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University Acts


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CONGREGATION 6 October


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 6
October.

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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CONGREGATION 7 October


1 Retiring Vice-Chancellor's
Oration

Mr Vice-Chancellor addressed the House.

¶ The Oration will be published shortly as a
supplement to the Gazette.

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2 Admission of Vice-Chancellor
for 1997–2001

C.R. LUCAS, MA, D.PHIL., Master of Balliol College, was
admitted to office as Vice-Chancellor for four years from
October 1997.

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3 Admission of
Pro-Vice-Chancellors

The following persons were nominated by the
Vice-Chancellor to be his deputies for the year
1997–8 and were admitted to office:

P.M. NORTH, CBE, QC, DCL, Principal of Jesus College

PROFESSOR SIR RICHARD SOUTHWOOD, MA, D.SC., Fellow of
Merton College

SIR ANTHONY KENNY, MA, D.PHIL., D.LITT., HON. DCL, Warden
of Rhodes House

SIR KEITH THOMAS, MA, President of Corpus Christi College


W. HAYES, MA, D.PHIL, President of St John's College


THE REVD E.W. NICHOLSON, DD, Provost of Oriel College


R.C. REPP, MA, D.PHIL., Master of St Cross College

E.M. LLEWELLYN-SMITH, CB, MA, Principal of St Hilda's
College
R.G. SMETHURST, MA, Provost of Worcester
College

P.A. SLACK, MA, D.PHIL., Principal of Linacre College

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4 Admission of Clerks of the
Market

M.G. BROCK, CBE, MA, Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi,
Nuffield, and Wolfson Colleges, nominated by the
Chancellor, and J.B. BAMBOROUGH, MA, Honorary Fellow of
Linacre, New, and Wadham Colleges, nominated by the
Vice-Chancellor, were admitted to office as Clerks of the
Market for the year 1997–8.

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL


1 Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into
effect on 24 October.

List of the decrees:



Decree (1): Hope Fund

Explanatory note

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr
Vice-Chancellor will declare carried, without holding the
meeting of Congregation on 14 October, Statute (3) making
provision for alternative uses of the Hope Fund, which
was promulgated on 1 July (see `University Agenda'
below). Council has accordingly made the following
decree, which gives effect to consequential changes.

Text of Decree (1)

[For text of Decree (1) see Decree annexed to Statute (3), "../../1996-7/weekly/120697/agen.htm#4Ref">Gazette, 12 June
1997]

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Decree (2): Duties of the
Registrar

Explanatory note

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr
Vice-Chancellor will declare carried, without holding the
meeting of Congregation on 14 October, Statute (2)
concerning the role and responsibilities of the
Registrar, which was promulgated on 1 July (see
`University Agenda' below). As stated in the explanatory
note to that statute (Gazette, p. 6),
Council considers it more appropriate that in future the
statutory provisions should no longer include a detailed
prescription of the records which the Registrar must
keep, and that this should be set out only in the
relevant decrees and regulations. Council has accordingly
made the following decree, which provides for the
continued maintenance of registers, university
publications, etc., as hitherto required under Tit. IX,
Sect. VII, cll. 5-11 (Statutes, 1995, pp.
69-70). The following decree reproduces verbatim the
provisions of those clauses in order to avoid any gap in
the legislative cover; Council intends to make a further
decree in due course amending the existing provisions to
take account of additional records which are now required
(such as the Registers of Visiting and Recognised
Students).

Text of Decree (2)

In Ch. IV (Statutes, 1995, p. 335), insert
new Sect. IV as follows and renumber existing Sectt.
IV-XII (pp. 335-41, as renumbered by Decree (4) of 21
June 1996, Gazette, Vol. 126, p. 1283) as
Sectt. V-XIII:

`Section IV. The Registrar

1. The Registrar shall be responsible for the
maintenance of the following Registers:

(a) a Register of matriculations, which shall
contain such particulars concerning all matriculated
persons as are prescribed from time to time by decree;

(b) a Register of all members of the
University in which shall be entered

(i) their matriculation;

(ii) the passing of any university examination;

(iii) any qualification which exempts a candidate
from a university examination or from any part thereof or
from any requirement as to residence or standing;

(iv) any qualification which entitles a candidate to
supplicate for a degree;

(v) the conferment of any degree;

(c) a Register of members of Permanent
Private Halls;

(d) a Register of members of Congregation;

(e) a Register of persons holding the status
of Master of Arts;

(f) a Register of persons who are not members
of the University but who are studying with a view to
obtaining a diploma or certificate open to persons who
are not members of the University, which shall contain
the particulars of those persons prescribed from time to
time by decree;

(g) a Register of all appointments of examiners.

2. The Registrar shall also take charge of the books
kept for the registration of Class Lists and of the names
of candidates who have satisfied the examiners in any
examination.

3. The Registrar shall furnish from the Registers
certificates of matriculation, of graduation, and of the
results of examinations, on payment of such fees as may
be prescribed from time to time by decree. He or she
shall also issue to every undergraduate who has been
incorporated a certificate showing his or her standing
and privileges.

4. The Registrar shall receive the names of candidates
for university examinations unless in the case of any
particular examination Council shall by decree direct
that the names be received by some other person.

5. The Registrar shall receive the names of candidates
for degrees, and shall ascertain by reference to the
Registers in his or her charge whether the candidates are
duly qualified, so far as relates to passing examinations
and to standing, to receive their degrees.

6. It shall be the duty of the Registrar to see that
the conditions under which the names of candidates for
university examinations may be given in to him or her
have been satisfied.

7. The Registrar shall be responsible for the
publication of

(a) the Oxford University Calendar, which
shall be published each year and shall contain such
information as Council shall from time to time determine;

(b) the Examination Decrees, which shall be
published each year and shall contain the decrees and
regulations in force concerning examinations and related
matters;

(c) the Statutes, Decrees, and Regulations of
the University of Oxford, which shall be published from
time to time as occasion requires and shall contain all
the statutes in force together with such decrees and
regulations in force as are not included in
(b).'

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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, 1995, p. 345) has been accorded
to the following persons who are qualified for membership
of Congregation:

ROGER DAVID DALRYMPLE, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Worcester
College

ALEXANDER WILHELMUS HENRICUS EVERS, Brasenose College

TREVOR ANDREW MUTTON, Department of Educational
Studies

ALEXANDER KRISTINN SMARASON, D.PHIL., Green 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:

Dalrymple, R.D., MA status, M.Phil., D.Phil., Worcester


Evers, A.W.H., MA status, Brasenose

Gallagher, C., MA, Campion Hall

Mutton, T.A., MA status, Department of Educational
Studies

O'Leary, R.P., MA, Nuffield

Smarason, A.K., MA status, D.Phil., Green College

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into
effect on 24 October, see `Examinations and Boards'
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CONGREGATION 13 October


Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be
approved at noon on 13 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:

JOHN REID MARTYN, Trinity College

SUSANNAH ELIZABETH MORRIS, Nuffield College

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CONGREGATION 14 October

Notice

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole
business comprises questions to which no opposition has
been notified and in respect of which no request for an
adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice-Chancellor
will accordingly declare the statutes approved and the
preambles adopted without a meeting under the provisions
of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes,
1995, p. 8).





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BRISTOL-MYERS PRIZE IN
CARDIOLOGY 1997

The Prize has been awarded to PARASHKEV CHOUDOMIROV
NACHEV, Christ Church.

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JOHN POTTER ESSAY PRIZE 1997

The Prize has been awarded to STEPHEN PAUL HOOLE, Christ
Church.

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NUCLEAR ELECTRIC PRIZE IN
MATHEMATICAL MODELLING AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS 1997

The Prize has been awarded to KATHRYN HARRIMAN, St Anne's
College.

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COMPOSITION OF AN ELECTORAL
BOARD

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


                                         Appointed by

Laudian Professorship of Arabic

The Provost of Oriel (Chairman)  Mr Vice-Chancellor[1]
The President of St John's                ex officio
Professor P. Crone                        Council
Professor Dr R. Jacobi                    General Board
Professor A.P. Hamori                     General Board
Professor A. Jones                        Oriental Studies Board
Mr D.S. Richards                          Oriental Studies Board
Dr C.F. Robinson                          Oriental Studies Board
Dr R. Ostle                               St John's College

[1] Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions
of Tit. IX, Sect. III, cl. 2 (Statutes,
1995, p. 63).

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REVIEW OF ARCHAEOLOGY

As part of its programme of regular reviews of
departments and faculties, the General Board has
established a committee to review Archaeology. The
members of the Review Committee are:

Dr R.C.S. Walker (Chairman), Magdalen

Dr C. Gosden, St Cross

Professor G. Barker, University of Leicester

Professor M. Jones, University of Cambridge

Professor K. Randsborg, University of Copenhagen

Professor S.J. Shennan, University College, London

The terms of reference of the review committee are as
follows:

(a) to consider the management, means, and
quality of teaching in archaeology and its future
development; to assess the quality of research in
archaeology and the balance between graduate and
undergraduate teaching on the one hand and research on
the other in the light of international standards of
excellence;

(b) to consider the conduct, rigour, and
content (in relation to the syllabus) of examinations at
all levels;

(c) to review the organisational and
managerial structure within which archaeology is at
present practised at Oxford (in the context of the recent
decisions on faculty structure), including such matters
as academic and non-academic staff needs; development and
recruitment; accommodation and future space requirements;
the relationship between archaeology, associated units,
and cognate disciplines;

(d) to make recommendations, bearing in mind
the resource limitations on the University, and possible
ways of raising the funds needed to implement them if
appropriate.

The committee would be glad to receive any written
submissions on matters falling within its terms of
reference. Submissions should be sent either to the
Secretary to the Review Committee, Miss E. Wilson, at the
University Offices, Wellington Square, or to Dr Walker at
Magdalen College, by 24 October.

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INSTITUTE FOR CHINESE STUDIES


Chinese Classes for members of
the University

Non-intensive classes in Chinese at beginner and
intermediate levels, for members of the University, will
be held at the following times in the Oriental Institute:
beginners, Monday 5–6 p.m., Lecture Room 1;
intermediate, Wednesday 5–6 p.m., Lecture Room 2.
The tutor will be Song Yang, Instructor in Chinese, the
Institute for Chinese Studies.

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MUSIC FACULTY LIBRARY


Temporary change to opening
hours

Due to staff shortages the Music Faculty Library will be
open at following times during Michaelmas Term, until
further notice: Monday–Friday, 9.30 a.m.–1 p.m.
and 2–5.30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Any inconvenience to library users is regretted.

