29 February 1996



<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 29 February 1996: University Acts<br />

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CONGREGATION 26 February


Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions
of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1995, p. 13), the
following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 26
February.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

LORD ATTENBOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES, St Catherine's College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL


1 Decree

Council has made the following decree, to come into effect on 15
March.

Explanatory note to Decree (1)

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor
declared carried at the meeting of Congregation on 20 February the
Statute establishing the Degree of Master of Mathematics, which was
promulgated on 6 February. Council has accordingly made
the following decree, which gives effect to consequential changes.

Decree (1)

1 In Ch. I, Sect. I, FIRST SCHEDULE
(Statutes, 1995, p. 183), insert new item 27 as follows
and renumber existing item 27 as item 28:

`27. Master of Mathematics

Ego A. B. etc. testor E. F. (or, if more than one, X,
Y, etc.), e collegio (or aula or societate) C. D.,
quem (or quos) per integrum tempus ad gradum Magistri in
Mathematicis per statuta requisitum intra academiam, prout statuta
requirunt, cubile et victum continue sumpsisse scio, quatenus examen
publicum subierit (or subierint) et reliqua compleverit
(or compleverint) omnia quae per statuta Universitatis
requiruntur (nisi quatenus cum eo dispensatum fuerit), gratiam
(or gratias) a collegio suo (or aula sua
or societate sua) pro gradu Magistri in Mathematicis
concessam (or concessas) fuisse; fide mea data huic
Universitati. A. B. dec. Coll. C.'

2 Ibid., SECOND SCHEDULE, item 23 (p. 186),
after `Engineering,' insert `Mathematics,'.

3 Ibid., after `Ingeniaria' insert
`or Mathematicis'.

4 Ibid., THIRD SCHEDULE, item 21 (p. 188),
after `Engineering,' insert `Mathematics,'.

5 Ibid., after `Ingeniaria' insert
`or Mathematicis'.

6 Ibid., FOURTH SCHEDULE, item 16 (p. 190),
after `Engineering,' insert `Mathematics,'.

7 Ibid., after `Ingeniaria' insert
`or Mathematicis'.

8 Ibid., Sect. IV, cl. 1 (p. 194), after
`Master of Engineering' insert:

`Master of Mathematics'.

9 Ibid., Sect. VIII, cl. 1 (p. 197), after
`Master of Arts or Master of Biochemistry or Chemistry or
Engineering' insert `or Mathematics'.

10 Ibid., footnote 1, after `Engineering'
insert `or Mathematics'.

11 Ibid., (p. 198), after `Bachelor of Arts or
Master of Biochemistry or Chemistry or Engineering' insert `or
Mathematics'.

12 In Examination Decrees, 1994,
p. 18, ll. 12 and 16, in each case after `Engineering' insert `or
Mathematics'.

13 Ibid., p. 21, l. 8, after `ENGINEERING'
insert `OR MATHEMATICS'.

14 Ibid., ll. 12, 17, and 26, in each case
after `Engineering' insert `or Mathematics'.

15 Ibid., p. 319, after l. 17 insert new cl. 4
as follows and renumber existing cll. 4-5 (ll. 18-20) as cll. 5-6:

`4. A candidate adjudged worthy of Honours in Part I and Part II may
supplicate for the Degree of Master of Mathematics provided that he
or she has fulfilled all the conditions for admission to a degree of
the University as specified in Ch. I, Sect. I, § 1, cl. 1.'

16 Ibid., p. 841, l. 10, after `Engineering'
insert `or Mathematics'.

17 Ibid., p. 1016, l. 27, after
`Engineering,' insert `Master of
Mathematics
,'.

18 Ibid., p. 1048, l. 23, after `M.Eng.' insert
`or the M.Math.' 19 Ibid., l. 37, after `M.Eng.' insert `or the
Degree of M.Math.'

20 Clause 8 of this decree shall be effective
from the date on which clause 2 of the Statute approved by
Congregation on 20 February 1996 is approved by Her Majesty in
Council; the
remaining clauses shall have immediate effect.

Key to decree

Cll. 1–7 provide for admission to the degree of M.Math.

Cl. 8 provides for holders of the new degree to be admitted to
membership of Convocation.

Cll. 9–11 determine the academic precedence of holders of the
new degree.

Cl. 12 dispenses candidates with Senior Status from the requirement
to have passed the First Public Examination as a condition of
supplication for the new degree.

Cll. 13 and 14 extend the present provisions governing the time and
exercises required for the degree of BA so as to cover the new
degree.

Cl. 15 provides for candidates attaining honours in the relevant
honour school to be eligible to supplicate for the new degree.

Cl. 16 inserts a reference to the new degree into the provisions
governing the award of the relevant higher doctorate.

Cl. 17 provides for the form of class and pass lists for the new
degree.

Cl. 18 provides for the issue of certificates to holders of the new
degree.

