Examinations and Boards

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The Vice-Chancellor desires to call the attention of all examiners to the provisions of Ch. VI, Sect. ii.c, § 1, clauses 1, 2, and 3 (Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 1002–3), which require examiners in all university examinations to appoint one of their number to act as Chairman, to notify the appointment to the Vice-Chancellor, and to publish it in the University Gazette.

He desires that these appointments shall be notified to the Clerk of the Schools who will himself inform the Vice-Chancellor and see that notice of them is duly published in the University Gazette.

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Preliminary Examination

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

Honour Moderations

Archaeology and Anthropology: C.H. GOSDEN, MA, Fellow of St Cross (address: Pitt Rivers Museum)

Honour School

Oriental Studies: P.T. HARRIES, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Queen's (address: Oriental Institute)

Master of Science

Computation: J.E. STOY, MA, Fellow of Balliol

Master of Studies

Modern Jewish Studies: G. MANDEL, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Green College (address: Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies)


Theology and BD Qualifying Examination: R.A. CROSS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel

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Accommodation for Lectures

Trinity Term 1996

The Chairman of the Curators of the Schools would be grateful if Professors, Readers, and University Lecturers who wish to lecture at the Schools in Trinity Term 1996 could inform the Clerk of the Schools at the end of the present term. It is necessary to know whether a room suitable for an audience of more than one hundred persons is required; only the three large writing-schools will accommodate more than that number.

Leave for the use of rooms for lectures will expire at the end of the fourth week of Trinity Term.

Afternoon lectures should normally finish by 6 p.m.

Attention is drawn to the fact that overhead projection equipment and 35-mm projectors are available. When these facilities are required the Clerk of the Schools should be notified in advance.

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With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties and the Standing Committee for Engineering, Economics, and Management will come into effect on 8 March.

1 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

(a) Honour Moderations in Modern History

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 66, delete ll. 23–37.

2 Ibid., renumber existing cll. 9–15 as 1–7.

3 Ibid., l. 39, delete `358–593' and substitute `422–593'.

4 Ibid., ll. 42–3, delete from `1984)' to `265–81' and substitute `1984).'.

5 Ibid., l. 49, delete `1984), pp. 40–72.' and substitute `1984): primary materials on the period before 1914.'.

6 Ibid., after l. 50 insert:

`8. Alexander Paterson, Across the Bridges (London, 1911)

9. Will Thorne, My Life's Battles (London, 1925) pp. 1–132.

10. Robert Smillie, My Life for Labour (London, 1924), pp. 9– 129.

11. C.B. Hawkins, Norwich: a social study (London, 1910), pp. 1–98, 159–214, 287–316.

12. Maud Pember Reeves, Round About A Pound A Week< p>(Virago edn., 1979).

13. T.H.S. Escott, England: Its People, Polity and Pursuits (London, 1885 edn.), vol 2, pp. 417–49, `Popular Amusements'.'

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(b) Honour School of Modern History

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

1 In Examination Decrees, p. 341, delete l. 43 and substitute `11. The American Revolution and Constitution.'.

2 Ibid., p. 342, after l. 6 insert:

`21. Nationalism, Politics and Culture in Ireland c.1870– 1921.'.

3 Ibid., delete l. 29.

4 Ibid., delete ll. 31–2 and substitute `17. Political Pressures and Social Policy, 1899–1914.'

5 Ibid., delete l. 34.

6 Ibid., ll. 30–9, renumber existing cll. 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25 as 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23.

