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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties will come into effect on 23 May.

1 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Honour School of English Language and Literature

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 211, delete ll. 27–9 and substitute:

`(e) Every extended essay must be the work of the candidate alone, and he or she must not discuss with any tutor either his or her choice of theme or the method of handling it.'

2 Ibid., p. 213, ll. 7–8 and 9–10, delete `(as specified for Moderations in English Language and Literature).'

3 Ibid., p. 217, delete ll. 36–7 and substitute:

`11. The Archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England, seventh to ninth centuries ad (one paper)

Questions will be set on such topics as the archaeology of kingship; Celtic influence on Anglo-Saxon material culture; rural settlement and landscape; the archaeology of the Conversion; the emergence of towns; and the `Golden Age' of Northumbria. The identification, description and discussion of artefacts will be compulsory.'

4 Ibid., p. 218, l. 47, delete `They' and substitute:

`There will be a compulsory question requiring literary and linguistic commentary on passages from these texts, of which candidates must answer one. Translation will not be required. Candidates'.

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2 Boards of the Faculties of English Language and Literature and Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of English and Modern Languages

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

In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 205, ll. 22–3 and 26–7, delete `(as specified for Moderations in English Language and Literature).'

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3 Board of the Faculty of Law

Honour School of Jurisprudence

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 249, delete ll. 32–5 and substitute:

`1. European Community Social, Environmental and Consumer Law (Special Subject)

(a) The growth of EC competence in environmental law; the principle of subsidiarity; the relationship between trade and the environment in EC law.

(b) The Environmental Impact Assessment Directive and its implementation in the UK; general issues relating to the implementation and enforcement of EC environmental law.

(c) The growth of EC competence in consumer law; case study of tobacco regulation, including tobacco labelling legislation and the proposal to ban tobacco advertising.

(d) Citizenship of the European Union; locus standi and the legal remedies available to the individual to enforce EC law; the role of the citizen in the enforcement of EC environmental and consumer law.

The subject will be examined by means of a two-hour written examination in which candidates will be required to answer two questions.

2. European Community Competition Law (Special Subject)

(a) The law relating to cartels and Article 85 of the EC Treaty.

(b) The law concerning abuse of a dominant position dealt with in Article 86 of the EC Treaty.

(c) Enforcement of competition law by the Commission and in national courts.

(d) The law relating to state aids covered by Articles 92–4 of the Treaty.

The subject will be examined by means of a two-hour written examination in which candidates will be required to answer two questions.

3. Introduction to the Law of Copyright and Moral Rights (Special Subject)

(a) The justification and development of copyright and moral rights.

(b) The UK law of copyright and moral rights.

(c) Issues in the harmonisation of European copyright and moral rights.

(d) Issues in the protection of computer software.

The subject will be examined by means of a two-hour written examination in which candidates will be required to answer two questions.

4. Lawyers' Ethics (Special Subject) comprises four topics as follows: A. Ethics, Applied Ethics, and Professional Ethics; together with B. Two or one of the following substantive topics:

(1) Confidentiality.

(2) Conflict of interest.

(3) Costs and charging practices.

(4) Citizenship.

(5) Competence.

(6) Commitment (e.g. Christianity, Marxism, Feminism, Liberalism); together with: C. One or two of the following areas of legal endeavour:

(1) Criminal justice.

(2) Family lawyering.

(3) Commercial practice.

(4) Constitutional law and civil liberties.

(5) Environmental regulation.

The subject will be examined by means of a two-hour written examination in which candidates will be required to answer two questions.

5. Historical Foundations of the Law of Unjust Enrichment (Special Subject)

(1) The Roman Law relating to claims in respect of payments and other performances not due, made on a basis which fails, made on a basis which is unlawful or immoral, or made without any basis at all, to be studied in relation to the relevant texts of the Corpus Iuris Civilis.

(2) The Roman classification of obligations and its later evolution.