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OXFORD LIBRARIES INTERNET
GATEWAY

On Monday, 6 October, the Bodleian Library's BARD service
(Bodleian Access to Remote Databases) was withdrawn, and
replaced by the Oxford Libraries Internet Gateway. The
URL for the new service is:
http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/olig/.

Users should amend any HTML links and any printed
notices, and withdraw any remaining leaflets about BARD.

Instead of attempting to provide its own comprehensive
guidance to the Internet, the new service will
concentrate on directing users to major services provided
on the Internet by providers funded to supply such
services. The new Gateway has four main areas:

The Internet by subject: points to mediated
resources for sciences, social sciences, and the
humanities.

The Internet by keyword: points to Alta
Vista as the best general search engine, and to Yahoo UK
and Ireland for local searches.

The Internet by location: points to the
official W3 list of servers, and to the Wolverhampton-
bases service for the UK.

Library catalogues: points to the Hytelnet
and Webcats services.

In addition, there are direct links to the major
bibliographical services BIDS, FirstSearch, and
Eureka/ESTC, and to the British Library and CURL OPACs.





<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 9 October 1997: Lectures<br />

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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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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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CLARENDON LECTURES IN ECONOMICS
1997

Incentives and the political economy of regulation

PROFESSOR J.-J. LAFFONT, Toulouse, will deliver the
Clarendon Lectures in Economics at 5 p.m. on the
following days in the Gulbenkian Theatre, the St Cross
Building.


Tue. 28 Oct.: `Inflexible rules against
political discretion.'

Wed. 29 Oct.: `Optimising the structure of
regulation.'

Thur. 30 Oct.: `Regulation and interest
groups.'

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MAURICE LUBBOCK LECTURE IN
MANAGEMENT STUDIES 1997

DR WALTER HASSELKUS, Chairman, Rover Group Ltd., will
deliver the second Maurice Lubbock Lecture in Management
Studies at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 27 November, in the
Examination Schools. The lecture will be followed by a
reception at the Schools.

Subject: `The strategic development of
Rover.'

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ISAIAH BERLIN VISITING PROFESSOR
IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS

The politics of history and the English Enlightenment

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

16 Oct.: `Setting the scene: history,
Britain, and Europe.'

23 Oct.: `The politics of history and
historiography.'

30 Oct.: `The politics of history: the
subaltern and the subversive.'

6 Nov.: `The history of ideas and the
question of Enlightenment.'

13 Nov.: `The counter-enlightenments and the
question of history.'

20 Nov.: `Hegehogs, foxes, and lions: the
future of sovereignty and history.'

Professor Pocock will be available to see students at 11
a.m. on Fridays of weeks 1–6 (17 October to 21
November) in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College.

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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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ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

School of Geography: research seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on
Tuesdays in the Staff Common Room, the School of
Geography.

Conveners: G.L. Clark, MA, Halford Mackinder
Professor of Geography, A.S. Goudie, MA, Professor of
Geography, and G.C.K. Peach, MA, Professor of Social
Geography.

PROFESOR M. DEAR, Southern California

14 Oct.: `Taking Los Angeles
seriously.'

DR D. BOWMAN, Wildlife Research Unit, Australia

21 Oct.: `Marsupial megafauna overkill:
were the Aborigines superhuman hunters?'

DR A. GUERRA, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

28 Oct.: `The use of a rainfall
simulator in investigating rill initiation.'

PROFESSOR W. BRADSHAW

4 Nov.: `What does an integrated
transport policy mean?'

DR A. PARKER

11 Nov.: `The mid-Holocene elm
decline—an unresolved enigma.'

DR S. VERTOVEC

18 Nov.: `Transnational communities.'

DR A. LEYSHON, Bristol

25 Nov.: `The quantitative revolution in
retail banking: new geographies of financial
inclusion and exclusion.'

MS J. ADAMS, OECD, Paris

2 Dec.: `The Basel convention on hazard
waste.'

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Southern Africa seminars

The following seminars will be held at 4.45 p.m. on
Fridays in the School of Geography.

Convener: A. Lemon, MA, D.Phil., University
Lecturer (CUF) in Geography.

W. BEINART

17 Oct.: `Apartheid and the environment:
an introduction.'

DR A. BINNS, Sussex

24 Oct.: `Local economic development in
South Africa.'

DR D. POTTS, SOAS

31 Oct.: `Housing in South Africa and
Southern Africa.'

DR R. GIBB, Plymouth

7 Nov.: `The South Africa–European
Union Free Trade Area and its impact on the Southern
African Customs Union.'

DR J. ROBINSON, LSE

14 Nov.: `Revising Apartheid: urban
administration from a post-colonial perspective.'

PROFESSOR M. LIPTON, Sussex

21 Nov.: `The debate about rural reform
in South Africa.'

PROFESSOR A. GILBERT, University College, London

28 Nov.: `South African housing: a Latin
American perspective.'

DR J. SIDWAY, Birmingham

5 Dec.: `The Southern African
Development Community.'

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Gender and geogaphy

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on
Thursdays in the Staff Common Room, the School of
Geography.

Conveners: Dr P. Daley, H. Crawley-Lyon, and
Ben Page.

I. YNGSTROM

16 Oct.: `Negotiating access to land:
gender and land registration in Tanzania.'

H. JARVIS, LSE

23 Oct.: `The tangled webs we weave:
biographical representation of household divisions of
labour.'

F. SMITH, Dundee

30 Oct.: `Escaping the double burden?
Home and work for eastern Germany's women.'

A. BEE and J. WELLENS, Leicester

6 Nov.: `Gender and natural
resources.'

D. WRIGHT, Southampton

13 Nov.: `Sexuality, communality, and
urban space: a study of negotiated senses of gay
communities in Brighton.'

F. CALLARD, Johns Hopkins

20 Nov.: `The body in current
geographical thought.'

J. BINNIE, Liverpool John Moores

27 Nov.: `Geographies of
sexualities.'

M. LOWE, Southampton

4 Dec.: `Single career women.'

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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays
in Lecture Theatre 1, the Department of Biochemistry.

Convener: L.N. Johnson, MA, David Phillips
Professor of Molecular Biophysics.

DR V. FULOP

17 Oct.: `Prolyl oligopeptidase: a
[beta]-propeller regulates cytosolic proteolysis.'

DR D. BARFORD

31 Oct.: `Structural studies of protein
phosphatases: from the cell surface to the cell
cycle.'

DR H.R. SAIBIL, Birkbeck College, London

7 Nov.
: `The molecular basis of chaperonin
action.'

DR R.B. RUSSELL, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals

14 Nov.: `Analogous and homologous
protein folds: sequence and structure
conservation.'

DR G. DIVITA, CRBM-CNRS, Montpellier

28 Nov.: `Structure/function
relationships of the CDK/Cyclin complexes.'

PROFESSOR R.E. DICKERSON, Los Angeles

5 Dec.: `Sequence dependent conformation
and molecular recognition in B-DNA.'

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Department of Plant Sciences

The following seminars will be given at 4 p.m. in the
Large Lecture Theatre, the Department of Plant Sciences.
With the exception of the first meeting, to be held on
Monday, 13 October, the meetings will take place on
Thursdays.

DR J. ROHOSINSKI, Iowa State University

13 Oct: `The photosynthetic response of
Chlorella cells infected with a large DNA containing
virus.'

PROFESSOR J.L. HARWOOD, University of Wales

23 Oct: `Herbicides which affect plant
lipid synthesis.'

PROFESSOR P. ATTIWILL, University of Melbourne

30 Oct: `The world's tallest flowering
plant: eucalypts, disturbance and resilience.'

DR M. MAY, University of Ghent

13 Nov: `How plants cope with
stress.'

DR P.B. RAINEY

27 Nov: `Adaptive radiation in a
heterogeneous environment.'

DR J. DENNECKE, University of York

4 Dec: `The endoplasmic reticulum of
plants, starting point of an exciting biosynthetical
pathway.'

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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: G.G. Goodwin, DM, Handley Professor
of Psychiatry.

PROFESSOR T. BURNS, St George's Hospital Medical School,
London

21 Oct.: `Intensive case management.'

DR S.H. LOVESTONE, Institute of Psychiatry, London

4 Nov.: `Genetics of Alzheimer's disease
from the laboratory to the clinic.'

DR P.J. MCKENNA, Cambridge Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Service

18 Nov.: `Memory impairment in
schizophrenia.'

PROFESSOR I. GOODYEAR, Section of Orthopaedic Psychiatry,
Douglas House, Cambridge

25 Nov.: `First episode depression in
childhood and adolescence.'

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Institute of Molecular Medicine

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays
in the John Radcliffe Hospital. The seminars on 17
October and 28 November will be held in Lecture Theatre
2, Academic Street; all other seminars will take place in
the Seminar Room (Room 215), the Institute of Molecular
Medicine.

DR G. BATES, Guy's Hospital

10 Oct.: `Mouse models of Huntingdon's
disease.'

PROFESSOR K. SIKORA, Hammersmith Hospital

17 Oct.: `Gene therapy for cancer.'

PROFESSOR C. SVANBORG, Lund

24 Oct: To be announced.

PROFESSOR G. SALMOND, Cambridge

31 Oct.: `Quorum sensing and global
regulation of virulence and antibiotic production in
the enteric phytopathogen, Erwinia.'

PROFESSOR C. WATTS, Dundee

7 Nov.: `Capture and processing of
exogenous antigens for presentation on MHC
molecules.'

PROFESSOR P. BEVERLEY, Edward Jenner Institute

14 Nov.: `T cell clonality and
immunological memory.'

DR R. GIBBONS

21 Nov.
: `ATR-X syndrome—a transcription
factor disease?'

DR D. LANE

28 Nov.: `Regulation of p53 protein
function targets.'

PROFESSOR M. ASHBURNER, Cambridge

5 Dec.: `The role of SOX-box genes in
the development of Drosophila.'

DR P. CLARKE, Manchester

12 Dec.: `Control of the cell cycle and
apoptosis in Xenopus egg extracts.'

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Oxford Eye Hospital and Nuffield Laboratory of
Ophthalmology

Postgraduate Lecture Programme

The following lectures will be given at the times shown
on Mondays. Unless otherwise stated, they will take place
in the Lecture Theatre, the Oxford Eye Hospital (first
floor), the Radcliffe Infirmary.

Journal Club meetings will be held on 13 October (3.30
p.m.), 10 November (4.15 p.m.), 17 and 24 November (both
2.30 p.m.), and 8 December (4.15 p.m.).

Consultation clinics will be held at 2 p.m. on 3 November
and 1 December. Medical audits will be held at 2.30 p.m.
on 20 October and 5 p.m. on 17 November.

