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Oxford University Gazette, 24 June 2005: Examinations and Boards

APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS

Humanities Division

Reappointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

DR A.F.F. GREEN, BA (PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow of Brasenose. University Lecturer (CUF) in Modern History. From 1 October 2005 until the retiring age.

Conferment of title

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

DR T. YEE (BA Sydney, DEA, Doctorate Paris). Student of Christ Church. Title of University Lecturer (CUF) in French. From 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2009.

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Reconferment of title

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF) PROFESSOR LYNDAL ANNE ROPER (BA Melbourne, PH.D. London), Fellow of Balliol. Title of University Lecturer (CUF) in Early Modern European History. From 1 October 2005 until the retiring age.

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Social Sciences Division

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

DR DANA BROWN, M.PHIL. (BA Rutgers, PH.D. MIT), Fellow and Tutor of Lady Margaret Hall. University Lecturer in International Business. From 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2010.

DR E. GOH, BA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of St Anne's. Temporary University Lecturer in International Relations. From 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2009.

DR ERIC THUN (BA Princeton, PH.D. Harvard), Fellow of Brasenose. Peter Moores University Lecturer in Chinese Business Studies. From 1 September 2005 until 31 August 2010.

DR CÉLINE ROCHON (B.SC, M.SC. Ottawa, MA, PH.D. Louvain), Fellow of Oriel. University Lecturer in Finance. From 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2010.

DR P. CHAISTY (BA, PH.D. Leeds), Fellow of St Antony's. University Lecturer in Russian Politics. From 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2010.

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT FELLOW

ROBERT F. TRAGER (BA Middlebury College, M.SC. London, PH.D. Columbia). Career Development Fellow in Department of Politics and International Relations. From 1 September 2005 until 30 August 2008.

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Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

DR OREN SUSSMAN (BA, MA, PH.D. Hebrew University). University Lecturer in Management Studies. From 1 September 2005 until the retiring age.

DR L. ZEDNER BA, D.PHIL. University Lecturer in Law (Professor in Criminal Justice). From 1 October 2005 until the retiring age.

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Change of post

DR D.P. MYATT, D.PHIL. (B.SC. (Econ.) London, PH.D. MIT). Transfer from University Lecturer to Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Economics. From 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2010.

DR DAVID MCBEATH ANDERSON (BA Sussex, PH.D. Cambridge). University Lecturer in African Politics in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Department of Politics and Internal Relations. From 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2007.

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Employment beyond normal retirement date

PROFESSOR K. SYLVA, Professor of Educational Psychology. From 1 October 2005 to 31 December 2007 (50 per cent, pro rata).

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Conferment of title

UNIVERSITY LECTURER (CUF)

DR JAMES J. EDELMAN, D.PHIL. (LL.B., B.ECON., B.COMM. Western Australia). Title of University Lecture (CUF) in Law. From 1 September 2005 to 31 August 2010.

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Extension of appointment

DR V. LECHENE, MA (M.SC. (econ.), DEA, PH.D. EHESS, Paris). Temporary University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 October 2005 to 30 September 2007.

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M.SC. IN NEUROSCIENCE 2005--6

The following dates apply to the M.Sc. in Neuroscience course for the academic year 2005–6:

Qualifying examination : Wednesday, 7 December 2005.

Resit (if necessary) : Friday, 6 January 2006.

Oral presentation of first dissertation : Wednesday, 5 April 2006.

Submission of first dissertation : Friday, 21 April 2006.

Poster presentations of second dissertation : Friday, 4 August 2006.

Submission of second dissertation : Friday, 18 August 2006.

Viva voce examinations : Wednesday and Thursday, 6 and 7 September 2006.


CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by boards of faculties will come into effect on 8 July.

1 Board of the Faculty of Classics

(a) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 308, l. 47, delete '1–15' and substitute '1–12'.

