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CONGREGATION 18 November 2003 2 p.m.

Presentation of Vice-Chancellor's Oration

The Oration delivered by Mr Vice-Chancellor on 7 October 2003 will be presented and may be discussed.

¶ The Oration has been published as Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4671.

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CONGREGATION 21 November 2003 11.30 a.m.

Honorary Degree Ceremony

The following honorary degrees will be conferred at a special ceremony to mark the start of the period of office of the new Chancellor of the University.

The Chancellor will preside at the ceremony, which will be held in the Sheldonian Theatre.

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, the Registrar, and the President and Officers of the Oxford University Student Union, to partake of refreshments, meeting him in the Hall of Brasenose College at 10.45 a.m. on Friday, 21 November. Thence they will go in procession to the Sheldonian Theatre.

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 (telephone (2)70243; e-mail: alison.miles@admin.ox.ac.uk), not later than Friday, 14 November. They are reminded that the appropriate Oxford academic dress should be worn.

¶ Arrangements for admission to the Ceremony are published in `Notices'.

Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Divinity

THE MOST REVD T.P.J. RADCLIFFE, OP, MA, Honorary Fellow of St John's College, former Master General of the Dominican Order

Doctor of Civil Law

PROFESSOR G. AMATO, Professor at the European University Institute, Florence, Emeritus Professor of Italian and Comparative Law, University of Rome, former Prime Minster of Italy

W.W. BRADLEY, MA, Worcester College, former Senator from New Jersey, USA

L. BRAHIMI, United Nations Special Representative for Afghanistan

THE RT. HON. THE LORD CARRINGTON, KG, GCMG, CH, MC, PC, Honorary Fellow of St Antony's College, former Secretary of State for Defence, for Energy, and for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

A.W.M. GRAHAM, MA, Master of Balliol College, Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall

DAME JENNIFER JENKINS, DBE, President of the Ancient Monuments Society, former Chairman of the National Trust

SIR COLIN LUCAS, MA, D.PHIL., Vice-Chancellor of the University, Fellow of All Souls College, Honorary Fellow of Balliol and Lincoln Colleges

Doctor of Letters

PROFESSOR J.D. SPENCE, CMG (MA Cambridge; PH.D. Yale), Sterling Professor of History, Yale University

DR M. VARGAS LLOSA, writer

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