The following will be announced later: details of the 1
p.m. lecture on 13 October, 3, 10, 17, and 24 November,
and 1 December; and details of the 2.30 p.m. lecture on
15 December (the final meeting of term).

Convener: A.J. Bron, MA, Clinical Professor
and Margaret Ogilvie's Reader in Ophthalmology.

13 October

DR PEGGY FRITH

2 p.m.: `Fluorescein angiogram
teaching.'

MR J. ELSTON and DR P. ANSLOW

2.30 p.m., Radiology Department, Radcliffe
Infirmary
: `Neuro-radiology.'

DR PEGGY FRITH

4.15 p.m.: `Medical ophthalmology.'

MR S. DAYA, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

5.30 p.m.: `Stem cell transplantation.'

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20 October

DR I. GIPSON, USA

1 p.m., the Library, the Nuffield Laboratory
of Ophthalmology
: `Mucin gene expression by
ocular surface epithelia.'

DR PEGGY FRITH

2 p.m.: `Fluorescein angiogram
teaching.'

MR K. NISCHAL

3.30 p.m.: `High frequency ocular
ultrasound.'

MR J. ELSTON

4.15 p.m.: `Neuro-ophthalmology.'

MR J. SLOPER, Moorfields Eye Hospital

5.30 p.m.: `Electrophysiology of normal
and abnormal binocular vision.'

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27 October

DR B. NAGYOVA

1 p.m., the Library: `What causes
surface tension and viscosity of tears?'

DR PEGGY FRITH

2 p.m.: `Fluorescein angiogram
teaching.'

Oxford Eye Hospital Orthoptist

2.30 p.m.: Orthoptics lecture.

MR J. ELSTON

3.30 p.m.: `Neuro-ophthalmology.'

MR I. BYREN

4.15 p.m.: `Chlamydial eye disease.'

MR G. KIRKBY, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

5.30 p.m.: `Controversies in the
management of ocular trauma.'

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3 November

MR T. BURTON, West Norwich Hospital

5.30 p.m.: `Phakoemulsification
complications.'

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10 November

DR PEGGY FRITH

2 p.m.: `Fluorescein angiogram
teaching.'

MR J. ELSTON and DR P. ANSLOW

2.30 p.m., Radiology Department, Radcliffe
Infirmary
: `Neuro-radiology.'

DR A. HILL

3.30 p.m.: `Dark adaptometry and
contrast sensitivity.'

MR D. WONG, St Paul's Eye Unit, Liverpool

5.30 p.m.: `The mode of action of
internal tamponade.'

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17 November

DR PEGGY FRITH

2 p.m.: `Fluorescein angiogram
teaching.'

MR J. ELSTON, DR B. MCDONALD, and DR P. ANSLOW

3.30 p.m.: `Neuro-ophthalmology, neuro-
pathology, and neuro-radiology.'

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24 November

DR PEGGY FRITH

2 p.m.: `Fluorescein angiogram
teaching.'

MR J. ELSTON

3.30 p.m.: `Neuro-ophthalmology.'

DR PEGGY FRITH

4.15 p.m.: `Medical ophthalmology.'

MR R. DOWNES, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham

5.30 p.m.: `Surgical management of
dysthyroid eye disease.'

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1 December

MR PENG KHAW, Moorfields Eye Hospital

5.30 p.m.: `Optimising glaucoma
filtration surgery.'

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8 December

DR PEGGY FRITH

2 p.m.: `Fluorescein angiogram
teaching.'

MR J. ELSTON and DR P. ANSLOW

2.30 p.m., Radiology Department, Radcliffe
Infirmary
: `Neuro-radiology.'

DR A. HILL

3.30 p.m.: `Ophthalmic diagnosis.'

MR HUNG CHENG

5.30 p.m.: `Comparing ECCE to phako
surgery.'

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LITERAE HUMANIORES

PROFESSOR G. SEEL, Berne, will give the following
seminars at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Ryle Room, the
Philosophy Centre.

Conveners: S. Bobzien, MA, D.Phil., and R.L.
Judson, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturers (CUF) in
Philosophy.

15 Oct.: ` "Ammonius" semantics of
the assertoric sentence.'

22 Oct.: `Truth-values and their
modalization in Ammonius.'

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MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Department of Statistics: probability, statistics,
and operations research seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on
Thursdays in the Department of Statistics.

Convener: P. Clifford, MA, Reader in
Mathematical Statistics.

PROFESSOR P. DRAPER, Bath

16 Oct.: `Causal inference via MCMC.'

PROFESSOR T. SEIDENFELD, Carnegie Mellon

23 Oct.: `Bayesian coherence with more
than one agent.'

DR W.J. FITZGERALD, Cambridge

30 Oct.: `Applications of Bayesian
methods to signal processing.'

PROFESSOR P. DAWID, UCL

6 Nov.: `Who needs counter-factuals?'

DR R.J. GIBBEN, Cambridge

13 Nov.: `Measurement-based connection
admission control.'

DR N. SHEPHARD

20 Nov.: `Filtering via simulation:
auxiliary particle filters.'

T.S. RICHARDSON, Massey

27 Nov.: `Ancestral graphs: representing
Markov properties of acyclic directed graphs under
marginalisation and conditionalisation.'

PROFESSOR A. AZZALINI, Padua

4 Dec.: `The skew-normal distribution.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Lectures on Greek literature

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the
days shown in 47 Wellington Square.

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

PROFESSOR N. VAYENAS, Athens

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

PROFESSOR P. BIEN

Wed. 22 Oct.: `The historical accuracy
(or inaccuracy) of Kazantzakis's description of a
Cretan revolt in O Kapetan Michalis
(Freedom and Death).'

N. STANGOS

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

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Karagiozis: Greek shadow theatre

EVGENIOS SPATHARIS will give a performance of Karagiozis
at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 30 October, in Room 2, the Taylor
Institution.

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French literature from the Renaissance to the
Enlightenment

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on
Thursdays in the Quickswood Room, Keble College.

Conveners: J. Mallinson, J. Hawcroft, and R.
Goulbourne.

DR GOULBOURNE

16 Oct.: `The eighteenth-century
`Querelle des Vers' and Jean du Castre d'Auvigny's
La Tragédie en prose.'

D. CLARKE, King's College, London

30 Oct.: `On allusiveness and ideology
in La Princesse de Clèves.'

J. DUNKLEY, Aberdeen

27 Nov.: `Nicolas Boindin and the re-
presentation of alterity.'

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Lectures to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the
founding of the Taylor Institution

PROFESSOR P. BOITANI, Rome (La Sapienza), will deliver
the first in the series of memorial lectures at 5 p.m. on
Monday, 20 October, in the Taylor Institution.

Subject: `The "mad flight" of
Dante's Ulysses in European literature.'

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MODERN HISTORY

Early modern Europe seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on
Thursdays in the History Faculty Building.

Conveners: R.J.W. Evans, MA, D.Phil.,
Professor of European History, and J.C. Robertson, MA,
D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern History.

PROFESSOR EVANS

16 Oct.: `The limits of
confessionalisation: what did the Austrian Habsgurgs
gain from Counter-Reformation?'

DR R. SPANG, University College, London

23 Oct.: `Public spheres and private
places: Rousseau, Habermas, and the restaurant.'

P. SCHRÖDER, Marburg

30 Oct.: `The durability of the Holy
Roman Empire: Pufendorf's assessment of its
importance and constitutional
"monstrosity".'

S. HODSON

6 Nov.: `Sovereignty, history, and
dynasty: the princes étrangers of
France in the seventeenth century.'

DR A. WRIGHT, Leeds

13 Nov.: `The history of the papacy: the
early modern period and its wider implications.'

T. WATSON

20 Nov.: `Catholics and Protestants in
Lyon, 1551–72.'

M. TAPLIN, St Andrews

27 Nov.: `Conflicts over doctrine and
discipline in the Italian reformed churches of the
Grisons, 1561–72.'

E. NELSON

4 Dec.: `The monarchy and the Church:
Henry IV and the Jesuit controversy.'

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Political justice and human rights in twentieth-
century Europe

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on
Thursdays in the Modern History Faculty Building.

The seminars are open to all. This is the core seminar
for Probationer Graduate Students in Modern European
History.

Conveners: T. Buchanan, MA, D.Phil.,
University Lecturer in Modern History and Politics, and
M. Conway, MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer (CUF) in
Modern History.

M. MAZOWER, Sussex

16 Oct.: `Dark continent: dealing with
the violence of mid-twentieth-century Europe.'

D. PARRY, Cambridge

23 Oct.:`The Dreyfus Affair: a selective
defence of human rights?'

K. NABULSI

30 Oct.: `Tough on crimes, tough on the
causes of crimes: international law and war crimes,
1899–1949.'

P. WEINDLING

6 Nov.: `International responses to Nazi
genocide and medical war crimes.'

B. FROMMER, Harvard

13 Nov.: `Collaboration and retribution
in the Czech lands and Slovakia, 1938–48.'

DR CONWAY

20 Nov.: `Popular passions and political
realities: justice in postwar Belgium,
1944–7.'

P. GRIEDER

27 Nov.: `Communist purges in East
Germany, 1946–60.'

DR BUCHANAN

4 Dec.: `The cult of the political
prisoner and the origins of Amnesty International.'

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Problems in the history of science and technology

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays. Unless
otherwise stated, they will take place at 5 p.m. in the
History of Science and Technology Seminar Room, the
Modern History Faculty.

Conveners: H. Mialet, J. Bennett.

DR R. GOULDING

16 Oct.: `Sir Henry Savile's early
lectures.'

DR I. MORUS, Belfast

23 Oct.: `The measure of man:
electrification and the Victorian body.'

DR MIALET

30 Oct., Maison Française, 5
p.m.
: `Etude empirique de la conception d'une
idée scientifique neuve: comparaison des
méthodes philosophiques et sociologique.'

DR A. WARWICK, Imperial College, London

6 Nov.: `Maxell's treatise and its
reception in Cambridge.'

R. NOAKES, Cambridge

13 Nov.: `Psychical research: sequel or
reaction to Victorian scientific naturalism?'

DR I. STENGERS, Brussels

20 Nov., Maison Française, 5
p.m.
: `Thermodynamics: the forgotten
science.'

DR J. SLINN, Oxford Brookes

27 Nov.: `The history of the
pharmaceutical industry: an agenda for research.'

Various speakers

4 Dec., Maison Française, 2 p.m:
`What is the history of scientific instruments?
Reflections on Maurice Daumas, Les instruments
scientifiques aux XVIIe et XVIII siècles.'
(Further details from the Museum of the History
of Science
)

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Commonwealth History Graduate Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays
in the Modern History Faculty Building.