7 Ibid., l. 43, after `he' insert `or she'.

8 Ibid., p. 351, delete ll. 29–53 and substitute:


Merrill Jensen, ed., English Historical Documents, vol. ix (General Editor, D.C. Douglas) (London, 1965):

Conduct of Trade, 1774–6, pp. 376–8.
Major Exports of the Mainland Colonies, Tables III a, f, g, pp. 394–5, 400–1.
The Regulator Movement, pp. 591–608.
Jared Ingersoll's account of the debate on the Stamp Act, pp. 650–4.
The Stamp Act, p. 650.
The Virginia Stamp Act Resolutions, pp. 669–70.
Declaration of the Stamp Act Congress, pp. 672–3.
Accounts of Popular Opposition to the Stamp Act, pp. 673– 85.
The Declaratory Act, p. 695.
The Revenue Act, 1767, p. 696.
The Act suspending the New York Assembly, p. 703.
The Earl of Hillsborough's letter to Gage on western policy, pp. 704–6.
The Massachusetts circular letter, pp. 714–15.
Resolutions of the Boston Town Meeting, pp. 718–19.
The Rise of the Popular Party in Massachusetts, pp. 732– 40.
The Intolerable Acts, pp. 779–85.
Political Observations without order: Addressed to the People of America, 1774, pp. 816–18.
Lord North's motion on conciliation, pp. 839–40.
The rejection of North's letter by the second Continental Congress, p. 840–1.
Jefferson's notes on the debates and proceedings [in Congress] on the Virginia Resolution of Independence, pp. 868–72.
John Dickinson's Speech against Independence, pp. 873– 6.
Memorial of the Presbytery of Hanover Country, 1776, pp. 549–51.

D.B. Horn and Mary Ransome, eds., English Historical Documents, vol. x (General Editor, D.C. Douglas) (London, 1965):

The Treaty of Paris, 1763, pp. 936–42.
The Treaty of Paris, 1783, pp. 943–4.
Instructions for the Campaign of 1777, pp. 884–6.
Lord Cornwallis's account of the siege of Yorktown, 1781, pp. 893–6.
Extract from a pamphlet on peace preliminaries, pp. 735–7.
Adam Smith on the Colonies, 1776, pp. 732–4.
The Quebec Act, pp. 787–91.
John Dickinson, Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768.
In Dickinson, John, Life and Writings . . . , ed. Paul Leicester Ford, (Philadelphia, 1895), Letters I, II, III, IX.
Jack P. Greene, ed., The Diary of Landon Carter (Charlottesville, 1965):
Common Sense, domestic order and Independence, vol. II: 1007, 1008–9, 1016, 1042–3, 1046, 1049–50.
Samuel Eliot Morison, ed., Sources and Documents illustrating the American Revolution (Oxford, 1962):
Soame Jenyns, `Objections Considered'.
The Report of the Board of Trade on the Western Problem.
Max Beloff, ed., The Debate on the American Revolution, 1761– 1783 (London, 1972):
Daniel Dulany, Considerations on the Propriety of imposing taxes on the American Colonies . . . , pp. 73–7.
William Pitt, Speech in the debate on the address, pp. 92–6.
George Grenville, Speech in the debate on the address, pp. 97–99.
William Pitt, Speech in reply to Grenville, pp. 100–5.
Richard Price, Observations on the nature of Civil Liberty, pp. 265–70.
Bernard Bailyn, ed., Pamphlets of the American Revolution (Cambridge, Mass., 1964):
Jonathan Mayhew, `A Discourse concerning unlimited submission', pp. 203–47.
James Otis, `The Rights of the British colonies asserted and proved', pp. 408–82.
Richard Bland, `The Colonel Dismounted', pp. 292–354.
John Philip Reid, ed., The Briefs of the American Revolution (New York, 1981):
Hutchinson to Massachusetts General Court; Answer of the Council; Answer of the House; pp. 15–23, pp. 32–44, pp. 53–73.

Julian P. Boyd, ed., The Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton, 1950):

`A Summary View of the Rights of British America', I: 121– 37.
A Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom, II: 545–53.
Report of a Plan of Government for the Western Territory, VI: 581–618.
Bruce Kuklick, ed., Thomas Paine: Political Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Ideas) (Cambridge, 1989): Common Sense.
The Crisis, Number One.
Ian Harris, ed., Edmund Burke: Pre-Revolutionary Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Ideas) (Cambridge, 1989):
Conciliation with America, 1775.
J.R. Pole, ed, The Revolution in America: Document and Commentaries (London, 1970):
The Continental Congress, 1774, pp. 19–23.
The Association, pp. 24–9.
The Declaration of Independence, pp. 30–40.
The Articles of Confederation, pp. 40–56.
The Constitutional Convention, pp. 169–79.

