23 May 2002 - No 4624



<p>Oxford University Gazette,<br /> Vol. 132, No. 4624: 23 May 2002<br /></p>

Oxford University Gazette

23 May 2002


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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 2002: University Acts<br />

University Acts


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PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION
COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Decree

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following decree,
to come into effect on 7 June.


Decree (1): University composition fees for Home/EU
students
and certain others for 2002--3, and for overseas students for 2003--4

Explanatory note

The Department for Education and Skills has announced that the tuition fee introduced for
award-holding Home/EU undergraduates should be increased from £1,075 to
£1,100 for the year 2002--3, and that the maximum tuition fee to be paid through
publicly funded postgraduate awards will be increased from £2,805 to £2,870.
Clauses 2--4 and 8--9 of the following decree, which has been made by the Planning and
Resource Allocation Committee of Council, effects these changes and related changes for the
coming year. The University awaits an announcement on the levels which will apply in
2002--
3 in respect of students from the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Colleges will be
informed of the position separately once an announcement has been received.

On fees for overseas students, Council has already made a decree setting the levels of
fees for overseas students in 2002--3 (Decree (7) of 24 May 2001, Gazette,
Vol.
131, p. 1045). For a number of years the levels of fees to be charged to overseas students
have been set well in advance. Council has agreed that the levels of fees for overseas
students
should be increased by 4.5 per cent in 2003--4, the same rate used to set overseas fees for
2001--2 and 2002--3. Clauses 11--13 of the following decree set out the level of overseas fees
for 2003--4 accordingly.

Opportunity is taken in clause 5 of this decree to set the fee for Recognised and Visiting
Students, which is half the Category A rate (i.e. £3,741 in 2002--3). Clause 6 sets the
fee for members of the University working on the Foreign Service Course as the Category
B
rate (i.e. £9,975 in 2002--3). Clause 7 makes provision for the level of the fee to be
charged for the Diploma Course in European Studies (intended primarily for Japanese
managers) at the Category C rate (i.e. £18,285 in 2002--3). Clause 10 sets the fee for
the MBA (i.e. £19,600 in 2002--3).

Clause 1 of this decree corrects an obsolete cross-reference.

Text of Decree (1)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 985, l. 15, delete `cl. 14 (i)
(d)' and
substitute `cl. 15 (i) (d)'.

2 Ibid., p. 1059, l. 41, delete `2001--2' and substitute
`2002--3'.

3 Ibid., l. 46, delete `£1,075' and substitute
`£1,100'.

4 Ibid., p. 1060, l. 3, delete `£530' and substitute
`£540'.

5 Ibid., l. 10, delete `£3,582' and substitute
`£3,741'.

6 Ibid., l. 11, delete `£9,546' and substitute
`£9,975'.

7 Ibid., l. 13, delete `£17,499' and substitute
`£18,285'.

8 Ibid., l. 16, delete `2001--2' and substitute `2002--3'.

9 Ibid., l. 20, delete `£2,805' and substitute
`£2,870'.

10 Ibid., l. 26, delete `£18,500' and substitute
`£19,600'.

11 Ibid., delete ll. 38--40 and substitute:

`Category A. Composition fees of [Until 1 September
2003
:
£7,482 (or £3,741 in the case of part-time students)] [From 1
September
2003
: £7,818 (or £3,910 in the case of part-time students)] (or at that
annual rate) shall be paid by:'.

12 Ibid., p. 1061, delete ll. 8--9 and substitute:

`Category B. Composition fees of [Until 1 September
2003
:
£9,975] [From 1 September 2003: £10,424] (or at that
annual
rate) shall be paid by:'.

13 Ibid., p. 1062, delete ll. 4--5 and substitute:

`Category C. Composition fees shall be paid at the annual rate of
[Until
1 September 2003
: £18,285 ] [From 1 September
2003
:
£19,108] by clinical students liable to pay a'.

14 This decree shall be effective from 1 September 2002.

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CONGREGATION 18 May


Conferment of Honorary Degree

The Degree of Master of Arts, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of
Congregation on 19 March 2002, was conferred upon MARGARET GOODALL (BA Leeds).

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY


Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of
Congregation:

Dyer, M., Faculty of Biological Sciences

Eeley, S.E., Kellogg

Mitchell, E., University Offices

Moran, D.P., BA, Christ Church

Russell, R.G.G., MA, DM, St Peter's
Spiers, A.J., Faculty of Biological Sciences

Whitaker, P.J., Wadham

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 2002: University Agenda<br />

University Agenda


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CONGREGATION 19 June


1 Encaenia

Mr Vice-Chancellor invites Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, holders of the Oxford
Degrees of Doctor of Divinity, Civil Law, Medicine, Letters, Science, and Music, the
Proctors, the Assessor, the Public Orator, the Professor of Poetry, the Registrar, the
outgoing
President of the Oxford University Student Union, and the Presidents of the Junior and
Middle
Common Rooms of Merton College, Somerville College, and Linacre College (as being the
colleges of the Proctors and the Assessor) to partake of Lord Crewe's Benefaction to the
University, meeting him in the Hall of Brasenose College at 10.45
a.m.
on
Wednesday, 19 June. Thence they will go in procession to the Sheldonian Theatre, where
will
be spoken the Oration in Commemoration of the Benefactors of the University according to
the intention of the Right Honourable Nathaniel, Lord Crewe, Bishop of Durham.

Note.

Pro-Vice-Chancellors, Heads of Houses, and
Doctors
who propose to accept Mr Vice-Chancellor's invitation, and to be present in the
Sheldonian Theatre
, are requested to inform his Secretary at the University
Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70243; e-mail: alison.miles@admin.ox.ac.uk),
not later than Wednesday, 12 June. They are reminded that, while academic
dress of other universities may (if desired) be worn at the Encaenia Garden Party, the
appropriate Oxford academic dress should always be worn at the partaking of Lord Crewe's
Benefaction and at the Encaenia Ceremony.

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2 Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Civil Law

DAME ROSALYN HIGGINS, DBE (LL.B., MA Cambridge; JSD Yale), FBA, QC, Judge
of the International Court of Justice, The Hague

THE RT. HON. THE LORD ROTHSCHILD, GBE, MA, Christ Church, former Chairman
of the National Heritage Memorial Fund


Doctor of Letters

PROFESSOR JOHN M. COETZEE (MA Cape Town; PH.D. Texas), FRSL, writer,
Professor
of Social Thought, University of Chicago

PAUL SCOFIELD, CH, CBE, actor

PROFESSOR ROMILA THAPAR (BA Punjab; BA, PH.D. London), FBA, Honorary Fellow
of Lady Margaret Hall, Emeritus Professor of Ancient Indian History, Jawaharlal Nehru
University, New Delhi


Doctor of Science

ARNO ALLAN PENZIAS (BS City College of New York; MA, PH.D. Columbia), former
Chief Scientist, Bell Laboratories

PROFESSOR SHIRLEY MARIE TILGHMAN (B.SC. Queen's University, Kingston,
Canada;
PH.D. Temple University, Philadelphia), FRS, President, and Howard A. Prior Professor
of
the Life Sciences, Princeton University

¶ Arrangements for admission to the Sheldonian Theatre, which will be by ticket
only, are published in `Notices' below.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 2002: Notices<br />

Notices


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SPEECH BY THE PUBLIC ORATOR

The following speech was delivered by THE PUBLIC ORATOR in a Congregation held on
Saturday, 18 May, in presenting for the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Civil Law

Miss MARGARET GOODALL

Cum multa sint quibus iure gloriari solet haec Academia, tum hoc certe haud minimum est,
quod Prelum nostrum in prelis omnibus quae academica vocantur locum facile principem,
a
maioribus legatum, a recentioribus defensum, summa universorum consensione sibi vindicat.
equidem suspicor haud paucos esse homines, si totum terrarum orbem scrutari possemus,
quibus ipsum Oxoniae nomen esset ignotum, nisi libros in hac urbe impressos agnoscerent.
gloriam autem non adsequuntur mortales nisi sudore multo, labore conquisitam diuturno;
quem
laborem nos etiam si plerique oculis vix umquam conspicimus ipsi, tamen scimus universi
summis viribus, maxima prudentia urgeri. in mentem veniunt prophetae Danielis verba, in
Bibliothecae nostrae pariete incisa, quae leviter tantum detorta de Prelo dici posse
manifestum
est: Libri scilicet plurimi pertransibunt, et multiplex erit scientia. cuius modi multiplicatio
haudquaquam contigisset, nisi incredibilem in modum crevissent singulae Preli facultates.
haec
quam produco cum plus quam octo abhinc lustra se Prelo primum addixit, vectigalia adhuc
parva erant, emolumentum autem quod posset Academiae praesto esse perparvum. sed haec
prius fuere: ex quo enim haec ab epistulis facta est ei qui Delegatis simul servit et quodam
modo imperat, Secretarium dico, nam haec quidem tam longo temporis spatio Secretariis
haud
minus quam quinque ex ordine inserviit, quadragies, quadragies inquam, aucta sunt Preli et
vectigalia et emolumenta. inter prudentes iam diu constat hanc partes in tam luculento
successu egisse primas, quae cum scribarum labores summa fide, summo silentio gubernarit,
tum quidquid decreverint sive Delegati sive aerari quaestores accuratissime conscripserit;
Delegatis ipsis (quibus viris quibus civibus) adeo omnia in promptu habuerit, adeo quidquid
opus fuerit suppeditarit, ut nihil reliquerit desiderandum. neque hoc praetermittendum
existimo, cum Preli opera alia ad Universitatem spectent, alia ad ceteros magis cives adque
externas gentes, hanc utrumque genus summa urbanitate, summa constantia gubernasse.

Praesento feminam omni laude dignissimam, Preli administram eminentissimam, de
Academia
nostra optime meritam, Margaritam Goodall, ut admittatur honoris causa ad
gradum Magistri in Artibus.


Paraphrase

Oxford University has many things to be proud of, and the Oxford University Press is
certainly not the least of them. By general agreement it has successfully maintained its
traditional position as the leader among the university presses of the world. One may indeed
suspect that, if the truth were known, there are many people in the world to whom the name
of Oxford is known only from the title pages of its printed books. Mortals do not attain glory
without hard and continued work. In the case of the Press, most of us see very little of the
details of that work, but we all know that it is carried on with very great energy and equally
great perspicacity. The words of the Prophet Daniel come to mind, inscribed as they are on
a wall of the Bodleian Library; only a slight change is needed, to fit them to the Press: Very
many books shall pass through it, and knowledge shall be multiplied. The degree of
multiplication which has in fact been achieved would have been impossible without an
extraordinary increase in the scale of the Press's operations. When Miss Margaret Goodall,
whom I now present for an honorary degree, first joined the Press, its turnover was small,
and the profit available for academic purposes was very small indeed. It is more than forty
years since she became Administrative Assistant to the Secretary to the Delegates, the officer
who serves the Delegates and in a sense also governs them. Since then she has worked with
five successive Secretaries. Since then, too, the income of the Press, and its profit, have
increased forty-fold, a truly remarkable figure. All agree that Miss Goodall played a prime
role in this story of success. She managed the Secretary's office with extraordinary efficiency
and discretion; she kept scrupulously accurate minutes of the meetings of the Delegates and
the Finance Committee; and she gave individual Delegates, those outstanding figures, a
service
which left nothing to be desired. It would also be wrong not to mention that she has handled
relations in both directions, both with the University and with the world at large, with an
exemplary blend of firmness and diplomacy.