PROFESSOR A. JAMES, Keele

17 Oct.: `Keeping the peace in Cyprus,
1963–4.'

DR S. TSANG

24 Oct.: `Strategy for survival: the
Cold War and Hong Kong's policy towards the
Kuomintang and Chinese Communist activities in the
1950s.'

PROFESSOR N. MACFARLANE

31 Oct.: `The role of regional
organisations in peace-related operations.'

DR D. TURTON

7 Nov.: `Why should historians study
forced migrants?'

DR L. FAWCETT

14 Nov.: `The Kurds, 1946 and after:
shifting allegiances and illusive autonomy.'

DR J. PISCATORI

21 Nov.: `The post-colonial Muslim
world: between nationalism and universalism.'

PROFESSOR C. CLAPHAM, Lancaster

28 Nov.: `Can post-colonial African
states survive?'

DR J. BENNETT

5 Dec.: `Surveying instruments in
context: Ireland, America, and coal mines.'
(Includes visit to Museum of History of
Science
)

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MODERN HISTORY, ORIENTAL
STUDIES, AND ANTHROPOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY

Comparative Islamisation in Indonesia and the Malay
world

PROFESSOR M. VAN BRUINESSEN, Utrecht and the Free
University of Berlin, will give a seminar at 2.15 p.m. on
Thursday, 16 October, in the Old Bursary, Trinity
College.

Conveners: P.B.R. Carey, University Lecturer
(CUF) in Modern History, and D. Parkin, MA, Professor of
Social Anthropology.

Subject: `Patterns of Islamisation in modern
Indonesia: reformists, traditionalists, and the struggle
for the soul of the nation.'

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MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL STUDIES

Seminar in Economic and Social History

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

Conveners: J. Foreman-Peck, MA, University
Lecturer in Economic History, and A. Offer, MA, D.Phil.,
Reader in Recent Social and Economic History.

DR S. KING, Oxford Brookes

15 Oct.: `Coping with the crossroads of
life: poverty, poor relief, and alternative welfare
strategies in the rural north, 1650–1820.'

DR M. MORGAN, LSE

22 Oct.: `Irving Fisher's models of the
American monetary system.'

PROFESSOR J. DE VRIES, Berkeley

29 Oct.: `The price of bread and the
standard of living.'

T. NICHOLAS

5 Nov.: `Businessmen and land purchase
in nineteenth-century England.'

DR C. MACLEOD, Bristol

12 Nov.: `The European origins of the
British industrial revolution.'

DR D. FELDMAN, Birkbeck College

19 Nov.: `Migrants, immigrants, and
welfare in Britain since 1700.'

PROFESSOR W. BEINART

26 Nov.: `The farmer as conservationist:
economics and the environment in South Africa's
Karoo.'

DR J. HUMPHRIES, Cambridge

3 Dec.: `Death and gender: excess female
mortality in Victorian England and Wales.'

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Special seminar in economic and social history

PROFESSOR AVNER GREIF, Stanford, will give a seminar at 5
p.m. on Monday, 10 November, in the Hovenden Room, All
Souls College.

Conveners: P. David, C. Feinstein, J.
Foreman-Peck, and A. Offer.

Subject: `Social foundations of institutions
that facilitate impersonal exchange: from the community
responsibility system to individual legal responsibility
in pre-modern Europe.'

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ORIENTAL STUDIES

Seminar on Jewish history and literature in the
Graeco-Roman period

The following seminars will be held at 2.30 p.m. on
Tuesdays in Wolfson College.

Convener: M.D. Goodman, MA, D.Phil.,
Professor of Jewish Studies.

D. MILSOM

14 Oct.: `Jewish practice and Christian
tradition in Byzantine synagogues.'
(Illustrated)

DR T. RAJAK, Reading

21 Oct.: `Greek Jewish inscriptions.'

DR C. HEMPEL, Cambridge

28 Oct.: `Maskil and Mebaqqer in the
Laws of Damascus Document.'

PROFESSOR H. STEGEMANN, Göttingen

4 Nov.: `Qumran within the Judaisms of
its time.'

DR Y. SHAHAR, Tel Aviv

11 Nov.: `The "Oikoumene" of
Josephus as a theological and political term.'

DR M. BOCKMUEHL, Cambridge

18 Nov.: `Qumran soteriology.'

DR S. PEARCE, Southampton

25 Nov.: `Belonging and not belonging:
local allegiances in Philo of Alexandria.'

DR M. WEITZMAN, University College, London

2 Dec.: `Between Judaism and
Christianity: the community background to the Syriac
version of the Old Testament.'

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PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Theoretical Physics Seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on
Fridays in the Nuclear Physics Lecture Theatre.

Convener: D. Sherrington, MA, Wykeham
Professor of Physics.

PROFESSOR D.J. THOULESS, University of Washington,
Seattle

17 Oct.: `Quantized vortices in
superfluids and superconductors.'

DR J. WHEATER

31 Oct.: `2D quantum gravity,
percolation clusters and their spectral
dimension.'

DR J.P. BOUCHAUD, CEN Saclay

14 Nov.: `Statistical physics and
financial markets.'

PROFESSOR J. BINNEY

28 Nov.: `Blinded by the invisible.'

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Nonlinear and geophysical fluid dynamics seminars

The following seminars will be held at 2.15 p.m. on
Mondays in the Dobson Lecture Room, the Atmospheric
Physics Laboratory. Details of the 27 October seminar
will be announced later.

Conveners: P. Read, MA, University Lecturer
in Physics, and I. Moroz, MA, University Lecturer (MA) in
Mathematics.

DR G.J. VAN OLDENBORGH, KMNI, The Netherlands

13 Oct.: `Tracking down the ENSO delayed
oscillator with an adjoint OGCM.'

DR G. LANE-SERF, Southampton Oceanographic Centre

20 Oct.: `Laboratory models of dense
overflows.'

DR J. THUBURN, Reading

3 Nov.: `Circulation integral and
finite-amplitude wave activity diagnostics of a model
of the winter stratosphere.'

DR A. SKELDON, City University

10 Nov.: `Generic stability results for
spatially periodic patterns and their application to
convection problems.'

DR J. METHVEN, Reading

17 Nov.: `Lagrangian simulation of
tracers: real filaments or false detail?'

PROFESSOR N. WEISS, Cambridge

24 Nov.: `Nonlinear dynamo models.'

D. SKEET, AOPP

1 Dec.: `Giant eddies in Jupiter's
atmosphere.'

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Astrophysics colloquia

The following colloquia will be held at 4.15 p.m. on the
days shown in the Nuclear and Astrophysics Lecture
Theatre. They will be held on Tuesdays, except for the
meeting on Thursday, 13 November.

Conveners: M.D. Lacy, MA, Temporary
University Lecturer in Physics, and A.E. Lynas-Gray.

DR H.C. SPRUIT, MPA Garching

14 Oct.: `The rotation of white dwarfs
and neutron stars.'

DR A. LIDDLE, Sussex

21 Oct.: `Inflation and the microwave
background.'

DR P. LEAHY, Jodrell Bank

28 Oct.: `Radio jets.'

DR Z.E. MUSIELAK, Alabama

4 Nov.: `Why almost all stars have outer
shells as hot as their interiors.'

DR J. VAN PARADIJS, Amsterdam

11 Nov.: `Gamma ray bursts.'

DR H. THRONSON, NASA

13 Nov.: `NASA space astronomy missions
for the next millennium.'

DR D. BOWEN, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

18 Nov.: `Lyman-[alpha] absorption in
the nearby universe.'

DR S.J. WARREN, Imperial College, London

25 Nov.: `High-z damped Lyman-[alpha]
systems: spiral galaxies or protogalactic sub-
units?'

DR S.G. RYAN, Royal Greenwich Observatory

2 Dec.: `Early chemical evolution of the
galaxy.'

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Department of Materials

Hume-Rothery Memorial Lecture

PROFESSOR C. HUMPHREYS, F.ENG., Cambridge, will deliver
the Hume-Rothery Memorial Lecture at 6.30 p.m. on
Tuesday, 14 October, in the Nuclear Physics Lecture
Theatre.

Subject: `Electrons, atoms, metals, and
alloys: revisited.'

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PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Department of Human Anatomy: research seminars

The following seminars will be held at 1 p.m. on Fridays
in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Human Anatomy.

Convener: H.M. Charlton, MA, D.Phil., Reader
in Neuroendocrinology.

DR S. ASHCROFT

17 Oct.: `Sulphonylureas and insulin
secretion.'

PROFESSOR A. WILSON

24 Oct.: `Confocal microscopy—a real-time
scam.'

PROFESSOR J. BUCKINGHAM, Imperial College, London

31 Oct.: `Lipocortin 1 and anterior
pituitary function: studies using antisense and
immunoneutralisation strategies.'

DR M. MACONOCHIE, MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell

7 Nov.: `Transgenic approaches towards
understanding developmental pathways.'
(Jenkinson Seminar)

DR A. TOLKOVSKY, Cambridge

14 Nov.: `How does NGF promote survival
of sympathetic neurones?'

PROFESSOR A. BRADING

21 Nov.: `Towards understanding the
overactive bladder.'

DR K. NYBORG, UK Human Genome Mapping Project Resource
Centre, Cambridge

28 Nov.: `The HGMP resource centre: a
centralised resource provider for genetic
research.'

PROFESSOR A. MCMICHAEL

5 Dec.: `Interactions between viruses
and the immune system.'

PROFESSOR P. BRUNDIN, Lund, Sweden

12 Dec.: `Neural transplantation in
experimental and clinical Parkinson's disease.'

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PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on
Tuesdays in the Weiskrantz Room (C.113), the Department
of Experimental Psychology.

Conveners: S.D. Iversen, MA, Professor of
Psychology, and P.E. Bryant, MA, Watts Professor of
Psychology.

DR P. FLETCHER, UCL

21 Oct.: `Functional imaging studies of
human long-term memory.' (McDonnell–Pew
Seminar
)

PROFESSOR A.D. MILNER, St Andrews

4 Nov.: `Visuomotor control in
apperceptive agnosia and visual neglect.'
(McDonnell–Pew Seminar)

PROFESSOR M. GEORGESON, Birmingham

11 Nov.: `The encoding of stationary and
moving edges in human spatial vision.'

DR M. CORBETTA, Washington University School of Medicine

18 Nov.: `Brain imaging studies of attention.'
(McDonnell–Pew Seminar)

DR C. SPENCE
25 Nov.: `What crossmodal links in attention
reveal about the representation of space in the human
brain.'