Lawrence Shaw Mayo, ed., Hutchinson's History of Massachusetts-Bay (Cambridge, Mass., 1937):

III: 82–126 (From the Stamp Act to Quartering Act).
Joseph Galloway, Historical and Political Reflections on the Rise and Progress of the American Rebellion (London, 1780), pp. 1– 93.
[James Madison] Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787 Reported by James Madison:

`A Sketch Never Finished'
May 29–June 1, June 6, June 9, June 11, June 15–16, June 18–19, June 30, July 12, July 17, July 19, August 8, August 13, August 22, September 17.
J.R. Pole, ed., The American Constitution For and Against; The Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers (New York, 1987):
The Federal Farmer.
Address of the Minority of the Convention of Pennsylvania.
A Republican Federalist.
Melancton Smith in the New York Ratifying Convention.
George Mason.
Henry Steele Commager, ed., Documents of American History (New York, 1968):
The Constitution and Bill of Rights, pp. 139–46.
Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, The Federalist, numbers 1, 4, 7, 9, 10, 15, 35, 38, 39, 45, 47, 48, 49, 51, 54, 58, 62, 63, 78, 84.'

9 Ibid., p. 352, delete ll. 1–53.

10 Ibid., p. 353, delete ll. 1–29.

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11 Ibid., p. 361, after l. 24 insert:


Candidates will be expected to show knowledge of themes, rhetoric and events in Irish history from the Home Rule period through the cultural revival to revolution, guerilla war and the Anglo-Irish Treaty, illustrating their answers wherever possible by reference to the prescribed texts.

Prescribed Texts

1. The Fenian tradition
John O'Leary, Recollections of Fenians and Fenianism (London, 1896; Irish University Press facsimile reprint, 1968), vol. ii, chapters i–x.
John Mitchel, Jail Journal (New York, 1854), chs. i and v.
William O'Brien, `Was Fenianism Ever Formidable?', Contemporary Review lxxi (1897), pp. 680–93.
2. Isaac Butt, Federalism, Protestants and nationality
Samuel Ferguson, `A Dialogue Between the Head and Heart of an Irish Protestant' (Dublin University Magazine 1833).
Proceedings of the Home Rule Conference held at Dublin on 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st November 1873 . . . (Dublin, 1874), pp. 4–37.
Isaac Butt's speech proposing Home Rule, 30 June 1874, Hansard iii, vol. 220, 700–17.

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3. Land, politics and nationalism
Michael Davitt, The Fall of Feudalism in Ireland (London, 1904), pp. 104–37
[The New Departure], 193–225
[Parnell in America], 346–64
[Phoenix Park Murders], 635–59


`The New Departure' as printed in New York Herald 26 October 1879 (reprinted in A.C. Hepburn (ed.), The Conflict of Nationality in Modern Ireland: Documents of Modern Irish History (London, 1980), pp. 41–2).
Anna Parnell, The Tale of a Great Sham, edited by Dana Hearne (Dublin, 1980).
Report of the Special Commission, 1888, appointed to inquire into charges and allegations made against certain Members of Parliament in O'Donnell vs Walter, H.C. 1890 (c.1891), xxvii, pp. 1– 119.

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4. Parnellite Home Rule and British party politics
J.S. Mill, England and Ireland (London, 1868).
Charles Stewart Parnell's speeches at Cork, 21 January 1885 (Freeman's Journal, 22 January 1885) and Wicklow, 5 October 1885 (ibid., 6 October 1885), in E. Curtis and R.B. McDowell (eds.), Irish Historical Documents 1172–1922 (London, 1943), pp. 282–7.
W.E. Gladstone, `The Irish Question, 1886' in Special Aspects of the Irish Question: a series of reflections in and after 1886 (London, 1892), pp. 1–56.
W.E. Gladstone, speech introducing the First Home Rule Bill, 8 April 1886 (Hansard iii, vol. 304, 1036 ff, reprinted in A. Tilney Bassett, Gladstone: Speeches, Descriptive Index and Bibliography (London, 1916), pp. 601–44.
A.V. Dicey, England's Case Against Home Rule (London, 1886), chs. ii, iv, vii.