I present Miss Margaret Goodall, a woman deserving of every kind of praise, an
eminent
servant of the Press who has earned the warm gratitude of the University, for admission to
the honorary degree of Master of Arts.

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ENCAENIA

Sheldonian Theatre

At the Encaenia to be held in the Sheldonian Theatre on Wednesday, 19 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, 5
June
, to the Head Clerk, University Offices (e-mail: head.clerk@admin.ox.ac.uk).
All
requests for tickets should, for security purposes, 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
Head Clerk.

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

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ISIS INNOVATION LTD.

Ewert House, Ewert Place, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7BZ

Isis Innovation, a wholly-owned company of the University, was established in 1988. The
company has been formed to exploit know-how arising out of research funded by the UK
Government through the Research Councils and funded by other bodies where the rights are
not tied. The function of the company is to ensure that the results of research bring rewards
to Oxford, and to the inventors, who are given a financial incentive for exploitation.

Isis seeks licensees willing to pay lump sums and/or royalties for the use of
know-how
arising out of research. Isis also exploits the intellectual property of the University by setting
up individual companies using venture capital or development capital funds.

Isis'
services
are also available to individuals who wish to exploit the results of research supported by
non-Research Council sources, when there are no prior conditions on the handling of the
intellectual property rights. Isis Innovation has at its disposal a small pre- seedcorn fund for
paying the costs of protecting intellectual property rights and for taking work to a stage
where
its potential can be assessed.

Isis finds industrial partners to ensure that new ideas can be developed for market
requirements. The company has established the Oxford Innovation Society for major
industrial
companies, so that they can have a window on Oxford technology and an opportunity to
license and invest where appropriate.

A brochure explaining Isis' activities is available. If you wish to receive a copy,
please
contact Isis (details below).

Members of the University should contact the Managing Director if they wish to take
advantage of the services that Isis provides. (Telephone: (2)80830, fax: (2)80831, e-mail:
innovation@isis.ox.ac.uk, Internet: http://www.isis-innovation.com/.)

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CAREERS SERVICE


Careers Advice Service for Contract Research Staff

This initiative, provided by the University Careers Service at 56 Banbury Road (in addition
to services provided to students), aims to encourage and enable academic-related research
staff, who are employed directly by the University on fixed term contracts (contract research
staff), to make and implement well informed decisions about their careers by:

—providing impartial, professional, careers advice;

—supporting them in recognising and developing the attributes necessary for successful
career development;

—enabling them to appreciate and explore the range of opportunities available;

—assisting them to clarify their values, interests, abilities and skills and to relate these
to possible career options;

—providing access to a wide variety of careers information and resources to facilitate
the formulation and implementation of career plans.

The service operates flexibly in an attempt to cater for personal needs, whether individuals
are generally uncertain about the career options open to them, considering reviewing or
changing their career direction, or thinking about finding a new job in academia, commerce,
industry, the public sector, or setting up their own business, etc.

Following registration, members of contract research staff will have access to up to four,
confidential, one-to-one meetings with a careers adviser to help clarify personal and career
objectives and to identify the main career options open to them. They may also drop-in to
see
the Duty Adviser at the Careers Service to help resolve brief queries and make use of the
wide range of careers information resources held at the Careers Service, including a
computerised careers guidance system. Psychometric ability testing and personality profiling
for career development purposes (with feedback) can also be arranged, on an ad
hoc
basis, where sufficient demand exists. In addition, three career development
workshops (Career Review and Planning, Job Search Skills, and Effective Interview
Preparation), all designed specifically for contract research staff who are looking to review
their career options, or to find alternative work, are run at various times throughout the year.
To book a place on any of these workshops contact the Institute for the Advancement of
University Learning (telephone: (2)86808, e-mail: services@learning.ox.ac.uk).

Further details of the service are available from John Kirwan, the careers adviser for
contract research staff (telephone: (2)74736, e-mail: crs@cas.ox.ac.uk., Web site:
www.careers.ox.ac.uk).

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BODLEIAN LIBRARY


Bodleian Japanese Library: summer closure

Due to essential maintenance work, the Bodleian Japanese Library will be closed to readers
from 12 to 30 August. Alternative accommodation will be available at the Oriental Institute
Library. Anyone who requires arrangements for the transfer of material in the BJL
collection
should give
prior notice before 2 August. The library regrets any inconvenience caused to readers.

Further information may be obtained from the Bodleian Japanese Library, 27 Winchester
Road, Oxford OX2 6NA (telephone: (2)84506, fax: (2)84500, e-mail:
japanese@bodley.ox.ac.uk).

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 2002: Lectures<br />

Lectures


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CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR
OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE

SIR DAVID HARE and PROFESSOR STEPHEN DALDRY will lecture at 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, 29 May, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.

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J.W. JENKINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

PROFESSOR ENRICO COEN, John Innes Centre, Norwich, will deliver a Jenkinson
Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 27 May, in the Large Lecture Theatre, the
Department of Plant Sciences. Tickets are not required for admission. Refreshments will be
served after the lecture.

Subject: `From genes to morphogenesis in plants.'

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MEYERSTEIN LECTURE

PROFESSOR P. ZANKER, Pisa and Munich, will deliver the Meyerstein Lecture at 5 p.m.
on Wednesday, 5 June, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.

Subject: `Myth, emotion, and visual superlatives in Roman
sarcophagi.'

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MAURICE LUBBOCK MEMORIAL LECTURE

ANTHONY FITZPATRICK, F.R.ENG., Arup Americas, will deliver the twenty-eighth
Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 24 May, in Lecture Room 1, the
Department of Engineering Science.

Subject: `In pursuit of creative interaction: synergistic design from the
Sydney Opera House to the London Millennium Bridge.'

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CLASSICS

Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama

COLIN TEEVAN, playwright, translator, and academic, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on
Wednesday, 29 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `Inventing the Greek.'

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COMMITTEE FOR COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY
AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS

PROFESSOR ANDREW GARRETT, University of California at Berkeley, will lecture at
5 p.m. on Tuesday, 4 June, in the Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Walton Street.

Convener: A. Morpurgo Davies, MA, Professor of Comparative
Philology.

Subject: `Disentangling the Yurok language: linguistics and philology
in north-western California.'

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR JOEL PRIMACK, University of California, Santa Cruz, will lecture at 5 p.m.
on Monday, 27 May, in Lecture Room 4, New College. Further information may be obtained
from http://www-astro.physics.ox.ac.uk/~ddek/discovery.html.

Subject: `Star Wars means space debris: a battlefield that will last
forever.'

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MEDIEVAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES

Mio Cid symposium in honour of Sir Peter Russell: `Some Problems of
Diplomatic'
fifty years on

This symposium will be held on Tuesday, 11 June, 10.30 a.m.–5.45 p.m., in St
Peter's College.

Conveners: A.D. Deyermond, MA, D.Litt., Emeritus Professor of
Spanish, Queen Mary College, London; I.D.L. Michael, MA, King Alfonso XIII Professor
of Spanish Studies; D.G. Pattison, MA, D.Phil., Reader in Spanish; and E.A. Southworth,
MA, University Lecturer in Spanish.

Morning session (Professor Deyermond presiding)

PROFESSOR DEYERMOND

10.45 a.m.: introduction.

DR J.C. BAYO JULVE, Manchester

11 a.m.: `La datación de Cantar de Mio
Cid
y sus implicaciones para la evolución de la épica medieval
hispánica.'

PROFESSOR J.N.H. LAWRANCE, Manchester

11.45 a.m.: `Chivalry in Mio Cid.'

EMERITUS PROFESSOR SIR PETER RUSSELL

12.30 p.m.: `How the problems of diplomatic in
Cid came to interest me.'

Early afternoon session (Dr Pattison presiding)

PROFESSOR D. HOOK, Bristol

2 p.m.: ` "De minimis non curat lex": some peculiar
points in the Poema de Mio Cid.'

PROFESSOR R. PENNY, Queen Mary College, London

2.45 p.m.: `Dialect contact, koineization, and the language of
the Poema de Mio Cid.'

Late afternoon session (Professor Michael presiding)

DR L.M. HAYWOOD, Cambridge

3.45 p.m.: `Symbolic space and landscape in the Poema
de Mio Cid.'

DR M.J. DUFFELL, Queen Mary College, London

4.30 p.m.: `Don Rodrigo and Sir Gawain: family resemblance
or convergent development?'

PROFESSOR MICHAEL

5.30 p.m.: summing-up.

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MUSIC

Graduate Students' Colloquia

BEATE WILLMA, King's College, London, will lecture at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, 28 May,
in the Music Faculty. Enquiries should be directed to Ian Taylor, Lady Margaret Hall.

Subject: `In dialogue with Henze, Nono, Hartmann: reflections on
music in the writings of Ingeborg Bachmann.'

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

African Studies Seminar

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in the Fellows' Dining Room,
St Antony's College.

Convener: W. Beinart, MA, Rhodes Professor of Race
Relations.

D. COPLAN, Witwatersrand

30 May: `Popular religion in the Lesotho/South African
borderlands.' (To be confirmed)

D. TEVERA, Zimbabwe

6 June: `Confronting the legacy of urban poverty and inequality
in Zimbabwe: the case of Harare.'

B. KNIGHTON, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

13 June: `Historical ethnography and the collapse of
Karamojong culture: premature reports of trends.'

J. NHONGO-SIMBANEGAVI, Zimbabwe

20 June: `Transnational women and nationalist men: female
immigrants in twentieth-century South Africa.'

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THEOLOGY


Ian Ramsey Centre

Consciousness and human responsibility

This conference will be held on Thursday, 30 May, 5–10 p.m., in the University
Museum of Natural History. The speakers will be Lord Robert Winston and Lord John
Habgood.

Registration costs £12.50, and admission will be by ticket only. Applications for
registration, showing, name, address, date sent, number of tickets required, and the amount
enclosed (payment only by cheque), should be sent to Dr M. Yee, Late Afternoon
Conference, Ian Ramsey Centre, 41 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LW (e-mail:
margaret.yee@theology.ox.ac.uk). Enquiries should be directed to Dr Yee.

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ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM


May Beattie Memorial Lecture in Carpet Studies

JOHN MILLS will deliver the second May Beattie Memorial Lecture in Carpet Studies at
5 p.m. on Wednesday, 29 May, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

Subject: `From glory to decadence: rug-weaving in southern Spain up
to 1700.'

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INSTITUTE FOR CHINESE STUDIES

China Research Seminar (amended list)

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays in Room 207, the Institute for
Chinese Studies.

As Mr Xiyi Huang has been unable to attend, the details of the 30 May meeting are now as
given below, and replace those published in the Gazette of 9 May (p.
1162).

L. BOSSEN, McGill

23 May: `China's missing girls: the case of Lu village.'

YANG XIAO, Middlebury College, Vermont

30 May: `Modernity and historicism: Liang Qichao and the
historian's virtue of truthfulness.'

C. DEFOORT, Leuven

6 June: `The idea of "Zhengming" in the Shizi.'

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OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES

PROFESSOR CAROLE HILLENBRAND, Edinburgh, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on
Thursday, 30 May, in the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies.