(3) The influence of Roman law in the development of the modern law of unjust enrichment, particularly in Germany, France, and England.

This subject will be examined by means of a two-hour written examination in which candidates will be required to answer two questions.

6. Money, Goods, and other Personal Property (Special Subject)

(1) The taxonomy of personal property.

(2) Original and derivative acquisition of title to personalty at law and in equity.

(3) The principle Nemo dat quod non habet and the exceptions to that principle.

(4) The protection of property in personalty, with comparative reference to civilian jurisdictions.

This subject will be examined by means of a two-hour examination in which candidates will be required to answer two questions. It shall not be offered by any candidate who is also offering the standard subject Principles of Commercial Law.'

2 Ibid., p. 252, after l. 30 insert:

`The above subject shall not be offered by any candidate who is also offering the special subject Money, Goods, and Other Personal Property.'

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4 Board of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores

Honour School of Literae Humaniores

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 265, delete ll. 4–10 and substitute:

`and R. Meiggs and D. Lewis (eds.), A Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions to the End of the Fifth Century bc (revised edition, 1988) nos. 28–95 and 67 bis at p. 312 of 1988 reprint, Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum XXXI 985, Inscriptiones Graecae 1 (ed. 3) 1454, Historia Einzelschrift 74 (1992), Hesperia 22 (1953), extracts from pp. 252, 254, 263, 271, 288.

Translated in C.W. Fornara, Translated Documents of Greece and Rome 1: Archaic Times to the End of the Peloponnesian War (Cambridge, 1983) nos. 15B, 54, 63, 64, 66, 68, 70, 77, 78, 80, 81, 89, 90B, 91, 93, 97–101, 103, 112–15, 118B, 119–21, 124–6, 128, 129, 132–6, 138–40, 142–4, 146, 147D, 149–50, 152–5, 160–3, 165, 166 and in a dossier obtainable from the Classics Office, 37 Wellington Square.'

2 Ibid., delete ll. 22–31 and substitute:

`and M.N. Tod, A Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions, vol. 2 (Oxford, 1948) nos. 97, 101–3, 106–9, 111–18, 120–4, 126–7, 129–33, 136–9, 141–7, 150–8, 160–5, 167–72, 174–9, Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum XII 87, XXVII 942, XXIX 86, XXXIV 155, XXXV 480, Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum ed. 3 (ed. W. Dittenberger) nos. 963, 986, 1004, Inscriptiones Graecae XII 8.4 and Hesperia 43 (1974) 157ff.

Translated in P. Harding, Translated Documents of Greece and Rome 2: From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus (Cambridge, 1985) nos. 2, 5, 12D, 14A, 16, 17, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31, 34, 35, 37, 38, 40–3, 45, 46, 51–9, 63–6, 68–70, 74, 79, 81–4, 88, 94, 97, 99A, 100, 101, and in a dossier obtainable from the Classics Office, 37 Wellington Square.'

