roman period

    The following seminars will take place at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesdays in
    Wolfson College.

    Convener: M.D. Goodman, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Jewish
    Studies.

    DR J. MCLAREN, Australian Catholic University

    24 Oct.: `Turbulent times? Measuring unrest in
    first-century Judaea.'

    DR D. GERA, Ben Gurion University

    31 Oct.: `History and literature: the Battle of
    Beth Zacharia.'

    DR C. HEMPEL, Birmingham

    7 Nov.: `The earthly Essene nucleus of IQSa.'

    DR P. VAN BOXEL, Leo Baeck College

    14 Nov.: `Weeping over Jerusalem: a reaction to the
    destruction of the Temple.'

    PROFESSOR S. DAR, Bar-Ilan University

    21 Nov.: `The Jewish settlements on Mt. Carmel in
    the Roman and Byzantine periods.'

    DR D. FALK

    28 Nov.: `From Wissenschaft des Judentums to the
    Dead Sea Scrolls: theories on the origins of Jewish liturgy
    reconsidered.'

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    PHYSICAL SCIENCES


    Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars

    The following seminars will be held on Mondays in the Seminar Room,
    the New Chemistry Building. With the exception of the 27 November
    seminar, which will be held at 10 a.m., they will take place at 5
    p.m.

    Convener: M.S. Child, MA, Professor of Chemical Dynamics.

    DR M. WILSON, Max-Planck Institut, Stuttgart

    9 Oct.: `Modelling interionic
    interactions—progress with ZrO2 and Al2O3.'

    DR D.E. MANOLOPOUILOS

    16 Oct.: `Chemical reaction dynamics and anion
    photoelectron spectroscopy.'

    DR P.A. MADDEN

    23 Oct.: `Structure and stability of charge
    stabilised colloids from first principles.'

    DR S.L. PRICE, University College, London

    30 Oct.: `The role of electrostatic interactions in
    determining the crystal structures of polar organic
    molecules.'

    MR T. WESTON

    6 Nov.: `Classical and quantum dynamics of coupled
    Morse oscillators.'

    DR D.E. LOGAN

    13 Nov.: `The Hubbard model: poles, holes, strings,
    and things.'

    PROFESSOR M.J. GILLAN, Keele

    20 Nov.: `ab initio simulation of complex
    liquids.'

    DR E. POLLAK, Weizmann Institute

    27 Nov.: `Theory of activated surface diffusion.'

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    COMPUTING LABORATORY


    Strachey Lecture

    PROFESSOR DANA S. SCOTT, Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver the
    Strachey Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 3 October, in the Lecture
    Theatre, the Computing Laboratory, Wolfson Building, Parks Road.

    The lecture is the first of a termly series of Distinguished
    Lectures named after Christopher Strachey, the University's first
    Professor of Computation.

    Subject: `Twenty-five years of domain theory.'

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    Additional lecture

    PROFESSOR SCOTT will give an additional lecture at 10 a.m. on
    Tuesday, 3 October, in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.

    Subject: `Experience in teaching mathematics with a
    computer.'

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    NISSAN INSTITUTE OF JAPANESE STUDIES

    The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the
    Lecture Theatre, the Nissan Institute.

    DR M. REBICK

    13 Oct.: `Do you have to go to Tokyo University to
    get a good job? Trends in the 1990s.'

    MR MASAO MIYAMOTO, former official of the Ministry of Health and
    Welfare and author of The Straightjacket Society

    20 Oct.: `Japanese bureaucracy and its
    problems.'

    PROFESSOR HIROSHI ODA, London

    27 Oct.: `Proposed changes to the Code of Civil
    Procedure concerning transnational litigation.'

    DR D. CAMPBELL, Essex

    3 Nov.: `The asset inflation in Japan in the late
    1980s.'

    DR F. GREY, Mikroelektronik Centret, Lyngby, Denmark

    10 Nov.: `Japanese science: is there such a
    thing?'

    PROFESSOR TETSUO TSUZAKI

    17 Nov.: `Social work as a social institution:
    unpropounded or unfinished agenda? A Japan–UK
    comparison.'

    MS HIROKO TOMIDA, Sheffield

    24 Nov.: `The contribution of oral history to the
    evolution of Japanese women's historiography.'

    DR J. BABB, Newcastle

    1 Dec.: `The emergence of a postwar political
    history: critical junctures and trends.'

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    INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL
    MICROBIOLOGY

    The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Fridays in the
    Institute Seminar Room.

