Oxford University Gazette: 2 October 2003

Oxford University Gazette, Vol. 134, No. 4670: 2 October 2003

Note: due to the requirements of the Data Protection Act, some elements of the printed Gazette are not reproduced in the Web Gazette.

The following supplement was published with this Gazette:

  • Institute for the Advancement of University Learning: Seminars and Courses 2003--4.

For details, see the IAUL site.

University Acts

COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Changes in Regulations

Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 17 October.

ICT Regulations

In ICT Regulations 1 of 2002 (Supplement (2) to Gazette No. 4630, 24 July 2002, Vol. 132, p. 1534), delete regulation 7 (3) and substitute [Note: new wording is indicated by underlining]: `(3) the creation, transmission, or display of material which is designed or likely to harass another person in breach of the University's Code of Practice on Harassment;'. [This change, made on the recommendation of the ICT Committee, brings into line with the University's Code of Practice on Harassment the prohibition of the use of the University's IT facilities to annoy or harass another person.]


GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 17 October.

Information and Communications Technology Committee

In Section 46 of Council Regulations 15 of 2002 (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4636, 16 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 235, as renumbered by the changes published on 31 October 2002, and 13 March 2003, Gazette, Vol. 133, pp. 352, 948) insert new paragraph 16 as follows and renumber existing paragraphs (16)--(18) as paragraphs (17)-- (19) [Note: new wording is indicated by underlining]: `(16) the Chairman of the Advisory Group for the Learning Technologies Group, so long as the chairman is a member of the academic staff of the University;'. [This change, made on the recommendation of the ICT Committee, provides for the Chairman of the Advisory Group for the Learning Technologies Group in OUCS to be a member of the ICT Committee, so long as the chairman is a member of the academic staff of the University.]


COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Register of Congregation

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

Falush, D.P., Department of Statistics

Kennedy, I.A., Diabetes Trials Unit

Leaver, C.L., Nuffield

Morgan-Giles, J.A.D., MA, MBA, Templeton

Pollini, N., Merton


DIVISIONAL AND FACULTY BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 17 October, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

University Agenda
  • CONGREGATION 7 October 12 noon
    • 1 Oration by the Vice-Chancellor
    • 2 Admission of Pro-Vice-Chancellors
    • 3 Admission of Clerks of the Market
  • CONGREGATION 14 October 2 p.m.
    • Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against, or any proposed amendment to, the statutes at item 1 below or the resolution at item 2 below, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 6 October.
    • *1 Voting on Statutes
    • 2 Voting on Resolution authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund
  • CONGREGATION 21 October 2 p.m.
    • Approval of nomination of `external' members of the Council of the University
  • * Note on procedures in Congregation
  • * List of forthcoming Degree Days
  • * List of forthcoming Matriculation Ceremonies

CONGREGATION 14 October 2 p.m.

2 Voting on Resolution authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

That the University be authorised to expend, from that part of the Higher Studies Fund known as Bodleian Fund B, a sum of up to £40,000 as a contribution toward the cost of purchasing a collection of manuscripts, among which are the papers of Edward Grigg, first Baron Altrincham.


CONGREGATION 21 October 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against the proposal below, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 13 October.

Approval of nomination of `external' members of the Council of the University

The nomination by Council, under the provisions of section 4 (7)--(10) of Statute VI (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, as amended by the statute approved by Congregation on 15 October 2002 and subsequently by Her Majesty in Council, Gazette, Vol. 133, pp. 183, 250, 1335), of DAME PAULINE NEVILLE JONES and MR BERNARD TAYLOR as members of Council for three and four years respectively from Michaelmas Term 2003 will be submitted for approval.

¶ Biographical notes on the nominated `external' members of Council will be published in the Gazette in due course.

Notices

UNIVERSITY PREACHERS

Michaelmas Term 2003

Thursday, 9 October, at 8 a.m. THE REVD DR MARK CHAPMAN, Vice- Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon. Holy Communion (Latin). At St Mary's.

Sunday, 12 October, at 10 a.m. THE REVD CANON DR MARILYN PARRY, Canon of Christ Church and Diocesan Director of Ordinands. At St Mary's.

Sunday, 19 October, at 10 a.m. THE REVD DR CARRIE PEMBERTON, Project Director of CHASTE and Research Associate at the Centre of Intenational Studies, University of Cambridge, formerly Director of Women's Studies at the Anglican Theological Institute, Democratic Republic of Congo. (Ramsden Sermon.) At St Mary's. T

uesday, 21 October, at 10.15 a.m. THE REVD RALPH WILLIAMSON, College Chaplain, Christ Church. (Court Sermon.) At the Cathedral.

Sunday, 26 October, at 10 a.m. THE REVD CANON JOHN WHITE, Canon Precentor, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. At St Mary's.

Sunday, 2 November, at 10 a.m. PROFESSOR TIM GORRINGE, St Luke's Professor of Theological Studies, University of Exeter, formerly Chaplain and Fellow of St John's College. At Lady Margaret Hall.

Sunday, 9 November, at 10 a.m. SIR JOSEPH PILLING, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office. (Sermon for Remembrance Sunday.) At St Mary's.

Sunday, 16 November, at 10 a.m. THE VERY REVD JOHN DRURY, Chaplain of All Souls College, Honorary Fellow of Exeter College, and Honorary Student of Christ Church. At St Mary's.

Sunday, 23 November, at 10 a.m. PROFESSOR ROGER AINSWORTH, Master of St Catherine's College. (Sermon the Sin of Pride.) At St Mary's.

Sunday, 30 November, at 10 a.m. PROFESSOR R.L. GARDNER, Royal Society's Henry Dale Research Professor and Student of Christ Church. (Sermon for Advent Sunday.) At the Cathedral.

Note: the list of University Preachers will now be published once only each term. Each sermon will continue to be included in the Gazette's Diary.


GENERAL NOTICES

UNIVERSITY COUNSELLING SERVICE

The term-time opening hours of the University Counselling Service will be 9.15 a.m.–5.15 p.m. on weekdays. The service will operate these hours between noughth week and tenth week.


CIRCULATION OF THE GAZETTE TO RETIRED SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

It has been decided that any former member of Congregation over the age of seventy-five who is resident in Oxford may continue to receive the Gazette, if he or she so wishes, on application in writing to the Information Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD. Such applications must be renewed at the beginning of each academic year.


MUSICAL EVENTS

Magdalen College

Organ Recitals

The following organ recitals will be given at 5.25 p.m. on Saturdays in the chapel, Magdalen College. Admission is free.

18 Oct.: Scott Ellaway, Organ Scholar, Keble College

25 Oct.: Anthony Froggatt, formerly Organist, Portsmouth Cathedral.

1 Nov.: Jessica Cottis, Organist-in-Residence, Tonbridge School

8 Nov.: Dana Marsh, Queen's College

15 Nov.: Colin Walsh, Organist, Lincoln Cathedral

22 Nov.: Ryan Leonard, Organ Scholar elect, Magdalen College

29 Nov., organ duet recital: Andrew Gunning, Kimbolton School, and Richard Pinel, Organ Scholar, Magdalen College

6 Dec.: Barry Rose, formerly Organist, St Paul's Cathedral, London


St John's College and Colin Carr

Unless otherwise indicated, the following concerts will be held at 8.30 p.m. on the days shown in the Auditorium, St John's College. Admission to concerts is free. Programmes are available from the Porters' Lodge, but are reserved for members of the college until about ten days before the event. Each programme is valid as an admission ticket until ten minutes before the event; any vacant seats will then be filled from the door.

Sat., 22 Nov.: PASCAL DEVOYON (piano recital): Mozart, variations on a theme by Duport, K.573; Schumann, Carnaval, op. 9; Debussy, Five Preludes (first book); Franck, Prelude, chorale and fugue.

Wed., 4 Dec.: THE BRENTANO STRING QUARTET performs `Bach Perspectives': ten contrapuncti from Bach's Art of Fugue, BWV 1080, interlaced with ten specially commissioned compositions.

Sat., 17 Jan., in Hall: COLIN CARR performs Bach suites for cello: no. 1 in G major, no. 3 in C major, and no. 5 in C minor.

Sat. 24 Jan., in Hall: COLIN CARR performs Bach suites for cello: no. 2 in D minor, no. 4 in E flat major, and no. 6 in D major.

Sat. 7 Feb.: YAEL WEISS (piano recital): Schumann, Papillons, op. 2; Beethoven, Waldstein Sonata, op. 53; Michael Hersch, Recordatio, in memory of Luciano Berio (2003); and Schumann, Humoresque, op. 20.

Thur. 29 Apr.: ANTHONY MARWOOD, CAROLINE WOLFF, TOBY APPEL, and COLIN CARR perform Mozart's Divertimento for string trio, K.563, and Beethoven's Quartet in A minor, op. 132.


ELECTORAL BOARDS

The revised composition of the electoral boards to the posts below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows:

                                                    Appointed by

Professorship of Geography

The Principal of Linacre                  Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Principal of Hertford                 ex officio
Professor S.N. Lane                       Council
Professor Sir Ron Cooke                   Council
Professor K. Richards                     Life and Environmental Sciences Board   

Professor G.L. Clark                      Life and Environmental Sciences Board        
Professor P.C. Newell                     Life and Environmental Sciences Board           
Dr K. Willis                              Life and Environmental Sciences Board
Mr R. Van Noorden                         Hertford College         

Professorship of Human Geography

Mr Vice-Chancellor                        ex officio
The President of St John's                ex officio
Professor S. Smith                        Council
Professor A.J. Scott                      Council
Professor R. Munton                       Life and Environmental Sciences Board               
   
Professor G.L. Clark                      Life and Environmental Sciences Board          
Professor P.C. Newell                     Life and Environmental Sciences Board         
Dr A. Rogers                              Life and Environmental Sciences Board
Dr J. Langton                             St John's College 

Professorship of Environment and Public Policy

The Provost of Worcester                  Mr Vice-Chancellor [1]
The Principal of Linacre                  ex officio
Professor E. Schoenberger                 Council
Professor J. Agnew                        Council
Professor A. Amin                         Life and Environmental Sciences Board               
      
Professor G.L. Clark                      Life and Environmental Sciences Board      
Professor P.C. Newell                     Life and Environmental Sciences Board          
Professor G.C.K. Peach                    Life and Environmental Sciences Board
Dr P. Savill                              Linacre College       

[1] Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Sects. 10 and 11 of Statute IX (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, p. 108).

