Examinations and Boards

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[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously published or recurrent entry.]

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Election of an ordinary member

18 December 1997

The following has been duly elected as an ordinary member, to hold office until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1999:

C.J. DAVIS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL STUDIES

Election of an ordinary member

18 December 1997

The following has been duly elected as an ordinary member, to hold office from 1 January 1998 until the beginning of Michaelmas Term 1998:

E.J. FRAZER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of New College

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1998

Preliminary Examination

English and Modern Languages (Part 2: English: T.F. HOAD, MA, Fellow of St Peter's

Moderations in English Language and Literature

T.F. HOAD, MA, Fellow of St Peter's

Master of Philosophy

Eastern Christian Studies: S.P. BROCK, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Wolfson

Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature: A.S. HOLLIS, B.PHIL., MA, Fellow of Keble

Master of Science

Politics Research: D.B. GOLDEY, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Lincoln

Master of Studies

Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature: A.S. HOLLIS, B.PHIL., MA, Fellow of Keble

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND COMMITTEE ON CONTINUING EDUCATION

M.Sc. in Software Engineering

In accordance with the regulations for these courses, notice is hereby given that the list of Schedule B modules available in the period January to July 1998 will be:

Software Engineering Mathematics
Advanced Concurrency Tools
Requirements Engineering
Specification and Design
Software Testing
Practical Software Engineering
Machine-assisted Software Engineering
Functional Programming
Critical Systems Engineering
Scalable Parallel Programming
Advanced Software Development
Concurrency and Distributed Systems
Specification Methods

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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 the Committee on Continuing Education will come into effect on 30 January.

1 Board of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores

Honour Moderations in Classics

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 31, delete ll. 27–8, `Compulsory passages for translation and comment will be set only from the texts prescribed in (a)' and substitute:

`There will be a compulsory question containing passages for translation and comment from the texts prescribed in (a), and a compulsory question containing passages only for comment from the texts prescribed in (a) and from the texts in each of the groups prescribed in (b).'

2 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1996, p. 396, l. 10, delete `I. 31 (Des cannibales)' and substitute `II. 17 (De la praesumption)'.

2 Ibid., ll. 16–18, delete `La Critique de l'Ecole des femmes, L'Impromptu de Versailles', and substitute `Les Fourberies de Scapin', and delete `George Dandin' and substitute `Le Malade Imaginaire'.

3 Ibid., l. 20, delete `Phèdre' and substitute `Iphigénie'.

4 Ibid., ll. 21–2, delete `ed. F. Deloffre . . . Gallimard, 1992)' and substitute `ed. E. Guitton (Pochothèque, Livre de Poche, 1994): the following works: Zadig, Paméla (pp. 138–96), Candide, Contes de Guillaume Vadé (pp. 339–453), La Princesse de Babylone, Les Lettres d'Amabed, Le Taureau blanc'.

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

Honour School of English and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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4 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Literae Humaniores

(a) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

(b) Honour School of Philosophy and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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

Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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6 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Oriental Studies

Honour School of European and Middle Eastern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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7 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

(a) Honour School of Modern History

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 312, l. 28, delete `The Emergence of'. 2 Ibid., after l. 37, insert `22. The Soviet Union, 1928–41'. 3 Ibid., l. 38, delete `21' and substitute `22'. 4 Ibid., after l. 48, insert `5. Saint Francis and Saint Clare'. 5 Ibid., p. 313, ll. 1–18, renumber papers `[5]' to `[22]' as `6' to `23' respectively. 6 Ibid., p. 328, delete ll. 6–28 and substitute:

`"Mama Meli" in Marcia Wright, Strategies of Slaves and Women: Life Stories from East and Central Africa (New York, 1993), pp. 91–125. Lord Hailey, An African Survey (London, 1945 edition), pp. 382–93, 434–43, 452–65.

George Simeon Mwase, Strike a Blow and Die: a narrative of race relations in colonial Africa, edited by Robert Rotberg (Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass., 1967), pp. x– xlii and 1–81. "Records of Maji Maji" in Robert O. Collins (ed.), Eastern African History: Vol. 11 of African History: Text and Readings (New York, Marcus Weiner Publishing, 1990), pp. 124–42.

J. Clyde Mitchell, The Kalela Dance: Aspects of Social Relationships among urban Africans in Northern Rhodesia (Rhodes Livingstone Institute, Manchester University Press, 1952), pp. 1–49.