Cl. 19 provides that students for the new degree shall pay university
composition fees at the same rate as those working for the degree of
BA.

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2 Status of Master of Arts

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under
the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. vi, cl. 1 (Statutes,
1995, p. 345) has been accorded to the following persons who are
qualified for membership of Congregation:

MARK GEOFFREY FERRIGAN, St Edmund Hall

ROLAND SPENCER GWYNNE JONES, St Edmund Hall


3 Register of Congregation

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

Attenborough of Richmond upon Thames, Rt. Hon. Lord, MA, St
Catherine's

Ferrigan, M.G., MA status, St Edmund Hall

Jones, R.S.G., MA status, St Edmund Hall


BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on
15 March, see `Examinations and Boards'
below.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 29 February 1996: University Agenda<br />

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CONGREGATION 4 March


Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at
noon on 4 March, unless by that time the Registrar has received
notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the
provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1995,
p. 13) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of
Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

STEPHEN JOHN BARCLAY, Templeton College

ALEXANDER WILLIAM RICHARD IMPEY, Templeton College

KARL JAMES MOORE, Templeton College

GLYNDWR PRITCHARD, Templeton College

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CONGREGATION 13 March 12 noon


Admission of Proctors and Assessor

A Congregation will be held on Wednesday, 13 March, in Convocation
House for the purpose of admitting to office JOHN SIMON TOBY GARFITT,
MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Magdalen College, and JEREMY CHRISTIAN
NICHOLAS HORDER, BCL, MA, D.PHIL. (LL.B. Hull), Fellow of Worcester
College, as Proctors for the ensuing year, and NIGEL BOWLES, MA,
D.PHIL. (BA Sussex), Fellow of St Anne's College, as Assessor for the
ensuing year.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 29 February 1996: Notices<br />

Notices


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  • *Notices of exhibitions, guided tours, etc.:

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    INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY


    Intensive German classes for archaeologists

    Intensive German classes, to reach relevant reading and basic
    conversational skills, will be held in the Institute of Archaeology
    in week nine of this term (11–15 March), as follows: beginners,
    9.30–11 a.m.; intermediate, 11.30 a.m.–12.30 p.m. The tutor
    will be Gertrude Seidmann, Research Associate of the institute.

    Those wishing to attend should register with the receptionist at the
    institute (telephone: Oxford (2)78240).

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    GAZETTE PUBLICATION
    ARRANGEMENTS

    The final Gazettes of the present term will appear on 7,
    14, and 21 March. Publication for Trinity Term will begin on 18
    April.

    Appointments Supplements will appear with the Gazettes
    of 14 March and 25 April.

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    CONCERTS


    Green College

    HYERYUNG AHN will give a recital of the following works at 7.30 p.m.
    on Saturday, 9 March, in the Observatory, Green College: Mozart,
    Sonata in B flat major, K.333; Schubert, two excerpts from
    Impromptus, op. 90; Chopin, Ballade No. 1
    in G minor, op. 23; Medtner, Four Skazki, op. 26.


    St John's College and Colin Carr

    THE GOULD TRIO (piano, violin, cello) will give a concert at 8.30
    p.m. on Friday, 8 March, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St
    John's College. Admission is free, subject to the availability of
    space.

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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 29 February 1996: Lectures<br />

    Lectures


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    INAUGURAL LECTURE


    Professor of the History of Art

    PROFESSOR M.J. KEMP will deliver his inaugural lecture at 5 p.m. on
    Thursday, 7 March, in the Examination Schools.

    Subject: `The Mona Lisa: from science into
    myth.'

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    JASPARS MEMORIAL LECTURE

    PROFESSOR W. DOISE, Geneva, will deliver the Jaspars Memorial Lecture
    at 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 March, in Lecture Theatre C, the
    Department of Experimental Psychology.

    Subject: `Social psychology and human rights.'

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    CLINICAL MEDICINE

    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    DR TADASHI KIMURA will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 28 March, in
    the Anne Anderson Lecture Theatre, Level 3, Nuffield Department of
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Women's Centre, the John Radcliffe
    Hospital.

    Further information may be obtained from Dr Sylvain Phaneuf
    (telephone: Oxford 221022, e-mail: sphaneuf@immsvr.jr2.ox.ac.uk).

    Subject: Oxytocin receptor investigation: basic molecular
    research associated with clinical phenomenon.'

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    University Department of Clinical Pharmacology

    PROFESSOR OLE JþRGENSEN, Copenhagen, will give a seminar at 4.30 p.m.
    on Thursday, 7 March, in the Cairns Seminar Suite, the Radcliffe
    Infirmary.

    Subject: `NCAM as a quantitative marker for synaptic
    remodelling in neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders.'