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5. Ulster unionism and Catholic nationalism from the 1880s
T.K. MacKnight, Ulster As It Is (Belfast, 1893), vol. ii, chs., ii– vii.

`An Ulster Presbyterian', Ulster and Home Rule (Belfast, 1886).
Lord Randolph Churchill's speech at Belfast 23 February 1886, in L.J. Jennings (ed.), Speeches of the rt. hon. Lord Randolph Churchill (1889), vol. ii, pp. 1–14.
Reports from Commissioners, Inspectors and others . . . Disturbances in the city of Londonderry, H.C., 1884 (c.3954) xxxviii, pp. 517–26.
Rep . . . Belfast Riots Commissions, J.C., 1887 (c.4925) xviii, pp. 1–23.

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6. Cultural revivalism and national debates in the 1890s
Standish O'Grady, `The Great Enchantment' in Selected Essays (Dublin, 1915), pp. 174–87.
W.B. Yeats, 'Ireland and the Arts', United Irishman, 31 August 1904. 10 pages Reprinted in Essays and Introductions (London, 1961).
W.B. Yeats, `The Celtic Element in Literature', Essays and Introductions (London, 1961), pp. 213–21.
Cathleen ni Houlihan in Plays and Controversies (London, 1927), pp. 1–18.
John Eglinton, `What Should Be the Subject of a National Drama?' and `National Drama and Contemporary Life', and W.B. Yeats, `A Note on National Drama' in Literary Ideals in Ireland (Dublin, 1899).
Douglas Hyde, `The Necessity of De-Anglicising Ireland' in Sir C.G. Duffy et al., The Revival of Irish Literature (London, 1894), pp. 117–61.

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7. Avant-garde culture and radical politics, c.1900–1910
Arthur Griffith, The Resurrection of Hungary: a parallel for Ireland (Dublin, 1904), pp. 75–95, 139–63.
Horace Plunkett, Ireland in the New Century (London, 1904), chs. ii, iv, epilogue.
W.B. Yeats, `J.M. Synge and the Ireland of his time' (1910; reprinted in The Cutting of an Agate and Essays, pp. 385–425).
8. The crisis of 1910–16: Ulster, the Empire, the nation
`An Ulster Presbyterian', Ulster On Its Own: or, an easy way with Ireland, being a proposal of self-government for the five counties round Lough Neagh (Belfast, 1912).
F.S. Oliver, What Federalism Is Not (London, 1914).
James Connolly, The Reconquest of Ireland (Dublin, 1915).
P.H. Pearse,
Political Writings and Speeches (Collected Writings\, Dublin 1920–25, vol. v), pp. 223–55 (`Ghosts'), 261–93 ('The Separatist Idea'), 299–334 (`The Spiritual Nation'), 335–72 (`The Sovereign People').
Proclamation of the Irish Republic, 24 April 1916 (Alan O'Day and John Stevenson (eds.), Irish Historical Documents since 1800 (Dublin, 1992), pp. 160–61).
W.B. Yeats, `Easter 1916' in Michael Robartes and the Dancer (London, 1921).

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9. The transformation of nationalist politics and the rearrangement of Anglo-Irish relations, 1917–21
Aodh de Blacam, What Sinn Fein Stands For: the Irish republican movement, its history, aims and ideals, examined as to their significance to the world (Dublin, 1921), pp. 149–213 (`Gaelic Social Ideals'), 214–25 (`The Ulster Question'), 225–47 (`The Spiritual Aspect of Sinn Fein').
M. Moynihan (ed.), Speeches and Statements by Eamon de Valera 1917–1973 (Dublin, 1980), pp. 1–6 (Speech at east Clare, 1917), 8–12 (`The New Sinn Fein'), 24–46 (`Appeal to the USA:' Ireland's right to nationhood'), 74–8 (`Sinn Fein Ard-Fheis 1921: the basis for negotiation').