E.K. Lumley, Forgotten Mandate: a British District Officer in Tanganyika (London, 1976), pp. 1–49, 60–74, 96–112, 167–78. Sir Roy Welensky, Welensky's 4000 Days (London, 1964), pp. 109–36.'. 7 Ibid., delete from p. 329, l. 35 to p. 330, l. 18, and substitute:

`16. MODERN JAPAN 1868–1972

Candidates will be expected to show knowledge of the general development of Japan within the period 1868 to 1972. Candidates' answers should be illustrated, wherever possible, by reference to the prescribed texts.

Prescribed Texts

Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies, comp. The Meiji Japan through Contemporary Sources, Vol. I, pp. 93–105; Vol. III, pp. 1–29, 220–48.

Fukuzawa Yukichi, An Outline Theory of Civilisation (trans. David Dilworth and G. Cameron Hurst), pp. 1–45, 171–98.

Mustu Munemitsu, Kenkenroku: A Diplomatic Record of the Sino-Japanese War, 1894–95 (trans. Gordon Mark Berger), pp. 2–202.

J.M. Maki (ed.), Conflict and Tension in the Far East: Key Documents, 1894–1960, pp. 16–18, 28–61, 63–76, 78–105.

N. Ike (ed. and trans.), Japan's Decision for War: Records of the 1941 Policy Conferences, pp. 3–163.

J. Tanizaki, The Makioka Sisters (trans. Edward Seidensticker).

Government Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, The Political Reorientation of Japan, Sept. 1945–Sept. 1948, Vol. II, pp. 411–39, 671–7.' 8 Ibid., p. 335, after l. 10, insert:

`22. THE SOVIET UNION, 1928–41

The prescribed texts are:

Diane P. Koenker and Ronald D. Bachman, Revalations from the Russian Archives. Documents in English Translation (Washington DC, 1997), Documents 13, 14, 25, 26, 28, 35, 36, 39–41, 48–50, 54, 55, 58, 76, 121, 122, 169, 170, 172, 174, 177–9, 189.

R. Daniels (ed.), A Documentary History of Russia (London, 1985), vol. i, pp. 205–8, 211–14; vol. ii, pp. 83–7, 100–5.

R. Schlesinger (ed.), Changing Attitudes in Soviet Russia. The Family in the USSR (London, 1949), PP. 251–4, 268–9.

J. Degras (ed.), Soviet Documents on Foreign Policy (Oxford, 1952), iii, 363–71, 377–82.

J.V. Stalin, Works (Moscow, 1954), viii, 124–51; xi, 3–11, 30–68; xii, 11–72, 197–205; xiii, 53–82.

J.V. Stalin, Works (London, 1978), xiv, 71–9, 241–96.

Stalin's Letters to Molotov, ed. L.T. Lih, O.V. Naumov, and O.V. Khlevniuk (New Haven and London, 1995), Letters 42, 43, 50, 60, 62, 65, 66, 67, 69, 75, 77, 79.

Report of the Court Proceedings in the Case of the Anti-Soviet Trotskyite Centre (Moscow, 1937), pp. 462–73.

The Soviet Writers' Congress, 1934. The Debate on Socialist Realism and Modernism in the Soviet Union (London, 1977), pp. 15–24.

L.D. Trotsky, The Challenge of the Left Opposition (1926–27) (New York, 1980), pp. 301–94.

L. Trotsky, The Revolution Betrayed. What is the Soviet Union and Where is it Going? (New York, 1970), pp. 86–114, 273–90.

N.I. Bukharin, Selected Writings on the State and the Transition to Communism, ed. R. Day (Nottingham, 1982), pp. 209–62.

J. Von Geldern, R. Stites (eds.), Mass Culture in Soviet Russia. Tales, Poems, Songs, Movies, Plays and Folklore, 1917–1953, (Bloomington, Indiana, 1995), pp. 123–7, 128–38, 139–41, 153–6, 212–13, 216–27, 234–8, 260–6, 271–2, 280–3, 283–5, 296–9, 315–19, 320–1, 328–30.

V. Garros, N. Korenevskaia, and T. Laushen (eds.), Intimacy and Terror. Soviet Diaries of the 1930s (New York, 1995), pp. 112–21, 125–8, 158–63, 257–61, 273–83.

V. Serge, Memoirs of a Revolutionary, 1901–1941, trans. P. Sedgewick (Oxford, 1963), pp. 209–25, 244–61.

E. Lyons, Assignment in Utopia (London, 1938), pp. 114–33, 413–27.

M. Hindus, Red Bread (London, 1931), pp. 235–50.

Lev Kopelev, The Education of a True Believer, trans. Gary Kern (New York, 1980), pp. 248–67.