Subject: `Nizam al-Mulk and the Seljuq state.'

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ALL SOULS COLLEGE


Chichele Lectures

All Souls and the idea of public service in the twentieth century

The Chichele Lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls
College.

PROFESSOR R. LOUIS, University of Texas at Austin

24 May: `Leo Amery and the post-war world,
1945–55.'

S. CRETNEY, Emeritus Fellow

31 May: `John Simon, a lawyer in politics.'

S. GREEN, Fellow

7 June: `Government by a Mallardian: All Souls and the ideal
of public service in the political thought of R.H. Brand.'

PROFESSOR J. DAVIDSON, Victoria University

14 June: `Have brain, will travel: the case of W.K. Hancock.'

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BALLIOL COLLEGE


Leonard Stein Lectures

The social foreground of Israeli–Palestinian relations

PROFESSOR BERNARD WASSERSTEIN, Glasgow, will deliver the Leonard Stein
Lectures at 5 p.m. on the following days in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.

Wed. 5 June: `Demography.'

Fri. 7 June: `Sociology.'

Tue. 11 June: `Geography.'

Fri. 15 June: `Social dynamics of political change.'

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GREEN COLLEGE


Alan Emery Lecture 2002

DR DAVID HILTON-JONES will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday,
6 June, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.

Subject: `Muscular dystrophy—evolution of a concept (but
whither the patient?).'

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LADY MARGARET HALL

Canada Seminars

H.E. MR RAYMOND CHRÉTIEN, Canadian Ambassador to France, will lecture
at 5.15 p.m. on Thursday, 30 May, in the Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall. There will be
an opportunity to meet the speaker informally afterwards. Enquiries should be directed to
Vanessa Windsor, Lady Margaret Hall (telephone: Oxford (2)74302, e-mail:
vanessa.windsor@lmh.ox.ac.uk).

Subject: `Canada, France, and Europe: is the Atlantic Ocean
shrinking?'

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ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE

Hamid Enayat Lecture

PROFESSOR E. ABRAHAMIAN, City University of New York, will deliver the nineteenth
Hamid Enayat Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 30 May, in the New Lecture Theatre, St
Antony's College. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Subject: `The US media and the present crisis in the Middle East.'

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European Studies Centre

Russian–German relations in the twentieth century: a closed chapter?

Amended notice

The following seminars will be held at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Seminar Room, 70
Woodstock Road.

The seminar by Reinhard Mueller, scheduled for 24 May, has been cancelled. The series will
continue with the seminar by Peter Jahn on 31 May.

Convener: K. Schlögel (D.Phil. Free University, Berlin),
Stifterverband Visiting Fellow.

P. JAHN, Berlin

31 May: `Facing the Ostfront. The other war
and Russophobia in German memory.'

J. REICH, Berlin

7 June: `Escape from the GDR, Back to the USSR. Russia in
the horizon of the DGR intelligentsia.'

K. SEGBERS, Berlin

14 June: `Russia–Germany: future perspectives.'

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WOLFSON COLLEGE


Isaiah Berlin Lecture 2002

DR E. HOFFMAN will deliver the annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 11
June, in the Hall, Wolfson College. The lecture will be open to the public.

Subject: `The romance of difference and the question of tolerance
today.'

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NEW DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL
BIOGRAPHY

DNB Seminars

MICHAEL BILLINGTON, theatre critic, the Guardian, and PETER
THOMSON, Professor of Drama, Exeter University, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 7
June, in the Rainolds Room, Corpus Christi College,

Subject: `A life in the theatre: David Garrick and Laurence Olivier.'

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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL
TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE

DR B. HALL, Institute for History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University
of Toronto, will give an illustrated lecture at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday, 8 June, in the Institute
of Archaeology. New members are welcome.

Subject: `European gunpowder 1250–1600: from oriental
curiosity to critical war matériel.'

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OXFORD ITALIAN ASSOCIATION

Rowe Memorial Lecture

Amended notice

DR JON WHITELEY, Department of Western Art, Ashmolean Museum, will deliver the
Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 24 May, in the Grove Auditorium, Magdalen
College.

Dr Whiteley will deliver the lecture in place of Professor P.J. Armour, who is unable to
attend due to illness.

Subject: `Michelangelo's Moses and the tomb of
Julius II.'

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OXFORD LYCEUM

The following lectures will be given as shown.

IAN DAVIS, Managing Director, McKinsey and Company

Tue. 28 May, 5.30 p.m., Convocation House: `Do businesses
have a responsibility to society?'

PROFESSOR FRANK MICHELMAN, Harvard Law School

Thur. 30 May, 5 p.m., Arts Room, Trinity College:
`Reflections on "Higher Law" constitutionalism.'

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 2002: Grants and Funding<br />

Grants and Research Funding


Contents of this section:

[Note. An asterisk denotes a reference to a previously
published or recurrent entry.]

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RESEARCH SERVICES OFFICE

The Oxford University Research Services Office (RSO) is based in
the University Offices, Wellington Square (with satellite offices
in the Medical School Offices of the John Radcliffe Hospital and
at 9 Parks Road). The RSO is part of the Finance Division of the
University's central administration.

In connection with the acceptance of research awards and
signature of research-related contracts, the University's
Statutes, Tit. X, Sect. 3, cl. 1, provide that `no official of
the University or any other person employed by the University or
working in or in connection with any department of or under the
control of the University shall in connection with any invention,
discovery, or patent, or ... process, or manufacture have
authority to make any representations on behalf of the University
or to enter into any contract on behalf of the University or to
be concerned in any transaction whatsoever in connection
therewith on behalf of the University except with the express
consent of Council.'

The RSO is authorised to process all applications to outside
bodies for research grants and to sign research-related
agreements on behalf of the University. It can also provide
advice for those seeking external research funding or requiring
information about specific initiatives (e.g. LINK, EU research
programmes, etc.).

Research-related contracts with industry and other external
sponsors are negotiated through the RSO. Such contracts include
agreements covering the sponsorship of research, collaborative
research, clinical trials, services to industry, intellectual
property issues, confidentiality issues, material transfer, and
consultancy.

Information about the RSO, its publications and
administrative processes is available at
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/.


Research Funding Information

The RSO produces a weekly Web-based bulletin of funding
opportunities with forthcoming deadlines for applications,
electronic Research Funding News
(eRFN), which is available to members of the
University via the Internet at
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/erfn/. Non-funding research-related
information is publicised via the RSO's Web-based Bulletin Board.
To receive regular e-mails summarising the contents of both these
publications, contact Ellen McAteer (see contact details
below).

The University also has access to various online research
funding databases and other sources of research-related
information, available from the Web site at
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/info/pubhome.htm.


Research-related information

If you would like to receive a weekly e-mail reminder summarising
the contents of electronic Research Funding News,
and also those of the Bulletin Board, which carries
research-related news other than funding opportunities, please
e-mail ellen.mcateer@admin.ox.ac.uk with the subject line `join
eRFN mailing list'. Please note that this service is only
available to members of the University with an `ox.ac.uk' e-mail
account. Ellen McAteer (telephone: (2)70082) is also the first
point of contact for all research funding information queries.


Research Grant Applications

All applications for external research funding must be endorsed
by the University before they are despatched to the sponsor,
whether or not this is required by the funding body.
In order to do this, the University requires all applications
made to funding bodies (such as the research councils, government
departments, UK and overseas charities and foundations, and
industry) to be checked and endorsed by the RSO on behalf of the
University. The reasons for this are to ensure that:

—the funds requested are sufficient to cover the research
being undertaken (e.g. that correct and up-to-date salary scales
have been used);

—the costing rules of the University have been applied
correctly (e.g. that the appropriate level of indirect costs have
been applied);

—the guidelines of the funding body have been followed
correctly (e.g. that the funds requested may be used for the
purpose proposed); and that

—the University would be in a position to accept the grant
should the application be successful (e.g. that appropriate
facilities are available to house the project, or that the
proposed research does not contravene university policy).

In addition, the RSO can:

—advise on the factors which should be taken into
consideration when costing research projects;

—provide information on funding body guidelines; and

—advise on the completion of the necessary application and
internal forms prior to submission to the RSO's Research Grants
Office (RGO).

The administrative arrangements for submitting research
funding applications are available from the RSO's Web site at
http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/oxonly/rgo/office.htm. In summary,
these are as follows: applicants should submit the original plus
one copy of their application, together with a completed copy of
the University's Outside Grants (OG) form, to the Research
Services Office, or, in the case of certain clinical departments,
to the RSO satellite office at the Medical School Offices of the
John Radcliffe Hospital, leaving three clear working days for it
to be processed.


Application administration

Enquiries relating to the day-to-day processing of research grant
applications should be addressed to the RSO's Research Grants
Office (telephone: (2)70146), or, in the case of certain clinical
departments, to the RSO satellite office, the Medical School
Offices, Level 3, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington (telephone:
(2)22544).


Research Contracts

The RSO's Research Contracts Office (RCO) is responsible for
negotiating and approving the terms on behalf of the University
of all research-related agreements, including those governing:

—sponsored or commissioned research;

—collaborative research;

—clinical trials;

—confidentiality and non-disclosure of information;

—transfer of materials;

—research-related services to industry;

—personal consultancy.

In addition, the contracts team takes lead responsibility
within the RSO for:

—checking intellectual property rights and preparing the
assignment of new technologies to Isis Innovation for
exploitation, through licences or spin-out companies;

—authorising royalty payments to inventors;

—advice on matters connected with research-related
contracts.

The administrative arrangements for University
research-related agreements are available from the RSO's
Web site at http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/rso/rco/conhome.htm.


Research-related contracts

Enquiries relating to research-related contracts should be
addressed to the RSO's Research Contracts Office (telephone:
(2)70039).


General enquiries

General enquiries to the RSO may be addressed, in the first
instance, to Ms Sarah-Jayne Beedall (telephone: (2)70143, e-mail:
sarah.beedall@admin.ox.ac.uk), who will be pleased to direct
queries to the appropriate member of staff.

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 23 May 2002: Examinations and Boards<br />

Examinations and Boards


Contents of this section:

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MEDIEVAL AND
MODERN LANGUAGES


Special subjects in the Honour School of Modern
Languages and the related Joint Honour Schools

The Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages gives notice, under the
provisions of the regulations in Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 352, ll.
7–10, that the following Special Subjects will be available in the examination in Trinity
Term 2004. Certain subjects are marked with a language identifier (Examination
Decrees
, 1998, p. 378, ll. 27--8 refers). The numbers in bold type which precede
each entry are those used by the Examination Schools to identify papers. The method of
assessment for each subject is also shown: a key to the letters is given at the end of this list.

Depending on the availability of teaching resources, not all Special Subjects will be
available to all candidates in every year.

2011 [1] NAME="1note">

Modern literary theory. Candidates will be expected to be
familiar with major theories in this field since 1918.


Method of assessment: C (1)

2195 European cinema. An introduction to some of the major
movements and landmarks in the evolution of European cinema. In the work submitted for
assessment, candidates will be expected to show evidence of having worked on film study
and analysis.


Method of assessment: C (1)

2030 (L) Syntax.