`Articles of agreement for a treaty between Great Britain and Ireland', 6 December 1921, O'Day and Stevenson, pp. 174–9.
Dail Eireann Official report: debate on the Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland (Dublin, 1922), pp. 20–8 (Griffith, de Valera, Stack, Collins, Childers); 30–42; 64–6 (O'Kelly); 103–26 (MacSwiney); 152–8 (McEntee); 180–6 (Markiewicz); 227–34 (Mellowes); 234–6 (Fitzgerald); 325–34 (Brugha).'.

12 Ibid., p. 382, delete ll. 1–32.

13 Ibid., p. 384, delete ll. 1–53 and substitute

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1904, vol. xxxii:
Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Physical Deterioration, pp. 1–44.

1906, vol. ix:
Report and Evidence of the Select Committee on Income Tax: report, pp. iii–ix; Snowden's evidence, pp. 107–8; appendix 5, by Keir Hardie, pp. 237–9; appendices 13 and 14, by Sir H. Primrose and L.C. Money, pp. 252–61.
Hansard, Fourth Series, vol. 105, cols. 846–966.
Hansard, Fourth Series, vol. 188, cols. 445–90.
Hansard, Fourth Series, vol. 190, cols. 564–86.
Hansard, Fifth Series, vol. 25, cols. 609–57.
Hansard, Fifth Series, vol. 26, cols. 270–87.
Hansard, Fifth Series, vol. 62, cols. 65–72.
Florence, Lady Bell, At the Works: a study of a manufacturing town (1911 edition).
Mr Chamberlain's Speeches, ed. C.W. Boyd (1914), vol. II, pp. 140–82, 199–218.
R.S. Churchill: Winston S. Churchill, vol. II, Companion part 2, 1907–11, pp. 827–32, 851–4, 862–4, 875–7, 883–6, 895–8.
W.A.S. Hewins, The Apologia of an Imperialist (1929), vol. I, chs. 3–4.
Lloyd George's Ambulance Wagon, being the Memoirs of William J. Braithwaite, 1911–12, ed. Sir H.N. Bunbury (1957), chs. 1– 6, 12–14.
Sir George Newman: The Health of the State (1907), pp. 108– 33.
Liberal Publication Department: National Education. Three Speeches on the Education Question (1913).
S. Reynolds and R. and T. Wooley, Seems So! A Working-Class View of Politics (1911), chs. 3, 4, 15, 20.
C. Booth: Life and Labour of the People in London, Final Volume, Notes on Social Influences and Conclusions (1902). Parts I and II.
B.S. Rowntree, Poverty: a study of town life (1901), pp. 13–145.
C.F.G. Masterman: The Condition of England (1909), ch. 3 `The Suburbans'.
Land Enquiry Committee: The Land. The Report of the Land Enquiry Committee, i. rural (1913), pp. 43–79; ii. urban (1914), chs. 4, 6, 8.
M. Freeden (ed.): J.A. Hobson. A Reade (1988), extracts 1. 2 and 2. 1 (`The Social Problem'), 2. 3 (`The Crisis of Liberalism'), 2. 4 (`Work and Wealth'), 3. 2 (`The Economics of Distribution'), 4. 1 (`Imperialism'), 5. 1 (`The Psychology of Jingoism') and 5. 2 (`The Significance of the Budget').
Original Material in B. Webb: Our Partnership (1948), pp. 40–2, 316–491.
H. Bosanquet: The Poor Law Report of 1909 (1909).
H.H. Asquith's speech at Cinderford, 8 October 1903, in H.H. Asquith: Trade and the Empire: Mr Chamberlain's Proposals Examined (1903).
W.H. Beveridge, `Labour Exchanges and the Unemployed', Economic Journal (March 1907), pp. 66–81.
Mrs H. Bosanquet: `Wages and Housekeeping', in C.S. Loch: Methods of Social Advance (1904), pp. 131–46.
Fabian Women's Group: Three Years' Work, 1908–1911 (1911).
H. Swanwick: The Future of the Women's Movement (1913), chs. 6–11.
The Common Cause, vols. 3–6, 1911–14: articles from the series `The ABC of Women's Suffrage', 1 June, 1911; 10 August, 1911; 5 October, 1911; 25 January, 1912; 1 February, 1912; 22 November, 1912; 11 April, 1913; 2 May, 1913; 8 August, 1913; 12 September, 1913; 10 October, 1913; 21 November, 1913; 6 February, 1914; 13 February, 1914.
The Anti-Suffrage Review: first issue, December 1908; editorial on `Socialism and Woman Sffrage', August 1913; report of speech on The Suffrage Movement by Mrs Humphrey Ward, September 1913; Review of H. Swanwick: The Future of the Women's Movement, March 1914.
C. Pankhurst: The Great Scourge and How to End It (1913).
E. Crammond: `The Economic Relations of the British and German Empires', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, lxxvii, 777–807 (1914).
J.R. MacDonald: The New Unemployed Bill of the Labour Party (1907).
J.R. MacDonald and J. Keir Hardie: `The Liberal collapse: the Programme of the Independent Labour party', Nineteenth Century (January 1899), pp. 20–38.
Labour Representation Committee, Report of fifth Annual Conference, appendix I (speech by Hardie).
Labour Party Special Conference on Parliamentary Policy, 27 January 1914, Agenda and Report of Debate. The subject should be further studied in:
K. Feiling, Toryism: a political dialogue (1913).
L.C. Money, Riches and Poverty (1905).