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    Seminars in Epidemiology and Social Medicine: amended notice

    The seminar to be given by MS JANE WARDLE at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, 5
    March, in the Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College, will now be on
    the subject given below, and not on the subject of `Stress and diet',
    as previously notified.

    Subject: `Psychological influences on participation in
    cancer screening.'

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    SOCIAL STUDIES

    PROFESSOR ARTHUR H. MILLER, Iowa, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday,
    7 March, in the Clay Room, Nuffield College.

    Convener: B.E. Shafer, MA, Mellon Professor of American
    Government.

    Subject: `The withering party and its implications for
    the American elections of 1996.'

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    COMMITTEE FOR ARCHAEOLOGY

    Lecture

    DR J. CZEBRESZUK, Poznan, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 4 March,
    in the Lecture Room, the Institute of Archaeology.

    Subject: `The Bell Beaker tradition in the Polish
    lowlands.'

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    ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM


    William Cohn Memorial Lecture

    DR MILO C. BEACH, Director, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M.
    Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC, will deliver the thirty-first
    William Cohn Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 March, in the
    Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum.

    Subject: `The Windsor Castle Padshahnama:
    Shah Jahan's artists and their images of Mughal India.'

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    CENTRE FOR MODERN CHINESE STUDIES

    Chinese Philosophy Symposium

    The following lectures will be given at this symposium, which will
    held on Wednesday, 6 March, 2–6 p.m., in room 206, the Centre
    for Modern Chinese Studies.

    Conveners: Dr Cyril Lin and Dr Nicholas Bunnin, Centre
    for Modern Chinese Studies.

    PROFESSOR K. OUYANG: `Surmounting the "town wall
    enclosure" (wei cheng) phenomenon in
    comparative cultural research.'

    DR LIN: `Political disobedience and the Chinese
    intellectual tradition.'

    DR X.Z. YAO: `The self in Confucian and European
    philosophies.'

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    LIBRARIES BOARD TRAINING CO-ORDINATING
    COMMITTEE

    MS NANCY ELKINGTON, Research Libraries Information Network, will give
    a seminar at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 March, in the IES Seminar Room,
    the St Cross Building. Julian Roberts of the Bodleian Library will
    introduce the speaker.

    Subject: `Research Libraries Group 1996–2000.'

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    ST HUGH'S COLLEGE


    Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial Lecture

    PROFESSOR LUCA CAVALLI-SFORZA, Stanford University School of
    Medicine, will deliver the fifteenth Henry Rowlatt Bickley Memorial
    Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 May, in the Mordan Hall, St Hugh's
    College.

    Subject: `Genetic dissection of Europe and its use for
    historical reconstruction.'

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    <br /> Oxford University Gazette, 29 February 1996: Grants and Funding<br />

    Grants and Research Funding


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NISSAN INSTITUTE OF JAPANESE STUDIES

Fellowships at the International University of Japan

The International University of Japan in Niigata is offering two
full, two-year fellowships for graduating or recently graduated
Oxford students interested in obtaining an MA (in international
relations) or MBA (in international business) in Japan. The language
of instruction is English.

For details and an application form, contact immediately
Professor J.A.A. Stockwin, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, 27
Winchester Road, Oxford (telephone: Oxford (2)74573 or (2)74570).

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<br /> Oxf. Univ. Gazette, 29 February 1996: Examinations and Boards<br />

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in
regulations made by the Board of the Faculty of English Language
and Literature will come into effect on 15 March.

Board of the Faculty of English Language
and Literature


Honour School of English Language and
Literature

(1) With effect from 1 October 1996 (for first examination
in 1997)

1 In Examination Decrees, 1995, p.
216, delete l. 50 and substitute:

`(a) Subjects 7 and 8 shall be examined by extended
essay, except'.

2 Ibid., p. 219, l.32, delete `texts in the
original languages' and substitute: `the texts in the original
language, and to provide evidence of this in their essays'.

3 Ibid., l. 41, delete `The English Drama'
and substitute: `The English Drama, excluding Shakespeare'.

4 Ibid., p. 224, delete ll. 37–47 and
substitute:

`5. Old English Literature and its Background (an
extended essay of not more than 6,000 words).

Candidates will be expected to have read widely in Old English
vese and prose down to c.1100. Candidates may not draw
substantially on the texts prescribed for Paper A3.

6. Middle English Literature (an extended essay of
not more than 6,000 words).

Candidates will be expected to have read widely in English verse
and prose of the Middle English period down to 1509. Candidates
may not draw substantially on the texts prescribed for Paper A4.'

5 Ibid., p. 225, delete l. 16 and substitute:
`(a) The English Drama, excluding Shakespeare'.

(ii) With effect from 1 October 1997 (for first examination
in 1998)

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 226, delete ll.
2–5 and substitute:

`Candidates will be expected to study the texts prescribed for
Paper IX: German, of the Honour School of Modern Languages.'

