Examinations and Boards

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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

J. JHUTTI, Wolfson: `A study of changes in marriage practices among the Sikhs in Britain'.
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Monday, 30 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.J. Banks, E.M. Nesbitt.

C. SALAMANDRA, Linacre: `The construction of social identity in contemporary Damascus'.
Examination Schools, Tuesday, 1 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J. Piscatori, D. Miller.

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Biological Sciences

A. MAY, Jesus: `Structural studies on cell adhesion molecules'.
Rodney Porter Building, Wednesday, 2 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: K. Drickamer, G.L. Taylor.

S. RENDELL, Linacre: `Population genetic structure of Faiderbia albida'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Friday, 8 January, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J. Burley, A. Gillies.

M.R. RAWLINS, St Catherine's: `Glutathione sythetase in Arabidopsis thaliana'.
Department of Plant Sciences, Friday, 27 November, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M.D. Fricker, C. Foyer.

J. WILLIAMS, New College: `A mathematical model of the dynamics of hepatitis B virus transmission in the UK under the influence of different vaccination control strategies'.
Department of Zoology, Tuesday, 5 January, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: N.M. Ferguson, A. Hall.

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Clinical Medicine

J. WHITELEY, Green College: `Biomathematical models for some respiratory forcing techniques'.
Mathematical Institute, Friday, 11 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: A.C. Fowler, D.T. Delphy.

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English Language and Literature

M. MCFALL, Corpus Christi: `John Collier (1901–80): life and works'.
Merton, Tuesday, 15 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J. Briggs, J. Carey.

S.S. SANDHU, Wolfson: `Calling London: descriptions of the English metropolis by African, Caribbean, and South Asian writers, 1722–1998'.
St Cross Building, Tuesday, 1 December, 12.30 p.m.
Examiners: D. Dabydeen, K. Flint.

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Law

T. SCHLUETER, St John's: `Banks as financial advisers—a comparative study in English and German law'.
Brasenose, Thursday, 10 December, 11.15 a.m.
Examiners: B.A. Rudden, E. Lomnicka.

N. STEGERHOEK, Wolfson: `The socio-legal comparison of Welfare Acts'.
Brasenose, Monday, 7 December, 11.15 a.m.
Examiners: B.A. Rudden, T. Goriely.

X. FUENTES TORRIJO, St Antony's: `The criteria of equitable utilisation of international watercourses in general international law'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 14 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: G.S. Goodwin-Gill, C. Gray.

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Medieval and Modern Languages

A. CHARLTON, New College: `Blueprints and buildings: constructing the French fictional Utopia 1761–95'.
Examination Schools, Wednesday, 2 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: N.E. Cronk, D.A. Coward.

S.H. GODDARD, St John's: `Flaubert and the literature of classical antiquity'.
Somerville, Wednesday, 16 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: A.J. Tooke, A. Green.

A. PRICE, Jesus: `The relationship between reader and text, with reference to the writing of Robin Llewellyn'.
The Abbey, University College of Wales, Swansea (with the approval of the Proctors), Wednesday, 9 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: M. Wynn Thomas, J. Aaron.

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Modern History

D.J. ASHTON, Exeter: `The Tudor state and the politics of the county: the great gentry of Somerset, c.1509–c.1558'.
Keble, Wednesday, 16 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: I.W. Archer, A.J. Pollard.

M. GRIMLEY, Merton: `Citizenship, community, and the Church of England: Anglican theories of the state c.1926–39'.
St Hugh's, Monday, 7 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: H.C.G. Matthew, S. Mews.

E.B. JOHNSTON, Christ Church: `Creating communities: Älites, ideology, and literature in ninth- and tenth-century Ireland'.
Jesus, Friday, 8 January, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: T.M. Charles-Edwards, M. Ní Mhaonaigh.

C. KAUL, Nuffield: `Press and empire: the London press, government news management, and India, c.1900–22'.
Balliol, Wednesday, 20 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.M. Brown, M. Bromley.