Lectures

INAUGURAL LECTURE

Chichele Professor of the History of War

PROFESSOR HEW STRACHAN will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 3 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `The meaning of strategy: historical reflections.'


ROMANES LECTURE 2003

SIR PAUL NURSE will deliver the Romanes Lecture at 5.45 p.m. on Thursday, 30 October, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Tickets are not required.

Subject: `The great ideas of biology.'


CLARENDON LAW LECTURES

Perspectives on state liability

PROFESSOR CAROL HARLOW, QC, FBA, Emeritus Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, will deliver the Clarendon Law Lectures on the following days in the Faculty of Law, the St Cross Building. The lecture on 28 October will be followed by a reception, after which Professor Harlow will take questions arising from her lectures. The lectures are open to the public, and those wishing to attend are advised to arrive early. Mon. 27 Oct., 5 p.m.: `Corrective justice in the frame.' Mon. 27 Oct., 6.20 p.m.: `Tort law and globalisation.' Tue. 28 Oct., 5 p.m.: `Towards distributive justice.'


CLARENDON LECTURES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

Science, innovation, and economic growth

PROFESSOR W.W. POWELL, Professor of Education, Organizational Behaviour, and Sociology, Stanford, and external faculty member, Santa Fe Institute, will deliver the Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Saïd Business School. The lectures are open to the public. Further information may be obtained from Liz Buckle, Marketing Assistant, Saïd Business School (telephone: Oxford (2)88852, e-mail: liz.buckle@sbs.ox.ac.uk), or Euan Hirst, Oxford University Press (telephone; Oxford 353650, e-mail: euan.hirst@oup.com).

Tue. 28 Oct.: `Emergence: university–industry interfaces in the life sciences—a comparison of the US, Britain, and Europe.'

Wed. 29 Oct.: `Amplification: practising polygamy with good taste—the structure and dynamics of multiple networks.' T

hur. 30 Oct.: `Institutionalism: managing the production of novelty.'


ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, MUSIC, FINE ART

The Bible in art, music, and literature

The following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.

Conveners: Professor C. Rowland, Queen's College, and Dr C. Joynes, Trinity College.

DR C. OAKES
20 Oct.: `The image of the Virgin of Mercy in English medieval art—its sources, contexts, and meanings.'

DR E. CLARKE, Warwick
3 Nov.: `Rewriting the Bride: the Song of Songs in early modern literature and culture.'

DR J. SHAW
17 Nov.: `A prophet's Bible.'

DR S. GILLINGHAM
1 Dec.: `Reading and rereading the Psalms: some trends in the reception of psalmody in Jewish and Christian tradition.'


MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Theoretical Chemistry Group Seminars

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the John Rowlinson Seminar Room (20.12), opposite the Main Lecture Theatre.

Convener: Professor Child.

PROFESSOR J.M. HUTSON, Durham
13 Oct.: `Interactions between molecules at milliKelvin and below.'

PROFESSOR I. PROCACCIA, Weizmann Institute
20 Oct.: `Fracture patterns in media with thermal stress.'

PROFESSOR R. VUILLEUMIER, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
27 Oct.: `Atomic partial charges and vibrational spectroscopy of liquid water from ab initio molecular dynamics simulations?'

PROFESSOR S.L. PRICE, University College, London
10 Nov.: `Progress and problems in the computational prediction of organic crystal structures and polymorphism.'

DR J. HARVEY, Bristol
17 Nov., ICL Lecture Theatre: `Spin-forbidden reactions in organometallic and bio-inorganic chemistry: how fast are they?'

DR C. DOMENE
1 Dec.: `Watching ions moving through potassium channels.'


Department of Earth Sciences

The following seminars will be held at 4.30 p.m. on Mondays in the Lecture Theatre, the Department of Earth Sciences.

PROFESSOR H. BRYDEN, Southampton
20 Oct.: `Role of the ocean in the global heat balance.'

PROFESSOR F. VON BLANCKENBURG
27 Oct.: `Quantifying tectonic and climate controls over continental erosion from cosmogenic nuclides in river sediment.'

DR N. TREWIN, Aberdeen
3 Nov.: `Devonian terrestrial biodiversity trapped in a Scottish hot spring deposit—the Rhynie chert.'

DR A. DICKSON, Cambridge
10 Nov.: `Echinoderm skeletal preservation: calcite/aragonite seas and the Mg/Ca ratio of Phanerozoic oceans.'

DR L. LONERGAN, Imperial College, London
17 Nov.: `Quantifying the extent of quaternary ice sheets in the North Sea—the evidence from 3-d seismic reflection data.'

PROFESSOR D. VAUGHAN, Manchester
24 Nov.: To be announced. DR J. ANDREWS, East Anglia
1 Dec.: `Building microbial bioherms in the Pleistocene Gulf of Corinth.'


MEDICAL SCIENCES

Nuffield Department of Surgery: immunology seminar

DR V. BUENO, Sao José do Rio Preto School of Medicine, Brazil, will give a seminar at 11 a.m. on Friday, 3 October, in the NDS Seminar Room, Level 6, the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Subject: `FTY720: a new immunosuppressive compound?'


MODERN HISTORY

Modern European History Research Centre

Modern German History Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in University College.

Conveners: Dr A. Green and Professor H. Pogge von Strandmann.

DR J. WRIGHT
15 Oct.: `Political biography and Gustav Stresemann.'

DR D. MOSES, Sydney
22 Oct.: `Holocaust and genocide: entanglement of master concepts.'

PROFESSOR R. MOORE, Sheffield
29 Oct.: `The rescue of Jews in German-occupied Western Europe.' (Provisional title)

J. GARDNER
5 Nov.: `The political debates about sexual equality for the West German Grundgesetz of 1949.'

DR T. BISKUP
12 Nov.: To be announced.

DR R. MOORHOUSE, Bedford
19 Nov.: `The Oststaat and Prussian separatism after 1918.'

DR F. MÜLLER, St Andrews
26 Nov.: `Defenceless writers and economists: German nationalism and military ambitions 1858–64.'

DR J. PALMOWSKI, King's College, London
3 Dec.: `National identity without a nation: the limits of "democratic centralism" in the GDR.'


MODERN HISTORY, SOCIAL SCIENCES

Seminar in Economic and Social History

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

Conveners: Professor R. Allen, Professor A. Offer, Dr C.K. Harley, and Dr J. Humphries.

PROFESSOR P. FISHBACK, Arizona
14 Oct.: `The political economy of the New Deal.'

DR R. GRAFE
21 Oct.: `Transport in the nineteenth century.'

DR C. SCHENK, Glasgow
28 Oct.: `The empire strikes back: Hong Kong and the decline of sterling in the 1950s.'

DR D. ORMROD, Kent
4 Nov.: `The state, institutions, and commercial growth: England and the Netherlands, 1650–1800.'

DR J. ELORANTA, Warwick
11 Nov.: `Responding to threats and opportunities: military spending behaviour of the great powers, 1870–1913.'

PROFESSOR M. MORGAN, LSE
18 Nov.: `Ricardo and model farming.'

DR J. LANDERS
25 Nov.: `Destructive labour: gunpowder, populations, and the costs of war in early modern Europe.'

N. DIMSDALE
2 Dec.: `The staple industries and international competition in late Victorian Britain.'


SOCIAL SCIENCES

Making globalisation work for developing countries

The following seminars, arranged by University College and the Centre for International Studies, will be held at 2 p.m. on Fridays in the Goodhart Seminar Room, University College.

Convener: Dr N. Woods, University Lecturer in International Relations.

PROFESSOR S. LALL
17 Oct.: `How globalisation is affecting developing countries: trends and issues.'

DR L. FAWCETT
24 Oct.: `Regionalism as a way to manage globalisation.'

PROFESSOR F. STEWART
31 Oct.: `Global economic influences on conflict in the developing world.'

DR B. MORGAN
7 Nov.: `Global companies and local actors: the case of water politics in South Africa.'

DR D. HAYDEN
14 Nov.: `Global companies and local actors: the case of bioprospecting in Mexico.'

DR R. HALL
21 Nov.: `The Washington consensus versus the Asian development model.'

DR YUEN FOONG KHONG
28 Nov.: `Using regional institutions to mitigate strategic uncertainty: the case of south-east Asia.'

DR S. EVENETT
5 Dec.: `The impact of an expanding trade agenda on regulation in developing countries.'


COMPUTING LABORATORY

Computational Mathematics and Applications Seminars

Unless otherwise indicated, the following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory. Further information may be obtained from Shirley Day (telephone: Oxford (2)73885).

Conveners: E. Süli and J. Scott (RAL).

PROFESSOR A. STUART, Warwick
16 Oct.: `Fitting stochastic models to partially observed dynamics.'

PROFESSOR A. ISERLES, Cambridge
23 Oct.: `Computation of highly oscillatory problems made easy.'

DR R. SCHEICHL, Bath
30 Oct.: `Preconditioning for 3-d sedimentary basim simulations.'

DR E. FRAGA, UCL
6 Nov., at RAL: `Robust numerical methods for computer aided process plant design.'

DR P. BOSANDER, COMSOL Ltd.
13 Nov., at RAL: `Multiphysics modelling in FEMLAB.'

DR J. PENA, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
20 Nov.: `Conditioning in optimisation and variational analysis.'

PROFESSOR A. GRIEWANK, Dresden
27 Nov.: To be announced.

DR N. PETRINIC
4 Dec.: `Recent developments in numerical simulation of failure in metals subjected to impact loading.'


Strachey Lecture

PROFESSOR P. BUNEMAN, Edinburgh, will deliver the Strachey Lecture for Michaelmas Term at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 October, in the Lecture Theatre, the Computing Laboratory.

Subject: `Curate databases.'


COMPUTING SERVICES

PROFESSOR N. MCLEAN, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, E-Learning and Information Services, Macquarie University, Sydney, and Director of IMS Australia, will lecture at 1 p.m. on the following Wednesdays in the Computing Services building. 8 Oct.: `Common services interoperability project.' 15 Oct.: `Interoperable repositories.'


Visualising American History

The following lectures will be given on Monday, 13 October, 2–4 p.m., in the Computing Services building. Further information may be found at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ltg/events/.