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EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF
PHILOSOPHY

The examiners appointed by the following faculty boards give notice
of oral examination of their candidates as follows:

Biological Sciences

P. ZANOTTO, St Cross: `Aspects of the molecular evolution of
baculoviruses and flaviviruses'.

Department of Zoology, Thursday, 14 March, 1 p.m.

Examiners: G.P. Garnett, C.R. Pringle.

Clinical Medicine

U.-C. MEIER, Balliol: `The cytotoxic T-cell recognition of HIV-1
reverse transcriptase'.

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Tuesday, 5 March, 2 p.m.

Examiners: A.C. Minson, C.R.M. Bangham.

Physical Sciences

S. ALDRIDGE, Jesus: `Studies of some volatile compounds of main group
elements'.

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, Tuesday, 19 March, 10 a.m.

Examiners: D.M.P. Mingos, D. O'Hare.

G. FRAGNETO, University: `Neutron reflection from surfactants
absorbed at solid/liquid interfaces'.

Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Wednesday, 20 March,
10 a.m.

Examiners: R.H. Ottewell, K.A. McLauchlan.

TAO LI, Linacre: `Reaction-boding Cr2 O3 ceramics'.

Department of Materials, Wednesday, 6 March, 1.30 p.m.

Examiners: D. Thompson, G.W. Groves.

Psychological Studies

H.D. CRITCHLEY, Corpus Christi: `Sensory processing in the primate
orbitofrontal cortex'.

Department of Experimental Psychology, Monday, 25 March, 2 p.m.

Examiners: E.B. Keverne, D. Gaffan.

Social Studies

YONG-PYO HONG, St Antony's: `State security and regime security: the
security policy of South Korea under the Syngman Rhee government,
1953–60'.

All Souls, Thursday, 11 April, 2.30 p.m.

Examiners: S. Kirby, R.J. O'Neill.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 29 February 1996: Colleges<br />

Colleges, Halls, and Societies


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OBITUARIES


Brasenose College and Trinity College

LEIF EGELAND, BCL, MA, 8 February 1996; Rhodes Scholar, Trinity
College, 1924–7; Fellow in Law and Classics, Brasenose College,
1927–30, Honorary Fellow 1984. Aged 93.



Merton College

MARCUS WALTER DE LA POER BERESFORD, October 1995; commoner
1927–30. Aged 86.

JOHN SEGAR PEEL, January 1996; commoner 1932–7. Aged 83.

GILES WILLIAM PLAYFAIR, 17 January 1996; commoner 1929–32.
Aged 85.

JOHN STEPHENS PRICHARD, January 1996; postmaster 1960–9.
Aged 53.



St Edmund Hall

DR EDGAR PINDER BRICE, MA, D.MUS., 14 December 1995; Music
Exhibitioner 1922–6. Aged 90.

SIMON DYER, MA, February 1996; commoner 1959–62. Aged 56.



St Hilda's College

MARJORIE TRAHAIR FULLER (née Howarth), BA, 1 February
1996; exhibitioner 1931–4. Aged 84.



St Hugh's College

Corrigendum

FRANCES RONALD (née Lloyd), 1 January 1996; commoner
1938–41. Aged 75.

Note: this replaces the corresponding notice
published in the Gazette of 15 February, p. 769.

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ELECTIONS


Jesus College

To a Visiting Senior Research Fellowship (1996–7):

PROFESSOR JACK PASSMORE (B.SC. Bristol, PH.D. British Columbia),
Professor of Chemistry, University of New Brunswick

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Engineering Science (from 1
October 1996):

DR ALAN PETER JENKINS (B.ENG., M.ENG., D.PHIL.
Bradford)

To a Junior Research Fellowship in Law (from 1 October
1996):

MR MICHAEL BYERS (BA Saskatchewan, LL.B. McGill)

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St Anne's College

To a Fellowship in Geology:

DR SIMON LAMB (MA, PH.D.)

To a Fellowship in Physics:

DR PATRICK IRWIN, MA, D.PHIL.

To a Fulford Junior Research Fellowship:

MISS HENRIETTA
HARRISON (BA, MA)

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St Hugh's College

To the Elizabeth Wordsworth Junior Research Fellowship:

ROBERT DAVID GOULDING (B.SC., MA Canterbury, New Zealand, MA London)

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St Peter's College

To an Honorary Fellowship:

THE RT. HON. THE LORD HANSON OF
EDGERTON, KT.

To an Emeritus Fellowship:

CHARLES DENIS SANDERSON, MA

To the Democracy 2500 Research Fellowship in Aegean Studies:

DAVID E. SUTTON (BA, MA, PH.D. Chicago)

To the Bossanyi Graduate Bursary:

MARIA KAIKA

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PRIZE


St Peter's College

The Leonard Theberge Prize 1995: the Age of Johnson:

The Prize has been awarded to CATHERINE DILLE, Pembroke College,
for an essay `Dancing dogs and literary Amazons: Samuel Johnson and
the question of female education'.

