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Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 1 June, unless by that time the Acting Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15) 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:

NANCY S. GILES, Hertford College

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The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises questions to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for an adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice-Chancellor will accordingly declare the statute approved and the preamble adopted without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes, 1997, p. 8).

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1 Encaenia

Mr Vice-Chancellor invites Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, holders of the Oxford Degrees of Doctor of Divinity, Civil Law, Medicine, Letters, Science, and Music, the Proctors, the Assessor, the Public Orator, the Professor of Poetry, and the Acting Registrar to partake of Lord Crewe's Benefaction to the University, meeting him in the Hall of Balliol College at 10.45 a.m. on Wednesday, 24 June. Thence they will go in procession to the Sheldonian Theatre, where will be spoken the Oration in Commemoration of the Benefactors of the University according to the intention of the Right Honourable Nathaniel, Lord Crewe, Bishop of Durham.

Note. Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, and Doctors who propose to accept Mr Vice-Chancellor's invitation, and to be present in the Sheldonian Theatre, are requested to inform his Secretary at the University Offices, Wellington Square, not later than Wednesday, 17 June. They are reminded that, while the academic dress of other universities may (if desired) be worn at the Encaenia Garden Party, the appropriate Oxford academic dress should always be worn at the partaking of Lord Crewe's Benefaction and at the Encaenia Ceremony.

2 Honorary Degrees

Doctors of Civil Law

THE RT. HON. THE LORD MACKAY OF CLASHFERN, KT, PC (BA Cambridge; MA, LLB Edinburgh), FRSE, Honorary Fellow of Girton and Trinity Colleges, Cambridge, Chancellor of Heriot- Watt University, formerly Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain

SADAKO OGATA (BA Sacred Heart, Tokyo; MA Georgetown; PH.D. California), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

ALAN JACKSON DOREY, MA, D.PHIL., Emeritus Fellow of Linacre College and Honorary Fellow of Pembroke College, formerly Registrar of the University

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Doctors of Letters

MARGARET ATWOOD, CC (BA Toronto; AM Radcliffe College), FRSC, writer

NEIL MACGREGOR, MA, Honorary Fellow of New College, Director of the National Gallery

PROFESSOR SIR JAMES MIRRLEES, MA (MA Edinburgh; MA, PH.D. Cambridge), FBA, Emeritus Fellow of Nuffield College, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge, formerly Edgeworth Professor of Economics

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER RICKS, B.LITT., MA, FBA, Honorary Fellow of Balliol and Worcester Colleges, Professor at Boston University, formerly University Lecturer (CUF) in English Language and Literature

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Doctors of Science

SIR MICHAEL ATIYAH, OM, MA (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), FRS, FRSE, Honorary Fellow of St Catherine's College, Fellow (and formerly Master) of Trinity College, Cambridge, formerly Royal Society Research Professor in Mathematics

PROFESSOR ROBERT HINDE, CBE, MA, D.PHIL. (MA, SC.D. Cambridge), FRS, Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, Fellow (and formerly Master) of St John's College, Cambridge, formerly Royal Society Research Professor, University of Cambridge, and Honorary Director of the Medical Research Council Unit on the Development and Integration of Behaviour

¶ Arrangements for admission to the Sheldonian Theatre, which will be by ticket only, are published in `Notices' below.

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