WILLIAM KELSO, Director of Archaeology for the Association of Virginia Antiquities, Jamestown, Virginia, and CRANDALL SHIFFLETT, Professor of History, and Project Director, Virtual Jamestown, Virginia Tech.
2 p.m.: `Visualising lost Atlantic world landscapes.'

WILLIAM G. THOMAS III, Director, Virginia Center for Visual History
3.15 p.m.: `Is the future of digital history spatial history?'


Digital Projects in Oxford

The following talks will be given at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays in Lecture Room A, the Computing Services building. The series is organised by the Learning Technologies Group. For details of the talks by Professor N. McLean (8 and 15 October), see above.

K. LINDSAY and P. GROVES, OUCS
22 Oct.: `Multimedia resources in the Medical Division: shared resources and tools.'

S. RAHTZ, OUCS
29 Oct.: `The new national Open Source Software watch service.'

DR V. SIEBER, Medical Sciences
5 Nov.: `Teaching with WebLearn in the Medical Sciences Division.'

DR M. FRASER, OUCS
12 Nov.: `Learning about institutional portals: the OUCS Pilot Portal Project.'

M. DOVEY, Oxford e-Science Centre
19 Nov.: `E-science at Oxford.'

H. NOBLE, OUCS
26 Nov.: `Educational interoperability standards.'


MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

M. HOSKIN, Cambridge, will deliver a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, 9 October, in the Museum of the History of Science. The lecture is linked to the special exhibition `Succession: families at work in science'. Admission is free.

Subject: `Astronomy in the family: the Herschels.' DR P. FARA, Cambridge, will talk about her book Newton: the making of a genius, at 7 p.m. on Friday, 24 October, in the Museum of the History of Science. The lecture continues the series `Between the lines', given by authors of books on the history of science for a wide readership.


OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

Introduction to Islam

DR HUSSEIN HASSAN, Research Fellow, OCIS, will hold a series of seminars on this topic at 2.30 p.m. on Tuesdays, from 14 October, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Topics will include: `The path to the divine'; `The Qur'an'; `The Prophet'; `The Sunna'; `The Caliphate'; `The Law'; `Spirituality in Islam'; `Islam in the modern world'.


CENTRE FOR MEXICAN STUDIES

The following events have been arranged. Conference: `Fiscal federalism: prospects of reform', organised with the Oxford Mexican Society. To be held 10–11 October, 12 noon--7 p.m., in the O'Reilly Theatre, Keble College. (For further details contact: victor.pavon-villamayor@hertford.oxford.ac.uk, or see http://users.ox.ac.uk/~mexican/.)

Film-showing: ` Clipperton, la Isla de la Pasión', 3 p.m. on Saturday, 11 October, in the Pusey Room, Keble College. (For further details contact: victor.pavon-villamayor@hertford.oxford.ad.uk, or see http://users.ox.ac.uk/~mexican/.)

Workshop: `Human rights, democracy, and foreign policy: the Mexican case', to be held on Friday, 24 October, 9 a.m.–4.15 p.m., in the Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College. (For further details contact: ana.covarrubias@sant.ox.ac.uk.)

Conference: `Mexican foreign policy in the post-Cold War world', to be held 8–9 December, in CIDE, Mexico City. (For further details contact: ana.covarrubias@sant.ox.ac.uk.)


QUEEN ELIZABETH HOUSE

International Gender Studies Centre

Fieldwork and fieldnotes revisited: the local in a globalised world

The following seminars will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursdays in the Blackhall Room, Queen Elizabeth House. Details of the 20 November seminar will be announced later.

Conveners: Dr Janette Davies and Dr Zoe Morrison.

PROFESSOR R. FRANKENBERG, Keele
16 Oct.: `Cymring out: witnessing the fight for gender space in the 1950s Welsh marches.'

DR J. WALDREN
23 Oct.: `What's new under the sun? Rural Mallorca in the twenty-first century.'

DR J. DAVIES
30 Oct.: `From shanty town clinic to peri-urban teaching hospital in Bolivia.'

DR H. MONTGOMERY, Open University
6 Nov.: `Rethinking child prostitution.'

DR L. SCIAMA
13 Nov.: To be announced.

DR J. OKELY, Hull
27 Nov.: `Revisiting sequestered Gypsy narratives.'

K. HOUGH
4 Dec.: `Locating field and identity in an asylum context.'


Refugee Studies Centre

Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration: an international seminar series

The following public seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville College. Further information may be obtained from Dominique Attala, Refugee Studies Centre, Queen Elizabeth House, 21 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LA (e-mail: rscmst@qeh.ox.ac.uk or jason.hart@qeh.ox.ac.uk). Updates and amendments can be found on the Web site http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk.

H. TEFFERI, independent consultant, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
15 Oct.: `The reconstruction of adolescence in conflict situations: experience from eastern Africa.'

J. DE BERRY, Save the Children, Kabul, Afghanistan
22 Oct.: `The challenges of programming with youth in Afghanistan.'

DR M. UTAS, Uppsala
29 Oct.: `Of masks and men: Liberian youth combatants and the experience of marginality.'

DR D.A. PALMA, Corporacion AVRE, Bogotá, Colombia
5 Nov.: `Adolescence and armed conflict in Colombia.'

M. MASRI, independent film-maker, Beirut, Lebanon
19 Nov.: `Palestinian children call the shots: historical memory, identity, and film.'

PROFESSOR P. REYNOLDS, Johns Hopkins
26 Nov.: `Young people and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission: the difficulties in documenting harm.'

G. MANN, LSE
3 Dec.: ` "We are not here": conducting research with young Congolese and Burundian refugees and their families in Dar es Salaam.'


Harrell-Bond Lecture

PROFESSOR G.S. GOODWIN-GILL will deliver the Harrell-Bond Lecture on Wednesday, 12 November. The title and venue of the lecture will be announced later.


ALL SOULS COLLEGE

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2003–4

DR D. ZEITLYN, Department of Anthropology, University of Kent, Canterbury, will deliver the Evans-Pritchard Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Examination Schools.

Tue. 21 Oct.: `Sample of one: joining the queue.'

Wed. 22 Oct.: `Writing history, talking historically. Problems of biography, autobiography, and social history—some precedents.'

Tue. 28 Oct.: `Talking about Somié—from the social to the individual and back.'

Wed. 29 Oct.: `Talking about Diko—introducing a woman, and means of researching a life.'

Tue. 4 Nov.: `Religion and change.'

Wed. 5 Nov.: `Summing up a life? Last words. Several farewells.'


ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud Lecture

PROFESSOR H. MEJCHER, Hamburg, will deliver the King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 October, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Subject: `Germany and Saudi Arabia: encounters in the twentieth century.'


ST EDMUND HALL

Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture

SIR PETER STOTHARD, formerly Editor of The Times, will deliver the Philip Geddes Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 21 November, in the Examination Schools.

Subject: `After Hutton: Downing Street and the media.'


ST PETER'S COLLEGE

Sir Alec Cairncross Lecture

DR G. KEMP, Director, Regional Strategic Programs, Nixon Center, Washington, DC, will deliver the Sir Alec Cairncross Lecture at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, 16 October, in the chapel, St Peter's College. The lecture is given in association with the Institute of Contemporary British History.

Subject: `The geopolitics and economics of Iraq's reconstruction.'


OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUP

EILUNED EDWARDS will lecture at 6.30 p.m. on Thursday, 9 October, in the Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road. Visitors are welcome (admission £2). The lecture will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting of the Oxford Asian Textile Group.

Subject: `Analysing the social fabric: changing patterns of production, use, and exchange of embroidered textiles in Kachchh District, Gujarat.'

Grants and Research Funding

ENGLISH POEM ON A SACRED SUBJECT 2004

The subject for 2004 is: `He that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.' (Proverbs 26: 27) The poem must consist of not less than sixty or more than 300 lines. It may be blank verse or in any form of verse rhymed in couplets or stanzas. There is a tradition which discourages dramatic form of composition for this prize. Candidates for the prize (value of about £2,700) shall be members of the University who, not later than the closing date for entries for the competition, shall have qualified by examination for a degree of the University, or shall hold the Degree of Master of Arts by incorporation or by decree or by resolution or shall hold the status of Master of Arts, or shall have qualified by examination for a degree of any other university. The judges may, at their discretion, also make an award to the proxime accessit. Should no such award be made the value of the main award will be increased. Poems (three copies) are to be sent under a sealed cover to the English Faculty Administrator, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, on or before 1 July 2004. Each author is required to conceal his or her name and to distinguish his or her composition by a motto, sending at the same time his or her name, college, and address in a separate envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it. The prize may not be awarded more than twice to the same person.

Examinations and Boards

APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS

With the approval of the relevant divisional board, the following appointments and reappointments have been made and titles conferred for the periods stated.

Humanities Division

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Medieval and Modern Languages

MANUELE GRAGNOLATI (BA, MA Pavia, MA Paris IV Sorbonne, PH.D. Columbia, NY). In Italian. Fellow-elect of Somerville and stipendiary lecturer at Lady Margaret Hall and St Catherine's College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

GUIDO BONSAVER (BA Verona, PH.D. Reading). In Italian. Fellow-elect of Pembroke and stipendiary lecturer at Wadham, Queen's, Merton and Jesus Colleges. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

CUF LECTURER

Modern History

BRIAN WALTER YOUNG, D.PHIL. (BA Durham). In Modern History. Fellow-elect of Christ Church. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (BY REGULATION)

Medieval and Modern Languages

ROCIA MARTÍNEZ ESPADA (MA York). In Spanish. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2004.

FIXED-TERM JUNIOR LECTURER

Philosophy

JAN CHRISTOPH WESTERHOFF (BA, M.PHIL., PH.D. Cambridge). In Philosophy. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2006.

Comparative Philology and General Linguistics

ELEANOR LAWSON (MA, PH.D. Glasgow). In Phonetics and Phonology. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2005.

FIXED-TERM INSTRUCTOR

Oriental Studies

KARIMA SOUTSANE (BA Morocco, MA Durham). In Arabic. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2004.

TEMPORARY INSTRUCTOR

Medieval and Modern Languages

BETLEM SOLER-PARDO (MA London). In Spanish. From 1 October to 31 December 2003.