    DR J. HARWOOD, NERC Sea Mammal Research Unit, Cambridge

    13 Oct.: `The role of disease and mass mortality in
    the dynamics of marine mammal populations.'

    DR B. FINLAY, NERC Institute of Freshwater Ecology, Windermere

    20 Oct.: `Microbial diversity and ecosystem
    function.'

    PROFESSOR J. SPRENT, Dundee

    27 Oct.: `Diversity in nitrogen fixing
    bacteria.'

    DR R. TROUT, MAFF Central Science Laboratory, Worplesdon

    3 Nov.: `Rabbit management: bashing, bugging, or
    biotechnology?'

    DR B. HEYWOOD, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge

    10 Nov.: `Global change, Antarctica, and the BAS
    programme.'

    DR N. KNOWLES, BBSRC Animal Virus Laboratory, Pirbright

    17 Nov.: `Molecular epidemiology and evolution of
    foot-and-mouth disease virus.'

    DR P. CANE, Warwick

    24 Nov.: `Evolution and molecular epidemiology of
    human respiratory syncytial virus.'

    DR M. THOMAS, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot

    1 Dec.: `Biological control of locusts and
    grasshoppers using pathogens.'

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    GREEN COLLEGE


    Radcliffe Lecture 1995

    PROFESSOR SIR DAVID WEATHERALL, FRS, will deliver the 1995
    Radcliffe Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 12 October, in the
    Witts Lecture Theatre, the Radcliffe Infirmary.

    Subject: `Genetics, medicine, and society.'

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    WOLFSON COLLEGE


    Ronald Syme Lecture 1995

    PROFESSOR T.D.C. BARNES, FRSC, Professor of Classics, University of
    Toronto, will deliver the fifth Ronald Syme Lecture at 6 p.m. on
    Thursday, 19 October, in the Hall, Wolfson College.

    Subject: `Hagiography and Roman history.'

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    FRIENDS OF THE BODLEIAN

    GILLIAN AVERY will give a thirty-minute lecture at 5.30 p.m. on
    Monday, 16 October, in Convocation House, the Old Schools Quadrangle.

    Subject: `But what did children really read? An informal
    survey from diaries and memoirs.'

    The lecture will be followed by a private viewing, for Friends
    of the Bodleian, of the exhibition `Early children's books in the
    Bodleian Library'. Wine will be served in the Divinity School. Those
    wishing to attend are asked to inform the Membership Secretary,
    Friends of the Bodleian, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG (tel.:
    Oxford (2)77234).

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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: Grants and Research<br /> Funding<br />

    Grants and Research Funding


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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: Examinations and<br /> Boards<br />

    Examinations and Boards


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    GENERAL BOARD OF THE FACULTIES

    With the approval of the General Board, the following
    appointments and reappointments have been made and titles
    conferred for the periods stated.

    1 Appointments

    UNIVERSITY LECTURER/CURATOR OF THE BATE COLLECTION

    Anthropology and Geography

    hélène t.a.m. la rue , ma, d.phil., Fellow of St
    Cross. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 2000.

    UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

    (From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 2000 unless otherwise
    stated)

    Anthropology and Geography

    heather a. viles, ma, d.phil., Fellow-elect of Worcester. In
    Physical Geography. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 2000.

    Biological Sciences

    robert w. scotland, ma status (b.sc. London, ph.d. Reading),
    Fellow-elect of Linacre. In Plant Systematics and Biodiversity.

    Management Studies

    ian kessler, ma (ba Manchester, ma, ph.d. Warwick), Fellow of
    Templeton. In Management Studies. From 1 January 1996 until 31
    December 2000.

    Modern History

    helena f. hamerow, d.phil. (ba Wisconsin-Madison), Fellow-elect
    of St Cross. In European Archaeology (Early Medieval). From 1
    March 1996 until 28 February 2001.

    maria c.mundell mango, ma status, d.phil. (ba Massachusetts, ma
    London), Fellow-elect of St John's. In Byzantine Archaeology and
    Art.

    Physical Sciences

    philipp podsiadlowski (prediploma München, ph.d. MIT),
    Fellow- elect of St Edmund Hall. In Physics. From 1 March 1996
    until 28 February 2001.

    Theology

    diarmaid n.j. macculloch (ma, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow-elect of
    St Cross. In Theology.

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    UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (temporary)

    Biological Sciences

    mark ridley, ma, d.phil. In Zoology. From 1 September 1995 until
    30 September 1996.

    Social Studies

    erica l. benner, m.phil., d.phil (ba New Orleans), Fellow-elect
    of St Antony's. In International Relations. From 1 October 1995
    until 30 September 1997.

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    UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

    Modern History

    james r. raven (ma, ph.d. Cambridge), Fellow-elect of Mansfield.
    In Modern History. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 2000.

    UNIVERSITY LECTURERS (CUF)(temporary)

    Medieval and Modern Languages

    patrick r.a. mcguinness, ba (ba Cambridge, ma York), Fellow-elect
    of Jesus. In French. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 1997.

    Physical Sciences

    boris rusakov (m.sc. Gorki, ph.d. Moscow). In Physics. From 1
    October 1995 until 30 September 1996

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    JUNIOR LECTURER

    Mathematical Sciences

    david j. allwright (ba, ph.d. Cambridge). In Mathematics. From
    1 October 1995 until 30 September 1998.

    UNIVERSITY LECTURER (by decree)

    Medieval and Modern Languages

    adelaida martín valverde (ma Hull). In Spanish. From 1
    October 1995 until 30 September 1996.