DR P. MCGUIRE, Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley
Hospital, London

2 Dec.: `Functional imaging of
psychopathology.'

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INTERFACULTY COMMITTEE FOR
RUSSIAN AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES

Regions in transition: the former Soviet Union

The following seminars will be given at 12 noon on
Thursdays in the Upper Lecture Hall, the School of
Geography.

Conveners: C.S. Leonard, J. Pallot, and C.
Davis.

PROFESSOR P. HANSON, Birmingham

16 Oct.: `Russia's regions: the rich and
the poor.'

PROFESSOR M. KASER

23 Oct.: `Regional distinctions in
central Asia.'

DR J. SHAPIRO, Goldsmiths' College, London

30 Oct.: `Regional social services in
the Russian transition.'

DR C. LEONARD

6 Nov.: ` "Rostov oblast": the
new agricultural landscape.'

DR R. FERGUSON, Warwick

13 Nov.: `Will democracy strike back:
workers and politics in the Kuzbas.'

DR J. SZYRMER, Pennsylvania; Executive Director, HIID
Ukraine

20 Nov.
: `Macroeconomic policies in a post-
Soviet transition: the case of Ukraine.'

PROFESSOR W. BRUMFIELD, Tulane

27 Nov.: `Architectural monuments of the
Russian north: history and preservation in the
Vologda Region.'

PROFESSOR M. BRADSHAW, Birmingham

4 Dec.: `Transition, globalisation, and
regional change: the case of Sakhalin.'

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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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THEOLOGY


Ian Ramsey Centre

Theology and science seminars

The following seminars will be held at 8.15 for 8.30 p.m.
on Thursdays in the Hood Room, St Cross College.

DR M. YEE

16 Oct.: `Principles of knowing in
science, humanities, and theology.'

SIR JOHN HOUGHTON, FRS, Chairman, Royal Commission on
Environmental Pollution

30 Oct.: `The environment: a challenge
to scientists and Christians.'

DR A. PEACOCKE

13 Nov.: `Evolution—how is it to be
interpreted?'

PROFESSOR K. WARD

27 Nov.: `The God of physics and the God
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BYZANTINE STUDIES

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays
in the New Seminar Room, St John's College.

Conveners: E.M. Jeffreys, B.Litt., MA,
Bywater and Sotheby Professor of Byzantine and Modern
Greek Language and Literature, and J.D. Howard-Johnston,
MA, D.Phil., University Lecturer in Byzantine
Studies.

DR HOWARD-JOHNSTON

13 Oct.: `Byzantium, Bulgaria, and the
peoples of the Ukraine in the 890s: a critical re-
examination of the Logothete's Chronicle.'

R. MACBRIDES, Birmingham

20 Oct.: `The thirteenth century in
Byzantine historiography.'

H. HÖRKE, Reading

27 Oct.: `Sarmatians and Alans in the
North Caucasus: new excavations at the cemetery of
Klin Yar.'

M. MCROBERT

3 Nov.: `The Penitential Canon
attributed to St Cyril the Philosopher in MS Bodl.
945.'

D. KOROBOV, Academy of Sciences, Moscow

10 Nov.: `The social structure of the
Alans from cemetery evidence.'

F. DIAM, Vienna

17 Nov.: `Restructuring the Avar state
after 626.'

M. JEFFREYS, Sydney

24 Nov.: `Editorial techniques and texts
in Byzantine vernacular Greek: Part II.'

A. LINGAS, British Columbia

1 Dec.: `A late Byzantine patronal
feast: the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at Saint
Sophia, Thessaloniki.'

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COMPUTING LABORATORY

Computational mathematics and applications seminars

The following seminars will be held on Thursdays. Unless
otherwise stated, they will take place at 3 p.m. in the
Lecture Theatre, the Wolfson Building.

Conveners: J.D.P. Donnelly and J. Scott
(RAL). Further information may be obtained from Shirley
Day (telephone: Oxford (2)73885).

DR T. HOU, Caltech

16 Oct.: `Numerical homogenization for
porous media equations and transport phenomena.'

DR N. GOULD, RAL

23 Oct., 4 p.m.: `Trust-region methods
for large-scale nonlinear optimisation.'

DR D. HIGHAM, Strathclyde

30 Oct.: `Error control in phase space
for numerical simulations.'

DR R. DAVIES, Aberystwyth

6 Nov.: `Some inverse problems in
rheology.'

DR B. BAXTER, Imperial College

13 Nov.: `Compactly supported radial
basis functions.'

DR S. BENBOW, Bath

20 Nov.: `Iterative method for
groundwater flow type problems.'

DR S. LEYFFER, Dundee

27 Nov., 11 a.m., RAL: `An integrated
approach to integer and nonlinear optimisation.'

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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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CENTRE FOR CRIMINOLOGICAL
RESEARCH

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

Conveners: D. Faulkner and R. Hood.

DR S. CHOONGH, Warwick

22 Oct.: `A social disciplinary model of
justice.'

C. NUTTALL, Director of Research and Statistics, Home
Office

5 Nov.: `Supply side criminal
justice—to what extent do resources determine
criminal justice activity?'

M. COLVIN, Legal Officer, Justice

19 Nov.: `Intelligence-led policing:
issues of fairness and accountability.'

R. TILT, Director General, HM Prisons Service

3 Dec.: `The state of the prisons.'

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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 ISLAMIC
STUDIES

Intellectual biographies

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on
Wednesdays in the Centre.

K. AHMAD, Islamic Foundation, Leicester

15 Oct.: `Mawdudi.'

P. CLARK, British Council

22 Oct.: `Pickthall.'

B. MOIN, BBC, London

29 Oct.: `Khomeini.'

A. RAHNEMA, American University, Paris

12 Nov.: `Shariati.'

O. LEAMAN, Liverpool John Moores

12 Nov.: `Iqbal.'

C. TURNER, Durham

26 Nov.: `Nursi.'

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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.

PROFESSOR J.A.A. STOCKWIN

17 Oct.: `Is constitutional revision on
the Japanese political agenda?'

R. ASPINALL

24 Oct.: `Ideology versus pragmatism:
the 1989 schism in the Japan Teachers' Union.'

A. SMITHERS, Smithers & Co. Ltd.

31 Oct.: `Dimensions of Japan's debt
problems.'

KIYOHIKO TOYAMA, Bradford

7 Nov.: `Intellectuals' pursuit of war
responsibility in occupied Japan.'

PROFESSOR LUMI KURIHARA

14 Nov.: `Gender inequality in labour
markets in Fukushima prefecture.' (In Japanese,
with a summary distributed in English
)

PROFESSOR NOBUYUKI TAKAYAMA, Hitotsubashi

21 Nov.: `Which matters more, Japan's
increasing elderly population or its declining
birthrate?'

DR C. POKARIER, Queensland University of Technology

28 Nov.: `Political entrepreneurship in
Japan: an alternative rational actor explanation.'

I. BURUMA, Author of Wages of Guilt: Memories of
War in Germany and Japan


5 Dec.: `The risks of political symbols:
the Nanking Massacre.'

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MAISON FRANÇAISE

Lectures

Unless otherwise stated, the following lectures will be
given at 5.15 p.m. on the days shown in the Maison
Française.

For details of the lectures to be given in association
with the Modern History Faculty (30 October, 20
November), and of the joint meeting with the Museum of
the History of Science on 4 December, see under `Modern
History: Problems in the History of Science and
Technology', above.

LORD KINGSLAND, Shadow Lord Chancellor

Fri. 17 Oct., Maison Française, 8
p.m.
: `Sovereignty and supra-nationality.'
(Meeting of the European Movement, Oxfordshire
branch
)

PROFESSOR J. BOUVERESSE, Collège de France

Mon. 20 Oct.: `Robert Musil et la
philosophie de l'histoire.'

PROFESSOR J.-F. TROIN, Tours

Mon. 27 Oct.: `Le TGV français,
objet de désir et de refus, vecteur d'espoirs
et de désillusions.'

Tue. 28 Oct., Middle East Centre, St Antony's, 5
p.m.
: `Urbanisation and development: the role of
Medina in the Maghreb.'

C. GUTLEBEN, Strasbourg

Fri. 31 Oct.: `A survey of English
university fiction.'

PROFESSOR J. LECA, Paris

Wed. 4 Nov., Middle East Centre, St Antony's,
5 p.m.
: `Political opposition in the Arab Middle
East today.'

PROFESSOR R. GIRARD, Stanford

Thur. 6 Nov.: `Poor sacrifices of our
enmity: love and violence in Romeo and
Juliet
.'

P. FITZGERALD, Carleton University, Ottawa

Thur. 13 Nov., Middle East Centre, St
Antony's, 5 p.m.
: `The Franco-British conflicts
in the Middle East after the First World War: the
role of oil.'

P. POTIER, CNRS

Mon. 17 Nov., Dyson Perrins Laboratory, 4
p.m.
: `Nature, an inexhaustible source of
drugs.'

PROFESSOR J. BOUVERESSE, Collège de France

Mon. 24 Nov., Taylor Institution, 5
p.m.
: `Musil et le destin de l'Europe.'

M.C. CHAIMOWICZ, Reading

Mon. 1 Dec.: `Pendulum' (on the theme of
dual nationality).

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Study-days

Translation Research in Oxford


Sat. 1 Nov., 10 a.m.–4 p.m., St Hugh's
College
: `Translation or adaptation?' (details
from Edith McMorran, St Hugh's, (2)74996, or Jane
Taylor, St Hilda's, (2)76835).

Association for the Study of Modern and
Contemporary France


Fri. 28 Nov., 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Maison
Française
: `La France et l'Europe.'
(Places to be booked before 21 November with
the Maison
)

British Centre for Durkheimian Studies


Sat 22 Nov., Maison Française:
`The sociology of religion in France' (details from
W.S.F. Pickering, Oxford 516785, or Sophie Gilliat,
01203 524844).

Fri. 12 Dec.–Sat. 13 December, Maison
Française
: `Emile Durkheim, Le
Suicide
(1897): cents ans après'
(details from W.S.F. Pickering, Oxford 516785).

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Programme: Cultures et Sociétés:
opinions, attitudes, comportements

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on
Wednesdays in the Maison Française.

