Examinations and Boards

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

TRINITY TERM 1999

Preliminary Examination

Physical Sciences: DR J.M. SYKES, MA, Fellow of Mansfield (address: Department of Materials)

Honour Schools

European and Middle Eastern Languages: DR A.E. PILKINGTON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Jesus

Mathematics and Philosophy: DR J. LOGUE, B.PHIL., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Somerville

Natural Science—Chemistry Part I: PROFESSOR J.M. BROWN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Exeter (address: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry)

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Master of Philosophy

Theology: PROFESSOR J.S.K. WARD, B.LITT., MA, Canon of Christ Church

Qualifying Examination in European Politics and Society: MR A.J. NICHOLLS, B.PHIL., MA, Fellow of St Antony's

Qualifying Examination in Social Anthropology: PROFESSOR W.R. JAMES, B.LITT., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross

Qualifying Examination in Ethnology and Museum Ethnography: PROFESSOR W.R. JAMES, B.LITT., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross

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Master of Studies

History of Art and Visual Culture: DR P.D. CROWTHER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Corpus Christi (address: History of Art)

Korean Studies: DR J.B. LEWIS, MA, Fellow of Wolfson (address: Oriental Institute)

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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 2 April.

1 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

(a) M.St. in Slavonic Studies

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 698, ll. 50, 51, 52 and p. 699, l. 1, in each case after `Russian Literature' insert `,'.

2 Ibid., p. 699, l. 3, after `Russian Social and Political Thought' insert `,'.

3 Ibid., l. 4, after `Russian Religious Philosophy' insert `,'.

4 Ibid., l. 7, after `Polish Literature' insert `,'.

5 Ibid., ll. 11 and 12, in each case, after `The History of Russia' insert `,'.

6 Ibid., delete ll. 13–15 and substitute:

`iv. The History of Russia, 1861–1917 (M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies B.4)'.

7 Ibid., l. 16, after `The Russian Revolution and the Civil War' insert `(M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies B.5)'.

8 Ibid., l. 18, after `Byzantine Civilization and its Expansion' insert `,'.

9 Ibid., delete l. 19.

10 Ibid., delete l. 20 and substitute:

`ii. The History of the Balkans, 1774–1918'.

11 Ibid., delete ll. 21–2 and substitute:

`iii. The History since 1918 of either Bulgaria, or Yugoslavia and its successor states (M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies B.7)'.

12 Ibid., delete ll. 26–30 and substitute:

`ii. The History of Poland and Hungary, 1506–1795 (M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies B.1)

iii. The Habsburg Monarchy, 1790–1918 (M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies B.2)

iv. The History since 1918 of either Poland, or Czechoslovakia and its successor states (M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies B.7)'.

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(b) M.Phil. in Slavonic Studies

With immediate effect

As for the M.St. in Slavonic Studies (see (a) above).

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2 Board of the Faculty of Theology

Diploma in Theology

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

In Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 952, after `at least one must' insert `normally'.

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DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

The Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine has granted leave to G.A. AYIDA, Somerville, to supplicate for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

The evidence submitted by the candidate was entitled: `The role of contrast sonography in the investigation of female subfertility'.

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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:

English Language and Literature

M. DEMATA, St Cross: `Representations of the Ottoman Empire in travel literature, the Edinburgh Review, and Byron's early poetry'.
Hertford, Friday, 23 April, 4 p.m.
Examiners: T.N. Paulin, K. Hanley.

R. EDWARDS, Oriel: `An edition of Alexander Langeley, OFM, Reportatio Super Librum Primum Sententiarum'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 19 April, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.I. Catto, W.J. Courtenay.

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Law

R. PROVOST, St Antony's: `International human rights and humanitarian law—fusion or confusion'.
St Antony's, Thursday, 22 April, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: G.S. Goodwin-Gill, C.J. Greenwood.

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Mathematical Sciences

R. VAUGHAN, Oriel: `Experiments in animal-interactive robotics'.
Balliol, Monday, 22 March, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: D.J. McFarland, J. Hallam.

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Oriental Studies

J. MEYDAM, Queen's: `The organisation of news discourse: a contrastive study of the organisation of Japanese and English newspaper articles with special reference to a case study conducted by Van Dluk'.
Oriental Institute, Monday, 22 March, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: B.W.F. Powell, Y. Huang.

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Physical Sciences

A. SKAE, St Edmund Hall: `The petrology of the Buckland volcanic province, central Queensland, Australia'.
Department of Earth Sciences, Friday, 19 March, 10 a.m.
Examiners: C. MacNiocaill, H. Downes.

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Psychological Studies

G.N. SEBESTYEN, Keble: `Shifting attention based on perception or linguistic information: behavioural and electrophysiological studies'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Friday, 26 March, 9 a.m.
Examiners: V. Walsh, C. Marzi.

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Social Studies

S. ALKIRE, Magdalen: `Operationalising Amartya Sen's capability approach to human development: a framework for identifying "valuable" capabilities'.
All Souls, Friday, 23 April, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: G.A. Cohen, M.J. Desai.

A. DINERMAN, St Antony's: `Objects and relations of state rule: official history, revisionisms, and rural political authority in post-independence Mozambique, 1975–94'.
Nuffield, Monday, 26 April, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: M.A. Vaughan, L. White.

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Committee for Archaeology

C.A. FINN, Queen's: `Fieldwork: archaeology and the poetic past of W.B. Yeats and Seamus Heaney'.
Wolfson, Friday, 19 March, 3.30 p.m.
Examiners: J.H. Stallworthy, R. Bradley.

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