V. Kravchenko, I Chose Freedom. The Personal and Political Life of a Soviet Official (London, 1947), pp. 206–20.

J. Scott, Behind the Urals. An American Worker in Russia's City of Steel (Bloomington, Indiana, 1973), pp. 137–70, 173–206.

A. Orlov, The Secret History of Stalin's Crimes (London, 1954), pp. 17–71.

N.S. Khrushchev, Khrushchev Remembers, trans. by Strobe Talbott (London, 1971), pp. 75–89.

R. Taylor and I. Christie, The Film Factory. Russian and Soviet Cinema in Documents (1988), pp. 198–200, 225–37, 253–4, 259–64, 286–90, 325.

D.P. Shostakovich, Testimony. The Memoirs of Dmitri Shostakovich (1981), pp. 106–22, 135, 183–4, 265–6.

N. Mandelshtam, Hope against Hope. A Memoir, trans. M. Hayward (London, 1971), pp. 3–70.

E.S. Ginzburg, Into the Whirlwind, trans. P. Stevenson and M. Harari (London, 1989), pp. 11–64.

The following sources are also prescribed:

S. Eisenstein, October (1927).

S. Eisenstein, Alexander Nevsky (1938).

D.P. Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5, opus 47 (1937).

The Soviet Political Poster, 1917–1980, selected by N. Baburina (Harmondsworth, 1988), nos. 61, 73, 74, 58, 60, 66, 72, 68, 76, 79, 83.

Recommended further sources:

Ilf and Petrov, The Twelve Chairs, trans. J. Richardson (London, 1971).

M.A. Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita, trans. M. Glenny (London, 1992).

V.P. Kataev, Time Forward, trans. C. Malamuth (New York, 1933).

A. Barmine, One Who Survived (New York, 1945).

Molotov Remembers: Inside Kremlin Politics. Conversations with Felix Chuev, ed. A. Reis (Chicago, 1993), pp. 159–328.'

9 Ibid., p. 336, delete ll. 6–8 and substitute:

`5. Venantius Fortunatus, Personal and Political Poems, trans. J. George (Liverpool, 1995), IV. 26, 28; V. 2; VI. 1, 2, 5; VII. 1, 7, 16; VIII. 2; IX. 1, 4, 5; XI. 6, 23; Appendix 2.

Venantius Fortunatus, Poems, Preface; I. 20; II. 10; III. 5, 7, 12, 18; IV. 4, 5; V. 3, 5; VIII. 12; X. 12; XI. 9; Appendix 1 (in typescript translation) (Xerox).

King Chilperic, Poem in Honour of St. Medard (in typescript translation) (Xerox).'

10 Ibid., p. 337, delete l. 42 and substitute:

`3. William of Poitiers, Gesta Guillelmi, ed. M. Chibnall

(Oxford Medieval Texts, 1998).'.

11 Ibid., p. 338, l. 27, delete `221,'.

12 Ibid., after l. 42, insert:

`10. *Holme Lacy cyrograph.'.

13 Ibid., ll. 43, 44, 47, and p. 339, l. 1, renumber existing cll. 10–13 `11'–`14' respectively.

14 Ibid., p. 339, l. 2, delete `41–6' and insert `41–2, 44–6'.

15 Ibid., after l. 29 insert:

`5. Saint Francis and Saint Clare All texts are in English translation

1. Francis, `Rules I and II', `Rule for Hermitages', `Testament', in R.J. Armstrong and I.C. Brady (eds.), St Francis and St Clare. The Complete Works (SPCK, London, 1983), pp. 108– 45, 147–8, 153–6.

2.Francis. `Admonitions, Canticle of Brother Sun', ibid., pp. 25–39.

3. Francis. `Letter to the Entire Order, Letter to the Faithful', ibid., pp. 55–73.

4. Francis. `Exhortations to Clare', ibid., pp. 44–6.

5. Clare, `Rule' and `Testament', ibid., pp. 209–32.

6. Clare, `Letters to Agnes of Prague and Ermentrude of Bruges', ibid., pp. 190–207.

7. Thomas of Celano, `First Life' and `Second Life' of St Francis, in M.A. Habig (ed.), St Francis of Assisi. Omnibus of Sources (SPCK, London, 1973, third edn.), pp. 227–354, 359–543.

8. Bonaventura, The Longer Life of St Francis, ibid., pp. 631– 787.

9. Thomas of Clano, attr., `Life of St Clare', in R.J. Armstrong (ed.), Clare of Assisi: Early Documents (Paulist Press, New York, 1988).

