(1) The petition went on to demand the eight-hour working day, the separation of church from state, a fair wage, land to be redistributed, and the convocation of a constituent assembly.(2) This degree is to be awarded at their convocation on June 16, 2005.(3) The convocation of a national representative assembly meant the end of absolute monarchy.(4) Over the past several years, the convocation has been held at Ohio State, the University of Michigan and the University of California at Berkeley.(5) Eleven months after receiving an invitation to address this topic for a Lutheran convocation of teaching theologians, my wife of twenty-six years was diagnosed with terminal cancer.(6) Security and logistic preparations are well under way in Algeria in preparation for the convocation of the highest-level Arab wide congregation.(7) As many as 63 students were awarded diplomas at the annual convocation of the Indo-Swiss Training Centre here yesterday.(8) The College of Agriculture presented annual awards to faculty and staff at its spring semester convocation Jan.13.(9) Inevitably, the kids come to adore him, and he enters their group in a local competition, a plan which an angry convocation of parents threatens to derail.(10) The six-college convocation fostered a creative and supportive relationship between the faculty, staff and students who attended.(11) The first gold medal will be awarded in the 2004 convocation to be held in late March.(12) This was their second reunion as a similar convocation gathered for a get together in Summerhill twenty-five years ago.(13) As his column notes, Yale has on the contrary already ├ö├ç├┐postponed├ö├ç├û its freshman convocation for the first time in its history.(14) ├ö├ç├┐The numbers are many,├ö├ç├û she told the convocation audience of more than 1,200.(15) For the first time, all-university awards formerly presented at a spring ceremony will be presented during the fall convocation .(16) From Megiddo in 1485 BC to Kosovo in ad 1999, this argument runs, the only thing all wars have had in common has been to increase governments' powers of convocation and coercion.