Method of assessment: A

2009 (L) Semantics.


Method of assessment: A

2031 (L) Phonetics and Phonology.


Method of assessment: A*

2032 (L) (S)ociolinguistics.


Method of assessment: A

2033 (L) Translation Theory.


Method of assessment: A

2012 (L) Romance philology and linguistics. Candidates will be
expected to show a detailed knowledge of the methods of comparative Romance linguistics
and to illustrate their answers with examples from more than one Romance language. Texts
for linguistic commentary in `Vulgar Latin' (G. Rohlfs, Sermo vulgaris
latinus
,
Tuebingen, 1969: II, VII, XVIII, , XIV) and unseen passages from `lesser known' Romance
varieties (Sardinian, Romanian, Romansch and others) will also be set each year.


Method of assessment: A

2013 (F) Anglo-Norman language and literature.


Method of assessment: A

2029 (F) Old Provençal. Prescribed text: F.R.
Hamlin, P.T. Ricketts, J. Hathaway, Introduction à l'étude de
l'ancien provençal
, Geneva 1967 and 1985, with particular reference to nos.
2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 33, 34, 36, 39, 40, 42, 44, 46,
48, 49, 53, 54, 56, 57, 59, 65, 67, 70, from which passages will be set for translation. In
addition, candidates may answer questions on either literary or linguistic topics or both.


Method of assessment: A

2034 (F) The Old French epic.


Method of assessment: A

2014 (F) The twelfth- and thirteenth-century Grail
Romances.


Method of assessment: A

2015 (F) French historical writing to 1515.


Method of assessment: A

2016 (F) French poetry of the mid-sixteenth century.


Method of assessment: C (2)

2017 (F) Dramatic theory and practice in France
1605--60.


Method of assessment: C (2)

2019 (F) [2] NAME="2note">

Jean-Jacques Rousseau.


Method of assessment: C (2)

2035 (F) French satire from
Rabelais to Beaumarchais.


Method of assessment: C (2)

2020 (F) Honoré de Balzac.


Method of assessment: C (3)

2021 (F) French poetry 1870--1918.


Method of assessment: C (3)

2022 (F) French literature and the First World War.


Method of assessment: C (3)

2023 (F) [3] NAME="3note">

Marcel Proust.


Method of assessment: C (3)

2024 (F) Surrealism.


Method of assessment: C (1)

2025 (F) The `Nouveau Roman'.


Method of assessment: C (1)

2026 (F) Literature and the
visual arts from Diderot to Zola.


Method of assessment: C (1)

2027 (F) French women writers.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2028 (F) Advanced French translation: theory and
practice.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2036 (G) Old Norse. Candidates will be expected to
have made a special study of F. Ranke and D. Hofmann, Altnordisches
Elementarbuch
(Sammlung Göschen No. 1115), pp. 80--135. Candidates will
also be expected to have read the Völsungasaga and related material
from the Poetic Edda. Written work must show knowledge of the texts in
the original language.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2037 (G) Old High German, with
either Gothic or Old Saxon or Old
English. Prescribed texts: Gothic, Gospel according to St Mark, chapters 1--9; Old Saxon,
Heliand, ll. 4025--5038; Old English, Beowulf, ll. 1--
1049.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2041 (G) Walther von der Vogelweide and the Origins
of the German Love Lyric.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2042 (G) Gottfried's Tristan and
Medieval German Court Society.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2071 (G) Mechthild von Magdeburg and women's
writing in German 1150–1300.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2044 (G) German poetry and drama of the seventeenth
century.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2045 (G) Eighteenth-century German aesthetics from
Baumgarten to Schiller.


Method of assessment: B (1)

2072 (G) Weimar Classicism 1794–1805.


Method of assessment: A

2047 (G) The Bildungsroman.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2048 (G) German political writing in the eighteenth
and nineteenth centuries.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2050 (G) The poetry of Hugo von Hofmannsthal,
Stefan George, and Rainer Maria Rilke. Candidates will be examined on the poetry of
two of these authors and will be expected to have read the works listed in
any two of the sections below.

(a) Hofmannsthal: Gedichte und Lyrische Dramen,
ed. Steiner (Fischer Verlag, 1952), pp. 7--136, 467--529.

(b) George: Hymnen,
Pilgerfahrten,
Algabal; Das Jahr der Seele; Der Teppich des
Lebens und die Lieder von Traum und Tod mit einem Vorspiel
; the sections
`Zeitgedichte', `Gestalten', `Gezeiten', and `Maximin' from Der siebente
Ring
; Das neue Reich omitting the section `Sprüche'.

(c) Rilke: Das Stunden-Buch; Neue
Gedichte
(both parts); Requiem für eine Freundin;
Requiem für Wolf Graf von Kalckreuth; Die Sonette an
Orpheus
; Duineser Elegien.



Method of assessment: A

2073 (G) Shorter modernist prose fiction
1901–27.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2079 (G) Expressionism and Dada in literature and the
visual arts.


Method of assessment: B (1)

2056 (G) German poetry from 1945. Candidates will
be expected to have a general knowledge of the field, and a detailed knowledge of works
written in or after 1945 by three of the following authors: Bachmann, Benn, Biermann,
Bobrowski, Volker Braun, Brecht, Celan (the collections of poetry from Mohn und
Gedächtnis
to Atemwende inclusive), Enzensberger, Grass,
Huchel, Sarah Kirsch, Kunert, Sachs.
Note: The paper will include a compulsory section containing general
questions and commentary passages taken from the authors being offered; candidates will
thus be required to attempt either a general essay or a commentary. Brecht's poetry from
1945 to 1956 may be offered as one of the three authors selected for detailed knowledge in
this paper by candidates offering Brecht as a prescribed author in paper X.


Method of assessment: A

2070 (G) The German novel from 1945. Candidates
will be expected to have a general knowledge of the field, and to have read German-language
novels relating to the topics listed below: Narrative Voice;
`Vergangenheitsbewältigung'; Politics and Society; Identity and Gender.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2080 (G) Literature in the GDR.


Method of assessment: B (1)

2081 (G) Advanced German translation.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2082 (G) Language and national identity in
German-speaking Europe.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2049 (G) Nietzsche and his impact.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2078 (G) Nineteenth-century German Drama.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2196 (G) Contemporary German Literature.


Method of assessment: B (2)

2083 (I) Italian lyric poetry of the thirteenth century.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2084 (I) Dante's minor works.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2085 (I) `Questione della lingua'. Candidates will be expected to have
read: Dante, De Vulgari Eloquentia; Bembo, Prose della volgar
lingua
; Manzoni, Scritti sulla lingua.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2086 (I) Women writers of the Italian Renaissance.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2088 (I) The works of Carlo Emilio Gadda.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2096 (I) Sicilian literature 1945 to the present day.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2097 (I) Italian women writers 1945 to the present day.


Method of assessment: B (3)

(I) Italian poetry from 1956 to the present day.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2103 (S) Spanish drama before Lope de Vega. Candidates will be
expected to be familiar with the works of: Juan del Encina, Lucas Fernández, Lope
de Rueda, Juan de la Cueva, Bartolomé de Torres Naharro, Diego Sánchez
de Badajoz, Juan de Timoneda, Miguel Venegas, Miguel de Cervantes, and the Spanish
works of Gil Vicente. Candidates will be expected to have read the Portuguese and bilingual
texts of Gil Vicente, but passages for comment, which will not be compulsory, will not be
set from these.


Method of assessment: A

2104 (S) The Spanish Erasmians. Candidates will be expected to have
read: Erasmus, El Enquiridión (ed. Dámaso Alonso,
Madrid, 1932); Coloquios de Erasmo (Nueva Biblioteca de Autores
Españoles, vol. i, pp. 149--202, 227--49); Alfonso de Valdés,
Diálogo de las cosas ocurridas en Roma (ed. José F.
Montesinos, Clásicos castellanos); Juan de Valdés, Diálogo
de doctrina christiana y el psalterio
(ed. Domingo Ricart, Mexico, 1964, pp. 1--
130); Juan Luis Vives, Concordia y discordia en el linaje humano
[De concordia et discordia in humano genere], Bk. IV (Obras
completas
, trans. L. Riber, Aguilar, Madrid, 1947--8, ii, 195--253);
Cristóbal de Villalón (attr.), Viaje de Turquía (Part
I); F. de la Torre, Institución de un rey christiano (ed. R. W.
Truman, Exeter Hispanic Texts, 1979). There will be a compulsory commentary question
but passages for commentary will not be set from F. de la Torre, Institución
de un rey christiano
.


Method of assessment: A

2105 (S) The discovery and conquest of Mexico and the Antilles.
Candidates will be expected to have read: Cristóbal Colón, Textos
y documentos completos
(ed. Consuelo Varela), Nuevas cartas (ed.
Juan Gil, Madrid: Alianza Universidad, 1984); Hernán Cortés,
Cartas de relación de la conquista de Méjico (ed. A.
Delgado Gómez, Castalia, Madrid), Letters two and three, pp. 159--453; Bernal
Díaz del Castillo, Historia de la Conquista de la Nueva
España
(Porrúa, Mexico, 1960), vol. i, pp. 174--501 and vol. ii, pp.
1--60; Bartolomé de las Casas, Brevísima relación de la
destrucción de las Indias
(Madrid: Cátedra, 1991); Toribio de
Motolinia, Historia de los Indios de la Nueva España
(Porrúa, Mexico, 1969), pp. 77--109; Bernardino de Sahagún,
Historia general de la Nueva España (Porrúa, Mexico,
1956), Libros 3, 7, and 8.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2106 (S) Spanish devotional and mystical writing 1577--88. Candidates
will be expected to have read: Santa Teresa de Jesús, Moradas del castillo
interior
; Fray Luis de Granada, Introducción del símbolo
de la fe
(ed. José María Balcells, Madrid, Cátedra, 1989),
pp. 125--231; Fray Luis de León, Rey de Dios,
Esposo, and Jesús, from De los nombres
de Cristo
; San Juan de la Cruz, Llama de amor viva (candidates
will also be expected to have read the poem), Malón de Chaide, La
conversión de la Magdalena
(3 vols., ed. Félix García,
Clásicos Castellanos, Madrid, 1958), III, 83--178, 190--219.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2108 (S) Modern Catalan literature. Candidates will be expected to
have a general knowledge of the field and a detailed knowledge of at least three authors.
Details of the authors and works prescribed for detailed knowledge will be available in the
Modern Languages Faculty Office, 37 Wellington Square, at the beginning of the
Michaelmas Full Term of the academic year of the examination.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2111 (S) Modern Galician literature. Candidates will be expected to
have a general knowledge of the field and a detailed knowledge of at least
three
authors. Details of the authors and works prescribed for detailed knowledge
will be available in the Modern Languages Faculty Office, 37 Wellington Square, at the
beginning of the Michaelmas Full Term of the academic year of the examination.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2112 (S, L) Modern Catalan. Candidates will be required to show
knowledge of the descriptive analysis of the contemporary language, and will have the
opportunity of discussing the historical development of the language where this illuminates
present day usage. Candidates will study the structure of Catalan as spoken and written at
the present day (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics); an overview of the
external history of the language and the regional varieties, the current sociolinguistic
situation, standardisation and language policy.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2113 (S, L) Modern Galician. Candidates will be required to show
knowledge of the descriptive analysis of the contemporary language, and will have the
opportunity of discussing the historical development of the language where this illuminates
present-day usage. Candidates will study the structure of Galician as spoken and written at
the present-day (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics); an overview of the
external history of the language and the regional varieties, the current sociolinguistic
situation, standardisation and language policy.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2100 (S, L) Bilingualism: Spanish and English. Candidates will study
Spanish and English in contrast; Spanish and English in a bilingual context.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2109 (S, P) [4] NAME="4note">

The work of Alfonso the Wise as author and patron
of literature and learning. There will be a compulsory commentary question. Passages for
commentary will be set from Primera crónica general (ed. R.
Menéndez Pidal, Madrid, 1955), caps. 814--967; Las siete partidas
(ed. Real Academia de la Historia, Madrid, 1807), I (Prólogo and i-–both
versions), ii; II (i, iii-v, ix--xi, xv, xviii, i--ii, iv, xi); III (xix--); Cantigas
(ed. Jesús Montoya, Letras hispánicas, 293, Madrid, Cátedra).