3 Ibid., delete l. 44 and substitute:

`and Inscriptiones Creticae III 4; IG (= Inscriptiones Graecae) IX2 2.241; Justin 30.2.8, 31.1.2, Valerius Maximus 6.6.1, M.H. Crawford, Roman Republican Coinage I (1974), no. 419/2; R.K. Sherk, Roman Documents from the Greek East (= RDGE) 33; Die Inscriften von Lampsakos (ed. P. Frisch) 4; IG XII 9.931, SEG (Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum) XXII 214, SIG3 (= Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum3 (ed. W. Dittenberger) 592, IG XII 9.233 (cf. Addenda, p. 177), SIG3 616, SEG XXIII 412, SEG XXII 266.13–14; SIG3 595 A–B; RDGE 34; IG XI 4.712; IG XI 4.756; SEG XV 254; RDGE 37; SIG3 606; RDGE 35; RDGE 1; RDGE 38; SEG XXV 445; SEF XVIII 570.62–79; Fouilles de Delphes III 4.75; RDGE 3; RDGE 2; SEG XVI 255; SEG XXV 118; Inscriptiones Latinae Liberae Rei Publicae (ed. A. Degrassi) 323; Orientis Graecae Inscriptiones Selectae (ed. W. Dittenberger) 762; SIG3 656; P. Fraser, Samothrace 28a, 30, 32; RDGE 5; C.B. Welles, Royal Correspondence in the Hellenistic Period, no. 61; Inscriptiones Antiquae Ora e Septentrionalis Ponti Euxini Graecae et Latinae (ed. B. Latyschev) I2 402; SEG IX 7; RDGE 6B, SIG3 693; RDGE 7; Pausanias 7.16.7–10; Bulletin de correspondence hellénique 98 (1974), 814; RDGE 44; RDGE 9. Translated in R.K. Sherk, Rome and the Greek East to the Death of Augustus (Translated Documents of Greece and Rome 4), nos. 1–38.'

4 Ibid., p. 266, after l. 7 insert:

`and M.H. Crawford (ed.), Roman Statutes (London 1996) I, nos. 1, 2, 7, 12, 13, 15, 19; Journal of Roman Studies 73 (1983), 33, which contain texts and translations.'

5 Ibid., delete ll. 31–2 and substitute:

`and V. Ehrenberg and A.H.M. Jones (eds.), Documents illustrating the Reigns of Augustus and Tiberius, 2nd ed. 1976 (= EJ2) 300; 301; 10; 329; 365; 21; 197; 355; 224; 366; 98; 357; 311; 312; 315; 69; 231; 379, part 1; 102; 379, part 2; L'AnnÄe Epigraphique (= AE) 1978, 145, Zeitschrift fr Papyrologie und epigraphik (= ZPE) 55, (1984), 55–110, with EJ2 94a; W. Eck et al. (eds.), Vestigia 48 (1996); Journal of Roman Studies (= JRS) 66 (1976), 107–9; EJ2 53; 158; E.M. Smallwood (ed.) Documents illustrating the Principates of Gaius, Claudius and Nero (1967), 254, 367, 368, 370, 365, 369, 380, 407, 44, 295, 197.

Translated in R.K. Sherk (ed.), Translated Documents of Greece and Rome vol. 4 = Rome and the Greek East to the Death of Augustus (1984, = TDGR 4), 85; 86; D.C. Braund, Augustus to Nero: A Source Book on Roman History 31 bc–ad 68 (1985, = Braund), 645; TDGR 4, 95; Braund 423; 360; 669; 438; R.K. Sherk (ed.) Translated Documents of Greece and Rome vol. 6 = The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian (1988, = TDGR 6), 12; TDGR 4, 101; Braund 720; TDGR 4, 102; 103; 105; TDGR 6, 19; 22; TDGR 4, 11; Braund 127; TDGR 6, 34A, 35; 36A and B; 40A; 178D; Braund 458; 568; TDGR 6, 53; 44; Braund 711; TDGR 6, 55; Braund 586; TDGR 6, 50; Braund 214; TDGR 6, 58; Braund 627; for EJ2 10 and the SC de Cn. Pisone patre a dossier is available from the Classics Office, 37 Wellington Square.'

6 Ibid., delete ll. 50–1 and substitute:

`E.M. Smallwood (ed.), Documents illustrating the Principates of Gaius, Claudius and, Nero, (1967, Sm.) 297; 386; 261; 259; 391; 392; M.H. Crawford (ed.), Roman Statutes vol. 1 (1996), no. 39; M. McCrum and A.G. Woodhead (eds.), Select Documents of the Principates of the Flavian Emperors (1961, = MW), 61; 128; 461; Madrider Mitteilungen 1 (1960), 148–9; R.G. Collingwood and R.P. Wright (eds.), Roman Inscriptions of Britain 1, 662–3; Journal of Roman Studies (= JRS) 76, (1986), 147–243; MW 462; 58; 466; 61; 464; 458; 369; 66; E.M. Smallwood (ed.) Documents illustrating the Principates of Nerva, Trajan, and Hadrian (1966, = Sm. NTH), 30; Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (= CIL) 16, 42; Sm. NTH 435; JRS 60, (1970), 142–53; Sm. NTH 479; 230; 109; 268; MW 320; JRS 63 (1973), 80f. Sm. NTH 47; 378a, b; 463; 464; 281; 462; 423; JRS 74 (1984), 157–80.

