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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1925-1926-424

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XX ANNUAL EEPOET in their Intermediate Examination and were successful The other five were occasional students number of public lectures were delivered during the session two including an inaugural lecture being given by the head of the Depart- ment Two others on The Civilisation of Brazil were delivered by Senhor de Castro the Secretary-General of the Brazilian Delegation to the League of Nations Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek -Two courses of academic lectures-one on the historical geography of the Mediterranean and the Near and Middle East the other on the Eastern Question from 1774 to 1841-were delivered by the head of the Department series of 30 public lectures was also delivered on Byzantine Near Eastern and Modern Greek History from the break-up of the Roman Empire to the eve of the Greek War of Independence in 1821 Seminar was also held throughout the year at the Institute of Historical Research for students engaged in research upon the history of the Near East Three students working in the Department proceeded to the degree of and two of them were awarded mark of distinction With the exception of one collection of documents no additions were made to the Library during the session School of Slavonic Studies -Through the generosity of Sir Charles Wakefield Bart Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Czech Society of Great Britain the School has been able to rent new quarters in the Institute of Historical Research in Malet Street to which some of its activities are to be transferred as from October 1924 The number of students engaged in work in the School during the session was about 60 There was remarkable increase in the pro- portion of Honours and of Post-graduate students Three students took First Class Honours Degrees Several took the new Certificate in Czecho-slovak Several Post-graduate students in various Depart- ments of Science and Engineering were studying Russian Post-graduate Scholarship for two years in the University of Belgrade was established by the Serbian Ministry of Education and on the recommendation of the School Mr Gordon of the University of Oxford was appointed to the scholarship Among the courses arranged during the session may be noticed the new two years' weekly course of Prince Mirsky on the History of Russian Literature which is open to the public By arrangement with the Polish Ministry of Education Professor Roman Dyboski was enabled to give course of lectures on Modern Poland during the summer term Nos and of the Slavonic Review about 224 pages each were issued during the session The Anglo-Russian Literary Society founded in 1893 by the late Mr Cazalet whose death on December 13 1923 its members had to deplore has by his wish made its home in the College and
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