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Oxford University Gazette, 3 March 2005:
Prizes, Grants, and Funding


OLSWANG PRIZE

This prize will be awarded to the candidate who, in the opinion of the examiners, writes the best paper in the Introduction to the Law of Copyright and Moral Rights in the Final Honour School of Jurisprudence examination 2005. The value of the prize is £250 and is associated with a gift of £250 of law books to the Bodleian Law Library. No special application is required.

The Olswang Prize replaces the previously advertised Hammonds Prize.

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MANSFIELD COLLEGE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Elfan Rees Joint Scholarship

Mansfield College proposes, jointly with the Department of Politics and International Relations, to award a scholarship from 1 October 2005, tenable at Mansfield College for up to two years, in memory of Dr Elfan Rees. Dr Rees was Adviser on Refugee Affairs to the World Council of Churches on International Affairs, and was Dale Lecturer at Mansfield College 1974–5.

The scholarship is open to men and women studying or who will be studying at Oxford University towards a higher degree in the field of Politics or International Relations from October 2005. Approved courses include the M.Sc., PRS, M.Phil., M.Litt., or D.Phil. in any branch of Politics. Election is conditional upon the candidate's acceptance by the Department of Politics and International Relations. Mansfield will provide a stipend of £3,000 per annum with a remittance of the college fee and the department will provide £10,000 per annum.

Application forms are available from the Academic Administrator Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF (telephone: Oxford (2)70982, fax: (2)82910, e-mail: linda.given@mansfield.ox.ac.uk). Five copies of the application, including a curriculum vitae and an outline of research interests and/or plans of no more than 800 words, and the names of two referees, should be sent to the Academic Administrator by 11 April. Candidates should ask referees to send references direct to the Academic Administrator, to arrive by this date. The college and department anticipate interviewing short-listed candidates before the end of May.

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

Clara Florio Cooper Memorial Bursary

The Oxford Italian Association invites applications for an open bursary set up by friends and colleagues to commemorate the life and work of Clara Florio Cooper (1947–2004). It is intended to make an annual award of up to £600 to promote graduate research into aspects of Italian culture (including, for instance, travel to consult manuscripts in Italian archives).

Applications should include a brief curriculum vitae, an outline of the research proposed (on no more than one page of A4), and a letter of support from the applicant's supervisor, and should be sent to Dr Franca Pellegrini, the Oxford Italian Association, 47 Wellington Square, Oxford. The closing date is 30 April.

Smaller top-up grants (usually of no more than £100), intended for graduates specifically based in Oxford and working on Italian culture, are also available, and applications should be sent as above.

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