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CONGREGATION 3 February

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 3 February, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1995, p. 13) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

REGINALD PHILIP CARR, Balliol College

BRONWYN HUGHES HALL, Nuffield College

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CONGREGATION 25 February 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any opposition to the following resolutions, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 17 February (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note below).

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Voting on Special Resolutions approving the conferment of Honorary Degrees

(1) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon SIR MARTIN JACOMB, MA, Honorary Fellow of Worcester College, and Chairman of the British Council, of Prudential Corporation plc, and of Delta plc, be approved.

(2) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, upon THE RT. HON. THE LORD TAYLOR OF GOSFORTH, PC (MA Cambridge), Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and formerly Lord Chief Justice of England, be approved.

(3) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon PROFESSOR PATRICK COLLINSON, CBE (MA Cambridge; PH.D. London), FBA, F.R.HIST.S., FAHA, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Regius Professor of Modern History Emeritus, University of Cambridge, and formerly Ford's Lecturer in English History and Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, be approved.

(4) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, upon PROFESSOR SEAMUS JUSTIN HEANEY, MA (BA Belfast), Honorary Fellow of Magdalen and St John's Colleges, Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory, Harvard University, and formerly Professor of Poetry, be approved.

(5) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon PROFESSOR FREEMAN JOHN DYSON (BA Cambridge), FRS, Honorary Fellow of Green College, Professor Emeritus, School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and formerly Radcliffe Lecturer and Tanner Lecturer at Brasenose College, be approved.

(6) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, upon PROFESSOR ANNE MCLAREN, DBE, MA, D.PHIL., FRS, FRCOG, Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, and of King's and Lucy Cavendish Colleges, Cambridge, Principal Research Associate, Wellcome/Cancer Research Campaign Institute, Cambridge, and Fullerian Professor of Physiology at the Royal Institution, be approved.

(7) That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Music, honoris causa, upon SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS, AC, CBE, HON. RAM, FRCM, conductor, be approved.

¶ If the Special Resolutions are approved, the honorary degrees will be conferred at the Encaenia on 25 June 1997.

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CONGREGATION 25 June

Conferment of Degree by Diploma

The Degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma, approved by Special Resolution of Congregation on 15 October 1996, will be conferred upon his EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR ROMAN HERZOG, President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

¶ The degree will be conferred at the Encaenia. The list of the proposed honorands on that occasion is set out in the agenda for the meeting on 25 February (see above).