10. `The Writings of Leo, Rufino and Angelo', in R. Brooke (ed.), Scripta Leonis, Rufini et Angeli sociorum s. Francisci: The Writings of Leo, Rufino and Angelo, Companions of St. Francis, Oxford Medieval Texts (Oxford, 1970), pp. 89–291.

11. `The Life of Blessed Brother Giles', ibid., pp. 318–49.

12. Francis, `The Little Flowers', in Habig, Francis. Omnibus of Sources, op. cit., pp. 1301–500.

13. Jordan of Giano, `Chronica', in R. Brooke, The Coming of the Friars, Historical Studies: Problems and Documents, 24 (Allen and Unwin, London, 1975), pp. 205–13.

14. Extracts from Thomas of Eccleston, Robert Grosseteste, Matthew Paris, and the Annals of Dunstable, on the friars in England, in H. Rothwell (ed.), English Historical Documents, vol. 3 (London, 1975), pp. 680–7.

15. `Canons of the Fourth Lateran Council', canons 10–16, 20–1, 27–31, 63–7, in English Historical Documents, vol. 3, pp. 643–76.

16. `The Ancient Constitutions of the Friars Preacher [c.1238]', extracts in Brooke, The Coming of the Friars, op. cit., pp. 190–200.

17. Jordan of Saxony, `The Beginnings of the Order of Friars Preacher', extracts in Brooke, ibid., pp. 162–76.

18. Walter Map, `Courtier's Trifles', dist. 1, c. 31, ibid., pp. 151–2.

19. `Letters to Innocent III to the church of Tarragona, and to Durand of Huesca, in W.L. Wakefield and A.P. Evans, Heresies of the High Middle Ages, Records of Civilisation, 81 (New York, Columbia University Press, 1969), pp. 222–8.

20. Burchard of Ursberg, `Chronicle', extract in Wakefield and Evans, op. cit., pp. 228–30.

21. Pierre des Vaux-de-Cernay, `Hystoria Albigensis', Ibid., pp. 235–41.

22. The following papal bulls: Gregory IX, `Quo elongati' (1230); Nicholas III, `Exiit qui seminat' (1279); John XXII, `Quorundam exigit' (1317), `Quia nonnunquam' (1322), `Ad conditorem canonum' (1322), `Cum inter nonnullos' (1323). An English translation of these is available in the Modern History Faculty Library.'

16 Ibid., pp. 340–63, passim, renumber existing papers `[5]'–`[22]' as `6'–`23' respectively.

17 Ibid., p. 365, l. 37, delete `the Board of the Faculty' and substitute `the Examiners for the Honour School'.

18 Ibid., p. 366, delete ll. 20—6, and renumber cll. 7 and 8 as 6 and 7 respectively.

19 Ibid., l. 48, delete `The top copy shall be submitted to the examiners.'

20 Ibid., after l. 48, insert new cl. 8 as follows:

`8. All candidates must submit two copies of their theses, addressed to the Chairman of the Examiners, Honour School of Modern History, Examination Schools, Oxford, not later than noon on Monday of the first week of Trinity Full Term in which they are presenting themselves for examination. Every candidate shall present a certificate, signed by him or herself and by a college tutor, in a separate envelope bearing the candidate's examination number, addressed to the Chairman of the Examiners. The certificate (forms are available from the Faculty Office) should declare that (a) the thesis is the candidate's own work, (b) that no substantial portion of it has been presented for any other degree course or examination, (c) that it does not exceed 15,000 words in length.'

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 310, l. 48, after `as defined by decree of Council,', insert `and candidates who have passed the First Public Examination in a course other than Modern History,'.

2 Ibid., p. 367, l. 6, after `their thesis.' insert:

`No candidate may present a thesis in replacement of a period of General or of British History, the subject matter of which falls within the parameters of a Further or Special Subject paper which the candidate proposes to offer for the FHS examination.'

(b) M.St. in Historical Research

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 697, l. 42, delete `sixth week of Hilary' and substitute `fifth week of Trinity'.

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

Honour School of Modern History and English

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

See 7 (a) (i) above.

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

See 7 (a) (ii) above.

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9 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Literae Humaniores

Honour School of Ancient and Modern History

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

See 7 (a) (i) above.

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

See 7 (a) (ii) above.

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

Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

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

See 7 (a) (i) above.

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

See 7 (a) (ii) above.

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11 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Social Studies

Honour School of Modern History and Economics

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

See 7 (a) (i) above.

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

See 7 (a) (ii) above.