Conferment of title

CUF LECTURER

OLIVER POOLEY, B.PHIL., MA, D.PHIL. In Philosophy. Fellow of Oriel College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

JANE LUCY LIGHTFOOT, MA, D.PHIL. In Greek and Latin Languages and Literature. Fellow of New College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

CUF LECTURER

The following holder of the title of CUF Lecturer has been appointed to the substantive posts with effect from 1 October 2003: ELIZABETH A. FALLAIZE (BA, MA, PH.D. Exeter). In French. Fellow of St John's College. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.


Reappointments

CUF LECTURERS

Philosophy

STEVEN JAMES HOEKSTRA, MA (BA Brown). In Philosophy. Fellow of Balliol College. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.

IAN PATRICK RUMFITT, MA, D.PHIL. In Philosophy. Fellow of University College. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.

TUTOR

Fine Art

MICHAEL G. ARCHER (BA Cambridge, M.ED. Manchester). In Fine Art. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.


Social Sciences Division

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Saïd Business School

KATHRYN LEE BLACKMON (BS Clemson, BA Queen's College, MBA, PH.D. North Carolina). In Management Studies (Operations Management). Fellow- elect of Merton College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

SIMON JOHN EVENETT (BA Cambridge, PH.D. Yale). In International Business. Fellow-elect of Corpus Christi College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

Politics and International Relations

MARC STEARS, MA, D.PHIL. In Political Theory. Fellow-elect of University College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

Law

FEDERICO VARESE, D.PHIL. (MA Cambridge). In Criminology. Fellow-elect of Linacre College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

THOMAS KREBS, BCL, D.PHIL. In Commercial Law. Fellow-elect of Brasenose College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

Economics

HOWARD W. SMITH, M.PHIL., D.PHIL. (MA Glasgow). In Economics. Fellow- elect of Keble College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

Educational Studies

DAVID FRANK JOHNSON (BA Witwatersrand, M.ED. Manchester, PH.D. Bristol). In Comparative Education (Developing Countries). Fellow-elect of St Antony's College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

Social Policy and Social Work

FRANCES E.M. GARDNER, MA, D.PHIL. (M.PHIL. London). University Lecturer in Evidence Based Social Work. Fellow of Wolfson College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

Area and Development Studies Committee and Queen Elizabeth House

RODNEY BRUCE HALL (BS Iowa, MS Miami, MA, PH.D. Pennsylvania). In International Political Economy and Academic Director of the Foreign Service Programme. Fellow-elect of St Cross College. From 1 August 2003 to 31 July 2008.

CUF LECTURERS

Politics and International Relations

WALTER MATTLI (MA New York, PH.D. Chicago). In Politics (International Relations). Fellow-elect of St John's College. From 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2008.

Law

BEN MCFARLANE, BCL, MA. In Law. Fellow-elect of St Peter's College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.


Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Economics

DAVID PETER MYATT, MA, D.PHIL. (B.SC. LSE). In Economic Theory and Mathematical Economics. Fellow of St Catherine's College. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.

Saïd Business School

LAURA EMPSON, MA (B.SC., MBA, PH.D. London). In Management Studies (Strategic Management). Fellow of St Anne's College. From 1 April 2004 to the retiring age.

ROY KEITH WESTBROOK, MA (BA Leicester, PH.D. London). In Management Studies (Operations Management). Fellow of St Hugh's College. From 1 October 2003 to the retiring age.


Conferment of title

CUF LECTURERS

Law

ALAN L. BOGG, BA, BCL. In Law. Fellow-elect of Hertford College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.

BENJAMIN J. GOOLD, MA, D.PHIL. (B.EC., LL.B., BA Tasmania). In Law. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2008.


Transfer of appointment

CUF LECTURER TO UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Politics and International Relations

NGAIRE WOODS, MA, D.PHIL. Transfer from CUF Lecturer in Politics to University Lecturer in International Relations. Fellow of University College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2007.


Appointment to substantive post

CUF LECTURER

Law

The following holder of the title of CUF Lecturer has been appointed to the substantive posts with effect from 1 October 2003:

ANNE CAROLINE LLOYD DAVIES, MA, D.PHIL. In Law. Fellow of Brasenose College. From 1 October 2003 to 30 September 2006.


CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the following changes in regulations made by the Social Sciences Board will come into effect on 17 October.

Social Sciences Board

(a) MBA

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 751, l. 1, after `Oxford' insert: `, except in the case of practical work, which should be submitted to the Saïd Business School in the format advised by the MBA Director'.


(b) M.Sc. in Sociology

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 737, l. 45, delete `15 August' and substitute `1 September'.

Colleges, Halls, and Societies

OBITUARIES

Nuffield College, Oriel College, Trinity College, Wadham College

JOHN STANTON FLEMMING, CBE, MA, FBA, 5 August 2003; Commoner, Trinity College, 1959--62, Honorary Fellow from 1994; student of Nuffield College 1962--3; Fellow and Lecturer, Oriel College, 1963--5, Honorary Fellow from 1993 ; Official Fellow, Nuffield College, 1965--8, Emeritus Fellow from 1980; Warden of Wadham College, 1993-- 2003, Honorary Fellow from 1 August 2003; Treasurer, Royal Economic Society 1992--8 and of the British Academy 1995--2000; Chairman, Council of Management, Institute of Economic and Social Research 1996--2002 and member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution since 1995.


Wolfson College

JEEVA SATCHITH ANANDAN, D.PHIL., 29 July 2003; graduate student 1994–7. Aged 55.

IOANNIS GEORGE VLACHONIKOLIS, MA, D.PHIL., 20 September 2003; graduate student 1977–80. Aged 51.

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Lady Margaret Hall Events

Book Launch for the reprint of prize-winning novel Another Country, written by Helen Heroys while she was an undergraduate at LMH in the 1920s; 17 Oct., 5.45–7 p.m., LMH, Talbot Hall. Contact: Angela Gustafsson, 01865 274362 or e-mail: development@lmh.ox.ac.uk.

BBC Radio 4 Any Questions? is broadcast live from LMH's Dining Hall, chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby, with panellists from politics, public life, the arts, business and education including Germaine Greer, Peter Hitchens, and Francis Maude. What questions will you pose? 7 Nov., LMH Dining Hall. Audience arrives 6.45–7.15 p.m. Programme begins 8 p.m. Entrance by ticket only. Contact: Angela Gustafsson, 01865 274362 or e-mail: development@lmh.ox.ac.uk.


Summer Fields School

The Maclaren Trust Scholarship: a scholarship, up to full fees, is awarded to a boy of outstanding ability between the age of 8 and 11 who, without this financial support, would not be able to come to Summer Fields. For an application form please write to or telephone: The Headmaster, Summer Fields, Oxford OX2 7EN. Tel.: 01865 454433. E-mail: hmsec@summerfields.org.uk


Concerts

Oxford Chamber Music Society concert in Holywell, Sun. 12 Oct., 2.45 p.m. The Chilingirian String Quartet will play Beethoven in F op 18 no 1, Mendelssohn in E flat op 12, and Ravel in F. Tickets from Playhouse 01865 305305, www.ticketsoxford.com, some free to 8–22 year olds.

Piano recital by Junko Urayama. Mozart, Chopin, Rachmaninov, and Japanese music by Hirai. Wed., 8 Oct., 7.30 p.m., Holywell Music Room. Tickets at Playhouse Box office or on the door. £10 and £5 (students and conecessions, proceeds to charity.


Oxford University Newcomers' Club

The Club exists to welcome to Oxford the partners and families of academic visitors and graduate students. Come along to the Club Rooms at 13 Norham Gardens any Wednesday morning during term time, and during the summer vacation, from 10.30 a.m.–12 noon, to meet us and other Newcomers, and to make purchases at our second-hand equipment store. The programme for Michaelmas Term 2003 opens with a coffee morning on Wednesday 8 October, and there will be a welcome party in the Club Rooms on Sunday 2 Nov., 5-6.30 p.m.


Emmaus Oxford

Helping the homeless to help themselves: second user home and office furniture at very reasonable prices. Free delivery. Tel.: 01865 402073. E-mail: emmausoxon@netscape.net. Registered charity no: 1066618.


The Ecco Shop

Situated in Oxford City Centre, the Ecco shop in New Inn Hall Street offers you the best selection of comfortable footwear for everyday and outdoor wear. Ecco is a Danish company specialising in designing shoes for active people. Have you tried them yet? Tel.: 01865 427885 for an Autumn brochure and details of our direct to you mail order service: www.ecco-shoes.co.uk.


Cafe Zouk

Mughal Indian cuisine. 1st floor, 135 High Street, Oxford. Food individually blended, with a distinctive range of unique dishes. No artificial ingredients in the food. Restful backdrop to high-quality food and service. Tel.: 01865 251600. Open: daily 12 p.m.–2.30 p.m, and 6 p.m.–11.30 p.m. Website: http://www.cafezouk.co.uk.


Museum Volunteers Wanted

Every Sunday afternoon the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Pitt Rivers Museum hold 'Free, family friendly activities'. These activities include explorer backpacks, sorting boxes and trails devised by education staff. The afternoons are run by a team of volunteers. We are looking for new volunteers to work with our established team. We welcome whatever level of commitment you can give! For more information please contact Janet Stott, Education Officer at the University Museum on 01865 (2)82451 or e-mail: janet.stott@oum.ox.ac.uk.


English Speaking Union

The English-Speaking Union Lindemann Trust Fellowship Awards to the USA–2004. Fellowships are for 1 year, offered to graduates of exceptional promise in pure and applied physical sciences; stipend of $30,000. Closing date: 10 October 2003. Contact: The Education Officer, 37 Charles St, London W1J 5ED, e-mail: mary_dawson@esu.org.


Books Bought and Sold

Woodstock Bookshop, 3 Market Sq., Woodstock. Mark Wratten, Secondhand books, literature, literary criticism, drama, some philosophy, religion, hisotyr of art and other. Open 7 days, 10.30 a.m.–5 p.m. but advise ring to check.Tel.: 01993 811005.

Books Bought: 01865 727928–we buy any quantity of books, from single items of importance to entire libraries on history and the humanities. Unsworth's Booksellers (ABA). Shops at 15 Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DQ and 12 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QA. Open every day. E-mail: books@unsworths.com. Web site: www.unsworths.com.