    STAFF TUTOR (fixed-term/half-time)

    Continuing Education

    vincent n.h. strudwick, ma status (ba Nottingham). In Biblical
    and Theological Studies. From 1 September 1995 until 30 September
    1998.

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    TUTOR IN EDUCATIONAL STUDIES (part-time)

    ann c. childs (b.sc., ph.d. Birmingham). In Chemistry. From 1
    September 1995 until 31 August 1996.

    INSTRUCTOR IN ARABIC

    Oriental Studies

    sonia s'hiri (ba Tunis, m.sc., ph.d. Edinburgh). From 1 October
    1995 until 30 September 1998.

    NISSAN INSTRUCTOR IN JAPANESE

    Oriental Studies

    mie kagaya (ba Tsukuba, Japan). From 18 September 1995 until 17
    September 2000.

    HEBREW CENTRE LECTURER

    Modern History

    david rechter (ba, ma Melbourne), Fellow of the Oxford Centre for
    Hebrew and Jewish Studies. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September
    2000.

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    2 Reappointments

    DEPUTY DIRECTOR (CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT)

    Continuing Education

    peter g. combey, ma, Fellow of Kellogg College. From 1 March 1996
    until the retiring age.

    UNIVERSITY LECTURER

    Continuing Education

    malcolm r. airs, ma, d.phil., Fellow of Kellogg College. In
    Conservation and the Historic Environment. From 15 April 1996
    until the retiring age.

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    INSTRUCTORS IN MODERN LANGUAGES

    Medieval and Modern Languages

    clara m. florio cooper, ma status (dott.lett.Turin). In Italian.
    From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 1998.

    mary coulton, ma status (ba Athens, m.litt. Birmingham). In
    Modern Greek. From 1 October 1995 until 30 September 1998.

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    3 Appointment by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical
    Medicine

    DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL STUDIES

    joan m. trowell, ma status (mb, bs London), frcp, mrcs. From 1
    October 1995 until 30 September 1998.

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    4 Reappointments by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical
    Medicine

    CLINICAL LECTURERS

    j.w.f. mant, ma status (mb, bs, m.sc. London, ma Cambridge). In
    Public Health Medicine. From 1 July 1995 until 30 June 1998.

    patrick h. maxwell, ma (mb, bs London). In Clinical Medicine.
    From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 1996.

    amanda ogilvy-stuart, ma status (bm Southampton), In Paediatrics.
    From 1 April 1996 until 31 March 1999.

    b.c. vinayak, (mb, bs London). In ENT. From 1 May 1996 until 30
    April 1999.

    n.r. watson, ma status (mb, bs London). In Obstetrics and
    Gynaecology. From 1 January 1996 until 31 December 1996.

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    5 Conferment of title by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical
    Medicine

    HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURER

    justin a. roake, d.phil. (mb., ch.b. Otago), fracs. In Surgery.
    From 1 April 1995 until 31 March 2000.

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    FACULTY BOARD ELECTIONS

    No other nominations having been received, the Vice-Chancellor
    and Proctors, acting under the provisions of Ch. II, Sect. vi,
    § 5 (Statutes, 1993, p. 221), have nominated
    the following to fill vacancies from the beginning of Michaelmas
    Term 1995.

    BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

    Ordinary members

    1. M.E. DAWKINS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Somerville

    2. A. KACELNIK, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Pembroke

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    PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES

    Ordinary member

    I.D. THOMPSON, MA, Student of Christ Church

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    CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

    TRINITY TERM 1996

    Preliminary Examinations

    Bachelor of Fine Art: M. CHEVSKA, MA status, Fellow of
    Brasenose (address: Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art)

    Biology: D.B. ROBERTS, MA, Fellow of Magdalen
    (address: Department of Biochemistry)

    Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: C.S. ADAMS, MA,
    M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross (address: Institute of
    Economics and Statistics)

    Honour Moderations

    Geography: P.A. BULL, MA, Fellow of Hertford (address:
    School of Geography)

    Modern History and Economics: J.B.W. NIGHTINGALE,
    MA, Fellow of Magdalen

    Honour Schools

    Geography: .A.M. SWYNGEDOUW, MA, Fellow of St Peter's
    (address: School of Geography)

    Human Sciences: D.A. COLEMAN,MA, Fellow of Linacre
    (address: Department of Applied Social Studies and Social
    Research)

    Music: R. PARKER, Fellow-elect of St Hugh's

    Natural Science
    k Physics: R.C.E. DEVENISH, MA, Fellow of Hertford
    (address: Department of Particle and Nuclear Physics)


    Physiological Sciences: J.S.H. TAYLOR, MA,
    Fellow of Pembroke (address: Department of Human Anatomy)

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    Bachelor of Civil Law

    C.F.H. TAPPER, BCL, MA, Fellow of Magdalen

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    Magister Juris in European and Comparative Law

    C.F.H. TAPPER, BCL, MA, Fellow of Magdalen

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    Master of Philosophy

    Comparative Social Research: A.F. HEATH, MA, Fellow
    of Nuffield

    Politics: M.F.E. PHILP, MA, M.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel

    Qualifying Test in Comparative Social Research: A.F.
    HEATH, MA, Fellow of Nuffield

    Master of Science

    Applied Social Studies: C. ROBERTS, MA, Fellow of Green
    College

    Comparative Social Research: A.F. HEATH, MA, Fellow
    of Nuffield

    Management (Industrial Relations): K. GRINT, MA
    status, D.PHIL., Fellow of Templeton

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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

    M. HENSMANN, Brasenose: `NMR studies of SHE domains: structure and
    phosphopeptide binding'.

    New Chemistry Laboratory, Monday, 18 December, 2.15 p.m.