Translated in D.C. Braund, Augustus to Nero, a Source Book on Roman History 31 bc–ad 68 (1985, = Braund) 533, 595, 465, 461, 600, 601, M.H. Crawford (ed.) Roman Statutes Vol. 1, (1996), 39; Braund 401; B. Levick, The Government of the Roman Empire (1985), 122; R.K. Sherk (ed.), Translated Documents of Greece and Rome, vol. 6 = The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian (1988), 86; 92; S. Ireland, Roman Britain, a sourcebook (1986), 108; JRS 76, 91986), 147–243; TDGR 6, 96; TDGR 6, 95; 107; 84 and 108; 85; 110B; TDGR 6, 111; N. Lewis and M. Reinhold, Roman Civilization, Sourcebook 2, The Empire, ed. 2 (1966), p. 346–7; TDGR 6, 117; 122; 200; 125; 116; 112C; A.E. Gordon, Illustrated Introduction to Latin Epigraphy (1983), 57; D. Kehoe, The Economics of Agriculture on Roman Imperial Estates in North Africa (1988), 33–7; 58f; TDGR 6, 156; 157; JRS 74 (1984), 157–80; for MW 58; 61; Sm. NTH 30; MW 320; Sm. NTH 47; 281, a dossier is available from the Classics Office, 37 Wellington Square.'

7 Ibid., p. 271, delete l. 31.

8 Ibid., p. 273, l. 23, after `Aristophanes,' insert `Clouds,'.

9 Ibid., p. 280, l. 44, delete `Sommerstein (Aris and Phillips)' and substitute `MacDowell.'

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5 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

Honour School of Modern History

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 314, delete ll. 18–19 and substitute:

`History is offered, then two periods of General History must be offered, from two of the three different groups listed below.'

2 Ibid., l. 21, delete `(xiii) 1914–1945;'.

3 Ibid., l. 22, delete `(vi) 1273–1409;'.

4 Ibid., l. 23, delete `1815;' and substitute `1815.'.

5 Ibid., delete l. 24 and substitute:

`Group C: (vi) 1273–1409; (xiii) 1914–1945; (xvii) Europe and the Wider World 1815–1914.'

6 Ibid., p. 316, delete l. 6.

7 Ibid., renumber existing Special Subjects 6–22 as 5–21.

8 Ibid., p. 341, delete ll. 17–46 and the footnote.

9 Ibid., p. 342, delete ll. 1–9.

10 Ibid., pp. 342–64, renumber existing Special Subjects 6–22 as 5–21. 11 Ibid., p. 357, delete l. 36 and substitute:

`1909, vol. xxxvii:

Royal Commission on the Poor Laws, minority report, pp. 1195–1201, 1229–1238.'

12 Ibid., delete l. 49, and substitute:

`Influences and Conclusions (1902). Part II.'

13 Ibid., p. 358, l. 2, after `(1914),' insert `Part I (Housing)'.

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

Honour School of Modern History and English

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 5 above).

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7 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Literae Humaniores

Honour School of Ancient and Modern History

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 5 above).

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8 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

As for the Honour School of Modern History (see 5 above).

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9 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Social Studies

Honour School of Modern History and Economics

With effect from 1 October 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

As for the Honour School of Modern Hisory (see 5 above).

