• Thursday 17 May 2012
  • NO. 4989
  • VOL. 142

General notices


Sheldonian Theatre

At the Encaenia to be held in the Sheldonian Theatre on 20 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 House, 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 (ie 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 no later than 6 June to the University Card Office, Examination Schools (email: 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 (ie 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 am and the proceedings will begin at 11.30 am. Holders of tickets are requested to be in their places inside the theatre by 11.15 am.

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.

Park Hospital Exhibition

An exhibition for University staff regarding development proposals for the Park Hospital site and its integration with the Old Road Campus will be held on 28 May between 9 am and 1 pm in the atrium of the Old Road Campus Research Building. Members of the project team will be in attendance to answer your queries. Following this, the exhibition will be open to the public from 2 pm to 7.30 pm on 28 and 29 May, in the same venue. Please contact the event organiser, Suzanne White, with any queries: tel. 0207 493 6693 or email  

Vice-Chancellor's Question Time

Professor Andrew Hamilton will be holding a Question Time session in the Ship Street Centre, Jesus, on 22 May. The event is open to members of Congregation, University and college staff, and students, who are invited to discuss issues with the Vice-Chancellor. The session starts at 4 pm, with refreshments available from 3.30 pm. To reserve a place or submit a question in advance, please email An audio recording will be available after the event at


Social Sciences


Dr E Cohen, BSSc PhD Queen's Belf, Fellow of Wadham. University Lecturer in Cognitive Anthropology. From 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2016.

Professor C de Vries, MA Amsterdam,  PhD VU Amsterdam, Fellow of Lincoln. University Lecturer in Comparative European Politics and Government. Conferment of title of Professor of European Politics. From 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2017.

Ms E Hudson, BSc LLB LLM Melbourne. Career Development Fellow in Law in association with St Peter’s. From 16 January 2012 to 15 January 2015.

Dr K Milewicz, PhD Bern, Dipl Konstanz, Fellow of University College. University Lecturer in International Relations. From 1 September 2012 to 31 August 2017.

Dr F Rauch, MSc LSE, MA PhD Vienna, Fellow of Brasenose. University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2017.

Dr R Sarró, Licenciatura MSc DPhil Barcelona, Fellow of St Antony's. University Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of Africa. From 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2017.

Dr F Zanetti, BA Strath, MA PhD Boston College, PhD Bologna, Fellow of Wadham. University Lecturer in Economics. From 10 September 2012 to 9 September 2017.


Dr N Cheeseman, BA MPhil DPhil Oxf, Fellow of Jesus. University Lecturer in African Politics. From 1 September 2012 to the retiring age.

Dr B Lange, BA PhD Warw, Fellow of Wolfson. University Lecturer in Law and Regulation. From 1 July 2012 to the retiring age.

Dr C Leaver, MA East Ang, PhD Brist, Fellow of Queen’s. University Lecturer in Economics. From 1 October 2012 to the retiring age.

Dr J Lezaun, BA Deusto, MA PhD Cornell, Fellow of Kellogg. James Martin University Lecturer in Science and Technology Governance. From 1 January 2013 to the retiring age.

Dr F Pirie, BSc Lond, BA DPhil Oxf, Fellow of St Cross. University Lecturer in Socio-legal Studies. From 1 July 2012 to the retiring age.

Dr R Schulting, BA MA Simon Fraser, PhD R'dg, PGCE Belf, Fellow of Wolfson. University Lecturer in Scientific and Prehistoric Archaeology. From 1 January 2012 to the retiring age.

Dr K Sheppard, BA BSc Texas, DPhil California, Fellow of Keble. University Lecturer in Financial Economics. From 1 August 2012 to the retiring age.

Recognition of Distinction

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

The following title has been conferred on behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee:

Reed, R C R, BA PhD Camb, Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Engineering Sciences. Professor of Engineering Science with effect from 1 November 2012.

Musical Events

Harris Manchester

Thursday lunchtime Recital Series

The following events will take place at 1.30 pm at Harris Manchester. Admission free, with retiring collection. For additional information, please email:

18 May: Eunjung Kim, traditional Korean music

 24 May: Michael Papadopoulos, organ

 31 May: Nicholas Stefano Prozzillo, organ

 7 June: Anna Steppler, organ

 14 June: Edmund Caird, baritone

St John's

Organ Recital

Sir Michael Scholar will perform works by Bach in St John's chapel at 5.30 pm on 2 June. Free admission; tickets/programmes are available from main lodge one week before the performance.

St Stephen's House

Alps and Spires with the East Oxford Community Choir, Poulenc's 'Gloria', Elgar, Faure and Duggan. Soprano Baptistine Mortier; 18 May, 7.30 pm in St John the Evangelist church (SJE) 109a Iffley Road. Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) at the door or from More information: or