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REGIUS PROFESSORSHIP OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed HENRY MARIA ROBERT EGMONT MAYR-HARTING, MA, D.Phil., FBA, Fellow of St Peter's College and Reader in Medieval History, to the Regius Professorship of Ecclesiastical History with effect from 1 October 1997.

Dr Mayr-Harting will be a Canon of Christ Church.

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REGIUS PROFESSORSHIP OF MODERN HISTORY

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed ROBERT JOHN WESTON EVANS, MA, D.Phil. (MA, Ph.D. Cambridge), FBA, Fellow of Brasenose College and Professor of European History, to the Regius Professorship of Modern History with effect from 1 October 1997.

Professor Evans will be a fellow of Oriel College.

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STATUTE APPROVED BY HER MAJESTY IN COUNCIL

Mr Vice-Chancellor has received a communication from the Clerk of Her Majesty's Privy Council, stating that on 15 October 1996 Her Majesty was pleased to approve the Statute establishing the Degree of Master of Mathematics, printed in Gazette, Vol. 126, p. 759 (approved by Congregation, p. 788).

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INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Intensive German classes for archaeologists

Intensive German classes for archaeologists, which will teach relevant reading and basic conversational skills, will be held in ninth week (17–21 March), in the Institute of Archaeology. The classes will be held at the following times: beginners, 9.30–11 a.m.; intermediate, 11.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m.

The tutor will be Ms Gertrud Seidmann, Research Associate, Institute of Archaeology.

Those wishing to attend should register with Mrs Mary Mills at the Institute (telephone: (2)78240).

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WOMEN'S STUDIES COMMITTEE

Essay competition: amended notice

The Women's Studies Committee will award a prize of £50 for the best undergraduate essay on a subject relevant to Women's Studies, in any academic discipline.

Undergraduates are invited to submit essays, typed or word-processed, omitting the writer's name and accompanied by a signed declaration that the essay is the student's own work, giving the essay title and naming the student's college. The maximum length is 2,500 words.

Essays should be sent care of Jackie Scott-Mandeville, Secretary to the Women's Studies Committee, English Faculty Office, St Cross Building, by noon on Friday, 14 March (eighth week, Hilary Term). The winner will be announced early in Trinity Term.

Note: the prize offered is £50, not £350, as stated in the Gazette of 27 February.