Periodicals Bought and Sold

Back-issues of scholarly periodicals and journals bought and sold. Graham Jeffrey, Periodicals (est. 1967), 29 Cuddesdon Road, Horspath, Oxford, OX33 1JD. Tel.: 01865 872528, fax: 776398. E-mail: gjeffreysatu@aol.com.


Restoration and Conservation of Antique Furniture

John Hulme undertakes all aspects of restoration: 30 years experience; collection and delivery. For free advice, telephone or write to: The Workshop, 11A High Street, Chipping Norton, Oxon. OX7 5AD. Tel.: 01608 641692.


Services Offered

Big or small, we ship it all, plus free pick up anywhere in Oxford. Also 24-hour photocopying, private mailing addresses (24-hour access, and mail forwarding world-wide), binding, fax bureau, colour photocopying, mailing services, and much more. Contact or visit Mail Boxes Etc., 266 Banbury Rd., Oxford. Tel.: 01865 514655, fax: 514656, e-mail: summertown@020.mbe.uk.com, also at: 94 London Rd., Oxford. Tel.: 01865 741729, fax: 01865 742431, e-mail: staff@mbeheadington.co.uk.

Town and Country Trees: arboricultural contractors; modern arboricultural techniques; local authority approved; safeguarded by full Public Liability insurance. Free advice and quotations. Tel.: 0845 458 2980 or 07976 261850 (mobile).

Building/decorating: general property maintenance, repairs, decorating, shelving, light building work undertaken. Excellent references. Phone: Anthony on 01865 762576.

Specialist tax advisers to academics: Colin Coates & Partners offer expertise in tax, financial and business matters to academics. Tel.: 01934 844133, e-mail: info@ccptax.com, Web site: www.ccptax.com.


Domestic Services

Carpet/upholstery/curtain cleaning by Grimebusters, your local specialists. Quality work, competitive prices. Domestic, commercial, college. Also carpet/upholstery stain protection, pre-occupancy cleaning, flood cleaning/drying, oriental rug cleaning. For free estimates and friendly advice, call Grimebusters. Tel.: 01865 726983 or 01235 555533.


Tuition Offered

Flute tuition evenings and weekends. Former professional 17 years experience. Beginners to diploma level. Please contact: Jane Rogers. Tel.: 01865 274777 (work), 01367 870417 (eve).


Situations Vacant

Greyfriars Hall: appointment of Accounts/Administration Assistant. Greyfriars Hall is one of 5 Permanent Private Halls within Oxfordshire which is part of the University of Oxford. We are currently looking for an experienced Accounts/Administration Assistant to work alongside the Provincial Bursar. The postholder will act as personal assistant to the Provinical Bursar; assist in the day-to-day accounting duties i.e. purchase ledger, battels ledger of College. This position is a very varied role and would be suitable for someone who likes wearing more than one hat. Greyfriars Hall is a registered charity which offers a small challenging environment which caters for fewer than 50 Graduate/Under graduate students. The successful applicant must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and confident and be able to work with minimum supervision. Excellent communication and organisational skills are needed, with good accounting and IT literacy. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is desirable. A good sense of humour is essential. The salary will be in the range of £15,053–£17,416 p.a. Further details can be obtained from the Provincial Bursar, Greyfriars Hall, Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1SB. Applications, including CV and the names of 2 referees, should be sent to Provincial Bursar by post or by e-mail: carol.reynolds@greyfriars.ox.ac.uk. Deadline for applications is Fri., 24 Oct. Greyfriars Hall is an equal opportunities employer.

Experienced audiotypists in transcribing needed for interviews for interesting project–DIPEX (www.dipex.org)–of personal experiences of health and illness. If you are interested, please contact: info@dipex.org or tel.: 01865 226672.

Oxford Analytica: we are a leading international consultancy, drawing on the scholarship of Oxford and other universities, and research institutions worldwide to serve the needs of business and governments for geostrategic, political, economic, and social analysis. We are now seeking an Oxford-based Asia Pacific Editor. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for commissioning and editing analysis for publication in the Oxford Analytica Daily Briefand Asia Pacific Daily Brief. Managing an international network of expert contributors is an integral part of this process. Candidates should have a firm grounding in the politics and economics of the region, probably developed through a postgraduate degree and/or relevant work experience. Well developed analytical skills and the ability to write and edit with speed and accuracy under pressure are essential. Salary commensurate with experience. CV and details of current salary to: Graham Hutchings, Oxford Analytica, 5 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH. By 10 Oct.


Short Term Let

Smart 2-/3-bedroom house, recently renovated. Open-plan ground floor; 2 bathrooms (+ power showers); fully furnished, well equipped. Available Jan. to July 2004. Just south of Folly Bridge, 10/15 minutes' walk to city centre. Near Christ Church Meadows and Hinksey Park. Convenient for university departments and colleges. Suitable for visiting professional/academic couple. £850 p.c.m. inc. utility bills. Tel.: 01865 204604. E-mail: georgina.bordewich@devoff.ox.ac.uk.


Houses to Let

Charming 3-bedroom semi-detached house in secluded close in Upper Wolvercote available for rent for 9 months from 1 Nov. Suitable for academic family. Cat lovers preferred. Rent £800 p.c.m. Contact Peter Carey, 01865 557876; e-mail: peterb.carey@virgin.net.

Marston rental: conveniently located furnished 2-bedroom house (large garden), very close to shops, bus stop (10 minutes' to town), post office, and within a 30 minute walk to university parks and buildings. Available for 10 months (1 Oct. to 31 July) to visiting non-smoking family. Colour TV; washing machine; most linens, etc. £710 plus rates and charges. No pets. Tel.: 01865 427961; e-mail: owerd@ntlworld.com or dmonas@alia.org.uk.

Old Boars Hill: period cottage, fully furnished, 2 bedrooms, available for 3 or 4 months. Families welcome. Gas heating with working fireplace and Aga cooker. Secluded, 1 acre, end of country lane. £1,075 p.m. incl. gardener. Tel.: 01865 735318 or e-mail: solomonb@onetel.net.uk.

Charming cottage, Westcott Barton, 14 miles north west of Oxford, in a quiet corner of village (bus to Oxford or drive to Charlbury Station for train). Attractively furnished and well equipped; 2 bedrooms (1 double bedroom, 1 spare bedroom/study). Beams, ingelnook fireplace, woodburning stove, gas c.h., country antiques, washer/drier, fridge/freezer, bath/shower, small walled south-facing garden, garage. Available Oct. E-mail: doreen.mcbarnet@csls.ox.ac.uk.

North Oxford 2 new bright, fully and tastefully furnished family houses with a choice of 2 bedrooms plus study or 4 bedrooms, master bedrooms with en suite, family bathroom, cloakroom, lounge/diner, kitchen/breakfast, small landscaped garden, private parking available for the academic year. Best suited to professionals and visiting academics seeking excellent standard accommodation in a good residential location just north of Summertown parade with easy access to the centre of Oxford, University and hospital departments. Rents from £1,075 and £1,250 p.c.m. (short term option negotiable). Tel.: 01865 516144, fax: 01865 437996.


28 November.,2003 to 1 Jan., 2004: 7-bedroom house in North Oxford, suitable for a family. Well-appointed kitchen and facilities; 2 bathrooms and an additional separate toilet. Large garden and off-road parking. close to the Cherwell River and water meadows; 5 minute bus ride to the city centre, or a 15 minute walk across University Parks. Tel.: 01865 514568, e-mail: paul@kenelm.fsnet.co.uk.

Huge 4-bedroom house with integrated garage in Headington; adjacent to Nuffield and Churchill Hospitals; walk to John Radcliffe. Furnished with separate dining, lounge and sitting rooms. New kitchen, appliances and c.h. Internet wired. Large garden and forecourt. Available Nov. £2,000 p.c.m. Suit professional family. Contact: harvey@highstream.net.

Detached 3/4 bedroom house off Iffley and Cowley Roads. Quiet neighbourhood. Walk to shopping centre and bus routes. Clean and fully furnished, c.h., washer/drier. Front garden, separate garage and off-street parking. Responsible family or professionals preferred. £1, 200 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 762236.


Temple Cowley, newly renovated and furnished Victorian house with garden, close to local amenities; 1-2 reception rooms; 2-3 bedrooms. Newly fitted kitchen and bathroom. Available from end Sept. £810 p.m. plus bills. Ideal for professionals. Tel.: Teresa Twomey on 01865 437189 or e-mail: brendanstwomey@hotmail.com.

Convenient 3-bedroom semi in Headington with south-facing garden, very close to JR, Oxford Brookes and on bus route. Furnished, with gas c.h. Available from 20 Oct. for 11/12 months. Suit 3 n/s professional sharers or couple. £930 p.c.m. References required. Call 07990 972 616.


Waterways, central north Oxford: selection of brand new luxury 4-/5- bedroom, and 3-bathroom houses in prestigious location. Master bedroom with spacious en suite; family bathroom with separate shower. Landscaped garden, some with conservatory. Elegantly furnished. Secure parking, some with own garage. High quality applicances and fittings. All properties owned, let and managed by Chase. No tenant administration fess charged. Immediately available. Tel.: Chase-the property people-01865 516060 or 07808 477850.

An Englishman's home is his castle---so the saying goes. We cannot pretend that we have too many castles on offer but if you are seeking quality rental accommodation in Oxford or the surrounding area we may be able to help. QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents, specialising in lettings to academics, medical personnel, and other professionals. Our aim is to offer the friendliest and most helpful service in Oxford. Visit our Web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and view details of all the properties that we have currently available to let. Alternatively, telephone, fax, or e-mail us with details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can without obligation. Tel.: 01865 764533, fax: 764777, e-mail: info@qbman.co.uk.


Flats to Let

Central North Oxford: 2-bedroom flat; kitchen;bathroom; conservatory; patio; parking space. Ideal location, self-contained, private. Available now. £1,100 p.c.m. Tel.: 01993 811878.

Spacious 2-bedroom flat: brand new fitted kitchen, all mod cons.; good security, large balcony terrace, lovely condition. Professionals only. Corner of Bartlemas and Cowley Road. £850 p.c.m. Tel.: 790235 for a viewing. E-mail: kelston@aureli.demon.co.uk.