    Examiners: M.D. Waterfield, C.M. Dobson.

    I. PHAN, Wolfson: `Structural studies of modular proteins by NMR
    spectrose and molecular modelling'.

    New Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 17 October, 2.15 p.m.

    Examiners: E.D. Laue, C.M. Dobson.

    Clinical Medicine

    P.F. BAILLIE-HAMILTON, Christ Church: `Applications of magnetic
    resonance in cancer diagnosis and therapy'.

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Tuesday, 10 October, 9.30 a.m.

    Examiners: G.E. Adams, B.J. Shepstone.

    English Language and Literature

    J.D. FOX, Brasenose: `Darwin and the Island: the impact of
    evolutionary thought on certain island texts of Wells, Conrad, and
    Golding'.

    Examination Schools, Monday, 2 October, 2 p.m.

    Examiners: B.A. Richards, M. Kinkead-Weekes.

    Law

    R.N. CHAMBERS, St Peter's: `Resulting trusts and the law of
    restitution'.

    Wadham, Friday, 15 December, 2.15 p.m.

    Examiners: a.s. Burrows, J. Hackney.

    Literae Humaniores

    I.D. GRADEL, Lady Margaret Hall: `Heavenly honours: emperor worship
    in Italy from Augustus to the Severans'.

    Examination Schools, Monday, 16 October, 4.30 p.m.

    Examiners: F.G.B. Millar, J.A. North.

    Physical Sciences

    D.A. HOPKINSON, Keble: `T-violation in atomic systems'.

    Clarendon Laboratory, Tuesday, 17 October, 2.15 p.m.

    Examiners: D.M. Segal, C.D. Thompson.

    Physiological Sciences

    M.K. BADMAN, Wadham: `Cellular mechanisms for islet amyloid formation
    and degradation'.

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Thursday, 12 October, 2 p.m.

    Examiners: P.E. Fraser, S.J.H. Ashcroft.


    EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF
    SCIENCE

    The examiners appointed by The following faculty board give notice of
    oral examination of their candidate as follows:

    Physiological Sciences

    M. FAEHLING, Lincoln: `Studies of ATP-sensitive whole-cell currents
    in pancreatic beta-cells'.

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Tuesday, 17 October, 2 p.m.

    Examiners: U. Panten, S.J.H. Ashcroft.

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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: Colleges, Halls, and<br /> Societies<br />

    Colleges, Halls, and Societies


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    OBITUARIES


    Christ Church

    HAROLD BAILEY, MA, 28 May 1995; scholar 1933–7. Aged 81.

    SEAN DOWLING, 1995; commoner 1990–3. Aged 24.

    SIDNEY GOLT, MA, CB, 4 June 1995; scholar 1928–31. Aged 85.

    GERVASE JACKSON-STOPS, MA, 2 July 1995; exhibitioner 1965–71.
    Aged 48.

    LT-COL. HARRY PEARSON, MA, 7 August 1995; scholar 1932–5.

    PATRICK FINDLATER STEWART, MA, 21 July 1995; scholar 1936–9.

    CHRISTOPHER DENIS GEORGE PIERRE WAUD, 25 June 1995; commoner
    1955–8. Aged 66.

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    St Edmund Hall

    THOMAS OLDLAND HOYLE, MA, 28 February 1995; commoner 1946–8.
    Aged 70.

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    MEMORIAL SERVICE


    Somerville College

    A Memorial Service for DR JENNIFER LOACH will be held at 2.30 p.m. on
    Saturday, 14 October, in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin.
    There will be a reception in Somerville College after the service.

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    ELECTION


    St Hilda's College

    To a University Kolkhorst Exhibition

    KERRY JAYNE SMITH,
    formerly of the Belvedere School, Liverpool

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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 28 September 1995: Advertisements<br />

    Advertisements


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    How to advertise in the
    Gazette



    Terms and
    conditions of acceptance of advertisements


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    Hadrian's Wall Walk

    Volunteers are sought by the Alumni Office to assist
    with the planning of the Oxford University Hadrian's Wall Walk,
    15–20 Apr. 1996. Please contact the University Alumni Officer,
    Rodney Buckton, External Relations Office, Oxenford House, Magdalen
    Street, Oxford OX1 3AB. Tel.: Oxford (2)78128, fax: (2)78180.

