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Oriental Studies Tripos

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 371)

With effect from 1 October 2004

Paper Li. 1 (Introduction to Linguistic Theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos has been added as an optional paper for Part I in Hebrew, Japanese, and South Asian Studies, and as a paper for Part II in Assyriology and Egyptology. A new Paper OS. 1 entitled 'Cinema East: an introduction to the film traditions of Asia and the Middle East', has been introduced which will be available in Part I in Japanese, South Asian Studies, and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. The papers available for these options have been adjusted to incorporate the new papers. The regulations have been amended as follows:

Regulation 11(a).

By adding the following paper:

Oriental Studies

OS. 1.   Cinema East: an introduction to the film traditions of Asia and the Middle East

Part I

Regulation 14.

SCHEDULE IA (Whole subjects)

By amending certain options so as to read:

(4) Hebrew Studies

H. 1, 2, 4, 5; two papers chosen from H. 3, H. 6, Am. 1, Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos; Hebrew oral.

(5) Japanese Studies

J. 1-4; two papers chosen from J. 5-8 and either OS. 1 or Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos; Japanese oral.

(6) Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

(a) Two papers chosen from Is. 1, 2, 5, 6;

(b) four papers chosen from Is. 3, 4, 7-10, and either OS. 1 or B15 (Introduction to Islam) from the Theological and Religious Studies Tripos;

(c) an oral examination in each language offered under (a) above.

(7) South Asian Studies

(a) Three papers chosen from Sa. 1-5;

(b) either three papers chosen from Sa. 6-9 or two papers chosen from Sa. 6-9, and either OS. 1, or Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos.

A candidate who offers Sa. 3 or Sa. 4 shall offer the Hindi oral.

SCHEDULE IB (Half-subjects)

By amending Option (10) Hindi so as to read:

(10) Hindi

Sa. 3; either Sa. 4 or Sa. 5; one paper chosen from Sa. 4-9, OS. 1, Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos; Hindi oral.

Part II

Regulation 15.

SCHEDULE IIA (Whole subjects)

By amending certain options so as to read:

(1) Assyriology
 (a)Either As. 11, 12, or As. 1, 2;
 (b)As. 13, 14, 16, 18;
 (c)either As. 17 or Li.1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos;
 (d)either As. 15 or a dissertation.
(4) Egyptology
 (a)E. 11, 12;
 (b)either(i)E. 13 or Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos; E. 14-15; and E. 18-19;
  or(ii)four papers from E. 13 or Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, E. 14-15, E. 18-19; and a dissertation;
  or(iii)E. 18-21, and a dissertation.

SCHEDULE IIE (Half-subjects)

By amending Option (28) Japanese so as to read:

(28) Japanese

J. 1-3; one paper chosen from J. 4-8, Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos; Japanese oral.

With effect from 1 October 2005

Part II

Regulation 15.

SCHEDULE IIA (Whole subjects)

The structure of the examination for Option (4) Egyptology has been amended so that all candidates submit a dissertation:

(4) Egyptology
 (a)E. 11, 12 and a dissertation;
 (b)either(i)four papers from E. 13 or Li. 1 (Introduction to linguistic theory) from the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, E. 14-15, E. 18-19;
  or(ii)E. 18-21.

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 383)

With effect from 1 October 2004

Paper C. 7. Chinese history: specified subject, 2

This paper will in future be examined by the submission of an essay and not by written paper. The subject of the paper for the examination in 2005 and until further notice will be 'The globalization of China, 1850 to 1950'. (This amends the subject for 2006 given in the Notice published on 3 June 2004, Reporter, p. 788.)

A supplementary regulation for this paper has been inserted so as to read:

Paper C. 7. Chinese history: specified subject, 2.

The paper will examine the history of the globalization of China from c. 1850 to c. 1950. The examination for this paper will consist of the submission of an essay, of not more than 8,000 words based on relevant primary and secondary sources, before the first day of the Full Easter Term in which the examination takes place.


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