E. NELSON, Merton: `The king, the Jesuits, and the French Church (1594–1615)'.
Examination Schools, Monday, 21 December, 2.30 p.m.
Examiners: J. Bergin, D.A. Parrott.

P.D.A. RIXON, Corpus Christi: `The town of Reading, c.1200–c.1542'.
Campion Hall, Monday, 14 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: N.P. Tanner, R.B. Dobson.

S.J. SMALL, Oriel: `Republicanism, patriotism, and radicalism: political thought in Ireland, 1776–98'.
University, Monday, 4 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: T. Bartlett, L.G. Mitchell.

D. TURNER, Brasenose: `Representations of adultery in England, c.1660–c.1740: a study of changing perceptions of marital infidelity in conduct literature, drama, trial publications, and the records of the Court of Arches'.
Keble, Wednesday, 13 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: I.W. Archer, A.J. Fletcher.

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Oriental Studies

E. MARCUS, Wolfson: `Maritime trade in the southern Levant from earliest times through the Middle Bronze IIA period'.
Oriental Institute, Thursday, 10 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: P. Parr, K. Prag.

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Physical Sciences

W.J. AIXILL, Wolfson: `Electrode processes'.
Magdalen, Monday, 21 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: C.D. Bain, A.C. Fisher.

S. FAWCETT, St John's: `Reactions of iron sulphur clusters in proteins'.
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Wednesday, 9 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: R.N.F. Thornely, J.R. Dilworth.

M. ISARD, Magdalen: `Visual motion analysis by probabilistic propagation of conditional density'.
Department of Engineering Science, Monday, 21 December, 10 a.m.
Examiners: S. Maybank, A. Zisserman.

A. IWI, Lady Margaret Hall: `Tropical dynamics and transport associated with extratropical sudden warmings'.
Department of Physics, Monday, 14 December, 10 a.m.
Examiners: J.J. Barnett, J. Thuburn.

A. KOUTOULAKI, Keble: `Study of ozone non-thermal IR emission using ISAMS observations'.
Department of Physics, Tuesday, 1 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.J. Barnett, M. Lopez-Puertas.

J. PINOT DE MOIRA, Wolfson: `Laser studies of atmospheric chemistry'.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Friday, 11 December, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: J.P. Simons, R.A. Cox.

B. NORTH, New College: `Learning dynamical models for visual tracking'.
Department of Engineering Science, Monday, 21 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: J.A. Noble, C.M. Bishop.

I. SCHMOLDT, Oriel: `On the reconstruction of cosmic velocity fields'.
Sub-department of Theoretical Physics, Friday, 18 December, 2 p.m.
Examiners: N.W. Evans, A. Heavens.

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Psychological Studies

B. WRIGHT, Linacre: `Psychological mechanisms of logical transitive inferences in children and adults'.
Department of Experimental Psychology, Monday, 11 January, 10.30 a.m.
Examiners: P.E. Bryant, R. Cowan.

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Social Studies

S. CASEY, Trinity: `Franklin D. Roosevelt, American public opinion, and Nazi Germany, 1941–5'.
All Souls, Thursday, 7 January, 2 p.m.
Examiners: R.J. O'Neill, R. Crockatt.

KIAN TICK LIM, Linacre: `Regionalism in Malaysia's foreign policy, 1957–90: state building, regional organisations, and the continuing Malay dilemma'.
London School of Economics (with the approval of the Proctors), Monday, 30 November, 2.15 p.m.
Examiners: L. Fawcett, M. Leifer.

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Committee for Educational Studies

B. MCCORMACK, Linacre: `An exploration of the theoretical framework underpinning the autonomy of older people in hospital and its relationship to professional nursing practice'.
Examination Schools, Tuesday, 15 December, 1.30 p.m.
Examiners: J. Elliott, S. Redfern.

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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:

English Language and Literature

S. BASU, University: `Kingship in English and Scottish Arthurian romances, 1250–1500'.
University, Monday, 14 December, 11 a.m.
Examiners: E.H. Cooper, C. Batt.

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