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    Tuition Offered

    Piano lessons with Martin André, MA, ARCM;
    intermediate to diploma level. North Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 516985.

    Piano and bassoon lessons offered in Wolvercote. All
    ages and stages welcome. I have many years' teaching experience and
    am fully qualified on both instruments. Noël Rainbird. Tel.:
    Oxford 52539.

    Cello tuition offered by experienced teacher.
    Beginners to
    advanced players. Johanna Messner, Jericho. Tel.: Oxford 311981.

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    Services Offered

    Frederick and Sudabeh Hine, dealers in Persian,
    Afghan, and
    Turkey carpets and rugs, runners, and kelims. Wide selection of
    tribal, village, and workshop pieces. Many items heavily reduced to
    make room for new importations arriving end Oct. Browse through our
    warehouse without obligation 10 a.m.–6 p.m., for 7 days a week
    at present. Old Squash Court at the rear of 16 Linton Road, North
    Oxford. Tel./fax: Oxford 59396.

    Furniture restoration and traditional cabinet-making
    by experienced craftsman; french polishing, upholstery, carving,
    gilding; clock and barometer repairs. Collection and delivery
    service. Mark Griffin Furniture. Tel.: Oxford 300171.

    Flowers design studio, 13 North Parade, Oxford OX2
    6LX. Exciting and unusual flowers. Delivers, weddings, parties, and
    balls. Open Mon.–Fri. 10 a.m.–5.30 p.m., Sat. 10
    a.m.–4 p.m. Tel.:
    Oxford 56358.

    Furniture restoration: all aspects of furniture
    restoration, cabinet-making, carving, chair repairs, traditional
    upholstery, re- caning, and rush seating can be attended to by
    Brazier's of Oxford. Panelling, bookcases, and individual joinery
    also undertaken. Brazier's of Oxford, 57 High Street, Oxford. Tel.:
    Oxford 246574.

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    Domestic Services

    We are looking for a native German speaker to pick
    up our 5½-year-old from school in Headington at 3 p.m. and look
    after him until 5.30 p.m. twice per week (inc. Wednesdays). Tel.:
    Oxford 248019.

    The House at Pooh Corner Montessori Nursery School,
    the Milham Centre, Jack Straw's Lane, Marston, Oxford. Ages
    2½–5. Well-known small school. Specialist teachers for
    music, dance, art, French, and project work. Directress: Victoria
    King. Tel.: 01993 775744.


    Situations Vacant

    Serious academic summer program in Paris seeks
    Director.
    Candidates should have 10 years' experience in secondary school
    education, fluent French, and a good knowledge of Paris. Advanced
    degree preferred. Send references and c.v. to: the Executive
    Director, Academic Programs, 601 W110th St., Suite 7R, New York, NY
    10025, USA. Fax: 212 663 8169.

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    Houses to Let

    Cunliffe Close, North Oxford: house, large
    sitting/dining-room, kitchen, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms (1 double),
    bathroom, detached garage. Fully furnished, inc. linen,
    washing-machine and clothes drier. Available now. Rent £740
    p.c.m., negotiable. Tel.: Oxford 727386.

    End-terrace, ideally located, newly-furnished
    Victorian house in
    Jericho to let; 2 bedrooms, first-floor bath, conservatory, courtyard
    garden. Available from 15 Oct. One-year rental at £750 p.m.
    Tel.: Oxford 54507.

    Headington/Risinghurst: attractive, lightly
    furnished bungalow
    with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, c.h., and leafy garden; 12 minutes to
    city centre, reliable bus service. £550 p.c.m. From 1 October
    for 6 months. Tel.: Oxford 62674, or 01600 890207.

    Old Marston: an attractive period property in the
    heart of the village with two bedrooms, study, living- and
    dining-room areas plus modern fitted kitchen. Ideal for professional
    couple requiring easy access to colleges and hospitals. Furnished.
    Available Sept. £750 p.c.m. Mallam's. Tel.: Abingdon (01235)
    553064.

    In East Hendred, 20 minutes from Oxford,
    stone-fronted cottage in beautiful village; 3 bedrooms, conservatory,
    laundry-room, etc., c.h., lovely garden, large garage. £750
    p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: 0378 064413 or 0171-262 9604.

    Furnished central North Oxford house to let, 7
    Oct.–30 Apr. (dates flexible); walk to colleges, train station,
    bus
    station; near Port Meadow; c.h., recently redecorated, secluded
    garden, garden furniture, terrace; 3 bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms,
    washing-machine, drier, telephone, linen, dishes, 2 bicycles.
    Suitable for visiting academics. £830 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 775567
    (J. Mackrell, evenings); or tel. (A. Gaston, Canada): 613 7451368/819
    6710348, fax: 613 7450299, e-mail: gastont@nwrc.cws.doe.ca.

    Very clean, peaceful rural but accessible beautiful
    old stone cottage (2 bedrooms) on ancient farm; wonderful views,
    walks, garden; tennis; comfortable antiques–-or unfurnished;
    insulation; c.h.; open log fire; garage; local pub. Six months min.
    Oxford 20 minutes. Tel.: 01993 822152.