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NOTICE


St John's College

Opening of collection of medieval vestments

The college intends to open to the public its collection of medieval
vestments on Saturday, 2 March, 2–5 p.m. The collection is
displayed in the Garden Quadrangle, and entrance, free of charge,
will be via the Parks Road Lodge or the Main Lodge.

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<br /> Oxford University Gazette, 29 February 1996: Advertisements<br />

Advertisements


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How to advertise in the
Gazette


Terms and
conditions of acceptance of advertisements

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Keston Institute: anniversary
thanksgiving service

Keston Institute will celebrate its twenty-fifth
anniversary with a thanksgiving service at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 7
March, in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin. Canon Michael
Bourdeaux will lead the service and the speaker will be Canon Barney
Milligan, former Anglican representative at the European institutions
in Strasbourg, who will share his vision of the future for Europe
East and West. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Old
Library. Enquiries: Keston Institute, 4 Park Town, Oxford OX2
6SH. Tel.: Oxford 311022.

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Exhibition

Humbug. Do you abhor W.E. Gladstone (Ch.Ch.
1828
)? Did you vote for Gathorne Hardy? Does your scout excise
all mention of him from your Morning Post? If so come to
Sanders of Oxford, 104 High Street, and see Tom Merry's
caricatures comparing the ranting of that `D***d Old Man' with the
sober actions of Lord Salisbury (Lord R. Cecil Ch.Ch. 1847, All
Souls
), Lord R. Churchill (Merton 1868) and their
friends. Open daily 10 a.m.--6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.--4 p.m. Exhibition
closes Mon. 11 Mar. Catalogue on request. Tel.: Oxford 242590.

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Situations Vacant

Lexicography---American English. OUP is seeking
speakers of American English for freelance work on a dictionary
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ELT Dictionaries. Oxford University Press, Walton Street, Oxford OX2
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non-smoking couple. Tel.: 01608 684700.

Well-appointed North Oxford 3/4-bedroom house with
garden leading to canal available for let from mid-Apr. for 15--18
months. Spectacular views over the country balance easy access to the
city via Kingston Road. Furnished or unfurnished lease considered.
£1,350 p.c.m. J. Noel. Tel.: Oxford 310000 (day) or 58414
(evenings).

June–Sept., comfortable house in Oxford with
lawned garden and friendly cat. Both need attention, so rent
(£450 p.c.m.) is lower than average. Easy reach of city centre.
Two beds. Two reception. Tel.: Oxford 751295.

At Finders Keepers each and every caller receives a
personal service—fast, experienced, and efficient; for overseas
applicants we offer a Priority Reservation System to ensure a
suitable property is ready for arrival—meeting individual needs
is our speciality. Try us first. Call, write, or e-mail for further
information. Finders Keepers Ltd., 73 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE
(tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: 56993, e-mail: oxford@finders.co.uk; also
27 St Clement's, Oxford OX4 1DJ (tel.: 200012, fax: 204844, e-mail:
stclements@finders.co.uk); Internet site:
http://www.oxlink.co.uk/business/finders.html.

An Englishman's home is his castle—so the
saying goes. We cannot pretend that we have too many castles on offer
but if you are seeking quality rental accommodation in Oxford or the
surrounding area we may be able to help. QB management 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 service in Oxford. Please
telephone or fax us with details of your requirements and we will do
whatever we can without obligation. Tel.: Oxford 64533, fax: 64777.

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Flats to Let

Basement flat in north central Oxford: large and
light bed-sitting room, kitchen–dining-room and bathroom, in
family home; own entrance and telephone; non-smokers preferred;
possibility of evening child-sitting to set against rent. Available
end of Feb., rent £350 p.c.m. for one person (inc. heating and
hot water). Tel.: Oxford 57932 (evenings and weekends).

Wytham Abbey, Oxford: spacious 3-bedroom apartment
on 2 floors, part of grade 1 manor house situated 3 miles from city
centre and set in 3,000 acres of park and woodland. Fully equipped
and luxuriously appointed. Available July. Tel.: Oxford 247200, fax:
724762.

Attractive new well-furnished first-floor flat off
Abingdon Road, 3¼ miles Carfax; double bedroom, kitchen,
bathroom, sitting-room with balcony and rural views, attic
study/spare bedroom. £575 p.c.m. Tel.: Oxford 510950, e-mail:
pavelin@aladdin.co.uk.

Central North Oxford: luxury fully-furnished flat,
available now. Large double bedroom, large drawing room, kitchen,
bathroom; c.h.; off-street parking; large garden. Quiet, civilised
large family house converted into flats. Ten minutes' walk from city
centre. Regret no children or pets. Reasonable rent. Tel.: Oxford
52400.