14 Ibid., p. 385, delete ll. 1–13.

15 Ibid., p. 386, delete ll. 1–14.

16 Ibid., pp. 385–9, renumber existing cll. 17, 20[19], 21[20], 22[21], 23[22], 24[23], 25[24], and 25 as 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23.

17 Ibid., p. 342, delete l. 20.

18 Ibid., renumber existing cl. 8–25 as 7–24.

19 Ibid., p. 368, delete ll. 14–46.

20 Ibid., p. 369, delete ll. 1–49.

21 Ibid., pp. 370–91, renumber existing cl. 8–25 as 7–24.

22 Ibid., p. 340, before l. 49 insert:

`Candidates with Senior Student status, as defined by decree of Council, are required to offer at least one paper in British History and one in General History, to be taken from two out of three period groups listed above. They should in addition offer either a third paper, which may be in British or General History and may be taken from any one of the three period groups above, or a thesis in lieu of a third paper, in accordance with the detailed regulations stated below under VI THESES.'. 23 Ibid., p. 392, l. 21, delete `a candidate' and substitute:

`the candidate (Senior Students, as defined by decree of Council, excepted)'.

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2 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and English Language and Literature

(a) Honour Moderations in Modern History and English

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

As for Honour Moderations in Modern History (see 1 (a) above).

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(b) Honour School of Modern History and English

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (b) items 1–21 above).

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3 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Literae Humaniores

Honour School of Ancient and Modern History

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (b) items 1–21 above).

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4 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Modern Languages

(a) Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

As for Honour Moderations in Modern History (see 1 (a) above).

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(b) Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

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

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (b) items 1–21 above).

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5 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Social Studies

(a) Honour Moderations in Modern History and Economics

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

As for Honour Moderations in Modern History (see 1 (a) above).

(b) Honour School of Modern History and Economics

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 1 (b) items 1–21 above).

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6 Board of the Faculty of Modern Languages

Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997)

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 102, delete ll. 25–6*, and substitute:

`Tacitus, Annals IV (ed. R.H. Martin and A.J. Woodman, Cambridge University Press).'

*Note: these lines are unnumbered; the lines concerned are from `Seneca, Select Letters' to `114, 122'.

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7 Standing Committee for Engineering, Economics, and Management and Related Schools

Honour School of Materials, Economics, and Management

With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination in 1997) 1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 297, l. 22, delete `(b) Economics', and insert:

`(b) Economics (c) Management'. 2 Ibid., ll. 23–4, delete `E3, Economic Decisions within the Firm' and insert `either E3, E4, E5, M2, M3, or M4'.