Method of assessment: A

2110 (S, P) [4] NAME="4note">

Spanish and Portuguese prose romances of the fifteenth
and sixteenth centuries. Candidates will be expected to have a knowledge of the field and to
have made a special study of at least one romance from each of the
following groups: (a) sentimental, (b) chivalric, and
(c) pastoral.

(a) Diego de San Pedro, Cárcel de amor
(ed. Whinnom); Juan de Flores, Grimalte y Gradissa (ed. Waley);
Bernardim Ribeiro, Menina e moça.

(b) Spanish Grail Fragments (ed. Pietsch);
Amadís de Gaula, Part I (ed. Place); Palmeirim de
Inglaterra
(ed. Rodrigues Lapa); Tirant lo Blanch, Book I.

(c) Jorge de Montemayor, Los siete libros de la
Diana
(ed. López Estrada); Gil Polo, Diana enamorada
(ed. Ferreres); Samuel Usque, ConsolaçÆo às tribulaçäes de
Israel
, vol. i.



Method of assessment: B (3)

2114 (S, P) [4] NAME="4note">

Latin American fiction from 1940. Candidates
may limit themselves to either Spanish American or Brazilian fiction. Candidates will be
expected to be familiar with the broad evolution of this fiction over the period since 1940.
They will also be expected to undertake a specialised study of at least three
of the following authors: Jorge Amado, Jorge Luis Borges, Alejo Carpentier, Julio
Cortázar, Fernando del Paso, Carlos Fuentes, Gabriel García
Márquez, Joao Guimaraes Rosa, Clarice Lispector, Mario Vargas Llosa.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2130 (P) The Galician-Portuguese Cancioneiros.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2131 (P) The Literature of Portuguese Expansion in Asia. Candidates
will be expected to have read four of the following: the texts in Portuguese contained in T.F.
Earle and John Villiers, Albuquerque, Caesar of the East (Aris and Phillips,
1990); JoÆo de Barros, Décadas, ed. António BaiÆo, vol.
I (Sá da Costa, 1945) (candidates are advised to consult also the electronic edition
of the Décadas published by the Centre for the Study of the
Portuguese Discoveries); Diogo do Couto, O soldado prático, ed.
Rodrigues Lapa (Sá da Costa, 1954); Fernao Mendes Pinto,
Peregrinaçao, chaps. 1, 36--104, 203--26; Camoes, Os
Lusíadas
.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2133 (P) The Brazilian novel of the North-East 1880--1960.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2134 (P) Twentieth-century Portuguese and Brazilian women writers.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2135 (P) The literature of Portuguese-speaking Africa.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2137 (R, L) [5]

Old Church Slavonic in relation to Common Slavonic
and Russian.


Method of assessment: A

2138 (R, L) Comparative Slavonic Philology. Candidates will be
expected to show a detailed knowledge of the methods of Comparative Slavonic Philology
and to illustrate their answers with examples from more than one Slavonic language.


Method of assessment: A

2149 (R, L) [6]

The structure and history of one of
the following languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Serbo-Croat, Slovak,
Slovene, Sorbian, Ukrainian, White Russian.


Method of assessment: A

(R) The Russian Literary Language, 1648--1917.


Method of assessment: A

(R) Russian Literature of the twentieth century (1890 to the present day).


Method of assessment: A

2170 (R) Russian women's writing.


Method of assessment: C (1)

(R) Russian Drama of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


Method of assessment: A

2176 (Gr) The School of the Ionian Islands 1797--1912, with special
reference to the works of Solomos, Kalvos, Laskaratos, Matesis, Valaoritis, and Mavilis.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2177 (Gr) The New Athenian School of Poetry 1880--1912, with
special reference to the works of Palamas, Drosinis, Gryparis, Krystallis, Malakasis, and
Hadzopoulos.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2178 (Gr) The Greek novel 1918--40, with special reference to the
works of K. Theotokis, G. Theotokas, Karagatsis, Myrivilis, Venezis, K. Politis, and G.N.
Abbot.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2179 (Gr) Greek women writers.


Method of assessment: B (3)

2184

Medieval Welsh tales and romances.


Method of assessment: A

2185 [7]

The poets of the Welsh princes.


Method of assessment: A

2186 [7]

The poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym.


Method of assessment: A

2187 The Ulster Cycle of tales.


Method of assessment: A

2188 The classical Irish bardic tradition.


Method of assessment: A

2189 (L) The structure and history of the Welsh
language.


Method of assessment: A

2190 (L) The structure and history of the Irish
language.


Method of assessment: A

2074 Hebrew poetry and prose of medieval Spain and Provence. In
addition to the literary texts, candidates will be expected to show knowledge of the historical
background of Spain and Provence from the eleventh to the fourteenth centuries, in particular
the transition from an Islamic to a Christian environment and the Jewish response to it.
Candidates will be expected to have read selected works by the following writers: Moses Ibn
Ezra; Abraham Ibn Ezra; Joseph Ibn Zabara; Judah al-Harizi; Meshullam da Piera; Shem
Tob Falaquera; Todros Abulafia; Isaac Hagorni. All texts will be selected from J.
Schirmann, Hashirah ha'ivrit besefarad uveprovans.


Method of assessment: A

2075 Early twentieth-century Hebrew literature. Candidates will be
expected to show knowledge of the work of Central and East European Hebrew writers
(some of whom settled in Palestine in the early decades of this century) and in particular of
their literary development in the environment of Austrian, Russian, and Polish literature, and
their influence in shaping contemporary Hebrew literature. Candidates will be expected to
have read stories by Y.H. Brenner and by M. Berdyczewski; David Vogel's novel,
Hayei nisu'im; a selection of poetry by H.N. Bialik, Saul Tschernichovsky,
Leah Goldberg, Nathan Alterman, and Abraham Shlonski. Texts will be selected from the
following works: Y.H. Brenner, Kovetz sippurim (Sifrei Mofet); Y.
Lichtenbaum (ed.), Sofreinu (Ahiasaf); T. Carmi (ed.), The
Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse
.


Method of assessment: A

2076 The literature of the State of Israel. Candidates will be expected
to show knowledge of modern Israel's literary history and the development of its literature
in the light of twentieth-century Western European influences. Candidates will be expected
to have read stories by S.Y. Agnon, Aharon Meged, and Aharon Appelfeld; a selection of
poetry by Nathan Zach, Yehuda Amichai, Dan Pagis, and Meir Wieseltier; and two plays
by Yehoshua Sobol. Texts will be selected from the following works: S.Y. Agnon,
Sefer Ha-ma'asim (Schocken Books, 1948); Aharon Appelfeld,
Shanim vesha'ot (Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1975); T. Carmi (ed.),
The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse; Yehoshua Sobol, Nefesh
yehudi
and Ghetto.


Method of assessment: A

2077 Yiddish linguistics. Candidates will be expected to show
knowledge of the methods and findings of Yiddish linguistic research with respect to any
three of the following five topics: (i) origins and history of Yiddish;
(ii)interrelationships with German dialects and standard German; (iii) the Semitic component
in Yiddish; (iv) Yiddish dialectology; (v) Yiddish sociolinguistics. Required readings for each
of these topics will be in Yiddish, English, and German.


Method of assessment: A

2078 Modern Yiddish literature. Candidates will be expected to have
read:

Sholem Aleichem, Kasrílevker progrés (in his Fun
Kasrílevke
, NY 1919, pp. 11--84);

Ber Borokhov, Di úfgabn fun der yídisher
filológye
(in Shprákhforshung un literatúr
geshíkhte
, ed. N. Mayzl, Tel Aviv 1966, pp. 53--75);

Sh. An-ski (Shloyme-Zanvl Rapoport), Der díbek (in
Di yídishe dráme fun tsvántsikstn
yorhúndert
, NY 1977, vol. ii, pp. 7--60);

Selections from the poetry of R. Ayzland, A.M. Dilon, M.L. Halpern, Z. Landoy, M.
Leyb, H. Leyvik, Y.Y. Shvarts, A.N. Stencl, M. Vintshevski (in Músterverk
fun der yídisher literatúr
, ed. Rozhanski, vol. lvi, pp. 40--53, 61--6,
91--100, 112--34; vol. lviii, pp. 211, 234--8);

Isaac Bashevis Singer, A tógbukh fun a nisht
gebóyrenem
and Der yid fun bovl (in his Der
sótn in goráy un ándere dertséylungen
, Jerusalem
1972, pp. 251--70, 307--19).

Postwar Polish Literature

Any other subject approved by the Modern Languages board. Application must be made in
writing, and with the support of the candidate's tutor, to the Chairman of the Modern
Languages Board, Modern Languages Faculty Office, 37 Wellington Square, not later than
the Wednesday of the second week of the Michaelmas Full Term preceding the examination.

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Key to abbreviation letters

Language identifiers

L Linguistics

F French

G German

I Italian

S Spanish

P Portuguese

R Russian

Gr Greek

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Method of assessment

A Three-hour unseen written paper. (* The examination for the Subject `Phonetics and
Phonology' will additionally involve a half-hour practical phonetic transcription exercise.)

B An essay or portfolio of essays (the number in parentheses shows the number of essays
required), aggregating to about 6,000 words and not exceeding 8,000 words, to be delivered
by noon on the Friday of the ninth week of Hilary Term next before the examination.

C An essay or portfolio of essays (the number in parentheses shows the number of essays
required), aggregating to about 6,000 words and not exceeding 8,000 words, on a title or
titles from a list circulated by the examiners on the Friday of the fifth week of Hilary Term
next before the examination, to be delivered by noon on the Friday of the ninth week of
Hilary Term next before the examination.

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Notes on mutual exclusions and other restrictions

[1]

No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer both the
Special Subject `Modern literary theory' and the Special Topic `The History and Theory of
Criticism' from the Honour School of English Language and Literature.


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[2]

No candidate in the Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages may offer
both the Special Subject `Jean-Jacques Rousseau' and the Further Subject `Political and Social
Thought' from the Honour School of Modern History.


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[3]

No candidate in the Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages may offer
both the Special Subject `Marcel Proust' and the Further Subject `Literature, Politics, and
Society in France 1870--1914' from the Honour School of Modern History.