D. SAUNDERS, Essex

5 Nov.: `Economics and voting in
Britain.'

A. LAURENT, CNRS, Lille

19 Nov.: `The territory of the elections
in France.'

C. PATTIE, Sheffield

27 Nov.: `The geography of voting in
Britain.'

B. CAUTRES, CNRS, Grenoble

3 Dec.: `The geography of voting in
France.'

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Programme: Histoire et Théorie des Arts

This meeting, a collaboration between the Maison
Française and the Department of the History of
Art, will be held on 6 and 7 December, in the Maison
Française.

Subject: `High art and hierarchy.'

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QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE


Refugee Studies Programme

Seminars on Forced Migration

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on
Wednesdays. With the exception of the first meeting (15
October), which takes place in the Nissan Lecture
Theatre, St Antony's, they will be held in the Library
Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House. Enquiries
should be directed to the Refugee Studies Programme
(telephone: Oxford (2)70722, fax: (2)70721, e-mail:
rsp@qeh.ox.ac.uk).

PROFESSOR B. WILLIAMS

15 Oct.: `Humanitarianism and the right
to intervene.'

DR J. GRIFFIN

22 Oct.: `Human rights, everyone's
rights?'

DR R. CRISP

29 Oct.: `Conceptions of well-being and
human flourishing.'

DR D. RODIN

5 Nov.: `Self defence and state
defence.'

DR D. MILLER

19 Nov.: `Liberalism and social
justice.'

DR K. NABULSI

26 Nov.: `Killings and just wars.'

PROFESSOR A. MONTEFIORE

3 Dec.: `Neutrality and conflict
resolution.'

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Annual Human Rights Lecture 1997

THE HON. FLORA MACDONALD will deliver the 1997 Human
Rights Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 12 November, in
the Examination Schools (East School). The meeting will
be chaired by Sir Marrack Goulding.

Subject: `Refugee crisis in the Great Lakes:
have any lessons been learned?'

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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. Contact address: Mrs Chloe Dobree, St Antony's
College, Oxford OX2 6JF (telephone and fax: Oxford
(2)74559, e-mail: asia@sant.ox.ac.uk).

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.: `Making meaning in Indian
cinema: recent trends in film study.'

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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INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY AND
ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY

The following seminars will be held at 4 p.m. on Fridays
in the Institute Seminar Room. Details of the December
seminars will be announced later.

PROFESSOR M. JONES, Cambridge

22 Oct.: `Ancient DNA—some case
studies.'

DR A. O'DONNELL, Newcastle

14 Nov.: To be announced.

DR C. BOSTOCK, Compton Laboratory

21 Nov.: `Strains and host genes in BSE
and scrapie.'

DR S. ALBON, NERC Institute of Terrestrial Ecology,
Banchory

26 Nov.: To be announced.

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE


Inaugural Neill Lecture

THE RT. HON. THE LORD WOOLF, Master of the Rolls, will
deliver the inaugural Neill Lecture at 5 p.m. on
Thursday, 6 November, in the Old Library, All Souls
College.

Subject: `Judicial review: the tensions
between the judiciary and the executive.'

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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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HERTFORD COLLEGE


Tyndale Lecture 1997

PROFESSOR J.B. TRAPP, Warburg Institute, will deliver the
Tyndale Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 23 October, in the
Examination Schools. The lecture will be followed by a
reception in the Principal's Lodgings, Hertford College.

Subject: `The portraits of the Reformers.'

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE

Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and
Society

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays
in the Council Room, Mansfield College (ground floor).
Further information may be obtained from the
Administrator, OCEES, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF
(telephone and fax: Oxford (2)70886, e-mail:
ocees@mansf.ox.ac.uk).

An Oxford University Environmental Studies Day will be
held at Rhodes House on 18 November. The event is open to
members of the University only. Tickets may be obtained
from Ian Curtis, Environmental Change Unit.

P. MONAGHAN, Co-Operative Bank PLC

14 Oct.: `Can a bank bring about a
sustainable world?'

D. OSBORN, Environment Agency for England and Wales

21 Oct.: `1997 Earth Summit II: success
or failure? How can we do better in 2002?'

H. FREEMAN

28 Oct.: `Psychological and social
effects of the urban environment.'

P. HARRIS, Orion Worldwide Research

4 Nov.: `Kyoto, climate change, and US
policy: some precedents for subdued optimism.'

D. FISK, Department of the Environment

11 Nov.: `The public and environmental
risk: probably more rational than we probably
think?'

C. CAMPBELL, York

25 Nov.: `Consuming goods and the good
of consuming.'

M. GRANT, Cambridge

2 Dec.: `Environmental dispute
resolution.'

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ST CROSS COLLEGE

St Cross Visiting Fellow Lecture

PROFESSOR BEN PIMLOTT, Birkbeck College, London, will
lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 November, in the
Examination Schools.

Subject: `Is biography history?'

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ST EDMUND HALL


A.B. Emden Lecture 1997

DR JEREMY CATTO will deliver the A.B. Emden Lecture at 5
p.m. on Tuesday, 4 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The triumph of the hall in
fifteenth-century Oxford.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE


Lecture

NICHOLAS MCINERNY, Wolfson College Creative Arts Fellow,
will lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 23 October, in the
Buttery, Wolfson College.

Subject: `Forced entertainment? Some thoughts
on theatre today.'

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Annual Ronald Syme Lecture

PROFESSOR STEPHEN MITCHELL, Swansea, will deliver the
annual Ronald Syme Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 6
November, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture will
be open to the public.

Subject: `Jews, Christians, and the Roman
aristocracy in the first century AD.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE FORUM FOR THE
STUDY OF JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY AND THE OXFORD CENTRE
FOR HEBREW AND JEWISH STUDIES

Conversos, the Church, and martyrdom in late medieval
Spain: historical and literary perspectives

This colloquium will be held in the Buttery, Wolfson
College, on Thursday, 28 November, 2.30–6 p.m. All
are welcome.

Conveners: Dr Daniel Frank and Dr Adena
Tanenbaum.

DR J. EDWARDS

2.30 p.m.: `Ritual murder in the Spanish
"Golden Age": Lope de Vega's Holy Innocent
Child of La Guardia.'

PROFESSOR M. BODIAN, Michigan

3.30 p.m.: `Death at the stake:
interpreting martyrdom within the converso diaspora
in the seventeenth century.'

DR A. LAPPIN, Manchester

5 p.m.: `Attributes of Jewishness in
sixteenth-century Iberian theatre.'

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REGENT'S PARK COLLEGE


Centre for the Study of
Christianity and Culture

The novel, spirituality, and modern culture: seven
novelists of the present speak about their craft and
their world

These public lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on the
following days in Regent's Park College.

Thur. 16 Oct.: Donna Tartt.

Thur. 30 Oct.: Peter Ackroyd.

Thur. 6 Nov.: Susan Howatch.

Thur. 13 Nov.: William Horwood.


Thur. 20 Nov.
: David McLaurin.

Thur. 27 Nov.: Jill Paton Walsh.

Wed. 4 Dec.: Catherine Fox.

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OXFORD IMMUNOLOGY GROUP

DR M. COLONNA, Basle Institute for Immunology, Basle,
will lecture at 6 p.m. on Monday, 13 October, in Lecture
Theatre 1, the Academic Block, the John Radcliffe
Hospital. The meeting will be chaired by Dr Anton van der
Merwe.

Subject: `Recognition of MHC class I
molecules to control cellular activation: a common
strategy for all leukocytes.'

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OXFORD SIGNALLING GROUP

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on
Thursday, 16 October, in the Department of Pharmacology.

P. HAWKINS, Babraham, Cambridge:
`Characterisation of protein kinases upstream of
protein kinase B: regulation by PI 3-kinase.'

P. FINAN, ICRF, London: `Regulation of
protein kinase B by PI 3,4,5P3 and PI 3,4P2: role of
5'-phosphatases.'

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

Lectures will be given at 7.45 for 8 p.m. on the days
shown. Unless otherwise stated they will be given in the
Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College. Admission is
free to members of the association, £1 to non-
members. Further information, concerning showings of
classic Italian films, and informal meetings, may be
obtained from the membership secretary of the
association, Mrs G. Cooper, 2 Chadlington Road,
Oxford.

N. AND P. COOTE

Tue. 14 Oct.: `Italian inspiration:
gardens as fine art.'

A. STONES

Wed. 29 Oct.: `Venus and Cupid: a relief
carving by Michelangelo.'

E. ARNOLD

Thur. 20 Nov.: `Maddalena Lombardini-
Firmen in Venice (1745–1818): a pioneering woman
composer.'

A. DEL CONTE

Wed. 3 Dec., Pauling Human Sciences Centre,
58 Banbury Road
: `From Apicius to Artusi: a
gastronomic survey.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 9 October 1997: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 9 October 1997: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


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APPOINTMENT OF EXAMINER PRO HAC
VICE

The Vice-Chancellor and Proctors have appointed S.J. GOSS, MA,
D.PHIL., Wadham College, as an Examiner for the Qualifying
Examination in Medical Sociology for Medical Students to be held
in the Long Vacation 1997 pro hac vice
(vice Professor R.M. Fitzpatrick, appointed deputy
to the Pre-Clinical Adviser and therefore ex officio
Chairman of Examiners).

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in
regulations made by the Committee for Educational Studies will
come into effect on 24 October.


Committee for Educational Studies

M.Sc. in Educational Studies (Syllabus B)

With effect from 1 October 1997 (for first examination in
1998)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 735, l. 49,
delete `and (v) and either paper (vi)
or paper (vii)' and substitute `, (v) and (vi)'.

2 Ibid., p. 736, delete l. 42 and substitute:
`(iv) Comparative Education (Systematic Studies and Research)'.

3 Ibid., before l. 43, insert as new line:
`(a)'.

4 Ibid., p. 737, delete l. 1 and substitute
`(b)', and renumber following sections (vi)–(xi)
as (v)–(x).

5 Ibid., l. 10, delete `EC' and substitute
`EU'.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF
PHILOSOPHY

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

Biological Sciences

I.R.F. GRAINGE, Linacre: `XER site-specific recombination in
vitro
using Holliday junction substrates'.

Microbiology Unit, Friday, 10 October, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: E.M. Southern, D.M.J. Lilley.

J. GRIFFIN, Magdalen: `Studies on brain metabolism by 13C NMR'.

Department of Biochemistry, Thursday, 16 October, 2 p.m.


Examiners: A. Watts, P. Morris.

English Language and Literature

A. MIZUKOSHI, Wadham: `Keats, Hunt, and the aesthetics of
pleasure'.

University, Monday, 20 October, 10 a.m.


Examiners: J.A. Mee, N. Roe.

E. SMITH, All Souls: `"Sifting strangers": some aspects of
the representation of the European foreigner in the English drama
1580–1618'.