Central North Oxford: 10 minutes' walk from city centre, all main university buildings and parks, also very close to the river: available now for short/long lets in extremely quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive, leafy, residential Victorian suburb with large light airy rooms: 2 furnished ground-floor flats, each with double and single bedrooms, drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street parking, large secluded garden. Tel.:/fax: 01865 552400.

Studio flat in quiet location near centre of Chipping Norton. Kitchen/living room, separate bathroom and bedroom. Easy parking, 3 miles Kingham Station. £425 p.c.m. E-mail: john@chippie1.demon.co.uk.


Large, 2 double bedroom attic apartment in sought after Iffley location (950 sq ft) for rent at £925 p.m. (ono); available furnished/unfurnished end Oct. onwards. Ideally suited to a caring and considerate individual/couple. Please contact 07785 754476 for further information.

Two room furnished apartment (with own bathroom and shared kitchen) in quiet country house south of Oxford. Good access to bus routes and Didcot station. Use of garden, swimming pool. Tel.: 01235 848356.

North Oxford : a very well located flat situated in the heart of Summertown (Rogers Street). Fully furnished and equipped; 2 bedrooms; bathroom; separate toilet; open plan layout; fully equipped kitchen (cooker, dishwasher, washing machine); garage. Available first week of Oct. Rent around £850 p.c.m. For further information please contact: kliene@yahoo.co.uk, or jorgeklien@yahoo.co.uk.


Boars Hill: new purpose-built detached 1-bedroom flat in quiet rural location, 4 miles from centre of Oxford. Fully appointed kitchen/living room; shower room; bedroom. Garage parking, garden area, beautiful views. No smoking/pets. Would suit professional. £695 p.c.m. + utilities. Tel.: 01865 736218. E-mail: nicktwist@pyehomes.co.uk.

Central North Oxford 1- and 2-bedroom apartments in a charming grand and secure Victorian house with ample parking, and within minutes walk from most central university and hospital departments. Would best suit mature professional and visiting academics. The 1-bed available from Sept., at £750 p.c.m, the 2-beds available from Aug., at £875 p.c.m. For further information on the above, and on a variety of north Oxford apartments and houses available for the academic year tel.: 01865 516144 or fax: 01865 437996.


Self-Catering Accommodation

OxfordShortlets offers high quality self-catering short let properties as an excellent alternative to hotel/guesthous and bed and breakfast accommodation in Oxford. We have a wide selection of quality homes available for short stay (holiday) lets from 1 week to 3 or 4 weeks even up to 4 or 5 months, and more if required. OxfordShortlets provides property rental on a short term basis for professional individuals, groups or families requiring housing while visiting Oxford for holiday/vacation, business/academic, re-location purposes or temporary accommodation in between homes. Self-catering accommodation in Oxford is made easy with OxfordShortlets. Web site: www.OxfordShortlets.co.uk. Tel.: 01865 376772, fax: 01865 371911.


Serviced Accommodation

Fully furnished and serviced 3 and 4 star self-catering apartments available in North Oxford, 15 minutes' from Oxford city centre. Suitable for short lets for visiting academics or business people. From £320 p.w. all inc. Sleeps 2-5 people. Tel.: 07870 234 725. Web site: http://www.weeklyhome.com. E-mail: info@weeklyhome.com.


Accommodation Offered

Charming room to rent in quiet, beautiful house, from Oct. Own shower/toilet, large balcony, entrance to garden. Near city centre, 5 minutes' walk to Brookes and hospitals. £450 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 247150.

Large, light room with views over roof tops to Green College Observatory, sharing sitting room and kitchen with mostly absent postdoc. St Bernard's Road (central north Oxford). Available 1 Nov., long and short lets possible. £350 p.c.m. E-mail: chri0271@herald.ox.ac.uk, tel.: 01865 (2)83696.

Room to let in very comfortable family farmhouse in pretty rural setting 10 minutes' drive from north Oxford and 5 minutes from M40. Long or short term let. Would particularly suit personable, post-graduate/young professional who might be away most weekends. Use of facilities incl. garden/washing machine. Off-road parking. Room £65 p.w. incl. Reference and 2 weeks' advance payment would be required. Tel.: 01869 350034 or 07831 718231.

Study/bedroom to let in converted barn in Abingdon town centre, sharing with 1 other. On bus route to Oxford, convenient for local amenities. Would suit graduate student, researcher. £325 p.c.m. incl. bills. Tel.: 0797 367 9562.


Oxford B & B: attractive, quiet and convenient home from home. Per night, single £38, double £50. Weekly rate less 20%. Monthly rates negotiable. Tel.: 01865 770501, e-mail: charmaine.cole@cliffordchance.com


Delightful rooms in North Oxford available now. Short stay (up to 6 weeks). £55 p.w. Book by telephone or fax: 01865 511657 or e-mail: coulsonm@btconnect.com.

Let Finders Keepers award winning North Oxford office make you at home in Oxfordshire. Over thirty years experience, a dedicated 24-hour management service and a comprehensive marketing profile ensure Finders Keepers ' reputation for making renting a pleasure is endorsed by both landlords and tenants. Whether you are looking for a short term sabbatical base in the city or a more permanent home we have a range of quality properties to match your requirements. With a dedicated team of property managers, letting negotiators, and an interior design and buildings division we offer landlords sage advice on all aspects of the residential market, providing security in the knowledge that your home is in skilled and capable hands. For further information on availability and landlord services please contact Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011 or visit our Web site: www.finders.co.uk.


Accommodation Sought

Due to unforseen circumstances, quiet, mature (female) undergraduate (with extremely youthful spirit!) needs somewhere to live in Oxford for next academic year. Please contact me on 07949 782 965 or by e-mail: sue.marcus@stcatz.ox.ac.uk.

Academic archaeologist (female) seeks accommodation (flat or house- sit) in central north Oxford for Hilary Term 2004. Non-smoker. Contact Simon Price, 01865 274379 (work), 01865 559644 (home). E-mail: simon.price@lmh.ox.ac.uk.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your property? QB Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents and property managers. We specialise in lettings to both academic and professional individuals and their families, and have a constant flow of enquiries from good quality tenants seeking property in the Oxford area. If you would like details of our services, or if you simply need some informal help and advice without obligation, telephone us: 01865 764533, fax us: 764777, or e-mail us: info@qbman.co.uk. Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our Web site at: http://www.qbman.co.uk and see how we could be marketing your property.


Accommodation Sought to Rent or Exchange

Wanted: 3+ bedroom house in Oxford, 20 Dec. to 3 Jan. 2004, to rent or exchange with 3 bedroom/2 bath farmhouse in Haute Savoie, 45 minutes from Geneva. All modern conveniences; skiing nearby at La Clusaz, Grand Bornand. Contact: jjgreenland@bluewin.ch or tel.: +41 22 320 4129.


Holiday Lets

Southwest France, between Albi and Cordes, farmhouse with 6 acres, swimming pool. Three bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living rooms, large kitchen, sleeps 8. Several airports within easy reach. Available 30 Aug. onwards. Call Barry Simpson on 01608 810818 or see http://web.onetel.net.uk~sally_simpson/Batut.htm for details.

Peaceful Cornish B & B: this year come to stay at Colgare House B & B if you are visiting the gardens of Cornwall this year why not stay at Colgare House B & B, strategically placed on the Lanhydrock Estate near Bodmin, surrounded by woodlands and pasture Colgare is a tranquil Victorian house offering 2 double and 2 single bedrooms for guests all of which have magnificent views to the south. From this central point, with access to the A30 and A38 it is only 20 minutes to The Eden Project and 35 minutes to the Lost Gardens of Heligan as well as either of Cornwall's North or South coasts. Well behaved dogs are welcome. B & B from £28–£35 per person per night. Phone Colgare House 01208 269 605. E-mail: colgarehouse@onetel.net.uk.

Venice: large flat in the heart of Venice, near Palazzo Grassi, in the heart of Venice, with large traditional sitting-room, and separate dining room, well-appointed kitchen, 1 double bedroom with cen suite\ bathroom, second bedroom with twin beds, third bedroom with 1 bed (+ 1), and a second bathroom. The flat is ideal for a family, in pristine condition, and available for short periods on a weekly basis at £600 per week. Tel.: + 39 0423 723582, e-mail: tagariello@libero.it.


Flats for Sale

Ground-floor flat, top of Divinity Road: 2 doube bedrooms; kitchen; spacious lounge/diner (16ft 4inches x 14ft); bathroom; separate WC; communal gardens, and parking. Gas c.h. Minutes walk to shops, hospitals, Brookes, buses direct to London, airports, station and city centre. No chain. £190,000. E-mail: heather.young@psychiatry.ox.ac.uk.

North Oxford : sunny ground-floor flat with own patio and direct access to secluded communal garden. Sitting room with galley kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, lobby. Managed by Wyndham Housing Association for aided, independent living; 60 the lowest age limit. £64,950. Call 01865 516102 between 8 a.m–12 noon/6–10 p.m. for information and viewing.


House for Sale

Beckley: rare opportunity to purchase beautifully renovated detached period house in the heart of the picturesque and much sought after village of Beckley, just 5 miles from Oxford, with close access to M40. The property enjoys splendid views of Otmoor. Beckley offers an excellent village school and a popular village pub! Good size accommodation comprising: entrance hall; sitting room; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room; utility; cloakroom; landing; master bedroom with en suiteshower; 2 further double bedrooms; family bathroom. Outside: garden with shed and patio area, parking for 2 cars. For further details tel.: 01865 358901 or 01865 553580.


For Sale

Bookcase made from old pine, 7 shelves; 7ft 1in tall, 35½ inches wide, 11 inches deep. £175. Buyer collects. Tel.: 01865 510635.

Three-quarter size violin–E.R.Schmidt c. 1890, beautiful tone: three-quarter size bow, A Carlesso, and good case. £1,000 or nearest offer. Please tel.: 01235 535563 if interested.

Car for sale: N Reg. Fiat Punto; Red; 80,000 miles; MOT until Aug. '04; tax until Jan.'04; alarm and immobiliser; radio cassette; very good condition and well looked after. £1,800. Tel.: Patricia, 01865 723000.


Parking Space For Rent

Secure underground parking space in central Oxford (Paradise Square) available now! £130 p.m. E-mail: oxfordparking@hotmail.com.

