Notices

  • Thursday 2 June 2011
  • NO. 4955
  • VOL. 141

General notices

Encaenia

Sheldonian Theatre

At the Encaenia to be held in the Sheldonian Theatre on Wednesday, 29 June, the Curators of the Theatre propose to allot seats as follows, and subject to availability, to those who apply for tickets:

(a) one visitor's ticket each to Heads of Houses, Canons of Christ Church, members of Council, and certain other persons holding official positions in the University;

(b) one visitor's ticket to each Professor;

(c) one ticket to each member of Convocation (i.e. any matriculated member of the University on whom any degree of the University has been conferred, or any member of Congregation who does not hold such a degree).

Applications for tickets in the above categories, stating the name and standing of each person for whom a ticket is requested, should be made not later than Wednesday, 15 June, to the University Card Office, Examination Schools (email: university.card@ox.ac.uk). For security reasons, all requests for tickets must state the names of the persons for whom the tickets are intended.

Tickets for all other members of the University (i.e. those who have not been admitted to any degree of the University) will be distributed through college authorities. All applications for tickets in this category should be made to the college authorities and not to the University Card Office.

The gates and entrances to the Theatre will be opened at 10.45 a.m. and the proceedings will begin at 11.30 a.m. Holders of tickets are requested to be in their places inside the Theatre by 11.15 a.m.

All current members of the University are required to wear subfusc and full academic dress. Doctors will wear their robes and other graduates their hoods.

Computing Laboratory

On 1 June 2011, the Oxford University Computing Laboratory changed its name to the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford. Please update your records accordingly. The departmental website will change to www.cs.ox.ac.uk and email addresses will take the format firstname.lastname@cs.ox.ac.uk rather than firstname.lastname@comlab.ox.ac.uk.

Appointments

Humanities

Jeremy Griffiths Professorship of Medieval English Palaeography

Daniel Wakelin, BA MPhil PhD Camb, University Lecturer in English, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge and Fellow in English, Christ's College, Cambridge, has been appointed to the Jeremy Griffiths Professorship of Medieval English Palaeography within the Faculty of English Language and Literature with effect from 1 October 2011.

Dr Wakelin will be a fellow of St Hilda's.

Social Sciences

Appointments

Dr M. Clarke, BA MPhil DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Keble. University Lecturer in Anthropology.  From 1 October 2011 to 30 September 2016.

Dr D. Leopold, MA DPhil Oxf, MA Sussex. Fellow of Mansfield. University Lecturer in Political Theory. From 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2016.

Dr I. C. Thompson, BA Leicester, MA Victoria, PGCE Bath, PhD Bristol. Fellow  of St Hugh's. University Lecturer in Education (English). From 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2016.

Dr J. Abeler, BSc Aachen, MSc Karlsruhe, PhD Bonn. Fellow of St Anne's. University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2016.

Dr N. Sud, BA Delhi, MA Mumbai, MPhil DPhil Oxf. Fellow of Wolfson. University Lecturer in Development Studies. From  1 October 2011 to 30 September 2016.

Mr J. Rowbottom, BA Oxf, LLM New York, Fellow of University College. Title of CUF Lecturer in Law. From 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2016.

Dr S. Douglas, BCL MPhil DPhil Oxf, LLB Liverpool. Fellow of Jesus. University Lecturer (CUF) in Law. From 1 October 2011 to 30 September 2016.

Reappointments

Dr M. Biggs, MA PhD Harvard. Fellow of St Cross. University Lecturer in Sociology. From 1 July 2011 to the retiring age.

Dr X. Fu, BSc Huazhong, MSc Hunan, MSc PhD Lanc. Fellow of Green Templeton. University Lecturer in Development Studies. From 1 September 2011 to the retiring age.

Dr R. A. Williams, BA BCL Oxf, PhD California. Fellow of Pembroke. University Lecturer (CUF) in Law. From 1 April 2011 to the retiring age.

Dr M. Bosworth, MPhil PhD Cambridge. Fellow of St Cross. University Lecturer in Criminology. From 1 October 2011 to the retiring age.

Dr C. S. Dolan, BA Colorado, MA PhD State University of New York. Fellow of Green Templeton.  University Lecturer in Management Studies. From 1 February 2012 to the retiring age.

Release of Titular Post

Dr A. Braun, Laurea Genoa, PhD Trento. Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. Release of titular post. CUF Lecturer in Law.  From 1 October 2011.

