Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies - Michaelmas 2019

Election Result

This election was contested.

On Thursday, 28 November 2019 the following were duly elected to hold office with immediate effect until MT 2020:

     Jennifer Guest, MA Waseda, MA Oxf, PhD Columbia, Fellow of Queen's
     Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, PhD Camb, HDR Paris, Fellow of Corpus Christi

[The votes recorded were: for Professor Guest, 32; for Professor Olszowy-Schlanger, 18; and for Dr Haidar, 13.]

All full members of the faculty of Oriental Studies were eligible to vote in this election. Ballot papers were dispatched from the University Offices by 11 November.

Vacancies

Two persons elected by and from the members of the Faculty of Oriental Studies to hold office with immediate effect until MT 2020 (vice Christian C Sahner, St Cross and Professor Alain F George, Wolfson)

Nominations & Candidate Statements

Candidates:

Nominations for elections to this constituency are published weekly in the Gazette and on this website as they are received and processed. The details of any nominations received can be seen by clicking on the candidate's surname in any adjacent tabs.

Guest

Jennifer Guest, MA Waseda, MA Oxf, PhD Columbia, Fellow of Queen's

Nominated by:

I Bangha, Wolfson
D P Brookshaw, Wadham
C Z Minkowski, Balliol
U Roeser, Wolfson

 

Candidate Statement:

None submitted

Haidar

Dr Otared Haidar, BA Damascus, MSt DPhil PGDip Oxf

Nominated by:

A M A Abdou, Oriental Studies
E Cakir, Oriental Studies
J Hagiwara, Oriental Studies
H Haj Omar, Oriental Studies
H Kaji, Oriental Studies
T H Kandoura, Oriental Studies
K Nishizawa, Oriental Studies
S Shayani, Oriental Studies
Y S Vevaina, Wolfson

 

Candidate Statement:

None submitted

Olszowy-Schlanger

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, PhD Camb, HDR Paris, Fellow of Corpus Christi

Nominated by:

J B Lewis, Wolfson
U Roesler, Wolfson
A G Salvesen, Mansfield
D G K Taylor, Wolfson

 

Candidate Statement:

I hereby apply to become a member of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies. As a Professor in Hebrew and Jewish Studies I believe it will be particularly useful and coherent for me to be able to contribute to the collective management and scientific oversight of the Faculty.

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Elections General Notes 2019 Michaelmas Term (week 7)

Nominations in writing for the elections on 28 November, by four members of Congregation other than the candidate, will be received by the Elections Office, at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4 p.m. on Thursday 31 October 2019.

At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form.

All candidates are asked to note the general requirements which apply to all committee members, as set out in Council Regulations 14 of 2002 (General Regulations of Council for Committees). Current members seeking re-election are also asked to check for specific restrictions on consecutive service. For further information, please see the eligibility and amendments to nominations sections within the Information about University elections pages of this site.

Candidates are invited to include with their nomination forms, a written statement of no more than 250 words, setting out his or her reasons for standing and qualifications for the office being sought.

In the event of a contested election, Candidates' statements are available on this page and published in the Gazette dated 14 November. Voters may wish to wait until they have read these statements before returning their ballot papers. Ballot papers will be sent out to eligible voters as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations. Completed ballot papers must be received by the Elections Office not later than 4 p.m. on 28 November.

If the number of nominations received by the closing date is no more than sufficient to fill the vacancies, the candidates nominated shall be deemed to be duly elected as of the close of the nomination period on Thursday, 31 October. When required, places will be allocated according to academic standing, as defined in Council Regulations 22 of 2002, Part 2: Academic Precedence and Standing, made by Council on 26 June 2002.

If the number of nominations received by the closing date is less than sufficient to fill the vacancies, those candidates nominated will be deemed elected unopposed, and the remaining vacancies will lapse, in which case, in accordance with the regulations, the places must remain vacant until appointments are made jointly by the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors.

For further information, please contact the Elections Officer.

General information about this constituency

This constituency is comprised of five persons elected by and from among the members of the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

This means that to participate in this election (i.e. to nominate a candidate, to stand for election, or to vote), you must be a member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies.

The full term of office for this board is 2 years (or less, when a by-election is held to fill the residue of the term of office for an elected member who is standing down early).

The terms of reference and membership of this Board are set out in Council Regulations 19 of 2002.

For further information, please email the Secretary, Thomas Hall.

Contact the Elections Officer


For further information, please email Shirley Mulvihill.

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