3 Ibid., l. 29, after `papers,' insert `E3, Economic Decisions within the Firm,'.

4 Ibid., l. 30, delete, `the optional fourth paper for'.

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

Anthropology and Geography

S. KEITA, Linacre: `Aspects of the human biology of sociohistorical change in ancient Upper Egypt'.
Pitt Rivers Museum Research Centre, Monday, 18 March, 11 a.m.
Examiners: P. Ucko, G.A. Harrison.

Biological Sciences

R. PAUL, St John's: `The genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum'.
Department of Zoology, Thursday, 29 February, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: R.H. Ward, R. Carter.

Clinical Medicine

C.J. MCCORMICK, Exeter: `An investigation of the interactions between plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes and endothelium'.
Institute of Molecular Medicine, Thursday, 7 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: N. Hogg, D. Kwiatkowski.

English Language and Literature

S. FRAMPTON, Wadham: `The concept of discovery in witchcraft and the theatre in early modern England'.
Magdalen, Monday, 26 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: S. Clark, D.G.E. Norbrook.

Literae Humaniores

A.-L. ALLWOOD, Lincoln: `The imagination in Hume and Kant'.
Examination Schools, Wednesday, 17 April, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P.F. Strawson, C. Janaway.

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Mathematical Sciences

S. CURTIS, Somerville: `A relational approach to optimisation problems'.
Computing Laboratory, Monday, 18 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: M. Sintzoff, G. Jones.

Modern History

N. GURUSHINA, Christ Church: `British private capital exports to late imperial Russia'.
St Antony's, Tuesday, 30 April, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: G.G. Jones, M.C. Kaser.

B.K. SONG, St Antony's: `Poor Law policy and the operation of labour markets in Oxfordshire c.1750–1870'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 4 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.E. Rose, J.M. Prest.

Oriental Studies

K. A.-M. FUNTEK, St Antony's: `Arab nationalism in domestic Egyptian politics: 1952–70'.
Middle East Centre, St Antony's, Monday, 26 February, 11 a.m.
Examiners: C. Tripp, P. Robins.

N.N. HAIDER, St Antony's: `The Kishangarh school of painting: c.1680–1850 ad'.
Ashmolean Museum, Monday, 18 March, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R.W. Skelton, P. Mitter.

J.R. HALLETT, St Antony's: `Trade and innovation: the rise of a pottery industry in Abbasid Basra'.
Examination Schools, Saturday, 2 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.M. Rawson, J. Johns.

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Physical Sciences

P. DEMETRIOU, St Peter's: `Calculation of cross-sections for nucleon-induced pre-equilibrium reactions'.
Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Monday, 4 March, 10.45 a.m.
Examiners: A.C. Merchant, R.C. Johnson.

C.D. SHELDRAKE, St Catherine's: `Unsteady effects in the high pressure stage of a model gas turbine'.
Magdalen, Tuesday, 27 February, 11 a.m.
Examiners: B.J. Bellhouse, C.T.L. Scrivener.

J.E. VERLANDER, St Cross: `Basin-scale aeolian stratigraphy: the Navajo Sandstone, western USA'.
Department of Earth Sciences, Thursday, 29 February, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.F. Dewey, L.B. Clemmensen.

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Social Studies

A. FORSTER, St Hugh's: `Empowerment and constraint: Britain and the negotiation of the treaty on European Union'.
St Antony's, Monday, 18 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A. Deighton, G. Edwards.

F. PATRIKEEFF, St Antony's: `Continuity and change in Russian politics in northern Manchuria, 1924–31'.
St Antony's, Tuesday, 19 March, 11 a.m.
Examiners: M.C. Kaser, A. Wood.

Committee for Comparative Philology and General Linguistics

J. STUART-SMITH, Somerville: `The development of the Indo-European voiced aspirates in Italic: a philological and phonetic assessment'.
Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Tuesday, 12 March, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: K.M. Hayward, D.R. Langslow.

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Biological Sciences

S. DORRINGTON, Linacre: `A biochemical analysis of CDC2 and cyclin in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe'.
Deaprtment of Biochemistry, Friday, 22 March, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.P. Armitage, C.C. Ford.

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