Electoral Boards

Composition of an Electoral Board

The composition of the electoral board to the post below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is as follows:

Professorship of Informatics

  Appointed by
Professor I. Walmsley Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The President, St John's ex officio
Professor A. Cohn Council
Professor R. Tarjan Council
Professor J. Feigenbaum MPLS Divisional Board
Professor A. Halliday MPLS Divisional Board
Professor S. Pulman MPLS Divisional Board
Professor A.W. Roscoe MPLS Divisional Board
Dr J. Ouaknine St John's
              

Revised composition of an Electoral Board

The composition of the electoral board to the post below, proceedings to fill which are currently in progress, is now as follows:

BP Professorship of Information Engineering

  Appointed by
The President, St John's Mr Vice-Chancellor1
The Warden, Keble ex officio
Professor J. Kittler Council
Professor P. Donnelly Council
Professor A. Halliday Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board
Professor Z. Ghahramani Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board
Professor G. Gottlob Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board
Professor G. Houlsby Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board
Dr P. Probert Smith Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board
Professor P. Taylor Keble
1Appointed by Mr Vice-Chancellor under the provisions of Statute IX, Sect. 10 and 11 (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, p. 108).

Musical Events

The M@SH Research Centre for Experimental Music at St. Hilda's

ear:M@SH festival

Advance tickets available from Tickets Oxford on Oxford 305305, at www.ticketsoxford.com and in person by visiting Tickets Oxford at The Oxford Playhouse.

MASH 10 – 8 p.m., 13 June, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building.

The Graduate Composers of Oxford University. This programme exhibits music from current graduate students: Huw Catchpole-Davies, Chris Ferebee, Samantha Fernando, Chris Garrard, Luke Lewis, Liz Mowforth and Des Oliver.

MASH 11 – 7.30 p.m., 18 June: M@SH Ensemble at Modern Art Oxford.

Improvised and new music responding to the work of Haegue Yang. This performance is split into two parts, the first in the basement of Modern Art Oxford where Yang's work is currently on display in the galleries; the second in the new yard space.

Exhibitions

Pitt Rivers Museum

Admission, exhibitions and events free.  Access via the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Opening hours: 10 a.m.–4.30 p.m. Tuesday–Sunday (and Bank Holiday Monday); noon–4.30 p.m. Monday. For more information contact: www.prm.ox.ac.uk, prm@prm.ox.ac.uk or Oxford 270927.

The Curious Nature of Objects: Paintings by Sue Johnson

Until 19 June 2011 (case L.11 on the Lower Gallery)

 

An exhibition of new work by artist Sue Johnson inspired by images of General Pitt-Rivers' second collection, in which she explores the nature of objects and imagines their secret lives.

Made for Trade

18 July 2011–27 January 2013

From local markets to global networks, this exhibition offers insights into the world of trade through the Museum's remarkable collections. Part of a five-year project involving ten major European ethnography museums, entitled Ethnography museums and world cultures. Funded with support from the European Commission.

People Apart: Cape Town Survey 1952: Photographs by Bryan Heseltine.

19 July 2011–8 Jan 2012

An extraordinary collection of photographs offers a glimpse into the lives of South Africans who would feel the full force of the apartheid state through the 1950s and beyond. In conjunction with the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies of British Art and Birmingham City University.

Saturday Spotlight

Gallery talks

18 June, 2.30 p.m.: Indian classical dancer and ethnomusicologist Menaka P.P. Bora will give an exciting talk on Indian classical dance and music through a multimedia presentation of lectures, performance, ethnographic film and rare Indian artefacts from the museum's collection.

Subject: 'Music, ankle bells and gestures: a journey of an Indian dancer?'

16 July, 2.30 p.m.: East Oxford Community Archaeology and History Project is involved in researching the landscape and history of the 'other' Oxford, east of the Cherwell, which is full of archaeological and historical interest. Talk by David Griffiths and Jane Harrison.

Subject: 'New insights into the archaeology of East Oxford?'

Family Friendly Activities

Free drop-in activities for children aged 5+. Please note: An adult must accompany children at all activities.

Book Bonanza

Thursday, 2 June to Saturday, 4 June, 1–4 p.m. Pop-up, fold-out, and flip.

Let's go fly a kite

Saturday, 2 July, 1–4 p.m. Make your own Chinese kite and test it out.

Trail: All going on a summer holiday

Saturday, 23 July to Monday, 5 September. A sensory self-guided trail with lots of things to see, hear and touch.