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[4]

Candidates offering this paper under the provisions of Examination
Decrees
, 1998, p. 378, ll. 27--8 as a paper bearing a language identifier for Spanish
or Portuguese should answer with especial reference to the respective language.


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[5]

No candidate in the Honour School of Modern Languages or in a joint Honour School
involving Modern Languages may offer both the Special Subject `Old Church Slavonic in
relation to Common Slavonic and Russian' and option (1) (`The Old Church Slavonic
language') in the Linguistic Studies paper II in Russian (Russian paper V from the Honour
School of Modern Languages).


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[6]

Candidates offering Czech (with Slovak) will not be permitted to offer either of those
languages in the Special Subject on the structure and history of one of certain specified
languages.


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[7]

No candidate in the Honour School of English and Modern Languages may offer the
papers `Medieval Welsh Language and Literature I or II' from the Honour School of English
Language and Literature with any of the Special Subjects `Medieval Welsh tales and
romances', `The poets of the Welsh princes' and `The poetry of Dafydd ap Gwilym'.


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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 2002: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


Contents of this section:

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OBITUARIES


Magdalen College

Corrigendum

SIMON RALPH BATEMAN, 15 March 2002; commoner 1948–52. Aged 74.

Note: this replaces the obituary notice erroneously published in the
Gazette of 16 May (p. 1203), under the heading of Magdalen College, in
the name `Simon Ralph Broadbent'.

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St Edmund Hall

ALFRED WARNE BOYCE, MA, 9 May 2002; Rhodes Scholar 1952–4, Fellow 2001.
Aged 72.

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St Hugh's College

MRS ANNE MARGARET CHALKLEY (née Walker), 16 March
2002; Modern Languages 1930. Aged 89.

MRS MARY CATHERINE GARRATT (née Robson), 29 December
2000; English 1962. Aged 55.

MISS JENNIFER DOROTHY REYNOLDS; English scholar 1960.

MRS SUSAN ANGELA STEER (née Topping), 19 April 2002; Law
1976. Aged 45.

MRS LORNA WINIFRED SWINDELLS (neé Iggulden), 2 March 2002; Modern
Languages 1953. Aged 67.

MRS GILLIAN WALKER SLATER (née Baldwin), 1999; English
1960.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 23 May 2002: Advertisements<br />

Advertisements


Contents of this section:



How to advertise in the
Gazette


Terms and conditions
of acceptance of advertisements

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Lecture

Girton comes to Oxford: Changing roles: the work-life conundrum.
On 8 June, 2–5.30 p.m., St John's College will be the venue for a presentation of the
Girton Study: University and Life Experience. Ways in which we perceive
Work, Family, and Communityare
changing rapidly. How people function within and move between them is constantly being
reassessed as expectations of gender roles, amongst other things, shift. University and Life
Experience is a study of women attending university throughout the 20th century which
provides invaluable insights into the way women and their aspirations are perceived and
responded to by society. Issues for discussion at the meeting are both practical and
theoretical, and speakers include Pat Thane, John Cottingham, Judith Finch, Eileen Rubery
and Marilyn Strathern. The meeting will be chaired by Andrew Dilnot. For further details,
registration (£10, but free to students) contact Andy Wood, roll@girton.cam.ac.uk, or
Development Office, Girton College, FREEPOST ANG6880, Cambridge CB3 0YE, tel.:
01223 765685.

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Oxford University Museum of Natural History Shop

Museum Swifts by Andrew Lack and Roy Overall, and illustrated
Derek and Clive Bromhall, is the new £3.99 booklet describing the findings of the
long-running research project established by David Lack in 1947. It is published as the
colony returns to breed in the museum tower, and visitors gather round the monitor by the
enquiry desk to watch the birds' nesting behaviour until their departure in late August. Also
of current interest are the nesting tubes for mason bees, while Heather Angel's book
Natural Visionsand a selection of cards and prints relate to her photographic
exhibition running 23 May–31 July. The museum is open daily, 12 noon–5 p.m.,
inc. summer bank holidays. Sales enquiries, tel.: 01865 272961.

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Oxford University Research Staff Society

The Research Staff Society (RSS) membership consists of Post-
doctoral/Junior Research Fellows and Research Assistants who work for the University of
Oxford. As most Research Staff are not attached to a college and may be new to Oxford our
social events provide a unique opportunity to meet researchers outside your group or
department. We aim to provide an interesting and varying social setting in which to mix and
to become a voice for research staff within the University. We run social events each month
to suit all tastes. Please visit our Web site http://users.ox.ac.uk/~rss/, which provides
information on how to join the society as well as details on events which we will be running
in the near future. We hope you will decide to join us and very much look forward to
meeting you at one of our events this year. Our next event will be a comedy night at
Jongleurs on 30 May.

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University Sports Complex

Free Lifestyle Evaluation at the University Sports Complex, Iffley
Road, 17–23 June inclusive. Advice available on all aspects of Healthy Living: pre-
exercise health screening; fitness and physical activity; nutrition; smoking cessation; fitness
testing/exercise prescription. To book your personal consultation: tel. 01865 240476 . E-
mail: memberships@sport.ox.ac.uk. Bookings taken after 10 June.

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Friends of the Oxford Botanic Garden

Plant sale, Sun., 26 May, 2.30 p.m.-5 p.m., Harcourt Arboretum at
Nuneham Courtenay. Parking available. Sale of plants donated from a wide range of
gardens–large and small, celebrated and less well known. Tea and second-hand
bookstall of gardening, and horticultural books. Free horticultural advice from expert
gardeners.

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St Giles' Thursday Lunchtime Talks

Novel Views of the Clergy: 30 May, Dr David Grylls (Kellogg
College), Thomas Hardy and Religion; 6 June, Dr John Sloan (Harris
Manchester College), The Priest in Graham Greene; 13 June, Tom
Winnifrith (Warwick University), The Brontës and the Clergy in Fact and
Fiction
. The talks will be held in St Giles' Church at 12.30 p.m. Everyone is
welcome. In order to help us with our costs, a small donation would be appreciated.

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Oxford University Newcomers' Club

The Club exists to welcome the spouses and partners of newly arrived
graduates, visiting academics to the University, and newly appointed academics. The Club
meets for coffee at 13 Norham Gardens on Wed. mornings, 10.30 a.m.–12 noon. The
equipment pool operates from the basement at the same time. Amongst our many other
activities and outings, the Newcomers and toddlers group meets on Fri. mornings, 10.15
a.m.–12 noon. The final coffee morning of Trinity Term will be on Wed., 19 June,
and the first of Michaelmas Term on Wed., 9 Oct.

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Society for Graduates

Meetings are held on Fri., at 8 p.m., in the University Club, Halifax
House, 6 South Parks Road (use bell push for entry). Visitors are welcome. Graduates of any
university and of all ages are eligible for membership: 3 May, Tropical Ecology:
Reefs and Forests
, Dr Martin Speight; 10 May, Japanese Gold,
Arthur Titherington; 17 May, My Life as a Journalist, John Chipperfield,
News Editor, Oxford Mail/Oxford Times; 24 May,
A Rhineland Cruise, Derek Phillips, Former President of the Society; 31
May, Basic Theory of Acupuncture and its function, Dr He Yeli, Chinese
Medical Doctor; 7 June, `Alternative Oxford', Philip Pullman, Whitbread Prize Winner.
Subscriptions: Members £5 per term, Visitors £1.50 per meeting. For more
information tel.: Anita Segar, 01865 730574.

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Periodicals Bought and Sold

Back-issues of scholarly periodicals and journals bought and sold (not
scientific or medical). Graham Jeffrey, Periodicals (est. 1967), 29 Cuddesdon Road,
Horspath, Oxford, OX33 1JD. Tel.: 01865 872528, fax: 776398. E-mail:
gjeffrey1@compuserve.com.

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Books Bought and Sold

New Bookshop in St Aldates: St Philip's Books (proprietor
Christopher Zealley) has opened a bookroom at 82 St Aldates, Oxford (entrance in
passageway beneath the Elizabeth Restaurant). We carry over 6000 rare and secondhand
books, chiefly in the areas of Theology and History. Callers welcome between 10 a.m. and
5 p.m. Mon.,–Fri. Collections or single volumes purchased for stock (tel.: 01865
202182). Web site at: www.stphilipsbooks.co.uk.

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Office Accommodation

Admin. annexe available in secluded North Oxford garden: 4 rooms,
complete facilities, ideal location, self-contained, own entrance, parking. Three minutes'
town centre. Tel.: 01865 554326 (mornings).

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Services Offered

Town and Country Trees: arboricultural contractors; modern
arboricultural techniques; local authority approved; safeguarded by full Public Liability
insurance. Free advice and quotations. Tel.: 0845 458 2980 or 07976 261850 (mobile).

Big or small, we ship it all, plus free pick up anywhere in Oxford.
Also 24-hour photocopying, private mailing addresses (24-hour access, and mail forwarding
world-wide), binding, fax bureau, colour photocopying, mailing services, and much more.
Contact or visit Mail Boxes Etc., 266 Banbury Rd., Oxford. Tel.: 01865 514655, fax:
514656, e-mail: summertown@020.mbe.uk.com, also at: 94 London Rd., Oxford. Tel.:
01865 741729, fax: 01865 742431, e-mail: staff@mbeheadington.co.uk.

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Domestic Services

Are you looking for term time only child care in OX4? We have an
absolutely wonderful Nanny who has been caring for our 2 children full time for 2½
years. The youngest is almost school age, but they love Amanda so much that we want to
find a way for her to go on looking after them after school and in the holidays. We are
therefore looking for 2 pre-school children (not necessarily siblings) who want full-time care
during term time, starting in either Sept., or Jan. As long as Amanda can pick up at SS Mary
& John at 3.15 each day, we are flexible about all other arrangements. Costs are apporx.
£3/hour/child. Call Rachel or Patrick on 01865 773158 any evening or weekend, or
e-mail: rachel.home@ntlworld.com.

Carpet/upholstery/curtain cleaning by Grimebusters, your local
specialists. Quality work, competitive prices. Domestic, commercial, college. Also
carpet/upholstery stain protection, pre-occupancy cleaning, flood cleaning/drying, oriental
rug cleaning. For free estimates and friendly advice, call Grimebusters. Tel.: 01865 726983
or 01235 555533.

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Situations Vacant

Harvest worker required Aug.–Sept., for farm near Nettlebed.
Suit undergraduate for Long Vac. Licence and experience of tractor driving essential. Phone
Dave Young, 07831 198376 or 01491 641552.

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Part-time position wanted

Cheerful, motivated, administrative assistant retiring from full-time
employment end of July 2002 seeks fulfilling part-time post from end Aug. Please contact
Jeannette Hudson-Pudwell after 7 p.m. on 01865 762187, or leave a message on
answerphone and I will contact you.

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House Sit

Responsible person, non-smoker, sought for North Oxford house from
mid-July–Jan., 2003. No rental but some charge for telephone and utilities. Tel.:
01865 553617 (after 8 p.m. or weekends).

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Houses to Let

Delightful riverside house, fully furnished: 2 bedrooms, garden,
parking, 25 minutes city centre. Suit n/s couple. Available June. £875 p.c.m. Tel.:
01865 245563.

