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St Edmund's College

The following elections and appointments have been made:

Elected into a Class B Research Fellowship from 1 October 2005:

Dr Rebecca Rist, M.Phil., Ph.D., CH, B.A., Oxford

Dr P. Huw Williams, Ph.D., CAI, B.Sc. (Hons), London

Elected into Visiting Fellowships:

Professor Ratna Ghosh, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Calgary, James McGill Professor and William C. Macdonald Chair in Education, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Visiting Fellow from 15 May to 30 June 2005.

Dr Ashok K. Vijh, B.Sc., M.Sc., Punjab, Ph.D., Ottawa, Mâitre de Recherche, Institute of Research, Hydro-Quebec, Vice-President and President-elect, Academy of Science, Royal Society of Canada. Visiting Fellow from 15 May to 30 June 2005.

Dr Irmgard Hein, Ph.D., Vienna, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Egyptology, Faculty of Historical Sciences, University of Vienna. Visiting Fellow from 10 October to 15 December 2005.

Professor Philip Clayton, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale, Ingraham Professor of Theology, Claremont School of Theology, Professor of Philosophy, School of Arts and Humanities, and Professor of Religion, School of Religion, Claremont Graduate University, USA. Visiting Fellow from 1 January to 31 July 2006.

Appointed a Senior Member:

Dr Grant White, A.B., Magna Cum Laude, Harvard, M.A., Ph.D., Notre Dame

Appointed a Visitor to the Senior Combination Room:

Mr Ian McCaig, B.Sc., Edinburgh

On 22 July 2005 at 7 p.m., at the invitation of the Master, Professor Paul Luzio, the Chargé d'Affaires from the German Embassy, Mr Hans-Henning Blomeyer-Bartenstein, will unveil a sculpture by the German artist Georg Pavel, in the UK-Germany Millennium Friendship Garden in the grounds of St Edmund's College. The Mayor of Cambridge, Councillor John Hipkin, will also be present at the occasion.

On 2 May 2002 the UK-Germany Millennium Friendship Garden was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, OM, and on 12 March 2004 the Ambassador of the German Federal Republic in the UK, HE Thomas Matussek, unveiled the Deitrich Bonhoeffer plaque to celebrate the continuing friendship between the College and Germany.

The UK-Germany Millennium Friendship Garden was originally brought about by a generous benefaction received from Professor Paul von Beckerath, OOM, formerly Director and Head of the Cultural Department at the Pharmaceutical company Bayer and Honorary Professor at Bochum University. Professor von Beckerath is a Fellow Commoner of the College.


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Cambridge University Reporter 20 July 2005
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