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ANNUAL ELECTIONS OF MEMBERS OF BOARDS OF FACULTIES (4 June)

Corrigendum

In Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4478 (Wednesday, 17 June), p. 1374, left-hand column, in the list of Ordinary Members elected to the Board of the Faculty of Modern History, delete:

`6. J. M. WORMALD, MA, Fellow of St Hilda's'

and substitute:

`6. C.P. WORMALD, MA, Student of Christ Church'.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Honour School of Mathematical Sciences 2000

The Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences has approved the following papers for examination in Section o of the Honour School of Mathematical Sciences 2000 (see Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 286, regulation 3(f).

o3 Functional Programming and Algorithm Design

o4 Imperative Programming

o8 Philosophy of Mathematics

o9 Astronomy

o10 Mathematics and Finance
Part I: Mathematical Models of Financial Derivatives
Part II: Decision Mathematics

o12 Mathematics Education

A complete list will be published during Michaelmas Term 1998.

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF THEOLOGY

Honour School of Theology and Philosophy and Theology, Paper 12: Further Studies in History and Doctrine

Under the provisions of paper 12 of the Honour School of Theology (`Further Studies in History and Doctrine') (Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 520), the Board of the Faculty of Theology hereby publishes the list of theologians (with texts) on which questions will be set in 1999.

(a) Origen

Origen on First Principles, Book I, trans. G.W. Butterworth (Peter Smith, 1973).
Prayer, trans. Rowan Greer in An Exhortation to Martyrdom, etc. (Paulist Press: Classics of Western Spirituality series, 1979).
Prologue to Commentary on the Song of Songs, trans. Rowan Greer (ibid.).

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(b) Augustine

Confessions, Bk. 10, trans. H. Chadwick (OUP, 1991).
Concerning the City of God against the Pagans, Bk. 14, trans. H. Bettenson (Penguin Books, 1972).
On the Trinity, Bk. 10, trans. John Burnaby, in Augustine, Later Works, Library of Christian Classics, Vol. VIII (SCM Press, 1955).

(c) Luther 1500–25

E.Gordon Rupp and B. Drewery, Martin Luther: Documents of Modern History (Edward Arnold, 1970), pp. 1–10, 15–41, 54–82, 100–102, 107–119, 121–9.
Three Treatises, second revised edition (Fortress Press, Philadelphia, 1970).

(d) Calvin and the City of Geneva

G.R. Potter and M. Greengrass, John Calvin: Documents of Modern History (Edward Arnold, 1983), pp. 1–109.
Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, trans. F.L. Battles: Library of Christian Classics, vols. XX, XXI (SCM Press, 1961), bk. 1, chaps. i–v; bk. 3, chaps. xxi, xxii; bk. 4, chaps. ii, ix, xii (sections 1-13), xx.

(e) Schleiermacher

On Religion. Speeches to its Cultured Despisers, Speeches 1, 2, and 5 (CUP, 1988).
The Christian Faith, sections 13–19 and 92–105 (T. and T. Clark, 1968).

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(f) Newman

Apologia Pro Vita Sua (Penguin, 1994).
Fifteen sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford (University of Notre Dame Press, 1997), x, xi, xiii, xv.
An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine (University of Notre Dame Press, 1989), chaps. 1–5.
Newman the Theologian: A Reader, ed. I. Ker (Collins, 1990), pp. 66–122, 199–275.

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(g) Barth

`The Strange New World within the Bible' in The Word of God and the Word of Man (Hodder and Stoughton, 1928), pp. 28–50.
Church Dogmatics, I/1, § 1 (T. and T. Clark, 1976), pp. 3–24, and IV/1, § 59 (T. and T. Clark, 1956), pp. 157–357.

( h) Tillich

Systematic Theology, vol. 1: Introduction, and vol. 2 (SCM Press, 1978), or (J. Nisbet and Co.), vol. 1, 1953, and vol. 2, 1957.

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COMMITTEE ON CONTINUING EDUCATION

Foundation Certificate in Modern History 1999

Under the terms of the regulations for the above examination (Examination Decrees, 1997, pp. 1000–1) the board of studies of the Committee on Continuing Education has approved the following arrangements for the selection of an optional paper.

Candidates must choose one optional paper (source-based) from

either Shifting Fortunes and Changing Lifestyles: the Nobility and Gentry in England 1560–1640

or the Spanish Civil War

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties and committees will come into effect on 17 July.

1 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

Honour Moderations in Modern History

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 52, ll. 9–10, delete `available in Penguin edn.' and substitute `ed. J. & P. Bondanella, Oxford World Classics, 1997'. 2 Ibid., l. 11, after `chs. 1–3,' insert `9,'.

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2 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Literae Humaniores

Honour Moderations in Ancient and Modern History

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

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

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

Honour Moderations in Modern History and English

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

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

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4 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Medieval and Modern Languages

Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Modern Languages

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

As for Honour Moderations in Modern History (see 1 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 1998 (for first examination in 1999)

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

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(b) Honour Moderations in Modern History and Politics

With effect from 1 October 1999 (for first examination in 2000)

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

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6 Board of the Faculty of Physical Sciences

(a) Honour School of Engineering Science

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

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 171, delete line 17 and substitute:

`required to take two papers from one of the Lists having an associated B paper. The third paper must be from one of the other Lists.'