2 Ibid., p. 310, l. 38, delete 'IV' and substitute 'VI'.

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(b) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 201, l. 40, after 'essay' delete ']'.

2 Ibid., after 'French,', insert ']'.

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(c) Honour Moderations in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 72, l. 15, delete '1988' and substitute '1998'.

2 Ibid., l. 22, delete 'Against Catiline I–IV; Asconius' and substitute 'In Catilinam I–IV, Pro Sulla ; Asconius'.

3 Ibid., after l. 44 insert:

'3. Further Latin Candidates will be required to show an intermediate level knowledge of Latin grammar and vocabulary.

The set texts for the course are: Cicero, letters in D. R. Shackleton Bailey, Cicero: Select Letters (Cambridge, 1980), nrs. 9, 17, 23, 27, 39, 42– 43, 45; Tacitus, Agricola ; Pliny, letters in A.N. Sherwin White, Fifty Letters of Pliny , second edition (Oxford, 1969), 25, 26 (= Ep . , 6.16 and 6.20). The paper will consist of a passage of unseen translation, and three further passages for translation, one from each author. Candidates will also be expected to indicate the context of each of the seen passages.'

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(d) Preliminary Examination in Classics

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, delete from l. 5 on p. 121 to l. 6 on p. 124 and substitute:

'Special Regulations for the Preliminary Examination in Classics

A

1. The subjects of the examination shall be as prescribed by regulation from time to time by the Board of the Faculty of Classics and the Board of the Faculty of Philosophy.

2. A candidate shall be deemed to have passed the examination if he or she shall have satisfied the Moderators in all four subjects: provided that he or she shall have passed in not less than three of the four subjects at one and the same examination.

3. A candidate shall be allowed to offer himself or herself for examination in one or four subjects: provided that no candidate may offer a single subject unless he or she has already satisfied the Moderators in three subjects.

4. The Moderators shall not publish the name of any candidate as having satisfied them in only one subject, unless that subject shall have been offered by the candidate as a single subject.

5. In the case of candidates who have satisfied the Moderators in four subjects at a single examination, the Moderators may award a Distinction to those of special merit.

B

Candidates shall take one of the following courses: IA, IB, IC, IIA, IIB.

Course IA

The examination will consist of the following papers.

I–II. Texts and Contexts

All candidates must offer 'Texts and Contexts' listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IA, papers III and IV.

III. Special Subject

All candidates must offer one of the Special Subjects listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IA, papers V and VI.

IV. Unprepared Translation from Greek and Latin

One paper (three hours).


Course IB

The examination will consist of the following papers.

I–II. Texts and Contexts

All candidates must offer 'Texts and Contexts' listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IB, papers III and IV.

III. Special Subject

All candidates must offer one of the Special Subjects listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IB, papers V and VI.

IV. Unprepared Translation from Latin, with simpler Unprepared Translation from Greek

One paper (three hours).


Course IC

The examination will consist of the following papers.

I–II. Texts and Contexts

All candidates must offer 'Texts and Contexts' listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IC, papers III and IV.

III. Special Subject

All candidates must offer one of the Special Subjects listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IC, papers V and VI.

IV. Unprepared Translation from Greek, with simpler Unprepared Translation from Latin

One paper (three hours).


Course IIA

The examination will consist of the following papers.

I–II. Texts and Contexts

All candidates must offer 'Texts and Contexts' listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IIA, papers II and III.

III. Special Subject

All candidates must offer one of the Special Subjects listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IIA, papers IV and V.

IV. Unprepared Translation from Latin

One paper (three hours).


Course IIB

The examination will consist of the following papers.

I–II. Texts and Contexts

All candidates must offer 'Texts and Contexts' listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IIB, papers II and III.

III. Special Subject

All candidates must offer one of the Special Subjects listed under Honour Moderations in Classics Course IIB, papers IV and V.

IV. Unprepared Translation from Greek

One paper (3 hours).'

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(e) Honour Moderations in Classics

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 92, l. 11, delete '1–544' and substitute '1–546'.