Merton, Friday, 17 October, 2.30 p.m.


Examiners: R.A. McCabe, J. Dollimore.

Mathematical Sciences

B. ALLEN, St Hugh's: `Non-smooth differential delay equations'.

Mathematical Institute, Friday, 10 October, 2 p.m.


Examiners: C.T.H. Baker, J. Dyson.

Physical Sciences

J. CROSSEN, Mansfield: `Adhesion of organic coatings and corrosion
protection'.

Department of Materials, Friday, 10 October, 9 a.m.


Examiners: J.T. Czernuszka, J.D. Scantlebury.

S.W. DOUGHTY, Brasenose: `Molecular modelling of
voltage-grated calcium channels'.

Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Friday, 17 October, 9.30 a.m.


Examiners: M.S.P. Sansom, T. Howe.

J.M. FOX, Christ Church: `Synthetic and structural aspects of
fullerene chemistry'.

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 14 October, 2.15 p.m.


Examiners: J.D.M. Harris, D. O'Hare.

G.M. LLOYD, Lincoln: `Four-wave mixing techniques and applications in
combustion diagnostics'.

Clarendon Laboratory, Friday, 31 October, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J.S. Wark, D.A. Greenhalgh.

C.J. RAWSON, New College: `Investigations of novel receptors for
binding and sensing silver ions'.

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Friday, 10 October,
2.15 p.m.


Examiners: C.J. Jones, D. O'Hare.

W.M. SIMPSON, Lady Margaret Hall: `Solid state NMR
studies of dynamics in crystalline materials'.

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Thursday, 16 October,
2.15 p.m.


Examiners: R. Dupree, D. O'Hare.

A.P. WILDENBERG, Magdalen: `Learning and initialisation for visual
tracking'.

Department of Engineering Science, Friday, 12 December, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J. Merchant, A. Zisserman.

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Physiological Sciences

S.K. MELFORD, St Edmund Hall: `Calcium signalling in
megakaryocytes'.

Department of Pharmacology, Monday, 13 October, 2 p.m.


Examiners: J. Frampton, S. Cage.

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Social Studies

J.C. CLIFTON, St Antony's: `Privatisation and union politics in
Mexico: the case of the telecommunications sector
(1982–95)'.

St Antony's, Friday, 31 October, 10 a.m.


Examiners: A.E. Angell, D. Stansfield.

G. PAGOULATOS, St Antony's: `The politics of banking deregulation and
privatisation: the case of Greece'.

Soc St Faculty Centre, Thursday, 23 October,
3 p.m.


Examiners: J.E.S. Hayward, L. Tsoukalis.

Committee for the School of Management Studies

D. PRETTY, Christ Church: `Essays in corporate risk behaviour,
catastrophes, and value'.

Templeton, Thursday, 30 October, 11 a.m.


Examiners: J. Samuels, K.J. Blois.





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Colleges, Halls, and Societies


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OBITUARIES


Christ Church

BRIAN SMITH, MA, 11 September 1997; commoner 1944. Aged
71.

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Lincoln College

EDGAR VERNON MARCHANT, September 1997; commoner
1934–8. Aged 81.

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Magdalen College and Worcester
College

JOHN MERRIFIELD WALKER, B.SC., MA, DM, 7 August 1997;
commoner, Magdalen College, 1935–7, Academical Clerk
1937–9 and 1940–1; Lecturer, Worcester College,
1948–50, Tutorial Fellow 1950–84, Supernumerary
Fellow 1984–5, Emeritus Fellow from 1985. Aged 80.

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Wolfson College

LAWRENCE GORDON SMALL, M.SC., 5 August 1997; graduate
student 1971–2.

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Worcester College

WILLIAM BROMHEAD COATES, MA, 6 February 1997;
1935–8. Aged 79.

THE REVD CHRISTOPHER COOPER, MA, 21 July 1997;
1928–31. Aged 88.

PETER BEAUCHAMP CREIGHTMORE, MA, 15 May 1997;
1946–50. Aged 69.

RICHARD TEMPLE GARDINER-HILL; 1952–5.

ROBERT RICHARD BULLER KITSON, 10 November 1996;
1936–9. Aged 61.

TREVOR IAIN ARCHIBALD MACDOUGALL, MA, September 1995;
1938–9 and 1946–7. Aged 76.

THE REVD MARTIN MARTIN-HARVEY, MA, 25 January 1994;
1930–4. Aged 82.

RICHARD MAGNUS PETERSON, MA, D.PHIL.; 1959–66.

LIONEL LESLIE KEEVIL RICKFORD, MA; 1933–6.

JAMES HARCOURT VERNON, MA, 18 March 1997;
1938–41. Aged 76.

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NOTICES


Balliol College


Tutorial Fellowship in Ancient and Modern
Philosophy

Applications are invited from men and women for a Tutorial Fellowship
in Ancient and Modern Philosophy with effect from 1 October 1998. A
good knowledge of Ancient Greek is essential, but applications are
invited from candidates with expertise in any aspect of Philosophy.

The successful applicant will be expected to make a major
contribution to teaching Ancient and Modern Philosophy to
undergraduates within the context of the Honour School of
Literae Humaniores (Classics) and other Honour Schools which include
Philosophy. The Fellowship is associated with a stipendiary CUF
lecturership of the University.

Further particulars and application forms may be obtained from the
College Secretary, Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ. Applications,
including a curriculum vitae, should be sent to reach
Balliol College not later than 1 November.

Balliol College is an equal opportunities employer and a charity
which exists to promote excellence in education and research.

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Nuffield College


Official Fellowship in Politics

Nuffield College proposes to appoint, with effect from 1 October
1998, an Official Fellow in Politics. Official fellowships are
comparable with research professorships in other universities, and
form part of the permanent
research and teaching establishment of the college. For this
particular appointment, preference will be given to scholars with a
focus on Comparative Politics broadly defined, especially those
specialising in the politics of one or more of the developed nations.
Nevertheless, outstanding candidates with a substantial scholarly
record which falls beyond this definition will also be considered.

The duties of an official fellow are to engage in research and
supervise graduate students; an established scholarly record is
essential. Nuffield is a graduate college specialising in the social
sciences at Oxford, particularly politics, economics, and sociology.

Nuffield College is committed to the principle of equality of
opportunity.

Further details can be obtained from our Web site,
http://www.nuff.ox.ac.uk/Jobs/, or from Mrs Marion Rogers, Nuffield
College, Oxford OX1 1NF (e-mail: marion.rogers@ nuf.ox.ac.uk), to
whom applications, naming three referees, with addresses and fax
numbers where possible, should be sent by 1 December.

Nuffield College exists to promote excellence in education and
research.

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Pembroke College


Appointment of College Secretary

The college wishes to make an appointment to this key administrative
position. The College Secretary reports to the Senior Tutor and is
responsible for the general running of the College Office which
involves the day-to-day running of the academic side of the college
involving liaison with students/fellows and other college
departments.

The successful candidate will be expected to be familiar with
WordPerfect and experience of Windows and databases (e.g. Access)
would be an advantage.

Further particulars and application forms can be obtained from the
Domestic Bursar, Pembroke College,
Oxford OX1 1DW (telephone: Oxford (2)76423).
The closing date for application forms is 22 October.

Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer.

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University College


Fellowship and Praelectorship in
Philosophy

The college proposes to elect to a Fellowship and Praelectorship in
Philosophy, to be held in conjunction with a University Lecturership
(CUF), with effect from 1 October 1998. The college hopes to appoint
a person with teaching competence in any central area of Philosophy,
though an ability to teach Logic, the Philosophy of Language, Moral
Philosophy, or Ancient Philosophy might be an advantage. The
University has a particular need in Political Philosophy, Moral
Philosophy, and the History of Modern Philosophy in the seventeenth
and eighteenth centuries (excluding Kant).

Further particulars may be obtained from the Senior Tutor, University
College, Oxford OX1 4BH (telephone:
Oxford (2)76677, fax: (2)76790), to whom applications should be sent,
to arrive not later than 17 November.

Candidates should give the names of three referees and should request
these referees to send references to the
Senior Tutor by the same date.

The college and the University are equal opportunities employers.

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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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Bodleian Shop

The Bodleian Shop at the entrance to the
Old Library: see our new book-shaped cards, and pop-out
cards for different occasions, as well as unusual
Oxford-related gifts, including many exclusive to the
Bodleian, at prices from 75 pence to £200. Entrance
in Old Schools Quadrangle. Open 9 a.m.--6 p.m. weekdays,
9 a.m.--12.30 p.m. Sats.

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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

Irish language classes every Thur.,
8–9.30 p.m., starting 16 Oct. Barry Riordan. Tel.:
Oxford 376107.

Professor of Philosophy from former
Yugoslavia offers tuition in Serbian/Croatian language
and literature. Tel.: Oxford 311614.

English for medicine: specialist courses
throughout the year for people working or studying in the
field of medicine. Designed to increase confidence in
work situations. Conversation, grammar, writing, etc.; 30
lessons p.w. The Oxford Academy, 18 Bardwell Road (off
the Banbury Road), Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 512174.

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.

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Services Offered

Make more of your work; professional
typesetting, graphics, and design will transform the
presentation of your work. Papers, brochures, reports,
and any print material for publication can be presented
more distinctively. This is more than `spin and glitz'
and more than can be lifted off a desktop publishing
package. Good design can encourage attention and focus
the idea. Charles Barker. Tel.: Oxford 511262; mobile:
0956 324780; fax: Oxford 316465.

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.

Tax advice. Ex-KPMG chartered accountant
specialises in assisting academics and other
professionals with their tax affairs, including
self-assessment. Convenient North Oxford premises. Tel.:
Oxford 513381, fax: 558064, e-mail:
100430.145@compuserve.com.

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

Oxuniprint, Oxford University
Press—the University Printers: specialising in
booklet and publicity material, typesetting, printing,
and finishing; Output Bureau provides high-quality output
from disk from all major DTP programs onto paper,
bromide, colour-separated positive or negative film;
high-quality specialist colour copier service. For
service, quality, and competitive prices contact
Oxuniprint, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon
Street, Oxford. Tel.: Oxford 514691, fax: 514010.

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Domestic Services

Seeking part-time help with child/nanny-
share/mother's help for 7-month-old. Flexible schedule.
Non-smoker. Jericho area. Tel.: Oxford 310908.