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12 Committee on Continuing Education

(a) Postgraduate Certificate in Evidence-based Health Care

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

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 965, insert the following as new clause 6:

`A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 2(b)–2(c) above may be permitted to re-submit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination in which he or she has failed to satisfy the examiners on one further occasion only, normally not later than one year after the initial failure'.

(b) Postgraduate Diploma in Evidence-based Health Care

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

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 968, insert the following as new clause 67:

`A candidate who fails to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 2(b)–2(d) above may be permitted to re-submit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination in which he or she has failed to satisfy the examiners on one further occasion only, normally not later than one year after the initial failure'.

(c) M.Sc. in Evidence-based Health Care

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

In Examination Decrees, 1997, p. 765, l. 26, add the following:

`This shall normally be within one year of the initial failure'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to N.S.R. BROOKE, Queen's, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `The study of human cerebral metabolism using 32phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy'.

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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

E.J. ROBSON, Linacre: `Gender, space, and empowerment in rural Hausaland, northern Nigeria'.
Jesus, Wednesday, 4 February, 2 p.m.
Examiners: S. Jackson, P.O. Daley.

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Biological Sciences

P. STEWART, Lady Margaret Hall: `Social behaviour of the badger (Meles meles)'.
Department of Zoology, Thursday, 5 February, 11 a.m.
Examiners: T.H. Clutton-Brock, M.S. Dawkins.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

E.M.J. NYE, St Anne's: `From nuances to impertinence: linguistic and aesthetic theory in the French Enlightenment'.
Trinity, Thursday, 29 January, 10 a.m.
Examiners: G.J. Mallinson, R.E.A. Waller.

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Modern History

S. CAWSEY, Balliol: `Royal eloquence in the Spanish peninsula with particular reference to the crown of Aragon: c.1200–1410'.
Examination Schools, Friday, 30 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.I. Catto, J. Lawrence.

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Physical Sciences

J.M. BAILEY, Oriel: `Synthetic studies towards zaragozic acid A– Squalestin S1'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Thursday, 22 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A. Armstrong, G.W.J. Fleet.

XIN CHEN, Balliol: `Monte Carlo simulation and analyses of backgrounds in the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory'.
Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Monday, 19 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: R. Walczak, C. Waltham.

R. DAVIES, Somerville: `Structure and evolution of star formation in star-burst galaxies and AGN'.
Nuclear and Astrophysics Laboratory, Monday, 19 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P.W.J.L. Brand, L. Miller.

YUSHENG DOU, St Hugh's: `The electronic structure of post-transition metal oxides studies by photoemission spectroscopy'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 20 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: P.A. Cox, J.A.D. Matthew.

I.N. HOUSON, Wadham: `Ring expansions in the synthesis of di- and tri-lactams'.
Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Saturday, 7 February, 11.30 a.m.
Examiners: E.J. Thomas, C.J. Schofield.

C. MORGAN, Pembroke: `The optimisation of the heat treatment of BI-2212'.
Department of Engineering Science, Thursday, 22 January, 11.50 a.m.
Examiners: C. Beduz, D. Dew-Hughes.

L. PURTON, Hertford: `Geochemical approaches to the problems of Nummulitic life habit and habitat in the Eocene'.
Department of Earth Sciences, Friday, 6 February, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: P. Pearson, H.C. Jenkyns.

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Physiological Sciences

J.R. HIGHLEY, Linacre: `The asymmetry, interhemispheric connectivity, and gyral structure of the brain in schizophrenia: a post-mortem study'.
Department of Physiology, Monday, 16 February, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J. Stein, W. Deakin.

K. KIESSLING, Corpus Christi: `The importance of amino acids for red blood cells'.
University Laboratory of Physiology, Friday, 16 January, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: C.C. Ashley, G.E. Mann.

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Social Studies

N. BATINI, St Antony's: `Alternative nominal anchors for the conduct of European monetary policy in the 1990s'.
St Hilda's, Tuesday, 27 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: MB. Gregory, S. Wren-Lewis.

J. BOONE, Nuffield: `Essays in growth theory'.
All Souls, Friday, 30 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: D. Ulph, J.S. Vickers.

C. BRADDICK, St Antony's: `Japan and the Sino-Soviet alliance, 1950–64'.
St Antony's, Friday, 16 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: I. Nish, R.J. Foot.

J.E. CASTRO, St Antony's: `Water, power, and citizenship. Contemporary social struggles in the Valley of Mexico: a long-term perspective'.
Nuffield, Friday, 16 January, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J. Goudsblom, L.A. Whitehead.

H.F. WEEDS, Merton: `R&D, uncertainty and irreversibility'.
Nuffield, Friday, 16 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Cripps, Hyun Song Slin.

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