Appointments

MARSHAL FOCH PROFESSORSHIP OF FRENCH LITERATURE

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from October 2004, or such later date as may be arranged. The professor will be a scholar of international distinction who will provide academic leadership over a wide range of studies in the modern (post-1800) period of French Literature. The successful candidate will play a major role in sustaining and promoting research in French, and contribute fully to the development and delivery of the aims and objectives of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.

A non-stipendiary fellowship at All Souls College is attached to the professorship.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, are available from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone: Oxford (2)70200). The closing date for applications is Monday, 24 November.


OXFORD INTERNET INSTITUTE

Professorship of Internet Governance and Regulation, and Professorship of Society and the Internet

Applications are invited for the above posts, tenable from 1 October 2004, or such later date as may be arranged. Both posts will be held in the Oxford Internet Institute, which has been established to undertake teaching and research on the societal implications of information and communication technologies, in particular the Internet and World Wide Web. The post-holders will be expected to address the application of their research to issues of policy and practice and to engage in collaborative work within the OII that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Professorship of Internet Governance and Regulation

This post will be filled by a social, behavioural, or policy scientist of international standing whose research focuses on public policy and regulatory issues concerning the market and non-market impacts of the Internet's role in the innovation, production, and distribution of information-commodities and services. These include consequences for cultural activities, including science, the arts, and education, as well as for private wealth creation and macroeconomic growth, stability and income distribution, consideration of legal codes, administrative procedures, standards and informal norms, as well as technological means of governing social interactions and commercial transactions in cyberspace, especially in regard to such issues as privacy, security, and intellectual property rights and freedom of access to information.

A non-stipendiary fellowship at Keble College is attached to the professorship.

Professorship of Society and the Internet

Applications are invited from a social scientist of international standing whose research concerns the social dimensions of electronic technologies. Their work may focus on any aspect of the ways in which people behave, organise themselves and interact as a result of new information and communication technologies, in any of a wide range of organisational and institutional settings. Research areas of relevance for this position include, but are not limited to, the following: the extent to which electronic technologies are bringing about significant changes in the nature and experience of interpersonal relations, in communication, social control, participation, inclusion and exclusion, social cohesion, mobility, trust and identity, and phenomena connected with globalisation.

A non-stipendiary fellowship at Mansfield College is attached to the professorship.

Further particulars of both posts, including details of how to apply, are available from http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/ or from the Registrar, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone: Oxford (2)70200). The closing date for applications is Monday, 24 November.


SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL

University Lecturership in Management Studies (Politics of International Business)

In association with Lady Margaret Hall

The Saïd Business School seeks applications for the above post, starting 1 September 2004 or sooner if possible. Commensurate with rank, candidates should demonstrate excellence or potential excellence in research and teaching in the areas of international political economy, globalisation and global governance, corporate foreign policy, or the politics of corporate social responsibility. The University Lecturership is associated with a Tutorial Fellowship at Lady Margaret Hall. The combined university and college salary would be according to age on a scale up to £42,900 per annum (under review). Additional college allowances will be available. Full details of both posts are available in the further particulars.

Candidates should have had a good training in political science or international relations, and have a desire to work in a business school environment. Candidates should have (or soon be expected to have) a doctorate in a range of disciplines, primarily politics and international relations, but possibly also in other social sciences. Candidates with a strong research orientation are sought.

The Saïd Business School (SBS) is fully integrated into one of the world's greatest universities and is one of Europe's fastest-growing and most prestigious management schools. Its faculty and students come from all around the world, rendering its intellectual agenda and perspectives truly international.

Candidates will be considered for the post on the basis of the selection criteria outlined in the further particulars. Further particulars and methods of application are available on http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/ or can be obtained from Jennifer Fielding, Saïd Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP (telephone: Oxford (2)88813, fax: (2)88810, e-mail: acvacs@sbs.ox.ac.uk). Completed applications and three references (to be forwarded directly by the applicant's referees) should be sent to Jennifer Fielding at the Saïd Business School by Monday, 3 November. Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Mari Sako (telephone: Oxford (2)88805, e-mail: mari.sako@sbs.ox.ac.uk).


KELLOGG COLLEGE

Appointment of Finance Assistant

Kellogg College wishes to appoint a full-time Finance Assistant who will work on all aspects of the clerical administration of the finances of the college. Salary will be subject to experience, but the college expects to appoint within grade 3 of the University's library and clerical scale (within the range £12,997--£15,053). University/college experience would be an advantage as would knowledge of Word for Windows, Excel, and Access.

Letters of application, with a curriculum vitae and the names/addresses of two referees, should reach the College Secretary/Registrar, from whom further particulars can be obtained, at Kellogg College, Oxford OX1 2JA (telephone: Oxford (2)70383, e-mail: college.office@kellogg.ox.ac.uk), no later than Monday, 20 October.

Kellogg College is an equal opportunities employer.


NEW COLLEGE

Fellowship in English Language and Literature, with a titular University (CUF) Lecturership

New College proposes to elect, if a suitable candidate applies, a Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature with effect from 1 October 2004, or as soon as possible thereafter. The fellowship is associated with a titular University (CUF) Lecturership, which the University intends at a later date to convert into a stipendiary post; meanwhile the college will pay the full stipend. The college and University encourage applications from those with research interests in the period 1600--1832, and teaching experience in the period 1509--1832. The salary will be according to age, on the CUF scale, currently up to £42,900 per annum. Additional college allowances are payable.


Harvey McGregor Fellowship in Law, with a University (CUF) Lecturership

New College proposes to elect, if a suitable candidate applies, a Fellow and Tutor in Law, with effect from 1 October 2004 or as soon as possible thereafter. The fellowship is associated with a University (CUF) Lecturership. The college and University welcome applications from those interested in research in any aspect of law. The college will wish to elect a fellow capable of offering tutorial teaching in at least three subjects within the core undergraduate curriculum. The Board of the Faculty of Law welcomes applications from candidates able to teach for it in any of the subjects comprising its BA and BCL/M.Jur. curricula. The salary will be according to age, on the CUF scale, currently up to £42,900 per annum. Additional college allowances are payable.


G.H. Hardy Junior Research Fellowship in Mathematics

In association with the London Mathematical Society

Applications are invited for the G.H. Hardy Junior Research Fellowship in Mathematics, for three years from 1 October 2004. The person appointed will be expected to undertake advanced research in any branch of mathematics.

The fellowship carries a stipend of £13,510 per annum (subject to review). A single fellow is entitled to live in college if suitable rooms are available or to a housing allowance, meals in college, and to entertainment, research, and book allowances.

Application forms and further particulars are available from the College Secretary, New College, Oxford OX1 3BN (telephone: Oxford (2)79548, fax: (2)79512, e-mail: barbara.vardag@new.ox.ac.uk), and from the college Web site, http://www.new.ox.ac.uk, under `Job Vacancies'. The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 3 November.

New College and the University are equal opportunities employers.


NUFFIELD COLLEGE

Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowships in Economics

Nuffield College seeks Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellows (PPRFs) in Economics, whose responsibility is to engage in independent research in any area of Economics. PPRFs have no teaching or administrative obligations, though they may elect to run a seminar series, give a short lecture course, or organise a conference.

Graduates of any country are eligible.

Candidates should, by the start-date of 1 October 2004, be close to completing a doctorate. Candidates must not have spent more than eight years in postgraduate study, teaching, or research in economics.

The appointment will be for two years, but can be extended for a third year if a doctorate is completed within an appropriate time.

The postdoctoral salary starts at £16,950 (pre-doctoral grant of £9,311, under review), with a research budget of £2,107. Free single college accommodation or a £4,146 housing allowance, and child support funds, are available.

Further details and application forms may be obtained from http://www.nuff.ox.ac.uk or from the Economics Secretary, Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF (e-mail: economics.secretary@nuf.ox.ac.uk). The deadline is 7 November.


Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellowships in Social Sciences

Nuffield College intends to appoint, with effect from 1 October 2004, a number of Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellows (PPRFs).

Applications are invited from graduates of any country wishing to undertake research in any area of the social sciences except economics, for which there is a separate competition (see above). (Those wishing to undertake interdisciplinary research which includes economics may apply for either or both competitions.) The main interests of the college are in economics, politics, and sociology, but these are broadly construed to include, for example, social science approaches to history, social and medical statistics, international relations, social psychology, and social policy.

The main responsibility of PPRFs is to engage in independent scholarly research. They have no teaching or administrative obligations but are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the college.

The postdoctoral salary starts at £16,950 (pre-doctoral grant of £9,311, under review), with a research budget of £2,107. Free single college accommodation or a £4,146 housing allowance, and child support funds, are available.

Candidates should normally, by 1 October 2004, have completed, or be close to completing, a doctoral thesis. To be eligible, candidates should not, by that date, have spent more than a total of eight years in postgraduate study, teaching, or research in the social sciences, and should not have previously held a research fellowship similar to that advertised.

The fellowships are to be taken up on 1 October 2004. The appointment will be for up to three years.

Further particulars and application forms can be obtained from the college's Web page, http://www.nuff.ox.ac.uk, or from the College Secretary, Nuffield College, Oxford OX1 1NF (e-mail: college.secretary@nuf.ox.ac.uk). Applications must be received by Friday, 7 November.

Nuffield College exists to promote excellence in education and research, and is an equal opportunities employer.


ST ANNE'S COLLEGE

Stipendiary Junior Research Fellowships

The following Junior Research Fellowships are offered:

The Fulford Junior Research Fellowship, this year offered in Philosophy, Theology, Archaeology, Classical Languages, Classical Studies.

The Anna Biegun Warburg Junior Research Fellowship in Human and Social Sciences, including Sociology, Social Anthropology (except African), Socio-Legal Studies, Social Psychology and the Cognitive Sciences, Economics, Politics, or Geography.

The Ioma Evans-Pritchard Junior Research Fellowship in Social Anthropology in Africa.

The Joanna Randall-Maciver Junior Research Fellowship in Fine Art, Music, or Literature (any nation, any period); open only to women.

The college invites applications for the above Junior Research Fellowships, open to women or men (except the Joanna Randall-MacIver Junior Research Fellowship, which is open only to women) and tenable for one or two years from 1 October 2004. The posts are open to graduates in their second or subsequent year of research.