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(b) Preliminary Examination in Physical Sciences

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 101 as amended in Gazette, p. 544, in the paragraph beginning `Wave Optics' delete `including experimental arrangements. Application to resolution of a single lens.' and substitute `including experimental arrangements; application to resolution of a single lens.'

2 Ibid., in the paragraph beginning `Quantum interference and the two slit experiment' delete `The one-dimensional time independent Schrödinger equation and solutions for plane waves.' and substitute `Plane wave solutions of the one-dimensional time dependent Schrödinger equation for a particle in free space and elementary derivation of the phase and group velocities (quantitative discussion of wave packets is not required).'

3 Ibid., in the paragraph beginning `Quantisation as an eigenvalue problem' delete `Analogy with standing waves on a stretched string.'

4 Ibid., delete the reference to the books to be consulted for the level of treatment. This information is now contained in the course handbook.

5 Ibid., p. 545, in the syllabus for Mathematics: 2, paragraph beginning `The one-dimensional wave equation' delete `(Questions on sound waves in gases will not be set.'.

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7 Committee for Educational Studies

Master of Education

With effect from 1 September 1998 (for first examination in 2000)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1967, delete from l. 20 on p. 987 to l. 21 on p. 988.

2 Ibid., p. 988, delete ll. 28–36 and substitute:

`(i) Work Place Enquiry: An Introduction (Unit 1)

(ii) Work Place Enquiry: Research Design (Unit 2)

(iii) Specialist options (Unit 3)

(b) Stage 2: Units

(i) Research Project Design and Implementations (Unit 4)

(ii) Analysing and Presenting Evidence in Work Place Research (Unit 5)

(iii) Dissertation Support (Unit 6)'

3 Ibid., after l. 37 insert:

`(i) Individual Research Supervision (Unit 7)

This Unit shall commence with participation in Unit 3 (Stage 1) and shall extend over Stages 1, 2, and 3 to provide individual study support and personal research supervision relating to Units 3, 4, 5, and 6.'

4 Ibid., l. 39 delete `(i)' and substitute `(ii)'.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 41–3 and insert:

(a) Stage 1

(i) Satisfactory participation in and completion of tasks associated with Unit 1

(ii) an essay of 4000 words related to Unit 2

(iii) an essay of 4000 words related to Unit 3.'

6 Ibid., delete from l. 45 on p. 988 to l. 5 on p. 989 and insert:

`(b) Stage 2

(i) an essay of 4000 words related to Unit 4

(ii) an essay of 4000 words related to Unit 5.'

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8 Joint Committee for Mathematics and Philosophy

Honour School of Mathematics and Philosophy

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 306, l. 29, after `Logic,' insert `and are the subjects of lecture courses given in Michaelmas Term,'.

2 Ibid., l. 32, after `Mathematics' insert `, which are subjects of lecture courses given in Hilary Term'.

9 Standing Committee for Engineering and Computing Science

Honour School of Engineering and Computing Science

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

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 178, l. 53, after `diagrams,' insert `listings,'.

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

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

Anthropology and Geography

P.J.T. TAPSELL, Exeter: `Taonga: a tribal response to museums'.
Linacre, Monday, 10 August, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: M.D.P. O'Hanlon, R.H. Layton.

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Biological Sciences

G.C. FANNING, Keble: `Immunogenetics of systemic sclerosis'.
Green College, Friday, 24 July, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: B.P. Wordsworth, N.J. McHugh.

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Modern History

V. PUGIOTTO, Oriel: `Marciare e marcire. The composition and decomposition of Futurism and Fascism'.
Examination Schools, Thursday, 23 July, 12 noon.
Examiners: A. Lyttleton, E. Gentile.

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Oriental Studies

YANG-GYU AN, Wolfson: `Buddhology in the Mahaparinibbana–Suttanta and its commentary—with an annotated translation of Buddhaghosa's commentary'.
Examination Schools, Tuesday, 14 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P. Harvey, E. Kahrs.

S.-Y. CHEN, Wolfson: `Problems in the Pali Bhikkhuni–Vinaya: a thematic study in comparative perspective'.
Oriental Institute, Tuesday, 21 July, 11 a.m.
Examiners: R.M.L. Gethin, B.Bocking.

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Social Studies

R. RAMOS, St Anony's: `Liberal reformism in Portugal. The movement for a "new life" (1885–1908)'.
Lincoln, Monday, 6 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D.B. Goldey, R. Robinson.

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Committee for Comparative Philology and General Linguistics

N. TRONENKO, Hertford: `Regularities in the behaviour of Russian phrasal idioms'.
Lady Margaret Hall, Friday, 24 July, 2 p.m.
Examiners: C.M. MacRobert, A.J. Spencer.

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EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF LETTERS

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

Social Studies

S.M. ROGERS, Worcester: `Spanish policy objectives within the European Community: a case study of the creation of the EC Cohesion Fund'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 17 July, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: D.J. Hine, P. Heywood.

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