Attractive 2-bedroom fully-furnished and superbly
equipped stable flat (building listed grade II) in beautiful rural
setting 10 miles from central Oxford; parking for 2 cars; close to
main bus route. Available now. £725 p.m. (6 months min.). Tel.:
01844 339650.

Headington, available May: newly converted 1-
bedroom flat; quiet location, private road; fully furnished; large
double bedroom, en-suite shower-room, sitting-room, kitchen; c.h.;
parking facility. Professionals only. £490 p.c.m., inc. of water
rates. Tel.: Oxford 68504.

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Summer Let

Live in comfort near the Thames only 5 minutes from
the city centre: 4-bedroom Victorian house, attractive, modernised;
bathroom with w.c., bidet and sunken bath, shower-room and w.c.,
large split-level living-room, well-equipped kitchen, c.h. Price
negotiable. Available 20 July--4 Sept. Single bedsit available before
and after these dates. Tel.: Oxford 725193.

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Accommodation Sought

d'Overbroeck's is always looking for more good
family and self- catering accommodation in North Oxford for A-level
students. Our academic year runs from Sept. to the end of June and we
would be particularly interested to hear of any self-contained
flatlets within family houses which might become available for
students to share. Rents are paid through the college. If you think
you can help or would like more information, please telephone. Tel.:
Oxford 310000.

Visiting scholar and family seek 3--4-bedroom house
in/near Oxford for 12-month rental starting 1 Sept. Garden and
proximity to primary school preferred. Tel.: Oxford 274484, fax:
58680.

Australian family requires accommodation from 21/22
June for 4 weeks while working at the Radcliffe Infirmary. Preferably
3 bedrooms (to sleep 5) house or flat. We will take good care. Tel.:
61 58 213887, fax: 61 58 311075, e-mail:
fisherla@sheppnews.com.au.

Visiting fellow, single, seeks flat/house-sit or
modest rent for Trinity Term (15 Apr.--15 June). Alternatively,
single accommodation for 4 nights a week. Experienced house-sitter,
Oxford references. Tel.: Oxford 58414 (evenings) or 01703 553303
(weekends).

Yale professor on sabbatical seeks large, well-
appointed furnished family house near Oxford centre for year-long
rental or exchange starting July. Washer/drier/dish-washer preferred.
Tel.: 203 432 4932; fax: 203 432 1040.

If you are thinking of letting your property Finders
Keepers will be delighted to meet you to discuss your
requirements—without obligation—and to offer expert advice
based on over 25 years' experience of the Oxford rental market. Call,
write, or e-mail for further information. Finders Keepers Ltd., 73
Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE (tel.: Oxford 311011, fax: 56993, e-
mail: oxford@finders.co.uk; also 27 St Clement's, Oxford OX4 1DJ
(tel.: 200012, fax: 204844, e-mail: stclements@finders.co.uk);
Internet site: http://www.oxlink.co.uk/business/finders.html.

Going abroad? Or just thinking of letting your
property? QB Management are 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.
Tel.: Oxford 64533, or fax: 64777.


Accommodation Exchange

House exchange, Sept. 1996--June 1997: six-room
suburban home on golf course in Tucson, Arizona (university town)
with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, all appliances, use of two cars, for
non-smoker house in Oxford--Cambridge area with ground-floor bedroom,
bathroom. Carey Womble, 1403 Via Ronda Oeste, Tucson, AZ 85715, USA.
Tel.: 520 296 7388.

American family of four seeks house- and car-swap in
Oxford or environs for six or seven weeks in June and July. Our 5-
bedroom house in McLean, Virginia, is 8 miles from the centre of
Washington, DC, and very close to all the attractions of mid-Atlantic
USA: Blue Ridge Mountains, Atlantic beaches, Chesapeake Bay, New York
City. Garage, Toyota in excellent condition, neighbourhood pool and
tennis, safe family-friendly subdivision. Tel.: 00 1 703 356 9457, or
write: A.T. Fleeson, 1359 Snow Meadow Lane, McLean, Virginia 22102,
USA.

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Visiting American professor with family (sister,
brother-in-law) seeks to exchange 2-bedroom, large sitting-room, 3-
bath flat overlooking ocean in Los Angeles, California, suitable for
2 adults, one or two children of secondary school/university age, for
2/3-bedroom furnished house/flat in Oxford (within walking/cycling
distance of Queen's College), for 5 weeks from 24 June to 29 July. Dr
Albert Koppes. Tel.: 001 310 338 7301, fax: 001 310 338 1976, e-mail:
akoppes@lmumail.lmu.edu.

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Holiday Lets

Dordogne: restored 13th-c. house available for
holiday rental 1 May--13 July, 31 Aug.--7 Sept., and 21 Sept.--31
Oct. Tel.: Oxford 773003.