    A pleasant comfortable semi-detached house close to
    Iffley Village; sleeps up to 6 people; holiday or short let; parking,
    TV, linen. £350 p.w. Tel.: Oxford 778458, fax: Oxford 776477.

    Coming to Oxford? QB Management are one of Oxford's
    foremost
    letting agents with a range of good quality flats and houses in the
    Oxford area. We specialise in lettings to visiting academics, medical
    personnel, and other professionals and our aim is to provide 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 to help without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 64533, fax: 64777.

    Mallam's Residential Letting and Management
    Department offers
    a complete letting and management service. If you are considering
    letting your property please call for a professional consultation
    without cost or obligation. Tel.: Oxford 241466.

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    Flats to Let

    Studio flat, central Oxford: large, light basement
    studio flat
    in Southmoor Road; own bathroom, cooking, and telephone. £105
    p.w., which includes all utilities. Tel.: Oxford (2)70720 (w), or
    54397 (h).

    Central North Oxford: spacious modern ground-floor flat,
    well presented and furnished. Off-road parking. Available immediately
    for 12 months min. from 1 Oct. £500 p.c.m. Tel.: 01280
    705191.

    Superb new roof-top garden flat to let in very quiet
    location,
    10 minutes from Oxford city centre; 1 very spacious bed-sitting room,
    fireplace, french doors onto terrace, new kitchen and w.c.; shower-
    room on separate floor. £595 p.m. Tel.: Oxford 247150.

    North Oxford, Summertown: attractive spacious flat
    for
    one/two; bedroom, sitting-room (period fireplace, stripped pine doors
    and floors), kitchen/diner (6m by 2.4m), new bathroom, c.h.,
    washer/drier, dish-washer; off-street parking; use of garden. Tel.:
    Oxford 58775.

    North Leigh, at edge of Cotswolds, 11 miles from
    centre of Oxford, 6 miles from Woodstock and 3 miles from Witney:
    first-floor flat; one study/bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, c.h.; share
    entrance only; separate telephone; parking space; rural views; bus
    service but car an advantage. Ideal for someone writing a
    dissertation or book. £230 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 881 667.

    Central North Oxford, 10 minutes from city centre,
    two
    delightful and very comfortable flats available now in quiet,
    civilised family house: (1)–-large double bedroom, single
    bedroom,
    drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom; (2)–-large double bedroom,
    drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking, garden. Regret
    no children or pets. Tel.: Oxford 52400.

    Charming flat in converted barn; suit professional
    couple.
    Islip. Free from 10 Oct. Tel.: Oxford 376094.

    Active retired doctor has comfortable self-contained
    studio flat available in Headington in exchange for approx. quarter-
    to half-time flexible help with housekeeping, occasional shopping,
    car-driving, etc. Might suit retired person with spare time or
    someone with other part-time interests. Tel.: Oxford 68925.

    Woodstock Road, within walking distance of
    Summertown shops: modern purpose- built first-floor flat; d.g., fully
    carpeted, individual gas c.h., fully furnished and equipped; 2 double
    bedrooms, study, dining-room or third bedroom (single), large
    living-room, kitchen/diner, one large bathroom, gardens on ground
    floor, parking space. Most modern conveniences. £850 p.m.
    Available 1 Oct. for academic year or longer. Tel.: Oxford 515301; if
    no reply: 00 39 55 573056.

    Central North Oxford: large, pleasant,
    fully-equipped
    centrally-heated 2-room flat with shared bathroom; garden. Suit
    graduate couple. Rent, inc. of bills, £375 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford
    515635.

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    Accommodation Offered

    Cottage just over Magdalen Bridge: quiet, sunny,
    civilised,
    all the usual accoutrements, pretty garden full of surprises.
    Equivalent lodger sought for very nice room at £240 p.c.m. Tel.:
    Oxford 245707.

    Attractive bedsit available now for one person: one
    main room, lobby, own bathroom; independent access; fully carpeted
    and furnished; bedding; cooking facilities; heating; westerly
    outlook—in pleasant North Oxford location. Non-smoker please.
    £60 p.w. inc. Tel.: Oxford 58263.

    Not quite a flat—two rooms to let to
    professional non-smoker; own bedroom and sitting-room, share bathroom
    and kitchen with owner; lovely house in Wolvercote, close to Port
    Meadow. Frequent buses to town. £320 p.c.m. plus council tax and
    bills. Tel.: Oxford 52539.

    Rooms available in Grandpont, about 4 minutes by
    bicycle to city centre. Close to Isis and all amenities. Very
    reasonable rates for academics. Tel.: Oxford (2)74897.

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    Accommodation Sought

    Short-term accommodation needed. Visiting fellow
    seeks
    one-bedroom flat/studio in North/central Oxford, 1 Oct.–15 Dec.
    Tel.: Oxford 59566.