Further particulars can be found at http://www.stannes.ox.ac.uk. Those unable to access the WWW can obtain further particulars from the Tutor for Junior Research Fellowships' Secretary, St Anne's College, Oxford OX2 7HS (telephone: Oxford (2)74825, e-mail: heather.law@st-annes.ox.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 17 October 2003.


Appointment of Development Office Assistant

Applications are invited for the part-time position of Development Assistant in the Development Office, which is responsible for fundraising and alumni/ae relations. The successful candidate will be a good communicator, with proven IT and administrative skills, and the ability to work effectively to meet deadlines. The standard working week will be 2.5 days. Days on duty can be flexible. Salary will be in the clerical and library grade 3 range (£12,997-- £15,908 per annum, pro rata---under review).

Further details may be obtained from Stephen Tall, Development Director, St Anne's College, Oxford OX2 6HS (telephone: Oxford (2)84672, e-mail: stephen.tall@st-annes.ox.ac.uk), to whom letters of application, together with a curriculum vitae, and the full contact details of two referees, should be sent to arrive no later than 17 October.

St Anne's College is an equal opportunities employer.


UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Hitachi Professorship of Electron Device Physics

The Board of Electors to the Hitachi Professorship of Electron Device Physics invites applications for this newly established professorship from candidates whose research falls within this general field. It is hoped that the successful candidate will take up the appointment as soon as possible.

This professorship is supported by Hitachi Ltd, as part of the collaborative arrangement, which the professor will be expected to continue, between the Cavendish Laboratory and the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory (HCL), an embedded laboratory. Opportunities exist for significant expansion into new themes in the general areas of electron device physics, nanoelectronics, and spintronics. The professor will also be expected to support other initiatives in areas of nanotechnology, biological physics, medical physics, and associated theoretical work, playing a full role in all aspects of research and teaching of physics.

The appointment will be subject to the statutes and ordinances of the University of Cambridge.

Further information may be obtained from the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge CB2 1TT (e-mail: ibise@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom a letter of application, marked `Confidential', including details of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, and a publications list should be sent, together with the names of two referees, so as to reach him not later than Friday, 31 October.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor M.S. Longair, Department of Physics (telephone: 01223 337429, e-mail: msl@mrao.cam.ac.uk). Information concerning the department and its teaching and research programmes may be obtained from its Web site
(http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk).


EMMANUEL COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

Research Fellowships

The governing body of Emmanuel College invites applications from men and women for three Research Fellowships in any subject and tenable for three years from 1 October 2004. Applicants must not have completed more than a total of eight years of postgraduate research by 1 October 2004.

The stipend for Research Fellows is related to the national academic scale, and a salary award is pending. The current stipend for pre-doctoral (resp. postdoctoral) Research Fellows is £16,150 (resp. £17,782) and £17,206 (resp. £18,838), according as the fellow is resident or non-resident in college. Pre-doctoral Research Fellows will be responsible for any university fee they incur up to the level of a UK postgraduate student (the college will contribute the difference if a higher fee is applicable). A limited amount of teaching in college is permitted, for which payment will be made at the usual rate.

Additional benefits provided for Research Fellows will include grants for research expenses and academic travel, a book allowance, and assistance with computing facilities. Research Fellows will be given the option to live in college (although no married accommodation can be provided), and will be provided with lunch and dinner in hall free of charge.

Requests for application forms should be directed, in writing, to the Research Fellowships' Secretary, Emmanuel College, Cambridge CB2 3AP, by 5 p.m. on Friday, 17 October, enclosing a large self-addressed envelope, or can be received via the Emmanuel College Web site at http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/resfell.

Candidates should send to the Research Fellowships' Secretary not later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, 23 October: three copies of their application form, and three copies of a statement of not more than 1,000 words outlining their completed and proposed research, in a form which is intelligible to a non-specialist.

Candidates should also arrange for two people familiar with their work to send references to the Research Fellowships' Secretary so as to reach her by Thursday, 23 October. The appropriate forms for referees' use will be supplied to applicants, and will be included with the application forms.

Selected candidates will be invited, by letter dated 27 November, to submit by Tuesday, 9 December, copies of any published or unpublished work with which they wish to support their application. Candidates will not be interviewed by the college. It is hoped to make elections to the Research Fellowships on 2 February 2004.


Sir Alan Wilson Research Fellowship in the Medical or Biological Sciences

The governing body of Emmanuel College invites applications from men and women for the Sir Alan Wilson Research Fellowship in any area of the Medical or Biological Sciences, tenable from 1 October 2004. Applicants must not have completed more than a total of eight years of postgraduate research by 1 October 2004. The stipend, tenure, and general conditions for the Sir Alan Wilson Research Fellowship, as well as the procedure for applying, are exactly the same as those described in the advertisement for the open Research Fellowships (see above). There is a common application form which must be obtained from the Research Fellowships Secretary by 17 October, and applications close on 23 October.

Diary

Friday 3 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Sculpture of Greece and Gandhara', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)


Saturday 4 October

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE RESEARCH CENTRE: one-day workshop on `Evidence', 10.20 a.m.–5 p.m. (to attend, e-mail: research.centre@sjc.ox.ac.uk).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Treasures of the Ashmolean', 11 a.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)


Monday 6 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 3.30 p.m. (see information above).


Tuesday 7 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Admissions interviewing', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

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

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Grand Tour', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)


Wednesday 8 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to China', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)


Thursday 9 October

THE REVD DR MARK CHAPMAN: Holy Communion (Latin), St Mary's, 8 a.m.

EILUNED EDWARDS: `Analysing the social fabric: changing patterns of production, use, and exchange of embroidered textiles in Kachchh District, Gujarat' (Oxford Asian Textile Group lecture), Pauling Centre, 58 Banbury Road, 6.30 p.m. (admission for visitors £2).

M. HOSKIN: `Astronomy in the family: the Herschels' (public lecture linked to exhibition `Succession: families at work in science', Museum of the History of Science, 7 p.m. (admission free).


Friday 10 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Springboard: Programme 1', 9.30 a.m., and `Job search and interview skills for contract research staff', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Costume in art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)


Saturday 11 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talks: `Treasures of the Ashmolean' and `Harvest themes in art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)


Sunday 12 October

MICHAELMAS FULL TERM begins.

THE REVD CANON DR MARILYN PARRY preaches, St Mary's, 10 a.m.


Monday 13 October

M. FEDUNKIW: `Malaria motion pictures as a tool in public health education' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Segregation and exclusion in public health and disease control'), Wellcome Unit, 2.15 p.m.


Tuesday 14 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Narrative painting in Western art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR P. BUNEMAN: `Curate databases' (Strachey Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Computing Laboratory, 4.30 p.m.


Wednesday 15 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to twentieth-century art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR H. MEJCHER: `Germany and Saudi Arabia: encounters in the twentieth century' (King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud Lecture), Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's, 5 p.m.

H. TEFFERI: `The reconstruction of adolescence in conflict situations: experience from eastern Africa' (Refugee Studies Centre public seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.


Thursday 16 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminar: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

PROFESSOR R. FRANKENBERG: `Cymring out: witnessing the fight for gender space in the 1950s Welsh marches' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Fieldwork and fieldnotes revisited: the local in a globalised world'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

DR B. CUMMINGS: `Hamlet's luck: Shakespeare and the sixteenth-century Bible' (annual Hertford College Tyndale Lecture), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR G. KEMP: `The geopolitics and economics of Iraq's reconstruction' (Sir Alec Cairncross Lecture), the chapel, St Peter's, 5.30 p.m.


Friday 17 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 2, 9.30 a.m., and `Induction seminar for new contract researchers', 12.30 p.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Death and burial in ancient Egypt', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR S. LALL: `How globalisation is affecting developing countries: trends and issues' (seminar series: `Making globalisation work for developing countries'), Goodhart Seminar Room, University College.

SIR BERNARD INGHAM and MISS AMANDA PLATELL: `The wages of sin' (lecture series: `Contemporary UK government and policy-making: the death, rebirth, or re-invention of democratic politics?'), Old Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.


Saturday 18 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Treasures of the Ashmolean', 11 a.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

ORGAN RECITAL: Scott Ellaway, the chapel, Magdalen, 5.25 p.m. (admission free).


Sunday 19 October

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


Monday 20 October

N. EVANS: `The medical dangers associated with the expansion of passenger shipping in Victorian Britain' (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine seminars: `Segregation and exclusion in public health and disease control'), Wellcome Unit, 2.15 p.m.


Tuesday 21 October

THE REVD RALPH WILLIAMSON preaches the Court Sermon, Cathedral, 10.15 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Early watches: jewel or machine?', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

PROFESSOR F. DRIVER: `The active life: the explorer as subject' (DNB seminars: `Lives in action, word, and image'), Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi, 5 p.m.

DR D. ZEITLYN: `Sample of one: joining the queue' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Sample of one: Diko Madeleine, a senior Mambila woman's life in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR DAME JULIA HIGGINS: `Phase separation in polymer blends in real and reciprocal spaces' (Hume–Rothery Memorial Lecture), Lecture Room 1, Thom Building, Department of Engineering Science, 6.30 p.m.

PROFESSOR T. CHARLES-EDWARDS: `Early Christianity in Ireland and Celtic Britain' (public lectures: `Early Christianity in Britain and Ireland'), Blackfriars, 8 p.m.


Wednesday 22 October

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Introduction to Islamic art', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78015, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., or e-mail: education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk.)

J. DE BERRY: `The challenges of programming with youth in Afghanistan' (Refugee Studies Centre public seminars: `Adolescents, armed conflict, and forced migration'), Thatcher Conference Centre, Somerville, 5 p.m.

DR D. ZEITLYN: `Writing history, talking historically. Problems of biography, autobiography, and social history—some precedents' (Evans-Pritchard Lectures: `Sample of one: Diko Madeleine, a senior Mambila woman's life in the twentieth century'), Schools, 5 p.m.


Thursday 23 October

INSTITUTE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY LEARNING seminars: `Recruitment and selection for all staff'—day 1, 9.30 a.m., and `Welcome to the University', 2 p.m. (see information above).

DR J. WALDREN: `What's new under the sun? Rural Mallorca in the twenty-first century' (International Gender Studies Centre seminars: `Fieldwork and fieldnotes revisited: the local in a globalised world'), Blackhall Seminar Room, Queen Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.