Honorary degrees

June 13, 1997

University of Bristol

DLit: Basil Davidson, veteran anti-apartheid campaigner, author and historian

University of Aberdeen

LLD: Marianne Bastid-Bruguiere, professor and director of research at the National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris, leading sinologist and French Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur; David Edward, judge of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, former Salvesen professor of European institutions and director of the Europa institute at the University of Edinburgh; Magnus Linklater, journalist and former editor of The Scotsman newspaper, presenter for BBC Radio Scotland and chairman of the Scottish Arts Council and Edinburgh Book Festival; Peter North, vice chancellor of the University of Oxford and principal of Jesus College, former law commissioner for England and Wales, honorary Queen's Counsel; Edward Peck, diplomat who served in Turkey, Greece, India, Singapore, Berlin and Kenya, honorary visiting fellow in defence studies at the university, member of the Alpine Club and former director of Outward Bound.

Richmond, American International University in London

DLit: Stephen Portch, chancellor for the board of regents of the University System of Georgia.

DEcon: Srichand Hinduja, chairman of the Hinduja Group of Companies.

University of Nottingham

LLD: His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.

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