Holiday companion/s sought during Apr. or the second
half of Aug. and the beginning of Sept. for rail/car holiday in
Spain, France, Austria, Greece, or elsewhere in Europe. Tel.: Oxford
723502.
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Tarn, south-west France: delightful 200-year-old
character cottage, sleeps 4, swimming-pool, close to Cordes/Albi; the
best in self-catering accommodation---beamed ceilings, terracotta
floors, exposed stone walls, beautifully furnished. Weeks available
in Apr., May, Aug., Sept., Oct. Telephone or fax English owner for
brochure. Tel./fax: 0033 6333 2173.

Portugal: Obidos. Attractive self-contained
house/apartment in lovely, quiet, unspoilt rural area 90 kms north of
Lisbon overlooking lagoon and 2 miles from sea; ideal for
bird-watching, walking, horse- riding. Rent c.£50
per person per week. Tel.: 00 351 62 979534, or 0171-352 3144.

Provence holiday/sabbatical lets. Luxury 3-bedroom
apartment on two floors in 17th-c. château; spectacular views
to the Gorge du Verdon; swimming-pool, tennis, boules; lake for
sailing, wind-surfing, etc., close by; unspoilt area, wonderful
walking country. Priced for 2--6. Long or short lets. Available year
round---great place for winter sunshine with open fire/c.h. too.
Tel.: 01608 684700.

Torehill Cottage: comfortable and quiet country
cottage on the edge of Abernethy Forest in Cairngorm foothills,
available to colleagues and academics; sleeps 5, and well-suited to
family use, seclusion for writing, etc. £160 p.w. (reduced out
of season). Tel. for details and dates available: Oxford 68925.


House for Sale

Grandpont: large family house, in popular and
friendly area, 10 minutes' walk from city centre, near excellent
schools and river walks; large reception room, kitchen,
playroom/dining-room, bathroom, 4 double bedrooms, loft with window,
front/rear walled garden. £179,950/offers. Tel.: Oxford
723412.

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<br /> Ox. Univ. Gazette: Diary, 1 March<br /> - 16 March

Diary


Contents of this section:

Academic Staff Seminars: places
should be booked in advance through the Staff Development Office,
University Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70086).

For the full list of courses, see the HREF="../../supps/3_4373.htm">Staff Development Programme
supplement.

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Friday 1 March

SYMPOSIUM: `The medical sciences and medical refugees in Britain
1930s–1950s', Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, from 10
a.m. (see details in `Lectures' above).

U. KALBFLEISCH-KOTTSIEPER: `Representing sub-national interests in
the European Union: the Committee of the Regions' (Centre for
European Studies seminars: `Institutional change in Europe—the
Intergovernmental Conference 1996'), Chester Room, Nuffield, 10 a.m.

H. MALINOWSKA WAYNE: `The letters of Malinowski and his wife'
(Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Remembering, forgetting, and
reconstructing the past'), Institute of Social and Cultural
Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Romans at home', 1.15 p.m.
(Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

PROFESSOR R. DARNTON: `Imperial control of native literatures in
India, 1860–1910' (seminar series: `From text to book: new
studies in literature and history'), Salter Room, New College, 5 p.m.

D. BRYER: `The role of non-governmental organisations' (All Souls
Foreign Policy Studies Programme: `Lessons from Bosnia'), Old
Library, All Souls, 5 p.m.

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Saturday 2 March

DEGREE conferments, Sheldonian, 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE: opening of collection of medieval vestments,
2–5 p.m. (admission free).

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Sunday 3 March

PROFESSOR URSULA KING:
` "Mysticism-in-Action": an empowering vision of Christian faith
and love' (fifth Bampton Lecture), St Mary's, 10 a.m.

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Monday 4 March

DR R. GARDNER: `Erosion crisis or environmental self-defence in
Nepal?' (Environmental Change Unit seminar), Main Lecture Theatre,
School of Geography, 2.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR C. GRAYSON: `The message of the Divine
Comedy
' (Paget Toynbee Lectures on Dante), Room 2, Taylor
Institution, 5 p.m.

R. CASTEL: `Les métamorphoses de la question sociale'
(lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

PROFESSOR N. BROWN: `Ballistic missile defence for Britain?'
(lecture), the chapel, Mansfield, 8.30 p.m.

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Tuesday 5 March

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Exploring the Cast Gallery', 1.15
p.m. (Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

CONGREGATION meeting, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR W. DOISE: `Social psychology and human rights' (Jaspars
Memorial Lecture), Lecture Theatre C, Department of Experimental
Psychology, 4.30 p.m.

DR G. STRAWSON: `The sense of the self' (Wolfson College Lectures:
`From soul to self'), Wolfson, 5 p.m.

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Wednesday 6 March

SANDRA RAPHAEL: `Women and natural history: artists, collectors,
patrons, scientists' (Friends of the Bodleian thirty-minute lecture),
Cecil Jackson Room, Sheldonian Theatre, 1 p.m.

