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Oxford University Gazette, 6 December 2007:
Prizes, Grants, and Funding

Curzon Memorial Prize 2008

The Curzon Memorial Prize will be awarded in Hilary Term 2008 for an essay on some aspect of Indian life or history.

The prize has a value of approximately £650 and is open to all members of the University who have not exceeded fifteen terms from matriculation by the closing date for entries (1 February 2008). The prize cannot be awarded a second time to the same person. A second prize may be awarded for an essay of sufficient merit.

Entries should comprise no more than 12,500 words and need not reach that length. A bibliography should be attached. Entries must be sent to Gary Crocker, Secretary of the Board of Management for the Frere Exhibition, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, before 1 February 2008. Essays should be unmarked, but authors are required to send with their entry a separate sheet detailing their name, college, title of their essay, and date of matriculation.

Essays submitted for the prize may be submitted also as theses for the Honour Schools of Modern History, Modern History and Modern Languages, Modern History and Economics, or Oriental Studies, in accordance with the faculty board's regulations.

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Conington Prize 2008

Extension of closing date

The closing date for applications for permission to offer an intended subject has been extended to 14 December 2007.

Applications for permission to offer an intended subject should be sent to the Secretary to the Classics Faculty Board, the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LU, no later than 14 December 2007. In case of doubt the board will determine whether a subject falls within the above field. Three typed copies of the dissertation must reach the Secretary to the Classics Faculty Board on or before 18 January 2008. The dissertations may be written either in English or in Latin, at the choice of the writer.

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