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

Literae Humaniores Board: part-time
secretarial work and research assistance. Professor of
Classics seeks someone for approx. 5 hours p.w. during
the next academic year (precise arrangements open to
discussion). The work will be primarily concerned with
correspondence, administration, filing, etc.; but there
may also be opportunities for research assistance (a
knowledge of Ancient Greek would be an advantage, but is
not necessary). Skilled word-processing and an ability to
take down dictation are essential. Pay £6.50 p.h. To
begin as soon as possible. Apply to Professor O. Taplin,
Magdalen College, by sending a c.v. and the names and
addresses of two referees, by Fri., 17 Oct. Tel.: Oxford
(2)76069.

Wanted: well-qualified Organist and
Choir Director for St Margaret's Church, Oxford, to
continue and develop the high standard of music the
church has enjoyed for many years. Well-established mixed
RSCM choir. Supportive clergy and congregation. Two Sun.
services and one weekday choir practice. Occasional other
services inc. major festivals. The ability to train and
enthuse members of the choir is essential. Salary
negotiable based on RSCM rates in the range
£1,200–£1,500 p.a. depending upon
qualifications and experience. For further details and a
short application form contact Brian Davey, 346 Banbury
Road, Oxford OX2 7PP. Closing date: 7 Nov. Tel.: Oxford
554286.

Oxford City Council (Central Services),
Legal and Committee Services. Democratic Services Officer
(ref. no. 1382GZ); 22 hours p.w.;
£22,524–£25,761 p.a., pro rata. Key
duties/responsibilities: to co-ordinate the Council's
`Talkback' public consultation programme in partnership
with the Health Authority and the Police; to ensure the
scheme delivers robust market/social research data; to
develop the scheme's impact and effectiveness; to
maximise the extent to which the Council's decision-
making mechanisms are influenced by local people's views
as expressed through Talkback activities. Key essential
criteria: effective written and oral communicator;
experience of co-ordinating work across agencies and
departments; experience of drafting technically accurate
market research questionnaires; experience of applying
and explaining basic statistical methods; able to use
Microsoft Office and market research software.
Applications are particularly welcome from Black and
other Ethnic groups who are currently under-represented
in the area of work. Section 38(1)(b) of the Race
Relations Act 1976 applies. Application forms and further
details are available from the Human Resources Division,
Second Floor, St Aldate's Chambers, 119–113 St
Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DS. Closing date for receipt of
applications: 4.30 p.m., Fri. 24 Oct. Tel.: Oxford 252465
(answer-phone service) or 252032 (Minicom service).

Join a winning team: Clearwater Hampers
are an award winning company specialising in mail order
food and drink hampers. We market on a world-wide basis
and turn over nearly £2m, of which 90 per cent is in
Nov./Dec. A bright young person is required to assist our
IT specialist from now until Christmas. Must be diligent,
fit, hardworking, and pay attention to detail. Prepared
to work long hours in a lively team atmosphere. If you
have a good working knowledge of Windows 95 and FoxPro,
would like a challenge, and want real experience on your
c.v., telephone Wolfgang. Tel.: 01235 833732 (day or
evening).

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Houses to Let

Victoria Road, Summertown: detached
Edwardian family house with enclosed rear garden and
alarm system. Three good-size bedrooms and 2 reception
rooms. Available immediately at only £900 p.c.m.
Tel.: Oxford 302312.

Cumnor Hill: architect designed 3-
bedroom, 2-bathroom property with 4 reception rooms. Well
equipped, heated swimming pool and alarm system. Rent of
£850 p.c.m. includes gardener and cleaner. Available
until the end of the year. Tel.: Oxford 302305.

Old Headington: award-winning spacious
converted chapel in quiet and secluded position among
beech trees. Pale oak and natural stone. Fully furnished.
Living-room two storeys high, double bedroom, kitchen,
larder, fridge/freezer, bathroom, garden, and parking;
gas c.h. £785 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: Oxford
768775.

Hayfield Road---canal side---midway
Jericho/Summertown; furnished terrace house, 2 bedrooms
plus study; suit family with older child (unfenced garden
backing onto canal). No smokers/no pets. Available to
July/Aug. 1998. £760 p.c.m., deposit required plus
references. R. Sawyer, 5A Langstone Avenue, Havant,
Hampshire PO9 1RU. Tel.: 01705 470520, after 5 p.m. (or
leave message).

Make finding accommodation a pleasure,
not a chore. Finders Keepers is dedicated to making it
easy for visitors to Oxford to find the right property.
Browse through our Web site for up-to-date detailed
information on properties available and make use of our
interactive database, priority reservation service
(credit cards accepted), welcome food pack, personal
service, and much more. Call us and you will not need to
go elsewhere. For further information contact Finders
Keepers, 73 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE. Tel.: Oxford
311011, fax: 556993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk;
Internet site: http://www.finders.co.uk.

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.

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.

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

Central Oxford: beautiful new 2-bedroom
ground-floor flat near station; fully equipped kitchen, 2
bathrooms, double bedroom, single bedroom/study, large
living-/dining-room; private parking. No pets. Available
1 Jan. £900 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: Oxford
289104.

Central North Oxford: good quality 2-
bedroom apartment within walking distance of St Antony's
and university departments. Available immediately until
the end of June. £695 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 302304.

Central North Oxford: elegant 2-bedroom
flat (1 double, 1 single), on 2 floors, half-mile from
Cornmarket; gas c.h.; fully furnished and equipped (inc.
linen, washer/drier); living-room/kitchen; access to
garden. Non-smoking. £580 p.c.m plus council tax and
utilities. Available immediately for one year or more.
Tel.: Oxford 556085.

Iffley Fields: pleasantly furnished
centrally heated first-floor flat in quiet position
overlooking fields within a mile of Carfax. Bedroom,
good-size sitting-room, kitchen, bathroom, telephone.
£530 p.c.m. inc. gas, electricity, etc., some
cleaning, and licensed television. Suit quiet
professional(s). Non-smokers only. Tel.: Oxford
433977.

Central North Oxford, just off the
Banbury Road within easy walking distance of city,
schools, and Science Area. Newly decorated, quiet,
attractive and well-furnished flat; 2 bedrooms, large
living-room with balcony facing south over communal
gardens; immaculate new bathroom and kitchen; c.h.;
washing machine; private parking. £750 p.c.m. Tel.:
Oxford (2)70929 (day), 552069 (evening).

St Clement's, available now: attractive
self-contained studio flat with washing-machine,
microwave, telephone, and fax. £475 p.c.m. inc.
council tax, gas, and electricity. Also single room with
own shower and basin, use of kitchen, £220 p.c.m.
Tel.: Oxford 721052.

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Accommodation Offered

Headington Quarry: room available in
comfortable, large period cottage, sharing facilities
with single mother and son. £250 p.c.m. plus bills
(normally £50). One month's rent deposit required.
Tel.: Oxford 742251 (weekdays after 8 p.m.).

Complex of 4 rooms on one floor; large
Victorian house in North Oxford on the Woodstock Road
side near the Radcliffe. Telephone connections; c.h.;
parking. Ideal as a main working HQ or as an annexe to
another location. Tel.: Oxford 554326.

Two rooms for graduate couple in
attractive house just outside Oxford. Own bathroom, use
of kitchen, c.h., garage, use of garden. Until 20 June.
£75 p.w. Telephone, bills extra. Tel.: Oxford 326458
or 0467 353115.

Rooms to let in North Oxford. Bedroom
and study plus use of bathroom and kitchen. Ideal for
non-smoking academic. £225 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford
553850.

North Oxford : we require young
professionals, delegates or postgraduates for the
academic year or shorter residence; basic Continental
breakfast is offered and full c.h.; otherwise self-
catering. £50 per room p.w. Tel.: Oxford 511657
(after 5 p.m.).

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

Space for a hired piano? Visiting
Japanese research fellow and his wife seek self-contained
accommodation in Oxford, ideally near the John Radcliffe,
for 1 year (possibly 2 years) from Nov. Ideally, no more
than £550 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 222322, e-mail:
neurosciences@imm.ox.ac.uk.

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.

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Accommodation Exchange

Edmonton (Canada)--Oxford house
exchange: attractive family house, conveniently located
to the University of Alberta and driving distance to the
Rocky Mountain Parks, offered in exchange for similar or
lesser accommodation in Oxford area, Apr.--Sept. 1998; 4
bedrooms, all appliances, modern kitchen; superb
south-facing yard with large tree-house. Non-smokers. Car
exchange possible. Fax: 1 403 492 9828, e-mail:
jel-1@bones.biochem.ualberta.ca.

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House for Sale

Headington, close to major hospitals,
schools, bus-stop, shops: 3-bedroom semi-detached
bungalow; 1 double bedroom, en-suite; 2 single, of which
one is a study bedroom; gas c.h. and also ceiling
electric heating; family bathroom; conservatory, large
lounge, fitted kitchen, integral garage, small garden;
inside wood panelling. £120,000. No agents.
Tel./fax: 01993 881667.
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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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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
Staff Development
Office
Web site.

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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.)

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Accounting and planning:
module II', 9.30 a.m. (see
information above
; continues on 15 October).

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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

THE MEETING of Congregation, due to take place today, is
cancelled.

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Examining and assessing
undergraduates', 9.30 a.m. (see
information above
).

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.

P. MONAGHAN: `Can a bank bring about a sustainable
world?' (Oxford Centre for the Environment, Ethics, and
Society seminars), Council Room, Mansfield, 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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Wednesday 15 October

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Accounting and planning: module
II', 9.30 a.m. (see information
above
).

PROFESSOR B. WILLIAMS: `Humanitarianism and the right
to intervene' (Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on
Forced Migration), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5
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: `Setting the scene: history,
Britain, and Europe' (lecture series: `The politics of
history and the English Enlightenment', 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.)

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Working together' (for
academics, administrators, and their secretaries), 2 p.m.
(see information above).

LORD KINGSLAND: `Sovereignty and supra-nationality',
Maison Française, 8 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.

PROFESSOR J. BOUVERESSE: `Robert Musil et la
philosophie de l'histoire' (lecture), Maison
Française, 5.15 p.m

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Tuesday 21 October

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Induction programme for academic
staff, session II: support services for teaching and
research', 12 noon (see information
above
).

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.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 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.

D. OSBORN: `1997 Earth Summit II: success or failure?
How can we do better in 2002?' (Oxford Centre for the
Environment, Ethics, and Society seminars), Council Room,
Mansfield, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 22 October

DR J. GRIFFIN: `Human rights, everyone's rights?'
(Refugee Studies Programme Seminars on Forced Migration),
Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 5 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
historiography' (lecture series: `The politics of history
and the English Enlightenment', Schools, 5 p.m.

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Friday 24 October

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Effective meetings', 9 a.m. ( HREF="#seminars">see information above).

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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