2 Ibid., p. 93, l. 25, delete 'Crawley (reissued Everyman, 1993)' and substitute 'S. Lattimore (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998)'.

3 Ibid., p. 96, l. 11, delete '1–544' and substitute '1–546'.

4 Ibid., p. 98, l. 43, delete '1–544' and substitute '1–546'.

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(f) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 302, l. 5, delete 'XIV.I'and substitute 'XIV.1', and delete 'XV.II'and substitute 'XV.11'.

2 Ibid., p. 302, l. 6, delete 'X.II'and substitute 'X.11'.

3 Ibid, p. 302, delete l. 8.

4 Ibid., p. 320, l. 18, delete 'the Chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Classics'and substitute 'the Administrative Officer (Academic) of the Faculty of Classics'.

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(g) Honour School of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 182, after l. 38, insert:

'This option is not available to those who have taken paper C3 Further Latin in Honour Moderations in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History.'

2 Ibid., p. 183, ll. 1–2, delete 'and two further passages for translation, one from each set text'and substitute 'and three further passages for translation, one from each author. Candidates will also be expected to indicate the context of each of the seen passages.'

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(h) M.Phil. in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 611, l. 51, to p. 612, l. 4, delete 'six pre-submitted essays.. . word–count must be included).'and substitute 'four pre-submitted essays.'

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(i) M.St. in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 703, l. 31, delete 'All those submitting options examined by pre-submitted essays must' and substitute 'Those submitting two options examined by pre-submitted essays must, and those submitting one option examined by pre-submitted essays may,'.

2 Ibid., after l. 38 insert:

'Those submitting one option examined by pre-submitted essays should offer the proposed titles for their essays by Friday of the first week of Trinity of Full Term, if they have not already submitted their titles by Friday of first week of Hilary Full Term.'

3 Ibid., ll. 46–9, delete 'At least two.. . Trinity Full Term'and substitute 'Any two essays the titles for which have been submitted by Friday of first week of Hilary Term must be sent as above to arrive not later than noon on the Thursday of the sixth week of Trinity Full Term'.

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2 Boards of the Faculties of Classics and Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

(i) With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 198, l. 11, delete '[Honour Moderations in Classics Course IA, Paper I]'and substitute:

'One paper (3 hours) of translation and questions. A passage for translation will be set from each of:

(i) Iliad I–XII and

(ii) Iliad XIII–XXIV. Candidates will be required to translate both passages and to answer three questions. They will also be required to scan a short passage.'

2 Ibid., p. 200, l. 33, after 'Modern Languages' insert:

', the competent authority for dealing with proposals shall be the standing joint committee for Classics and Modern Languages, and proposals should be submitted to the chairman of that committee'.

(ii) With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 198, l. 42, delete 'V'.

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3 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

M.Phil. in Oriental Studies (viii): Islamic Art and Archaeology

With effect from October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 635, l. 46, after 'in which the examination is taken' insert ', and (viii) below, in which the thesis should be presented at least fourteen days before the first day of the examination'.

2 Ibid., p. 643, l. 42, after 'board.' insert:

'Applications for approval of the thesis title must be submitted to the Secretary, Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, on or before Monday in the sixth week of Trinity Full Term in the academic year preceding that in which the examination is to be taken. Applications for approval of the final title of the thesis must be submitted to the Secretary, Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies, on or before Monday in the sixth week of Hilary Full Term in the academic year in which the examination is to be taken. The thesis* must be submitted to the Clerk of the Schools at least fourteen days before the first day of the examination.'

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4 Board of the Faculty of Theology

Postgraduate Diploma in Theology

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 1025, l. 20, delete 'Genesis 1–4 and 6–8' and substitute 'Genesis 1–4'.

2 Ibid., l. 27, delete 'Isaiah 1, 2, 6, and 7' and substitute 'Isaiah 1, 6, and 7'.

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