Detached cottage, 2 miles from Charlbury station: 2 double bedrooms,
sitting room, fully equipped kitchen, pretty garden. Available mid-Aug., unfurnished.
£750 p.c.m. plus bills. £750 deposit. Tel.: 01993 824965.

North Oxford : excellent furnished 5-bedroom family house, available
for 1 year only from end of July. Lounge, conservatory/dining room, fully-equipped modern
kitchen, bathrooms on each of 4 floors, office, gas c.h., garden. Friendly quiet street near
Summertown shops. £1,600 p.m. Contact 01865 273577 or 01865 439023, e-mail:
ball@maths.ox.ac.uk.

Iffley Village: 4-bedroom house; large kitchen diner, study, lounge,
2½ bathrooms. Available from Aug., or Sept. £1,400 p.c.m. E-mail:
robin@thekingsheadfritwell.co.uk. Tel.: 01869 346738 or 07768 712534.

Furnished family house to let in rural setting 12 miles north of
Oxford, suit visiting academic: 3 bedrooms, 2 sitting rooms, large kitchen/diner leading to
large garden, utilities. Easy access M40, and rail station. Good schools. Available Sept., for
12 months. £1,400 p.c.m. E-mail: markpen@btinternet.com, or tel.: 01993
813003.

An exceptionally well-maintained 4-bedroom cottage-style house with
a lovely garden in a very desirable location in the heart of Cumnor Village, is available to
rent from July. The house is furnished to a high standard but can be let unfurnished for a 1
year period (or longer). This very pretty inner city village has a regular bus service, village
shops, excellent primary school, and 2 very good village inns. Must be viewed. £1,100
p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 865755.

East Oxford (Cowley): 3-bedroom (2 double, 1 single), comfortably
furnished, child-friendly house; large, bright kitchen/dining room, garden with herbs,
raspberries, apple tree. Close to bus, parks, gym, wine warehouse. Parking. £800
p.c.m., excl. bills. Available Aug.,–July 2003. No smokers. E-mail:
Christina.Kraus@oriel.ox.ac.uk.

Three hundred year old, fully furnished barn: 3 bedrooms, 2 roll-top
bathrooms, set ina courtyard within the heart of Charlbury town; own sunken terrace patio,
and shared use of walled garden. Available 1 July, no smokers, no children.£900
p.c.m. Tel.: 07850 397990.

Detached chalet-style house, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire (cul-de-sac
in quiet village); large sitting-room, dining-room, study, 3 double bedrooms, 2 deluxe
bathrooms, luxury fitted kitchen (all machines), conservatory, garden and patio, garage, off-
road parking, secure fencing and gates. Fully-furnished with all china, linen, pans, utensils,
etc. Rent: £1,000 p.c.m. Deposit: £1,500. Tel.: 01235 (+ 44 1235) 834740, e-
mail: diamar@onetel.net.uk.

Available June for long let: Moreton in Marsh (Oxford 27 miles, 35
minutes by train), 3-storey Victorian terrace cottage, 2 double, 1 single bedroom, bath with
w.c., separate w.c., sitting-room, study, dining, kitchen etc. Good sized enclosed garden
with patio, gas c.h. Well furnished, spacious. Rent £675 p.c.m., plus utilities.
References required. Tel.: 01608 810549.

Old Headington: award-winning, converted chapel, in a quiet secluded
position among beech trees, 5 minutes' walk from John Radcliffe Hospital and shops. Fully
furnished. Living room, 2 stories high, one double bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, larder,
storage, garden, car parking space, gas c.h. £900 p.c.m. plus services. Tel.: 01865
768775.

Borders of Iffley Village with easy access to Ring road, local shops
and buses; 2 bedrooms, study, bathroom with power shower, sitting room, dining room,
kitchen and utility. Sunny garden. Suit professional couple/2 sharing. Fully furnished.
£795 p.c.m. plus bills. Tel.: 01865 777453 or 0775 369 3259 eves.

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pretend that we have too many castles on offer but if you are seeking quality rental
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is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents, specialising in lettings to academics, medical
personnel, and other professionals. Our aim is to offer the friendliest and most helpful
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properties that we have currently available to let. Alternatively, telephone, fax, or e-mail us
with details of your requirements and we will do whatever we can without obligation. Tel.:
01865 764533, fax: 764777, e-mail: info@qbman.co.uk.

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further information please contact Finders Keepers at 226, Banbury Rd., Summertown,
Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 01865 311011. Fax: Oxford 556993. E-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk.
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Summer Lets

Cottage to let in Cuddesdon, near Wheatley: panoramic views towards
the Chilterns and Wittenham Clumps from the edge of this small village; close to A40/M40,
20 minutes to centre of Oxford; 2 double bedrooms, conservatory, large stone-flagged
kitchen, sitting/dining room, courtyard garden, all appliances, gas c.h. Available immediately
for summer let until Sept./Oct. £600 p.c.m. or £250 p.w. Tel.: 01865
368373/078844 38775.

Central north Oxford: studio flat in quiet Edwardian house in this leafy
residential suburb. Fully-furnished with kitchenette, fridge, gas fire, shower, phone line and
washing machine. Five minutes' walk from Summertown, 15 minutes from city centre.
Available June–Sept., non-smoker. £500 p.c.m. Tel.: 01865 515984, or e-mail:
alan.allport@psy.ox.ac.uk.

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Flats to Let

Coming to Oxford for a short visit? One bedroom first-floor apartment
available fro 3 months from 1 July. Living/dining-room, double bedroom, study area and
shared use of garden. £850 p.c.m., incl., council tax and utilities. For further
information on this and other properties on our portfolio, contact Gay Hawley at Finders
Keepers, 27 St Clements, Oxford OX4 1AB. Tel.: 01865 200012, e-mail:
gayh@finders.co.uk. or visit our Web site: www.finders.co.uk.

Furnished 2-bedroom ground-floor flat: St Clements/Headington Hill
area very close to Brookes University, hospitals etc., 10 minutes to city centre; refurbished
kitchen and bathroom, en suite shower room to main bedroom. Suitable non-smoking single,
couple or 2 professional or post-doctorate sharers. Available early/mid-July, for minimum
6 month let. Tel.: 01865 512149.

Central Oxford, Folly Bridge, 5 minutes' walk from Carfax Tower,
in a quiet residential area, with private garden, and a few yards from the river: bedsitter,
with large kitchen, washing machine, bathroom with bath and shower. Fully furnished. Suit
single person or couple. Available from 1 Sept.–31 Jan., 2003. £550 p.c.m.,
plus bills. Tel.: 01865 722343 (eves., or leave a message), cell: 07762 945831, e-mail:
pieor.pinza@virgin.net.

Comfortable furnished flat with separate entrance in quiet rural
surroundings 6 miles south-west of Oxford: sitting-room, study area, bedroom, bathroom,
kitchen with washing machine. Ample parking space, free use of private squash court.
Available from 1 Aug., for academic year (or more). Rent £450 p.c.m. incl., hot
water and c.h. Tel.: 01865 390535.

London: studio flat (Marylebone W1–close to Baker Street
tube), available for long let. Fully-fitted kitchen, bathroom/shower, TV. £700 p.c.m.,
excl. of utilities. No agents' fees involved. Tel.: 01865 250046 or 07960 539796
mobile.

Beautiful newly refurbished basement flat in central North Oxford.
Flat has own entrance, kitchen, bathroom, small study area and 2 rooms. At present the 2
rooms are rented out individually to 2 sharers. The largest room, with French windows onto
garden is £125 p.w., the smaller room is £105 p.w. bills all incl. Would prefer
long-term agreement but might be willing to rent out for a short-term holiday let. Also
available 3-bedroom house in North Oxford/Cutteslowe: newly refurbished kitchen. Would
suit family or sharers. £795 p.c.m. Both available now. Please contact 01865
554961.

Central North Oxford, 10 minutes' walk from city centre, University
Parks, all main university buildings, and very close to the river. Available for short/long lets.
Two ground-floor flats in extremely quiet, civilised, large Victorian house in this exclusive,
leafy, residential Victorian suburb, with large, light, airy rooms. One completely refurbished
t a high standard, available now. The other flat available for 4 months, June–Oct. One
double, one large single bedroom, large drawing-room, kitchen, bathroom. Off-street
parking, large secluded garden. Available now. Tel./fax: 01865 552400.

North Oxford , 2-bedroom apartment available from the first of June
at £725 p.c.m. An attractive ground-floor, 1 double and 1 single bedroom-study, with
patio and parking, it forms part of a small development 4 years old at a stones throw from
Summertown amenities, and easy access to most university departments. Best suited to
matrue professionals and visiting academics. Tel.: 01865 516144, or fax 01865 437996.

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Serviced Accommodation

Finally! the luxurious and economical alternative to 5-star luxury
hotels, in central Oxford. Ambassador's Oxford offers clients short-stay 2-bedroom, 2
bathroom–1 en suite–5-star apartments in the centre of Oxford with allocated
parking. Only 3 minutes' walk from the railway station and the Said Business School.
Furnished to a very high standard to include well-equipped kitchen and lounge, computer,
printer, internet access, and weekly Maid Service. From less than £100 per apartment
per night, to accommodate up to 4/5 guests. Contact: www.ambassadorsoxford.co.uk, or tel.:
07876 203378.

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Accommodation Offered

Attractive and quiet room to let in pretty and friendly central North
Oxford family home. Shared bathroom and use of kitchen. Reasonable rent for the right
person. Female preferred. Tel.: 01865 510650.

Individual study bedroom available in purpose-built residential block
in rural outskirts of Oxford. Ideal accommodation for single academic or professional seeking
quiet surroundings close to Oxford. Located 3 miles from Oxford city centre, with cycle
routes to the centre. Maintained communal areas and extensive grounds with swimming pool,
and private parking. Available now at £285 p.c.m. incl., council tax and utilities. For
more information please contact Julia at Finders Keepers, 226 Banbury Road, Summertown,
Oxford OX2 7BY. Tel.: 00 44 (0) 1865 302344. E-mail: julian@finders.co.uk, or visit the
Finders Keepers Web site at: www.finders.co.uk.

Room to let in listed 16th-c., thatched cottage close to city centre.
Many period features, traditionally decorated, shared bathroom, garden and private parking.
Available May. £450 p.m., inc. all bills and cleaner. Suit non-smoking, independent
and easy-going individual. Tel.: 01865 250722.

Finders Keepers is celebrating its 30th year as Oxfordshire's leading
letting agent, providing a specialist service to both landlords and tenants throughout the
Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties. With experienced letting and management teams
Finders Keepers provide a high standard of service to all our clients. If you would like more
information about Finders Keepers' services please contact us at our Head Office at 226
Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7BY, tel.: (00 44) 1865 311011, or visit the
Finders Keepers Web site at www.finders.co.uk.

Paying guests, visiting academics, welcomed for short or long stays
in the comfortable home of a semi-retired academic couple, in exclusive, quiet, leafy central
north Oxford, within walking distance of all main university buildings, town centre, parks,
river, good shops, and restaurants. All rooms have colour TV, tea-/coffee-making facilities,
microwave, and refrigerator and/or deep-freeze availability, c.h., and independent heating.
Breakfast included in the very moderate terms. Tel./fax: 01865 557879.

