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xxxvi ANNUAL REPORT Lent Term 1925 -The main course of lectures during this term was course of nine lectures in the Department of History on Travel and Travellers in the Middle Ages The subjects of the lectures and the names of the lecturers were The World of the Middle Ages by Professor Newton Lit Sc Rhodes Professor of Imperial History The Decay of Geographical Knowledge and the Decline of Bxplora- tion 300-500 by Laistner Reader in Ancient History The Age of Christian Pilgrimages 500-800 by the Rev Claude Jenkins Professor of Ecclesiastical History The Viking Age 800-1000 by Professor Mawer Professor of English in the University of Liverpool Arab Travellers and Merchants 1000-1500 by Sir Thomas Arnold CLE Litt Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental Studies Travels in the East 800-1200 by Baron Meyendorff Reader in Russian Economics and Institutions The Opening of the Land Routes to Cathay 1200-1350 by Miss Eileen Power Lit Reader in Mediseval Economic History at the London School of Economics Travellers1 Tales and the Kingdom of Prester John 1150- 1550 by Sir Denison Ross CLE Ph Director of the School of Oriental Studies and Hon Lecturer in Portuguese at King's College The Opening of the Ocean Routes 1415-1460 by Professor Edgar Prestage Camoes Professor of Portuguese In the Department of History and also for the School of Slavonic Studies Professor Seton-Watson delivered four lectures on The Origins of the War in its Balkan Aspect 1' In the Departments of English and German Dr Scripture gave lecture on German Poets and their Verse In the Department of English Professor Pollard gave lecture on The Supply of Books to English Readers from the Time of Caxton to the Outbreak of the Civil War 1475-1642 and Dr Mackerrow gave lecture on Biblio- graphical Notes for Students of English Literature In the Depart- ment of Education Professor Dover Wilson gave an inaugural lecture on Education and Industrial Democracy In the Depart- ment of Assyriology Mr Gadd gave lecture on Some Results of the Excavations at Ur and Mr Smith gave lecture on The Nature and Influence of Babylonian Literature In the School of Slavonic Studies Sir Bernard Pares gave nine lectures on Contemporary Russia from 1861 Prince Mirsky gave nine lectures on Russian Literature in the second half of the Nine- teenth Century both of these courses were given at the Institute of Historical Research Dr Otakar Vocadlo gave ten lectures on Czech Civilisation and two lectures on The Czecho-Slovak Language Mr Ν Jopson gave four lectures on The Early History of the Slavs י' and Baron Meyendorfi gave three lectures on The Russian
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