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10 Board of the Faculty of Theology

Bachelor of Theology

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 943, l. 44, after `BIBLICAL STUDIES' insert `á' and new footnote:

`[dagger sign] The English version used will be the Revised Standard Version, and in paper I. 3 parallel texts will be taken from K. Aland, Synopsis of the Four Gospels (United Bible Societies, 1982). The Greek text used will be that of the United Bible Societies, 4th edn., and in paper I. 3 parallel texts will be taken from K. Aland, Synopsis Quattuor Evangelium (13th edn., Stuttgart, 1985). The Hebrew text used will be the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (Stuttgart, 1977).'

2 Ibid., p. 944, delete ll. 12–20 and substitute:

`Candidates must have studied at least two of the following texts in English, from each of which will be set passages for theological comment: Matthew, John, Acts. Opportunity will be given to comment in detail on Matthew 5–9 and parallels. Candidates may choose to translate and comment on passages from Matthew 5–9 and parallels in Greek. Candidates must demonstrate in essay questions some knowledge of (a) the theology of the evangelists, and (b) other issues including a critical understanding of the historical Jesus, an evaluation of his life and teaching, and familiarity with different approaches to gospel study. [Until the end of the examinations in 1999. Candidates who commenced study before Michaelmas Term 1997 may take the examination according to the regulations governing this paper then in force.].'

3 Ibid., delete ll. 23–9, and substitute:

`Candidates must have studied at least two of the following texts in English, from each of which one passage for theological comment will be set: Romans, 1 Corinthians, Hebrews. Special exegetical attention must be given to Romans 3–8, 1 Corinthians 10–12 and Hebrews 7–10. Candidates may choose to translate and comment on passages from Romans 5–8 in Greek. The essay questions and further short passages for comment will give candidates the opportunity to demonstrate also their knowledge of other New Testament Epistles and the Apocalypse, as well as wider issues of New Testament Theology and Ethics. [Until the end of the examinations in 1999. Candidates who commenced study before Michaelmas Term 1997 may take the examination according to the regulations governing this paper then in force.].'

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

Anthropology and Geography

M. ECONOMOU, Linacre: `The application of interactive multimedia in museums and archaeology: design and evaluation of the Euesperides program'.
Institute of Archaeology, Tuesday, 22 May, 11 a.m.
Examiners: G.R. Lock, P. McManus.

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Biological Sciences

WEN-TSAN CHANG, Linacre: `Molecular studies of signal transduction and development'.
Sir William Dunn School of Pharmaology, Friday, 23 May,

10 a.m.
Examiners: J. Errington, J. Williams.

YI-JU CHEN, Linacre: `Structural and functional studies of rat brain oligosaccharides'.
Department of Biochemistry, Friday, 16 May, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R.A.J. McIlhinney, M.A.J. Ferguson.

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Clinical Medicine

R. LOCHLIN, Worcester: `Biochemistry of bone cell depreciation'.
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Tuesday, 13 May, 9 a.m.
Examiners: A.H.R.W. Simpson, A. El Haj.

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Literae Humaniores

J. TA-CHIANG MA, All Souls: `Antiochus III and the cities of western Asia Minor'.
Wadham, Friday, 30 May, 3 p.m.
Examiners: P.S. Derow, M.M. Austin.

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Mathematical Sciences

L.T. MALCOLM, Somerville: `Multiphase flow in porous media at low interfacial tension'.
Dartington House, Tuesday, 13 May, 10 a.m.
Examiners: H. Ockendon, S. O'Brien.

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Psychological Studies

M. COOMBS, Linacre: `Hearing voices: individual psychological factors'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Wednesday, 21 May, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R. Benthall, J.M. Argyle.

Social Studies

J. NAGL, St Antony's: `British and American army counter insurgency learning during the Malayan Emergency and the Vietnam War'.
St Edmund Hall, Saturday, 10 May, 2.20 p.m.
Examiners: J.P.D. Dunbabin, W. Murray.

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