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No 6162

Wednesday 21 October 2009

Vol cxl No 3

pp. 69–88

Societies, etc.

Antiquarian Society

The next meeting will be held in association with the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies on Monday, 2 November, at 6 p.m., in the Faculty of Law, West Road. Professor Stephen Oakley will speak on How Latin texts survived from antiquity to the age of printing. Members may bring guests, and junior members of the University are welcome at all meetings.

A joint meeting with the Cambridgeshire Association for Local History will be held on Saturday, 7 November, at 2.15 p.m., at St John’s Hall, Blinco Grove, Hills Road. Philippa Noon will speak on The history of the river Cam and the Cam Conservators.

Philological Society

Dr Jessica Moss will give a talk entitled Aristotle on the pleasures of virtue, at a meeting of the Philological Society, at 4.30 p.m., on Thursday, 29 October 2009, in Room G.21 in the Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue. Tea will be served at 4 p.m.

Philosophical Society

On Monday, 26 October 2009, at 5.30 p.m., in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Professor G. Efstathiou, FRS, of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Institute of Astronomy, will deliver a lecture entitled The measure of the universe: a crisis for cosmology. All who are interested are invited.

At a meeting held on Monday, 12 October 2009, in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Theatre, Professor A. W. Cuthbert, President, was in the Chair.

Professor W. T. Gowers, FRS, of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, delivered the Larmor Lecture entitled The internet and new forms of mathematical collaboration. A vote of thanks was moved by Professor J. M. E. Hyland.