SYMPOSIUM on Chinese philosophy, Centre for Modern Chinese
Studies, 2–6 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. BROWN: `Transformation: Job renewed' (Hensley Henson
Lectures: `Tradition and transformation—the virtue in
tradition'), Schools, 5 p.m.

DR M.C. BEACH: `The Windsor Castle Padshahnama: Shah
Jahan's artists and their images of Mughal India' (William Cohn
Memorial Lecture), Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR D. LAWTON and MS S. TOMLINSON: `Affirming the comprehensive ideal: the
curriculum', Department of Educational Studies, 5 p.m.

DR C. BEYANI: `Legal dimensions of forced displacement of
population groups' (Refugee Studies Programme: Elizabeth Colson
Lecture), Rhodes House, 5 p.m.

UNIVERSITY CLUB wine-tasting: `Wines from southern France', 5.45
p.m. (admission £2).

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Thursday 7 March

MATRICULATION ceremony, Convocation House, 12.30 p.m.

DR P. BEVAN: `Women in rural Ethiopia: economic roles and coping
strategies' (Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women seminars:
`Issues in gender and development'), Library Wing Seminar Room, Queen
Elizabeth House, 2 p.m.

PROFESSOR M.J. KEMP (Professor of the History of Art): `The
Mona Lisa: from science into myth' (inaugural lecture),
Schools, 5 p.m.

PROFESSOR C.A. BAYLY: `Patriotism and nationalism in India'
(Radhakrishnan Memorial Lectures), Schools, 5 p.m.

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Friday 8 March

W. HUTTON: `Monetary union: risks and options' (Centre for European
Studies seminars: `Institutional change in Europe—the
Intergovernmental Conference 1996'), Chester Room, Nuffield, 10 a.m.

PROFESSOR G. COHEN: `Memory for life events: fact or fiction?'
(Ethnicity and Identity seminar series: `Remembering, forgetting, and
reconstructing the past'), Institute of Social and Cultural
Anthropology, 11 a.m.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `History paintings', 1.15 p.m.
(Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

J. GARDINER: `The politics of the classics in the 1990s' (seminar
series: `From text to book: new studies in literature and history'),
Salter Room, New College, 5 p.m.

THE RT. HON. DOUGLAS HURD: `A British overview' (All Souls Foreign
Policy Studies Programme: `Lessons from Bosnia'), Old Library, All
Souls, 5 p.m.

C. BURGELIN: `Georges Perec: l'écrivain et l'autobiographe'
(lecture), Maison Française, 5.15 p.m.

CONCERT by the Gould Trio (piano, violin, cello), Garden
Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's, 8.30 p.m. (admission free).

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Saturday 9 March

HILARY FULL TERM ends.

TRANSLATION RESEARCH IN OXFORD study-day: `Idéologie et
traduction', St Hugh's College (details from Ms E. McMorran, St
Hugh's).

PIANO RECITAL by Hyeryung Ahn of works by Mozart, Schubert,
Chopin, and Medtner, the Observatory, Green College, 7.30 p.m.

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Sunday 10 March

THE REVD DR C. RODERICK STRANGE preaches the Sermon for the
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Oriel, 10 a.m.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM exhibition opens: `Crystals'—includes many
natural crystals from the museum's collection (until 30 April).

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Tuesday 12 March

ACADEMIC STAFF SEMINAR: `Recruitment and selection—for academic
posts', 9.30 a.m. (see information above).

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `The Impressionists', 1.15 p.m.
(Cost: £1.50. Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

SIR STEWART SUTHERLAND: `Diagnosis?' (Victor Cook Memorial
Lectures: `Education, values, and religion'), E.P. Abraham Lecture
Theatre, Green College, 5.15 p.m.

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Wednesday 13 March

P. OLIVER: `African vernacular architecture: ways of living and
building in sub-Saharan Africa' (Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum
lecture), Lecture Room, Pitt Rivers Research Centre, 5 p.m.

SIR STEWART SUTHERLAND: `Prognosis? Cure?' (Victor Cook Memorial
Lectures: `Education, values, and religion'), E.P. Abraham Lecture
Theatre, Green College, 5.15 p.m.

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Thursday 14 March

PROFESSOR C. LEAVER: `Transgenic plants: the next green revolution?'
(Oxford Innovation Society talk), Department of Pharmacology, 6 p.m.
(admission by ticket only, available from Isis Innovation: tel.
(2)72411).

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Friday 15 March

CONFERENCE—Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary
France: `Les trois France', Maison Française.

ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM gallery talk: `Great Collectors: Joan Evans and
Anne Clifford, collectors of jewellery', 1.15 p.m. (Cost: £1.50.
Tel. for bookings: (2)78000.)

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Saturday 16 March

MAISON FRANÇAISE conference: `Qui se souvient de guerre du
Golfe?'
(continues tomorrow).

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