    Mature female professional working within the
    University
    seeks pleasant independent or shared accommodation in central North
    Oxford. Tel.: Oxford (2)74224 (work).

    Responsible, single professional male, non-smoking,
    recently started work with the University, seeks studio flat, above
    average bedsit or house-sit, in quiet environs, preferably with good
    access to Wellington Square. Rent available up to an absolute max. of
    £400 p.c.m. References can be provided. Telephone Mark. Tel.:
    Oxford (2)70053 (day), or 01793 432261 (evenings).

    The Oxford School of Drama, Oxfordshire's only
    professional drama school, is looking for families who will provide
    bed, breakfast, and an evening meal for our students. This will be
    for two terms, beginning Oct. Please contact Hilary Davis,
    Administrator, for further details. Tel.: 01993 812883.

    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 64533, or fax: 64777.
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    Accommodation Offered to Rent or Exchange

    Three-bedroom semi available from Dec. for 1 year;
    to let or exchange with property in Sydney, Australia; close to
    Headington hospitals, quiet location, off-street parking, garden.
    Ingrid Wallace. £500 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 65182.

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    Houses for Sale

    In Iffley Fields, a high-quality small modern house
    with double bedroom, living-room, kitchen and bathroom, own garden
    and garage in a small secure and private courtyard development with
    open views, yet within half-mile of Magdalen Bridge. Gas c.h. and
    fully carpeted. Immediate availability. £64,950. Tel.: Oxford
    739713 (p.m.). 289]

    Beautifully presented and individual 3-bedroom
    detached house at Garsington (10 minutes' drive Oxford, easy access
    M40/London); in quiet location with views to open countryside front
    and rear; good decorative order; large lounge overlooking garden;
    separate dining-room and kitchen overlook front garden; downstairs
    cloakroom and access to adjoining garage; upstairs 3 bedrooms,
    bathroom; gas c.h. Designed and built with interesting features for
    present owners. £139,000 ONO. No chain; some flexibility
    possible over completion date. Tel./fax: Oxford 735540.


    Flat for Sale

    Kirtlington (Oxford 10 miles): attractively situated
    ground-floor flat overlooking Kirtlington Park; entrance hall,
    drawing-room, kitchen, utility-room, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower-
    room, double garage, garden. Offers around £165,000 leasehold.
    Savills, Banbury. Tel.: 01295 263535.

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    Piano for Sale

    A white upright Yamaha piano for sale; approx. 10
    years old; one owner only, who is going abroad; piano in pristine
    condition. Tel./fax: 01491 839413.

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    Book Sale

    Mallam's Book Sale, Fri. 17 Nov. Antiquarian and
    modern books, bindings, prints, engravings, and folios. Maps and
    related items. Entries are invited. All enquiries: Benjamin Lloyd.
    Bocardo House, St Michael's Street, Oxford OX1 2EB.

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    <br /> Ox. Univ. Gazette, 28 September 1995: Diary, 29 September<br /> - 23 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/3_4373.htm">Staff Development Programme
    supplement.

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    Friday 29 September

    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `An introduction to sculpture', 1.15
    p.m. (Restricted attendance. Cost £1.50. Tel. for bookings:
    (2)78000.)

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    Saturday 30 September

    DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian: non-matriculated candidates, morning
    ceremony; other candidates, afternoon ceremony (2.30 p.m.).

    CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens: `Ariadne's
    Thread'—sculpture and wood engravings by Helen Kenny (until 29
    October).

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    Sunday 1 October

    MICHAELMAS TERM begins.

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    Monday 2 October

    CONGREGATION elections, 19 October: nominations by two members of
    Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

    SOCIAL STUDIES Faculty Board election, 2 November (one official
    member): nominations by two electors to be received at the University
    Offices by 4 p.m.

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    Tuesday 3 October

    CONGREGATION meeting, 12 noon (Vice-Chancellor's Oration).

    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Pissarro', 1.15 p.m. (Restricted
    attendance. Cost £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

    PROFESSOR D.S. SCOTT: `Twenty-five years of domain theory'
    (Strachey Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Computing Laboratory, 5.30 p.m.

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    Thursday 5 October

    THE REVD GERALD HEGARTY, Celebrant, Holy Communion (Latin), St
    Mary's, 8 a.m.

    CHRIST CHURCH Picture Gallery exhibition opens:
    `Mannerism'—Old Master drawings (until 18 December).

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    Friday 6 October

    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Costume on coins and medals', 1.15
    p.m. (Restricted attendance. Cost £1.50. Tel. for bookings:
    (2)78000.)

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    Sunday 8 October

    MICHAELMAS FULL TERM begins.

    DR S. JUDGE preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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    Monday 9 October

    CONGREGATION elections, 19 October: nominations by six members of
    Congregation to be received at the University Offices by 4 p.m.