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Accommodation Sought

Academic visitor from Belgium, non-smoker, is looking for a place
to stay for approx. 2 months, from Oct.–Dec. Preferences: quiet environment, kitchen
facilities, not too far from the centre. E-mail: rafael.declercq@hiw.kuleuven.ac.be, or send
fax addressed to R. De Clercq to +32 16 32 63 11.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your property? QB
Management is one of Oxford's foremost letting agents and property managers. We specialise
in lettings to both academic and professional individuals and their families, and have a
constant flow of enquiries from good quality tenants seeking property in the Oxford area. If
you would like details of our services, or if you simply need some informal help and advice
without obligation, telephone us: 01865 764533, fax us: 764777, or e-mail us:
info@qbman.co.uk. Alternatively, we would invite you to visit our Web site at:
http://www.qbman.co.uk and see how we could be marketing your property.

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Accommodation Exchange

I would like to exchange my flat in Paris for somewhere in Oxford,
ideally from Sept.2002 – June 2003.I live in the centre of Paris, a few blocks from
major metro and RER stations, 1 minute from a pedestrian market street with all you need
to cater (several butchers, bakeries, fishmongers etc.), and within walking distance of the
Palais Royal, the Louvre, and the Tuileries gardens. The flat is a duplex appartment of 70
sq m., located on the top and 4th floor (no lift). Downstairs are 2 bedrooms (the master
bedroom and a child's bedroom), and bathroom with washer/drier. Upstairs is a living
room/study/kitchen/dining area with a dishwasher, oven, and microwave. As it faces South
and has very large windows it is flooded with light most of the day. If you are interested or
need more information please contact me via e-mail: clarisse.berthezene@wanadoo.fr, or tel.:
00 331 40 26 90 38.

We are looking to exchange a modern 4-bedroom, colonial house on
1.75 acres of wooded land in Boonton Township, New Jersey, for a house in or near Oxford
for 6–8 months between Jan.,–Aug., 2003. Start and end dates are flexible. Our
house is on a secluded cul-de-sac in a rural section of North Central NJ, has all modern
conveniences, and 2 cars. It is a 10 minute drive to Routes 80 and 287 giving easy access
to the entire tri-state area. For details please contact Jim and Elizabeth Tepper, e-mail:
tepper@axon.rutgers.edu, or tel.: 001 973 299 0967, fax: 001 973 299 0912.

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Accommodation Sought to Rent or Exchange

Would you like to live in the country? Idyllic, remote, stone built
farmhouse and studio in the Peak District National Park available for 3/6/9 month let, or
temporary house swap with home to reach new north Oxford job. Tel.: 0845 458 3510 (Lo-
call).

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Holiday Lets

South-west France: attractive farmhouse set in over 1 acre of garden,
beautiful quiet position, 10 x 5 m swimming pool, 3 km from medieval village of Lauzerte,
autoroute from Bordeaux 2 hours. Golf, tennis and fishing nearby, and Cahors wine region.
Sleeps 6 plus attic bedroom with 5 single beds. Still available 14–28 Sept. £500
p.w., longer autumn/winter lets negotiable. Tel.: Helen 01367 810218/Sally 01494
864573.

Competa, East of Malaga, Andalucia: our Spanish home, situated
amongst olive trees with enchanting views over Competa village, mountains and the
Mediterranean could be your home during this year.; 900 metres above sea level, 1½
hours drive from Malaga airport, 10 minutes' walk from village, the architect-designed house
has bathroom and 3 bedrooms with 2 beds in each on a lower level, then hall and w.c., very
spacious L-shaped kitchen, dining and living area on upper levels. Sun, shade and wonderful
views from numerous terraces, amazing beauty to explore by foot and car. The friendly
village of great charm has all necessary shops and facilities. English family will look after
the house and provide help as needed. To see pictures and for more details tel., Mr & Mrs
Norland 01865 439341.

Prague: luxury penthouse apartment in a building classified as one of
the most important Renaissance houses in Prague. It lies in a secluded courtyard off
Nerudová Street, below Prague Castle in the heart of the city's world-famous
Malá Strana (Lesser Town) district. Very easy access on foot (400–800 m) to
the nearby Castle, Charles Bridge, Cathedrals and embassies. Wonderful views across the
rooftops of the lesser town to the Schönborn and Lobkowicz Palace gardens.
Extensively renovated and restored to the highest standards in 2002, the apartment has 2
bedrooms, entrance hall, large open living space with exposed wooden beams, modern well-
equipped kitchen area, luxury bathroom with w.c., jacuzzi and separate shower, additional
second separate toilet, c.h., full air conditioning. Web site: www.pragueflat.biz, or e-mail:
pragueflat@hotmail.com. Tel.: 01865 761000.

Caribbean–Bequia, The Grenadines: 'Sea Star' an enchanting
villa, 100 ft above sandy Friendship Bay, consists of 3 cottages nestled together in tropical
gardens; 3 double bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, verandas off each bedroom have
spectacular views of azure ocean, kitchen, reception/dining room, sun deck, hammock, daily
maid, laundry, jeep rental included. Six guests: £170 each per week. Other rentals
available. Sailing, speedboat, diving and watersports at discount. Tel.: Lara Cowan Hadley
on 01993 850 285, e-mail: lara@grenadine-escape.com.

Andalucia, Gaucin: Casa Alta, delightful private house in white
mountain village to let July–Aug., whilst author/owner away; 2 double bedrooms, 2
bathrooms, large living area with open fireplace, fully-fitted kitchen, leading onto terrace
with magical view to Gibraltar, the coast, and the mountains of Africa. Very comfortably
furnished, TV, video, washing machine, deep freeze etc. Excellent maid by arrangement.
£400 p.w., reduction longer lets. Also Casa Flora, self-contained guest house to above,
available all year round. Separate entrance. Large sitting room, with French windows onto
terrace with same fabulous view to mountains of Africa. Sleeps 2–3. Bathroom en
suite, plus separate shower room, kitchen, wood stove, fridge, washing machine etc. Price
according to season £150–£300 p.w. For both properties tel.: 00 34 95
215 11 11 or e-mail: venetia@ari.es.

Umbria, Italy: enjoy rolling countryside on Tuscan border from a
choice of 2 apartments, and 1 cottage, available in period stone farmhouse. Good size
swimming pool. For further details see our Web site: www.umbrialink.com/pioppi, or for
brochure e-mail: timaltby@tin.it.

Washington DC: house for rent for 3–4 weeks in Aug.,; 3
bedrooms, fully air-conditioned, large garden, in beautiful wooded area of Chevy Chase DC.
Oxford family relocated to Washington will be away in Aug. Perfect for a family who want
to spend time in the area. Museums are free, lots of parks, pools, horse riding, water sports
and natural beauty. $800 USD p.w. E-mail: hgg@btinternet.com, or tel.: 001 202 362
2921.

Cornwall Bed and Breakfast: Colgare House, which is on the
Lanhydrock estate near Bodmin, has 2 double and 2 single bedrooms, and is open all the
year. Colgare House is peaceful, surrounded by woodlands and pastures, only 10 mintues
from A30 and A38. Bodmin Parkway is a short drive or 25 minute walk. Central to all the
Cornwall attractions, e.g. Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan are 20 minutes by car,
the north and south coasts an easy 30–35 minute drive. There are good cycle tracks,
and superb walking all around. See Web site: www.cornwallexplore.co.uk. Costs are
£28 per person per night. Please contact Ngari Scoble, tel.: 01208 269605, mobile:
07980 629 505. E-mail: colgarehouse@hotmail.com.

Burgundy (Morvan National Park): 19th-c., stone cottage in quiet
hamlet, sleeps 5+; enclosed front and rear gardens backing onto own meadow with stream.
Spacious sitting room, 1 double and 1 triple bedroom, study, bathroom, fully equipped
kitchen, washing-machine, c.h., tel., log fires. Ideal for peace and quiet, walking, swimming
in nearby lakes, wine-tasting, and sightseeing in Burgundy (½ hr from Vézelay
and Avallon). Dates available June-Sept., inc. £225–£275 p.w. Tel.:
01865 721539.

Tuscany, Italy: short or long-term rents, beautifully restored 2-storey
country house on the top of a hill by large vineyard and olive trees, 5 bedrooms (with up to
8 beds), 2 bathrooms, kitchen, lounge, sitting-room, private swimming pool, garden, cable,
VCR, Internet. Wonderful and quiet, in the Chianti area, only 5 mins., drive from Chiusi
town, shops, railway/motorway, 1 hour from Rome and Florence, 30 mins., from Siena. E-
mail: marino@demata.tuscany.it, tel.: + 39 055 602044, + 39 328 7133951, Web site:
www.demata.tuscany.it.

Cottage for rent, West Buckland, S. Devon: 10 minutes' walk to
beach, golf club, tennis, sailing estuary; 15 minutes' drive to Salcombe; sleeps 6 in 3
bedrooms; bathroom, separate living room, dining room, kitchen and downstairs w.c. Pretty
south-facing garden with table and chairs. Very well maintained and clean.
£250–£500 p.w. Call 0208 541 5449.

Venice: large flat in the heart of Venice, near Palazzo Grassi, in the
heart of Venice, with large traditional sitting-room, and separate dining room, well-appointed
kitchen, 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom, second bedroom with twin beds, third
bedroom with 1 bed (+ 1), and a second bathroom. The flat is ideal for a family, in pristine
condition, and available for short periods on a weekly basis at £600 per week. Tel.:
+ 39 0423 723582, e-mail: tagariello@libero.it.

Greek Islands: Skopelos, Alonissos and Skiathos. Lovely island houses
and apartments available for rent. Town, country and seaside locations. Accommodation for
2–8 persons. Prices from £60 p.p.p.w. For information see:
www.holidayislands.com. E-mail: thalpos@otenet.gr, fax: 0030 4240 23057.

Crete. A traditional Cretan house in old town Rethimno, superbly
renovated to provide space and comfort in beautifully furnished surroundings. Elevated, vine-
covered, sitting area with brick barbecue—perfect for alfresco dining. It is in a quiet
area, and close to long, sandy beach, taverns, shops, and the many interesting sights in and
around this historic area. Sleeps 4 (1 double, 1 twin). Available all year round. All linen,
electricity and cleaning inc. 2002 rates on request. Tel./fax: Nikolaos Glinias, 0030 831
56525, e-mail: nglynias@ret.forthnet.gr.

Dordogne and Rome holiday rentals. Stone house in an acre of garden
in the Dordogne, France with a fabulous 270 degree panorama (sleeps 8/10). Also 19th-
century country farmhouse with lovely views, 45 minutes from Rome, and 2 hours from
Florence (sleeps 4 with downstairs rooms available to sleep 4 more). Prices vary from
£250–£600 p.w. Private owner: 01223 844334 or e-mail:
hugobowles@tiscalinet.it.

Northumberland, 5 miles north of Alnwick, within easy reach of both
cheviot hills, and beautiful coast. Stone-built cottage in hamlet, sleeps up to 6. Please tel.:
01665 579292.
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Oxford University Gazette: Appointments, 23 May 2002<br />


Oxford University Gazette: 23 May 2002

Appointments


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Appointment of part-time Archivist
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Appointment of Development Office Assistant
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Appointment of Further Education Recruitment Assistant
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Appointment of Head of Gardening


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