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Tohru Seraku

Tohru Seraku will start his new position this autumn as Foreign Professor in the Department of Japanese Interpretation and Translation at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Korea.

Congratulations to Tohru!

CONGRATULATIONS to Louise Mycock! 

Louise is the winner of the OUSU Teaching Award for "Most Acclaimed Lecturer" in the Humanities Division!  
The OUSU Teaching Awards are student-led awards recognising excellence in teaching. 
The award was made at a ceremony on 27 May 2014.

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Professor Jim Higginbotham

The Faculty is deeply sorry to learn of the death, on 25th April 2014, of Professor Jim Higginbotham.

Jim held the Chair of General Linguistics in Oxford from 1993 to 2000, and was Chair of the Committee for Comparative Philology and General Lingustics and Curator of the Centre for Linguistics and Philology. He was a Fellow of Somerville College and became a Fellow of the British Academy in 1995.

He provided lasting intellectual stimulus, guidance and inspiration to countless students and colleagues in Oxford, and he will be greatly missed.

A further appreciation of his career and work can be found on the website of the University of Southern Calfornia, where he moved in 2000:

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Professor Martin Maiden awarded the title of Commander in the 'Ordinul NaĊ£ional & Idquo“Serviciul Credincios”'

By a decree dated 18 December 2013, gazetted on 23 December 2013, the President of Romania awarded Professor Martin Maiden, the Professor of the Romance Languages, the title of Commander in ‘Ordinul NaĊ£ional “Serviciu Credincios”’ (‘The National “Faithful Service” Order’), an honorific order whose origins can be traced back to 1878. The citation praises Professor Maiden for his work in promoting the Romanian language in the United Kingdom, and especially at the University of Oxford, where he has been instrumental in founding the Lectorate in Romanian, and for his role in fostering academic collaboration between Romania and the UK and in promoting Romania’s image abroad.

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