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    Tuesday 10 October

    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Dutch and Flemish drawings from the
    Royal Library, Windsor' (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Restricted
    attendance. Cost £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

    PROFESSOR D. WINCH: `Overhearing conversations, political and
    social scientific' (Carlyle Lectures: `Secret concatenations: riches
    and poverty, Mandeville to Malthus'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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    Wednesday 11 October

    PROFESSOR ARTHUR MILLER (Cameron Mackintosh Professor of Contemporary
    Theatre): `The Plain Girl' (readings and discussion of
    Arthur Miller's new work), Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St
    Catherine's, 5 p.m.

    CITY OF OXFORD ORCHESTRA plays works by Rossini, Wagner, Mozart,
    and Weil at an opening concert and reception in the new Jacqueline du
    Pré Music Building, St Hilda's, 7.45 p.m. (Limited number of
    tickets available at £25 from St Hilda's: (2)76828.)

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    Thursday 12 October

    PROFESSOR G.L. CLARK (Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography): `The
    passions of commitment and the scales of regulation' (inaugural
    lecture), University Museum, 5 p.m.

    PROFESSOR STEVE JONES: `Is human evolution over?' (Meyerstein
    Lecture), Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 5 p.m.

    PROFESSOR SIR DAVID WEATHERALL: `Genetics, medicine, and society'
    (Radcliffe Lecture 1995), Witts Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Infirmary,
    6 p.m.

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    Friday 13 October

    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Chinese prints by Lui Haiming'
    (special exhibition), 1.15 p.m. (Restricted attendance. Cost
    £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

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    Saturday 14 October

    MATRICULATION ceremony, Sheldonian (time to be announced).

    DISCUSSION to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the admission
    of women to degrees of the University (various speakers), St Anne's.

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    Sunday 15 October

    THE REVD DR ALLAN DOIG preaches the Ramsden Sermon, St Mary's, 10
    a.m.

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    Monday 16 October

    WOMEN TUTORS' GROUP meeting, Old Bar, Mansfield, 1 p.m.

    SIR DAVID PUTTNAM: `Hearts and minds—Europe, America, and the
    birth of cinema' (public lecture series to mark the centenary of
    European cinema: `Hearts and minds, myths and money—the struggle
    for control of the world's film industry'), Schools, 5 p.m.

    GILLIAN AVERY: `But what did children really read? An
    informal survey from diaries and memoirs' (Friends of the Bodleian
    thirty-minute lecture), Convocation House, Old Schools Quadrangle,
    5.30 p.m.

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    TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER

    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Islamic design', 1.15 p.m.
    (Restricted attendance. Cost £1.50. Tel. for bookings:
    (2)78000.)

    SOCIAL STUDIES Faculty Board election, 2 November (one official
    member): nominations by six electors to be received at the University
    Offices by 4 p.m.

    PROFESSOR D. WINCH: `Mandeville, Rousseau, and the paradox in favour
    of luxury' (Carlyle Lectures: `Secret concatenations: riches and
    poverty, Mandeville to Malthus'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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    Thursday 19 October

    OXFORD UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S STUDIES COMMITTEE meeting, Old Bar,
    Mansfield, 1 p.m. New members welcome.

    PROFESSOR ARTHUR MILLER (Cameron Mackintosh Professor of
    Contemporary Theatre): `The language of theatre', Bernard Sunley
    Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's, 5 p.m.

    DR A. YOUNG: `Perceiving social and physical environments' (Linacre
    Lectures: `Mind, brain, and the environment'), Lecture Theatre A,
    Zoology/Psychology Building, 5.30 p.m.

    PROFESSOR T.D. BARNES: `Hagiography and Roman history' (Ronald
    Syme Lecture), the Hall, Wolfson, 6 p.m.

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    FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER

    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Seventeenth-century European
    painting', 1.15 p.m. (Restricted attendance. Cost £1.50. Tel.
    for bookings: (2)78000.)

    PROFESSOR ARTHUR MILLER (Cameron Mackintosh Professor of
    Contemporary Theatre): masterclass (scenes from Death of a
    Salesman
    and All My Sons performed by ETC), Old
    Fire Station, George Street, 2.30 p.m. (no charge, but limited
    admission: tickets from Old Fire Station box office on production of
    student card).

    PROFESSOR P. GOODFELLOW: `Genetics of sex determination and
    differentiation' (Herbert Spencer Lectures: `Gender and society'),
    Lecture Theatre A, Zoology/Psychology Building, 5 p.m.

    PROFESSOR J. NELSON: `Bad rulership in the earlier Middle Ages:
    diagnoses and prescriptions' (Faculty of Modern History Special
    Faculty Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

    SIR DAVID PUTTNAM: `Stars, genres, and the studio system' (public
    lecture series to mark the centenary of European cinema: `Hearts and
    minds, myths and money—the struggle for control of the world's
    film industry'), Schools, 5 p.m.

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    Saturday 21 October

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

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    Sunday 22 October

    DR J. WRIGHT preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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    Monday 23 October

    JUDGE RICHARD A. POSNER: `Hart v. Dworkin' (Clarendon Law Lectures:
    `Law and legal theory in England and America'), Gulbenkian Theatre,
    St Cross Building, 5 p.m.

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